Annual Events

There are plenty of activities and events in Manteca, no matter what time of the year it is.
Manteca is known as a "family city" and caters to many activities that everyone can enjoy, from the Crossroads Street Faire which showcases live entertainment alongside craft vendors from all over the U.S. to our Manteca Farmers Market that showcases the great agricultural qualities of the central valley.
Take a look at the great events that are going on in Manteca throughout the year!
WHAT'S HAPPENING IN MANTECA?
Below you will find a list of our largest annual events. For more details and lots of other events, view our Event Calendar or click HERE to search for a specific event.
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January
Delicato Vineyards Annual Art Show
Over three hundred entries of artwork from throughout the state is displayed at the one of a kind art show.
(209) 824-3503 - www.dfvwines.com
Boys & Girls Club of Manteca/Lathrop Annual Crab Feed
The Boys & Girls Club of Manteca/Lathrop is dedicated to serving the youth in our communities. Every year the Boys & Girls Club host their Annual Crab Feed. This fantastic event hosts a silent auction, music, dancing, a raffle and a whole lot of fun.
(209) 239-5437 - www.bgmanteca.org
February
Anderson's 209 BMX Annual Marinated Crab Feed
Great Door Prizes, Raffles, Dinner and Dancing are all a part of this annual Crab Feed that supports Anderson's 209 BMX.
Manteca Morning Rotary Crab Feed
Manteca Morning Rotarians Annual Crab Feed fundraiser uses it proceeds to provide scholarship funds to local students. Having awarded more than $35,000, the organization also helps students to decide on a career path with their scholarship monies. Dance Contests, Raffle Prizes and a Scavenger Hunt are also a part of the festivities.
Every 15 Minutes Shrimp Feed
The annual Every 15 Minutes Shrimp Feed supports the proactive drinking and driving program for high school students. A DJ, Silent Auction, and Raffle are included with this event for those age 21 and older. Safe and sober transportation home is also available for anyone in need. This event is sponsored and supported by Manteca District Ambulance, Manteca Police Department, Manteca Fire Department, the Lathrop-Manteca Fire Department, Lathrop Police Department and Manteca Unified School District.

Wine And Chocolate Weekend (February 8-9, 2014)
Sip delicious, handcrafted wines paired with decadent chocolate delights at over 40 wineries. Details at www.lodiwineandchocolate.com
March
Manteca Historical Society Annual Gourmet Sampler
Purveyors of food and fine beverages from around the region serve taste-tempting samples of their fair to the public. The Manteca Historical Museum provides special items for sale and offers many special gifts as part of the annual raffle that brings the afternoon to a close.
April
Manteca’s Crossroads Street Faire
Downtown Manteca is transformed with over 400 vendors at our annual Crossroads Street Faire. Come enjoy the arts & crafts, car show, carnival, entertainment and of course the great faire food. Free Admission. Free Parking
(209) 823-7229 Click HERE for more information.
"Hit the Streets for Hunger" Fun Run

The annual “Hit the Streets for Hunger” 5K Walk/Run that is held in conjunction with the annual Crossroads Street Faire. The run follows the Tidewater Bike Path and benefits Second Harvest Food Bank of San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties. This is a family friendly event and all ages are welcome to participate.
For more information click HERE .

American Cancer Society Relay For Life
Now in its 13th year, the Manteca Relay for Life has helped earn more than $1.2 million in pledges for the country's largest cancer advocate and research organization.
May
Kathy Aartman Memorial Golf Tournament
The Manteca Municipal Golf Course is home to this annual Golf Tournament which benefits the Boys & Girls Club of Manteca/Lathrop.
Manteca Community Prayer Breakfast
This event, sponsored by the National Day of Prayer Task Force, aims to reach as many individuals as possible with the need for soul searching. The task force seeks to foster unity within the Christian church and to protect America’s constitutional freedoms to gather, worship, pray and speak freely and to respect all people regardless of their denomination or creed.
Cinco De Mayo Celebrations
If you would like to take in a small community get-together to celebrate Cinco de Mayo, then head to our Downtown Library Park for our Cinco de Mayo Celebration hosted by the Central Valley Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Vendor booths, great food, music, low rider car show, pinatas and more are a part of this celebration.
If you had something bigger in mind, then visit the Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley for a celebration that includes live entertainment on two stages, various food trucks, vendors, car show, carnival games and rides and more.
Memorial Day-Not Forgotten Event
"Not Forgotten" is an annual event at Manteca's Woodward Park that honors all who have served in the military and remembers all who have fallen in service to our country. Wounded Warriors 5k, Memorial Car Show, 4 Helicopter Landings, various military fly-overs, memorials to our fallen, entertainment throughout the day and Manteca Police Department demonstrations. Fireworks close out this wonderful event that honors and remembers all who have served our country.
June
Tuesday Night Farmers Market
The Tuesday Night Farmers Market has become a highlight of the summer in Manteca. Held every Tuesday night in June, and July the market features a wide variety of local fruits & vegetables, entertainment, craft vendors, beer garden and lots of food. The Farmers Market is the perfect opportunity to dine out with your family. 4:00 – 8:30 PM, Library Park 100 Manteca Avenue. Contact the Manteca Chamber of Commerce at (209) 823-6121 for more information.
Annual Antone Raymus Golf Tournament
Held at Manteca's Municipal Golf Course, this tournament is hosted by the local Knights of Columbus council and the Manteca Children's Foundation and has been an annual event in town since 1998. The event has also become the main source of funds for the Manteca Children's Foundation. This is a quality golf tournament with lots of food, drinks and prizes available to participants.
July
Tuesday Night Farmers Market
The Tuesday Night Farmers Market has become a highlight of the summer in Manteca. Held every Tuesday night in June, and July the market features a wide variety of local fruits & vegetables, entertainment, craft vendors, beer garden and lots of food. The Farmers Market is the perfect opportunity to dine out with your family. 4:00 – 8:30 PM, Library Park 100 Manteca Avenue. Contact the Manteca Chamber of Commerce at (209) 823-6121 for more information.


Delicato Annual Photography Show
Open to amateur and professional photographers. More than $1,000 in cash and gift certificates will be awarded to winners. Public viewing of the judged and accepted photographs is held at Delicato Vineyards, Highway 99, just north of Manteca. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and viewing admission is free. For more information call (209) 824-3401 or go to www.dfvtastingroom.com


4th of July Celebration - Parade & Fireworks Spectacular
Bring the family out to enjoy our Independence Day festivities.
Start your day by watching the over 100 entries in Manteca's Annual Fourth of July Parade sponsored by the Manteca Sunrise Kiwanis. The parade begins at 10:00 am and includes floats, marching bands, antique and show vehicles and mounted horse teams. Wave and cheer as the parade strolls right by you along Main Street!
Spend the rest of your day at Manteca's Big League Dreams Sports Complex and enjoy various vendor booths, Manteca Police K-9 Demonstrations, band performances, live family entertainment, Kids Area, Teen Zone, great food and a fireworks spectacular courtesy of the City of Manteca and Big League Dreams. Call the City of Manteca at (209) 456-8600 for more information.

September
Night of Kings & Queens
Casino Night with Texas Hold'em Tournament sponsored by Give Every Child A Chance (209) 823-6222 www.gecac.net

Annual Juice Days
Delicato Vineyards, at 12001 South Highway 99 in Manteca, offers home winemakers a chance to stock up on red and white grape juice straight from Delicato's fields at its annual Juice Days, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. through Oct. 1. The juice sells for $2.95 a gallon and can be put into containers brought from home or purchased on site.
October
Pumpkin Fair
When the leaves start to fall and the weather gets a little nippy, its PUMPKIN FAIR time! For the 29th year the Manteca Sunrise Kiwanis will once again play host to over 30,000 attendees, October 3rd & 4th-2015, in Downtown Manteca near Library Park. As always there is no admission to the family festivities, car show, 5K Fun Run and more. The event raises much needed dollars for local children related charities. www.SunriseKiwanis.org
Dell’ Osso Farms Corn Maze & Family Farm
Fall fun at the Corn Maze & Halloween Event includes; a Spooktacular Haunted Castle, Pumpkin Blaster, Hayrides, Pumpkin Princess Tea Party, Petting Zoo, Country Store and more. Parking is FREE as well as many of the kids attractions. The Dell’Osso Family Farm October event is home to one of the most popular Halloween destinations in the nation, with close to 125,000 people visiting the site each season. www.pumpkinmaze.com
November
First Sip Lodi Wine Weekend
This is your opportunity to travel from winery to winery and taste some of Lodi’s wonderful wines.
(209) 367-4727 www.lodiwine.com
December
Twilight Christmas Parade
Dec 7-Twilight Christmas Parade sponsored by the Manteca Chamber of Commerce. Bundle up and head downtown as this small city kicks off the holiday season in BIG style! Kids of all ages will line the streets as they enjoy; floats, cars, bands and the official arrival of Santa. Entry Info: (209) 823-6121 www.manteca.org
Holiday on the Farm
Dec 7 thru Jan 4-Be sure to check out Dell’Osso Holidays on the Farm when they feature all the holiday traditions: Santa’s Village, country store, real reindeer, hayrides, tubing down real Snow on the Mountain, drive thru over 1 mile of Lights on the Farm, ice skating and more. For over 5 years Kids young and old have shared time together when they pick out a tree, make a wreath or ornament and take pictures with Santa. www.DellOssoFamilyFarm.com
Delicato Christmas Wine Gifts
The Delicato tasing room at 12001 South Highway 99 in Manteca has Christmas wine gifts in abundance. Gifts can be assembled on the spot for that “special person.”
Flags Over Manteca
Flags over Manteca
Hope you will join us in Manteca to see our 2,400 flags waving on these days
• January: Martin Luther King Jr. Day
• February: Presidents Day
• May: Armed Forces Day
• May: Memorial Day
• June 14: Flag Day
• July 4: Independence Day
• September: Labor Day
• September 11: Patriot Day
• November 11:VeteransDay.