The Strawberry Stampede Run/Walk is scheduled for Sunday May 29, 2016. Registration starts at 6:45am at the Heritage Square Park and the run begins at 8:00am. For more information visit the Strawberry Stampede website.
Come see us at:
Arroyo Grande Village Improvement Association P.O. Box 1526
Arroyo Grande, CA 93421
(805) 473-0345 (fax)
Click here to download the 2015 schedule of events (the 2016 schedule will be posted in May).
The Arroyo Grande Strawberry Festival named the place to be on Memorial Weekend by Sunset Magazine!
As one of California's largest festivals and premiere festival on the Central Coast this family-style event brings together thousands of visitors and residents to enjoy activities and entertainment, the Strawberry Stampede, hundreds of art, craft and display booths, ethnic foods, and of course, scrumptious strawberry treats of all kinds in shortcakes, funnel cakes, milkshakes, ice cream and by the box!
The wonderful May weather and ambiance of the historic downtown village also add to the festivals merriment.
Thousands of visitors from all our western states attend or participate in the festival. If you plan on attending, we recommend making your lodging reservations at least six months in advance. Admission is free but bring money for food, drink and children's game booths.
Features include Strawberry Stampede walk/run, Strawberry Pancake Breakfast, Strawberry Shortcake & T-shirt booths, Strawberry Prince & Princess Contest, Strawberry Blonde Contest, Strawberry Cook-Off Contest, Kiddie Carnival, Arts & Crafts Show, and Entertainment including Ethnic, Folk, Blues, Jazz, Contemporary & Rock 'n Roll music!
Click here for photos from the 2011 Strawberry Festival.