2019 Camarillo Fiesta Association Fiesta & Street Fair, July 18-21

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The Camarillo Fiesta & Street Fair is a large community celebration in Old Town Camarillo along Ventura Boulevard planned for July 18-21, 2019. This event features carnival rides, food and crafts vendors, entertainment, car show, kids' activities, carnival rides and a beer and wine garden. We've been to this event a number of times and always enjoy the live music and carnival setting. The event is free to attend. Tickets for carnival rides for sale at the event.

Thursday, July 18th: Carnival Special Dollar Day 6-10PM (rides only $1 each this night only!)

Friday, July 19th 6-10pm: Dizdar Stage Entertainment, Beer and Wine Garden, Kids Fun Zone and Carnival

  • 6pm Ozzmania on Dizdar Stage

  • 8pm Fan Halen, Van Halen Tribute, on Dizdar Stage

Saturday, July 20th 10am to 8pm: Camarillo Street Fair, Live Music, Carnival, Kids Fun Zone, Motorcycle Show, etc.

  • 1:15pm Mini Driver on Dizdar Stage

  • 3:30pm Beatles Tribute on Dizdar Stage

  • 5:45pm Twisted Gypsy - Fleetwood Mac Tribute on Dizdar Stage

  • 8pm DSB Journey Tribute on Dizdar Stage

Sunday, July 21st: 10am to 8pm: Camarillo Street Fair, Live Music, Carnival, Kids Fun Zone, Motorcycle Show, etc.

  • 1:15pm Wanted, Bon Jovi Tribute on Dizdar Stage

  • 3:30pm Rod Stewart Tribute on Dizdar Stage

  • 5pm Led Zepagain, Zeppelin Tribute on Dizdar Stage

For more information and event details and shuttle schedule, visit www.CamarilloFiesta.com.

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38th Annual Malibu Chili Cook-Off on August 30 to September 2, 2019

The 38th Annual Malibu Chili Cook-Off will take place on Labor Day weekend, August 30th to September 2nd, 2019 at 23575 Civic Center Way. Hosted by the Boys & Girls Club of Malibu.

Hours as follows:

  • Fri 8/30: 1-10PM

  • Sat/Sun 8/31-9/1: 11AM-10PM

  • Mon 9/2: 11AM-8PM

Event features chili (but of course), carnival, fair, live entertainment, silent auction, food for sale, vendors, etc.

Learn more and purchase tickets at bgcmalibuchilicookoff.org.

Free Clinic of Simi Valley 5K/10K Run, 1K Kids Fun Run and Health Expo on Sat, October 12, 2019

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The Free Clinic of Simi Valley, in partnership with Simi Valley Hospital, presents the Fredrick Michael Gibson 5K/10K Run for Depression Awareness and Tooth Fairy 1K Kids Fun Run and Community Health Expo at the Simi Valley Town Center on Saturday, October 12, 2019 from 8:00 am – 12:00 noon.

Proceeds benefit the medical, counseling, legal and dental programs of the Free Clinic, including the pediatric dental program. The Free Clinic delivers services to thousands of people each year. The event serves as the Free Clinic’s most important fundraising event of the year and its success is critical to continued services.

Fredrick Michael Gibson 5K/10K Run for Depression Awareness - To bring awareness to the community at large about the devastating effects of depression. To shine the light on this mental illness and to be able to help people receive the care and medical treatment and counseling they might need. All proceeds benefit the Free Clinic of Simi Valley's counseling department. 

***Dogs are allowed (on a leash) and will also receive a special little "swag" to wear!! 

There are medals to the top three finishers in each age group for both the 5K and 10K. 

Stay after the run and enjoy the Health and Fitness Expo that will be going on from 8am to 12pm. 

Learn more and register for the 5K/10K/1K events at www.FreeClinicSV.com/toothfairy. Leashed dogs that are registered for the race will be allowed to run with their masters. 

144th Annual Ventura County Fair Planned for July 31 to August 11, 2019

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The 144th Annual Ventura County Fair, "A Country Fair with Ocean Air" will take place July 31st to August 11th at the Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 W. Harbor Boulevard in Ventura.

The fair features arts, crafts, food, exhibits, displays, demonstrations, farm animals, petting zoo, carnival rides, games and entertainment. More information at www.VenturaCountyFair.org.

General Admission Prices in 2019:  Adults (13 to 64) $12.00, Children and Seniors 65+ $9.00.

Opens at 11am every day; early birds on Tuesday, August 6th, allowed in at 10am. Carnival Midway opens at noon daily. Fair closes at 11pm daily. Carnival closes between 11pm and midnight.

Special Admission Days:

Wed 7/31: Dollar Day - entry a measly $1 until 3pm!

Thu 8/1: Feed the Need Day - Purchase an adult admission ticket and bring 5 cans of food for FOOD SHARE before 5PM and Get a FREE return ticket, valid Monday-Thursday, August 5-8.

Fri 8/2: Youth Day -12 and under FREE all day.

Tue 8/6: Seniors and Persons with Disabilities Day - Senior Citizens ages 65 and older and persons with disabilities will be admitted FREE all day.

Wed 8/7: $3 Before 3 Day - $3 admission until 3pm.

Thu 8/8: Military Appreciation Day - All military personnel holding a current, valid military i.d. will be admitted FREE all day.

Carnival Wristband Days: 8/1, 8/5, 8/6, 8/8 - buy wristband until 6pm for unlimited rides until 7pm.

Two-Fair “TOOFERS” - Two Fair Admissions for the Price of one! Bring your ticket stubs from the following fairs to the ticket booth and exchange for free admission to the Fair! Antelope Valley Fair and Alfalfa Festival, Santa Barbara Fair and Expo, San Diego County Fair, Orange County Fair

Entertainment Lineup (at 7:30PM unless otherwise noted)

  • Wed 7/31: Styx

  • Thu 8/1: Martina McBride

  • Fri 8/2: Melissa Etheridge

  • Sat 8/3: Ohio Players

  • Sat 8/3: The Emotions

  • Sat 8/3: Evelyn “Champagne” King

  • Sun 8/4: Dia de la Familia Concert (3PM)

  • Mon 8/5: X Ambassadors

  • Tue 8/6: Tommy James and the Shondells (1PM)

  • Tue 8/6: Brothers Osborne

  • Wed 8/7: Daughtry

  • Thu 8/8: George Thorogood and the Destroyers “Good to be Bad Tour” - 45 years of rock

  • Fri 8/9: Collective Soul

  • Sat/Sun 8/10-11: P.R.C.A. Pro Rodeo at 2pm and 7pm

Ventura 4th of July Street Fair and 44nd Annual Children's Pushem-Pullem Parade

The 44th Annual City of Ventura 4th of July Street Fair on Thursday, July 4, 2019 extends along Main Street from Fir Street to Ventura Avenue as well as side streets Chestnut, Oak and California interspersed with six stages of entertainment and free shuttle bus service from the Ventura County Government Center to the Street Fair. 

The event covers seven blocks of Main Street and several side streets filled with over 200 fine artists, crafters, nonprofit organizations and food booths, as well as continuous live entertainment. Open 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. The event is free to the public.

Kids Zone at Mission Park includes rides, inflatables and a Ventura Fire Department fire engine!

A free shuttle service to the event from the Ventura County Government Center is available from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Last shuttle leaving the Street Fair is at 5 p.m. Theme for this year's event is "We have liftoff!" in honor of the 50th anniversary of NASA’s Apollo Program.

The 44th Annual Children’s Pushem - Pullem Parade at 9:30 a.m. is sponsored by the East Ventura Rotary Club.  Assemble at Cemetery Park at Main and Crimea Streets at 9 a.m.  The parade proceeds down Main Street to Fir Street at 9:30 a.m.

More information and applications for vendor and food booths at www.cityofventura.ca.gov/676/Street-Fair or call 805.654.7749 for more information.

2019 Simi Valley Street Fair Planned for Saturday, May 4th

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The Simi Valley Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the 42nd Annual Simi Valley Street Fair on Saturday, May 4th, 2019 from 9 A.M. to 5 P.M. on Simi Town Center Way between First Street and Erringer Road, north of the 118 Freeway. 

This one-day community event will offer over 400 vendor booths made up of artists, crafters, businesses, commercial vendors, Simi Valley City services booths and food vendors, all showcasing their goods and services to a crowd of over 20,000 attendees. 

In addition to the wide variety of vendors, guests will also enjoy non-stop entertainment on the 5-Star Stage, a Beer and Wine Garden featuring three local craft breweries and wine from the Kieu Hoang Winery. The Chamber is excited to announce Street Fair At Sunset, which will allow attendees to enjoy the craft beer and wine garden with live entertainment until 7:30 PM! Bring the family along and take your kids to the FunZone which is FREE for kids 12 and under sponsored by Adventist Health Simi Valley. 

Parking is available at the Simi Valley Town Center. Free and convenient Shuttle Service is available from 400 National Way (Madera Rd. North of the 118 Freeway). The first 250 guests taking advantage of the shuttle service will receive a SWAG bag with coupons and goodies. 

For more information about this event, please contact the Simi Valley Chamber of Commerce at 805-526-3900 or at info@simichamber.org

www.simivalleychamber.org/simi-valley-street-fair

41st Annual Ventura County Greek Festival in Camarillo June 21-23, 2019

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The 41st Annual Ventura County Greek Festival will take place June 21-23, 2019. The event is presented by St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church and features live Greek music, folk dancing, food, delicious pastries and baklava, vendors and a kids' play area. The food at this event is DELICIOUS!

Festival times are 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m on Saturday and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday. Check vcgreekfestival.org or call 805.482.1273 for more information.

The event will be held again this year at Freedom Park, 515 Eubanks Street, Camarillo (near the airport).

Admission $5. Children under 12 free.