Coronavirus (COVID-19): The health and safety of our staff and customers are top priority.  Please note the District offices will be closed to customers until further notice, and the Lake Casitas Recreation Area is closed until further notice. We are here to serve you, and we request that all business be conducted via Internet or phone.  More information is found here.


The District continues to work on important capital improvement and maintenance projects. Please visit the News section on the Home page for projects currently under construction.

Special Events

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Your Special Event

Lake Casitas has a large special event area and various group picnic areas that provide a beautiful lake view venue for your special event. We'll help you with the logistics for your wedding, anniversary, reunion, concert, fund-raiser or what ever you have in mind for your special day. Complete an Event Application or call us with your questions. We'll help you decide if Lake Casitas is the perfect venue for your event call Joe Evans, Division Officer at (805) 649-1122. 

Other Events at Lake Casitas!

Special events are part of the fun at Lake Casitas. Some of the events featured throughout the year include:

  • Special EventsThe Annual Ojai Wine Festival, in June, draws more than 40 wineries and micro-breweries from vineyards of the nearby Santa Ynez Valley. This event has been cancelled this year due to the Coronavirus.

  • Local High Schools host cross country meets during September and October each year. The Bill Wadlington Course, named after a veteran Ranger whose tireless efforts were instrumental in developing the events, covers 3 miles of rolling hills, winding through campgrounds on the westerly side of the Recreation Area, with welcome views of the lake during a hard run. Meets include the Ojai Invitational, Frontier League, Ventura High School Wednesday Invitational, and the Ventura County Championships.

  • Plus, we'll be out at the Ventura County Fair and Ojai Day! Come meet and talk with us at these fun events. We'll be on hand to discuss your Quagga issue concerns, fish planting status and to let you know what's new at the Lake.

Date Public Events Information
June 14, 2020 **CANCELLED** Ojai Wine Festival

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