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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V.I.P. Breakfast

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V.I.P. Breakfast

Emcee Tina Mica from 100.3 FM, The Sound L.A., will introduce celebrities, dignitaries and Miss Garden Grove and Miss Outstanding Teen and their courts. 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. Tina Mica is an On-Air Personality at 100.3 The Sound L.A. in Los Angeles.  You can hear her on the air weekends and as the host of 5900 Wilshire, a Community Affairs Program...

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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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Height Requirements for the Rides

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Garden Grove Strawberry Festival 2012 Height Requirements Special Rules Ride Height Requirement # of Family Alone with Adult Coupons Ride EVOLUTION 52″ 52″ 5 FIREBALL 54″ 54″ 5 GIANT SCOOTERS 54 54″ 4 NO SINGLE RIDERS GIANT WHEEL 18 yrs + 5 All riders must have tickets GRAND CAROUSEL 44″ 36″ 4 X FOOTLOOSE 54″ 54″ 5 POLE POSITION 52″ 52″ 5 TORNADO 48″ 48″ 4 WAVE SWINGER 44″ 44″ 5 FLYING BOBS 48″ 48″ 5 NO WALL...

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Courtney Robinson

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Courtney Robinson

Courtney Robinson, 13, was born in Orlando, Florida and moved to California 5 years ago to pursue her dream of acting. She has numerous projects completed including the award winning film, Dark House in which she plays the lead as a young girl. She also has been seen in Jimmy Kimmel Live, the Tim and Eric Awesome Show, YipYap KNBC. She has numerous national commercials to her credit including Microsoft, Pizza Hut, Subway, AT&T, McDonald’s and Nintendo. Courtney loves playing with her two dogs, Dexter and Carl, both tiny shiatsus. She also enjoys playing soccer, gymnastics, snowboarding,...

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Alisa
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Alisa Reyes

Hollywood is full of hot and upcoming actors, but breaking through it all is a Dominican, Italian, Irish, and Caribbean Indian beauty: Alisa Reyes. Alisa is best known for her role on Nickelodeon’s All That. She has also starred in NBC’s One World as the Cuban-born entrepreneur of the group; Peter Engel created the show. Alisa received the coveted Hollywood Young Star Award in 2000 for her role in that show. Thinking you may recognize her from some other show? Well, check out her credits and you could be correct… seen on Without A Trace (CBS), Strong Medicine (LIFETIME), NYPD...

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Valery Ortiz

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Valery Ortiz

Valery Ortiz, born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Valery was raised in Orlando, Florida. Always encouraged to express her creative spirit, she attended the prestigious Dr. Phillips High School, the visual and performing arts magnet for artistically talented students in Orange County, Florida. Valery’s first big break came hosting the “anything goes” kids show SPLAT! on Nickelodeon. After the show wrapped, Valery moved to Los Angeles and landed a hosting gig on the popular music show LATV LIVE. Within months, producers tapped her for her first series regular role on television. Valery starred...

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The 2014 Strawberry Festival is May 23rd through the 26th

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

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