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 at 626-570-1051 | or Maris Somerville at 310-207-5663 |

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


Ventura Comedy Festival 2018 August 2018

10 Ways to Enjoy the Seaside Lifestyle from Sunset to After Dark July 2018

Waterfront Wednesdays Seaside July 2018

Pirates Days June 2018

Lifeguards at Ventura Harbor Beaches May 2018

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Expansion May 2018

New Tayaki Ice Cream Cone  April 2018

Mermaid Month February 2018

Chowder Taste February 2018

Tall Ships February 2018



Santa Paddle December 2017

Holiday Events November 2017

Howl-O-Ween October 2017

10th Annual Motorsports Gathering September 2017

TripAdvisor Award September 2017

Ventura Comedy Festival September 2017

Rock on the Dock August 2017

Wet Wednesdays July 2017

Pirate Day May 2017

Summer Happenings May 2017

Cottontail Day Festival April 2017

Red Vine Media Advisory April 2017


Wavelengths Media Newsletters

Fall 2017

Spring 2017


 Harbor Views

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