2019 list of festivals, fairs and special events in Southern California – Daily News

In 2019, there are such a lot of enjoyable issues to do in Southern California it is going to take 52 weeks to suit all of them in. Whether or not you’re into artwork, beer and wine, basic automobiles, meals, films, music, sports activities or one thing else, right here’s our annual information to dozens of one of the best events occurring in the course of the subsequent 12 months.

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Palm Springs Worldwide Movie Pageant

One of the most important movie festivals in North America options greater than 200 movies from almost 80 nations. Common screenings proceed by means of Jan. 13, with Greatest of the Fest shows occurring Jan. 14.

When: By means of Jan. 14

The place: Six theaters in the Palm Springs space, together with Regal Cinemas Stadium 9 and Palm Canyon Theatre

Tickets: $13 particular person screenings, $69 for six

Info: www.psfilmfest.org

Anime Los Angeles

Japanese animation and popular culture occasion options cosplay, e- and tabletop-gaming, karaoke and extra. Visitors embrace Mary Claypool, Kyle McCarley, Clifford Chapin and Kristen McGuire.

When: Jan. 10-13

The place: Ontario Conference Middle, 2000 E. Conference Middle Approach

Tickets: $25-$35 single days, $75 for all-event move

Info: www.animelosangeles.org

Pageant of Human Talents

Annual celebration of the artistic skills and talents of individuals with disabilities options artwork demonstrations, music, wheelchair dancing and extra.

When: Jan. 26-27, 9 a.m. to five p.m.

The place: Aquarium of the Pacific, 100 Aquarium Means, Lengthy Seashore

Tickets: Free with Aquarium admission ($30 adults, $18 ages Three-11)

Info: www.aquariumofpacific.org

Santa Barbara Worldwide Movie Pageant

The 34th annual celebration of cinema may have screenings of greater than 200 movies together with tributes and panel discussions. This yr’s honorees embrace Viggo Mortensen (“Green Book”), Glenn Shut (“The Wife”), Melissa McCarthy (“Can You Ever Forgive Me?”) and Michael B. Jordan (“Black Panther,” “Creed II”).

When: Jan. 30-Feb. 9

The place: Riviera Theatre, 2044 Alameda Padre Serra, Santa Barbara; and different places in the town

Tickets: $60 for 4 screenings, $30-$35 awards shows, $100 opening night time movie and gala

Info: www.sbiff.org

  • Pageant of the Kite, March 10 (File photograph)

  • Auto Membership 400, March 17 (File photograph by, Will Lester)

  • Coachella Music and Arts Pageant, April 12-14 and 19-21 (File photograph by Watchara Phomicinda)

  • Stagecoach Nation Music Pageant, April 26-28 (File photograph by Terry Pierson)


Laguna Seashore Music Pageant

17th annual presentation of classical and modern music live shows and group outreach packages, hosted by the Philharmonic Society of Orange County and Laguna Seashore Stay!

When: Feb. 6-10

The place: Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Street, Laguna Seashore

Tickets: $38-$58 for featured performances, Feb. Eight-10

Info: www.philharmonicsociety.org/LBMF

One Love Cali Reggae Fest

The beloved Lengthy Seashore reggae fest has expanded to 3 days for 2019. Performers embrace the Soiled Heads, Chic with Rome, Rebelution and extra.

When: Feb. Eight-10

The place: Queen Mary Events Park, 1126 Queens Freeway, Lengthy Seashore

Tickets: $85 and up

Info: onelovecalifest.com

Los Angeles A Capella Pageant

Performances by The Home Jacks and Prime Shelf, plus competitions, workshops and grasp courses are on faucet throughout this three-day occasion.

When: Feb. Eight-10

The place: El Segundo Excessive Faculty, 640 Principal St.

Tickets: $30-$35, $75 for all-access cross

Info: www.la-af.com

Modernism Week

Followers of midcentury-modern structure, design and tradition will benefit from the residence excursions (on foot and by way of bus), symposiums, lectures, movie screenings artwork events and martini events featured at this showcase that’s uniquely Palm Springs. Different events embrace “Modern Love” opening night time get together and a classic trailer present.

When: Feb. 14-24

The place: Numerous Palm Springs places

Tickets: Free-$175

Info: www.modernismweek.com

Superfine! LA

Artwork truthful showcases rising artists and smaller galleries with a aim of making artwork extra accessible to the plenty.

When: Feb. 15-17; 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday-Saturday, till Eight p.m. Sunday

The place: Magic Field, 1933 S. Broadway, Los Angeles

Tickets: $10-$75

Info: www.superfine.world/los-angeles

Riverside County Truthful & Nationwide Date Pageant

Carnival rides, camel races, date-inspired delicacies and different household pleasant actions. Live shows by essential stage acts included with admission.

When: Feb. 15-24

The place: Riverside County Fairgrounds, 82-503 Freeway 111, Indio

Tickets: $11 adults, $9 ages 6-12, $30 for a season move

Info: www.datefest.org

San Gabriel Lunar New Yr Pageant

Historic traditions mix with trendy celebrations to mark the Lunar New Yr with a road meals truthful, market, carnival video games, chalk artwork contest, enjoyable zone for the youngsters and extra.

When: Feb. 16, 11 a.m. to eight p.m.

The place: Mission District, 320 S. Mission Drive, San Gabriel

Tickets: Free

Info: www.sglunarnewyear.org

Palm Desert Greek Pageant

Greek music and people dancers, Greek meals together with pastries and cookies and extra are among the many points of interest for this group celebration of Greek tradition.

When: Feb. 16-17

The place: Saint George Greek Orthodox Church, 74-109 Larrea, Palm Desert

Tickets: Costs TBA

Info: www.pdgreekfest.org

ScotsFestival & Worldwide Highland Video games XXVI

Scotland’s tradition and historical past shall be celebrated with skilled and newbie competitions in piping, drumming, massed bands, darts and Highland dancing and athletics.

When: Feb. 16-17, 9 a.m. to six p.m.

The place: Queen Mary, 1126 Queens Freeway, Lengthy Seashore

Tickets: $25 adults, $12 ages Four-11; further cost for tastings and another actions

Info: www.queenmary.com/events/scotsfestival

African-American Pageant

17th annual occasion brings Mardi Gras second-line dancers, hip-hop and break dancers, jazz musicians, interactive drum circles, West African dancers, storytellers and extra to the Aquarium of the Pacific.

When: Feb. 23-24, 9 a.m. to five p.m.

The place: Aquarium of the Pacific, 100 Aquarium Method, Lengthy Seashore

Tickets: Free with Aquarium admission ($30 adults, $18 ages Three-11)

Info: www.aquariumofpacific.org


Pechanga Wine Pageant & Chocolate Decadence

Goodies and pastries play properly with wines, champagnes and spirits throughout Chocolate Decadence on Friday from 7-10 p.m., and the 11th annual wine pageant takes over on Saturday from 1-5 p.m. with choices from prime producers from California, France, Italy, Spain, Argentina, Chile, Australia, New Zealand and extra plus reside music.

When: March 1-2

The place: Pechanga Resort & On line casino, 45000 Pechanga Parkway, Temecula

Tickets: $35 and up

Info: www.pechanga.com/entertain


Greater than 40 acts will play this fest in San Diego. Performers embrace Odesza, Phantogram, Jungle, Armand Van Helden and extra.

When: March 2-Three

The place: Waterfront Park, 1600 Pacific Freeway, San Diego

Tickets: $155 and up for a two-day cross. 21 and older solely.

Info: www.crssdfest.com

Pageant of Whales

48th anniversary celebration consists of whale watching (by way of boats and from land), artwork shows and courses, basic automobiles, carnival, fishing clinics, sand-sculpting competitions, strolling excursions and extra. In the course of the peak season for the 5,000-mile migration of the California grey whale from Alaska to Mexico (December to March), 40-50 whales cross by Dana Level every day.

When: March 2-Three, 9-10

The place: Dana Level Harbor, 24650 Dana Level Harbor Drive

Tickets: Free

Info: www.festivalofwhales.com

Kite Get together

Hosted by The Kite Connection, everybody’s invited to this celebration which incorporates skilled kite-flying demonstrations, sport kite classes and music.

When: March 9-10

The place: Huntington Seashore Pier, 200 Pacific Coast Freeway

Tickets: Free

Info: www.kiteparty.com

Pageant of the Kite

Issues are wanting up for the 45th annual Pageant of the Kite, with prizes for the highest-flying kite, greatest handmade kite and extra, together with stay music performances, martial arts demonstrations and a hotdog-on-a-stick consuming contest.

When: March 10, midday to five p.m.

The place: Redondo Seashore Pier, 100 Fisherman’s Wharf

Tickets: Free

Info: www.redondopier.com/occasion/kite-festival

Pageant of Colours

Stay music, dance, yoga, mantras, meals and the throwing of colours — eco-friendly powders (created from corn starch, food-grade dyes and perfume) which are out there on-site.

When: March 9-10; 11 a.m. to five p.m. Saturday, till Four p.m. Sunday

The place: Whittier Narrows Park, 750 S. Santa Anita Ave., South El Monte

Additionally: March 16 at Martha McLean Park, 5759 Jurupa Ave., Riverside; April 6 at Woodley Park, 6100 Woodley Ave., Van Nuys

Tickets: $6.50-$30

Info: www.festivalofcolorsusa.com

Worldwide Youngsters’s Pageant

Dancing, singing, crafts (together with Japanese origami), video games and different actions spotlight the 14th annual occasion introduced by youngsters representing a spread of cultures and nations.

When: March 16-17, 9 a.m. to five p.m.

The place: Aquarium of the Pacific, 100 Aquarium Means, Lengthy Seashore

Tickets: Free with Aquarium admission ($30 adults, $18 ages Three-11)

Info: www.aquariumofpacific.org

Auto Membership 400

NASCAR makes a pit cease in Southern California for the Auto Membership 400 — a race that final yr was gained by Martin Truex Jr., who snapped a string of three straight AC 400 victories by Kevin Harvick.

When: March 17

The place: Auto Membership Speedway, 9300 Cherry Ave., Fontana

Tickets: $45 and up

Info: www.autoclubspeedway.com

Past Wonderland

Six levels with digital dance music artists performing home, trance, dubstep, drum and bass, and hardstyle.

When: March 22-23

The place: NOS Occasion Middle, 689 S. E St., San Bernardino

Tickets: Costs TBA

Info: www.beyondwonderland.com

Latin Meals Fest

Benefit from the flavors of the Americas throughout this seventh annual celebration of Latin meals, wine and spirits. Occasion opens with a “Chefs’ Night Out” celebration. Music by La Junta Sound System.

When: March 29-30

The place: Santa Monica Pier Seashore, 200 Santa Monica Pier A

Tickets: $25-$149

Info: www.latinfoodfest.com

Citrus Harvest Pageant

Annual road pageant celebrates the wealthy citrus heritage of Highland, with reside leisure, residence tour, basic and vintage automotive present, video games and contests, and a meals courtroom.

When: March 30, 10 a.m. to three:30 p.m.

The place: Historic District, Palm Avenue and Fundamental Road, Highland

Tickets: Free

Info: www.cityofhighland.org


Renaissance Pleasure Faire

Journey again in time to the times of yore when Queen Elizabeth I dominated England. A 20-acre wooded playground presents leisure, comparable to absolutely armored jousting, and is populated with characters sporting elaborate costumes that recall the period. Don’t miss the marketplace and pub crawl.

When: April 6-Might 19, Saturdays and Sundays solely, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The place: Santa Fe Dam Recreation Space, 15501 E. Arrow Freeway, Irwindale

Tickets: $30 single day adults, $15 single day ages 5-12; season passes $165 (adults), $70 (ages 5-12)

Info: www.renfair.com/socal

Coachella Valley Music and Arts Pageant

Annual kickoff to the summer time outside live performance pageant season will function headliners Infantile Gambino, Tame Impala and Ariana Grande. Different notable acts on this yr’s lineup embrace Solange, Weezer, The 1975, Billie Eilish, Janelle Monae and actor Idris Elba, the latter of whom is doing a DJ set.

When: April 12-14, 19-21

The place: Empire Polo Membership, 81-800 Avenue 51, Indio

Tickets: Bought out, however obtainable on secondary markets.

Info: coachella.com

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California Wine Pageant

California wineries pour tons of of classic purple and white wines, complemented by meals from dozens of the areas prime cooks and specialty meals purveyors. Uncommon and reserve tasting is 6:30-9 p.m. Friday, beachside wine pageant 1-Four p.m. Saturday.

When: April 26-27

The place: Dana Level Yacht Membership, 24399 Dana Drive; and Lantern Bay Park, 25111 Park Lantern, Dana Level

Tickets: $70-$110 single day, $175 two-day, $35 designated driver

Info: www.californiawinefestival.com

Upland Lemon Pageant

When life provides you lemons … you rejoice with carnival rides, video games, tribute bands and lemon pie consuming contests plus different meals competitions.

When: April 26-28

The place: Downtown Upland

Tickets: Free

Info: www.uplandlemonfestival.com

Stagecoach Nation Music Pageant

Luke Bryan, Sam Hunt and Jason Aldean are the headliners for the annual nation music celebration. Different performers embrace Cole Swindell, Kane Brown, Luke Combs, Cam, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Previous Dominion and Lauren Alaina.

When: April 26-28

The place: Empire Polo Membership, 81-800 Avenue 51, Indio

Tickets: $329 for Three-day basic admission (different worth ranges obtainable, together with ones with reserve seating)

Info: www.stagecoachfestival.com

Earth Day Celebration

19th annual weekend of household enjoyable celebrates Earth Day and consists of on a regular basis ideas for shielding the setting.

When: April 27-28, 9 a.m. to five p.m.

The place: Aquarium of the Pacific, 100 Aquarium Means, Lengthy Seashore

Tickets: Free with Aquarium admission ($30 adults, $18 ages Three-11)

Info: www.aquariumofpacific.org

Mission Federal ArtWalk

Sixteen blocks of San Diego’s Little Italy neighborhood, primarily alongside India Road, shall be crammed with visible and performing arts plus music, dance and interactive artwork experiences.

When: April 27-28, 11 a.m. to six p.m.

The place: Little Italy neighborhood, San Diego

Tickets: Free

Info: www.artwalksandiego.org

  • Hangar 24 AirFest, Might 18-19 (File photograph by Micah Escamilla)

  • Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Pageant, Might 31-June 2 (File photograph)

  • Temecula Artwork & Road Portray Pageant, June (File photograph)

  • Arroyo Seco Weekend, June 22-23 (File photograph by Watchara Phomicinda)

  • LA County Truthful, Aug. 30-Sept. 22 (File photograph by Cindy Yamanaka)

  • Orange Worldwide Road Truthful, Aug. 30-Sept. 1 (File photograph by Paul Rodriguez)


NOS Citrus Truthful

The five-day occasion — that includes carnival rides, video games, reveals and meals — returns for its 104th version.

When: Might 1-5

The place: Nationwide Orange Present, 689 S. E St., San Bernardino

Tickets: Free to $5

Info: www.nosevents.com/nos-citrus-fair

Style of the Nation

Cooks from dozens of eating places and award-winning California wineries. Proceeds profit efforts to struggle childhood starvation.

When: Might Four, 1-Four p.m.

The place: Media Park, 9070 Venice Blvd., Culver Metropolis

Tickets: $95 early hen common admission, $145 early hen VIP admission (costs improve April 6)

Info: ce.nokidhungry.org/losangeles

Gator by the Bay

Louisiana-themed music and meals pageant that includes greater than 100 acts on seven levels performing blues, Cajun, nation, swing, jazz and Zydeco music. Cajun and Creole meals is served, together with 10,000 kilos of stay crawfish trucked in from Louisiana.

When: Might 9-12

The place: Spanish Touchdown Park, 3900 N. Harbor Drive, San Diego

Tickets: Costs TBA

Info: www.gatorbythebay.com

Joshua Tree Music Pageant

Dynohunter, Oliver Koletzki, Dachambo and Hassle in the Streets are among the many performers booked for the 17th annual music occasion.

When: Might 16-19

The place: Joshua Tree Lake Campground, 2601 Sunfair Street, Joshua Tree

Tickets: $50-$90 single-day, $180 for the four-day cross

Info: www.joshuatreemusicfestival.com

Surf ’n’ Suds Beer Pageant

Greater than 60 craft breweries, ciders and wines might be represented at this occasion together with greater than 200 beers. Reside leisure consists of DJ Hecktik, garden video games and meals vans.

When: Might 18, beginning at 11:30 a.m.

The place: San Buenaventura State Seashore, 901 San Pedro St., Ventura

Tickets: $50 basic admission, $65 early admission

Info: www.surfbeerfest.com

Downtown Burbank Arts Pageant

Artisans with handmade works, world well-known and rising animators, and artists representing different genres will showcase their creations in the course of the two-day occasion.

When: Might 18-19, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The place: San Fernando Boulevard, from Burbank City Middle to the Vacation Inn, downtown Burbank

Tickets: Free

Info: www.dtnbur.com

California Strawberry Pageant

36th annual strawberry jubilee dozens of meals cubicles serving strawberry all the things — kebabs, nachos, pizza, flan, funnel cake, cotton sweet, beer and margaritas. For dessert? Chocolate-dipped strawberries, of course. Contests embrace pie-eating and best-dressed infants.

When: Might 18-19, 10 a.m. to six:30 p.m.

The place: Strawberry Meadows of School Park, 3250 S. Rose Ave., Oxnard

Tickets: Costs TBA

Info: www.castrawberryfestival.org

Hangar 24 AirFest

Air present, beer pageant and reside music occasion, introduced by Hangar 24 Craft Brewery. Performers embrace Invoice Braack and his Smoke ‘n’ Thunder Jet Automotive, Greg Colyer flying his Lockheed T-33 Capturing Star Acemaker and the Royal Canadian Air Drive’s CF-18 Hornet. Fooz Fighters and 40 ouncesto Freedom present musical leisure.

When: Might 18-19

The place: Redlands Municipal Airport, 1755 Sessums Drive

Tickets: Costs TBA

Info: www.hangar24airfest.com

Balboa Island ArtWalk

Work, sculptures, photographs, blown glass and different works by about 90 artist will probably be featured throughout this artwork present, which marks the beginning of Balboa Island’s summer time season.

When: Might 19, 9 a.m. to five p.m.

The place: Balboa Island

Tickets: Free

Info: www.balboaislandartwalk.information

Lavender Pageant

14th annual occasion guarantees all types of household enjoyable, together with guided excursions in horse-drawn carriages of the most important natural lavender farm in Southern California. Additionally, take pleasure in demonstrations on how lavender oil is extracted, alternatives to style lavender-inspired dishes and stay music. The venue is a 2,400-acre historic landmark in the San Gorgonio Move beforehand used as a stagecoach cease in the mid-1800s.

When: Might 23-June 30 (10 a.m. to five p.m. Thursdays and Sundays, till Eight p.m. Fridays and Saturdays)

The place: Highland Springs Resort, 10600 Highland Springs Ave., Cherry Valley

Tickets: $10 adults on-line, $15 on the door; $10 ages 13-17 on-line, $12 on the door

Info: www.hsresort.com/thelavenderfestival

Backyard Grove Strawberry Pageant

Memorial Day weekend is strawberry season on the 61st annual Backyard Grove Strawberry Pageant, which guarantees a spread of enjoyable actions beneath the 2019 theme “Celebrating Family.” Actions embrace a Friday night time chopping of an enormous strawberry cake with a slice for everybody; a Saturday morning parade with floats, bands and equestrian models; and 4 days of carnival rides, 200-plus meals and gross sales cubicles and stay leisure in the amphitheater.

When: 1-10 p.m. Might 24, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Might 25-26, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Might 27

The place: Village Inexperienced, between Primary Road and Euclid Avenue, downtown Backyard Grove

Tickets: Free admission

Info: www.strawberryfestival.org

Fiesta Hermosa

With 20-plus varieties of ethnic meals decisions, together with Greek and Thai cuisines, this biannual fiesta has tons to feast on. The musical lineup consists of tribute bands performing basic rock, pop and surf music. Remember to reel in some fish tacos ready by Hermosa Seashore lifeguards.

When: Might 25-27, 10 a.m. to six p.m.

The place: Downtown Hermosa Seashore, Pier and Hermosa avenues

Tickets: Free

Info: www.fiestahermosa.internet

Beaumont Cherry Pageant

Annual cherry celebration options enjoyable and festivities that embrace a parade, automotive present, carnival rides, vendor cubicles and stay leisure.

When: Might 30-June 2

The place: Stewart Park, 650 E. Ninth St., Beaumont

Tickets: Costs TBA

Info: www.beaumontcherryfestival.org

Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Pageant

Scorching-air balloon flights, wine tastings, arts & crafts, business reveals, enjoyable for the youngsters and meals. Tons of it. Night highlights embrace live shows on the primary stage and the “balloon glow.” Headline leisure to be introduced for the 36th annual occasion.

When: Might 31-June 2

The place: Lake Skinner Recreation Space, 37701 Warren Street, Winchester

Tickets: $30-$40 single-day passes in advance ($35-$45 on the gate).

Info: www.tvbwf.com


Temecula Artwork & Road Portray Pageant

Dozens of artists of all mediums will collect for the 19th annual occasion that pulls hundreds of guests. The spotlight are the colourful and detailed chalk murals — some as giant as 12 ft by 12 ft — on the streets of Previous City Temecula.

When: June dates TBA

The place: Civic Middle Quad close to Metropolis Corridor, 41000 Major St., Temecula

Tickets: Free

Info: www.temeculaca.gov

World Ocean Day

Study local weather change, air pollution and different points that have an effect on the world’s oceans by way of movies, exhibits and reveals.

When: June Eight, 9 a.m. to five p.m.

The place: Aquarium of the Pacific, 100 Aquarium Means, Lengthy Seashore

Tickets: Free with Aquarium admission ($30 adults, $18 ages Three-11)

Info: www.aquariumofpacific.org

Playboy Jazz Pageant

Celebrating its 41st version, the annual occasion often options legends and rising stars of the jazz world. This yr’s lineup can be introduced in February.

When: June Eight-9

The place: Hollywood Bowl, 2301 N. Highland Ave., Los Angeles

Tickets: Costs TBA

Info: www.hollywoodbowl.com

Hollywood Fringe Pageant

Productions are introduced by native, nationwide and worldwide arts corporations and unbiased performers at greater than two dozen venues in Hollywood and Los Angeles.

When: June 13-30 (previews June 6-11)

The place: The Broadwater, 1078 Lillian Approach, Los Angeles; The Complicated Theater, 6476 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles; and different L.A. space places.

Tickets: Numerous costs

Info: www.hollywoodfringe.org

Mariachi USA Pageant

Mariachi bands from the USA and Mexico are on the lineup for the 30th annual occasion, which additionally consists of folkloric dance troupes and an excellent show-ending fireworks show.

When: June 22

The place: Hollywood Bowl, 2301 N. Highland Ave., Los Angeles

Tickets: $43.45-$300

Info: www.mariachiusa.com

Arroyo Seco Weekend

The third time additionally ought to be a appeal for the Goldenvoice-produced music pageant that introduced Tom Petty and Mumford and Sons to the venue subsequent to the Rose Bowl in 2017 and returned with Robert Plant and Jack White the next yr. This yr’s lineup is predicted to be launched in early March.

When: June 22-23

The place: Brookside Golf Membership, 1133 Rosemont Ave., Pasadena

Tickets: Costs TBA

Info: www.arroyosecoweekend.com



It’s the 1980s as soon as extra throughout this popular culture conference that celebrates the last decade’s greatest films, TV exhibits, trend, music, video video games and collectibles.

When: July Four-6

The place: Anaheim Conference Middle, 800 W. Katella Ave.

Tickets: Costs TBA

Info: www.nostalgiacon80s.com

Anime Expo 2018

It’s the last word expertise for anime lovers, with panel discussions, workshops and visitor audio system. Dozens and dozens of distributors and exhibitors might be displaying/promoting Japanese cultural items. Additionally, live shows that includes Japanese music acts.

When: July Four-7 (pre-show occasion July Three in DTLA)

The place: Los Angeles Conference Middle, 1201 S. Figueroa St.

Tickets: $102 for four-day move, costs TBA for single-day; $20 for the pre-show night time

Info: www.anime-expo.org

Pageant of the Masters

“The Time Machine,” celebrating the H.G. Wells novel from 1895 and the artists impressed by the idea of time journey, is the theme of this yr’s present. Every ticket additionally permits admission to the Pageant of Arts grounds, the place unique works by dozens of artists are on show and obtainable for buy.

When: July 7-Aug. 31

The place: Pageant of Arts, 650 Laguna Canyon Street, Laguna Seashore

Tickets: $15-$240

Info: www.foapom.com

Orange County Truthful

One of the most important county fairs in the nation returns with its conventional lineup of aggressive reveals, carnival rides, buying, meals and live shows on the Pacific Amphitheatre adjoining to the fairgrounds.

When: July 12-Aug. 11

The place: OC Truthful and Occasion Middle, 88 Truthful Drive, Costa Mesa

Tickets: $30 adults, $23 ages 6-12 for the Tremendous Move, which permits admission for all 23 days; costs for particular person days TBA

Info: www.ocfair.com

California Wine Pageant

Billed as one of the most important outside wine festivals in the state, the 15th annual occasion features a uncommon and reserve wine tasting (6:30-9 p.m. Friday) and a beachside gathering (noon-Four p.m. Saturday). Occasion advantages Foodbank of Santa Barbara County.

When: July 19-20

The place: Chase Palm Park Carousel Home, 323 E. Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara; and Chase Palm Park Oceanside

Tickets: $70-$110; $40 for designated drivers

Info: www.californiawinefestival.com

Oxnard Salsa Pageant

Have fun every part salsa — meals, music, dance — at an occasion that options a world meals courtroom, market promoting gourmand salsas and sauces, boutique clothes, handcrafted jewellery and attire, and music by salsa and Latin bands.

When: July 27-28, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The place: Plaza Park, 500 S. C St., Oxnard

Tickets: Free admission; $5 for live performance venue open seating

Info: www.oxnardsalsafestival.com

Worldwide Surf Pageant

Browsing and body-surfing contests, seashore run, paddleboard and dory races, and a pier-to-pier swim are highlights of an annual occasion that promotes lifeguard service and bodily health.

When: July 31-Aug. Four

The place: Hermosa Seashore Pier, Hermost and Pier avenues

Tickets: Free admission

Info: www.surffestival.org

Ventura County Truthful

Billed because the “Country Fair with Ocean Air,” the 144th version of the Ventura County Truthful will function a standard combine of household pleasant enjoyable, leisure, schooling and meals.

When: July 31-Aug. 11

The place: Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 W. Harbor Blvd., Ventura

Tickets: $36 for season move; different costs TBA

Info: www.venturacountyfair.org


Surf ’n’ Suds Beer Pageant

Dozens of craft breweries, ciders and wines can be represented throughout a day of enjoyable at Carpinteria State Seashore. Reside leisure consists of DJ Hecktik, garden video games and meals vans.

When: Aug. 10, beginning at 11:30 a.m.

The place: Carpinteria State Seashore, Linden Avenue at Sandyland Street, Carpinteria

Tickets: $50 common admission, $65 early admission

Info: www.surfbeerfest.com

Latin Meals Fest

12th showcase of cooks, Latin eating places, caterers, wineries, distilleries and meals purveyors focuses on the cuisines of the Caribbean, Central and South America, Mexico, Portugal and Spain.

When: Aug. 16-17

The place: Embarcadero Marina Park North, 400 Kettner Blvd., San Diego

Tickets: Costs TBA

Info: www.latinfoodfest.com

Brews & Blues in the Backyard

Craft beer tastes with a memento glass, stay blues music and a spread of scrumptious meals choices spotlight the daytime occasion, which advantages packages on the Fullerton Arboretum.

When: Aug. 17

The place: Fullerton Arboretum, 1900 Related Street, Fullerton

Tickets: Costs TBA

Info: www.fullertonarboretum.org

Style of Brews

Dozens of craft breweries providing tastes, gourmand meals distributors and reside leisure spotlight the ninth annual occasion.

When: Aug. 24

The place: Shoreline Aquatic Park, 200 Aquarium Method, Lengthy Seashore

Tickets: Costs TBA

Info: www.tasteofbrews.com

Orange Worldwide Road Truthful

Distributors promoting ethnic-themed meals, together with arts and crafts by native artisans, a play space for the youngsters and musical acts acting on eight levels are among the many highlights of this annual occasion, an Previous Towne Orange custom since 1973.

When: Aug. 30-Sept. 1

The place: Previous Towne Orange, alongside Glassell and adjoining streets, Orange

Tickets: Free

Info: www.orangestreetfair.org

Los Angeles County Truthful

One of the most important fairs in the nation boasts an array on leisure choices and reveals, together with carnival rides and video games, arts & crafts, merchandise on the market, livestock, diet-busting meals, and a wine, beer and spirits market. The primary stage live performance collection attracts prime acts from immediately and yesterday.

When: Aug. 30-Sept. 22

The place: Fairplex, 1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona

Tickets: Costs TBA

Info: www.lacountyfair.com

I.E. Jazz Expertise

Two days of reside jazz music, wine, meals distributors and a market. Different actions embrace a Paint n Sip Expertise, with instruction from knowledgeable artist.

When: Aug. 31-Sept. 1

The place: Mountain Vista Vineyard, 10013 Eighth St., Rancho Cucamonga

Tickets: Costs TBA

Info: www.iejazzfestival.com

Lengthy Seashore Greek Pageant

Greek meals, cooking demonstrations, dancing and purchasing are half of the enjoyable throughout this annual occasion. Leisure consists of pop and R&B music by Nikos Ganos from Greece.

When: Aug. 31-Sept. 22

The place: 5761 E. Colorado St., Lengthy Seashore

Tickets: Costs TBA

Info: www.lbgreekfest.org

  • Redondo Seashore Pier Chalk Artwork Pageant, September (File photograph)

  • Route 66 Cruisin’ Reunion, Sept. 19-22 (File photograph by James Carbone)

  • September and October is Oktoberfest season. (File photograph)

  • Pageant of Lights, Nov. 29-Jan. 5 (File photograph by Watchara Phomicinda)

  • Newport Seashore Christmas Boat Parade, December (File photograph by Kevin Sullivan)


Burbank Worldwide Movie Pageant

Eleventh annual showcase of rising and established filmmakers consists of a gap night time ceremony, re-carpet receptions, special events, and a gala dinner and awards ceremony on the ultimate day. The pageant additionally honors icons in the movie, music and artwork worlds.

When: Sept. Four-Eight

The place: AMC 16 Theatres, 125 E. Palm Ave., Burbank, and different places

Tickets: Costs TBA

Info: www.burbankfilmfest.org

Alpine Village Oktoberfest

Bavarian enjoyable, meals and beer have been faucet for 5 many years, making this one of the longest-running Oktoberfest celebrations in Southern California.

When: September/October dates TBA

The place: Alpine Village, 833 W. Torrance Blvd., Torrance

Tickets: Free

Info: www.alpinevillagecenter.com/oktoberfest

Huge Bear Lake Oktoberfest

The annual fall extravaganza turns turns 49 this yr with tons of lederhosen, brats and, of course, beer. Search for friends sporting commemorative Hen Get together Hats, designed for the Huge Bear Lake Oktoberfest greater than 20 years in the past.

When: September/October weekend dates TBA

The place: Huge Bear Lake

Tickets: Costs TBA

Info: www.bigbearevents.com/oktoberfest

Catalina Pageant of Artwork

Approaching its sixth decade, this artwork present and road truthful attracts artists from across the nation, and additionally has music, leisure, youngsters’ artwork present and charity public sale. It’s the longest-running annual occasion on Catalina Island.

When: September dates TBA

The place: Avalon waterfront, Catalina Island

Tickets: Free

Info: www.catalinaartassociation.org

Chalk Artwork Pageant

Dozens of artists will flip the Redondo Seashore Pier into a short lived canvas for the the 18th annual occasion.

When: September date TBA

The place: Redondo Seashore Pier, 100 Fisherman’s Wharf

Tickets: Free

Info: www.redondopier.com

Los Angeles Movie Pageant

Compelling unbiased movies, TV and episodic work from rising storytellers are featured alongside studio titles which might be up for awards consideration, together with the Oscars. Occasion turns 25 this yr.

When: September dates TBA

The place: ArcLight Cinemas, 6360 Sundown Blvd., Los Angeles

Tickets: Costs TBA

Info: www.filmindependent.org

Music Tastes Good

Music, gourmand meals (ready by prime native cooks) and artwork mix artwork tasty components for a enjoyable weekend.

When: September dates TBA

The place: Marina Inexperienced Park, 386 E. Shoreline Drive, Lengthy Seashore

Tickets: Costs TBA

Info: www.mtglb.co


San Diego’s largest music, artwork and comedy pageant turns 5 this yr after welcoming Foo Fighters, Katy Perry and Think about Dragons throughout final yr’s version. The 2019 lineup is predicted to be introduced this spring.

When: Sept. 13-15

The place: Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar

Tickets: $259 and up for three-day passes; different costs TBA

Info: www.kaaboodelmar.com

Calabasas Movie Pageant

Sixth annual showcase that includes film premieres, scholar movies and documentaries, together with special events that deliver collectively film- and TV-lovers over native wines,

When: Sept. 18-22

The place: A number of Calabasas places, together with the Regal Theater, 4767 Commons Means

Tickets: Costs TBA

Info: www.calabasasfilmfestival.com

Route 66 Cruisin’ Reunion

Tens of hundreds of basic automotive lovers from all through the nation will descend upon Ontario for 3 days of meals, life music, leisure and greater than 2,000 basic automobiles. Leisure lineup usually introduced in Might.

When: Sept. 19-22

The place: Downtown Ontario, alongside Euclid Avenue and surrounding streets

Tickets: Free

Info: www.route66cruisinreunion.com

Moompetam: Native American Pageant

Conventional cultural crafts, storytelling, instructional packages, stay demonstrations, music and dance rejoice the indigenous California maritime cultures, together with Tongva, Chumash, Luiseno and Kumeyaay.

When: Sept. 21-22, 9 a.m. to five p.m.

The place: Aquarium of the Pacific, 100 Aquarium Approach, Lengthy Seashore

Tickets: Free with Aquarium admission ($30 adults, $18 ages Three-11)

Info: www.aquariumofpacific.org

Idyllwild Ren Faire

Locals and skilled entertainers rework the mountain group of Idyllwild into the Idyllwild Shire with strolling and stage performances, lovely handcrafts, scrumptious meals and spirits — all recalling an English Autumn Faire in the times of William Shakespeare.

When: Sept. 27-29, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The place: Camp Emerson, 53115 Idyllbrook Drive, Idyllwild

Tickets: Costs TBA

Info: www.idyllwildrenfaire.com


Desert Daze

Don’t anticipate a sophomore stoop for the music pageant that might be returning to the Lake Perris State Recreation Space for its second straight yr — and eighth general.

When: Oct. 10-13

The place: Lake Perris State Recreation Space, Moreno Seashore, By way of Del Lago and Moreno Seashore Drive, Lake Perris

Tickets: $199 for weekend basic admission; different ticket costs TBA

Info: www.desertdaze.org

Joshua Tree Music Pageant

The lineup has but to be introduced for the 14th annual fall occasion.

When: Oct. 10-13

The place: Joshua Tree Lake Campground, 2601 Sunfair Street, Joshua Tree

Tickets: Costs TBA

Info: www.joshuatreemusicfestival.com

Catalina Island JazzTrax Pageant

Two weekends of jazz music, beneath the celebs and inside Catalina’s iconic on line casino and ballroom, which was constructed in the late 1920s in the artwork deco and Mediterranean revival types. Violinist Damien Escobar headlines opening weekend, Boney James and Escobar prime the invoice the second weekend.

When: Oct. 10-13, 17-20

The place: Avalon On line casino, 1 On line casino Approach, Catalina Island

Tickets: $45-$95 opening live performance, $154.50-$370 for the weekend

Info: www.jazztrax.com/jazz/catalina.html

Artwork San Diego

Modern advantageous artwork present with work, images, sculpture, glasswork and extra created by native and worldwide artists. Occasion repeatedly attracting 15,000 artwork lovers and collectors throughout its four-day run.

When: Oct. 17-20

The place: Wyland Middle, Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar

Tickets: Costs TBA

Info: www.art-sandiego.com

Surf Metropolis Blitz

After attracting 40,000 followers for units by The Offspring, Pennywise and Dangerous Faith, it’s a protected guess that Surf Metropolis Blitz organizers will produce a sequel after successful debut.

When: October dates TBA

The place: Huntington State Seashore, 21601 Pacific Coast Freeway, Huntington Seashore

Tickets: Costs TBA

Info: www.surfcityblitz.com


California Wine Pageant

A whole lot of premium California wines are served with regional craft brews and a spread of meals to pattern, together with artisanal cheeses, breads, shellfish, salads, candies and muffins.

When: Nov. 15-16

The place: Paséa Lodge & Spa, 21080 Pacific Coast Freeway, Huntington Seashore

Tickets: Obtainable beginning Aug. 1

Info: www.californiawinefestival.com

Autumn Pageant

Discover the humanities, cuisines, cultures and marine environments of Asia through the 18th annual occasion.

When: Nov. 16-17, 9 a.m. to five p.m.

The place: Aquarium of the Pacific, 100 Aquarium Method, Lengthy Seashore

Tickets: Free with Aquarium admission ($30 adults, $18 ages Three-11)

Info: www.aquariumofpacific.org

San Diego Wine+Meals Pageant

One of the most important wine and meals festivals in the nation celebrates its 16th anniversary with alternatives from dozens of wineries, breweries, and purveyors of spirits, together with many of San Diego’s prime eating places. Cooking courses, tasting events and superstar chef dinners are also on the menu. Grand Tasting, midday to three p.m. Nov. 23, consists of delicacies ready by 60 superstar cooks and eating places.

When: Nov. 17-24

The place: Embarcadero Marina Park North, 400 Kettner Blvd., San Diego

Tickets: $135 Grand Tasting common admission, costs differ for different events

Info: www.sandiegowineclassic.com

Mission Inn Lodge and Spa Pageant of Lights

The annual vacation extravaganza begins its second quarter-century with greater than Four million LED lights, plus a whole lot of animated angels, elves and different characters. This occasion has been named the “Best Holiday Festival” in the nation by USA Immediately, and it’s straightforward to see why. The thrilling “switch-on” ceremony, the night time after Thanksgiving, is highlighted by a 15-minute fireworks present.

When: Nov. 29-Jan. 5

The place: Mission Inn Lodge & Spa, 3649 Mission Inn Ave., Riverside, and the downtown space close to the historic landmark lodge

Tickets: Free

Info: www.festivaloflightsca.com

Sawdust Winter Fantasy

Distinctive paintings by dozens of artists, stay vacation leisure, artwork courses and demonstrations, petting zoo, Santa and extra spotlight the 29th annual occasion, introduced in the Three-acre venue that hosts the Sawdust Artwork & Craft Pageant each summer time.

When: November/December dates TBA

The place: 935 Laguna Canyon Street, Laguna Seashore

Tickets: Costs TBA

Info: www.sawdustartfestival.org/festivals


Harvest Pageant

Annual arts and crafts present options hundreds of handmade gadgets together with jewellery, clothes, images, unique artwork, hand-turned wooden and ceramics, plus far more to browse and purchase. There additionally might be stage and strolling leisure, plus a enjoyable zone for the youngsters.

When: Dec. 6-Eight

The place: Fairplex Expo Four, 1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona

Tickets: Costs TBA

Info: www.harvestfestival.com

Huntington Harbor Boat Parade

Introduced by the Huntington Harbor Philharmonic Committee, the Huntington Harbor Boat Parade will set sail for its 57th annual procession. The route begins west of Carousel Lane.

When: Dec. 7-Eight

The place: Huntington Harbor, Huntington Seashore

Tickets: Free to observe from the shore

Info: www.hhboatparade.org

Newport Seashore Christmas Boat Parade

Yachts, sailboats and even canoes shall be outfitted with vacation lights and different decorations then take to the water in Newport Harbor for the 111th annual parade. Starting nightly round 6:30 p.m., the procession begins and finishes on the tip of Lido Isle.

When: Dec. 18-22

The place: Newport Harbor, Newport Seashore

Tickets: Free to observe from the shore

Info: www.christmasboatparade.com

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