California Festivals


Dinuba Annual Raisin Day Festival & Parade

Dinuba Raisin Harvest Festival September 23-26, 2021

Theme 2019: A Raisin to Celebrate!

Roseanne Vulch Park
El Monte Way
Dinuba, CA

Raisin Day is held each year the last weekend in September with a big parade and festival on Saturday. The huge parade, carnival rides, live music, food and fun, go on all day.

Pre-festival event: Miss Dinuba Pageant 
13 contestants vie for the crown! Tickets are approx. $10 for Adults and $ for Students and are sold at the Dinuba Chamber Office.

2019 Events

September 25, 2019, 6-8 p.m. Dinuba Ministerial Night at Park filled with inspirational music and messages.

September 26, 2019 Youth Night, 4-8:30 p.m.
Carnival, local schools featured with youth performances.

September 27, 2019, 4-10 p.m. Raisin Festival officially opens
Food and Crafts, entertainment, carnival rides

September 28, 2019, 8-10 a.m. Dinuba Raisin Harvest 5k Run/Walk  Hosted by Dinuba X-Country and Track & Field, $,
September 28, 2019, 10 a.m. Dinuba Chamber of Commerce, Dinuba Kiwanis and Dinuba Woman's Club & Sunrise Rotary Parade
Route: North L Street to E. Merced St. to E. El Monte St. to E. Tulare St.
Raisin Harvest Festival 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
Food and Craft booths, entertainment all day long and carnival rides

September 29, 2019, 12-10 p.m. Kiwanis Bilingual Club Multi-Cultural Celebration (this celebration program ends at 7 p.m.) at Raisin Harvest Festival
Carnival rides 12-10 p.m.

Carnival in the Park

Dinuba Chamber of Commerce celebrates more than 100 years of the Raisin Harvest Festival at Rose Ann Vuich Park, Dinuba, CA, located in the heart of the Central Valley.

The week long event starts off with the crowning of Miss Dinuba at Dinuba High School Hellbaum Auditorium a week before the Raisin Day Festival. The contestant that is selected reigns over the Raisin Harvest Festival and represents the City of Dinuba throughout the year.

On Friday, the Raisin Harvest Festival goes into full swing at Rose Ann Vuich Park. The air is filled with the delicious aroma wafting above the wide array of multicultural food booths. Craft booths offer unique and handcrafted items for sale at a fair price. The local merchants row offer a sampling of products and services from the Chamber Business Members.

On Saturday, Dinuba Rotary blows the whistle at 10 am starting the Raisin Festival Parade. Spectacular floats, marching bands, horses, clowns and kids meander through Downtown Dinuba.  During the two day event, Friday and Saturday, a fabulous line up of non-stop entertainment takes place at Rose Ann Vuich band shell. California Carnival provides thrills and excitement for children of all ages, from the white-knuckler to the wee ones, they have it all. Bring the family and come join in the fun at the 100 Year Anniversary of Dinuba Raisin Harvest Festival.

Sunday in 2019 is a Multicultural Day program at the festival while carnival rides continue on to the end of a perfect event which closes  at 10 p.m. Adios till next year, amigos!

Events are not guaranteed. It is your responsibility to confirm before going.

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