California Travel Tips

Go Stuff Yourself at Weekend Fests

Published on: August 23, 2018


While Labor Day Weekend offers diverse culinary experiences ranging from the Orange International Street Fair to Los Angeles Times Taste, you can prep the week before at numerous foodie events.  “Heat on the Street Taco Take Down” with chefs Aaron Sanchez, Robert Irvine, Susan Feniger and Mary Sue Milliken, part of Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival (pictured,) is a great starter.

What’s Cooking?

  • BERKELEY: Chocolate & Chalk Art in the Gourmet Ghetto, Shattuck Ave.
  • BODEGA BAY: Bodega Seafood, Art and Wine Festival
  • FORTUNA: Hops in Humboldt
  • FRESNO: Fresno Greek Festival at St. George Greek Orthodox Church
  • LAKEPORT: Taste of Lake County
  • LEMOORE: Lions Brewfest
  • Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival: Power lunches, five days of culinary events and several Grand Tastings on Saturday (at Grand Ave. & 1st Street)  and Sunday at (Barker Hangar) with the 25+ celebrity chefs. Actress Tiffani Thiessen co-hosts on Saturday.
  • NEWPORT BEACH: Bubbles & Brunch to End MS |  Gourmet by the Bay, Newport Bay Conservancy celebration at the Peter and Mary Muth Interpretive Center
  • PISMO BEACH: Taste of Pismo 2 Suds in the Sun at Dinosaur Caves Park
  • SAN DIEGO: San Diego Spirits Festival is a Cocktail Extravaganza featuring Unlimited Cocktails and
    Bartender Battles. | Rock Star Beer Festival
  • SAN FRANCISCO: Eat Drink SF Epic Food Festival includes 4 grand tasting events throughout the weekend serving dishes from nearly 100 renowned chefs. Meet and eat with the Bay Area’s best chefs, sommeliers, cicerones, and mixologists.
  • SAN JOSE: Italian Family Festa
  • Santa Ana Zoo Zoofari
  • Santa Barbara Zoo  Tikifari Zoofari Ball
  • SANTA CRUZ: Tequila and Tacos
  • THOUSAND OAKS: 805 Wine & Brew Fest
  • WATSONVILLE: : Testicle Festival
  • YUBA CITY: Blues Brews and BBQs
Previous: « | Next: »
Comments are closed.

Subscribe to our newsletters!

Popular Pictures