The Northern California Renaissance Faire is back to whisk you and your imagination back to the late 14th century through the 16th century. Take pictures with the hundreds of costumed performers, partake in fine foods and handmade crafts, and go to the free Celtic Rock Concert. With theme weekends, an Enchanted Garden for all ages, and the Dockside Alley for adults 21 and over, the Renaissance Faire is sure to please all kids and adults who attend. Take it a step further by dressing up in a Renaissance costume to really get the full expereince.
Location: Case de Fruta, which is just a brief drive from the Vagabond Inn Executive Los Banos. Ticket prices range from free to $150. Open on the weekends from 10 AM - 6 PM.
The annual Los Banos Tomato Festival is a celebration of the city's tomato industry, which accounts for 40% of the tomato paste and diced tomato products in the entire United States. Organized by the Los Banos Chamber of Commerce, the festival returns for its 4th annual event with celebrity chef appearances, BBQ contests, salsa and pasta sauce contests, cooking classes, Crossfit challenge, Bloody Mary's and fair foods with tomato ingredients. The event also will have entertainment by local performers and professional musicians on the fairground's stages. Be sure to stop by this event to see all things tomato and enjoy good-old fun.
Location: Merced County Spring Fairgrounds, which is just 0.7 miles from the Vagabond Inn Executive Los Banos. Admission fees range from free to $6.
The Los Broadway will be presenting the musical Sweeney Todd.
Location: Ted Falasco Arts Center, which is less than 0.5 miles from the Vagabond Inn Executive Los Banos. Ticket prices range from $5 - $20.
The Annual Quilt Show is held by the Pacheco Pass Quilters to showcase their quilts, and is a venue for quilting vendors to display their lastest products, with this year's theme of ""Pumpkin Patch"". The event will also have a quilter's cafe, boutique, door prizes, pumpkins for sale, and much more.
Location: Ted Falasco Arts Center, which is less than 0.5 miles from the Vagabond Inn Executive Los Banos. Admission for both days is $7. Hours are 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM on Satuday and 10 AM - 4 PM on Sunday.
The Los Banos' annual Downtown Fall Street Faire is always much anticipated by vendors, the community, and visitors. The street faire shows off vintage downtown Los Banos while frundraising for the Los Banos Chamber of Commerce. With food, fun for kids and adults, live demonstrations, shopping, dance performances, arts and crafts, karaoke, and much more the Annual Spring Street Faire is sure to have everyone eager to attend with family and friends.
Location: Downtown Los Banos, within walking distance from the Vagabond Inn Executive Los Banos. Hours: 8 AM - 4 PM.
The Color Dash 5K in Los Banos will be a fundraiser for the Pacheco High School. Participants can join in the colorful run as an individual, family, or team.
Location: Pacheco High School, which is just 2.8 miles from the Vagabond Inn Executive Los Banos. Registration fees range from $21.66 - $40. Hours are from 8 AM - 5 PM.