Welcome to the media center for Ventura Harbor/Ventura Port District. The media relations department of Ventura Harbor is here to assist members of the media filing stories about Harbor activities, commercial and recreational boating, and Harbor news. The team offers a variety of services to print and electronic media.

Press materials, including the destination’s press kit and current news releases, are distributed regularly to media outlets and are available upon request. The Ventura Harbor offers a Media Visitation Program for media on assignment. We are also happy to assist qualified news, travel and lifestyle media featuring the destination by suggesting press itineraries, coordinating activities and providing media with a host of angles.

Ventura Harbor hosts media on assignment, both print and electronic, including TV crews that are interested in filming, and requires that you complete the attached form and forward back to our national public relations department for vetting and approval. Click on the below PDF to view and download form: Ventura Harbor Media Criteria Form

For further information about Ventura Harbor, to arrange a media visit or to request additional images, please contact the Ventura Harbor Marketing Department at (805) 477-0470 or Jennifer Talt Lundin at You may also reach our publicists Susan Bejeckian | |

Press Kit

A compilation of in-depth information about Ventura Harbor, this section includes material about the destination, including accommodations, on land and at sea, activities, shopping, dining and special events. Click here to download the Ventura Harbor Fact Sheet


Press Releases


New Years Eve Seaside December 2019

Ventura Harbor Parade of Lights & Winter Wonderland December 2019

Lemon & Lei October 2019

Top This Chocolate October 2019

HOWL-O-Ween/Trick or Treat October 2019

National Seafood Month October 2019

Sea-Sational Summer June 2019

Pirates Day May 2019

Summer Dinner Cruises May 2019

Brian Pendleton Announced as New General Manager May 2019

5 Ways to Vacay April 2019

Oscar Pena Announces Retirement April 2019

Mermaid Month March 2019

Whale Watching February 2019

National Clam Chowder Day February 2019

Tall Ships January 2019

Warm Yourself Seaside January 2019







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