At the Berkeley Kite Festival it seems that a fresh surprise awaits around every corner. In one amphitheater you’ll find multi-line competitions of the Bay Area Sport Kite League. In another you’ll find events and other competitions, such as the candy drops and rokkaku battles.
Since 1912, tens of thousands of people have gathered in San Francisco to see the world’s largest footrace unfold as more than 70,000 costume-clad runners and walkers push off at 8 am.
Nearly 100 dragon boat teams and 2,500 paddlers from across North America will race the 500-meter course; festival also features entertainment and children’s activities.
Held in Golden Gate Park this invigorating fun run or walk has become a popular Thanksgiving Day tradition.
Every year we are joined by hundreds of performers from both Japan and California to give over 200,000 attendees a taste of the Japanese/Japanese American culture. During two weekends we encourage you to savor the taste, listen to the sounds and see the rich colors that make the Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival Unique
More than 250,000 visitors are expected to come together to enjoy pumpkins that dwarf Volkswagens, enchanting events and contests for the whole family, the amazing Picasso of pumpkin carvers, harvest-inspired crafts, the tastiest pumpkin pie on the planet, three stages of smashing entertainment, the ultimate home-spun parade, and the never-ending search for the Great Pumpkin.
For more than 27 years, we’ve brought you nationally celebrated performers whose stories lead you far from home, through laughter and tears, and face-to-face with yourself. Once again we are bringing some of the best storytellers in the country to perform here in the Bay Area. The Festival takes place at the Conference Center of the award-winning, historic Craneway Pavilion, next door to the Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front National Historical Park, Richmond, CA.
A 3-day weekend event of quality live entertainment and activities and sports for children which stimulate learning and exploration present parents with new ideas and opportunities from 100 arts & crafts and other exhibitors plus showcasing community groups dedicated to families and children while celebrating the value and importance of families as a key part of a healthy community.
Fleet Week is the Bay Area’s opportunity to honor the nation’s men and women of the Navy and marine services. Navy ship tours and air show.
The oldest continuously operating international antiques show on the West Coast. Currently celebrating its 32nd year, the show includes 70 distinguished antiques dealers from America and Europe selling a broad range of antique merchandise.
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