An outdoor scene with a large sign reading "I ❤️ THE SEA" beside a bustling waterfront promenade on a sunny day with boats docked in the background.

With the welcome of Spring comes plenty of sunshine and vitamin SEA! Ventura Harbor Village beckons visitors to kick- off Spring to celebrate Spring Break and Easter by the sea. From March to April 2024, a myriad of seaside events and happenings await!  Experience The Channel Island National Park & Visitors Center, Island Packers whale watching, unique coastal shops, casual waterfront dining, and a newly opened Waterfront Take Out Patio where visitors can eat, view picturesque ocean views, listen to sea lions, and live music.  

What’s more, here is a stellar line-up of Ventura Harbor Village’s must “SEA” Springtime Happenings:

9th Annual March Is Mermaid Month: Shell-ebrate good times on March 23, 2024 from Noon – 3 PM.  Sea lovers and landlubbers alike are summoned to celebrate this annual event with mystical sirens of the sea with free ocean-inspired festivities, including a MUST Sea kids scavenger hunt, Mermaid “Meet & Greets,” a new Bubble Dome, mermaid chalk art, a pirate ship, and live entertainment for the entire family.  https://www.venturaharborvillage.com/mermaidmonth-2024/?2024-03-08/

Beach Cleanup with Channel Islands National Park: Get involved in eco-friendly initiatives and contribute to environmental conservation efforts during your stay. Connect with the local community and discover ways to make a positive impact on the planet on Saturday, March 23, 2024 from 9 AM to Noon in conjunction with Ventura Harbor Village’s Ventura Harbor Village’s 9th Annual March is Mermaid Month! Individuals, families, and groups are welcome. Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.  The Beach Clean Up is sponsored by The Channel Islands National Park. https://www.venturaharborvillage.com/event/beach-clean-up/

Springtime Live Entertainment:  Bask in the sunshine with coastal vibes that pay homage to California Spring Break on Saturdays and Sundays throughout March and until April 7, 2024 from Noon to 3 PM on the Promenade Stage.  https://www.venturaharborvillage.com/events/

Plein Air Paintout at Ventura Harbor Village:  Immerse yourself in the vibrant art and culture, and discover your passion for art at the Gallery’s Opening Reception for En Plein Air – Ventura County Harbors Saturday, March 23, 2024 from 2-4 PM followed by a Plein Air Paint Out Saturday, March 30, 2024 from 1-4 PM and a reception later in the day 4-5:30 PM.  New to the Gallery are two talented artists: painter Judy Suzuki and photographer Michael Maloney.  The En Plein Air exhibit will be on display from March 19-May 14, 2024. https://www.venturaharborvillage.com/directory/harbor-village-gallery-artisan-store/

Female Maker Market Springtime Soiree: New to Ventura Harbor Village is the Female Maker Market.Uncover one-of-a-kind treasures to commemorate your Spring Break visit on the Ventura Harbor Village Lawn on Saturday, March 30, 2024 from 10 AM to 7 PM. The artisan market spotlights a variety of woman-owned businesses, curated clothing, local jewelry, children’s wear, coastal-inspired home decor, hand -poured candles, fashion jewelry and more! Also planned is an Easter Egg Huntfrom 10-11 AM.


Easter Weekend 2024: Join in an “egg-cellent” weekend at Ventura Harbor Village in celebration of Easter weekend! This annual family-friendly gathering highlights a special appearance from Ventura Harbor’s Seaside Cottontail Bunny from on Saturday, March 30, 2024 from 10 AM to 2 PM and on Sunday, March 31, 2024 Noon to 3 PM, followed by bunny photo ops. https://www.venturaharborvillage.com/event/easter-weekend-2024/

Live Music With Casey Jones: Tune into the tropical sounds of Steel Drums on Saturday, March 30, 2024 from Noon to 3 PM  on the Promenade Stage.  https://www.venturaharborvillage.com/event/live-music-with-casey-jones/

Live Music Easter Weekend With The Jumpin’ Joz Band: Groove to an upbeat live performance on Sunday, March 31, 2024 from 12:30 to 3:30 PM by the popular band as part of the “egg-citment.” All are welcome to join in the joyous celebration of spring! https://www.venturaharborvillage.com/event/live-music-easter-weekend-with-the-jumpin-joz-band/