|:: Annual Events in Riverside
- APPLE FESTIVAL WEEKEND
This festival celebrates the apple trees in blossom. Festivities
include a barbecue, dance, and a Miss Apple Blossom Contest.
Oak Glen Apple Growers Association,
(909) 797-6833 or
- RENAISSANCE PLEASURE FAIRE
The original recreation of a 16th century English country
fair honors the coming of spring with thousands of costumed
performers, 15 festive parades, crafts and pageantry. Weekends
April through June. San Bernardino Convention, & Visitors
Bureau (909)880-6211 or (800) 523-2473
- RAMONA PAGEANT
A romance of early California. Utilizing an
entire mountain-side as a stage, the poignant love story
of' Ramona and her Indian hero, Alessandro, has a cast
of more than 400. The play's worldwide fame has attracted
an audience of' nearly 2 million during the seven decades
that it has annually been staged. Its beauty is unparalleled.
A fascinating journey into the California of yester-year
at the Ramona Bowl in Hemet. (951) 658-3111 or (800)
- MULTICULTURAL YOUTH FESTIVAL
Join the Riverside Youth Council in exploring the heritage and cultures of Riverside. The festival offers an extensive array of attractions and exhibits that focus on the similarities among today's youth while at the same time celebrating their diversity. Visit the Multicultural Youth Festival website for more information.
- RIVERSIDE COMMUNITY FLOWER SHOW
Visit the Riverside Flower Show & Garden Tours website for more information on this annual event.
- A TASTE OF THE INLAND EMPIRE
Annual outdoor food & drink festival open to the public.
30 of the area's best restaurants, plus fine wine and imported
beers. Top quality live R & B/Jazz bands. Admission $5.
Centrelake in Ontario at Haven & 10 Fwy. Ticket information
- CINCO DE MAYO
Riverside celebrates the special day in grand style!
Music. entertainment into the evening and food
. . . Oh, the fantastic Mexican food is everywhere.
Viva la Riverside! Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
(951) 340 - 5906.
- INDIAN POW WOW
Sherman Indian High School hosts their annual pow wow featuring
dancers in their native costumes, food and crafts. (951)276-6337
- VINTAGE HOME TOUR
Architecturally and historically significant homes are featured
on the tour hosted by the Old Riverside Foundation. The Restoration Faire includes vendors selling
items for use in restoration of structures. Old Riverside
- CHERRY VALLEY CHERRY FESTIVAL
Carnival, food concessions, stage shows, music, crafts and
games. Pick your own cherries! Cherry Festival Association
(951)845-3628 or (951)845-9541
- JURUPA RODEO
This major Southern California rodeo attracts top circuit
riders in the United States. Jurupa Chamber of Commerce
- REDLANDS BOWL SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL
In its 70th season. Redlands Bowl features 1820 programs
a year in an open air theater. A wonderful cultural experience
for the whole family. Redlands Chamber of Commerce (909)793-7316
- TEMECULA BALLOON & WINE FESTIVAL
Festivities include the ascension of 60 hot air balloons,
champagne balloon flights at dawn, a fine wine exhibit,
country fair, jazz entertainment and children's activities.
This event takes place at Lake Skinner. Contact the Temecula
Valley Chamber of Commerce at (951)676-4713 or click on
the link above for complete information.