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National Marine Sanctuaries 50th Anniversary Events

National Marine Sanctuaries 50th Anniversary Events

National Marine Sanctuaries 50th Anniversary Events Discover Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary -- find public events and activities celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the […]

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01 July 2022
Sidewalk Saturdays

Sidewalk Saturdays

The Sidewalk Saturdays weekly makers’ market returns to Downtown Morgan Hill for the season 9/10 – 11/26. Visit this outdoor pop-up marketplace to shop handmade goodies from local small retailers […]

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10 September 2022
Northern California Renaissance Faire

Northern California Renaissance Faire

Huzzah! The Northern California Renaissance Faire is back at Casa de Fruta. Lords, ladies, peasants and pirates are all welcome to join in the festivities every weekend from September 17 […]

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17 September 2022
Scarecrow Fest in Los Olivos

Scarecrow Fest in Los Olivos

Don’t miss our Scarecrow Festival in Santa Ynez Valley! Walk around the charming town of Los Olivos to see all the scarecrows, and vote for your favorite. You’ll see scary […]

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01 October 2022
Gilroy Gardens Halloween

Gilroy Gardens Halloween

The heart of BOO Alley is the bustling Halloween festival in the town center, with a towering pumpkin pyramid, hay maze, and an assortment of tasty treats, spooky drinks, and […]

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01 October 2022
Brookshire Farms Pumpkin Patch

Brookshire Farms Pumpkin Patch

Bring the whole family to this charming, small-town vibe pumpkin patch and fall festival. Spend a day picking out the perfect pumpkin for carving, try your luck in the corn […]

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01 October 2022
Pumpkin Junction at Casa de Fruta

Pumpkin Junction at Casa de Fruta

Pumpkin Junction at Casa de Fruta makes for a fun fall family outing. Come and find the perfect pumpkin, mine for gemstones at Casa de Miner’s Sluice, ride Casa de […]

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01 October 2022
Taste of Carmel

Taste of Carmel

The Carmel Chamber of Commerce is hosting the 33rd Annual Taste of Carmel at the Carmel Mission Basilica on October 6, 2022. Along with the local food and wine, Taste […]

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06 October 2022
Surf n’ Suds Beer Festival

Surf n’ Suds Beer Festival

Surf ‘N Suds, rated one of the country’s best beer festivals (proof below), returns to Ventura’s San Buenaventura State Beach. Live music, food trucks and over 60 craft breweries, ciders, […]

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08 October 2022
Oktoberfest SLO

Oktoberfest SLO

Oktoberfest SLO is an annual festival dedicated to celebrating German music, food and beer. This year’s event will be held at the iconic Madonna Inn Expo Center. Tickets are limited, […]

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08 October 2022
Carmel-by-the-Sea’s Meet the Makers

Carmel-by-the-Sea’s Meet the Makers

The third annual Meet The Makers Art & Wine Walk takes place this fall to showcase local artists, viticulture and culinary artisans in Carmel-by-the-Sea on Saturday, Oct. 8 from 4 […]

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08 October 2022
Velocity International

Velocity International

Velocity Invitational, the motorsports and lifestyle event created by the team behind Sonoma Speed Festival, will host its 2022 event at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. The event will include hundreds […]

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14 October 2022
Day in the Country

Day in the Country

Los Olivos’ most highly acclaimed festival of the year, the popular Day in the Country is back! Join us for a weekend of fun with a Fun Run, small-town parade, […]

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15 October 2022
HARBOR & SEAFOOD FESTIVAL

HARBOR & SEAFOOD FESTIVAL

One of Santa Barbara’s most beloved seaside events, the Santa Barbara Harbor & Seafood Festival, returns for another year of fresh catches and live entertainment on Oct. 15, 2022. Satisfy […]

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15 October 2022
Annual Vine to Wine Event

Annual Vine to Wine Event

Celebrate harvest at the Annual Vine to Wine Event on 10/23 and discover one of California’s first premium wine producing regions. Santa Clara Valley is a hidden gem wine region […]

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23 October 2022
HOWL-O-Ween Dog Costume Contest 2022 at Ventura Harbor Village

HOWL-O-Ween Dog Costume Contest 2022 at Ventura Harbor Village

Do you have a cute costume lined up for your pup? Take them seaside to Ventura Harbor Village on October 29th 2022 to show off and win prizes! A wonderful […]

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29 October 2022
Kids Seaside Trick or Treat 2022

Kids Seaside Trick or Treat 2022

Remember to check back often for updates! Dress up the kids and navigate through the waterfront village with treat stops at participating Harbor boutiques and restaurants on Sunday, October 30 […]

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30 October 2022
Trick or Treat Downtown

Trick or Treat Downtown

Join in on the Halloween fun at this safe, family-friendly event! People and pets of all ages are welcome to come and enjoy family, children, and pet costume contests, hay […]

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31 October 2022
Carmel’s Halloween Birthday Parade

Carmel’s Halloween Birthday Parade

Halloween is a special time of year in the village of Carmel-by-the-Sea. On October 31, 1916, the City of Carmel-by-the-Sea was founded, and the day has been celebrated annually since. […]

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31 October 2022
Taste of the Santa Ynez Valley

Taste of the Santa Ynez Valley

The four-day, six town celebration of food, wine, and more takes place across the unique towns of Solvang, Santa Ynez, Los Alamos, Los Olivos, Ballard, and Buellton. Among the many […]

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03 November 2022
Big Sur Food & Wine Festival

Big Sur Food & Wine Festival

Indulge in fantastic food, great wines and exquisite scenery at the Big Sur Food and Wine Festival. Local and visiting restaurateurs, resorts and wineries from all over will team up […]

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03 November 2022
Central Coast Entertainment Expo

Central Coast Entertainment Expo

Surrounded by some of the greatest vineyards, beaches and cities in the world, the village of Arroyo Grande makes this an ideal location on the Central Coast to gather and […]

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04 November 2022
Morgan Hill Open Studios

Morgan Hill Open Studios

A free public event where Morgan Hill-based artists open up their studios to visitors, who are able to view their artwork and see a bit of the artistic process.

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05 November 2022
World Waveski Surfing Titles 2022

World Waveski Surfing Titles 2022

Event organizers expect at least 100 competitors from all over the United States, as well as from the waveski hotbeds of Australia, South Africa, France, Spain, Portugal and Peru to […]

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07 November 2022
Buellton Fall Fest

Buellton Fall Fest

The Buellton Fall Fest takes place on November 11-13 in downtown Buellton.  Three days of fun with live music performances, carnival rides, vendors, food trucks, beer/wine and much more!  Check […]

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11 November 2022
Holiday Boutique

Holiday Boutique

Kick off the holiday season at the Pavilion on the Lake in Atascadero! Over 50 vendors await you at this one-day craft show where all the items are handmade! Get […]

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12 November 2022
2nd Annual Atascadero Fall Festival

2nd Annual Atascadero Fall Festival

The 2nd Annual Atascadero Fall Festival will be a three-day, free admission event at the beautiful Sunken Gardens in Downtown Atascadero from November 18th- 20th!  Friday 4 - 10pm Kick […]

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18 November 2022
Shop Small Business Saturday at Ventura Harbor Village

Shop Small Business Saturday at Ventura Harbor Village

Small Business Saturday is a national holiday that encourages shoppers to support small brick and mortar businesses. Celebrated each year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, the special day enables shoppers to […]

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26 November 2022
Annual Light Up the Downtown Holiday Celebration

Annual Light Up the Downtown Holiday Celebration

Beginning at 5:30pm, you can sip and shop with the Atascadero Chamber of Commerce’s ever-popular Art, Wine & Brew Tour! At 6pm, gather in the Sunken Gardens area in front […]

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02 December 2022
Winter Wonderland

Winter Wonderland

Join us for one of the Central Coast’s largest holiday events! Atascadero’s Sunken Gardens and the entire downtown will be transformed into a magical snowy paradise. There will be a […]

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09 December 2022
Ventura Harbor VillageWinter Wonderland & Holiday Marketplace 2022

Ventura Harbor VillageWinter Wonderland & Holiday Marketplace 2022

Rediscover the joy of holiday shopping! Wander through a festive village at the popular  Winter Wonderland & Holiday Marketplace on Saturday, December 10 in Ventura Harbor Village! Remember to check back often for updates! Admission […]

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10 December 2022
Ventura Harbor Village Parade of Lights 2022

Ventura Harbor Village Parade of Lights 2022

Save the date! Ventura Harbor Parade of Lights is back Friday, December 16th and Saturday, December 17th. The 2022 theme is “Out of This World”! We anticipate fun boat décor […]

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16 December 2022
Roaring into 2023

Roaring into 2023

Toast to 2023 with all the glitz and glamour of the 1920’s at Portola Hotel & Spa’s Annual New Year's Eve celebration! The year-end event will include live music, dancing, […]

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31 December 2022