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Election Madness and our Privilege to Vote

Voters came out in record numbers this past Tuesday to cast their vote in arguably the one of the most historic, contentious, and wildest elections in years! We’ve seen all kinds of crazy posted on Facebook and Twitter, printed in our newspapers, and on TV. It got so that we were arguing over everything! Marney […]

Visalia brings Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks to downtown

Are you traveling – or thinking of traveling – to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks with the family and looking for something both kids and adults will enjoy? How about stopping in the charming city of Visalia for some fun and adventure! Visalia CVB is excited this summer to partner with Sequoia and Kings […]

Mather Mountain Party of 1915

Visalia has a unique role in the creation of the National Park Service. 100 years ago, on July 14, 1915, a group of influential men met at the Palace Hotel in downtown Visalia before embarking on a trek across the Sierra to see first hand the state of the area. Local businessmen Ben Maddox and […]

Spring Break Fever!

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It’s the time of year when we get frantic calls from local residents pleading for our help.  Spring break means out of town family visiting for up to a week and/or families looking for ‘stay-cation’ ideas to help pass the time.    Your Visalia Convention and Visitors Bureau is here to help! Top 5 Things […]

Aebleskivers and Shopping Bags

We love our members, so much so that we decided to pay two of them a special visit this past week. Keep reading to hear about our adventure! Valhalla Restaurant and Gift Shop One of Visalia’s most charming and authentic restaurants, Valhalla’s has been in the biz for quite some time!  This past weekend they […]

Hello November!

Where in the world did October go? I can’t believe it’s already November! Life has been busy here at the CVB (hence the total lack of posting!) and time just seems to fly by. But, we had a few minutes and wanted to take a chance to say HELLO and let you know about some fun and exciting things going on around […]

“Taste the Arts”

Mark your calendars for September 29-October 1! The “Taste the Arts” event is just around the corner! Join us in Downtown Visalia for art, music, and culture. This 3 day event is one that you won’t want to miss. We’re excited and certainly hope to see all of you there! Check out the links below […]