BEVERLY HILLS—The Second Annual PickleFest Returns to Beverly Hills on August 3 with much more to celebrate than picklers’ accomplishments. In conjuction with the PickleFest, the city of Beverly Hills will also be celebrating their twentieth year of holding the Beverly Hills Farmers’ Market.

The festival will be sponsored by the legendary delicatessen, Nate N’ Al of Beverly Hills. According to their website, the restaurant was established in 1945 and grew in popularity from frequent visit from silver screen starlets, directors, producers and writers. Despite its notoriety, they still aim to provide their customers with the most well-prepared and best tasting food.

According to a press release from the city of Beverly Hills, Nate N’ Al’s were at July 13’s Farmer Market teaching kids “how to make a perfect pickle and sponsoring games such as a “pickle bean bag toss.”

The event is free to attend, and aims to be fun for the whole family and the Beverly Hills community. The festival will be featuring events such as the “Best Dill Pickle” in Beverly Hills, and a category called, “I Can Pickle That!” which encourages those interested in entering the contest to pickle any California-grown fruit or vegetable.

Prizes for the winner are gift cards to Nat N’ Al’s restaurant, which start at $50 and reach as high as $200. Those who wish to participate in the contests must enter the contest by Sunday, July 20. Applications to enter the festival can be found at:

The PickleFest is expected to start at 9:00 a.m. and end at 1:00 p.m. The event will be located at the Beverly Hills Farmers’ Market, along the 9300 Block of Civic Drive between Third and Santa Monica in Beverly Hills, CA. Free two hour parking is available at the Civic Center parking garage.

For more information on the event, call: (310)285-6830 or