collection contains memorabilia from the Rancho Cucamonga Grape Harvest Festival, an
event that started in 1939 and was billed as "California's Oldest Grape Harvest
Festival." The festival was originally scheduled to coincide with the beginning of
the grape harvest in the fall and it also promoted local wineries. The most recent
harvest festival was in 2017. Materials include festival passes, badges, pins, and
tickets; photocopies of early festival programs; and photocopies of clippings about
The Rancho Cucamonga Grape Harvest Festival was first held in 1939 and was called the
"Cucamonga Wine and Grape Festival" in the community then known as Cucamonga. The
Cucamonga Service Club sponsored the event, which was held in early September to
coincide with the fall harvest.
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