The 31st Anniversary California Strawberry Festival will be held at Strawberry Meadows of College Park, 3250 South Rose Avenue, Oxnard, on Saturday and Sunday, May 17th and 18th. The event takes place on the third weekend of May each year and features live entertainment, the Strawberry Promenade, Star Berry Hunt, Strawberryland for Kids (free rides/attractions), contests, over 250 arts and crafts booths and other strawberry themed activities. And as the featured food of the event, you will find strawberries on pizza, in kabobs, in lemonade, you name it. Or traditional style...plain! Proceeds from the event will benefit dozens of local charities.
This year’s concert headliners are two-time Grammy-award winners “The Maraichi Divas,” and international stars “The Young Dubliners.” Tickets start at $5.
Event is 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. each day. Save gas and $10 parking fee by parking at the Camarillo Premium Outlets and taking the free Strawberry Shuttle to the event. Visit www.strawberry-fest.org for more information or call 888.288.9242. Tickets $12 for adults, $8 for seniors 62+ and $5 for youths 5-12. Special advance deal available on the Strawberry Fest website.