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.
Featured Photo: Los Altos Arts & Wine Festival
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 artists’ handcrafted 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
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.