All Our Spring 2017 San Francisco Bay Area Food, Wine, & Art Festivals

Tuesday March 21, 2017

Welcome to the Spring 2017 Festival Guide! I’ve decide to shift from a biannual to quarterly festival guide this year, to make it easier to read and also give me more space to include even more festivals.

This year, I’ve rounded up all the beer, whiskey, wine, and champagne festivals. Spring also means Easter, bunnies, cherry blossoms, and Earth Day festivals. There are barbeque showdowns and chili cookoffs. And, of course, the Bay Area’s famous strawberry, asparagus, artisanal cheese, and nut festivals

Have a great few months everyone!





Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival, March 23-26 2017, Sebastopol, CA

Artisan Cheese Festival, March 24-26 2017, Petaluma, CA

Tiny Dance Film Festival, March 25-26 2017, SOMA, SF

Museum Magic! Napa Valley Museum’s Annual Fundraiser, March 25 2017, Yountville, CA

Fairfax Brewfest, March 25 2017, Fairfax, CA

Goodguys 34th Annual All American Get-Together (antique cars), March 25-26 2017, Pleasanton, CA


Whiskies of the World, March 31 2017, Embarcadero, SF (ed: booze not cats)

ENGAGE Art Fair, March 31-April 1&2 2017, Calistoga, CA





LUNAFEST, April 1 2017, Yountville, CA

Splashomania: Bollywood Rain Dance Holi, April 1 2017, Sunnyvale, CA

10th Annual Fool’s Day Parade & BBQ, April 1 2017, Occidental, CA

29th Annual Tartan Day Scottish Fair, April 1 2017, Fremont, CA

Sonoma’s Orchids in Wonderland Show and Sale, April 1-2 2017, Santa Rosa, CA


San Francisco International Beerfest, April 8 2017, San Francisco, CA

Battle of the Brews, April 8 2017, Sonoma County Fairgrounds, CA

San Francisco Cherry Blossom Festival, April 8-16 2017, Japantown, SF

Alameda’s Splash Into Spring Egg Scramble, April 8 2017, Alameda, CA

Bodega Bay Fisherman’s Festival, April 9 2017, Bodega Bay, CA


California Nut Festival, April 15 2017, Chico, CA

19th Annual Bunnies & Bonnets Parade, April 15 2017, Campbell, CA

Earth Day, April 16 2017, Vallejo, CA

26th Annual Union Street Easter Parade & Spring Celebration, April 16 2017, Union Street, SF


San Joaquin Asparagus Festival, April 21-23 2017, Stockton, CA

Sebastopol Apple Blossom Festival, April 22-23 2016, Sebastopol, CA

Art Sip & Stroll 2016, April 22, 2017, Yountville, CA

Alameda Earth Day Festival, April 22 2017, Alameda, CA

Santa Rosa Earth Day Festival, April 22 2017, Santa Rosa, CA

Sheep Shearing Day, April 22 2017, Ardenwood Historic Farm, CA

Wanderlust 108, April 23 2016, Golden Gate Park, SF

Nikkei Matsuri: Japanese American Cultural Festival, April 23 2017, San Jose, CA



Cupertino Cherry Blossom Festival, April 29-30 2017, Cupertino,CA

Glen Park Festival, April 30 2017, Glen Park, SF

Kelseyville Olive Festival, April 30 2017, Kelseyville, CA

Gem Faire, April 28-30 2017, Santa Rosa, CA


Flite Fest, April 27-30 2017, Vallejo, CA

Petaluma Butter and Egg Days Parade and Festival, April 29 2017, Petaluma, CA

Sacramento Valley Scottish Games and Festival, April 29-30 2016, Woodland, CA

Audobon Society’s Heron Days, April 29-30 2017, Lakeport, CA






How Weird Street Faire, May 7 2017, SOMA, SF

Urban Air Market: Hayes Valley, May 7 2017, Hayes Valley, SF

Selma Raisin Festival, May 3-7 2017, Selma, CA

Audobon Society’s Heron Days, May 6-7 2017, Clearlake, CA

San Francisco Cinco de Mayo Festival, May 6 2017, Dolores Park, SF

Endangered Species Faire, May 6 2017, Chico, CA

Vallejo/San Francisco International Yacht Race, May 6-7 2017, Vallejo, CA

Great Petaluma Chili Cookoff and Beer Tasting, May 6 2017, Petaluma, CA

Carnevale Fantastico! Italian Renaissance and Cultural Festival, May 6-7 2017, Vallejo, CA



Hawaii May Day Festival, May 13-14 2017, Pleasanton, CA

Uncorked! San Francisco Wine Festival, May 13 2017, Ghirardelli Square, SF

The Saratoga Wine Stroll Experience, May 13 2017, Saratoga, CA

Roseville BerryFest, May 13-14 2017, Roseville, CA

Alameda Spring Festival, May 13-14 2017, Alameda, CA

Alameda Bike Festival and Rodeo, May 13 2017, Alameda, CA

Silicon Valley Irish Fleadh, May 13-14 2017, Mountain View, CA


Rowell Ranch Rodeo, May 20-21 2017, Castro Valley, CA

Oakland Greek Festival, May 19-21 2017, Oakland, CA

123rd Annual Rose Parade & Festival, May 20 2017, Santa Rosa, CA

Campbell Boogie on the Avenue, May 20-21 2017, Campbell, CA

Galt Strawberry Festival, May 20-21 2017, Galt, CA

Himalayan Fair, May 20-21 2017, Berkeley, CA

Oakdale Chocolate Festival, May 20-21 2017, Oakdale, CA

Pop-Up Bubblyfest, May 21 2017, Russian Hill, SF


Vacaville Fiesta Days, May 25-29 2017,Vacaville, CA

Sacramento County Fair, May 25-29 2017, Sacramento, CA

Bottle Rock: Music + Food + Wine + Brew, May 26-28 2017, Napa, CA

Sacramento Music Festival, May 26-29 2017, Sacramento, CA

California Festival of Beers, May 27 2017, San Luis Obispo, CA

CJ Olsen Cherry Festival, May 2017, Sunnyvale, CA (unconfirmed for 2017)

Carnaval Festival, May 27-28 2017, The Mission, SF

Morgan Hill Mushroom Mardi Gras, May 27-28 2017, Morgan Hill, CA

San Ramon Art and Wind Festival, May 28-29 2017, San Ramon, CA



Check out the Summer 2017 Bay Area Festival Guide here!

3 Responses to “All Our Spring 2017 San Francisco Bay Area Food, Wine, & Art Festivals”

  1. I want to know when the Bay Area Art and Wine Festival coming up.
    James Ponder Jr.


    4/1/2017 at 4:04 pm

  2. Hi! Any particular city? There are over a dozen art and wine festivals in the Bay Area all Spring and Summer. If you don’t see it listed here, and if you can tell me which city, I’ll hunt it down for you.


    4/1/2017 at 5:25 pm

  3. Hi there! We are holding our annual Grand Tasting Event at Pampas in Palo Alto on May 7 from 1pm-5pm, and would love to be added to your list! Attendees will be able to try over 100 wines, and purchase the ones they like at distributor pricing. They’ll also enjoy a Bubble Bar, silent auction, VIP Lounge, light hors d’oeuvres, and more! Tickets are available via Eventbrite or our Facebook page. Please call 650.327.1323 or email events@pampaspaloalto.com for more details.


    4/5/2017 at 1:22 pm