California Avocado Festival Carpinteria – Visit the California Avocado Festival in Carpinteria, CA. This is a three day FREE event held in October each year and benefits local non-profit organizations and promotes the town of Carpinteria. Santa Barbara county is the 3rd largest Avocado producing county in the USA.
This is three days of family fun, food, music, and of course avocados! Cool competitions include the best dressed avocado, largest avocado and a guacamole competition (the winning recipe is always published). For more information please visit: www.avofest.com and or if you are in the area for this festival, check our our extensive guide on what there is to do and see in Santa Barbara