Frugal festival 040811

Frugal Festival Food! Reviews

Canoga Park High School (Los Angeles, CA)

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35 ratings
3.4 average rating
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401 events
149 reviews
15 stars
attended Jun 25 2011

What a great event ... more than what I expected. Lots to sample, interesting panels and talks. Would definitely go again next year. Thanks GoldStar!

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Dan St. Ledger Red Velvet
215 events
48 reviews
25 stars
attended Jun 25 2011

Ultimately, I had a good time at this event. Held in large activity room and outdoors in a commons areas of a valley high school, the event was a mish-mosh of activities. The event had lots of free, tasty samples to nosh on and the cost cutting...continued

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Goldstar Member Red Velvet
90 events
3 reviews
200 stars
attended Jun 25 2011

I purchased 3 tickets to this event (2 VIP/ 1 with can donation). The event was fine until the end when we were informed additional bags were available for giveaway. My daughter who was initially in the crowd to get a bag, was told to go to the...continued

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73 events
51 reviews
16 stars
attended Jun 25 2011

We expected some good info on local restaurants, with tastings. Only one restaurant and one yoghurt chain were there... This event is only for hardcore coupon-ers. Even for that, it was very sparse and poorly planned. Albertson's was the major...continued

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106 events
46 reviews
2 stars
attended Jun 25 2011

My wife and I attended/enjoyed this event. We learned things about preserving/preparing tasty cheap/healthy food.

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17 events
15 reviews
36 stars
attended Jun 25 2011

This event was ok. My only major complaint was the level of disorganization when it opened. I paid for 2 VIP tickets which offered "front of line privileges" but upon arriving 30 minutes early, someone at the ticket table said there was only one...continued

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Goldstar Member
30 events
10 reviews
28 stars
attended Jun 25 2011

The advertising sounded like there would be more vendors. The venue was too spread out and unfortunately it was hot outside.

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17 events
9 reviews
6 stars
attended Jun 25 2011

If it weren't for the delicious peaches from Albertson's, and the Restaurant.com gift cards in our "swag bags," this festival would've been a bust - that was the only reason I gave it 2 stars instead of 1. They had a few good raffle prizes so we...continued

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18 events
6 reviews
5 stars
attended Jun 25 2011

Everyone was so nice and informative. It was not overcrowded which is what I had thought it would be. Lots of giveaways and food. Learned alot and met very interesting people that all have the same ideas of saving money any way they can in this...continued

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8 events
5 reviews
8 stars
attended Jun 25 2011

The event was a bit smaller than I thought it would be which I guess in a way is good, smaller crowds, etc., but not too many businesses participated.

There were about 4 food stands and a few other stands that were giving out things like...continued

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3 events
3 reviews
3 stars
attended Jun 25 2011

LAME. We drove all the way from Montrose for this and spent literally 10 minutes total there. MAYBE ten booths, more like five and the biggest waste of time I have EVER paid to attend. We waited longer in line even with prepaid tickets than we...continued

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5 events
3 reviews
1 stars
attended Jun 25 2011

This event was fun, though there weren't too many vendors there. Great samples, and the raffle prizes were awesome!

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3 events
3 reviews
0 stars
attended Jun 25 2011

What a great event. My sister's and I truly enjoyed ourselves.

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3 events
2 reviews
2 stars
attended Jun 25 2011

The spirit of the event and the event itself was great. Kudos to Julia & Albertsons for putting it all together!

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1 events
1 review
0 stars
attended Jun 25 2011

Frugal Festival Food was a great event with useful information on everything from frugal diet options to food saving information and more. The food samples were fabulous and the savings opportunity was great!

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14 events
1 review
0 stars
attended Jun 25 2011

I concur with the other reviewers who liked, but did not love, this event.

I loved the handouts! The food vendors provided generous and delicious food samples and the VIP swag bag was well worth the $20 ticket. If I had just sampled the...continued

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1 events
1 review
0 stars
attended Jun 25 2011

I had a great time. The goodie bags had great giveaways, including being able to select the book that you were interested in reading. There were good raffle prizes (which I didn't win) and delicous food to sample. I also got a lot of useful info...continued

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1 events
1 review
1 stars
attended Jun 25 2011

I liked it a lot! I liked albertson's, yogurt, and the swag bags!

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4 events
1 review
2 stars
attended Jun 25 2011

I loved this year's Frugal Festival: the setting was beautiful, alot of trees and green grass, the weather was perfect and there was delicious all-free food: fruit , yogurt and hamburger lunches plus sunflowers!
The raffle was a main event, lots...continued

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1 events
1 review
0 stars
attended Jun 25 2011

I think that the Frugal Festival had great potential, but I feel like it could have been done a lot better. There were only a few booths and the signage made it really hard to find where I was going. I did like the kid entertainment options and...continued

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