California Summer Food Festival Guide
California plays host to numerous foodie festivals up and down the sunshine state. So we've done thr research and we're giving you the all the details on the best California food festivals happening this summer. Stay tuned for our ultimate beer & wine festival guide coming soon.
Cherry Valley - June 10th, 11th & 12th
Featuring lavender products, u-pick lavender, live music, food and seminars.
Lodi - June 25th & 26th
A family friendly weekend of Cajun food, fresh crawfish, Zydeco and Blues music.
Avila Beach - July 9th
Festival featuring a range of prepared oysters, wine and beer surrounded by ocean views. Click here to purchase tickets.
Los Angeles - July 8th, 9th & 10th
LA's largest tasting event featuring award-winning restaurants, local chefs, a live culinary stage, DJ and games. So wear your comfortable pants and eat your way through LA!
Santa Paula - July 15th, 16th & 17th
Taste locally grown lemons and oranges! Also featuring kids activities, parade, music and more!
Marysville - July 15th & 16th
Partake in all things peaches...from peach BBQ burgers, peach salsa, peach pie, peach lemonade. peach egg rolls and more! [free admission]
Gilroy - July 29th, 30th & 31st
The heart of the Garlic Festival is the famous gourmet alley, a giant outdoor kitchen with award-wining chef's cooking up a pyro food display. Another crowd favorite is the garlic ice cream! Get your tickets here.
Oxnard - July 30th & 31st
Celebrating all things salsa - food, music and dance. Don't miss the salsa tasting tent and salsa dancing lessons. Get your tickets here.
Courtland - July 31st
Celebrating the Bartlett pear harvest.
Long Beach - August 5th, 6th & 7th
Serving up the best Cajun crawish along with Cajun and Zydeco bands. Billed as the nation's largest Crawfish Festival experience outside of Louisiana.
La Habra - August 5th, 6th & 7th
Enjoy music, rides and hot buttery corn!
Watsonville - August 6th & 7th
Partake in the celebration of all things strawberry!
Chula Vista - August 7th
The lemon festival highlights Chula Vista's reign as the lemon capital of the world with live bands, hundreds of booths and everything lemon.
Woodland - August 13th
Celebrating the Yolo County tomato with salsa and tomato tastings, cooking demonstrations, music and creative tomato cuisine.
Sebastopol - August 13th & 14th
The sweetest fair in Sonoma County celebrating apples with live music, food, beer, activities, sweets and of course the famous and tasty heirloom Gravenstein apples.
Long Beach - August 19th, 20th & 21st
Billed as the West's best BBQ Festival!
Los Angeles - August 20th
Featuring LA's most delicious tacos.
Sacramento - August 20th & 21st
A two day festival celebrating all things Banana in the state's capital.
Cherry Valley - August 20th & 21st
Featuring various beers and sausages and the popular stein holding competition.
San Francisco - August 25th, 26th, 27th & 28th
Eat Drink SF is San Francisco's premier annual food, wine and beer festival featuring four days of foodie events. Get your tickets here.
San Francisco - September 10th & 11th
Celebrate the Bay's most famous chocolate...featuring chocolate tastings, wine, ice cream, chocolate school, chef demonstrations and more.
Lodi - September 15th, 16th, 17th & 18th
Featuring local grapes, games, rides, food and concerts from Sammy Kershaw, War and Great White.
To find year round festivals remember to check out our festivals page here.