The Paso Robles Olive Festival is a celebration of the olive industry. The 14th Annual Olive Festival will be held on Saturday, June 3rd from 10am-5pm at the Downtown City Park. The Festival is free and open to the public! Do not miss you chance to take part in this highly anticipated event!
There will be a wide array of activities to partake in throughout the day. From professional cooking demonstrations to indulging in one of the free samples offered by one of our vendors, there will never be a dull moment. The scheduled events for the day are as follows:
● 9:30am: Public Cooking Contest (The Bandstand)
● 10:00am: Blessing of the Festival (The Bandstand)
● 10:00am: The Festival Opens
● 10:00am-5:00pm: Olive Oil Tasting
● 11:00am: Head-to-Head Chef Cook Off (The Bandstand)
● 11:30am: Mt. Olive Dancers (Near Booth #70/71)
● 12:00pm: Free Olive Oil Ice Cream (Olive Booth #114/115)
● 1:00pm-5:00pm: DJ Music (The Bandstand)
● 5pm: Festival Closes
Additionally, there will be special events and activities scheduled throughout the day. For instance, there will be a “Look for the Martini Girl” offer. Any restaurant with a martini girl will provide you with a special discount during the festival. There will also be plenty of fun, free activities for children near the playground. For those looking to bring home souvenir from their visit, there will be tote bags for sale and a drawing for original paintings at booth #107. In addition to sampling olives, visitors can also indulge in a wine and beer tasting. Tasting tickets are $15 per person and can be purchased at booth #107. Lastly, there will be lives musical performances by Jim McNight as he strolls around the festival playing the accordion and balakaika.We hope you enjoy what promises to be another exciting lineup of events at the Paso Robles Olive Festival!