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.
- Placer County Fairgrounds Roseville, CA 95678 in ROSEVILLE, CA
Every June, the country hosts its annual fair that features a traditional carnival midway, rides and food that accompany a number of events from rodeos to auto races and live concerts. Visitors of all ages enjoy the wide range of exhibits, fun and entertainment.
Dozens of musical guests from around the world offer the chance to commemorate the Fourth of July weekend by listening to a variety of genres in the mountains of California. The line-up of family friendly festivities includes parades and shows for younger guests. The event includes an arts and crafts fair along with a food court.
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.
Golden Gate Park hosts the annual event that combines gourmet food, music and arts in August. Over 200 food and beverage venues from the Bay region offer guests samples of their delights while the most popular bands in the country play on. Local craft artists also present exhibitions of their creations.
- Downtown Palo Alto University Avenue Palo Alto, CA 94301 in PALO ALTO, CA
Hundreds of artists demonstrate and offer their masterpieces spanning numerous genres at this annual August event. Italian street painting, a sculpture garden and a special kid's art studio accompany dozens of live entertainers and food vendors that provide fun for guests of all ages.
- 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.