Top California festivals in 2015

Here are some of the best festivals in California for 2015.  Be sure to mark these on your calendars, these are ones not to miss. The top California festivals 2015 is the complete list of all the California festivals and events that you do NOT WANT TO MISS!

Top California festivals and events

Top California festivals and events like Coachella

Top rated California festivals in 2015

  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

February California festivals in 2015

January 30 to February 1, 2015
Russian Festival – San Francisco, CA

February 7 and February 14, 2015
La Quinta Art Festival – La Quinta CA

February
Migration Festival – Santa Cruz

February 13-15, 2015
San Francisco Bay Flyway Festival – San Francisco CA

February 13-16, 2015
Cloverdale Citrus Fair – Cloverdale, CA

February 13-22, 2015
Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival – Indio, CA

February
Spam Festival – Isleton, CA

February 21, 2015
California Duck Days festival – Davis California

February 20-22, 2015
Almond Blossom Festival – Ripon, CA

Feb 27-March 1, 2015
Spirit of the Flame Challenge Gymnastics Tourney – San Jose CA

Feb 27 to March 8, 2015
Snow Festival – Lake Tahoe, CA

Feb. 20-22, 2015
Contra Costa Camp FAir – Lafayette CA
CHOCOLATE FESTIVALS – Belmont Shore, Escondido, Lodi
January 30 – February 8, 2015
Holtville Carrot Festival January 30 – February 8, 2015
Holtville, California
Wine & Chocolate Weekend February 14 & 15, 2015
Madera, California

Feb. 13-22, 2015
Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival
Indio, California

Olive Festival Finale Weekend February 14, 2014, 7-10 p.m. at Vin Olivo, weekend tastings Feb. 15-17, 2014
Sonoma, California
sonomavalley.com

February 14-17, 2014 A Wine Fantasy in February SOLVANG Tasting rooms, Los Olivos, Solvang, Buellton, Santa Ynez, CA Santaynezwinecountry.com

LONG BEACH Scottish Festival Whiskey Tasting Feb. 15-16, 2014, Scotch Dinner (Barrel Series) Feb 20, 2014 queenmary.com

Expo & Showcase Processed Foods February 19-20, 2014
Sacramento, California
clfp.com
California League of Food Processing event is held at Sacramento Convention Center. The Expo is a perfect venue for food industry members to gather and discuss a wide range of subjects including productivity, health and safety, regulatory issues, energy, innovation and new technologies. Industry recognized experts, a great variety of exhibiting suppliers and educational sessions represent valuable resources for your food business.

SOLVANG February 19, 2014 Third Wednesday Wine & Beer Walk

The February edition of Solvang’s monthly Third Wednesday creates the ideal gift-giving opportunity for wine – and beer – lovers: Solvang Third Wednesday Wine & Beer Walk firststreettickets.com/events/solvang-third-wednesday.

RIPON Almond Blossom Festival & Parade Feb 21 – 23, 2014; Parade Feb. 22, 2014 riponchamber.org Almond Blossom Parade, 1 p.m

February 21, 2014, 6 -9 p.m. Dark & Delicious – Presented by PS I Love You
Rock Wall Wine Company, Alameda, California $65 person, 21+
psiloveyou.org

With 40 preeminent Petite Sirah wine companies pouring only their Petite Sirah and about 30 fabulous Napa and Bay Area restaurants and/or food caterers serving food paired with this wonderful variety.

Palm Desert Greek Festival February 22-23, 2014, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. pdgreekfest.org

February 22, 2014 Annual Santa Cruz Clam Chowder Cook Off
Santa Cruz, California
beachboardwalk.com

$9 kit to sample 5 clam chowders. Teams of chowder chefs come from all over the West Coast to compete for the prestigious award of “Best Clam Chowder.” Whip up your favorite recipe for red or white chowder or just come and sample the delicious variety of chowder and fun at the Boardwalk. Admission free. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

SAN FRANCISCO BAY FLYWAY FESTIVAL
Mare Island, Vallejo, CA
GALT WINTER BIRD FESTIVAL
Galt, CA
7 February 2015
WINTER WINGS FESTIVAL
Klamath Falls, Oregon
President’s Day Weekend
12-15 February 2015
BIRDSOURCE GREAT BACKYARD BIRD COUNT
Your backyard – any state
President’s Day Weekend
13-16 February 2015
CALIFORNIA DUCK DAYS
Davis, CA
21 February 2015

Los Angeles Bacon Festival

Dozens of restaurants and bakeries will be a part of the third annual homage to all things bacon, presented in the New York Streets backlot at Paramount. Admission includes samples of signature bacon-inspired dishes and pours from more than 20 breweries.

When: Feb. 7

Where: Paramount Studios, 5555 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles

Information: www.labaconfest.com

Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival

Launched 69 years ago to celebrate the date harvest, the event offers diversions for every member of the family, including carnival rides, midway games, monster truck and motocross shows, camel and ostrich races, and an Arabian Nights Musical Pageant. Headliners include country star Brett Eldredge, Mexican musician Ramon Ayala and the funk/soul group The Commodores. In a Battle of the Bands, seven local groups will be competing for $5,000 worth of Fender equipment.

When: Feb. 13-22

Where: Riverside County Fairgrounds, 82-503 Highway 111, Indio

Information: www.datefest.org

African-American Festival

The rich diversity of the African and African-American cultures is celebrated during the 13th annual event, which features arts and crafts, ethnic food, and live entertainment including Mardi Gras second-line dancers; hip-hop, break and tap dancers; jazz musicians; interactive drum circles; West African dancers; and storytellers.

When: Feb. 21-22

Where: Aquarium of the Pacific, 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach

Information: www.aquariumofpacific.org

Chocolate Decadence and Pechanga Wine Festival

Chocolate and wine pair nicely during these annual events at Pechanga Resort & Casino. For Chocolate Decadence, from 7-10 p.m. Feb. 27, more than 30 wine varietals are partnered with chocolate and other sweet desserts. The next day, the seventh annual Pechanga Wine Festival uncorks selections from the Temecula Valley, Central California, Napa/Sonoma, the Pacific Northwest and international producers. Proceeds from both events benefit Habitat for Humanity Inland Valley.

When: Feb. 27-28

Where: Pechanga Resort & Casino, 45000 Pechanga Parkway, Temecula

Information: 877-711-2946, www.pechanga.com/entertainment

Top California festivals and events rated by desirability and interest.
California events and festivities review
Date Published: 10/22/2014
Highest rated available for 2014 events and festivals in California. Great job in this great state.
5 / 5 stars

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

  • ROGUE FESTIVAL (Fresno, CA)
  • HOLLYWOOD FRINGE June 13 – 30, 2014
  • SAN DIEGO FRINGE FESTIVAL July 1 – 7, 2014
  • SANTA CRUZ FRINGE FESTIVAL July 11,- 20, 2014
  • SAN FRANCISCO FRINGE Sept 4 – 15, 2014

Top Events coming up in California

California has also long been a hub for motorsports and auto racing. The city of Long Beach holds an event every year in the month of April, which is host to IndyCar Series racing through the streets of downtown. Long Beach has hosted Formula One events there in the past, and also currently hosts an event on the American Le Mans Series schedule. Auto Club Speedway is a speedway in Fontana and currently hosts one NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race a year. Sonoma Raceway is a multi-purpose facility outside Sonoma, featuring a road course and a drag strip. The road course is home to a NASCAR event and an IndyCar event.

The drag strip hosts a yearly NHRA event. Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca is a road course in Monterey that currently hosts an ALMS event, a round of the Rolex Sports Car Series and the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion. The Auto Club Raceway at Pomona has hosted NHRA drag racing for over 50 years.

See Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sports_in_California

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

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Sports teams of California

  • Oakland Raiders
  • San Diego Chargers
  • San Francisco 49ers
  • Los Angeles Dodgers
  • Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
  • Oakland Athletics
  • San Diego Padres
  • San Francisco Giants
  • Golden State Warriors
  • Los Angeles Clippers
  • Los Angeles Lakers
  • Sacramento Kings
  • Anaheim Ducks
  • Los Angeles Kings
  • San Jose Sharks
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