VACAVILLE – “Celebrating 60 Years of Brilliance”, Fiesta Days returns to Vacaville on Memorial Day Weekend.
Since 1957, Fiesta Days has been entertaining families with fun activities and 2017 will not disappoint. Enjoy live
music, a carnival, jalapeno and onion eating contest, the Whiskerino contest, car show, diaper derby, the much
anticipated parade and much more.
The week kicks off on Monday, May 22nd with a store window decorating contest, employee costume contest and
a BBQ. Thursday, the 25th of May heats up with a golf tournament, the opening of the carnival and live music by
the Terry Sheets Band in Andrews Park. Friday, after a day at the carnival and the Family Fun Zone, put your
dancin’ shoes on and rock out with Skynnyn Lynnyrd.
Saturday, May 27th, set your alarms for the 7am Pancake Breakfast at St. Paul’s Methodist Church (info: 365-8769),
then be sure to stake your claim for chair space on Merchant Street for the 10am parade (parade runs down
Merchant Street from Mason Street to So. Orchard Street). Afterwards, the party continues at Andrews Park with
the carnival, live entertainment and a Family Fun Zone. There will also be a Classic Car Show on School Street and
East Main. Don’t leave downtown just yet, The Jackson Stone Band will be on stage between 12:15pm and 4:
45pm, followed by the Fiesta Awards Ceremony at Creekwalk stage. The Time Bandits will be close out the
evening from 6:15 until 9:00pm.
Sunday May 28th is Hispanic Day and is the big day for the Diaper Derby, Catholic Mass in the park, a dart
tournament, the jalapeno and onion eating contests, various hispanic bands playing until 9pm and of course, the
carnival and Family Fun Zone will be open.
Memorial Day, Monday, May 29th at 11am, there will be a moment of silence at Andrews Park honoring those who
serve and who have served followed by the Mark Ward Band at 11:15am. The weekends festivities close with live
music by The Charlie Wade Band from 4:00-6:45pm. The carnival and Family Fun Zone will be open these days
For more information, visit fiestadays.org. Admission is FREE, vendor and activity prices vary.
|The 60th Anniversary of Vacaville’s Fiesta Days will be held May 22nd-May 29th, 2017 at Andrews Park
and other locations throughout Vacaville. Fiesta Days Log via fiestadays.org.