Orange County Strawberry Festival Opening Day Friday May 26 2023

Orange County California Strawberry Festival 2023

The 63rd Annual Garden Grove Strawberry Festival opens Friday May 26 2023 thru Monday May 29 2023.
This Orange County Family Friendly Event is held on Memorial Day weekend.
South OC Beaches has all the info for you to enjoy the Strawberry Festival!

The Strawberry Festival theme is Celebrating Kindness at this non profit event that raises money for local charities.

Friday May 26 2023 Schedule

4:00pm: Tiny Tots King & Queen Contest
3-6 years olds.
Sign-up online or at the Garden Amphitheater (12762 Main Street) from 3:00pm-3:55 p.m.
Winners must be available the next day to be in the parade.
Late arrivals will not be able to participate.

6:00pm: Welcome & Strawberry Cake Cutting Ceremony
Showmobile (Main and Acacia)
Free strawberry shortcake served to all who attend.

5:00pm: Doors Open to Garden Amphitheater
(12762 Main Street)

6:00pm to 7:45pm: Mario Bryant & Band (Pop and R&B originals and covers) at Amphitheater

8:00pm: to 10:00pm: Heart of a Blonde (music of Madonna, Blondie, Cindy Lauper, and more) at Amphitheater

Strawberry Festival Days and Hours

Friday May 26 2023: 1:00pm-10:00pm
Saturday May 27 2023: 10:00am-10:00pm
Sunday May 28 2023: 10:00am-10:00pm
Monday May 29 2023: 10:00am-9:00pm

Strawberry Festival Highlights

Celebrity Grand Marshal: KTLA Meteorologist Vera Jimenez

Theme Grand Marshal CHOC Children’s Hospital: Tony Atkins, PA. Known as the Dancing Doc

Free Family Friendly Entertainment
Sunday Parade
Live Music
Carnival Rides
Great Food

(The festival’s 550-seat amphitheater features special events such as: the Berry, Berry Beautiful Baby Contest, Redhead Roundup, Strawberry Idol Karaoke, and Tiny Tots King and Queen)

Strawberry Festival Ride Prices
The Strawberry Festival Admission is free.
Tickets for individual rides can also be purchased separately at $1.00 per ticket. (Rides will require 3,4, 5, 7 or 8 tickets each)
All Day Add on Fast Pass: $15.00(After Purchase of All Day Ride Pass/Allows for Faster Line)

Friday All Day One Price Ride Wristband is $35.00

Saturday All Day One Price Ride Wristband is $40.00

Sunday All Day One Price Ride Wristband is $40.00

Monday All Day One Price Ride Wristband is $40.00

Strawberry Festival 2023 Digital Program Guide Is Online

Strawberry Festival 2023 Scheduled Events Details Are Online

Strawberry Festival Location and Parking

The Festival is held at the Village Green, between Euclid and Main Street Streets in downtown Garden Grove California.
Village Green Park is located at 12732 Main Street

Strawberry Festival Parking
Straweberry Festival 2017 Location and Parking

On-street parking is available & in private & public lots listed below. * indicates paid lot.
United Methodist Church*indicates paid lot
Coastline College*indicates paid lot
OC Library
Garden Grove City Hall & Community Ctr. Garden Grove High School
The Lot behind Main Street shops
Private small lots on Stanford*indicates paid lot
The Catholic Church on Stanford and Nelson*indicates paid lot

You can ride the OCTA 56 Bus, OCTA Bus 37 or OCTA Bus 54 to the Strawberry Festival!

Times and Dates are subject to change.
Please contact the event organizer for the most up to date information.

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