Extend Your Summer Fun This September

Life on the Peninsula is filled with weekly events to enjoy our 360 days of good weather and expansive parks system. Enjoy the outdoors a little longer, sway to tunes and snuggle up under the stars. Mid-urban life is never boring and offers something for everyone in your family. Peruse our local list of events and fill your calendar with Red Hot events, magic light shows, movie nights, gardening classes, music in the park, and more!

Mosey to Courthouse Square in Redwood City and take in The Martian at Movies on the Square on September 1st.

Join the last Music on the Square 2016 in Redwood City of the summer on September 2nd with Pride and Joy.

Java & Jazz Summer Music Series is coming back to Hillsdale – Five weekends of musical entertainment. Fridays & Saturdays | September 2-October 1, 2016 @ 6-8PM.

DIG IT: The Winter Vegetable Garden. Learn what can grow during our mild SF Bay Peninsula winters on September 3rd at Persimmon Park. The general public is invited to Bay Meadows community gardens for a FREE interactive class each month year-round.

Mix up your lunch hour with the Bay Area’s best street cuisine just next door at Hillsdale Shopping Center, weekly Friday to Sunday 11:30-2:30pm. Enjoy a good shop and a great lunch. Off The Grid rounds-up a great mix of food trucks, perfect for a fresh picnic in the parks at Bay Meadows!

See a Magic Lantern 3D Light Show in Downtown Redwood City on Courthouse Square. The show takes viewers through the celebration of water flow. September: 6, 13, 20, & 27.

Join Off the Grid every Wednesday evening at Leo J. Ryan Memorial Parks in Foster City and enjoy a variety of food trucks, live music, and great food. September: 7, 14, 21, & 28.

Shakespeare in the Park – Love’s Labour’s Lost. Shakespeare meets ‘90s pop rock in Central Park for two weekends. September: 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, & 18.

Enjoy an afternoon at the San Mateo Wine Walk on September 10th as merchants open their shops as Tasting Rooms so you can discover and experience Downtown San Mateo!

Scribble Me Happy in San Mateo invites you to explore your creative side with workshops on Sept 11, 18 and 23. Explore the world of watercolors with amazing artist, Priyanka Reddy, get felting and make your own jungle themed mobile or hand-craft cards! The holidays are going to be on us soon, so sharpen those crafty skills.

Bay Meadows welcomes San Mateo parents for some family-friendly shenanigans every Monday 3-5pm at Paddock Park. September: 12, 19, & 26.


Courthouse Square in Redwood City will be transformed into a festive, beautiful, and fun setting during Fiestas Patrias on September 16th.

Head to Washington Park in Burlingame for Movie in the Park on September 16th. The Good Dinosaur is showing.

Heat things up as the Red Hot Round Up returns on September 17th bringing with it the hottest entertainment and street cuisine to Landing Green Park at Bay Meadows, all for a great cause. Log into Facebook and join the RHRU Facebook Event and invite friends to WIN Prizes leading up to the event!

Legally Blonde the Musical will be at the Hillbarn Theatre in Foster City through September 18th.

Head to Laurie Meadows Park for Movies in the Park. Bring your blankets and low back chairs on September 23rd to catch Angels in the Outfield.

Redwood City is going to be sizzling during its 9th Annual Redwood City Salsa Festival on September 24th.

Family Fit Fun Day on September 24th in Belmont with interactive games, family ZUMBA and more.

Movies In the Park: Star Wars: The Force Awakens! Spend your Saturday night in the Coyote Point Recreation Area on September 24th.



Stroll to Bay Meadows Park for Movies in the Park. Bring your blankets and low back chairs on September 30th to catch a showing of Little Giants.

Find decorating tips during the San Mateo Fall Home Show at the San Mateo County Event Center from September 30th-October 2nd.

Conveniently located between San Francisco and Palo Alto in San Mateo, Bay Meadows offers new homes for sale and for rent within walking distance of Caltrain. Ease of transportation is only one of many reasons you’ll fall in love with Bay Meadows. Beautiful, new, clean homes sit among 18 acres of open space, which includes parks, a community garden, public art, ball fields, bocce and basketball courts and a new playground. All this just a walk from Whole Foods, Chipotle, Crunch Fitness, Hillsdale Shopping Center and more. Plus, we’ve got best-in-class purveyors, such as Blue Bottle Coffee and Tin Pot Creamery, coming soon to Bay Meadows’ Town Square. Learn more about what Midurban offers by following Bay Meadows Facebook page.