Press Release

For Immediate Release 

 

Event Date: September 24, 2016

 

Go Bananas at the 5th Annual Banana Festival at the Port of Hueneme, CA

 

 

Port Hueneme, California, August 25, 2016 - Itís time to ĎGo Bananasí once again when the 5th Annual Banana Festival at the Port takes place on Saturday, September 24 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Port of Hueneme, Oxnard Harbor District, 105 Port Hueneme Road.
 
The free festival provides visitors an opportunity to enjoy a fun-filled day in addition to learning about the journey of the banana and inner workings of the Port. Festival highlights include delicious food and banana treats, live music, interactive displays, arts & crafts vendors, kidsí activities, Port tours and more.
 
Food & Beverages
Visitors can enjoy tasty banana flavors with the variety of dishes such as mouth-watering BBQ, authentic tacos, banana smoothies & splits, funnel cakes and more. Besides the food, attendees can quench their thirst with ice cold Shock Top and Budweiser brews, soft drinks, and tropical Italian ice.
 
Music & Dance
Hot local bands will entertain the crowd on the main stage providing a wide array of music for all preferences.
 
Port Education at the Port Pavilion
A look into the Portís daily operations and its interworking are provided at the Port Pavilion. Visitors can learn how the Port works for the community as well as about its many imports and exports that are transported globally throughout six continents.
 
Waterside Port Tours
For those wanting to view operations taking place during festival weekend, the Waterside Port Tours offer a rare opportunity to see The Port from the sea as a vessel takes visitors in and around the Port and the Naval Base. Minors must be accompanied by an adult and tours are offered hourly.
 
Kidís Zone
Kids can have endless hours of fun in the Kidís Zone! Fun highlights include a bounce houses, bungee games, climbing wall and banana crafts.
 
Shopping
Those who love to shop will enjoy browsing through local vendor exhibits offering gourmet foods, boutique clothing, hand-crafted jewelry, garden art, hats, sunglasses, and much more.
 
Thanks To
The Banana Festival at the Port is sponsored by The Port of Hueneme, the City of Port Hueneme, Chiquita, and Del Monte.

For Festival information, call 805-535-4060 or visit the website at www.BananaPortFest.com.

 

About the Port of Hueneme
The Port of Hueneme is one of the most productive and efficient commercial trade gateways for niche cargo on the West Coast. The Port is governed by five locally elected Port Commissioners. The Port moves $9 billion in goods each year and consistently ranks among the top ten U.S. ports for automobiles and fresh produce. Port operations support the community by bringing $1.5 billion in economic activity and creating 13,633 trade-related jobs. Trade through the Port of Hueneme generates more than $93 million in direct and related state and local taxes, which fund vital community services.
 

 

 

 Media Contact    

 

Media Contact: Janis Flippen

Email: janis@janisflippenpr.com

Phone: (805) 389-9495

Janis Flippen Public Relations

Port Hueneme, California

Web: www.BananaPortFest.com

 

 Calendar Listing

 

CALENDAR LISTING:

Event Name: 5th Annual Banana Festival

Event Date: September 24, 2016

Event Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Event Location: 105 Port Hueneme Road, Port of Hueneme, CA

Admission: Free

Web: www.BananaPortFest.com

Contact: Janis Flippen, janis@janisflippenpr.com, (805) 389-9495

Description: Itís time to ĎGo Bananasí once again when the 5th Annual Banana Festival at the Port takes place on Saturday, September 24 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Port of Hueneme, Oxnard Harbor District, 105 Port Hueneme Road. The free festival provides visitors an opportunity to enjoy a fun-filled day in addition to learning about the journey of the banana and inner workings of the Port. Festival highlights include delicious food and banana treats, live music, interactive displays, arts & crafts vendors, kidsí activities, Port tours and more.

 


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