The Return Of The Largest Asparagus Festival In The West To Stockton

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Get ready to celebrate all things asparagus as the 38th annual San Joaquin Asparagus Festival makes its much-anticipated return to Stockton from April 12th to 14th. Dubbed the "biggest festival in the west," this year's event promises to be a gastronomic delight with a menu filled to the brim with asparagus-themed dishes.

Festival-goers can look forward to indulging in a variety of unique asparagus creations, ranging from deep-fried asparagus and bacon-wrapped asparagus to asparagus nachos, pasta, burritos, churros, and even asparagus ice cream. These inventive dishes showcase the versatility and culinary potential of asparagus, making it clear why this event has become a staple in San Joaquin County's cultural calendar.

But the festival is not just about the food. According to the event website, attendees can expect "to have it all," with a lineup of entertainment options suitable for the whole family. "With a fantastic lineup of events and entertainment, the San Joaquin Asparagus Festival will be an enjoyable time for the entire family!" the website states.

Among the attractions, the festival will feature a "kids zone" equipped with carnival rides, games, monster truck rides, and a variety of vendors. Additionally, local bands, interactive exhibits, and more are set to create a vibrant atmosphere, ensuring that there's something for everyone at the festival.

Festival Schedule: The 2024 San Joaquin Asparagus Festival will take place at the fairgrounds located at 1658 S Airport Way, Stockton, with the following schedule:

  • Friday, April 12: Noon to 10 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 13: Noon to 10 p.m.
  • Sunday, April 14: Noon to 8 p.m.

For those interested in experiencing the largest asparagus celebration in the west and enjoying a weekend filled with delicious food and fun activities, additional information can be found by visiting the festival's official website at

Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to partake in a tradition that not only celebrates the agricultural heritage of San Joaquin County but also brings the community together in a festive and family-friendly environment.

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