St. Helena Parks & Recreation hosts the 2021 Hometown Harvest Festival and Pet PAW’rade on Saturday October 16.
In its 35th year, the Hometown Harvest Festival is a favorite one-day event with a small town feel and great fun! The event features live music, a wine fair, a food alley, and an array of arts and crafts vendors.
The day begins with the Pet PAW’rade at 9:30 am at the corner of Oak Avenue and Pine Street.
Animals of all shapes and sizes (and their human companions) are invited to show off their best Halloween costumes. Online or telephone registrations for $ 10 per animal will be accepted until 5 p.m. on Thursday, October 14. Registration day will begin at 8:30 a.m. for $ 20 per animal.
This year’s judging categories include Best In Show, Best Costumed Pet, Most Creative Combo, Judges’ Choice, and Best Performer.
Following the Pet PAW’rade, the Hometown Harvest Festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Oak Avenue, from Adams Street to Spring Street. Stroll through the tree-lined street fair with a glass of wine to revel in the works of local artists and artisans while listening to tunes from the New Era Marching Band and NOEMA.
The SHPS / SHES parent-teacher group will present a free carnival for children, the Saint Helena nursery school for all will offer crafts and Parks & Rec will organize street games. Blue Zones Project – Upper Napa Valley will be offering a free photo booth.