Summer Festival Returning to South Whittier

The 5th Annual “South Whittier Educate & Celebrate Festival” is returning to Adventure Park on Saturday, August 13, Supervisor Don Knabe announced recently.

The “South Whittier Educate & Celebrate Festival” is once again expected to draw thousands from the community.  There will be over 100 vendors in attendance that will have booths set up in the park for the event. There will also be a Health Fair, Job Festival and Food Drive between the hours of 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.  Adventure County Park is located at 10130 Gunn Avenue, Whittier, CA 90605.  Other activities available at the festival will include:

  • Interview and Resume Workshop
  • Various Health Screenings
  • College Town
  • Local Youth Entertainment
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Kids Zone
  • Many Local Non-Profits
  • Petting Zoo & Pony Rides
  • Bouncers and Face Painting
  • Los Angeles County Resources
  • Local Community Based Organizations
  • Free Food Drive

“This event continues to be a fantastic community festival that I am always thrilled to be a part of,” said Supervisor Knabe. “The response that we received from the community following last year’s event was incredible, and now with even more support, we expect this year’s to be even better.”

Free parking and shuttle service to the festival will be available at the parking lot located at Telegraph Road and Gunn Avenue.

The festival is sponsored by Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe and the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation. Other sponsors include: Pizzamania Whittier, Burrtec Waste Industries, Orchardale Water District, and Rose Hills Memorial Park and Mortuary. For more information on the festival, please call Adventure Park at (562) 698-7645.