Spring Festival at Bates Nut Farm to Include Vintage Market, Food Truck Festival and Classic Car Show
Valley Center, CA, April 2, 2019— The annual Spring Festival returns to Bates Nut Farm on
Saturday, April 27 and Sunday, April 28 from 9:00 – 4:00. This year’s festival includes an Arts,
Crafts & Vintage Market on both Saturday and Sunday, the Spring Food Truck Festival on
Saturday, and the Heartbeat Happening Classic Car Show on Sunday, along with many other
At the Arts, Crafts & Vintage Market, numerous vendors will be on hand to showcase their
upcycled, restored, vintage, antique and handmade wares. All of the handmade products are
American made. The market runs Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 – 4:00. Visitors are invited to
come early and enjoy breakfast on the farm from food trucks and other food vendors.
The Spring Food Truck Festival will take place on Saturday, April 27 from 11:00 – 4:00. Some of
San Diego’s favorite food trucks will be at the farm to feed hungry shoppers with the best in
mobile cuisine. This spring’s food truck line-up includes Pomodoro Rosso, Haad Sai Thai,
Cousins Maine Lobster, Eat Your Heart Out, Epic Eatz, Perky Beans, Danky Donuts, Marcel
Waffles and Mariposa Ice Cream. Marcel Waffles and Danky Donuts will be serving breakfast on Saturday morning, starting at 7:30. There will be live music by the PleaZure Band on the
Bates Stage from 12:00 – 3:00 pm.
Sunday, April 28 from 9:00 – 3:00 is the Heartbeat Happening Classic Car Show. Organized by
Heartbeat Classics Car Club, the show is open to all car makes & models from 1975 and earlier.
The Valley Center Rotary Club will be serving an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast during the
car show. Breakfast is $7.00 for adults and $6.00 for children. It includes pancakes, eggs,
bacon, coffee and orange juice. Proceeds benefit local charities.
Snow’s Pony Rides and Petting Zoo, Kidz Zone and face painting will also be at the farm both
Saturday and Sunday. Details and schedule are found at www.batesnutfarm.biz/events.
Open year round, Bates Nut Farm in Valley Center is best known for their pumpkin patch and
fall activities, but any time of the year is a great time to visit. The farm sits on 100 acres and is
surrounded by oak and mulberry trees. Visitors come from all over the world to enjoy the
tranquil setting, picnic under the trees, feed animals at the farm zoo and shop for nuts, candy
and gifts at the two retail stores.