2018 Scheduled Events

2018 Scheduled Events 2018-05-15T17:14:36+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
Showmobile
(Main and Acacia)
Free strawberry shortcake served to all who attend.

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

The breakfast is open to the public. Local dignitaries, parade celebrities, plus Miss Garden Grove and Miss Outstanding Teen and their courts will be introduced on stage. 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.

8 A.M. – Strawberry Stomp 5K Run
The 3.1-mile route begins and ends on historic Main Street, taking walkers and runners on a scenic tour through downtown Garden Grove. All participants will receive an exclusive Strawberry Stomp 5K t-shirt and finisher medal. 

Click here to register.  Note: This event is hosted by the Sister City Association of Garden Grove

10 A.M. – Parade
Starts at 9th and Chapman Streets
Bands, floats, equestrians, clowns, 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. – 3rd Degree 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. – Dudes Got 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. – Wumbloozo Band
Showmobile (Main and Acacia)

4 P.M. to 7 P.M. – Roc Kin Neptunes Band
Showmobile (Main and Acacia)

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