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Farmer's Market

Farmer's Market

Residents and visitors to Redlands who have a taste for fresh, locally-grown fruits and vegetables will find just what they’re looking for Saturday mornings in Redlands historic downtown and at the Grove School.

The Saturday morning Certified Farmers’ Market brings local growers to the City parking lot south of Redlands Boulevard between Fifth and Sixth streets near Ed Hales Park open every Saturday 8am-11am.

The Grove School Farmers Market is a certified market that features produce grown by students of The Grove School, a public charter school that includes a working farm. Local farmers, including two certified organic growers, also participate. The market is held in the parking lot of The Heritage Park, located on Orange Ave between Nevada and Iowa streets. It is open every Saturday, rain or shine, 8 a.m. to 12p.m.
Every Saturday morning from 8 am to 11 am.
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Woman buying food at the Redlands farmer's market
Redlands Bowl

Redlands Bowl

The Redlands Bowl Summer Music Festival story began in 1923 with the founding of the Redlands Community Music Association (RCMA) by a woman with a vision – Grace Stewart Mullen. Mrs. Mullen’s vision was that “music is for everyone,” and should be accessible to all regardless of their ability to pay for admission. Her dream of bringing professional quality, classically oriented, music-based performing arts to her community has prospered for over 88 years.

The Redlands Bowl Summer Music Festival holds the distinction of being the oldest continuous music festival in the United States at which no admission is charged. Since its inception in 1923, an estimated eight million people have attended an evening of entertainment under the stars at the Redlands Bowl.
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NYE

New Year Eve's Beach Ball Drop

Postponed until 2022.
For those too excited to wait until midnight, the Redlands Visitor Center rings in the new year at 4 p.m., which is the stroke of midnight in London. Ten…Nine…Eight…,when the crowd finishes their countdown at 4pm the Beach Ball Drop begins. Inflated beach balls descend from above, floating down on the families like warm snowflakes with a goal for the participants to keep them bouncing overhead for as long as possible. Visitors may also write on the Wishing Wall: Whether it is a personal goal, a dream for the future or doing something for the very first time.
Every Thursday from 6 pm to 9 pm.
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New Year Eve's Beach Ball drop in Redlands
Music

Music on the Balcony

From its beginnings in January of 2020, the coronavirus outbreak has driven millions of people to shelter at home for long days. In country after country, people have responded by taking to their balconies, windows, and rooftops to sing to one another, to applaud and show gratitude to their health-care workers, to play music, and to lift one another’s spirits. The singing has continued into 2021 as we face many challenges of our troubled world and the continued issues from the pandemic.

In an effort to lift everyone’s spirits, the Redlands Visitor Center will offer MUSIC ON THE BALCONY each Spring and Fall. All musicians are seasoned Redlands professionals, including, University of Redlands and CSUSB music students.
Every Saturday from 10 am to 12 pm & 4 pm to 6 pm.
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musician playing on the balcony of the redlands visitor center
Santa

Letters to Santa

Postponed until 2022.
Santa's elves helping all the way from the University of Redlands reply to each child's letter.
Every Thursday from 6 pm to 9 pm.
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A cute toddler leaving a letter to Santa
Expo

Free Resident Expo

Find everything you're looking for at the FREE RESIDENT EXPO. Giveaways every 15 minutes. LIVE music. Held in the Spring and Fall.
Every Saturday from 10 am to 12 pm & 4 pm to 6 pm.
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A view from the new resident expo in Redlands

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Donations provided by corporations and businesses allows for the development and implementation of community programs, projects and resources. Donations make it possible to create Downtown family friendly events and provide resources to Redlands visitors and residents. The Redlands Visitor Center connects people to authentic experiences that inspire them to stay in our exceptional community, for a day or lifetime.
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