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6 Incredible Things To Do in Stockton, California in April

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Stockton, California has something for everybody in April — from cultural events to food festivals, and celebrating Mother Earth.

Spring has most certainly sprung here in Stockton, California, the region is gearing up for one of the busiest times of the year. Whether you are a local resident or a visitor here to enjoy our beautiful scenery, take a look at our handy guide to some of the best family-friendly events happening across the area in April.

April 5-30, 2018
Stockton Ports Game

The Stockton Ports have been entertaining baseball fans at Banner Island Ballpark since the downtown playing field opened in April 2005. Hanging out at Banner Island Ballpark, whether it’s in the seats near the dugout or on a blanket on the grassy bluff areas, it's fun for the whole family! Plan an outing with family and friends by taking a glance at their April schedule.

 

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April 13-16, 2018
Cambodian New Year Celebration

This cultural event boasts a variety of traditional Cambodian practices and spiritual activities at the Wat Dhammararam Buddhist Temple. The three-day celebration features everything from authentic Cambodian cuisine, unique performances, traditional dances, and an abundance of local arts and crafts. Learn more.

 

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Saturday, April 14, 2018
The STOCKMARKET

Launched in the spring of 2015, with a mission to support local artists and entrepreneurs, the Stockmarket is now held at Dr. Martin Luther King Plaza in Downtown Stockton. This markers' market combines the best in local emerging artists, crafters, and designers, alongside artisan food, gourmet food trucks and an array of live musical performances. Stop by the Visit Stockton booth and purchase your official Stockton merchandise, or just say hello to our team! Learn more.

 

Sunday, April 15, 2018
Stockton Sikh Temple Parade

Considered as one of the largest Sikh parades in the entire state of California, this parade draws thousands of Sikhs from across the region. This vibrant procession makes its way toward Downtown Stockton every year, then reverts to the Sikh Temple for an array of cultural activities. The festivities include authentic cuisine, sporting events, traditional garb, turbans, and ceremonial attire of Sikhism, and its history. Learn more.

 

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April 20-22, 2018
San Joaquin Asparagus Festival

One of the most anticipated events in Stockton, California can be found at the San Joaquin County Fairgrounds. Held annually in April, the San Joaquin Asparagus Festival is considered the largest event celebrating the asparagus spear on the West Coast. The festival offers a weekend of exciting asparagus-related dishes, live musical performances, beer and wine garden, petting zoo, and an exhilarating carnival for children and the young at heart! Learn more.

 

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Sunday, April 22, 2018
Stockton Earth Day Festival

Originating in 1988, the Stockton Earth Day Festival is an opportunity to reflect how to make our Earth a better place for everyone. Celebrate the planet and revel with eco-friendly festival goers at this one-day event at Victory Park. Festivities include an early yoga session, a march for science, unique efforts to protect the Planet Earth, presentations of creative arts and science projects by local students, and live musical performances. Learn more.

 

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Need more recommendations? 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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