The 11th annual Madera Pomegranate, Fruit and Nut Festival takes place, Saturday, November 6, from 10:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. at the Madera District Fairgrounds. Admission and parking are free at the vibrant festival showcasing Madera County’s locally-grown commodities of pomegranates, fruits, and nuts.
The unique happening features a day filled with delicious pomegranate products, specialties from local nut vendors, music, and the always popular, chef-led, cooking demonstrations. To learn more about all things pomegranate, discover educational seminars on harvesting arils and juices. Then get in on the whole-family fun by showing off your skills at the seeding competition.
Festival highlights for attendees to enjoy include pomegranate-and-nut-inspired foods, products, cooking demonstrations, Kids’ Zone – with inflatable fun, games, and pony rides, Classic Car Show, DJ entertainment by Superior Sound, more than 90 vendors of arts, crafts, and so much more!
Other event features include:
Popular culture fans have something to celebrate as the Ohana Comic Con will return to this year’s festival. Don’t put those Halloween costumes away just yet! A costume contest, for all ages, will be held in the afternoon at 2:30 p.m. on the Main Stage. There will not be an entry fee for this feature. Click Here For More Information
Muay Thai Boxing is a martial art/combat sport that originated in Thailand. This competition will bring participants of all ages from throughout the region together to complete in this exciting sport. (Admission fee applies.) Event Hosted by Madera Mixed Martial Arts. All-day. Click Here For More Information
Benefits Special Olympics! Law enforcement and public agencies work for us all year long! Come out and cheer them on as they compete for this year’s title! Teams pay a fee to compete and all proceeds benefit Northern California Special Olympics. Event is from 10:30 a.m. – noon Click Here For More Information
Madera’s Got Talent
Children grades K – 12 will truly inspire you with their talent as they perform and compete to win the top title in their age group. Hosted by the Madera Leo Club. (No admission fee.) 10:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Click Here For More Information About the Leo’s Club