Raw Space with Alexi Kenney, a special event at the historic, under-construction Ojai Playhouse, January 2023

If you’re either a student trying to save for textbooks, an Ojai local moving back home, someone raising a music-appreciating family, or a young professional, artist, or musician on a budget, we want to ensure you can get your fill of music adventure!

OJAINEXT is a community for the next generation of Festival audiences. If you are under 50 years of age and interested in becoming a member, fill out the form at the bottom of this page. Membership is free.

Whether you’re a long-time classical music lover or you’re simply curious about this yearly Ojai staple, take a look at our various perks to help welcome you to the Ojai Festival Family.

Post-concert mixer after Creative Lab: Celebrating California Composers, November 2023

What perks will you get as an OJAINEXT Member?

  • Invitations to special events throughout the year
  • Discounts on select Festival concerts and seats
  • Drink voucher for the Green Room in the Park
  • An invitation to the OJAINEXT member event during the Festival
  • Other additional and unexpected deals, invitations, and opportunities (per the schedule and programming of the Festival)
Camping in Ojai

Ojai has incredible hiking and camping opportunities. The town is surrounded by mountains on all sides and is neighbored by Los Padres National Park.

We suggest checking out Camp ComfortLake Casitas Recreation Area, Dennison ParkRose Valley Camp Ground, and Wheeler Gorge

These campsites range from $20-76 a night depending on the campsite. Additionally, vehicle fees range from $2-20 a vehicle.

Things to do in Ojai

Whether you’re attending one concert or every concert, there is plenty to do in Ojai before and after a performance. Here are our top picks for the OJAINEXT segment of our audience!

Food and Drink: Topa Topa Brewing CompanySanders & Sons GelatoOjai Pizza CompanySakura OjaiJolly Kone | Papa LennonsOjai Beverage CompanyFarmer and the Cook | Love Social Cafe

Shopping: Bart’s Books2nd Helpings Thrift StoreFig Curated LivingRAINS Department StoreOjai HouseSerendipity Toys | Sespe Creek Collective

Hikes: Ventura River PreserveOjai Meadows PreserveShelf RoadRose Valley FallsCozy Dell Trail

Check out our Explore Ojai page for even more recommendations.

If you are new to the Ojai Music Festival or new to classical music in general check out our First Timers page and our FAQ.

Feel free to call our box office at 805 646 2053 for more information on young adult deals and discounts. You can also DM us on our Facebook and Instagram.