Welcome to Camarillo
A peaceful town just minutes from the California coast
Just north of Los Angeles, Camarillo is prime California living without the hustle and bustle of a big city. This unique town is nestled at the bottom of the Conejo foothills, surrounded by vibrant fields and majestic views. Residents can expect almost year-round sunshine and an average temperature in the low 70s. This peaceful community is less than 15 minutes from the Pacific Ocean and scenic California beaches.
With a mixture of rural and suburban lifestyles, Camarillo is ranked as one of the safest communities in Ventura County. There are several shopping options around town, such as the Camarillo Premium Outlets, which has an appealing mix of stores and restaurants. Camarillo also hosts many annual festivals and celebrations, including the Blue Angels Air Show.
What to Love
Named for the family of ranchers that founded the town, Camarillo's small-town charm and rich history make it the perfect place for everyone. Walkable residential streets and outdoor public parks encourage the formation of strong bonds between residents. Friends and family can visit the historical museums during the day and walk along Downtown Camarillo for dinner and drinks.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Camarillo has plenty of options to explore without having to leave the city. The Camarillo Premium Outlets is the prime shopping destination for all your retail needs. This open-air shopping center has over 150 stores featuring memorable name brands, luxury shops, and specialty stores. The outlets also have several restaurants and cafes so guests can grab a bite to eat after shopping.
There is no shortage of fantastic restaurants throughout Camarillo. The Waypoint Cafe, inside Camarillo Airport, is famous for its fresh coffee, spicy chicken sandwiches, and ice cream milkshakes. Guests can dine on the cozy patio and watch airplanes come and go while they eat.
On sunny days diners are encouraged to bring a blanket and picnic on the grass. 2088 Restaurant is a bistro serving creative cocktails and new American dishes with sophisticated interior design and outdoor seating. They have a full lunch, dinner, and happy hour menu with classic favorites such as steaks, seafood, and salads.
Sheila's Wine Bar has you covered if you want to find the perfect wine to pair with your meal. This family-owned wine bar and cafe provides domestic and international wines to please every palate and provides one of the longest wine lists in Ventura County. To perfect an exquisite menu, the head chef takes time to find the freshest produce and prime meats in the area.
Camarillo has no shortage of wineries or breweries for residents to expand their palettes. Back Patio Cellars was started by a husband and wife team, and their business has grown into a thriving vineyard and wine club. They are dedicated to promoting great wines, friendships, and laughter while guests enjoy the relaxed and welcoming atmosphere. Herzog Wine Cellars is another family-owned winery that has been making wine for over 150 years. Wine club members can access the entire wine list, membership discounts, special gifts, and entrance into exclusive events.
Things to Do
Camarillo has a full calendar of events to keep residents entertained year-round. Casa Pacifica is a wine lover's paradise. Hosted at CSU Channel Islands, this festival offers an exciting array of vendors serving delicious food samples from local restaurants, caterers, and bakeries. Festival guests can also enjoy the pleasing selections of fine wines, brews, spirits, and specialty drinks from around California.
A Taste of Camarillo is another fun-filled festival centered around great wine and tasty food. Residents are welcome to spend the afternoon at the magnificent Camarillo Ranch, tasting fine wines, craft beers, cocktails, and gourmet foods. The festival also features live entertainment and boutique shopping.
Wings Over Camarillo is the premier air show on the California coast. This air show is a 40-year-old tradition drawing thousands of attendees over the two-day event. Wings Over Camarillo features a packed air acrobatics schedule with dozens of aircraft flying through the sky, including the Blue Angels Air Show. Guests can experience the best air show, aircraft display models, classic car shows, helicopter rides, food vendors, and more