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Food Fiesta

Contra Costa County 4-H Food Fiesta 2019

"A Cook’s Guide to the Galaxy"

Sunday, February 3, 2019

Danville Grange

743 Diablo Road, Danville, CA,  directions

Schedule of Events

11:30--11:55am  Check-In and Entry Set up

12:00pm-12:15pm   Opening Ceremony

12:30pm-1:30pm *Evaluation



1:30pm-2:00pm  Awards

1:30pm-2:00pm  Food Sampling

2:00pm-2:30pm  Clean-Up


During the event we will have activities and games.    Supplies will be provided.

Everyone is welcome to attend!

Categories for Entry

Members may enter in up to 3 categories.  See official rules for category details!

“Getting Ready for the Journey”  This category is designed to showcase food preservation. Entries may include dried food, jams, jellies, preserves, fruit leather. All items must be made from scratch. Food additives are allowed, however they must be noted on the recipe card. 

“Space Cakes”  Decorated items such as cakes, cookies and cupcakes.  This is an opportunity to showcase your artistic decorating skills.  Items in this category will onlybe judged on outward appearance.

“Out of this World”  This is a box mix with a twist category.  Start with any kind of mix and add your own special variation to it to make it unique.  Can be hot or cold. Must have something changed from the basic box recipe. 

“Rings of Saturn”Let your imagination run wild!  Anything ring shaped.  Rings must be incorporated in the entry.  Examples include - donuts, onion rings, calamari rings, pineapple rings. 

“Moon Cheese”A cheese lovers dream!  Hot or Cold dish made with cheese. 

“Flying Cups and Saucers”Place setting category. A 2 foot by 2 foot space will be provided for each individual place setting.

Eligibility and Official Rules

Open to all current 4-H members in good standing. 
Age on December 31, 2018

  • Primary Member: 5-8 years old (receive participation ribbons only)
  • Jr. Member 9-10 years old
  • Intermediate Member 11-13 years old
  • Senior Member 14-19 years old

Click the link below for event information and rules:

Food Fiesta 2019 Official Rules

Register Online



Community Service

We are collecting food donations (non-perishable) for the Food Bank and we will have a station set up for making cards for the troops.

Please bring something to contribute!

Food Fiesta Flyer
Helpful Documents

Listed here are additional documents to help you prepare for Food Fiesta!


Event Coordinator        foodfiesta@contracosta4h.org