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Top 9 Things To Do in Stockton, California this August

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We have the top things to do in Stockton, California as summer comes to a close! August is the last chance for festivals and events before the school year starts.

Summer is peaking here in Stockton, California! Bittersweet August is your last chance to revel in the simple pleasures of summer. Enjoy the city’s many outdoor and open-air activities to make the most of the warm summer days. In order by date in which they occur, here are our top 9 things to do in Stockton this August.

August Events in Stockton:

1. Concerts in the Park

No summer in Stockton is complete without at least one — or two — trips to summer concerts at Victory Park! Pack a picnic basket and enjoy a free musical line up behind the Haggin Museum every Wednesday evening through August 23rd. Learn more.


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2. Movies at the Point

Bring out the popcorn on August 11! Movies at the Point will feature Storks under Weber Point's large canopy. Gather the entire family, bring a blanket, pack a picnic dinner, and don't forget the snacks! Learn more.


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3. Annual Filipino Barrio Fiesta

The annual Stockton Filipino Barrio Fiesta will be held on August 12 at the Filipino Plaza in downtown Stockton. This annual fiesta celebrates the local Filipino culture and features a fashion show, cultural dances, musical performances, martial arts demos, and of course, plenty of authentic and traditional dishes.  Learn more.


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4. Lincoln Center LIVE! Classic Car Show

Lincoln Center's annual Classic Car Show offers good, free family fun on August 18th. You will see more than 200 classic, custom, and muscle cars while listening to live music. While you are there, local restaurants will be serving up delicious bites! Learn more.


5. Stockton-Con

Stockton-Con, the Central Valley’s annual pop culture convention, will be held August 19-20 at the Stockton Arena. The fan convention features big-name comic book writers, many panel discussions, and attendees decked out in their favorite characters.  Learn more.


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6. Stockton Banana Fest International

The inaugural Banana Festival International on August 18-20 at the San Joaquin County Fairgrounds, will feature a parade, mural painting, live music and entertainment, and of course, tasty banana treats. The three-day extravaganza will also feature several other fun activities.  Learn more.


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The Stockmarket at Caldwell Park, held on August 19th, combines Stockton’s most talented makers, selling the city’s best by-hand, artisan goods and food, gourmet food trucks, alongside talented live local bands. Learn more.


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8. Stockton Pride Festival

The annual Stockton Pride Festival on August 26th features many regional and local performers, a Family Zone, and plenty of fun for the entire community to enjoy. The unique LGBT gathering at Weber Point Events Center celebrates diversity, inclusion, and equality.  Learn more.


9. Reggae on the Delta

The annual Reggae on the Delta on August 26th features live entertainment by familiar local bands, an exciting delicious list of Caribbean-style dishes and refreshing libations. The event is held at the Stockton Sailing Club and is hosted by well-known establishment, The Breadfruit Tree Restaurant.  Learn more.


Need more recommendations throughout Stockton? You can text us 7 days a week, 8am to 8pm at (877) 778-6258 and you'll receive a live response from a member of our team. Discover something to do in Stockton every day of the year by checking out our events calendar today! Also follow us on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram - and be sure to use #VisitStockton during your visit!

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