ALAMEDA: Oktoberfest, 12-6 p.m. at Speisekammer German Restaurant 2424 Lincoln Ave. Alameda, CA Free, no cover charge, speisekammer.com
ANAHEIM: NostalgiaCon 80's pop culture convention September 28-29, 2019. Celebrate the 1980s with films and TV show cast reunions, box office mega stars, live concerts, panel sessions, cosplay competitions, memorabilia, collectibles, and so much more. Location: Anaheim Convention Center, $49-up, nostalgiacon80s.com
ANAHEIM: Mickey's Halloween Party, Disneyland, 1313 S. Harbor Blvd. Anaheim, CA Disneyland.com/Halloween
BIG BEAR LAKE Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest Big Bear Lake Convention Center Big Bear Lake, CA bigbearevents.com
BISHOP: Paiute Pabanamanina Indian Days (and Parade) September 27-29, 2019. Parade usually on Saturday 10 a.m. at Casino Paiute Palace Casino. Parade finishes at Barlow Ln. Gym paiutepalace.com | pow pow
CABAZON: Morongo Thunder & Lightning Pow Wow September 27-29, 2019. 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
DANA POINT: Ohana September 27-29, 2019 at Doheny State Beach features rock and acoustic faves such as Red Hot Chili Peppers, Incubus and Eddie Vedder.
DINUBA: Dinuba Annual Raisin Day Festival & Parade Dinuba Raisin Harvest Festival September 26-29, 2019 Roseanne Vulch Park El Monte Way Dinuba, CA
EDWARDS: Wasteland Weekend Sept.25-29. Lots of bands at this Mad Max-style, post-apocalyptic themed event. wastelandweekend.com
EL CAJON: Oktoberfest September 27-29, 2019 includes opening of the keg. Also October 4-6, 2019. Location: 1017 S. Molliison Ave. $10 admission, germanclubsandiego.org
ENCINITAS: Oktoberfest, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. El Camino Real & Mountain Vista Drive (outdoors) Encinitas, CA Free admission, encinitasoktoberfest.com
FAIRFIELD: Fairfield Candy Palooza September 28-29, 2019 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 28-29, 2019.
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
GILROY: Gilroy Gardens Halloween September 27-November 2, 2019 weekends, gilroygardens.org
GOLETA: Goleta Lemon Festival and Fall Classic Car Show September 28-29, 2019. Girsh Park 7050 Phelps Road Goleta, CA lemonfestival.com Free admission
GRASS VALLEY: Celtic Festival September 27-29, 2019. Music and Magic at KVMR Celtic Festival held at Nevada County Fairgrounds, 11228 McCourtney. kvmrcelticfestival.org
HUNTINGTON BEACH: Timeless Treasures Boutique September 26-29, 2019. Location: 6905 Warner Ave. Huntington Beach, CA Free admission, timelesstreasuresboutiques.com
HUNTINGTON BEACH: Chefs for Scholarships, 4-7 p.m. Location: Golden West College Student Center and Gardens 15744 Goldenwest Street Huntington Beach, CA $45-50, gwchbfoundation.com
IDYLLWILD: Idyllwild Ren Faire September 27-29, 2019. idyllwildrenfaire.com | Ren
KERNVILLE: Kern River Rock N Blues Festival September 26-29, 2019, kernriverrocknblues.com
LONG BEACH: Dark Harbor at Queen Mary September 26-November 2, 2019. Feast Maze, Deadrise, Circus Big Top Terror and Lullaby are among the many mazes and haunts at an authentic, haunted ship.
LOS ALAMOS: Los Alamos Old Days Festival September 27-29, 2019. Annual festival in Los Alamos Admission is FREE
LOS ANGELES: LA Korean Festival September 26-29, 2019. Location: Seoul International Park, 3250 San Marino Street, Los Angeles, CA. Free, lakoreanfestival.org
MENLO PARK: Pacific Fine Arts Festival September 27-29, 2019. Santa Cruz Avenue between El Camino Real and University Drive Menlo Park, CA Free, pacificfinearts.com
MIRAMAR: MCAS Miramar Blue Angels Air Show September 28-29, 2019 | air shows
MONTEREY: Monterey Jazz Festival September 27-29, 2019. If you love jazz, this festival is the ultimate in entertainment! Listen to Diana Krall, Christian McBride Big Band, Chris Botti, Snarky Puppy and over 100 all star acts.
MORGAN HILL: Taste of Morgan Hill September 28-29, 2019. Downtown Morgan Hill, morganhill.org | tastes
PACIFICA: Pacific Coast Fog Fest September 28-29, 2019 pacificcoastfogfest.com free admission
PALO ALTO: Great Glass Pumpkin Patch September 28-29, 2019
PASADENA: Los Angeles Chocolate Salon September 29, 2019, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. $20-25, lachocolatesalon.com | chocolate
PLYMOUTH: Amador Flower Farm Fall Festival and Pumpkin Patch September 28-29, 2019. Location: Amador Flower Farm 22001 Shenandoah School Road Plymouth, CA 95669 amadorflowerfarm.com
SAN DIEGO: SeaWorld Spooktacular Included with park admission, SeaWorld San Diego 500 Sea World Drive San Diego, CA 92109 seaworld.com/san-diego
SEAL BEACH: Seal Beach Film Festival September 27-29, 2019 J. H. Mcgaugh Elementary $tickets, sealbeachfilmfest.com | film
REDWOOD CITY: Oktoberfest September 25-29, 2019 Courthouse Square redwoodcity.org/oktoberfest
SAN DIEGO: San Diego International Dragon Boat Race September 28-29, 2019. Mission Bay, San Diego, CA. sddragonboatrace.com | dragon boats
SAN JOSE: Winchester Mystery House UNHINGED. One of America's most unique mansions constructed by the superstitious heiress to the Winchester fortune unveils a new Halloween experience. Tickets $44-54.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO San Juan Capistrano Greek Festival September 28-29, 2019.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 28-29, 2019 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: South Coast Plaza Village,1621 W Sunflower, Santa Ana (North side of Sunflower across the street from main South Coast Plaza campus behind Morton's the Steak House and next to Corner Bakery) Cost: FREE Admission, ocorchidshow.com
SONOMA: Valley of the Moon Vintage Festival September 27-29, 2019. Includes both adult and youth grape stomps! valleyofthemoonvintagefestival.com
UNIVERSAL CITY: Halloween Horror Nights Location: Universal Studios Hollywood, 100 Universal City Plaza, halloweenhorrornights.com
VALLEJO: Six Flags Discovery Kingdom Fright Fest Six Flags Discovery Kingdom 1001 Fairgrounds Drive Vallejo, CA. sixflags.com
YERMO: Calico Days September 28-29, 2019, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Calico Ghost Town, 36600 Ghost Town Road. $, sbcountyparks.com
Events are not guaranteed. It is your responsibility to confirm before going.