Family Excursions

California Avocado Festival

Saturday, October 6, 2018
Location: Carpinteria
Depart: 8 a.m. Return: 6 p.m.
Cost: Residents $5, Non-Residents $10


The California Avocado Festival is one of the largest festivals on the West Coast.  The festival hosts over 75 musical guests, a children's venue, arts & crafts booth, plenty of fun contests and the world's largest vat of guacamole!  Don't miss out! Register by calling 562-989-7330 or stop by the Community Services Department at City Hall. 

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Indio International Tamale Festival

Saturday, December 1, 2018
Location: Indio
Depart: 8 a.m. Return: 6 p.m.
Cost: Residents $5, Non-Residents $10

Enjoy a day exploring the Indio International Tamale Festival, a 26-year-old tradition celebrating the rich heritage of the tamale. The festival, which has been ranked as one of the top ten food festivals in the nation, is devoted to good food and family fun. The festival features five states for live music and dancing shows, more than 80 tamale vendors, eating contests, cooking demonstrations, a car show, and a farmers' market. There is sure to be something for everyone! Register by calling 562-989-7330 or stop by the Community Services Department at City Hall.

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