2017 Bay Area Events

|December 30, 2016

2017 Bay Area Events

Free U.S. National Parks Day

  • January 16 and February 20, 2017
  • Entry is free at local national parks including Muir Woods National Monument and San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park.

The 6th Annual Bay Area Pet Expo

  • Saturday, January 21, 2017 from 10 AM to 5 PM
  • Sunday, January 22, 2017 from 11 AM to 4 PM
  • Santa Clara County Fairgrounds: Free admission, bring your pet

San Francisco Restaurant Week

  • January 18-29, 2017
  • Presented by the Golden Gate Restaurant Association, SF Restaurant Week is a celebration of San Francisco’s world-class dining community. Nearly 130 restaurants around San Francisco offer special prix-fixe menus to showcase their passion for sharing great food with diners.

Cheesemonger Invitational Festival | San Francisco

  • Sunday, January 22, 2017
  • The most knowledgeable cheese vendors compete at Cheesemonger Invitational, and you get to enjoy fondue, raclette, grilled cheese sandwiches, and a cash bar at Public Works for age 21+

San Francisco Half Marathon & 5K

  • Sunday, February 5, 2017
  • The San Francisco Half Marathon & 5K both begin in Golden Gate Park, but the half marathon continues south to the zoo with ocean views.

San Francisco Beer Week

  • February 10-19, 2017
  • Beer events in several participating locations featuring local breweries, food pairings, and educational opportunities with the hottest brew masters.

San Francisco Chinese New Year Festival & Parade

  • Saturday, February 11, 2017
  • Celebrate the Year of the Rooster with elaborate floats, elaborate costumes, ferocious lions, exploding firecrackers and more at the Southwest Airlines sponsored event.

The 65th Pacific Orchid & Garden Exposition | San Francisco

  • Friday thru Sunday, February 24-26, 2017
  • Enjoy and come learn about orchids and a variety of gardening techniques at the largest orchid show in the United States.

Healthy Parks Healthy People | Marin Headlands Event

  • Saturday, January 7, 2017 – 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
    Point Bonita YMCA | 981 Fort Barry, Sausalito, CA

 January Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods | North Bay

  • Sunday, January 8, 2017 – 7:15 am
  • Muir Woods National Monument

 Second Fridays Art Walk | San Rafael

  • Friday, January 13, 2017 – 5:00 pm

 Partner Yoga | Marin Headlands Event

  • Saturday, February 4
  • Learn simple yoga stretches done in pairs.

History of the Headlands Hike | Marin Headlands Event

  • Saturday, March 4, 2017
  • Explore the natural and cultural history of the Marin Headlands on an engaging naturalist-led hike. Learn about the plants, animals, and people that have inhabited this national park.

Jack of All Trades Indie Craft & Antique Market | Jack London Square

  • Saturday, January 14, 2017

 Oakland Restaurant Week

  • January 19 – 29, 2017
  • Get a special deal on a fixed-price lunch or dinner meal during Oakland Restaurant Week.

Oakland First Fridays & Art Murmur

  • Friday, February 3, 2017
  • Enjoy food, art and music at this popular community event

Oakland Marathon & Running Festival

  • Sunday, April 2, 2017

Oakland Kite Festival & Championships

  • Saturday & Sunday, July 29-30, 2017
  • A celebration of kites for enthusiasts and spectators alike at the Berkeley Marina.

Bay Area Pet Expo | South Bay

  • Saturday, January 21, 2017 from 10 AM to 5 PM
  • Sunday, January 22, 2017 from 11 AM to 4 PM
  • Santa Clara County Fairgrounds: Free Admission

San Mateo Spring Home Show

  • Friday, February 10, from 11 AM to 8 PM
  • Saturday, February 11, from 10 AM to 8 PM
  • Sunday, February 12, from 10 AM to 6 PM

The 13th Annual Holiday LEGO Show | Palo Alto – Final Weekend

  • Saturday & Sunday, January 14-15 2017 from 11 AM to 4 PM
  • Museum of American Heritage – 351 Homer Avenue, Palo Alto
  • Admission $3 per person

Sonoma Winter Wineland

  • Saturday & Sunday, January 14 – 15, 2017

 Sonoma Wine Tasting

  • Saturday & Sunday, March 18 – 19, 2017
  • Meet winemakers, taste 2015 vintage wines straight from the barrels, sample new releases, and try award-winning wines paired with culinary creations at Savor Sonoma Valley for age 21+

Napa Valley Festival | Flavor!

  • March 22 – 26, 2017
  • Flavor! Napa Valley offers dozens of events during Cabernet season, including classes, tours, celebrity chef demonstrations, grand tastings, and dinners in Napa Valley.

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Lauren Bensinger

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