It’s fall in Southern California! Which basically boils down to failed attempts to wear flannel because it’s too hot outside. Never fear! We’ve harvested a fine crop of Southern California fall activities:
70th Annual Mother Goose Parade (November 20, 2016)
Next up, join the largest annual holiday festival for its 70th celebration. Enjoy floats, clowns, music, equestrian demonstrations and more!
El Cajon, CA More info
Skating by the Sea (November 24 – January 2)
The Hotel Del Coronado is setting up its outdoor ice skating rink for its 12th “Skating by the Sea” celebration. Skate alongside the Pacific Ocean and the setting sun without the ice cold temperatures.
Coronado, CA More info
LA Turkey Trot (November 24, 2016)
Rather than a gluttonous Thanksgiving, run off those calories at the LA Turkey Trot. The event features a 5K, 10K, and a Widdle Wobble (1K) for children. Treat yourself to a scenic run through historic downtown Los Angeles. All registrants receive a Turkey Trot trucker hat and a Sparkly Finishers Medal!
Los Angeles, CA More info
Harvest Festival (December 2-4, 2016)
With over 24,000 handmade items including clothes, crafts, and art, there’s something for everyone! In addition to all the vendors, the event features entertainment and fun zones for the kids!
Holiday Tasting at The Loft (November 26, 2016)
Experience a four course tasting menu at The Loft, including an appetizer, entrée, cheese, and dessert. This holiday treat is sure to get you out of that post-Thanksgiving turkey overload.
Laguna Beach, CA – More info
Tamale Festival (November 27, 2016)
Enjoy this year’s Holiday Tree Lighting ceremony complete with tamales, churros, pupusas, and Mexican street corn. Live musical entertainment begins at 10am.
La Habra, CA – More info
The 35th Indio Powwow (November 25-27, 2016)
Celebrate Thanksgiving weekend with Native American dance competitions for contestants of all ages. The event features bird singing, drum contests, peon games, and more.
Indio, CA – More info
Santa BarbaraSmall Business Saturday (November 26, 2016)
Rather than endure Black Friday chaos, trek downtown for Small Business Saturday. The event features promotions from over 40 shops, galleries, and restaurants. Visit the SBS Welcome Station for live music, gifts and donation-based gift wrapping. Additionally, attend Tara Jones’ book signing for 100 Things to do in Santa Barbara Before You Die.
Santa Barbara, CA – More info
Southern California Fall Activities – Need More Info?
While you might not survive at any of these events in your flannel, we encourage you to get out and enjoy the best Southern California fall activities! Contact The Event Team destination management company for more ways to enjoy Southern California!