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
Messiah Fellowship Center
National Latinos Peace Officers Association
Our Lady of Guadalupe School
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 9286Oxnard Police Reserves
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
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.