Wednesday, 29 November 2023

Kelseyville Pear Festival

09.30.2023 9:00 am - 5:00 pm


KELSEYVILLE, Calif. — The Kelseyville Pear Festival, Lake County’s biggest free event, will take place on Saturday, Sept. 30.

The 29th annual celebration of everything pear will take over Main Street of the “Pear Capital of the World.”

The event normally draws 10,000 to 12,000 attendees, according to organizers.

The parade starts at 9:30 a.m. at State Street and Main at the east end of town and winds up at the Saw Shop at about First Street.

Tractors will be parked after the parade for viewing at the west end of Main Street.

Pear ceramics, Bing’s Kitchen is making pear lumpia and there will be pear margaritas, pear shakes at the Presbyterian Church, pear pies, pear tarts and of course five different kinds of pears will be available at the free tasting next to Pogo’s Pizza in the Westamerica parking lot.

Local farmers will be selling organically-grown Bartletts, Abaté Fetel, Bosc, Comice and Rosie Red pears next to the tasting booth.

Among the too-many-to-be-listed features of the Pear Festival are the Lake County Horse Council’s Horse Faire that will include six breeds of horse, a tack swap and varied horse demonstrations throughout the day. The Horse Faire opens at 11 a.m.

The Konocti Art Society fine art show opens at 10:30 a.m. at Westamerica Bank Lobby and the pie-eating contest will be at noon at Pear Square just west of the bank.

The festival hosts several dancing groups including one on horses you’ll see in the parade. Businesses will remain open during the event.

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