Entertainment, Displays & Events

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


Friday Night!

Mighty Croon Dogs

This energetic 4-piece band plays and sings all types of music, hitting their listeners all the way from the heart to the dancing feet. Their smooth vocal harmonies weave together with talented musicianship to create a dynamic blend, pleasing to audiences of all ages.

These professional musicians have an upbeat style centering on classic and contemporary rock, rhythm & blues, with an infusion of swing, salsa, reggae,
soul, country and smooth jazz to add to the fun.

When they say they "do it all!" , they mean it! Everybody walks away
with a smile on their face, saying "Hey, those guys are GOOD!"

Great for listening -- perfect for dancing!



Movie Night is back!!
Friday Night

Friday, Sept. 25th at Rotary Bandstand (in Heritage Square Park)

Suggested donation of $1 per adult or 50c per child

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Catalina Eddy and the Blue Keys

 Saturday - 11-2 - Centennial Park Gazebo

Catalina Eddy and the Blue Keys are a new aggregation of seasoned Central Coast musicians who deliver an energetic brew of Blues, Roots, Rock and Roll. The band is a new aggregation of seasoned Central Coast musicians who deliver an energetic brew of Blues, Roots, Rock and Rockabilly. They offer a strong core of rockin' original tunes supported by a great assortment of classics from the likes of Jimi Hendrix, Elvis Presley, Robert Johnson, Muddy Waters, Bob Dylan, John Hiatt, Van Morrison and Willie Dixon. Catalina Eddy will deliver a cookin' show of music for your dancing and listening pleasure!

The Blue Keys are led by Ted Waterhouse (AKA Catalina Eddy) on ripping bottleneck and standard electric guitar and lead vocals. Joining Ted with powerful lead vocals is Karen Wilkins. The band features Chris Anderson on killer piano and Hammond organ with Bruce Willard and Brett Borba keeping a rock solid groove on bass and drums, and Johnny Johnson on harmonica and vocals.


Zumba Demonstration with Audience Participation
Presented by Tantrum Fitness



Agriculture Pavilion

All day on Saturday on Bridge Street

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Big Ditch Derby

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Saturday on Nelson Street
Details coming soon


The Lucky Nines

Ag Pavilion Saturday - 11:30 - 4:00

All set to honky tonk their way into your hearts, the Central Coast's own “Lucky Nines” bring you the finest of the golden period in country music, the meat and potatoes Bakersfield sound of the early 1960's. Try to sit and enjoy but be ready to dance.

Arroyo Grande Rotary Fish Fry

Friday Night, Sept. 25th in Olohan Alley


Whiskerino Contest!

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Saturday - 9:00am - 10:15am - Branch Street

BanjerDan will  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.


Arroyo Grande High School Robotics Team
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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.

He takes 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.


Spelling Bee


Sign up on Saturday at the Schoolhouse

Two Breakdancers


Saturday, 3:00pm - Rotary Bandstand -

JESSE PARRA was born in Fresno County, and moved to the Central Coast with his family for the better life that it provided. Jesse started dance classes during his junior year of high school at Arroyo Grande High, and has been hooked ever since. He currently teaches hippity hop and breakdancing at CDMA. Specializing in breakdancing and hip hop, he practices every day, anywhere, anytime. If there's music playing, Jesse will be dancing!

Dancing with Jesse will be Ash aka bgirlagame is.


Kids Parade


        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! 

And Lots Lots More!

See home page for

Wiener Dog Races

Homegrown Fruit, Veggie & Flower Display & Contest

Baking Contest




Times Subject To Change



Handicapped Parking is available at the City Hall parking lot located at the corner of East Branch Street and Mason Street.




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