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ANAHEIM: Anaheim Summer Concerts in the Park

ANDERSON: Shasta Renaissance and Fantasy Faire May 28-29, 2022, at Shasta District Fairground and Event Center. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat. & 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun. Location: 1890 Briggs Street, Anderson, CA. $10 admission, shastadistrictfairandeventcenter.com

ANDERSON: Happy Valley Strawberry Festival, 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Motorcycle Show, Horseback Riding for Kids, Haywire Country Rock Band and Northbeat Classic Rock Band, plus Famous Generous Servings of Sweet Fresh Strawberries, Ice Cream & Shortcake. Free admission and parking.
happyvalleystrawberryfestival.com | strawberries

ARCATA: Kinetic Grand Championship  May 28-30, 2022. Triathlon of the Art World Three day staged race between Arcata and Ferndale, CA. kineticgrandchampionship.com

ARNOLD: Memorial Weekend Spring Peddler's Faire May 28-29, 2022, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Bristol's Cafe Parking Lot is right around the bend from Calaveras Big Trees State Park. Talk about inspiration! brotherspromotions.com

AVALON: Lost at Sea 80s Beach Party May 27-28, 2022 at Descanso Beach Club with bands:  Get Shipwrecked on Catalina Island with our Lost at Sea 80's Beach Party Friday May 27, 2022 Memorial Day Weekend Concert featuring: A Flock of Seagulls, The English Beat, Missing Persons, Dramarama, Wally Palmar of the Romantics, Tommy Tutone, Josie Cotton, Shannon, Annabella's Bow Wow Wow, The Untouchables, and Richard Blade Spinning all your favorite 80's artists, and just added Stacey Q. Tickets: $365 for 2-day pass. Standing room only, lost80slive.com

BAKERSFIELD: Basque Festival, May 28-29, 2022 Main event with BBQ Lamb Lunch, Dancers, Entertainment and Games.  kcbasqueclub.com

BAKERSFIELD: Lightning in a Bottle May 25-30, 2022 Lightning In A Bottle Is A Celebration Of Art, Music, Performance, Sustainability And Life. Location: Buena Vista Lake, Kern County, CA Tickets, libfestival.org

BEAUMONT: Beaumont Summer Concerts

BIG BEAR LAKE: Big Bear Lake Grill & Chill May 28-29, 2022, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at The Village. 40+ independent craft breweries serve up beer while 40 BBQ chefs compete in this KCBS sanctioned event. Bands include Twisted Gypsy. Location: 630 Bartlett Road, Big Bear Lake, CA. $25-80, bigbear.com

BISHOP: Mule Days May 24-29, 2022, Tri-County Fairgrounds Sierra St. & Fair Drive Bishop, CA Tickets muledays.org

BISHOP: Bishop Memorial Day Arts and Crafts Fair May 27-30, 2022. Memorial Day Arts and Crafts Show runs in conjunction with the Mule Days celebration, which brings an estimated 30,000 people to Bishop each year. The show features quality handcrafted items and fine arts from approx. 100 artists. Location: Bishop City Park, 690 N. Main Street Bishop. Free, inyo.org

BAKERSFIELD: Lightning in a Bottle May 25-30, 2022. Lightning In A Bottle Is A Celebration Of Art, Music, Performance, Sustainability And Life. Location: Buena Vista Lake, Kern County, CA Tickets, lightninginabottle.org Line up: Glass Animals Kaytranada Griz | Chet Faker Sg Lewis Purity Ring | Little Simz Monolink Chika Empress Of | Rexx Life Raj Blu Detiger Elder Island Lastlings | Austin Millz Gone Gone... 

BAKERSFIELD: Basque Festival, May 28-30, 2022 Main event with BBQ Lamb Lunch, Dancers, Entertainment and Games. kcbasqueclub.com

BURNEY: Car Show & Craft Faire 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Pit River Casino. 30th anniversary event of the Mountain Cruisers. Location: 20265 Tamarack. Free to see, burneychamber.com

CAMARILLO: Food Truck Festival, 4-8 p.m. at Community Center Park. Join this great outdoor evening event in the park! Gather with friends and family for a memorable evening of delicious food. Variety of Food Trucks, Live Music, Lawn Games, Inflatable Obstacle Course. Location: 1605 E. Burnley St., Camarillo, CA. Potential vendors contact Briana Ramos, Recreation Specialist, 805.482.1996 x116, bramos@pvrpd.org

CAMP NELSON: Giant Sequoia Wine Festival, 12-4 p.m. at  John M Nelson Conservancy Lawn. Wine and beer tastings, souvenir wine glass,  food vendors, craft vendors and  live music from South65. No cell service on the mountain so please bring cash for purchases. This fundraiser benefits future projects of the John M. Nelson Conservancy. Location: Camp Nelson, corner of Nelson Drive and Smith Drive. $25, age 21+ call Debbie at 559-429-5142 or Deborah.Morley@gmail.com

CHERRY VALLEY: Highland Springs Lavender Festival May 6-July 31, 2022. Thursdays-Sundays Free-$15 approx., hsresort.com 

CHESTER: Lake Almanor Memorial Weekend Craft Fair May 28-29, 2022, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Chester Park, adjacent to the Feather River 192 Main St. Chester, CA 96020 lakealmanorarea.com 

COALINGA: Coalinga Horned Toad Derby May 27-30, 2022. coalingachamber.com

COPPEROPOLIS: Spring Up in the Hills, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. in Copperopolis Armory Lot. 40+ vendors, live music, bounce house, games, food, beer & wine, and unique, one-of-a-kind products galore. Location: 695 Main St., Copperopolis, CA. Free admission, cbdbyoce.com

COSTA MESA: ScotsFest Memorial Day Weekend May 28-29, 2022 Orange County Fair & Event Center, Costa Mesa, Ca. Adult One Day - $18-up approx. scottishfest.com

DUNSMUIR: City Wide Yard Sale May 28-29, 2022. Also, there's a swap meet in the south parking lot beside City Hall, 5915 Dunsmuir Avenue for one day only, May 28. A map of all yard sale locations will be available before the event. dunsmuir.com

EL SEGUNDO: Corvette Car Show, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Zimmerman Automobile Driving Museum. Cruise over for the Corvette meeting of the year! You’re invited to the coolest Corvette Car Show in So Cal. If you LOVE Corvettes and if you have one you want to show, this is your day! Location: 610 Lairport St., El Segundo, CA.Suggested donation: $20-25 corvette registration, $100 vendor registration, automobiledrivingmuseum.org

FALL RIVER MILLS: Pit River Pioneers 1830s Fur Trade Buck Skinners, Memorial Weekend May 27-30, 2022 at Dee Knoch Ranch. The 43rd annual gathering of mountain men & women includes 8 fun shooting trails, pioneer games, learn how to shoot black powder, cannon shoot, Central Campfire, Friday pot luck dinner, great prizes and all for a great cause, benefiting Fort Crook Museum. Location: at the Y in Fall River Mills. Registration (530) 238-7148. facebook.com/burney.chamber

FELTON: Bubble Bonanza May 28-29, 2022.  Zillions of Bubbles will float through the air as you travel down the tracks through the Redwood Forest on the Circus Bubble Train. Meet the Bubble Ubbles, Mr. Bigz Bubbles and BB Bubbles on the train. Your train ticket also includes a show in the Circus Ring at Bret Harte Hall. Performances by stilters, jugglers, dancers and world renowned bubble magician, Tom Noddy. Location: Roaring Camp Railroads, 5401 Graham Hill Road, Felton, CA. Includes train ride and BBQ, Tickets: roaringcamp.com

GARDEN GROVE: Garden Grove Strawberry Festival May 27-30, 2022 strawberryfestival.org

GRASS VALLEY: Strawberry Music Festival May 25-30, 2022 Location: Nevada County Fairgrounds, 11228 McCourtney Rd. Grass Valley, California strawberrymusic.com

GUALALA: Gualala Fine Arts Fair May 28-29, 2022, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Bay area artists, music, food and fun.  gualalaarts.org

HEALDSBURG: Future Farmers Country Fair, May 26-28, 2022 at Recreation Park, University & Piper. Theme: Unity, Community, Ag. Food, games, shows and contests at this free admission event which includes a Livestock Auction, Horse Showmanship, Sheep, Goats, Rabbits and Poultry breeding, Dog Show Obedience and more. Free admission, ci.healdsburg.ca.us

HERMOSA BEACH: Fiesta Hermosa May 28-30, 2022. Free beach weekend party with bands, foods, entertainment and vendors showing off their stuff for sale.

IDYLLWILD: Art in the Park May 28-29, 2022, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Are you looking for a fun place to visit? Idyllwild Art in the Park starts for summer with 25+ artists and live music. Location: off Hwy. 243. Free admission, idyllwildartinthepark.com

KERNVILLE: Art  & Craft Festival, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., May 28-30, 2022. in Circle Park, Kernville, CA.  krvaa.org

LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE:  Fiesta Days French Toast Breakfast 8-11 a.m. with music by Misplaced Priorities $8 | Vintage Car Show, 8-11 a.m. at Memorial Park, Free.  Location: 1301 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011 | Farmer's Market 9 a.m.-1 p.m. across from Park. | Tournament of Roses Association Open House 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at 4524 Hampton Road | Family Flick with movie, Encanto, 8:30 p.m. in Memorial Park, free, lacanadaflintridge.com

LAKE ARROWHEAD: Lake Arrowhead Summer Concerts in the Village

LAKEPORT: Lakeport Main Street Memorial Day Parade, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in Downtown Lakeport. Free, lakeportmainstreet.com 

LONG BEACH: Long Beach Seafood Festival, 11 a.m.-7:30 p.m. at Shoreline Aquatic Park. This is an all age outdoor event alongside the Lighthouse with a stunning view of the ocean and the Queen Mary. Access to all Food & Merchandise Vendors, Stroll Magic and Hypnosis, Live music and DJ throughout the day, Cooking Demonstration by Celebrity Chef Jorge, mechanical bull, The Bubble Lady. Location: 200 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA. $8-18 admission, lbseafoodfest.com.

LOS ANGELES: The Second Annual Digital Financial Revolution Tour (DFRT) 4 p.m. from Leimert Park Plaza. The event features speaker actor Hill Harper (CBS's The Good Doctor) and others. It's free to the public and includes entertainment, free bitcoin, and merchandise giveaways.  Location: 4395 Leimert Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90008.  thedfrtour.com

McCLOUD: McCloud Mushroom, Music & Wine Festival May 28-29, 2022, 10 a.m. on Memorial Day Weekend, celebrates the proliferation of wild mushroom hunting that occurs every spring in and around McCloud. With nearly 70 artisan, craft, and food vendors, McCloud draws around 8,000 people for this two-day event with mushroom workshops, mushroom foraging with the "king of mushrooms" Todd Spanier, and music from local and well-known bands. This event is free to the public. mccloudchamber.com

MONTEREY: California Roots Festival May 26-29, 2022 at Monterey County Fairgrounds. $85-up,  californiarootsfestival.com

MORGAN HILL: Morgan Hill Mushroom Mardi Gras May 28-29, 2022, 10 a.m. Downtown Morgan Hill 305 Vineyard Town Center Morgan Hill, CA Premium wine tasting $25-30, mhmmg.org FREE Admission & Parking

MORRO BAY:  Morro Bay Spring Art in the Park May 28-30, 2022 10 a.m. Location: Morro Bay Blvd. & Harbor Drive, Morro Bay, CA. The 64th annual Art in the Park includes 108 booths representing 125 independent artists and crafters. Free, morrobayartinthepark.com

NAPA: Bottle Rock May 27-29, 2022. Napa Valley Expo
575 Third Street  $  bottlerocknapavalley.com usually SOLD OUT

NEWPORT BEACH: Newport Beach Field of Honor May 20-31, 2022. Location: Castaways Park 900 Dover Drive at 16th Street Newport Beach, CA Free, exchangeclubofnewportharbor.com

NORTHRIDGE: St. Nicholas Valley Greek Festival May 28-30, 2022. FREE annual event celebrates Greek life with food, music, beverage and laughter. valleygreekfestival.com | Greek

NOVATO: Marin Greek Festival May 28-30, 2022 Memorial Weekend produced by Greek Orthodox Christian Church, nativityofchrist.org | Greek

OJAI: Art in the Park May 28-29, 2022, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Downtown Ojai in Libby Park, 100 exhibitors. Location: 205 E Ojai Avenue Ojai, California Free, ojaiartcenter.org

PASADENA: Family Fun Day, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at La Pintoresca Park. Kick off summer with the opening of the new Water Pad, skate park and basketball court. Enjoy games, face painting, laser tag, video games and food. Bring a lawn chair to enjoy the outdoor concert in the park. Location: 45 E. Washington Blvd., Pasadena, CA. Free, cityofpasadena.net

PASO ROBLES: Golden State Classics Memorial Day Weekend Cruise & Car Show May 27-28, 2022 at Downtown City Park. Friday Night Cruise, May 27, 6 - 7:30 p.m. Saturday Car Show, May 28, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Cruise is $20-35; Car Show is $45-55 registration. Free for spectators. Fun cruise and car show with 400 cars & trucks, 60+ trophy and plaque awards! Manufacturer Row, Scavenger Hunt, raffle prizes, 50/50, food and auto-related vendors! Contact: Scotty Smith: goldenstateclassicscc@gmail.com | Free spectator admission, goldenstateclassics.org

PIONEERTOWN: Pioneertown International Film, May 27-29 2022. Presented by Fistful of Bourbon and The Autry Museum Of The American West, this acclaimed event features Western movies, independent cinema, and the High Desert at the original studios built by Roy Rogers & Gene Autry in the 1940’s as an Old West movie set, repurposed for the occasion. Film screenings, masterclasses, live music, and screenings under the stars will transport you to the heart of the American frontier and include concerts by The Dandy Warhols, The Sons Of The Pioneers and much more. Tickets: $259-$1750, pioneertownfilmfest.com

PLACERVILLE: Placerville  Music Festivals

POMONA: Los Angeles County Fair May 5-30, 2022. Location: Fairplex, 1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona, CA. $20, lacountyfair.com | Region: Los Angeles County

POTTER VALLEY: Potter Valley Rodeo is held on Memorial Weekend May 27-30, 2022. pottervalleyrodeo.com  | rodeo

REDLANDS: Art in the Park May 28-30, 2022, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Smiley Park Vine & Orange St. Redland, CA. 100 Artists in multiple media show their fine arts works and sell them to the public. There's entertainment, food for sale and fun for all ages. Free, redlandsfestivalarts.com

REDONDO BEACH: Sleeping Beauty performed by Los Angeles Ballet, 7:30 p.m. at  Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center. Considered the most authentic of Mairus Petipa's work, the cherished fairy tale of the love between a beautiful princess and a handsome prince is produced by Thordal Christensen and Colleen Neary. Location: 1935 Manhattan Beach Boulevard, Redondo Beach, CA 90278. Tickets $34-131, losangelesballet.org

RIVERSIDE: UC Riverside Annual Tribal Powwow May 27-29, 2022. Friday 5-10 p.m. with Grand Entry at 7p. Saturday 11 a.m.-10 p.m. with Grand Entry at 1 & 7p. Sunday 11 a.m.-5 p.m. with Grand Entry at 1p.  Location: Campus of UC Riverside, 900 University Ave. Riverside, CA Free admission and parking, public invited, nasp.ucr.ed | pow wow

SACRAMENTO: Sacramento County Fair May 26-30, 2022. Pig races, duck races, Jack Spareribs, bands, Corn Dog Eating Contest, Diaper Derby, bull riding, tractor pulls and more.  sacfair.com

SAN FRANCISCO:  Free Summer Concerts

SAN JOSE: Faneme May 27-30, 2022 at San Jose McEnery Convention Center 150 W. San Carlos Street $50-up, fanime.com | anime

SAN PEDRO: LA Fleet Week May 27-30, 2022 at Port of Los Angeles. lafleetweek.com

SANTA BARBARA: I Madonnari Street Painting Festival May 28-30, 2022. Festival hours are 10-6 daily. Free to see
imadonnarifestival.com

SANTA FE SPRINGS: Santa Fe Springs Concerts in the Park

SANTA MARGARITA: Best of the West Antique Equipment Show Memorial Day Weekend Friday, May 27-29, 2022, Historic Santa Margarita Ranch 9000 Yerba Buena.  $10 day or $25 weekend,  bestofthewestshow.com | farm

SANTA MARIA: West Coast Kustoms Car Show, May 27-29, 2022 at Santa Maria Fairpark grounds. Location: 937 S. Thornburg, Santa Maria, CA. $, santamariafairpark.com

SONOMA: Sonoma Summer Concerts

SIMI VALLEY: Jukebox Rockers Band 5-8 p.m. in Spring Concerts at Simi Valley Town Center.

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE: Big Blue Music and Brews Festival May 27-29, 2022 on the South Shore. Line up: Pablo Cruise... tahoesouth.com/bigblue

TEHACHAPI: Western Swing Out Weekender May 27-30, 2022 in Downtown Tehachapi. Western Swing Bands offer a weekend of Western Swing, Hillbilly, Rockabilly, & Country Music! Add a vintage western film festival, western costume competition, swing dancing, classic car show, tequila tasting,  burlesque show. vintage vendors, an outdoor beer garden, and all the classic appeal of the vintage 1930s-1950s era.  $tickets: westernswingout.com

TEMECULA: Tribute to Heroes: Memorial Day Concert Saturday, May 28, 2022, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Civic Center. Patriotic concert performed by the Temecula Valley Symphony pays tribute to nation's heroes in honor of Memorial Day. Location: 41000 Main, St. Temecula, CA 92590. temeculaca.gov

VACAVILLE: Fiesta Days May 27-30, 2022 in Andrews Park. vacavillefiestadays.org

VENTURA: Summer Concerts 

VICTORVILLE: San Bernardino County Fair May 28-June 5, 2022. Free shows include Monster Mayhem and Pro Open Bull Riding,  sbcfair.com  

YUCCA VALLEY: Grubstake Days May 28-30, 2022 (May 26 Kick-off Mixer and May 27 Golf Tournament) yuccavalley.org

 

 

 

Past events

NAPLES: Mariachi-themed free summer concert at The Colonnade Park

CALIFORNIA: Memorial Day Ceremony

CALISTOGA: Memorial Day Ceremony

CANOGA PARK: Memorial Day Parade

CARMEL: Memorial Day Ceremony

CERRITOS: Memorial Day Ceremony

CHULA VISTA: Memorial Day Ceremony

COLUMBIA: Memorial Day Ceremony

CORONADO: Memorial Day Ceremony

DANA POINT: Memorial Day Ceremony

DAVIS: Memorial Day Ceremony

FELTON: Civil War Battles and Encampment, May 26-28, Past Event! Visit encampments of Union & Confederate soldiers. See battles at one of the West's longest-running Civil War reenactments. Location: Roaring Camp Railroads, 5401 Graham Hill Road, Felton, CA. includes train ride, roaringcamp.com

LOS ANGELES: Memorial Day Ceremony

NEWPORT BEACH: Newport Beach Field of Honor May 18-28, Past Event! Location: Castaways Park 900 Dover Drive at 16th Street Newport Beach, CA nhexchange.net

PALM SPRINGS: Memorial Day Ceremony

PLACERVILLE: Memorial Day Ceremony

PLEASANT HILL: Memorial Day Ceremony

POTTER VALLEY: Potter Valley Rodeo is held on Memorial Weekend May 25-28, Past Event! pottervalleyrodeo.com | rodeo

REDONDO BEACH: Memorial Day Ceremony

SACRAMENTO: Sacramento County Fair May 24-28, Past Event! Pig races, duck races, Jack Spareribs, bands, Corn Dog Eating Contest, Diaper Derby, bull riding, tractor pulls and more. sacfair.com

YUBA CITY: Memorial Day Ceremony

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