The Heart of the Gold Country

Ione Harvest Faire

Ione Harvest Faire

Annually
2nd Saturday
of October
8:30am-3:00pm

October 14, 2017

 
Get your ghoul on and join the festivities!
 
A free event for all ages! Harvest has begun in the vineyards and in local pumpkin patches!  The Harvest Faire will include a Pumpkin Contest, Scarecrow Contest, Chalk the Walk, Dog Costume Contest, and Vendor Booths selling pumpkins, arts and crafts.
 
The Pumpkin Contest promises to be bigger than ever!  Pumpkin registration and drop-off starting at 7:30 am to noon on Buena Vista Street.Giant pumpkin prizes: 1st place 18 & over - $1,000. 1st place 17 & under - $500. Cash prizes to 5th place.
Bring your carved and decorated pumpkins for prizes, too. Biggest pumpkin prize awarded at 12 noon and decorated pumpkin prizes awarded at 2pm.  For more information contact Laurie: (209)274-2777.
 
Chalk the Walk takes place on both sides of Main Street on the sidewalks of downtown Ione. Pick up a chalk box at City Hall for free to all who wish to display their artistic talent, as long as your knees can take it. Drawing is all day with judging at 2pm and awards at 3pm.
 
The Scarecrow Contest has many ways to participate: classrooms, kids, adults or groups.Classrooms build their scarecrow in advance, and it will be delivered for judging the day of the Harvest Faire. Individuals build their own scarecrows starting at 9 a.m. and compete for cash prizes.Scarecrows will be on display throughout downtown Ione through Halloween. Prizes awarded at 2:30.
 
The Dog Costume Contest, sponsored by Mike and Cherie Flores of Gold Country Pet Resort, is a chance for your best friend to shine.Categories are: Scariest, Prettiest, Most Festive, and Looks Like Owner. Check-in is at 10, judging at 1pm.
 
Sponsored by the Ione Business and Community Association
 
Ione Business and Community Association
PO Box 637
Ione, CA  95640
209-274-2777