Saturday, September 16 will be a day of live entertainment, a parade, a car show, bike rodeo and plent of crafts and food in Live Oak as the annual festival begins at 10 a.m., with a parade on Broadway.

Once the parade has cleared, the festival at Live Oak Memorial Park on Pennington will begin at 11 a.m., where lots of great food, live entertainment and a car show will keep the people there enjoying a fun filled day.

Sponsorship checks can be sent to the Live Oak Festival, PO Box 505, Live Oak, Ca 95953 and range from Friends of the Festival for $50 all the way up to Diamond Level for $1,000 and up. Of course sponsorships are very important in being able to pull off such a big event. but sponsorships will go towards maintaining a scholarship fund for Miss Live Oak established at Live Oak High School and the promotion and production of the Festival. The Chamber of Commerce is a 501(c)(3) Non Profit Organization.

Vendor applications are due by September 13, email your questions to or call 695-1519. There will be a vendor decorating contest with $100 and a trophy for the grand prize winner and honorable mention $50 for those who have entered.

Parade floats are also up for prizes of $100 and a trophy for Grand Prize and $50 for Honorable Mention by entering ahead of time with an entry form. The parade float contest is open to organizations, groups, clubs, churches, businesses and schools.

Admission is free for this event so plan to attend and join in on the fun!