ANAHEIM: VidCon June 22-25, 2022. Location: Anaheim Convention Center 800 W. Katella Ave. Anaheim, CA 92802. Online video and those who love it is featured at this event for both the creators and viewers. Cost: Ticket price ranges from - vidcon.com
ANAHEIM: F100 Western Nationals at Canyon RV Park at Featherly, 24001 Santa Ana Canyon Rd. Anaheim, Ca $10 per carload spectator parking fee See over 250 pre-1979 trucks. | cars
ANDERSON: Shasta District Fair June 22-25, 2022. Ax Throw, Balloon Man, Hypnotist, Livestock and the Carnival, of course! $8 pre-sale, shastadistrictfairandeventcenter.com
APPLE VALLEY: Cardboard Boat Regatta, 4:30 p.m. at Civic Center Park. $15 team, avrecreation.org for registration
ARCATA: Arcata Bay Oyster Festival June 23-25, 2022. 32nd annual culinary event celebrating Humboldt County's Aquaculture, Beverage Makers, and Culinary Artistry! Tickets: $15-30, arcatamainstreet.com
AUBURN: Auburn Summer Concerts in Central Square Downtown feature the music of the band, According to Bazooka. The concert is free.
AVALON: Avalon Summer Rock Concerts, Catalina Island features the band, Venice, Americana pop harmonies influenced by The Beach Boys, Eagles, and CSN. Head for the Wrigley Stage to see this free event.
BERKELEY: Berkeley Summer Concerts features the band, Morchestra, at John Hinkel Park Amphitheatre. Free
CAMARILLO: Camarillo Concerts in the Park first concert welcomes The Tribe Band to Constitution Park. Free!
CAMARILLO: Ventura County Greek Festival / St. Demetrios Greek Festival June 24-26, 2022 at Freedom Park at Camarillo Airport. New Greek Wine Tasting, expanded Kids Zone, New After Hours Experience and the wonderful Table Dance by Eristedes. | Greek
CARMICHAEL: Carmichael Summer Concerts performer is Hipper than Hip, a 70s & 80s funk band.
CHERRY VALLEY: Highland Springs Lavender Festival May 6-July 31, 2022. Thursdays-Sundays Free-$15 approx., hsresort.com
COSTA MESA: Shades of Blue, a blues band performs music at the free, Metro Pointe Mall concert. metropointe.com
COTATI: Cotati Free Summer Music Festival, 12-6 p.m. at La Plaza Park features The Soul Section and The Bluebyrds bands.
DANA POINT: Doheny Surf Festival June 25-26, 2022 at Doheny Beach. Event includes Legends of the Longboard Era, Tandem Surf competition, Beer Garden, Concours d'Elegance, Movie at night, 60s Longboard Contest. dohenystatebeach.org
DANVILLE: Danville Summer Concerts welcomes Mad About You band, The Ultimate Tribute to the 90's performing in Oak Hill Park.
DANVILLE: Danville Summerfest June 25-26, 2022, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. in Historic Downtown. Fun, food, vendors, and entertainment for the whole family. danville.ca.gov
DEL MAR: San Diego County Fair Heroes Re-Unite, June 8-July 4, 2022, closed Mondays & Tuesdays. San Diego County Fair is the largest annual event in San Diego County and the sixth largest fair in the United States, drawing more than 1.3 million visitors annually. Address: 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd. Del Mar, CA 92014. sdfair.com
EASTVALE: Picnic in the Park June 24-26, 2022 includes a fun zone, carnival, a concert each evening, fireworks show on Saturday, picnic foods, games and fun. Bruno & the Hooligans band performs today. $1-5 admission, eventbrite
FONTANA: Fontana Family Fun Nights Concerts in the Park features 80z AllStars band in a free concert.
HAYWARD: Hayward Summer Concerts features Sean McGroarty's Blues Harmonica Explosion in a free concert
HOLLYWOOD: Hollywood Bowl Jazz Festival June 25-26, 2022 includes The Roots, Tower of Power, Gregory Porter, Cory Wong, Fantastic Negrito, Femi Kuti & The Positive Force, Christian Scott, Tunde Adjuah, Lao Tizer Band. $tickets, hollywoodbowl.com
IRVINE: St. Paul's Greek Festival June 24-26, 2022 offers a Taste of Greece at its 42nd Annual Greek Festival event. Food menu includes Loukaniko (Greek sausage), Feta Cheese Fries, Spanakopita, Mousaka, Grilled Lamb Chops, Greek Salad, Gyro Sandwich, Baklava, the Greek Wedding Cookie and Walnut Cake (Karithopita) | Greek
IRWINDALE: Rocking Ice Cream Social produced by Irwindale City Parks & Rec, Irwindale, CA. irwindaleca.gov
JOSHUA TREE: Under the Starry Dome at Furstwurld features Tawny Ellis, Rosa Pullman and Deb Morrison in concert. $25, eventbrite
KERNVILLE: Yesterfest Classic Rock Music Festival at Kernville Park Recreation Area Line up: Sweet Emotionz, Urgent (Foreigner tribute), Zen Zeppelin, Stevie Ray Visited, Journey Through Time
LAGUNA BEACH: Sawdust Art Festival June 24-August 28, 2022, opens at 11 a.m. daily. Location:935 Laguna Canyon Rd., Laguna Beach, CA 92651 $10, sawdustartfestival.org
LAKE ARROWHEAD: Lake Arrowhead Summer Concerts in the Village L.A. Vation band does a U2 Tribute in this free evening concert in the San Bernardino mountains.
LAKE ELSINORE: Lake Elsinore Car Cruise, 6-9 p.m. Downtown Main Street. This event is free. There is no pre-registration or fees, just tons of fun. lake-elsinore.org
LAKE LOS ANGELES: Antelope Valley Summer Concerts, Parks After Dark, at Stephen Sorensen Park features the band, Metal Shop, performing a spoof of 1980s heavy metal acts.
LAYTONVILLE: Kate Wolf Music Festival, June 23-26, 2022. Black Oak Ranch Laytonville, CA katewolfmusicfestival.com
LOS ANGELES: Viva, LA! Music Festival at Dodger Stadium. $229-up, vivamusicfestival.com ... see line up
LOS ANGELES: Boog a Loo Assassins & Bobby Soul (DJ Set) at Levitt Pavilion at Los Angeles Free Summer Concerts
MARIPOSA: Mariposa Summer Concerts with Nicholas Lefler performing at Art Park in the free concert series.
MURRIETA: City of Murrieta 31st Birthday Bash 2-9 p.m. at California Oaks Sports Park. Firefighter's Hosedown, Rock by Night Band, Queen Nation (Queen tribute), and Fireworks at 9 p.m. Vendors selling food & merchandise will be on site. NO: dogs, alcohol, BBQ grills, smoking. Location: 40550 California Oaks Rd. Murrieta, CA 92562. Free, murrietaca.gov
NOVATO: Novato Hot Amphitheater Nights featuring the band, Neon Velvet, performing New and Classic 80's Dance Hits at this free concert in Hamilton Park Amphitheater.
OAKHURST: Music by the River at Queen's Inn & Idle Hour Winery features The Plan B Blues Band.
PALO ALTO: World Music Day Downtown Palo Alto, CA June 25, 2022, 12-4 p.m. pamusicday.org
PICO RIVERA: Throwback Summer Music Festival and Car Show June 25,
11003 Sports Arena Drive, Pico Rivera, CA
Line up: The Dove Shack...see line up
PLACERVILLE: Annual Lavender Festival June 18-19 & June 25-26, 2022, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. The FREE ($1 processing fee) annual festival on the Bluestone Meadow lavender farm grounds includes crafters, train ride, live music, picnic areas, food. Bluestone Meadow 2025 Carson Road, Placerville, CA. Reservations highly recommended: bluestonemeadow.com
PLEASANTON: Alameda County Fair, June 17-July 10, 2022 at the Fairgrounds, 4501 Pleasanton Avenue. Add-ons: Concert with band, Mustache Harbor
POLLOCK PINES: Mountain Vibe Music Festival June 23-26, 2022. Location: Robbs Resort, 14216 Ice House Road, Pollock Pines, CA. $, mountainvibemusic.com Line up: The Expendables, Alific & Man.. see more
QUARTZ HILL: Antelope Valley Summer Concerts, Parks After Dark, at George Lane Park, features Sgt. Peppers, a Beatles tribute concert. Free!
RANCHO PALOS VERDES: Terranea Sound Series, Nelson's Summer Concerts, features 80-DO, band. It's a free show in a spectacular setting at Terranea Resort & Spa.
REDONDO BEACH: Summer Festival June 24-26, 2022 in Riviera Village.
REDWOOD CITY: Music on the Square Classical Series Concerts feature Redwood Symphony. Eric K conducts members of Redwood Symphony in a thrilling concert of classic from Mozart, Haydn, Rimsky-Korsakov, and Joplin.
SACRAMENTO: Pops in the Park Concert with Rick Estrin & the Nightcats, blues band, in this free summer concerts series, returning after a two year hiatus.
SAN DIEGO: Shakespeare Festival's The Taming of the Shrew, a comedy play written by William Shakespeare and directed by Shana Cooper, takes place June 5-July 12, 2022 at the outdoor Old Globe Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. $tickets, theoldglobe.org
SAN DIEGO: SeaWorld San Diego Ignite Fireworks Show, 8:50-9 p.m., is included with park admission. Seen over the bay and the San Diego sky, this is a sight you'll enjoy as a bonus to your day of adventure!
SAN JOSE: Whiskey in the Park, 6-9:30 p.m. in History Park @ Kelly Park. Hundreds of whiskies, food, music, and whisky education and a separate section for puffing sticks and a masterclass. Whatís included ($100) Souvenir Tasting Glass and Samples of all whiskies. Delicious Food - not specified. Over 50 whiskeys and beverages to sample: Penderyn - Legend, Penderyn - Madeira, & Myth, Penderyn - Myth, M&H Classic , M&H Elements Peated, M&H Apex Pomegranate, GlenAllachie 12 yr , GlenAllachie 15 yr, Port Askaig 110, Kilchoman Machir Bay, Kilchoman Sanaig, Ohishi Sherry 8, Ohishi Brandy 11, Gouden Carolus Belgian Single Malt, Black Tot Finest Caribbean Rum, Mal de Amor - Cuishe, Mal de Amor - Ensamble, Mal de Amor - Sierra Negra, Waterford Single Farm Origin: Rathclogh Edition 1.1, Amrut Peated 46%, Amrut Fusion, 10th Street, Fusion Series #5, Legent, Suntory Toki Whiskey, Makerís 46 Cask Strength, KIlbeggan Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey, Paul John, Journeyman, 1792, Glenfarclas 10 Yr, Glenfarclas 105 Cask, Sazerac Rye, Dictador, Old Elk Bbn Blended Straight 88, Old Elk Wheat Whiskey 100 Proof, Old Elk Wheated Bourbon 92 Proof, Blackened, Blackened Cask Batch 112, 10th Mountain Bourbon, 11th Mountain Rye, 12th Mountain Brandy, Highland Park 12, Highland Park Cask Strength, Highland Park 18, Ardbeg An Oa, Ardbeg Wee Beastie, Glenmorangie Original, X by Glenmorangie, Compass Box Artisan Blend, Compass Box The Spaniard, Virginia Distillery, Colkegan. Location: 635 Phelan Avenue, San Jose, CA 95112. $, facebook.com/ events/ history-san-jose/ whiskey-in-the-park/ or eventbrite
SAN PEDRO: Shakespeare by the Sea's Much Ado About Nothing June 23-August 6, 2022 at Point Fermin Park, overlooking the blue Pacific. Free performances throughout Southern California during the summer months. Donations and fund drive help keep it going, shakespearebythesea.org
SANTA YSABEL: Farm Tour Adventures, 1-3 p.m. This 2-hour guided activity tour includes archery, tomahawk throwing, slingshot gallery, petting zoo, and reptile show. Guests are welcome to stay afterward to enjoy the lilac maze, playground, walking trails, and more! as we limit ticket sales for a more comfortable experience. Additional date: June 26. Location: Fort Cross Old Timey Adventures 4425 Hwy 78 Santa Ysabel, CA 92070 Prepaid reservations are required, (951) 847-1904 or fortcross.com/farmtouradventure
SIMI VALLEY: Simi Valley Concerts in the Courtyard at Simi Civic Center Plaza features the band, Bad Habit, performin 80's cover music.
SONOMA: Porsches on the Plaza, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Redwood Region of the Porsche Club of America annual event at the Historic Front Horseshoe of the Sonoma Plaza, adorned with 50+ quality show cars. sonomacity.org
SONOMA: Sonoma Summer Concerts band is Philip Benning at Cornerstone Sonoma.
SOUTH LOS ANGELES: Los Angeles County Parks After Dark Summer Concerts features Airplane James & Linafornia in Helen Keller Park and Steel Rollin in Bethune Park. Free.
SANTA BARBARA: Summer Solstice Celebration June 24-25, 2022, Parade June 25, 2022, 12 p.m. on State Street, Downtown. Free, solsticeparade.com
SANTA CRUZ: Surf City Classic Woodies on the Wharf (WOW) June 23-26, 2022 The Surf City Classic Woodies on the Wharf is Northern California's largest woodie show that features more than 200 stylish wood-bodied cars. Admission is free! santacruzwoodies.com
SIMI VALLEY: Bad Habit, 80's cover band at Concerts in the Courtyard at Simi Civic Center Plaza.
SUSANVILLE: Susanville Indian Rancheria Powwow June 24-26, 2022. sir-powwow.com | pow wows
SUSANVILLE: Main Cruise Classic Car Show & Shine June 24-25. 2022, 5-8 p.m. on Friday; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday Susanville Memorial Park lassencountychamber.org Food, drinks, vendors and more | cars
SUSANVILLE: Bluegrass Festival June 24-26, 2022. Line up: One Button Suit, The Sonoran Dogs, Lonesome River Band, The Ol Pals, Shawn Lane & Richard Bennett, Sage Creek, The Family Sowell, Edgar Loudermilk Band. Lassen County Fairgrounds 195 Russel Ave. Susanville, CA. $20-75 approx., lassencountyfair.org
TEMECULA: Shakespeare in the Vines - A Midsummer Nights Dream June 9-25, 2022 at Baily Vineyard & Winery. The course of true love never did run smooth, as the cast shows while the story unfolds. $ tickets, shakespeareinthevines.com
THOUSAND OAKS: Conejo Valley Days June 16-26, 2022 at Conejo Creek South Park, 1300 E Janss Rd. $10, conejovalleydays.us
VENTURA: Ventura Bark & Meow, 12-5 p.m. at Mission Park. Scavenger Hunt, Free Microchipping, Spay & Neuter Vouchers, Low Cost Vaccines, Food Trucks, Horseback Riding, Horse Petting & Feeding, Rescue Love Challenge, Group Howl & Sing-A-Longs, Rescue Dog Agility Skills Exhibition, Barrel-Train Ride, Frisbee Dog Skills Exhibition and Furball Challenge. Location: E. Main Street, Ventura, CA 93001 $, homesfurall.org
VISTA: San Diego Scottish Highland Games & Gathering of the Clans is June 25-26, 2022, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Entertainment with many Irish bands, a marketplace, food vendors and the famous games make this a wonderful gathering of the clans event you won't want to miss. Location: Brengle Terrace Park Vista, CA. Tickets $13-15, sdhighlandgames.org
WILSEYVILLE: Summer Solstice Stilldream Festival June 23-27, 2022 at Blue Mountain Event Center Starts at $149-179, stilldreamfestival.com
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