Events at Bates Nut Farm

There's always something going on at Bates! Dogs on a leash are welcome outdoors. Scroll down and click on the event title for more information.

Valley Center Day at the Fair

Date: Thursday, July 2, 2015

Description: Bates Nut Farm will be participating in "Valley Center Day" at the San Diego County Fair. Find... »

Date: Saturday, July 4, 2015

Description: We are open on the 4th of July! While we don't have any scheduled events, you can still plan on... »

Dog Show:  Cabrillo Kennel Club

Date: Friday, July 10, 2015 to Sunday, July 12, 2015

Description: Over 1000 dogs of all breeds will be at Bates to compete in this AKC accredited dog show. Classes... »

Gourmet Food Truck Festival

Date: Saturday, August 15, 2015

Description: Fifteen of Southern California's top gourmet food trucks will be rolling into Bates for an... »

Gourdstock

Title: Gourdstock

Date: Saturday, September 19, 2015 to Sunday, September 20, 2015

Description: "Gourdstock 2015" is hosted by San Diego County Court Artists and California Gourd Society... »

Bark for Life

Title: Bark for Life

Date: Saturday, September 19, 2015

Description: The American Cancer Society Bark For Life is a fundraising event that honors the life-long... »

The Pumpkin Patch

Date: Wednesday, September 23, 2015 to Saturday, October 31, 2015

Description: Over 50 years of fall traditions and memories have been created at the Bates Nut Farm Pumpkin... »

"Celebrating Farm Life" Youth Education Day

Date: Saturday, September 26, 2015

Description: This event was established several years ago to educate the public about farm animals,... »

EDGETA Tractor Parades

Date: Saturday, September 26, 2015 to Sunday, September 27, 2015

Description: Don't miss the Tractor Parade! Antique tractors from EDGETA Branch 22 and Vista Antique Gas &... »

Early Days Gas Engine & Tractor Association (EDGETA) Show

Date: Saturday, September 26, 2015 to Sunday, September 27, 2015

Description: The Early Days Gas Engine and Tractor Association will be having an Antique Tractor Show on... »

EDGETA Tractor Parades

Date: Saturday, September 26, 2015 to Sunday, September 27, 2015

Description: Don't miss the Tractor Parade! Antique tractors from EDGETA Branch 22 and Vista Antique Gas &... »

Craft Fair:  "Pumpkin Festival"

Date: Saturday, October 3, 2015 to Sunday, October 4, 2015

Description: Start your fall mornings at Bates Nut Farm with the Lion’s Club Pancake Breakfast from 7-10... »

24th Annual Scarecrow Contest

Date: Saturday, October 10, 2015

Description: Keep the lost art of scarecrow making alive and make a scarecrow to enter in the 24th Annual... »

Annual Costume Contest & Parade

Date: Saturday, October 24, 2015

Description: You and your family have worked hard on your Halloween costumes…here’s your opportunity to... »

Howl-o-Ween Doggie Costume Contest & Parade

Date: Sunday, October 25, 2015

Description: Don’t miss the annual “Howl-o-ween” Doggie Costume Contest & Parade on Sunday, October... »

"Christmas on the Farm" Arts 'n Crafts Fair

Date: Saturday, November 7, 2015 to Sunday, November 8, 2015

Description: Start your holiday shopping early at the Bates Nut Farm’s “Christmas on the Farm” Arts ‘n... »

East County Cruisers Car Show and Toy Drive

Date: Saturday, November 7, 2015

Description: The 11th annual East County Cruisers Car Show and Toy Drive will be back at Bates Nut Farm this... »

"Santa's Coming" Arts ' Crafts Fair

Date: Friday, November 27, 2015 to Sunday, November 29, 2015

Description: Bates Nut Farm will be hosting their largest Arts ‘n Crafts Fair of the year over the long... »

Christmas In the Valley--"Bringing Back the Traditions of Christmas"

Date: Friday, December 11, 2015

Description: Families can start a new Christmas tradition at Bates Nut Farm with the 4th annual “Christmas... »