Conejo Valley News
California Strawberry Festival coming up May 19th and 20th
Strawberry fields forever…The delicious heart shaped fruit is the main ingredient when the sweet
Southland tradition of the 29th Annual CALIFORNIA STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL gets underway the weekend of
May 19 and 20, 2012 at Strawberry Meadows of College Park in Oxnard. Ranking among the top Festivals in the nation, the fruitful
celebration boasts strawberries every way imaginable, along with all day fun
for the entire family with concert performances, the Strawberry Promenade with celebrity cooking demonstrations, more than 250 Fine Arts & Crafts booths , Strawberryland For Kids with rides and attractions, gooey contests,
special appearances, and more.
The event has helped raise over $3.5 million for various Southland charities while paying tribute to the region’s agricultural heritage and winning award
recognition for its recycling and “green” policies that began in2001.
Oxnard is located 60 miles north of Los Angeles and 30 miles south of Santa Barbara. The free Park & Ride “Strawberry Express” shuttles from convenient
locations off the 101 Fwy make getting to the Festival a breeze.
Amtrak offers special Festival weekend discount rates (shuttles meet the trains). Limited parking is alsoavailable for $10 on site at Strawberry Meadows
of College Park (3250 S. Rose Avenue in Oxnard).
General admission is $12, seniors 62+ are $8 and children ages 5-12 are $5. Kids 4 and under are free. Active military and dependents with ID are $8.
Hours are 10:00a.m. to 6:30p.m. both days. Advance tickets can
be purchased at www.strawberry-fest.org.
The CALIFORNIA STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL Information Line is
1-888-288-9242 or visit the official website at www.strawberry-fest.org.
courtsey of Lisa Carey Public Relations email@example.com
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