Ventura offers eclectic, locally owned shops where you can find items you won’t see anywhere else. A variety of these shops lines the streets of Ventura, featuring clothing boutiques, antique stores, home and garden shops, art galleries, gift stores and other specialty shops.
Starting in downtown Ventura, just steps away from the beachfront promenade, a walk through Main Street is like no other. Right away, countless storefronts will grab your attention. Sometimes it seems as if every other shop is calling your name. During the day, the beachy vibe is undeniable with the sun shining like it’s July year round. At night, string lights line the streets, creating a continuous sense of celebration.
If you’re looking for even more souvenirs that remind you of the beach, head to the Ventura Harbor. You can expect to find the perfect gifts for the ocean lovers in your life in this quaint shopping destination. Many people come to Ventura for its wide array of antiques, collectibles, and thrift stores. There are several stores to visit all within walking distance in downtown Ventura!