Events

Regular Events

Certified Farmer’s Market
Date: Every Sunday.
Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Phone: 698-5555
Location: Matilija Street city parking lot behind the Arcade.
Open air market featuring locally grown produce, plants, musicians and handmade items, including soaps, baskets, beeswax candles and olive oil.

Peddlers’ Fair
Date: Every third weekend
Time: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Phone: Jodie Jewett 797-6710
Location: Chaparral Auditorium, 414 E. Ojai Avenue
Benefit sale for Mira Monte Elementary School with antiques, collectibles, crafts, and used items. Free Admission.

Artisans’ Fair
Date: Second Sunday of every month
Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Phone: 646-2400
www.madeinojai.com
Location: Made in Ojai, 323 E. Matilija Street, across from the Farmer’s Market
Live demonstrations feature member artists in media ranging from pottery to jewelry to leatherwork. Join our artisans and participate in free, family-friendly activities related to our monthly theme.

Full Moon Meditations
Dates: June 26, July 25, Aug. 24, Sept. 23
Time: 6 p.m.
Phone: 646-5508
Location: Meditation Mount, 10340 Reeves Road, Ojai, CA
www.meditation.com
Open meditation at the Full Moon with music. Join us in joyfully celebrating the full moon with a global meditation and a blessing for the world.

Ojai Valley Green Coalition Presentations
Date: Monthly, fourth Wednesday
Time: 7 p.m.
Phone: 653-8445
Location: Chaparral High School Auditorium, 414 E. Ojai Ave. www.ojaivalleygreencaliotn.org

Trail clearing events with the Forest Service:
Date:  First Saturday and third Saturday
Time: varies
Phone: 646-4348, ext 309
handerson@fs.fed.us
Location: Meet at the Ojai Ranger Station, 1190 East Ojai Avenue
To participate in events bring a daypack with lunch, hat, water, sunscreen, gloves, eye protection, and wear sturdy shoes. The Forest Service will provide tools, instructions and drinks.

SEASONAL EVENTS

June

Concert Event:
64th Ojai Music Festival
Date: Second weekend in June.
Time: Concert times vary
Location: Libbey Bowl
Phone: 646-2094
ojaifestival.org
An internationally acclaimed festival established in 1947 known for its enchantingly intimate, outdoor setting that fosters creative innovation and collaboration in the artists it hosts.

Ojai Wine Festival
Date: Second Sunday in June.
Time: Noon to 5 p.m.
Location: Lake Casitas, 11311 Santa Ana Rd.
Phone: (800) 648-4881
Ojaiwinefestival.com
Sponsored by Ojai Rotary West. More than 250 wines and beers to taste. Also includes VIP Lounge, two live bands, dance floor, area restaurants, craft vendors and free boat rides.

Festival Event
Sixth Annual
Lavender Festival
Date: Last Saturday in June.
Time: 10 a.m. -  5 p.m.
Location: Libbey Park
Phone: 640-1189 Karen
ojaivalleylavenderfestival@gmail.com
Stroll a Mediterranean marketplace for the day in downtown Ojai with fresh and dried flowers and herbs, lavender soaps, candles, body care, wreaths, food and drink, art and entertainment.

July

Patriotic Band Concert
& Tri-Tip Dinner
Date: July 3
Time: Dinner served 4 – 7 p.m., concert starts 6:30 p.m.
Location: Libbey Bowl
Phone:  Nancy Hill 302-6093
Ojaifourthofjuly.com
A free patriotic concert accompanied by the dinner to raise funds for annual firework display.

Youth Freedom Run
Date July 3
Time: 8:45 a.m.
Location: Meets at Libbey Park
Phone: 302-6093
Ojaifourthofjuly.com
A mile run that finishes at Signal Street. Registration is donation only. Call for more details

Old-Fashioned Independence Day Parade
“Honoring our Heroes”
Date: July 3
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Starts on Ojai Avenue at the corner of Country Club Drive and winds its way downtown ending at Soule Park.
Phone: 302-6093
Ojaifourthofjuly.com

Ojai Fireworks Display
Date: July 4
Time: Gates open at 5 p.m. Fireworks at 10:30 p.m.
Location: Nordhoff High School athletic field, 1401 Maricopa Hwy
Phone: 302-6093
Ojaifourthofjuly.com
A home town Fireworks display with music provided by The Studebakers. Pre-sale tickets will be available for families $15, $8 Adults or $5 for children under 12. Tickets at gate will be $10 Adults and $5 for Children.  Tickets available Downtown at Vesta, 242 E. Ojai Ave., and At The Attitude Adjustment Shop at the Y shopping center, 1125 Maricopa Hwy.

Wednesday Night
Band Concerts
Date: Wednesdays in July and August.
Time: 7:30- 9 p.m.
Location: Libbey Bowl
Phone: 646-8430
Rotaryojaiwest.org
Come mingle with Ojai neighbors for an old-fashioned band concert in our gazebo in downtown Libbey Bowl.


Art Exhibit
“Hot Summer Days, Hot Summer Nights”
Date: July – August.
Time: Tues.- Sun. 12 – 4 p.m.
Location: Ojai Center for the Arts, 113 S. Montgomery St.
Phone: 646-0117
Ojaiartcenter.org
An annual juried show.

Ojai Playwrights Conference “Summer New Works Festival”

Date:   Second week in August.
Time: All day.
Locations: Besant Hill School’s Zalk Theatre, Matilija Auditorium. Go to ojaiplays.org for updated information.
Selected playwrights from around the country attend the conference to work on their previously unproduced plays and offer readings. The week offers public performances and workshops in town at Matilija Auditorium and in upper Ojai at the Zalk Theater.