Unlimited craft beer and freshly made tacos from local food trucks await at this year's Long Beach Craft Beer & Taco Festival. This sellout event includes free rides and games for attendees with all proceeds going to a charitable cause.
Join craft beer and taco lovers at the Long Beach Craft Beer & Taco Festival, a sellout event that brings together the brews of some of the best local breweries for an afternoon of beer competitions, chugging, and tacos. This year's event takes place on Saturday, July 16 with early access starting at 2 p.m.
This is the place to see Señor Tenor Diablo, The Mechanical Bull, in action and enjoy free rides and games all day long. Your ticket includes unlimited beer in the tasting tents and access to gourmet food trucks that will be dishing up $2 tacos all afternoon. You'll also receive a commemorative tasting cup to use during your tasting ventures and take home with you after a day of chugging.
You'll find plenty of parking at the Pike and surrounding areas so be sure to bring a designated driver. Designated drivers are admitted for just $20. All proceeds from this event go towards the Community Aid Project for Education so you'll also be supporting a great cause.
If you need a comfortable place to stay over the weekend or on the night of the tasting, make reservations at one of the Vagabond Inn Hotels in Long Beach. These value hotels offer comfortable accommodations and basic amenities for a restful night and are easily accessible via major roadways and highways around California's most visited-destinations.
One of San Francisco's biggest art and music festivals returns to Golden Gate Park this August for a weekend of live music and entertainment, great eats from area restaurants, and access to Wine Lands for your drink of choice.
One of the biggest art and music festivals returns to Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, CA, this August. Don't miss some of the best food, wine and music performances of the year at this summertime extravaganza featuring a world-class lineup of talent and great food. Golden Gate Park transforms into the Outside Lands celebration August 5 through 7, 2016, for one of the most talked-about outdoor festivals of the year.
Wine Lands is a cashless drinks destination where you can use your wristband as a wallet and add funds to your account through a mobile app. You'll find plenty of water refill stations provided by CamelBak around the festival and it's wise to bring a reusable container for free refills.
When you've worked up an appetite in the middle of music festivities, make your way to one of dozens of food trucks from around the San Francisco Bay Area stationed around the park. Area restaurants and food trucks will be serving up everything from gluten-free and vegan dishes to the famous Spicy Pie.
Parking is extremely limited in the park and surrounding areas so it may be a good idea to take public transportation or get a Lyft or Uber ride over to the park.
When you're heading to San Francisco for festival weekend, make reservations at one of the Vagabond Inn Hotels near Golden Gate Park for easy access to the event grounds. Enjoy comfortable accommodations, basic amenities, and affordable rates this summer.
Relax and unwind with live music performances on the beautiful grounds of the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts this summer. Mark your calendar for Concerts on the Plaza held on first Fridays of the month.
Don't miss the lineup of performances at Concerts on the Plaza at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts in Mountain View, California this year. This year's events take place on the first Friday of each month from June through September and are the perfect excuse to relax and enjoy some great music from area talent.
The Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts is a popular downtown venue for art events. It's located on Castro Street just a short drive from the Shoreline Amphitheater and the Googleplex. The performance venue features one larger stage and one intimate stage for theater and dance performances, lectures, and other smaller-scale events.
This year's Concerts on the Plaza will run from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. through the summer. Free parking is available at the Mountain View Civic Center garage located underneath the performing arts building; you'll find the entrance to the garage on Mercy Street. The center is just a few blocks away from Caltrain, VTA Light Rail, and VTA buses if you want to take public transportation directly to the event venue instead.
If you're planning a summer vacation or business trip to Mountain View, stay at one of the Vagabond Inn Hotels nearby for easy access to the performing arts center for Friday night concerts. Guests of Vagabond Inn hotels enjoy comfortable, value-priced accommodations and basic amenities.