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Carrot Festival started over the weekend

(The 67th Annual Holtville Carrot Festival is underway)…It kicked off Friday with the Chamber of Commerce Banquet.

During the Banquet, held at the Barbara Worth Resort, the Citizen of the Year Award was presented to Kay Lowenthal. Festival Royalty was also chosen. The Queen of this year’s Carrot Festival is Emily Alice Acosta. Brooke Butler was named Princess and the Junior Princess is Daniella Contreras. Festivities continued Saturday with a Battle of the Bands. On Sunday the Holtville Rotary Club hosted their annual No Bones About It Barbecue at Holt Park. The Cookery Contests begin Monday and continue thru Friday. Thursday the Mid-way Carnival arrives. The Carrot Festival Parade will be held Saturday, beginning at 10:00 am.