Festivals

Picnic at the Presidio

07/13/2014-10/26/2014
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Presidio
San Francisco  

Picnic at the Presidio brings you an amazing food extravaganza.  During this event, you can enjoy all kinds of delicious food from different restaurant, farm produce and baked goods, games, live music entertainment, craft and soul, all in one place!  Don’t miss this great opportunity to check out your favorite local gourmet food vendors!  The event take place every Sunday until 10/26. 

For more information: www.presidio.gov

Jambano Family Festival

07/13/2014-10/26/2014
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
The Park Chalet
San Francisco 

Come rock out with your family at the Park Chalet  Sunday afternoon from 3-5pm all Summer long!  The concert takes place on 7/13, 8/17, 9/28/,10/26.

For more information: (415) 425-0372, www.jamjamjam.com

Movie on the Square

07/24/2014-09/25/2014
All Day
Courthouse Square
Redwood City 

“Movie on the Square” will be held at Redwood City Courthouse every Thursday starting from 7/24 – 9/25.  People can come and enjoy watching movies at the event site. Here’s the detailed schedule:

7/24: Saving Mr.Bank, 8:45pm

7/31: Gravity, 8:30pm

8/3: Oz, 8:30pm

8/14: Secret Life of Walter Mitty, 8:15pm

8/21:The Coords, 8:45pm

8/28: The Mounments Men, 8pm

9/4: Mr. Peabody and Sherman, 8pm

9/11: Spaceballs, 7:45pm

9/18: Captain America: Winter Soldier, 7:30pm

9/25: Muppets Most Wanted, 7:30pm

For more information: (650) 780-7000, www.redwoodcity.org

Gem Faire in San Rafael

09/19/2014-09/21/2014
All Day
Marin Center/Exhibit Hall
San Rafael 

Fri. 12pm-6pm, Sat. 10am-6pm, Sun. 10am-5pm.

San Rafael Gem Faire is featuring fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Over 70 exhibitors from around the world. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop. Free hourly door prizes.

For more info, visit www.gemfaire.com or call (503) 252-8300 or email: info@gemfaire.com.

Dragon Boat Festival

09/20/2014-09/21/2014
All Day
Treasure Island Great Lawn
San Francisco  

Come join us for the 2014 San Francisco Dragon Boat Festival! The event is coming up on September 20-21 at Treasure Island.  There’re over hundreds of dragon boat teams and thousands of dragon boat paddlers racing the 500 and 300 meter course in this festival. Recreational and competitive teams practice year-round and hail from all over the United States, Canada, and the Netherlands.  KTSF will have a dragon boat team in this event as well as a booth, and we will be giving away a lot of prizes! We really hope to see you there!

In addition to the exciting dragon boat racing, the Festival features many fun cultural activities: an entertainment stage with live dance and music performances, the Dragon Land children’s activity pavilion, the NEW Raytheon MathMovesU Pavilion, and a variety of food, arts & crafts, and other vendors.

For more information: http://www.sfdragonboat.com

SF Waterworks Workshop

09/20/2014
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Southeast Treatment Plant
San Francisco  

Join the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission and city partners for a fun-filled afternoon of hands-on activities and workshops to invest in a stronger San Francisco!

The workshop is featuring:

The event will be offering several workshops and tours throughout the day. Plus, you will have a chance to Win a FREE TOTO toilet worth $250!

For more information: sign up @waterworks2014.eventbrite.com, or visit sfwater.org/waterworks for more details.

Dublin Wine and Art Festival

09/20/2014
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Emerald Glen Park
Dublin  

Experience the unique food, wine and creative culture of the Tri-Valley at “splatter…not your ordinary food, wine and art festival” on Saturday, September 20 from noon to 8:00 p.m. at Emerald Glen Park in Dublin.

“Splatter” features a food & wine Tasting Pavilion, food & beverages, a marketplace, live entertainment…and fireworks at dusk.

General admission is free….Tasting Pavilion Passports are $30.00 in advance.

For more information: www.dublinsplatter.com 

Sausalito Harvest Festival

09/27/2014
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sausalito Women’s Club
Sausalito  

 

Sausalito Harvest Festival is featuring lots of fun activities! You won’t want to miss the  culinary demonstrations from Williams Sonoma, California Caviar Company Popup, California Artists, local artisan Food Purveyors & Vintners.  Plus, there will be plenty of appetizers, tastings, cooking demonstrations, jazz singer, Caviar Flights & silent auction items.

Visit swcpsharvestfestival.weebly.com or call   (415) 331-0696 for ticket and shuttle information.

Pleasanton Gem Faire

10/10/2014-10/12/2014
All Day
Alameda County Fairgrounds
Pleasanton 

10/10, Fri: 12pm-6pm

10/11, Sat: 10am-6pm

10/12, Sun: 10am-5pm

The Pleasanton Gem Faire will takes place on October 10-12.  It’s a great opportunity to search for fine jewelry, gems, beads, crystals, silver, rocks, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Over 70 exhibitors from all over the world will be on site. Free hourly door prizes.

For more information: www.gemfaire.com , (503) 252-8300 or email  info@gemfaire.com.

Pleasanton Antiques & Collectibles Fair

10/12/2014
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Downtown Pleasanton
Pleasanton 

Looking for a nice piece of antique or collectible?  Pleasanton Antiques & Collectibles Fairt has more than 200 booths, and you will see all kinds of antiques, like vintage jewelry, antique furniture, clothing, home and garden decor, collectible art and much more!

For more information:  (650) 242-1294, www.pleasantonantiquefair.com

Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival

10/18/2014-10/19/2014
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Half Moon Bay
Half Moon Bay  

The 44th Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival takes place on October 18-19. The event celebrates its bountiful fall harvest and autumn splendor with a special display of gigantically enormous /heavy weight champion pumpkins, smashing entertainment with three stages of stellar live music.

The Great Pumpkin Parade with six-time Gold Glove winner and all-time San Francisco Giants fan favorite J.T. Snow as Grand Marshal, a bone-chilling Haunted House, harvest-inspired crafts, homestyle foods, expert pumpkin carver Farmer Mike sculpting a monster 1,200+ pound pumpkin into a one-of-a-kind masterpiece, photos with the grand champion mega-gourd, pie-eating and costume contests, pumpkin carving for fun, “Smashing Pumpkins: Battle of the Bands”, the Comcast Take 5 Lounge with giant screen TV, ultra-thrilling zip-line and bungee jump, tasty wines and microbrews, pumpkin-infused ales and margaritas, and the Sunday-only “Made on the Coast” local artists block with music, authors, book signings and a haiku contest. Festival admission is free. Presented by the non-profit Half Moon Bay Beautification Committee which has raised several million dollars for community service organizations and civic improvements in its 43 year history.

For more information: 650-726-9652, http://pumpkinfest.miramarevents.com