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SANTA FE, N.M.

Santa Fe Studio Tour

When, where: June 18 and 19, throughout Santa Fe

Highlights: Delve into Santa Fe’s art scene by touring the studios of more than 40 artists. A preview party takes place June 17.

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Cost: Free

Info: (505) 983-6021, https://www.santafestudiotour.com

VENTURA, CALIF.

Johnny Cash Music Festival

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When, where: June 18,Ventura County Fairgrounds

Highlights: Cover bands play Johnny Cash tunes, women compete in a pinup contest and more than 100 vendors sell crafts and memorabilia. There will also be a display of vintage cars and a kids’ corral.

Cost: $25; $20 in advance; $15 for military personnel; free for ages 12 and younger, if they’re dressed in black.

Info: https://www.johnnycashmusicfestival.com

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SANTA BARBARA

Summer Solstice Parade & Festival

When, where: June 24-26, State Street andAlameda Park

Highlights: A Carnaval-like parade (June 25) with bright, feathery costumes and extravagant floats, a crafts marketplace, a kids’ area, a drum circle and enough food, beer and wine to satisfy more than 100,000 attendees.

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Cost: Free

Info: (805) 965-3396, https://www.solsticeparade.com

FALLBROOK, CALIF.

Gourd Art Festival

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When, where: June 25 and 26, Welburn Gourd Farm

Highlights: Fine-art gourds for sale from more than 50 craftspeople. Also: a wine garden, live music, Hawaiian dancers, art workshops and a hat contest.

Cost: $12, $10 advance; free for children age 12 and younger

Info: (760) 728-4271, https://www.gourdfestival.com

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SAN FRANCISCO

San Francisco Pride

When, where: June 25 and 26, Civic Center Plaza.

Highlights: The massive parade. The citywide party. The costumes. No place celebrates LGBT culture better.

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Cost: Mostly free, though some related events charge admission.

Info: (415) 864-0831, https://www.sfpride.org.

—Avital Binshtock

travel@latimes.com


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