Rustic Suisun Valley

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Rising out of the northeast edge of the Suisun Marsh, Rush Ranch stretches across 2,070 acres of marsh and rolling grassland.
Sunsets on Rush Ranch

Rising out of the northeast edge of the Suisun Marsh, Rush Ranch stretches across 2,070 acres of marsh and rolling grassland.

Rising out of the northeast edge of the Suisun Marsh, Rush Ranch stretches across 2,070 acres of marsh and rolling grassland.

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Did you know it takes over a week to make one Jelly Belly jelly bean?! Learn all the secrets on a free factory tour!
Jelly Belly's Factory Tour

Did you know it takes over a week to make one Jelly Belly jelly bean?! Learn all the secrets on a free factory tour!

Did you know it takes over a week to make one Jelly Belly jelly bean?! Learn all the secrets on a free factory tour!

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For three generations, family-owned Wooden Valley Winery has been producing award-winning wines from the Suisun Valley appellation.
Wooden Valley Winery

For three generations, family-owned Wooden Valley Winery has been producing award-winning wines from the Suisun Valley appellation.

For three generations, family-owned Wooden Valley Winery has been producing award-winning wines from the Suisun…

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Enjoy delectable olive oil and wine tastings amid the groves at Il Fiorello Olive Oil Company.
Tastings and beautiful views

Enjoy delectable olive oil and wine tastings amid the groves at Il Fiorello Olive Oil Company.

Enjoy delectable olive oil and wine tastings amid the groves at Il Fiorello Olive Oil Company.

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The Fairfield Budweiser Brewery is essential to delivering fresh beer to Northwestern regions of the country
Fairfield's Anheuser-Busch

The Fairfield Budweiser Brewery is essential to delivering fresh beer to Northwestern regions of the country

The Fairfield Budweiser Brewery is essential to delivering fresh beer to Northwestern regions of the country

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Don't miss all the sites and smells that Fairfield, CA has to offer
Stop and smell the roses

Don't miss all the sites and smells that Fairfield, CA has to offer

Don't miss all the sites and smells that Fairfield, CA has to offer

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Welcome to Fairfield, California

Nestled in the heart of Northern California, and just a short drive from both Sacramento and the Bay Area, Fairfield is an ideal destination for family vacations, couples getaways and business trips.

Fairfield is best known as being home to not just one, but two famous companies, the Jelly Belly Factory and Anheuser-Busch Brewery. Both offer exciting and delicious tours for all ages. Did you know it takes over a week to make a single Jelly Belly jelly bean? Get a behind the scenes look at how Jelly Belly creates its famous bean and over 100 other fine confections on the free daily tours. Just a mile down the road is Anheuser-Busch, where the marquee attraction, “Flights of Fairfield,” includes a one-on-one session with a brewing expert.

As proud as Fairfield is of its two iconic attractions, this area has so much more to offer. Few realize this bustling region is home to a thriving wine country, beautiful outdoor parks, unique wildlife, a natural marsh and a rich history dating back thousands of years. Whether you’re here for vacation or business, you’ll fall in love with Fairfield and our back roads. 

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Wine Region

The beautiful Suisun and Green Valleys are two of Solano County’s hidden treasures.

Few travelers driving Interstate 80 between Sacramento and San Francisco realize that just mere miles from the Fairfield city limits is a thriving wine country, where acres of grapevines grow amid a backdrop of green rolling hills and blue skies. Visitors come from near and far to Suisun Valley every day to sample the delectable wines that are produced here. Altogether, Suisun Valley wineries produce more than two dozen wine-grape varieties. Over a dozen of these wineries have opened their own tasting rooms.  Enjoy a relaxed wine tasting experience, where award-winning wines are poured by the winemakers themselves.

The tranquil Suisun Valley may be best known for its wine but this region is also a favorite for fresh fruits and vegetables. Family-owned farms dot the area, where locals are known to grow a variety of fruits and vegetables alongside acres of grapevines. Beginning in late spring and continuing into the fall, farmers open their stands to excited visitors looking for quality, fresh, and delicious produce. These stands have just about every seasonal fruit and vegetable imaginable -  peaches, apricots, plums, pears, melons, cherries, nectarines, tomatoes, peppers, herbs, pumpkins, flowers and more.

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Adventures for the Kids

Fairfield’s themed attractions, both big and small, will leave kids of all ages on the edges of their seats with excitement 

From Indy go-karts and outdoor adventures to thrill rides and exotic animal encounters, Fairfield has experiences that will last a lifetime.

Fairfield’s Scandia Family Fun Center and Driven Raceway, as well as the nearby Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, offer hours of amusement, from miniature golf and arcade games to laser tag and indoor kart racing to the latest thrill rides and exotic animal encounters. Six Flags Discovery Kingdom is just 15 minutes from Fairfield and is a great day excursion for a family, where marine life, wildlife and wild rides come together for an unforgettable experience.

Children will also love exploring Rush Ranch Open Space and the beautiful Rockville Hills or taking a trip back in time at the Western Railway Museum. Carriage and train rides, interpretive and living history exhibits – all of these are learning experiences to last a lifetime. And of course, no trip to Fairfield is complete without a stop at the world famous Jelly Belly Factory, where families can enjoy a free tour, sample jelly beans, explore the visitor center and eat a slice of pizza shaped like a jelly bean! 

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Free Tours & Tastings

Fairfield is best known as being home to the Jelly Belly Candy Company and the Anheuser-Busch Brewery.

Jelly Belly Candy Company is home to the world famous Jelly Belly jellybeans and over 150 other sweet treats. This is where the magic happens – plan a visit to the Fairfield factory and learn the secrets to how the beloved candy is made. Free self-guided factory tours are available daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Guests explore the factory at their own pace, where they can watch the candy-making operations up close with HD/4K videos.  The tour is always free - and the samples are too! After your tour, sample every jellybean flavor at the sample bar and enjoy bean-shaped hamburgers and pizza at the Jelly Belly Café. 

Anheuser-Busch (Budweiser) Brewery hosts a variety of signature tours, attractions and events year-round. The $5 daily tour ($2 for guests 6-20) runs on the hour and includes a signature shot glass. Learn the steps of the brewing process and see why the Fairfield brewery, open since 1976, is essential to delivering fresh beer to the Northwestern region of the country. Altogether, this brewery produces nearly two dozen Budweiser products – and all are available to sample in the tasting room . Visit the gift shop to pick up hats, shirts, glassware and other memorabilia to commemorate your trip.

Top 10 brews

Locally Crafted Brews

Before or after your explorations around Fairfield, enjoy unique, locally crafted brews from our area taprooms.

While the Anheuser-Busch Brewery is the most recognized brewery in the area, locally-owned taprooms are popping up throughout Fairfield and nearby Suisun City. Most are open daily and frequently host food trucks or live musical entertainment. Heretic Brewing Company offers over a dozen of its beers on tap, with names that include Evil Twin, Shallow Grave, Evil Cousin, and, for those with a sweet tooth, Chocolate Hazelnut Porter. Pioneer Tap Room, Fairfield’s newest tasting room, is located next door to the Suisun Valley Wine Co-op and ?serves its own crafted brews as well as other beers. Another area taproom, Right-Eye Brewing, offers eight uniquely crafted beers from tap. A nationally-known distributor, Blue Frog Brewery, is available in Fairfield’s Fuddruckers restaurant. The local taprooms, like our wineries, welcome visitors and tours and are always willing to answer questions about how they craft their beers. 
 

Beautiful outdoor area rush ranch

Beautiful Outdoor Areas

Embrace your explorer spirit and discover the beauty surrounding Fairfield and Solano County.

With over 600 acres, Solano County’s Rockville Hills Regional Park, the largest regional park in Solano County, is a favorite with mountain bikers and hikers. With four miles of uphill, downhill, and flat terrain, Rockville Hills is a perfect recreational area for hikers and runners, families looking to explore or those searching for quiet moments on the trails. Don’t be too surprised to come across cows, birds and other wildlife that call this area home. Be sure to bring a camera – the views are breathtaking! Another popular outdoor area is Rush Ranch, a 2,070-acre open space area located in southern Solano County just moments from Fairfield. Rush Ranch, owned and operated by the non-profit Solano Land Trust, neighbors the Suisun Marsh and has won countless hearts with its vast open spaces of rolling grasslands, its serene tranquility, history and abundance of bird and wildlife viewing opportunities. When you visit, be sure to take advantage of the opportunities to get a closer look at the unique habitat of the marsh through docent guided interpretative hikes, as well as blacksmithing demonstrations, the old farm equipment graveyard, and a native plant garden.

Annual events - 4th of july parade

Annual Events

The Fairfield area is home to a variety of annual events throughout the year.

For those visiting from out of the area, attending one of these beloved and popular events is a great way to meet locals and get a true taste of what it means to call Fairfield home.

 

The beautiful Suisun Valley draws hundreds of visitors to the area for the Suisun Valley Vintners and Growers Association's three big events, Passport Sunday in April, Harvest Festival in August and the AVA Anniversary celebration in December. Year-round, area wineries host food trucks, live music, paint nights, dog walks, and themed wine release parties. Check out our event section here on our website for more details!

Meanwhile, in historic downtown Fairfield, local and out-of-town visitors enjoy a number of events hosted by the Fairfield Main Street Association, including a weekly Farmers’ Market from May to October, an Independence Day Parade, a Tomato Festival in August, a Veterans Day parade in November and a Christmas tree lighting and caroling event in December.

Other annual events include the Western Railway Museum's spring train rides every April, the Rush Ranch Open House in April, the Kids Day of Fishing derby in April, the Lynch Canyon Kite Festival in May, the Lynch Canyon Trail Run in June and Jelly Belly's Candy Palooza in September.  

Championship golf courses paradise valley

Championship Golf Courses

Golfing enthusiasts can choose between two championship golf courses, Paradise Valley and Rancho Solano.

The two Fairfield golf courses are conveniently located midway between San Francisco and Sacramento making them accessible from all cities in the SF Bay Area and greater Sacramento areas and a perfect location for corporate or large events, or just a day trip.


Paradise Valley, praised as being the number one golf course in Solano County and best value in the North Bay area, has a spectacular layout that is enhanced by oak studded fairways and meandering creeks. It’s a favorite for golfers who enjoy a walking round of golf and is playable for golfers of all abilities. Rancho Solano, known for having a beautiful country-club-like setting, has an alluring layout with hilly terrain and undulated greens that add character to the golf course. Scenic lakes, elevated tees and well placed bunkers provide interesting features that contribute to the excitement of playing this course.

Other nearby golf courses include the Green Valley Country Club and Hiddenbrooke Golf Club, located between Fairfield and Vallejo.  

Golden gate bridge

Nearby Neighbors

Fairfield is the perfect “base camp” for a vacation of wonderful discoveries.

The city is located in the heart of Northern California and is less than an hour from some of the greatest urban and rural settings the Golden State has to offer. Travel west for about 45 minutes and you’ll find yourself at the doorstep of one of America’s best loved cities – San Francisco. The possibilities for your day are endless, with Fisherman’s Wharf, a cruise to Alcatraz Island, Chinatown, Union Square and fine art museums all at your fingertips. Or, you may choose to travel east from Fairfield and discover the Sacramento region, the gateway to California’s past. Walk around the Old Sacramento historic district, visit the California State Railroad Museum, the Crocker Art Museum and the State Capitol. Also near Fairfield is the California Delta and the world famous Napa Valley with its wineries, gourmet dining and Napa Valley Wine Train.
 

Olive oil - il fiorello

Delectable Olive Oil

Fairfield is home to three olive companies, Il Fiorello Olive Oil Company, Sepay Groves Olive Oil, and Sonoma Harvest and all are open daily for visitors. 

Il Fiorello is a family-owned company dedicated to growing and milling the finest quality artisan olive oil. Owners Ann and Mark Sievers produce oil from their own groves located in Green Valley and Suisun Valley. Il Fiorello welcomes guests to their visitor center and olive mill in Suisun Valley for tours and tastings. Take a cooking class at the Kitchen in the Grove Culinary Center, enjoy olive oil, wine, food and great views of over 2,000 olive trees.

Both in their Fairfield store and online, Sepay Groves Olive Oil offers an expansive variety of award-winning Extra Virgin and flavored olive oils from the oldest operating olive producer in Suisun Valley. The store also features authentic, aged Balsamic vinegars and specialty food products. 

Sonoma Harvest has been producing gourmet olive oils and vinegars to the restaurant and retailer world for over 20 years. The company is now thrilled to be able to bring their oils, vinegars, salad dressings, honeys, mustards, extracts and brand new wines directly to you in their new Fairfield tasting room!  The tasting room offers wine tastings, olive oil and vinegar tastings,  and wine country merchandise with the goal of educating and inspiring visitors with high quality food and wine trends, olive oil health benefits, and bold and daring flavors to try.

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Unique And Delicious Dining

Fairfield offers a full menu of fine and casual dining to satisfy any taste and appetite. 

This community is home to a wide array of restaurants from regions all over the world. Whether you are in the mood for a cheeseburger, sushi, a good slice of pizza, or Thai, Fairfield has something for you. With rich agriculture lands surrounding the city, many area chefs have embraced California’s Farm to Fork movement. Some of the most popular restaurants in the city include  Mankas Steakhouse,  Favela’s Fusion, the Great American Grill inside the Hilton Garden Inn, Evelyn’s Big Italian Pizzeria, Chez Soul, Mediterranean Food Center, Sticky Rice, Chianti Osteria, and Rockville Corners. If you’re in the mood to add some fun to your food, the Jelly Belly Café at the Jelly Belly Factory serves hamburgers and pizza shaped like a jelly bean! For sweet treats and desserts, check out Truffle Berries in downtown Fairfield.

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