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California Strawberry Festival

California Strawberry Festival

Okay Ventura County folks, it is strawberry season here in California. Yummy, plump, juicy, and perfectly delicious strawberries! And tons of them. Held at the Strawberry Meadows of College Park just outside of Ventura, is the annual California Strawberry Festival. Here, strawberries are showcased in the best of ways with every single use for strawberries you can think of on display. Therefore, see live demonstrations, arts and crafts, and all the joys of festival fun.

This festival is a top-rated event and is perfect for the whole family. There will be live performances for entertainment, celebrity cooking and guest appearances, bookoos of arts and crafts booths, rides, attractions, strawberry contests, and so much more. For the kids, Strawberryland is a favorite! There will be over 50 food booths and over 200 arts and crafts vendors present. If you are looking to kick off the summer, the Strawberry Festival is the way to go! Even better, the proceeds go to benefit our local community and charities. This is a great way to get out on a pretty weekend for some family fun and delicious eats, and it is also a great way to give back!

When: May 20th and 21st from 10am to 6:30pm

Where: Strawberry Meadows of College Park 3520 South Rose Ave, Oxnard, CA

Cost: General Admission is $12; $8 for Seniors; Children $5; 4 and under are FREE!

Transportation Available: Come take a free ride aboard the Strawberry Express shuttle! It will be running every 15 to 20 minutes and is super convenient and fast! Pick up locations include Camarillo Premium Outlets, Topa Financial Towers, Oxnard Transportation Center, Santa Clara High School, and Channel Islands Harbor.

Website: Feel free to purchase tickets online!

This California Strawberry Festival information has been brought to you by: Dave and Pat Zumbrun, Your Ventura County real estate specialists.

Ventura County Strawberry Festival 2013

The 30th Annual California Strawberry Festival takes place in Oxnard this weekend, May 18th & 19th.It’s that time of year, folks…strawberry time!  The 2013 Ventura County Strawberry Festival comes to Oxnard this weekend, May 18th and 19th.  For two days only, Southern Californians will be celebrating the succulent nectar of life that is the strawberry.

Search the MLS for Ventura County homes for saleFrom 10am to 6:30pm this Saturday and Sunday, Strawberry Meadows of College Park (located at 3250 South Rose Ave. in Oxnard) will be filled with the sights and smells of strawberries.  Nosh on traditional strawberry dishes like strawberry pie, strawberry jam and chocolate covered strawberries.  But, save room for the strawberry pizza and strawberry nachos!  If you feel like you need a break from the juicy goodness, there will more than 50 food vendors of all kinds on the premises for the weekend.

Stop in for one of the cooking demonstrations by local Ventura County chefs.  Feel like a kid again on the carnival rides.  You’re sure to find something you absolutely “must have” at one of the 250+ arts and crafts booths.  There’s even some sweet strawberry beer!  Dance off the calories at the Berry Best Dance Contest.  Dress up your favorite hat for the Berry Best Hat Contest.  Even the wee ones can get in on the action with the Berry Best Dressed Baby Contest.  This year, there is a Berry Zipline and Navy Seals Underwater Dive Tank that you don’t want to miss!

General admission is just $12 per day.  Seniors (ages 62+) and active military members and their dependents (with valid ID) can get in for just $8 each.  Kids ages 5-12 are just $5 and all kids ages 4 and under can get in free.  Click here to purchase your tickets online.  The military discount is only valid at the gate.

Make it a point to attend the Ventura County Strawberry Festival this weekend.  It’s going to be a sweet time!

Dave and Pat Zumbrun, Your Ventura County real estate specialists

California Strawberry Festival in Oxnard

California Strawberry Festival in OxnardCalifornia leads the nation in strawberry production.  In fact, we provide almost 88% of the nation’s strawberries here.  So, it makes sense that one of Ventura County’s largest events, the California Strawberry Festival, will be coming to Oxnard the weekend of May 19 & 20, 2012.  Strawberry Meadows (3250 S Rose Ave) will play host to more than 250 arts and crafts exhibits and vendors, live music, games, rides, pie eating contests and, of course, strawberries galore!

From 10am to 6:30pm each day, the California Strawberry Festival in Oxnard will showcase strawberries in just about every concoction imaginable: chocolate covered, shortcake, jams, powdered and even on a pizza.  Several live musical acts will be serenading visitors throughout the entire two-day event.  Whether you like Reggae or Ska, Latin Pop or Big Band, there’s something to keep your ears happy while your taste buds enjoy the fruits of other people’s labor.  The Strawberry Promenade features cooking demonstrations, a recipe contest and exhibits about the life of the strawberry.  Strawberryland for Kids includes fun rides, games, a bounce slide and puppet shows. Artisans from all over Ventura County and beyond descend upon the festival to sell their jewelry, soap, candles and other handmade arts and crafts.

On-site parking is limited and will cost $10.  However, free shuttles are available from Camarillo Premium Outlets, Channel Islands Harbor, Centerpoint Mall, the Oxnard Transportation Center and The Palms Shopping Center.  Admission is just $12 for adults, $8 for seniors (62+) and active military (with ID) and their dependents, $5 for kids ages 5-12 and free to kids under 5 years old with accompanying paid adult.  All proceeds from the event (including ticket sales and food booths) benefit local Ventura County charities.  We hope you can make it to the California Strawberry Festival in Oxnard on May 19 & 20, 2012.  Eat some sweet treats, listen to some sweet music and help raise money for charity while spending a glorious day in the Southern California sunshine.  Is there anything better than that?

Dave and Pat Zumbrun, Your Ventura County real estate specialists