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Steve Moyer
Office: 818.784.7027, Cell: 818.337.9987
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Press Releases 2021:

June 3, 2021

GARDEN GROVE STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES $8,000 IN STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS HAVE BEEN AWARDED TO EIGHT SENIOR STUDENTS IN THE GARDEN GROVE UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT PLUS AN ADDITIONAL $2,000 AWARDED TO MISS GARDEN GROVE

May 24, 2021

IN CELEBRATION OF MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND, THE GARDEN GROVE STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES 34 WINNERS OF 2021 ONLINE VIRTUAL CONTESTS

GARDEN GROVE STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL ASSOCIATION DIRECTORS TO DELIVER 1,500 TREAT PACKAGES TO SPECIAL NEEDS CHILDREN IN GARDEN GROVE UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT ON THURSDAY, MAY 27, 2021

April 12, 2021

GARDEN GROVE STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL TO HOST ONLINE CONTESTS WITH PRIZES TO CELEBRATE MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND!
Submissions Will Be Accepted From April 15 – May 7, 2021

IMPOSTER ENGAGED IN ILLEGAL FRAUDULENT SCHEME TO FALSELY SELL VENDOR BOOTHS FOR CANCELLED 2021 GARDEN GROVE STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL

January 26, 2021

2021 GARDEN GROVE STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL POSTPONED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC

62nd Annual Garden Grove Strawberry Festival To Be Postponed for Second Time, Now To Be Held On Memorial Day Weekend, May 27-30, 2022 in Garden Grove, CA.

Strawberry 5K Stomp Presented by Sister City Association of Garden Grove Postpones Event To May 28, 2022

December 30, 2020

Garden Grove Strawberry Festival Association Announces New Officers, Directors and Associates for 2021 Calendar Year. 62nd Annual Garden Grove Strawberry Festival in 2021 Anticipated To Be Presented in New and Creative Way Due to Current COVID-19 Pandemic

Articles of Note 2021:

May 3, 2021

Andrea Perez appeared via Zoom on “Good Day Sacramento” to talk about this year’s online contests.  Tease:  9:35 a.m.  Segment 9:47 – 9:50 a.m.  3 minutes.

February 5, 2021

2021 Garden Grove Strawberry Festival Postponed Due to Pandemic – Philippine Post

2021 Garden Grove Strawberry Festival Postponed Due to Pandemic – Philippine Post – PDF version (page 11)

February 2, 2021

2021 Garden Grove Strawberry Festival Postponed to Memorial Day Weekend 2022 – City of Garden Grove website

City of Garden Grove’s Twitter post about postponement of Festival

February 1, 2021

Garden Grove Strawberry Fest Assoc. Names Officers & 2021 Festival Dates – The Country Register, Feb/March issue (p. 12)

January 29, 2021

Annual Berry Festival Squashed for Safety Reasons – Orange Country News

January 28, 2021

Orange County News’ Facebook post about postponement of Festival

January 27, 2021

Oxnard, Garden Grove Strawberry Festivals Cancel Their 2021 Events – Mimic News

Garden Grove Strawberry Festival Postponed Again, Now Set for 2022 – Megalo News Network

Garden Grove Strawberry Festival Postponed Again, Now Set for 2022 – Hughes News Online

Strawberry Festival is called off for a second year due to Covid – Orange County Register

62nd Annual Garden Grove Strawberry Festival Postponed For Second Time – Broadway World

Garden Grove Strawberry Festival Postponed Again, Now Set for 2022 – MyNews LA

Garden Grove Strawberry Festival postponed again, now set for 2022 – Fox 11 LA

Garden Grove Strawberry Festival Delayed Due To COVID Concerns – Patch

Garden Grove Strawberry Festival Delayed Due To COVID Concerns – MSN News

’21 Strawberry Festival cancelled – Orange County Tribune

Garden Grove Strawberry Festival Postponed Again, Now Set for 2022 – KFI Radio

Garden Grove Strawberry Festival Delayed Due To COVID Concerns – Yahoo News

Garden Grove Strawberry Festival Postponed Again, Now Set for 2022 – Epoch Times

Oxnard, Garden Grove Strawberry Festivals Cancel Their 2021 Events – CBS Los Angeles

ABC7 Story on Cancellation of Strawberry Festival 

December 30, 2020

Patrick ‘Pat’ Catlin Named President Of Garden Grove Strawberry Festival Association

Photos, Videos, Audio:

Shout-out videos from celebrities who were to be featured in the 2020 festival that was cancelled:

Video of 2019 Kids Day (Courtesy of Spectrum News 1). Click here.

Video of 2018 Strawberry Festival – behind the scenes (Courtesy of Garden Grove 3 TV). Click here.

Photos of people eating strawberries at the Festival. Click here.

Photos of Festival Parade. Click here.

Photos of Cake Cutting. Click here.

Photos of 2019 Showmobile Bands – Click here. Photos of Ochoa Boyz Band – Click here.

Photos of Festival Rides

Festival History and Historical Photos. Click here.

2020 Festival Archives

June 30, 2020

Howard Trinh, Garden Grove High School 2020 Scholarship Winner, interview on Vietnam America Television

June 15, 2020

Garden Grove’s Howard Trinh, Los Amigos’ Fatima Zeferino win $1,000 scholarships from Strawberry Festival (Orange County Register)

June 7, 2020

Garden Grove Strawberry Festival Association announces $8,000 in student scholarships (Orange County News – Facebook post) 

May 23, 2020

1988 SF parade to be re-broadcast (Orange County Tribune)

May 22, 2020

Interview with Dr. Dawn Miller, Strawberry Festival Donations Chair, on 89.3 KPCC-FM NPR All Things Considered

April, 2020
2020 Garden Grove Strawberry Festival Canceled Due to Coronavirus (Inland Entertainment Review p.15)

March 27, 2020
Garden Grove Strawberry Festival Rescheduled for Memorial Day Weekend 2021 (Country Register – page 4)

March 19, 2020
Garden Grove cancels Strawberry Festival due to coronavirus fears (OC Register)

March 18, 2020
2020 Garden Grove Strawberry Festival Cancelled Due To Coronaavirus COVID-19 (Broadway World)
2020 Strawberry Festival is cancelled (Orange County Tribune)

March 16, 2020
Garden Grove Strawberry Festival May 22 – 25, 2020 (Festival.net)
Garden Grove Strawberry Festival 2020 (XPO Buzz)
Garden Grove Strawberry Festival 2020 (Everfest)
Fairs & Festivals in Orange County (Enjoy Orange County)

March 9, 2020
Meet Greg Louganis: Four-time Olympic gold medalist diver (Hellenic News)

March 4, 2020
Sports That Rave: Interview with Greg Louganis — Olympic gold medalist diver (Raver Magazine)

February 27, 2020
Greg Louganis will be Grand Marshal at Garden Grove Strawberry Festival’s Parade (Bionic Buzz)

February 19, 2020
Meet Greg Louganis: Four Time Olympic Gold Medalist Diver (Digital Journal)

Greg Louganis Feature Biopic In Development. Gold Medal Olympian “Thrilled” To Share Story With New Generation (Deadline)

Olympic swimming champ to serve as Strawberry Festival Grand Marshal (Event News Enterprise)

February 2, 2020

Diving Legend Is Parade Grand Marshal (Orange County Tribune)

January 30, 2020

Greg Louganis Named Grand Marshal Of 62nd Annual Garden Grove Strawberry Festival’s Parade (Broadway World)

Olympic Diver Greg Louganis on Turning 60, Pushing Through ‘Rough’ Times — and Fitting Back Into His Speedo (People Magazine)

2019 Festival Archives

Photos of 2019 Celebrities (high res.). Click here.