Home » Archive by Category

Fairs & Festivals

Friday, November 22

2019 Gifts ‘n Tyme Holiday Faire: 85+ Artisans & Food Sampling | Napa
Friday, November 22 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Napa Valley Expo
2019 Gifts 'n Tyme Holiday Faire: 85+ Artisans & Food Sampling | Napa

The Napa Valley Lion’s Club holds their annual home baked goodies sale: cookies, fudge, cakes, & more. The Faire features a full kitchen serving delicious homemade lunches & dinners. This is a great time to get your Christmas shopping done early – with the personal ...

2019 Winter Fireworks, Carnival & Snoopy on Ice | SF
Friday, November 22 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Embarcadero Plaza
2019 Winter Fireworks, Carnival & Snoopy on Ice | SF
Four iconic buildings will light up with 17,000 holiday lights, along with fireworks bursting in the sky and a magical ice skating show. The Building Lighting Ceremony at Embarcadero Center is a San Francisco tradition and the official start of the holiday season in the ...

2019 Jack London Square Tree Lighting Ceremony | Oakland
Friday, November 22 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
2019 Jack London Square Tree Lighting Ceremony | Oakland
It’s time to light up Jack London Square for the holidays. Jack London Square will celebrate the start of the holiday season with the Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony on Friday. 2019 Jack London Square Tree Lighting Friday, November 22, 2019 | 5 to 8 pm Jack London Square, Oakland FREE Festivities ...
2019 Bishop Ranch 50 Ft. Tree Lighting Celebration & Hot Cocoa | East Bay
Friday, November 22 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bishop Ranch 1
2019 Bishop Ranch 50 Ft. Tree Lighting Celebration & Hot Cocoa | East Bay
Join the 2nd Annual Tree Lighting Celebration at City Center Bishop Ranch on November 22, 2019 at 5 pm. This year’s tree is a 50-foot Mount Shasta Fir Tree which will be adorned by nearly 14,000 lights and ornaments. Countdown with Santa while enjoying live music ...
3rd San Francisco Premium Outlets Holiday Tree Lighting | SF
Friday, November 22 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Premium Outlets
3rd San Francisco Premium Outlets Holiday Tree Lighting | SF
Join the 3rd annual Tree Lighting event, taking place at the main entrance near Tommy Hilfiger on November 22, 2019. Enjoy musical entertainment by the Dickens Carolers, a visit from the Winter Wonderland Fairy and more. Mayor John Marchand of Livermore will be the special guest ...
Win Tix: Win Tickets to AT&T’s Sold Out “Friendsgiving” Party | SF
Friday, November 22 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*WIN
| AT&T (Union Square)
Friends is celebrating its 25th Anniversary in a big way in San Francisco at the AT&T Store in Union Square with a pop-up museum and a brand new second floor of exhibitions including epic set replicas of Monica & Rachels apartment and you can hang ...

Saturday, November 23

2019 Holiday Craft Faire & Live Music | Belmont
Saturday, November 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Belmont Twin Pines Park
2019 Holiday Craft Faire & Live Music | Belmont
On November 23rd at 9 am, join for a fun day filled with music, yummy treats and wonderful, hand-crafted, unique items that you can gift to your loved ones. Vendors can be found inside beautiful Twin Pines Parks’ buildings, such as the Cottage, Lodge, Manor, and ...
2019 Holiday Bazaar: 50+ Makers, Raffle & DIY Crafts | Mountain View
Saturday, November 23 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE | Mountain View Senior Center
2019 Holiday Bazaar: 50+ Makers, Raffle & DIY Crafts | Mountain View
Shop local, buy handmade. Get an early start on holiday shopping on Saturday, November 23rd at the Annual Holiday Bazaar at the Mountain View Senior Center (266 Escuela Avenue). 2019 Mountain View Holiday Bazaar Saturday, November 23, 2019 | 9:30 am to 3 pm Mountain View Senior Center, 266 ...
2019 Gifts ‘n Tyme Holiday Faire: 85+ Artisans & Food Sampling | Napa
Saturday, November 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Napa Valley Expo
2019 Gifts 'n Tyme Holiday Faire: 85+ Artisans & Food Sampling | Napa

The Napa Valley Lion’s Club holds their annual home baked goodies sale: cookies, fudge, cakes, & more. The Faire features a full kitchen serving delicious homemade lunches & dinners. This is a great time to get your Christmas shopping done early – with the personal ...

Win Tix: The Great Dickens Christmas Fair 2019 | Cow Palace
Saturday, November 23 – 10:00 am | Cost: WIN | Cow Palace
Visit London, at the historic Cow Palace Exhibition Halls. Enter the winding lanes of Victorian London and immerse yourself in a world of music halls, theatres, pubs, dance parties, and charming shops overflowing with hand-made holiday treasures. Enjoy enticing aromas of roasted chestnuts and hearty ...
“Snovember” Treasure Island: Epic Holiday Market & 10 Tons of Snow | TreasureFest
"Snovember" Treasure Island: Epic Holiday Market & 10 Tons of Snow | TreasureFest

Snow in San Francisco? Yup. This weekend, November 23rd-24th is a spectacular Holiday Market with 10 tons of snow.  Get a jump start on your holiday shopping w/ 400+ local vendors & unique items, clothes, art, crafts, and more. Enjoy top-rated eateries, desserts, baked goods, seasonal cocktails ...Monthly

2019 CCA Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair | Oakland
Saturday, November 23 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is Free
| California College of the Arts (CCA)
2019 CCA Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair | Oakland
Every fall, the Office Student Life turns the Oakland campus into a bustling arts bazaar supporting local CCA artists. On Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 11 am, the general public is invited to enjoy music, glass blowing demonstrations and shop for a wide variety of original ...
2019 Bay Area Record Fair | Oakland
Saturday, November 23 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Entry is first-come, first-served & subject to capacity. 21+
| 7th West
2019 Bay Area Record Fair | Oakland
The 2019 Bay Area Record Fair, a celebration of the unique music scene in the Bay Area, will be held Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 7th West in Oakland. Featuring 6 Live Acts, 12 Record Labels, Vinyl DJs, Record Shopping, Food, Drinks, Arcade Games & More. Free, but ...

Sunday, November 24

2019 Gifts ‘n Tyme Holiday Faire: 85+ Artisans & Food Sampling | Napa
Sunday, November 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Napa Valley Expo
2019 Gifts 'n Tyme Holiday Faire: 85+ Artisans & Food Sampling | Napa

The Napa Valley Lion’s Club holds their annual home baked goodies sale: cookies, fudge, cakes, & more. The Faire features a full kitchen serving delicious homemade lunches & dinners. This is a great time to get your Christmas shopping done early – with the personal ...

Win Tix: San Francisco Holiday Chocolate Festival | 2019
Sunday, November 24 – 10:00 am | Cost: WIN*
*$20 Advanced / $30 door
| San Francisco County Fair Building
The original and premier chocolate show on the West Coast takes place at the Annual San Francisco Fall Holiday Chocolate Salon, Sunday, November 24, 2019 in Golden Gate Park in the County Fair Building > Get Tickets – $20 adv ($30 door) The Fall Holiday Chocolate Salon ...
Treasure Island Snow Day: “Snovember” Holiday Market | SF
Treasure Island Snow Day: "Snovember" Holiday Market | SF

Snow in San Francisco? YUP! This weekend, November 23rd-24th is a spectacular Holiday Market with 10 tons of snow.  Get a jump start on your holiday shopping w/ 400+ local vendors & unique items, clothes, art, crafts, and more. Enjoy top-rated eateries, desserts, baked goods, seasonal ...Monthly

Tuesday, November 26

Free Hot Air Balloon Rides & Festival on Treasure Island | SF
Tuesday, November 26 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| Treasure Island Great Lawn
Free Hot Air Balloon Rides & Festival on Treasure Island | SF
Get ready for Amazon’s The Cross-Country Ballooning Fair in honor of its new film, The Aeronauts—in theaters December 6 and available on Prime Video December 20—Amazon Prime Video is bringing the spirit and magic of 1862 to San Francisco. Thanks to SF Station for the ...

Friday, November 29

2019 “Plaid Friday” Oakland Local Shopping Day | 100+ Stores
Friday, November 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over Oakland
2019 "Plaid Friday" Oakland Local Shopping Day | 100+ Stores
Wear plaid on November 29th to show your support for local and independent businesses, organizations and the community. 2019 Plaid Friday Friday, November 29, 2019 | Noon All Over Oakland FREE, but bring money for food, drinks and shopping Find the 2019 Plaid Friday Hubs Plaid Friday is the fun, indie alternative to ...
2019 Winter Wonderland: Free Snow Sledding & Parade of Lights | San Rafael
Friday, November 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for rides and shopping
| Downtown San Rafael
2019 Winter Wonderland: Free Snow Sledding & Parade of Lights | San Rafael

Downtown San Rafael will once again host its annual Holiday Parade & Winter Wonderland. In its 40th year, the event features a Holiday Marketplace with arts and crafts, live entertainment, children’s activities, snow sledding, and one of the largest holiday parades in the Bay Area. ...

Free Ride Friday: Winter Wonderland Amusement Park | San Jose
Friday, November 29 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free rides on Friday, 11/29/19 from 4-6 pm only.
| Downtown San Jose
Free Ride Friday: Winter Wonderland Amusement Park | San Jose
Take a break from shopping on Black Friday and ride some free rides at San Jose’s Winter Wonderland from 4-6 pm on November 29, 2019. Unlimited wristbands are usually $20 for the day, or $3.50 per ride. Winter Wonderland is a good old-fashioned carnival set up each winter in ...
Ghirardelli Square 55th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony | 2019
Friday, November 29 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ghirardelli Square
Ghirardelli Square 55th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony | 2019
Join the Ghirardelli Square’s 55th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony will take place on Friday, November 29th, from 4 pm-9 pm. in the West Plaza. 55th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony Friday, November 29, 2019 | 4–9 pm Ghirardelli Square, San Francisco FREE Join and celebrate the season with music by Kevin ...
2019 Candlelit Labyrinth Night & Festival of Light | Baker Beach
Friday, November 29 – 4:51 pm | Cost: FREE | Baker Beach
2019 Candlelit Labyrinth Night & Festival of Light | Baker Beach
Join the 7th Annual Festival of Light and Gratitude. Each year, a small group of friends creates a candlelit labyrinth at the northern end of Baker Beach as an offering to the community and a chance to be together in the luminous dark. Come travel the ...
2019 Christmas in the Park Kick Off | San Jose
Friday, November 29 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Plaza de Cesar Chavez
2019 Christmas in the Park Kick Off | San Jose
After a day of feasting with family and friends, come to downtown San Jose to enjoy the opening of Christmas in the Park and the lighting of the Community Giving Tree. 2019 Christmas in the Park Opening Friday, November 29, 2019 | 5 pm to 9 pm Plaza de Cesar ...
2019 Festival of Lights & Parade: 60 Unique Floats & Santa Claus | Niles
Friday, November 29 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Niles
2019 Festival of Lights & Parade: 60 Unique Floats & Santa Claus | Niles
The Christmas season kicks off in Niles with the annual Festival of Lights Parade on the Friday after Thanksgiving. The Niles Festival of Lights and Parade, which for many Fremont residents signals the start of the holiday season, will take place at 6 pm on November ...

Saturday, November 30

2019 Winter Wonderland: Snow Sledding & Kids’ Activities | San Rafael
Saturday, November 30 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for rides and shopping
| Downtown San Rafael
2019 Winter Wonderland: Snow Sledding & Kids’ Activities | San Rafael

Downtown San Rafael will once again host its annual Holiday Parade & Winter Wonderland. In its 40th year, the event features a Holiday Marketplace with arts and crafts, live entertainment, children’s activities, snow sledding, and one of the largest holiday parades in the Bay Area. ...

Volunteer: 2019 World AIDS Day Candlelight Vigil | SF
Saturday, November 30 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco AIDS Foundation
Volunteer: 2019 World AIDS Day Candlelight Vigil | SF
Join the Light in the Grove, the National AIDS Memorial Grove’s annual fundraising gala and World AIDS Day National Observance. This iconic event offers a nighttime journey through the darkness and into light, reflecting upon loss and inspiring hope. It’s a night you won’t forget. A ...

Sunday, December 1

World AIDS Day 2019 at Golden Gate Park | SF
Sunday, December 1 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | National AIDS Memorial Grove
World AIDS Day 2019 at Golden Gate Park | SF
World AIDS Day is observed globally on December 1st each year for people to unite and recommit to the fight against HIV; show support for people living with it; and commemorate those who have died. World AIDS Day was the first ever global health day, and ...
24 Holidays on 24th Street: 2019 Kick-Off | Dec. 1 – 24
Sunday, December 1 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 24th Street (Noe Valley)
24 Holidays on 24th Street: 2019 Kick-Off | Dec. 1 - 24

Join the 10th Annual 24 Holidays on 24th Street from December 1-24, 2019. An event which creates so much holiday retail buzz for Noe Valley merchants – is coming up. Each day between December 1st and 24th will highlight merchant events & specials along with ...

Monday, December 2

Nob Hill Tree Lighting Ceremony | SF
Monday, December 2 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Huntington Park
Nob Hill Tree Lighting Ceremony | SF
Join the Nob Hill Association for the Annual Tree Lighting ceremony in Huntington Parkon December 2, 2019 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. Please note the full event details including the event schedule and lineup are not yet available, as of 11/7/19.
2019 Castro Tree Lighting Celebration | SF
Monday, December 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Castro Merchants
2019 Castro Tree Lighting Celebration | SF
The 2019 Castro Tree Lighting will take place in front of Bank of America at Castro and 18th Streets with a 28-foot tree. 2019 Castro Tree Lighting Monday, December 2, 2019 | 6 pm Castro Merchants | 501 Castro St. corner 18th St., SF FREE 2019 Activity Lineup: There will be brief greetings ...