Be A Volunteer

Please consider sharing your, or your clubs’, time and talents at The Artichoke Festival. Your volunteer time supports the 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations throughout the California Central Coast that benefit from the Festival proceeds.

Join the generations of families who have been a part of the Artichoke Festival’s history and find out why our hearts are dedicated to the “Artichoke Center of the World.”   Learn more About Us.

Individuals and clubs wishing to volunteer for the Artichoke Festival must complete a Volunteer Application and will be contacted by the Castroville Artichoke Festival, Inc. office about next steps and placement for working on committees.


We will NOT accept registration if incomplete.

Volunteer Registration

  • (Must be checked by all entrants; parent or guardian must sign below, if volunteer is under 18.) In consideration of the right to participate as a volunteer of the Castroville Artichoke Food & Wine Festival by execution of this form, you hereby release and discharge Castroville Artichoke Food & Wine Festival, AKA Castroville Artichoke Festival, Inc.; the Executive Committee, County of Monterey, Monterey County Fair & Events Center, Grandma's Kitchen Catering, their Boards of Directors, officers, agents, volunteers, and employees harmless from any claims, to include all known and unknown damages, injuries, losses, judgments and/or claims from any cause whatsoever that may be suffered by any member to his person or property. Further, each applicant expressly agrees to indemnify all of the foregoing entities, persons and bodies of and from all liability occasioned or resulting with the applicant and under the direction or control of the applicant. Furthermore it is understood that Castroville Artichoke Festival, Inc. will calculate a rate to be paid to the nonprofit volunteer programs after all festival expenses have been received and settled. I declare that the contact information contained in this Volunteer application is true, correct and complete to the best of my knowledge.

For more information about becoming a volunteer, contact us at:

Castroville Artichoke Festival, Inc.

P.O. Box 1041, Castroville, California 95012

Tel (831) 633-2465 • Fax (831) 633-0485