Feel like celebrating this weekend? Perfect! This weekend, celebrate the arts, the beach, harvest, mid-autumn, Hispanic Heritage month, Halloween.. did we miss anything?? If so, it will have to wait until next weekend!

photo: Travis Lange 

San Francisco

The 66th Annual North Beach Festival
Considered one of the country’s original street fairs, revelers will enjoy arts, crafts, fine food and drink and live entertainment across multiple stages.
Sat.-Sun., Event details 

Leela Dance Collective Collection
This one-of-its-kind Indian American dance company aims to introduce all to Indian artistry through dance. This celebration includes free performances and workshops ($10).
Fri.-Sat., Event details

Flower Piano
The wildly popular Piano Flower event is back! The Botanical garden is transformed into an al fresco concert hall where everyone is invited to play and listen. You won’t want to miss this!
Fri.-Sun., Event details

East Bay

Island City Waterways Art Walk: Japantown
The Island City Waterways® Japantown Art Walk honors Alameda’s Japanese American community with traditional Japanese folk arts, contemporary dance, traditional taiko and world music in Alameda’s historic Japantown district.
Fri.,  Event details

The Menagerie’s Haunted Halloween
A spooky open-air market featuring food, handmade Halloween goods, pet costume contest and pumpkin painting for goblins and ghouls.
Sat., Event details

Coastal Beach Cleanup Day
Help out the environment by cleaning up a beach and getting some exercise out in the sun! This can be a self-guided effort but there are also plenty of group clean-ups to join, too.
Sat., Event details

Peninsula/South Bay

Mid-Autumn Festival
中秋節, or mid-autumn is here! Bring the whole family for noodles, live music, milk tea and of course moon cakes.
Sat., Event details

3rd Annual Harvest History Festival
Heritage Park in Mountain View is host to this festival which celebrates our valley’s rich history and past. Tour the gardens, sample harvest bounty, enjoy children’s activities & art projects, live music, puppet show and bubble entertainment.
Sat., Event details 

Lemos Farm Pumpkin Patch and Petting Zoo
Advance-purchase admission tickets are required and available online. Purchase either a morning or afternoon pass. Pick your pumpkin, ride the train and meet the animals.
Fri.-Sun., Event details 


Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival
In addition to art and music, a treasure hunt and kids’ clay mask making activity, the Blue Fairy will make an appearance! Save on pre-paid tickets online.
Sat., Event details

Treasure Fest Celebrates 10 Years
Over 250 exhibitors will be offering unique wares such as upcycled furniture, clothes, jewelry and art. Delicious ethnic food and sounds from up and coming Bay area indie artists will round out the weekend
Sat. & Sun.,  Event details 


Sea Mar Fiesta Patrias
Commemorating the independence of several Latin countries, this virtual celebration celebrates history while also taking pride in current day Latinos in the United States.
Sat., Event details

—Christine Lai

featured photo: Redtri.com


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