A few things coming up in 2015
Staycations California Picks:
The Renaissance Pleasure Faire: A themed festival features more than 1,000 costumed actors re-creating a small 16th-century-style English village, complete with Queen Elizabeth’s court, jousting and sword battles. Visit www.renfair.com.
Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival: This festival features more than 50 hot-air balloons, wine tastings from the local wineries, top-name country and rock entertainment, vendor booths, and plenty of family activities Visit tvbwf.com.
Pageant of the Masters: Can’t even describe this one, it is a must see. Actors dress up and become a part of a famous painting or sculpture. lagunafestivalofarts.org.
Comic-Con: This has become one of the most popular events in Southern California.. All at the San Diego Convention Center. International film stars and illustrators mingle with some 200,000 fans at this four-day event. Visit comic-con.org.
MCAS Miramar Air Show: You have to see this at least once in your life. More than 500,000 spectators turn out each year for this free three-day celebration.. Entertainment includes stunt planes, helicopters, rescue demonstrations, air drops and wing-walkers, with the highlight being the Blue Angels precision flying team.
Zap Wine festival in San Francisco: Head over to the Presidio on January 29 – 31, 2015 for the all new Zinfandel Experience Wine Tasting event! – See more at: http://www.sftourismtips.com/zap-wine-festival.html#sthash.gsHvYDnc.dpuf
Martin Luther Celebration and Parade in San Francisco: This weekend long festival celebrates the life and work of MLK. It features a parade, film festival, arts festival, health & wellness festival, and more.
Mendocino Wine and Crab Days
Rated one of America’s Top 10 Seafood & Wine Festivals by Coastal Living Magazine!