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Upcoming and Past Events

Award Dinner

January 26th

Place: Young Life Center

Attractions: To honor Kingsburg’s finest.

Citizen, Jr. Citizen, Public Safety Employee and Educator of the Year, along with other awards to be  presented.


Annual Car Show

April 22nd

Place: Swedish Village

Attractions: Pre-72 Automobiles, Food,

Kiddy Area and Entertainment


Roadsters, Antiques, Street Rods, Muscle Cars, T-Birds, Mopars and more can be found at Kingsburg’s Car Show. We promise to be one of the largest Pre-72 Car Shows in the Central Valley. We have great food, entertainment, carnival and shopping.  Vendors will be selling items specializing in custom auto parts along with other special vendors. This all starts the Friday before with a Pre Car Show Night in downtown Kingsburg. The Car Show is free for the whole family to enjoy. Bring your family and friends to come and see some great cars from around the valley 


Kingsburg's Swedish Festival

May 19th, 20th, & 21st

Place: Swedish Village

Attractions: Parade, Smorgasbord, Swedish Pancake Breakfast, Arts & Crafts Fair, Entertainment, Music, Folk Dancing, Maypole, Sacred Concert and Vesper Service


Valkommen! We invite you to a Scandinavian Vacation the third weekend in May. You can experience and taste the rich culture of  Sweden here in the San Joaquin Valley. This three day event is filled with entertainment, food and fun. It all begins on Friday night with a Swedish Smorgasbord.  Start your Saturday morning with a traditional Svenska Pancake (Swedish Pancake) Breakfast. Our Swedish Village is filled with specialty shops, there you can also see more of the Swedish Culture in the Swedish Culture Village on Draper and discover many food and craft booths and entertainment.


Kingsburg Farmer's Market

Saturdays, June thru August 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Place: Downtown, Draper Street

Attractions: Locally grown Fruit, Vegetables and Flowers.




Summer Band Concerts Under the Stars

June 22nd & 29th; July 6th, 13th, 20th & 27th

Place: Memorial Park

Attractions: City Band, Food, Produce,

and Arts and Crafts

Thursday Nights Only Event for 6 weeks


The mercury is rising, the days are getting longer, and the fruit trees are almost ready to be harvested. This can only be the prelude to “Summer Band Concerts Under the Stars.” The City Band has emerged to become the longest running non-professional community band west of the  Mississippi. This concert series is held for a six-week period every Thursday night in Kingsburg’s Memorial Park. Each night starts with a Farmer’s Market, Food and Crafts from 5-8 p.m., followed by the concert from 8-9:30 PM. Heres an opportunity for you to slip back in time to an old-fashioned outdoor Concert and Farmers Market.





Independence Celebration

July 3rd

Place: KHS Athletic Bowl

Attractions: Arts & Crafts, Entertainment,

Food, Kiddy Area and Fireworks

The Independence Day Celebration is as important to Americans as Mom’s Apple Pie. Music wafts from the High School Bowl from the great heritage our forefathers provided us in the City Band. An annual event, the evening begins with great music by local artists, delicious food, carnival rides and games for the whole family. The skies are filled with beautiful colors you don’t want to miss. Come and celebrate this special event with us in Kingsburg.



Julgransfest Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

November 24th

Place: Swedish Village


Just in time for the holiday season, Kingsburg opens its Christmas Village (Swedish style) downtown with lovely lights and festive trappings for the trek down Draper Street singing carols and lighting the community Christmas tree. It’s something right out of Dr. Suess and his “Whoville” holiday classic. You won’t want to miss this Christmas season kick-off. It starts at dusk on the Friday after Thanksgiving Day. 




This is the due date for the Gingerbread House Contest, Click here to view a printable form of  the rules, and the entry form.


Santa Lucia Festival Christmas Village Celebration

December 2nd

Place: Swedish Village

Attractions: Parade, Food, Gingerbread House Competition, Caroling, Arts and Crafts


Santa Lucia Day opens the Christmas season with the oldest daughter of the household adorning herself in a long white gown, red sash and a glowing crown of candles. She wakens the family members with the Lucia song and serving saffron buns and coffee at their bedside. The Swedish Village of Kingsburg has adopted this very special tradition. Kingsburg celebrates Santa Lucia Day on the first  Saturday in December. The sidewalks of Draper Street will be filled with arts and crafts along with specialty home baked goods, gourmet items, and Swedish entrees. There is a Gingerbread House Competition at the library and the evening concludes with a Festival of Lights Parade.






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Kingsburg, CA 93631

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