2024 March Events Roundup


SFBAM Events Roundup

2024 March Events Roundup

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Free Every First Friday! Contemporary Jewish Museum is free to all visitors on the first Friday of every month.

March 1 Free
736 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA
Free Every First Friday! The Contemporary Jewish Museum engages audiences of all backgrounds through dynamic exhibitions and programs that explore contemporary perspectives on Jewish culture, history, art, and ideas. And the architecture of the Museum itself is a work of art.

Free Every First Friday! History Museum (Redwood City) is free to all visitors on the first Friday of every month.

March 1 Free
2200 Broadway Street, Redwood City, CA
Enjoy free admission from 10 am to 4 pm, every first Friday of the month, at the San Mateo History Museum. Explore the museum housed in the 1910 County Courthouse; listed on the National Register of Historic Places, it features a stained glass dome and mosaic tile floor.

South First Friday Art Walk (San Jose)

March 1 Free
South First Street and William Street, San Jose, CA
Join an eclectic evening of arts and culture in downtown San Jose’s SoFA district (and beyond) every first Friday of the month. Come check out nearly 20 galleries, shops, bars and even a yoga studio  — all venues participating in South First Fridays, a free monthly art walk on and around First Street in San Jose.
Please note that South First Fridays is typically canceled in July and January due to the holidays.

Night of Ideas 2024 (San Francisco Public Library – Main Branch)

March 2 @ 4:00 pm – 1:00 am Free
100 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
SFPL and local partners, the Villa Albertine, KQED and Circuit Network, have lots of exciting surprises in store for this year’s edition.  Leading thinkers, scholars, writers, activists and artists engage with the theme “Fault Lines,” centering urban life and development and raising questions about the impact of climate change, new technologies and social and cultural shifts. New this year – FAMILY programming from 4–6 p.m.
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Family Friendly Science Fair Fest – Randall Museum

March 2 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Free
199 Museum Way, San Francisco, CA

The Randall Museum has hosted the annual SF Middle School Science Fair for over 40 years. Student scientists have impressed Museum visitors with their inventive projects exploring an array of scientific inquiries. The entries in the 2024 Science Fair will be on display at the Randall Museum February 27 through March 2, 2024.This year’s celebration includes a special family-friendly Science Fair Fest for visitors of all ages. Kids and their families can explore the fun of science with hands-on art and science activities and small-scale science experiments. Find out more »

First Sundays Oakland Museum of California

March 3 $5
1000 Oak Street, Oakland, CA 94607
Spend your Sunday with us and find out why “East Bay Express” calls OMCA “the best museum for the people, by the people.” Every first Sunday of the month, enjoy admission to OMCA with a suggested donation of $5 for general admission. There is a $6 charge for special exhibitions in the Great Hall. Experience all that our Galleries of California Art, History, and Natural Sciences have to offer. In between exploring the galleries, pick up some locally-made goods from…

Free Every First Tuesday! The Conservatory is free to all visitors on the first Tuesday of every month.

March 5 Free
Free Every First Tuesday! The Conservatory is free to all visitors on the first Tuesday of every month. Groups are not permitted on free days. We are thrilled that you look to the Conservatory as a place to escape the chill of San Francisco, the stress of everyday life or travel, or as a resource on rare and unusual plants. The Conservatory of Flowers is a national, state, and local landmark.

$6 Family Drive-In Movie Night in Concord and San Jose (Every Tuesday)

March 5, 12, 19, 26 $6
One of the most socially-distant ways to have fun, The West Wind Drive-In theaters in both San Jose and Concord are open for good old-fashioned drive-in movie fun.
Solano Drive-In – 1611 Solano Way, Concord
Capitol Drive-In – 3630 Hillcap Ave., San Jose

Free First Wednesday Admission is free to Bay Area residents* Bay Area Discovery Museum

March 6 Free
Bay Area Discovery Museum557 McReynolds Rd, Sausalito, CA + Google Map
Free First Wednesday Admission is free to Bay Area residents* the first Wednesday of every other month. Advanced reservations are not required, and a suggested $20 donation per group is appreciated. *Must show proof of residency (photo ID or piece of mail) in one of the nine Bay Area counties.

Storytime: For Families at Salesforce Park Rooftop Garden

Every Wednesday March 6, 13, 20, 27 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am Free
Salesforce Tower425 Mission Street Rooftop, San Francisco, 94105 United States + Google Map
Enjoy fun and educational songs, rhymes, and stories with Main Children’s Center librarians in this special storytime for toddlers, preschoolers, and their families every Wednesday in the Main Plaza of Salesforce Transit Center Park, in the rooftop garden. (Because this is an outdoor venue, this event may be canceled without notice due to weather conditions.)

The Bay Area Travel & Adventure Show

Santa Clara Convention Center 
5001 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara, CA

The Bay Area Travel & Adventure Show is a perfect way to explore new destinations and start planning future travels. Attendees will find travel deals and celebrity programming from top destinations and travel suppliers worldwide. Read More

$18; Free for Children 16 years and younger

26th Annual Mexica New Year Festival in San Jose

March 15-17 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Free
Emma Prusch Farm Regional Park | 647 S. King Rd., San Jose, CA

Calpulli Tonalehqueh hosts the largest Azteca Mexica New Year Ceremony & Celebration in the nation. Join us for the 26th Annual Mexica New Year, March 15-17, 2024 for a weekend filled with Native traditional dancers, a sunrise ceremony, arts & crafts market and delicious food.

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Building Resilience for the Ups and Downs of Parenting

Ayus Maternal Apothecary 1695 Union Street, San Francisco

Parenting is HARD – We can help! Come join us for an intimate in-person event hosted by GetzWell Pediatrics. We understand that parenting can be challenging – whether you have

a newborn or a teenager. But you don’t have to do it alone. We are here to support you every step of the way – let us be your village!

You will learn about:

  • Stressors and Stress Responses
  • The Power of “Name it to Tame it”
  • Moving from Reacting to Responding
  • Behavior as Communication
  • Ways to incorporate Stressbusters into your daily life
  • What is normal and when to seek help
  • Self-compassion

Presented by Dr. Rachel Gilgoff, board-certified pediatrician, certified integrative psychiatric provider, and integrative medicine specialist, and graciously hosted by Chandra Swenson at Ayus – Maternal Apothecary on Union Street in San Francisco.

Dublin’s 40th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Festival & Parade

March 16-17 @ 10:00 am – 8pm (Sat) @10am – 5pm (Sun) Free
100 Civic Plaza, Dublin, CA 94568

Experience the Emerald Isle with no passports required! Come to the City of Dublin’s St. Patrick’s Day Festival to find three stages of Irish music and dance; authentic Irish food and beverages; more than 250 fine arts and commercial vendors, including an Irish Marketplace; roaming leprechauns and bagpipers; carnival rides; and an Irish Tea Cottage.

In celebration of 40 years of the St. Patrick’s Day Celebration in Dublin, join us for extended hours on Saturday night for a special 200-drone show to commemorate the occasion.

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Belmont’s 2024 Egg Adventure Hunt w/ 16,000 Eggs

March 30 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm Free
Belmont Twin Pines Park | 1225 Ralston Ave, Belmont, CA

There will be 16,000 hidden eggs! Make sure to bring your own basket. There will likely be designated areas in the park for each age division: 3 and under, 4-5, 6-7, and 8-10

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San Mateo’s 47th Annual Easter Eggstravaganza 2024

March 30 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Free
Central Park (San Mateo) | 50 East 5th Avenue, San Mateo, CA

The 47th Eggstravaganza will be held on Saturday, March 30, 2024 in Central Park from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Come as a family and enjoy egg hunts, photo opportunities, live entertainment, food trucks and a community parade.

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