Best Things to Do in the South Bay This September

Best Things to Do in the South Bay This September

Looking for the coolest things to do at the beginning of the fall season? From Labor Day to the equinox, we’ve got you covered. We’ve done the deep research for you on the best things to do in the South Bay this September including museums, cultural events, food tours 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.

No need to bundle up in the South Bay during this month, temperature averages are in the 70s.

Featured Photo: FoodieLand, courtesy of @GoldenGateFields
Millbrae Art Festival.
Photo courtesy of Millbrae Art & Wine Festival.

Millbrae Art & Wine Festival

August 31 - September 1

Stroll, browse, relax and enjoy the vibrant end-of-summer celebration. This two-day festival features live music, hand-crafted wares by nearly 300 talented artists and crafters, delicious food and more. On Saturday, the Classically Cool Car Show takes center stage at the festival.

More info: millbrae.com/art-wine-festival

Half Moon Bay Summer music series
Photo courtesy of Summer's End.

Summer’s End Music Festival

Dates TBD

Not much of an excuse is needed to venture down Highway 1, but here’s a good one: Half Moon Bay’s annual Summer’s End Music Festival, held in its historic downtown corridor. Along with plenty of good music, the festival offers climbing walls, caricature drawings, face painting, henna tattoos, cornhole, an inflatable obstacle course and a kid’s activity area.

More info: half-moon-bay.ca.us

Pacific Fog Fest
Photo courtesy of Fog Fest.

Pacific Coast Fog Fest

September 28–29

Fog Fest was created in 1986 to celebrate Pacifica and its marvelous coast–plus it’s almost always great weather during the last weekend in September when it’s traditionally held. Kicking off with a parade down Palmetto Avenue, the festival continues with musical performances, food and beverages, contests and plenty of amusement games and rides for the kids. 

More info: pacificcoastfogfest.com

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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