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Music Festivals in California 2021–2022.

Attend Your Favorite Music Festivals Across North America.

Who doesn’t love a good music festival? If you’re struggling to find the best concerts in California, you’ve stumbled upon the right site! At FestivalNet, we’ve created an uber-comprehensive database to help you find the most exciting music shows in your city! Whether you’re a fan of rock, pop, jazz, hip hop, or country music, you’ll find concerts that are perfectly suited to your taste. Browse through dozens of music events to find the perfect pick and add a touch of pizzazz to your night! We regularly update our listings to ensure you don’t miss out on any shows in your area. At FestivalNet, we’re sticklers for attention-to-detail. We only post shows that are credible and safe. If there are any concerns, we like to err on the side of caution. In essence, you won’t have to worry about the nitty-gritty; we’ve already taken care of it! Simply find your show, access the details, and make your weekend extra special.

Ojai Nest Fest

April 17 - 18, 2021

heretohelpvets.org

(360) 339-4215
Libbey Park - Ojai, CA

Book before Dec 31st and get a 10% discount. This is a 2 ½ day festival filled with comedy and music starting on Friday night, the 16th from 5pm to 10pm then Saturday and Sunday, the 17th & 18th from 10am to 10pm. No vendors on Friday. Estimated Total Attendance: 8000+

Art on the Main

May 15 - 16, 2021

thewalnutfestival.org

(925) 935-6766
Downtown - Walnut Creek, CA

We invite you to apply, and join us in one of the East Bay's Premier Juried Fine Art Shows. Art On The Main is a 30 plus year tradition that is an annual celebration of the arts. The Walnut Festival Association is the sponsoring non-profit organization, made up of dedicated volunteers. Early registration $250 by March 1, 2021!

The Great Truckee Artisans Fair

June 26 - 27, 2021

greatamericancraftfairs.com

(702) 265-1699
Truckee River Regional Park - Truckee, CA

The Great Truckee Artisans Fair will feature a limit of 120 Juried vendors, 4 food booths and live music. It is the only Arts & Crafts Fair in Downtown Truckee.

Carlsbad Art in the Village

June 27, 2021

kennedyfaires.com

(760) 945-3758
State and Grand Streets - Carlsbad, CA

Art in the Village features local and regional fine artists in the beautiful coastal Village of Carlsbad. Media include oil painting, watercolors, photography, mixed media, new media, classical and contemporary sculpture, as well as jewelry making, woodworking, pottery, hand-painted clothing and accessories. Enjoy live acoustic music, artist demos & instruction throughout the day!

Graeagle Arts and Crafts Fair

July 17 - 18, 2021

greatamericancraftfairs.com

(702) 265-1699
Town Park - Graeagle, CA

Our booths feature only quality, handmade crafts and fine art by the exhibitors. Nothing is imported! While your at the fair, you can relax to the sounds of live music, and enjoy an assortment of food and beverages at the nearby specialty booths. Be sure to mark your calendars, and make our family tradition a part of yours!

Artwalk @ Liberty Station

August 7 - 8, 2021

artwalksandiego.org/libertystation

(619) 615-1090
Arts District @ Liberty Station - San Diego, CA

Celebration of visual arts featuring the region's top artists. Visit with the artists and learn about their work while purchasing original works of art. The beautiful grassy park setting and festival atmosphere make this a most inviting event. Free admission and the many galleries and artist studios at the ARTS DISTRICT at Liberty Station attract thousands to spend the weekend at the festival. Abundant free parking in the district.

U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge and Dimensional Art Expo

September 4 - 6, 2021

USsandSculpting.com

(619) 994-3752
Downtown San Diego Waterfront Pier - San Diego, CA

Top 8 Labor Day Weekend event in U.S. (CNN Travel), Top 20 Seaside Festivals in World (Amex), Top10 (USA Today)...International sand sculpting competition and dimensional art expo...9th annual...20 amazing sand sculptures...50 leading fine art exhibitors (hand-made wood, metal, glass, acrylic, ceramic, fabric, jewelry, more)...live music, entertainment...food and beverages...kid zone with huge sandbox and rides...

Walnut Festival

September 23 - 26, 2021

thewalnutfestival.org

(925) 935-6766
Heather Farm Park - Walnut Creek, CA

Thousands are expected to descend on Heather Farm Park starting Thursday September 23rd through Sunday September 26th, 2021 for the Walnut Festival. The four-day Festival offers family-friendly entertainment, two stages of live music, a large carnival with more than 30 rides, Kid Zone, a showcase of amazing local and regional talent including artists, craftsmen, designers, jewelers, builders, food specialties, craft beer garden, and more

Mission Federal Artwalk San Diego

October 2 - 3, 2021

missionfederalartwalk.org

(619) 615-1090
Streets of Little Italy Area - San Diego, CA

Mission Fed ArtWalk, San Diego's largest and longest-running art and music festival celebrates both visual and performing arts. The 36 year tradition takes place on the streets of San Diego's hippest artistic community Little Italy. 300+ fine artists including a large installation of Mexican artists. The festival attracts more than 100,000 affluent well-educated art lovers each year.

Sonora Victorian Christmas Festival

November 26 - 28, 2021

(831) 345-2006
Mother Lode Fairgrounds - Sonora, CA

A great Christmas festival with a tradition of a Christmas festival held this weekend for over 40 years. The festival is Victorian themed as the public love themed events especially at Christmas. The event focuses on unique high quality artisans with many people doing their entire Christmas shopping at this event and making a post Thanksgiving Christmas Festival a family tradition.

Alameda Art & Wine Faire

July 30 - 31, 2022

eckerstromproductions.com

(530) 347-8040
Downtown - Alameda, CA

Art & Wine Festival with beer, wine, music.

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California COVID Info

04/09/2021
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Mass Gathering Restrictions:

On January 25, 2021, Governor Newsom lifted all stay at home orders throughout California. Prior to this order the San Francisco Bay Area, the San Joaquin Valley, and Southern California were under stay at home orders.

California is currently in a regional and county-by-county approach to reopening. As of April 6, 2021:

  • 2 of 58 counties are under a Purple designation, only outdoor gatherings of a maximum of 3 households are permitted.

  • 22 of 58 counties are under a Red designation, indoor gatherings are strongly discouraged with a maximum of three households. Beginning Apr. 15, 2021, outdoor gatherings will be limited to 25 people. Indoor gatherings will be strongly discouraged but allowed with modifications (no food/drink except when following the standards in the guidance).

  • 32 of 58 counties are under an Orange designation, indoor gatherings are strongly discouraged with a maximum of three households. Beginning Apr. 15, 2021, outdoor gatherings will be limited to 50 people. Indoor gatherings will be strongly discouraged but allowed with modifications (no food/drink except when following the standards in the guidance).

  • 2 of 58 counties are currently under a Yellow designation, where indoor gatherings are strongly discouraged with a maximum of three households. Beginning Apr. 15, 2021, outdoor gatherings will be limited to 100 people. Indoor gatherings will be strongly discouraged but allowed with modifications (no food/drink except when following the standards in the guidance).

Show Canceled Events
The Original Renaissance Pleasure Faire
April 3 - May 16, 2021

The Original Renaissance Pleasure Faire

Santa Fe Dam Recreation Area, Irwindale, CA

Status: Updated 4/17/2020

There will be 8 stages with National, Regional and Local talent. The music will be Variety.
Silverlake Flea
April 3 - December 19, 2021

Silverlake Flea

the lot of Taix in Echo Park, Los Angeles, CA

Status: Updated 4/1/2021

There will be Roving Performers with International, National, Regional and Local talent. The music will be Alternative, Experimental, Funk, Reggae and Rock.
Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival
April 9 - 18, 2021

Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival

Empire Polo Field, Indio, CA

Status: Updated 9/29/2020

There will be 5 stages with National and Regional talent. The music will be Top Forty/Pop, R & B/Soul, Rap/Hip-hop, Rock and Variety.
California Wine Festival - Dana Point
April 16 - 17, 2021

California Wine Festival - Dana Point

Lantern Bay Park andLaguna Cliffs Marriott, Dana Point, CA

Status: Updated 7/15/2020

There will be 1 stage with Regional talent. The music will be Jazz and Blues, and there will be other activities like silent auction.
La Jolla Concours D'Elegance
April 16 - 18, 2021

La Jolla Concours D'Elegance

La Jolla Cove - Ellen Scripps Park, La Jolla, CA

Status: Updated 6/8/2020

There will be 1 stage with Regional talent. The music will be Swing and Variety, and there will be other activities like automobile showcase.
Scandinavian Festival
April 17, 2021

Scandinavian Festival

Scottish Rite Masonic Center, Sacramento, CA

Status: Updated 3/21/2020

There will be 1 stage with International and Local talent. The music will be Ethnic and Folk, and there will be other activities like scandinavian foods, baked goods, arts & crafts, and music, heritage information.
Kingsburg Car Show
April 17, 2021

Kingsburg Car Show

Swedish Village, Kingsburg, CA

Status: Updated 4/18/2020

There will be 1 stage with Regional and Local talent. The music will be DJ/Dance/Techno and Rock.
Kool April Nites
April 17 - 25, 2021

Kool April Nites

Various locations, Redding, CA

Status: Updated 4/15/2020

There will be 1 stage with Regional and Local talent. The music will be Top Forty/Pop, Beach, Country, Rock and Variety, and there will be other activities like car show.
Day at the Docks
April 18, 2021

Day at the Docks

San Diego SportFishing Landings, San Diego, CA

Status: Updated 4/16/2020

There will be 3 stages with Local talent. The music will be Swing, Cajun/Zydeco, Rock and Variety, and there will be other activities like knot tie contest, kids' fishing (free), seminars, casting contest.
Stagecoach County Music Festival
April 23 - 25, 2021

Stagecoach County Music Festival

Empire Polo Field, Indio, CA

Status: Updated 10/6/2020

There will be 1 stage with National and Regional talent. The music will be Bluegrass and Country.
Festival of Colors USA
April 24, 2021

Holi Festival of Colors SF Valley

Woodley Park Section 1, Van Nuys, CA

Status: Updated 6/8/2020

There will be 1 stage with International talent. The music will be Electronic, DJ/Dance/Techno, Ethnic, R & B/Soul, Reggae, Rap/Hip-hop and Variety, and there will be other activities like yoga, dance, dj's, cuisine, colors.
Spring Food Truck Festival
April 24, 2021

Spring Food Truck Festival

Bates Nut Farm, Valley Center, CA

Status: Updated 3/8/2021

There will be 1 stage with Local talent. The music will be Variety.
Earth Day Fresno
April 24, 2021

Earth Day Fresno

Radio Park, Fresno, CA

Status: Updated 4/16/2020

There will be 2 stages with Local talent. The music will be Variety, and there will be other activities like kid's activities, green exhibitors, educators, nonprofit organizations.
SLO County Earth Day Fair
April 24, 2021

SLO County Earth Day Fair

Laguna Lake Park, San Luis Obispo, CA

Status: Updated 8/18/2020

There will be 1 stage with Regional talent. The music will be Alternative, Funk and Folk, and there will be other activities like green car show.
Cupertino Cherry Blossom Festival
April 24 - 25, 2021

Cupertino Cherry Blossom Festival

Memorial Park, Cupertino, CA

Status: Updated 4/12/2020

, and there will be other activities like cultural display.
Hughson Fruit and Nut Festival
April 24 - 25, 2021

Hughson Fruit and Nut Festival

Down Town Hughson Ave, Hughson, CA

Status: Updated 11/17/2020

There will be 2 stages with Local talent. The music will be Country, Rock and Rockabilly, and there will be other activities like huge kidz zone.
Kennedy and Associates
April 24 - 25, 2021

Encinitas Spring Street Fair

Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA

Status: Updated 4/12/2021

There will be 4 stages with Regional and Local talent. The music will be Swing, Top Forty/Pop, Beach, Jazz, Blues, R & B/Soul, Rock, Folk and Variety, and there will be other activities like beer garden, pancake breakfast, art colony, kids rides.
Woodland Celtic Games & Festival
April 24 - 25, 2021

Woodland Celtic Games & Festival

Yolo County Fairgrounds, Woodland, CA

Status: Updated 4/18/2020

There will be 2 stages with National, Regional and Local talent. The music will be World, Rock and Folk, and there will be other activities like celtic animals, games, competitions.
Spring Arts, Crafts & Vintage Market
April 24 - 25, 2021

Spring Arts, Crafts & Vintage Market

Bates Nut Farm, Valley Center, CA

Status: Updated 3/8/2021

There will be 1 stage with Regional and Local talent. The music will be Jazz, Blues, Bluegrass, Country, Reggae, Rock and Folk, and there will be other activities like ceramic painting, facepainting, car show, kids day, pancake breakfast.
Clayton Art and Wine Festival
April 24 - 25, 2021

Clayton Art and Wine Festival

Downtown (Main Street & Marsh Creek Road), Clayton, CA

Status: Updated 4/24/2020

There will be 1 stage with Regional and Local talent. The music will be Variety, and there will be other activities like kid zone, beer/wine.
Children's Day & Earth Day
April 25, 2021

Children's Day & Earth Day

El Dorado Park, Long Beach, CA

Status: Updated 4/20/2020

There will be 1 stage with International, National and Local talent. The music will be Jazz, R & B/Soul, Rock, Folk, Children's and Variety, and there will be other activities like everyone can participate in the creation of children's day.
Glen Park Festival
April 25, 2021

Glen Park Festival

Glen Park, San Francisco, CA

Status: Updated 4/18/2020

There will be 1 stage with Local talent. The music will be Alternative, Jazz, Country, Funk, R & B/Soul, Reggae, Rockabilly, Folk, Latin and Children's, and there will be other activities like children's area, jumpy house, raffle, fire truck, police vehicles.
The Great Western Fan Fest
April 29 - May 1, 2021

The Great Western Fan Fest

Visalia Convention Center, Visalia, CA

Status: Updated 4/6/2020

There will be 1 stage with National, Regional and Local talent. The music will be Gospel, and there will be other activities like songwriters showcase, ice cream social.