Go Nuts at the Annual Sahuarita Pecan Festival

In a nutshell, there'll be food, entertainment, contests, and more in the orchard.

Last modified on November 8th, 2018 at 11:32 am

Sahuarita Pecan Festival (Credit: Green Valley Pecan Company)

10nov9:00 am5:00 pmSahuarita Pecan Festivalfood & family entertainment9:00 am - 5:00 pm AZ Sahuarita Pecan Festival Fairgrounds

The good times are ready to roll at the Green Valley Pecan Company’s tenth annual Sahuarita Pecan Festival from 9 a.m – 5 p.m. on Saturday, November 10.

Roam the grounds of the property for food, great music, dancing, family-friendly activities, wagon rides, tractor pulls, arts and crafts from the Santa Cruz River Valley and surrounding areas, and so much more.

All in all, it’s going to be a nutty time.

“We’re honoring the contributions of farmers this year and we’re excited to invite the community to celebrate with us,” said Paula Beemer, Sahuarita Pecan Festival Coordinator.

There are going to be a few contests throughout the day, too, if you’re feeling competitive. You can run through the pecan orchard during the Pecan Classic/Nut Run or Family Fun Run, test your might during the Pecan Cracking Contest, or show off your baking skills at the Pecan Pie Contest.

Sahuarita Pecan Festival (Credit: Green Valley Pecan Company)

Sahuarita Pecan Festival (Credit: Green Valley Pecan Company)

It’s free to get in and the on-site parking just south of the festival grounds is $5. There is also a free shuttle service from Sahuarita School District and Walden Grove High School parking lots.

Sahuarita Pecan Festival Participating Food Vendors

  • BBQ4U
  • Bee’s Knees Soft Serve Ice Cream
  • Bella’s Gelato Shoppe
  • BurgerRito
  • Cafe Français Restaurant and Bakery
  • Don Pedro’s Peruvian Bistro
  • Eureka Old Fashioned Soda/Bullshot LLC
  • Hot Bamboo
  • Kona Ice of Tucson
  • Las Vigas
  • Lemons on the Loose
  • Mi Familia Sonoran Hotdogs
  • Nothing Bundt Cakes
  • Not Jus Doggs
  • Optimist Club of Green Valley/Sahuarita
  • Quesadillas & More
  • Sweet Dough Co.
  • Tracy’s Irresistible Desserts
  • Plus, more TBA

A portion of the proceeds are going to local community organizations volunteering at the Sahuarita Pecan Festival.

The Sahuarita Pecan Festival Fairgrounds are located at . For more information on the location and hours, visit sahuaritapecanfestival.com.

Matt Sterner is a journalist, novelist, loves films, and would like to think he's a filmmaker. When he's eating, he likes to talk with his mouth full and write about it.
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