Entertainment 2023

Entertainment Abounds at 2023 Artichoke Festival set for June 10-11 in Monterey; Tickets on Sale Now

CASTROVILLE, California (April 5, 2023) — Entertainment options abound at the 2023 Artichoke Festival, set for June 10-11 in Monterey, including live rock, country, blues and yacht rock music, stand-up comedy, artichoke-eating contest, and a canasta contest.   Tickets to the 2023 Artichoke Festival are on sale online now for the 63 rd  annual festival, […]

Seeking Volunteers 2023

2023 Artichoke Festival Looking for Volunteers for Festival Set for June 10-11 in Monterey

CASTROVILLE, California (Feb. 23, 2023) — The 2023 Artichoke Festival is looking for volunteers for the festival set for June 10-11 in Monterey. This year’s 63rd annual festival will return to the Monterey County Fair & Event Center, 2004 Fairground Road, Monterey with the theme “Thistle be Fun: Artichoke Festival 2023.” As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit […]

2023 Chef Demos

2023 Artichoke Festival Names First Two Chefs to Be Part of Popular Chef Demos at Festival Set for June 10-11 in Monterey

CASTROVILLE, California (Feb. 8, 2023) — The Artichoke Festival has announced the first two chefs to participate in the 2023 Artichoke Festival’s popular Chef Demos. More chefs will be named as they are confirmed by festival organizers. If you want to sign up as a chef for the chef demos, please contact joaquin@harmony-at-home.org. Chef Brandon […]

2023 Artichoke Festival Seeking Vendors For its 63rd Annual Event June 10-11, in Monterey

MONTEREY, Calif., (Feb. 8, 2023) — The 2023 Artichoke Festival, the 63rd annual edition of the event, is seeking vendors for the June 10-11 event in Monterey. Registration is now open for all artists, crafters, non-profit organizations, and commercial and food vendors. Application deadline is April 28, 2023. The festival accepts applications from four major […]

Artichoke Fest Date Poster

63rd Annual Artichoke Festival Dates Set for 2023; Festival Has Wide Variety and Levels of Sponsorships Available

MONTEREY, Calif., (Jan. 25, 2023) — The Artichoke Festival has set the dates for the 2023 festival, Saturday and Sunday, June 10-11, and is now seeking sponsorships for the popular two-day event, including nine different levels of support, from $500 to $25,000, the highest level, which has already sold out. The 63rd annual festival will […]

Local Nonprofit Organization Donation Check

2022 Artichoke Festival Raised More Than $30,000 for 16 Monterey County Nonprofits

MONTEREY, Calif., (Jan. 20, 2023) — The 2022 Artichoke Festival, the 62nd annual edition of the event, was able to raise $28,000 for 16 Monterey County nonprofits, including a number of youth and student groups, civic clubs, libraries and academic organizations, and more. Agricultural education and the future of the community were the central focus […]