Become a Valued Sponsor of the Artichoke Festival!

We are excited to invite you to partner with us to celebrate the 61st Annual Artichoke Festival. Our event, which attracts about 20,000 attendees, features a wide array of unique and appealing activities for all ages. It is the only agricultural festival dedicated to one of our iconic Monterey County vegetable crops, the Artichoke, which is also California’s Official State Vegetable.

Check out the available sponsorship levels and benefits below.

Check out the available sponsorship levels and benefits below. Your sponsorship dollars will enable the Artichoke Festival (a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization), to continue funding many wonderful charitable and educational non-profit organizations within Monterey County. The Artichoke Festival has given back over $210,800 in the past decade. Learn more about the Festival’s support to the community here.

We hope you can support this outstanding event and we look forward to hearing from you soon! Please contact our Sponsor Representative for more information, or download the 2020 sponsorship packet here.

Interested in sponsoring our 5K Beach Run at the Monterey Tides on May 2, 2020?
We have sponsorship opportunities to join our wild and wacky beach run, see below.

2020 Artichoke Festival Sponsors

Heart of Gold - Presenting

Ocean Mist Farms logo Artichoke festival sponsor

Crowning - Main Stage

Event - Kids Zone

Purple Bloom - Family Stage

Elegant Thistle - Wine Tasting Garden

Kleen Globe

Green Thistle - Chef Demos

Green Globe - Artichoke Food Court

Best in Show - Artichoke Display Contest

Arts & Innovation Showcase Sole

Green Bud - First Responder Services

Arts & Innovation Showcase Dual

Artichoke Cup Soccer Tournament

Friends of the Thistle

Budding Sponsor

Donations

Festival Sponsorship Benefits

HEART OF GOLD PRESENTING SPONSOR: $50,000
  • Company logo on all event publications and media ads as “Presenting Sponsor”
  • Corporate logo prominently displayed with link on Festival website
  • Corporate banner displayed near front gate, and at associated facilities
  • Listing in Thank You ad
  • 10’x10’ exhibitor booth at the event
  • 50 Festival tickets
  • 10 parking passes
  • 15 passes for the Wine & Beer Tasting Garden*
  • 15 Sponsor Appreciation Event Tickets

*Tasting Garden passes subject to change.

CROWNING SPONSOR - MAIN STAGE: $20,000
  • Company logo on event publications and media ads
  • Corporate logo prominently displayed with link on Festival website
  • Corporate banner displayed on the Main Stage
  • Listing in Thank You ad
  • 10’x10’ booth space
  • 15 Festival tickets
  • 5 parking passes
  • 10 passes for Wine & Beer Tasting Garden*
  • 10 Sponsor Appreciation Event Tickets

*Tasting Garden passes subject to change.

EVENT SPONSOR - CHILDREN'S FUN ZONE: $10,000
  • Company logo on all event publications and media ads
  • Corporate logo prominently displayed with link on Festival website
  • Corporate banner displayed in Kid’s Zone
  • Listing in Thank You ad
  • 10’x10’ booth space
  • 10 Festival tickets
  • 3 parking passes
  • 5 passes for Wine & Beer Tasting Garden*
  • 5 Sponsor Appreciation Event Tickets

*Tasting Garden passes subject to change.

PURPLE BLOOM SPONSOR - FAMILY STAGE: $5,000
  • Corporate name on event publications and media ads
  • Company logo prominently displayed with link on Festival website
  • Corporate banner displayed at event venue
  • Listing in Thank You ad
  • 10’x10′ booth space
  • 5 Festival tickets
  • 2 parking passes
  • 5 passes for Wine & Beer Tasting Garden*
  • 5 Sponsor Appreciation Event Tickets

*Tasting Garden passes subject to change.

ELEGANT THISTLE SPONSOR - WINE TASTING GARDEN: $5,000
  • Corporate name on event publications and media ads
  • Corporate logo prominently displayed with link on Festival website
  • Corporate banner displayed at Event Venue
  • Listing in Thank You ad
  • 10’x10′ booth space
  • 5 Festival tickets
  • 2 parking passes
  • 5 passes for Wine & Beer Tasting Garden*
  • 5 Sponsor Appreciation Event Tickets

*Tasting Garden passes subject to change.

GREEN THISTLE SPONSOR - CHEF DEMOS: $5,000
  • Corporate name on event publications and media ads
  • Corporate logo prominently displayed with link on Festival website
  • Corporate banner displayed at Event Venue
  • Listing in Thank You ad
  • 10’x10′ booth space
  • 5 Festival tickets
  • 2 parking passes
  • 5 passes for Wine & Beer Tasting Garden*
  • 5 Sponsor Appreciation Event Tickets

*Tasting Garden passes subject to change.

GREEN GLOBE SPONSOR - ARTICHOKE FOOD COURT: $5,000
  • Corporate name on event publications and media ads
  • Corporate logo prominently displayed with link on Festival website
  • Corporate banner displayed at Event Venue
  • Listing in Thank You ad
  • 10’x10′ booth space
  • 5 Festival tickets
  • 2 parking passes
  • 5 passes for Wine & Beer Tasting Garden*
  • 5 Sponsor Appreciation Event Tickets

*Tasting Garden passes subject to change.

ARTS & INNOVATION HUB SHOWCASE SPONSOR - SOLE: $4,000
  • Corporate name on event publications and media ads
  • Corporate logo prominently displayed with link on Festival website
  • Corporate banner displayed at Event Venue
  • Listing in Thank You ad
  • 5 Festival tickets
  • 2 parking passes
  • 5 passes for Wine & Beer Tasting Garden*
  • 5 Sponsor Appreciation Event Tickets

*Tasting Garden passes subject to change.

GREEN BUD SPONSOR - FIRST RESPONDER SERVICES: $2,500
  • Link on Festival website
  • Listing in Thank You ad
  • 4 Festival tickets
  • 2 parking passes
ARTS & INNOVATION HUB SHOWCASE SPONSOR - DUAL: $2,000
  • Corporate name on Festival website
  • Corporate banner displayed at Event Venue
  • Listing in Thank You ad
  • 4 Festival tickets
  • 1 parking pass
ARTICHOKE CUP SOCCER TOURNAMENT SPONSOR: $1,500
  • Corporate name on Festival website
  • Corporate banner displayed at Event Venue
  • Listing in Thank You ad
  • 4 Festival tickets
  • 1 parking pass
FRIENDS OF THE THISTLE SPONSOR: $1,000
  • Listing in Thank You ad
  • Link on Festival website
  • 2 Festival tickets
  • 1 parking pass
BUDDING SPONSOR: $500
  • Listing in Thank You ad
  • Link on Festival website
  • 2 Festival tickets

2020 5K Beach Run Sponsors

5K Run Title

5K Run Platinum Sponsor

5K Run Gold Sponsor

5K Run Finish Line

5K Run Raceway

5K Run Benefactor Pledge

5K beach run Sponsorship Benefits

TITLE SPONSOR: $5,000
  • Listed as top sponsor on website with logo and link prominently displayed on website
  • Promoted on social media Facebook 5K Event page
  • Banner or merchandise prominently displayed at race (provided by sponsor)
  • Prominent recognition in all race promotions
  • Opportunity to set up an exhibit table in the registration area to distribute promotional items, coupons and/or literature
  • 10 complimentary race entries
PLATINUM SPONSOR: $2,500
  • Banner or merchandise prominently displayed at race (provided by sponsor)
  • Recognition on all race promotions and event website
  • Promoted on social media Facebook 5K Event page
  • Opportunity to set up an exhibit table in the registration area to distribute promotional items, coupons and/or literature
  • 8 complimentary race entries
GOLD SPONSOR: $1,000
  • Banner or merchandise prominently displayed at race (provided by sponsor)
  • Recognition on event website
  • Opportunity to provide promotional items, coupons and/or literature for give-away bags
  • 5 complimentary race entries
FINISH LINE SPONSOR: $500
  • Recognition in runners registration packets, and on event website
  • Opportunity to provide promotional items, coupons and/or literature for give-away bags
  • 3 complimentary race entries
RACEWAY SPONSOR: $200
  • Recognition on event website
  • Opportunity to provide promotional items, coupons and/or literature for give-away bags
BENEFACTOR PLEDGE: $100
  • Recognition on event website