Art and Wine FestivalsArt and wine lovers, music enthusiasts, and foodies there’s a great season of festivals ahead in the Silicon Valley area!  Here’s a list of many of the nearby art, wine, food and street events which are sure to please!  Below please find there when, where and what for the 2015 season.   Enjoy the bountiful entertainment opportunities that await in Santa Clara County and close by. Remember, not all of these events are free entry, some are not family friendly, and parking can sometimes be tricky, so do your research and read up on the attached links before you visit!

May 16-17, Oxnard, California Strawberry Festival

May 24-25, San Ramon, the San Ramon Art & Wind Festival

May 29-31, San Jose, Japantown, 1st annual J-Town Film Fest

May 29-31, Foster City, 44th annual Arts & Wine Festival

June 5-6, San Jose, Downtown, the 8th annual SubZERO Festival

June 5-7, Menlo Park, 35th annual Nativity Carnival

June 6, Bonny Doon, 13th annual, Bonny Doon Art & Wine Festival (a benefit – must be 21 or older to attend, tickets online)

June 6-7, Sunnyvale, 41st annual Art & Wine Festival

June 17, Menlo Park, Summer Block Party

June 20, San Jose, Downtown, 34th annual Fountain Blues Festival

June 22, San Jose, Willow Glen, 18th annual Dancin’ on the Avenue

June 26-28, Oakland, 40th annual Montclair Fine Arts Sidewalk Festival

June 27, Oakland, Montclair Beer and Wine Celebration (an addition to the Montclair Fine Arts Sidewalk Festival)

Continue reading for more Silicon Valley and San Francisco Bay Area Art & Wine Festivals!

July 10-12, San Jose, Tahiti Fête

July 11-12, Los Altos, the 36th annual Los Altos Arts and Wine Festival

July 11-12, San Jose, Japantown, the Obon Festival

July 18-19, Menlo Park, Connoisseurs’ Marketplace also here

July 24-26, Gilroy, the 37th annual Gilroy Garlic Festival

July 30 – August 2, Santa Clara, Santa Clara County Fair

August 1-2, Fremont, the 32nd Fremont Festival of the Arts

August 7-9, San Jose, Downtown, San Jose Jazz Summer Fest

August 8-9, Los Gatos, 44th annual Fiesta de Artes

August 15-16, Scotts Valley, the Scotts Valley Art, Wine and Beer Festival also here

August 22-23, Palo Alto, the Palo Alto Festival of the Arts

August 30, San Jose, 4oth annual Silicon Valley Pride Festival

September Date Unannounced, San Jose, Viva Fest! Mexican Heritage and Mariachi Festival

September 12-13, Mountain View, the 43rd annual Mountain View Art & Wine Festival

September 12-13, Capitola, the 33rd annual Capitola Art & Wine Festival also here

September 19-20, Santa Clara, the Santa Clara Art & Wine Festival

September 19, San Jose, Willow Glen, Founders’ Day Parade

September 20, Almaden Valley (area of San Jose), 39th annual Almaden Valley Art & Wine Festival

September 26-27, Oakland, Montclair Sidewalk Fine Arts & Crafts Fall Fest or here

October 2-4, Menlo Park, Menlo Park Sidewalk Fine Arts & Crafts Fall Fest

October 10-11, San Carlos, 25th annual San Carlos Art & Wine Faire

October 11, San Jose, Japantown, the 82nd Aki Matsuri (Fall Festival)

October 17-18, Half Moon Bay, Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival