Special Events

Tournament of Roses Parade

The Granddaddy of the all! 2018 Rose Bowl

Laguna Beach Festival of Arts

California Nascar

2018 NBA All Star Game

Palm Springs Film Festival

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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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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

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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, 'UNDER THE SUN" will be nothing less than spectacular.
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California Nascar
The Auto Club 400 has raced annually since its inauguration in 1997. Known for its high speeds and great finishes, the Auto Club 400 has quickly become one of NASCAR's premier races.

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2018 NBA All Star Game

The 67th annual game will take place at Staples Center, home of the L.A. Clippers and Los Angeles Lakers, on Sunday, Feb. 18. This will mark the record sixth NBA All-Star in Los Angeles, which hosted in 2011, 2004, 1983, 1972 and 1963, and the third All-Star at Staples Center (2011 and 2004).

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Palm Springs Film Festival
The Palm Springs International Film Festival is dedicated to showcasing the work of exceptional, new and emerging talents and the festival provides an industry-friendly launch pad for new films and filmmakers.

We offer accommodations, admission to the opening party at the Art Museum, tickets for 2 films each day and possible opportunity for "star gazing".


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