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2014 Events in California

Tournament of Roses Parade

1 January annually

This festival has been a Pasadena tradition for over a century and is one of…

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Doo Dah Parade

26 April 2014

Known as the ‘other’ parade, the Doo Dah Parade began as a parody…

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Port of Los Angeles Lobster Festival

September 2014 TBA

The world’s largest lobster festival is one of the city’s great food…

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Whale Watching

January to March annually

During the annual migration of the Californian Gray Whale from Alaska to Mexico,…

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Uncorked!

17 May 2014

The San Francisco Wine Festival is a celebration of wine, providing opportunity…

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San Francisco Pride Parade and Celebration

28 - 29 June 2014

As the world’s most gay-friendly city, San Francisco celebrates gay and…

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San Francisco Carnaval

23 - 25 May 2014

Every Memorial Day weekend, the Mission District hosts San Francisco’s…

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Chinese New Year Parade

7 March 2015

The New Year Parade is the highlight and focus of the two-week Chinese New Year…

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Haight Ashbury Street Fair

8 June 2014

One of the city's most famous neighbourhoods, Haight Ashbury was the centre of…

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North Beach Festival

14 - 15 June 2014

Every year 'Little Italy' celebrates San Francisco's oldest street festival with…

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Chinese New Year Festival

21 - 22 February 2015

The greatest annual spectacle in Chinatown is the colourful Chinese New Year…

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International Beer Festival

24 May 2014

The biggest beer festival in the city is an annual event that features hundreds…

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San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival

5 - 29 June 2014

The Bay area has been hailed as one of the dance capitals of the country and…

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Academy Awards

22 February 2015

The annual presentation of the Oscars is the biggest movie-related event in the…

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San Diego Comic Con International

24 - 27 July 2014

San Diego Comic Con is the place to be if you're a geek, fanboy, Trekkie, Twihard,…

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Knotts Scary Farm

October 2014

Although Knott's Berry Farm is a year-round family attraction in Los Angeles,…

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Cinco de Mayo

5 May annually

Although it is actually a Mexican national holiday, Cinco de Mayo (5 May) is…

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Monterey Jazz Festival

19 - 21 September 2014

The Monterey Jazz Festival is one of the oldest and most famous annual jazz festivals…

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