This event is usually the last Saturday in September. The event features food, children’s activities, pear recipe contest, and sale of pear pies. Check the Town website for details. Festivities usually run 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
- Our Pear Pie sales typically start at 10:00 AM at the Moraga Park Foundation tent
- Pear Recipe Contest – Entries must be delivered by noon, including the prepared dish, recipe instructions, contestant’s name, address and phone. Contest winners will be announced at the band shell at 1:00 PM. All ages are encouraged to enter.
- Children’s games and activities
- Entertainment at the band shell
The Moraga Pear Festival celebrates the heritage of the Moraga Valley that was once covered with pear orchards. One section of the pear orchards still stands at the corner of Canyon Road and Camino Pablo. This acre of 100 year old pear trees is the site of a pear harvest every August.