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The Strawberry Festival is Back!
The highly-anticipated California Strawberry Festival is making a grand return for the year 2023, and this time it’s bigger and better than ever before! Get ready to indulge in everything strawberry at the Ventura County Fairgrounds, where the festival will be held this year. As one of the most popular events in Ventura County, the festival has outgrown its previous location and is relocating to a larger venue that offers easier access to freeways, ample parking, and public transportation options. This move will also provide festival-goers with more lodging options at nearby hotels. With all these enhancements, the 2023 California Strawberry Festival is sure to be a feast for the senses that you won’t want to miss! Mark your calendars and join us for an unforgettable experience!
May 20-21, 2023
Ventura County Fairgrounds
10 W Harbor Blvd
Ventura, CA 93001
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Extend Your Visit
Discover the hidden treasures of the Ventura County Coast by extending your stay at any one of our 4 coastal cities. Each city has a wide range of lodging options to choose from. At Ventura County Coast you’ll find beach-front resorts, major hotel brands, boutique hotels, and budget friendly motels to choose from. Each city on the coast is just minutes away from the California Strawberry Festival, nearby attractions, restaurants, and amazing activities.
Experience Hidden Treasures on the Coast
Stay and experience one of the last great coastal regions of Southern California when you come to the Strawberry Festival. Ventura County Coast is 44 miles of stunning coastline located just 1 hour north of Los Angeles. The region has some of the best hidden gems in the state which includes 2 national parks and some of the best beaches on the west coast. The region features 4 unique towns with 4 unique vibes. Start here to plan your weekend getaway in Ventura County.
Crafty Eats and Drinks
Each city in Ventura County has a diverse selection of amazing restaurants, craft breweries, and mouth watering international cuisine that foodies from far and wide will enjoy. Take the Oxnard Taco trail to experience Oxnard’s best taquerias, taco trucks, and Mexican restaurants. Downtown Ventura and Ventura Harbor Village feature craft breweries, eclectic fare, and gourmet cuisine. Old Town Camarillo is a great place to find some of the best food and drink on the coast. Port Hueneme is another great place to enjoy a sunset with friends and family at a beachfront restaurant featuring local seafood. Explore our coastal food and drink guide for a variety of dining and beverage choices.
Discover the beauty of Ventura County Coast’s beaches, where you can choose from a variety of beach vibes, whether you prefer uncrowded stretches of sand or bustling ones with great surf and stunning island views. Families can enjoy swimming beaches, and adventure-seekers can take a ferry to Channel Islands National Park for snorkeling and diving in the pristine waters of the crown jewel of Ventura County Coast.
Things to Pack
With year-round sunshine, you can bet you will need your sunglasses at the X Games Finals.
You will need your bathing suit or board shorts for our 22 miles of beaches and surf. Get ready to soak in the sun.
Capture all the action at the X Games 2023 Finals! Be sure to bring your camera.
Ventura Coast Coast has miles of trails to explore. From coastal walks to mountain treks, there’s something for everyone.
The Ventura County Fairgrounds can get breezy and cool in the evenings. Be sure to bring a light jacket to throw on at night and in the mornings.
Spending all day in the sun? Protect your skin! It’s what the dermatologist ordered.
Your Favorite Hat
Being outside all day can take it’s toll. Make yourself more comfortable and keep the sun out of your face with your favorite hat.
Outfit for a Night Out
Don’t forget an outfit for a nice dinner and a night out on the town.
No matter what city you are in, there are views everywhere. Maybe you will spot dolphins or even a whale!
Pack Like a Local
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