Events

Third Annual Horse Faire
Have you always wanted to know more about horses? What is required to keep a horse? What different breeds are known for? What are horse people in Lake County doing to promote and preserve the area for the horse industry and recreation?

Kickoff with Dave Stamey

Parade
Kicking off the day’s events, the parade is chocked full of kids, tractors, horse drawn wagons, antique cars, floats, and featured in the parade, the Grand Marshall and the Prince and Princess of the Festival.

If you are interested in participating in the parade on the morning of the Kelseyville Pear Festival please read the instructions page prior to completing the application and submitting it by September 19, 2014. No entries will be accepted the day of the festival.

Contests
Information about the Dessert Contest, prince and princess and the Poster Contest.

Restaurant Pearing
During the month of September the Kelseyville Pear Festival invites you to visit eleven local restaurants, an ice cream & dessert parlor, a bakery and a tavern to celebrate “the pear”. Kelseyville, Cobb and Ukiah will be partnering with the Kelseyville Pear Festival by featuring menu items incorporating “the pear”. Spread the good news about the wonderful use of pears that our local eateries are offering starting September 1 through the end of September.

Quilt Show
A cornucopia of colorful quilts, heirloom, classic, and unique designs, fill the Methodist Church social hall. A must see exhibit. To see the popular quilt block project, visit the Lake County Quilt Trail

Children’s Activities
For the younger children, check out the Jump House and Games at the Kelseyville Presbyterian Church. Behind the St. Peter’s Catholic Church, under the white tent, enjoy face painting and high school entertainers.

Fine Arts Show
The lobby of WestAmerica Bank is transformed into a fine arts show. Be sure to stop by and admire the eye popping classic and contemporary art presented for viewing and for sale.

Arts and Crafts Booth
Lining the streets is an amazing array of fine quality hand crafted items with a focus on pear inspired creations. If your heart desires it… it’s available on Main Street.

Pear Pavilion
Visit the big white tent in the middle of town by WestAmerica Bank. Enjoy a collection of antique farm equipment, Lake County photos of the past, packing house box labels, tasting different varieties of pears, plus many pear products from local farmers.

Music
Filling the air all day is joyful noise; hot jazz, solid gold rock, blazing fiddlers, and classic acoustical guitar, there’s something for everyone.

Food
Let’s eat dessert first! Try delicious Pear pies, smooth cool pear shakes and a bowl of creamy pear ice cream. BBQ’s a plenty to choose from along with sandwiches, popcorn, hot dogs and sudsy adult beverages round out the delicious food treats.

Antique Tractors and Unique Engine Exhibit
Antique tractors of all shapes, sizes, colors are the stately legendary farming workhorses. A collection of unique engines that do all sorts of things and some that do just nothing. Look for this collection on Main Street by the Kelsey Creek Bridge.
2014 Tractor Entry Form (PDF)