Press Release For Immediate Release 


Event Date: July 19 and 20, 2013

Festival Forecast for July 19 & 20: 100% Chance of Peaches in Marysville, California

The two-day festival, known around and beyond California, features many inventive ways to savor the flavor of  the fruit. Fresh peaches, peach ice cream, cobblers and pies, shakes , smoothies, candies, sodas, peach-basted barbecue are just a few of foods offered.

 

 

Marysville, California (July 1, 2013) - Historic Marysville, California expects 30,000 visitors for its 14th Annual Peach Festival, July 19 and 20, 2013.  Admission -- and parking -- is free.  Marysville, once California’s third largest city when it was the gateway to the gold fields, enjoyed a second Gold Rush a century later when it was producing half of all canned peaches in the world. The fruit is still grown in many varieties by local family farms.  

 

The two-day festival, known around and beyond California, features many inventive ways to savor the flavor of  the fruit. Fresh peaches, peach ice cream, cobblers and pies, shakes , smoothies, candies, sodas, peach-basted barbecue are just a few of foods offered.  There also are  non-edible peach products, as well as various games, rides and children’s amusements.

 

Live entertainment on the Festival Stage includes performances by Guilty Again, Nancy Northrup and Tijuana Taxi. 

 

Pies, pastries and preserves will compete at the Tasty Treat Challenge, with entry fees for competitors going to benefit the local community food pantry.  Also scheduled: a pancake breakfast, 5K Run/Walk and the Azzurri Peach Classic soccer tournament.

 

The festival runs Friday, July 19 , 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. and Saturday, July 20, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m., all along D Street, just a block east of Hwy 70 and two blocks south of Hwy 20.  Marysville is located about 35 miles north of Sacramento. Details and directions are on the Festival website, www.marysvillepeachfest.com.

 


 Media Contact


Marysville Peach Festival

Marysville, CA

Web: www.marysvillepeachfest.com

 

Media Contact: Cynthia Fontayne

Email: cynthia@fontayne.com

Phone: (530) 743-4488

 


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Event Date: July 19 and 20, 2013

Festival Forecast for July 19 & 20: 100% Chance of Peaches in Marysville, California

The two-day festival, known around and beyond California, features many inventive ways to savor the flavor of  the fruit. Fresh peaches, peach ice cream, cobblers and pies, shakes , smoothies, candies, sodas, peach-basted barbecue are just a few of foods offered.

 

Marysville, California (July 1, 2013) - Historic Marysville, California expects 30,000 visitors for its 14th Annual Peach Festival, July 19 and 20, 2013.  Admission -- and parking -- is free.  Marysville, once California’s third largest city when it was the gateway to the gold fields, enjoyed a second Gold Rush a century later when it was producing half of all canned peaches in the world. The fruit is still grown in many varieties by local family farms.  The two-day festival, known around and beyond California, features many inventive ways to savor the flavor of  the fruit. Fresh peaches, peach ice cream, cobblers and pies, shakes , smoothies, candies, sodas, peach-basted barbecue are just a few of foods offered.  There also are  non-edible peach products, as well as various games, rides and children’s amusements. Live entertainment on the Festival Stage includes performances by Guilty Again, Nancy Northrup and Tijuana Taxi.  The festival runs Friday, July 19 , 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. and Saturday, July 20, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m., all along D Street, just a block east of Hwy 70 and two blocks south of Hwy 20.  Marysville is located about 35 miles north of Sacramento. Details and directions are on the Festival website, www.marysvillepeachfest.com.


Media Contact: Cynthia Fontayne, Email: cynthia@fontayne.com, Phone: (530) 743-4488