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Top Things You Need To Do in Stockton, California This September

Get out your calendars and mark these dates down, because we’ve got you covered for an exciting September in Stockton, California!

Summer is coming to a close but that doesn’t mean the fun has to stop in Stockton, California! From food and family festivals to car shows and outdoor movies, September is stocked full of events guaranteed to offer a memorable end to the summer season. So get out your calendars and mark these dates down because we’ve got you covered for September!

Annual Labor Day Pow Wow

Immerse yourself in the indigenous peoples of the West with the annual Labor Day Community Pow Wow September 3. This truly unique event at the University of the Pacific El Centro has been happening for 41 years and features traditional ground ceremonies, drum circles, handmade art, and of course, plenty of food that will have your mouth watering. The pow wow is always free and open to the public. Learn more.

St. Basil’s Annual Greek Festival

Satisfy your taste buds at the Annual St. Basil’s Greek Festival held Sept. 9-11 at St Basil Greek Orthodox Church. Some of the festival’s highlights include Greek food, music and dancing. By the end of the night, you might find yourself saying, "OPA!" Learn more.

Stockton Brew Fest

Stockton Brew Fest is where tasty brews and fun in the sun (or shade) rules the day, with nearly 40 different breweries from central California and beyond showcasing their latest craft creations this year. So make your way over to Weber Point Events Center on Sept. 10 from 12 pm to 4 pm and enjoy craft beer, cider, games, music, and more. Get your tickets and learn more here.

Oktoberfest with The German Guys

It'll be October in September when German Guys holds their outdoor Oktoberfest extravaganza on September 10 from 4 to 10 pm at the Waterloo Gun & Bocce Club. Pair some tasty beer with the delicious food German Guys will have cooked up for you. Plus, there'll be live entertainment from Alpenmeisters Polka Music, the Alpendancers Folks Dancers, and a professional fire performer!

Friends of the Fox Classic Movie Series presents: A League Of Their Own

"Are you crying?!... There's no crying in baseball!"
As we approach MLB playoff season, why not watch a baseball-themed cinematic classic on the big screen? Catch the all-star cast of Geena Davis, Tom Hanks, Lori Petty, Madonna, Rosie O'Donnell, David Strathairn, Gary Marshall, Jon Lovitz, and more in Penny Marhsall's A League of Their Own, premiering Sunday, September 18 at the Bob Hope (Fox) Theatre. Doors open at 1pm.

WWE Saturday Night's Main Event

The Stockton Arena will be housing LIVE pro wrestling entertainment as the superstars of WWE Smackdown will be in attendance for Saturday Night's Main Event, taking place September 24 at 7:30 pm. Top superstars like Drew McIntyre, The Usos, Alexa Bliss, The New Day, Natalya, Sheamus, and more will be in attendance for your body-slamming pleasure. Get your family together and head out to the arena to enjoy a new era in WWE and professional wrestling with live, in-ring, high-flying showdowns—if ya smell what we're cookin'. Tickets available here.

Stockton Pride Festival

It's an LGBTQ+ celebration as the San Joaquin County Pride Center (SJPC ) ushers in the phenomenal Stockton Pride Festival. Kicking off on September 25 from 10 am to 5 pm at the Stockton Ballroom on Thornton Road, this "stocked full of PRIDE" event will feature a variety of food vendors, as well as an arts area, family area, and a load of dancing! With help from local government officials and private corporations, this festival raises positive awareness of the San Joaquin County LGBTQ+ community—thanks to the tireless work of the San Joaquin Pride Center.

Discover something to do in Stockton every day of the year by checking out our events calendar today! Also follow us on Facebook, Instagram , and TikTok - and be sure to use #VisitStockton during your visit!

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