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.
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!
WHY: This 64th annual show offers artists and crafts people a high quality outdoor setting to display and sell their wares to an appreciative audience.
RESULT: Morro Bay Art in the Park is looked upon as the finest display of handmade art and crafts presented in San Luis Obispo County.
EXHIBITS: 108 booths representing 125 independant artists and craft workers .
FOOD: There will be a wide variety of food and drink available at the festival.