2015 Conejo Valley Days May 7-10: Ticket Giveaway

Our version of a mini-state fair, Conejo Valley Days returns to Conejo Creek Park for its 59th year, May 7-10. It’s a huge carnival with epic rides, decadent food, live music, and more!

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Celebrating the area’s western roots and community spirit, CVD features entertainment for kids, teens and the whole family including carnival rides, games, live entertainment, a western saloon and a food court. Our family has been there twice, and we had a great time at both festivals. There is one big piece of advice I will share: bring plenty of cash.

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Even though Conejo Valley Days is pricey (food, experiences, shopping, and rides all cost extra on top of the $5 – $10 admission price and $5 per vehicle parking fee), for people who love fairs and thrill rides, it’s worth it. It’s close, it’s spacious even when a lot of people are there, and the live entertainment and demonstrations are fun to watch.

We went last year on Mother’s Day and bought a wristband for rides because really the whole point for us was for my younger son to ride as many as he could. Luckily, he wasn’t yet tall enough for the scariest (to me) ones, but he still got plenty of use out of it!

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These rides are amazing – my younger son, who is very adventurous, loved them! But if you go when wristbands are not available, they can be fairly expensive as rides go. Tickets cost 50 cents each, and the rides require up to 16 of them. The CVD has published a list of rides and their ticket numbers so you can be prepared.

Kids can earn 3 free rides with the CVD’s special new “Read and Ride Program.” Wristbands for unlimited rides are $40 and will only be available on Thursday, May 7 Family Night and Sunday, May 10.

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There are also plenty of opportunities to spend more money, at vendor booths that sell items or experiences, like rock climbing or the zany bubble rides.

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Entry: $10 for adults, $5 for kids 6 through 12 and free for kids 5 and under.

59th Annual Conejo Valley Days
May 7 – 10, 2015
Conejo Creek Park South
1300 E Janss Rd  Thousand Oaks, CA 91362
(Janss Rd./23 Freeway)

Agoura Hills Mom is giving away two family 4-packs of tickets! That will save you up to $40 right there. Just leave a comment here and tell us what your favorite thing about Conejo Valley Days is, or what you can’t wait to experience for the first time. One comment entry per person. Make sure your email address is entered (will not be published). For an extra entry, follow @agourahillsmom on Instagram and leave your handle in your comment. Winner will be drawn at random from all qualifying entries received by 11:59 PM, Sunday May 3. Tickets will be mailed to the winners.

Conejo Valley Days Is Coming Up May 8-11! Win Free Tickets!

GIVEAWAY CLOSED.  For current giveaway please 2015 Conejo Valley Days

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Now with bigger, better rides! The 58th Annual Conejo Valley Days is coming up May 8 through May 11 at Conejo Creek Park South in Thousand Oaks. This year the carnival rides will be operated by the same company that does rides for the Orange County Fair, Los Angeles County Fair, and Coachella!

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In addition to carnival rides, CVD will include food booths operated by nonprofit organizations, motocross exhibitions, outhouse races, games, vendors, a Kids’ Korral children’s stage sponsored by Eureka Organic Bread, a “Garage Band” stage to showcase new local bands and live entertainment in the Golden Horseshoe Saloon.

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The motocross exhibitions and live entertainment are included with general admission. Entry: $10 for adults, $5 for kids 6 through 12 and free for kids 5 and under. Parking is $5. Ride tickets and food are additional costs.

CVD hours are Thursday, May 8, 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., Friday, May 9, 5:00 p.m. to midnight, Saturday, May 10, noon to midnight and Sunday, May 11, noon to 8:00 p.m. The Lucy Pet Foundation is the nonprofit partner for this year’s Conejo Valley Days.

Conejo Valley Days
May 8-11
Conejo Creek Park South
1300 E. Janss Road
Thousand Oaks, CA
Website
www.facebook.com/ConejoValleyDays and Twitter @CVDays2014

The CVD folks have given me 2 packages of 4 tickets to give away here on this site. To enter, simply leave a comment below by Thursday, May 1 at 11:59PM Pacific Time. One entry per family. Winners will be chosen from qualifying entries by random number drawing, and I will mail the tickets upon learning the mailing addresses.

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Conejo Valley Days Still On!

Despite the drama of the Camarillo Springs brush fire, which at the time of this writing burned over 28,000 acres in Camarillo and Newbury Park, Conejo Valley Days 2013 will stay open as planned.

The western-themed carnival and entertainment festival takes place now through Sunday May 5 at Conejo Creek Park, near the junction of Janss Road and the 23. This is well northeast of the fire, but fears about poor air quality as the Santa Ana’s gave way to onshore winds blowing smoke in this direction have made many community sports league cancel outdoor events through Saturday. The US Youth Volleyball League and Agoura, Westlake, and Newbury Park Pony Baseball league canceled all games during that time.

A CVD rep said the outlook is good with weather likely to cool down Saturday and Sunday.