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March Festivals in California

SANTA MARIA: Central Coast Gun Shows March 16-17, 2019
Convention Center. Central Coast Gun Shows are bringing their show to the Santa Maria Fairpark. All federal, state and local firearm ordinances and laws must be obeyed. Promoter: Central Coast Gun Shows santamariafairpark.com

SAN JOSE: Silicon Valley International Auto Show March 7-10, 2019. Location: San Jose McEnery Convention Center. svautoshow.com

HUNTINGTON BEACH: Cherry Blossom Festival Orange County March 15-17, 2019. Held in Central Park, 18000 Golden West St., Huntington Beach, CA. Hours: Sat 10 a.m.-9 p.m. | Sun 10a.m.-4 p.m. Free, occbfest.com

Past Events

ALISO VIEJO: Swing for the Sea Lions Golf Tournament, March 25, 2018, 10 a.m. at Aliso Viejo Country Club. Pacific Marine Mammal Center 3rd Annual fundraiser entry includes admission into golf tournament, golf cart rental, food truck lunch, dinner, and more! Sponsorships welcomed. $175 -200,  pmmcgolf.accelraising.com 

CARLSBAD: The Flower Fields Opens March 1-May 13, 2018. The Flower Fields, Carlsbad, CA theflowerfields.com

 San Diego Busker Festival March 3-4, 2018, 12- 6 p.m. Seaport Village 849 West Harbor Drive San Diego, CA 92101 seaportvillage.com

BERKELEY: Persian New Year Festival  March 13, 2018, 6-10 p.m. Persian New Year Festival Persian Center, Berkeley, CA persiancenter.org

MAMMOTH LAKES:  Elevation - Mammoth's Gay Ski Week March 14-18, 2018
2500 riders, nearly a dozen major parties, and zero attitude. The hottest guys on the West Coast converge on Mammoth for the third largest gay ski week in the country. Elevation Mammoth hosts world class DJs that spin at both night-time and apres-ski events. Annual highlights include the Party at 10,000 Feet, which begins with a dark night-time gondola ride to the highest elevation party in North America. Apres-ski parties pack more than 600 boys onto one patio. mammothgayskiweek.com

BLYTHE: March 15-18, 2018 Colorado River Fair "Wagon Wheels to Ferris Wheels" Fairgrounds, Blythe, CA
coloradoriverfair.com

SACRAMENTO: Quilt, Craft, Sew Festival, March 15-17, 2018  Location: Sacramento Cal Expo State Fairgrounds 1600 Exposition Blvd. Sacramento, CA quiltcraftsew.com $10 for 3 days admission Quilt, Craft & Sewing Festival features supply exhibits from many quality companies. Make and Take workshops, free educational seminars, exciting new products, techniques or educational ideas are available. Your ticket is valid for all three days of each show.

VENTURA: Ventura County Spring Home and Garden Show March 16-18, 2018  Ventura County Fairgrounds - Seaside Park
10 W. Harbor Blvd. Ventura, CA capitalshowcase.com

BREA: Brea Spring Craft Boutique March 16-17, 2018,  cityofbrea.net

BAKERSFIELD: Bakersfield Fiesta March 16-18, 2018, square dance festival  Location: Kern County Fairgrounds, 1142 S. P Street, Bakersfield, CA. bakersfieldfiesta.com

COSTA MESA: Musink Tattoo Convention and Music Festival March 16-18, 2018 OC Fairgrounds 88 Fair Dr. Costa Mesa, Ca ocfair.com | musinkfest.com

CALIFORNIA: St. Patrick's Day Festivals

LOS ANGELES: Wine, Cheese & Chocolate March 17, 2018,  winela.com | chocolate

NAPA: Napa Chocolate and Wine Festival March 18, 2018  napachocolateandwine.com | chocolate

MURPHYS: Murphys Irish Day March 17, 2018
Downtown Murphys, CA

CEDARVILLE: Surprise Valley Squirrel Roundup March 17, 2018 surprisevalleychamber.com

SAN DIEGO: Shamrock March 17, 2018. Location Gaslamp Quarter, San Diego, CA

SAN FRANCISCO: St. Patrick's Day Festival and Parade March 17, 2018, 11:30 a.m. uissf.org

MARYSVILLE: Bok Kai Festival March 17-18, 2018
Saturday Parade & Festival 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday Bomb Day 4 p.m. bokkaiparade.com

HERMOSA BEACH: - St. Patrick's Day Parade March 17, 2018

PERRIS: Iron Horse Family Steampunk Festival March 17-18, 2018, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Poplock Holmes and the magical medicine show of Dr. Solar, Steam locomotive and vintage trolley rides | Steampunk artisans displaying jewelry, handiworks and steam-driven contraptions and imaginative gadgets | Steampunk Victorian era costume contest  $15, $10 ages 5-11 years,  Location: Orange Empire Railway Museum, 2201 S. A St., Perris, CA oerm.org

SIERRA MADRE: Wistaria Festival March 17-18, 2018 Sierra Madre Boulevard, Sierra Madre, CA

HERMOSA BEACH: - St. Patrick's Day Parade  March 17, 2018

VENTURA: Ventura St. Patrick's Day Parade  

JACKSON: St. Patrick's Day Dandelion Days Celebration March 17-18, 2018, 8 a.m. -5 p.m. Location: Downtown Jackson, CA jacksonlionsclub.org

DUBLIN: St. Patrick's Day Celebration March 16-18, 2018
St. Patrick's Day Parade DublinStPats.com

BREA: Brea Spring Craft Boutique March 16-17, 2018 Friday, March 16, 2018, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. | Saturday, March 17, 2018, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. $2 admission,  cityofbrea.net parking is free. Spring Boutique The boutique features unique, one-of-a-kind crafts, seasonal and year-round gifts and décor, wearable art, jewelry, florals, baby items, tasty goodies, and much more from over 250 vendors. All proceeds benefit the Community Center's youth and family programs.

JUNE LAKE: June Lake Winter Festival March 17, 2018. Celebrate all things winter: snow sculptures, snowmobile poker rally, pet parade, snow games, BBQ, live music, and more! June Lake Junction 2775 Boulder Drive June Lake, CA 93529. 12:30pm Snowmobile Poker Rally |  9 a.m.-2 p.m. Winter Stroll & Snow Sculptures Judging (Main Street) | 2-4:30 p.m.  Kids Snow Play & Games, BBQ, Music, Photo Contest & More at June Mountain Ski Area Base Parking Lot. facebook.com/JuneLakeWInterFestival

POMONA: Everybody's Birdmart March 18, 2018, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Fairplex Building 4 Pomona, CA $10 admission, everybodysbirdmart.com

SAN DIEGO: Rolando Street Fair March 18, 2018, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Rolando Boulevard, San Diego, CA rolandocc.org

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO: Return of the Swallows March 19, 2018 Ringing of the historic bells, Live mariachi music

SACRAMENTOCalifornia Ag Day Wednesday, March 20, 2018, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. State Capitol in Sacramento 1 Capitol Mall Sacramento, CA cdfa.ca.gov/agday/ Free

SAN DIEGO: Fred Hall Show March 22-25, 2018. Del Mar Fairgrounds 2260 Jimmy Durante Boulevard Del Mar, CA. fredhall.com

PALM DESERT: Circus Vargas March 22-26, 2018
Palm Desert Westfield Palm Desert  72840 Highway 111, Suite 166  Palm Desert Ca 92260  circusvargas.com | 877-GOTFUN-1  (877)468-3861

EL DORADO HILLS: Spring Carnival March 22-25, 2018. Thurs. 4-10 p.m. | Friday 4-11 p.m. | Saturday 12-11 p.m. | Sunday 12-10 p.m. Carnival Rides and Games for All Ages. Carnival Free to Enter, edhtowncenter.com

SOUTH GATE: South Gate Azalea Festival March 22-25, 2018. South Gate Park, Tweedy & Pinehurst, South Gate, CA Carnival, Car Show, Miss Pageant and Fireworks Show on Friday. Bands include Acapulco Tropical, Banda Las Inolvidables, La Sonora dinamita con Vilma Diaz, and Jesus Ojeda. Hours Thursday 5-11 p.m. | Friday 5-11 p.m. | Saturday 2-11 p.m. | Sunday 1-11 p.m.  cityofsouthgate.org 

WALNUT CREEK:  Artisan Bead & Design Show March 23-25, 2018. Handcraft and jewelry design,  artistic beads, gemstones, one-of-a-kind jewelry, designer clothing, jewelry-making supplies, and vintage items.   Shopping and workshops taught by artists in residence in categories such as jewelry design, metal work, wirework, crystal setting, fiber arts, leather working bead making, art clay silver, hand knotting, mixed media, chainmaille, and enameling. Open to the public --10am-6pm,  Location: Walnut Creek Marriott, 2355 North Main St, Walnut Creek, CA 94596. $8-10, beadanddesign.com

BAKERSFIELD: Kern County Scottish Games & Gathering March 24, 2018
Kern County Fairgrounds 1142 South P Street Bakersfield, CA 93307

YORBA LINDA: Yorba Days March 24, 2018, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Yorba Linda Community Center, 4501 Casa Loma Ave.
Car Show, Artisan Vendor Alley, Music, Craft Beer and Food, Meet Fire and Police and see services exhibits. yorbalindachamber.com

AMADOR: Spring Fling March 24-25, 2018. Demonstrations by gardening experts, spring plants and food you can purchase. Amador Flower Farm, 22001 Shenandoah School Road Plymouth, CA 95669 amadorflowerfarm.com

LANCASTER: Los Angeles County Air Show March 24-25, 2018
Features pyrobatic night show and concert with Country star Craig Morgan, shockwave jet truck and more! $20-up, $ parking. Location: William J. Fox Airport, Lancaster, CA. lacountyairshow.com

SARATOGA: Blossom Festival March 24, 2018, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Heritage Orchard and Saratoga Civic Center, 13777 Fruitvale Ave., Saratoga, CA saratogahistory.com Free admission

SANTA YSABEL: Lilac Festival March 24 through April 2018 continuing every weekend until lilacs are gone, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Location: 4425 Highway 78, Santa Ysabel, CA. fortcross.com

HIGHLAND: Highland Citrus Harvest Festival March 24, 2018, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
 Historic District, Highland, CA. ci.highland.ca.us
Includes a classic car show.

SANTA ROSA: Artisan Cheese Festival March 23-25, 2018 Tickets are now on sale at artisancheesefestival.com

PALM SPRINGS: Desert Living Home Show March 23-25, 2018
Palm Springs Convention Center
worldclassshows.com

POMONA:  Insane Inflatables at Fairplex March 24, 2018. insaneinflatable5k.com

Highland Citrus Harvest Festival March 24, 2018
Highland's Historic District
Palm Avenue and Pacific Street Highland, CA
cityofhighland.org

ARCADIA: Peacock Day Los Angeles County Arboretum, March 24, 2018. The famous Southern California birds are descendants of peafowl acquired in the late 1880s by wealthy businessman Elias (Lucky) Baldwin, who owned the arboretum grounds.

SAN JUAN BAUTISTA: Art & Craft Festival March 24-25, 2018, Location: San Juan Bautista, CA. sanjuanbautistaca.com | sanjuanbautistaartandcraftfestival.com

SANTA MARIA: Central Coast Home & Garden Expo March 24-25, 2018 Santa Maria Fairpark - Santa Maria, CA santamariafairpark.com

BELMONT: Sidewalk Fine Arts Festival March 24-25, 2018, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Carlmont Village Shopping Center 1049 Alameda de las Pulgas at Ralston Ave. pacificfinearts.com

FORTUNA: Daffodils by the River March 24-25, 2018 daffodils

CHICO: Chico Kite Day Sunday March 25, 2018, 12-4 p.m.
Community Park, 1900 Dr. MLK Parkway, Chico, CA. Free, chicorec.com

OAKDALE: Testicle Festival  March 26, 2018
oakdaletesticlefestival.com

INDIAN WELLS: Indian Wells Arts Festival March 30-April 1, 2018. Indian Wells Arts Festival. Location Indian Wells Tennis Garden, Indian Wells, CA . Location Web Site: IndianWellsArtsFestival.com

FRESNO COUNTY: Blossom Trail February, March, April See the blossoms on fruit trees in orchards in a drive tour utilizing a map.

COSTA MESA: Orange County's Largest Mixer XIV Tuesday, March 29, 2018, 4-8 p.m. OC Fair & Event Center $20 per person The Largest Mixer is open to the general public and entire business community! Location: 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, CA. largestmixer.com

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LOS ANGELES: Los Angeles Dance Festival March 1-3, 2018, Rise of Women is 2018 theme Theater Ramond Kabbaz 10361 W. Pico Blvd. Los Angeles, CA $15-25, ladancefest.org

IMPERIAL: California Mid-Winter Fair & Fiesta March 2-11, 2018. Location: 200 East Second Street, Imperial CA ivexpo.com | californiamidwinterfair.com

SAN DIEGO: San Diego Busker Festival March 3-4, 2018, 12- 6 p.m. Seaport Village 849 West Harbor Drive San Diego, CA 92101 seaportvillage.com

SANTA ANA: Parenting OC's Annual Summer Opportunities Jamboree Saturday, March 3, 2018, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Discovery Cube Science Center
2500 N. Main St., Santa Ana, CA
On the day of the event, guests to the Jamboree will receive tickets for free child admission to the Discovery Cube Free, parentingoc.com/jamboree/  

BAKERSFIELD: Fred Hall's The Outdoor Show March 2-4, 2018. Kern County Fairground, Bakersfield, CA. fredhall.com

TURLOCK: California State Rabbit & Cavy Show March 3-4, 2018. Location: Stanislaus County Fair Grounds Exhibits Buildings, 900 N. Broadway Ave. Turlock, CA 95380, stancofair.com

FRESNO: Spring Home & Garden Show March 2-4, 2018 Location Fresno Fairgrounds, Fresno, CA fresnoshows.com

PLEASANTON: Scrap Book Expo, Show March 2-3, 2018 scrapbookexpo.com

TEMECULA: March 2-3, 2018. Temecula Spring Rod Run. Location Historic Old Town, Old Town Temecula, CA temeculaca.gov

PALM DESERT: Coachella Valley Wildflower Festival March 3, 2018. Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Visitor Center Palm Desert, CA

SANGER: Sanger Blossom Day Festival March 3, 2018

MURPHYS: Ironstone Vineyards Spring Obsession Art Show & Sale March 3-4, 2018, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Free admission. ironstonevineyards.com Tasting Reception March 3, 2018, 3-5 p.m. $25

SACRAMENTO: Northern California Egg Artists Show March 3-4, 2018. norcaleggart.com

FRESNO: Rogue Festival March 1-10, 2018
Rogue Festival celebrates Indie performing arts in fringe festival format with theatre, dance, spoken-word, music, performance art, puppetry and more. Location: Fresno's Tower District, Fresno, CA. roguefestival.com

TEMECULA: Circus Vargas Dreaming of Pirates March 8-20, 2018.
The Promenade Temecula
40820 Winchester Rd.
Temecula, Ca 92591
circusvargas.com | 877-GOTFUN-1  (877)468-3861

SOUTH EL MONTE: The 2018 Festival of Colors March 10-11, 2018. 6th Annual Holi Festival of Colors in Los Angeles, CA will be on March 10 & 11 from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm, at Whittier Narrows Park, 750 S. Santa Anita Avenue, South El Monte, CA 91733.  festivalofcolorsusa.com

CHICO: Home, Garden and Antique Show April 21-22, 2018
Silver Dollar Fairgrounds, Chico, CA
The annual event sponsored by the Soroptimist club includes over 300 exhibitors offering creative ideas for landscapes, outdoor living spaces, home improvements, decor and more. chicohomeandgarden.com

CARLSBAD: The Flower Fields Opens March 1-May 13, 2018. The Flower Fields, Carlsbad, CA theflowerfields.com San Diego Busker Festival March 3-4, 2018, 12- 6 p.m. Seaport Village 849 West Harbor Drive San Diego, CA 92101 seaportvillage.com

DANA POINT: Festival of Whales March 3-4, 10-11, 2018 festivalofwhales.com

VISTA: The Vintage Marketplace March 9-10, 2018, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
 2040 N. Santa Fe Ave
Vista, California
$, thevintagemarketplaceca.com
Shop Vintage, Antiques and Handmade.

SANTA BARBARA International Orchid Show March 9-11, 2018  annual event at Earl Warren Showgrounds 3400 Las Positas Rd. Santa Barbara, CA $14, sborchidshow.com

SONORA: Sonora Celtic Faire, March 9-11, 2018. Annual event features top Irish, Celtic bands, jousting, vendors, foods, Highland games and many activities and entertainment for all ages. Mothers Lodge Fairground, Sonora, CA. sonoracelticfaire.com

WINTERHAVEN: Spring Pow Wow March 9-11, 2018
Pasqual Valley High School 676 Baseline Road Winterhaven, CA spvusd.org | pow wow

QUARTZ HILL: Almond Blossom Parade and Festival March 9-11, 2018. Location: George Lane Park 5520 West Ave L-8 Quartz Hill, CA. quartzhillchamber.com

CHOWCHILLA: Western Stampede March 9-11, 2018 chowchillafair.org Chowchilla Western Stampede with historical cattle drive on Friday March 11, 2018, 10 a.m. on Robertson Blvd. rodeo

TEMECULA: Annual Pechanga Wine Festival March 9-10, 2018  pechanga.com | chocolate

CAYUCOS: Sea Glass Festival Cayucos, California March 9-11, 2018, cayucosseaglass.com

EL CENTRO: NAF El Centro Blue Angels Air Show March 10, 2018

HUNTINGTON BEACH: Kite Party March 10-11, 2018 Huntington City Beach next to Huntington Beach Pier
kiteparty.com

LONG BEACH: Puvungna Powwow March 10-11, 2018 Cal State U. Long Beach. csulb.edu

JULIAN: Daffodil Show March 10-11, 2018, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Location: 2129 Main St., Julian, CA. Daffodil Show at Town Hall in historic Julian,  julianca.com | daffodils

CLOVIS: Clovis Rodeo Fresno State University March 10-11, 2018 $5-10 general admission  See Fresno State Rodeo Team, Bulldoggers, in action! | rodeo

SAN FRANCISCO - Chocolate Salon March 11, 2018

REDONDO BEACH: Annual Festival of the Kite March 11, 2018, 12 Noon- 5 p.m. Redondo Pier 100 Fishermans Wharf Redondo Beach 90277 redondopier.com | kites

FRESNO: Rogue Festival March 1-10, 2018
Rogue Festival celebrates Indie performing arts in fringe festival format with theatre, dance, spoken-word, music, performance art, puppetry and more. Location: Fresno's Tower District, Fresno, CA. roguefestival.com

TEMECULA: Circus Vargas Dreaming of Pirates March 8-20, 2018.
The Promenade Temecula
40820 Winchester Rd.
Temecula, Ca 92591
circusvargas.com | 877-GOTFUN-1  (877)468-3861

SOUTH EL MONTE: The 2018 Festival of Colors March 10-11, 2018. 6th Annual Holi Festival of Colors in Los Angeles, CA will be on March 10 & 11 from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm, at Whittier Narrows Park, 750 S. Santa Anita Avenue, South El Monte, CA 91733.  festivalofcolorsusa.com

CHICO: Home, Garden and Antique Show April 21-22, 2018
Silver Dollar Fairgrounds, Chico, CA
The annual event sponsored by the Soroptimist club includes over 300 exhibitors offering creative ideas for landscapes, outdoor living spaces, home improvements, decor and more. chicohomeandgarden.com

DANA POINT: Festival of Whales March 3-4, 10-11, 2018 festivalofwhales.com

VISTA: The Vintage Marketplace March 9-10, 2018, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
 2040 N. Santa Fe Ave
Vista, California
$, thevintagemarketplaceca.com
Shop Vintage, Antiques and Handmade.

SANTA BARBARA International Orchid Show March 9-11, 2018  annual event at Earl Warren Showgrounds 3400 Las Positas Rd. Santa Barbara, CA $14, sborchidshow.com

SONORA: Sonora Celtic Faire, March 9-11, 2018. Annual event features top Irish, Celtic bands, jousting, vendors, foods, Highland games and many activities and entertainment for all ages. Mothers Lodge Fairground, Sonora, CA. sonoracelticfaire.com

WINTERHAVEN: Spring Pow Wow March 9-11, 2018
Pasqual Valley High School 676 Baseline Road Winterhaven, CA spvusd.org | pow wow

QUARTZ HILL: Almond Blossom Parade and Festival March 9-11, 2018. Location: George Lane Park 5520 West Ave L-8 Quartz Hill, CA. quartzhillchamber.com

CHOWCHILLA: Western Stampede March 9-11, 2018 chowchillafair.org Chowchilla Western Stampede with historical cattle drive on Friday March 11, 2018, 10 a.m. on Robertson Blvd. rodeo

TEMECULA: Annual Pechanga Wine Festival March 9-10, 2018  pechanga.com | chocolate

CAYUCOS: Sea Glass Festival Cayucos, California March 9-11, 2018, cayucosseaglass.com

EL CENTRO: NAF El Centro Blue Angels Air Show March 10, 2018

HUNTINGTON BEACH: Kite Party March 10-11, 2018 Huntington City Beach next to Huntington Beach Pier
kiteparty.com

LONG BEACH: Puvungna Powwow March 10-11, 2018 Cal State U. Long Beach. csulb.edu

JULIAN: Daffodil Show March 10-11, 2018, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Location: 2129 Main St., Julian, CA. Daffodil Show at Town Hall in historic Julian,  julianca.com | daffodils

CLOVIS: Clovis Rodeo Fresno State University March 10-11, 2018 $5-10 general admission  See Fresno State Rodeo Team, Bulldoggers, in action! | rodeo

SAN FRANCISCO - Chocolate Salon March 11, 2018

REDONDO BEACH: Annual Festival of the Kite March 11, 2018, 12 Noon- 5 p.m. Redondo Pier 100 Fishermans Wharf Redondo Beach 90277 redondopier.com | kites

LA QUINTA: La Quinta Art Festival  LQAF.com

WHITTIER: Whittier College Writers Festival   | books shannoncenter.org

SACRAMENTO: Quilt, Craft & Sewing Festival   calexpo.com

SANTA ROSA: Sonoma County Home & Garden Show sonomacountyhomeshows.com

CLAREMONT: Pomona College Annual Powwow   | pow wow

SONOMA: Sonoma International Film Festival. | film

SAN JOSE: San Jose Flea Market,  sjfm.com

SANTA CLARITA: Santa Clarita Swap Meet. saugusspeedway.com

SAN CLEMENTE: Village Art Fair villagesanclemente.org

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