Rancho Cucamonga

The city of Rancho Cucamonga, California

Grape Harvest Festival Art and Craft Fair

The Grape Harvest Festival ideal dates back over 200 years to the planting of the first grapes at the Mission San Gabriel Archangel. As Rancho Cucamonga grew throughout the late 19th and 20th centuries, each of the individual wineries and the various Catholic churches in the area held their own version of a grape harvest festival, celebrating the end of the harvest season and then having contests to see who had the best tasting wine in the valley and bragging rights.In 1939, citizens of the