Holtville Carrot Festival [Late Jan]
A highly entertaining event with music, entertainment and a number of prestigious cookery contests.
Anza Borrego Desert
Spring Desert Wildflowers
The desert colorfully comes to life, especially after a wet winter.
Imperial Valley Adventure Tour
Outtings for Festival and Youth Groups
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Discover California's natural wonders when you explore to a scenic backdrop of amazing urban, wilderness, mountain, islands and coastal terrain.
Find many exciting high wilderness adventures opportunities for sports and recreation including
rock climbing, mountaineering, boating, camping, hiking, weekend retreats and more.
US Navy Blue Angeles - Winter Camp
El Centro Naval Air Facility
The U.S. Navy's Precision Flight Demonstration was first organized
in 1946. Each year it performs nearly 70 air shows at 33 locations in
the U.S. and Canada, entertaining over 17 million spectators.
Fort Quechan Gaming Resort - Winterhaven CA
Newly opened gaming resort on the old Fort Yuma Indian Reservation features big name live entertainment, restaurants, lounges and banquet facilities.
Check venue for upcoming concerts and activities.
Imperial Valley Fair & Expo
100 acre facility with over 50,000 square feet of exhibit area in five buildings, grandstand and race track is available year-round for your function.
Used for trade shows, fairs, lifestyle expos, spectator events, and racing.
Home to the Imperial Valley Fair - a 10-day festival held in early March.
Mariachi Festival Sin Fronteras [Spring]
A traditional music concert and festival held every spring in Calexico by the local business chamber.
Julian hosts some of the most popular festivals in San Diego North County:
- Apple Days - [OCT] - 1st Weekend in October / Menghini Winery /
- Doves and Desperados Julian [SUN] - Historic Comedy Skits.
- Gold Rush Days [JUN] - Celebrates the historic 1869 Gold Rush.
- StarFest [AUG] - Stargazers Evening Astronomy Festival
- Country Christmas [DEC] - traditional Victorian Christmas on Main Street
- Melodrama [OCT] - Weekends in October - family fun and entertainment.
- Grape Stomp Labor Day Weekend - olde-world style grape stomp and fiesta.
- Bluegrass Festival [mid-Sept] - oldest Bluegrass Festival in California.
Fallbrook Avocado Festival - Late April
Annual festival held the last weekend in April featuring this major local produce item
in a big variety of edible options. Expect to see 70,000 people to descend on the streets
of Fallbrook where 350 vendors serve up samples of guacomole, avocado salsa, avocado chips,
and other delights made from the omnipresent green fruit.
International Tamale Festival [Early DEC]
- Riverside County Fairgrounds;
El Centro Fairfield Inn - Marriott Resort
This non-smoking hotel is located adjacent to the Imperial Valley Mall and a range of dining options.
Industry leaders El Centro Medical Center, MCI, Clear Channel, Imperial Valley College, and National Beef, are only a few miles from this property.