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Discover Bay Area's Summer: Film, Science, and More

Summer has arrived, and a variety of exciting outdoor activities and festive events await your participation! From movie nights to food and beer festivals, pet parades, and concerts, this article has carefully selected six distinctive events covering entertainment, education, environmental protection, cuisine, and music. Whether you want to spend quality time with family, expand your knowledge, or simply enjoy California's sunshine and natural beauty, there's something here for you. Let's take a look at the exciting events happening this weekend!


Sunset Movie Nights on Treasure Island

Sunset Movie Nights on Treasure Island is an outdoor movie series event held on Treasure Island in the summer of 2024, offering a family entertainment platform where audiences can enjoy movies at sunset.

  • Dates: Selected Tuesdays from now until October 8

  • Time: Starts after sunset, usually between 7 PM and 9 PM

  • Location: Gold Bar Whiskey, 1 Avenue of the Palms, San Francisco

  • Movies: Different movie each night

  • Price: $0-$10

For more information, please click 👉 Treasure Island Movies

Apricot STEM Fair

Hosted by the Los Altos History Museum, the Apricot STEM Fair in Los Altos is an annual event themed around science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). It aims to inspire the local community's interest in STEM fields, especially among teenagers. Activities include science experiment demonstrations, robotics competitions, 3D printing demos, and more.

  • Date: June 29

  • Time: 10 AM-3 PM

  • Location: Los Altos History Museum, 51 S. San Antonio Road, Los Altos

  • Price: $0-$10

For more information, please click 👉 Los Altos History Museum

Martinez Beaver Festival

The Martinez Beaver Festival, held annually in June in Martinez, originated in 2007 to celebrate the importance of beavers and the protection of river ecosystems. The event includes nature displays, children's entertainment activities, music performances, dynamic chalk murals, and more.

  • Date: June 29

  • Time: 10 AM-3 PM

  • Location: Susana Park, Estudillo at Susana Street, Martinez

  • Price: Free

For more information, please click 👉 Martinez Beavers

It’s The Malt! - Craft Malt Festival

The California Beer and BBQ Festival brings together over twenty top breweries in California, offering craft beers made from floor-malted barley produced by California family farms. Participants can also enjoy whiskey from craft distilleries, diverse BBQ options, live music from local musicians, and guided malt house tours. Each attendee will receive a commemorative cup.

  • Date: June 29

  • Time: 1 PM-5 PM

  • Location: 651A West Tower Avenue, Alameda, CA 94501

  • Price: General Admission $50, VIP Admission $75

To purchase tickets, please visit 👉 Eventbrite

For more information, please click 👉 Craft Malting

Jack London Dog Parade

The Jack London Dog Parade will bring joy to dog lovers and their furry friends with a delightful parade featuring creatively dressed pets. The event includes competitions, a pet market, adoption promotion, dog talent shows, health consultations, interactive game areas, and professional pet photography.

  • Date: June 30

  • Time: 9:30 AM-11:30 AM

  • Location: Jack London State Historic Park, 2400 London Ranch Rd, Glen Ellen, CA 95442

  • Price: $5 per dog and $10 parking fee

For more information, please click 👉 Jack London Park

Sounds of the Shores

The Sounds of the Shores music festival will be held at Redwood Shores Lagoon, featuring live music performances and food trucks, allowing people to enjoy a pleasant time with family and friends.

  • Dates: June 30, July 21, August 18

  • Time: 5 PM-7 PM

  • Location: Marlin Park, Neptune Dr. and Cringle Dr.

  • Price: Free

For more information, please click 👉 RSCA

The Bay Area's summer activities are diverse and colorful, catering to people of all ages and interests. Whether you're a fan of outdoor movies, technological innovation, environmental conservation, food and beer, pets, or music, you can find your perfect event. These activities not only provide opportunities for entertainment and relaxation but also enhance knowledge, spark creativity, foster environmental awareness, and promote community engagement. We hope this article helps you plan the perfect weekend and summer activities. Don't forget to check the specific details of each event, including dates, times, locations, and ticket prices, to prepare in advance. Let's embrace this vibrant summer together and create wonderful memories!


If you're planning to attend the various exciting events happening in the Bay Area this week, why not pick out a stylish outfit to stand out in the crowd? Consider checking out the Jiayu Jeng-inspired dress sale at Sunset Movie Nights on Treasure Island, and elevate your attire for these occasions!

For instance, when you take your family to Sunset Movie Nights on Treasure Island, a fashionable and comfortable dress will make you look even more captivating against the backdrop of the sunset. Similarly, wearing KTSF Hostess Jeng Jiayu's dress at the Apricot STEM Fair or Martinez Beaver Festival will help you maintain a stylish presence while interacting with your children.

What's even better is if the size isn't right or you didn't find the style you like, you can visit Lanvie Boutique, where there is a wider selection of women's clothing available. Just mention "Bay Area Wander" and fashion designer Lan will offer you a special 15% discount on all items in the store! This way, you can enjoy these exciting events while showcasing yourself in the best possible light.

No matter which event you attend, Lanvie Boutique can help you find the most suitable outfit to make you the standout in the crowd. Check it out now!


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