Oakdale Chocolate Festival
Located at the junction of Highway 120 and 108 at Wood Park and surrounding area. We will continue to have quality and a great variety of over 200 vendors: unique arts & crafts, Chocolate Avenue (fudges, truffles, chocolate ice cream, chocolate cheese cake, etc.), a variety of food to satisfy every palate (giant onion rings, Lockeford Sausage, funnel cakes, smoothies, Chinese and the all American favorite hot dogs), and Specialty Merchandise & Service.
Ripon Air Balloon Festival
Soaring Over Ripon Hot Air Balloon & Kite Festival, formally known as “Color the Skies” takes place once a year at Mistlin Sports Park in Ripon, California. The even includes 5K & 10K run, kite show, hot air balloons,carnival rides and more!
Bacon Fest Manteca/Lathrop
Bacon, Beer and so much more!
Have tons of fun with 20 bacon-inspired food vendors and 20 Micro Breweries on-site! The event includes amateur and professional cooking contests hosted by Guy Fieri, eating contests, pig races, cooking demos, arts and craft vendors, live music, and much more
Greek Food Festival Modesto
The annual event is located at the Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation in Modesto, California. Of course the food is the main purpose for the event however, there are many other activities to get involved in that include tours of the Byzantine-style church, with its colorful iconic frescoes, an agora (marketplace), and a coffeehouse with live Greek music and dancing.
Merced Shakespeare Fest
The summer Shakespeare festival is fun for the whole family and our summer production is still free of charge. It happens during daylight hours in the beautiful green Applegate Park in Merced, California.We offer a quality, fast-paced performance with a minimal set in an abridged version, usually 90 minutes long. Local performers are cast in open auditions two to three months before each show.