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
ARCATA: Fairy Festival June 30, 2019. arcatafairyfestival.com
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
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.
LAKE VIEW TERRACE, LOS ANGELES:
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
LAYTONVILLE: Kate Wolf Music Festival, June 27-30, 2019. Black Oak Ranch Laytonville, CA katewolfmusicfestival.com
LONG BEACH: 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!
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: Taste of Adams Avenue June 30, 2019, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. $35-40 approx. adamsavenuebusiness.com
SAN FRANCISCO: Pride 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 JOSE: Tech Day June 30, 2019, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. The Tech free community festival features hands-on exhibits and experiences. Also enjoy a film at the Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater for just $5. Time: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Location: The Tech Museum of Innovation, 201 S Market St., San Jose, CA. thetech.org/community-day/
SAN RAFAEL: Measure for Measure, Marin Shakespeare June 28-30, 2019. Friday, June 28, 2019 , 8 p.m. Preview 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
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.
Solano County Fair June 27-30, 2019
900 Fairgrounds Drive Vallejo, California scfair.org
BAKERSFIELD: Bakersfield Free Summer Concerts
BELMONT: Belmont, Concerts and Summer Series
CORONADO: Coronado Promenade Concerts
COSTA MESA: Costa Mesa Concerts
EL SEGUNDO: El Segundo Summer Concert Series
GLENDORA: Glendora Summer Concerts in the Park
GROVER BEACH: Grover Beach Summer Concerts
HAYWARD: Hayward Free Summer Concerts
HEALDSBURG: Healdsburg Concerts in the Park
HOLLYWOOD: Hollywood Bowl Summer Concerts
HUNTINGTON BEACH: Huntington Beach Free Summer Concerts
LA CANADA: La Canada Flintridge Summer Concerts in
LOS ANGELES: Los Angeles Free Summer Concerts in L.A.
MANHATTAN BEACH: Manhattan Beach Concerts in the Park
OAKHURST: Oakhurst Concerts
SAN FRANCISCO: San Francisco Free Summer Concerts Golden Gate Park
SANTA MARIA: Free Santa Maria Concerts in the Park
SANTA ROSA: Santa Rosa Summer Concerts Live at Julliard Park
SIERRA MADRE: Sierra Madre Summer Concerts
SOUTH PASADENA: South Pasadena Summer Concerts
UKIAH: Ukiah Concerts in the Park
WOODLAND HILLS: Woodland Hills Concerts on the Green
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