Here's a roundup of some of the best food festivals happening this year.
May 30-31st: 56th Annual Artichoke Festival in Castroville.
June 4-7th: Beaumont Cherry Festival
July 17-18 Marysville Peach Festival
August 1-2nd: San Diego Big Bite Bacon Festival
August 7-9th: La Habra Corn Festival
August 8th: Woodland Tomato Festival
August 8th: Gravenstein Apple Festival in Sebastopol
August 15-16 Hayward Zucchini Festival
August 22-23 Blackberry Festival in Covelo
September 12-13th: Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival in San Francisco
September 12-13th: Avocado & Margarita Festival in Morro Bay
September 26th: Kelseyville Pear Festival
October 2-4th: California Avocado Festival in Carpinteria