Things to do in the Inland Empire – June 2018

There’s plenty of things to do in the Inland Empire — events, family activities and fun weekend happenings! Here are some great options for the month of June — with things to do in Redlands, Yucaipa and throughout the Inland Empire!

Inland Empire events and things to do

May 31 – June 3 | Beaumont Cherry Festival – 100th Anniversary!

Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Cherry Festival!

When: Thursday, May 31 – Sunday, June 3
Where: Stewart Park | 650 E 9th St, Beaumont
Cost: Free – $7
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June 2 | Inland Empire Salsa Festival

Try dozens of salsas at the Salsa Festival! It offers a fun-filled day of tongue-tingling salsa, great activities, music, entertainment, dancing, and more.

When: Saturday, June 2 | 11am – 6pm
Where: White Park | 3936 Chestnut St., Riverside
Cost: Free
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June 2 – 24 | Enchanted April Play

The Redlands Footlighters Theatre is putting on a new play this month: Enchanted April. View the website for more details.

When: Various dates June 2 – 24
Where: Redlands Footlighters Theatre | 1810 Barton Rd., Redlands
Cost: See website
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June 8, 15, 22, 29 | Historic Uptown Yucaipa – Friday nights

Bring the whole family to Historic Uptown Yucaipa for an evening filled with live music, a beer garden, food & merchandise vendors, and kids activities. Whether its country music, painting, or food that you enjoy, each themed night is sure to bring an extra fun factor to your Friday night. Uptown is held on Friday nights from 6:00-9:00pm, May 11 – June 29. The event is located in the Historic Uptown District of Yucaipa from 1st Street to Adams but specific locations changes each week. Don’t miss the excitement and fun!

Theme Nights
May 11 & June 8: Uptown Hoedown
May 18 & June 15: Uptown Wine-d Down
May 25 & June 22: Food Trucks Fun
June 1 & June 29: Paints, Pints, & Pinots

When: Friday nights | 6 – 9pm
Where: Historic Uptown District of Yucaipa | 1st Street to Adams on Yucaipa Blvd
Cost: Free entrance; vendors available
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June 9 | The Village Summer Wine Walk

Don’t miss an afternoon of shopping, walking and wine tasting! This event will showcase the Village’s unique businesses and fine wines from around the world. A portion will be donated to Big Bear Valley Education Trust and numerous events for the community.

When: Saturday, June 9 | 3:30 – 7pm
Where: Big Bear Lake Village, Big Bear
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June 9 – 10 | Relay for Life Riverside

Join the Relay for Life fundraiser in Riverside!

When: 9am Saturday – 9am Sunday
Where: California School for the Deaf | 3044 Horace St, Riverside
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June 9, 16, 23, 30 | Mountain Grove Summer Concert Series

Mountain Grove is hosting a free, family-friendly live concert every Saturday in June! Who’s playing: on the 9th is DSB (Journey tribute), on the 16th is Turn the Page (Bob Seger tribute), on the 23rd is WANTED (Bon Jovi tribute), and on the 30th is The Long Run (Eagles Tribute).

When: Saturdays in June | 7 – 9pm
Where: Mountain Grove Shopping Center | 27511 San Bernardino Ave, Redlands
Cost: Free
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June 6, 13, 20, 27 | Movies in the Park

Summer “Movies in the Park” is the perfect time to gather your kids enjoy a night out. The movies are free to the public! We hope Yucaipian’s will take this opportunity to come out and enjoy a fun-filled evening. Although the movie begins at dusk, attendees are encouraged to arrive early to picnic, play, and find a good viewing spot.  Picnic blankets and beach chairs are recommended and there will be vendors selling snacks and drinks. Movie re-runs will be played at the 7th Street Pool on Thursday nights.

When: Wednesdays; June 6, 13, 20, 27 | 7:30pm
Where: Yucaipa Community Park | 34900 Oak Glen Rd, Yucaipa
Cost: Free
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June 16 | Father’s Day Car Show

Celebrate Father’s Day with an exciting show featuring more than 100 vehicles! There will also be performances, live music, vendors, kids’ crafts, a balloon artist, face-painting, and games.

When: Saturday, June 16 | 12 – 3pm
Where: The Shops at Dos Lagos | 2780 Cabot Dr., Corona
Cost: Free
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June 22 | Redlands Bowl Opening Concert: Viva Italia!

The 95th Season of the Redlands Bowl opens with O Sole Trio, an ensemble featuring the voices of Soprano Erin Shields and Baritone Giuseppe Spoletini and the piano and violin of David Shenton.

When: Friday, June 22 | 8pm
Where: Redlands Bowl | 25 Grant St., Redlands
Cost: Free
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June 23 | Big Bear Triathlon

Join the annual Big Bear Triathlon located here in the scenic beauty of the San Bernardino mountains! Olympic and Sprint triathlon distances; Duathlon and Aquabike events and 5k and 10k runs.

When: Saturday, June 23
Where: Veteran’s Park | 40946 Big Bear Blvd., Big Bear Lake
Cost: Refer to website
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June 23 | Riley’s Farm to Picnic

Summer days on the farm are perfect for lounging under the shade of an apple tree. We invite you to take seat with us as we enjoy fine fare and reconnect to nature. Enjoy an Al Fresco meal as we celebrate summer with seasonal food and festivities. With music, festive crafts and locally sourced gourmet picnic food, this event offers something to satisfy every family member. Bring a blanket and cushions as you relax on our farm and enjoy the taste of local heritage prepared by Chef Lee Burton.

When: Saturday, June 23 | 12 – 4pm
Where: Riley’s Stone Soup Farm and Heritage Orchard | 12131 S. Oak Glen Road, Oak Glen
Cost: $25 – $45
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Every Thursday | Redlands Market Night

Established in 1988, Redlands Market Night has established itself as one of the most successful certified farmers markets in Southern California! Vendors vie to participate in the event that has attracted thousands of weekly visitors since its inception. Visitors are welcomed into an inviting atmosphere complete with lighted trees, brick sidewalks, historic buildings, and great musical entertainment. Crowds are pleasantly surrounded by over 150 food and merchandise booths, not to mention the downtown shopkeepers, every Thursday night.

When: Ongoing Thursday nights, 6 – 9pm
Where: 1 East State Street, Redlands, CA 92373
Cost: Free entrance
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