Entertainment & Events

Artichoke Festival Schedule

The list below provides a taste of what’s coming to the 2018 Festival. Check back soon for updates!

Saturday, June 2, 2018

TIME Location Event
10:00 AM GATES OPEN
11:30 – 12:00 MAIN STAGE Ocean Mist Farms Scholarship Presentation
12:00 – 1:00 MAIN STAGE Sasha’s Money
1:00  – 2:00 MAIN STAGE Artichoke Canasta Contest
2:00  – 3:30 MAIN STAGE Wild Turkeys
3:30  – 4:30 MAIN STAGE Artichoke Eating Contest
4:30 –  5:30 MAIN STAGE SuperGaga
11:00 – 12:00 FAMILY STAGE Absolute Magic
12:00 – 1:00 FAMILY STAGE Monterey Zoo
1:00 – 2:30 FAMILY STAGE Samz School of Rock
12:00 – 4:00 WET YOUR THISTLE SALOON Bridget Marie
6:00 P.M. GATES CLOSE

Sunday, June 3 2018

TIME Location Event
TIME SUNDAY
10:00 AM GATES OPEN
11:30 – 12:00 MAIN STAGE West Coast Martial Arts
12:00 – 1:00 MAIN STAGE Artichoke Canasta Contest
1:00 – 2:30 MAIN STAGE Chicano Allstars
2:30 – 3:30 MAIN STAGE Artichoke Eating Contest
3:30 – 5:00 MAIN STAGE Uptown Funk
11:00 – 12:00 FAMILY STAGE NCA Dance Studio
12:00 – 1:30  FAMILY STAGE Estelar Mariachi
2:30 – 3:30 FAMILY STAGE Absolute Magic
12:00 – 3:00 WET YOUR THISTLE SALOON Bridget Marie
5:00 P.M. GATES CLOSE

WINE, BEER, & SPIRITS GARDEN

Guests over 21 can stroll and sip wine and craft beer from some of our favorite California producers.Learn more

CHEF DEMOS

Monterey County’s finest chefs and food personalities will showcase the versatility of the artichoke and share their own preparation techniques.
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FARMERS MARKET

This popular and anticipated produce market features Artichokes and much, more!
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AGRO ART COMPETITION

This quirky competition fosters imagination, creativity, and fun for both participants and the viewing public. Learn More

 

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