Garden Grove marks Memorial Day weekend for the 60th year with its Strawberry Festival, it is the second largest city festival in the West. Other events at the festival include loads of carnival rides, Berry, Berry Beautiful Baby Pageant contest, Tiny Tots King and Queen, Redhead Roundup Contest!, Strawberry Idol Karaoke Contest! Foundations Dance Co, Miss Garden Grove and Friends, Strawberry Stomp 5K Run, live music, bands and more. Everyone loves a parade!
Each year the Garden Grove Strawberry Festival holds its parade on the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend at 10:00 am with floats, bands, equestrians and cartoon characters. The festival board generously subsidized local high school bands so they can join in the fun.
Thousands turn out to view the parade and cheer Miss Garden Grove and her court, Miss Outstanding Teen and her court, the Senior King and Queen and the Tiny Tots King and Queen as they ride by on their floats. Many film and TV celebrities and local dignitaries are honored in the parade. Free strawberry shortcake served to all who attend.
Come early and have some breakfast. The breakfast is open to the public at Garden Grove Community Center, 11300 Stanford Avenue (Stanford and Euclid) on Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 7:00 am. La Casa Garcia is providing breakfasts of scrambled eggs, pancakes, sausage, fried potatoes, milk, orange juice, and coffee.
The charge is $7 cash per person paid at the door on weekdays. Ride-all-day wristbands cost $30 on Friday and $35 the rest of the weekend with free admission.
Garden Grove Strawberry Festival will be taking place during the memorial day weekend from Friday, May 25, 2018 to Monday, May 28, 2018 at various times at Village Green, between Euclid and Main Street Streets in downtown Garden Grove, CA.
Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen’s most beloved stories, Disney’s The Little Mermaid Jr. is an enchanting look at the sacrifices we all make for love and acceptance. In a magical underwater kingdom, the beautiful young mermaid, Ariel, longs to leave her ocean home and her fins behind and live in the world above.
But first, she’ll have to defy her father, King Triton, make a deal with the evil sea witch, Ursula, and convince the handsome Prince Eric that she’s the girl whose enchanting voice he’s been seeking.
Young audiences are invited to journey under the sea with Ariel and her aquatic friends. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for children.
The show Little Mermaid, Jr. will be taking place at Morgan-Wixson Theatre, 2627 Pico Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA 90405 until Sunday, June 3, 2018 at 11:00 am.