Summer Events for the Whole Family in the Bay Area

Summertime means lots of fun in San Francisco and the Bay Area. At Cypress Lawn Family of Funeral Homes, our staff members love when the temperatures rise and the area comes alive with fun-filled activities. There are many family-friendly events to enjoy in our community come July, and here are some of our favorite ones to mark on your calendar.

The Ice Cream Festival

Nothing says summertime quite like ice cream! On Sunday, July 21, celebrate National Ice Cream Day at San Francisco’s Ice Cream Festival at District Six from noon to 5 p.m. Enjoy live music, games, and all kinds of frozen treats at this family-friendly gathering. Click here to reserve your spot for this free festival.

Cultural Feasts and Beats

Chinatown is one of San Francisco’s most vibrant neighborhoods, and the Cultural Feasts and Beats at Restaurant Row, a bi-weekly, warm-weather festival, celebrates this unique enclave. Stop for a delicious lunch at one of Restaurant Row’s world-class eateries on your way to the iconic Great Star Theater, where you can enjoy live guzheng musical performances and experience Chinese calligraphy and watercolor painting. For more event details and to reserve your free spot, click here.

Telescope Viewing at Chabot Space and Science Center

Summer is one of the best times of the year to enjoy a telescope viewing at Chabot Space and Science Center. Every Friday and Saturday from 7:30-10:30 p.m., visitors gather on the Chabot Observatory Deck to gaze at stars, planets, and more through the center’s three large telescopes. Before heading to the center, be sure to check the weather to see if the skies are clear for viewing. For more event details, click here.

Santa Clara County Fair

From July 25-28, the Santa Clara County Fair celebrates its 80th year! Enjoy livestock shows, thrilling carnival rides, delicious fair food, and more at this one-of-a-kind festival. Children and adults will love exploring all there is to see at this innovative county fair. For more event details, click here.

This July, we can’t wait to experience all there is to do throughout our beautiful Bay Area. We want to wish every family in our community a wonderful summer!