Santa Clarita is a premier entertainment destination in southern California and our special events reflect that! Events range from family-friendly celebrations, to trail runs to adults-only beer and wine festivals. Old Town Newhall transforms from a bustling retail and dining destination by day, to a thriving arts and entertainment district by night, as the City of Santa Clarita hosts the Thursdays@Newhall series. Guests are invited to enjoy free weekly entertainment and nightlife on Main Street every Thursday evening. The summer season ushers in concerts in the park and the annual outdoor LA Summerfest and Shakespeare Festival, 4th of July parade and fireworks spectacular not to mention the year round thrilling events and attractions that Six Flags Magic Mountain has to offer such as Fright Fest and Holiday in the Park.
Additional highlights and top events in Santa Clarita include the 3 day California Beer Festival BBQ & Brews, Valencia Trail Race, Valencia Jazz & Blues Festival, Santa Clarita Oktoberfest, Spacerock Trail Race, the annual Wings for Life World Run, Santa Clarita Marathon, and the ever popular annual Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival.
Castaic Lake’s list of special events continues to grow with the Down and Dirty Mud Run, Rugged Maniac Race, Jet Jam Jet Ski Races and the Los Angeles Spartan Race. Not to mention the year round fishing tournaments, the summer swimming, kayaking and paddle boarding.
Santa Clarita is a city that knows how to have a good time. Visit, and you will soon see why.