Imperial Market Days

Sweet Onion Festival 2016

Join us for Imperial Market Days featuring the Sweet Onion Festival on Saturday, April 30th from 5PM until 9PM in Downtown Imperial. We have some great activities in store for this celebration including the great King of the (Onion) Ring cooking competition, crowning of the King and Queen of the Sweet Onion, Sweet Onion Funion Runion, Kids Funion Zone, Cooking Demonstrations, and of course the Sweet Onion Eating Contest along with our Imperial Market Days' features of produce, baked goods, specialty food and craft vendors. The Tanner Gomes Band will be providing their great music and the Beer Garden will be showcasing Ballast Point's Grunion Pale Ale as the Official Beer of the Sweet Onion Festival. For more information call 760-355-3316 or visit To download our King of the Onion Ring Cook Off Application or Temporary Food Facility Permit, please click the links below.

King of the Ring Cook Off Application
TFF- Imperial County Environmental Health


5th Annual Tri Tip Cook Off

Do you love juicy, mouthwatering tri-tip, cold beer, live music, mechanical bull rides and family fun? You must attend the City of Imperial’s 5th annual Tri-Tip Cook-Off on Saturday, February 20th from 10am to 3pm at Eager Park in Imperial.

Sweet Onion Festival

April 18th | 5:00pm-9:00pm, Imperial Ave & Barioni Blvd. Live Entertainment. Cooking Demonstrations. IVROP Sustainability Zone. Imperial Market Days.