*Update* The Harvest Fair has been discontinued. Instead, you might be interested in the City of San Jose's Viva Calle on October 11th, 2015
After 21 years, we are sad to announce that we have discontinued this event. Here is the announcement for the final event held in 2014:
The 21sth Annual Harvest Fair & Exposition is scheduled for Saturday, October 4th, 2014, at Emma Prusch Farm Park, from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. The park is located at 647 South King Road in San Jose, near the intersections of Highways 280/680 and 101. Admission and parking are free.
The goal of our event is to embrace the spirit of the county fair and provide a place for families to celebrate a “country fair” in San Jose.
This years event will include a large family oriented pumpkin patch, exhibits of 4H projects, expanded plant sales, all day entertainment, tours of the Park, historic farm house, barn, orchards and “Emma’s Heirloom German Kitchen Garden”.
ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION: This is also day of education and will consist of displays including as Our City Forest, UCCE 4H Clubs, Home Composting Education Program, California Rare Fruit Growers and many many more.
PLANT SALES: Veggielution and Master Gardeners will be selling a good selection of winter vegetable seedlings along with several other garden vendors.
ENTERTAINMENT: All day free entertainment will include Mariachi San Jose Youth Band, Reincarnated Revival rock band, dancers, Andrew Hill ROTC, Lee Mathson Middle School Advanced Band, any several other local performers.
FOOD: A wide variety of tasty treats will be available including Texas Snoball’s famous shaved ice, authentic Mexican food from Carmen’s Taqueria, including traditional tamales plus the Sweet Potatoe Festival is back with homemade pies and fries.
The event is hosted by the Prusch Farm Park Foundation and supported by the City of San Jose, San Jose Parks Foundation and University of California Cooperative Extension 4H Programs. All proceeds benefit the many diverse programs at Prusch Park. Sponsorship opportunities available.