Where: Village of Arroyo Grande - When: 05/25/2013
The Arroyo Grande Strawberry Festival named the place to be on Memorial Weekend by Sunset Magazine!
As one of California's largest festivals and premiere festival on the Central Coast this family-style event brings together thousands of visitors and residents to enjoy activities and entertainment, the Strawberry Stampede, hundreds of art, craft and display booths, ethnic foods, and of course, scrumptious strawberry treats of all kinds in shortcakes, funnel cakes, milkshakes, ice cream and by the box!
The wonderful May weather and ambiance of the historic downtown village also add to the festivals merriment.
Thousands of visitors from all our western states attend or participate in the festival. If you plan on attending, we recommend making your lodging reservations at least six months in advance. Admission is free but bring money for food, drink and children's game booths.
Features include Strawberry Stampede walk/run, Strawberry Pancake Breakfast, Strawberry Shortcake & T-shirt booths, Strawberry Prince & Princess Contest, Strawberry Blonde Contest, Strawberry Cook-Off Contest, Kiddie Carnival, Arts & Crafts Show, and Entertainment including Ethnic, Folk, Blues, Jazz, Contemporary & Rock 'n Roll music!
Where: Halter Ranch Winery - When: 07/06/2013
Paso Fork and Corks Festival
Saturday July 6th , 2013 4p-8pThe Central Coast coolest event yet, FORK n' CORKS Fest 2013 at the prestigious Halter Ranch Winery, produced by American General Media Radio Group. This event is intended to bring people from all over California together in one setting to enjoy all beverages that have been "cork'd" (but the good cork'd) such as whiskey, gin, wine, port, beer, hard ciders, champagne and more! On top of that, we will have gourmet food to be paired along side. The Local Chefs/ Restaurants will be put to the test, while the only way they are allowed to cook is by the BBQ PIT! You think that is a challenge, in addition to only preparing the meal for you by the BBQ PIT, they can only then garnish their creations with pitted fruits and veggies, such as avocados, peaches, cherries, olives and more!"Enjoy this "Pit to Plate" themed event with us benefiting such a great community oriented Non Profit sector, MUST! Charities Organization July 6th 2013 from (4p-8p). This event will sell out, with a limited amount of tickets available (of 1,200 tickets).In addition, to the food and drinks, there will be live entertainment rotating on the stage as well as live art being produced, painted, sculpted at the event in the large Barn by artists from Studios on The Park, with the theme "CENTRAL COAST WINE COUNTRY" in mind. Tickets: $60pp club members of Halter/ $70 pp public
www.pasoforkandcorksfest.comWe look forward to seeing YOU at the event July 6th 2013!805 781-2750 firstname.lastname@example.org