Mammoth Lakes area has several festivals throughout the year; a few ski and snowboard competitions, as well as mountain bike races. It is the outdoor recreation hub of the Eastern Sierra. This late summer mountain festival revolves around wine tasting and live music, in the best spot to be in California hot weather (100degrees)… at 7000′ elevation, in the cool, pine forest.
Northern Gold Country, Grass Valley is the home to this huge event. California WorldFest features 8 stages of music & dance from around the world; Camping with family & friends, workshops, international food, fine crafts. Celebrate mid-summer under the cool tall pines of the Sierra foothills.
Join old-fashioned fun in the sun all weekend in the Shasta area! McCloud’s Main Street Parade, vendor’s booths, nightly dance w/live music, baseball tournament, children’s events, horseshoe tournament, logging competitions, food, family games. Running nearly 70 years!!
San Luis Obispo holds the annual classic music event called Festival Mozaic. Five centuries of music on the Central Coast of California.
Festival Orchestra: Mozart in the Mission – Old Mission San Luis Obispo
MOZART…Festival Mozaic features the rich legacy of the enduring universality, creativity and spirit of one of the greatest musicians the world has known. Impeccable and spirited performances by the Festival’s guest artists and musicians, all masters of the classical style, bring Mozart’s timeless masterworks to life.
AND…You’ll experience the best of the world’s musical influences with orchestral performances, chamber music, world music, jazz, and informative and educational musical experiences that will broaden your horizons.
MORE…No matter what your musical taste, there is something for everyone at Festival Mozaic!
Big Bear Lake hosts the Old Miners’ Days event every summer. Fawnskin promotes a Doo Dah Parade. Big Bear Chili Cookoff, Loggers’ Jubilee at Big Bear Mountain Resort, Square Dancing, Horseshoe Tournament, Old Miners’ Parade west down Big Bear Blvd.
Campgrounds, rental cabins and hotels should be reserved well in adavance for this particular weekend.
Annual Santa Barbara French Festival coincides with France’s Bastille Day Weekend. 40 acts on 3 stages. The Largest French Celebration in Western US. A great weekend for fabulous food, dancing, and a celebration of everything French.
Many old west towns are still in existence in California, but few are as unique as the Randsburg Mining Camp in the Northern Mojave desert, where Hwy 395 meets the 14. The sleepy desert town is a hub of activity ( on weekends) for car clubs, dirt bikers, of-roaders & travelers passing through. Mid week you’ll see the locals and fewer tourists.
This high desert annual event is on the third Saturday in September every year, music street fair is the biggest day of the year for local residents & tourists alike. Historic sights, donkeys, horses, cowboys, live music, food & all the fun you can imagine in the middle of nowhere. One day only!
Live jazz festival in South Bay. 1 weekend, 80+ performances, 10 stages located downtown San Jose CA Come experience all flavors of jazz: Blues, Latin, Salsa, big band, jazz and more. International & homegrown favorites, jazz legends , plus rising stars.