Here's a Peek at some of this years entertainment!
Link to Full Schedule
and Map Below.
Check out all the fun we're going to have on Friday and Saturday!
This year we
have a great lineup of Entertainment for you with some of your old favorites and some new
exciting venues too! We also have a variety of displays and events, something for
everyone in the family.
Entertainment and Displays throughout
the Festival Grounds
Movie Night is back!!
Friday, Sept. 23rd at Rotary Bandstand (in Heritage Square Park)
“Nanny McPhee Returns”
Enigmatic Nanny McPhee (Emma Thompson) arrives on the doorstep of a
harried mother, Isabel Green (Maggie Gyllenhaal), who is trying to
raise her kids and tend to the family farm while her husband is away
at war. Isabel has her hands full with not only her own three, but
also with her sister's spoiled pair. With no time
to lose, McPhee uses magic to instill in the children five important
Suggested donation of $1 per adult or 50c per child
Bring a lawn
chair and blanket and join us for a FUN FAMILY EVENT!
and snacks available for purchase. SHOW STARTS AT 7:10 PM
Sponsored by the Suprinski Family
for the Arroyo Grande Valley Harvest Festival
Grande Rotary Fish Fry
Friday Night, Sept. 23rd
in Olohan Alley
The James Way Band!
Saturday 11:30am to 4:pm
All day on Saturday on Bridge Street including:
Central Coast Greenhouse Grower’s Display
FFA Cow Milking, Farm & Other Activities
Grieb Ranch Historical Display
John Deere Pedal Tractors courtesy of Cal Coast Machinery
Big Tractors courtesy of Cal Coast Machinery, Ikeda Farms and Quinn
Company (Challenger, Massey Ferguson & CAT)
Restored Tractors courtesy of JB Dewar and Rutiz Family Farms
Winery Displays (Conway Wines, Laetitia, Talley, Toucan Wines,
California Rare Fruit Growers - Tree Grafting Demonstrations
Agriculture Booths and other Agricultural Historic Displays
♪♫ James Way Band ♪♫
11:30am to 4:00pm Saturday
Big Ditch Derby
Saturday on Nelson Street
Click here for details!
White Horse Carriage Co. - Free Carriage Rides
Catch the rides on Mason Street
next to Heritage Square Park
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Roaming the festival
be strolling with his Banjo prior to the parade
“BanjerDan" (Dan Mazer) is a banjo player/multi-instrumentalist
based in San Luis Obispo County, CA. His music is an Americana mix,
rooted in straight-ahead bluegrass and branching out to include
folk, country, blues, oldies, and other styles.
Grande High School Robotics Team
on Saturday on the Rotary Bandstand Stage.
PIE EATING CONTEST
Sign Up at the Festival!
Ballooney the Clown
Always a favorite with the young and young at heart, Ballooney the Clown,
aka, Mike Kilton, will perform for the Harvest Festival again this year. Ballooney
has been entertaining for more than 20 years throughout the United States, the Carribean
and overseas, and has entertained in the Arroyo Grande area since 1994.
part in the morning Parade and then entertains the children in his "Kid Zone" on
the Village Green all afternoon. With hundreds of props and a wild imagination
Ballooney keeps the kids in stitches all day! Not only does he perform for the
children but he involves them in educational games and fun activities.
Sign up on Saturday at the Schoolhouse
Three years ago Ballooney initiated his afternoon closing "Kid
Parade" This was a big hit and proves to be bigger and better
this year! The kids should gather with Ballooney next to the
Rotary Bandstand at 4:00pm on Saturday to receive their costumes and
instructions. Once all are in costume the group will parade
around the Village Green, across the Swinging Bridge and end up
circling through the Olohan Alley. Parents are
encouraged to join their small children since Ballooney will have a
costume for them too!
Lots Lots More!
See home page for.....
Wiener Dog Races
Fruit, Veggie & Flower Display & Contest
And more check out the
FESTIVAL SCHEDULE -
FESTIVAL MAP -
VENDOR & BOOTH LISTING
Times Subject To Change
is available at the City Hall parking lot located at the corner of
East Branch Street and Mason Street.