The 43rd annual celebration recognizes the apricot industry and the city of Patterson. Various categories of membership are offered.
Membership costs $10, $25 for a family or $43 to become a platinum fireworks member.
Fiesta weekend features fireworks, craft and commercial vendors, food booths, a parade, entertainment, a firefighters muster and children’s games. Little Mr. and Miss Apricot and Miss Patterson royalty are crowned Friday night on the downtown stage.
Those who send in membership dues receive a fiesta decal and a 2013 Apricot Fiesta schedule of events that will be mailed in the spring. Platinum fireworks members also receive a special Apricot Fiesta gift.
Checks should be made payable to Patterson Apricot Fiesta and be sent to P.O. Box 442, Patterson, CA 95363.
For information: Marilyn Hoobler, Apricot Fiesta secretary, 892-3118.