8th Annual Pesto Fest and Pesto Contest
Saturday, September 7th, 4pm-10pm
Join us as we celebrate 8 fruitful years of growing the farm and growing community with all of YOU!
Pesto Fest is the largest “farm-raiser” event of the year supporting Tri Cycle Farms operating and programming. The event includes children’s activities, food, live music, and the Pesto Contest judged by local celebrity chefs. The event grows every year bringing hundreds of music, food, and farm-loving friends to our 2-acre farm park in the middle of Fayetteville.
Pesto Fest and Pesto Contest Tickets
Tickets for sale at the gate. Gates open at 3:30pm.
Event Location & Parking:
Tri Cycle Farms is located at 1705 N. Garland Ave in Fayetteville, AR
Please park in the SE Corner of the Washington County Fairgrounds. There will be signs showing you the way and volunteers will be on hand to assist and direct to shuttle access.
Other entertainment will include:
Greedy Goats of NWA,Island Pacific Dancers of Northwest Arkansas,Puppets in the Parkand more!
Beer, cider and wine from:
Apple Blossom Brewing Company,Crisis Brewing Company,Ivory Bill Brewing,Crossover Liquor
Alcohol will be served by:
Koon's Saloon Mobile Bar Service
Food provided by:
Ozark Natural Foods,Rockin' Baker,Lucky Luke's BBQ
We are excited to welcome our returning Celebrity Chef Judges for our 2019 Pesto Contest:
Chef Erin Rowe,William McCormick Steven D. Brooks
2019 Musical Lineup
The History of Pesto Fest
Tri Cycle Farms' annual Pesto Fest and Pesto Contest started in 2012. The idea for the event was born from a donation of over 200 basil plants to the Tri Cycle gardens. With so much basil, it was only natural to find a good use for it. We decided the best solution was to invite our community members to come together to celebrate not only the delights of pesto, but also the joy of raising community! Thus, the Pesto Fest and Pesto Contest was established. The event has grown and developed over the years into our largest "farm-raiser" event, supporting Tri Cycle Farms operating and programming.
The event includes children’s activities, food, live music, and the Pesto Contest judged by local celebrity chefs. The event grows every year bringing hundreds of music, food, and farm-loving friends to our 2-acre farm park in the middle of Fayetteville.