Heritage Square Oxnard
715 South "A" Street
Oxnard, CA  93030

(805) 483-7960 (Phone)   |   (805) 486-4299 (Fax)
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Year Founded:
    1991
Description:
   Step back in time with a tour through the beautiful and historic neighborhood of Heritage Square. We have been proudly serving the Oxnard community since 1985, and our team has more than 17 years of experience in the touring and historical recreation industry. Call our heritage center in Oxnard, California, for pleasant walking tours among historical homes.
    Heritage Square is an assemblage of antique homes and historical sites that offers tours, events, and receptions of all varieties. We have more than 30 different businesses located in the square, so please don't hesitate to contact us at any time during our business hours to learn more about all the great services we offer.
    Our historical center accurately represents a recreation of a late 19th century California neighborhood. Depicting a typical neighborhood from the time period between 1877 and 1912, Heritage Square offers a variety of affordable events to the community from more than 30 businesses. Call today for more information.
    Our historical center is conveniently located near the corner of S A Street and 7th Street in beautiful Oxnard, so feel free to visit us at any time to view our stunning architecture and award-winning landscaping.


Business Hours:
    10:00 AM -4:00 PM Sunday 1:00PM - 4:00PM
Location Type:
    Historic Site
Payment Accepted:
    Cash,   Check,  
Languages Spoken:
    English,   Spanish,  
Admission Pricing:
    Tour Donations Accepted
General Business Classification:
    Museums, Historic Sites, Attractions
    Categories:
    Arts & Crafts Festival
    Banquet & Special Event Venue
    Banquet & Special Event Venue
    Banquet Facility
    Business & Professional - Misc.
    Chamber Music
    City/Regional Festival
    Community
    Community Centers
    Conference Centers
    Convention Services & Facilities
    Conventions & Trade Shows
    Dramatic Arts - Misc.
    Event & Party Planners
    Event Services - Misc.
    Festivals & Parades - Misc.
    Halls & Auditoriums
    Historic Festival
    Historic Site
    Historical Organizations
    Historical Places
    Museums/Attractions/Historic
    Music - Misc.
    Nonprofits - Misc.
    Outdoor Concert Stages
    Party Rentals
    Resources & Services - Misc.
    Theatre Companies
    Theatres: Live
    Tourist Attractions
    Tours
    Venues - Misc.
    Wedding Chapels & Ceremonies
    Wedding Planners & Coordinators
    Wedding Supplies & Services

Products & Services (keywords):
    * Volunteer Programs* We have a very active volunteer program at our historical center, and we are always looking for new faces to join us. Interested volunteers simply need to complete an application and pass a 6-week training course. Call today to learn how you can become a member of our extended family.
Legal Entity:
    Non Profit - 501(c)(3)
Number of Employees:
    1 - 5
Annual Sales:
    < $100,000
Admittance:
    During normal business hours.
Indoor/Outdoor:
    Indoor/Outdoor Location
Parking On-Site?
    Yes   --   Ample free parking with handicap access
Handicapped Accessible?
    Yes
Smoking?
    NOT Permitted
Cell Phones & Pagers?
    Some restrictions
Cameras/Recording Equip.?
    Some restrictions
Pets Allowed?
    Some restrictions
Guided Tours?
    Yes
Classes Offered?
    Yes.

www.heritagesquareoxnard.com
 Recent Buzzes!!
11/7/14 - 6th Annual Gingerbread House Contest. Try your hand at crafting a Masterpiece Gingerbread House
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How much icing would it take to build the White House, the Eiffel Tower or the Tower of Pisa? This is the ultimate test in realism in the art of building with gingerbread. The Friends of Heritage Square would like any confection creation from children, adults, businesses, or organizations for their 6th Annual Gingerbread House Contest. Try your hand at creating a delicious masterpiece out of gingerbread, icing, and any other edibles you can think of.
Fill out an entry form and return to the Friends of Heritage Square (FOHS) by the November 23rd deadline. Creations must be set up at Heritage Square between 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 30th and be removed from the display area on Sunday, December 21st between 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.
Entry deadline is Sunday, Nov 23rd, 2014 Creations due Sunday, Nov 30th, drop off between 3pm and 5pm Houses will be displayed from Dec 2nd to Dec 20th, 2014.
FREE to view creations at Heritage Square. 731 S A Street Tues-Sat 10-4pm and Sun 1-4pm
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7/17/13 - Heritage Square Summer Concerts Friday- Quattro, Classical Crossover/Modern Jazz -- 7/19
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Quattro, Classical Crossover/Modern Jazz.
Celebrating more than 19 years, Oxnard's favorite summertime tradition has been the City of Oxnard's Heritage Square Summer Concerts. Held for 10 weeks. The series runs mid-June through late August from 6 to 8 p.m. The Friday night concerts are one of the best places to hear live music. The concerts offer entertainment to suit every musical preference - styles range from reggae to swing and from country to rock'n'roll.
2013 BAND LINEUP June 21 - Freddy G & Smooth Response, R&B, Funk & Old School June 28 - The Bomb, R&B, Funk July 5 - The Barrelhouse Wailers, Blues/Jazz - Prohibition Era July 12 - The Carry On Band, Classic Rock July 19 -Quattro, Classical Crossover/Modern Jazz Aug. 2 - Front Street Prophets, Blues & Soul Aug. 9 - Myst, Rock & Roll Aug. 16 - Scott Martin Latin Soul Jazz, Latin Soul & Jazz Aug. 23 -Country Nation, Country Aug. 30 - Sound Effect, R&B, Funk
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6/21/13 - Heritage Square Summer Concert Series Presents Freddy G & Smooth Response -- 6/21
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Celebrating over 19 years, Oxnard's favorite summertime tradition has been the City of Oxnard's Heritage Square Summer Concerts. Held for ten weeks. The series runs mid June through late August from 6PM-8PM, the Friday night concerts are one of the best places to hear live music. The concerts offer entertainment to suit every musical preference - styles range from reggae to swing and from country to rock'n'roll. Table seating is available by reservation at $40-$60 per table, with seating for six. General admission plaza seats are $5, and limited lawn seating is free! The concerts are sponsored by the City of Oxnard and community businesses.
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5/8/13 - Save the Date! Spring Tea at Heritage Square - May 11th -- 5/11
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Enjoy an afternoon filled with 'Downton Abbey', tea, scones, trivia and prizes on Saturday, May 11th 2-4pm at Heritage Square. Catered by Fresh & Fabulous Cafe. Dress in the style of the show, as your favorite character, or just as yourselves. Dust off your favorite tea party hat or dress up a new one to enter in the prettiest hat contest. Voting will be by audience participation. Music for the Occasion will be presented by Sam the Piano Man. Advance reservtions for the tea are required, cost is $35 per person and $25 for children under 12. Call or stop by the square no later than Fri. May 3rd. Call (805) 483-7960 for reservations. There is also a marketplace at the Tea where guest can purchase jewelry, home decor items, teacups, clothing, and gifts of friendship. This tea would be a wonderful Mother's Day Gift!
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3/27/13 - Save the Date! -- 1st Thurs Gourmet Food Trucks -- April 4
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Downtown Oxnard's First Thursdays Gourmet Food Trucks, the 805's first, best and only recurring food truck fiesta heads back to Heritage Square on April 4, 2013. The event will run from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. DJ entertainment, free admission (truck food for sale), and plenty of free parking on street and in public lots.
This lineup is subject to change. Follow us on Twitter @oxnardfoodtruks and Facebook for the latest information Trailer Park Truck – American comfort food, trailerparktruck.com Pineapple Express – Hawaiian cuisine (Featuring a grilled cheese menu especially created for Oxnard event); samchoyspx.com VChos – Salvadoran Papusas; vchostruck.com Baby's Bad Ass Burgers – Gourmet burgers; babysbadassburgers.com Don Chow Tacos – Chino Latino; donchowtacos.com White Rabbit – Filipino fusion; whiterabbittruck.com Mangia on Wheels – Italian fusion; mangiaonwheels.com Oooh La La Crepes – Top rated crepes, ooohlalacrepes.com It's in the Sauce BBQ – Texas style BBQ; itsinthesaucebbq.com
Venue: Heritage Square Oxnard.  Website
12/13/12 - Spend and Evening with Santa & Mrs. Claus at Heritage Square in Oxnard
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Tuesday, Dec. 18th & Wednesday, Dec. 19th 6pm-8pm Remember to bring your cameras! $5 donation requested per family (all proceeds benefit the educational programming for the Friends of Heritage Square)
Evening tours will also be offered of the beautifully decorated homes, reservations recommended 805.483.7960 or e-mail hsdocentcoord@aol.com. Cost is $5 per adult or $10 per family.
Mrs. Claus will be here to read the "Night Before Christmas" from 6pm-7pm in the Perkins Parlor. Bring an unwrapped toy and receive a free tour!
Venue: Heritage Square Oxnard.  Website
6/15/12 - Heritage Square Summer Concert Series begins tonight with Sound Effect Band (R&B, Funk).
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Oxnard's favorite summertime tradition has been the City of Oxnard's Heritage Square Summer Concerts. Held for ten weeks with an 11th charity benefit concert often added. The series runs mid June through late August from 6 to 8 PM. These Friday night concerts are one of the best places to hear live music offering entertainment to suit every musical preference. Styles range from reggae to swing and from country to rock'n'roll.
THE LINEUP: June 15 - Sound Effect Band (R&B, Funk). June 22 - Irie Smile (Reggae). June 29 - Sgt. Pepper (Beatles Tribute). July 6 - The Unforgettables (Big Band/Swing). July 13 - The Bomb (R&B, Funk, Old School). July 20 - Raw Silk (Smooth Jazz & Blues). August 3 - Caliente Band (R&B, Salsa). August 10 - Soul Machine (R&B, Soul). August 17 - Front Street Profits (R&B, Soul). August 24 - Nuestro (Latin Jazz).
Table seating is available by reservation at $40-$60 per table, with seating for six. General admission plaza seats are $5, and limited lawn seating is free! The concerts are sponsored by the City of Oxnard and community businesses.
Venue: Heritage Square Oxnard.  Website
4/27/12 - Save the Date! -- Downtown Oxnard Gourmet Food Trucks- Lineup for May 3rd -- May 3
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The first Thursday of every month is Gourmet Food Truck Night in Heritage Square. Each event brings you 8 to 12 of the hottest trucks in the southland. The event runs from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. with DJ entertainment, friends, and downtown restaurants and shops joining in the party with late hours and specials. Plenty of free parking on street and in public lots.
This lineup is subject to change. Follow us on Twitter @oxnardfoodtruks and Facebook for the latest information Cruda – Farm to Table- Field to Fork – crudainc.com Dosa – South Indian – dosatruck.com Mandoline Grill – Vietnamese cuisine – mandolinegrill.com O Street – French Fusion - ostreettruck.com White Rabbit – Filipino Fusion – whiterabbittruck.com Bobalu – Gourmet Strawberries - bobaluberries.com Sweet Arleen's – Cupcakes - sweetarleens.com La Dolce Vita - Special desserts – TheLDV.com
NEW on May 3rd!!! Mossie Lee's – Southern Cuisine - mossielees.com Fresh n Meaty – Hamburgers - freshandmeatyburgers.com Gourmet Genie - Middle Eastern - gourmetgenietogo.com Haunt Dawgz – Gourmet Hot Dogs – hauntdawgz.com Historic Heritage Square is located in the heart of Downtown Oxnard bounded by 7th and 8th Streets and A and B Streets.
Venue: Heritage Square Oxnard.  Website
4/5/12 - Tonight is the Return of the Gourmet Food Trucks -- April 5
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The first Thursday of every month is Gourmet Food Truck Night in Heritage Square. Each event brings you 8 to 12 of the hottest trucks in the southland. The event runs from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. with DJ entertainment, friends, and downtown restaurants and shops joining in the party with extended hours and specials. Plenty of free parking on street and in public lots.
This lineup is subject to change. Follow us on Twitter @oxnardfoodtruks and Facebook for the latest information Cruda – the debut of Master Chef's Adrien Nieto's gourmet truck VCHOS - Gourmet Central American inspired tapas, vchostruck.com Crispy Waffle & Frite – crispytruck.com Greasy Wiener – thegreasywiener.com Crepe n Around - crepingaround.com Bollywood – thebollywoodbites.com Wake n Bake – wakenbakewagon.com Philly Please – phillyplease.com Historic Heritage Square is located in the heart of Downtown Oxnard bounded by 7th and 8th Streets and A and B Streets.
Venue: Heritage Square Oxnard.  Website
3/1/12 - Gourmet Food Trucks -- March 1
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The first Thursday of every month is Gourmet Food Truck Night in Heritage Square. Each event brings you 8 to 12 of the hottest trucks in the southland. The event runs from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. with DJ entertainment, friends, and downtown restaurants and shops joining in the party with late hours and specials. Plenty of free parking on street and in public lots.
Trucks for March 1st: Border Grill – "Modern Mex," bordergrill.com/bg_t/bg_twel.htm Don Chows – Chinese/Mexican fusion (featured on Food Network's Diners, Drive-ins & Dives), donchowtacos.com White Rabbit - "Original Filipino Fusion," whiterabbit.com O Street – Mediterranean French-Mex, ostreettruck.com Meat N Potatoes – comfort food!, meatnpotatoestruck.com Frysmith –American, eatfrysmith.com VegitUp – 100% Vegan & Vegeterean, vegitup.com Code 3 - Gourmet hot dogs, code3concessions.com Sweet Arleens - baked sweets; two time winner of FN's "Cupcake Wars," sweetarleens.com
Venue: Heritage Square Oxnard.  Website
11/28/11 - Gourmet Food Trucks -- December 1
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Coming back to Heritage Square on Thursday, December 1st from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m., will be up to 10 of the hottest Gourmet Food Trucks. September's kickoff event drew a huge crowd - much larger than expected - so we're ramping up and expanding the offerings for the next run. ----- Don Chow – Chinese/Mexican fusion (featured on Food Network’s Diners, Drive-ins & Dives), www.donchowtacos.com Grill 'em All - Gourmet burgers, winners of 2010 Great Food Truck Race, grillemalltruck.com No Jodas - Authentic Cuban cuisine, nojodaskitchen.com O Street- Mediterranean French-Mex, ostreettruck.com DOSA - South Indian Street food, dosatruck.com Pinoy Jeepney - Gourmet Filipino, pinoyjeepneyfoodtruck.com Code 3 - Gourmet hot dogs, code3concessions.com Sweet Arleens - baked sweets; two time winner of FN's "Cupcake Wars," sweetarleens.com ----- Venue: Heritage Square Oxnard.  Website
11/14/11 - 3 rd Annual Gingerbread Contest.
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The Friends of Heritage Square are seeking out confection creativity from children, adults, businesses, and organizations for the 3 rd Annual Gingerbread Contest. Try your hand at creating a delicious masterpiece out of gingerbread, icing, and any other edibles you can think of. If you like sweets, architecture, holidays, or just trying something new, this contest is for you!   Email   Website
10/4/11 - Oxnard Gourmet Food Trucks Return Oct. 6th -- October 6
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This just in! We got an update for the next Oxnard Food Truck event scheduled for Thursday, Oct 6 at Heritage Square! All of last months trucks will return: Don Chow Tacos, Frysmith, Mandoline Grill, Ahn Joo, DOSAtruck, and Pinoy Jeepney. More trucks will be added in the next few days. October will also feature a VIP hour from 5-6 PM and regular hours have been extended from 6-10 PM. More info coming soon. ----- September's kickoff event drew a huge crowd - much larger than expected - so we're ramping up and expanding the offerings for the next run. Follow us on Twitter @OxnardFoodTruks Don Chow – Chinese/Mexican fusion (featured on Food Network’s Diners, Drive-ins & Dives), www.donchowtacos.com Ahn-Joo – Korean Pub Food (owned by Food Network Top Chef finalist Debbie Lee), www.ahnjoo.com Fry Smith –American, www.eatfrysmith.com Mandoline Grill – Vietnamese Cuisine, www.mandolinegrill.com DOSA – South Indian Street food, www.dosatruck.com ----- Venue: Heritage Square Oxnard.  Website
9/29/11 - Oxnard Gourmet Food Trucks Return Oct. 6th -- October 6
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This just in! We got an update for the next Oxnard Food Truck event scheduled for Thursday, Oct 6 at Heritage Square! All of last months trucks will return: Don Chow Tacos, Frysmith, Mandoline Grill, Ahn Joo, DOSAtruck, and Pinoy Jeepney. More trucks will be added in the next few days. October will also feature a VIP hour from 5-6 PM and regular hours have been extended from 6-10 PM. More info coming soon. ----- September's kickoff event drew a huge crowd - much larger than expected - so we're ramping up and expanding the offerings for the next run. Follow us on Twitter @OxnardFoodTruks Don Chow – Chinese/Mexican fusion (featured on Food Network’s Diners, Drive-ins & Dives), www.donchowtacos.com Ahn-Joo – Korean Pub Food (owned by Food Network Top Chef finalist Debbie Lee), www.ahnjoo.com Fry Smith –American, www.eatfrysmith.com Mandoline Grill – Vietnamese Cuisine, www.mandolinegrill.com DOSA – South Indian Street food, www.dosatruck.com ----- Venue: Heritage Square Oxnard.  Website
8/30/11 - Kitchen to the curb cuisine comes to Downtown Oxnard this Thursday night when the Southland's hottes
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Kitchen to the curb cuisine comes to Downtown Oxnard this Thursday night when the Southland's hottest gourmet food trucks roll into Heritage Square from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. ----- Our first launch date is this Thursday, Sept 1st, 6-9pm with 6 to 8 trucks. We will be providing seating for 80 guests on site and there will be additional seating available in La Dolce Vita's bar and patio areas in addition to Rancho Ventavo Wine Cellars. We will have a DJ keeping the energy going with music and there will be specials from many downtown restaurants also available at our info table. ----- Bring your friends and make it a night in Downtown. Get your eats and head out into the district as restaurants & clubs stay open late offering specials. On the menu: • Don Chow – Chinese/Mexican fusion, as seen on Food Network’s Diners, Drive-ins & Dives • Ahn-Joo – Korean Pub Food, owned by Food Network Top Chef finalist Debbie Lee • Fry Smith –French Fries done in ways like you've never had before. • Mandoline Grill – Vietnamese Cuisine • DOSA – South Indian Street food • Pinoy Jeepney – Gourmet Filipino  Website
6/21/11 - Soul City Survivors , a hot buttered soul group performs this Friday!
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Celebrating over 18 years, Oxnard's favorite summertime tradition has been the City of Oxnard's Heritage Square Summer Concerts. Held for ten weeks with an 11th charity benefit concert often added. The series runs mid June through late August from 6PM-8PM, the Friday night concerts are one of the best places to hear live music. The concerts offer entertainment to suit every musical preference - styles range from reggae to swing and from country to rock'n'roll. Table seating is available by reservation at $40-$60 per table, with seating for six. General admission plaza seats are $5, and limited lawn seating is free! The concerts are sponsored by the City of Oxnard and community businesses.  Website
6/17/11 - Heritage Square Summer Concerts Begins Tonight!
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Celebrating over 18 years, Oxnard's favorite summertime tradition has been the City of Oxnard's Heritage Square Summer Concerts. Held for ten weeks with an 11th charity benefit concert often added. The series runs mid June through late August from 6PM-8PM, the Friday night concerts are one of the best places to hear live music. The concerts offer entertainment to suit every musical preference - styles range from reggae to swing and from country to rock'n'roll. Table seating is available by reservation at $40-$60 per table, with seating for six. General admission plaza seats are $5, and limited lawn seating is free! The concerts are sponsored by the City of Oxnard and community businesses.  Website
5/10/11 - Family Reunion Picnic and Auto Show
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You are cordially invited to our family reunion picnic and auto show that will include families of the early settlers of Oxnard and the region. If your family has been here since the late 1800s and early 1900s please contact us at hsdocentcoord@aol.com or call 805.483.7960, we want to hear your story. The 20th anniversary “Family Reunion” Picnic and auto show is planned for Sunday, May 15 from 12-4pm, at Heritage Square. The event will be open to the public and will feature a BBQ by the Knights of Columbus for $7.50, box lunches from La Dolce Vita $7-$8.50, strawberry shortcake $3.50, free kids activities and entertainment. Feel free to bring your own picnic and blanket as there is free lawn seating as well.  Email   Website
4/14/11 - 3rd Annual Wine Art Trail @ Heritage Square
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Join us for a fun day of enjoying fine local wines and delicious appetizers while browsing through unique artist exhibits at locations around downtown Oxnard. Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Oxnard, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Oxnard, and Port Hueneme’s Young Professionals Network, the 3rd Annual Wine & Art Trail will feature wines from the Ventura Country Wine Trail. Tickets are $50 each, and include entry in our raffle, PLUS a Signature Wine Glass.  Website
7/29/10 - Summer Concerts in The Park- Heritage Square presents Myst
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The Rock 'n' Roll group "Myst performing July 30, 2010 during the weekly Heritage Square Summer Concert Series in downtown Oxnard. Myst, a local band who has performed at Cafe Fiore and La Dolce Vita, enjoys Rock en español, along with a variety of music ranging from Eddie Money and Santana to Lynyrd Skynyrd.   Website
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