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California Strawberry Festival

Gayle Anderson was live in Oxnard with a preview of  the 30th anniversary celebration of the California Strawberry Festival happening Saturday, May 18th and Sunday, May 19th. This fruitful fete features 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 free rides and attractions, gooey contests, special guest appearances as well as strawberries every way imaginable. Delicious strawberries and strawberry-themed dishes are the main attraction from strawberry kabobs, strawberry nachos. strawberry pizza and strawberry beer. There are 50 food and beverage booths, including a “build your own” strawberry shortcake tent.

All proceeds from the non-profit food vendors benefit more than 20 Southland charities. Over the past decades, close to $4 million dollars has gone to worthy causes, while paying tribute to the region’s agricultural heritage. General admission is $12, $8 for seniors 62+ and $5 for children ages 5-12. Kids 4 and under are FREE. Active military and dependents with ID are $8. Hours are from 10:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased in advance at www.strawberry-fest.org.

The FREE Park & Ride “Strawberry Express” shuttles from convenient locations off the 101 freeway make getting to the festival a breeze. Amtrak California is offering a special Kids Ride Free promotion during festival weekend. Parking is also available onsite for $10.  

For more information:

Saturday, May 18th & Sunday, May 19th10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
California Strawberry Festival
Strawberry Meadows of College Park
3250 Rose Avenue
Oxnard, CA 93033
1 (888) 288-9242
www.strawberry-fest.org

If you have questions, please feel free to call Gayle Anderson at 323-460-5732 or e-mail Gayle at Gayle.Anderson@KTLA.com

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Morning News
05/17/13

Strawberry Festival – Preview

Gayle Anderson was live in Oxnard with a preview of the 30th anniversary celebration of the California Strawberry Festival happening Saturday, May 18th and Sunday, May 19th.

Morning News
05/17/13

Strawberry Festival- The Festival

Gayle Anderson was live in Oxnard with a preview of the 30th anniversary celebration of the California Strawberry Festival happening Saturday, May 18th and Sunday, May 19th. This festival features all day fun for the entire family with concert performances, more than 250 Fine Arts & Crafts booths, and other activities.

Morning News
05/17/13

Strawberry Festival- The Fruit

Gayle Anderson was live in Oxnard with a preview of the 30th anniversary celebration of the California Strawberry Festival happening Saturday, May 18th and Sunday, May 19th. Guests can try dishes featuring strawberries in almost every way imaginable.

Gayle Anderson was live in Oxnard with a preview of the 30th anniversary celebration of the California Strawberry Festival happening Saturday, May 18th and Sunday, May 19th. The festival is expected to attract large crowds and plenty of food enthusiasts this weekend.

 

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