Things to Do in Camarillo CA

Leisure Village is located in the city of Camarillo in Southern California. Along with all of the amazing activities and events that Leisure Village offers, there are many other activities and fun things to do in Camarillo CA.

Camarillo Ranch House – The historical Camarillo Ranch was once owned by notable Camarillo landowner and prominent businessman, Adolfo Camarillo, and is now a nationally registered historic landmark owned by the City of Camarillo and managed by the Camarillo Ranch Foundation. The product of a romantic gesture, the turn-of-the-century Queen Anne-style Mansion was built in 1892 by Adolfo for his new bride Isabel. The splendid heritage structure and its remaining 4.5 acres have been lovingly restored by the Camarillo Ranch Foundation, and today visitors can tour the ranch’s original barn and stables, stroll through the beautiful gardens, and explore the Camarillo Ranch House expertly reconstructed as a living museum. Your own friends and family can enjoy the same diversions when they attend special gatherings here. (201 Camarillo Ranch Road)


Pleasant Valley Historical Museum – Founded in 1964, the Pleasant Valley Historical Society opened the museum in 1988. It is dedicated to serving the community by preserving and presenting the history of the Pleasant Valley area, and sharing our rich heritage with all who visit. (720 Las Posas Road)


Pleasant Valley Botanical Garden – The garden has been described as a “hidden gem” in Pleasant Valley. The cycles of native plants. flowers and trees make the garden appealing in every season. Plants are identified with signage. It has been designated as an urban bee lab for UC-Berkeley. Monarch butterflies thrive on the numerous wild tropical milkweed plants.
Visitors find the area relaxing just to sit, eat lunch, or watch the monarchs float over the garden. Beautifully set in the middle of the garden, the 27’ Amish Gazebo can be reserved by members for small meetings or weddings. The garden is open during regular museum hours or by reservation. (720 Las Posas Road)


St. Mary Magdalen Historical Chapel – Catholic church that has deep roots in Camarillo from when Adolfo Camarillo lived. There is also a Kindergarten through 8th grade school. (2532 Ventura Blvd.)


World War II Aviation Museum & Commemorative Air Force – The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) is dedicated to preserving the history of combat aircraft which were flown by all military services of the United States. The CAF was founded to acquire, restore and preserve in flying condition a complete collection of combat aircraft which were flown by all military services of the United States, and selected aircraft of other nations, for the education and enjoyment of present and future generations of Americans. More than just a collection of airworthy warplanes from the past, the CAF’s fleet of historic aircraft, known as the CAF Ghost Squadron, recreate, remind and reinforce the lessons learned from the defining moments in American military aviation history. (455 Aviation Drive)


Spanish Hills & Las Posas Country Clubs – Both country clubs offer 18 holes of golf, multiples tennis courts, swimming pool and restaurant. (Spanish Hills CC – 999 Crestview Avenue) (Las Posas CC – 955 Fairway Drive)


Annual Greek Festival – Put on by St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, this is a great way to learn about Greek culture. (515 Eubanks Street)


Camarillo Fiesta & Street Fair – Popular annual street fair that features a variety of musical entertainment acts, classic car show, kids fun zone, petting zoo, carnival, local food vendors and beer & wine garden. (Ventura Blvd. in Old Town)


A Taste of Camarillo – Longest running wine, brew and food festival in Ventura County. Sample from over 100 fine wines and 50 of the area’s finest restaurants. Located on the historic grounds of the Camarillo Ranch House. California Dreamin’ style music and dancing. Silent Auction & Boutique Shopping. (Camarillo Ranch House)



Annual Chili Cook-Off & Music Festival – Some of the best chili cooks in the country. Wear your best toe tappin’ shoes to fully enjoy some of California’s best musicians! Not only will you be able to vote for your favorite People’s Choice chili, you can imbibe with Ventura county’s finest breweries in our expanded beer tasting pavilion, enjoy burgers, pizza, kettlecorn, fresh lemonade and cool your palette with fine ice cream with our favorite vendors while you peruse the car display. Bring the kids to this family friendly event to romp in the bounce house, play games and get crafty. (2400 Ventura Blvd.)


Holiday Tree Lighting and Christmas Parade – One of the largest parades in Southern California with spectacular floats. This special event will have equestrian units and a multitude of local bands and dance groups strutting their best. Santa’s Village has a wonderful selection of holiday shopping, delicious local cuisine and musical entertainment. (Start at Dizdar Park at Ventura Blvd and Glenn Drive then walk down the Boulevard)


Car Show & Food Truck Rally – Classic Car Show, Gourmet Food Trucks, Wine & Beer Cash Bar, Camarillo Ranch House Tours, Live Music, 50/50 Raffle. Proceeds from the event support Camarillo Ranch Foundation’s educational programs. (201 Camarillo Ranch Road)


Wings Over Camarillo Air Show – Amazing annual air show that draws residents from all over Ventura County. The Wings Over Camarillo promotes aviation and its heritage, while inspiring youth with aviation related programs, education and leadership opportunities. With so many activities to see and do! Military aircraft, aerobatics, antique cars, STEM Pavilion, helicopter rides, “Kiddy Korner”, War Veteran’s Tent, WWII re-enactment camp, and VIP Chalet tent as well as a variety of food and street vendors. (555 Airport Way)


Summer Concerts in the Park – Every summer the residents of Camarillo enjoy a series of Summer Concerts and Movies at Constitution Park. The audience brings lawn chairs or blankets for seating, along with picnic dinners for a relaxing evening under the stars. Several other non-profit organizations have concession stands selling food items such as hamburgers, hot dogs, soft drinks, coffee and cookies. (1313-1437 Paseo Camarillo)


3 Movie TheatersRoxy Stadium, Regal Edwards and independent Paseo Camarillo that offers artsy films and monthly comedy nights.



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