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A summer of Deliciousness 

The 2023  Flavors of Origin Food Festival was hosted on the grounds of the Boys & Girls Club Mar Vista and is open to everyone, of all ages. Featuring gourmet food from Executive Chef Kyndra McCrary loved by Oprah, seen on CHOPPED.

Key Festival Highlights


  • Flavors of Origin is a nutritional food festival in Los Angeles

  • Flavors of Origin features food, music, art and cooking demonstrations for the entire family 

  • The festival promotes healthy eating habits, celebrates diverse cultures, and fosters unity through deliciously fresh food

  • Our festival is open to all ages and free of charge, making it accessible to everyone in the community. 

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Our priority is to uplift the amazing wellness products in the LA community, if you are interested in selling complete the submission form below. 


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Food & Beverage Sponsor Information 


  • I operate a restaurant, food, or beverage business, how can I participate?
    We are seeking food, natural juices, mocktails, bakeries, spices, herbs, and seasoning vendors, specialty items, and similar wellness businesses to participate in our festival.  We provide your business a booth and you will be able to engage and offer samples to our attendees.  Preference is given to local businesses in the 11th district including such cities as Brentwood, Del Rey, Mar Vista, Marina del Rey, Pacific Palisades, Palms, Playa del Rey, Playa Vista, Sawtelle, Venice, West Los Angeles, Westchester, and the Los Angeles International Airport. Contact: Subject: Flavors of Origin Sponsor Info 

  • I operate a non-food/beverage commercial business or service, how can I participate?
    The Flavors of Origin booth spaces prioritize food and wellness businesses.  Any non-food/beverage business that wishes to promote its products or services may contact us to inquire about becoming an event fundraising sponsor.  There are different opportunities to reach our attendees including multiple levels of financial sponsorship, silent auction offerings, VIP attendee-only offerings, and more.  Our marketing specialists will work with you to ensure your marketing goals are met! Contact: Subject: Flavors of Origin Sponsor Info 

  • Is the Flavors of Origin Fest a fundraising event?
    Yes, proceeds from the Festival benefit our Higher Ground for Humanity a 501(c)3 organization on a mission to support young minds with the life skills to enrich their emotional, mental and physical well-being. As a sponsor, your contribution will benefit our mission by providing low-no income families with the opportunity to enjoy our services. Your sponsor representative can provide you with our 501 3(c) tax identification number upon request.

  • Is there a Sponsorship information kit?
    Yes, please download our sponsorship information or email for more information.

  • How else can we promote our business at the event? 

We are having a silent auction at the event too if you wish to donate an item to highlight your business please send us an email or contact your event representative.  In addition, VIP attendees receive a VIP bag at check-in where vendors and sponsors can place coupons, promotions, or items.  



Attendee Information 
  • What are the age restrictions? 

Flavors of Origin Food Festival is open to attendees of all ages, this is a family event, thank you for your understanding.

  • What are VIP Tickets? 

VIP Ticket buyers will enjoy the following while attending the Flavors of Origin Festival: VIP Stage Seating, Early-Access to the festival,  VIP goodie-bag with special offers from our event sponsors, reserved table seating inside the covered VIP tent, food/beverage selections from exclusive VIP access vendors. More VIP perks each year!

  • What are General Admission tickets? 

All General Admission tickets are free and receive a grocery card guide, recipe card featuring the main course: Power Bowl, and entry into the festival for free. General admission ticket holders can sample food and beverages from all food vendors with the exception of some food vendors that are designated as "VIP Access" who will be serving inside the VIP tent. 

  • We recommend purchasing a food voucher, there are (3) Options

  • Where is the event and where do I park? 

The Flavors of Origin Food Festival is hosted on the grounds of the Mar Vista Farner's Market in Los Angeles, CA. 


Please be considerate of the residential neighbors while attending the event. Taxi/Uber/Lyft drop-off is encouraged. 

  • What type of ticket do we present at the gate? 

Tickets may be purchased via Eventbrite only.  Please print the barcoded ticket your receive from Eventbrite or be prepared to present the barcode using the Eventbrite mobile app on your phone.  

  • How much food and how many drinks are included with our ticket? 

VIP and General Admission attendees are invited to enjoy food and drink samples from all of our participating sponsors, with a few select vendors only serving samples inside the VIP tent.  All of these local businesses are looking forward to meeting you and sharing with you their samples.  Vendors are asked to prepare hundreds of samples, but occasionally samples do run out later in the event, so please be considerate.

  • What else should attendees bring?

Please consider this is an outdoor summer event.  Hats, sunscreen, and comfortable shoes suitable for walking on grass are encouraged.  VIP ticket holders have reserved seating in the VIP tent.  General admission ticket holders have access to limited seating at the grounds available on a first-come basis.  Please do not bring umbrellas, pop-up-type shelters, picnic baskets, or lawn chairs.  No smoking, vaping, or outside food or drink allowed.  Bring your proof of age identification and be sure to visit and bid on our silent auction items.

  • Is there an event flyer I can share with friends or print out?

  • Yes!  In addition to helping us promote the fundraiser on social media @HGFH_Social

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