alamedacountyfair.com Annual Amateur Rib Cook-Off for Charity - Alameda County Fairgrounds, CAFOOD BEER WINE also see Annual Food Festivals
CHICO Slice of Chico downtownchico.net 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. Downtown Chico, between 1st & 9th Streets Free Downtown Chico's merchants invite the community downtown for a day filled with great shopping, hot prices and FREE slices of ice-cold watermelon. Known throughout the community as a summertime tradition, Slice of Chico draws thousands into downtown for some refreshment and good, old-fashioned customer service! Known throughout the community as a summertime tradition, Slice of Chico draws thousands into downtown for some refreshment and good, old-fashioned customer service! Early Birds shop Friday too!
LOS ANGELES: Garagiste Festival: Urban Exposure 40 Artisan Winemakers converge at Union Station californiagaragistes.com
NAPA: A Taste of Napa A Taste of Napa July 18, 2015 11 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Gourmet food and wine is served by close to 70 restaurants, food artisans, breweries and wineries. 10 Days. 100 Wineries. Over 60 Events. Stars of Music, Dance and Theater. Napa Valley's Fine Wine and Cuisine. Enriching Art, Wellness and Community Programs. Every July, Napa Valley is on stage. Music, dance and theater are artfully blended with Napa's incomparable wines and culinary delights. Location: 500 First Street, Napa, CA. ticket. festivaldelsole.org
SAN LUIS OBISPO Seven Sisters Fest Location: EL Chorro Park, San Luis Obispo, California. Event benefits Woods Humane Association and the Infinite Music Foundation. There will be over 40 breweries and wineries that will attend. sevensistersfest.com
SAN BERNARDINO National Orange Show Annual Brew Fest Over 20 breweries will be present with at least 50 different brews available. This is a charitable event were all proceeds go to benefit the NOS foundation, a non-profit company. 12-7 p.m. 909-888-6788 x466 National Orange Show 1st Annual Brew Fest! Rain or shine, Location: The National Orange Show Events Center located at 690 South Arrowhead Ave, Gate 9, San Bernardino, Ca 92408. nosevents.com
SAN DIEGO Beer Fest Annual San Diego Brew Fest Liberty Station NTC Plaza 2640 Cushing Road San Diego, is a fun filled day with beer, food trucks, and music. The event will feature dozens of local local and international craft beers. sandiegobeerfest.com
PISMO BEACH: Central Coast Wine Classic Experience The beauty and diversity of California's Central Coast! Participate in the 29th Annual Central Coast Wine Classic, one of the largest and most renowned wine events in California. centralcoastwineclassic.org.
SAN FRANCISCO: The BreastFest Beer Festival Event benefits low income women with breast cancer. 70-80 Breweries from around the Bay Area. Festival Pavilion Fort Mason Center, San Francisco thebreastfest.org
ROHNERT PARK - Annual Wine Country Big Q Public Tasting 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Sonoma Mountain Village 1400 Valley House Drive Rohnert Park, California 94928 winecountrybigq.com
SLOUGHHOUSE Davis Ranch Corn Festival
REDONDO BEACH - South Bay Greek Festival 722 Knob Hill Ave.
Redondo Beach, CA sbgreekfestival.com
Annual Central Coast Wine Classic
San Luis Obispo, California
Experience the beauty and diversity of California's Central Coast! The Annual Central Coast Wine Classic includes dinners, wine tastings, seminars and wine auctions. Locations throughout the Central Coast are primarily in San Simeon, San Luis Obispo and Avila Beach areas of San Luis Obispo County. centralcoastwineclassic.org
Mammoth Food & Wine Experience
Mammoth Lakes, California
Annual Arts & Wine Festival
Los Altos, California
Join us in beautiful downtown Los Altos. The festival features the work of artists from across the Western U.S., wine from a half dozen of the region's finest vintners and a wide variety of food. Free concerts throughout the day, rides and activities in the Kidzone. losaltos-downtown.org
Slice of Chico
Known throughout the community as a summertime tradition, downtown Chico's merchants invite the community for a day filled with great shopping and free slices of ice cold watermelon. downtownchico.com
Santa Barbara, California
Oo la la! Where AMERICA celebrates FRANCE! Food, music, dance. Dozensof chefs prepare everything from crepes to Cajun. Beer, wine. Non-stop entertainment on 3 stages. Huge Eiffel Tower. Cancan. Poodle Parade. Free admission.
Attendance: 20,000. frenchfestival.com
Davis Ranch Corn Festival
Sloughhouse, CA off the Jackson Highway. 13211 Jackson Road, Sloughhouse, CA 95683-9701.
California Wine Festival
Santa Barbara, California
The 'Biggest Wine Festival Under the Sun.' Over 200 of California's finest wines from every wine region in the state – showcasing a total of over 350 fine wines. Over 2,500 wine fans will grab their glass and start swirling and sipping, while live music on stage keeps the party going. Attendance: 2,500. californiawinefestival.com
Wine & Bite Art Walk
Tickets $25, or at Village Square on the night of the event for $25. Time: 5 to 7:30 p.m. fallbrookchamberofcommerce.org
Marysville Peach Fest
Enjoy food, entertainment, arts and crafts with the thirty thousand plus other people who regularly visit the annual Marysville Peach Festival in Historic Downtown Marysville! Attendance: 30,000. marysvillepeachfest.com
Santa Paula, California
Best known as the Citrus Capital of the World. Because of its expansive lemon and orange orchards, the City of Santa Paula celebrates the fruit of California every year with its popular Kiwanis Citrus Festival. santapaulafestival.org
Annual Watermelon Festival
Seed spitting contests ongoing throughout the fest. Greased melon relay race, watermelon carving display, music and marketplace. Enjoy free watermelon--a healthy treat!
Taste of Terroir - Livermore Valley's Wine & Food Experience
Livermore Valley Winemakers and Bay Area Chefs team up to create innovative and delectable wine and food pairings showcasing the Valley's bountiful terroir. lvwine.org
Gilroy Garlic Festival
10 tons of beef … 4 tons of pasta … 4 tons of calamari … 2 tons of scampi …plus 2 tons of fresh Christopher Ranch garlic & $8.5 million raised for local charity. The 33rd annual ‘Ultimate Summer Food Fair'; three days of incredible food, beverages, arts & crafts, live entertainment. Attendance: over 108,000. gilroygarlicfestival.com
Oxnard Salsa Festival
Celebrating all things salsa - the food, the music, and the dance! Highlights include Salsa and Latin Jazz bands, a large salsa tasting tent, an eclectic vendor marketplace, international foods, kids korner attractions, a salsa recipe contest and much more. Admission and parking are free! oxnardsalsafestival.com
A Taste of Camarillo
The Meadowlark Service League will hold its annual 'A Taste of Camarillo' Wine & Food Festival from 1 to 4 p.m. on the lawns of the historic Adolfo Camarillo Ranch House. Sample fine wines & gourmet foods, enjoy boutiques & live music. meadowlarkserviceleague.com
Celebrating Courtland as the "Bartlett Pear Capital of the World" with live music, Wines of the Delta Parade, fun run, children's area, classic car show, beer & wine garden and a variety of pear related foods. pearfair.org
Events are not guaranteed. It is your responsibility to confirm before going.