Visit Sausalito

GREAT NEWS!

Like many visitor communities Sausalito is in the process of rescheduling and retooling many traditional planned events and activities. While our schedule is being reset—we have lots of fun things to do while Visiting Sausalito!

Hike our hills and trails, touch your toes in the cool Bay waters, brave the coastal fog and brisk summer winds … and of course frequent our outdoor restaurants and cafes as well as shop in our one-of-a-kind boutiques and stores!

 
For the most up to date information watch our Facebook & Instagram pages.
Jazz & Blues By The Bay — Is Back 2021

The City of Sausalito Park and Recreation Department is proud to present Jazz and Blues by the Bay once more in Gabrielson Park. Starting with a Free for All concert on Friday July 2, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. The entire lawn will be available for lawn seating so bring a (low) chair, some friends and come enjoy the music!!

  • 9/3 — Mary Lou’s Apartment
  • 9/10 — Mitch Woods and his Rockin’ 88’s

More info.

ICB Artists At Work

ICB Artists At Work 

September 4, 2021 — 11 am – 5pm

Artists creating fine art in various mediums including photography, film, fiber, painting, printmaking, animation, jewelry, drawing, sculpture, new media and more. This year over 95 artists will participate and we invite you into our studios to learn more about our art and our process.

The ICB is located at 480 Gate Five Road, Sausalito.

Our event is free to the public and has free parking and is ADA accessible (on the bay side).

For more info: www.icbartists.com

Fort Baker Blues & Brews!

Celebrate Labor Day by sitting back and sip on local craft beer while listening to Blues music from Tim Weed & Friends. Plus you’ll have the opportunity to browse products by local shops including, Christina Choi Cosmetics, Kathy Kamei Jewelry, Powpow, Compassion Without Borders and more! 

  • In addition, Tim Weed & Friends will be there providing entertainment! 
  • There will also be an exciting Kid’s activity on site!     
  • Kite making and flying workshop for kids         
  • $30/child; tickets sold at the door
  • $55/adult (advance purchase price)
SCBC Open House
Sausalito Community Boating Center Open House
September 12, 2021 — 11 am – 6pm
 

Learn more about YOUR community Boating Center and join us for a fun day on the waterfront.

COFFEE & LUNCH 8:00am refreshments, 11:30am lunch

BOCCE TOURNAMENT 9:00am start – finals after lunch GUIDED DOCK TOURS 11:30am – 3:00pm

LIVE MUSIC BY DAVEY JONES! 3:00pm – 6:00pm

SALTY SAILOR GAMES & CLASSES – ALL DAY!

More Info

 
Chili Cook Off — Saturday, September 18, 2021 — 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
(Tasting starts at 12:00pm) Dunphy Park
  • Music by Tom Rigney and Flambeau
  • Unlimited Tasting wristbands $15 – starting September 7, 2021
  • Rec’ers will be selling beverages
  • Parks and Rec will be selling snow cones and sodas
  • Tasting starts at 12:00 p.m. sharp (you can buy a wristband starting at 11:30am)
  • Dog Friendly

More Info & to buy Wristands

 

 
Fall City Wide Yard Sale
Saturday, October 2, 2021
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
MLK parking lot and basketball courts
 
Browse some of the most amazing booths with unique items all from Sausalito homes and businesses.
  • Entrance will be on Ebbtide Avenue (follow the signs) off Bridgeway
  • Over 90 booths registered
  • Free and Open to the Public

To Register & Info

39th Annual Sea Trek Regatta and ETC Benefit 
October 23, 2021
 

The annual Sea Trek Regatta is a chance for the Bay Area paddling community to share in a fun and challenging day paddling on the San Francisco Bay. Come join us on Saturday October 23rd 2021 for the most fun sea kayaking event of the year.

The Regatta is open to people of all abilities, sea kayakers, stand-up paddlers, outriggers, and other paddling crafts.

Registration & Info

Halloween Parade and Trick or Treat Lane
Thursday, October 31, 2021
 
The Parade starts at 6:00 p.m. sharp. Line up for the Parade at 5:45 p.m. at the Station 1
Firehouse (corner of Johnson & Caledonia streets).
 
The Halloween Parade finishes at Trick or Treat Lane located at the Robin Sweeny Park Basketball Courts.
 
14th Annual Gingerbread House Tour

December 1—31 throughout Sausalito

 

  • Download a map
  • Free activity for the entire family
  • Come vote for your favorite House along the tour
  • People’s Choice Awards will be announced in January
  • Tour sponsored by The Bay Model Visitor Center, Casa Madrona Hotel & Spa, Kimber Communications and OurSausalito.com

ICB Artist Open Studios

Join us for the 2021 ICB WINTER OPENS STUDIOS (WOS) – one of the nation’s most creative art-work spaces and artist collectives at the Industrial Center Building (ICB).

  • Dec 4 | 11am-6pm
  • Dec 5 | 11am-6pm
  • Over 100 artists creating fine art in various mediums including photography, film, fiber, painting, printmaking, animation, jewelry, drawing, sculpture, new media and more. This year over 95 artists will participate and we invite you into our studios to learn more about our art and our process.
  • The ICB is located at 480 Gate Five Road, Sausalito.
  • Our event is free to the public and has free parking and is ADA accessible (on the bay side).
  • For more info: www.icbartists.com

34th Annual Lighted Boat Parade & Fireworks 2021
Saturday, December 11, Parade Starts: 6:00pm, followed by Fireworks. Dance Party (with ticket)

Some fabulous images from previous parades!

  • Dozens of brightly lit and beautifully decorated boats parade along the scenic shoreline
  • Food trucks & no-host bars
  • VIP premium seating available including hosted bar & more! Tickets and details

Note: The boat parade is a public event. Watch for details.

More info: winterfestsausalito.com

Jingle Bell Run – 5K & Children’s Run 2021
Sunday, December 12

  • A scenic run along the Sausalito Waterfront!
  • Join the Dipsea Kids in this annual event! Click the tickets button below for more information.
  • Pre-Registration is suggested. Register here
  • Same-Day Registration will be available starting 7:30 am, Sunday, December 9th near the start line adjacent to Gabrielson Park, Sausalito. Registered Runners do not require a brunch ticket.
  • Pancake Brunch Following for Adults and Children, buy tickets here
Sausalito Herring Festival

Sunday, January 30 — Begins 10:30am

Herring Celebration and Fundraiser. This year’s Sausalito Herring Celebration is a lunch and film-screening fundraiser for the Sausalito Community Boating Center at Cass Gidley Marina.  

Delicious herring dishes prepped on-site by local restaurants.

Raucous and irreverent songs of the sea from The Fishwives, Beer, wine + beverages

Many waterfront allies will also be on site promoting our collective stewardship of the marine environment.

Tickets include lunch & morning or afternoon showing of a film,

 

More information or Tickets

Galilee Harbor Maritime Day
Saturday, August 7, 2021
Galilee Harbor, 300 Napa Street
 

Bring the whole family to this free event. Observe a wooden boat building demonstration by Arques School of Traditional Boatbuilding, raise a cheer at our dinghy dash race, see historic vessels, and go on a free boat ride aboard Galilee Harbor’s SV Carodon. Shop the popular marine flea market and artist booths and be sure to purchase a ticket for the Olde Tyme Jar Raffle to win a prize donated by local merchants. Or, just relax by the bay, listen to live music, and catch sight of our resident great blue heron and fellow egrets off the Mono Street marsh.

Galilee Harbor Community Association is a cooperative, liveaboard community dedicated to preserving maritime arts and skills and providing affordable housing on the Sausalito waterfront. Located at 300 Napa Street at Bridgeway, next to Dunphy Park in Sausalito. 

More info

Arias In The Afternoon — Sunday, August 15
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Gabrielson Park
 
Free lawn seating
Tables for six with champagne and strawberries are for sale for $75 for residents and for non-residents for $85. Tables can be purchased by calling 415-289-4152. More info
 
Lexus Culinary Classic at Cavallo Point
Sixth Annual Lexus Culinary Classic. This exclusive three-day culinary celebration presents seven distinctive experiences, including multi-course menus, intimate cooking demonstrations, a one-of-a-kind wine series vertical, and an evening at the highly exclusive Summit Skywalker Ranch. The weekend begins with an unforgettable multi-course meal prepared in partnership with Lexus Culinary Master, Stephanie Izard, of Chicago’s famed Girl & The Goat, and culminates in the Sunday Lexus Grand Tasting. Experience signature dishes by acclaimed chefs from 9 Lexus Hotel Partners, complemented by premier wines from Lexus Ambassador Scott Pruett and leading California vintners. Beyond the exceptional culinary events, the weekend includes special guests Lexus Master Sommelier Carlton McCoy and Lucinda Eubanks, a professional artist. Please join us for a one-of-a-kind culinary celebration! Tickets & Info