Bay Area October Calendar of Events



Each new month brings new happenings and we have your list of can’t-miss events in the Bay Area this October. From fall festivals and haunted houses to concerts and cultural celebrations, celebrate fall with one or more of these events on your social calendar:

Oct. 1 - 9 | Fleet Week  

The city salutes the U.S. Navy and Coast Guard with a week-long schedule of events, with air shows featuring the iconic Blue Angels on Oct 6-8 and other events throughout the week. For more information, click here.

Various Locations

Oct. 6 | Downtown Burlingame First Friday 

This monthly tradition is the solution to your Friday night plans. Stroll through downtown Burlingame and enjoy live music, shopping, and more. For more information, click here.

Locations: Burlington Ave. between El Camino Real & California Boulevard

Oct. 6 - 8 | Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival

Bluegrass fans unite at this free music event and street fair that promises more than 90 acts on seven stages. For more information, click here.

Location: Golden Gate Park

Oct. 7 - 8 | Los Altos Fall Festival

Celebrate the new season with a two-day festival boasting a classic car show, live music, a fine wine and beer tent, a children’s alley for the kids, and amazing local flavors. For more information, click here.

Location: South Parking Plaza between San Antonio Road and First Street, Los Altos

Oct. 7 - 8 | San Carlos 2017 Art & Wine Faire & Car Show

Known for its spectacular lineup of award-winning wines, musical performances, and delectable cuisine, this event will please car lovers and wine enthusiasts alike. For more information, click here.

Location: San Carlos Avenue & Laurel Street, San Carlos

Oct. 13 - 31 | Halloween Candlelight Tour

In one of America’s most legendary haunted mansions, this guided tour through 160 Victorian rooms is lit only by candlelight and makes for a fun and frightful night out. For more information, click here.

Location: Winchester mystery house, 525 S Winchester Boulevard, San Jose

Oct. 14 | Peninsula Oktoberfest

The Hiller Aviation Museum will transform into a classic German beer garden complete with a wide selection of beers, bratwurst, sauerkraut, and other fine fares as well as entertainment straight from Munich. For more information, click here.

Location: Hiller Aviation Museum, 601 Skyway Road, San Carlos

Oct. 21 | Palo Alto Philharmonic

Calling all music lovers to the Palo Alto Philharmonic for the kickoff of its 30th season with “Dances with Flute” featuring Principal Flutist Natalie Haworth-Liu performing Johannes Brahms’ beautiful Symphony No. 3, Op. 90. For more information, click here.

Location: Cubberley Theatre, 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto 

Oct. 28 - 29 | Burlingame Fall Fest  

For the second year, a celebration of Fall is coming to Burlingame. Revel in the season with live music, food trucks, a beer garden, and a kid's zone to keep the whole family entertained. For more information, click here.

Location: Downtown Burlingame on Howard Avenue, Burlingame

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