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Redwood City celebrates its Sesquicentennial year in style, with special 150th Anniversary events all year long! Visit our microsite for more information about upcoming events and activities around town!
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Saturday, September 16, 2017

Courthouse Square (map)

Courthouse Square will be transformed into a festive, beautiful, and fun setting in celebration of this important patriotic holiday in the Mexican culture. Kids and families will love the Hands on the Arts crafts area, everyone will enjoy trying authentic Mexican food from local restaurants, and there will be an authentic Flag Ceremony conducted by Consul General de Mexico. The Square will be filled with colorful and glamorous Ballet Folklorico dancing, live Mariachi music, and a very special live performance by a great musical act. This is a FREE community celebration! more button


Thursday-Sunday, September 21-24, 2017
Courthouse Square (map)
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For the fourth year, Redwood City brings Oktoberfest to Downtown Redwood City, featuring a fabulous traditional German Oktoberfest setting and live entertainment with AlpinersUSA and The Golden Gate Bavarian Club. Join friends and neighbors in a huge decked-out Oktoberfest tent on Courthouse Square - complete with over 1,100 feet of "family style" bench seating, lots of fun and merriment, music, dancing, contests, cold beer and other beverages, food, and more! more button



Saturday, September 30, 2017
Downtown Redwood City

Redwood City is going to be sizzling during its 10th annual Salsa Festival! Multiple music stages will fire up Redwood City with music and dancing all day long. Amateur and professional Salsa Chefs will compete for fun, prizes and Salsa Glory, at the mouth watering and exciting Salsa Tasting & Competition, where the public takes part in the judging. Along with tasty salsa, local restaurants will also offer their delicious fares throughout the day. The festival features public Tequila Tasting, FREE hands-on art projects, a Children's Play Area complete with bounce houses, and much more. more button

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