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California Events & Festivals Daily Calendar  2015

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California Events Calendar features festivals, music, art, wine, car races, fairs, rodeos, pow wows, mud runs, color runs, flower festivals and every type of event you can imagine. If you would like to submit your event, please feel free to do so. Details for what's needed: Name of event, date, time, location, address, cost, description, contact info, website, photos, etc. Here is where to submit:


May Festivals

1 | Friday May 1

ALPINE: Sage & Songbirds Festival, May 1-3, 2015, 
BISHOP: Taste of the Sierra.  bishopvisitor.com
LONG BEACH: Uptown Village Market, May 1-2, 2015.  Showcase of high quality, handcrafted items, live music, food trucks during First Fridays art walk. Time: 5-10 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. uptownvillagemarket.com
MARIPOSA: Taste of Mariposa, part of the Butterfly Festival weekend May 1-3, 2015.
SELMA: Raisin Festival May 1-3, 2015


2 | Sat. May 2

CINCO DE MAY CELEBRATIONS
BEER FESTIVALS

ANAHEIM: Cinco de Mayo Fiesta May 2 - 3, 2015, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
La Palma Park 1000 N Harbor Blvd
ARCADIA
: Wild West Day at the Los Angeles County Arboretum. Special festival for family fun!
BISHOP
: Laws Choo Choo Swap Meet lawsmuseum.org
CALIFORNIA: California Bookstore Day
CHINO: Planes of Fame, airshow.  May 2-3, 2015, planesoffame.org
COLUMBIA: Firemen's Muster
CORONA: Corona Cinco de Mayo Parade and Fiesta. Parade along Sixth Street
FAIRFIELD: Cinco K Run Fiesta.   5K run/walk and 1 Mile walk, Mexican food, music and entertainment.  
HEMET: Ramona April 18- May 3, 2015. Cost: $18-44.  27400 Ramona Bowl Rd.  ramonabowl.com
LONG BEACH: Uptown Village Market, May 1-2, 2015.  High quality, handcrafted items, food trucks and more. uptownvillagemarket.com
LONG BEACH: Urban Ocean Festival. Aquarium of the Pacific  aquariumofpacific.org
LOS ANGELES - Cinco de Mayo Olvera Street, May 2-3, 2015 - 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. elpueblo.lacity.org
MISSION VIEJO Arts Alive & Street Painting Festival May 2-3, 2015. 
SAN DIEGO
: Food & Wine Festival. Junior League of San Diego's 15th annual fest. 1-5 p.m. at Ellen Scripps Browning Park, La Jolla Cove.  jlsdfoodandwine.com
SAN JOSE: ArtSpots Willow Glen May 2 & 3, 2015
SANTA ROSA
: WGAS Monster Trucks, May 1-2, 2015.
SELMA: Raisin Festival May 1-3, 2015
SONOMA: Blossoms, Bees and Barnyard Babies, May 2-3, 2015. Milk a goat, pet a chicken. Free, RSVP: farmtrails.org
STONYFORD: Stonyford Rodeo  May 2-3, 2015     stonycreekhorsemen.org


3 | Sunday May 3

ALPINE: Sage & Songbirds Festival, May 1-3, 2015, chirp.org
ANAHEIM: Cinco de Mayo Fiesta May 2 - 3, 2015, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
CHINO: Planes of Fame, airshow.  May 2-3, 2015, planesoffame.org
FRESNO: Cinco de Mayo, Noon-7 p.m. downtownfresno.org
GUALALA - Cinco de Mayo Mariachi Festival. Noon,
FREE Admission. Live entertainment
HANFORD:
Cinco De Mayo Celebration Sunday, May 3, 2015  11 a.m.-8 p.m.
HEMET:
Ramona April 18- May 3, 2015. Cost: $18-44.  27400 Ramona Bowl Rd.  ramonabowl.com
LAKE FOREST: Rancho Days Fiesta  May 3, 2015
LOS ANGELES - Cinco de Mayo Olvera Street, May 2-3, 2015 - 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. elpueblo.lacity.org
MISSION VIEJO Arts Alive & Street Painting Festival May 2-3, 2015. 
OAKHURST
: Antique & Classic Wooden Boat Show, May 9-11, 2015. oakhurstchamber.com
SANTA ROSA: Chickenque, May 3, 2015.
SELMA: Raisin Festival May 1-3, 2015
SONOMA: Blossoms, Bees and Barnyard Babies, May 2-3, 2015. Milk a goat, pet a chicken and get a behind-the-scenes peek at life on the farm. The event is free, RSVP requested see: farmtrails.org
STONYFORD: Stonyford Rodeo  May 2-3, 2015     stonycreekhorsemen.org
WEST HOLLYWOOD: Russian Festival in Plummer Park. Free. weho.org


4 | Mon May 4


5 | Tues. May 5

COMPTON: Cinco de Mayo Festival at El Camino College, Student Lounge. compton.edu


6 | Wed. May 6

SACRAMENTO: Joe Bonamassa, May 6, 2015


7 | Thur May 7

CAMARILLO:  Fa-Tini Fundraiser,  May 7, 2015 C
THOUSAND OAKS: Conejo Valley Days, May 7-10, 2015.


8 | Fri May 8

OROVILLE: Feather Fiesta Days, May 8-9, 2015 THOUSAND OAKS: Conejo Valley Days, May 7-10, 2015.


9 | Sat. May 9

DUBLIN: Spring Faire, May 9, 2015
OAKHURST: Antique & Classic Wooden Boat Show, May 9 - 11, 2015
OROVILLE: Feather Fiesta Days, May 8-9, 2015 


14 | Thur May 14


CARMEL: Carmel Art Festival May 14-17, 2015
PASO ROBLES: Paso Robles Wine Festival,  May 14-17, 2015. 
KINGSBURG: Kingsburg Swedish Festival  May 14-16, 2015


15 | Fri May 15

CARMEL: Carmel Art Festival May 14-17, 2015  
SAN CARLOS
: Hometown Days Festival & Parade May 15-17, 2015  sancarloshometowndays.com


16 | Sat. May 16


CALIFORNIA: AMGEN Tour of California May 10-17, 2015 
CARMEL: Carmel Art Festival May 14-17, 2015  
FREEPORT
: Walk on the Wildside!" Outdoor Festival May 16, 2015
HANFORD: Pioneer Days. Bed Races, Rib Cookoff, Beer Garden. 12-5p. City Park. hanfordchamber.com
RIVERSIDE: Salsa Festival, May 16, 2015. New event.
SANTA MARIA: Bull Canyon Run May 16, 2015
SANTA ROSA: Luther Burbank Rose Parade and Festival. 12  Time: 10 a.m. roseparadefestival.com
SAN CARLOS
: Hometown Days Festival & Parade May 15-17, 2015  sancarloshometowndays.com
SANTA ROSA: Color Me Rad Color 5K Run. 
SUISUN CITY: Biggest Little Car Show May 16, 2015. 


17 | Sun. May 17

 ANAHEIM: Orange Country Greek Festival, May 15-17, 2015
CARMEL: Carmel Art Festival May 14-17, 2015  
CASTROVILLE: Artichoke Festival Parade & Car Show May 17, 2015
EL CERRITO: Celebration of Old Roses. Free!
GALT: Strawberry Festival
ORANGEVALE Pow Wow Days Festival and Parade  May 14-17, 2015
PASO ROBLES: Paso Robles Wine Festival,  May 14-17, 2015
SAN CARLOS: Hometown Days Festival & Parade May 15-17, 2015  sancarloshometowndays.com


19 | Tuesday May 19


BISHOP: Mule Days May 19-24, 2015  


20 | Wed May 20 

BISHOP: Mule Days May 19-24, 2015  


21 | Thur May 21

BISHOP: Mule Days May 19-24, 2015  
VACAVILLE: Fiesta Days, May 21-25, 2015. 


22 | Fri May 22

BISHOP: Mule Days May 19-24, 2015  
VACAVILLE: Fiesta Days, May 21-25, 2015. 


23 | Sat May 23

ARCATA: Kinetic Sculpture Race  May 23-25
ARNOLD: Spring Peddler’s Fair, May 23-24. Vendor space / info, call Kim or Mark: (925) 372-8961
BISHOP: Mule Days May 19-24, 2015   PLEASANTON: Rugged Maniac NorCal, May 23 
MORGAN HILL: Mushroom Mardi Gras, May 23-24
SIMI VALLEY: Cajun & Blues Music Festival, May 23-24 
VACAVILLE: Fiesta Days, May 21-25, 2015. 
YUCCA VALLEY: Grubstake Days. Parade, festival, contests and games. yucca-valley.org


24 | Sun May 24

ARCATA: Kinetic Sculpture Race  May 23-25
ARNOLD: Spring Peddler’s Fair, May 23-24. Vendor space / info, call Kim or Mark: (925) 372-8961
BISHOP: Mule Days May 19-24, 2015  
MORGAN HILL: Mushroom Mardi Gras, May 23-24
SIMI VALLEY: Cajun & Blues Music Festival, May 23-24 
ARCATA: Kinetic Sculpture Race  May 23-25
VACAVILLE: Fiesta Days, May 21-25, 2015
VISTA: Strawberry Festival


25 | Mon May 25

ARCATA: Kinetic Sculpture Race  May 23-25
VACAVILLE: Fiesta Days, May 21-25, 2015  


29 | Thur May 29

NAPA: Bottle Rock Music Festival May 29-31
PATTERSON: Apricot Fiesta, May 29-31, 2015


30 | Fri May 30

COARSEGOLD: Music in the Medows, May 30
MONTEREY: Artichoke Festival, May 30-31
NAPA: Bottle Rock Music Festival May 29-31
WALNUT CREEK: Art & Wine Festival, May 30-31


31 | Sat May 31

NAPA: Bottle Rock Music Festival May 29-31
MONTEREY: Artichoke Festival, May 30-31
PINOLE: City-wide Garage Sale
SACRAMENTO: Celtic Women, May 31, 2015
WALNUT CREEK: Art & Wine Festival, May 30-31


JUNE 2015

1 | Sun June 1


2 | Mon June 2


3 | Tue June 3


4 | Wed June 4

BEAUMONT: Cherry Festival June 4-7, 2015


5 | Thurs June 5

BEAUMONT: Cherry Festival June 4-7, 2015


6 | Fri June 6

ALAMEDA: Sandcastle Contest at Robert Crown Memorial State Beach, free.
APPLE VALLEY
: 2015 Water Festival June 6, 2015  BEAUMONT: Cherry Festival June 4-7, 2015
BERKELEY
: The Bay Area Book Festival, June 6 & 7
BISHOP
: High Sierra 24 Hour All Out Adventure Race, June 6-7, 2015. 
DURHAM: Threshing Bee & Country Fair, June 6-7, 2015, Patrick Ranch Museum annual festival. patrickranchmuseum.org
ROLLING HILLS ESTATES: Palos Verdes Street Fair, June 6-7
LOS ANGELES
: Color Me Rad Color 5K Run, June 6


7 | Sat June 7

BERKELEY: The Bay Area Book Festival, June 6 & 7
BISHOP: High Sierra 24 Hour All Out Adventure Race, June 6-7, 2015. 
DURHAM: Threshing Bee & Country Fair, June 6-7, 2015, Patrick Ranch Museum annual festival. patrickranchmuseum.org
ROLLING HILLS ESTATES: Palos Verdes Street Fair, June 6-7, 2015
SAN DIEGO: Wine & Roses Charity Wine Tasting. The Grand Del Mar Hotel, $100 public invited


JUNE 2015

McKINLEYVILLE: Pony Express Days June 3-7, 2015  mckinleyvillechamber
ONTARIO: Huck Finn Jubilee, June 12-14
WEST HOLLYWOOD: Pride Parade, June 12-14  CARLSBAD: Beach Fest June 13, 2015
NEVADA CITY: Soapbox Derby June 13
FORTUNA
:  Art & Wine in the Park. June 14
OJAI: Wine Festival June 14, 2015
GRASS VALLEY: Grass Valley Father's Day Bluegrass Festival June 18-21
SACRAMENTO: Comic Con, June 19-21
SAN FRANCISCO: Pinot Days, June 20
LANCASTER: Thunder on the Lot, June 26-28
LAGUNA BEACH: Sawdust Art Festival June 26 -  August 30
NOVATO: California Beer Festival  Marin, June 27
SANTA CRUZ: Woodies on the Wharf June 27


JULY 2015

LOS ANGELES: Anime Expo, July 2-5
ARNOLD:  Sierra Nevada Arts & Crafts Festival, July 4-5, 2015.
SANTA ROSA: Red White and Boom, July 4
CALIFORNIA: Free Fishing Days July 4
LAGUNA BEACH: Pageant of the Masters, July 8-Aug. 31
POINT REYES: Night of Nights July 12
SALINAS: California Rodeo July 16-19
ELK GROVE: Strauss Festival  July 23-26, 2015, Elk Grove Regional Park, straussfestival.com
GILROY: Garlic Festival  July 24-26
BERKELEY: Berkeley Kite Festival, July 25-26
SACRAMENTO: John Mellencamp, July 26


AUGUST 2015

AUBURN: Tevis Cup August 1
PLEASANT HILL: American Iron Car Show, Aug. 9, 2015, 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. Pleasant Hill Recreation & Park District celebrates the 14th annual American Iron Car Show. Register your pre-80s car and enter competition. Entry fee: $28 Register early! Downtown space is limited. Call (925) 682-0896, pleasanthillrec.com
WINTERS
: Buckhorn Classic Car Show, 5 p.m. winterschamber.com
BRIDGEVILLE
: Bridgefest, August 15, 2015. UFOs, Aliens Welcome Time: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. The event takes place the third Saturday in August on Planet Earth. Bridgeville Community Center (707) 777-1775 bridgevillecommunitycenter.org
HAYWARD: Zucchini Festival, August 15-16, 2015, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m., $8 general admission approx. See: zucchinifest.org
COTATI: Accordion Fest, Aug. 22-23, 2015
WINTERS: Earthquake Festival Aug. 28, 2015
BODEGA: Bodega Seafood Art & Wine Festival Aug 29-30, 2015
HUNTINGTON BEACH: Blessing of the Waves Aug. 30, 2015 at Pier Plaza.


SEPTEMBER 2015

SAN JOSE: Wizard World Comic Con, Sept. 4-6, 2015. At San Jose Convention Center. wizardworld.com
ARNOLD: Cedar Center Arts & Crafts Festival,  September 5 & 6, 2015
VENTURA: Ventura Nationals Car Show, September 5, 2015 venturanationals.com
ENCINITAS: Gala in the Garden, September 12, 2015. sdbgarden.org
WASCO: Wasco Festival of Roses in the Rose Capital of the World!  September 12, 2015
NEVADA CITY: Constitution Day Celebration, Sep. 12-13, 2015
LAFAYETTE: Art & Wine Festival Sept. 19-20, 2015,  10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Cost: Free. lafayettechamber.org
COULTERVILLE: Coyote Fest, Sept. 26, 2015 coultervillehistorycenter.org
SAN DIEGO Cabrillo Festival September 26-27, 2015

 


OCTOBER 2015

IRVINE:  UC Irvine's Festival of Discovery Oct. 3, 2015. Interactive, community invited. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. festivalofdiscovery.uci.edu
RIVERBANK
: Riverbank Cheese & Wine Exposition Oct. 10-11  riverbankcheeseandwine.org
10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday
CALABASAS
: Pumpkin Festival, Oct. 17-18, 2015


NOVEMBER 2015

AUBURN: Mandarin Festival November 20-22, 2015, mandarinfestival.com
TEMECULA: Rugged Maniac, November 14, 2015. Obstacle course. ruggedmaniac.com

California Events Calendar includes festivals, fairs, concerts,  parades, car shows, film festivals, cultural celebrations and food fests and fairs, to name a few. We accept event submissions, but cannot guarantee inclusion. Send event information-- 1. Event name 2. description 3. date 4. time 5. address 5. cost 6. phone 7. website 8. photos (if any) 

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