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WHAT'S A STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL WITHOUT PIE?!

Calling all kids and adults… get ready for our annual Strawberry Pie Eating contest sponsored by Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps.

The contests are FREE and open to all ages.  Simply show up at the SDFC Contest Stage and compete!

There are two main events:

  • 12 p.m.: Regular event… separate contests organized by age groups.  Eat one large slice as fast as you can!
  • 3:30 p.m.: Whole Pie Eating Contest for the hardiest of you out there! Interested contestants will be picked from a drawing for this popular event!

STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE IS SWEET AS CAN BE

The Little Ms. Strawberry Shortcake Contest is open to girls 0-10 years.  Entry fee is $10.

There are prizes for all participants with extra special prize baskets for top three winners.

Age categories include:

  • 0 to 2 year-old girls.
  • 3 to 5 year-old girls.
  • 6 to 10 year-old girls. 

The contest is at the SDFC Contest Stage at 10:30 a.m. sponsored by FixAuto Vista.

DRESS IN YOUR BEST STRAWBERRY FASHION

Stand aside Paris fashion show!  Here comes the Vista Strawberry Costume Contest sponsored by Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers.

The contest is free and open to kids 0-6+ ages.  Simply show up at the SDFC Contest Stage at 3 p.m.  All participants get prizes!

Show your creativity for the cutest event of the festival!

All participants get prizes, with a special prize for the winner.  Age groups are:

  • 2 and Under
  • 3-5 Year Olds
  • 6+ Year Olds

BECOME THE SOCCER MASTER WITH SAN DIEGO FC!

San Diego FC is the official sponsor of our Contest Stage this year. They’re bringing their Chrome Ball Tour to Vista on Saturday, May 25. The day of the festival you can participate in various soccer-themed contests.

We’ll be hosting these soccer-themed contests four times:

  • 8:30 a.m.
  • 10:00 a.m.
  • 2:30 p.m.
  • 4:30 p.m.

Bring your friends and find out who is the ultimate soccer master. SIUUU!

LIFT A MUG LONGER THAN ANYBODY ELSE!

Drink up this Festival favorite in the Beer Garden sponsored by EDCO Waste & Recycling … the Beer Stein-Holding Contest!

Ten contestants hold a 32-once mug with a straight arm for as long as they can.  Winners get souvenir pilsners.

No cost to enter (except maybe your pride if you lose).  This contest runs twice:

  • 10:30 a.m.
  • 3:00 p.m.

Cheers!

THE 'COOLEST' STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL EVENT

Try to unravel a wadded up FROZEN t-shirt. The first person to put the shirt on, wins!

This is an adults only event as it takes place inside the Beer Garden.

Join us at the Beer Garden and prove how strong you are at 11:30 a.m.

The winner gets the coveted “I Strawberry Vista” t-shirt!

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