The 26th annual California Avocado Festival will be held in early October on Linden Ave in Carpinteria. This year over forty non-profit groups will benefit by catering to 100,000 avocado visitors. Hours are Friday, October 5, 11am – 10pm, Saturday, October 6 10am – 10pm, Sunday, October 7 10am – 6pm.
Speaking of the Avo Fest, Chocolats du CaliBressan will again be offering their Avocado Festival chocolate. They will be available at both the Santa Barbara store (1114 State St), the Carpinteria store (4193 Carpinteria Ave #4) and at the festival (Carpinteria chamber stand). It is a dark chocolate and Avocado ganache dipped in dark. The chocolates will be available at stores starting Tuesday, October 2nd.