• 71st Carrot Festival and Street Fair

    February 2 - 11, 2018

     


     

  • Schedule of Events

    Friday, February 2, 2018                  

    6:00 p.m.: Annual Chamber Of Commerce Banquet:

    Featuring award of the 2017 Citizen of the Year honors, and crowning of the 2018 Carrot Festival Queen, Princess and Junior Princess. 

    6:00 - 7:00 p.m.: No-Host Cocktails.

    6:30 - 7:30 p.m.: Dinner. 

    7:00 - 8:30 p.m.: Ceremonies at Imperial Valley Swiss Club

    8:30 - 11p.m.: Desserts and lots of dancing  

    Tickets are $35.00 per person, at the door $40.00 if available.  Reserve your table now (table for 8)!

    Monday, February 5, 2018

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

    Registration Forms HERE

    Adult Chefs/3 Divisions:  VEGETABLE, SALAD and APPETIZERS.  Sponsored by Soroptimist Club.

    Tuesday, February 6, 2018
    6:00 p.m.: Carrot Festival Cookery Contest  Held at the Holtville Civic Center

    Registration Forms HERE

    Adult Chefs/2 Divisions:  MAIN COURSE, BREAD and DESSERT. Sponsored by Soroptimist Club.


    Wednesday, February 7, 2018

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

    Registration Forms HERE

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

    Thursday, February 8, 2018

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

    Registration Forms HERE

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

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

    Friday, February 9, 2018

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

    Downtown Hoedown! 7:00 - 10:00pm Corner of Holt and 5th (in front of Rabobank)

    Come and enjoy a live music performances by Big Bad Wolf! FREE to the public. Beer and Tacos for sale. 

    Saturday, February 10, 2018

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

    9:00 a.m. till dusk: Street and Crafts Fair
    Food, vendor and other booths on Holt Ave.                                                               

    10:00 a.m.: Carrot Festival Parade
    Featuring school children, bands, floats, antique cars and tractors, equestrians, Citizen of the Year, 2018 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 Stage on Holt Ave .

    1:30 (approx. after Trophies): School Drumline Competition
    6th and Holt Ave .

    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 on Stage on Holt Ave.

    Sunday, February 11, 2018

    9:00 a.m. till dusk: Street and Crafts Fair            
    Food, vendor and craft booths on Holt 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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