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Holiday Shopping, Events & Activities in Tulare County, California

This episode of Big Blend Radio's 1st Thursday "Travel Tulare County" Show focuses on Holiday Shopping, Events & Activities in California's Sequoia Country.


Featured Guests from the Sequoia Tourism Council include:

- Donnette Silva-Carter - Tulare Chamber of Commerce 

- Kristy Martin - Porterville Chamber of Commerce - 

- Savannah Boiano - Sequoia Parks Conservancy - 

Located in Central California, Tulare County is home to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, Giant Sequoia National Monument and Sequoia National Forest, and charming art and agricultural communities including Visalia, Tulare, Exeter, Dinuba, Porterville, Three Rivers, Lindsay, and Woodlake. Plan your visit: 

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