California Events


Friday, September 22, 2023

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BAKERSFIELD: Kern County Fair September 20-October 1, 2023. Alaskan Pig Races,  Turkey Stampede, Concerts, Rodeo and more.  Location: 1142 South P St., Bakersfield, CA.

BERKELEY: Berkeley Old Time Music Convention September 20-24, 2023 Main venue is Freight & Salvage with other sessions held at Ohlone Park, Ashkenaz and Civic Center Park, Berkeley CA. Free to fee, | lineup

BISHOP: Paiute Pabanamanina Gathering, Parade and Pow Wow September 22-24, 2023 Bishop Paiute Reservation, 390 N. Barlow Lane, Bishop, CA 93514  | pow wow

BOONVILLE: Mendocino County Fair & Apple Show September 22-24, 2023. Contests, agriculture competitions, magicians, musicians, carnival, food, apples, sheep, the rodeo and more! Location: 14400 Highway 128, Boonville, California. $10,  | Sept. Fairs

BUENA PARK: The 17th Door haunt September 22-October 31, 2023, 7-11 p.m. in Buena Park Downtown Mall.  Experience an earthly hell where prisoners in the cell blocks have no concept of confinement and are thirsty for the sweet-smelling blood of new victims. Location: 8420 On the Mall Buena Park, CA. $36-up,

  BUENA PARK: KNOTTS SCARY FARM: mazes and scare zones, bands performing throughout the park, rides and some pretty cool shows in the oldest, largest and most dedicated Halloween scare experience celebrating 50 years in 2023. 

BURBANK: Burbank International Film Festival September 21-24, 2023 at AMC 16 Theaters. BIFF begins with an Opening Night Ceremony, Featured films and Gala Reception. Location: 125 E. Palm Ave. Burbank, CA $20-up approx., | film

CABAZON: Morongo Thunder & Lightning Pow Wow September 22-24, 2023 at Morongo Casino Resort, 495000 Seminole Dr., Cabazon, CA.  Free admission, | pow wow

DINUBA: Dinuba Annual Raisin Day Festival & Parade Dinuba Raisin Harvest Festival September 21-24, 2023, 10 a.m., Vulch Park El Monte Way Dinuba, CA

GRASS VALLEY: Draft Horse Classic & Harvest Fair September 21-24, 2023. In between the Draft Horse performances, the Harvest Fair is bustling with activity. The Harvest Fair is an experience that can be enjoyed by kids and adults - and admission is free! Don't miss the opportunity to visit the barns and meet the horses, taste the delicious Treat Street goodies. Location: 11228 McCourtney Road Grass Valley, CA. $17-20-up,

HUNTINGTON BEACH: Old World Village Oktoberfest  September 17-November 5, 2023. Held at the Biergarten, and indoor/outdoor venue.

KERNVILLE: Kern River Rock N Blues Festival September 21-24, 2023

LANCASTER: Antelope Valley Fair September 22-October 1, 2023. Randy Houser with Rodney Atkins appears at fair in separate ticketed concert. $, | fairs

LOS ALAMOS: Los Alamos Old Days "Red, White & Country" Festival September 22-24, 2023. Annual festival in Los Alamos Admission is FREE


LOS ANGELES: The Masters of Musical Whistling International September 22-24, 2023 at Barnsdall Gallery Theater. The Masters of Musical Whistling includes competitive divisions spanning classical and popular songs.  In Live Band Division elite-level whistlers compete for the coveted title of World Champion Whistler. Festival events include a Master Class taught by a World Champion, Whistlers' Karaoke Party, and  Concert of the Masters - Champion Musical Whistlers. Open to the public, ticketed events range from free to fee,

LOS ANGELES: L.A. Time Food Bowl Night Market September 22-24, 2023 Paramount Pictures Studios Backlot 5555 Melrose Ave. Los Angeles, CA $150-250,

LOS ANGELES: Walk the Walk September 22 & 23, 2023. Show is a choreography collaborative. Location: LA Dance Project, 2245 E Washington Blvd, Los Angeles, CA. $,

LOS GATOS: Magical Glass Pumpkin Patch September 22-24, 2023 at Los Gatos High School, 20 High School Court,
Los Gatos, CA 

MENDOCINO: Mendocino Open Paint Out (MOPO) September 18-23, 2023  Mendocino Art Center The annual Mendocino Open Paint Out includes paint sales each day in the Art Center, daily demonstrations and presentations. Find painters at beaches, bays, wineries, mountain landscapes, redwoods and more. All events are free and open to the public, including watching the artists paint.

MIRAMAR: MCAS Miramar Blue Angels Air Show September 22-24, 2023 | air shows

MONTEREY: Monterey Jazz Festival September 22-24, 2023 at Monterey County Fairgrounds Lineup includes The Trio of Gerald Clayton, John Clayton & Jeff Hamilton; Herbie Hancock;  Snarky Puppy; Thundercat; Dianne Reeves and more. $60-up,

MOUNTAIN VIEW: Ludwig's Oktoberfest September 22-23 & 29-30, 2023, 4-10 p.m. at Ludwig's Mountain View.  Location: 383M Castro Street, Mountain View, CA. $140 for  admission and single table in the biergarten  max. 8 people,

OCEANSIDE: Nissan Super Girl Pro, September 22-24, 2023 World's largest female surfing event returns to Oceanside Pier, featuring more than 100 pros from all over the world in the only all-women's WSL qualifying event in the U.S. Free admission,  with the always-popular festival village featuring e-sports gaming, female fitness challenges, skateboarding competition, female DJs, beer garden for 21+, and vendor giveaways.  Free,

ORANGE: Irvine Park Railroad Pumpkin Patch. Free admission, parking fee charged and activities require tickets. Pumpkin patch, train ride, hay ride, face painting, pumpkin decorating and more!

PALM SPRINGS: The Dinah Largest Girl Party Music Festival in the World September 20-24, 2023 $, 21+, guys welcome | lineup

POWAY: Poway PRCA Rodeo September 22-23, 2023 Poway Valley Riders Association Grounds 14336 Tierra Bonita Rd. Poway, CA. 92064 $20-25, | rodeo

REDDING: Redding Roots Revival September 22-23, 2023
Chain Gang Bike Shop. Location: 1540 Division St. is on the right, Redding, CA. $59-86, | lineup

REDWOOD CITY: Oktoberfest September 20-24, 2023 at Courthouse Square. $10-27,

SAN JOSE: Winchester Mystery House Unhinged: Housewarming Sept.22-Oct.31, 2023. $69.99-99.99,

SACRAMENTO:  Sacramento Film Challenge September 22-24, 2023 at Futures Explored. Live and virtual events  for Nerds and Geeks. Films, music videos, and new media that express the best of things Drama, Comedy, Geeky, Nerdy, Anime, Cosplay, Fantasy, Sci-fi, Comics, and Sports. $, | film

SANTA ANA: Fascination of Orchids International Show & Sale September 22-24, 2023, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. See thousands of Exotic Orchids on display and for sale by growers from California, South America and Asia. Location: Santa Ana Zoo, 1801 E. Chestnut, Santa Ana, CA. $6.50  admission with coupon on

SANTA CLARA: California's Great America Tricks & Treats Sept.22-Oct. 28, 2023, Fridays 4-10 p.m.; Saturdays & Sundays 12-10 p.m. California's Great America Tricks & Treats, a Family Fun Halloween Adventure $34 online-up, 4701 Great America Pkwy Santa Clara, CA 95054   Tickets

TORRANCE: Los Angeles International Ukulele Festival September 22-24, 2023 at Torrance Cultural Arts Center. Location: 3330 Civic Center Drive, Torrance, CA. $47,

UNIVERSAL CITY:  HALLOWEEN HORROR NIGHTS at Universal Studios Hollywood in 2023 offers new thrills such as the Terror Tram where the bug-heads that run it want to exterminate us humans!

Universal Studios Hollywood Tickets

Chucky's back, then there's The Exorcist, Stranger Things 4, Holidayz In Hell, Scare Zones, rides like Revenge of the Mummy and a total of 20 attractions unleashed at night. Opens at 7 p.m.

imgs  VALENCIA:  Fright Fest September 8-October 31, 2023  at Six Flags Magic Mountain. Annual event with mazes, scare zones and bands & DJs performing.


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