2016 Schedule of Events

 

Friday, May 27th

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
Showmobile
(Main and Acacia)
Free strawberry shortcake served to all who attend. Live music.

 

Saturday, May 28th

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)
Mike Fenderson will recognize the dignitaries, Miss Garden Grove and Miss Outstanding Teen and their courts. La Casa Garcia is donating food for the festival’s annual pre-parade breakfast Saturday, May 28th at 8 a.m. at the Garden Grove Community Center, 11300 Stanford Avenue at Euclid.  Scrambled eggs, pancakes, sausage, ham, a scrambled egg/bacon combo, fried potatoes, plus orange juice and coffee will be served for $7.00 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)

5 P.M. to 8 P.M. – Third Degree Blues 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.

 

Sunday, May 29th

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)

2 P.M. – Quest Dance Studio
Amphitheater (12852 Main Street)

5 P.M. to 8 P.M. – Tina Hoffman Music
Showmobile (Main and Acacia)

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

 

Monday, May 30th

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

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

3 P.M. – The Colony of Performing Arts
Amphitheater (12852 Main Street)

4 P.M. to 7 P.M. – Wumbloozo 
Showmobile (Main and Acacia)

The 2016 Strawberry Festival is May 27th through the 30th

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