This fall, make it a point to get the most out of Southern California and join in all of its festivities. There are festivals popping up everywhere and this is a great opportunity to try new foods, admire amazing crafts, and taste amazing beer and wine, as well as tons of awesome things for the kids to enjoy! Give your taste buds and Instagram pics some spice and check out what is going on nearby this weekend! There are so many ideas for festivals to choose from, and you won’t believe the fun you’ll have when you get there! We’ve made it easy for you by searching the most spectacular events that are just minutes away for this weekend only! Grab your camera, your loved ones, and tell everyone you know, the festivities have begun!
Cross Point Church in Chino is hosting a beautiful festival that celebrates one of the most vibrant seasons this year at the Fall Festival. It is an event that is fun for All Ages! Get out those orange plastic pumpkins and skip around their incredible Trunk or Treat. Kick up those dancing shoes and shake your hips to their live music. Let the kids bounce around in the jumpers, try their luck in the decorative game booths and savor all the delicious food. Don’t forget to check out the train rides and so much more! The best part is that this event is free to attend! Be dazzled this weekend in the autumn-inspired ambiance of Chino!
Bass Pro Shop in Rancho Cucamonga is doing it bigger and better as always for the 4rth annual Trunk or Treat Extravaganza! Come by and participate in all the great costume contests. Take pictures of all the ghoulishly decorated trunks and taste amazing candy that will satisfy even the creepiest of sweet tooth’s! There will be live music for you to do the Monster Mash too and if you’re feeling full of rhythm, maybe you can bust out a famous Jackson “hee-hee” to his famous Halloween tune, “Thriller”. Everyone will enjoy the famous carnival games, the pumpkin races, and a haunted house that will give you the heeby-geebies! Don’t miss the fun and come in your most creative costumes! The pumpkins are calling!
October is Pit Bull Awareness Month! Join Priceless Pet Rescue in Chino Hills as they celebrate pit bulls, and try to dispel negative stereotypes! Enjoy the day with family, friends and of course, your furry family members. This event is open to all ages, and all dog breeds! (They will even have felines.) Come out on Saturday at Veterans Park to enjoy this FREE event full of vendors, games, pet adoptions, a costume contest, and more, including guest Chad Gabriel of Team Floppy Ears!
Claremont has done it again this year and it’s a venture you don’t want to miss! The annual Village Venture is back and this weekend is the time to bring your entire family to this tradition of arts, crafts, food, and fun. This year is it’s 34th annual event with talented artists and craftsperson’s from all over will be participating – Every year there are over 20,000 visitors strolling the tree-lined streets enjoying this sensational event. Admission is free and there are also shuttles available at various spots so you don’t have to stress over finding a parking space. Get there early and enjoy seeing the little ones dressed in their various costumes and watch a parade that has dazzled the streets of the Claremont Village for over 3 decades! Don’t miss out on Autumn’s largest Arts & Crafts Fair in the Inland Valley!
Are you up for a savory taco competition? Have you been searching for the best tacos on the planet? Search no more, because this weekend the Inland Empire has you covered! This year is the first annual taco festival hosted by the city of Riverside and there will be fun for the whole family. Enjoy a brew from the beer garden and shake it up to the Inland Empire’s best local live music. The kids will be full of laughter as they explore all the kid zone has to offer. There are going to be so many awesome activities that are joined by 99.1 KGGI and best of all everyone will leave this festival saying that they tasted the best tacos in Southern California!
Want to enjoy a beautiful Latin American experience, but don’t want to travel too far? This Saturday, Costa Mesa is hosting the “LFestival” which is the biggest Latin Music festival in all of Southern California. Dance into the night to world renowned artists like Enrique Eglasias, Gloria Trevi, and so many more! This festival embraces Latin American Culture and not only will the music be authentic, but so will the food and arts. Come to this electrifying event, and experience the charming culture of Latin America!
Are you ready to get a head start on Halloween? Come to Costa Mesa this weekend and bust out that snazzy costume! The Halloween Hearse Show is back for its 18th annual event that will have you screaming and trick or treating! Come to this creepy car show and appreciate the beauty of cars you have never seen in this light! Don’t miss the fun and the awards being given out for categories like best chrome, best engine, best frightfully fun theme and more!
“Ghouls, goblins, ghosts, and craft beer”, is the famous phrase for this original costume craft beer festival. The City of Industry will host it’s 4th annual BierBuzz Masquerade festival and you don’t want to miss it! The Industry Hills Expo is proud to accommodate Southern California’s first costume craft beer festival filled with authentic brews, live bands, wild costumes, and great food. There will be over 40 breweries bringing a rare beer or something uniquely brewed for this hair-raising event. Drive safely and come join the fun!