San Joaquin Asparagus Festival

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Join Us in Stockton April 20-22, 2018 for the BIGGEST Asparagus Festival in the West!

With a fantastic lineup of events and entertainment, the Asparagus Festival is sure to be an enjoyable time for the entire family!


Dates & Hours:

  • April 20-22, 2018
  • 10am to 8pm - Friday and Sunday
  • 10am to 10pm - Saturday (Asparagus Alley lines still cut off at 7:30pm)

Parking: $6.00 for vehicles and $3.00 motorcycles.


Single Day Admission Prices:

  • Adult (18-64) - $15
  • Child (6-17), Senior 65+, Military w/ID - $12
  • Child 5 & Under - FREE


Discount tickets will be sold at Save Mart and Lucky Stores in the surrounding areas starting March 14th: Adult tickets $12 - Child, Sr. & Military tickets $10. Click here for a list of stores.

The San Joaquin Asparagus Festival offers everything from food to fun. Bring your family and friends and enjoy Asparagus Alley (Deep Fried Asparagus & Asparagus Ice Cream), Health & Wellness Fair, Local Celebrity Chef Demonstrations, Car Show, Craft Beer and Wine Pavilion, Kids Zone with carnival rides and games, Petting Zoo and so much more!


Main Stage Entertainment:

1:00pm: Warning Shot (Classic Rock)

4:30pm : Spice Islander - Steel Drum Band

5:30pm: Miss San Joaquin Asparagus Festival Crowning

6:30pm: Uptown Funk - Bruno Mars Ultimate Tribute Band


Classic Rock

1:00pm :  Rogue (Classic Rock)

3:00pm: Amateur Deep Fried Aspasagus Eating Competition (Application)

4:30pm: The Unauthorized Rolling Stones

6:30p: Petty Breakers - Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers Tribute Band



1:00pm: Tim Hurley

3:00pm: Cottonwood Creek

4:30pm: Morgan Wallen

6:30pm: Little Texas


Activities: Asparagus Alley, Asparagus Plaza, Kids Zone, Health & Wellness Fair, Asparagus Recipe Competition, Community Stage, Local Celebrity Chef Demonstrations, Carnival Midway, Craft Booths, Hundreds of Vendors, Superheroes 5K Run, Deep Fried Asparagus Eating Competition and much more!


Food prices:

**Deep Fried Asparagus, Asparagus Ice Cream, Beer, Soda & Water will require you to purchase food & beverage tickets.

Each ticket will be $1 each and can be purchased in several different locations at the festival. (New for 2018 - all food & drink vendors may accept tickets)

Deep Fried Asparagus - 7 tickets
Ranch Dip - 1 ticket
Asparagus Ice Cream - 3 tickets
Soft Drinks - 3 tickets
Bottle Water - 3 tickets
Beer - ranges 5-6 tickets

SJRTD Bus Route #44 - Ride the Bus and Avoid the Fuss!: Route 44 will take you to the festival! (drop off near festival and not into the festival grounds).

San Joaquin County Fairgrounds
1658 S. Airport Way
Stockton, California

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