Upland Lemon Festival – 20242024-07-16T11:19:21-07:00

Thank You For Attending the 2024 Upland Lemon Festival!

Watch our recap of 2024 below and check back for updates on 2025!

The Upland Lemon Festival has been an important part of Upland tradition since 1997. What originally started as a simple way of celebrating the city’s citrus industry origins has grown into a town-wide affair including the annual Lemon Idol vocal contest, food competitions, craft vendors, community organizations, carnival rides and more.  Be sure to folow us on Facebook for news, updates, photos and more!

Join us for 3 days of carnival rides and games!

Check back for updates on the 2025 carnival!

Upland Lemon Idol

Check back for updates on Lemon Idol 2025!

Live Entertainment

2024 featured 50+ Performances on 5 Stages!

Including performances from:

  • Eve 6
  • Tyler Rich
  • Dreaming of You (Selena Tribute)
  • Bruno & the Hooligans (Special Tribute Act)
  • Leaving Austin
  • Pressley Tennant
  • And Many More!

2024 Activities

Mechanical Bull Riding

Be sure to sign up on Friday for our Mechanical Bull Contest! The first 10 people to sign up before 6 pm are entered free. Prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place. Grand prize is $50 gift card and 2 free unlimited ride wristbands!


Kick off your weekend with a night of fun and music at the Lemon Country Stage! Join us this Friday from 7 – 10pm for the best karaoke experience around. Whether you’re a seasoned performer or a first-time singer, grab the mic and sing your heart out to your favorite tunes.

Axe Throwing

Join Axe Lair for an exhilarating axe-throwing experience that will sharpen your skills and ignite your competitive spirit! Perfect for friends and families alike,  expert instructors will guide you through the basics, ensuring a fun and safe environment for everyone.

Non-Profit Row

Visit Non-Profit Row and support the incredible regional organizations dedicated to making a positive impact in our community. Meet passionate representatives from various non-profits, learn about their missions, and find out how you can get involved.

Petting Zoo & Pony Rides

Enjoy delightful pony rides that will thrill your little ones and a charming petting zoo where they can meet and interact with friendly animals!

Crafters Corner

Explore the vibrant Crafters Corner, where talented arts and crafts vendors will be showcasing and selling their unique, handmade creations.


In 2024, we will welcomed more than 175 vendors for the Festival, including an amazing roster of vendors, food trucks, and so much more!

Interested in taking part in the Upland Lemon Festival as a vendor? Click the link below for more information and to apply.


Support your community and volunteer at this annual community event!


When is the Upland Lemon Festival?2024-06-10T10:16:40-07:00

The 2024 Upland Lemon Festival runs June 14 – 16, 2024. The festival hours are as follows:

  • Friday, June 14: 3 pm – 11 pm
  • Saturday, June 15: 11 am – 11 pm
  • Sunday, June 16: 11 am – 11 pm
Where is the Upland lemon Festival?2024-05-02T10:27:40-07:00

The Upland lemon Festival will take place in Historic Downtown Upland

You can check out a map here >>

How Much Does it Cost to Attend the Upland Lemon Festival?2024-04-22T15:33:44-07:00

It’s free to get in (but be sure to bring money for food, beverage, and vendor items)!

Where Can I Park?2024-03-12T15:21:13-07:00
There are several areas around the Upland lemon Festival to park (view map here), though we strongly advise public transit and ride-sharing.
If you do choose to drive to the event, please drink responsibly.
What Time Can I See My Favorite Performer?2024-06-07T14:25:53-07:00

You can see our  full list of entertainers and set times for each stage here.

What Ages Are Allowed at the Upland Lemon Festival?2024-05-02T10:27:15-07:00

This event is for all ages. Alcoholic beverages are for 21+

What Should I Wear?2024-04-22T15:39:18-07:00

Be sure to wear some comfy shoes to walk the festival area and, with the event being outdoors, prepare properly (sunscreen, dress in layers, etc.).

What is There to Do at the Upland Lemon Festival?2024-05-02T10:27:01-07:00

In addition to live entertainment, there will be the annual Lemon Idol vocal contest, food competitions, craft vendors, community organizations, carnival rides and more.

What is Not Allowed at the Upland Lemon Festival?2024-04-22T15:33:06-07:00

In order to provide the best experience to those attending, we ask that there be:

  • No Gang Attire
  • No Weapons
  • No Drones
  • No Outside Alcohol
  • No Skateboards
  • Please Walk Your Bicycle
Are Pets Allowed at the Upland Lemon Festival?2024-06-14T10:47:36-07:00

The Upland Lemon Festival is open to service animals only.

Festival Map & Location

Historic Downtown Upland

For Parking Map, Public Transit Information, and more, click below. 

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