Artichoke Festival Tickets


Online purchase available through June 12, 2022 4:00 P.M.

Seniors (62+) and Military personnel must show ID. Tickets admit one, unless otherwise specified, and are good for one day only. NO REFUNDS!

A small processing fee will be added to your ticket purchase.

ATTENTION: New for 2022, the Artichoke Festival has established a Clear Bag Policy for all attendees and guests of the Festival. Please click here for more about this policy.

Discount Packages

Online purchase available through June 12, 2022 4:00 P.M. NO REFUNDS!

General Admission

Online purchase available through June 12, 2022 4:00 P.M. NO REFUNDS!


Online purchase available through June 12, 2022 3:00 P.M. NO REFUNDS!

Public Health & Safety:

Due to increased public safety restrictions, we will employ bag checks, and metal scanners at the gate. A clear bag policy will be in effect; clear bags will be available for sale on the Festival website store, and at the admissions gates. All guests will be required to comply with current CDC, California Dept of Public Health and Monterey County public health guidelines regarding COVID-19 vaccination, pre-entry negative tests, and social distancing, as posted at the event and on the event website. The Artichoke Festival Committee encourages all guests to get vaccinated against COVID-19 as soon as they are eligible.

By purchasing a ticket, guest acknowledges that they are responsible for their own health and safety at the 62nd Annual Artichoke Festival; and they are prepared to adhere to all COVID-19 public health policies as posted by Festival organizers and the state of California. Please see the Health & Safety page for the latest safety policies at the Festival.

A current definition of full vaccination can be found on the California Dept of Public Health website here.

Current CDPH Updated Testing Guidance for acceptable methods of proof of negative COVID-19 test results can be found here.

The Artichoke Festival admissions team will have masks available for guests passing through the Admissions gate who wish to have one.

Numerous hand sanitizer stations will be placed throughout the Festival grounds. Guests and staff are encouraged to sanitize and wash their hands frequently.

Safety signage must be adhered to while at the Festival. Failure to comply with posted or verbal guidelines may result in ejection from the Festival grounds.

Guests are encouraged to purchase tickets online in advance. At the gates, admissions can be purchased by cash-free payment using a major credit or debit card. On site Will-Call is not available.

By purchasing a ticket to attend the Artichoke Festival, permission for past use and for present and future use is hereby granted to Castroville Artichoke Festival, Inc. (and all persons acting under its permission and authority) to use a photo or other image of myself, of the likeness of the minor under my guardianship, for use in published or video works in any medium and for any lawful purpose in trade, exhibition, illustration, promotion, publicity, advertising and electronic publication. I understand that I have waived any right that I or my representative(s) may have to inspect or approve Castroville Artichoke Festival, Inc.’s use of the likeness or the advertising copy or printed matter that may be used in connection with the use and/or publication of this likeness.