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Del Mar Wine and Food Festival

Del Mar Food and Wine Festival Official Poster

The inaugural festival kicks off on Sept. 6 and runs through Sept. 11 and will feature more than 25 events hosted across San Diego’s North County. One of the most exciting events during the six days of wine and food magic is the Grand Tasting that kicks off Sept. 9 and Sept. 10 from one […]

Friday Night Live featuring Funk Shui

Friday Night Live featuring Funk Shui Official Poster

Friday Night Live featuring Funk Shui Friday, September 1st 6:00-9:00PM Join us for our last Friday Night Live Series of the summer with live rock & funk music from Funk Shui on our Front Lawn Stage!

Julian’s Grape Stomp Festa

Julian’s Grape Stomp Festa Official Banner

Returning in 2023 – Please join us as we celebrate our 26th anniversary of the Julian Grape Stomp Festa! We are excited to be continuing the old-world tradition of kicking off your shoes, rolling up your pant legs and letting tons of blessed grapes squish beneath your feet!

Farm-to-Fork Festival

attendees at the sacramento farm to fork festival

Join us for the largest farm-to-fork event of the year — the annual Farm-to-Fork Festival on Capitol Mall in Downtown Sacramento. Experience the best of the Sacramento region’s abundant food selection by sampling produce, meat, fish, wine, craft beer, cheese, olive oil and a wide array of everything related to farm-to-fork eating.

The Original Lobster Festival

Fresh Lobsters at the Original Lobster Festival

The Original Lobster Festival returns providing Fresh Live Maine Lobster, prepared to mouth-watering perfection in the World’s Largest Cooker. Enjoy tasty eats in the food court, VIP Lounge, Arts & Crafts booths, Live Sports Tent, sip on adult beverages (beer, wine, specialty drinks. Live Band (Fri. & Sat. night). Something for everyone, including kids, Magic Show, BalloonTwisting, Face Painting, Games and Inflatable Bounces.

Pittsburg Seafood and Music Festival

Band performing at Pittsburg Seafood and Music Festival

Nothing says late summer like Pittsburg’s own Seafood & Music Festival, the two-day, outdoor extravaganza that draws thousands of visitors to Pittsburg every year. The Pittsburg Seafood & Music Festival, now in its 39th year, returns to Pittsburg Saturday, September 9th and Sunday, September 10, 2023

Taste of Soquel

Band performing at the Taste of Soquel Event

A Taste of Soquel is always a fun filled day of Food & Music for the Common Good! The Congregational Church of Soquel and the Capitola/Soquel Chamber of Commerce co-sponsor this event to benefit Second Harvest Food Bank. Save the 4th Saturday in September and talk it up with your family and friends!

10th Annual Jelly Belly Candy Palooza

The famous jelly belly mascot at the 10th Annual Jelly Belly Candy Palooza

Takes place at the 15-acre Jelly Belly Visitors Center. Candy Sampling, Quality Art and Craft Vendors, Carnival Rides, Midway Games, Wine and Chocolate Experience, Pony Rides and much more! Free Admission, Free Parking, Free Tours!

Elk Grove Food Truck Mania

Elk Grove Food Truck Mania Official Poster

Join us on the 1st Wednesday of every month for our Elk Grove Food Truck Mania from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm for a delicious range of gourmet food trucks! #FOODTRUCKMANIA Food Truck Mania brings communities together through shared food experiences and family-friendly FUN!

Farm to Fork Uncorked at the Old Sugar Mill 2023

Farm to Fork Uncorked at the Old Sugar Mill 2023 Official Poster

The Old Sugar Mill is excited to join the Sacramento Region in their loving support for all things “Farm to Fork” with “Farm to Fork Uncorked”.

Farm to Fork Uncorked weekend is a celebration at the Old Sugar Mill where local wine, wine makers, and growers are highlighted. We will be offering wine tastings, along with local Farm to Fork vendors from around Sacramento and the Delta region.