August Events at Bay Meadows and Beyond

August is overflowing with local activities to fill your calendar including movies, music and art in the park, free LIFT classes, walking tours, a fresh farmers market and much more. Explore our roundup and plan your month!

Head to Redwood City to take part in a free outdoor concert series, Music in the Park at beautiful Stafford Park. August: 1, 8, 15, 22.

Make Paper with Peopleologie at the Belmont Library on August 1. Become part of the entire process of re-using old to make new from beginning to end—pull your own sheet of paper to take home.

The City of San Mateo is hosting the 2018 Central Park Music Series at Central Park in San Mateo. August: 2, 9, 16.

Twilight Tails. First Thursday Twilight Tails is on August 2nd! Once a month we invite a full host of pet vendors to join this special hour. Take a peek at the Aug 2nd line-up here Invite your favorite four-legged friends and plan a romp in the park with your pooch at Bay Meadows San Mateo every Thursday evening from 5-6pm in Landing Green Park for a special hour celebrating our furry friends. August: 2, 9, 16, 23, 30.

Head to Courthouse Square in Redwood City for Movies on the Square. August: 2, 9, 16, 23, 30.

Join LIFT Up Wine Down  at Bay Meadows Fridays through August at 4:30pm for a 60 minute #LIFTbbb class split into 30 minutes of bike + 30 minutes of barre! Plus, after class you can indulge in wine as well as beers from around the world. August: 3, 10, 17, 24.

Courthouse Square in Redwood City will host Music on the Square! August: 3, 10, 17, 24, 31.

Join the History Museum in Redwood City for Free First Friday on August 3. Explore the museum, enjoy Playing in the Past and a General Tour.

Enjoy an evening of art and refreshments after-hours in the Burlingame library, and check out live music on Burlingame Avenue during First Friday Art Series – Mehran Ghaffari on August 3.

Farmers Market Bay Meadows. The NEW Sunday Farmers Market at Bay Meadows in San Mateo is every Sunday from 9:30am – 1:30pm at 3060 S. Delaware Street. August: 5, 12, 19, 26. Plan a picnic and bocce, steps away in Landing Green Park, bring your bikes and hit the Bay Trail directly from Bay Meadows after the market or challenge friends to a game of table tennis in front of Survey Monkey HQ. With Town Square nearby you can plan the perfect pairing with your hot tamale or hand pie at Fieldwork San Mateo at Bay Meadows. Kids will love our Sweet Pea craft station and an ice cream treat from Tin Pot Creamery.

The Magic Lantern 3-D Show in Redwood City will cover the San Mateo County History Museum with a plethora of colorful lights. Weekly in August: 7, 14, 21, 28.

KitchenTown partners with Chef Yana Gilbuena for an installment of the SALO Series featuring regional Filipino food on August 9.

New to the area? In case you missed it! LIFT Exercise Studio is now open in San Mateo and is offering free classes to Bay Meadows Residents on August 11 at 10:45am.

Learn to make your own haku lei to wear during the Aloha Festival Haku Lei-making Workshop on August 11 at the San Mateo County Event Center.

Celebrating its 36th year, San Francisco Shakespeare Festival brings its performance of A Midsummer Night’s Dream to Downtown Redwood City for 3 weekends in August! August: 11-12, 18-19, 25-26.

Domenico Winery in San Carlos is hosting the Bacchus Winemaking Club Annual Harvest Party on August 12.

Enjoy summer at Coyote Nights: Technology and the Outdoors in San Mateo on August 16 as you sip local beer from Devil’s Canyon Brewery and learn more about the parks.

The Burlingame Arts Society will be hosting their 25th Annual Spring Art Exhibit at the Hillsdale Shopping Center in San Mateo on August 18-19. This exhibit will feature original artwork with oils, watercolors, acrylics and pastels.

Join Zoetic Wines in San Carlos for joyful and exhilarating yoga and hand-crafted wines during Yoga and Wine on August 19.

T-Mobile will be bringing their mobile showroom to Hillsdale Shopping Center in San Mateo on August 23-24 from 12-6pm, which will include music, giveaways, and free games to play!

Summer is the perfect time to treat yourself to unique and original photography, jewelry, painting, fiber art and more at ART on the Square. August 24 from 5pm – 8:30pm.

Redwood City’s Historic Resources Advisory Committee will conduct a tour of historic sites in the downtown area during the Walking Tour: Redwood City on August 25 from 10:30am to 12:00pm.

Pack a picnic and enjoy Perla Batalla in Concert at the PJCC in Foster City on August 26.

Indulge in a Tuscan Summer Menu in San Mateo on August 29 at Draeger’s Cooking School, featuring Crostini with Favas and Pecorino, Grilled Apricots with Prosciutto and Lemon Sorbetto.

SAVE THE DATE: Sept 7th LIFT presents Silent Disco at Bay Meadows – Save the date to sweat in the dark. We’ll wear glow in the dark headphones as we power through with LIFT for 30 minutes of Bike & 30 minutes of Barre. Friday, September 7th at 7pm. Call the studio to reserve your spot today, limited seats!


There’s a new Farmers Market in town and it’s in the heart of the Bay Meadows community. Visit our seasonal market on Sundays, 9:30 to 1:30 on the corner of Delaware and Franklin Streets. The Farmers Market in our Midurban village offers nutritious California fruits and veggies, handcrafted baked goods, farm-fresh flowers, prepared artisan foods and specialty items. Guests can also enjoy live music, fitness events, entertainment for kids, craft workshops and more, all presented in the welcoming outdoors of this new neighborhood. Located adjacent to the Hillsdale Caltrain station stop and also offering ample parking. Learn more here >