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Foster City 2022 “Summer Days” Festival (Aug. 19-21)

The City of Foster City is excited to host the community event, Summer Days, for the 2nd time this August.  It made its original debut in 2019. Summer Days will be another opportunity for families, neighbors, and friends to connect and to celebrate the City’s birthday. We will be partnering up once again with local Foster City businesses and organizations to host a jam packed weekend full of fun activities for folks of all ages.   Admission to the event is free.  Tickets are required for the carnival rides.

The festival takes place at Leo J. Ryan Park (650 Shell Blvd.) in Foster City

Event Schedule

Take a look below to learn about the program for Foster City Summer Days. If you have any questions about specific activities or event timing, please don’t hesitate to get in touch – we’ll be happy to help. Stay tuned for more details as the event gets closer.

Friday, August 19

Carnival Rides 5pm-11pm
Classic Car Show 5pm-8pm
Concert (Meadow) 6pm-8pm

Saturday, August 20

Carnival Rides 10am-11pm
Craft and Community Booths 11am-6pm
Food and Beverage 11am-8pm
Sports Zone 11am-6pm
Entertainment 10am-8pm

Sunday, August 21

Carnival Rides 10am-7pm
Craft and Community Booths 11am-5pm
Food and Beverage 11am-5pm
Sports Zone 11am-5pm
Rubber Ducky Races 9am-11am

Carnival Rides

This family friendly event will also feature carnival rides and games. Admission to the event is free, tickets are required for the rides. 

Tickets can now only be purchased at the event.

Rubber Ducky Races

The popular race from the 1980s is back and will be held on Sunday, August 21st! Community members who bring their own inflatable vessel, such as a raft or inner tube, are eligible to compete in a race the lagoon along the boardwalk.

Pre-event registration is now closed but limited walk-up registration at the event will be available.


Event attendees will enjoy local entertainment that will range from performances, an interactive sports zone, and (new for 2022) a classic car show!

Food and Beverage

Summer Days will feature your favorite food trucks and select craft beers from Northern California breweries.  Wine will also be available for purchase from our local service clubs.

Craft Vendors

We are excited to have partnered with San Jose Made and SF Etsy to provide a variety of quality handmade items from over 75 talented artists from all over the San Francisco Bay Area. 


Event Parking is available for $10 at Parkside Towers (1031 E. Hillsdale Blvd) and at City Hall (610 Foster City Blvd) from 9am-7pm on Saturday and 9am-5pm on Sunday.  Shell Blvd closes Thursday, August 18 at 9am through 5am on Monday, August 22.

Accessible parking is located at the Community Center/Foster City Library lot.

Event Details