California Festivals and Fairs Annual Events Calendar


alifornia Festivals, Fairs and Events feature hundreds of outstanding things to do at the beach, coast, mountains and resort cities of California.  From Bluegrass to Blues, Dixieland to Classical Music, you'll be amazed at the wide array of activities available throughout the State of California. Cultural heritage comes in many sizes, shapes and colors. Special interest groups, patriots and just plain folks get out and enjoy the many celebrations offered every month of the year. January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December all offer great festivals and fairs, many free of charge. While some to charge admission fees, you'll discover many affordable events and activities you can participate in. Parades, contests and concerts are all part of the fun California events you'll discover in this outstanding calendar.

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California Festivals and Fairs 

January
January is a time to mellow out, reflect, and slow down ever so slightly for the upcoming, hefty schedule of events that people face for the next year. The big launch in January is January 1 (New Year's Day) with the launch of one of the most viewed television broadcasts, Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena. In over 100 years, there's only been rain once or twice at this event, and the locals say they have an inside track to the keeping it sunny for the world to enjoy images they expect to see of sunny, Southern California in the heart of its warm, palmy winters.  Country Bluegrass, Fiddlers Music Festival, Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade, Napa Mustard Festival,  Whale Watching

 

February
Date Festival, Golden Dragon Parade - Chinatown, Heritage Day Parade, Mardi Gras, Mardi Gras in Gaslamp Quarter, Masters of Food & Wine, National Date Festival, Southwest Arts Festival, Vietnamese Tet Festival, Whiskey Flat Days

 

March
Ocean Beach Kite Festival, Dixieland Jazz Festival, Easter Bonnet Parade, Los Angeles Marathon, Sequoia Cycling Classic Road Race, St. Patrick's Day Parade, Snowfest Winter Carnival, Wine Festival

 

April
Strawberry Festival,  Palm Springs Car Classic,  Newport/Ensenada Yacht Race, Baja Bike Ride -Rosarito to Ensenada, Cherry Blossom Festival - Japanese, Toyota Grand Prix, Colorado River Country Fair, National Orange Show - citrus festival, Worldfest -international winery festival, Irish Festival- Main Street, Orange Blossom Fest, California Antique Farm Equipment Show, Tulare Renaissance Festival, Good Old Days Celebration, Grapefruit Festival, Avocado Festival, Apple, Lemon Festival, Balloon & Wine Festival, Asparagus Festival, California Flowers

 

May
Art & Craft Festival, Artichoke Festival, Big Sur Marathon, Boonville Beer Festival, Chino Air Show, Cinco de Mayo, Great Chili Cookoff, Great Monterey Squid Festival, Long Beach Pride, Motorsports Festival, Mule Days, Spring Jamboree Dixieland, Spring Round Up, State Chili Cook-Off. Strawberry Festival Celebration, Porterville Fair. Rodeo - Woodlake Lions, Simi Valley Pride

 

June
Antique Street Fair, Big Dog Parade & Canine Festival, Blues in the Park, Cherry Festival, Corona del Mar Baroque Music Festival, Del Mar Fair, Fairfield Summerfest Car Show, Chili Cook-off & Walk-A-Thon, Gourd Festival, Huck Finn Jubilee/Mark Twain Celebration
Irish Fair & Music Festival, Los Angeles Pride, North Bay Motorcycle Show, San Francisco Pride, Santa Ynez Days - Western Festival, Lompoc Valley Flower Festival

 

July
Mendocino Music Festival, Orange County Fair, Garlic Festival, Sawdust Festival of Arts, Pageant Masters, Feast of Lanterns, Independence Day, Mission Bay & Seaport Village, The Festival of the Bells Parade - Main Street Crafts & Fireworks, Latin American, Festival - Old Town, Murphys Homecoming, Santa Barbara French Festival, Sonoma County Fair, Lassen County Fair, Salsa Festival, The Waterfront Festival, Santa Clara County Fair, San Diego Gay Pride, Santa Barbara Pride

 

August
Aloha Festival, Accordion Festival, Bean Festival, Big Bear Rodeo, Blackberry Festival, Brea Fest, Brushes and Blues, Burning Man, California State Fair, Del Norte County Fair, Festa Italiana, Festival & Street Fair, Gravenstein Apple Fair, Heritage Days, Humboldt County Fair, Steinbeck Festival, Onion Festival, Tomato Festival, Rare Fruits Festival, Downriver Blackberry Festival, Pride by the Sea, Mountain Festival, Summer Kite Festival, Taste of Main Street, Taste of National City, Trinity County Fair, Peddler's Market & Antique Fair, Renaissance Pleasure Faire, Equestrian Event, Pow Wow Indian Dance Celebration

 

September 
Gold Country Fair, Newport Seafest, Wooden Boat Festival, Los Angeles County Fair, Monterey Jazz Festival, Alturas Balloon Fest, Fall Fling Celebration/Oktoberfest, Celtic Music Festival, Harvest Festival, Rivertown Jamboree Music Festival, Tulare County Fair, Almond Festival, Eggplant Festival, Grape Festival, Gourd Festival, Tomato Festival, Walnut, Zucchini Festival, Tofu-Fest

 

October
Apple Days in Springville, Avocado Festival, Dried Fruit & Nut Festival, Little Italy Festa, Big Sur 10K River Run, Chalk La Strada, Classic Car Show, Harbor Days Festival, Jazz Trax Festival, Lobster Festival, Monarch Butterfly Festival, Oktoberfest, Old Hometown Fair, Pumpkin Festival, Wyatt Earp Old West Days

 

November
Dickens Christmas Celebration, Indio Pow-Wow, Los Angeles Tamale Festival, Wine & Mushroom Festival, Palm Springs Pride, Ridgecrest Balloon Festival

 

December
Big Bay Balloon Parade, Christmas Keepers Faire, Country Christmas Festival, Christmas Light Boat Parades, International Tamale Festival, La Posada Candlelight Parade, New Year's Eve Catalina, North Park Toyland Parade, Tamale Festival

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