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California in February

Events and Activities for the Month of February

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  • Blossom Trail, Fresno: Fruit orchards in pink-and-white bloom

  • Chinese New Year Parade, San Francisco: The lunar holiday occurs in late January or early February and San Francisco holds the most extravagant celebration in the state.

  • Cinequest Film Festival, San Jose: One of the best film fests in the state, with lots of world premieres and celebrity guests

  • Date Festival, Indio: You wouldn't believe all the kinds of dates they grow and display during this county fair

  • Mavericks Invitational: The world's top surfers head for Half Moon Bay any time between November and March, as soon as the waves are big enough. This guide has all the details and information about how to find out when it's happening.

  • Elephant Seals, Ano Nuevo State Reserve: Males fight for dominance while newborns grow at an astounding rate, making an unforgettable spectacle. You can also see the elephant seals at Piedras Blancas near Hearst Castle

  • Monarch Butterflies, Pacific Grove: The orange-and-black butterflies spend their winters in the trees around town

  • Whale-Watching: Winter is migration time for many whale species and you'll find cruises going out from most coastal locations.

  • Whale Watching in February: This is the month to see gray whales and fin whales

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