2016 Upland Lemon Festival

March 30, 2016

By: Megan McClain

Pucker up for some fun with a whole weekend devoted to the sunny sour citrus of SoCal.

 

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The Upland Lemon Festival returning to the streets of Downtown Upland on April 29th through May 1st with live performances, carnival fun and lemon-flavored everything you can think of. Admission is free to the Lemon Festival.

Entertainment includes live performances, exhibits and education about lemon crafts and gardening, a crafters village, and the “Lemon Idol” singing competition. New this year, the Citrus Blues Festival is all day Sunday with blues from 10a.m.-6p.m. at the Citrus Grove Stage. The Lemon Idol competition preliminary competitions are April 21st and 23rd (see website for details). Semi-finals and finals are Friday and Saturday. See the website for performance schedule at the Citrus Grove and Lemon Tree Stage.

 

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Many food vendors are available through the festival with a variety of lemon-themed and accented foods, including lemonade, corndogs, ice cream, roasted corn, sandwiches, candy, French fries and more.

A carnival opens Friday at 3p.m., which offers several rides and games. Tickets for the carnival are available online for a discounted price, with six rides and two ‘2-for-1’ games package for $21.99. Some proceeds from the event benefit local organizations through The Learning Centers at Fairplex.

 

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The Upland Lemon Festival is April 29th-May 1st in Downtown Upland. Admission is free to the festival, while carnival rides, games and vendors are extra.  Visit this website for entertainment schedule, competition information and details.