Summer is just around the corner and we are all eager to start filling our calendars with fun summer activities. Luckily, Simi Valley already has a great line up of events and festivals for you to enjoy. Here are our top picks for events and festivals going on this summer in Simi Valley!
May 4th 9:00 am – 5:00 pm / Simi Valley Town Center
Simi Valley’s largest one day event, the Simi Valley Street Fair is a fun filled day for the whole family! The event features over 375 vendors, non-stop entertainment, kid’s activities and a beer garden! Enjoy free admission and ample parking, expanded festival grounds and the brand *new* 2019 ‘Street Fair After Dark’- a post fair event to enjoy more wine, beer, food and entertainment!
May 18th 9:00 am – 2:00 pm/ 3700 Avenida Simi Valley, CA
With a petting zoo, balloon art, face painting rides, game and more all geared towards kids, this fun and engaging event is perfect for families and the young at heart! Presented by the Rancho Simi Recreation & Parks District, this fun event is held at Simi’s popular Rancho Tapo Community Park from 9:00am – 2:00pm.
May 19th 6:30 am – 10:00 am / Moorpark College
Lace up your running shoes and dash over to this fun and family friendly running event! Perfect for all skill levels, the Gator Run offers 10K, 5K or 1-mile fun run races, and all proceeds go to charity!
May 25th 10:00 am – 8:00 pm/ 5005 Los Angeles Ave Simi Valley
Enjoy the charm of the south without ever having to get on a plane at the largest Cajun & Blues festival West of the Mississippi. Enjoy delicious Cajun-creole cuisine like jambalaya, crawfish and BBQ sandwiches while you peruse one-of-a-kind vendor booths and toe tap to some of the best blues music in Southern California.
May 24-September 8
Discover the works and genius of Leonardo da Vinci withThe Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum’s latest Exhibit, The World of Da Vinci, beginning May 24 and extending through the summer until September 8. With over three-dozen reconstructions of Leonardo da Vinci’s machines on exhibit, exciting re-creations will include over a dozen built to life size including his Mechanical Lion, Flying Bicycle, Mechanical Bat and Great Kite.
June 8 – July 14, 2019
A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder is the knock-’em-dead, uproarious hit and the most-nominated show of the 2014 season with ten Tony nominations and four wins, including Best Musical. See the performance at the Simi Valley Arts & Cultural Center from June 8 – July 14th.
Bring a chair or blanket, your picnic basket and head out with the family to Rancho Simi Community Park for Simi Valley’s Summer Music in the Park concerts. These highly entertaining concerts are fun for all ages and a popular Simi Valley event! Concerts and parking are free.
Movies in the Park
With FREE pre-show games, Kona Ice, Hot Dog vendors and a 30′ inflatable screen, Simi Valley Movies in the Park is one of the most popular outdoor events of the year. Bring your tribe and enjoy the family-friendly flicks, Small Foot (June 29) and How to Train Your Dragon: Hidden World (July 27).
The Reagan Presidential Library is hosting a day full of free 4th of July family- fun activities. Enjoy patriotic concerts by the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department Band, games, crafts, family entertainment, and more. Activities will include carnival and picnic games, face painting, and more.
The Ronald Reagan Library Sunset Dinner Series
On July 12, August 2 and August 23, the Reagan Library and Museum will host it’s Sunset Dinner Series featuring a fabulous catered dinner on the grounds and entertainment from some of the most popular tribute bands in the country. Tap to the rhythms of the Eagles, Fleetwood Mac, Journey and more as you enjoy array of appetizers and a gourmet buffet dinner and finish the night with a selection of exquisite desserts.
Sept 7 & 8 / Simi Valley Town Center
Sink your teeth into one of the most delicious culinary combinations out there, avocados and bacon! The event features music, vendors and of course tasty treats comprised of avocados and bacon. The best part? It’s free!