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Visalia History Comes Alive for Foreign Travelers

About 400,000 or so of the 2+ million visitors to Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks are from outside the United States. Places like Germany, France, England, and Asia – and also the Netherlands, as is the case of Marianna Metcalf. She was recently in Visalia as part of a trip to the Parks and […]

[ART METHOD SUCCESS] It’s not what you think!

Artist Eric Gonzalez

Take away your preconceived notions of art, community service, and rural Central Valley and get ready to embrace a new generation of artists, educators, mentors and art scene insiders. Meet Eric Gonzalez, the Visalia 2017 Artist of the Year. Spray Can artist Erik Gonzalez got his start in the big cities of Los Angeles and […]

Limitless Travel: A guide for travelers with limited mobility

LIMITLESS TRAVEL WITH TRAVIS Its summer-time, and families and friends are hitting the road and heading to the National Parks to see our nation’s treasures. It’s good to know that people with all abilities can get out there and enjoy the parks too, just like our friend Travis did. MEET TRAVIS We invited Travis Norvell […]

Need a Fall Getaway? These ideas will inspire you!

Fall is here and we’ve got the best getaway events for you! Our Annual Taste the Arts and Tastemakers Festival will inspire your creative side with music, art, food, drinks and so much more.  The events start in Downtown Visalia with Taste the Arts and will end at the Rawhide Ballpark with the Tastemakers Festival. […]

One Last Summer Adventure

As the summer season winds down and school is starting soon… wait you still have a whole week of fun ahead of you! Don’t sit around wishing you could have one more day, get out and do something fun. There is still so much to do in Visalia before the school year starts so plan […]

Top 10 Ways to Celebrate the Holidays in Visalia

Wow. The holidays are here! With Thanksgiving next week, so starts the most wonderful time of the year-and the most hectic! Let’s make sure you take some time to truly enjoy this season. I mean Really.Enjoy.It. Here’s how. Give the absolute best gift ever: the gift of time spent together with family and friends. It […]

Get your Taste of Visalia this Month!

Fall is here, which means it’s time for the Visalia festivals! Get your taste of Visalia this month with our Taste of Downtown Visalia Festival, Taste the Arts Festival, and Tastemakers Festival. Take the whole family along to check out the Vossler Farms Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze or head up to the Sequoia National […]