Merced, California

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Merced, California, USA

Entertainment & Events in Merced, California

Special Events

  • Springtime Reunion Car Show
    Located at the Merced Fair Grounds
    Taking place for three days each May, this car show has a huge car corral, as well as auto and craft vendors, a huge raffle, and a children's carnival. more


  • UA Regency Theatre
    635 Fairfield Drive
    Merced, CA 95340
    First-run Hollywood movies and critically acclaimed films are shown at this cinema that offers comfortable seating and a large concession stand. more

Concerts & Performances

  • Central Valley Blues Festival
    Located at Courthouse Park
    Every October, great blues legends, like Joe Luis Walker and John Lee Hooker Jr., come to perform at this two day blues festival that is filled with music, music, and more great blues music. more

Plays & Productions

  • Playhouse Merced
    452 West Main Street
    Merced, CA 95340
    A cultural fixture in the community, this playhouse is dedicated to creating passionate, ingenious, polished, and inspired theatrical events, including Broadway musicals, Pulitzer Prize winning dramas, conservatory shows, and family friendly shows. more

Arts & Crafts Shows

  • Merced Art Hop
    West Main Street
    Merced, CA 95340
    Located in Downtown Merced
    The Merced Art Hop is a chance for the community to meet in downtown Merced to support local businesses and artists, and to celebrate the vast interpretations of what art is. Come downtown (plenty of street, surface and parcade parking), pick up a map at the information table in Bob Hart Square, and start walking. Visit all or some of the businesses who are hosting artists for the night. The rest is up to you. Meet local artists and business owners, ask how they got started, what inspires them, learn more about their products and artwork, maybe even buy something or just window shop. These events happen throughout the year. Normally every several months. Check out the website for additional dates.  more

Festivals & Fairs

  • Big Valley Arts & Culture Festival
    Located on N Street in Downtown Merced
    Children and their families create unique works of art or engage in music-making from common materials during this unique festival where, placed among the activities and throughout the festival site, regional artists also display and demonstrate their crafts. The festival, which takes place in October, also features an International Stage where local performers of all ages and cultures show off their talents.


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