News & Events
CHERRY PARADE & FESTIVAL IN LEONA VALLEY - June 1
Saturday, June 1, 2019. The Parade features lots of floats with local community queens, horses, and antique cars. Don't miss the deep fried cherry burritos! We also have a cherry pie eating contest, car show, live band and lots of craft vendors. See more
ANTELOPE VALLEY'S TACO FESTIVAL - June 8
June 8, 2019 at Poncitlan Plaza Palmdale City Hall. 11am-6pm. Tacos and beer for everyone. $10.00 General Admission, kids 12 and under FREE. Visit www.AVTacoFestival.com for more information. Live Music • Dancing • Food • Vendors • Tacos • Cerveza • Chihuahua Contest.
SEASONAL FARMERS MARKET IN THE VINEYARD
The Antelope Valley Winery/Donato Family Vineyard, located between the cities of Lancaster and Palmdale, hosts a seasonal and local community Farmer's Market every Saturday from 9AM-Noon, May through November. OUR TASTING ROOM IS OPEN DURING THE MARKET! Vendors include Alex's Fruit & Nuts, Atkins Avocados & Citrus, Baba Mediterranean, Bee Honey, Country Made Soaps, Holland Ranch Organics, Les Delices du Four Bakery, Me Gusta Gourmet Tamales, Modern Tea Room, Mutt Medley, Sea Salt Sweet Shoppe, Smart Fish, Sweet & Sour Bliss, Tapia Bros. Farm, "TehachaPie" at Mill Street Kitchen, and Winner Circle Farm. 42041 20th St. West, Lancaster, CA. Visit www.avwinery.com for more info.
MARTINA MCBRIDE AT SUMMER CONCERT SERIES
Grammy nominated country icon Martina McBride will perform at the Palmdale Amphitheater on Friday, Aug. 2 as part of the City of Palmdale’s summer concert series. McBride’s incomparable vocals have kept her at the top of the charts garnering six No. 1 hits and twenty top 10 singles. With hits like “Wild Angels,” “Independence Day,” “A Broken Wing,” Tickets are available at www.PalmdaleAmphitheater.com.
ANTELOPE VALLEY FAIR & ALFALFA FESTIVAL - August 16-25
Sweet Delights & Carnival Lights. 8/16 – 8/25, 2019. The fair will be located at 2551 W Avenue H, Lancaster, CA. This is a huge annual event for the Antelope Valley and it includes concerts, carnival rides, vendors, great food, livestock exhibits, displays and much more. Major events include the Demolition Derby, Figure 8 Race. Visit the Fair website for more information.
BLVD FARMER'S MARKET
Several blocks on Lancaster Blvd are closed off to traffic for farmer's market vendors that include fruit, vegetables, food vendors, kettlecorn, live bands (during the concert series in the spring), and more. The City of Lancaster partners with Raw Inspiration, a non-profit operator for California Certified Farmers Markets, to offer a weekly BLVD Market. For more information on how to become a vendor, please contact Raw Inspiration. Spring & Summer Hours:Thursdays, 4-9 p.m. on Lancaster BLVD (Between Fern and Ehrlich Avenues) April - October 2018. Fall & Winter Hours: Thursdays, 3-7 p.m. on Lancaster BLVD (Between Fern and Ehrlich Avenues) November 1, 2018 - March 2019.
WESTERN HOTEL MUSEUM
Self guided tours. Open every 2nd & 4th Friday and Saturday of the month. This self guided tour takes you back in time to late Victorian Era Lancaster. Explore the rich history of the area through the halls of the Western Hotel Museum. Lancaster's oldest standing building. 557 W. Lancaster Blvd, Lancaster, CA.
UPCOMING PARADES (More info coming when available)
Cherry Parade in Leona Valley (June) and the 49er Parade in Lake Hughes (July).
AV FAIR CONCERT ANNOUNCEMENTS
The Antelope Valley Fair and Event Center is proud to announce three of six upcoming concert performances for the 2019 A.V. Fair and Alfalfa Festival. The first three Palmdale Auto Mall Concert Shows include legendary rock band REO Speedwagon, comedian Gabriel Iglesias’ Beyond the Fluffy World Tour and country sensations Travis Tritt and Charlie Daniels bringing their Outlaws and Renegades Tour to the 2019 A.V. Fair.
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