Welcome to Summer: June Community Events

Valerie Mattei  |  May 31, 2024

Welcome to Summer: June Community Events

Summer Nights at Filoli 🌼

When: Starting June 12th - Through September 19th * Every Wednesdays & Thursdays, 5-8pm

Location: Filoli Estate, 86 Cañada Rd, Woodside, CA 94062

Wander and wonder on Wednesday and Thursday nights! Slow down, smell the roses, and watch the sun dip behind the mountains. Meet friends for a drink at Filoli's bar or relax on the lawn with your family. Dine from a local food truck as acoustic tunes drift through the air.

Looking for a more active evening? Hike the trail at twilight, visit with a Horticulturist at their pop-up learning spot, or attend a free Garden talk with staff. Discover something new every Summer Night.

For more information visit: https://filoli.org/summer-nights/?gad_source=1&gclid=CjwKCAjwx-CyBhAqEiwAeOcTdTKYqIp8Zd0slLsgXh5PdKzkllpoY8_zcyjFrMUr8lH1DSZujoH8ghoCY0EQAvD_BwE


San Francisco’s Festa Italia 🇮🇹

When: June 1st and 2nd * 11am-5pm

Location: Stockton Street between Union and Filbert 

Street festival of Italian food, drink, music, culture, family fun and the running of the 103rd Statuto Race on Sunday morning.

  • Full entertainment and Kids’ Corner Saturday and Sunday
  • Live Italian music from Vanessa Racci, Cory Pesaturo, Nino Lane Band, Sonamo, il Sole featuring Steve Albini and Bella Ciao
  • Pizza toss by 13 time World Champion and restaurateur Tony Gemignani of Tony's Pizza Napoletana of North Beach
  • Special Sunday performance by a “symphony” of accordions.
  • Italian cuisine and wine tasting featuring Capo Isetta and Highway 12
  • Children’s corner featuring Italian Marionette show, tarantella dancing, bounce house, face painting and crafts
  • Italian products sold by local vendors; including, Lianna Soap, Giovanni’s Specialities, Mozzeria, California Kahve coffee, True Delicious, Zoe Aquila Jewelry, Gio Gelati, Poeia Cafe, Amelia Imports, the Painted Lady and more.
  • Sign up for the 103nd Statuto Race  Statuto Race Information and Sign Up
  • Stay the weekend!  We have partnered with the SF Marriott Fisherman’s Wharf for a rate exclusive to the SFIAC Foundation.  It’s just blocks away and a newly remodeled property.  The location can’t be beat! 

To find out more visit: https://sfiacfoundation.org/festa-coloniale-italiana

Escape From Alcatraz🏊‍♀️

When: June 8th and 9th

Location: Marina Green, San Francisco 

The anticipated race weekend will bring athletes, fans and spectators from all over the world to witness the great Escape while enjoying a variety of activations taking place throughout the weekend.

Welcome to the Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon. The world's top athletes from around the globe take over the streets and waters of San Francisco for this prestigious triathlon. Showcasing the beauty of San Francisco, triathletes embark on a 1.5 mile swim from Alcatraz Island to the San Francisco shoreline, an 18 mile hilly bike ride out to Golden Gate Park and an 8 mile trail run out to Baker Beach and up the infamous Sand Ladder. This world renowned triathlon, in which only 2,000 triathletes can participate, sells out quickly each year.

Click here for more https://www.escapealcatraztri.com/


North Beach Festival 2024: One of SF's Largest Summer Street Fairs 🥨

When:  June 15th and 16th * 10am to 7pm

Location: Grant Ave. and Columbus 

Heading into its 68th year, the North Beach Festival is one of the largest street fairs in San Francisco every summer. The North Beach Festival features gourmet food vendors, several stages of live music, and more than 100 art and crafts vendors. There is also a kids' chalk art area, Italian street painting, and a 'blessing of the animals' ceremony on both afternoons. 

For more visit: https://www.northbeachfestival.org/


90th San Mateo County Fair 🎡

When: June 1st-9th

Location: San Mateo County Event Center, 1346 Saratoga Dr, San Mateo, CA 94403

The San Mateo County Event Center is excited to bring you the 90th Annual San Mateo County Fair from June 1-9, 2024. In its 90-year history, the San Mateo County Fair has brought together the community for brought together the community for live entertainment, competitive events, unique food, arts & educational exhibits, magnificent floral and garden creations, livestock and agricultural exhibits, and an exciting, fun-filled carnival for all ages. As the fair has evolved over the years, the event continues to honor and reflect on our County's history while looking towards the future, embracing the traditions of our community, competition, education, and fun.

For more information visit: https://sanmateocountyfair.com/daily-schedules/#


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