Top California festivals in 2017

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Here are some of the best festivals in California for 2017.  Be sure to mark these on your calendars, these are ones not to miss. The top California festivals 2017 is the complete list of all the California festivals and events that you do NOT WANT TO MISS!

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June 4, 2017
COCHON 555 in San Francisco, CA is a amazing culture festival you don’t want to miss today.
June 4, 2017
Monrovia Music Fest in Monrovia, CA is a unforgettable fair you don’t want to miss today.
June 4, 2017
RB Alive! in San Diego, CA is a unbelievable fest you don’t want to miss today.
June 4, 2017
SoRo Community Festival in Los Angeles, CA is a amazing culture festival you don’t want to miss today.
June 4, 2017
Women’s Fitness Festival in Sacramento, CA is a amazing music festival you don’t want to miss today.
June 7, 2017
Humphreys Concerts By the Bay in San Diego, CA is a unbelievable art festival you don’t want to miss today.
June 8, 2017
Downtown Los Angeles Art Walk in Los Angeles, CA is a amazing food festival you don’t want to miss today.
June 9, 2017
San Diego Padres Fall Beerfest in San Diego, CA is a unbelievable music festival you don’t want to miss today.
June 1, 2017
Beaumont Cherry Festival in Beaumont, CA is a unforgettable festival you don’t want to miss today.
June 1, 2017
Dances With Films in Los Angeles, CA is a great celebration you don’t want to miss today.
June 1, 2017
Mendocino Film Festival in Mendocino, CA is a unbelievable culture festival you don’t want to miss today.
June 1, 2017
San Francisco Silent Film Festival in San Francisco, CA is a great fair you don’t want to miss today.
June 2, 2017
BuddhaFest in Beverly Hills, CA is a unbelievable fest you don’t want to miss today.
June 2, 2017
Cairo ShimmyQuake in Glendale, CA is a amazing food festival you don’t want to miss today.
June 2, 2017
Newport Beach Jazz Festival in Newport Beach, CA is a unforgettable festival you don’t want to miss today.
June 2, 2017
San Jose Greek Festival in San Jose, CA is a great fair you don’t want to miss today.
June 2, 2017
Untz Festival in Mariposa, CA is a great food festival you don’t want to miss today.
June 28, 2017
Ai Film Festival in San Francisco, CA is a unbelievable fair you don’t want to miss today.
June 28, 2017
Festival Internacional de Teatro in Los Angeles, CA is a unforgettable fair you don’t want to miss today.
June 28, 2017
Filipino Fiesta of Sacramento in Sacramento, CA is a unbelievable food festival you don’t want to miss today.
June 28, 2017
Grindhouse Film Festival in Los Angeles, CA is a great culture festival you don’t want to miss today.
June 28, 2017
Potluck’s Fantastic Cannabastic in San Diego, CA is a great celebration you don’t want to miss today.
June 28, 2017
Temple Israel Jewish Food Fair in Stockton, CA is a unbelievable fest you don’t want to miss today.
June 3, 2017
Bay Area Book Fest in Berkeley, CA is a great art festival you don’t want to miss today.
June 3, 2017
Castroville Artichoke Food and Wine Festival in Monterey, CA is a great celebration you don’t want to miss today.
June 3, 2017
Crossroads of the West Gun Show in Costa Mesa, CA is a great fair you don’t want to miss today.
June 3, 2017
Goodguys Summer Get-Together in Pleasanton, CA is a unforgettable food festival you don’t want to miss today.
June 3, 2017
GrowX Modern Growing Conference + Expo in San Jose, CA is a unbelievable food festival you don’t want to miss today.
June 3, 2017
High Times Cannabis Cup in Santa Rosa, CA is a unforgettable festival you don’t want to miss today.
June 3, 2017
Redwood Mountain Faire in Felton, CA is a unbelievable festival you don’t want to miss today.
June 3, 2017
Sunnyvale Art and Wine Festival in Sunnyvale, CA is a unbelievable fair you don’t want to miss today.
June 3, 2017
Union Street Festival in San Francisco, CA is a unforgettable festival you don’t want to miss today.
June 3, 2017
Walnut Creek Art and Wine Festival in Walnut Creek, CA is a unforgettable music festival you don’t want to miss today.
June 5, 2017
IDEAS Immersion in Los Angeles, CA is a unbelievable fest you don’t want to miss today.
June 7, 2017
Hola Mexico Film Festival in Los Angeles, CA is a great fair you don’t want to miss today.
June 7, 2017
Los Angeles Greek Film Festival in Los Angeles, CA is a unforgettable culture festival you don’t want to miss today.
June 7, 2017
Napa Valley Jazz Getaway in Napa, CA is a unbelievable fest you don’t want to miss today.
June 8, 2017
Colusa County Fair in Colusa, CA is a unforgettable celebration you don’t want to miss today.
June 8, 2017
Hollywood Fringe in Los Angeles, CA is a unforgettable music festival you don’t want to miss today.
June 8, 2017
Los Angeles Design Festival in Los Angeles, CA is a unbelievable fair you don’t want to miss today.

June 1, 2017
Beaumont Cherry Festival in Beaumont, CA is a great fair you don’t want to miss today.
June 1, 2017
Fontana Days Festival in Fontana, CA is a amazing fest you don’t want to miss today.
June 1, 2017
G3 ~ Glitz. Glamour. Girlfriends. in Lincoln, CA is a unbelievable art festival you don’t want to miss today.
June 1, 2017
National Queer Arts Festival in San Francisco, CA is a amazing festival you don’t want to miss today.
June 1, 2017
Orangevale Pow Wow Days in Orangevale, CA is a great fest you don’t want to miss today.
June 1, 2017
Villagefest – June in Palm Springs, CA is a amazing fair you don’t want to miss today.
June 2, 2017
CSQ Belly Dance Festival in Glendale, CA is a unbelievable art festival you don’t want to miss today.
June 2, 2017
Collector Automobile Auction Newport Beach CA in Newport Beach, CA is a great music festival you don’t want to miss today.
June 2, 2017
Gospel Day at the San Diego County Fair in Del Mar, CA is a amazing art festival you don’t want to miss today.
June 2, 2017
Hyatt Regency Newport Beach Jazz Festival in Newport Beach, CA is a great festival you don’t want to miss today.
June 2, 2017
Mainly Mozart Festival in San Diego, CA is a unbelievable culture festival you don’t want to miss today.
June 2, 2017
Monrovia Friday Night Family Street Fair – June in Monrovia, CA is a unbelievable food festival you don’t want to miss today.
June 2, 2017
Monrovia Music Fest in Monrovia, CA is a great art festival you don’t want to miss today.
June 2, 2017
Patterson Apricot Fiesta in Patterson, CA is a unbelievable fest you don’t want to miss today.
June 2, 2017
Redwood Empire Fair Spring Fest in Ukiah, CA is a great fest you don’t want to miss today.
June 2, 2017
San Diego County Fair in Del Mar, CA is a amazing food festival you don’t want to miss today.
June 2, 2017
San Jose Greek Festival in San Jose, CA is a unbelievable fest you don’t want to miss today.
June 2, 2017
San Mateo International Gem and Jewelry Show in San Mateo, CA is a unbelievable food festival you don’t want to miss today.
June 2, 2017
Santa Ana Summer Carnival in Santa Ana, CA is a unforgettable celebration you don’t want to miss today.
June 2, 2017
Synchrony Financial Rock ‘N’ Roll San Diego in San Diego, CA is a great celebration you don’t want to miss today.
June 2, 2017
Temecula Valley Balloon and Wine Festival in Winchester, CA is a great food festival you don’t want to miss today.
June 2, 2017
Untz Festival in Mariposa, CA is a unbelievable culture festival you don’t want to miss today.
June 3, 2017
Bonny Doon Art Wine and Brew Festival in Santa Cruz, CA is a amazing food festival you don’t want to miss today.
June 3, 2017
Community Garage Sale in Fair Oaks, CA is a unforgettable festival you don’t want to miss today.
June 3, 2017
Community Yard Sale in Valley Center, CA is a unforgettable fest you don’t want to miss today.
June 3, 2017
Fourth Sacramento Black Book Fair in Sacramento, CA is a unforgettable culture festival you don’t want to miss today.
June 3, 2017
Goodguys Summer Get-Together in Pleasanton, CA is a amazing fair you don’t want to miss today.
June 3, 2017
Horse Town Brew N’ Que Festival in Norco, CA is a unforgettable culture festival you don’t want to miss today.
June 3, 2017
In-Ko-Pah 3 in Jacumba Hot Springs, CA is a amazing fest you don’t want to miss today.
June 3, 2017
Irvine Studio Arts Festival in Irvine, CA is a great food festival you don’t want to miss today.
June 3, 2017
Old Lewiston Peddlers Faire in Lewiston, CA is a great food festival you don’t want to miss today.
June 3, 2017
Olive Festival in Paso Robles, CA is a unbelievable culture festival you don’t want to miss today.
June 3, 2017
Plumas County Old Fashioned Picnic in Quincy, CA is a great celebration you don’t want to miss today.
June 3, 2017
Redwood County Faire in Felton, CA is a unforgettable celebration you don’t want to miss today.
June 3, 2017
Sam Hinton Folk Heritage Festival in Poway, CA is a great music festival you don’t want to miss today.
June 3, 2017
Summerfest in Silverado, CA is a great fair you don’t want to miss today.
June 3, 2017
Sunnyvale Art and Wine Festival in Sunnyvale, CA is a unforgettable fair you don’t want to miss today.
June 3, 2017
Uptown Whittier Car Show in Whittier, CA is a amazing festival you don’t want to miss today.
June 3, 2017
VC Musicfest in Valley Center, CA is a unbelievable culture festival you don’t want to miss today.
June 8, 2017
Ojai Music Festival in Ojai, CA is a unbelievable celebration you don’t want to miss today.
June 8, 2017
Silicon Valley Music Festival in Santa Clara, CA is a unbelievable art festival you don’t want to miss today.
June 8, 2017
SoulPlay Festival in Pinecrest, CA is a unforgettable fair you don’t want to miss today.
June 9, 2017
Huichica in Sonoma, CA is a great festival you don’t want to miss today.
June 9, 2017
Queer Women of Color Film Festival in San Francisco, CA is a amazing celebration you don’t want to miss today.
June 9, 2017
San Diego Greek Festival in San Diego, CA is a amazing music festival you don’t want to miss today.
June 9, 2017
San Diego Oysterfest in San Diego, CA is a unbelievable fest you don’t want to miss today.

July California festivals and events

July, 2017

  • 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, 2017

  • Outside Lands Festival in San Francisco, California

Top Events coming up in California

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

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  • SAN FRANCISCO FRINGE

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September California festivals and events

September, 2017

  • Long Beach Lobster Festival in Long Beach, California
  1. Eastern Sierra Tri-County Fair – The Eastern Sierra Tri-County Fair is a great event held in Bishop on September 1, 2017 to September 4, 2017.
  2. Strawberry Fall Music Festival – The Strawberry Fall Music Festival is a great event held in Tuolumne on September 1, 2017 to September 4, 2017.
  3. Lake County Fair – The Lake County Fair is a great event held in Lakeport on September 1, 2017 to September 4, 2017.
  4. Inter-Mountain Fair – The Inter-Mountain Fair is a great event held in Mcarthur on September 1, 2017 to September 5, 2017.
  5. Norco Fair – The Norco Fair is a great event held in Norco on September 1, 2017 to September 5, 2017.
  6. Villagefest – September – The Villagefest – September is a great event held in Palm Springs on September 1, 2017 to September 16, 2017.
  7. Kris Kringle Boutique- Northridge – The Kris Kringle Boutique- Northridge is a great event held in Northridge on September 2, 2017 to September 3, 2017.
  8. Homewood Fine Arts and Crafts Festival – The Homewood Fine Arts and Crafts Festival is a great event held in Homewood on September 2, 2017 to September 4, 2017.
  9. Tejano Conjunto Festival – The Tejano Conjunto Festival is a great event held in Sacramento on September 2, 2017 to September 4, 2017.
  10. Pasadena International Gem and Jewelry Show – The Pasadena International Gem and Jewelry Show is a great event held in Pasadena on September 2, 2017 to September 4, 2017.
  11. Labor Day Weekend Craft Sale – The Labor Day Weekend Craft Sale is a great event held in Mendocino on September 2, 2017 to September 4, 2017.
  12. Joshua Fest – The Joshua Fest is a great event held in Quincy on September 2, 2017 to September 4, 2017.
  13. Mammoth Lakes Labor Day Festival of the Arts – The Mammoth Lakes Labor Day Festival of the Arts is a great event held in Mammoth Lakes on September 2, 2017 to September 5, 2017.
  14. Bishop Labor Day Arts and Crafts Fair – The Bishop Labor Day Arts and Crafts Fair is a great event held in Bishop on September 2, 2017 to September 5, 2017.
  15. Mariposa County Fair – The Mariposa County Fair is a great event held in Mariposa on September 2, 2017 to September 5, 2017.
  16. Santa Ana Labor Day Festival – The Santa Ana Labor Day Festival is a great event held in Santa Ana on September 2, 2017 to September 5, 2017.
  17. L.A. County Fair – The L.A. County Fair is a great event held in Pomona on September 2, 2017 to September 17, 2017.
  18. Monrovia Friday Night Family Street Fair – September – The Monrovia Friday Night Family Street Fair – September is a great event held in Monrovia on September 2, 2017 to September 17, 2017.
  19. Labor Day Weekend Arts and Crafts Festival (Formerly Ceda – The Labor Day Weekend Arts and Crafts Festival (Formerly Ceda is a great event held in Arnold on September 3, 2017 to September 4, 2017.
  20. Arts and Crafts Fair at the Newman Fall Festival – The Arts and Crafts Fair at the Newman Fall Festival is a great event held in Newman on September 3, 2017 to September 4, 2017.
  21. Millbrae Art and Wine Festival – The Millbrae Art and Wine Festival is a great event held in Millbrae on September 3, 2017 to September 4, 2017.
  22. Pleasanton Scottish Gathering and Games – The Pleasanton Scottish Gathering and Games is a great event held in Pleasanton on September 3, 2017 to September 4, 2017.
  23. Paul Bunyon Craft Fair – The Paul Bunyon Craft Fair is a great event held in Fort Bragg on September 3, 2017 to September 4, 2017.
  24. Aloha Beach Festival – The Aloha Beach Festival is a great event held in Ventura on September 3, 2017 to September 4, 2017.
  25. Fiesta Hermosa Arts and Crafts Exhibit and Festival – The Fiesta Hermosa Arts and Crafts Exhibit and Festival is a great event held in Hermosa Beach on September 3, 2017 to September 5, 2017.
  26. Sierra Arts and Crafts Festival Labor Day – The Sierra Arts and Crafts Festival Labor Day is a great event held in Kernville on September 3, 2017 to September 5, 2017.
  27. Kings Mountain Art Fair – The Kings Mountain Art Fair is a great event held in Woodside on September 3, 2017 to September 5, 2017.
  28. Sausalito Art Festival – The Sausalito Art Festival is a great event held in Sausalito on September 3, 2017 to September 5, 2017.
  29. Long Beach Greek Festival by the Sea – The Long Beach Greek Festival by the Sea is a great event held in Long Beach on September 3, 2017 to September 5, 2017.
  30. Festival of Sail – The Festival of Sail is a great event held in San Diego on September 3, 2017 to September 5, 2017.
  31. Morro Bay Art in the Park – September – The Morro Bay Art in the Park – September is a great event held in Morro Bay on September 3, 2017 to September 5, 2017.
  32. Santa Clarita Swap Meet – September – The Santa Clarita Swap Meet – September is a great event held in Santa Clarita on September 3, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  33. Livermore Wine Harvest Festival – The Livermore Wine Harvest Festival is a great event held in Livermore on September 4, 2017 to September 5, 2017.
  34. September Monthly Show – The September Monthly Show is a great event held in Pomona on September 4, 2017 to September 19, 2017.
  35. Seasons and Holidays – Upland – The Seasons and Holidays – Upland is a great event held in Upland on September 8, 2017 to September 10, 2017.
  36. Banning Stagecoach Days – The Banning Stagecoach Days is a great event held in Banning on September 8, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  37. Tulelake-Butte Valley Fair – The Tulelake-Butte Valley Fair is a great event held in Tulelake on September 8, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  38. Madera District Fair – The Madera District Fair is a great event held in Madera on September 8, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  39. Anaheim Fall Festival – The Anaheim Fall Festival is a great event held in Anaheim on September 8, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  40. Wilmington Fiestas Patrias Celebration – The Wilmington Fiestas Patrias Celebration is a great event held in Los Angeles on September 8, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  41. Cloverdale Car and Motorcycle Show – The Cloverdale Car and Motorcycle Show is a great event held in Cloverdale on September 9, 2017 to September 10, 2017.
  42. Santa Rosalia Fisherman’s Festival – The Santa Rosalia Fisherman’s Festival is a great event held in Monterey on September 9, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  43. Long Beach Lobster Festival – The Long Beach Lobster Festival is a great event held in Long Beach on September 9, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  44. San Mateo International Gem and Jewelry Show – The San Mateo International Gem and Jewelry Show is a great event held in San Mateo on September 9, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  45. Roamin Angels Car Show – The Roamin Angels Car Show is a great event held in Grass Valley on September 9, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  46. Ventura Fall Home Garden and RV Show – The Ventura Fall Home Garden and RV Show is a great event held in Ventura on September 9, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  47. Tall Ships Festival – The Tall Ships Festival is a great event held in Dana Point on September 9, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  48. Honey Bee Festival – The Honey Bee Festival is a great event held in Palo Cedro on September 10, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  49. Seal Beach Arts and Crafts Faire – The Seal Beach Arts and Crafts Faire is a great event held in Seal Beach on September 10, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  50. Mountain View Art and Wine Festival – The Mountain View Art and Wine Festival is a great event held in Mountain View on September 10, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  51. Fire Knife Competition – The Fire Knife Competition is a great event held in Long Beach on September 10, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  52. Capitola Art and Wine Festival – The Capitola Art and Wine Festival is a great event held in Capitola on September 10, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  53. Chinatown Autumn Moon Festival – The Chinatown Autumn Moon Festival is a great event held in San Francisco on September 10, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  54. Castro Valley Fall Festival – The Castro Valley Fall Festival is a great event held in Castro Valley on September 10, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  55. Pittsburg Seafood and Music Festival – The Pittsburg Seafood and Music Festival is a great event held in Pittsburg on September 10, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  56. Natural Fiber Fair – The Natural Fiber Fair is a great event held in Arcata on September 10, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  57. Historic Downtown Truckee Arts and Crafts Festival – The Historic Downtown Truckee Arts and Crafts Festival is a great event held in Truckee on September 10, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  58. Petaluma Art in the Park – The Petaluma Art in the Park is a great event held in Petaluma on September 10, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  59. Russian River Jazz and Blues Festival – The Russian River Jazz and Blues Festival is a great event held in Guerneville on September 10, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  60. Ghirardelli Square Chocolate Festival – The Ghirardelli Square Chocolate Festival is a great event held in San Francisco on September 10, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  61. Ventura Art and Street Painting Festival – The Ventura Art and Street Painting Festival is a great event held in Ventura on September 10, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  62. Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest – The Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest is a great event held in Big Bear Lake on September 10, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  63. Sacramento Antique Faire – September – The Sacramento Antique Faire – September is a great event held in Sacramento on September 11, 2017 to September 12, 2017.
  64. Oktoberfest – The Oktoberfest is a great event held in Huntington Beach on September 11, 2017 to September 26, 2017.
  65. Timeless Treasures Boutique – Lakewood – The Timeless Treasures Boutique – Lakewood is a great event held in Lakewood on September 14, 2017 to September 17, 2017.
  66. Santa Cruz County Fair – The Santa Cruz County Fair is a great event held in Watsonville on September 14, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  67. Tulare County Fair – The Tulare County Fair is a great event held in Tulare on September 14, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  68. Lodi Grape Festival – The Lodi Grape Festival is a great event held in Lodi on September 15, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  69. Kerman Harvest Festival – The Kerman Harvest Festival is a great event held in Kerman on September 15, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  70. Simi Valley Days – The Simi Valley Days is a great event held in Simi Valley on September 15, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  71. Newark Days Celebration – The Newark Days Celebration is a great event held in Newark on September 15, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  72. Twentieth Anniversary Mountain Heritage Days – The Twentieth Anniversary Mountain Heritage Days is a great event held in Oakhurst on September 16, 2017 to September 17, 2017.
  73. Monterey Jazz Festival – The Monterey Jazz Festival is a great event held in Monterey on September 16, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  74. Millpond Traditional Music Festival – The Millpond Traditional Music Festival is a great event held in Bishop on September 16, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  75. Gem Faire / San Rafael – The Gem Faire / San Rafael is a great event held in San Rafael on September 16, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  76. Sonoma County Fall Home Show – The Sonoma County Fall Home Show is a great event held in Santa Rosa on September 16, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  77. Brea Jazz Festival – The Brea Jazz Festival is a great event held in Brea on September 16, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  78. Catalina Festival of Art – The Catalina Festival of Art is a great event held in Avalon on September 16, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  79. Mendocino County Fair and Apple Show – The Mendocino County Fair and Apple Show is a great event held in Boonville on September 16, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  80. Route 66 Cruisin’ Reunion® – The Route 66 Cruisin’ Reunion® is a great event held in Ontario on September 16, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  81. California Beer Festival – Ventura – The California Beer Festival – Ventura is a great event held in Ventura on September 16, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  82. Harvest Festival Original Art and Craft Show – Pleasanton – The Harvest Festival Original Art and Craft Show – Pleasanton is a great event held in Pleasanton on September 16, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  83. Los Angeles Green Festival – The Los Angeles Green Festival is a great event held in Los Angeles on September 16, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  84. Oktoberfest – The Oktoberfest is a great event held in Anaheim on September 16, 2017 to October 1, 2017.
  85. Apple Smorgy Days – The Apple Smorgy Days is a great event held in Camino on September 16, 2017 to October 1, 2017.
  86. Bethel Island 50’s Bash – The Bethel Island 50’s Bash is a great event held in Bethel Island on September 17, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  87. Lafayette Art and Wine Festival – The Lafayette Art and Wine Festival is a great event held in Lafayette on September 17, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  88. Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival – The Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival is a great event held in Mill Valley on September 17, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  89. North Country Fair – The North Country Fair is a great event held in Arcata on September 17, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  90. Santa Clara Art and Wine Festival – The Santa Clara Art and Wine Festival is a great event held in Santa Clara on September 17, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  91. Fiestas Patrias California – The Fiestas Patrias California is a great event held in Los Angeles on September 17, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  92. Tehachapi Fall Harvest Faire – The Tehachapi Fall Harvest Faire is a great event held in Tehachapi on September 17, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  93. Inspired Home Fall Expo San Luis Obispo – The Inspired Home Fall Expo San Luis Obispo is a great event held in San Luis Obispo on September 17, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  94. San Diego Ultimate Women’s Expo – The San Diego Ultimate Women’s Expo is a great event held in San Diego on September 17, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  95. Northern California Renaissance Faire – The Northern California Renaissance Faire is a great event held in Hollister on September 17, 2017 to October 2, 2017.
  96. Oktoberfest – Lake Arrowhead – The Oktoberfest – Lake Arrowhead is a great event held in Lake Arrowhead on September 17, 2017 to October 2, 2017.
  97. Boa Vista Orchards Arts and Crafts Show – The Boa Vista Orchards Arts and Crafts Show is a great event held in Placerville on September 17, 2017 to October 2, 2017.
  98. Pastels USA Exhibition – The Pastels USA Exhibition is a great event held in Morro Bay on September 20, 2017 to October 5, 2017.
  99. Kern County Fair – The Kern County Fair is a great event held in Bakersfield on September 21, 2017 to October 2, 2017.
  100. Celebrate Agriculture With the Arts – The Celebrate Agriculture With the Arts is a great event held in Madera on September 21, 2017 to October 6, 2017.
  101. Quilt Craft and Sewing Festival – The Quilt Craft and Sewing Festival is a great event held in Pleasanton on September 22, 2017 to September 24, 2017.
  102. Dinuba Raisin Harvest Festival – The Dinuba Raisin Harvest Festival is a great event held in Dinuba on September 22, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  103. Walnut Festival – The Walnut Festival is a great event held in Walnut Creek on September 22, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  104. Draft Horse Classic and Harvest Fair – The Draft Horse Classic and Harvest Fair is a great event held in Grass Valley on September 22, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  105. Tehama District Fair – The Tehama District Fair is a great event held in Red Bluff on September 22, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  106. Santa Clarita Fall Sale – The Santa Clarita Fall Sale is a great event held in Valencia on September 22, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  107. Timeless Treasures Boutique – Huntington Beach – The Timeless Treasures Boutique – Huntington Beach is a great event held in Huntington Beach on September 22, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  108. Art at the Classic – The Art at the Classic is a great event held in Grass Valley on September 22, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  109. Oroville Salmon Festival – The Oroville Salmon Festival is a great event held in Oroville on September 23, 2017 to September 24, 2017.
  110. Holiday Traditions Granada Hills – The Holiday Traditions Granada Hills is a great event held in Granada Hills on September 23, 2017 to September 24, 2017.
  111. Modesto Home Improvement Show – The Modesto Home Improvement Show is a great event held in Modesto on September 23, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  112. Visalia Home Expo – The Visalia Home Expo is a great event held in Visalia on September 23, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  113. King Ludwigs Oktoberfest – The King Ludwigs Oktoberfest is a great event held in Beaumont on September 23, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  114. Redondo Beach Lobster Festival – The Redondo Beach Lobster Festival is a great event held in Redondo Beach on September 23, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  115. Fall Home and Garden Show – The Fall Home and Garden Show is a great event held in Del Mar on September 23, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  116. Miramar Air Show – The Miramar Air Show is a great event held in San Diego on September 23, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  117. Valley of the Moon Vintage Festival – The Valley of the Moon Vintage Festival is a great event held in Sonoma on September 23, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  118. Monterey Bay Birding Festival – The Monterey Bay Birding Festival is a great event held in Watsonville on September 23, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  119. Pasadena Greek Fest – The Pasadena Greek Fest is a great event held in Pasadena on September 23, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  120. Palm Springs Body Mind Spirit Weekend – The Palm Springs Body Mind Spirit Weekend is a great event held in Palm Springs on September 23, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  121. San Juan Capistrano Greek Festival – The San Juan Capistrano Greek Festival is a great event held in San Juan Capistrano on September 23, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  122. Pius Family Days – The Pius Family Days is a great event held in Buena Park on September 23, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  123. California Lemon Festival in Goleta – The California Lemon Festival in Goleta is a great event held in Goleta on September 24, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  124. Oceanside Harbor Days – The Oceanside Harbor Days is a great event held in Oceanside on September 24, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  125. Montclair Sidewalk Fine Arts and Crafts Fall Fest – The Montclair Sidewalk Fine Arts and Crafts Fall Fest is a great event held in Oakland on September 24, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  126. Holistic Arts Fair – The Holistic Arts Fair is a great event held in San Jose on September 24, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  127. Artwalk Festival of Art – The Artwalk Festival of Art is a great event held in Santa Barbara on September 24, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  128. Taste of Morgan Hill – The Taste of Morgan Hill is a great event held in Morgan Hill on September 24, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  129. Julian Apple Days Festival – The Julian Apple Days Festival is a great event held in Julian on September 24, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  130. Adams Avenue Street Fair – The Adams Avenue Street Fair is a great event held in San Diego on September 24, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  131. Pacific Coast Fog Fest – The Pacific Coast Fog Fest is a great event held in Pacifica on September 24, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  132. Pacific Islander Festival – The Pacific Islander Festival is a great event held in San Diego on September 24, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  133. Fallfest – The Fallfest is a great event held in Monterey on September 24, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  134. Old Town Art and Craft Show – The Old Town Art and Craft Show is a great event held in San Diego on September 24, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  135. Mineral and Gem Show – The Mineral and Gem Show is a great event held in Santa Rosa on September 24, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  136. Jelly Belly Candy Palooza – The Jelly Belly Candy Palooza is a great event held in Fairfield on September 24, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  137. Santa Barbara Home and Garden Expo – The Santa Barbara Home and Garden Expo is a great event held in Santa Barbara on September 24, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  138. Bay Area Blues Festival – The Bay Area Blues Festival is a great event held in Martinez on September 24, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  139. Big Bear Lake Fine Art Festival – The Big Bear Lake Fine Art Festival is a great event held in Big Bear Lake on September 24, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  140. Sylmar Olive Festival – The Sylmar Olive Festival is a great event held in Sylmar on September 24, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  141. San Diego Restaurant Week – The San Diego Restaurant Week is a great event held in San Diego on September 25, 2017 to October 2, 2017.
  142. Sugar Plum Arts and Crafts Festivals – The Sugar Plum Arts and Crafts Festivals is a great event held in Costa Mesa on September 29, 2017 to October 1, 2017.
  143. Orange County Quilt Craft and Sewing Festival – The Orange County Quilt Craft and Sewing Festival is a great event held in Costa Mesa on September 29, 2017 to October 1, 2017.
  144. Cabrillo Festival – The Cabrillo Festival is a great event held in San Diego on September 30, 2017 to October 1, 2017.
  145. Rock ‘n’ Roll San Jose Half Marathon Expo – The Rock ‘n’ Roll San Jose Half Marathon Expo is a great event held in San Jose on September 30, 2017 to October 1, 2017.
  146. Gem Faire / Del Mar – The Gem Faire / Del Mar is a great event held in Del Mar on September 30, 2017 to October 2, 2017.
  147. Sabor de Mexico Lindo Downtown Festival – The Sabor de Mexico Lindo Downtown Festival is a great event held in Huntington Park on September 30, 2017 to October 2, 2017.
  148. Alameda County Fall Home and Garden Show – The Alameda County Fall Home and Garden Show is a great event held in Pleasanton on September 30, 2017 to October 2, 2017.
  149. Sonoma County Harvest Fair – The Sonoma County Harvest Fair is a great event held in Santa Rosa on September 30, 2017 to October 2, 2017.
  150. La Mesa Village Oktoberfest – The La Mesa Village Oktoberfest is a great event held in La Mesa on September 30, 2017 to October 2, 2017.
  151. Tustin Tiller Days – The Tustin Tiller Days is a great event held in Tustin on September 30, 2017 to October 2, 2017.
  152. Menlo Park Sidewalk Fine Arts and Crafts Fall Fest – The Menlo Park Sidewalk Fine Arts and Crafts Fall Fest is a great event held in Menlo Park on September 30, 2017 to October 2, 2017.
  153. Auburn Fall Home Show – The Auburn Fall Home Show is a great event held in Auburn on September 30, 2017 to October 2, 2017.
  154. OC Lebanese Festival – The OC Lebanese Festival is a great event held in Orange on September 30, 2017 to October 2, 2017.
  155. Harvest Festival Original Art and Craft Show – Ventura – The Harvest Festival Original Art and Craft Show – Ventura is a great event held in Ventura on September 30, 2017 to October 2, 2017.
  156. Interrnational Harvest Festival – The Interrnational Harvest Festival is a great event held in San Diego on September 26, 2015 to September 27, 2017.
  157. Cruising For the Cause – The Cruising For the Cause is a great event held in Oceanside on September 26, 2015 to September 27, 2017.

October California festivals and events

Here are the highest rated October events in California to check out

  • Anaheim Fall Festival in Anaheim, California
  • Beach Goth in Santa Ana, California
  • California Avocado Festival in Carpinteria, California
  • Cambria Scarecrow Festival in Cambria, California
  • Carmel International Film Festival in Carmel, California
  • Catalina Island JazzTrax Festival in Avalon, California
  • Clam Festival in Pismo Beach, California
  • Tetris Championships in Los Angeles, California
  • Culture Collide in Los Angeles, California
  • Cypress Hill Smokeout in San Bernardino, California
  • Desert Empire Fair in Ridgecrest, California
  • Desert Stars Festival in Pioneertown, California
  • Dia De Los Muertos in Oceanside, California
  • Eagle Rock Music Festival in Los Angeles, California
  • Fairfield County Fair in Lancaster, California
  • Festival Supreme in Los Angeles, California
  • Fiesta Fridays in Los Angeles, California
  • Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in San Francisco, California
  • Harvest Festival in Anaheim, California
  • Harvest Moon Celebration in Walnut Grove, California
  • Hatsune Miku Expo in Los Angeles, California
  • Hoes Down Festival in Guinda, California
  • Hollywood Film Festival in Hollywood, California
  • Irvine Global Village Festival in Irvine, California
  • Joshua Tree Music Festival in Joshua Tree, California
  • Knotfest in San Bernardino, California
  • La Tocada Fest in Los Angeles, California
  • Mill Valley Film Festival in Mill Valley, California
  • Morro Bay Harbor Festival in Morro Bay, California
  • Other Venice Film Festival in Venice, California
  • Paint the Town Pink in Grass Valley, California
  • Reel Recovery Film Festival in North Hollywood, California
  • Sacramento Horror Film Festival in San Francisco, California
  • Safe in Sound Festival in Los Angeles, California
  • Screamfest Horror Film Festival in Los Angeles, California
  • Sherman Oaks Street Fair in Sherman Oaks, California
  • Shocktoberfest in Los Alamitos, California
  • Shriekfest in Los Angeles, California
  • Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival in San Jose, California
  • Harvest Festival Ventura in San Francisco, California
  • The Twenty in Sierra Madre, California

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 2017 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 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

Top rated California festivals in 2017

Here are our highest rated events from 2016 that are sure to be stellar in 2017.

  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: 01/22/2017
Highest rated available for 2014 events and festivals in California. Great job in this great state.
5 / 5 stars

March California festivals and events

March, 2017

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

April California festivals and events

Here are the top April festivals in California

May California festivals and events

May, 2017

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

May 2, 2017
Roseville Downtown Tuesday Nights in Roseville, CA today
May 2, 2017
Santa Clarita Swap Meet – May in Santa Clarita, CA today
May 3, 2017
Merced County Spring Fair in Los Banos, CA today
May 3, 2017
Selma Raisin Festival in Selma, CA today
May 3, 2017
Timeless Treasures Boutique – Lakewood in Lakewood, CA today
May 4, 2017
Auburn Ravine Craft Fair in Auburn, CA today
May 4, 2017
Bear Essentials Craft and Gift Show in Arcadia, CA today
May 4, 2017
Great Western Southern Gospel Fan Fest in Visalia, CA today
May 4, 2017
NOS Citrus Fair in San Bernardino, CA today

Dinuba Cinco de Mayo in Dinuba, CA today
May 5, 2017

Nevada City Craft Fair – Spring in Nevada City, CA today
May 5, 2017
Wilmington Cinco de Mayo in Los Angeles, CA today
May 6, 2017
Asian Cultural Festival in San Diego, CA today
May 6, 2017
Breakfast With the Gibbons in Santa Clarita, CA today
May 6, 2017
California Honey Festival in Woodland, CA today
May 6, 2017
Elk Grove Western Festival in Elk Grove, CA today
May 6, 2017
Endangered Species Faire in Chico, CA today
May 6, 2017
Great Petaluma Chili Cook-Off Salsa and Beer Tasting in Petaluma, CA today

Mountain View A la Carte and Art in Mountain View, CA today

San Clemente Cinco de Mayo Fiesta in San Clemente, CA today

San Francisco Cinco de Mayo Festival in San Francisco, CA today

Sierra Madre Art Fair in Sierra Madre, CA today

Silverado Chili Cook-Off and Cinco de Mayo Festival in Silverado, CA today
Soka University International Festival in Aliso Viejo, CA today
Templeton Wine Festival in Templeton, CA today

2017 San Diego California festivals and events to check out

San Diego Spirits festival

San Diego California festivals and events – Here is your complete list of all the top festivals and events for San Diego this year.  San Diego CA is known as one of the best cities in the nation for festivals and events scheduling.

The exact dates vary from year to year so please check the links where available to learn exact dates for current year.  Also, check out out article on the Top California festivals and events for 2014 and also, let it be known that the State Fair of California is going to be a great one this year!

San Diego Spirits festival
San Diego Spirits festival

Festivals in San Diego California by month

Here is your list of all the top events in San Diego California listed by month.  Select the event you would like to get more information on, where applicable and go to the festival page.

Lodging and hotels in San Diego

Are you looking for a great place to stay in San Diego? Well take a look at some of our top rated hotels in San Diego California for your favorite festival or event. Don’t miss out on the great lodging and hotel accommodations offered in this beautiful city at unbeatable rates!

San Diego California festivals in January

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San Diego California festivals in June

Here are the top festivals and events for June in the greatest city in the greatest state. Check out these events as we add more and update this page. We are currently in the process of updating our events for this month.

San Diego California festivals in October

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San Diego California festivals in November

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San Diego California festivals in December

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Top reasons San Diego California festivals will be awesome this year!

San Francisco California festivals and events 2017 edition

San Francisco Sex Worker Film And Arts festival

San Francisco California festivals and events – Here is your complete list of all the top festivals and events for San Francisco this year.  San Francisco CA is known as one of the best cities in the nation for festivals and events scheduling.

The exact dates vary from year to year so please check the links where available to learn exact dates for current year.  Also, check out out article on the Top California festivals and events for 2014 and also, let it be known that the State Fair of California is going to be a great one this year!

San Francisco Sex Worker Film And Arts festival2
San Francisco Sex Worker Film And Arts festival2

Festivals in San Francisco California by month

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Lodging and hotels in San Francisco

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San Francisco California festivals in January

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San Francisco California festivals in March

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San Francisco California festivals in June

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San Francisco California festivals in October

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San Francisco California festivals in November

Here are the top festivals and events for November in the greatest city in the greatest state. Check out these events as we add more and update this page. We are currently in the process of updating our events for this month.

San Francisco California festivals in December

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Well this is embarrassing, the organizers don’t have or didn’t mention a twitter account. Do you know what account is there’s? Leave it hear in the comment so we can get it added.

The International Printing Museum Invites You to Dickens Day Holiday Celebration
Ben Franklin’s B-day!
Saturday, January 16th, 2016 from 10 am to 4 pm
Come celebrate the birthday of our Founding Father Ben Franklin at the International Printing Museum! Highlights of the day include two special presentations by Dr. Franklin himself in the Museum’s Heritage Theatre. Join all the festivities with birthday cake, punch and more. Rumors abound that George Washington, John and Abigail Adams, Thomas Jefferson and Madame Brillon from France will pay their respects to the good Doctor! After the 1 pm show, those Revolutionary Friends will join Franklin for a Q&A.
Plan to enjoy a working tour of the Museum’s collections before and after the show. Activities will be ongoing throughout the day, including making your own Almanac “the 18th century way” and hand printing your own colonial keepsakes on Ben Franklin’s printing press and more. This is a day for children and adults to enjoy the world and life of our foremost Founding Father, Dr. Benjamin Franklin as he turns a young 310!
The 11 am Inventive Dr. Franklin Show is family-friendly and suitable for all ages.
The 1 pm Inventive Dr. Franklin Show is suitable for high school and above.
TICKETS: $12 for Adults and $10 for Students & Seniors

One of the hottest events in Carson this year is the Dickens Day Holiday Celebration in the great state of California. This year will be no exception, the Carson event usually attracts quite the following and this year the Dickens Day Holiday Celebration will be stepping up their game and bringing it to a whole new level.
Date Published: 01/02/2016
76 / 100 stars

Top 5 events to see at the festival::

  1. Ben Franklin show,
  2. Hands on printing,
  3. Museum Tour,
  4. Q7 A w/ Franklin &
  5. His revolutionary friends

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Dickens Day Holiday Celebration Ben Franklin Image
Dickens Day Holiday Celebration Ben Franklin Image

2015 Dickens Day festival highlights

Dickens Day Holiday Celebration Sat. Dec.12th & Sunday Dec. 13th 2015 10:00 am-4:00 pm
@ The International Printing Museum
315 W. Torrance Blvd, Carson, CA 90745
(310) 515-7166 http://www.printmuseum.org/
Christmas Carol performances 11:00 am, 1:00 pm & 3:00 pm for both days
Reservations required for play. Note: Advised for children 10 years & up w/ Adults
Admission includes all-activities, play w/ reservations & Holiday Lunch
Admission $20 per guest $70 Group rate up to 4

Lord Love-a-Duck!! Print yer own Christmas cards & Gift tags on our own working vintage printing presses, Guv’nor, and use authentic type and images from that era, take a mini-tour of the beautiful collection of the museum’s “operating presses and equipment”…..

Meet up with some Dickens Characters like Fagin (watch yer pockets,mate!), the jovial Mr. Micawber, the weird Miss Havisham among others, Holiday Lunch (Bangers, Cider, Gingerbread) included in your admission along with meeting with Mr. Charles Dickens himself in the museum’s theatre where he uses the audience to help recreate his beloved “Christmas Carol”…Good Food, Demonstrations, Caroling and beautiful music along with other surprises like Victoria’s Tea Garden…. Come dress victorian, luv, in keepin’ with the situation… I’m sure!

2016 Santas North Pole Festival

2016 santas north pole festival

2016 Santas North Pole Festival – Get “Behind the Scenes” on January 16 & 17 at the Orange Empire Railway Museum in Perris for a fun filled and fascinating time! Ride unlimited trains and trolleys…access and tour locomotives, passenger & freight cars, streetcars, interurban electric cars and artifacts dating back to 1870…enter the pit and go underneath a street car to see how it all works…visit Ruffulo Carhouse 7 (a restoration barn filled with trains and trolleys that is not usually open to the public)…view the progress on historic restoration projects (including the ATSF 108 FP45 locomotive)…as well as for an additional fee, get behind the throttle (under supervision) and run a real locomotive. Behind the Scenes coincides with Steam Weekend so you’ll also see a real steam locomotive in operation. This gated event supports the non-profit’s museum operations and the continued restoration of historic rail cars and rail line. Non-member admissions for adults are $12, children 5 to 11, $8, and children four and under are free. For directions and ticket information, visit www.oerm.org or call 951-943-3020.
Dec 28, 2015 – 04:33PM

Top 5 festival events at the 2016 Santas North Pole Festival

Here are the top 5 festival events to check out. This years festival should not be missed. 1) Ride unlimited trains and trolleys 2) Go underneath a REAL street car and see how it all works 3) See the Ruffulo Carhouse (not normally open to the public) 4) For an additional fee, get behind the throttle (under supervision) and run a real locomotive 5) View the progress on historic restoration projects

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2016 Santa’s north pole festival

2016 Santas North Pole Festival address

2201 South A Street
Perris, California, 92570
United States

2016 Santas North Pole Festival dates

Here are the dates of this great festival for 2016! This is one festival you should not miss!
01/16/2016 to 1/17/2016
Festival Genre: County Fairs
Website:
Official Twitter Account? @OERailwayMuseum
Expected Attendance : 2500

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Santa festival california santa special

5 reasons to see the North Pole Festival

Inside look of locomotives
Select a date you would like your event listed:: Right away!
Openings for vendors still available to purchase?: No

Dec 02, 2015 – 03:26AM

Top 2015 Santa’s North Pole Special events

Here are the top 5 festival events to check out. This years festival should not be missed. Visit Santa, Train Ride, Crafts, Christmas Activities, Holiday Storytelling

2015 Festival address

2201 South A Street
Perris, California, 92570
United States

Festival dates

Here are the dates of this great festival for 2016! This is one festival you should not miss!
12/04/2015 to 12/20/2015
Festival Genre: Holiday festivals
Website: http://www.oerm.org/santas-north-pole-special
Official Twitter Account? Enter it here:: https://www.twitter.com/OERailwayMuseum

5 reasons to see this festival

Train ride to North Pole
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Climb aboard Santa’s North Pole Special! Children and adults of all ages will have a unique opportunity this December at the Orange Empire Railway Museum to embark a magical train ride to the North Pole and visit Santa Claus at his workshop. Along the way, passengers can enjoy Christmas jingles, holiday trivia games, and storytelling with the elves. Upon arrival, they’ll each receive a greeting from Santa Claus himself. Then at Santa’s North Pole Workshop, guests can visit with Santa & Mrs. Claus, take photos, play on Thomas play tables, do various craft activities, and enjoy refreshments.
Ticket prices are $10 for ages 2 through 11 and $15 for ages 12 and up. Seats are filling up fast and it’s strongly suggested to book quickly. Contest winners who have purchased event tickets are eligible for a refund.
The holiday event will take place December 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, and 20. Train times will be 5:30PM and 7:00PM on Fridays and then again 11:00AM, 1:00PM, 3:00PM, 5:30PM, and 7:00PM on Saturdays and Sundays.
The Orange Empire Railway Museum is at 2201 South A Street in Perris.
For more information, call the Orange Empire Railway Museum office at 951-943-3020

12/13/2015 10 Things You’ll Miss Out On If You Don’t Attend Santa’s North Pole Special
Have you embarked on the magical train ride to Santa’s Workshop in the North Pole yet? Don’t miss out, reserve your seats online at http://oerm.tix.com/m/Schedule.aspx?OrgNum=5034 or call in 951-943-3020. Trip includes admission to all inclusive attractions of Santa’s workshop with activities and games, opportunities for photos, and of course a visit with the famous Mr. And Mrs. Santa Claus!
Climb Aboard A Magical Train Ride To Santa’s North Pole Workshop

Jump aboard Santa’s North Pole event with all the  children and adults this December at the Orange Empire Railway Museum to embark a magical train ride to the North Pole and visit Santa Claus at his workshop. Along the ride, patron enjoy X-mas jungles, holiday games, and story telling with the elfers. Upon arrival, they’ll each receive a greeting from Santa Claus himself. Then at Santa’s North Pole Workshop, guests can visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus, take photos, play on Thomas play tables, do various craft activities, and enjoy refreshments.

 

Berkeley California festivals and events

Berkeley California festivals and events

Berkeley California festivals and events – Here is your complete list of all the top festivals and events for Berkeley this year.  Berkeley is known as one of the best cities in the nation for festivals and events scheduling.  Click here if you would like to see all California festivals and events or to learn more about the California State Fair.

Best Festivals and events in Berkley California this year

Here are the highest rated events and top things to do in Berkley California this coming year.

Berkeley California festivals and events
Berkeley California festivals and events

Lodging and hotels in Berkeley

Luxurious, landmark or laid-back.
Berkeley’s many lodging options offer visitors a range of accommodations for every style, occasion and budget. There have never been more exciting places for travelers to stay and play in Berkeley. For your convenience, Berkeley hotel accommodations with the “Reserve Room” box may be booked here.

Berkeley has many hotels, motels, and bed-and-breakfasts. Following is a sampling of places to stay in the Berkeley vicinity. Additional suggestions are available through the Emeryville, Oakland, and San Francisco visitor bureaus. Their telephone numbers are noted at the end of this list. Reservations are strongly recommended.

For a comprehensive listing of Berkeley area accommodations go to:

Berkeley Convention and Visitors Bureau (see map)

2030 Addison Street, Suite 102

510/549-7040, 800/847-4823

www.visitberkeley.com

See listings below for some local accomodations.

Bancroft Hotel (see map)

2680 Bancroft Way, Berkeley

510/549-1000, 800/549-1002

www.bancrofthotel.com

Beau Sky Hotel (see map)

2520 Durant Avenue, Berkeley

510/540-7688

800/990-2328

www.beausky.com

Berkeley and Oakland Bed & Breakfast Network

510/547-6380 for referrals

www.bbonline.com/ca/berkeley-oakland

Berkeley City Club (see map)

2315 Durant Avenue, Berkeley

510/848-7800

www.berkeleycityclub.com

Berkeley Lab Guest House

Berkeley Lab (UC run hotel-style accommodations above the UC Berkeley campus; open to UC Berkeley students, parents and visitors)

510/495-8000

berkeleyscience.org/berkeleylabguesthouse/index.html

Claremont Resort & Spa (see map)

41 Tunnel Road, Berkeley

510/843-3000

800/551-7266

www.claremontresort.com

Courtyard Marriott (see map)

5555 Shellmound Street, Emeryville

510/652-8777

800/321-2211

www.marriott.com/oakmv

Doubletree Berkeley Marina (see map)

200 Marina Boulevard, Berkeley

510/548-7920

800/222-8733

www.berkeleymarina.doubletree.com

Downtown Berkeley Inn (see map)

2001 Bancroft Way, Berkeley

510/843-4043

downtownberkeleyinn.com

Downtown Berkeley YMCA (see map)

2001 Allston Way, Berkeley

510/848-6800

baymca.org

Executive Inn and Suites (see map)

1755 Embarcadero, Oakland

510/536-6633

800/346-6331

www.executiveinnoakland.com

The Faculty Club (see campus map)

On campus

510/540-5678

berkeleyfacultyclub.com/

Four Points Hotel (by Sheraton) (see map)

1603 Powell Street, Emeryville

510/547-7888, 800/325-3535

fourpoints.com/emeryville

French Hotel (see map)

1538 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley

510/548-9930

Golden Bear Inn (see map)

1620 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley

510/525-6770

800/525-6770

www.goldenbearinn.com

Hilton Garden Inn (see map)

1800 Powell Street, Emeryville

sanfranciscooakland.stayhgi.com

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (see map)

1175 University Avenue, Berkeley

www.hiexberkeley.com

Hotel Durant (see map)

2600 Durant Avenue, Berkeley

800/2-DURANT (800/238-7268)

www.hoteldurant.com

Hotel Shattuck Plaza (see map)

2086 Allston Way

www.hotelshattuckplaza.com

Rodeway Inn (see map)

1461 University Avenue, Berkeley

www.berkeleyri.com

Rose Garden Inn (see map)

2740 Telegraph Avenue, Berkeleywww.rosegardeninn.com

East Bay accommodations close to BART stations

Embassy Suites Walnut Creek (see map)

(Pleasant Hill Station)

1345 Treat Boulevard, Walnut Creek

www.embassysuites.com

Lafayette Park Hotel (see map)

(Lafayette Station)

3287 Mt. Diablo Boulevard, Lafayette

925/283-3700, 800/368-2468

www.lafayetteparkhotel.com

Oakland Marriott (see map)

(Oakland City Center/12th Street Station)

1001 Broadway, Oakland

www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/oakdt-oakland-marriott-city-center/

Walnut Creek Marriott (see map)

(Walnut Creek Station)

2355 North Main Street, Walnut Creek

925/934-2000, 800/228-9290

www.walnutcreekmarriott.com

Additional lodging resources:

Emeryville Chamber of Commerce (see map)

3980 Harlan Street

510/652-5223

www.emeryvillechamber.com

Oakland Convention and Visitors Bureau (see map)

463 11th Street

510/839-9000

www.oaklandcvb.com

San Francisco Convention and Visitors Bureau (see map)

Hallidie Plaza, lower level

900 Market Street

415/391-2000

www.onlyinsanfrancisco.com

Resource Guide for Parents – Where to Stay.

Festivals in Berkeley California by month

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High Sierra Festival Quincy California

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High Sierra Music Festival Quincy California

The High Sierra Music Festival in Quincy California is one of the top festivals in the nation.  The Sierra Festival is a a concertlovers dream held each year in Quincy, California.  The multi day festival is held in a fairly bumpy mountain region about an hour northwest of Reno.  Each year the festival commences at the weekend of the 4th of July and represents all genres of music from bluegrass, rock, electronica, to jazz. Kaki King.  The festival is one of the top Summer Festivals and a don’t miss for California.

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High Sierra Music festival
  • Date: July 4th to 7th, 2013 

23th Annual High Sierra Festival 2013, Quincy, California

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Look at these great bands that love High Sierra festival

  • Doug Sahm with the Gourds
  • ReBirth Brass Band
  • Honey Buckit
  • Eric McFadden Trio
  • Justin King
  • Lee Boys
  • Sourdough Slim
  • Chris Chandler Likes Nathan Moore of the Free Peoples Doo Doo Wah

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Other great bands who have performed at the Sierra fest 

  • Ben Harper
  • Robert Walter’s 20th Congress
  • Cold Mountain
  • Rebus
  • The John Scofield Überjam Band

Past events: 16th Annual: 2006, Quincy, California

  • Sunny Jain (Red Baraat)
  • Majek Fashek & the Prisoners of Conscience
  • David Grisman Quintet
  • Oka
  • David Bromberg
  • The Sundogs
  • STS9
  • Mohead
  • Michael Franti & Spearhead
  • Backyard Tire Fire
  • Sarah Jarosz
  • Cornmeal
  • Wayside
  • Umphrey’s McGee
  • Living Folklore
  • Kooken & Hoomen
  • Leftover Salmon
  • The Slip
  • Brian Auger’s Oblivion Express
  • Banjer Dan
  • Great American Taxi
  • Living Folklore Medicine Show
  • Richard Thompson Band
  • The Mammals
  • Sneakin’ Out
  • The Del McCoury Band
  • Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey
  • Tea Leaf Green
  • Greensky Bluegrass
  • Peter Rowan with Jim Campilongo & the Ten Gallon Cats
  • Benevento/Russo Duo
  • MO2
  • Uncle Harlen’s Band
  • Lotus
  • 15 additions of the past to check out and whom performed at the Quincy events
  • Larry Cooperman
  • Loudon Wainwright III
  • Crowsong
  • Sierra Afrobeat Project
  • Truth and Salvage Co.
  • Great American Taxi
  • The Slip
  • Joe Craven and Sam Bevan Duo
  • Lebo
  • My Morning Jacket
  • Psychograss featuring Keller Williams on Mosley Doll Sip
  • Emmitt Nershi Band
  • Octopus Nebula
  • Elephant Revival
  • Garaj Mahal

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  • Wander Mount Strip Band
  • Signal Path Free People Procedures including Single Malt Band
  • Umphrey’s McGee
  • Flying Other Brothers
  • Rebelution
  • Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey
  • Dirty Dozen Brass Band
  • Jimmy Page Arti the Spoon Man  (is this Arty Lange’s new gig??)
  • Andy Coe & Devon Lewis Cabaret Diosa
  • Mike Clark’s Prescription
  • Spindrift
  • Tea Leaf Green
  • Melvin Seals
  • Scott Law & Code Green
  • Amy Kanter
  • Steve Kimock Band
  • 56 Hope Road
  • Shelley Doty X-tet
  • The Everyone Orchestra
  • Dan Bern Phyim
  • Sam Spanish BushBombs featuring Chuck Prophet and Chris Von Sneidern performing London Calling By the Clash
  • Zero 4 Dah We ‘d
  • These United States Troups are Mofro Dear Big Light
  • Lauren Shera
  • Philosopher Kings
  • Materialized featuring Scott Law
  • The Disco Biscuits
  • Trillian Green
  • Steve Earle & the Bluegrass Dukes
  • Springfield Crossing
  • Sound Tribe Sector 9
  • Jim Page
  • Apollo Sunshine
  • John Brown’s Body
  • Ryan Bingham
  • Chris Murphy

Held in Quincy, California and celebrating its over 20 years of  festivals with the High Sierra music festival being launched as a grass roots oriented fest with 25 artists on one main stage and has since evolved into to a 10,000 person event with more than 50 headliners and performers on four day-time stages and in four day music fest..

Past dates and performers

17th Annual Sierra festival 2007
Date: July 5-8, 2007,
Quincy, California Leland Meadows, California festivals

  • Flying Other Brothers
  • Pimps of Joytime
  • Jerry Hannan
  • The Radiators
  • Maceo Parker
  • The Radiators
  • Living Folklore
  • Leftover Salmon
  • The Jackmormons featuring Jerry Joseph
  • North Mississippi Allstars
  • Mighty Dave Pellicciaro & Pandora’s Box
  • ALO
  • Single Malt Band
  • Zilla
  • Gandalf Murphy and the Slambovian Circus of Dreams
  • 4th Annual: July 1 to 3, 1994
  • Elephant Revival
  • March Fourth Marching Band
  • Animal Liberation Orchestra
  • All Star Jam featuring: 
  • Nathan Moore
  • Zach Gill
  • HighlightsHigh Sierra Music Festival
  • #NAME?
  • Netwerk:Electric
  • Acousticats
  • Olu Dara
  • Ex-Centric Sound System
  • Robert Walter’s 20th Congress
  • Jones & the Previous
  • Box Set
  • Concert Venue
  • Living Folklore Medicine Show
  • Robben Ford
  • Michael Manring
  • Processing (ticket exchange for wristband) will commence at 7AM.
  • The Slip
  • Darol Anger
  • Notes1,989
  • MarchFourth Marching Band
  • and more TBA!
  • The David Grisman Quintet
  • Ozomatli
  • Scott Amendola Band
  • The Strangers

 

 

HIGH SIERRA ANNOUNCES ARTIST ADDITIONS

The 23rd Annual High Sierra Music announces a headliner whose legendary status is unprecedented in the twenty-three year history of the festival. Luggage will be limited to 3 pieces (Max: 27″ tall each) per person.11th Annual: July 5-8, 2001, Quincy, California Leland Meadows, California and across from the fairgrounds. Arrive HSMF around 5 pm PST  Follow instructions down below and click on image below for a larger map.

  • ThaMuseMeant
  • Air
  • The Budos Band
  • Garaj Mahal
  • Naomi and the Courteous Rudeboys
  • Marco Benevento
  • Mister Mr. Darol Anger
  • Jazz Mandolin Project
  • Moe
  • Banana Slug String Band
  • Leftover Salmon
  • Neko Case
  • Living Folklore
  • Perpetual Groove
  • Pele Juju
  • Steve Winwood
  • Langhorne Slim
  • John
  • Shady Deal
  • Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue
  • Leftover Salmon
  • Sharon Gilchrist
  • Yonder Mountain String Band
  • Y La Bamba
  • Samantha Stollenwerck and the Ritual
  • Garaj Mahal
  • Papa Grows Funk
  • The Trio feat.
  • Acousticats
  • Built to Spill
  • Medeski, Martin & Wood
  • Michael Franti and Spearhead
  • Walter “Wolfman” Washington & The Roadmasters
  • String Cheese Incident
  • Delta Spirit
  • Zony Mash
  • The Nibblers
  • Oneside
  • Jorma Kaukonen Trio
  • Artis the Spoonman
  • Moonshine Still
  • The Black Crowes
  • Sector 9
  • Ernest Ranglin
  • Melvin Seals’ Melting Pot
  • Delta Nove
  • Tickets are $95.00 per person and must be purchased in advance, no later than Sunday, June 23, by 12pm.
  • John Brown’s Body
  • City Folk
  • Chris Chandler and Anne Feeney


Home at Last?  Why not take a look at some of the past dates and see if you are listed in our official attendances.
19th Annual: July 2-5, 2009, Quincy, CA

  • Ween McTuff featuring Ouroboros Photo Yang and Can
  • Thomas Archie
  • Sound Tribe Sector Nine
  • Jill Knight
  • Kaleb Clauder
  • Nicki Bluhm and Grambler Jones
  • Keller Williams Trio featuring Tye North & Dave Watts
  • Dog
  • Soldiers of Hi Fi
  • Dan Bern
  • John Hiatt
  • Five Eyed Hand
  • Motet
  • Nickel Creek Dog
  • Chris Stills
  • Richard Thompson
  • Gardens & Villa
  • Steve Kimock Band featuring Anders Osborne
  • George Porter Junior Tye North
  • Tye North and Carlton Jackson
  • Peter Rowan Reggaebilly
  • Darol Anger’s Republic Of Strings featuring Sharon Gilchrist
  • Lee Fields & The Expressions
  • Robert Randolph and the Family Band
  • Robert Earl Keen, Jr.
  • Hamsa Lila
  • Michael Manring
  • California Honeydrops
  • ALO
  • Hugh Masekela with Sibongile Khumalo
  • Tragically Hip
  • Camping & parking
  • Deborah Levoy
  • Emeline Michel was NOT at festivals
  • Thievery Corporation
  • Slip
  • Snake Oil Medicine Show
  • Wailers
  • Son Volt
  • Clan Dyken
  • Futurebirds featuring Bryan Sutton
  • Gamelan X
  • Trevor Garrod
  • Maktub
  • Acoustic Syndicate
  • Michael McNevin
  • Nathan Moore
  • Hackensaw Boys
  • Dan Hicks & the Acoustic Warriors
  • Hyim & the Fat Foakland Orchestra
  • Living Folklore
  • JJ Grey & MOFRO
  • Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe
  • Garaj Mahal
  • The Devil Makes Three
  • Dead Winter Carpenters
  • Newfangled Wasteland
  • The Chris Chandler and David Roe Show
  • Shady Groove
  • Dale Fanning
  • Papa Mali
  • Leftover Salmon
  • J-Boogie and Dubtronic Science
  • Nathan & the Zydeco Cha Chas
  • Railroad Earth

A walk up booth will be open at 10AM for band exchange across from Gate tres 3 on Lee Street for The 23rd Annual High Sierra Music Festival runs July 4 through July 7, 2013 at the Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds in Quincy, CA


 

The initial lineup is here! 

  • Kids These Days
  • Chris Chandler
  • Lotus
  • Box Office
  • BLVD
  • Chris Chandler and Paul Benoit
  • July 3-5, 1992
  • Flying Lu
  • Xavier Rudd
  • Gov’t Mule
  • The Brothers Comatose
  • Kaki King
  • Lord Huron
  • The Soul of John Black
  • Darden Smith
  • Surprise Me Mr.
  • Artis the Spoonman
  • Fruition
  • Leftover Salmon
  • Libby Kirkpatrick
  • Snake Oil Medicine Show
  • Sound Tribe Sector 9
  • Hairy Apes BMX
  • Scott Law Band
  • Rob Laurens
  • Jim Page
  • Soul Rebels
  • Flowmotion
  • Little Women
  • Windcave
  • Benevento/Russo Duo
  • South Austin Jug Band
  • Machine
  • Chris Robinson and the New Earth Mud
  • Deanna Bogart
  • Dah-Veed
  • Toots and the Maytals
  • Chris Berry and Panjea featuring Michael Kang
  • Guy Forsyth
  • Dr.Laura Love Band creates Widespread Panic
  • Perpetual Groove
  • Surprise Me Mr.
  • Tragically Hip opening for Tragically Un-Hip?
  • Spookie Daly Pride
  • Booker T.
  • Ten Mile Tide
  • Umphrey’s McGee
  • Hamsa Lila
  • Clan Dyken
  • Driving Directions and Maps
  • Disco Biscuits
  • Chris Chandler & Convenience Store Troubadours

 

 

 

  • The 22nd Annual High Sierra Festival
  • Mother Truckers
  • Jaka
  • Davis
  • Nathan Moore
  • Lo Faber
  • Global Funk Council
  • Delicate Steve
  • David Zasloff
  • New Mastersounds
  • Sun Dawg Pimpin oytime
  • Damnations of Diane Patterson Sex Assembly of Bizare Dust
  • Alfred Howard
  • K23 Orchestra
  • Meltone
  • Jamie Janover
  • Vida Girl
  • Disco Biscuits
  • Cabaret Diosa
  • DJ Willis Project
  • Head for the Hills
  • Crazy Creampie Grass Orchestra
  • Doctor Everyday and the Animal Liberating Gallactic Band
  • Joey Cale gang of GammaDingo Windcave
  • Traveling Mac Coreys
  • Ashleigh Flynn

Featured Events 2012

Dennis The Red will be back with more puppet mayhem including the whacky Mr. Rocking Nannies will again be providing care with professional educators who are CPR certified. Full details are available at festivals4fun.com Gala, a spritely wood elf who knows the secrets of plants, will be entertaining and educating all about the magic of nature. We strongly recommend pre-booking, as availability may be limited at festival time.
Rocking Nannies will again be providing care with professional educators who are CPR certified. Full details are available at festivals4fun.com Gala, a spritely wood elf who knows the secrets of plants, will be entertaining and educating all about the magic of nature. We strongly recommend pre-booking, as availability may be limited at festival time.

High Sierra will have ongoing games, arts and crafts, performances on the Family Stage and other fun activities on the Family Lawn.  With complete details are available at festivals4fun.com Gala, a spritely wooden elf who knows the secrets of plants, will be entertaining and educating all about the magic of nature. We strongly recommend pre-booking, as availability may be limited at festival time. We’ll have ongoing games, arts and crafts, performances on the Family Stage and other fun activities on the Family Lawn. The children point to a pocket and through story, verse and song the puppet comes delightfully to life.
Gala, a spritely wood elf who knows the secrets of plants, will be entertaining and educating all about the magic of nature. We strongly recommend pre-booking, as availability may be limited at festival time. We’ll have ongoing games, arts and crafts, performances on the Family Stage and other fun activities on the Family Lawn. The children point to a pocket and through story, verse and song the puppet comes delightfully to life. Jennifer Aguirre has been performing with her six themed Magic Aprons at the High Sierra Family area since the festival began.
We strongly recommend pre-booking, as availability may be limited at festival time. We’ll have ongoing games, arts and crafts, performances on the Family Stage and other fun activities on the Family Lawn. The children point to a pocket and through story, verse and song the puppet comes delightfully to life. Jennifer Aguirre has been performing with her six themed Magic Aprons at the High Sierra Family area since the festival began. In the meantime, you can check out the 2012 schedule to get a feel for the types of entertainment and activities our Family Area has to offer.

Ongoing games
We’ll have ongoing games, arts and crafts, performances on the Family Stage and other fun activities on the Family Lawn. The children point to a pocket and through story, verse and song the puppet comes delightfully to life. Jennifer Aguirre has been performing with her six themed Magic Aprons at the High Sierra Family area since the festival began. In the meantime, you can check out the 2012 schedule to get a feel for the types of entertainment and activities our Family Area has to offer. Curmudgeon, the benevolent King Beeblebooble and characters from his forthcoming television program with Heather Normandale kid songs.
The children point to a pocket and through story, verse and song the puppet comes delightfully to life. Jennifer Aguirre has been performing with her six themed Magic Aprons at the High Sierra Family area since the festival began. In the meantime, you can check out the 2012 schedule to get a feel for the types of entertainment and activities our Family Area has to offer. Curmudgeon, the benevolent King Beeblebooble and characters from his forthcoming television program with Heather Normandale kid songs. Gumbo Wobbly and all of our favorite clowns will be with us to head up the kids parade with flags, umbrellas and giant puppets.

Jen Aquirre performance with Magic Aprons

Jennifer Aguirre has been performing with her six themed Magic Aprons at the High Sierra Family area since the festival began. In the meantime, you can check out the 2012 schedule to get a feel for the types of entertainment and activities our Family Area has to offer. Curmudgeon, the benevolent King Beeblebooble and characters from his forthcoming television program with Heather Normandale kid songs. Gumbo Wobbly and all of our favorite clowns will be with us to head up the kids parade with flags, umbrellas and giant puppets. The 2013 Family Area schedule will be posted here this Spring.
In the meantime, you can check out the 2012 schedule to get a feel for the types of entertainment and activities our Family Area has to offer. Curmudgeon, the benevolent King Beeblebooble and characters from his forthcoming television program with Heather Normandale kid songs. Gumbo Wobbly and all of our favorite clowns will be with us to head up the kids parade with flags, umbrellas and giant puppets. The 2013 Family Area schedule will be posted here this Spring. We are thrilled to have Heather Normandale, with kids songs to make you dance and sing along.
Curmudgeon, the benevolent King Beeblebooble and characters from his forthcoming television program with Heather Normandale kid songs. Gumbo Wobbly and all of our favorite clowns will be with us to head up the kids parade with flags, umbrellas and giant puppets. The 2013 Family Area schedule will be posted here this Spring. We are thrilled to have Heather Normandale, with kids songs to make you dance and sing along. The High Sierra Music Festival is a great place to bring children.
Gumbo Wobbly and all of our favorite clowns will be with us to head up the kids parade with flags, umbrellas and giant puppets. The 2013 Family Area schedule will be posted here this Spring. We are thrilled to have Heather Normandale, with kids songs to make you dance and sing along. The High Sierra Music Festival is a great place to bring children. Her gentle puppetry not only engages children but adults as well.
The 2013 Family Area schedule will be posted here this Spring. We are thrilled to have Heather Normandale, with kids songs to make you dance and sing along. The High Sierra Music Festival is a great place to bring children. Her gentle puppetry not only engages children but adults as well. See pictures and learn more about the wonderful world of Living Folklore!
We are thrilled to have Heather Normandale, with kids songs to make you dance and sing along.
The High Sierra Music Festival is a great place to bring children.
Her gentle puppetry not only engages children but adults as well.
See pictures and learn more about the wonderful world of Living Folklore!

 

Folks love to shop at the High Sierra Art & Craft Fair with its colorful array of quality clothing, jewelry, musical instruments and other crafts that our vendors create and gather from all over the globe. We emphasize handcrafted items that are unique and hard to find in conventional shops.

Prospective Craft Vendors: The submission period is now closed. Thank you for your interest, applicants will be notified of their status soon.

Food area for festival
Feel free to leave the cookware behind because High Sierra offers a wide variety of food vendors with delicious vegetarian, vegan and non-vegetarian fare – with an emphasis on organic options – that will nourish your body and satisfy your taste buds. Coffee drinks and smoothies are also available in the Food Court.

Quench Caf
Quench Café offers an array of delicious beverages beginning with the basics – water. In our continuing efforts to reduce our environmental impact, we will once again feature Nature’s Bottles, premium spring water in a plant-based bottle.We will also be offering filtered water to those who have their own vessels. We will have High Sierra stainless steel water bottles available for purchase as well. We will also be featuring an assortment of beverages, such as teas and juices, and healthy snacks.
High Sierra Swirl
Our annual beer and wine tasting event takes place in the Tulsa E. Scott building (adjacent to the food court) each evening. Patrons can purchase a souvenir glass and receive tastings from a variety of specialty beers, select wines and other tasty treats like fine chocolates and all-natural snacks. Info on the 2013 Swirl will be available in Spring.

7th Annual: 1997, Bear Valley, California

Cocktails
Step on up to the High Sierra bar and see what signature cocktail strikes your fancy!

You must be 21+ years of age with valid ID to purchase and consume alcohol at the festival. This will be strictly enforced. Please have your ID ready each time you purchase beer or wine at our drink booths.

Some High Sierra Jazz and Improve events

  • Mavis Staples
  • Leftover Salmon
  • Zen Tricksters
  • Emancipator
  • Government Groups of the Union
  • Split Lip Rayfield
  • Bobby Vega, Pete Sears and Alan Hertz
  • Signal Path
  • Lubriphonic
  • Markus James and the Wassonrai
  • Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue
  • Groovesect with Fred Wesley
  • Kan’Nal
  • Jackstraw
  • Surprise Me Mr.
  • Los Amigos Invisibles
  • Chupacabra
  • Greensky Bluegrass
  • Stephane Wrembel Group
  • Leftover Salmon
  • Radiators
  • Bela Fleck
  • Benevento/Russo Duo
  • Porter Batiste Stoltz
  • Reeltime Travelers
  • Soulive
  • New Monsoon
  • Eddie Roberts’ Roughneck
  • Matt Nathanson
  • Doo Doo Wah
  • Lebo with Steve Adams and Daria Johnson
  • Little Jonny & the Giants
  • Son Volt
  • Flowmotion
  • BLVD and MC Souleye
  • Everest
  • Dusty Rhodes and the River Band
  • Harmony Grits
  • Reorchestra
  • Zen Tricksters
  • Grace Potter and the Nocturnals
  • Lotus
  • Banana Slug String Band
  • The Radiators
  • Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe
  • Circus Contraption
  • Michael McNevin

Operation Drive Safe and High Sierra have worked to spread the word about this danger in order to keep others safe during festival season, and throughout the year.
Los Lobos
Pretty Lights
Ancient Harmony
Page McConnell
Old Union
The Slip
ThaMuseMeant
Jupiter Coyote
The Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds in Quincy provide on-site infrastructure with opportunities to swim, bike, fish, golf and hike in the vicinity of a quaint mountain town.In addition to the High Sierra Music Festival, High Sierra Music, in partnership with
Melissa Crabtree
Carolyn Wonderland
Jessica Lurie Ensemble
Railway Field will be open until 5PM for expediting folks arriving with tickets and vehicles passes in hand.2.
Xavier Rudd
The Black Seeds
Galactic
Flying Other Brothers feat.
Galactic
Dr.
Deer Tick
Umphrey’s McGee
Greyboy Allstars
PLEASE DO NOT ARRIVE EARLIER THAN 4pm.***NEW THIS YEAR – EXPRESS LOT, BOX OFFICE, AND OFF-SITE CAMPING HAS CHANGED.
Zoe Keating
Mia Dyson
Dre’s Awakening
Jamie Janover
Spam Allstars
Scott Amendola Band
Bela Fleck & the Flecktones
Peter Apfelbaum & Sparkler
#NAME?
Josh Clark
(see map) will open at 4pm, Wednesday, July 3 for early queuing.
John Prine
Harmony Grits
Geno Delafose & French Rockin’ Boogie
Little Feat
Robert Walter’s Super Heavy Organ
John Butler
Railroad Earth
Steve Kimock Band
Datri Bean
Hot Buttered Rum String Band
Cornmeal
David Gogo
Raq
The Devil Makes Three
SambaDá and the Leva Samba Dancers
Chris Berry and Panjea
Vieux Farka Touré
Aphrodesia
The Salvador Santana Band
The Slip
MOFRO
Rebecca Loebe
Railroad Earth
Corinne
Alfred Howard and the K23 Orchestra
Beats Antique
Road Dog Divas
Lettuce
Hit & Run Bluegrass
Moonshine Still
Galactic
Melvin Seals & the Melting Pot
Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey
Toubab Krewe
Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers
Matisyahu
AZA
Reeltime Travelers
Abigail Washburn & the Sparrow Quartet feat.
Jerry Joseph and the Jackmormons
Elephino
Mary & Mars
Otherwise, you will be in the queue overnight, and processed the next morning.RV Pass holders will be directed to the RV line on Wednesday night.
and Johnny Vidacovich
DeVotchKa
Mike Gordon
Surprise Me Mr.
The fairgrounds are on the east side of town.From Reno/Hwy 395:
The New Mastersounds
Future Rock
Michael McNevin
Drums & Tuba
Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey
ALO
You can set up camp on Wednesday night (additional $20 fee per RV or vehicle for Wed entry applies), and walk up to the ticket exchange booth across from Gate 3 at 10am on Thursday to exchange your ticket for a wristband.Transportation
My Morning Jacket
Wax Poetic
Take I-5 North to Sacramento OR take 395 North to Reno.
IMPORTANT – Please review our updated Camping, Parking, and Arrival Info.
Skerik :: High Sierra Artist-At-Large
Orgone
Railroad Earth
Jerry Joseph and Wally Ingram
Spoonfed Tribe
Delta Spirit
Tracorum
Tom Freund
The Del McCoury Band
The New Mastersounds
Nina Storey
Joe Stickley’s Blue Print
Rebirth Brass Band
Garaj Mahal
Izabella
Raina Rose
Bear Valley, CA
JT and the Clouds
The New Mastersounds
Chicago Afrobeat Project
The voice of Led Zeppelin and a member of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Robert Plant will appear with his latest outfit, Robert Plant Presents The Sensational Space Shifters.
Maktub
Travelin’ McCourys
Peyton’s Big Damn Band
Harmony Grits
Corinne and the Triple Sevens
15th Annual: June 30-July 1, 2005, Quincy, CA
Walter “Wolfman” Washington
Railroad Earth
Carolyn Wonderland
Red Cortez (formerly known as The Weather Underground)
Orchard Lounge
Rubblebucket
Ray’s Music Exchange
Leslie Helpert
Mia Dyson
String Cheese Incident
Anders Osborne
Carolina Chocolate Drops
Surprise Me Mr.
8th Annual: July 2-5, 1998, Quincy, CA
204 Fairgrounds Rd, Quincy, California 95971
Heartless Bastards
If you need box office services for will call, guest passes, or to purchase tickets, follow signs to the box office queue.
Kristina Olsen
Libby Kirkpatrick
GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS
Beats Antique
Paper Diamond
Matt The Electrician
Sunday AM GospelTribal + Electronica + World Beat
The Mother Hips
Mighty Dave’s Pandora’s Box
Havilah
The Nields
Hot Buttered RumBluegrass + Americana (cont.)
Living Folklore
Michael Franti & Spearhead
Poor Man’s Whiskey
Kan’Nal
Aphrodesia
Gabe Dixon Band
Les Claypool
The Infamous Stringdusters
Jessica Lurie Ensemble
Events
Artists-At-Large:
12th Annual: July 4-7, 2002, Quincy, CA
Hot Buttered Rum String Band
Bonerama
Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk
About
Alektorophobia feat.
RV Annex parking is located primarily in three locations: RV Annex Field (off Lee Rd/Industrial Way), Grandview Campground (Bresciani Lane), and Shady Grove Annex (off 70/89).
Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk
Bela Fleck & the Flecktones
Mocean Worker
Noe Venable
Meltone
NEW LOCATION
Tony Furtado
Garage a Trois
The Code Talkers feat.
Dr.
Keller Williams
Trampled By Turtles
The Radiators
6th Annual: July 4-7, 1996, Bear Valley, CA
Rene Corbin
Caroline Aiken
Alice DiMicele & Friends
MaMuse
Kate Gaffney Band
Brokedown In Bakersfield
High Sierra Music has been producing world-class music festivals since 1991.
Samantha and The Ritual
Living Daylights
Vinyl
Ani Difranco
Lynx
Gary Clark Jr.
Jamie Janover
ALO
Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe
The Radiators
Four-Day passes must be purchased for entrance.Other artist additions include Papadosio, The M Machine (Live), Moksha Featuring Skerik & Jennifer Hartswick, Orgone, The Hot 8 Brass Band, Mike Dillon Band, Nataly Dawn, Silent Frisco, Tumbleweed Warriors, The Melodic, Jelly Bread, Scott Pemberton, Living Folklore, and Artists-at-large Skerik and Jennifer Hartswick.The Festival lineup includes Robert Plant Presents The Sensational Shape Shifters, Primus, Thievery Corporation, moe., Steel Pulse, Leftover Salmon, The Greyboy Allstars, Gramatik, Emancipator, The John Scofield Überjam Band, The Infamous Stringdusters, Lee Fields & The Expressions, Allen Stone, North Mississippi Allstars, Pimps of Joytime, Lord Huron, White Denim, Carolyn Wonderland, Rubblebucket, The Barr Brothers, Papadosio, The M Machine (Live), Moksha Featuring Skerik & Jennifer Hartswick, Orgone, Peter Apfelbaum & Sparkler, Sarah Jarosz, Anders Osborne, The Hot 8 Brass Band, Mike Dillon Band, Aoife O’Donovan, Houndmouth, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, The Revivalists, Futurebirds, Nataly Dawn, Silent Frisco, Tumbleweed Warriors, The Melodic, The Whiskey Sisters, Miner, Octopus Nebula, The David Mayfield Parade, Fruition, The California Honeydrops, Jelly Bread, Scott Pemberton, Living Folklore, Artists-at- large Skerik and Jennifer Hartswick, and many more to be announced.
Yonder Mountain String Band
Mon, 7/8: Depart HSMF at 10am.
#NAME?
Mike Dillon Band
New Monsoon
Old School Freight Train
Allstars
Jon Cleary and the Absolute Monster Gentlemen
Amendola, Bernard and Blades
Scott Fisher
3rd Annual: July 2-4, 1993
The Plumas Sierra Fairgrounds are on Hwy 70/89 on the east side of town.From North Lake Tahoe:
Mama’s Cookin’
An independent production company based in Berkeley, CA, the organization was founded with the first High Sierra Music Festival, its cornerstone event that takes place every July 4th weekend in Northern California, and remains committed to its grassroots origins by drawing support from its loyal community of patrons, staff, volunteers and non-corporate sponsors.
Mile 8
Andy Rau Band
JP Orbit
Maps: Quincy .
Will Bernard Band
Big Light
10th Annual: June 30-July 3, 2000, Quincy, CA
Joe Craven
Blue Turtle SeductionThaMuseMeant
Word of Mouth
Daily and late night schedules to be announced later this spring.High Sierra Music Festival
Zach Deputy
Delicate Steve Marion
MarchFourth Marching Band
Mountain of Venus
The fairgrounds are on Hwy 70/89 on the east side of town.From points North:
Banana Slug String Band
Keller Williams
Little Charlie & the Nightcats
Hanuman
Miner
David Gans
disappear fear
Papa Mali
Lonnie Lazar and the Vaporizers
Dan Bern and Common Rotation
Strangefolk
Danny Barnes
Mumbo Gumbo
Living Daylights
Japonize Elephants
Take I-5 South to Red Bluff, then 36 to Hwy 89 South to Quincy.From points South:
Critters Buggin
Chuck Prophet
Skerik,
Leftover Salmon
The Del McCoury Band
The Waybacks
Dubconscious
Carolyn Wonderland
Sam Bush & Friends
Ruthie Foster
Hot Buttered Rum String Band
Jessica Lurie
The Movie Stars
Johnny Nocturne featuring Brenda Boykin
Patrice Pike
Skerik’s Bandalabra
Phoenix Rising
Diego’s Umbrella
Railway Field and the Box Office on
Tannen Brothers
Pele Juju
Tombo Combo
Blue Turtle Seduction
Bill Frisell’s Beautiful Dreamers featuring Eyvind Kang and Rudy Royston
moe.
Pele Juju
The Brakes
Martin Sexton
Surrounded By Ninjas
Acoustic Junction
James Hunter
Use the High Sierra rideboard to find a ride from the airport.• Bus
Rhythm Method
Merl Saunders & the Rainforest Band
Béla Fleck & The Flecktones
Ollabelle
Hot Buttered Rum
The Slip
Floodplain Gang
Plumas Transit provides limited shuttle service between the Reno airport and the festival grounds.
Kermit Ruffins and the Barbecue Swingers
Aoife O’Donovan
Po’ Girl
Lynx
Box Set
ALO
at Industrial Way.
Joe Craven Trio
ThaMuseMeant
The Lymbyc Systym
Inkuyo
• Car
Jamie Janover
White Denim
Alex de Grassi
If you are camping at GRANDVIEW CAMPGROUND, and have tickets in hand and Grandview parking pass (or RV Annex pass) in hand, proceed to the campground via Bresciani Lane..
Stymie & the Pimp Jones Luv Orchestra
21st Annual
David Lindley with Wally Ingram
Blueground Undergrass
Mahlathini & the Mahotella Queens
Tea Leaf Green
Aphrodesia
Big Light
Eric McFadden Trio
Strings For Industry featuring Darol Anger,
Goddess of Funk
Eric McFadden and Wally Ingram
Pimps Of Joytime
Taarka
Caroline Aiken
Living Daylights
Bruce Hornsby
Carolyn Wonderland
Lotus
There are no service charges – the price you see is the price you pay!On-site camping will be available until it reaches capacity, then auxiliary camping will be assigned
Artists-At-Large:
Phix
Larry Keel and the Natural Bridge
Charlie Hunter Trio
moe.
Chris Murphy & Hatchatchy
Garage A Trois
Kulica
Tea Leaf Green
Sucker
Boozoo Chavis
Carpooling is easy with Zimride!
Bustle In Your Hedgerow
Avant Gardeners
PLEASE READ NEW ARRIVAL INSTRUCTIONS BELOW***Please read scenarios below carefully to find out which one fits your situation the best to gain the easiest and most efficient entry into the festival.1.
Shannon Moore
From the San Francisco Bay Area:
Hypnotic Clambake
Hobex
Dr.
Railroad Earth
The Delevantes
Keller Williams and Friends
Davis
Skerik
Papadosio
MC: Sedge Thomson
Les Claypool’s Fancy Band
Snake Oil Medicine Show
Sol’Jibe
Tea Leaf Green
After 12pm on Thursday, proceed directly to the Box Office.3.
High Sierra Billboard Contest
Libby Kirkpatrick
Vetiver
Steve Poltz
Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe
B-Side Players
James McMurtry
Sneakin’ Out
Railroad Earth
ThaMuseMeant
Raina Rose
Astral Project
Barefoot Manner
Shuttles will be loaded and roll onto site at 8AM.**NOTE NEW LOCATION OF EXPRESS LOT (BELL LANE)**4.
The Motet
Blue Turtle Seduction
Soulive
Perpetual Groove
Bela Fleck, Zakir Hussain, and Edgar Meyer
Larry
Deanna Bogart
Dan Bern
Maps will be available for download early June.
Chazz Cats
Theresa Andersson
Deep Banana Blackout
David Mayfield Parade
New Monsoon
Rabbit Choir
Megan Slankard
The Revivalists
The Sweetback Sisters
Davis
Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers
Shanti Groove
Tarnation!
Jill Knight
1st Annual: July 4-7, 1991, Leland Meadows, CA
The Blazers
SambaDa
Anders Osborne
Box Set
Brigitte DeMeyer
The Blue Rags
Will Call will be open 4PM – 10PM Wednesday.
4PM-10PM Wednesday (Will Call & Purchases)
The Old Nationals
Bassnectar
Delhi 2 Dublin
Soulive
The Duhks
Michael Hedges
Tickets are available online.
The Waifs
Raina RoseFunk + New Orleans
The Heavy Pets
Gabby La La
Davis
The Radiators
Albino!
Box Set duo
Drive safely! Sleep deprivation has been the direct cause of automobile-related deaths following the festival.
10AM-7PM Sunday
The Soft White Sixties
Yonder Mountain String Band
8AM- 2AM Thursday
Rosewater
Brett Dennen
Om Trio
Mill Creek Rd.
Particle
New Monsoon
Keller Williams
Jared Tyler
The Motet: Funk Is Dead
Keller Williams
Complete Arrival Instructions
Toubab Krewe
Chris Thile & The How to Grow a Band
9th Annual: July 1-4, 1999, Bear Valley, CA
Man vs.
The Greyboy Allstars
Circus Contraption
The Infamous Stringdusters
Ben Sollee
Red Baraat
Yonder Mountain String Band
Jake Shimabukuro
Harmony Grits
Gramatik
New Monsoon
Acoustic Syndicate
The Bill Frisell Band
Take your preferred route to Sacramento (I-80 East from SF and East Bay; 680 to I-80 East).When approaching Sacramento, take I-80 East toward Reno to I-5 North.
The Dead Kenny G’s
Greyhounds
The McCloskey Brothers Band
Dead Winter Carpenters
Davis
The New Orleans Suspects
Hairy Apes BMX
ALO
JND
JP Cutler Band
Mike Farris and the Roseland Rhythm Revue
Lil’ Rascals Brass Band
Horse Opry
The Deadbeats
Nathan Moore
Robert Walter’s 20th Congress
Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe
disappear fear
Ryan Montbleau Band
Whiskey Sisters
Femi Kuti and Positive Force
Druha Trava
Warren Haynes Band
Mighty Dave Pellicciario
Dr.
Steel Train
Davis
Gran Bel Fisher
Psychadelic Breakfast
Papa Mali
Domestic Science Club
Hit & Run Bluegrass
Preservation Hall Jazz Band
Hot 8 Brass Band
Steel Pulse
MC: Dangerous Dan OrangeGETTING THEREBox Office Hours
Monophonics
Telepath
Inka Inka
Green Genes
The Slip
George Porter Jr.
Youssoupha Sidibe and The Mystic Rhythms Band
To reach RAILWAY FIELD, go to downtown Quincy via MAIN ST or LAWRENCE ST and head NORTH on RAILWAY AVE.Starting at 6am Thursday, you will exchange your tickets for wristbands, and vehicle passes will be scanned.
2nd Annual:
Delta Nove
Tree O’Frogs
Goddess of Funk
Take Hwy 70 to Marysville and continue to Quincy.
The Slip
Bourgeois Gypsies
Garrin Benfield
The Sun Ra Arkestra
Tony Furtado Band
Hanuman
The Motet
Ten Mile Tide
June 30 to July 3, 2011
Phix
Psychedelic Breakfast
Stevie Barsotti with Will Sparks
Jean Caffeine & the All Night Truck Stop
Banana Slug String Band
Darol Anger/Mike Marshall Band
Bourgeois Gypsies
Zach Deputy
Poor Man’s Whiskey
Entry
The Disco Biscuits
Sound Tribe Sector 9
Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey
John Butler Trio
MC: Felton Pruitt
Joe Doria,
Orgone
Chuck Prophet
See camping and parking page for all parking options
Take 395 North to Hwy 70 West to Quincy.From Sacramento:
9AM-12AM Saturday
Primus
The Infamous Stringdusters
Dusty Rhodes and the River Band
Deep Banana Blackout
Blitzen Trapper
Songwriters in the Round: Erica Wheeler, Annette Bjergfeldt, Erin Corday
Conspirator
Operation Drive Safe: Driving for Jennifer is a program that was created by friends of a young woman who was killed in an automobile accident on her way home from High Sierra in 2002.
Trilok Gurtu
Rubblebucket
String Cheese Incident
Sara Hickman
Particle
14th Annual: July 1-4, 2004, Quincy, CA
Two Gallants
Surprise Me Mr.
Trevor Hall
Darol Anger, Mike Marshall, Tony Trischka, David Greer, and Todd Phillips
Nathan Moore
Leo Kottke and Mike Gordon
Jamie Janover
OM Trio
EOTO
Animal Liberation Orchestra
Jessica Lurie Ensemble
Galactic
RV Annex – All RVs parking off-site are required to purchase an RV Annex pass.
Grace Potter and the Nocturnals
Didg
Big Gigantic
Keller Williams
Fuzz and Carrie
Calobo
At 8am Thursday, you will be directed to Fairgrounds Road.
Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros
Jennifer Hartswick Band
: Depart Reno Airport at 3:05pm.

 

  • Joe Ely love songs and also Kris Delmhorst caring for Martin Sexton Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra
  • Columbu Sidesaddle Martin and Woody Medeski with Everyone Orchestra of California.  Michael Herndon of Ryan Montbleau Band
  • Ryan Montbleau BandBluegrass + AmericanaYonder Mountain String Band
  • Johnny Sketch and the Dirty Notes
  • Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey
  • Havilah

 

Directions

Just be sure that your group has the RV ticket in hand.  The Rec vehicle pass must be in your hand or left pocket and no off-site hookups or sexual activities during the concerts on state or on tour buses.  AGAIN, you MUST have your ticket in your hand or left pocket AND you have an RV Annex Pass in hand (off-site, no hookups), go directly to the Rec reserved ANNEX on Lee Road in Quincy, California.

 

Other hot events at High Seirra fest

  • Babes with Axes featuring Adam and Chris
  • That 1 Guy band featuring railroaded chicks
  • Garrin Benfield Band
  • Drive-By Truckers
  • The Lumineers
  • At Truckee take Hwy 89 East to Quincy.
  • The Radiators

Past dates and performers

July 5 to 8, 2012

Railroad Earth
Adam & Chris
Garrin Benfield Band
Drive-By Truckers
The Lumineers
At Truckee take Hwy 89 East to Quincy.
The Radiators

Some other great past performances at High Sierra

  • Last Caravan
  • D. Congress
  • Carolyn Wonderland
  • Imperial Monkeys
  • Captain Soularcat
  • SONiA
  • Big Gigantic
  • Victoria Williams
  • Jamie Janover
  • Umphrey’s McGee
  • Keller Williams
  • Heavy Guilt in Arias art festival of zero attendance
  • Smokin’ Grass
  • Chris Robinson Brother Hood
  • Michelle Shocked
  • Jonathan Kingham
  • Chuck Prophet
  • Mumbo Gumbo
  • Reeble Jar
  • Carolyn Currie
  • Mike Marshall and Chris Thile
  • Kris McKay

You may pick up or purchase tickets then proceed to your appropriate staging area (see above).

  • Stooges Brass Band
  • Sweet Virginia
  • Dog
  • Kinky
  • Instagram
  • Coryell, Auger, Sample Trio
  • Lonnie Lazar and the New Electric Band

The High Sierra Foundation was established in 2003 to raise awareness and funds for deserving organizations related to music, art, education and social justice.

Still need more?  Here’s some other big name bands that have performed at High Sierra Music Festival

  • Devil Makes Three
  • Didg
  • Jim Brunberg (formerly of Box Set)
  • Scott Amendola and Wil Blades
  • Skerik’s Syncopated Taint Septet
  • Maktub
  • Gourds
  • Yonder Mountain String Band
  • Moonshine Still
  • Railroad Earth
  • Tea Leaf Green

A limited number of on-site vehicle passes are available for purchase

  • Sneakin’ Out
  • Widespread Panic
  • Bobby Previte’s Coalition of the Willing
  • Mountain of Venus
  • Silent Frisco
  • Leftover Salmon
  • Topaz
  • Subdude Topaz
  • Living Folklore
  • Tea Leaf Green
  • Dean Martin (ez) 
  • Avett Brothers
  • Mr.Zen Tricksters

High Sierra Music fest has been producing multi-day music and camping festivals since the 90s!

Quincy, CA past performers for the High Sierra festival

  • Craig Chaquico & Acoustic Highway
  • MarchFourth Marching Band
  • Houndmouth
  • SambaDá and Leva Samba
  • The Iguanas
  • Zero
  • The Slip
  • Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey
  • Hundred Year Flood
  • Tony Furtado
  • Jim Bianco
  • The Radiators
  • String Theory
  • Colonel Les Claypool’s Fearless Flying Frog Brigade
  • Surprise Me Mr.
  • Michael Franti & Spearhead
  • Bockman’s Euphio
  • Jerry Douglas

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Past High Sierra Festival performers

  • Ben Demerath
  • Tony Furtado
  • Scott Law
  • Charlie Hunter
  • Skerik, & Robert Walter
  • Mike Dillon
  • Michael Herndon
  • Ani DiFranco
  • Tea Leaf Green
  • Pimps of Joytime
  • Taarka
  • Fareed Haque and The Flat Earth Ensemble
  • The Barr Brothers
  • Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk

The festival is held each year the weekend of July 4. The four-day festival features an eclectic mix of some of the most famous national and international names in jamband, newgrass and funk. Other represented genres include bluegrass, roots rock, electronica, reggae, jazz and afrobeat. Away from the music stages, patrons can attend workshops and exercise classes, shop for arts and crafts, or enjoy a wide variety of food and drink. Children’s activities are featured throughout the weekend.
The first High Sierra Music Festival was in 1991, and was the genesis of High Sierra Music, of Berkeley, California. The organization has also produced festivals and concerts elsewhere in California, and in Nevada, Georgia, Massachusetts, and Missouri.
Past artists have included The Black Crowes, Bob Weir & RatDog, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Bela Fleck & The Flecktones, Bruce Hornsby, The String Cheese Incident, Nickel Creek, moe., Widespread Panic, Medeski Martin & Wood, Yonder Mountain String Band, Gov’t Mule, John Butler Trio, Umphrey’s McGee, My Morning Jacket, Les Claypool, Leftover Salmon, and The Slip (the only band to play the festival 12 consecutive years).

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