Special Events

Tournament of Roses Parade

The Granddaddy of the all! 2018 Rose Bowl

Laguna Beach Festival of Arts

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Each October, thirsty travelers are beckoned to Santa Rosa to participate in a complete farm to table experience, inspired by the county's hard working farmer's, ranchers, vintners and producers.


Tournament of Roses Parade

A celebration more than a century old! How many years have you sat in front of your TV wondering what it would be like to experience this beautiful event "real time" - the colors, the scents, the excitement? It's time to "cross this off your bucket list" and finally DO IT - join us for the 2018 Tournament of Roses parade!

Authentic California Vacations can help you plan a one of a kind Tournament of Roses Parade adventure to include 3 nights accommodations, reserved tickets, pre/post parade float viewing and all transfers!

As an added bonus, follow our blog which offers sneak previews of an actual float being constructed for the parade - as well as all things Rose Parade! The 2018 Parade theme is Making a Difference!
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This package is available for groups or individuals - call 800-255-5258 or email suzanne@authenticcaliforniavacations.com for all the details!

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The Granddaddy of the all! 2018 Rose Bowl
The 2018 Tournament of Roses theme is Making a Difference! Authentic California Vacations can help you plan a one of a kind Tournament of Roses adventure to include 3 nights accommodations, reserved parade and game tickets plus pre parade float viewing and all transfers.
View our Video... Experience the Tournament of Roses Parade with Authentic California Vacations

This package is available for groups or individuals - call 800-255-5258 or email suzanne@authenticcaliforniavacations.com for all the details!

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Laguna Beach Festival of Arts

Join us this summer to experience the Festival of the Arts and Pageant of the Masters in Laguna Beach.

Prior to viewing the Pageant, explore one of the nation's oldest and most highly acclaimed fine art shows, the Laguna Beach Festival of Arts. For more than 82 years, this prestigious juried art show includes a wide variety of media such as paintings, photography, printmaking, sculpture, jewelry, hand crafted wood and furniture, ceramics, glass and more all created by Orange County artists.

Spend an entire day (or two) enjoying demonstrations, art workshops, daily art tours and live music. You will also not want to miss the Sawdust Festival and the Art-Affair both of which are within walking distance of the Festival grounds.

As the sun sets experience the Pageant of the Masters - there is nothing like it anywhere else in the world! Experience spectacle, music, stories and grand illusions as masterpieces come to life In the 17th and 18th centuries. This year's theme, "THE GRAND TOUR", highlights the desire to experience the worlds great art firsthand which thus began the European tradition of continental travel to create THE GRAND TOUR! Inspired to set out on pilgrimages by land and sea to the great cultural centers of Europe, and eventually the globe, early travelers often risked life and limb to stand in the presence of masterpieces.

This package is available for groups or individuals - call 800-255-5258 or email suzanne@authenticcaliforniavacations.com for all the details!

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