It’s A Wonderful Night Holiday Celebration
First Friday in December
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
The San Leandro Downtown Association invites you Downtown for the annual tree lighting, holiday performances, photos with Santa, outdoor holiday cinema, crafts for kids, and holiday market!
This family-friendly event will take place on Friday, December 2nd, from 5:30-9:00 PM. The holiday tree lighting will be at 5:30 PM in Estudillo Plaza at Estudillo Ave at E. 14th Street, and the main event will be centered around W. Juana Avenue between E. 14th St. and Washington Avenue.
San Leandro Artisan Market
October 8th, November 12th, December 10th
12 PM – 5 PM
Join us in Downtown San Leandro for the San Leandro Artisan Market, featuring handmade goods and art from around the Bay Area!
Visit 30+ booths showcasing San Leandro's vibrant and talented artists, enjoy live music, and grab a bite from one of San Leandro's delicious Downtown eateries.
12 PM – 5 PM
Kick off your Oktoberfest season in Downtown San Leandro at OkDROberfest on Saturday, September 16th!
Try award-winning craft 🍺 from Fieldwork, 21st Amendment, and Drakesisten to live beer garden music 🪗, play traditional Oktoberfest games, and nosh on Bavarian 🥨 and 🌭.
San Leandro Cherry Festival
11 AM – 6 PM
The San Leandro Cherry Festival is a long-standing San Leandro tradition celebrating our past, present and future! Many things have changed over the years but one thing that remains the same is the strong sense of community identity and pride the Cherry Festival brings to the San Leandro community!
Downtown Earth Day Family Festival
11 AM – 2 PM
Families with young children are invited to the Casa Peralta (384 W. Estudillo) grounds to celebrate, honor, and learn how to protect our planet with hands-on activities, eco-story time, “Buy Nothing” toy swap, and much more. Just two blocks from Downtown San Leandro BART, plan to take earth-friendly transportation! Free parking is also available one block away at the City Parking Lot (Dan Niemi Way @ Davis St.)
Downtown St. Patrick's Day Pub Crawl
March 11th - 25th
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with Downtown San Leandro!
Join the Fun! Download the free GOOSECHASE app, use code RAINBOW, and complete all of the challenges for a chance to win one of seven $50 Downtown gift certificates!
*Participants must be 21 years or older. Terms and conditions apply
Downtown Nutcracker Scavenger Hunt
December 21st - January 1st
Santa's nutcrackers are missing and he needs YOUR help to find them! Download the GooseChase app, use join code NUTCRACKER, and find 8 downtown nutcrackers for a chance to win! Winners are to be announced on January 3rd. Rules and conditions apply.
Downtown Spider Hunt
Giant spiders have invaded Downtown San Leandro and we need YOUR help to find them! Download the GooseChase app and use code SPIDERHUNT to join the hunt! Find all 10 spiders for a chance to win one of three $100 visa gift cards. Rules and conditions apply.
11:00AM – 5:00PM
You're invited to the hottest party of the year! Join us downtown for live music, scavenger hunt, food, and Maker's Market, featuring handmade goods and art from around the Bay Area. Complete all the (re)Discover Downtown scavenger hunt challenges and be entered into a drawing for a $1000 cash prize*!
April – October
The Downtown San Leandro Farmers Market offers the best in local products— fresh produce, locally grown flowers and plants, tasty snacks, and prepared gourmet food. Every Wednesday night, residents and visitors alike can visit the Main Library at 300 Estudillo Ave. to browse street vendors, enjoy live music, and partake in a community gathering that’s fun for the whole family. The seasonal farmers market is open every Wednesday night beginning in April and lasting through mid-October from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. Parking is free at the City Downtown Garage (122 Estudillo Ave.)