DOWNTOWN COMMUNITY EVENTS

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San Leandro Cherry Festival

JUNE 1st

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!

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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.

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First Friday in December

It's a Wonderful Night

It’s A Wonderful Night Holiday Celebration

Friday, December 1st

5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Downtown San Leandro invites you Downtown to the 26th Annual "It's a Wonderful Night" holiday celebration! Ring in the holidays with the annual tree lighting, holiday performances, photos with Santa, holiday train rides, crafts for kids, holiday market, and more!

This family-friendly event will take place on Friday, December 1st, 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.

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December 1st - 31st

Holiday Art Walk

San Leandro Holiday Art Walk

December 1st - 31st

Stroll along the NEW 2023 San Leandro Holiday Art Walk this December! See miniature murals created by 10 local artists around Downtown San Leandro for a limited time!

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OKDROBERFEST

SEPTEMBER 16th

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 🌭.

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APRIL 15th

11 AM – 2 PM

A fun-filled family event!

Earth Day Family Festival

Downtown Earth Day Family Festival

APRIL 15th

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.)

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March 11th - 25th

Downtown Pub Crawl

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

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December 21st - January 1st

Downtown Nutcracker Scavenger Hunt

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.

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October 21st, 2022 - October 31st, 2022

Downtown Spider Hunt

Downtown Spider Hunt

October

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.

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SATURDAY, September 17, 2022

11:00AM – 5:00PM

Featuring a maker's market, live entertainment, and so much more!

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(re)Discover Downtown

September

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*!

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Wednesday Nights, April-October

3:00pm to 7:00pm to enjoy locally grown flowers, produce and gourmet food

San Leandro Farmer's Market

Farmer's Market

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.)