Connecting with our Community is Essential

The Port of Hueneme hosts and supports numerous local events and organizations in our community.

Sponsorship Overview

Port of Hueneme Sponsorship Process: Each year the Port of Hueneme engages in a robust and intentional outreach program that incorporates community partnerships through the creation of community benefits including sponsorship opportunities.

Ongoing sponsorship requests may be considered for events/organizations during the Fiscal Year 2023-2024 (July 1, 2023 – June 30, 2024).

How to Apply for Sponsorship

  • Applications must be completed in its entirety and submitted a minimum of 45 days prior to the event date or the deadline to be included on event marketing materials, whichever is first.
  • Please be sure to follow the instructions carefully as the application is a multi-step process requiring 1) completed application and 2) submission of additional event/organization information (flyers, sponsorship level packages, etc.)


The application can be found and completed here: Port of Hueneme Sponsorship Application

PLEASE NOTE: Applications will be the primary material used to present information to the Port Committee and Board of Harbor Commissioners for consideration. Please be thorough, specific and concise when responding to each of the questions.

For additional information, please reach out to the Port of Hueneme Community Outreach Department staff:

Port Supported Events and Organizations include:

  • Local Schools (Elementary, Secondary, University and Technical)
  • Alzheimer’s Association
  • At Ease International
  • Caregivers
  • Cabrillo Economic Development Collaborative
  • Coastal Keepers
  • CreArtive Freedom Family
  • Disabled Veterans for America
  • Diversity Collective
  • El Concilio Family Services
  • Family’s First
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Housing Opportunities Made Easier
  • Inlakech Cultural Arts
  • Kids & Families Together
  • Museum of Ventura County
  • National Latino Peace Officer’s Association
  • Navy League
  • Oxnard Film Society
  • Oxnard Performing Arts Center (OPAC)
  • Pacific Corinthian Yacht Club
  • Reel Guppy Outdoors
  • Santa Paula Latino Town Hall
  • Santa to the Sea
  • Students for Eco-Education & Agriculture
  • Teatro de las Americas
  • The Children’s Workshop
  • Totally Local VC
  • Ventura County Leadership Academy
  • Ventura County Military Collaborative
  • Ventura County Community Development Corporation
  • Juneteenth Celebration of Ventura County
  • Latino Business Expo
  • California Lutheran – Center for Economic Research & Forecasting
  • Turning Point
  • Community Advocacy Coalition of Ventura County
  • Together We Inspire Neighborhood Superstars
  • Ventura County Taxpayers Association

Community Engagement

Go to our Port tour page to find out more about tours for students.

The annual Banana Festival was first held in 2012 and attracted over 11,000 participants. This family oriented and highly anticipated event provides a chance for the community to experience The Port with tours, arts and crafts, educational displays, and maritime related experiences, all while enjoying one of the Port’s largest imports — bananas!

The Port offers an award-winning 12-week Global Trade & Logistics class for Oxnard Union High School District students and partners with local universities to develop maritime education programs. Read More

In conjunction with local businesses and Port partners, The Port offers hosts an annual MAST Expo with local STEM/STEAM student engagement. Read More

Internships are also available through the Port. Read More

The Port is a member of and supports many local organizations including:

Download Our Community Brochure