To the many fans who came out to enjoy the artichokes and brave the warm weekend weather in Monterey, the Artichoke Festival owes a great debt of gratitude. We hope you had as much fun as we did!

We also wish to acknowledge the many sponsors and donors who came forward again this year and made it possible for our organization to produce a rewarding and super-fun event! From brand new sponsors joining us for the first time, to long-time sponsors and donors who’ve been with us for many years, we are deeply grateful for your generosity and support. We “heart” you all!

Micheli Family Trust
  • American AgCredit
  • Amerigas
  • Arts Council for Monterey County
  • Boutonnet Farms
  • California Artichoke Advisory Board
  • California Artichoke Advisory Board
  • Cardinale Moving & Storage
  • Castroville Chiropractic Clinic
  • Castroville Plumbing & Heating
  • Chidlaw Marketing
  • Coastal Tractor
  • Commercial Truck Co.
  • Compass Church Youth Ministry
  • Cursillo in Christianity
  • Custom Produce Sales
  • Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc.
  • Embassy Suites Monterey Bay
  • Federacion San Pablo de Colores
  • Gold Star Motors
  • Golden State Elite Cheer and Dance
  • Hilton Garden Inn Monterey
  • Hope, Horses and Kids
  • Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel and Spa
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Kleen Globe, Inc.
  • KMBY/KDJJ Radio/TV Monterey/Fresno
  • Marina Lions Club
  • Mechanics Bank
  • Mike’s Signs
  • Monterey County Free Libraries
  • Monterey High School AMP Academy
  • Neponset Ag
  • North Monterey County High School Cheer
  • North Monterey County High School Student Government
  • North Monterey County High School Wrestling Team
  • North Monterey County Middle School Library
  • Nutrien Ag Solutions
  • Organic Roots Olive Oil
  • Partnership for Children
  • Premium Packing, Inc.
  • Rotary Club of North Monterey County
  • Rotary Club of North Monterey County
  • Salinas Valley Food and Wine
  • Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare Service League
  • Santa Lucia Rotary Salinas
  • Sturdy Oil
  • Taylor Farms
  • The Brady Companies
  • The Buzz PR LLC
  • Valley Heritage Quilt Guild

About Castroville Artichoke Festival, Inc.

The Artichoke Festival is produced by Castroville Artichoke Festival, Inc. (CAFI), a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to the next generation in our community. CAFI has distributed more than $250,000 to the community in the past decade through its annual, family-friendly celebration of the iconic artichoke. The local non-profit groups who work with us provide the Festival with a tremendous number of volunteer hours every year—we could not produce this event without them. But non-profits participating in the festival have benefitted from more than just funding—our event provides these organizations with much needed exposure to a wider audience than they might normally reach, as well as opportunities for individuals, young and old alike, to benefit from the enriching experiences that volunteering can bring them. The Artichoke Festival links and educates local residents, businesses, non-profits, school groups, and other local institutions in a way that engages everyone in a wonderfully collaborative celebration of our community’s unique history and future successes.

Learn more about our mission and giving history on our About page.

Artichoke Festival since 1959


PO Box 1041
Castroville, CA 95012
Toll Free: 888-808-7707 | Local: 831-633-2465


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