2017 Scheduled Events

2017 Scheduled Events 2017-08-08T14:08:54+00:00

4 pm – Tiny Tots King & Queen Contest
3 to 6 year olds
(sign-up: 3:00 pm – 3:55 pm)
Amphitheater (12852 Main Street)

6 pm – Welcome & Strawberry Cake Cutting Ceremony
(Main and Acacia)
Free strawberry shortcake served to all who attend.

8 A.M. – Strawberry Stomp 5K Run 

Note: This is a City of Garden Grove sponsored event.

Starts at Historic Main Street
Ends at Garden Grove Community Center
11300 Stanford Avenue (Stanford and Euclid)
Click here to register

7 A.M. – VIP Breakfast
Garden Grove Community Center – 11300 Stanford Avenue (Stanford and Euclid)

DJ Josh McIntosh will recognize the dignitaries, Miss Garden Grove and Miss Outstanding Teen and their courts and will introduce the parade Grand Marshals, celebrities and volunteer superheroes. La Casa Garcia is providing breakfasts of scrambled eggs, pancakes, sausage, fried potatoes, milk, orange juice and coffee.  The charge is $7.00 cash per person paid at the door with all proceeds benefiting We Give Thanks, a charity annually providing Thanksgiving dinners for thousands of needy people.

10 A.M. – Parade
Starts at 9th and Chapman Streets
Bands, floats, equestrians, clowns, Snoopy, TV and film celebrities and more.

12:30 P.M. (time approximate) – Celebrity autograph signing
Booth near the Courtyard Center (Main and Acacia)

1 P.M. to 4 P.M. – Abrakadabra Band
Showmobile (Main and Acacia)

2:30 P.M. – Ochoa Boyz Band
Amphitheater (12852 Main Street)

5 P.M. to 8 P.M. – In Contempt Band
Showmobile (Main and Acacia)

7:00 P.M. – Strawberry Idol Karaoke Contest (16 years and older)
Amphitheater (12852 Main Street)
Contestants pick songs 6pm to 6:45pm
Drawing for 25 contestants at 7 pm
NOTE: Last year’s winners are NOT eligible to compete this year.

11 A.M. – Berry Berry Beautiful Baby Contest
3 months to under 3 years
Sign-up: 10am to 10:55am
Amphitheater (12852 Main Street)

1 P.M. to 4 P.M. – Full Spectrum Band
Showmobile (Main and Acacia)

5 P.M. to 8 P.M. – 3rd Degree Blues Band
Showmobile (Main and Acacia)

7 P.M. –Miss Garden Grove and Friends
Amphitheater (12852 Main Street)

11 A.M. – Redhead Roundup Contest
Sign-up 10am to 10:55am
Amphitheater (12852 Main Street)

12 P.M. to 3 P.M. – Frenzy Band
Showmobile (Main and Acacia)

3 P.M. – Foundations Dance Company
Amphitheater (12852 Main Street)

4 P.M. to 7 P.M. – Old Guys Got Blues Band 
Showmobile (Main and Acacia)