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Ojai Annual Events 2021

*While Ojai is known for its welcoming spirit, our first priority is the safety and health of our community, residents, and visitors. As we navigate life through a pandemic, we always recommend consulting official and direct resources prior to traveling to ensure access to your destination is safe and currently open.

Our annual events are listed below. Come for the day, or stay for a few days and immerse yourself in the Ojai culture. Please follow the pink highlighted links to secure more accurate information for each event.

Several inns and hotels offers special rates for Ojai events.

April

Enjoy the festivities of Ojai Pixie Month

Each year in April we celebrate the harvest of our indigenous Pixie Tangerine. Ojai’s unique micro-climate offers optimal growing conditions for our petite, ultra-sweet tangerines. The whole community comes together and celebrates by offering Pixie-centric hotel packages, libation and culinary specials, spa treatments, retail discounts, outdoor activities and much more!

April 2021

121st Annual Ojai Valley Tennis Tournament

The Ojai Valley Tennis Tournament is only one of a multitude of activities that tennis fans and visitors can partake in while visiting Ojai, an idyllic destination for those who know the more intricate settings of Southern California. Spectators will enjoy the best that tennis has to offer in the largest tennis tournament in the United States. The tournament features juniors, college and Pac-12 teams.

April 21 - 25, 2021

May

44th Annual 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.

May 29 - May 30, 2021

Clif Mountains 2 Beach Marathon & Half

Uniquely situated and completely surrounded by beautiful mountains, the city of Ojai holds the start of the Clif Mountains 2 Beach Marathon & Half. 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.

May 30, 2021

June

74th Annual 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.

June 10 - 13, 2021

34th Annual 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.

June 13, 2021

17th Annual Ojai Valley Lavender Festival

Don't miss the season to celebrate fragrant Ojai lavender! LMG Vendor Events, Blissful Boutiques has stepped forward to take the Ojai Valley Lavender Festival into the future! We are experienced event planners and we are dedicated to preserve the mission of the Lavender Festival. Blissful Boutiques is extremely honored to carry on this popular festival for years to come. Free parking and admission, with over 100 vendors, live entertainment, and speakers..

June 26, 2021

July

59th Annual Fourth of July Parade & Celebration

Enjoy a patriotic concert at Libbey Bowl, 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.

July 4, 2021

October

Ojai Day

The entire community comes together as we celebrate the magical valley we call home, with handcrafted wares, farm-fresh food, fun offerings for kids, live music and much more for Ojai Day!

October 2021

Re-Wild You Retreat

An extraordinary retreat for professional women at the Twin Creek Ranch in Ojai, CA. For more information and to register click on the date link below.

October 2021

19th Annual Taste of Ojai

Savor the best cuisine Ojai has to offer, along with local wine, beer, and tequila tastings! Enjoy live entertainment, dancing, and silent auction on the pastoral grounds of the legendary Ojai Valley Inn golf course!

October 2021

19th Annual 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.

October 28 - 31, 2021

November

22nd Annual Ojai Film Festival

The Ojai Film Festival is dedicated to presenting a wide array of distinguished motion pictures of filmmakers throughout the world. Come join the fun for this multi-day festival!

November 2021

24th Annual Ojai Holiday Home Tour & Marketplace

Sponsored by the Ojai Festival Women’s Committee, this timeless holiday tradition offers an exclusive tour of stunning Ojai homes to celebrate the art of living. Once you’ve been inspired by these homes dressed in holiday splendor, take care of your holiday shopping at the Marketplace.

November 2021

December

Serenity Season at Ojai Valley Inn

Thanksgiving weekend officially kicks off the holiday season at the Ojai Valley Inn. The entire Ojai community joins in for the annual tree lighting followed by five weeks of festive events!

December 2021

Ongoing events

Fridays - Ojai Village Experience - Every third Friday of the month, select shops and museum stay open later for locals and visitors.

Saturdays - Ojai Historical Walking Tours

Saturdays - Ojai Food Walking Tours

Sundays - Ojai Certified Farmers Market

Daily - Local Wine Tasting

Plus art exhibits, concerts, food tours, plays, art and writers workshops throughout the year.