Princess Street Party
October 27, 2019 – 10am5pm
Princess Street (Historic District) Downtown at Bridgeway
Open House event on Princess Street with working artists, music and special surprises. Bring the family and enjoy the day on Princess Street. Princess & The Pirate group will be performing at the Princess Street Party! Boutique Shops, Artists, Live Music, Wine Bar & More! Watch for more details!
Pumpkin Lane
October 2019 — Watch for details!
Studio 333, 333 Caledonia Street
  • Enter your pumpkin in the decorating contest
  • Chamber Pumpkin Lane – Sponsored by the Sausalito Chamber of Commerce
  • Community Pumpkin carving dates will be announced
Halloween Parade and Trick or Treat Lane
Thursday, October 31, 2019
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.

51st ICB Artist Open Studios

Join us for the ICB WINTER OPENS STUDIOS (WOS) – one of the nation’s most creative art-work spaces and artist collectives at the Industrial Center Building (ICB). December 6-8.

  • Dec 6 | 11am-6pm | ARTIST PARTY | 6pm-9pm
  • Dec 7 | 11am-6pm
  • Dec 8 | 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:
12th Annual Gingerbread House Tour

December 1—31 throughout Downtown & Caledonia Street


  • Free activity for the entire family
  • Come vote for your favorite House along the tour
  • People’s Choice Awards will be announced in January
  • Pick up a map at the Visitor Kiosk or any participating merchant or download a map here

32nd Annual Lighted Boat Parade & Fireworks 2019
Saturday, December 14, 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 and does not require a ticket.  We recommend purchasing a reserved seat to ensure the best experience and view of the parade, but standing room is available throughout the Gabrielson Park area and all along the downtown waterfront.

More info:

Jinge Bell Run – 5K & Children’s Run 2019
Sunday, December 15 

  • 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
4th Annual Sausalito Souper Bowl

Sunday, January 26 — 1:00–5:00pm

The big game is coming to Sausalito and we are not talking football! Sausalito’s fourth annual Souper Bowl is pitting Downtown and Newtown restaurants against each other to find out who has the best soup in Sausalito. Restaurants square off in the hopes of winning the Lom-Bowl-Di trophy! Tickets cost $15. Each ticket enables ticket holders to visit all the restaurants, taste soup and then vote for their favorites. Non-soup participants include Pick Me Up Chocolates, Madrigal Family Winery, Real Napa Tasting Room, Katya Fused Glass, Fish and Chips, baysic. and Sausalito Stationery where discounts, specials and free stuff will be available to all Souper Bowl ticket holders. The line-up is stacked with the best restaurants Sausalito has to offer! Hurry now to buy a ticket before they run out!! Tickets are available January 1 and in person on January 26th at the Ferry Landing in Sausalito from 12:30pm – 4:30pm.

More information or Tickets

39th Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 20, 2019

  • Unfortunately there will be no Parade this year due to the Dunphy Park Renovation
  • At Marinship Park **NEW**
  • 10:15 a.m. – Easter Egg Hunt
  • 10:30 a.m. – Live Music with Tim Cain
  • 11:00 a.m. – Easter Bonnet Contest Judged by the Sausalito Woman’s Club

More information

City Wide Garage Sale
Saturday, April 27, 2019
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
Marin Open Studios

Saturday & Sunday

May 4,5,11 and 12, 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.


Marin Open Studios is a vibrant, community wide event that celebrates Marin’s rich culture of art. This annual, free, self-guided art tour in Sausalito and other locations in Marin County.

Art patrons, admirers, and collectors can venture out on a self-guided tour to see over 275 artists and their artworks and glimpse into the life of the working artist

To plan your studios tour, download a artist guide


WAG Dog  Festival
Saturday, May 11, 2019
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Gabrielson Park

Free to the public.  Everyday Dog Show with categories like Best Wag, Best Bark, and Best Trick. Everyday Dog Show with categories like Best Wag, Best Bark, and Best Trick. Demonstrations, Food and Beverages for sale (adult beverages as well) Browse our vendors, non-profits and rescues. More info

  • 10:30 a.m. – Best Costume 
  • 11:00 a.m. – Best Wag
  • 11:30 a.m. – Best Trick
  • 12:00 p.m. – 1st Raffle Drawing & Demonstrations
  • 1:00 p.m. – Best Owner/Dog Look-a-like
  • 1:30 p.m. – Best Bark
  • 2:00 p.m. – Best Body Part 
  • 2:30 p.m. – 2nd Raffle Drawing 


4th of July Sausalito

Everyone is invited to join in Sausalito’s traditional Fourth of July festivities on Wednesday, July 4, featuring a morning parade, an afternoon picnic, and music and fireworks in the evening. The day’s events get underway at 10:00 a.m. with the annual parade of floats, bands, classic cars, City officials, and local organizations. More info

Flyn Creek Circus

Flynn Creek Circus
July 2020 – Watch for details!
Marinship Park

Tickets and Info


Galilee Harbor Maritime Day

Saturday, August 3 – 12 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Galilee Harbor, 300 Napa Street

Galilee Harbor Community Association is a member-run cooperative. We are artists and maritime workers actively employed in boat-building, boat repair, sail-making, marine canvas work, creative writing, theater, painting, photography and other visual arts.

  More info

Jazz & Blues By The Bay
Every Friday, June 5 to August 21, 2020
6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Gabrielson Park, Sausalito (adjacent to the Sausalito Ferry Landing)
Lawn seating is free and food and beverages available for purchase. More info.
Arias In The Afternoon
Generally the 2nd week of August. Watch for details.
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 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
Sausalito Art Festival
September 5, 6 & 7, 2020
Marinship Park


The Sausalito Art Festival brings world-class art, music and wine together on the Sausalito Waterfront for a Festival like none other. Experience over 200 fine artists from around the world and three days of live music on two stages. Enjoy beverages from some of the best wine and spirts makers in the country and for the first time.

Discount Tickets. See schedule and full details  More info


Floating Homes Tour

September 14 – 11 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Waldo Point Harbor

Sausalito’s colorful floating homes community will once again present an open homes tour on Saturday, September 14, 2019. At least a dozen homes will be open, ranging in styles from funky to palatial, including two new homes on Liberty Dock. Most will be docented by the homeowners, who will be happy to answer questions about their unique waterfront lifestyle. This year, the tour will be centered in the new, award-winning park in Waldo Point Harbor. Prepaid registration is highly recommended.

For more information, schedule and tickets …

  More info

Chili Cook Off — Saturday, September 21, 2019
11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (Tasting starts at 12:00pm)
Dunphy Park
Music TBA. Unlimited Tasting wristbands $12
VIPS will be selling food for those not into chili, beverages for sale.
Dog Friendly

ICB Artists At Work — September 28, 11-4pm

We are opening our studios and inviting the public to come see ARTISTS AT WORK!  This is a unique opportunity to witness an artist’s process and have a behind the scenes look at how art is created. The ICB building in Sausalito is home to over 140 artists who work in various mediums including painting, photography, sculpture, jewelry, weaving, basketry, new media, fiber art and more.

It is going to be a fun afternoon. All art enthusiasts and collector welcome!

Free event + free parking

Sausalito Film Festival — Saturday & Sunday, September 28-29, 2019
Callippe Theater at Cavallo Point, Historic East Fort Baker

Saturday, September 28:

  • HUMAN NATURE, A film by Adam Bolt

Sunday, September 29:

  • WHEN LAMBS BECAME LIONS, Directed by Jon Kasbe

Tickets and Film Details

Fleet Week Activities
October 7 – 14, 2019
Official activities and events are located in San Francisco, but the view from charter boats and the Sausalito waterfront are unrivaled!

Taking place every October on the Marina Green over Italian Heritage Weekend, SFFW’s air show, a parade of ships and many community events have become a significant and integral part of the city’s local culture and economy.


Concert For Kids
October 12
(2nd Saturday of the Month from July to October)
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Oct 12 – Chloe Jarvis
Robin Sweeny Park. Parents and Tots (5 years and under)
Outdoor Movie Night
Friday, October 18, 2019
6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Gabrielson Park
Admission: Free. Popcorn available for purchase
  • Come out and see TOP GUN by the bay and under the stars. Air force uniforms, sunglasses, lawn chairs and blankets are welcome.
  • City staff will be manning the popcorn machine and it will sure to be a great night out!
  • Hosted by the Sausalito Parks & Recreation Department
37th Annual Sea Trek Regatta and ETC Benefit 
October 18 &19 — Full Schedule


The 37th Annual Sea Trek Regatta and ETC Benefit is going to be an event not to be missed. Join us for this fun community race and support Environmental Traveling Companions with their mission to get people with disabilities and under-resourced youth on the water. This year’s race will have a cap of 200 paddlers. With a variety of race classes and courses, the Regatta is perfect for paddlers looking to race competitively as well as those who are just looking for a spirited paddling event to support a great cause!  Schedule of Events

Sign up today so you don’t have any regrets on Oct. 20th. More info