Solano Life 2014

Calendar of events

By From page SOL28 | August 24, 2014

FAIRFIELD — A race before paying homage to the turkey, cultural celebrations and something for the sweet tooth are some of the events held annually in Solano County.

Add to the list an author’s luncheon, several holiday programs and the Dixon May Fair and Solano County Fair and the social calendar fills up fast.

Here’s a sampling of what’s ahead:


13: Italian Festival, Vacaville. 448-1409.

14: Unity Day, Vallejo. www.facebook.com/events/431947676945193.

19-21: Vacaville Jazz Festival. www.vacajazzsociety.org.

27: Fall Wine Walk, Benicia. www.beniciamainstreet.org.

27-28: CandyPalooza, Fairfield. www.jellybelly.com.


4: Waterfront Festival, Suisun City. www.visitsuisuncity.com.

4-5: Lambtown, Dixon. www.lambtown.org.

4: Kid Fest, Vacaville. www.vacavillekidfest.org.

17-19, 24-26, 31: Haunted Depot, Benicia. www.beniciamainstreet.org.

18-19: Italian Festival, Vacaville. www.downtownvacaville.com.

25: Halloween Costume Contest and Sidewalk Stroll, Benicia. www.beniciamainstreet.org.

31: Halloween Parade, Suisun City. www.visitsuisuncity.com.

31: Halloween Stroll, Vacaville. www.downtownvacaville.com.


2: Author’s Luncheon, Fairfield. www.solanolibraryfoundation.org.

11: Veterans Day Parade and Ceremony, Fairfield. www.fairfieldmainstreet.com.

27: Turkey Trot, Fairfield. www.solanoturkeytrot.org.

29:  Tree Lighting, Jelly Belly in Fairfield. www. jellybelly.com.


2: Merriment on Main, Vacaville. 453-8177. www.downtownvacaville.com.

6: Christmas on the Waterfront, Suisun City. www.visitsuisuncity.com.

13: Christmas Parade and Holiday Market, Benicia. www.beniciamainstreet.org.

23: Menorah lighting, Jelly Belly in Fairfield. www.jellybelly.com.


Singer-Songwriter Competition, Vacaville. www.downtownvacaville.com

MAY 2015

7-10: Dixon May Fair. www.dixonmayfair.com.

Fiesta Days, Vacaville. www.fiestadays.org.

JUNE 2015

Juneteenth, Vallejo. www.vallejojuneteenth.com.

JULY 2015

3: Independence Day Parade, Benicia. www.beniciamainstreet.org.

4: Independence Day Parade, Fairfield. www.fairfieldmainstreet.org.

4: Independence Day fireworks and festivities, Suisun City. www.visitsuisuncity.com.

4: Independence Day fireworks, Vacaville. www.downtownvacaville.com.


Solano County Fair. www.scfair.com.

Chili Challenge, Vacaville. www.downtownvacaville.com.

Tomato Festival, Fairfield. www.fairfieldmainstreet.org.

Reach Amy Maginnis-Honey at 427-6957 or [email protected] Follow her on Twitter at www.twitter.com/amaginnisdr.

Amy Maginnis-Honey

Amy Maginnis-Honey

Amy Maginnis-Honey joined the staff of the Daily Republic in 1980. She’ll tell you she was only 3 at the time. Over the past three decades she’s done a variety of jobs in the newsroom. Today, she covers arts and entertainment and writes for the Living and news pages.

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