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Lunar New year Lunar New Year 2015
Redwood City, its Parks Recreation and Community Services Department, and partner Redwood City International will be hosting the 5th annual Lunar New Year Celebration! Mayor Jeffrey Gee and City staff will be joined by lion dancers, red panda acrobats, martial artists, taiko drummers, as well as Van-Anh Vanessa Vo, Emmy Winning Vietnamese Musician, for this celebration of the Year of the Ram. The event is free and open to the public.
zoppe italian family circus Zoppé
An Italian Family Circus
The 7th Generation

October 10-26, 2014
Matinee & Evening Showtimes

Circus Tent: Red Morton Park
1455 Madison Ave. Redwood City (map)
The Circus is coming to town! Redwood City is proud to welcome, Zoppé, An Italian Family Circus from October 10th through October 26th for spectacular two-hour performances that will enthrall the entire family!

Oktoberfest Redwood City
Oktober 11, 2014
2 seatings 11am-3pm & 4:30-8:30pm

Courthouse Square (map)
We are proud to bring you a fabulous traditional German Oktoberfest in Downtown Redwood City! Join friends and neighbors in a huge decked-out Oktoberfest tent - complete with over 1,100 feet of “family style” bench seating, lots of fun and merriment, music, dancing, contests, cold beer and other beverages, food, and more! Tickets available online starting September 15, 2014.

salsa festival entries 7th Annual Redwood City Salsa Festival
Saturday, September 27, 2014

Downtown Redwood City
Redwood City is going to be sizzling during its 7th annual Salsa Festival, on Saturday September 27th, 2014. Multiple stages featuring a variety of Latin Music, including Salsa and Jazz, will fire up Redwood City with music and dancing all day long. Plus, this year we’ve expanded our cultural offering with an additional Reggae Stage. Amateur and professional Salsa Chefs will compete for fun, prizes and Salsa Glory. PLUS, there's Tequila Tasting, FREE hands-on art projects, and a Children’s Play Area, complete with bounce houses, and more!
Fiestas Patrias

Fiestas Patrias
September 16, 2014
Courthouse Square
Presented by Chavez Supermarket
A Celebration of many Latin Countries and 204 years of Mexican Independence! Live music, Mariachi, Flag Ceremony, Hands-on Arts, Authentic Mexican Food, Dancers and More!

kidchella Kidchella
Sundays in 2014

Courthouse Square (map)
Because Kids Get To Rock Too!
art on the square

ART on the Square features the best in fine arts and crafts each month between June and August at Courthouse Square in downtown Redwood City.  

Complementing Music on the Square and the PAL Blues, ART, and BBQ Festival, ART on the Square showcases original painting, photography, jewelry, glass, ceramics, and more, with prices for every budget.  At each Friday evening ARTon the Square we hold a drawing for four $25 gift certificates that winners can spend on the artist’s work of their choice during the show.

Come for the ART and enjoy the music!

music on the square Classical Series
Weekends in 2012
Courthouse Square (map)
Art in the Park Art in the Park
Saturday, August 9, 2014
Sequoia High School Campus (Broadway @ El Camino)

Award winning artists, show and sale, crafts, jewelry, fine arts, sculpture, knitted and textile art, food trucks, acoustic music, childrens activities and more!
Lunar New Year Lunar New Year
Saturday, February 8, 2014
Courthouse Square
Join us for this Asian celebration of change and the Year of the Horse! Lion Dancers, Red Panda Acrobats, Live Music, Martial Arts, Kids Arts & Zodiac Themed Crafts, Food, Inflatable Playland & More! FREE!

PAL Blues Fest

PAL Blues, Arts and Bar-B-Que Festival
July 2014
Courthouse Square
dancing on the square Dancing on the Square
Tuesdays 6:00-8:00pm

June 21 - September 20, 2011
Courthouse Square
Featuring free minilessons and open social dancing for all ages and all levels, no experience needed and no partner required. The community is invited to join friends, learn to dance, step out in style and have some serious fun!
ART WALK Second Saturday ART WALK
May - September, 2011


Next one: September 10th
Locations around Downtown Redwood City
jazz on main Jazz on Main
Mondays 6:00-8:00pm
June 20-August 15, 2011
no Jazz on July 4th
Main Street, Downtown (map)
sounds of the shores Sounds of the Shores
3 Sundays 5:00-7:00pm
Marlin Park (map)

Music in the Park
8 Wednesdays 6:00-8:00pm
Stafford Park (

pet parade 10th Annual Pet Parade
Saturday, May 21, 2011

Courthouse Square (map)
Bring your pets downtown for the happiest event of the year! There’ll be vendor booths, food, music, demonstrations, and lots of fun for the entire family (including the pets, of course!). The parade is free, and there’s a $5 contest entry fee. Pet and human costumes are encouraged, there will be awards for the contest winners, photos with your pets, and more. Video of the 2011 Pet Parade!
streets alive san mateo county Streets Alive!
Be Active  Be Healthy  Be Car Free!
Sunday, May 1, 2011
Courthouse Square

Physical activity and social togetherness is important to a healthy lifestyle. San Mateo County has partnered up with the World Health Organization to take part in a World Health Day Event, Streets Alive San Mateo County. We'll be hosting a community event, closing streets to cars and opening them to the people. Come ready to dance, play and have a great time!




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