Annual Harvest Festival

DATE: Saturday, October 19th
TIME: 2:30 to 5:30 pm
WHERE: Juana Briones Elementary School
WHO: Children of all ages & abilities, and their families!

Harvest Festival online ordering is here!!! 

Come spend the afternoon at the biggest, most fun PTA-funded event of the year! Join your friends and their families for carnival games, a climbing wall, inflatable slide, the extreme rush obstacle course, Run for Fun games, pumpkin decorating, face painting, and more. We will have food for everyone in the family and of course, our wonderful bake sale! The kids will put on an incredible talent show. And, of course, families can sign up for community-building GREAT GATHERINGS events.

This year promises to be full of wonderful and inspiring events for adults, kids and the entire family!

Order Tickets Early!


Harvest Dollars can be used for games, crafts, food and more. We recommened 12-15 Harvest Dollars per person participating.


Wristbands can be purchased for unlimited use of the climbing well. Inflatable slide, obstacle course and Run for Fun games. Buy your wristbands for $15 each until October 17. After October 17th, the wristband price will be $20 each.

Harvest Dollars and wristbands can be purchased at the event, but online ordering is recommended!

Volunteers Needed!

Please consider signing up for a volunteer spot helping to sell tickets, sell food, supervise games, etc. You can sign up to volunteer through UpToUs, or contact Candice Wheeler at

UpToUs Members click here to sign up.
Non-Members use this link instead.

Talent Show: Juana Briones Got Talent!

Does your child sing? Dance? Play an instrument?

Have your Bobcat showcase their talents at the annual Harvest Festival Talent Show.  Sign up sheets will be posted in the classrooms. Please sign up by Friday October 11. Talent show slots may be limited, so sign up early!

Bake Sale!

This year we are trying something different! We are only showcasing homemade goods, and in addition to the ingredient list, please all put your name on the tag with ingredients; drop off at at the bake sale booth at the Harvest Festival. Please contact Gaya at if you have any questions.

Delicious Foods and Snacks!

We will have a variety of carnival food including snow cones, cotton candy and pizza. Along with delicious homemade taquizas, taco plates, quesadillas and horchata. You don’t want to miss these wonderful dishes!

Carnival Games

Come have some fun and play classic Carnival Games at school! One harvest dollar per play and win a prize every time! Favorite games of years past to return (Duck Pond, Crossbow, Kiddie Striker) as well as new classic Carnival games added this year (Tip the Clown, Plinko, Milk Cans).

Spirit Wear

Come feed your Briones Spirit at the Spiritwear table this year! We will have our regular offerings as well as some cute new items to choose from. You can also recycle your old spiritwear at our station. Just drop it in the recycle bin and we will take care of it! And if you see something you like in the recycle bin, pick it up!

2016 Video!

Still wondering what this is about?  Check out this awesome video from the 2016 Harvest Festival!