Grand Marshals


        And the 2013 Grand Marshals are

       Our Local Veterans

The Harvest Festival Board is excited to announce that our local Veterans have been chosen as this year's Grand Marshal representing the 76th annual Arroyo Grande Valley Harvest Festival.

The Arroyo Grande Valley Harvest Festival recognizes and honors our Veterans as the Grand Marshals of the 76th Annual Arroyo Grande Valley Harvest Festival ~ Spirit of '76 for their selfless contributions to our community and nation. We are grateful for their bravery, their service and thank each of them for their continued service and commitment to helping all Veterans and staying involved in their community. We thank them for their service.

Among the groups and their members being recognized are;

American Legion Posts

#136 Arroyo Grande
#66 San Luis Obispo
#371 Guadalupe
#534 Orcutt
#220 Templeton
#211 Lompoc
#50 Paso Robles
#432 Cambria
#160 Santa Ynez
#56 Santa Maria
#125 VAFB

VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars) Posts

#2521 Santa Maria
#10978 Nipomo
#2814 Atascadero
#1717 Lompoc
#10965 Paso Robles
#7134 Solvang

American Veterans United and

Central Coast Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 982

Our local Veterans and Members from each of these organizations will be honored on Friday night during the Festival's opening ceremonies and will also be in the parade on Saturday morning.

Please come out and help us honor our Veterans. We will be passing out American Flags for the public to wave as the Veterans pass by in the Parade on Saturday morning.


Past Grand Marshals

2012 Woman's Club of Arroyo Grande

2011 Ella Honeycutt

2010 - Roy & Bonnie Burke

2009 - June Waller

2008 - P.O.V.E.

2007 - The Talley Family

2006 - The Mankins

2005 - The Runels

2004 - The Pruetts

1964 ~ 2003


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