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Strawberry Festival

@ Village Green Park

Parade, carnival rides, games, music


The 61st annual Strawberry Festival will be held Memorial Day Weekend. The festival is a charity event that has brought in over $7 million for local charities since its inception in 1958. It will be Friday, May 24th through Monday, May 27th, 2019. Friday hours are 1:00 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Monday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Admission is free. Special one-price ride-all-day wristbands will be offered for all festival days.

The 61st annual Strawberry Festival will be held Memorial Day Weekend. The festival is a charity event that has brought in over $7 million for local charities since its inception in 1958. It will be Friday, May 24th through Monday, May 27th, 2019. Friday hours are 1:00 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Monday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Admission is free. Special one-price ride-all-day wristbands will be offered for all festival days.


The four-day event, which is the second largest city festival in the Western United States, will be held at the Village Green between Main Street and Euclid Avenue in downtown Garden Grove. Last year’s attendance was over 300,000.


Highlights include the Friday evening official giant strawberry cake cutting ceremony at 6:00 p.m. at the Showmobile (Acacia & Main streets) when free cake is served to over 2,000 people. Saturday morning begins with a 5K Run followed by an 8 a.m. VIP celebrity breakfast at the Garden Grove Community Center, with proceeds going to We Give Thanks. Next is a parade at 10 a.m. with floats, bands, equestrians and characters. Many film and TV celebrities will be honored in the parade.


All four festival days will include 35 carnival rides, 5 contests, over 200 food and sales booths, games, music and live entertainment in the amphitheater and Showmobile. Contests, held in the festival’s 550-seat amphitheater, include the Berry, Berry Beautiful Baby Contest, Redhead Roundup, Strawberry Idol Karaoke, and Tiny Tots King and Queen.

  • Village Green Park
  • 12732 Main Street
  • Garden Grove, CA 92840

Website: Click to Visit

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Note: Unlimited all day rides: $30 Fri, $35 Sat-Mon

Note: In addition to the cost of admission, if any, there is an additional cost that varies depending on the activity you participate in.

Street parking. On-street parking is available, as well as at 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* [ * charge a fee for parking ]

Event dates, times and cost are subject to change without notice. Before heading out, please contact the event organizer to verify the information provided. If you have questions about a particular event, please contact the event organizer directly.

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