California Strawberry Festival

Things to do, Festivals
2014 California Strawberry Festival
Photograph Courtesy California Strawberry Festival 2014 California Strawberry Festival

Celebrate all things related to the red, heart-shaped fruit at this popular festival, now in its 35th year. The main attraction? Strawberry dishes that range from the expected (atop funnel cake, chocolate-dipped) to the surprising (ever had strawberry nachos or beer?). On top of over 50 food booths, find a build-your-own strawberry shortcake tent, concerts, celebrity chef cooking demos, arts and crafts, contests, and the for-kids Strawberryland with free rides and attractions. Located in Oxnard (, 3250 South Rose Ave), it's a bit of a trek, but the drive is worth it. Plus, all of the festival's proceeds go to benefit more than 20 Southland charities.


By: Gillian Glover

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