2023 Vista Strawberry Run

110 S Citrus Ave, Vista, CA 92084, USA


Join us for the 2023 Vista Strawberry Run!

Run or walk this scenic, flat and fast 5K (3.1-mile) course in the heart of downtown Vista.

Kids 12 & under can also run, walk or skip our flat 1-mile or 1/4-mile Kid’s Run through the heart of the Strawberry Festival. 

Registered participants receive:

  • Custom event T-shirt
  • Commemorative medal
  • One FREE beer in the Vista Strawberry Festival craft beer garden (21+ only)
  • Age group awards
  • Souvenir cinch bag filled with goodies
  • One-day pass to the Carlsbad Columbia Sportswear Company Employee Store
  • Fresh strawberries
  • And more!

Costume Contest
Do you like to run dressed in your Berry best? Is your team all-in for a theme? Or maybe you jam out all alone? Dress up with a Strawberry theme, and join us after the run at the Tri-City Medical Center Main Stage at 9:30 am for our Runners’ Costume Contest! Fun prizes for the Berry best-dressed runners! Even if costumes aren’t your jam, join us to cheer for your favorite solo or team costumes.

Vista Strawberry Festival
After the race, stay and enjoy the renowned Vista Strawberry Festival with pie eating contests, carnival rides, vendors, entertainment and more!

Parking in and around downtown Vista will be limited. Strawberry Run participants can park in the nearby public parking lots at the Vista Civic Center, Vista Library, and Vista Transit Center or take the Strawberry Festival courtesy shuttles from the Vista County Courthouse at 325 S. Melrose Drive. Shuttles will run from 6:30 am until 7 pm, leaving approximately every 15 minutes. Return shuttles will pick up from in front of Starbucks in Vista Village at 30 Main Street.

DO NOT park in the Frazier Farms parking lot, as towing will be enforced during the Festival.


Save time on race day by picking up your packet in advance.

Date and Time: 
Saturday, May 27
10 AM – 2 PM

Vista Chamber of Commerce/Film Hub – Parking Lot
170 Eucalyptus Ave #115, 
Vista, CA 92084