• 70th Annual Carrot Festival

    Theme:   "WE DIG CARROTS"

     

     

     


     

  • Schedule of Events

    Friday, February 3, 2017                  

    6:30 p.m.: Annual Chamber Of Commerce Banquet:

    Featuring award of the 2016 Citizen of the Year honors, and crowning of the 2016 Carrot Festival Queen, Princess and Junior Princess.  6:30 - 7:00 p.m.: No-Host Cocktails. 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.: Dinner.  8:00 - 9:00 p.m.: Ceremonies at Imperial Palms Hotel & Resort at Barbara Worth.   Tickets are $35.00 per person, at the door $40.00 if available.  Reserve your table now (table for 8)!

    Saturday, February 4, 2017

    10:00am  Holtville Athletic Club BBQ Rib Contest

    Monday, February 6, 2017

    6:00 p.m.: Carrot Festival Cookery Contest   Held at the Holtville Civic Center

    Little Chef and Junior Chef/2 Divisions: MISCELLANEOUS and MAIN DISH.  Youngsters are invited to try their hand at cooking. Contest sponsored by Soroptimist Club.

    Tuesday, February 7, 2017
    6:00 p.m.: Carrot Festival Cookery Contest  Held at Civic Center

    Adult Chefs/2 Divisions:  MAIN COURSE and SALAD/VEGETABLES. Sponsored by Soroptimist Club.


    Wednesday, February 8, 2017

    6:00 p.m.: Carrot Festival Cookery Contest  Held at Civic Center

    Adult Chefs/3 Divisions:  BREADS, DESSERTS and APPETIZERS.  Sponsored by Soroptimist Club.

    Thursday, February 9, 2017

    6:00 p.m.: Carrot Festival Cookery Contest   Held at Civic Center

    Little Chef and Junior Chef: DESSERTS and OPEN TO ALL AGES Division: OPEN MISCELLANEOUS includes Energy Saving, International Cuisines and any other category not previously done. Sponsored by Soroptimist Club

    4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.: Carrot Festival Midway Carnival on Holt & 6th St.

    Friday, February 10, 2017

    3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.: Carrot Festival Midway Carnival on Holt & 6th St.

    6:00 p.m.: Carrot Festival Cookery Contest  Held at Civic Center

    Adult Chefs Sweepstakes Finals Cook-off.  Sponsored by Soroptimist Club

    Saturday, February 11, 2017

    7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.: Carrot Festival Mile & 5 K Races
    Applications available in the Chamber office.

    9:00 a.m. till dusk: Arts and Crafts Fair
    Craft, food and other booths in Holt Park.                                                                    

    10:00 a.m.: Carrot Festival Parade
    Featuring school children, bands, floats, antique cars and tractors, equestrians, Citizen of the Year, 2013 Festival Queen, Princess, Junior Princess and Court .  The route is west on Fifth Street from Maple to Cedar.

    11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.: Student Art Show
    Open during the day at the Civic Center.

    1:00 (approximate): Trophy Presentation
    Parade honors awarded at Gazebo in Holt Park.

    12:00 noon to 11:00 p.m.: Carrot Festival Midway Carnival on Holt & 6th St.

    1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.:  Entertainment in the Gazebo.

    Sunday, February 12, 2017

    11:00 a.m.  Family Cooking Contest

    9:00 a.m. till dusk: Arts and Crafts Fair            
    Arts & Craft booths in Holt Park & Pine Ave.

    11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Entertainment in the Gazebo

    Carrot Festival Midway Carnival on Holt & 6th St begins at 11:00 am.

  • For information going on around the Imperial Valley go to www.ivjointchambers.org.  

    This has information from each Chamber on what is taking place in their City.

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    The Chamber had items available for your purchase.

    Ball Caps $15., Koozies $3., Aprons $15., Ink Pens $3.

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    Amendments to California's Fair Employment and Housing Act FEHA Regulations.

    New updates may be found at https://www.calchamber.com