Things to do in the Inland Empire – March 2019

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 Month — with things to do in Redlands, Highland and throughout the Inland Empire!

Inland Empire events and things to do


March 1 | Chocolate Decadence Event

Enjoy an array of chocolates and pastries while sampling a variety of wines, domestic sparkling wines, champagnes, spirits and dessert wines along with live music.

When: March 1 | 7 – 10pm
Where: Pechanga Resort and Casino | 45000 Pechanga Pkwy, Temecula, CA 92592
Cost: VIP* Ticket $80, General Admission $60, Designated Driver $35 | Attend both this event and the Annual Wine Festival for (VIP Ticket $140 or General Admission Ticket $100)
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March 2 | 11th Annual Wine Festival

Live music and the most notable wineries from Napa Valley, Sonoma County, Temecula, France, Italy, Spain, Argentina, Chile, Australia, New Zealand and beyond will offer a few hundred of their finest vintages along with live music. Sip and savor as you sample a variety of distinguished dishes from the award-winning chefs of Pechanga Resort & Casino.

When: March 2 | 1 – 5pm
Where: Pechanga Resort and Casino | 45000 Pechanga Pkwy, Temecula, CA 92592
Cost: VIP* Ticket $90, General Admission $65, Designated Driver $40 | Attend both this event and the Chocolate Decadence Event for (VIP Ticket $140 or General Admission Ticket $100)
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March 3 | The Mission Gables open house

Come tour the Mission Gables House for free. Meet the Special Events Coordinator, encounter notable vendors, tour our venue, enjoy free treats and get the chance to book your event at the Mission Gables House.

When: March 3, Sunday | 10am  – 3pm
Where: The Mission Gables House | 168 South Eureka St, Redlands CA 92373
Cost: Free
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March 3 | A Run through Redlands 2019

The Run Through Redlands has been and continues to be one of the biggest running events in the Inland Empire Area for thirty-four years. All of the courses wind through beautiful Redlands tree lined streets, pass historic home and provide breathtaking views of the San Bernardino mountains.

This event continues to attract running enthusiasts from all over the Inland Empire and beyond. We welcome all levels of participants and, as always, walkers and wheelchairs are welcome in all events. The Run Through Redlands is dedicated to helping out our community. All proceeds from the run are distributed to local charities as well as providing scholarships for local youth as they continue to serve their community and desire to continue their education.

When: Sunday, March 3 | 6am – 12pm
Where: Redlands
Cost: $35 – $70 | late registration open Saturday 10am – 5pm
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March 8 – 9 | California Pinner Conference

If Pinterest is one of your top phone apps, you might be interested in heading to the Pinners Conference this month. Learn, create and connect here at the conference!

When: March 8 – 9 | Friday 10am – 8pm, Saturday 9am – 7pm
Where: Ontario Convention Center | 2000 E Convention Center Way, Ontario, CA
Cost: $8 – $49 | Tickets
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March 15 | Gerrards Craft Beer and Wine Tasting Festival

Support Redlands Family Services by attending Gerrard’s Craft Beer and Wine Tasting Festival! Join them for fine wines and craft beer tastings, samples of bratwurst and bread, gourmet cheeses and crackers, and hors d’oeuvres. All proceeds benefit the Family Service Association of Redlands.

When: Friday, March 15 | 5:30 – 7:30pm
Where: ESRI Cafe | 270 New York St, Redlands, CA 92374
Cost: $40
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March 22-23 | Beyond Wonderland Music Festival

Wander and explore this fantastical world of curiously costumed performers, mesmerizing art, and visual effects while you experience multiple stages of world-class music and cutting-edge production.

When: March 22 – 23
Where: NOS Events Center | 689 S. E St., San Bernardino
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March 30 | 2019 Citrus Harvest Festival

Head over to Highland for the 2019 Citrus Harvest Festival — learn about the history of Highland while enjoying: a guided historic homes tour, live music from Highland Music Company and other live entertainment, a car show, food, and family fun.

When: March 30 | 10am – 3:30pm
Where: Main St and Palm Ave, Highland, CA
Cost: Free
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March 31 | Downtown Redlands Art Walk

The Downtown Redlands Art Walk on East State Street, Fifth Street, and the Civic Center Plaza in Historic Downtown Redlands will feature local art and music, food and a beer and wine garden from local breweries and wineries.

Dozens of local artists will have their work on display for this community-organized event that continues to highlight a robust art community and stimulate small business in Historic Downtown Redlands.

When: Sunday, March 31 | 12 – 6pm
Where: State Street, Downtown Redlands
Cost: Free
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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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