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Discover Riverside County's natural beauty and history, the majesty of its mountains and desert. Find community parks with sports fields and learn about the Riverside County Fair and International Date Festival.
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 Indio International Tamale Festival
City: Indio, CA   Date: December 3-4, 2011

More than 125,000 tamale lovers fill the streets of Old Town Indio to sample every type of tamale one can possibly imagine. Activities include a festive holiday parade, carnival, Mexican Folkloric danicng and a variety of live entertainment for all ages.


Blythe Blue Grass Festival
City: Blythe, CA   Date:Jan 20, 21 & 22, 2012

Blythe's Bluegrass event is typically the first major Bluegrass Festival of the season and one of the biggest Bluegrass events in the U.S.A.  

Palm Springs International Film Festival
City: Palm Springs, CA  Date:Jan 5-16, 2012

The Palm Springs International Film Festival was founded in 1990 by then-Mayor Sonny Bono. The Festival presents a majority of the films submitted for consideration in the Best Foreign Language category for the Academy Awards, as well as a large number of American independent and international features and documentaries marking their world, North American or U.S. debuts. 

 Southwest Arts Festival
City: Indio, CA Date: Jan 27,28 & 29, 2012

Come and enjoy the area's largest 3-day art show featuring 270 artists at the Empire Polo Club, Empire Polo Club, 81-800 Avenue 51 Monroe and Avenue 51, Indio, California. Entertainment and Refreshments.


 Riverside County Date Festival
City: Indio, CA   Date: Feb 17-26, 2012

The Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival is located in Indio, California.  The Fair is a high-profile ten-day event that will feature a series of Headliner Entertainers, Monster Truck Show(s), Big Air Motorcycles, Cooking Shows, a Livestock Auction, over 200 exhibitors, and much more.


 Colorado River Fair
City: Blythe, CA   Date: March 29- April 1, 2012

The Colorado River Fair in Blythe, California, will be held March 29th - April 1st, 2011.


 Coachella Music and Arts Festival
City: Indio, CA   Date: (weekend 1)  April 13-15, 2012 - (weekend 2) April 20 - 22, 2012

The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is a music and arts festival, held at the Empire Polo Fields in Indio, California

 Coachella Valley Stagecoach Country Festival
City: Indio, CA   Date: April 27-29, 2012

Coachella Valley Stagecoach Country Festival is a three-day annual event featuring a mix of artists from the genres of mainstream country, bluegrass, folk, roots rock and alt-country performing in three distinct performance areas.


 Idyllwild Earth Fair
City: Idyllwild, CA   Date: TBA

Earth Fair promises a variety of attractions, including live musical performances throughout the day, great food, and activities for adults and children. Fair-goers can also enjoy a diversity of interactive booths featuring recycled art, organic and ethnic foods, composting, wildlife conservation, henna painting and more.


 Hemet Ryan Air Show
City: Hemet, CA   Date: TBA

Share in this exciting day of great music, packed crowds, good food, and exciting aerial acrobatics.

 Palm Springs International ShortFest
City: Indio, CA   Date: TBA

The Palm Springs International ShortFest, Short Film Festival & Film Market, celebrated as one of the most acclaimed short film showcases in the world, will take place at the Camelot Theatres in Palm Springs.


 Independence Day Celebration
City: Riverside, CA   Date: July 4, 2012

The City of Riverside Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department is proud to present the 4th of July Spectacular at the Riverside Sports Complex.


Temecula Valley International Film Festival
City: Temecula, CA   Date: TBA

A celebration of Film and Music, the Temecula Valley International Film Festival began in September 1995 and has been held every September since. Over 1,000 films have been screened from more than 20 countries.


State Of Riverside County
City: Riverside, CA   Date: TBA

The County of Riverside Board of Supervisors presents the State of Riverside County event. Come listen to our great speaker line-up and learn what the future holds for the County of Riverside.


Jacqueline Cochran Air Show
City: Thermal, CA   Date: TBA

Come enjoy the  Annual Jacqueline Cochran Air Show featuring military demonstrations and aerobatic stunt pilots.

Festival Of Trees
City: Riverside, CA  Date: TBA

Scheduled over five days during Thanksgiving week, the Festival of Trees has grown to attract over 30,000 people, with the number growing each year. Each year hundreds of volunteers transform the Riverside Convention Center into Riverside County's premiere holiday extravaganza. The Festival of Trees features over 50 elaborately decorated trees, each with its own unique theme.

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