Turlock is known as the “heart” of California’s Central Valley, situated between Sacramento and Fresno. It’s hometown atmosphere, encouraging both residents and visitors to experience the small town charm and diverse heritage.Turlock’s culinary palate is diverse, with over 190 popular restaurants and nightspots. A variety of food tantalizing for any appetite can be found from casual to formal dining and almost every ethnic flavor on the culinary spectrum.
One of Turlock’s most attractive features is its location; it lies adjacent to State Highway 99, and just 15 miles east of Interstate 5. Centered among some of California’s most popular tourist destinations, San Francisco, Yosemite National Park and Monterey Bay.
Discover Turlock’s hospitality in our lodging venues. Whether you’re in town for a meeting or just a visit, enjoy Turlock’s range of accommodations; from luxurious lodging to rooms on a budget, Turlock offers a full range of options to meet your needs and fit your wallet.
Trade shows, creative events and corporate meetings will find exactly what they need in Turlock’s array of venues. The Stanislaus county fairground is a 72-acre facility with five exhibit buildings, two of which are over 14,000 sq. feet; with a full-service arena accommodating up to 4,400 guests in permanent grandstand box and bleacher seating; a full-service livestock area with nine livestock barns; a pavilion and even a cow milking parlor. This is the place to hold your next event with friendly help from the people who bring the community an award-winning event every year, The Stanislaus County Fair.
California State University, Stanislaus will make your next event a memorable one. The University offers a choice of indoor or outdoor venues to accommodate parties of 10 to 10,000. Facilities include highly sophisticated and well-appointed communications and state-of-the-art technology, wireless internet and even overnight accommodations in University housing. Flexible floor plans can accommodate classroom, theatre or seminar-style seating and even concerts. Also know for hosting nationally syndicated sporting events, California State University, Stanislaus has endless possibilities for your next event.
As a community who has an appreciation for the arts, Turlock is proud to show case the Carnegie Arts Center, there is always something new to see and experience. The beautiful Carnegie Arts Center offers opportunities for most events, with rental spaces on three levels, state-of-the-art technology; you can entertain your guests in a unique atmosphere created by the distinctive combination of traditional elegance, modern style, and galleries filled with original works of art.
Turlock boasts a myriad of commercial retailers to accommodate any shopper’s desire. Historic downtown offers some of Turlock’s finest dinning and boutique shops, making it a perfect place to take a stroll and see the sights. Monte Vista Crossings and Country Side Plaza shopping center has a variety of popular retailers and hotel accommodations.
With more than 24 community and neighborhood parks Turlock provide a safe and fun location for relaxing, sports and picnics. Pedretti Park and Sports Complex is one of the most utilized parks in the area. This facility includes four softball fields, a hardball field, batting cages and much more. This complex rivals any park in the country and has hosted many state events. The 30-acre Turlock Regional Sports complex includes 9 soccer fields, a restroom, two softball diamonds, an outdoor amphitheater, and picnic and playground areas. The complex is bordered on the east and west sides by two neighborhood parks which included two sand volleyball courts, playground area, picnic areas, and a half-court basketball court.
While visiting Turlock you will discover a community that has the perfect venue to make your event a memorable one. You will leave with the desire to return and know that you will be welcome and we are here to serve your every need.