Sunday, August 2, 2015 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Pucker up for the sweetest sour event of the year. The Third Avenue Village Association’s 19th annual Lemon Festival returns to Chula Vista’s original neighborhood on Sunday, August 2. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Third Avenue from E to G Street, celebrate Chula Vista’s history as the Lemon Capital of the World with live bands, hundreds of vendor booths, kid’s activities and everything lemon.
The 21 and up crowd can imbibe in Lemon Festival’s new beer garden, featuring San Diego craft breweries and Mike’s Hard Lemonade. Old favorites including the Festival Fun Zone, will provide entertainment for the young and the young at heart. All the while, sway to the sounds of surf rock, modern country, rock and roll, Latin jazz and more at two stages.
Cultivate your competitive side by participating in fan favorite lemon-themed contests. Haul in the cream of your lemon crop for the chance to take home the prize for Largest Lemon. Bring your appetite for the infamous Lemon Pie Eating Contest, sponsored by Village favorite, Marie Callender’s. You can also show your Chula Vista spirit by sporting festive, lemon colored clothing at the event.
Be one of the roughly 25,000 people who attend the longest running community event in Chula Vista each year. The Third Avenue Village Association looks forward to sharing a glass of lemonade with you at the 2015 Lemon Festival on Sunday, August 2 in Third Avenue Village, Chula Vista.