Harvest Festival 2018


CARNIVAL: Thursday, September 13, 2018 – Sunday, September 16, 2018

PARADE: Saturday, September 15th @ 10:00am – Download Parade Application Here



Annual community celebration 70+ years and still going! Four-day event opens on Thursday, September 13th at 5:00 p.m. Food,
miscellaneous vendors, Paul Maurer Shows Carnival, entertainment, and music nightly – dance outdoors under the stars!



Saturday the 74th Kerman Harvest Festival Parade at 10 a.m. in downtown Kerman. Parade procession on Madera Avenue; “A” Street to “G” Street.

2018 Parade and Festival Theme: “The Fabulous Fifties

PARADE: Saturday, September 15th @ 10:00am – Download Parade Application Here


⭐ Kerman Harvest Festival Coloring Contest

Contest open for Ages 3 – 12 years of age.  Pick up coloring form at any of the following Kerman business locations: Garcia’s Supermarket; Blue Turtle Express, Round Table Pizza, Valley Food Super Center, Me-N-Ed’s Pizza, United Health Center – Kerman, Westamerica Bank, Central Valley Community Bank, Reno’s Hardware, Sebastian or download from www.kermanchamber.org.  Return entry by September 3rd to the business where you picked up the entry form, or the Kerman Chamber of Commerce at 783 S. Madera Ave., Kerman 93630.

Download:    👉   Coloring Sheet      👉   Entry Form & Information


⭐ Business Decorating Contest “Fabulous Fifties”

The Kerman Chamber of Commerce invites all businesses and school sites offices to participate in the 3rd Annual Decorate our Town Contest. We will be kicking off the Harvest Festival with a Business Decorating Contest. “Fabulous Fifties” is this year’s theme.

For information download the entry form:    👉   Business Entry Form


⭐ Salsa Cook OFF Contest Flyer

download:    English Flyer       Spanish Flyer


⭐ Fabulous Fifties CAR SHOW

download:    Car Show Entry Form





Opening Ceremony            Thursday 7:15 p.m.           

Grand Marshal Presentation – “Paul Toste”- Grand Marshal


Thursday     6:45 p.m.     Kerman Community Band

Thursday     8:00 p.m.     KHS Jazz Band

Thursday     8:30 p.m.     Mellowtones

Friday          8:00 p.m.     Grupo La Brisa

Friday          9:00 p.m.     Banda Zameria

Friday          10:00 p.m.     Los 3 de Michoacan

Saturday      11:30 a.m.   KHS Mariachi Band

Saturday      8:30 p.m.     Twi’Lighters Band

Sunday        5:00 p.m.     Teocalli Folkloric Dancers & Grupo Latino America from Chihuahua

Sunday        7:30 p.m.     Mariachi Cachanilla 

Activities & Entertainment:                                          

Thursday     5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Senior’s Bingo

Friday                  6:15 p.m. Cornhole Tournament Registration

Friday          7:00 p.m. Cornhole Tournament

Saturday     10:00 a.m. 74th Annual Kerman Harvest Parade & Car Show, Parade Theme:  Fabulous Fifties

Saturday     11:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. KHF Car Show, North Entrance Kerckhoff Park, Madera Ave. & G St.

Saturday     12:00 p.m. Photo Opt:  Minion & Super Heroes & Coloring Contest Awards

Saturday      1:00 p.m. Parade Awards

Saturday      6:00 p.m. Studio 22 Performance

Saturday      6:00 p.m. Lion’s Kenpo Karate Demonstration

Saturday      7:00 p.m. Kerman Pubjabi School Dancers

Sunday        5:00 p.m. Homemade Salsa Contest

Sunday        6:00 p.m. Payansina Naranjita


Thursday Sept. 13           5:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Friday Sept. 14                5:00 p.m. – 12:00 midnight

Saturday Sept. 15            11:00 a.m. – 12:00 midnight

Sunday Sept. 16              3:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

 CARNIVAL Admission:

Thursday     FREE Admission

Friday          FREE Admission for Veterans with valid ID

Friday, Saturday & Sunday $6.00 Adult   $3.00 Child 4-10


For more information:  Kerman Chamber of Commerce (559) 846-6343

Sponsored by: Budweiser and the Kerman Chamber of Commerce