ANAHEIM: The IDEA World Convention June 27 - 30, 2019 at the Anaheim Convention Center. The can't-miss event for lifestyle, health and wellness media. $, ideafit.com
BAKERSFIELD: 5th Saturday Sings with The Lighthouse Boys at Faith Temple Pentecostal Church of God 1227 Park Drive June 29, 2019 - Featuring a Special Guest Artist | gospel
COMPTON: The Color Run June 29, 2019, Cricket Wireless
CORONA DEL MAR: Baroque Music Festival June 23-30, 2019. Tickets: $30-up, bmf-cdm.org
CULVER CITY: Fiesta of Gems June 29-30, 2019, 10 a.m. at the Veterans Memorial Auditorium. Fossils, gems, mineral exhibits, demonstrations, children's programs, jewelry making demonstrations, dealers, tools, and books sales. The Culver City Rock and Mineral Club 58th Annual Fiesta of Gems Show hours: Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. | Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Location: 4117 Overland Ave., Culver City, CA 90230. Admission and parking are free, culvercity.org
ENCINITAS: Moonlight Beach BRO-AM Beach Fest June 29, 2019, 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Surf contests, concerts and a whole lot of fun directly on the sand at the quintessential California beach, Moonlight. broam.org | beach
HOLLYWOOD: Madame Tussauds Hollywood Marvel Audition, 8-10 a.m. One talented individual is slated to appear in the new global Marvel 4D film experience, premiering in 2020. You must don you favorite Marvel super hero costume and arrive at Madame Tussauds Hollywood between 8 & 10 a.m. for a chance to be selected for this exclusive role. Where: Madame Tussauds Hollywood, 6933 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028 Contact: (323) 798-1670 | madametussauds.com
IRVINE: St. Paul's
Greek Festival June 28-30, 2019
4949 Alton Parkway Irvine, Ca. (949) 733-2366
$, stpaulsirvine.org | irvinegreekfest.com
Fri. 5 - 10p.m. Sat. Noon - 10 p.m. Sunday Noon - 9 p.m.
Watermelon Festival June 29-30, 2019, 10 a.m. - 10 a.m. Hansen Dam Soccer Park Complex
11480 Foothill Blvd. Lake View Terrace, CA San Fernando Valley
$15, watermelonfest.org Parking is free and free watermelon slices all day
Pirate Festival June 29-30, 2019, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
Shoreline Aquatic Park
Belmont Shore, CA
Free, alfredosbeachclub.com | pirateinvasionlongbeach.com
Held on the sand this cool event features Tiki Dancers, Fire Show, Polynesian Food Court, Island Marketplace and Live Hawaiian Music. Held in honor of and love for Fred Khammar, long-time owner of Alfredo's Beach Club, who passed away unexpectedly on Dec. 27, 2016. His family is now operating the business and trying to keep the flame alive with all the great events Fred created.
LOS ANGELES: Los Angeles Shakespeare Twelfth Night June 29-30, 2019, 7 p.m. Griffith Park. There is no physical address for the site. 4730 Crystal Springs Drive Los Angeles, CA 90027 Closest 34.134204,- 118.284962 Ample free parking is available. Look for the hot pink signs directing you to the parking lots near the Merry-Go-Round. Directions and information at iscla.org or call (818) 710-6306. All festival events are FREE!
MARTINEZ: Beaver Festival June 29, 2019, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Susana Park, Susana & Estudillo, Martinez, CA martinezbeavers.org
MONTEREY: Monterey Blues Festival June 29, 2019, 11:30 a.m.- 8 p.m. montereyinternationalbluesfestival.com/
NORWALK: Southern California Hura Tahiti Tahitian Dance Competition June 28-29, 2019, Cerritos College 11190 Alondra Blvd. $8-up, hitiaotera.com
OCEANSIDE: Independence Day Parade June 29, 2019 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Route: Coast Highway from Wisconsin to Civic Center Drive. mainstreetoceanside.com
OJAI: Lavender Festival June 29, 2019, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. in the heart of town at Libbey Park, the lavender festival includes vendor booths selling lavender and great farm fresh products, related crafts and foods to taste. Free admission ojaivalleylavenderfestival.org
PASADENA: Cat Con June 29-30, 2019, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Pasadena Convention Center, 300 E. Green St., Cat influencers, podcasters, Pudge the Cat Meet & Greet, Prince Michael and Phil of Aaron's Animals, Klaus and Juno, Sir Thomas Trueheart, The Dark Lord, Waverly McTinyBeans. $34-up, catconworldwide.com
PLACERVILLE: Annual Lavender Festival June 29-30, 2019, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. The FREE annual festival on the Bluestone Meadow lavender farm grounds includes crafters, train ride, live music, picnic areas, food. Bluestone Meadow 2025 Carson Road bluestonemeadow.com
PLEASANTON: Shakespeare in the Park As You Like It June 29-July 14, 2019, 7 p.m. Saturdays & Sundays at Amador Valley Community Park 4301 Black Ave. Pleasanton, CA Free, cityofpleasantonca.gov
REDONDO BEACH: Riviera Village Summer Festival June 28-30, 2019, This fun street event features vendors galore and live music all day long. It overlooks the Pacific Ocean -- such a great setting for a summer festival! Fri. 3-9 p.m. Sat. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. | Sun. 10 a.m.- Free, rvsummerfestival.com
SAN DIEGO: San Diego Tattoo Invitational June 28-30, 2019
San Diego Concourse Golden Hall 202 C St. San Diego, CA
Event producer, Bill Canales, promises a world-class event attracting over 5,000 attendees. The three-day show includes more than 150 tattoo artists from all over the globe. San Diego becomes the center of the tattoo world in June!
SAN DIEGO: San Diego Smooth Jazz Festival June 28-30, 2019
Embarcadero 400 Kettner Blvd. San Diego, CA $65-275, sandiegosmoothjazzfestival.com
SAN DIEGO: Little Italy Summer Film June-August 2019, Saturdays
doors open at 7:30 p.m.
Amici Park Amphitheater
State & Date Streets $5 donation, littleitalysd.com
Amazing Italian films (many with English subtitles) under the stars, presented by the Little Italy Association and Cinema Little Italy. The movies are screened at the Amici Park Amphitheater (W. Date & State Streets). Feel free to bring your own picnic and blanket to enjoy the show. No outside alcoholic beverages or animals permitted. | film
June 29-30, 2019
The Parade kicks off at 10:30 a.m. at Market & Beale and ends at Market & 8th Street in downtown San Francisco
Celebration at Civic Center Plaza
Multiple stages offer varied entertainment from Hip Hop and DJ to Leather, Tantra & Dance or Women's Stage.
SAN FRANCISCO: Soy & Tofu Festival June 29, 2019, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. St. Mary's Cathedral 1111 Gough St. San Francisco, CA $10-15 admission soyandtofufest.org
SAN RAFAEL: Measure for Measure, Marin Shakespeare June 28-30, 2019. Saturday, June 29, 2019, 8 p.m. Opening & 30th Anniversary Season Celebration - Pay What You Will Sunday, June 30, 2019, 4 p.m. at Dominican University of California Forest Meadows Amphitheatre 890 Belle Ave. San Rafael, CA marinshakespeare.org $16 previews - $38 general admission
SANTA BARBARA: Santa Barbara Wine Festival June 29, 2019, 2-5 p.m. Santa Barbara, California $105-155, sbnature.org
SQUAW VALLEY to AUBURN: The Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run June
29-30, 2019 wser.org
World's oldest 100-mile trail race begins in Squaw Valley near the site of the 1960 Winter Olympics and ends 100.2 miles later in Auburn, California. Runners climb more than 18,000 feet and descend nearly 23,000 feet before they reach the finish line.
SUSANVILLE: Main Cruise Classic Car Show & Shine June 29, 2019, 1-6 p.m. at Susanville Memorial Park includes food, drinks, vendors and more lassencountychamber.org
ALHAMBRA: Alhambra Free Summer Concerts
AMADOR CITY: Amador City Dancing in the Streets Concerts
COSTA MESA: Costa Mesa Concerts at the Metropointe Mall
HOLLYWOOD: Hollywood Bowl Summer Concerts
LAKE ARROWHEAD: Lake Arrowhead Free Summer Concerts in the Village
LOS ALAMITOS: Los Alamitos, Summer Concerts in the Park
LOS ANGELES: Los Angeles Free Summer Concerts
NOVATO: Novato Concerts on the Green
PALMDALE: Palmdale Summer Concerts
SACRAMENTO: Sacramento Music Festivals and Events
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE: South Lake Tahoe Summer Concerts
WOODLAND HILLS: Woodland Hills Concerts on the Green
Events are not guaranteed. It is your responsibility to confirm before going.