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Local or visitor? Check out just a few of the popular events going on for the next few months in California. Find Best Western hotels convenient to most events.

 

Los Angeles Metro Area Events

November 2014

November 16, 2014 - January 4, 2015
A California Christmas Come on out to the Regan Library and Museum in Simi Valley for a unique display of all that California has to offer. There will be 24 different trees decorated to represent various attractions and cities across the state. Times vary.
November 1, 2014 - January 19, 2015
Winterlit in Downtown Santa Monica

Downtown Santa Monica throws a season-long holiday bash for guests of all ages. Drop by an ice skating rink, see community parades, visit Santa, and watch holiday movie classics.

December 2014

December 16 - 24, 2014
Las Posadas on Olvera Street

Las Posadas on Olvera Street is one of downtown LA's oldest Christmas events. Enjoy nighty entertainment for nine nights starting at 5:30 p.m.

January 2015

January 1, 2015
Rose Parade & the Rose Bowl

Guests line up the streets of Pasadena to catch the annual Rose Parade, followed by the big-event Rose Bowl football game.

February 2015

February 12, 2015
Long Beach Celebrate Downtown

This event lauds downtown Long Beach's accomplishments over the past year and looks forward to the future.

March 2015

March 15, 2015
Los Angeles Marathon

Step up to the challenge in this world-famous race, which starts from Dodger Stadium and ends at the oceanfront in Santa Monica.

April 2015

April 16 - 19, 2015
Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival

Inspired by its cowboy history, Santa Clarita throws this weekend-long celebration featuring one-of-a-kind Western entertainment and food.

Orange County Events

January 2015

January 31, 2015
San Juan Capistrano Car Show

Over 400 antique and classic cars will be on display at the San Juan Capistrano Community Center. See classics, cruisers, hot rods, muscle cars, and more at this pet-friendly event.

February 2015

February 1, 2015
Surf City USA Marathon

Huntington Beach's annual marathon race kicks-off at 6:30 a.m. Join the fun as a runner or a spectacor cheering on at the beachside finish line, complete with beach parties and surf rock riff bands.

February 2015

Februrary 20 - 22, 2015
2015 UVSA Tet Festival

Orange County celebrates its Vietnamese heritage with the largest Tet festival in the world. Celebrate the coming of the new lunar year with festival games, traditional foods, live entertainment, and more.

March 2015

March 7 - 15, 2015
Dana Point Festival of Whales

Celebrate the coming of whale season with this on boat and on land festival. Head out to sea for some whale watching before coming back to a festival of games, entertainment, food, and more.
 

San Diego Metropolitan Area Events

December 2014

December 27, 2014
San Diego Holiday Bowl

One of college football's biggest post-season bowls kicks off at Qualcomm Stadium. Root for your favorite Pac-10 or Big-12 team playing the game.

December 14 & 21, 2014
San Diego Bay Parade of Lights

Starting at 5:30 p.m. for two Sunday evenings, San Diego Bay lights up with more than 100 lavishly decorated boats.

January 2015

January 18 - 24, 2015
San Diego Restaurant Week

More than 215 restaurants throughout San Diego County offer guests discounted and delicious prix fixe menus. Dine out to your heart's content anywhere and anytime.

February 2015

February 1 - 28, 2015
San Diego Museum Month

Enjoy half-off entry fees at over 40 San Diego area museums for the whole month of February. Museum passes may be picked up at the region's Macy's stores.

February 2015

February 5 - 8, 2015
San Diego Farmers Insurance Open

One of the PGA Tour's biggest tournaments comes to Torrey Pines. See golf's top stars in action.
 

March 2015

March 28, 2015
Ironman 70.3

Swim in the refreshing Oceanside Harbor, bike next to the ocean on your way to and from San Clemente, run on the Oceanside Pier and along The Strand, or just come on out to Oceanside and cheer on the athletes.

June 2015

June 16, 2015 and June 20, 2015
Race Across America (RAAM)

Come on out to the Oceanside Pier and cheer as cyclists begin the 3,000-mile journey to Annapolis, MD in one of the most difficult races in the world.

Central California Coast Events

November 2014

November 29 - December 31, 2014
Christmas at Hearst Castle

Experience one of California's most famous attractions, Hearst Castle, decorated in Christmas splendor. Be sure to take the Grand Rooms Tour and the Evening Tour.

January 2015

January 27 - February 7, 2015
Santa Barbara International Film Festival

Hollywood stars descend onto Santa Barbara for this world-renowed festival, which features everything from mainstream to indie films.

February 2015

February 12, 2015
San Luis Obispo Culinary Carnival

Experience delightful food at this social mixer and live auction paired with the regions finest micro-brews and wine.

February 2015

February 9 - 15, 2015
Pebble Beach Pro Am

The world's premier PGA TOUR pro-am kicks off on the Monterey Peninsula's world-class golf links.

August 2015

August 10 - 16, 2015
Monterey Car Week & Concours D'Elegance

The world-famous Monterey Car Week takes over the whole town. Don't miss car shows and famous rallies, like the Concours D'Elegance.

California's Inland Empire Events

December 2014

December 20, 2014
San Bernardino Symphony: Home for the Holidays Come on out to the California Theatre of the Performing Arts in San Bernardino for a lovely concert full of music from the Nutcracker and other Christmas carols. The conductor takes the stand at 7:30 p.m.

California's Central Valley Events

November 2014

November 13, 2014 - January 7, 2015
Downtown Fresno Ice Rink

Downtown Fresno lightens up with a skating rink, open only during the holidays. The rink is located at Fulton Mall.

February 2015

February 14 - 15, 2015
Lodi Wine & Chocolate

Spend Valentine Day's weekend exploring over 40 wineries at Lodi Wine Country. Enjoy decadent wines and handsomely crafted chocolates.

February 2015

February 13 - 16, 2015
Whiskey Flat Days

Located east of Bakersfield near Lake Isabella, Whiskey Flat Days celebrates the Wild West history of the Central Valley and Southern California.

March 2015

March 8, 2015
Sacramento Capitol Beer Fest

Downtown Sacramento celebrates the oncoming of spring with this lively festival in the Capitol Mall. Taste over 300 varieties of beers from over 100 breweries

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