Little Italy, San Diego
Italian Street Festival
San Diego’s Little Italy neighborhood holds a street fair or festa. One of the largest 1-day Italian American festivals in the West.
The event welcomes over 100,000+ w/ wonderful foods, culture, music & art. Street paintings with chalk pastels. Stickball Exhibition Game. Cooking demonstrations and contests.
Annual event; October
San Diego California
The Lodi Wine Stroll
School Street Wine Stroll
Downtown Lodi is the place for wine tasting in the autumn.
Annual event; October
Lodi Street Fair, Central Valley California
This event is held twice a year & sponsored by the local Chamber of Commerce. Held in Downtown Lodi, this is a one-day event focusing on food and vendors. The Street Faire takes up a 14-square block area of Lodi. Over 500 vendors participate in this biannual event, selling antiques, arts & crafts and commercial items. While shopping, visitors can satisfy their appetite with their choice from 25 food vendors offering everything from hamburgers, to hot dogs, sausages, to pizza. Mexican, Chinese and Filipino dishes are also available for those craving a more international fare. And, no faire is complete without sweet treats and cold drinks.
Bi-annual event; May & October
Lodi Grape Festival & Harvest Fair
Located in the California Central Valley farming region in Lodi, California. Carnival games, rides, entertainment, livestock & animals, wine tasting, square dancing, arts & crafts.
Annual event; September
County Fair in Monterey
Over 70 years of this coastal event in California. Carnival rides, livestock show, food, live music, arts & crafts, horse races & wine tasting. This is by far the largest summer fair event in the region. Campgrounds and hotels in the area fill up fast in warmer months, so make reservations if you want to visit the Monterey Bay Area and not stay overnight sleeping in your car.
Annual event; August
Music, food, wine tasting & farmers market. 2009 marks the 49th annual Artichoke Festival in CASTROVILLE CA
Annual event; May
Wine tasting event. Internationally recognized as one of the most spectacular gatherings of celebrated chefs and winemakers, the Masters of Food & Wine features rare vertical wine tastings, unique culinary demonstrations by acclaimed chefs, and extravagant luncheons and dinners.
Annual event; February
Event info call (800) 401-1009