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Saturday, May 28

Santa Cruz Longboard Surf Contest | 2016
Saturday, May 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch from the shore.
| Steamer Lane (Santa Cruz)
Santa Cruz Longboard Surf Contest | 2016

Come watch the Santa Cruz Longboard Surf Contest, the longest-running longboard surf contest on the West Coast. Over 100 contestants take part, so come cheer on local surfers as they compete against some of the best longboarders in the state on the famous Steamer Lane ...

2016 Taco Festival: Lucha Libre & Air Accordion Championship | San Jose
Saturday, May 28 – All Day | Cost: $10*
*$10 admission (after that all plates are $6 or less). $3 children's admission.
| History Park San Jose in Kelley Park
2016 Taco Festival: Lucha Libre & Air Accordion Championship | San Jose

Celebrate tacos at the San Jose Taco Festival of Innovation – a feast day filled with tastings, art, music, Lucha Libre, and a curated selection of over 30 food trucks from all over the Bay Area serving their best rendition of a taco all day. Taco ...

“Future Roots” Asian-American Festival: Music, Dance & Food Trucks | San Jose
Saturday, May 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Plaza de Cesar Chavez
Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month at an all-day outdoor festival with traditional and contemporary dance and music, as well as delectable tastings from gourmet food trucks, arts and crafts, and multi-lingual booths. 2016 Future Roots Festival Sunday, May 28, 2016 | noon to 6 pm Plaza de Cesar Chavez, ...

Sunday, May 29

Santa Cruz Longboard Surf Contest | 2016
Sunday, May 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch from the shore.
| Steamer Lane (Santa Cruz)
Santa Cruz Longboard Surf Contest | 2016

Come watch the Santa Cruz Longboard Surf Contest, the longest-running longboard surf contest on the West Coast. Over 100 contestants take part, so come cheer on local surfers as they compete against some of the best longboarders in the state on the famous Steamer Lane ...

“Bethel Remembers” Memorial Day | San Jose
Sunday, May 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Bethel Church
Recognize the men and women who have bravely lost their lives in war at Bethel Church in San Jose from 11 am to 3 pm on Sunday, May 29, 2016. The 2016 Memorial Day event includes: 11 am- 90 minute presentation (in the main auditorium) that includes: Honoring & Recognizing those who ...

Friday, June 3

Free Krispy Kreme Day 2016 | National Doughnut Day
Friday, June 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Krispy Kreme (Daly City)
Free Krispy Kreme Day 2016 | National Doughnut Day
Friday, June 3, 2016 is National Doughnut Day, supposedly a real holiday created in 1938 by the Salvation Army to honor volunteers who served doughnuts to soldiers during World War I. In celebration, Krispy Kreme is offering a free donut of any variety today at all participating stores ...
South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose
Friday, June 3 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SoFA District (San Jose)
South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose

Join an eclectic evening of arts and culture in downtown San Jose’s SoFA district (and beyond) every first Friday of the month. Come check out nearly 20 galleries, shops, bars and even a yoga studio  — all venues participating in South First Fridays, a free ...

Saturday, June 11

Downtown Campbell Second Saturdays: Music, Art & Food
Saturday, June 11 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Campbell
Downtown Campbell Second Saturdays: Music, Art & Food

Downtown Campbell Second Saturdays feature live entertainment, art and artists, shopping, and food from 2-6 pm on the second Saturday of every month. Come down to East Campbell Avenue and Central for an afternoon of live music and entertainment for the whole family.

Sunday, June 12

“Sunday Assembly” Silicon Valley Community Gathering | Mountain View
Sunday, June 12 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Masonic Lodge

“Live Better, Help Often, Wonder More” is the motto for Sunday Assembly Silicon Valley (SASV), an international community movement that celebrates life. The radically inclusive SASV is a secular and service nonprofit that celebrates life, welcomes all people and supports everyone fulfilling their potential. It aims ...

Friday, June 17

San Jose Bike Party
Friday, June 17 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret San Jose Location
San Jose Bike Party

San Jose Bike Party is a place to ride bikes, make friends, and have a good time every third Friday of each month at 8 pm. San Jose is the largest city in Northern California, but they are hidden in the suburban sprawl. It’s time ...

Sunday, June 19

Outdoor Sculpture Walk | Stanford
Sunday, June 19 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Cantor Arts Center
Outdoor Sculpture Walk | Stanford

Stanford University’s distinguished outdoor art collection includes nearly 100 sculptures and features important figurative and abstract works in a variety of media by artists of the late 19th century to the present. This tour begins in front of the Cantor Arts Center with marble statues, ...

Saturday, June 25

22nd Annual Surf City Classic: Woodies on the Wharf | Santa Cruz
Saturday, June 25 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Wharf
22nd Annual Surf City Classic: Woodies on the Wharf | Santa Cruz
I bought a ’30 Ford wagon and we call it a woody (Surf City, here we come) You know it’s not very cherry, it’s an oldie but a goody (Surf City, here we come) – Jan & Dean Come to Santa Cruz and meet the Woodie, the ...

Friday, July 1

South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose
Friday, July 1 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SoFA District (San Jose)
South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose

Join an eclectic evening of arts and culture in downtown San Jose’s SoFA district (and beyond) every first Friday of the month. Come check out nearly 20 galleries, shops, bars and even a yoga studio  — all venues participating in South First Fridays, a free ...

Saturday, July 9

Downtown Campbell Second Saturdays: Music, Art & Food
Saturday, July 9 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Campbell
Downtown Campbell Second Saturdays: Music, Art & Food

Downtown Campbell Second Saturdays feature live entertainment, art and artists, shopping, and food from 2-6 pm on the second Saturday of every month. Come down to East Campbell Avenue and Central for an afternoon of live music and entertainment for the whole family.

Sunday, July 10

“Sunday Assembly” Silicon Valley Community Gathering | Mountain View
Sunday, July 10 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Masonic Lodge

“Live Better, Help Often, Wonder More” is the motto for Sunday Assembly Silicon Valley (SASV), an international community movement that celebrates life. The radically inclusive SASV is a secular and service nonprofit that celebrates life, welcomes all people and supports everyone fulfilling their potential. It aims ...

Monday, October 10

2016 World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off | Half Moon Bay
Monday, October 10 – 7:00 am | Cost: FREE | I.D.E.S. Grounds (Half Moon Bay)
2016 World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off | Half Moon Bay
Want to see a pumpkin that weighs almost as much as a Smart Car? World Pumpkin Capital Half Moon Bay will present their 43rd Annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off. The Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off is offering a special $30,000 mega-prize for the world record breaking ...