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One of the reasons people love visiting Ojai and the Ojai Valley is because there is always something wonderfully happening here. Below are just of the major Ojai Events that attract visitors from all over the country and the world. Any of these events are a great reason to visit Ojai.

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May 2018

May 12, 2018, Chamber of Commerce Garden Tour

Each year the Ojai Valley Chamber of Commerce produces a Garden Tour as a fundraising event. The Garden Tour is a one-day event, and is a self-guided walking and driving tour featuring five private gardens in and around the Ojai Valley.

Tour gardens have at least one of the following qualities: unique plantings, water conserving irrigation techniques and green waste management, or a design that can be maintained by the average person or family. The event will be held rain or shine.

May 26, 17, Art in the Park

Presented by the Ojai Art Center, the oldest non-profit art center in California, this festival attracts artists from all over! Art in the Park takes place in Libbey Park and features live music, food, and a student exhibition area!

Art In the Park, Ojai Art Center at

May 27, Mountain to Beach Marathon

Uniquely situated and completely surrounded by beautiful mountains, the city of Ojai holds the start of the Cliff Mountains 2 Beach Marathon. This point to point race winds through the Ventura River Valley as it makes its way to the pristine beaches of Ventura. Runners will love gradual downhill nature and amazing weather, which is prime to make you faster.

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June 2018

June.Ojai Music Festival

In early June, the Ojai Music Festival becomes the summer home for exceptional artists. Audiences are drawn into an immersive experience in the enchanting Ojai Valley, encompassing stimulating lectures and engaging concerts. Whether early morning sunrise performances on Ojai hilltops or inspiring late night concerts in Libbey Bowl, each day brings joyful, moving, and surprising moments in this annual iconic event.

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June, Ojai Wine Festival

The Ojai Wine Festival has been named by Sunset Magazine as one of the top five “Food and Wine Havens in the West.” This festival has become a favorite affair for attending wineries with their numbers doubling to event capacity every year at the beautiful Lake Casitas Recreation Area.

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July 2018

Fourth of July Parade and Celebration

Enjoy a patriotic concert at Libbey Bowl on July 3rd, then July 4th festivities include a pancake breakfast, a youth freedom run, Ojai's annual parade and fireworks show at night with live music, kid zone and food trucks.

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July, Ojai Playwrights Conference

Every summer, theatre professionals and enthusiastic audiences from Southern California converge in the magical Ojai Valley to participate in the development of new plays for the American theatre.

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September 2018

Ojai Storytelling Festival

An acclaimed group of storytellers will take you on a journey around the world on the wings of story - no bags to pack, just your own suitcase of dreams. See you at Ojai's iconic Libbey Bowl.

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Bowlfull of Blues at Libbey Bowl

Join us and enjoy talented blues musicians in Ojai's iconic Libbey Bowl. Tasty food, beer and wine will be available for purchase. A portion of proceeds benefit local youth music education.

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October 2018

Topa Topa Music Festival at Libbey Bowl

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34th Annual Ojai Studio Artist Tour

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Ojai Day

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Taste of Ojai

Savor the best cuisine Ojai has to offer along with live entertainment.

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November 2018

Ojai Film Festival

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Annual Ojai Holiday Home Tour

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