Connecting with our Community is Essential

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


Port Supported Events and Organizations include:

  • Port of Hueneme Banana Festival
  • Local Schools (Elementary, Secondary, University and Technical)
  • Mixteco/Indigena Community Organizing Project (MICOP)
  • American Heart Association Heart Walk
  • Animo Theater Company
  • Caregivers
  • Channel Island Maritime Museum
  • Oxnard Downtowners – Christmas Parade
  • Diversity Collective Ventura County
  • El Concilio Del Condado de Ventura
  • FOODshare
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • ILWU – Alex’s Lemonade Cancer Walk
  • Latin Business Association
  • Mariachi Festival
  • Mission Produce Foundation
  • Naturipe Charity Golf Tournament
  • Navy League
  • O’ My Theater
  • Oxnard Jazz Festival
  • Oxnard Knights of Columbus
  • Oxnard Police Activity League
  • Red Cross of Ventura County
  • Santa to the Sea – 5K Run
  • United Way of Ventura County
  • Ventura County Ag Week
  • Veteran Farmers of America

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! Note: see special announcement about Banana Fest 2020

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:

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