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Zucchini Races

The information below is from the 2019 Fair, and it will give you an idea of what to expect in 2020. Please check back soon!

  • Date: June 15, 2019
  • Time: 4:00 pm
  • Location: CA Grown

They are sleek and low to the ground, which is why a zucchini makes a great race car. Watch this fun contest, where kids have decked out this long, green veggie with wheels and race emblems in hopes of winning ribbons in several categories, including the best decorated and fastest zucchini.

If you are interested in how to enter the contest, please see the Zucchini Race page in the Contests section.

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