Located in north-central California is the city of Stockton. Stockton is the 13th largest city in California and is surrounded by mile after mile of waterway. The cities people embrace any reason to have a party or a festival and lots of annual events help keep this vibrant city exciting.
Throughout the years the city has had its fair share of heartache, most recently during the 2008 financial crisis when it gained nationwide attention as it filed for bankruptcy protection. But what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger and the people of Stockton are certainly strong.
Let’s take a look at the 15 best things to do in Stockton.
1. Cheer On The Stockton Heat
If you like watching Ice Hockey then a trip to the Stockton Arena to see the Heat in action is a must. The Stockton Heat are an ice hockey team that play in the American Hockey League, the 2015-16 season was the first for the Stockton Heat as they were previously playing as the Adirondack Flames in New York. The locals have warmed to their new team and on match days you can really feel the buzz. The stadium is located on the waterfront so there is much to do in the area both before and after games.