Gardena Events

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South Bay Farmers’ Markets Schedule

South Bay farmers' MarketsThe South Bay has several terrific Farmers’ Markets throughout the week.

These are great community amenities that provide an opportunity to shop locally for the freshest, seasonal produce available.

Here’s a schedule by day of the week:

Gardena Jazz Festival

August 25, 2019

The City of Gardena presents the annual Jazz Festival on Sunday, August 25 from 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Rowley Park.

The Stanley Clarke Band will headline this year’s event. Also, gracing the main stage will be Jazz Funk Soul with Jeff Lorber, Everette Harp and Paul Jackson Jr., the phenomenal Marcus Johnson, the ladies of jazz “Jazz In Pink”, Corney Mims and tHE-KNOW-IT-ALLz, and the Fernando Pullum Community Arts Center youth group. The second stage will feature the Supa Lowery Brothers, The F.E.R.M., The Wyldebunch, and showcasing the winner of the talent contest “Coming to the Stage, the Next Big Thing!”.

Tickets are $25 – $85.

For additional information and ticket purchase, visit the Eventbrite page at

Rowley Park is located at 13220 Van Ness Avenue, Gardena, CA 90249.

Food, Wine & Cigar Festival

September 28, 2019

The City of Gardena hosts the annual Food, Wine & Cigar Festival on Saturday, September 28 from noon to 6 p.m. on the front lawn at City Hall.

The event features over 80 food, wine, cigar and other outdoor retail vendors. General admission ticket prices include entrance to the event and wine glass ONLY. Food tasting and wine tasting tickets are sold separately. VIP admission ticket prices includes entrance to event, 5 food and 5 wine tasting tickets, wine glass and assigned seating. Additional food tasting and wine tasting tickets may be purchased separately.

Tickets are $25. No outside food or drinks are allowed.

For additional information, contact the Recreation Department at (310) 217-9537 or visit the website at

Gardena City Hall is located at 1700 West 162 Street, Gardena, CA.