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10th National Heirloom Exposition

September 13, 2023
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
$15 – $30
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Ventura Fairgrounds
10 West Harbor Blvd
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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The National Heirloom Exposition has been called “The World’s Fair of Pure Food,” It is the nation’s premier event for celebrating the history, preservation, and cultivation of heirloom varieties free from genetic modification. 

The 10th anniversary of the National Heirloom Expo will be held 9 AM – 9 PM on September 12, 13, and 14, 2023, at the Ventura County Fairgrounds, Ventura, CA. 

Begun in 2011, the three-day event features an expo hall filled with beautiful displays of heirloom fruits and vegetables for exhibition and tasting, including the iconic Tower of Squash, which is always a centerpiece of the event! 

  • ? Seed Swap All Three Days! Swapping seeds has never been so fun! Join us between 3:00 and 6:00 PM each day. Bring your heirloom varieties, mingle with fellow swappers, and maybe find your next garden treasure!
  • ? Heirloom Poultry Show Feathers will fly at our spectacular Poultry Show! Mark your calendar for all-day judging on Tuesday, September 12, and stay for the viewing throughout the expo. You’ve never seen birds like these!
  • ? Giant Pumpkin Contest Get ready for some garden giants at our Giant Pumpkin Contest! Be there at 4 PM on Tuesday, September 12, for the judging, and see these colossal pumpkins on display throughout the event.
  • ??Learn from world-renowned experts on heirloom gardening, sustainable agriculture, healthy eating, and much more!  
  • ??Browse exhibits, shop the vendor hall filled with plants, seeds, and handcrafted products, and enjoy delicious healthy cuisine and beverages from the many local food vendors along the streets of the fairgrounds!  
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