Whale Watching Cruises - September 15, 2014 through December 31, 2014
Enjoy a Whale Watching Cruise to witness Pacific Gray Whales migrating 6,000-10,000 to the secluded lagoons in Mexico to breed and bear their young then journey back to their feeding grounds in the Bering Sea. With half-day and all-day whale watching tours, Island Packers wants to offer you a chance to marvel at these majestic creatures.
Location: Ventura Harbor, which is just 3.7 miles from the Vagabond Inn Ventura hotel.
Ventura (Downtown) Farmers Market - September 15, 2014 through December 27, 2014
The Downtown Ventura Farmers Market
is held at the City Parking Lot on the corner of Santa Clara and Palm Street every Saturday from 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM. The market is open rain or shine every week and offers selections of the freshest fruit, produce, baked items, flowers and more! All Ventura County Certified Farmers' Market vendors must raise, catch, gather, grow or produce any product sold at the Ventura County Farmers Markets.
Downtown Ventura Food Tour - September 15, 2014 through December 28, 2014
Explore Downtown Ventura with local experts while experiencing a unique combination of food tastings, cultural history, culinary knowledge and healthy walking. You will not only sample some of the best eateries Ventura has to offer, but you get an intimiate behind the scenes look at many of these establishments. These guided walking food tours generally run about 3 hours long as you make stops at 6 different locations. Bring comfortable walking gear and a hearty appetite! Tours are held on weekends only and require advance purchase.
For more information, please visit www.VenturaFoodTours.com.
Ventura (Midtown) Farmers Market - September 15, 2014 through December 17, 2014
The Midtown Ventura Farmers Market
is held at the Pacific View Mall in the West Parking Lot every Wednesday from 9 AM to 1 PM. The market is open rain or shine every week and offers selections of the freshest fruit, produce, baked goods, plants and more! All Ventura County Certified Farmers' Market vendors must raise, catch, gather, grow or produce any product sold at the Ventura County Farmers Markets.
Walks at Grant Park - September 15, 2014 through December 27, 2014
The Ventura Botanical Garden will be hosting monthly Walks at Grant Park to exercise, explore, and appreciate nature on the 4th Saturday of every month. Join Jeff Lambert, Director of Community Development of the City of Ventura, or knowledgable Ventura Botanical Garden's members will be leading the walks while providing educational information on gardening and nature. Be sure to have comfortable shoes, a hat, sun block, water, and even a little litter bag to pick up trash along the walk.
Meeting location: Upper parking lot behind City Hall on Poli, which is just 0.5 miles from the Vagabond Inn Ventura hotel.
Ventura Gun Show - November 1, 2014 through November 2, 2014
McMann's Roadrunner will be hosting the Ventura Gun Show, a 2 day long event with ammunition, guns, knives, swords, gun accessories, shooting accessories, coins, books, fishing equipment, jewelry, safes, collectibles, and much more.
Location: McClellan Conference Center, which is just 10.3 miles from the Vagabond Inn Ventura hotel. The event is open to the public and admission is $11.
Crossroads of the West Gun Show - December 20, 2014 through December 21, 2014
The Crossroads of the West Gun Show attracts more guests than any other gun show in America, from the once-a-year hunter to the avid gun collector. With hundreds of vendors too buy or sell guns, this event is not one to miss for a gun enthusiast.
Location: Ventura County Fairgrounds, which is just 0.7 miles from the Vagabond Inn Ventura hotel. Hours: Saturday from 9 AM - 5 PM and Sunday from 9 AM - 4PM.