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  Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival
82-503 US Highway 111
Indio, CA 92201
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Phone: 760.863.8247
URL: www.datefest.org

Last Updated: 10/13/2009 11:48
 
 
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Riverside County Fairgrounds
52-503 US Highway 111
Indio, CA 92201

The National Date Festival takes place in Indio, California. Since 1947 the annual festival has been held to celebrate the Date Palm harvest in the Coachella Valley. The event is held in mid February on the Riverside County Fairgrounds.
The Date Festival has more than 7000 exhibits and competitions related to the fruit. Headliner entertainment always adds to the exciting line-up. 
Donít miss great shows like Monster Trucks, Fiesta Del Charro, Bull-O-Rama, Freestyle Motorcycles, Demolition Derby and the hilarious Camel & Ostrich Races!  As usual, the Nightly Musical Pageant is a must see with a talented cast of singers and dancers in dazzling regalia; it is no surprise that the show attracts such large crowds.
There are plenty of date booths that will be selling your favorite dates Ė from stuffed with chocolate, coconut or nuts to the good olí plain date Ė you have to try some!  If itís a warm afternoon try a mouth-watering date shake!
The Fair has new and old favorites for everyone to come and enjoy.  Mark your calendars for the Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival. This is one you  will not want to miss!
For more Information call 1-800-811-FAIR
or 760.863.8247 or www.datefest.org