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2020 Vista Strawberry Festival Postponed!

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Due to the ongoing, government-mandated California COVID-19 quarantine, the 2020  Vista Strawberry Festival has been postponed. This  year's festival will be held on Sunday, September 6, which is Labor Day weekend.

All sponsor, contest, vendor, race and volunteer deadlines have been postponed as well. Please check back for updated information as it becomes available.

Thank you for your patience and understanding during these unprecedented times. We look forward to seeing you in September!

Vista Chamber of Commerce

STRAWBERRY CAPITAL OF THE WORLD

Festival History

Vista, California, was once the unofficial Strawberry Capital of the World. In the 1960's and 1970's, during peak season, strawberries were shipped from Vista all over the United States, as well as internationally.

There were daily shipments to Europe, Hong Kong and other parts of Asia. One place in the Netherlands thought the strawberries they received from Vista were actually a different fruit because they were so much larger than they were used to.  And, with all the crates coming in with the word "Vista" on the side, they started referring to the strawberries as "vistas". 

Vista still has some fields where strawberries are grown, but not to the degree we used to have. The Vista Strawberry Festival was created in 2010 to celebrate our history with the beautiful berry! 

We hope you have a berry good time while you are here! 

See what others are saying our Vista Strawberry Festival:  A Unique Celebration of Fruit and Community at the Vista Strawberry Festival.

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