California Festivals


California Wine Festivals in April

DANA POINT: California Wine Festival, April 19-20, 2024, 12-4 p.m. with 12 p.m. VIP Early Entry at Sea Terrace Community Park. Location: Pacific Coast Highway & Niguel Road, Dana Point, CA. $65-200,

COSTA MESA: OC Wine Fest April 20-21, 2024, 12-8 p.m. at The Hangar at OC Fair & Event Center. Location: 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, CA. $60-100,

LA VERNE: A Sip of La Verne Wine Walk, April 27, 2024 5-8:30 p.m. Wander the Old Town, listed to bands performing live music and visit merchants offering sips of wine and food samples in this annual, sell-out event. Location: D and 3rd Streets just south of Bonita Ave., La Verne, CA $65,

LODI: Lodi Wine & Food Festival April 6, 2024, 1-5 p.m. features wine tasting from up to 50 wineries, great food, entertainment, vendors, and much more all under one roof.  $50-80,

WILLOW GLEN: Downtown Willow Glen Spring Wine Walk April 6, 2024, 2-5 p.m.
Downtown Willow Glen
1390 Lincoln Ave
San Jose, CA 95125

FOLSOM: Folsom Historic District Sip AND Stroll April 13, 2024, 2:30-5:30 p.m.
Annual Sutter Street Sip & Stroll ticket includes tastings from local wineries and restaurants, set up inside the wonderful shops of Historic Folsom. Enjoy live music, shopping, and the incredible ambiance of town. Location: Folsom Historic District 915 Sutter St, Suite 110, Folsom, CA 95630

LINCOLN: Lincoln Wine Fest April 27, 2024, 1-5 p.m. at Beermann Plaza
640 Fifth Street
Lincoln, CA
20+ wineries, breweries, food and more.
Event features wine & beer paired with delicious finger foods from local retail restaurants and vendors as you stroll through downtown. Enjoy live music, arts and crafts, and a Wine Garden in the Plaza.

TEMECULA: Food & Wine Pairing Festival and Blessing of the Vines April 14, 2024, 5-8 p.m. at South Coast Winery Resort & Spa. Enjoy an assortment of food, wine & dessert pairings and live music from Anyones Guess. $110,

HEALDSBURG: Passport to Dry Creek Valley April 26-28, 2024, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
40+ wineries are participating
2-Day Passport or a Sunday Only ticket
40+ participating wineries throughout Dry Creek Valley, guests will enjoy elaborate themed parties with remarkable and memorable food and wine pairings. Guests can meet Sonoma County's most renowned chefs, savoring inspired culinary creations alongside newly released and limited-edition wines. Grape to glass experiences will be offered in the vineyards, in addition to a series of intimate winemaker and vineyard lunches. The event will be held at the new Ranch at Lake Sonoma with sweeping views of the lake and breathtaking sunset views.

CAMPBELL: Downtown Campbell Spring Wine Walk April 18, 2024, 6 p.m.
Stroll the streets of Downtown Campbell and discover boutique shops, art studios, and fabuloso restaurants while sipping on great wines.

LOS GATOS: Los Gatos Spring Wine Walk April 20, 2024, 1-4 p.m.
Ticket: $50-120
Downtown Los Gatos
Los Gatos, CA
Over 30 local wineries!

 CLAYTON: Art Wine Street Sat April 27-28, 2024
Main Street in Downtown
Clayton, CA
Saturday 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Sunday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Free admission,
Non-stop bands performing for your entertainment, while you enjoy a wide selection of tempting dishes from our Food Court. Premium Wine Tent features a high quality local winery for your tasting pleasure.

EL DORADO: El Dorado Wine Passport Adventures April 20-21, 2024. Annual touring and tasting event showcases the award winning wines and unique and charming tasting rooms at foothill vineyards with their stunning views. Your Passport includes commemorative wine glass and access to over 20 participating wineries. $55-85,

SONOMA: The Garagiste Wine Festival April 27, 2024
Grand Tasting
Sonoma Veterans' Memorial Hall
126 1st Street W.,
Sonoma CA 95476
Saturday 2-5 p.m. $79-100,
GARAGISTES - (gar-uh-zhē-stuh) n, Fr. - A term originally used in the Bordeaux region of France to denigrate renegade small-lot wine makers, sometimes working in their garage, who refused to follow the  rules. Join over 40 garagiste winemakers pouring over 200 handcrafted, micro-production wines.

ST. HELENA: Hall Cabernet Cookoff April 13, 2024, 12-2:30 p.m.
401 St. Helena Hwy. S.
St. Helena CA
(707) 967-2626
$161.90 approx.,
Bay Area chef teams compete by creating small bites that pair with Hall's Napa Valley Cabernet. With an all-star line-up of celebrity judges.

MONROVIA: Old Town Wine Walk April 13, 2024, 6-9 p.m.
Check in at Library Park
 7th Annual Wine Walk in Old Town! Participants attending this unique event will be invited to stroll through Old Town, exploring each business and sampling various wine offerings while also enjoying the charm throughout our Old Town.

PASO ROBLES: Wine 4 Paws April 20-21, 2024 |
Wine for a cause -- dogs (and more) at the Woods Humane Society. Over 80 participating wineries, and some olive oil companies as well, will be donating either their tasting fees or a percentage of their weekend's sales.


Events are not guaranteed. It is your responsibility to confirm before going.

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