Two women riding horses in the rodeo parade in Norco, CA


Western Riverside County offers a diverse calendar of events year-round. Witness heart-pounding rodeo competitions, immerse yourself in cultural festivals, and experience family-friendly parades and carnivals. There's something for everyone in this dynamic California region! Ready to discover your next adventure? Explore our event calendar and start planning your trip today!

Top Annual Happenings

Light up your winter nights at the country's #1 Public Lights Display, the Mission Inn Hotel & Spa’s Festival of Lights, featuring lighted displays, live music, and plenty of holiday cheer. Celebrate Asian culture at the Riverside Lunar Festival with vibrant dragon dances, authentic cuisine, and live performances. History buffs won't want to miss the March Field Air & Space Expo. See vintage aircraft up close, witness thrilling aerial demonstrations, and learn about cutting-edge technology.

Festival of Lights Mission Inn

Foodies, rejoice! At the Riverside Tamale Festival, you can sample delicious tamales in every imaginable variety. Enjoy the colorful fiesta atmosphere, dance performances, and Mexican art while celebrating this flavorful tradition. Experience the Wild West firsthand at Norco Horseweek. Catch exciting equestrian competitions, marvel at skilled horsemanship, and explore a living history encampment. 

For an immersive experience, attend the Koroneburg Renaissance Festival in Corona or the Dickens Festival in Riverside. Dress up in your favorite garb and enjoy jousting tournaments, skilled artisans demonstrating their crafts, and more.

Check Out Our Calendar

With events happening year-round, Western Riverside County has something for everyone. So, choose your adventure and discover the fun waiting for you here!