n twenty years, the Festival has raised and awarded $222,500 in scholarship monies. The event is a celebration of our local harvest season, allowing our residents an opportunity to share our beautiful area and produce with all who attend.
One of the many highlights of the festival is the Dairyville Orchard Festival Marketplace (you can’t miss the huge tent in the middle!) where festival attendees can taste and buy California’s finest and freshest Walnuts, Almonds, dried Plums, Pecans and Pistachios. You can also sample wonderful seasoned nuts, Walnettos, Jordan almonds, Sunbursts, local olive oils and the now famous Dairyville Chocolate Dipped Prunes. You will want to shop early as they always run out of the thousands of pounds of product they prepare for the day. Nuts and candies are available in bulk and in attractive packaging for the perfect holiday gift!
Other Festival activities include live entertainment, lil’ farmers’ corner, annual t-shirts, unique arts and crafts (over 60 vendors!), huge display of antique tractors and orchard equipment, fantastic food, raffles and silent auction and more local produce! There is never an entry or parking fee! Just come and enjoy our celebration of the local harvest season!
- American Flag Salute by local Boy Scouts!
- Lil' Farmers' Corner for kids... fun & games!
- Antique Tractor Parade and Orchard Equipment
- Live Music
- Fantastic Food!
–BBQ Tri-Tip and Hot Dogs
–Vegetarian Chili Taco Bowl
–Oriental Chicken Salad
- Local produce including:
–Walnuts, Pecans, Almonds, Dried Plums and Pistachios
- Author Alley
- Representation by local non-profits
- Handmade Arts and Crafts and the year's Festival T-shirt!
- Raffle Prizes too!
- Live entertainment and music