As the most populous state, California is bursting with opportunities and attractions. From the glitz and glamor of Hollywood to the majestic redwood forests, California has something for almost any visitor. Visitors and residents will have no trouble keeping themselves occupied at any time of the year.
Cooks and food lovers alike gather at this annual festival that takes place over the last weekend in July. Visitors have the chance to sample everything from fast food favorites to gourmet delights, all prepared using garlic. The event features a competitive cook-off, a long list of live entertainment and a specially designated children's area.
For five week from middle of July to August, residents and visitors alike have the opportunity to attend nightly concerts presented throughout the city at various facilities.
- Monterey County Fairgrounds Monterey, CA 93940 in MONTEREY, CA
One three-day long weekend every September, hundreds of artists that include the biggest names in jazz, blues and funk come together on the 20-acre Monterey Fairgrounds for one of the most celebrated musical events in the country. Entertainment also includes films and workshops for younger guests. Vendors offer beverages, food and products.