This is several weeks late, but my friends and I went on an Oxnard adventure one weekend to check out the Strawberry Festival. It was fun to get out of LA for the day and visit a fair filled with locals. Our original plan was to park at the train station in Oxnard and take a shuttle bus in (so it’s free parking), but the school bus we were on wouldn’t start and time was ticking. We decided to just drive ourselves and pay the $10 to park right by the fair. It wasn’t the easiest to get to (signs were misleading) but once were parked the day started going right.
You can see there were plenty of local craft booths. One problem I had with the festival was the lack of strawberry jam! Not a single strawberry jam booth (from what we could find).
Thankfully there were booths with puppets. Phew.
Wendy herself was out and about serving up free goodies.
The first strawberry themed booth we found was (white) chocolate covered strawberries, which of course I ate before I could take a snapshot. It was amazing. We then decided to share a bag of strawberry popcorn. Why go to a strawberry themed festival unless you’re open to eating crazy themed foods. Note the Bungee Jumper flying around.
Yumm.. we got a fresh batch!
Eventually we made our way to the food court area. We had to hit-up the make your own strawberry shortcake. Note the signs behind are advertising “Strawberry Nachos”, Strawberry burritos, and other odd strawberry themed meals.
After having our fill of strawberry margaritas, strawberry popcorn, and other strawberry themed treats, we took strawberry photos and went on our way.