Hands-On Activity

Experience the Adventure with Hands-On Activities Fit for the Whole Family!

Activities are subject to change without prior notice, please check back often for updates.

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Virtual Reality Activity Pavilion

Immerse yourself in the unbelievable. Embark on a journey through the seasons with Discover Yosemite’s Gateways to explore the destination in an unreal new way. This 360-degree virtual reality experience will transport you to a larger-than-life wonderland, where you’ll ski, bike and paddle from adventure to adventure. Legend has it that dragons still fly and mammoths still roam if you know where to look.

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Arizona Photo Booth

Picture yourself in beautiful Arizona!

You never know who you’ll meet or where you might go when you travel the world at the Travel & Adventure Show.

Stop by the Travel & Adventure Show Arizona Photo Booth and discover the area’s unique destinations.

And now you can leave the show with photos of you and yours from exciting locations with our interactive Green Screen Photo Booth. Choose from our amazing collection of Arizona’s most picturesque locations and our professionals will prop you up, snap a great pic, and give you a photo to take home.

Share your experience on Facebook and Instagram! And be sure to tag your photo #BayAreaTravelShow

While you wait, make sure to fill out your prize form on our interactive tablets and you might just walk away with a free all-expense paid vacation or a bag of international goodies.

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Arizona The Grand Canyon State

Enjoy a Taste of Arizona, Right on the Show Floor!

Sample a special recipe from Chef Maria Mazon, Founder, Owner and Executive Chef at BOCA Tacos and a taste of wine with Sam Pillsbury, Owner and Winegrower at Pillsbury Wine Company & Vineyard

Sam Pillsbury, Owner & Winegrower, Pillsbury Wine Company & Vineyard


Sam Pillsbury has directed, produced, and written, 31 series TV dramas, network TV movies, cable movies, and feature films.

Sam was born in the US, but grew up in New Zealand. He graduated MA with 1st Class Honors in English Literature and spent 5 years making documentaries and cinema shorts for the NZ Government. He currently produces twenty-two, 100% Cochise County, Arizona wines under his Pillsbury Wine Company label at his 100-acre Willcox Bench Vineyard and Winery – mostly Rhone blends. He has won some of the highest scores for any Arizona wines, and was named Best Local Winemaker.

Chef Maria Mazon, Founder, Owner and Executive Chef, BOCA Tacos


BOCA is about taking the time to experience what Mexican food is.  It is an Art.  It is colorful, original, fresh.  Chef Maria was born in Tucson, Arizona but raised in Sonora, Mexico.  And it is through BOCA that she takes you there.

Serving: Ceviche

  • 1 cup of grains (barley works perfect) cooked and cooled
  • 2 tomatoes chopped
  • 1/2 onions Finley chopped
  • 1 cilantro bunch chopped
  • 2 grilled corn (shocked)
  • 1 1/2 cup of Clamato
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • Salt pepper and garlic powder to taste
  • 1 table spoon of canola oil

Niguel, Live Artist

Stop by the Arizona Booth and watch our live artist paint one of Arizona’s iconic landscapes and enter for a change to win the masterpiece raffled off at the close of exhibit each day.