Stockton, California is stocked full of fun for everyone in June — including food festivals & outdoor concerts to the county fair. From discovering locally-made wares to celebrating regional wine, here is your guide to the best things to do this month!
Wow! In the blink of an eye, it's already JUNE! This is one of the best months of the year in Stockton, California for exciting summer happenings – with outdoor concerts, 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 19)! 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.
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 returns once again to Victory Park, directly behind the Haggin Museum! Bring a picnic basket and enjoy a free musical lineup, all summer long. Concerts kick off the first Wednesday in June and continue each Wednesday through August. Pro-tip: Arrive at the park early to find the best street parking, find some natural shade to open your picnic basket, and score a good viewing spot to enjoy the performance! Learn more.
The San Joaquin County Fair takes place from June 3 to June 5 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.
Bring your family down to Oak Park on Sunday, June 12 from 10 am to 4 pm, and celebrate PRIDE with you and yours. Headed by the San Joaquin PRIDE Center, this event will hold a picnic with food provided, as well as games, music, and a chili cook-off. Come down and show your pride alongside the members of our community at this special event.
Join the community celebration of freedom as the San Joaquin County Juneteenth Foundation holds the annual Stockton Juneteenth Festival at beautiful Weber Point on Saturday, June 18 from 10 am to 6 pm. This event will be filled with the honoring of the great contributions of local African Americans past, present, and future, live gospel, R&B and Soul music, poetry, exhibits, art, vendors, history, and so much more!
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!
San Joaquin AgFest kicks off Friday, June 10 to June 18 at the San Joaquin County Fairgrounds. AgFest is named one of the largest junior livestock shows and auctions in the county, providing 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.
The Bob Hope Fox Theatre houses numerous spectacles throughout the year—and that includes the month of June. From a reunion of former members of Oingo Boingo on June 4 and the showing of It’s A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World as part of the Friends of the Fox Classic Movie Series on June 12 to Baby Shark Live! on June 15, there is plenty of entertainment for you to enjoy at the “crown jewel” of Stockton.
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