Saturday Oct. 1 Oxnard Multicultural Festival- countries, kid’s activities, entertainment, exhibitors, food, sponsors

...And it's Freeeeeee*- Best Family Entertainment Deal Anywhere!

By George Miller

According to the City of Oxnard, at the Saturday Oct. 1 Oxnard Multicultural Festival, count ’em- 16 countries, 23 nonprofit exhibitors, 10 sponsors, 6 kid’s activities, 10 entertainment resources, 6 food vendors and 10 sponsors will be on site. Probably more than you can deal with in a day, but wouldn’t it be fun to come and try?

Thanks to the Oxnard Community Relations Commission for producing this event!

* All free except: food,.  henna tattoos are $3 and up.


International Booths Participants for the Multicultural Festival;
1.  Scotland
2.  Germany
3.  Hawaíi Islands
4.  Bolivia
5.  Mexico-Mixteco/Indigena
6.  India
7.  Egypt
8.  Mexico-Guanajuato
9.  Japan
10.  Cambodia
11.  China
12.  Oaxaca
13.  Region of Near East
14.  Phillippines
15.  Brazil
16.  Kenya
and possibly;  Morocco
and of course, Oxnard and other U.S/ locations
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Scene from 2015 Oxnard Multicultural Festival. Photo: George Miller/

Non-profit vendors;
1.  Gold Coast Health Plan
2.  Office of Youth Safety – City of Oxnard
3.  City of Oxnard – Environmental Resources
4.  City of Oxnard – Recreation Departments
5.  Food Share
6.  Arrow Child & Family Ministries
7.  All Saints Episcopal Church
8.  Child Development Inc.
9.  County of Ventura- Foster Kids Children & Family Services
10.  Ventura County Elections Division
11.  Laubach Literacy of Ventura County
12.  Ventura County community Development corp.
13.  Girl Scouts of CA’s Central Coast
14.  Inter Neighborhood council Oraganization -INCO
15.  CEAD-Center For Education and Academic Development
16.  Ventura County Health Care Agency
17.  Casa of Ventura County
18.  Green Valley Child Development Center
19.  Miguel Lopez For Oxnard Mayor 2016
20.  Steve Huber For Oxnard City Council 2016
21.  Rafael Dagnesses for Congress
22.  Committee to Elect Michelle Ascencion for Oxnard City Clerk 2016
23.  Armando Sepulveda for City of Oxnard Mayor

Kids Activities:
1.  Happy Rainbow Artistic Face Painting
2.  Carnegie ART Museum
3.  Luzonica, Birds of the World
4.  Hanna Tattoo
5.  Rad Hatter
6.  Jolly Jumpers
1.  Port Hueneme Stars Hip Hop Group
2.  Togen Daiko, A Japanese Style Drum Group
3.  Jewels of the Nile
4.  VCAA Dance Troupe
5.  MacKinnon Dance Academy
6.  NEMA- Belly Dances from the Near East
7.  Unique Diamonds Cheerleading
8.  Ka Hale Hula O Pilialohaokalani O Hilo
9.  Ventura County Capoeira
10.  Undeclared Hip Hop Group
Food Trucks & Vendors:
1.  Magic churros Hot Dogs
2.  Dippin Dots
3.  Rice Balls of fire
4.  The Middle Feast
5.  Bollywood Bites
6.  Dulces Mexicano/Mexican Candies
and maybe 2 more coming!
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Scene from 2015 Oxnard Multicultural Festival. Photo: George Miller/

1.  Oxnard Downtowners
2.  River Ridge Golf Club
3.  Graves, Borassa, Rippinger & Kempner
4.  Roberson & Kimball Attorneys At Law
5.  Alwshire & Wynder, LLP
6.  Oxnard CVB/California Welcome Center
7.  Hunt Ortmann Palffy Nieves Darling & Mah, Inc.
8.  Gold Coast Health Plan
9.  Kane Ballmer & Berkman, A Law Corporation
10.  UNIFY Bank

Oxnard Community Relations Commissioners who are making this happen:

  Juan A. Reynoso Vice-Chairman
  Mario Quintana Commissioner
  George Sorkin Commissioner
  Jaime Moreno Commissioner
  Theadora Davitt-Cornyn Commissioner
  Tiffany Lopez Commissioner
  Helaine R. Stallion Commissioner
Last year’s event was fine!  ….

Oxnard Multicultural Festival lives up to its name

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