When & Where The Guitarra Festival California takes place in September at the Alan Hancock College in Santa Maria California.
What to expect Guitar exhibitions from the best Luthiers (guitar makers) in America, the Forderer collection of ancient instruments displaying guitars from as far back as 2000BC from Africa, guitar master classes, classic guitar, flamenco guitar performances. This guitar weekend usually attracts guitarists from Brasil, Chile, Spain, France. Entrance is $10
Where to stay Cali has lots of great hostels and hotels. If you want to get close to Santa Maria you can book here History This guitar festival has been getting bigger each year since it’s inception in 2003.