Best Things to Do in the South Bay This July

Foggy fireworks are a hallmark of the Fourth of July in the Bay Area. Never mind, one can always find sunshine somewhere in the Bay Area — and plenty of wonderful events to enjoy. We’ve done the deep research for you on the best things to do in the South Bay including museums, cultural events, food tours, athletic events, hikes and more. Speaking of food, we also have an extensive list of our best restaurants in the South Bay, and if you’re planning a weekend, the best places to stay

The sunny and warm South Bay weather continues this month, with average temperatures into the high 70s.

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Photo: Courtesy of Jim Strasma/Unsplash

Independence Day

July 4
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Photo: Courtesy of Downtown Los Altos

Los Altos Arts + Wine Festival

July 8 - 9

Downtown Los Altos hosts the two-day Art + Wine Festival, now in its 44th year, showcasing 300 artistshandcrafted works, attracting makers from a dozen states. Live music plays the whole weekend, and their Kidzone offers rides, activities and entertainment for the youngsters in the group.

More info: pacificfinearts.com

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Photo: Courtesy of Filoli Historic House & Garden

Art Walk at Filoli Historic House & Garden

Showcasing hand-picked local artists selling their work throughout Filoli’s lovely landscaped 16 acres in Woodside. Stroll the beautiful garden while browsing original paintings, ceramics, jewelry, and more.

Event Venues

Looking to see what’s happening right now in the South Bay? Our comprehensive list of venues below will help you find what you need to know what’s going on.

Looking for more things to do in the area?

Visit our What to Do in Northern California page!

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