Spring is sweet in California’s quaint mountain town of Ojai, where the trees are full with ripe Pixie tangerines. These sweet and seedless tangerines are native to Ojai Valley, and the town is celebrating throughout April during Pixie Tangerine Month. With hotel, restaurant and attraction specials sweetening the deal, why not get a taste of spring in the picturesque Ojai Valley this month? Check out these Pixie-themed deals:
Emerald Iguana Inn and Blue Iguana Inn are both offering Pixie gift baskets filled with tangerines, Pixie tea, a jar of local honey, wine and Pixie-flavored chocolates. Ojai Valley Inn and Spa is greeting guests with a special Pixie amenity, plus a Pixie-inspired breakfast and a 50-minute Pixie body treatment. The Oaks at Ojai is offering an exclusive and complimentary Pixie scrub treatment, as well as complimentary Pixies at the front desk and Pixie-inspired dishes at the restaurant.
Enjoy Pixies on flatbread at Feast Bistro, where the kitchen will feature a warm feta, mozzarella, Pixie, kalamata olive and caramelized onion flatbread all month long. Cool off with a sweet treat at Bliss Frozen Yogurt, where a Pixie-flavored fro-yo is available through April. Stop by Suzanne’s Cuisine for a savory take on Ojai’s beloved Pixie. Try the pork tenderloin with Pixie red curry sauce or the carrot cake with Pixie cream cheese frosting.
Take a tour of Ojai’s Pixie groves with Cloud Climber Jeep Tours, who offer an exclusive trip to vistas overlooking Ojai’s citrus groves. During the tour, you’ll also have a chance to sample citrus-flavored vinegars. Browse the shops of downtown Ojai, where participating retailers will offer discounts on all of their orange merchandise through the end of April. (Main image: Larry Emerson Ojai CVB)