Borrego Springs Chamber of Commerce

PO BOX 420

Borrego Springs, CA 92004


15th Annual Grapefruit Festival

A Borrego Springs Citrus Celebration

For the Whole Family to Enjoy!



For Immediate Release                                                                      Contact: Ann Anderson

                                                                                                                              (760) 767-5555


The Borrego Springs Chamber of Commerce is “Tickled Pink” to be sponsoring the 15th Annual Grapefruit Festival, which promises to draw visitors from around the country.  From a Business Window Decorating Contest, Award winning Grapefruit Recipes and Best Decorated Grapefruit Contest for the kids.  There is something for the whole family to enjoy on the two day festival weekend, February 28th & 29th, 2004.  Including a 62, 34 or 10 mile bicycle ride sponsored by Team Big Bear and The Borrego Springs Rotary Club.


The festival begins on Saturday, February 28th at 9AM with an unequaled Arts and Crafts Show, fantastic and unusual food, and DJ Eric Lund spinning tunes for every age to enjoy.  The festival concludes at 4PM  on Saturday.  The festival Continues on Sunday, February 29th at 9AM and concludes at 3PM.  The kids Olympics, sponsored by La Casa Del Zorro and The Borrego Springs Fire Department, will be held on Sunday, Feb. 29th at 12 Noon.  Winner of the Best Decorated Business Window Contest will be announced at Christmas Circle Gazebo on Saturday, Feb. 28th at 12 Noon.  Judging for the Best Grapefruit Recipe Contest will begin at 2PM on Saturday, Feb. 28th also at Christmas Circle Gazebo.  Winners will receive a Gift Certificate from Local Businesses and other prizes.  The winners will be featured in The Borrego Sun Newspaper.


The Kids’ Best Decorated Grapefruit Contest will be judged at the Gazebo at Christmas Circle on Sunday, Feb. 29th at 2PM.  The entries will be on display throughout the Festival.  Winners will receive Gift Certificates from local businesses and the winning Grapefruits will be on display at The Chamber Of Commerce Office.


Besides fun Family Festivals, Borrego Springs offers World Class star gazing, Hiking, Golf, Tennis, Spas and Shopping, Dining, World Famous Wildflowers and Acres of Gorgeous Desert Paradise to explore.

Borrego Springs is located just 85 miles from San Diego and 105 miles from Los Angeles. 


Come visit us in Borrego Springs, we promise you’ll leave “Tickled Pink”.