The West is home to some of the best culinary festivals in the U.S. Browse our listing of festivals and find something just right for your outing.
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The Cactus Festival - Festival del Nopal celebrates use of the Nopal cactus as a sustainable food source. The festival has food booths offering interesting foods made with cactus along with music, arts/crafts, and folklorica dances.
Learn how to peel the cactus and prepare it for use. The event was cancelled for a couple of years but the Santa Cruz local website shows it is on for July 23, 2017.