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31st Annual California Strawberry Festival in Oxnard Set For Weekend of May 17-18, 2014

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 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.


25th Annual Simi Valley Cajun and Blues Music Festival Planned for May 24-25

Presented by the Rotary Club of Simi Sunrise in Simi Valley, the 25th Annual Simi Valley Cajun and Blues Music Festival is held on Memorial Day Weekend, May 24-25, 2014. The event will feature Cajun, Creole and Zydeco music provided by bands from around the county. In addition, there will be authentic cajun and creole food available from a variety of food vendors. The stage and dance floor is the largest outside dance floor west of the Mississippi. Hours are 10:30 am to 8:00 pm both days. Tickets are $20 for ages 13+, $15 5 to 12 yrs and free under 5 years.  Rides and events in the kids area are no additional cost!

The festival also features a large kids area featuring a variety of climbing, sliding, bouncing contraptions, a crafts area and rotating demonstrations by performing artists and musicians.

Proceeds from the Festival are distributed to dozens of local charities and international projects, including funds to ship hundreds of wheelchairs to a variety of third world countries. The event will take place at Rancho Susana Community Park, 5005 Los Angeles Avenue in Simi Valley. More information at or 805.517.9000. THIS EVENT IS HUGELY POPULAR! GET THERE EARLY! :>


1st Annual Hamburger and Hops Music Festival in Oxnard on Saturday, May 3rd

The Producers of the Legendary California Beer Festival are proud to introduce the First Annual Hamburger & Hops Music Festival, taking place May 3rd at beautiful Collection Park in Oxnard.

This family friendly event will showcase the best hamburgers, gourmet and fusion sliders, along with the tastiest Hops from local craft breweries. There will also be live blues, funk and top 40 music while you indulge. Learn more and buy tickets at


2014 Camarillo Ranch Foundation Classic Car Show and Brewfest on Sunday, June 22nd

The Camarillo Ranch Foundation's 8th Classic Car Show & Brewfest will take place on Sunday, June 22nd from 11 am to 4 pm at the grounds of the Camarillo Ranch House at 201 Camarillo Ranch Road.

The event will feature 1979 and older classic cars, trucks and hot rods. Local breweries and food trucks will complement the event. Live music will also be on tap too.

Admission is $10 per person (without beer) and $30 (with beer).  Visit for tickets and car show registration or call the Ranch office at 805 389-8182.   Gift Shop will be open.  Proceeds from the event support the preservation of the Camarillo Ranch and its educational programs.


102nd Annual Fillmore May Festival Planned for May 15-18, 2014

The Fillmore Chamber of Commerce presents its 102nd Annual May Festival on Thursday, May 15th through Sunday, May 18th, 2014. Event takes place in Downtown Fillmore.

There will be fun for everyone, including a special "kiddie" area for younger kids, carnival, arts and crafts, unique food vendors, games, entertainment galore, a beer garden and much more! The Main Stage features top entertainment in a concert style atmosphere and will be family friendly. Enjoy a snack or dinner while enjoying the performances of great bands.

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Festival Hours:

  • Thursday: 3:30pm to 10pm
  • Friday: 3:30pm to 11pm
  • Saturday: 11am to 11pm
  • Sunday: 12pm to 7pm

Admission (presale tickets will be available at 211 Central Ave or call 805.524.0351). Pricing in 2013 was $5 ages 12 and up and $3 for ages 5 to 11. Rides, games and other attractions priced separately.


28th Annual Ojai Wine Festival Planned at Lake Casitas on Sunday, June 8th 

The 28th Annual Ojai Wine Festival is planned for June 8, 2014 from noon to 4pm. Come soak in the beauty of Lake Casitas while participating in one of the most enjoyable wine tastings in California.

Wine and beer tasting, food, live music and dancing, arts and crafts vendors, free boat rides, a premiere VIP Lounge and a silent wine auction, are just some of the fun you can experience.

Over 60 wineries participate with more than 250 selections of wine. Tickets go on sale in February 2014. Visit for details and to purchase tickets. Buy your tickets early and save! You must be 21 years or older to enter and participate in the VIP Lounge. No children are allowed in the VIP Lounge. VIP Tickets are limited. Children under 13 years gain free entry into the main festival area when accompanied by a paid adult. Call 1-800-648-4881 for details.

The Ojai Wine Festival is a fundraiser for the Rotary Club of Ojai-West.


11th Annual Ojai Valley Lavender Festival Planned for Saturday, June 28th

The 2014 Ojai Valley Lavender Festival
In the Heart of Historic Downtown Ojai

This  Ojai Valley Lavender Festival is hosting its 11th annual event on Saturday, June 28th from 10am-5pm.  Each year the festival takes place at Libbey Park, in the heart of historic downtown Ojai.

Sip on lavender infused lemonade as you meander the tree lined aisles of artisan wares. From essential oils and lotions, to plants, art and jewelry, to delectable gourmet treats, informative classes and hands-on demonstrations – there is something for everyone at the must attend event of the summer! Relax and enjoy a picnic while listening to the soft sounds of festival musicians. Or dine at one of Ojai’s heralded eateries featuring lavender infused specially items. Come for the day or stay a while and enjoy local art galleries, shops and boutiques that are uniquely Ojai.

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