Hanford to see a number of events in September and October | New
Events around Hanford are intensifying for the fall season, and tickets for many of them are limited and will go on sale soon.
While many events were canceled over the past year, organizations across the region are moving forward with plans for in-person events this fall. From live music to Halloween events and city rewards, there are options for those who want to participate.
20th Annual Hanford City Center Blues & Roots Festival
The 20th annual Downtown Hanford Blues and Roots Festival will be held on September 18 from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Civic Center Park and admission will be free.
The event will be led by the band Daniel Castro and will include performances by Bill Clifton and the Chicken & Whiskey Band, Electric Grease and Travis Brooks.
Organizers recommend that attendees bring chairs or a blanket, and say bottles, cans or coolers will not be allowed, according to the event page.
Hanford House Distinguished Citizens’ Awards Banquet
Tickets for the Hanford House Distinguished Citizens Award banquet, which will take place from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on September 17, are still on sale on the Chamber’s website. The awards ceremony will be hosted by Fugazzis and tickets start at $ 40.
This year’s winners are Paula Massey, Johnny Hill, Bryn Sztukowski, Nancy Silva, Jim Castleman, Matt Gill, Captain Dennis Springer, Officer Jean Bidegaray, Kings Community Action Organization and Overland Stockyard.
Hanford Chamber New Zombie Mall Crawl
The Hanford Chamber of Commerce will be holding its first annual Zombie Crawl at Hanford Shopping Center on October 16. The event will take place in two sections, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. for families and from 9 p.m. to midnight for those over 21.
During the day there will be shopping discounts, ice cream and snow cones and a costumed fashion show with a prize of $ 100. After nine, there will be an after party with a DJ, a dance floor and alcoholic drinks.
Tickets go on sale September 15 starting at $ 15 and discounts will be offered by purchasing bundles of “family” tickets. The first 300 tickets will include a bag of loot, discounts for participating stores, free face paint, ice cream, snow cone and kettle corn.
42nd Annual Kings Renaissance Fair
The Annual Renaissance of Kings Faire will take place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on October 2 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 3. Admission and parking will be free and the event will include arts, crafts, comedy, music, dance shows, costumed, food and drink.
Applications for vendors and guild members are still available on the City of Hanford Parks and Recreation website.
Tickets are now available for the Hanford Oktoberfest, which takes place on October 23, available on the Mainstreet Hanford and Hanford Police Department websites for $ 40. The event is organized to benefit the Hanford Police K9 Foundation.
Oktoberfest will include unlimited tasting of food and beer from over 20 craft breweries. There will also be live music from Lady and the Tramps and DJ “The Marshall”.