Watsonville Strawberry Festival
Saturday, Aug 3 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Sunday, Aug 4 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Kick-Off Dance Party
Kick-Off Dance Party: Friday, August 2 from 5:30p.m. to 9:30p.m. in the Beer Garden Area (Romo Lot). The evening will consist of music, craft beers and food trucks. Admission is free!
Outer space festival, Novato
Meet astronauts, see lunar module and lunar rover replicas; view a real space suit, and explore airplane and rocket exhibits at the The Space Station Museum. Free.
August 3, 2019 54.4 miles north
Sonoma Coast Veg Fest features delicious food, knowledgeable speakers, drinks, vendors, cooking demonstrations, and free samples in Santa Rosa.
Jazz festival in San Jose
August 9 – 11, 2019 48.4 miles south
See 120 shows on 11 stages around Plaza De Cesar Chavez Park at the San Jose Jazz Summer Fest, including jazz, blues, R&B, funk, Latin, New Orleans, and zydeco.
Beer in the Park
Buy quality beers and ciders on tap from local breweries, and meals from food trucks at Pub In The Park with lawn games and a live band playing bluegrass and Americana in a Redwood City park. Bring a blanket or chairs. Free
August 10 – 11, 2019 21.2 miles south
Enjoy Hawaiian food, music, dance, workshops, and vendors at the Aloha Festival at San Mateo County Event Center.
See 3,000 American hot rods, customs, muscle cars, classics, and trucks at the Goodguys Westcoast National, which includes 200 vendors and a swap meet at Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton.