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Come and experience the San Joaquin Asparagus Festival in Stockton! Fun for the whole family!

One of the most anticipated events of the year is back April 12-14, 2019! The San Joaquin Asparagus Festival is a sumptuous and indulgent food festival set in Stockton, California every year in April. The San Joaquin Asparagus Festival will kick off at the San Joaquin County Fairgrounds on April 12th at 10am.

Here is information about this year's event.

Hours and days of operation:

  • Friday, April 12, 2019: 10am-8pm
  • Saturday, April 13, 2019: 10am-10pm
  • Saturday, April 14, 2019: 10am-8pm


  • $6.00 for vehicles and $3.00 for motorcycles.


  • Adults (18-64) : $15
  • Child (6-17), Senior 65+, Military w/ID - $12
  • Children (5 & under): FREE

New this year: Purchase your tickets online! Discount ticket stops available March 6, 2019 at surrounding Save Mart and Lucky's until April 14, 2019. Click here for list.



  • Asparagus Alley: Featuring Deep-Fried Asparagus and Asparagus Ice Cream with indoor and outdoor seating available.
  • Asparagus Plaza: Featuring Save Mart Supermarkets, Big Green Egg & Sunny Valley Meats Chef cooking demonstration stage with additional asparagus dishes and Coors Light craft beer and wine pavilion.
  • Kids Zone: Carnival games, rides, face painting, petting zoo and craft fair.
  • Community Stage: San Joaquin Asparagus Festival Talent and Performing Arts Competition.



An exciting range of artists will be performing on the main stage all weekend long. Entertainment is included in the price of festival admission.

Main Stage Entertainment:


Saturday - Classic Rock: 

Sunday - Country: 


Watch this video from last year's festival and don't forget to view this map when you visit the festival.

For more information about the San Joaquin Asparagus Festival go to our events page!


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