The 25th anniversary, of the Carpinteria Avocado Festival become among California’s largest free festivals.
October 7, 8 & 9, 2011
Friday 11am – 10 pm
Saturday 10am – 9 pm
Sunday 10 am – 6 pm
From October 7th through October 9th,
– Foot stomping music and scrumptious food.
– Over 60 rock bands will rotate among 3 stages providing music for young and old.
– Dozens of food and beverage vendors cater to all your epicurean desires.
– Every possible concoction relating to the avocado will be there including avocado ice cream and locally brewed avocado beer.
Last year’s largest avocado contest winner was 3lb, 5 oz monster from the Brown Family.
Here’s Sarah Rathbun’s award winning guacamole recipe from last year:
5 Local Avocados
4 Jalapenos w/Seeds
1 Bundle of Cilantro
2 Cloves of Garlic
Juice of 1 Lime
Salt & Pepper
Mix together and Season to taste.
A great festival for the whole family to enjoy.
Where to park? It is real easy;
Take the Linden or Casitas Pass exits from Highway 101 and follow the “Park N’ Ride” signs.
Trolleys handle the rest for you. $10 per car.
Street parking is available too, but it can be hard to find or if you don’t mind walking.
Check out the festival’s website for more details: www.AvoFest.com