Summertime in Three Rivers, Lake Kaweah and Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks

06/26/2015  | 
TRAVEL USA
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In Three Rivers, Lake Kaweah and Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, the beauty of our natural surroundings and our slow-paced life, along with wonderful art and music, intertwine to create a unique summer experience for one and all. For the active and the not-so-active, here’s a list of a few select summertime activities and events, which you and your family might enjoy. For more information about these programs and others, visit [email protected] or visit http://threerivers.com/.

Celebrations and Festivals

June 6
1st Saturday Three Rivers
- Art Festival.

Every month, the Artists of Three Rivers, California join together to create a day-long festival of food, fun and fabulous art. The theme for June is “A River Runs Through It.”

June 13
High Sierra Traditional Jazz
- Music and BBQ.

We celebrate Summertime with BBQ, listening to the music of internationally-recognized High Sierra Traditional Jazz Band performing on their home turf in Three Rivers, CA.

 

June 21-July 12
Center Stage Strings
- Music Festival and Camp.

You are invited to beautiful Three Rivers, CA anytime - but especially this summer, from June 21 to July 12, for fabulous concerts, some of which you can attend for free and some with $15 admission, provided by guest artists, staff and students, during Center Stage Strings’ 2015 music festival & camp for young string virtuosos.

 

July 5
1st Saturday Three Rivers
- Art Festival.

Every month, the Artists of Three Rivers, California join together to create a day-long festival of food, fun and fabulous art. The theme for July is “Hot Time in the Ol’ Town.”

 

July 11
Hot Dog Festival and Craft Show.

This annual event at the Historical Museum supports the Three Rivers Volunteer Firefighters and the Museum. It runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with demonstrations by Tulare County Fire, Cal Fire, and the National Park Service Fire.

 

August 1
1st Saturday Three Rivers
- Art Festival.

Every month, the Artists of Three Rivers, California join together to create a day-long festival of food, fun and fabulous art. The theme for August is “Celebrate Sequoias.”

 

September 5
1st Saturday Three Rivers
- Art Festival.

Every month, the Artists of Three Rivers, California join together to create a day-long festival of food, fun,and fabulous art. The theme for September is “Dark Skies.”

 

September 11-13
Dark Sky Festival.

Location: Throughout Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. Enjoy star viewing parties, hike a 2,000 foot scale model of our solar system, listen to guest speakers, witness night sky photography, participate in hands-on activities and more.

Crystal Cave Tours
Tickets must be purchased ahead of time, at the Foothills or Lodgepole Visitor Centers.

 

Through November 30

Crystal Cave Family Tours continue through November 30th. Every day of the week. Duration: 50 minutes.

 

June 13 through August 16

Crystal Cave Adventure Tours begin June 13th and continue through August 16th. Saturdays. Duration: 4-6 hours. Registration is also required.

 

June 25 through August 14

Crystal Cave Discovery Tours begin June 25th and continue through August 14th. Thursday-Friday, and Sunday. Duration: 1.5 hours.

 

June 24 through August 20

Crystal Cave Junior Caver Tours begin June 24th and continue through August 20th. Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Duration: 2.5 hours.

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