BE-SPOOKED, BEWITCHED & BEDAZZLED AT VENTURA HARBOR THIS HALLOWEEN
SEAside Destination Unleashes Tops 5 Ways ToPartake In A Safe SPOOKtacular Season
Be-spooked, bewitched and bedazzled at Ventura Harbor Village! This popular seaside attraction offers five great ways to celebrate Fall and all things Halloween safely. Spooky season may look a little different this year, but there is still plenty to get you in the spirit both virtually and in person at Ventura Harbor. Ventura Harbor Village is open Halloween weekend (and every day), so come show off your costume seaside with the little ones or your furry friends (complete with a mask of course)! There will be pop up photo ops to enjoy at your leisure as well. We ask that you keep a safe distance from others and follow seaside safely guidelines.
Below chronicles ways to uncover a safe time by connecting either online or on the waterfront
at Ventura Harbor Village this October:
Doggie owners, the annual HOWL-O-Ween Dog Costume Contest has gone VIRTUAL in 2020. If you have a sea-worthy costume lined up for your little companion, be sure to snap a photo and enter online before October 26th! Space is limited to first 100 dogs, so don’t delay. Pet owners are still encouraged to come down to Ventura Harbor Village on Halloween weekend to show off your pups costume and indulge in treats (yes, there are sweets for you AND your furry friend). The first 100 participants will be sent a digital coupon for complimentary pup cream (specially prepared dog ice cream) redeemable at Coastal Cone. Check out all of contest details here so you don’t miss out.
2. Scary Sweets
Halloween is not complete without indulging in sweets, so be sure to try the SEAsonal selection of treats from a host of waterfront sweet shops at Ventura Harbor Village. Top This Chocolate has launched a Halloween Customizable Experience, complete with witches, goblin eye balls, magic spell sprinkles, and sweet tooth necessities. Coastal Cone has also gone all out with Underwood Family Farms pumpkin infused soft serve, as well as ghost, bat, and witch sundae creations! Fly by during the month of October to Coastal Cone after dark for the 2 full festive decor & hallowed light experience while you wait in line. Guests can also sip on delectable Bloody Mary’s all month long at harbor-side restaurants, or grab a cocktail to-go with a meal.
3. A Spooky Escape
The Ultimate Escape Room is perfect for thrilling, immersive experiences this spooky season! Grab the family and book an escape room in Ventura Harbor or play virtually via zoom from anywhere in the world. Themed rooms onsite include The Wizard’s Lair, We are All Mad Here, The Attic, and Mermaid’s Curse, plus there is a variety of virtual play options. The puzzles and riddles will make your minds melt. Put your group skills to the ultimate test and try to escape within an hour! Click here to learn more.
4. Festive Accessories
Accessorize your costume and dress to impress with the help of Ventura Harbor Village shops! Lost in Socks, Hats Unlimited and Mermaid Gallery all have festive Halloween ware. Ventura Swimwear even sells Halloween print masks! Be sure stop by the Harbor Village’s two newest shops, Hair Extensions by Shirley and Frenchies Modern Nail Care, to get colorful hair extensions and Halloween themed nails as well! Or if you your prefer to stay safe at home, several harbor stores have online shops and will ship to your doorstep.
5. SEAside Boo Décor & More!
Oh my gourd! Harbor shops have all the Halloween decor you need. Grab themed goodies while you stroll the waterfront Village, or conveniently browse harbor stores online. There are several unique pumpkin pottery pieces available at Ventura Pottery Gallery and the Halloween-themed bath bombs from Lemon & Lei are to die for. Build your own Halloween Goodie Bag to give to loved ones this October filled with harbor goods! Click here for the lineup of harbor shops.
We are excited to brew up our second annual Ride of the Ventura Harbor Witches! We are scheduled to “fly” Friday, October 30 th approx 3:30 pm. Getting dressed in your best witch costume and renting your broom to fly across the sea may seem like a bunch of hocus pocus but it is also the perfect way to get in the Halloween spirit!
Ventura Harbor Village asks that all visitors “Seaside Safely” and follow Ventura County protocols during the pandemic. Make sure to check back on the Ventura Harbor Village website and social media for safe festivities this SPOOKtacular season!