The City of Stockton is one of California's fastest growing communities. Stockton is currently the 13th largest city in California with a dynamic, multi-ethnic and multi-cultural population of over 260,000. It is situated along the San Joaquin Delta waterway which connects to the San Francisco Bay 60 miles to the west. The City is undergoing a tremendous economic expansion and is agressively revitalizing its sowntown. Projects along the waterfront include an indoor arena, baseball stadium, hotel, apartments, retail, and housing. Stockton is home to four professional sports teams - California Cougars MISL Soccer, Stockton Thunder ECHL Hockey, Stockton Lightning Arena Football, and the Stockton Ports Baseball Team. Stockton was designated an All-America City in 1999 and 2004 by the National Civic League and recognized by Sunset Magazine as the "Best Tree City". It's a Great Time to be in Stockton, California!
"We are extremely excited the Tour of California has selected Stockton as a site for one of their stage starts. Bike racing events in Stockton have been very succesful the past two years, and we look forward the excitement and positive attention that the Tour of California will bring to our city."
-Mayor Ed Chavez:
Refuel & Relax
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Grab & GoDelights Waterfront Eatery
Casual and quick—espressos, soups, sandwiches, hot dogs—and handy enough in downtown’s historical Waterfront Warehouse Building. On a nice day, sit outside on the patio or by the water, and look across to boats and the arena and stadium.
445 W. Weber Ave., #126, Stockton
209/462-3401 | Website
Relax & RechargeAngelina’s Spaghetti House
Mama Angelina’s family carries on her fine recipes, serving up the best of old-country Italian cuisine Genovese-style—with specialties like homemade ravioli, minestrone soup, and meatball sandwiches. But you’ll get a little taste of the San Joaquin Valley too, with offerings like the marinated tri-tip.
1563 E. Fremont St., Stockton
209/948-6609 | Website