Top California festivals in 2016

Here are some of the best festivals in California for 2016.  Be sure to mark these on your calendars, these are ones not to miss. The top California festivals 2016 is the complete list of all the California festivals and events that you do NOT WANT TO MISS!

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November California festivals and events

  • Carlsbad Village Street Faire in Carlsbad, California
  • Santa Clarita Swap Meet in Santa Clarita, California
  • Weaving and Fiber Festival in Torrance, California
  • Sugar Plum Arts and Crafts Festival in Costa Mesa, California
  • Victorian Country Christmas in Chula Vista, California
  • San Francisco Green Festival in Daly City, California
  • Seasons Of The Heart Craft Fair in Eureka, California
  • CA Swan Festival in Marysville, California
  • San Mateo Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Show in San Mateo, California
  • Escondido Tamale Festival in Escondido, California
  • Murder Mystery Express Lunch Train in Fillmore, California
  • Kearney Park Renaissance Faire in Fresno, California
  • Art Under the Umbrellas at Old Town La Quinta in La Quinta, California
  • All American Craft Fair in Lincoln, California
  • Bowser Bash in San Dimas, California
  • San Francisco Green Festival in San Francisco, California
  • San Mateo Harvest Festival Original Art and Craft Show in San Mateo, California
  • Christmas Craft Fair in Vallejo, California
  • Mosaic Craft Fair in Alhambra, California
  • Acorn Festival in Claremont, California
  • Taste of Menudo & Pozole Food Festival in Los Angeles, California
  • San Diego Bay Wine and Food Festival in San Diego, California
  • Dia de Los Muertos Celebration in Berkeley, California
  • Mountain Mandarin Festival in Auburn, California
  • Full in Los Angeles, California
  • Gifts ‘n Tyme Holiday Faire in Napa, California
  • Sacramento Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Show in Sacramento, California
  • Valhalla Holiday Faire in South Lake Tahoe, California
  • Knott’s Berry Farm Christmas Crafts Village in Buena Park, California
  • Colusa Holiday Craft Faire in Colusa, California
  • Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair in Covina, California
  • Santa’s Shelves Craft Faire in Felton, California
  • Holiday Craft Faire Extravaganza in Granite Bay, California
  • Twentieth Century Arts and Crafts Fair in Hughson, California
  • Twentieth Century Arts and Crafts Fair of Hughson, CA in Hughson, California
  • Thirty in Orinda, California
  • Lindbergh Schweitzer PTA Craft Fair in San Diego, California
  • Lynbrook Holiday Craft Faire in San Jose, California
  • Jingle Fest in Santa Clara, California
  • Encinitas Fall Festival in Encinitas, California
  • Global Winter Wonderland in Sacramento, California
  • Global Winter Wonderland Festival in Sacramento, California
  • Talmadge Art Show in San Diego, California
  • Ventura Arts and Crafts Shows in Ventura, California
  • San Diego Jazz Fest in San Diego, California
  • Cornish Christmas Celebration in Grass Valley, California
  • Grass Valley Country Christmas Faire in Grass Valley, California
  • Festival of Trees in Gualala, California
  • Mendocino Thanksgiving Arts & Crafts Fair in Mendocino, California
  • Hillside Farm Arts and Crafts Show in Norco, California
  • Rohnert Park Holiday Arts and Crafts Faire in Rohnert Park, California
  • Celebration of Craftswomen in San Francisco, California
  • Cowgirl Christmas in San Luis Obispo, California
  • Parade of Lights and Winter Wonderland in San Rafael, California
  • Sonora Christmas Festival in Sonora, California
  • Santa’s Coming Arts and Crafts Fair in Valley Center, California
  • Christmas Craft & Art Faire in Auburn, California
  • Christmas Craft & Art Farie in Auburn Ca, California
  • Carpinteria Holiday Faire in Carpinteria, California
  • Dicken’s Faire in Elk Grove, California
  • Village Artisan Faire in Fallbrook, California
  • Christmas Tree Train in Fillmore, California
  • North Pole Express in Fillmore, California
  • Country Christmas Celebration in Julian, California
  • Gem Faire in Monterey, California
  • San Francisco Crystal Fair in San Francisco, California
  • Temecula Winterfest/chilled in Temecula, California
  • Christkindlmarkt in Anaheim, California
  • Morro Bay Holiday Street Fair in Morro Bay, California
  • Art San Diego in San Diego, California
  • Irvine Holiday Faire in Irvine, California
  • Sacramento Arts Festival in Sacramento, California
  • Holiday Open House in Selma, California
  • Joshua Tree National Park Juried Art Exhibition in Twentynine Palms, California
  • Epic ACG Fest in Albany, California
  • Golden Future 50+ Senior Expo in Anaheim, California
  • Cambria Holiday Craft Fair in Cambria, California
  • Campbell Con in Campbell, California
  • Holiday Craft Faire in Carmichael, California
  • Grass Valley Whole Bead Show in Grass Valley, California
  • Johnston House Holiday Emporium in Half Moon Bay, California
  • Coachella Valley Italian Festival in Indian Wells, California
  • Jackalope Art & Craft Fair in Pasadena, California
  • Socal Makercon in Pomona, California
  • Great Outdoor Arts & Crafts Festival in Rancho Cucamonga, California
  • Ridgecrest Petroglyph Festival in Ridgecrest, California
  • Curie Holiday Craft Fair in San Diego, California
  • Veterans Craft Faire Fundraiser in Santa Clara, California
  • Nottingham Village in Simi Valley, California
  • Country Folk Art Craft Show / Turlock in Turlock, California
  • Holly Days Gift Fair in Vacaville, California
  • Christmas on the Farm/Car Show in Valley Center, California
  • Craft Fest in Walnut Creek, California
  • Uptown Whittier Art & Antique Fall Street Faire in Whittier, California
  • Arts and Crafts Fair in Desert Hot Springs, California
  • La Jolla First Chili COOK OFF in La Jolla, California
  • So Fine on Kline in La Jolla, California
  • Americana Fest in Lake Arrowhead, California
  • Bridal Showplace in Pasadena, California
  • Fall Back Festival in San Diego, California
  • Snow Fest Arts & Craft Show in Simi Valley, California
  • LA Mom EXPO in Alameda, California
  • Apple Valley Holiday Craft Fair in Apple Valley, California
  • Bass Lake Christmas Arts and Crafts Fair in Bass Lake, California
  • Same Time Next Year in Carlsbad, California
  • Holiday Celebrations Bridal Show for Toys for Tots in Costa Mesa, California
  • Women’s Faith & Friendship Connection in Costa Mesa, California
  • 37th Occasional Pasadena Doo Dah Parade in Fontana, California
  • Falcon Ridge Arts Festival in Fontana, California
  • The Altar Show, Art of Renewal & Remembrance in Grass Valley, California
  • Festival Of Trees in Gualala, California
  • Juried Art Competition in Gualala, California
  • AFI Fest in Hollywood, California
  • Christmas Craft Show in La Habra, California
  • Holiday Celebrations: Bridal Show for “Toys for Tots” in La Habra, California
  • Coachella Valley Italian Festival in La Quinta, California
  • All American Arts and Craft Fair in Lincoln, California
  • Fiesta Fridays in Los Angeles, California
  • HARD Day of the Dead in Los Angeles, California
  • Los Angeles International Tamale Festival in Los Angeles, California
  • Sawdust Art Festival in Los Angeles, California
  • Silver Lake Art Craft & Vintage in Los Angeles, California
  • Veterans Craft Faire in Los Angeles, California
  • Crafters For A Cause in Modesto, California
  •  New Urbanism Film Festival in Napa, California
  • ART SAN DIEGO Contemporary Art Fair in Napa, California
  • Napa Valley Film Festival in Napa, California
  • Napa Valley Film Festival (NVFF) in Napa, California
  • Torrance Craftsmens Guild Fall Arts & Crafts Faire in Napa, California
  • Art Show | Colorists, Donna Young & Andrea Razzauti in Newport Beach, California
  • IFS SPOTLIGHT SHOWCASES – Horror Film Showcase in North Hollywood, California
  • Sacramento Harvest Festival Original Art and Craft Show in North Hollywood, California
  • Day of the Shred in Oakley, California
  • Choreography Festival in Palm Desert, California
  • Dead Garden Run in Palos Verdes, California
  • Chocolate Festival in Paso Robles, California
  • RVN ‘69 in Paso Robles, California
  • Festival of Lights in Placerville, California
  • Holiday Art Affair in Placerville, California
  • Great Outdoor Arts and Crafts Festival in Rancho Cucamonga, California
  • Mendocino Thanksgiving Arts & Crafts Fair in Rancho Cucamonga, California
  • Sacramento Arts Festival in Sacramento, California
  • American Art Festival in Sacramento, California
  • Crocker Art Museum Holiday Art & Craft Festival in Sacramento, California
  • Festival of New American Music (FeNAM) Features 10 Days of Music in Sacramento, California
  • Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Shows-Sacramento in Sacramento, California
  • La Palma Days in Sacramento, California
  • MENUDO and Pozole Food Festival in Sacramento, California
  • Reclaimed Legacies in Sacramento, California
  • Rosemont High Craft Festival and Talent Showcase in Sacramento, California
  • The San Rafael Parade of Lights and Winter Wonderland in Sacramento, California
  • The SnowBomb Ski & Snowboard Festival in Sacramento, California
  • Point Music Film Festival in San Diego, California
  • Santa Clarita Fine Craft Show in San Diego, California
  • Talmadge Fall Art Show in San Diego, California
  • Family Matinee: International Body Music Festival’s Hambone Summit in San Francisco, California
  • Gaslamp Quarter Fall Back Festival in San Francisco, California
  • SF International Boogie Woogie Festival in San Francisco, California
  • The Arabian Shakespeare Festival Presents: OTHELLO in San Francisco, California
  • Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Shows-San Jose in San Jose, California
  • Jingle Fest in San Jose, California
  • San Jose Harvest Festival Original Art and Craft Show in San Jose, California
  • Third Holiday Craft Fair in San Jose, California
  • Mistletoe Madness in San Leandro, California
  • Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Shows-San Mateo in San Mateo, California
  • Taste of MENUDO & Pozole Food Festival in San Rafael, California
  • San Rafael Parade of Lights and Winter Wonderland in San Rafael, California
  • Saint Francis Solano Scholarship Fund Arts & Craft Fair in Sonoma, California
  • Festival Do Turismo Gramado in Sunnyvale, California
  • San Francisco Christmas Cash & Carry Gift Show in Sunnyvale, California
  • Christmas Craft Faire in Torrance, California
  • Downtown Torrance Street Faire in Torrance, California
  • Downtown Torrance Street FaireNovember in Torrance, California
  • Choreography Festival in Valley Center, California
  • Christmas on the Farm and Car Show in Valley Center, California
  • Visalia Veterans Day Parade in Visalia, California
  • Glam Fest in Yorba Linda, California
  • Handel’s Messiah Sing Along in Yorba Linda, California

December California festivals and events

  • SNAP TO GRID in Los Angeles, California
  • Country Christmas in Auburn, California
  • Telegraph Avenue Holiday Street Fair in Berkeley, California
  • Head 2 Toe Women Extravaganza & Toy Drive in Claremont, California
  • Santa’s Last Stand (gift Fair) in Fairfield, California
  • Coastal Arts League Juried Art Show in Half Moon Bay, California
  • Santa’s Helpers Holiday Faire in Napa, California
  • Kimochi Silver Bells Arts & Crafts and Food Faire in San Francisco, California
  • Silver Bells Arts & Crafts and Food Faire in San Francisco, California
  • Artisan Craft Faire & Holiday Festival in Santa Rosa, California
  • Taste OF Tamales Food Festival in Los Angeles, California
  • Gaslamp Holiday Pet Parade in San Diego, California
  • International Film Festival Summit in San Diego, California
  • International Music Festival Conference in San Diego, California
  • London Film Awards in London, California
  • Country Christmas #2 in Auburn, California
  • Holiday Craft Fair in Carmichael, California
  • Paseo Arts & Holly Fest in Pasadena, California
  • KPFA Winter Crafts Fair in Richmond, California
  • Sugar Plum Arts and Crafts Festival in Buena Park, California
  • Santa Clarita Swap Meet in Santa Clarita, California
  • Dinner With Santa in Fillmore, California
  • California Film Awards in San Diego, California
  • Cherry Valley Winterfest in Cherry Valley, California
  • The Christmas Faire in Chico, California
  • Humboldt Artisans Crafts and Music Festival in Eureka, California
  • Cornish Christmas Celebration in Grass Valley, California
  • Los Banos Chamber of Commerce Downtown Christmas Parade in Los Banos, California
  • Holiday Frolic & Snow Park in Martinez, California
  • Pomona Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Show in Pomona, California
  • Selma Holiday Street Faire & Santa Arrival in Selma, California
  • Lassen County Fair’s Holiday Craft Fair in Susanville, California
  • Chula Vista Starlight Parade in Chula Vista, California
  • Piecemakers Christmas Fair in Costa Mesa, California
  • Candy Cane Craft Fair in Diamond Bar, California
  • Christmas in the Village in Fair Oaks, California
  • Murder Mystery Dinner Train in Fillmore, California
  • Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair in Folsom, California
  • Santa’s Workshop Fine Art & Craft Faire in Grover Beach, California
  • Indio International Tamale Festival in Indio, California
  • Santa Lucia Festival/ Christmas Village Celebration in Kingsburg, California
  • Festival Navideno CalleOcho LA 2016 in los angeles, California
  • Festival Navideno Calleocho, LA in Los Angeles, California
  • Mill Valley Holiday Craft Fair in Mill Valley, California
  • Hillside Farms Arts and Crafts Show in Norco, California
  • Santas’ Art Shop in Ridgecrest, California
  • Holiday Craft Fair in Roseville, California
  • North Park Toyland Parade & Festival in San Diego, California
  • Downtown Holiday Extravaganza in San Dimas, California
  • It’s a Handmade Cole Valley Christmas! in San Francisco, California
  • Union Street Fantasy of Lights in San Francisco, California
  • Holiday in the Plaza in San Luis Obispo, California
  • Handmade Holiday Crafts Fair in Santa Rosa, California
  • Christmas at the Waterfront in Suisun City, California
  • Yucca Valley Holiday Craft Fair in Yucca Valley, California
  • Snow Day in the Gourmet Ghetto in Berkeley, California
  • Victorian Christmas in Nevada City, California
  • Pomona Swap Meet & Classic Car Show in Pomona, California
  • December Monthly Show in Pomona, California
  • Christmas Concert, Parade & Movie in Arroyo Grande, California
  • Holiday Craft Fair in Diamond Bar, California
  • Elk Grove Nativity and Musical Festival in Elk Grove, California
  • Santa’s Last Stand (Gift Fair) in Fairfield, California
  • Fallbrook Christmas Parade in Fallbrook, California
  • KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas in Inglewood, California
  • La Jolla Christmas Parade & Holiday Festival in La Jolla, California
  • Holiday Parade!! in Los Angeles, California
  • Christmas Boat Parade in Los Angeles, California
  • eVita Parties New Year Eve in Los Angeles, California
  • Fiesta Fridays in Los Angeles, California
  • For the People in Los Angeles, California
  • Lighted Boat Parade in Morro Bay, California
  • Merchants Christmas Street Faire in Morro Bay, California
  • Holiday Shopping Extravaganza in Napa, California
  • Not So Silent Night (Night 1) in Oakland, California
  • Not So Silent Night (Night 2) in Oakland, California
  • X103.9 Merry Meltdown in Ontario, California
  • Oxnard Tamale Festival in Oxnard, California
  • Paseo Arts and Holly Fest in Pasadena, California
  • Paso Robles Christmas Light Parade in Paso Robles, California
  • Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Shows-Pomona in Pomona, California
  • Pomona Harvest Festival Original Art and Craft Show in Pomona, California
  • Santa’s Art Shop in Ridgecrest, California
  • Gaslamp Holiday Pet Parade in San Diego, California
  • 91x Wrex The Halls in San Diego, California
  • Handmade in San Diego Craft Fair in San Diego, California
  • OMFG! NYE SD in San Diego, California
  • San Diego Bay Parade of Lights ~ Come Sail with Sail San Diego ~ 12/15 in San Diego, California
  • International Music Festival – San Francisco in San Francisco, California
  • Sea of Dreams NYE in San Francisco, California
  • Silver Bells in San Francisco, California
  • Holiday Parade in San Luis Obispo, California
  • Santa Clarita Swap MeetDecember in Santa Clarita, California
  • A Dickens of a Holiday Craft Fair in Santa Rosa, California
  • The Emerald Cup in Santa Rosa, California
  • Selma Holiday Street Faire and Santa Arrival in Selma, California
  • SnowGlobe Music Festival in South Lake Tahoe, California
  • SnowGlobe Music Festival 3 Day Pass in South Lake Tahoe, California
  • NUTCRACKER presented by – Pacific Festival Ballet Company in Thousand Oaks, California
  • Pacific Festival Ballet Company: THE NUTCRACKER in Thousand Oaks, California
  • Downtown Torrance Street Faire in Torrance, California
  • Downtown Torrance Street FaireDecember in Torrance, California
  • Ozark Christmas Parade in Union City, California
  • Christmas Stroll in Yuba City, California
Top California festivals and events

Top California festivals and events like Coachella

Top rated California festivals in 2016

  1. California State Fair
  2. Lobster fest
  3. Renaissance festival
  4. Coachella
  5. Lavender festival
  6. Indio Music Festival
  7. Poppy Festival
  8. California Bluegrass festival
  9. Avocado Fest
  10. Brewers Festival
  11. San Francisco music festival
  12. California Roots festival
  13. Mushroom Festival
  14. California artisan cheese festival
  15. Reggae festival
  16. Cherry festival
  17. BBQ Festival
  18. San Diego Jazz festival
  19. Shakespeare festival
  20. Tulip Festival

 

Top California festivals and events rated by desirability and interest.
California events and festivities review
Date Published: 05/22/2016
Highest rated available for 2014 events and festivals in California. Great job in this great state.
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Top Events coming up in California

Fringe Festival dates in California – Fringe festival is one of the hottest California music festivals besides Coachella.

  • ROGUE FESTIVAL (Fresno, CA)
  • HOLLYWOOD FRINGE
  •  SAN DIEGO FRINGE FESTIVAL
  • SANTA CRUZ FRINGE FESTIVAL
  • SAN FRANCISCO FRINGE

Top Cities for festivals in California

Los Angeles festivals and events West Covina Simi Valley
CA State Fair Torrance Visalia
California top events Thousand Oaks Victorville
San Buenaventura Temecula Vallejo
Sacramento Roseville Rancho Cucamonga
Ventura Riverside Salinas
Sunnyvale Richmond Norwalk
Long Beach Orange Rialto
Oakland Oceanside Palmdale
San Francisco  Ontario Pomona
San Diego  Murrieta Moreno Valley
San Jose Lancaster Modesto
Stockton Garden Grove Irvine
Anaheim Burbank Hayward
Fresno Fullerton Huntington Beach
Santa Rosa  Fremont Glendale
San Bernardino  Bakersfield Fontana
Santa Clarita  Berkeley Antioch
Santa Ana  Corona Downey
Santa Maria  Concord El Monte
Inglewood Chula Vista Escondido
Pasadena Carlsbad Elk Grove
Oxnard Costa Mesa Daly City
Santa Clara  El Cajon Fairfield

January California festivals and events

  • Anime Expo in Los Angeles, California
  • Rolando Biel in Los Angeles, California
  • Rose Parade in Los Angeles, California
  • Wild and Scenic Film Festival in Nevada City and Grass Valley, California
  • Art Under the Umbrellas at Old Town La Quinta in La Quinta, California
  • Desert Arts Festival in Palm Springs, California
  • Pomona Swap Meet & Classic Car Show in Pomona, California
  • Bridalshowcase in Sacramento, California
  • MIGUEL TRISTAN – LIVE MUSIC AT COLLEGE OF THE DESERT STREET FAIR in Palm Desert, California
  • Awakenings & Beginnings Dance Festival in Los Angeles, California
  • Lunar New Year tet Festival @ Qualcomm in San Diego, California
  • The Village Art Faire in San Clemente, California
  • Holtville Carrot Festival in Holtville, California
  • Asian Pacific Lunarfest in Riverside, California
  • Chocolate Infusion in Nevada City, California
  • Yuba Sutter Bridal Show in Yuba City, California
  • Town Square Art Affaire in Cathedral City, California
  • CalFest Convention and Expo in Anaheim, California
  • CHA Conference and Trade Show in Anaheim, California
  • DawahFest Southern California in Anaheim, California
  • Train Expo / Anaheim in Anaheim, California
  • DeSoto County Fair and Livestock Show in Arcadia, California
  • Big Sur Forager’s Festival in Big Sur, California
  • Blythe Bluegrass Music Festival in Blythe, California
  • Battle for the Ring VI in Chino Hills, California
  • Battle for the Ring VII in Chino Hills, California
  • Alumni Festival of Gold in Costa Mesa, California
  • Cat Show Del Mar in Del Mar, California
  • Food and Water Bowl Cat Show in Del Mar, California
  • Weekend Scenic Train Ride in Fillmore, California
  • Granada Hills Grubfest in Granada Hills, California
  • American Fancy Rat and Mouse Show in Hacienda Heights, California
  • Holtville California Rib Cookoff Extravaganza in Holtville, California
  • Idyllwild International Festival of Cinema in Idyllwild, California
  • Southwest Arts Festival in Indio, California
  • Art Under the Umbrellas in La Quinta, California
  • Hot Rod & Custom Car Show in La Quinta, California
  • Martin Luther King, Jr Parade & Celebration in Long Beach, California
  • California Gift Show in Los Angeles, California
  • DANNY KAYE FILM FESTIVAL in Los Angeles, California
  • Downtown LA Artwalk @ ART Square! in Los Angeles, California
  • Electronic Fantasy Festival in Los Angeles, California
  • GALLA in Los Angeles, California
  • Guitar Geek Festival in Los Angeles, California
  • INDIE NIGHT FILM FESTIVAL in Los Angeles, California
  • LA International New Music Festival in Los Angeles, California
  • Los Angeles A Cappella Festival in Los Angeles, California
  • Los Angeles Cinema Festival of Hollywood in Los Angeles, California
  • Mockfest Film Festival in Los Angeles, California
  • Orange County CUE Technology Festival in Los Angeles, California
  • Scenic and Wild Film Festival in Los Angeles, California
  • SCV Street Fair in Los Angeles, California
  • Slamdance Film Festival in Los Angeles, California
  • Southern California Slack Key Festival in Los Angeles, California
  • The LA Art Show in Los Angeles, California
  • Thirty Two Thirty Five in Los Angeles, California
  • Tu B’shvat Nature Fest in Los Angeles, California
  • UCLA HKN’s Emerge Fair in Los Angeles, California
  • Venice Beach Summer Fest in Los Angeles, California
  • Whitehead International Film Festival in Los Angeles, California
  • Wild and Scenic Film Festival in Nevada City, California
  • Grand National Pigeon Show in Ontario, California
  • Palm Springs Arts FestivalJanuary in Palm Springs, California
  • Palm Springs International Film Festival in Palm Springs, California
  • VillagefestJanuary in Palm Springs, California
  • Bimmerfest in Pasadena, California
  • Los Angeles Baby And Kidz Expo in Pasadena, California
  • Pasadena Tournament of Roses in Pasadena, California
  • Rose Bowl Arts and Crafts Outdoor Festival in Pasadena, California
  • Winter Festival in Poway, California
  • Juried National Show in Redding, California
  • Thirtieth Juried National Show in Redding, California
  • Maeya Art Festival in Rolling Hills Estate, California
  • Uplift presents “Winter Sessions” in San Bernardino, California
  • Village Art Faire in San Clemente, California
  • San Diego Black Film Festival in San Diego, California
  • San Diego’s Black Film Festival in San Diego, California
  • SDRW in San Diego, California
  • Sheila R. Hardin Multicultural Festival in San Diego, California
  • Bay Area Brew Fest in San Francisco, California
  • Bay Area International Children’s Film Festival in San Francisco, California
  • LUNAFEST in San Francisco, California
  • Napa Truffle Festival in San Francisco, California
  • NorCalPCA’s Festival of Cultures in San Francisco, California
  • San Francisco Pride in San Francisco, California
  • SF Sketchfest in San Francisco, California
  • The Brewing Network Winter Brews Festival in San Francisco, California
  • Fenestra Soup and Wine Weekend in San Jose, California
  • NorCalPCA’s Festival of Cultures in San Jose, California
  • San Juan Capistrano Car Show in San Juan Capistrano, California
  • Winter Wine Classic in Santa Barbara, California
  • Santa Clarita Street FairJanuary in Santa Clarita, California
  • Santa Clarita Swap MeetJanuary in Santa Clarita, California
  • Maurice Car’rie Winery Arts and Craft Fair in Temecula, California
  • Taste of Tahiti Festival in Temecula, California
  • Topanga Canyon Gallery Juried Open in Topanga, California
  • Couples Pamper Night Expo in Ventura, California

February California festivals and events

  • Anime Expo in Los Angeles, California
  • Laguna Beach Music Festival in Laguna Beach, California
  • Fresno Marti Gras Dance Festival in Fresno, California
  • Riverside County Fair And National Date Festival in Indio, California
  • San Diego Tet Festival in San Diego, California
  • On the Edge 6, Erotic Photography & Sculpture Exhibit in San Francisco, California
  • Desert Arts Festival in Palm Springs, California
  • Nevada City Mardi Gras Celebration in Nevada City, California
  • Mardi Gras in the Gaslamp in San Diego, California
  • 1st Fridays Art Walk in Salinas, California
  • Art Under the Umbrellas at Old Town La Quinta in La Quinta, California
  • MIGUEL TRISTAN – LIVE MUSIC AT COLLEGE OF THE DESERT STREET FAIR in Palm Desert, California
  • Noise Pop in Oakland, California
  • Russian Festival – San Francisco, CA
  • La Quinta Art Festival – La Quinta CA
  • Migration Festival – Santa Cruz
  • San Francisco Bay Flyway Festival – San Francisco CA
  • Cloverdale Citrus Fair – Cloverdale, CA
  • Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival – Indio, CA
  • Spam Festival – Isleton, CA
  • California Duck Days festival – Davis California
  • Almond Blossom Festival – Ripon, CA
  • Spirit of the Flame Challenge Gymnastics Tourney – San Jose CA
  • Snow Festival – Lake Tahoe, CA

Contra Costa Camp FAir – Lafayette CA
CHOCOLATE FESTIVALS – Belmont Shore, Escondido, Lodi
Holtville Carrot Festival
Wine & Chocolate Weekend

Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival
Indio, California

Olive Festival Finale Weekend at Vin Olivo in Sonoma, California
LONG BEACH Scottish Festival Whiskey Tasting Festival

SOLVANG Wine & Beer Walk

RIPON Almond Blossom Festival & Parade

Palm Desert Greek Festival in Santa Cruz, California

SAN FRANCISCO BAY FLYWAY FESTIVAL in Mare Island, Vallejo, CA
GALT WINTER BIRD FESTIVAL in Galt, CA
WINTER WINGS FESTIVAL in Klamath Falls, Oregon
President’s Day Weekend
BIRDSOURCE GREAT BACKYARD BIRD COUNT
President’s Day Weekend
CALIFORNIA DUCK DAYS in Davis, CA

Los Angeles Bacon Festival at Paramount Studios, 5555 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles

Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival

African-American Festival

Chocolate Decadence and Pechanga Wine Festival

 

March California festivals and events

March, 2016

  • Paid Dues Festival in San Bernardino, California
  • Self Help Festival in San Bernardino, California

April California festivals and events

 

May California festivals and events

May, 2016

  • California Roots Music and Arts Festival in Monterey, California
  • BottleRock Festival in Napa, California

June California festivals and events

 

July California festivals and events

July, 2016

  • Gilroy Garlic Festival in Gilroy, California
  • Playboy Jazz Festival in Los Angeles, California
  • Sunnyvale Art and Wine Festival in Sunnyvale, California

August California festivals and events

August, 2016

  • Outside Lands Festival in San Francisco, California

September California festivals and events

September, 2016

  • Long Beach Lobster Festival in Long Beach, California

October California festivals and events

  • Paint the Town Pink in Grass Valley, California
  • Desert Empire Fair in Ridgecrest, California
  • Borrego Days Desert Festival in Borrego Springs, California
  • Del Mar Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Show in Del Mar, California
  • Kernville Fall Festival in Kernville, California
  • Rockefellas Music Festival in Lake Elsinore, California
  • Halloween Harvest Festival in Perris, California
  • WCRA Hall of Fame / All American Vintage Classic in Roseville, California
  • Oktoberfest 3 Day Fair in Victorville, California
  • Westwood Village Fine Art Festival in Westwood Village, California
  • Zombie Survival Crawl Fresno in Fresno, California
  • How in Napa, California
  • Trunk Or Treat Extravaganza in Rancho Cucamogna, California
  • Beach Goth in Santa Ana, California
  • Los Osos/baywood Park Oktoberfest in Los Osos, California
  • Center of the World Festival in Pine Mountain Club, California
  • Harvest Festival & Craft Fair in Yorba Linda, California
  • Dia De Los Muertos in Oceanside, California
  • South El Monte Fall Fair in South El Monte, California
  • Escondito Renaissance Faire in Escondido, California
  • Art Under the Umbrellas at Old Town La Quinta in La Quinta, California
  • Fall National Juried Exhibition in Novato, California
  • Shannon McCabe’s Vampire Ball in Sacramento, California
  • Selma Marching Band Festival & Field Show in Selma, California
  • Italian Opera Festival: All Puccini’s Heroines in Aliso Viejo, California
  • Anaheim Fall Festival in Anaheim, California
  • Anaheim Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Show in Anaheim, California
  • Anaheim Harvest Festival Original Art and Craft Show in Anaheim, California
  • Harvest Festival in Anaheim, California
  • Auburn Antiques and Collectibles Street Fair in Auburn, California
  • Auburn Food & Wine Festival in Auburn, California
  • Catalina Island JazzTrax Festival in Avalon, California
  • Catalina Island JazzTrax Festival in Avalon, California
  • Bakersfield Celtic Music Fest in Bakersfield, California
  • Bass Lake Fall Festival and Craft Fair in Bass Lake, California
  • ArtCar Fest in Bay Area, California
  • LA Horror Show & Music Fest in Bellflower, California
  • A Day On The Water Free Music Festival in Berkeley, California
  • BORREGO DAYS DESERT FESTIVAL in Borrego Springs, California
  • Bridal Showplace Buena in Buena Park, California
  • So Cal’s #1 Bridal Show in Buena Park, California
  • Inland Empire Wine Festival in Cabazon, California
  • Cambria Scarecrow Festival in Cambria, California
  • Campbell Oktoberfest Arts and Craft Show in Campbell, California
  • CARMEL ART and FILM FESTIVAL in Carmel, California
  • CARMEL INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL in Carmel, California
  • Avocado Festival in Carpinteria, California
  • LASD Fun in the Sun Chili Cook in Castaic, California
  • FOCUS Film Festival in Chico, California
  • Village Venture Arts and Crafts Faire in Claremont, California
  • Spirits on the Loch, A Lake County Time Adventure in Clearlake, California
  • Camp Crystal Lake: Horror Film Festival in Death Valley, California
  • Del Mar Harvest Festival Original Art and Craft Show in Del Mar, California
  • San Diego Kids Expo & Fair in Del Mar, California
  • Elk Grove Giant Pumpkin Festival in Elk Grove, California
  • Surfing Madonna Save the Ocean Low Tide 5K/10K Beach Fest in Encinitas, California
  • A Taste of Encino in Encino, California
  • Escondido Downtown Street Faire in Escondido, California
  • Bella Vista Arts & Craft Fair in Fair Oaks, California
  • Fallbrook Fall Faire in Fallbrook, California
  • Dinner Train to Zombieland in Search of Pumpkinhead in Fillmore, California
  • Headless Horseman Family Dinner Train in Fillmore, California
  • Folsom Renaissance Faire & Shakespeare Festival in Folsom, California
  • Fresno Sudz in the City in Fresno, California
  • Pooch Parade Canine Carnival and Costume Contest in Fresno, California
  • Whitie’s Pets Pooch Parade Canine Carnival And Costume Contest in Fresno, California
  • Hoes Down Festival in Guinda, California
  • Half Moon Bay Art And Pumpkin Festival in Half Moon Bay, California
  • Mud Jam 5K Mud Run & Music Festival in Hesperia, California
  • San Benito Olive Festival in Hollister, California
  • Hollywood Film Festival in Hollywood, California
  • Hollywood Screenplay Competition in Hollywood, California
  • West Hollywood Halloween Parade in Hollywood, California
  • Irvine Global Village Festival in Irvine, California
  • Fort Ross Harvest Festival in Jenner, California
  • FORT ROSS-SEAVIEW WINE FESTIVAL – LUNCHEON & WINETASTING in Jenner, California
  • Africas Customer Festival in Johannesburg, California
  • Joshua Tree Music Festival in Joshua Tree, California
  • Landmark Harvest Festival in Kenwood, California
  • Whiskey Flat Fall Festival in Kernville, California
  • Fairfield County Fair in Lancaster, California
  • Downtown Halloween Carnival and Harvest Arts & Crafts in Livermore, California
  • Downtown Halloween Carnival and Harvest Arts and Crafts in Livermore, California
  • Shocktoberfest in Los Alamitos, California
  • Eagle Rock Music Festival in Los Angeles, California
  • Classic Tetris World Championships in Los Angeles, California
  • Culture Collide in Los Angeles, California
  • FESTIVAL SUPREME in Los Angeles, California
  • Fiesta Fridays in Los Angeles, California
  • Hatsune Miku Expo in Los Angeles, California
  • Independent Music Conference in Los Angeles, California
  • La Tocada Fest in Los Angeles, California
  • Rock ‘n’ Roll Los Angeles Half Marathon and Expo in Los Angeles, California
  • Safe in Sound Festival in Los Angeles, California
  • Screamfest Horror Film Festival in Los Angeles, California
  • Shriekfest in Los Angeles, California
  • Twenty in Los Angeles, California
  • Volunteer for Sea Lovers Festival in Los Angeles, California
  • World Wide Art Los Angeles in Los Angeles, California
  • Celebrate Agriculture With the Arts in Madera, California
  • Menlo Park Sidewalk Fine Arts and Crafts Fall Fest in Menlo Park, California
  • Mill Valley Film Festival in Mill Valley, California
  • IndieSole Film & Music Festival Opening Night in Montebello, California
  • IndieSole Film & Music Festival Saturday Afternoon Screenings in Montebello, California
  • IndieSole Film & Music Festival Saturday Night in Montebello, California
  • IndieSole Film & Music Festival Sunday Afternoon Screenings in Montebello, California
  • IndieSole Film & Music Festival Sunday Night in Montebello, California
  • South Valley Kid Fest in Morgan Hill, California
  • Morro Bay Harbor Festival in Morro Bay, California
  • Twenty in Morro Bay, California
  • Fortieth Fall Faire & Pumpkin Patch in Newport Beach, California
  • Reel Recovery Film Festival in North Hollywood, California
  • Harvest Crafts Fair in Novato, California
  • Bloomingcamp Ranch Octoberfest in Oakdale, California
  • Live 105’s Spookfest in Oakland, California
  • Oaktoberfest in the Dimond in Oakland, California
  • VillagefestOctober in Palm Springs, California
  • Golden Oak Festival in Paso Robles, California
  • DESERT STARS FESTIVAL! in Pioneertown, California
  • Clam Festival in Pismo Beach, California
  • Art & Wine Festival in Placerville, California
  • Eighth Trunk Or Treat in Plumas Lake, California
  • Moon Block Party in Pomona, California
  • Quilt Craft And Sewing Festival Pomona in Pomona, California
  • Mountain Harvest Micro in Quincy, California
  • Placer Grown Harvest Festival in Rocklin, California
  • African Cultural Festival in Roseville, California
  • Princess Promenade Bike Festival in Sacramento, California
  • Sacramento International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival in Sacramento, California
  • Transcendence Festival in Sacramento, California
  • V103rock Bandcamp in Sacramento, California
  • Harvest Music Festival w/Top Shelf in Saint Helena, California
  • Cypress Hill Smokeout in San Bernardino, California
  • Knotfest in San Bernardino, California
  • Paradise Country Dance Festival in San Bernardino, California
  • San Carlos Art and Wine Faire in San Carlos, California
  • Ocean Beach Canine Carnival in San Diego, California
  • Sequoia PTA Carnival in San Diego, California
  • Serra Mesa Fall Craft Fair in San Diego, California
  • Aab Film Festival in San Francisco, California
  • Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in San Francisco, California
  • hardly strictly bluegrass in San Francisco, California
  • JAMband Family Hallowen Festival at Park Chalet in San Francisco, California
  • Nouveau Devadasi Fusion Temple Dance Festival in San Francisco, California
  • Potrero Hill Festival in San Francisco, California
  • Reel California: Yosemite Short Film Festival in San Francisco, California
  • Sacramento Horror Film Festival in San Francisco, California
  • San Francisco LovEvolution in San Francisco, California
  • The Harvest Festival Ventura in San Francisco, California
  • Uncharted: The Berkeley Festival of Ideas in San Francisco, California
  • Rock ‘n’ Roll San Jose Half Marathon Expo in San Jose, California
  • Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival in San Jose, California
  • Winning The Fight Craft Fair. in San Lendro, California
  • California Photo Festival in San Luis Obispo, California
  • Farm to Table Dinner – Avila Apple Festival in San Luis Obispo, California
  • San Luis Obispo’s Fabulous Fall Bridal Show – Oct 19, in San Luis Obispo, California
  • Festival Frenzy::Autumn in Ashland – SOLD OUT in San Rafael, California
  • Halloween Party @ Darya South Coast Plaza in Sanata Ana, California
  • Celebration of Harvest Festival in Santa Barbara, California
  • Santa Barbara Harbor and Seafood Festival in Santa Barbara, California
  • Loose Goose Wine Festival in Santa Clarita, California
  • CrowdFunding Film Festival LA in Santa Monica, California
  • International Wine & Jazz Festival in Santa Monica, California
  • Santee Car and Bike Show in Santee, California
  • THE CREOLE UNITED FESTIVAL in Sausalito, California
  • Selma Marching Band Festival and Field Show in Selma, California
  • Sherman Oaks Street Fair in Sherman Oaks, California
  • The Twenty in Sierra Madre, California
  • Silverado Country Fair and Art Festival in Silverado, California
  • Fall Art Show in Studio City, California
  • SCA Harvest Festival in Suisun City, California
  • Waterfront Festival featuring Art, Wine and Chocolate  in Suisun City, California
  • Downtown Torrance Street Faire in Torrance, California
  • Downtown Torrance Street FaireOctober in Torrance, California
  • Eagal Lakes Resort Bluegrass Festival in Tracy, California
  • Twain Harte Oktoberfest in Twain Harte, California
  • Snyder’s Valley Springs Powwow in Valley Springs, California
  • Other venice Film Festival in Venice, California
  • Ventura Harvest Festival Original Art and Craft Show in Ventura, California
  • Legends of Surf Music Concert in Vista, California
  • Vista Fiber Arts Fiesta in Vista, California
  • Harvest Moon Celebration in Walnut Grove, California
  • Harmony Center Fine Art & Craft Fair in Whittier, California
  • Whittier Walnut Tree Festival in Whittier, California
  • Yosemite Film Festival in Yosemite National Park, California
  • California Avocado Festival in Carpinteria, California

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