Hayward, California: Zucchini Capital of California

No giant zucchini statue in Hayward, but the city does throw a yearly Zucchini Festival in August.

Kennedy Park

Address:
19501 Hesperian Blvd., Hayward, CA
Directions:
Kennedy Park in Hayward CA. Take 880 to the Hesperian Blvd. Exit.
Hours:
Festival held in August. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
510-264-9466
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Zucchini Capital of California

Did you know that Hayward is the Zucchini capital of California? Every Summer they have a Zucchini Festival at Kennedy Park all devoted to that wonderful Zucchini. Patrons of the festival can eat everything from fried Zucchini to Zucchini ice-cream. The festival is so big that you have to come early in the morning to find a parking space.

[Benjamin Fobert, 09/20/2000]

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