How do I get to the Festival?
By far, the preferred way to get to the Festival is by utilizing the free Park ‘n’ Ride Strawberry Shuttle Service presented by Sleep Number. Connect from locations conveniently located off the 101 Freeway. Avoid the $10 fee for parking. Shuttles have direct access so they save you time getting on site.
Location: Strawberry Meadows of College Park, 3250 South Rose Avenue in Oxnard.
Oxnard is just 60 miles north of Los Angeles and 30 miles south of Santa Barbara — easily accessible via the Ventura Freeway (101) and Pacific Coast Highway (PCH). Roadside signs mark appropriate exits.
*Please note that GPS and Waze apps are not advised because of weekend road closures re-routing traffic.
Amtrak offers a special “Kids Ride Free” weekend discount (effective April 1st). Free shuttles run from the Oxnard Transportation Outlet.
What is the ticket price?
- General Admission $12
- Seniors (62+) $8
- Children (ages 5-12) $5
- Kids (ages 4 and under) FREE
Avoid lines at the Festival by purchasing your tickets in advance online.
Cash and credit cards are accepted for admission. Once inside, cash only for food booths. ATM tellers are conveniently located within the Festival grounds.
Who benefits from the proceeds of the annual celebration?
Official Non-Profit Benefactors
20th Century Onyx Club, Black American Political Association of California, Inc. (BAPAC), Boy Scouts of America Ventura County Council, Buena High School Music Association, Calvary Nexus Church, Camarillo Roadrunner Youth Football Inc., Citizens Advisory Committee, Community Bible Mission, El Concilio, Inlaketch, JACL, Messiah Fellowship Center, National Latinos Peace Officers Association, Our Lady of Guadalupe School, Oxnard Ambassadors, Oxnard Buddhist Temple, Oxnard Calvary Chapel, Oxnard High School Band Boosters, Oxnard Kiwanis Club, Oxnard Panthers Youth Football & Cheer League, Oxnard Police Activities League, Oxnard Police Explorers Post 9286, Oxnard Police Reserves, Oxnard United Soccer Club, Oxnard Waves Youth Soccer U16, Pacific Camp Family Resource, Inc., Pacifica Triton Athletic Booster Club, Rotary Club of Oxnard, Rotary Club of Oxnard Sunrise, Santa Clara High School Athletics, Santa Clara High School Girls Basketball Team, SEIU Local 721 City of Oxnard Chapter, Soroptimist International of Oxnard, Students Securing and Achieving their Future Through Education (SSAFE), The Salvation Army, TRI-GLAD, Trinity Community Baptist Church, United Way of Ventura County, Ventura County Alumnae Chapter of DST, Inc., Ventura County Chapter Blacks in Government (BIG), Ventura County Parents of Murdered Children, Inc., Ventura High School Wrestling Booster Club, Ventura Teen Challenge.
How do I become involved with the Festival through sponsorship, entertainment, food services and/or products?
Visit the “Info Center” section of our website above in the navigation. You can find the specific information you are looking for there to get involved.