Ventura County Fair Visitor’s Guide

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A Visitor’s Guide to the Ventura County Fair

The Ventura County Fair is one of California’s most popular seaside attractions. Enjoy exciting rides, attractions, and free concerts featuring top artists. Use this travel guide to inspire you with recommended restaurants, breweries, the best beaches, hotels, and fun things to do.

Attractions at Ventura County Fair.

When:
July 31 to August 11, 2024

Where:
10 W Harbor Blvd, Ventura, CA 93001

Fair Schedule​: Click Here

Getting to the Ventura County Fair

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Getting to the Ventura County Fair is a breeze. We are conveniently located just one hour north of Los Angeles and a mere 36-minute drive from Santa Barbara International Airport. Arrive early for onsite parking.

Free Shuttle

Late arrivals can skip the heavy traffic with the Fair’s park and ride shuttle service at any one of the designated bus stops. The shuttle service is free for all ages. Use the link above to get more information on shuttle service.

The Amtrack and Metrolink drop you off right at the Strawberry Festival at Ventura County Fairgrounds.

Amtrak | Metrolink

All aboard! Hop on the Amtrak or Metrolink for a convenient ride directly to the Ventura County Fairgrounds, the venue for the Ventura County Fair. Both train services offer stops right in front of the fairgrounds!


Complete Travel Guide to Ventura County Coast

Ventura

Oxnard

Camarillo

Port Hueneme

Must Try Eats

Make sure you don’t miss out on the chance to indulge in the distinctive culinary delights of the Ventura County Coast. If you’re craving fresh and sustainable seafood, be sure to explore the culinary offerings in Ventura, Oxnard, or Port Hueneme. Camarillo, on the other hand, is known for its breweries, vineyards, and an array of local restaurants. Utilize this guide to discover some of the finest dining establishments in the region, showcasing the best of our local cuisine.

Family Fun

Do more with your loved ones on your family getaway. Our coastal community is filled with outdoor activities and hidden gems that the entire family will enjoy. The region features amazing kid friendly hikes, wildlife cruises to the Channel Islands, and a wide selection of parks and beaches with free parking and nearby restaurants and hotels.

Spend a Day at the Beach

Embrace the abundance of choices along our 44-mile coastline to discover your ideal beach getaway. Whether you seek a serene spot to sunbathe, a vibrant atmosphere for people-watching, or a family-friendly destination, we have a beach perfectly suited to your preferences. Picture stunning scenery, with captivating island views serving as backdrops, refreshing waters that glisten under the sun, and ample stretches of sandy coastline awaiting your arrival. Allow this inspiration guide to assist you in planning the quintessential beach day experience along our picturesque coast.

 

Stay a While

Make the most of your visit to the Ventura County Fair by extending your stay in our diverse region, which offers a wide range of excellent hotel options. Whether you’re seeking budget-friendly accommodations or luxurious beachfront hotels, Ventura County Coast has it all. Take advantage of our comprehensive hotel guide to effortlessly discover and book hotels along the stunning Ventura County Coast, ensuring a seamless and enjoyable experience throughout your stay.

Do More on Your Visit to Ventura County

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Good Vibe Seeker

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Family Fun Fanatic

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Visit these regions of Ventura County Coast

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Camarillo
Oxnard
Ventura
Port Hueneme
Channel Islands National Park

Regions

Ventura County Coast

Ventura County Coast is a string of four communities that radiate warmth from welcoming people and California sunshine. The region embodies the casual and active spirit of classic, where the seafood is fresh, the beer is handcrafted and the weather is the kind you dream about. Spend the day exploring miles of beaches, incredible harbors or lush green golf courses. Hop on a boat for a day trip to the Channel Islands National Park, where you can see breathtaking views of the Southern California coastline. With a bustling culture, high end and vintage shopping, a lively culinary spirit and beautiful outdoor experiences, Ventura County Coast calls on every visitor to find their vibe. From hiking and biking to sailing and snorkeling, from shopping and dining to just plain relaxing, Ventura County Coast will fill your days with a lifetime of memories.

Camarillo

Camarillo

An hour north of Los Angeles, Camarillo is nestled at the base of the Conejo foothills surrounded by verdant green fields and cool ocean breezes. With more than 300 days of sunshine a year, enjoy Camarillo alfresco. From outdoor shopping and concerts, to delicious dining and fun events, Camarillo has it all. With small town charm and a rich history, it is the place for romantic weddings and corporate venues. Visit the historical sites and museums during the day, and walk along Old Town for dinner and drinks at night. A great getaway for everyone, Camarillo is the ideal place to Come for the Sun, Stay for the Fun.

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Oxnard

Oxnard

Rally your tribe and head for the Central Coast. California cool, panorama-perfect, culturally authentic and vibrant beyond measure. Oxnard is home to miles of pristine white sand beaches, electric nightlife, some of the best taquerias in the state, historic Victorian era architecture, the California Strawberry Festival, and an expansively picturesque harbor that serves as the closest access point to the Channel Islands National Park. Just sixty miles northwest of LAX and in close proximity to Santa Barbara and other major destinations, Oxnard is one of California’s best kept secrets.

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Ventura

Ventura

A place that embodies a casual soul and unexpected allure, Ventura is a vibrant town that checks stress and pretense at the door.  Its artistic culture, enduring history and privileged locale is crazy-inviting, very much alive, and refreshingly human.

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Port Hueneme

Port Hueneme

Just sixty miles northwest of Los Angeles, in the heart of the Central Coast, you’ll find Port Hueneme, the friendly city by the sea. Port Hueneme is the place for travelers looking to dig their toes in the sand, take a long walk, drop a fishing line off the pier or just kick back and relax. With walking and biking trails winding throughout the city and a perfect climate almost year round, you can revive your soul in Hueneme.

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Channel Islands National Park

Channel Islands National Park

Channel Islands National Park is an American national park that consists of five of the eight Channel Islands off the coast of the U.S. state of California, in the Pacific Ocean.

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