Special Events

Printer-friendly version

Brisbane Community Night at AT&T Park (April)

It's that time of the year again, when we come together as a community to root on our San Francisco Giants.  As we all know, the even years have been very good to us!  So come on out and enjoy a night of family fun at the park!  Click here for the event flyer.

Habitat Restoration Days (February, April, June)

In conjunction with the Open Space and Ecology Committee, the Parks & Recreation department is hosting 3 Habitat Restoration Days in 2018.  We welcome volunteers of all ages and abilities to join us for a day full of cleaning debris, removing invasive plant species, planting, and restoring our habitats.  The first restoration day - a planting day, will be held on Saturday, February 3rd.  Click here for more information.  The second event of the year will be held on April 21st from 9:00am-1:00pm.  Click here for the event flyer.  The third restoration day is TBD.

Bike to Work Day (May)

The 24th annual Bike to Work Day will take place on Thursday, May 10th from 6:15-9:30am.  Two Brisbane energizer stations will be set up at Bayshore Blvd. @ Old County road and Tunnel Ave. @ Lagoon Way.  If you'd like to volunteer at one of the stations, please send an email to bike2work@commute.org or visit the commute.org website for more information.  Click here for the event flyer. 

Fire Hydrant Painting & Restoration Weekend (May) - Coming Again in 2019!


(NEW) Kite Festival at the Marina (June)

Join us for the 2nd Annual Kite Festival at the Brisbane Marina - Date for 2018 TBD.  We invite everyone to bring your own kite and join in on the fun.  The event is FREE and will feature kite demonstrations, food, and plenty of fun for people of all ages.  Ribbons will be awarded for best homemade kites, highest flyers, biggest kite, etc.

Concerts in the Park (July-August)

The Brisbane Community Park is filled with music & cheer every summer when the Concert Series rolls around.  Concerts are held on Friday nights from 6:00-8:30pm.  The 2018 band line up will be announced shortly!  One of the MOST important aspects of the planning process is sponsorship, as this summertime tradition is only made possible due to the generous tax-deductible donations made by Brisbane businesses and local families.  Do you also enjoy the bands and think the concerts add value to the community?  Then consider being a sponsor for this years series!  Sponsors are recognized by the City Council, acknowledged in City publications, and listed on the concert banner hung on the gazebo in the park.  Please click here for the sponsorship application.  If you have questions, please contact Jeff Franco (415) 657-4321 or jfranco@ci.brisbane.ca.us. Thank you in advance for your support of these wonderful community events! 

Star City Music Festival (August)

The Star City Music Festival is a spectacular family-friendly event in Brisbane, California—The City of Stars—at the eastern foot of San Bruno Mountain, where the sun hides from foggy San Francisco during summertime! The largest geographic feature on the San Francisco peninsula will provide breathtaking backdrop, and a significant portion of proceeds will benefit San Bruno Mountain Watch to help ensure preservation of its precious nature reserve. Information regarding the 2018 event is TBA...but for now please save the date of August 18th!

Lagoon Clean Up (September)

The Brisbane Lagoon Clean up is always held on the third Saturday in September, in conjunction with the World Wide Coastal Clean Up Day.  Please check back as we get closer to the event for more information. 2017 Event Flyer

Day in the Park & Derby (October)

The 31st annual Day in the Park and 11th annual Derby is scheduled to take place on Saturday, October 7th, 2017.  Festivities commence with the Derby car race starting at 8:00am on San Francisco Street.  Immediately following is our Day in the Park event held until 3:00pm.  The park is filled with community group tables and information, arts & crafts vendors, good music, yummy food, and plenty of fun for kids.  Entertainment includes carnival games, face painting, inflatables, and more!   For information regarding having a booth at the event, please contact Ricardo Monroy at (415) 508-2143.  Brisbane Resident Keith Moreau composed a video capturing the essence of Brisbane's annual derby.  Click here to see the derby in action! 
2017 Event Flyer
Arts & Crafts Vendor Invitation Letter | Arts & Crafts Vendor Application
Commercial Vendor Invitation Letter | Commercial Vendor Application

Festival of Lights (December)

The Festival of Lights is a holiday celebration on Sunday, December 3rd focusing on the holidays as a season of giving and enjoying the company of each other as a community. The event begins at 5:45pm with caroling from the top of Visitacion Avenue to the Brisbane Community Park. The first 200 carolers to arrive at Madhouse will receive a FREE Santa hat! Once at the park, members of the Brisbane Dance Workshop delight all with a variety of dance and song. Tradition includes a visit from Santa Claus and the lighting of the tree by our Volunteer of the Year and Mayor. Event-goers can also enjoy a tasty cup of hot cocoa and holiday cookies.  Brisbane Elementary School students will be accepting donations for a coat drive benefiting One Warm Coat.  Call 415-508-2140 for more information. 

 2017 Event Flyer

San Francisco Shakespeare Festival Presents....

Each year, the San Francisco Shakespeare Festival comes to Brisbane in the form of "Shakespeare on Tour".  This year, the group will be performing "Romeo & Juliet" at Mission Blue Center on Sunday, March 25th from 2-4pm.  Because the City's Parks and Recreation Department solely sponsors the event, there is no admission fee charged.  You just have to come prepared for an afternoon of adventure and intrigue! Click here to view the flyer.