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

19501 Hesperian Blvd., Hayward, CA
Kennedy Park in Hayward CA. Take 880 to the Hesperian Blvd. Exit.
Festival held in August. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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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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