The Artichoke Festival In California Is Back For Its 62nd Year Of Fun & Festivities

Did you know that Castroville, California is known as the “Artichoke Center of the World?” Or how about that in 1948 actress Marilyn Monroe was honored as California’s first Artichoke Queen?

These titillating facts, in addition to a plethora of scrumptious artichoke-inspired dishes, are just the beginning of what awaits you at the 62nd annual Artichoke Festival.

Are you ready for some great festival fun? Then grab your family and friends, ready your tastebuds, and get your artichoke groove on at the annual Artichoke Festival!

Have you been to the Artichoke Festival? If so, we’d love to see your photos and hear about your experience there.

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Address: Artichoke Festival, 2004 Fairground Rd, Monterey, CA 93940, USA