Gilroy Garlic Festival 2016

July 29, 2016

Christmas Hill Park, Gilroy, California

Since 1979 the Gilroy Garlic Festival has been held at Christmas Hill Park every July. About 100,000 people travel to Gilroy, California each year to enjoy music and live entertainment, cooking demonstrations, contests, arts & crafts, wine tasting, and of course, great tasting garlicky food. Gourmet Alley is a huge outdoor kitchen featuring the world renowned “Pyro Chefs”... Read More
Summergrass San Diego 2016

August 19, 2016

Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum, Vista, California

The top Bluegrass performers are on display at this San Diego based festival. It's not just concerts that make up the three day event. Guests can take in special presentations from local vendors or try making their own music during .. Read More
Joshuafest 2016

August, 2016

Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds, Quincy, California

Quincy, California is the home of one of the most memorable music festivals in the nation. Joshuafest features over 50 bands and artists to lead up to their headliner act which never ceases to amaze. Though good music is a given at the .. Read More
Old Spanish Days Fiesta 2016

August, 2016

Downtown , Santa Barbara, California

Santa Barbara celebrates its multicultural heritage with this annual eight day event, widely seen as the city's premier festival. Attendees learn about and witness the cultures that have been heavily involved in the history of Santa Barbara, .. Read More
Outside Lands Festival 2016

August, 2016

Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, California

This three day festival holds hidden delights for young and old alike. Presenting a huge line-up of musicians, the festival is an experience to be remembered. Local San Francisco restaurants ply their wares and various booths offer services and goods to attendees. Come for music, stay for fun , and enjoy a one of a kind musical offering... Read More
Solano Avenue Stroll 2016

September, 2016

Solano Avenue , Berekley, California

Founded in 1974, the Solano Avenue Stroll is a beloved annual tradition in Berkeley and Albany, CA. It takes place on the second Sunday of September every year. Featuring hundreds of vendors and community organizations, this street .. Read More
Long Beach Lobster Festival 2016

September, 2016

Long Beach, California

For almost twenty consecutive years, the Original Long Beach Lobster Festival has been a family friendly event the whole community attends that you won’t want to miss. Held each year at the iconic Rainbow Lagoon in Long Beach, CA, the three-day event includes live entertainment for all ages, arts and crafts booths, a giant food court, a children’s stage of fun and games,.. Read More
Treasure Island Music Festival 2016

October 17, 2016

Treasure Island, San Francisco, California

Set on prime real estate overlooking San Francisco and the Bay, the Treasure Island Music Festival is an annual two-day music festival that focus on high-quality music sets in a fun, youthful atmosphere. Electronica, hip hop/rap, rock .. Read More
Mill Valley Film Festival 2016

October, 2016

The 142 Throckmorton Theatre, Mill Valley, California

Cinema lovers from all corners of the planet flock to California for the annual Mill Valley Film Festival. The 11-day event showcases the best offerings of the global film community and is well known for promoting the work of talented .. Read More
California Avocado Festival 2016

October, 2016

Linden Avenue, Carpinteria, California

The California Avocado Festival in Carpinteria is a three-day food and music event held every October. In honor of the avocado, the festival features lots of tasty avocado-based recipes to sample and is host to the world's largest guacamole vat. There are also fun contests for the best guacamole dip and the largest avocado. .. Read More
AFI Fest 2016

November, 2016

Hollywood, California

A touch of Hollywood glamour can be found in the heart of Los Angeles as both established stars and newcomers are saluted during this week long festival. During the fest, film fans are treated to unique screenings, lively conversations .. Read More
Noise Pop 2017

February, 2017

The Fox Theater, Oakland, California

Noise Pop is a well-established festival in the Bay Area of Northern California. It typically lasts a week, combining music, film, and art into a single, cohesive package. Also featured include a local designer fair called Pop-n-Shop; a workshop revolving around DIY culture called Culture Club; and art gallery shows. To top it off, Noise Pop also has its own Happy Hour... Read More
Self Help Festival 2017

March, 2017

National Orange Show Events Center, San Bernardino, California

A Day To Remember is yet again hosting and curating the Self Help Festival in San Bernardino! This is a one-day festival with almost twenty popular hardcore and post-hardcore bands. Not only will you get the chance to see all your favorite bands perform at the same location but there are also meet and greet opportunities as well!.. Read More
Paid Dues Festival 2017

March, 2017

San Bernardino, CA, San Bernardino, California

The Paid Dues Festival is an annual one day Hip Hop music event. It is considered to be one of the 'must attend' Hip Hop events in the nation. Past festivals have drawn scores of performers ranging from established headliners to the introduction of exciting underground hip-hop acts. If you love hip-hop music, this is the place to be... Read More
California Roots Music and Arts Festival 2017

May, 2017

Monterey County Fairgrounds - Monterey, CA 39340, Monterey, California

California Roots Music and Arts Festival is held for three days each year in Monterey, California. It has music and art from locally grown artists from the state. The festival is an event the whole family and community can enjoy together. Some of the profits from this festival go to help local nonprofit companies and charities... Read More
BottleRock Festival 2017

May, 2017

Napa Valley Expo, Napa, California

The Bottle Rock Festival in Napa Valley has entertainment, food, wine, beer, and art. The festival features a culinary stage that feature chefs and vinters perform demonstrations and entertain. Musical groups perform on stage and local artists display their work. Many local restaurants and cafes participate providing a wide variety of food. Bottle Rock Festival provides activities for children and adults... Read More
Sunnyvale Art and Wine Festival 2017

June, 2017

Downtown Streets - Sunnyvale, CA 94010, Sunnyvale, California

The Sunnyvale Art and Wine Festival is one of the biggest summer events in Silicon Valley for over 40 years. The family-friendly event offers more than 350 food, beverage and art vendors to over 150,000 guests. Attendees can purchase fine art from various artisans, taste the finest selection of wine and beers,.. Read More
Playboy Jazz Festival 2017

June, 2017

Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, California

The Playboy Jazz Festival, located in Los Angeles, has been bringing down the house with impressive music acts for 37 years and counting. It all goes down at the famous Hollywood Bowl where concert goers can bring their own coolers and revel in the floating melodies coming from the stage... Read More
Firebaugh Cantaloupe Round Up Festival 2016

Firebaugh Cantaloupe Round Up Festival

July 28, 2016

Dunkle Park, Firebaugh, California

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Camarillo Ranch #TBT Food Truck Festival 2016

Camarillo Ranch #TBT Food Truck Festival

July 28, 2016

Camarillo Ranch, Camarillo, California

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La Jolla Fashion Film Festival 2016

La Jolla Fashion Film Festival

July 29, 2016

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla, California

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The Bay Area Night Market 2016

The Bay Area Night Market

July 29, 2016

Newark Pavilion, Newark, California

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Pine Valley Days 2016

Pine Valley Days

July 29, 2016

Pine Valley County Park, Pine Valley, California

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Long Beach Dragon Boat Festival 2016

Long Beach Dragon Boat Festival

July 30, 2016

Long Beach Marine Stadium, Long Beach, California

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HARD Summer Music Festival 2016

HARD Summer Music Festival

July 30, 2016

Fairplex, Pomona, California

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About Festivals in California

Everybody loves a good party, and festivals in California are some of the best. Here's a few of the highlights. Napa Valley is well known for its wine and there's something happening in the area almost every week. Topping the list each year is the Napa Wine and Crafts Fair. This event takes place mid-September and is located in downtown Napa. Over 12,000 people come every year to enjoy the wine, food, and crafts. California music festivals are another great way to relax. Celebrate Memorial Day at the San Diego Jazz Festival. This festival has been drawing in crowds to hear some of the biggest names in jazz for the last 33 years.

In Huntington Beach there is the US Open of Surfing Festival. This is the home of the world's largest surfing competition. This festival also features competitions in skateboarding and BMX, fashion shows, movie premieres, and live music. In redwood country there's Willits Frontier Days, a week-long celebration of July 4th. This is one of the longest running California events, having been celebrated each year since 1927. During the week visitors can enjoy barbecues, rodeos, gunfights, and the annual parade. There's so much to enjoy in California.