Saturday, September 21st 2013

After very careful consideration plans are to schedule this years GraceFest AV on the third weekend of September once again.  Please mark your calendars and we hope to see you there!

Palmdale Amphitheater
2723 Rancho Vista Blvd.
Palmdale, CA 93551

Vendors, Huge Kids Area, Prayer Tent, Special Speakers, Compassion Ministries, Concessionaires and more. Blankets, lawn chairs, beach umbrellas and coolers are permitted. Beach umbrellas okay until 5:30pm. Alcoholic beverages, smoking and pets are strictly prohibited.

View Last Years Event Information

GraceFest AV - is considered Antelope Valley's Premier Music & Message Festival. The event features national and local Christian artists on the main stage. The festival also presents numerous Christian merchants and worldwide compassion ministries. With a huge kids area supervised fun, games and activities are available for the kids. The Prayer Tent offers many exciting speakers and ministries presenting their programs and messages. The Prayer Chapel is built onsite to offer a quiet place of peace and prayer. Pastors are available for prayer needs and support. The Prayer Wall is a special place located in the chapel for those who’d like to post a prayer request. The Youth Performance stage is located in the west parking lot of the venue called “The Zone.” Local youth groups and young Christian artists perform from 11:30am to 4:30pm. All national artists meet and greet their fans at their merchandise tables. GraceFest AV distributes funds raised at the event for Christian schools in the Antelope Valley.

Thunder on the Lot
- was founded in 1994. Thunder on the Lot has become the single largest charity fundraiser in the Antelope Valley. Centered around a custom classic car show and motorcycle show, Thunder has evolved into the AV’s largest fundraiser and one of Southern California’s coolest events. Thunder includes concerts on two stages all day, a poker run, drift races, grandstand events, carnival, kids activities, huge prizes like a new Harley Davidson bike, casino games, chess tournament, plus new features and attractions each year. With $3,000 collected the first year to over $336,000 collected at a recent event, Thunder on the Lot is proud to have raised over 3.6 million dollars for the kid’s year to date.

Festival of Trees Charities- At Christmas time each year the Kids Charities of the Antelope Valley presents a beautiful Christmas tree display in the showroom of Antelope Valley Harley Davidson. Numerous trees are displayed and decorated by local children’s charities. Each tree represents the non-profit organization in a creative signature way. Customers and visitors are encouraged to make an angel tree donation in support of the children’s charity. Antelope Valley Harley Davidson partners with Kids Charities with a major toy drive that supports many Kids Charity recipients in support of the kids who need it most.

2008's Tree decorating participants included:
Antelope Valley Christian School
Antelope Valley YMCA
Boys & Girls Club of Antelope Valley
Desert Vineyard School
Royal Family Kids Camp
Valley Child Guidance Center
Valley Oasis Shelter

For more information contact Yvette Emard at (661) 942-4111