Holidays on the Farm
Dell’Osso Farms, 501 Manthey Rd., Lathrop
Dec 17 – Jan 2
It’s time to head out to Dell’Osso Farms and revel in the winter spirit of fun! Enjoy sledding down the slope on your own inner tube, sliding across the ice rink, and taking a drive through the Light Show. Before you call it a day, make sure to take the kids to meet Santa!
Rosa’s at Tower Park New Year’s Eve Party
Rosa’s at Tower Park, 14900 W. Hwy 12, Lodi – (209) 365-0131
Enjoy a champagne toast and ball drop along the lazy channels of the Delta with Rosa’s at Tower Park! Guest can arrive early to start with dinner, or drop by after 9 PM for a $10 cover before being privy to the fun!
Kid’s New Year Celebration with the Stockton Heat
Stockton Arena, 248 W. Fremont St., Stockton – (209) 373-1400
Take to the ice with all your favorite hockey heroes in a game like no other, featuring special New Year themed items given out before the game, and indoor fireworks before the night is done! This event is perfect for celebrating with the little ones in a safe environment.
University Plaza Waterfront Hotel New Year’s Eve Party
University Plaza Waterfront Hotel, 110 West Fremont St., Stockton – (209) 944-1140
This is the countdown you can’t afford to miss along our beautiful downtown waterside! Featuring live music, entertainment, and plenty to sip down.
The Reserve at Spanos Park New Years Eve Bash
The Reserve at Spanos Park, 6301 W. Eight Mile Rd., Stockton – (209) 477-4653
It’s time to bid farewell to 2017, and welcome a brand new year before us! Enjoy dancing and hors d’oeuvres, a photo booth and desserts while waiting for the anticipated ball drop! Find your glass and delight in the champagne toast. The fun begins at 8:00 PM.
Church Basement Ladies
Linden High School Performing Arts Center, 18527 E. Front St., Linden (209) 401-8549
Jan 4 – 7, 12 – 14
Who knew a basement kitchen could spawn so much laughter? Beneath a rural Minnesota church, four women cook up a storm for their flock, watched over by their kindly pastor. But as times change, tensions brew amid this very flock, much to our amusement!
Stockton Heat Hockey Game
Stockton Arena, 248 W. Fremont St., Stockton – (209) 373-1500
Jan. 5, 6, 10, 12, 13, 19, 20
Experience many of the Stockton Heat’s most popular themed events this January! Enjoy Rotary Night and Western Night, Football Friday, and Military Appreciation Night. United Way Night, Special Needs & Autism Awareness Night lead to the very end of the month for the Teddy Bear Toss!
Eagal Lake’s Polar Bear Run & Dunk
Eagal Lakes Resort, 12 W. Lorenzen Rd., Tracy – (209) 640-4252
It’s time to get a little wet behind the ears this 2018! Build up some resolve and take the plunge into the icy depths of Eagal Lake’s waterways, complete with “I Dunked” T-Shirt, a 5K or 10K run to get the blood pumping, and an epic bonfire to continue warming up after the race is complete. Enjoy s’mores with the kids, and a champagne toast yourself!
Lodi Antiques Show
Lodi Grape Festival Grounds,413 E. Lockeford St., Lodi (209) 941-1880
Jan 12, 13, 14
Peruse incredible antiquities from some of the best dealers along our western coast line! This year’s antiques show promises specialty items, glass restoration, and hourly door prize drawings!
GOT Kids Foundation 3rd Annual Crab Fee
Lodi Boys’ & Girls’ Club, 1050 S. Stockton St., Lodi – (209) 331-7010
Steaming mounds of succulent crab await your dining pleasure when you help to raise funds for GOT Kids Foundation, and in turn, help Lodi Unified School District’s young students! Enjoy a raffle, silent auction, and more.
You Can’t Take It With You
Stockton Civic Theatre, 2312 Rosemarie Lane., Stockton – (209) 473-2424
Jan. 17 – Feb 4
Follow along on this hilarious roller coaster as Grandpa Vanderhof, patriarch to three generations of the Vanderhof family, meets the family of his granddaughter’s fiancée. Staged in New York City with all three generations living under one roof, it’s a laugh riot that will leave you in stitches.
Stockton Restaurant Week
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Jan 19 – 28
Step out and into that chilly wianter breeze to uncover a wonderland of tasty dining opportunities! Stockton Restaurant Week is back this year and filled with more selections about town than ever! Enjoy American and Japanese, French, and Thai, Seafood and more for special prices, all on specialty menus for this event alone!
11th Annual Community Center for the Blind & Visually Impaired Crab Feed
Waterloo Gun and Bocce, 4343 North Ashley Lane, Stockton (209) 466-3836
Feast on every delectable bite of perfectly cooked crab in a tasty evening committed to raising funds for the blind and visually impaired. Enjoy a raffle alongside your friends, drinks, and more.
Golden Dragon Acrobat
Grand Theatre Center for the Arts, 715 Central Ave., Tracy – (209) 831-6858
World renowned for their skill and undisputed in artistic form, The Golden Dragon Acrobats are visiting Tracy to showcase a performance like no other. Enjoy acrobatic performances that date back by the centuries, hone to perfection by this athletic troupe. The show begins at 8:00 PM.
Lodi’s Got Talent
Hutchins Street Square, 125 S. Hutchins St., Lodi (209) 333-5550
Find our region’s show-stoppers all under one roof in a superb display of skill in Lodi’s Got Talent! Follow amazing acts in music, comedic performances, dance, special routines and so much more.
The Lodi Home & Garden Show
Lodi Grape Festival Grounds, 413 E. Lockeford St., Lodi (209) 369-2771
Jan 20 – 22
Homeowners and future buyers, rejoice! Another exciting weekend filled with home and yard beautification is almost upon us! Browse along top vendors from our region and beyond, ready to guide you to create the ultimate home-sweet-home. The annual Food Truck Wards is back as well, and ready for you to decide this year’s champion!
Gala of the Royal Horses at Stockton Arena
Stockton Arena, 248 W. Fremont St., Stockton (209) 373-1400
Join René Gasser, world-renown riding master, in an exceptional showcasing of Spanish Andalusian, Fresian, Arabian and Lipizzaner Stallions. Beauty and art go hand in hand as these majestic horses prance across the arena, known for their many unique traits and breathtaking athletic skill.
17th Annual Zion Chamber Orchestra Festival
Zion Lutheran Church, 808 Porter Ave., Stockton (209) 477-0259
Jan 21, 26, & Feb 3
Tired of those dreary winter blues? Lift your spirit up with the sweet sound of music during this journey through chamber classics during the Zion Chamber Orchestra Festival!
Stockton’s 25th Annual Wedding Event
Morris Chapel at UOP, 3601 Pacific Ave., Stockton – (209) 946-2285
*Visit Our Booth!
Brides-to-Be! Don’t miss on this sublime opportunity to find the perfect décor for your special day along the elegant grounds of Morris Chapel and University of the Pacific. Vendors await to showcase the fashions you can’t walk down the aisle without! Find your perfect hair and makeup style, and a plethora of party professionals.
Granite Curling Club of California’s Curling Tournament
Stockton Arena, 248 W. Fremont St., Stockton
Jan 26 – 28
Competitive and social curlers, the time has come! Enjoy this five-division event in men and women’s competitive curling, with trophies galore and the chance to move on to participate in the Pacific International Cub in British Columbia!
St. Joseph’s Fun Run & Walk for Wellness
University Park, 612 E. Magnolia St., Stockton – (209) 406-1845
Those resolutions to be a healthier, fitter you? They can all begin with that perfect walk or that lovely jog along the scenic routes of University Park. Endeavor to find your very best self while raising funds for the Emergency Room expansion, a much needed piece to improve the lives for many in San Joaquin!
Stockton Symphony Presents: Classics 3 with Kerson Leong
Warren Atherton Auditorium at San Joaquin Delta College, 5151 Pacific Ave., Stockton – (209) 951-0196
Foster your love for the classical arts in a melodic performance led by Kerson Leong. A program built upon the death of a close friend, Musorgsky showcases an infinite pool of emotion through a concerto he wrote in a matter of months. Enjoy this performance beginning at 6:00 PM.
Jo Koy at the Bob Hope Theatre
Bob Hope Theatre, 242 E. Main St., Stockton (209) 373-1400
Laugh with Las Vegas’ up and coming comedic star, Jo Koy, as he takes the stage with a repertoire of finely tuned gags and jokes, ripe with inspiration from his very own family life. Jo Koy has sold out time and time again during his tour across the U.S., and promises to tickle your funny bone until you can’t breathe.
International Wedding Festival
Modesto Center Plaza, 1000 L St., Modesto
Find the latest fashion trends for the entire bridal party, and delve into wedding décor like you’ve never experienced before at this year’s International Wedding Festival. Local and regionally renown bridal specialists await to help you perfect your big day both before and after the moment you say “I Do.”
Delicato Fine Art Show
Delicato Family Vineyards, 12001 S. Highway 99, Manteca
Jan 29 – Feb 17
Foster your love for locally crafted artwork and remarkable wine at this year’s Dorothy Indelicato Fine Art Show. Enjoy original pieces produced in the last three years, with the chance to purchase works you can’t live without!
Greg & Steve Children’s Concert
Faye Spanos Concert Hall, 3601 Pacific Ave., Stockton – (209) 487-2559
Jan. 30 – Feb 2
It’s that time again! Grab the kids and head on down to UOP, where Greg & Steve are ready to let the music roll in a spectacular score fostering good will, manners, cooperation, and more! Help your little one bud into new friendships and learn about our culture and the cultures of those around us!
An Evening of Inspiration
Wine & Roses, 2505 W. Turner Rd., Lodi (209) 334-6988
Join with our community at Lodi Chamber of Commerce’s annual meeting and celebrate the work of our community members as they’ve taken to helping our neighborhoods! This year’s awards will showcase the passion and dedication of our citizens along the beautiful ballroom at Wine and Roses. The evening begins at 5:30 PM.
University of the Pacific Women’s Basket Ball
3601 Pacific Ave., Stockton
Feb. 1, 3, 15, 24
Cheer on the girls in orange at the Alex G Spanos Center for high energy college basketball games! Go Tigers! 7-10 PM.
Port City Roller Girls Crab Feed
Support your favorite roller derby girls in a crab-filled feast that’s all you can eat! Enjoy pasta, salad and bread with your favorite crustacean, with epic raffle prizes and a no-host bar. Dance until you drop alongside friends with a live DJ! The fun begins at 6:ooPM
Disney on Ice Presents Follow Your Heart
Stockton Arena, 248 W. Fremont St., Stockton
This is a not to miss Disney extravaganza on ice at Stockton Arena! Just keep swimming with Dory, and Disney Pixar characters—but it doesn’t stop there! Venture to wintery Arendelle where Olaf and Kristoff help reunite royal sisters Anna and Elsa from Disney’s Frozen and learn love is the most powerful magic of all. They’re not done yet! A few Disney princesses will take to the ice to teach the kiddos a thing or two about bravery and kindness.
Ripon Almond Blossom Festival
Always the last weekend of February, and the first festival of the season, the Ripon Chamber of Commerce presents a carnival, fun run, and well-known community parade.