where to stay
small groups. Quality breakfast, moderately priced. Many nearby dining options. Exercise room. Internet, Pool, Interior Corridors, Satellite TV, A/C.
Hampton Inn & SuIteS 5045 Kingsley Road (209) 946-1234 www.stocktonhi.com
Rooms: 73 Just renovated. Located at Highway 99 and Arch Road (near Airport). Meeting facilities available for groups up to 40 persons. Nearby dining. Complimentary Hot Breakfast Buffet. Refrigerators and Microwaves in every room, Indoor heated pool/ Spa. Fitness room. Free high Speed Internet, Business Center, Interior Corridors, Satellite TV, A/C.
Howard JoHnSon expreSS Inn - marIna 33 N. Center Street (209) 948-6151
From full service hotels with all of the bells and whistles, to budget-friendly lodging, you will
Properties that accommodate meeting groups of 100 or more, typically fullservice hotels
ﬁnd what you are looking for in
Stockton. All of our Stockton
2323 Grand Canal Blvd (209) 957-9090
lodging properties are eager to provide you with the best experience during your Stockton visit. We hope our pillows are as comfy as yours at home...
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Rooms: 198 Centrally located in Stockton just east of I-5 and March Lane. Full service Hilton with 13,000 sqft of conference space. The Orchard Grill restaurant and Canal Street Sports Bar located on site. Pool and Jacuzzi, Complimentary Wireless Internet, Interior Corridors, On Demand and Pay-Per View Television. Refrigerators available upon request. Hilton Stockton is Pet Friendly and 100 percent NonSmoking.
LexInGton pLaZa waterfront HoteL 110 W. Fremont Street (209) 944-1140 LexingtonHotels.com
Rooms: 179 Opened in December 2007. Located on the new Downtown Stockton Waterfront next to the Stockton Arena, Baseball Stadium and Weber Point. Full service hotel with large conference
space and outdoor event area. Hotel restaurant & upscale lounge. Fitness Center, Internet, Interior Corridors, Complimentary Parking.
beSt weStern pLuS HerItaGe Inn 111 E. March Lane (209) 474-3301 heritagehotelgroup.com
Rooms: 136 Located on March Lane east of El Dorado Ave. Complimentary Hot Breakfast served daily. Near Malls and Dining. Newly Remodeled Full Service Hotel with Conference Space, Hotel Restaurant, Pool, Free Wireless Internet, Interior Corridors, Satellite TV, Individually Controlled Heat and A/C, Fitness Center, On Site Laundry, Jacuzzi Suites, Pet Friendly, Banquet and Catering Services Available.
Hotels with Small Meeting Space Properties with small or limited meeting space. Food and Beverage Service may not be available.
courtyard by marrIott 3252 W. March Lane (209) 472-9700 Marriott.com/Courtyard
Rooms: 89 Newly remodeled. Located West of I-5 at March Lane. Meeting facilities available for
Rooms: 90 Located in Downtown Stockton near Cinemaplex and Waterfront. Meeting facilities available for small groups. Complimentary continental breakfast. Many dining options within walking distance. Internet, Pool, Exterior Corridors, Cable TV, A/C, RV Parking. Pets Allowed.
La QuInta Inn 2710 W. March Lane (209) 952-7800 625.lq.com
Rooms: 151 Located at I-5 and March Lane. Meeting facilities available for small groups. Complimentary continental breakfast. Many dining options within walking distance. Internet, Pool, Exterior Corridors, Satellite TV, A/C. Pets Allowed.
Hotels with Amenities for Long Term Stays. Properties typically have suites or studios with kitchenettes
reSIdence Inn by marrIott 3240 W. March Lane (209) 472-9800 ResidenceInn.com
Newly remodeled. Located West of I-5 at March Lane. Meeting facilities available for small groups. Designed for longer stays. Suites with fully equipped kitchen with refrigerator, microwave, and stovetop. Complimentary hot buffet breakfast and Manager’s Social. Many nearby dining options. Outdoor sport court. Internet, Pool, Interior Corridors, Satellite TV, A/C. Pets Allowed.
extended Stay amerIca 2844 West March Lane (209) 472-7588
farm farm fresh: fresh: agricultural agricultural experiences experiences
Newly remodeled rooms Conveniently located on Interstate 5 and West Hammer Lane Coffee Makers in all rooms
Complimentary Continental Breakfast | Cable TV Hair dryers, Iron and Ironing Board Available Free Incoming Faxes | Free Hi-Speed Internet Guest Laundry Room | Free Local Calls (Conditions Apply) Microwave and Refrigerator in ALL Rooms Newly remodeled rooms l Coffee Makers in all rooms Conveniently located on Interstate 5 and West Hammer Lane Suites Available l Complimentary access to local health club with indoor heated pool l Express check-in and check-out Spacious Meeting Room
Suites Available Complimentary access to local health club with indoor heated pool Express check-in and check-out Spacious Meeting Room
Hotels with Limited Meeting Space
17815 E Hwy 88 Clements Phone: 209.505.8431 Directions: Hwy 88, three miles east of Lockeford on the left hand side.
BOGARIN FARMS Open May 1- October 15 daily from 9:30 am - 5 pm. Fruits and U-pick apples, boysenberries & apricots.
3473 W. Hammer Lane | Stockton, CA 95219
4351 E Armstrong Rd, Lodi Phone: 209.327.6487 Directions: Take Hwy 99 South towards Lodi. Exit onto N 99 Frontage Rd. Turn left onto East Amstrong Rd.
T: 209-473-2000 | F: 209-478-0876 Toll Free Reservations: 888.315.2378 www.hotelstockton.net • firstname.lastname@example.org
CLEMENTS RIDGE February thru Christmas Eve. 9a-5p (Winter) 9a- 7p (Summer). variety of bulk nuts, locally grown seasonal fruits & vegetables. Tri-tip sandwiches, & fresh baked pies. Wine tasting.
amerIca’S beSt VaLue Inn 3473 W. Hammer Lane (888) 315-2378 AmericasBestValueInn.com
Rooms: 120 Located at I-5 and Hammer Lane. Complimentary hispeed wireless Internet access, microwaves, mini-fridges, Nearby dining. Pool, Exterior Corridors, Cable TV, A/C, RV Parking. No Pets.
23225 N Highway 88 (Intersection of Highways 88 and 12), Clements Phone: 209.759.3850 www.clementsridge.com
COSTA PRODUCE Fruits & vegetables, nuts and packaged goods. 27642 State Highway 120, Escalon 209.838.6365
COUNTRYSIDE FARMS Spring, Summer & Fall “Sharing the Farm Experience with Children” is this farms specialty. Activities include u-pick, hayride tours, the farm play yard and the planting station. In the Spring & Summer enjoy u-pick produce and learn at the Farmer’s Market. In the Fall discover pumpkins, tortilla corn, hay tunnels and a child size corn maze. Call or visit their website for seasonal operating hours and experiences.
comfort Inn 2654 W. March Lane (209) 478-4300 ChoiceHotels.com
Rooms: 122 Newly remodeled. Located at I-5 and March Lane. Complimentary continental breakfast. Many dining options within walking distance. Internet, Pool, Exterior Corridors, Cable TV, A/C, RV Parking. Pets Allowed.
moteL 6 Charter Way West 817 Navy Drive (209) 946-0923 Motel6.com
25015 State Highway 120, Escalon 209.838.7417
BIGLIERI FARMS FARM MARKET Seven days a week from 9a-6p; April through October. Cherries, tomatoes, corn, summer squash, walnuts, winter squash. Fresh pies, fudge, ravioli and foccacia.
Rooms: 92 Located at I-5 and March Lane. Many dining options within walking distance. Designed for longer stays. Studios with Kitchen with refrigerator, microwave, and stovetop. Internet, Interior Corridors, On Site Laundry, Cable TV, A/C.
THE BARN February thru Christmas Eve. Open 7 days a week, 9a to 5p. Fresh local seasonal produce & products, including honey. Antiques, gifts, picnic area, bus parking.
For $70, enjoy this all year long Plus fishing, picnics, waterplay features, disc golf & more Six regional parks, for only pennies a day...
6666 E. Main Street, Stockton Phone: 209.943.1632 www.countryside-farms.com
Includes Micke Grove Regional Park & Zoo and Oak Grove Regional Park
(209) 953-8800 | mgzoo.com Stockton Activities & Visitors Guide 2011
FOR MORE AGRICULTURAL EXPERIENCES VISIT THE FARM FRESH PAGE AT WWW.SANJOAQUINFARMS.COM
DART FAMILY RANCH Open: August 1- November 15, 8am-6pm. Seven varieties of apples; walnuts, figs, pears,
plums, and peaches when in season.
Highway 88, Clements Phone: 209.759.3984 Directions: Hwy 88 East (1.9 Miles east of Lockeford). See the big metal barn with a big apple sign on right side of Hwy going east.
DELL’OSSO FAMILY FARM Seasonal. Home to the area’s largest pumpkin maze each October and to Holidays on the Farm each winter! 501 S. Manthey Road, Lathrop Phone 209.982.0833 www.pumpkinmaze.com or www.holidaysonthefarm.com
FISHER FARM Fruit stand open May through October, 7 days a week from 8a 6p (7p Friday & Sunday). Peaches, nectarines, cherries, apricots, pluots, plums, Asian pears, persimmons, heirloom tomatoes, vegetables, apples, nuts and tomatoes. 17747 E Hwy 120, Ripon Phone: 209.982.4184
THE FRUIT BOWL Farm Market & Bake Shop family operated since 1947. Local produce, baked goods, nuts, jams, local honey and local olive oils. Closed from Christmas thru March. Phone: 209.931.1196 8767 E Waterloo Rd, Stockton 3 miles east of Hwy 99 on Hwy 88 (Waterloo Rd) www.thefruitbowl.com
GIUSTO FARMS Pick and grow your own blueberries! Blueberry season is May thru July. Over 15 varieties of Blueberries, a 140 year old valencia orange tree, walnuts, figs, peaches, persimmons and much more. Blueberry plants available year-round by appointment. 8048 E Orchard Rd, Acampo Phone: 209.369.1416 giustoblueberryfarms.blogspot.com Directions: From Stockton Hwy 99 to Woodbridge Road head East to Dustin go right on S. Orchard.
JESSOP FARMS Features 20 acres of beautiful, organically-grown blueberries and almonds. U-pick or buy on site. Picnic area and nursery products too. 21386 S. Murphy Road, Ripon Phone: 209. 824.0341 www.jessopfarms.com Directions: Hwy 99 south to Jack Tone Rd., go north to River Road, turn right then left on S. Murphy Road.
SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY FARMS
LAVENDER HOLLOW FARM Seasonal. U-Pick, Handcrafted lavender products & many other gift items. Craft classes, lavender distillation & lavender theme box lunches.
CLEMENTS RIDGE S&R EGG RANCH
BIGLIERI FARMS DART FAMILY RANCH
22244 McBride Ave. Escalon Phone: 209.838.2453 Call for schedule www.lavenderhollowfarm.com
LORINA’S EDIBLE GARDEN Open for Appointment and Special Events. Almost 150 varieties of herbs, butterfly and hummingbird plants, and vegetables, all naturally grown.
PHILLIP’S FARMS BOGARIN FARMS
17397 Enterprise Rd., Escalon Phone: 866.485.4264 www.lorinasediblegarden.com
LOUIE’S FRUTTA MARKET Open year-round. Farm stand with fresh produce and packaged food products.
FRUIT BOWL LOUIE’S FRUTTA
5600 E. Waterloo Road, Stockton Phone: 209.931.5837
OAKDALE CHEESE FACTORY Produces and sells Gouda and Quark cheeses and has a variety of Dutch and country style gifts and goodies available in its country store and bakery.
10040 State Hwy. 120, Oakdale Phone: 209.848.3139 www.oakdalecheese.com
PHILLIPS FARMS AT MICHAEL-DAVID VINEYARDS Year round fruit stand and grocery, where the family sells their locallygrown produce, picnic fare and, of course, wines. On site café, bakery and wine tasting. 4580 W. Highway 12, Lodi Phone: 209.368.7384 www.lodivineyards.com/tasting.htm
S & R EGG RANCH Open year-round, Mon - Fri, 6a - 4p, Sat 6a to Noon. Fresh eggs & pistachio nuts.
LORINA’S EDIBLE GARDEN THE BARN DELL’ OSSO FAMILY FARM
C&R FISHER FARM
OAKDALE CHEESE (5 MILES)
COSTA PRODUCE LAVENDER HOLLOW FARM
10710 E Collier Rd, Acampo, Phone: 209.333.1415 Directions: From Hwy 99 north Frontage Road, turn left on East Collier Road.
AGRICULTURE IS SEASONAL AND CERTAIN CROPS & FARMS MAY ONLY BE AVAILABLE AT CERTAIN TIMES OF THE YEAR. PLEASE CALL AHEAD FOR MORE INFORMATION ON AVAILABILITY.
FARMER’S MARKET INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND ON PAGE 44
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2010 Stockton Conference & Visitors Bureau
Stockton Activities & visitors Guide 2011
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Short Drive from Gold Country 3,000 Hotel Rooms within 10 miles! New Marina and Waterfront Promenade Full Service Meeting & Conference Planning FREE Guides, Maps & Attraction Info Tour & Excursion Planning Nearby Lodi Wine Region Stockton Asparagus Festival April 15-17, 2011
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Stockton, California ASPARAGUS FESTIVAL APRIL 27-29, 2012
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Among the Largest Food Festivals in California! Free Coach Parking • Easy Drop Off & Pick Up • Free Entrance for Driver & Guide • Personalized Service • Group Discounts & More! Situated on the California Delta, 70 miles east of San Francisco, Stockton is also minutes away from the Lodi Wine Region and just west of Gold Country. Call Monica at 877.778.6258 to develop your Stockton itinerary today! STOCKTON CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU • 877-778-6258• VisitorInfo@VisitStockton.org
MEETINGS & GROUP INCENTIVE PROGRAM SAVE $$. ENHANCE YOUR EVENT. ADD VALUE. The Stockton Convention & Visitors Bureau Meeting Incentive Program offers meeting and group tour planners a cash incentive to book business in a Stockton hotel. Meeting Planners who plan a meeting in Stockton receive a cash payment to the hotel master account (or other qualified vendor) of: ● Up to $1,000 ● Up to $2,000 ● Up to $3,000 ● Up to $4,000
for 50-100 actualized rooms ($10 per room night) for 101-200 actualized rooms ($10 per room night) for 201-300 actualized rooms ($10 per room night) for 301+ actualized rooms ($10 per room night)
The Fine Print: ● Maximum benefit is $4,000 per event ● Eligibility is based upon new proposals, originated by the Stockton CVB ● Lead will be distributed to all eligible Stockton hotel properties ● Cash incentives are paid to the hotel master account within 10 days of the group arrival ● Incentives may also be applied to transportation costs or other meeting related vendors. Payments will be made directly to vendors only. ● Groups must actualize prior to December 31, 2012. ● The SCVB reserves the right to end the incentive program at any time
For more information please contact Monica Slingerman of the Stockton Convention & Visitors Bureau at email@example.com or 209-938-1552. Explore Stockton at www.CelebrateMeetings.com
The Meeting and Group Incentive Program was implemented in December 2011. The information is available at www.CelebrateMeetings.com for meeting planners and group leaders to take advantage of when planning their event.
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Welcome to Stockton, California! We look forward to working with you and providing your organization with the finest facilities for your event. Stockton has a long history of being a great host to hundreds of regional, state and national sporting events, and yours, no matter how large or small, will receive top notch service and attention. Stockton’s central location, great weather and excellent public and university facilities make our city an ideal location for your tournament, game or sporting event. Stockton has grown from a community of rich agricultural roots to an urban destination blooming with arts, culture, great dining, shopping, sport and recreation and family activities. Stockton is a friendly community. We welcome you to join our Stockton family with plenty to do for your players, families and friends before and after your event. Our more than 2,000 hotel rooms and hundreds of restaurants are ready to roll out the red carpet and provide you with the highest level of service and hospitality. We are confident you will be impressed when you come for a site visit to Stockton and we are ready to go above and beyond to make your event a huge success.
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West Lane Bowl
1740 W Hammer Lane, Stockton, Ca. 95209 • (209) 957-1919 www.gymstars.com
3900 West Lane, Stockton, Ca. 95204 • (209) 466-3317 www.westlanebowl.com
A locally owned Multi-Sport Facility established July 1999 with new state of the art equipment in a 20,000 sq. ft. fully heated and air-conditioned facility.
Full service bowling alley with on-site Pro Shop, Restaurant and Sports Bar.
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4772 Frontier Way, Suite 300 • Stockton, CA 95215 • (209) 546-1931 cheerodyssey.com
5939 Pacific Avenue, Stockton, Ca. 95207 • (209) 477-0267 www.pacificbowl.com
A state of the art gym with all the equipment a dynamic team requires. Our 6,000 square foot practice area provides our teams with 2 tumble traks, a full competition sized spring floor and a separate practice floor for warm-ups and stretches.
Full service bowling alley with on-site Pro Shop, Restaurant and Lounge.
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CHEER / GYMNASTICS
7404 Murray Drive, Stockton, Ca. 95210 • (209) 477-8978 www.champiogymnastics-stockton.com • firstname.lastname@example.org
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Stockton Conference & Visitors Bureau presents:
Dine Out April 1-10, 2011 celebrating
locally grown asparagus
for participating restaurants and their asparagus menus
Stockton restaurants will offer locally grown asparagus in a variety of dishes including appetizers, entrees, sides, desserts and drinks! Support local restaurants and locally grown produce! Here is some of what you will enjoy April 1-10... Asparagus Pasta • Garlic Asparagus • Asparagus Kimchee Deep Fried Asparagus • Asparagus Mashed Potatoes • Grilled Asparagus • Asparagus Pizza • Asparagus Risotto • Tempura Fried Asparagus • Asparagus Chowder • Asparagus Ravioli Asparagus Enchiladas • Asparagus Margarita’s and more.... Visit www.DineOutStockton.com for more info! For More Information Contact the Stockton Conference & Visitors Bureau at 209-547-2770
A look a the 2011 Marketing and Promotion activities of the Stockton CVB.