July is Jam Packed with Peninsula Events

July is jam packed with activities to help you explore Bay Meadows and beyond. Pack your month with parades, park fun, farmers markets, a chalk festival and much, much more.  When you live just steps from Caltrain it’s easy to get from here to ‘there’ car-free! Get the Hillsdale Caltrain schedule here. Explore our roundup and plan your month.

July 1-28, Putt’n Around Mini Golf. 18 hole course complete with scaled decorations and nighttime black light golf in Redwood City. Through July on Fridays-Sundays.

July 2, 9, 16, Arts & Parks. Families can enjoy free Hands on Art Projects and Mobile Recreation Activities in four of our beautiful neighborhood Redwood City parks!

July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, Music in the Park. Free music in Redwood City through August 14 on Wednesdays 6-8pm.

July 3-4, Chalk Full of Fun on the Square. Join the artists on Courthouse Square and Chalk Alley at one of the newest additions to the Redwood City 4th of July festival.

July 4: Fourth of July Celebration, Parade & Fireworks in Foster City. “You don’t want to miss all the games, food, entertainment, family and dog parade, and a grand fireworks display. ” Leo Ryan Park, 650 Shell Blvd, Foster City, CA 94404

July 4: Central Park San Mateo 4th of July + live music David Martins House Party (Party Mix) 11am-2pm, concert from 12-2pm *** With a vast repertoire of over 800 songs – nine amazing “allstar” musicians and two interactive performers, no other band can entertain like a “live” DJ; satisfying the widest audience tastes by customizing their playlists before and during their actual performance.

July 4, 11, 18, 25 San Mateo’s The Central Park Music Series! This event hosts FREE live music on Thursdays through August 15th from 6-8pm in Central Park (Thursday, July 4th will be from 12-2pm).

July 4, 4th of July Parade. A premier holiday parade, festival, car show and fireworks takes place in the heart of downtown Redwood City.

July 5, Free First Friday. Explore the History Museum in Redwood City, enjoy Playing in the Past and a General Tour.

July 5, 12, 19, 26, Music on the Square. Redwood City presents Music on the Square on Fridays during summer from 6:00-8:00pm, through August 30.

July 5, First Friday Family Night. On the first Friday of every month, from 5pm until 8pm, parents and kids relax and celebrate the weekend together at CuriOdyssey.

July 6, PHS/SPCA Mobile Pet Adoptions. First Saturday of the month @ 12-2pm at Hillsdale.

July 7, 14, 21, 28, Farmers Market Bay Meadows. Shop the market, enjoy live music, catch kids activities at Sweet Peas Tent hosted by Little Wonders San Mateo, plus park your pooch at the #PoochPitStop hosted by our friends at For Sniffs and Giggles!  Every Sunday on the corner of E. 31st and Delaware Streets in San Mateo from 9:30am – 1:30pm (Rain or Shine).

July 7, 14, 21, 28 Bicycle Sundays! Weekly on Sundays, a 3.8-mile segment of Cañada Road along Crystal Springs Regional Trail is closed between the Filoli entrance and Highway 92 allowing for non-motorized activities including jogging, bicycling, hiking, roller-skating, and walking (Strollers are welcome, but no ball/frisbee activity allowed). Cañada Road between Edgewood Road to the Filoli entrance will remain open to vehicles.

July 11, Twilight Tails. July 11th is this month’s date for the specialty vendor fair for your pooch pals, given July 4th is a holiday. Join the line-up of professionals that cater to your canines and enjoy a romp in the park with other pet parents. Create Yappy Hour by inviting your favorite four-legged pals for a romp in the park at Bay Meadows every Thursday evening from 6-7pm in Landing Green Park.

July 11, 18, 25, Movies on the Square. Experience Redwood City’s high definition surround sound 25’ outdoor theater this summer, showing of 12 movies on Thursday evenings starting at sundown.

July 12, 13,14 The International Gem and Jewelry Show comes to San Mateo, just next door at the San Mateo Events Center!

July 13, Family Fun Fair! Bring the kids and a blanket to Burlingame and enjoy a day at the park!

July 13, Steam Punk Extravaganza. Celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the Hermes Jr. Avitor Steam Airship at the Hiller Aviation Museum’s Steam Punk Extravaganza.

July 18, Coyote Nights Summer Kickoff! Hang out and make new friends, sip local beer from Devil’s Canyon Brewery and learn more about the parks.

July 20, Pub in the Park. Imagine a leisurely summer afternoon, lounging in a park, while listening to live Americana and Bluegrass music, sipping delicious local brews and enjoying lawn games.

July 21, Sounds of the Shores. Redwood City takes its summer music out to Redwood Shores!

July 26-27, ART on the Square. From 5-8:30pm with Music on the Square in Redwood City.

July 27, Walking Tour: San Mateo. Tour the Victorian Maynard House in San Mateo.

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 reason you’ll fall in love with Bay Meadows. Smartly-designed, high-quality new 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, Blue Bottle Coffee, Fieldwork Brewing Co., LIFT Fitness, Tin Pot Creamery, Hillsdale Shopping Center and more. Learn more about what Midurban life offers by following our Facebook page.