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Soulful Living Arts Fair 2018 2018

Soulful Living Arts Fair 2018

September 22, 2018

Community of Infinite Spirit, SAN JOSE, California

5th Annual Desi Comedy Fest - August 17, Friday, Milpitas 2018

5th Annual Desi Comedy Fest - August 17, Friday, Milpitas

August 17, 2018

India Community Center, 525 Los Coches Street, Milpitas, California

West End Celebration 2018

West End Celebration

August 17, 2018

Multiple Locations in Sand City, Sand City, Sand City, California

Chula Vista Harborfest 2018

Chula Vista Harborfest

August 18, 2018

Bayside Park, 998 Bayside Parkway Chula Vista, CA, Chula Vista, California

5th Annual Desi Comedy Fest - August 18, Saturday, Dublin 2018

5th Annual Desi Comedy Fest - August 18, Saturday, Dublin

August 18, 2018

DUSD Center for Performing Arts, 8151 Village Parkway, Dublin, California

Sacramento Scandinavian Festival 2018

Sacramento Scandinavian Festival

August 21, 2018

Scottish Rite Masonic Center, 6151 H St Sacramento, CA, Sacramento, California

¡Latin Food Fest! 2018

¡Latin Food Fest!

August 23, 2018

Embarcadero Marina Park North, 400 Kettner Blvd San Diego, Los Angeles, California

Bay Area Brew Festival 2018

Bay Area Brew Festival

August 24, 2018

Pier 35, 1454 The Embarcadero San Francisco, CA, San Francisco, California

Goodguys West Coast Nationals 2018

Goodguys West Coast Nationals

August 24, 2018

Alameda County Fairgrounds, 4501 Pleasanton Ave Pleasanton, CA, Pleasanton, California

Chapin Summer Festival  2018

Chapin Summer Festival

August 24, 2018

Downtown Los Angeles , Los Angeles, California

Bodega Seafood, Art & Wine Festival 2018

Bodega Seafood, Art & Wine Festival

August 25, 2018

Watt's Ranch, 16855 Bodega Hwy Bodega, CA, Bodega, California

Italian Family Festa San Jose 2018

Italian Family Festa San Jose

August 25, 2018

History San Jose, 1650 Senter Rd San Jose, CA, San Jose, California

Del Norte County Fair 2018

Del Norte County Fair

August, 2018

Fairgrounds , Crescent City, California

San Jose Renaissance Faire 2018

San Jose Renaissance Faire

August, 2018

Discover Meadow, 180 Woz Way San Jose, San Jose, California

Oakland Dragon Boat Festival 2018

Oakland Dragon Boat Festival

August, 2018

Lake Merritt, 568 Bellevue Avenue Oakland, CA, Oakland, California

Grant County Fair 2018

Grant County Fair

August, 2018

Grant County Fair Grounds, Lancaster, California

Buddhist Church of Sacramento Obon Celebration 2018

Buddhist Church of Sacramento Obon Celebration

August, 2018

Buddhist Church of Sacramento, 2401 Riverside Boulevard Sacramento, CA, Sacramento, California

Comic Con Palm Springs 2018

Comic Con Palm Springs

August, 2018

Palm Springs Convention Center, 277 N Avenida Caballeros Palm Springs, CA, Palm Springs, California

Burbank Comedy Festival 2018

Burbank Comedy Festival

August, 2018

Flappers Comedy Club, 102 East Magnolia Boulevard Burbank, Burbank, California

Budweiser Made in America Festival 2018

Budweiser Made in America Festival

August, 2018

L.A. Grand Park, Los Angeles, California

Trinidad Bay Art and Music Festival 2018

Trinidad Bay Art and Music Festival

August, 2018

Trinidad Town Hall, 409 Trinity St Trinidad, Trinidad, California

Festival of Angels Expo 2018

Festival of Angels Expo

August, 2018

Buena Vista Park, San Francisco, California

Yesteryears' Best Vintage Market Place 2018

Yesteryears' Best Vintage Market Place

August, 2018

Buena Park Downtown Mall , Buena Park, California

Napa Valley Art Festival Show & Sale 2018

Napa Valley Art Festival Show & Sale

August, 2018

Yountville Community Hall, Yountville, California

Food GPS Fried Chicken Festival 2018

Food GPS Fried Chicken Festival

August, 2018

Old Chinatown Central Plaza, Los Angeles, California

About Festivals in California

California is an iconic land of snowy peaks, glistening beaches, road trips, soaring cliffs and hip, happening people. But that’s not all – it’s also the home of a whole range of exciting, innovative and unique festivals. Whether you fancy slurping on some wine, spotting some celebs, boogying away to some booming tunes, admiring some art or something else entirely, California has a fun and frenetic festival to tempt your taste buds. Californian festivals are ripe with variety, with events dedicated to food, wine, art, jazz, pop, rock, sports, fashion, craft beer, cinema, arts, award shows and plenty more.

Perhaps the most famous Californian festival is Coachella, a quintessential and historic music and arts event hosted annually in the heart of the golden desert since 1999. Previous performers have included massive names like Kanye West, Daft Punk, Madonna and Prince, with performances each year across the genres of pop, rock, electronica, hip hop, indie and more. Each festival also plays host to many amazing arts installations and events, so it’s not all about raving and misbehaving.

Among those who prefer a tipple or two, Festival Napa Valley is massively popular. The event holds a diverse range of arts and performances, but the main focus is wine, wine and… wine. The festival typically stretches over many days and features up to 100 wineries. So if you fancy slurping yourself silly with other wine buffs, food fans and art aficionados, this is the place to do it. Napa Valley, a hugely famous and important wine region in itself, also has plenty of other delectable and delicious events throughout the year.

For movers and groovers, there’s Monterey Jazz Fest, the longest-running jazz festival on the planet. More than 500 top jazz artists play each year and previous attendees have included legendary names like Herbie Hancock, Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong and Billie Holiday. The event also features lots of jazz-based conversations, panels, exhibitions and workshops.

Other festivals, like Pageant of the Masters, are particularly unique. In this quirky event, actors pose in an amphitheatre to recreate images from famous paintings. With the additional use of movement, narration, intricate sets and professional orchestras, these images are then brought to life in order to create unusual theatrical mirages of moving, living pictures.