Get involved!!!

There are so many ways to get involved it seems ridiculous to only choose one!!! Grow a zucchini in your garden to transform into a winning racer, or compose a prize winning basket of garden delights Cook up some canned goods or a delicious pie for one of our contests Volunteer to help out in…

FREE zucchini seeds now available!

Don’t miss out on your chance to grow your very own zucchini racer with FREE seeds generously donated by Figaro’s Garden.  Head into the store this weekend and get your hands dirty in the garden.  Racers do not need to be home grown to qualify, but if you have the dirt, it’s a fun way…


The regulations for 2018 will be posted soon, in the meantime, take a look at last year’s rules.  This year will be very similar, but hopefully more clear so no one is considered an “outlaw”.   You asked for it…THIS YEARS RACE REGULATIONS (It’s a long read, but please ensure you take a look before…

Garden Basket info

Garden Basket Contest!!! Show us what you’ve grown and win the prestigious Blue ribbon. Baskets will be judged on presentation, variety, originality, and quality of produce. Once the winner is chosen, you can bring your basket home to enjoy, or leave with us to be given to the Grandview Woodland Food Connection and redistributed to…

Pie Contest Info

Ok pie enthusiasts, get out your favourite recipes and start planning the winning pie. On fair day, registered pies will be judged on appearance, texture, tenderness, flavor, and creativity. Does your recipe have what it takes to win the coveted blue ribbon?

Canning contest info

Hey…can it!!!! This year’s canning competition will be judged in 3 categories, jams/jellies, pickles, and “other”. We will be considering appearance, container closure, taste and texture. LIMIT 2 ENTRIES PER PERSON. Get your water boiling!

Seeds and donations

Which seed will meet it’s destiny on the racetrack? If your seeds aren’t in the ground yet, get down to Figaro’s, sunny weather is on it’s way! Our GO FUND ME campaign has reached 1/3 of it’s goal!!! Thank you to everyone who has donated so far! If you haven’t seen it already, please check…

This just in….

We have just confirmed the amazing talents of the Carnival Band and Professor Banjo for this years fair! Shaping up to be a wonderful event already!

The Seeds are in!

Don’t let the snow fool you into thinking it’s too early to start planning your garden (and your RACER!) .  Thanks to their generous donation, zucchini seeds are now available at Figaro’s Garden (1896 Victoria Dr). Get yours today!

At the Fair…

With less than 2 weeks to go, we thought we should share some of the exciting details of the day with you. Not only will the Zucchini races and pie/canning contests set the tone for an amazing annual tradition, we are so happy to celebrate our first year with some outstanding local business and people….

Vancouver Foundation

As we approach the day of our First Annual Fair, we wanted to send a special shout out to the Vancouver Foundation for their help and support. Without them, this event would not be possible!