Uncategorized May 23, 2024

A Month of Family Fun in the Bay Area


Summer is here! I’ve curated a selection of family-friendly events across the Bay Area to fill your June with joy and connection. From the educational to the entertaining, our diverse counties of Santa Clara, San Mateo, Alameda, Contra Costa, and Solano are bursting with activities that promise to create lasting memories. Whether you’re looking to engage with nature, immerse in local culture, or simply enjoy some quality time with loved ones, this handpicked list of June events has something special for everyone. Click on the links and discover the perfect way to celebrate the sunny days ahead!

Santa Clara County

  1. Coyote Creek Habitat Day (June 1): A family-friendly event focusing on the preservation of local habitats
  2. Something’s in the Water (June 8): An educational event about water ecosystems, perfect for curious minds
  3. Native Plant and Pollinator Day (June 15): Learn about native plants and pollinators in this interactive event

San Mateo County

  1. San Mateo County Fair (June 1-9): Enjoy live entertainment, competitive events, and agricultural exhibits
  2. Youth Arts Showcase (June 5): Celebrate Juneteenth with art viewing and performances by local youth

Alameda County

  1. Jurassic Quest (May 31 – June 2): A dinosaur adventure for the whole family at the Alameda County Fairgrounds
  2. Alameda County Fair (June 14 – July 7): Features entertainment, live concerts, carnival rides, and more

Contra Costa County

  1. Powerhouse Comic Con (June 8): A pop culture convention with activities for all ages
  2. California Bug Bash (June 23): A unique event showcasing vintage Volkswagen cars, fun for car enthusiasts
  3. Concord Music and Market Series (Starting June 6): Kick off your summer with the 35th Annual Concord Music & Market Series at Todos Santos Plaza. Enjoy free music concerts every Thursday from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Solano County

11. Solano County Fair (June 13-16): Celebrating its 75th anniversary with family activities, entertainment, and educational exhibits

These events offer a variety of experiences that cater to different interests, ensuring there’s something enjoyable for every member of the family. Have a fantastic time exploring these local festivities!