ARROYO GRANDE: CANCELED! Harvest Festival & Parade Sept.24-25, 2021, arroyogrande.org
BAKERSFIELD: Kern County Fair September 22-October 3, 2021. Alaskan Pig Races, Turkey Stampede, Concerts, Rodeo and more. Location: 1142 South P St., Bakersfield, CA. kerncountyfair.com
BELLFLOWER: Lions Club Car Show 2-7 p.m. Live Music from Hollywood Blonde. Meet the Hooters Girls! FREE wings & coupons! Visit Local Businesses. Great food from local restaurants and food trucks. FREE gifts from many vendors. Location: Bellflower Boulevard is closed from Park St. to Flora Vista Ave. Free admission, bellflower-car-show.com
BERKELEY: Berkeley Old Time Music Convention September 23-26, 2021. Free- $75, berkeleyoldtimemusic.org
BIG BEAR LAKE: Oktoberfest. Location: Big Bear Lake Convention Center, Big Bear Lake, CA. Tickets: bigbearevents.com
BISHOP: Bishop Pabanamanina Pow Wow September 24-26, 2021 at Bishop Paiute Reservation. All drums, dancers and spectators welcome! Location: 390 N. Barlow Lane Bishop, CA. bishoppaiute.org
BUENA PARK: KNOTTS SCARY FARM: 13 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 thru Oct.31, 2021.
CABAZON: Morongo Thunder & Lightning Pow Wow September 24-26, 2021. Event held off 1-10 in Cabazon. Follow signs to pow wow site. Morongo Casino Resort 495000 Seminole Dr. Cabazon, CA morongonation.org | morongopowwow.com Free admission | pow pow
CAPITOLA: Capitola Beach Festival September 25-26, 2021. Great event with sandcastles, nautical boat parade and more!
COTATI - Accordion Festival September 25-26, 2021. Nonstop accordion music in this 21st annual event held at La Plaza Park. $18-26, cotatifest.com Region: North Coast Performers Sept.25: Bella Ciao | Sourdough Slim | Nuevos Aventureros | The Great Morgani | Gail Campanella | The Alpen Band | Sergei Teleshev & Maria | Cory Pesaturo | The Mad Maggies | Junk Parlor | Nathan & Jessie | Hernandez Hideaway | Culann's Hounds | Zydeco: | Mark St. Mary | Motordude | Wild Catahoulas | Les Amis | Polka Tent: | Steve Balich Band | Sheri Mignano | Sept.26: Mike Zampiceni | Future Stars | Jerry Cigler & Paul Betken | The Great Morgani | Kugelplex | Sergei Teleshev & Maria | Cory Pesaturo | Intuitive Compass | Pistoleros Famosos | Bellow Shakes | Those Darn Accordions
DINUBA: Dinuba Annual Raisin Day Festival & Parade Dinuba Raisin Harvest Festival September 23-26, 2021, Vulch Park El Monte Way Dinuba, CA
EDWARDS: Wasteland Weekend Sept.22-26, 2021. Lots of bands at this Mad Max-style, post-apocalyptic themed event. wastelandweekend.com
EL CAJON: Oktoberfest September 24-October 3, 2021. Presented by German American Societies of San Diego, public invited to attend one of San Diego's most popular events.
FAIRFIELD: Fairfield Candy Palooza September 25-26, 2021, at Jelly Belly Factory, 1 Jelly Belly Lane Fairfield, CA jellybelly.com free admission, some rides and attractions require a fee
FOLSOM: Folsom Renaissance Faire September 25-26, 2021
Folsom City Lions Park Stafford Street at Natoma Street Folsom, CA 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday | 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday
$16, folsomfaire.com | Renfaire
FREMONT: Fremont Festival of the Arts September 25, 2021. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Art, Wine & Music Festival Downtown Fremont Fremont, CA Free admission, facebook.com/FremontFestival
FRESNO: Fresno Greek Festival September 25, 2021, to go orders this year, must pre-order. St. George Greek Orthodox Church 2219 N. Orchard Fresno, CA fresnogreekfest.com Fresno's Premier Greek Festival is Back! Tickets may be purchased online or at the gate. | Greek
HOLLISTER: Northern California Renaissance Faire September 18-October 24, 2021. Casa de Fruta 10031 Pacheco Pass Hwy Hollister, CA Weekends: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. $, norcalrenfaire.com
HOLLISTER: Street Festival & Car Show September 25, 2021, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Street Festival, Car Show & Swap Meet. Live entertainment and music, free admission and parking, Kids Zone, 150+ fabulous vehicles on display! downtownhollister.org
HUNTINGTON BEACH: Holiday Boutique, September 24-25, 2021, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. The Huntington Harbour Philharmonic Committee Annual Holiday Boutique features jewelry, clothing, accessories, home décor, musical gifts, boutique and specialty gourmet items. Proceeds benefit the Philharmonic Society of Orange County's nationally recognized Youth Music Education programs offered free of charge to all Orange County schools. Serving more than 162,000 students. Location: Huntington Harbour Mall – Rear Parking Lot 16889 Algonquin Street Huntington Beach, CA. Free admission, cruiseoflights.org
IDYLLWILD: Idyllwild Ren Faire September 24-26, 2021. idyllwildrenfaire.com | Ren
KELSEYVILLE: Pear Festival Parade 9:30-10:30 a.m. lakecochamber.com
KERNVILLE: Kern River Rock N Blues Festival September 23-26, 2021 at Frandy Campground, kernriverrocknblues.com
LAKE ARROWHEAD: Oktoberfest September 18-October 30, 2021, Saturdays and Sundays only. Free admission.
LONG BEACH: Acura Grand Prix September 24-26, 2021. gplb.com
LOS ALAMOS: Los Alamos Old Days Festival September 24-26, 2021. Annual festival in Los Alamos Admission is FREE
LOS ALTOS: Art & Wine Festival September 25-26, 2021. Downtown Los Altos Village on Main and State Streets between First and Edith, CA Free, pacificfinearts.com
MALIBU: The Bank of America Malibu Triathlon September 25-26, 2021, 7 a.m. at Zuma Beach returns with the U.S. debut of Super League Triathlon (SLT), the world's fastest swim-bike-run series featuring Olympic medalists from around the world. The weekend supports, which focuses on discovering cures and preventative solutions for childhood cancers. To date the triathlon has raised over $15 million for the Pediatric Cancer Research Program at the Children's Hospital Los Angeles. Free to see, $particpation: malibutri.com
MILL VALEY: Oktoberfest produced by Tamalpais Community Services District. Location: 203 Marin Ave., Mill Valley, CA. $20, $10 age 4-13 years, presale call (415) 388-6393. tamcsd.org MONTEREY: Monterey Jazz Festival September 24-26, 2021 SOLD OUT.
MONROVIA: Beer, Wine & Music Festival produced by Monrovia Chamber of Commerce, 4-8 p.m. in Library Park, 321 S. Myrtle Ave. $25-40, monroviacc.com
MORGAN HILL: Taste of Morgan Hill September 25-26, 2021. Downtown Morgan Hill, morganhillchamber.org | tastes
NEWPORT BEACH: More Than Pink 5K Walk, virtual in 2021 komenoc.org/walk
PALO CEDRO: Honey Bee Festival September 25-26, 2021. Over 90 vendors with all kinds of arts and crafts; information and food. There are lots of family activities including face painting and crafts works for the kids and the Live Bee Beard demonstration. Location: Bishop Quinn Catholic Center, Old 44 Drive, Palo Cedro. Time: Saturday 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. | Sunday 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. palocedrohoneybeefestival.com
PLACERVILLE: El Dorado County Fair & Event Center September 23-26, 2021 Placerville, CA. eldoradocountyfair.org | Sept. Fairs
PLYMOUTH: Amador Flower Farm Fall Festival September 25-26, 2021. Location: Amador Flower Farm 22001 Shenandoah School Road Plymouth, CA 95669 amadorflowerfarm.com
POMONA: LA County Bite Sized Fair Sept.10-26, 2021, Fridays & Saturdays at Fairplex. Consider Bite-Sized Fair a miniature version of the LA County Fair. Smothered Flamin' Hot Cheetos or dripping with fresh strawberries and cream. Enjoy a limited amount of games, rides and shopping and fair foods you've come to love. Fridays-Sundays, Sept. 10-26 3-9 p.m. Location: 1101 W. McKinley, Pomona, CA. $2 w/ $10 parking purchase, fairplex.com
REDWOOD CITY: Oktoberfest September 16-26, 2021 at Courthouse Square. $, redwoodcity.org
SAN DIEGO: PIFA Festival September 25-26, 2021 pifasandiego.com
SAN DIEGO: SeaWorld HOWL-O-SCREAM + HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR means fun for kids by day (10 a.m.-6 p.m.) and big kids at night (7 p.m.-1 a.m.)
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO San Juan Capistrano Greek Festival September 25-26, 2021.Greek Pastries, and Greek food and great entertainment for the whole family. Location: Saint Basil Greek Orthodox Church 27129 Calle Arroyo, Suite 1803, San Juan Capistrano, CA, 92675 sjcgreekfest.org
SANTA ANA: Fascination of Orchids International Show & Sale September 25-26, 2021, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. See thousands of Exotic Orchids on display and for sale by growers from California, South America and Asia. Location: Santa Ana Zoo, $, ocorchidshow.com
SANTA CLARA: HALLOWEEN HAUNT at California's Great America. Pumpkin Fest by day and Halloween Haunt by night through October 31, 2021.
SANTA MONICA: Self-Care Saturdays Free Workout, 10 a.m. & 11 a.m. sessions on the Third Street Promenade Saturday mornings through September 25, 2021. Mix of workout styles including yoga, kickboxing, barre, cardio, hip hop and more. Participants are encouraged to bring their own yoga mat, towel and water. Free, but must register: downtownsm.com/self-care-saturdays
TWENTYNINE PALMS: 29 Palms Historical Society Last Ever Red Hot Auction 6 p.m. at Founder's Hall at the Old Schoolhouse Museum, 6760 National Park Drive, 29palmshistorical.com Contact Larry Bowden at 760-501-1718.
UNIVERSAL CITY: Halloween Horror Nights September 9-October 31, 2021. Location: Universal Studios Hollywood, 100 Universal City Plaza, halloweenhorrornights.com
VACAVILLE: Oktoberfest, a fantastic, fun downtown Vacaville annual event for 14 years! downtownvacaville.com
VALENCIA: Fright Fest September 11-October 31, 2021 at Six Flags Magic Mountain. Annual event with mazes, scare zones and bands & DJs performing.
VALLEJO: Fright Fest September 25-October 31, 2021 at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom. Annual event with mazes, scare zones and bands & DJs performing.
VAN NUYS: American Cancer Society Relay For Life of the Greater Valley 12-10 p.m. at Los Angeles Valley College (5800 Fulton Avenue, Valley Village, 91401). There will be a main stage, kid zone, food trucks, games, bands, community groups, music, contests, Zumba class and special guests. There will also be a survivor lap, a caregiver lap, and special luminaria ceremony. Admission and parking are both free. All are welcome. relayforlife.org/ratgvca
WALNUT CREEK: The Walnut Festival September 23-26, 2021 at Heather Farm Park, thewalnutfestival.org
WOODSIDE: Orchard Days at Filoli weekends through Oct.31.
YERMO: Calico Days September 25-26, 2021, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Calico Ghost Town, 36600 Ghost Town Road. $, sbcountyparks.com
GOLETA: Goleta Lemon Festival September 24-25, 2022 Girsh Park 7050 Phelps Road Goleta, CA lemonfestival.com Free admission
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