What’s Happening Around the Bay | October 2017

October 1, 2017
Don’t miss the 10th Annual Oaktoberfest, Oakland’s Family-Friendly Craft Beer Festival, in the Diamond District. Enjoy free admission, family friendly fun, live performances and more between Fruitvale Avenue and MacArthur Boulevard. Learn More

AT&T Moon Festival
October 1, 2017
Experience the 27th Annual AT&T Autumn Moon Festival, presented by the Chinatown Merchants Association. Enjoy cultural exhibits, food, non-stop entertainment, attractions, arts and crafts booths, children’s activities and more. Learn More








San Francisco Fleet Week
October 1-9, 2017
Enjoy San Francisco Fleet Week in the skies above the San Francisco waterfront, this annual air show attracts over a million people from around the Bay, featuring the United States Navy Blue Angels and Canadian Snowbirds. Learn More

Sonoma County Harvest Fair
October 6-8, 2017
Celebrate local food, wine and beer at the Sonoma County Harvest Fair celebrating the region’s culinary arts, premium wines and micro brews from the region and enjoy the World Championship Grape Stomp. Learn More








Hardly Strictly Blue Grass Festival
October 6-8, 2017
Experience over a dozen bluegrass bands and solo acts at the Bay Area’s most celebrated jazz-meets-country music festival, the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Music Festival at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. Learn More

Half Moon Bay Pumpkin Festival
October 14, 2017
Enjoy the Half Moon Bay Pumpkin Festival in the World Pumpkin Capital on historic Main Street. The season’s signature event, draws visitors from all around featuring your pick of the perfect pumpkin. Learn More









Danville Fall Craft Festival
October 21, 2017
The Danville Chamber of Commerce presents the Danville Fall Festival featuring family-friendly special events and entertainment including the annual Children’s Costume Parade and free admission for all. Learn More

Day of the Dead Celebration
October 22, 2017
Join the Oakland Museum of California for the 23rd annual community celebration honoring Day of the Dead traditions featuring live entertainment, gourmet food, arts and crafts and more. Learn More









California Home & Garden Show
October 27-29, 2017
Find inspiration, tips and ideas needed for your next home project at the California Home and Garden Show in Silicon Valley. Meet contractors, hear from the experts, and see the latest products in home design and construction. Learn more

Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk
October 28, 2017
Join the American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk in San Jose to help the American Cancer Society save lives from breast cancer by walking with all funds helping groundbreaking research. Learn More



What’s Happening Around the Bay | July 2017

Berkeley 4th of July Fireworks
July 4, 2017
The Berkeley Marina hosts one of the most anticipated fireworks shows in the Bay Area with live music, carnival rides, gourmet food, magic shows and more for the whole family. Learn More

Danville 4th of July Parade
July 4, 2017
Kick off Independence Day at the Danville 4th of July Parade. Enjoy live music, gymnasts and the grand finale, the 4th of July parade with horses, animals, antique cars and more. Learn More

Moraga 4th of July Dog Parade
July 4, 2017
Don’t miss the highly anticipated Moraga Dog Parade. Bring your special canine and family to enjoy the celebration. Every dog registered for the parade receives a special award and a treat. Learn More


July 7-16, 2017
Experience MAMMA MIA, the story of a young woman looking to discover the identity of her father before marriage. Enjoy this outdoor performance at the Woodminster Amphitheater in Oakland. Learn More

Across the Bay 2017 12k & 5k
July 9, 2017
Join one of the greatest runs in the San Francisco Bay Area beginning in Sausalito, continuing across the Golden Gate Bridge, and finishing in Aquatic Park benefiting the Edgewood Center for Children and Families. Learn More

Hot Summer Nights Car Show
July 13, 2017
Celebrate Summer with classic cars in Downtown Danville. From muscle cars, to hot rods, and vintage rides, there’s something for everyone including live music, dancing, gourmet food and drinks, souvenir booths and more. Learn More

The Roots at Fox Theater
July 14, 2017
See one of the most respected hip-hop acts, live at the Fox Theater in Oakland. You won’t want to miss the four time Grammy award winning group. Learn More

Oakland Wine Festival 2017
July 15, 2017
Enjoy the fine wine and gourmet food showcase featuring celebrated wineries from Napa Valley, Sonoma County and local bay area wineries with all proceeds benefiting local charities. Learn More


Dorothea Lange: Politics of Seeing
July 2017
The Oakland Museum of California presents Dorothea Lange: Politics of Seeing. Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the artist’s gift of her personal archive to the Oakland Museum of California. Learn more


The Golden West Beer Tour
July 2017
Get an inside look at three East Bay breweries in Oakland and Berkeley where you’ll taste local craft beers with a professional guided brewery facility tour beginning with Pacific Coast Brewing Co. in Oakland. Learn More

What’s Happening Around the Bay | June 2017

Alameda County Fair
June 2017

The Alameda County Fair is back and  better than ever kicking off it’s opening day with a live Cattle Drive down Main Street in Pleasanton. The fun continues with special attractions during the Fair’s “Western Weekend” themed celebration with live performances by Sugar Ray and other live acts at the 2017 Big O Tires Concert Series. Learn More

Warriors in the NBA Finals
June 1, 2017
Cheer on the Golden State Warriors as they take on the Cleveland Cavaliers live at Oracle Arena in their third straight NBA Finals showdown. Learn More

A Midsummer Night’s Dream
June 1-3, 2017
The Oakland Ballet Company presents A Midsummer Night’s Dream featuring a cast of 22 dancers in the forest in the realm of Fairyland. Learn More

June 2, 2017
Celebrate Oakland First Fridays and annual Juneteenth celebration, the oldest national celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. Learn More


Walnut Creek Art & Wine Festival
June 3-4, 2017
Come out for the Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce Art & Wine Festival and enjoy award-winning local wines and micro brews. Learn More


Bay Area Book Festival
June 3-4, 2017
Don’t miss the Bay Area Book Festival in Berkeley, one of the country’s leading literary events, bringing together tens of thousands of readers. Learn More


Temescal Street Fair
June 11, 2017
Experience the 14th Annual Temescal Street Fair in Oakland featuring live music, salsa dancing and local Temescal eateries with free admission. Learn More


USS Potomac Fashion Show
June 11, 2017
Support the Eleanor’s Dockside Tea Party’s education and preservation programs with a Fashion Show aboard the USS Potomac. Learn More


Danville Summerfest
June 16, 2017
Brought to you by the Danville Area Chamber of Commerce, the 2017 Summerfest will be a family-friendly, dog-friendly festival with first class shopping. Learn More


Father’s Day Car Show
June 18, 2017
Celebrate Father’s Day this year by taking Dad out for a day of hot rods, muscle cars, and classic autos at the Blackhawk Automotive Museum in Danville. Learn more


Monsoon Wedding Musical
June 2017
Witness the highly anticipated musical, Monsoon Wedding, at the Berkeley Rep. See the story of a four-day celebration of an arranged marriage. Learn More

What’s Happening Around the Bay | May 2017

Urban Wine Festival 
May 6

The Urban Wine Festival takes over Jack London Square for an afternoon of drinks, eats and outdoor fun. The waterfront will be filled with more than 30 Northern California wineries offering tastings, as well as small eats, craft beer, live music and more. Learn More

Oakland Small Business Week
May 1-6
Support Oakland’s small business community with workshops, receptions and events for National Small Business Week. Topics include financing, marketing and more. Learn More

Orinda Restaurant Tour
May 2
Enjoy a wonderful evening stroll and tasty tour of Orinda’s favorite spots with delicious food from over 15 restaurants featuring merchants, gifts artists and more. Learn More

East Bay Gives
May 4
On May 4, the Bay Area gives back. #EastBayGives is a 24-hour online giving blitz benefiting hundreds of nonprofits in the East Bay, Silicon Valley and San Francisco. Join the giving movement. Learn More


Walnut Creek Short Film Festival
May 5-7
Enjoy over 100 short films from more than 18 countries from around the world. Witness the best in Thrillers, Science Fiction, Documentaries, Animation, World Cinema, Comedy shorts and more. Learn More


Children’s Book Festival
May 6
Join Children’s Fairyland for a celebration of locally made children’s books. Meet more than 20 authors and illustrators, buy autographed books and even make your own book to keep. Learn More


Danville Devil Mountain Run
May 7
Enjoy the fresh air of the Iron Horse Trail at the Danville Devil Mountain Run. Competitive runners, walking enthusiasts, families, and local businesses are invited to run for a good cause. Learn More


Carnaval San Francisco
May 27- 28
Witness California’s largest annual multicultural event at the 39th annual Carnaval festival and parade. Enjoy dancing, music, food and art representing cultures from around the world. Learn More


Bay Area KidFest
May 27-29
The Bay Area KidFest offers three days of activities, sports, learning, exploration, and more. From BMX riders to a reptile show, the downtown Concord event is perfect for kids of all ages. Learn More


Salsa Sundays at BayStreet
May 2017
Spice things up with the return of Salsa Sundays. Enjoy a live salsa band and plenty of room to dance every Sunday in May with free salsa lessons and music on a special dance floor, in the heart of Emeryville. Learn more


Decorator Showcase
May 2017
You won’t want to miss the San Francisco Decorator Showcase, the West Coast’s premier design event, renowned for featuring the work of the region’s top interior, landscape designers and more. Learn More


What’s Happening Around the Bay | April 2017

Hornblower Berkeley Easter Brunch Cruise

Easter Champagne Brunch Cruise
April 16

Celebrate Easter aboard the Hornblower Berkeley Easter Brunch Cruise. Enjoy a gourmet brunch buffet featuring classic cocktails including all the bubbly you can drink. Take in scenic views as you dance to live music while you sail along the San Francisco Bay with a special appearance by the Easter Bunny. Learn More

Luxe Bridal Show

Luxe Bridal Show
April 2
Experience the premier showcase of wedding vendors for a spectacular display of wedding dresses, florals and more. Learn More

Women In Music Festival

Women In Music Festival
April 7-9
Be apart of the weekend festival dedicated to bringing women together through music, workshops and more. Learn More

Berkeley Bay Festival

Berkeley Bay Festival
April 8
Enjoy the Bay Festival showcasing fun activities and environmental education available at the Berkeley Marina. Learn More


Danville Eggstravaganza

Danville Eggstravaganza
April 15
Hop down to the Danville Community Center for a fun-filled morning of arts and pictures with the Spring Bunny. Learn More


Oakland Zoo Party for the Planet

Party for the Planet
April 15
Head to the Oakland Zoo for Earth stations, face painting, watch a high-flying trapeze performance and more. Learn More


Bay Area Craft Beer Festival

Bay Area Craft Beer Festival
April 22
Experience more than 50 local breweries, live music, and gourmet food all highlighting the art and flavor of craft beer. Learn More


Lafayette Earth Day Festival

Lafayette Earth Day Festival
April 23
Join the City of Lafayette for awareness on how to make their local community sustainable. Learn More


Walnut Creek Restaurant Week 2017

Walnut Creek Restaurant Week
April 23-30
Experience Walnut Creek Restaurant Week for spectacular cuisine and wine prix-fixe menus offered at over 30 restaurants. Learn More


SFMOMA Birthday Bash with Solange Knowles

SFMOMA Birthday Bash
April 26
Join the celebration with SFMOMA and Grammy Award®-winning music artist Solange Knowles. Learn more


The Weekend at SAP Center

The Weekend
April 28
See Grammy Award®-winning and multi-platinum selling music artist The Weekend at the SAP Center. Learn More