April Events to Get in Your Basket

Looking for some fun this April? Peruse our local list of events and fill your calendar with family fun days, fun runs, Earth Day celebrations, egg hunts and lots more!

Head to PMA in Burlingame on April 1 for Family Fun Day for interactive activities that explore art and creativity.

Catch the Spring Garden Market on April 1 at the San Mateo Event Center.

The Producers show is running at the Fox Theatre in Redwood City through April 2.

Watch a ‘Movie at the San Mateo Library’ on April 3. “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” is playing!

Join us for some Paddock Park Fun. Bay Meadows welcomes San Mateo parents for some family-friendly shenanigans at Paddock Park every Monday 3-5pm. April: 3, 10, 17, and 24.

The 2017 San Francisco Flower & Garden Show returns April 5-9 just nextdoor at the San Mateo Event Center.

Twilight Tails kicks off its 2017 season on Thursday, April 6. Bring your pooch from 5-6pm for a special hour celebrating our furry friends and the local community that caters to them!

The Pour & Tour Experience at Riggs in Burlingame on April 6 will feature tasty sips, and small bites paired to perfection.

Enjoy free admission at the History Museum in Redwood City on the first Friday of every month on April 7.

Bring your Pooch to Wag Hotels’ 8th Annual Easter Egg Hunt for Dogs in Redwood City on April 8.

Catch John Rybak + Friends @ Devil’s Canyon Brewing Co. in San Carlos on April 14.

Join us for Dig It: Modern Victory Garden on April 15. Our community gardeners will discuss growing in small spaces, maximizing your harvest, and how to plant, harvest, and care for all your favorite summer vegetables, including tomatoes, eggplants, cucumbers, zucchini, and more!

Hop on over to the Easter Bunny and Egg Hunt in Belmont on April 15 with lots of fun with eggs, candy and more.

Catch City of San Mateo’s Easter Eggstravaganza on April 15. Don’t miss the Funny Bunny Pancake Breakfast at 7am.

See the Easter Bunny Arrive by Helicopter at the Hiller Aviation Museum on April 15 at 11am.

Enjoy the Spring Easter Egg Hunt in Redwood City on April 16 from 1-4pm.

Don’t miss Rock the Block – A Free Family Fun Run and Fitness After-Party in Foster City on April 23.

The Downtown San Mateo Restaurant Walk is on April 25, featuring the tastes of some of San Mateo’s finest eateries.

Brush up on Street Photography. International Travel Photographer, David Coleman, will teach you how to capture a public space and compose a personal narrative with images in Redwood City on April 27.

The 2017 Superhero Fun Run for a Cure is coming back to Coyote Point in San Mateo on April 29.

Celebrate spring at the Succulent Terrarium class on April 29 at the Burlingame public library.

The 2017 Belmont Earth Day Celebration is at Twin Pines Park on April 29.

The 12th Annual Maritime Day will be held at the History Museum in Redwood City on April 29.

Catch some CSM baseball this month! Dig into the April baseball calendar here.


Experience Midurban life. Bay Meadows is a family-friendly neighborhood with lots of open space to enjoy all year long. Whether it’s growing your own vegetables in a gorgeous community garden with expert guidance, playing a game of pick-up basketball after work, team building over bocce, picnicking with family on warm summer nights or getting fit with pop-up fitness and yoga classes curated just for you, there’s no shortage of green space to explore. If you have little ones, don’t miss Momdays on Mondays in Paddock Park! Check out life out and about at Bay Meadows by following us on Instagram.