2016 Lemon Festival – Past

Thanks to everyone who made the 20th annual Lemon Festival the sweetest sour event of the year! The Third Avenue Village Association’s Lemon Festival was presented by Wal Mart on Sunday, August 7. Returning for its 20th year, the Lemon Festival brought crates full of summer fun to Chula Vista’s Original Neighborhood and spanned Third Avenue from E to G Street. Over 30,000 people celebrated Chula Vista’s reign as the Lemon Capital of the World with live bands, hundreds of vendor booths, Festival Fun Zone, craft beer garden and everything lemon. Find more juicy details in the event press release.

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***The Lemon Festival is closed to vendors. We appreciate all of your support and cooperation.

Lemon Festival Entertainment Schedule

Citrus Stage @ E Street

Time Entertainment Description
10:00 Grizzly Business Indie Rock
12:00 Lemon Pie Eating & Lemon Outfit Contests ALL ages welcome!
12:45 Johnny Deadly Trio Rockabilly
3:00 The Orbitrons Surf Rock

Lemonade Bandstand @ Park Way

Time Entertainment Description
10:00 Fanny & the Atta Boys Country/Swing
12:30 CitySide Hawaiian/Reggae
2:30 Largest Lemon & Lemon Peel Contest ALL ages welcome!
3:00 The Routine Rock N’ Soul

*Sign up for contests at the TAVA booth located at the entrance to Memorial Park by Fuddruckers!

Craft Beer Garden

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Located at Memorial Park near the Lemon Bandstand at 373 Park Way. Ages 21 and up only. Stop in for a 12 ounce craft beer from Thr3e Punk Ales, NOVO Brazil Brewing Co., Bay Bridge Brewing, Groundswell Brewing Co. and Ballast Point Brewing, all priced at $5, each. Beer Garden hours are 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 pm. We’ve even got lemons in the beer! Ballast Point and Bay Bridge will be offering exclusive lemon infused brews for the event.

Premier Sponsors

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Participating SponsorsMike's logo

 Media Sponsors
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Interested in how the Center Street Lemon Mural came to be? Read our interview with the artist, Bob Teague HERE.

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