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Exciting Things to Do in June in Stockton, California

Stockton, California is stocked full of fun for everyone in June — from food festivals & outdoor concerts to the county fair, discovering locally-made wares to celebrating regional wine, here is your guide to the best things to do!

Hello, June! This is one of the best months of the year in Stockton, California for exciting summer happenings – with outdoor concerts & movies, food fairs and cultural festivals, there is plenty of family fun in Stockton this time of year. Get out and enjoy some of the great activities taking place, and don’t forget about dear old Dad on Father’s Day (June 16)! Interested in having Visit Stockton’s Weekly Events slide directly to your inbox so you can be the first to know of the upcoming things to do throughout the year? Sign up by clicking here now!

Below is our guide to the best things to do in Stockton, CA in June.

1. Jewish Food Fair

Held on the first Sunday in June, the Jewish Food Fair draws people from afar and is a favorite among Stockton residents. Take the opportunity to expose your taste buds to traditional meals not easily found in other places, such as delicious, traditional Kosher Jewish deli food, and then be sure to celebrate and shop the variety of vendors, you’ll be happy you did. Learn more.

2. Movies at the Point

This summer, catch a free movie screening at Weber Point Events Center. The family-friendly films are projected under the canopy of this very scenic park in Downtown Stockton. Free films are held on the second Friday of the month from June through October, and generally start at dusk. Bring comfy blankets, low-seat lawn chairs, dinner from a downtown Stockton restaurant, and of course, lots of snacks. Learn more.

3. Stockton Ports Baseball

Take me out to the ballgame -or better yet- take yourself, your family, and your friends! The Stockton Ports have been entertaining baseball fans since 1941, and they have been doing it at Banner Island Ballpark since the waterfront playing field opened in April 2005. Whether it is in the seats near the dugout or on a blanket on the grassy bluff areas, it’s fun for the whole family! There are many reasons to root for the Stockton Ports, too! Find the next home game and start planning your outing with the entire family this summer!

4. Concerts in the Park at Victory Park

What better way to spend time with family and friends on a summer evening than by listening to live music - especially outdoors!? Concerts in the Park continues for its 67th year at Victory Park, directly behind the Haggin Museum! Bring a picnic basket and enjoy a free musical line up, all summer long. Concerts kick off the first Wednesday in June and continue each Wednesday through August. Pro-tip: Arrive to the park early to find the best street parking, find some natural shade to open your picnic basket, and a good viewing spot to enjoy the performance! Learn more.

5. The Stockmarket

The Stockmarket is one of Stockton’s unique outdoor festivals. With new locations each year, Stocktmarket brings life to different areas of the city and this year it is calling the downtown Stockton Marina home for their 2019 season! The makers’ market boasts an array of emerging artists, crafters, and designers, alongside artisan food, gourmet food trucks and sensational musical performances by local bands. If you didn’t find what you were looking for before Father’s Day, you may just find the perfect belated gift for Dad at this outdoor market place. Make sure to stop by the Visit Stockton booth and purchase your official Stockton merchandise, or just say hello to the team! Learn more.

6. San Joaquin AgFest

San Joaquin AgFest kicks off in June for eight straight days at the San Joaquin County Fairgrounds. AgFest is named as one of the largest junior livestock show and auction in the county, and provides scholarships to local youths who participate in the program. During the multi day event visitors can enjoy daily livestock shows, vocational exhibits, children’s ag education area, local producers, and floral exhibits to admire at the fairgrounds. Learn more.

7. San Joaquin County Fair

The San Joaquin County Fair opens in June for four days at the San Joaquin County Fairgrounds. Offering new and improved experiences and fair hours of operation, this is the year to see for yourself what all the buzz is about. The fair still has all the features a family could ask for —a livestock kid-friendly petting zoo, community agriculture exhibits, arts and crafts, everyone’s favorite carnival rides and fair foods, live music, but there is also so much more. Learn more.

8. Lincoln Center Wine Stroll

Feeling Thirsty? Yes you are! Each Summer, Lincoln Center’s Wine Stroll transforms retail shops into wine tasting destinations. Held in June, the annual wine stroll features some of Northern California’s best wineries, alongside live entertainment, and fun. This event is a night filled to the brim with shopping, sipping, strolling. This year proceeds benefit the San Joaquin County Historical Society and Museum. Learn more.

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