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Top 7 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!

1. Annual Labor Day Pow Wow

Immerse yourself in the indigenous peoples of the West with the annual Labor Day Community Pow Wow August 30 through September 1. This truly unique event at the University of the Pacific 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.

2. Black Family Day

Celebrate the essence of the African American culture with music, art, fashion, and food August 31 - September 2 The three-day festival spans various locations and reflects the resilience, diversity, and openness of black culture through lectures, speakers, entertainment groups, and vendors. Learn more.

3. Movies at the Point: “Captain Marvel”

Gather the whole family and bring out the popcorn on Friday, September 13th! Movies at the Point will feature fantasy adventure film, Captain Marvel, under the relaxed starlit sky at Weber Point Event Center. If you have yet to experience an outdoor movie, now is the time before summer ends! Gates to the park open at 6:30 pm and the film starts promptly at dusk. Be sure to bring your comfy blanket, a light jacket, some lawn chairs, and of course, a picnic dinner from a local downtown restaurant. Learn more.

4. St. Basil’s Annual Greek Festival

Satisfy your taste buds at the Annual St. Basil’s Greek Festival held on the second weekend of September 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.

5. Summer Concerts at Stone Creek Village

Wrap up summer in style with an evening of lively music at StoneCreek Village. StoneCreek continues its 2019 season on Thursday, September 6 with Pride and Joy. Outside food is not allowed so arrive early and grab something from the many wonderful restaurants located within the center. Learn more.

6. The Record's Family Day at the Park

Check out the new location for this special event that gets bigger and better each year! Now happening at the Weber Point Events Center in Downtown Stockton, the event promotes education and literacy in the community. So head out to Family Day at the Park on September 21 as it is an entertaining and informative gathering, fun for all ages. The festivities involve more than 70 diverse booths specializing in learning and literacy projects for families, as well as performances by popular kid’s artists. Learn more.

7. Stockton Jazz Festival

Get your jazz fix at the Stockton Jazz Festival on September 28. The festival is held at Weber Point Events Center celebrating its 8th year. The event features the best in jazz music by artists including Christopher Williams, Lin Rountree, Phil Denny, Jazmin Ghent, and more. Learn more.

Other Events Happening in the Area:

Lodi Grape Festival and Harvest Fair

Celebrate the grape harvest at the Lodi Grape Festival on September 12-15 at the Lodi Grape Festival Fairgrounds. The four-day festival features concessions, entertainment and a carnival, complete with traditional rides and games for the entire family to enjoy. Learn more.

Annual Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch

Dell’Osso Family Farm welcomes families for the twenty second year on September 28. The farm features a country store and pumpkin patch, three corn mazes with viewing platforms, a haunted castle, an express train, and much more! Cider Hill has an elevated view surrounded by water serving hard cider, beer and wine.

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

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