Homestead Museum in City of Industry, CA hosts the 2013 "Romance of the Ranchos." You can get a taste of what life was like for people living in the Southland during the 1840s, '50s, and '60s through mariachi music, folklorico dancing, crafts, historic house tours, games, demonstrations, petting zoo and more!
15415 East Don Julian Road
City of Industry, California 91745
Saturday & Sunday, May 4 & 5
• 1 to 5 p.m. both days
• Free—but bring spending money for food and shopping
• Sorry, pets are not allowed at the festival (only certified service animals are permitted)
Please note: In the event of rain, the festival will be cancelled.
• Early California music with Mariachi Monumental de America de Juan Jose Almaguer, Mariachi Los Jilgueros de Andres Hernandez, and Dogtown Filharmonik
• Folklorico dance demonstrations
• A visit with Pío Pico, the last Governor of Mexican California
• Petting zoo
• Blacksmithing, woodworking, food preservation, pottery, adobe brickmaking, and ropemaking
• Tasty food trucks
About the sponsor:
The Homestead Museum is "about" many things. Most importantly, it's a place to explore the history of the Los Angeles region from 1830 to 1930 in hopes of better understanding the past and people's ability to shape history