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15 Free Things to Do in Turlock, CA

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Turlock is a bustling city in Stanislaus County in northeastern California’s Central Valley Region.

It’s one of the most densely populated cities in the county, making it a hotbed for all sorts of city attractions and things to do.

Turlock has a lot in store if you plan to make an itinerary of free activities.

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Recreation on Vacation: What to do in Turlock

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With the end of the semester approaching, some students may finally have more free time available and begin looking for fun things to do with friends, family, or on their own. Fear not; Turlock proudly offers a variety of recreational activities that are sure to keep students, faculty, and staff entertained. 

Since its grand opening in 2003, the Turlock Historical Society Museum is one of the many gems found in downtown Turlock. Its wide array of pictures, artifacts, and stories give visitors a great look into the history of our town.

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25 Best & Fun Things to Do in Turlock (CA)

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Turlock city is situated in Stanislaus County, California State, United States. It had a population of 72,682 people in 2021, ranking it second among the county’s largest cities. The city contains a liberal arts university and the prestigious California State University.

Turlock, CA, is referred to as the ” Heart of the Valley” because it boasts numerous magnificent landscapes and stunning views.

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15 Fun & Best Things to Do in Turlock, California

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Turlock, California, is the second largest city in Stanislaus County and is located in the heart of California’s Central Valley region. Nearby cities in this corner of California include Modesto, Livingston, and Ceres.

It is believed the name “Turlock” originated from the Gaelic word “Turlough,” the name of a village in Ireland as found in James Payn’s story, “Bred in the Bone.” The city was founded in 1871 and was largely known for its grain farming and ranching.

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Survivor Luncheon Draws In Dozens To Celebrate

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The grounds surrounding Duarte Nursery in Hughson was the setting this year for the Survivor Luncheon, a day to honor cancer survivors, as part of the Relay For Life celebration.

The Relay For Life of Greater Stanislaus County – which brings together teams from Modesto, Oakdale, Turlock and beyond – is scheduled at John Thurman Field in Modesto on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 8 and 9. 

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Get a free ticket to the California State Fair with a food donation on Monday

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Have you been waiting to attend the California State Fair because of the cost? On Monday, admission is free if you bring in a food donation.

The donations will help families throughout Sacramento County.

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What’s going on at the 2022 California State Fair? | July 18, 2022

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — It'll be another round of fun, funnel cakes and carnival rides at the 2022 California State Fair on July 18. The state fair is continuing its run through the end of the month.

Here's a schedule for what's happening on Monday, July 18.

Hours of operation: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Carnival hours: Opens at 2 p.m.

Kids Park Hours: Opens at 1 p.m.

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17 nights of concerts: This year’s California State Fair has musical acts for every generation

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After two years away, the gates to the California State Fair & Food Festival will re-open Friday at Cal Expo and run through the end of the month.

While food and carnival rides are sure to be the main attractions, every day will end with a music concert headlined by a mix of contemporary, legendary and tribute acts.

All shows start at 8 p.m. and all but one are free with general admission; reserved seating is available for an extra cost.

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Is California really getting a beer-themed amusement park?

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The New Belgium Brewing Company is promising on its website a beer-themed amusement park – complete with illustrated concept designs – is supposedly “coming soon to Napa,” KTLA sister station KRON reports.

The Voodoo Ranger IPA Action Park’s webpage heralds the imminent coming of “136 acres of beer-powered fun,” which it states will include:

  • Xtreme Brew Flume: the “world’s first beer-powered flume ride,”
  • Surf’s Up, a pool in which one can “catch a wave on 130,000 gallons of tasty Hazy IPA,”
  • Juice Force Goliath: “NorCal’s tallest coaster made from reclaimed beer barrels,”
  • and last, but certainly not least, Ranger Thunder: a concert stage with a 25,000-watt sound system.

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