This is a charity event, all people working the event are volunteers, contact the Ventura County Blues Society if you would like to volunteer. All ticket sales are final, there are no refunds. This show is an all-weather event. Ventura County Blues Society reserves the right to refuse entry to anyone.
Are Dogs allowed?
Only service dogs required due to a disability as defined under the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) will be allowed.
What can I bring?
New for 2018 – High-back chairs will be permitted.
You may also bring Backpacks, bags and blankets however; all bags are subject to search.
What can’t I bring?
No Food or drink of any kind, Coolers, Styrofoam cups, cans, glass bottles, alcohol. Vending is prohibited on festival grounds (this includes the handing out of flyers), no pets of any kind, only service animals will be allowed (This will be strictly enforced). No professional cameras, audio or video recording devices allowed.
Seating in general admission is on a first come basis. High back lawn chairs, blankets, and sand chairs welcome.
Camarillo City Ordinance 1053 states: Smoking is not permitted at any Public Event in the City of Camarillo. This is a SMOKE FREE EVENT
For your convenience nearby hotels include, but are not limited to:
Camarillo Inn and Executive Suites. $86
1405 Del Norte Road, Camarillo CA 93010
4.1 miles from the Festival Venue
Close to the after Party
805-983-7171. Request the Blues Festival Pricing.
Best Western Camarillo Inn. $120
295 E Daily Drive, Camarillo, CA, 93010
1.8 miles from the Festival Venue
Days Inn Camarillo. $67
165 E Daily Drive, Camarillo, CA 93010
2.0 miles from the Festival Venue
Courtyard Camarillo. $183
4994 Verdugo Way, Camarillo, CA 93012
2.6 miles from the Festival Venue
(All Prices Are Subject To Change)
Festival Parking Alert
Your best “Hassle-free” option:
Park FREE at the Amtrak Station on the corner of Lewis Rd. & Ventura Blvd.
It is a short 4-block walk to the Festival Venue.
If you are not in a hurry, ride the FREE trolley, it leaves the station about every half hour, from 10:00am till 10:00pm. You will take a 25 minute tour of Camarillo to the Festival Stop #9.
Additional Parking Options
Because this venue is located in the heart of Old Town where parking is very limited, we highly recommend ridesharing. There will be some limited onsite festival parking, and for those that may have difficulty walking, a drop-off site is located at the front of the facility. There will also be a handful of designated public lots along Ventura Boulevard, listed below.*
We kindly remind our festival guests to please respect the parking needs of the neighborhood and local businesses to ensure the VCBS will be welcomed back for future events at the Arts Center.
*Public lots are located at:
2383 Glenn Drive
2475 Glenn Drive
Behind 2557 Ventura Boulevard
Absolutely no tail gating (partying) at your vehicle or any area, this will be enforced by law enforcement.
Directions to Studio Channel Islands
From US 101 Northbound:
Exit 53B East Daily Dr. Sharp right onto East Daily Rd. Turn right on Lewis Rd. Turn right on Ventura Blvd .03 miles. Studio Channel Islands will be on your left.
From US 101 Southbound:
Exit 54 toward Carmen Dr / Camarillo. Use left 2 lanes to turn left on Ventura Blvd .08 miles.
Studio Channel Islands will be on your right.
Benefit for Food Share Ventura County
Help us Tackle Hunger with a donation of a non-perishable food item.
Food Items Needed The Most:
Canned Proteins (e.g. tuna, chicken)
Canned or dried fruits
Dried beans, rice and pasta
Online ticket purchases will be available at will call on the day of the event. Please bring photo ID & purchase receipt with confirmation number to claim your ticket(s).
All times are approximate. No outside food or beverage. No umbrellas. Blankets and low back chairs only.
All weather event. No refunds.
Artist line-up is subject to change.