ZUCCHINI FESTIVAL
AUGUST 3rd, 2024!

 

   Zucchini Festival at the Healdsburg Farmers’ Market!!
Saturday, August 5th, 2023

 

DON’T MISS THE HILARIOUS AND CREATIVE ZUCCHINI RACES AND GIANT ZUCCHINI COMPETITION! REAL ZUCCHINI MADE INTO RACE CARS AND RACED DOWN THE SPECIAL MARKET TRACK! TALENTED ZUCCHINI GROWERS COMPETE FOR HEALDSBURG’S BIGGEST ZUKE!
ENTER TO WIN, VOLUNTEER TO HELP OUT, OR JUST COME AND ROOT FOR YOUR FAVORITE!

HOW IT WORKS:
Decorate a zucchini within the size parameters cited below. Put wheels on it so it can be raced down a track.
Judging is based on the decorations, and the primary prizes are given out for decor. Please see the new voting rules below.
The races are held in heats, with each age category raced together. Heat winners receive Market Bucks.

RULES & REGULATIONS RACE CARS
• Register Zucchini Cars  between 8:30 and 9:30 on the day of the contest.
• Age Categories: 7 and under ~ 8-15 ~ 16-adult
• Race cars must be made of real zucchini squash.
• The squash should be the vehicle, not a roller skate or toy truck.
• Wheels and axles must be inserted in the zucchini to be judged, and must be able to roll down the track to be eligible for prizes.
• Wheels can be made of wood, metal, vegetable, or plastic.
• The width of one track is 11 inches, so the width of the car must be less than 11 inches.

GIANT ZUKES
GIANT ZUCCHINI MUST BE GROWN BY THE ENTRANT
1ST, 2ND & 3RD PLACE PRIZES

8:30 – 9:30 Registration of (weighing) Giant Zucchini and Zucchini Racing Cars
9:30-10:15  Public Voting Period for favorite Race Car Decorations
10:00 Giant Zucchini Winners Announced
10:20 Creative Zucchini Winners announced
10:30am Zucchini Car Races Begin

EVERYBODY VOTES! Put a penny in the cup of your favorite entry. It’s as simple as that!

 

WONDERFUL PRIZES DONATED BY LOCAL MERCHANTS AND US (MARKET BUCKS!!)!

 

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO VOLUNTEER: manager@healdsburgfarmersmarket.org    707 824-8717