Saturday, March 7th | Fort Mason Center, San Francisco
Hand Crafted Tasting Company brings a unique beer tasting festival to San Francisco! On Saturday, March 7th, the San Francisco Craft Beer Festival will feature a seasonal tasting selection of 150 craft beers, meads and ciders from over 75 breweries both local and national, as well as live music, food and entertainment. The San Francisco Craft Beer Festival is designed to offer an extensive, diverse sampling; in one place at one time, to both further educate beer enthusiasts and the casual beer lover. Guests can meet one-on-one with industry experts and Cicerones in the Craft Concierge Center and attend interesting and informative seminars.
For foodies, the Craft Kitchen presented by Off the Grid, will offer a variety of food from participating vendors and a selection of showcase beers for pairing. Additionally, guests can enjoy shopping retail vendors, games and live music from local rock/soul/funk band, Sweet HayaH.
VIP and general admission tickets are available for purchase at www.handcraftedtasting.com. VIP ticket holders can enjoy an extra hour of tasting prior to General Admission entry.
It all goes down at Fort Mason Center's Festival Pavilion which is located at 2 Marina Boulevard San Francisco, CA 94123
Join the fun from 5-7 p.m. in the Club Regent as local bartenders mix, stir and pour their way to victory in an exciting battle of mixology.Award categories are "Best Overall - Judge's Choice" and "People's Choice." Event benefitingLeukemia & Lymphoma Society Million Dollar Mission.
Enjoy masterful cocktails and cast your vote while supporting the Million Dollar Mission. www.milliondollarmission2015.com.
If you are a local contractor looking to land more contracts and strengthen your business financially or a young person looking for summer internships in the construction or construction related field, plan on attending the 2015 Contractors and Suppliers Expo on March 20th at the O.co Coliseum. Prior to the Expo, attend the Pre-Expo sessions to learn best practices for marketing your business and how to pre-qualify for small business loans. Join companies such as BART, Caltrans, Kaiser, McCarthy Building Companies, Alten Construction, Turner Construction and McGuire and Hester on March 20th at the 2015 Contractors and Suppliers Expo.
Bacon, beer and the ballpark! What could be better?! Join us Saturday, March 21st for the inaugural festival hosted inside Municipal Stadium, The Bacon and Beer Classic! There are two sessions to choose from and tickets start at $59.
On the Eve of WrestleMania, Join the WWE Superstars, Divas, & Legends as the Class of 2015 is enshrined into the WWE Hall of Fame - Saturday, March 28th - LIVE at the SAP Center in San Jose! Previous Inductees Include: Hulk Hogan; “Stone Cold” Steve Austin; “Nature Boy” Ric Flair; Bret “the Hitman” Hart; Edge; Ultimate Warrior & more
Tickets Go On Sale THIS Saturday, January 17th at 10am – Get Yours at the SAP Center Ticket Office, Ticketmaster, or charge by phone: 800-745-3000.
Be part of One of the Most Memorable Nights in WWE History!
Saturday and Sunday, March 28th & 29th | Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton
The Goodguys 33rd All American Get-Together is a colorful, two-day “Full Throttle Fun” hot rod & custom car automotive themed event featuring over 3,000 American made or powered hot rods, customs, classics, street rods, muscle cars, trick trucks, late models and more . In addition to the car show, this event showcases vendor exhibits, indoor car show, a huge swap meet and cars-for-sale area, special feature parking areas on Saturday, Goodguys Autocross (to test vehicle agility and performance), model & pedal car show, kids fun zone, Pinstripers brush bash and lots of fun for the entire family!
TICKETS: Adult Admission tickets are $20 at the gate, kids 7-12 are $6, kids 6 & under are FREE. Advance sale $17 discount tickets online at www.good-guys.com.
Thursday, March 26th - Sunday, March 29th | San Jose Convention Center
WrestleMania Axxess - WWE’s one-of-a-kind interactive fan festival – will take place over four days at the San Jose Convention Center, Thursday, March 26th through Sunday, March 29th. The WWE Universe will get unprecedented access to their favorite WWE Superstars, Divas and Legends through a host of interactive activities held throughout the convention center, including autograph signings and live in-ring matches. This is one event WWE fans of all ages will want to be part of.
VIP tickets will be announced in January and are available in limited quantities. General admission tickets will be available for all dates and sessions.
On March 29th, for the 1st time ever, the Bay Area hosts the Greatest Spectacle in Live Entertainment—WRESTLEMANIA! ALL the WWE Superstars & the Biggest Matches on the Grandest Stage of Them All— WRESTLEMANIA!
Saturday, April 11th | Levi's Stadium, Santa Clara
Monster Jam® is the most exciting form of family motorsports entertainment on the planet. The stars of the show are the biggest performers on four wheels: the Monster Jam trucks! The twelve-feet-tall, ten-thousand-pound machines will bring you to your feet, racing and ripping up a custom-designed track full of obstacles to soar over - OR smash through. The 2015 touring season brings more Monster Jam excitement providing entertainment tailored perfectly for your family's budget, and these colorful, larger-than-life beasts are sure to capture the hearts of both young and old. Catch the action as the destruction makes its premier at Levi’s Stadium on April 11th!
Saturday, April 18th | Levi's Stadium, Santa Clara
Monster Energy Supercross is the world’s premier motocross series and hottest motor sports series in the country, comprised of seventeen rounds of heart-stopping action in some of the largest venues in North America. The championship is made up of the world’s greatest racers, including past champions Chad Reed and Ryan Dungey as well as emerging competitors Ken Roczen, Justin Barcia, and Davi Milsaps, just to name a few. The racing is made up of two classes, Supercross and Supercross Lites, which challenge riders to overcome jaw-dropping obstacles in pursuit of the checkered flag. Featuring tight corners, fast straightaways, challenging rhythm sections, and vertigo-inducing jumps, these tracks pack excitement into every inch of dirt. Complimenting the racing action is the Monster Energy Party in the Pits where fans can get a behind-the-scenes look at the world of Supercross. Catch the action as the racing returns to the Bay Area for the first time ever at Levi’s Stadium on April 18 to see Who’s Next to claim a Supercross title! Get your tickets TODAY at Ticketmaster.com
Levi's Stadium is located at 4900 Marie P. DeBartolo Way, Santa Clara, CA 95054
Saturday, May 16th & Sunday, May 17th | San Mateo Event Center, San Mateo
Come celebrate Maker Media's 19th Maker Faire and 10th anniversary in the Bay Area, showcasing creative and resourceful people in the areas of science and technology, engineering, food, and arts and crafts. Maker Faire is a two-day family friendly Faire where people show what they are MAKING & share what they are LEARNING with a showcase of INVENTION, CREATIVITY & RESOURCEFULNESS. Gather with tech enthusiasts, crafters, educators, tinkerers, hobbyists, farmers, engineers, science clubs, authors, artists, students, & commercial exhibitors to share, explore & collaborate with what you’ve seen & learned at this all-encompassing fair!
For tickets, visit: http://mfba2015.eventbrite.com or visit www.makerfaire.com.
This is Tour de Cure and it’s more than just a bike ride. It’s a celebration! It’s where every turn of the pedal helps Stop Diabetes; where cyclists of all levels come together to make a difference to raise money and raise hope for their local community. Join the American Diabetes Association family, our Official Vehicle Sponsor, Rector Audi of Burlingame and our Official Media Sponsor, KFOX for the ride of your life – It’s Tour de Cure! Register today at www.Diabetes.org/siliconvalleytourdecure!
Explore the most intriguing planet in our solar system… our own. Experience Habitat Earth, a new planetarium show now playing at the California Academy of Sciences in Golden Gate Park. Dive off the California coast with hungry sea otters, tunnel with tiny ants beneath the forest floor and discover the “living networks” that connect all life. Learn how the sun, 93 million miles away, fuels all life on Earth. Narrated by Frances McDormand, this immersive planetarium show features spectacular visualizations of real scientific data and amazing special effects.*
Bear Valley is open for the season! Make the short trip up all-weather Highway Four to Bear Valley – Pure mountain fun is closer than you think. Let’s give a shout out to Mother Nature! Thanks to her…Bear Valley is open for the season! Thanks to the tremendous weather and their snowmaking crew, Bear Valley is the first resort open in the Central Sierra! If you’ve been waiting to hit the slopes, now’s your chance. Conditions are great! While you’re there, you can book lessons online, and see a listing of Bear Valley’s resellers who offer discounted tickets. If you need a place to stay, check out the accommodations at Bear Valley Lodge. You can find it all online at BearValley.com. It’s going to be a great, new season with brand new owners. So make the short trip up all-weather Highway Four to Bear Valley – absolutely, positively, pure mountain fun!
Looking for thrills and chills? Then visit the beautiful but bizarre Winchester Mystery House, built by Sarah Winchester in San Jose. Tour through the 160-room twisting maze of the mansion and look for the bizarre mysteries that gave the house its name; a window built into the floor, a door to nowhere, and a staircase to the ceiling.
And be sure to check out the Flashlight Tours going on this month! The special 55 minute Flashlight Tours of the Winchester Mansion are given every Friday the 13th and on select evenings in October. Guests will tour the rambling, mysterious mansion at night with only the moonlight, a souvenir flashlight, and your imagination to provide illumination through the bewildering maze of rooms and stairways. Tours are on select nights in October from 6:30pm – midnight.
Presented by the Millbrae Chamber of Commerce, the festival is the “Last Blast of Summer” with two days of sensational live music, gorgeous handcrafted work by 250 of America’s top artists and craftmakers, fabulous food and drink, a microbrew tasting tent, the “Classically Cool Car Show”, an organic and green products showcase, artisan specialty foods, home and garden exhibits, health and wellness displays, and tons of fun for kids. The festival takes place on Broadway (1 block west of El Camino Real) between Victoria and Meadow Glen. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. Admission is free.
Sat-Sun September 12-13th | Castro Street, Mountain View Widely considered one of America's top art festivals, huge throngs of art lovers are expected to pour onto Castro Street in Silicon Valley's epicenter for this “Cultural Community Celebration” presented by the Chamber of Commerce Mountain View. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days. Admission is free.
Sat-Sun, October 17-18th | Main Street, Half Moon Bay It's the perfect time of year and the perfect place to celebrate the beauty and bounty of the fall season and Half Moon Bay does it like nobody else. The world-famous Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival is the season’s signature event, drawing hordes of visitors to the “World Pumpkin Capital” for an epic festival on historic Main Street. This year’s 45th annual festival will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free.