On a vacation in California, stay in one of the Wrightwood rentals, where quality, hospitality and a unique family atmosphere await you. This mountain resort town is located at an elevation of 6,000 feet in the San Gabriel Mountains. The town hosts a number of interesting events throughout the year. Here are some of the local events you should not miss.
Wrightwood Spring Garden Tour
This event is held in spring, when the gardens of the area are full of color. Walk along the paved paths of the town and see blooming lilacs and pergolas and get a gardening tip or two from the local residents. The event also features wine-tasting, book sales and an exhibition of local arts and craft.
Wrightwood Mountaineer Days
This festival is held on the weekend of the 4th of July. This fun-filled weekend features displays by local artists, mock Wild West gun fights, live music, parades, bed races and some great contests. Contests include off-beat themes like bubble gum blowing, water melon eating and nail driving.
Wrightwood Mountain Summerfest Music Festivals
This festival of music is held annually in August and September. The festival features artists of international repute and local artists. Orchestras and bands from across the country assemble here for some great concerts.
Wrightwood Mountain Classic Car Show.
This event showcases cars of pre-1973 vintage. On show here are some great American classics, trucks, custom-made vehicles and tough workhorses. The event is held on the third Saturday of August, and it offers a fun day for the entire family. There is live music, contests, trophy ceremonies and gourmet food available throughout the day.
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