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Food Festivals 2011 in Southern California

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dined Jun 23, 2011 12:41 AM

Jun 24 – 26, Ventura County: Greek
http://www.vcgr​eekfestival.org​/
Irvine: Greek
http://www.irvi​negreekfest.com​/

Jun 25 – 26 Vista: Scottish Highland Games
http://www.sdhi​ghlandgames.org​/inde...

Jun 25, 2011 Montebello: Armenian
http://www.arme​nianfoodfair.co​m/

Jun 25, 2011 Ojai Valley: Lavender
http://www.ojai​valleylavenderf​estiv...

Jun 25, 2011 San Geronino: Mexican
http://www.sgvcc.org/artsevents/cente...

Jun 25, 2011 San Diego: Street Fair & Chili Cook off
http://www.ocea​nbeachsandiego.​com/s...

July 2-3 Long Beach: Pirate Invasion
http://alfredos​beachclub.com/s​eafest-pierdaze​.html

What other food festivals are coming up?

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  1. Servorg RE: dined Jun 23, 2011 07:01 AM

    Have you checked out this website resource: http://www.foodreference.com/html/cal... ?

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      dined RE: Servorg Jun 23, 2011 10:42 AM

      Thank You!

    2. Das Ubergeek RE: dined Jun 23, 2011 11:31 AM

      Eat Real is at the Helms Bakery the 16th and 17th of July.
      http://www.eatrealfest.com

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        dined RE: dined Jun 23, 2011 09:15 PM

        First Taco festival in Los Angeles this weekend June 26 http://www.tacofestival.net/

        1. carln RE: dined Jun 24, 2011 04:12 PM

          Long Beach Crawfish Festival: http://www.longbeachcrawfishfestival....

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            dined RE: dined Jul 5, 2011 09:15 PM

            This weekend July Festivals in So Cal:

            8-10 Redondo Beach: Greek

            9: Garden Grove: Kimchee

            Contest

            9-10 Los Angeles: Lotus (Asian & Pacific Islander)

            10Long Beach: Street Food Truck

            10 Orange County: Colombian

            Torrance: Japanese Summer Fest

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              Rosiepigs RE: dined Jul 23, 2011 04:51 AM

              dined, you seem to be the source for such things! any good ones coming up in greater LA?

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                Servorg RE: Rosiepigs Jul 23, 2011 05:36 AM

                I clicked on the website I provided to dined above and saw that in early August (6th thru the 8th) San Pedro is holding their 22nd "Taste of San Pedro" event with some 30 restaurants participating.

                On August 7th you can try out: http://kbbqcookoff.com/

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                  dined RE: Servorg Jul 24, 2011 12:16 AM

                  Adding to Servorg,

                  In July,

                  23-24 Los Angeles, Japanese Obon (free)
                  http://www.wlabt.org/activities/activ...

                  24 Los Angeles: Peruvian $20? (online
                  )http://www.festivalperuanodelosangele...

                  30-31 Garden Grove: Pow Wow (Native American
                  )http://events.ocregister.com/garden-g...

                  30-31 Long Beach: Crawfish (admission as low as $13)http://www.longbeachcrawfishfestival....

                  30-31 Long Beach: Dragon Boat (Chinese)
                  http://www.lbdragonboat.com/

                  30-31 Los Angeles: Japanese Obon
                  http://hhbt-la.org/

                  30-31 Oxnard: Salsa
                  http://www.oxnardsalsafestival.com/

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                    dined RE: dined Jul 25, 2011 01:12 PM

                    July 31 Swiss Fair in Whittier
                    http://www.swisspark.com/swissfair/in...

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                      Rosiepigs RE: dined Jul 25, 2011 04:41 PM

                      I saw that on your page and was thinking of going!

                      Thanks very much for your blog. It's a great resource. I know have it bookmarked.

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              dined RE: dined Aug 1, 2011 10:58 AM

              August festivals around L.A.
              5-7 La Habra: Corn
              http://www.lahabracornfestival.com/
              6 Los Angeles: Korean BBQ Cookoff
              http://kbbqcookoff.com
              6-7 Gardena: Obon Dance
              http://www.gardenabuddhistchurch.org
              6-7 Los Angeles: New Orleans
              http://fromfoot2fork.art.officelive.c...
              7 Los Angeles: Ecuadorian
              http://cookedincalifornia.files.wordp...

              12-14 Sunland-Tujunga: Watermelon
              http://www.lionswatermelonfestival.com
              13-14 Los Angeles: Tea $
              http://www.teafestivalla.com
              13-14 Los Angeles: Nisei Week (Japanese
              )http://www.niseiweek.org/events/plaza...
              18-21 Fountain Valley: BBQ
              http://www.ocbbqbonanza.com/
              19-21 Rancho Cucamonga: Grape
              http://www.ranchochamber.org/ghf.html
              20 Pismo Beach: Portuguese
              http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid...
              20-21 Cherry Valley: Sausage and Beer
              http://www.hsresort.com/events_upcomi...
              20-21 Long Beach: Tiki Beach
              http://alfredosbeachclub.com/tiki_fes...
              26-28 Culver City: Fiesta La Ballona
              http://www.fiestalaballona.org/index....

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                dined RE: dined Sep 5, 2011 10:01 AM

                September festivals
                7-11 Huntington Beach: Oktoberfest
                9-10 Bakersfield: Greek
                9-11 Banning: Stagecoach Days
                9-11 Long Beach: Lobster
                10 Anaheim: Mexican Independence Day Fiesta
                10 Long Beach: Latin American Parade and Festival
                10 Los Angeles: Chinatown Summer nights
                10 Los Angeles: Brazilian Day
                10 Orange County: Japan Fair
                10 Sonoma County: Fiesta de Independencia (Mexico)
                10 Sonoma County: Heirloom Tomato
                10-11 Cardiff by the Sea: Greek Festival
                10-11 San Pedro: Filipino
                11-18 San Diego: Spirits of Mexico
                14-18 Huntington Beach: Oktoberfest
                16-18 Anaheim: Oktoberfest
                16-18 Morongo Valley: Fiesta Days
                16-18 Pasadena: Greek Fest
                16-18 San Pedro: Lobster
                16-18 Wilmington: Fiestas Patrias
                17 Los Angeles: Chinatown Moon Festival
                17 Santa Ana: Mexico Independence Fiesta
                17-18 Laguna Hills: Armenian
                17-18 Los Angeles: Mexico Independence Fiesta
                17-18 Long Beach: Pirate 17-18 North Hills: Armenian Festival
                18 Agoura Hills: Scandinavian Autumn Fest
                18 Glendale: Couscous
                18 Los Angeles: Thai Cultural Day
                21-25 Huntington Beach: Oktoberfest
                22-25 Los Angeles: Korean
                23-25 Anaheim: Oktoberfest
                23-25 Artesia: Portuguese Festa
                23-25 Covina: Greek
                23-25 Garden Grove: Arab American Day
                23-25 Hollywood: Welsh
                23-25 Long Beach: Oktoberfest
                23-25 Los Angeles: Italian
                23-25 Morongo Valley: Powwow
                23-25 Redondo Beach: Lobster
                23-25 San Francisco: Greek
                24 Culver City: Norwegian Heritage Fair
                24 Los Angeles: Chocolate Festival and Pastry Show
                24 Riverside: Mariachi
                24- 25 Big Bear Lake: Oktoberfest
                24-25 Long Beach: Baja Cultural
                24-25 Los Angeles: Polish
                24-25 Sacramento: Pirate
                24-25 San Diego: Pacific Islander
                25 Pasadena: Chocolate Salon
                9/28-10/2 Huntington Beach: Oktoberfest
                9/29-10/2 Long Beach: Oktoberfest
                09/30-10/02 Anaheim: Oktoberfest

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                  inaplasticcup RE: dined Sep 5, 2011 10:32 AM

                  WOW. You are up on your festivals...

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                    dined RE: inaplasticcup Sep 5, 2011 01:25 PM

                    let me know if you need links

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                      paprkutr RE: dined Sep 5, 2011 02:01 PM

                      Would love them, and appreciate your time.

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                  dined RE: dined Sep 5, 2011 08:58 PM

                  September festivals
                  7-11 Huntington Beach: Oktoberfest
                  http://www.oldworld.ws/germany_oktobe...

                  9-11 Banning: Stagecoach Days
                  http://stagecoachdays.net/index.html

                  9-11 Long Beach: Lobster
                  http://www.originallobsterfestival.com/

                  9-11 Santa Monica BBQ
                  http://www.labbqfest.com/

                  10 Anaheim: Mexican Independence Day Fiesta
                  http://events.ocregister.com/anaheim-...

                  10 Long Beach: Latin American Parade and Festival
                  http://downtownlongbeach.org/event/lapf/

                  10 Los Angeles: Chinatown Summer nights
                  http://www.chinatownsummernights.com/...

                  10 Los Angeles: Brazilian Day
                  http://braziliandayla.org/main/info/

                  10 Orange County: Japan Fair
                  http://www.ocjapanfair.com/

                  10-11 San Pedro: Filipino
                  http://filamarts.org/fpac20preview

                  14-18 Huntington Beach: Oktoberfest
                  http://www.oldworld.ws/calevents.html

                  16-18 Anaheim: Oktoberfest
                  http://thephoenixclub.com/

                  16-18 Pasadena: Greek Fest
                  http://www.pasadenagreekfest.org/

                  16-18 San Pedro: Lobster
                  http://lobsterfest.com/

                  16-18 Wilmington: Fiestas Patrias
                  http://www.wilmington-chamber.com/

                  17 Los Angeles: Chinatown Moon Festival
                  http://www.chinatownla.com/calendar.p...

                  17 Santa Ana: Mexico Independence Fiesta
                  http://events.ocregister.com/santa-an...

                  17-18 Laguna Hills: Armenian
                  http://armenianfestival.org/

                  17-18 Los Angeles: Mexico Independence Fiesta
                  http://www.allaccess.la/fpc/index.html

                  17-18 Long Beach: Pirate
                  http://www.goldcoastfestivals.com/Lon...

                  17-18 North Hills: Armenian Festival
                  http://www.ferrahian.info/Pages/-%20C...

                  18 Agoura Hills: Scandinavian Autumn Fest
                  http://www.vasapark.org/

                  18 Glendale: Couscous
                  http://couscousfestival.com/

                  18 Los Angeles: Thai Cultural Day
                  http://thaiculturalcenter.org/default...

                  21-25 Huntington Beach: Oktoberfest
                  http://www.oldworld.ws/calevents.html

                  22-25 Los Angeles: Korean
                  http://www.lakoreanfestival.com/engli...

                  23-25 Anaheim: Oktoberfest
                  http://thephoenixclub.com/

                  23-25 Artesia: Portuguese Festa
                  http://www.artesiades.org/home/index....

                  23-25 Covina: Greek
                  http://www.saintnectarios.org/Files/F...

                  23-25 Garden Grove: Arab American Day
                  http://www.aafestival.com/AAFESTIVAL/...

                  23-25 Hollywood: Welsh
                  http://www.aravenabovepress.com/

                  23-25 Long Beach: Oktoberfest
                  http://www.longbeachoktoberfest.com/

                  23-25 Los Angeles: Italian
                  http://www.feastofla.org/

                  23-25 Redondo Beach: Lobster
                  http://lobsterfestival.com/

                  24 Culver City: Norwegian Heritage Fair
                  http://www.sonsofnorway-westla.com/ca...

                  24 Los Angeles: Chocolate Festival and Pastry Show
                  http://indulgela.net/index.html

                  24 Riverside: Mariachi
                  http://www.riversideca.gov/park_rec/

                  24-25 Long Beach: Baja Cultural
                  http://www.aquariumofpacific.org/news...

                  24-25 Los Angeles: Polish
                  http://www.polishfestla.com/index.php

                  25 Pasadena: Chocolate Salon
                  http://lachocolatesalon.com/

                  9/28-10/2 Huntington Beach: Oktoberfest
                  http://www.oldworld.ws/calevents.html

                  9/29-10/2 Long Beach: Oktoberfest
                  http://www.longbeachoktoberfest.com/

                  09/30-10/02 Anaheim: Oktoberfest
                  http://thephoenixclub.com/

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                    Jase RE: dined Sep 6, 2011 10:54 AM

                    Great list. Thank you for all the hard work, especially putting the links in.

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                      paprkutr RE: dined Sep 6, 2011 03:40 PM

                      Thank you!!!!!

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