Garden Grove Strawberry Festival

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 Celebrating non-profits and the community, this year's 53rd annual Garden Grove Strawberry Festival is sure to be spectacular!  With tons of kids' rides, entertainment and delicious food, you will want to come back all four days!  Check the schedule below for a detail event list.

Arrive early for good parking, pack a stroller, snacks and sunblock!

 

 

Friday:

11:00 A.M TO 10:00 P.M. WRISTBAND DAY $25 entitles wearer to all rides, all day.

4.00 P.M.*

6:00 P.M.

Tiny Tots King & Queen Contest 

For 3-6 Year Olds (Amphitheater)

 

Welcome And Giant Strawberry Shortcake Cutting Ceremony 

The world's largest strawberry shortcake will be cut by the Mayor and Miss Garden Grove and served FREE to all who attend. Festival sponsors will be thanked for helping to underwrite parade and festival expenses, allowing greater Festival proceeds to be contributed to local charities. (Location: Showmobile at Main & Acacia)

7:15 P.M. Ooey Gooey Pie-in-the-Face Contest

Music provided by Time Warne Cable (Amphitheater)

 

8:00 A.M. TO 9:30 A.M.

VIP Breakfast - Open to the Public Come meet your favorite TV and film celebrities who will be in the parade!  Enjoy a great breakfast and support a worthy cause!

 

 

is donating food for the festival’s annual pre-parade VIP breakfast at the Garden Grove Community Center, 11300 Stanford Avenue at Euclid.  Scrambled eggs, pancakes, sausage, ham and bacon will be served for $5.00 per person paid at the door with all proceeds benefiting We Give Thanks, a charity annually providing Thanksgiving dinners for thousands of needy people. 

10:00 A.M TO 10:00 P.M. WRISTBAND DAY $30 entitles wearer to all rides, all day.

10:00 A.M.

 

Strawberry Festival Parade (Begins at Ninth & Chapman)

Map of Parade Route I Click here to view our Past Parade Participants.

 

Floats, marching bands, local dignitaries, clowns and equestrians are all part of the exciting Saturday morning parade. Come see Miss Garden Grove Leah Cecil and her court, and Miss Outstanding Teen Jessica Tonti. Also in the parade will be the Senior King and Queen and the Tiny Tots King and Queen. Kids of all ages will enjoy meeting, Knott's Berry Farms' Snoopy, and Ronald McDonald!

Come wave to your favorite TV and film stars Rico Rodriguez (Modern Family), Raini Rodriguez (Disney’s Prom) as Grand Marshals plus Anneliese Van der Pol (That’s So Raven), Ed Arnold (The Real Orange), Kate Linder (Days of Our Lives), Valery Ortiz (Diary of a Single Mom), Fivel Stewart (Jake Stevens: The Last Protector & Blue Dolphin Kids), Tucker Albrizzi (Hop & Big Time Rush), Alisa Reyes (All That & The Bold & the Beautiful), Courtney Robinson (Tim & Eric Awesome Show & Dark House), Christina Robinson (Dexter) and Ashley Boettcher (Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer).

 

10:00 A.M To 10:00 P.M. Carnival Rides, Game And Food Booths

12:00 A.M To 1:30 P.M. Celebrity Autographs on Festival Grounds (near Community Courtyard Center)

1:00 P.M. To 4:00 P.M.

 

SOUTHLAND MEGA GROOVE band (Showmobile)

5:00 P.M. To 8:00 P.M. 3rd DEGREE BLUES BAND (Showmobile)

6:00 P.M Karaoke Contestants Pick Songs And Enter Contest Before 6:45 P.M. (Amphitheater)

7:00 P.M. Drawing For 25 Contestants (Amphitheater)

7:30 P.M "Strawberry Idol” Karaoke Contest

 

For Contestants 16 Years Or Older (Amphitheater)

 

10:00 A.M To 10:00 P.M WRISTBAND DAY $30 entitles wearer to all rides, all day.  

10:00 A.M To 10:00 P.M. Carnival Rides, Game And Food Booths

11:00 A.M.

Berry Berry Beautiful Baby Pageant 

For Babies 3 Months To Under 3 Years (Amphitheater)

 

1:00 to 4:00 pm FULL SPECTRUM (Showmobile)

2:00 P.M. The Guardettes (Amphitheater)

5:00 to 8:00 pm THE COUGRZZ  (Showmobile)

7:00 P.M. Miss Garden Grove And Friends Stage Show (Amphitheater)

 

10:00 A.M To 10:00 P.M. WRISTBAND DAY $30 entitles wearer to all rides, all day.

10:00 A.M To 10:00 P.M.

Carnival Rides, Game And Food Booths

 

 

12:00 P.M.

Red-Head Roundup Contest 

For All Ages (Amphitheater)

1:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M.   The Dreams (Showmobile)

3:00 P.M. The Colony Of Performing Arts (Amphitheater)

 

 

 

PARKING INFORMATION:

On-street parking is available, as well as in some private and public lots listed below.

United Methodist Church*

Coastline College*

Garden Grove Library

Garden Grove City Hall

Garden Grove High School

The Lot behind Main Street shops

Private small lots on Stanford*

The Catholic Church on Stanford and Nelson*

[ The * indicates those that charge a fee for parking ]

  • Event Category Fairs and Festivals, City History and Tours
  • Event Cost Free
    4 Wristband Days! Ride all rides, all day for one low price! Friday: $25 ... Saturday, Sunday & Monday: $30 each day $1.00 individual tickets for rides also available at the booths. Rides require 3-5 tickets each.
  • Event Ages All

Event Location

Village Green

12740 Main St.
Garden Grove, CA 92840

Phone:
(714) 638-0981