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46th Annual Muir Beach Firemen’s BBQ | Mt. Tam

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Sunday, May 27, 2018 - 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*$20 parking per vehicle. Donations are appreciated

Santos Meadow (Mt. Tam) | Santos Meadow, Mill Valley, CA


The 46th Annual Muir Beach Volunteer Firemen’s Barbecue is a fun event for the whole family with delicious food, activities for the kids, live music and dancing.

An annual Memorial Day Weekend tradition in Marin, the event takes place on Sunday, May 27, from noon to 5 pm at Santos Meadows on Muir Woods Road. Just follow the signs from the beach or Muir Woods.

The Firemen’s Barbecue is a festive gathering and fundraiser for the Muir Beach Volunteer Fire Department. Some of Marin and the Bay Area’s best musicians will rock the stage while Muir Beach firefighters tend to smoky grills. Enticing raffle prizes are offered and, for the kids, there is a special play zone with climbing walls, bounce house and a mechanical bull to tame.

Barbecue chicken and vegetarian fare lunches, hand-made desserts, plus sodas, beer and wine will be available for purchase, as are clothing and other items featuring the famous Muir Beach Volunteer Fire Department iconic dog logo. The day’s activities end with a raffle of more than 100 prizes that include fantastic accommodations, airline tickets and gift certificates from popular Bay Area and beyond restaurants and attractions.

Parking is $20 per vehicle; carpooling is encouraged.

Directions to Santos Meadow in Muir Beach
From San Francisco: Take Golden Gate Bridge and Highway 101 North
From East Bay: Take Richmond Bridge and Highway 101 South
From North: Take Highway 101 South

To Santos Meadows
Distances are measured from the first traffic light after exiting 101 from North or South (Fireside Motel on left)

  • Exit Highway 101 at Stinson Beach Hwy 1 exit. Follow signs to Hwy 1 North
  • At first traffic light, proceed on Hwy 1 North (Shoreline Highway) towards Stinson Beach.
  • At mile 0.5 (Arco Station on the left) turn left at traffic light (Tamalpais Junction). Continue on Hwy 1 North, Shoreline Hwy, towards Stinson Beach and Mt. Tamalpais.
  • At mile 3.1, stay left on Hwy 1 towards Stinson Beach
  • At mile 6 go straight onto Frank Valley road / Muir Woods Rd. (Hwy 1 goes left)
  • At mile 6.6, turn left at Santos Meadow/Frank Valley Horse Camp

Event Details


Cost: FREE*
*$20 parking per vehicle. Donations are appreciated
Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, Eating & Drinking, Fairs & Festivals, Kids & Families, Live Music, Memorial Weekend, North Bay
Address: Santos Meadow, Mill Valley, CA

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