Strawberry Stomp 5K

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Strawberry Stomp 5K

Starts at 8:00 a.m. before the parade on May 23rd! Don’t miss it! Visit http://www.strawberrystomp.com for more information.

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2014 Contest Winners

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2014 Contest Winners

Tiny Tots Contest (Click photo to see larger image) Red Head Roundup Contest (Click any photo to see larger image)   Berry, Berry Beautiful Baby Contest (Click any photo to see larger image)   Karaoke Contest (Click photo to see larger image) 1st Place Winner – Miriam Kim from Murietta 2nd Place Winner – Johnny Finger from Anaheim 3rd Place Winner – Kaitlin McMahon from Lake...

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Neptunes

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Neptunes

The Neptunes Band was formed over a year ago. One year prior was when Virginia Gonzalez (vocalist, percussion) met Marie Sandidge (drummer) at Sam Ash and they exchanged numbers. In that next year they kept contact while Marie’s husband Mike Sandidge (bass guitar, violin, vocals) was recovering from a heart operation. When they finally decided to see what they could do in forming a group, joining them was a good friend of Virginia, Benny Vargas (Lead guitar & vocals) and longtime childhood friend of Benny, Eve Ramirez (Guitar) and of course Mike. After 1 year of hard work and lots of...

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V.I.P. Breakfast

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V.I.P. Breakfast

Celebrities, dignitaries and Miss Garden Grove and Miss Outstanding Teen and their courts will all be introduced. La Casa Garcia serves scrambled eggs, pancakes, sausage, ham and bacon for $6.00 per person paid at the door, starting at 7:00 a.m. All proceeds from this will benefit We Give Thanks, a charity annually providing Thanksgiving dinners for thousands of needy people.  

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Nick Corsetti & Co.

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Nick Corsetti & Co.

Nick Corsetti is a singer/songwriter who performs around Orange County and surrounding areas.  He began playing guitar at age 12 when he received a guitar for Christmas and he wrote his first song when he was 17. Soon after, Nick started recording professionally.  Nick continues to write music as well as perform his songs at benefit venues such as Walk For Life, the Huntington Beach Pier Green Expo, Bogarts Coffee Shop in Seal Beach and at the Garden Grove Strawberry Festival.

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5k Run

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5k Run

Garden Grove Strawberry Festival’s first 5k race was a great success! Click here to view photos from the 2014 race.

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$100,000 in Community Donations!

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$100,000 in Community Donations!

Got a local nonprofit? Click to learn more! The Garden Grove Strawberry Festival Association is accepting requests for grants/donations from non-profit organizations that serve the citizens of Garden Grove. Letters requesting funds must be postmarked no later than January 15, 2014 to be considered for donations. A total of $100,000 will be donated. All letters must be submitted on the non-profit organization’s letterhead and include the non-profit identification number, amount of the request and the purpose for funding. Donations are limited to capital improvements and capital equipment or...

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Tiny Tots King & Queen Contest

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TINY TOTS WINNER NAMES   3 YEAR OLD CATEGORY:   Zavah Salas Noah Jayden Weber       4 YEAR OLD CATEGORY:   Nathan Stricker Caleissa Francois       5 YEAR OLD CATEGORY:  (Grand Prize Winners)   Trinity Lee Josiah Harris           6 YEAR OLD CATEGORY:   Brianna Mabry Jonathan...

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Jimmy Jax Pinchak

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Jimmy Jax Pinchak

Jimmy Jax Pinchak is a seventeen-year-old accomplished actor and musician who is seriously pursuing his music career.  His next acting roll is that of Peter Wiggin in Ender’s Game to be released in 2013.  His music career took off when Martha Troup (former manager of INXS) discovered Jimmy on the internet, checked out one of gigs and became his music manager.  Jimmy has recorded his demo at Westlake Studios in Los Angeles with his original guitar driven rockers.  Currently, he has formed a new band: Tom Camillo on bass, Gene Luzala on drums, Nathan Leigh on keyboards, Stan...

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Sidney Bowen Group

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Sidney Bowen Group

Sidney Bowen, at just 14, is stirring things up in the music business. Tish Ciravolo, President and Founder of Daisy Rock Girl Guitars says, “Sidney Bowen and Taylor Swift should be besties! Sidney’s songwriting is downright all American and catchy and her voice is like ear candy. She’s writing some great guitar songs about forlorn teenage love and angst and how hard it is being 14 going on 30!” “You were making those high notes look easy. You made the song your own too, which is cool.”-Kris Allen (American Idol) “Youth needs us to hear them now more than ever. Sidney Bowen...

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Between California & Summer

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Between California & Summer

Between California and Summer is an American indie rock band that formed in Westminister, California. The band is comprised of four youthful kids from the local high schools in the area. With influences of Death Cab for Cutie as well as Relient K, the group is able to blend winsome and clever rhythms and beats to accompany Legend Pham’s “breathy” style voice. The band is currently recording new songs as well as performing live...

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Miss California “Crowns” Ed Arnold

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Miss California “Crowns” Ed Arnold

Miss California Leah Cecil has fun “sharing her crown” with PBS SoCal News Anchor Ed Arnold.  Both will be in the Strawberry Festival parade on Saturday, May 24th! Click here to learn more about the great tradition of the Garden Grove Strawberry Festival...

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The 2015 Strawberry Festival is May 22nd through the 25th

Friday (1pm to 10pm), Sat & Sun (10am to 10pm), Monday (10am to 9pm)

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