Visit Sausalito

Welcome to Sausalito!

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!

 
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Wednesday Night Live
First Wednesday of the Month – October 2021 — March 2022
3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Caledonia Street & Downtown Sausalito
 

December 1st – Entertainment & Artists Line-up

  • Sausalito Visitor Center – El Portal
  • Caledonia Street (Candy Cane Lane this month!)
  • Cascais Plaza (former BofA) – Bridgeway
  • Praca de Cascais Plaza or Vina Del Mar Park
  • Golden Gate Market @ 2nd & Bridgeway

Watch for Updates in the City’s Currents.
Sponsored by EDAC, Sausalito Chamber of Commerce, and Sausalito Parks & Rec.

Holiday by the Bay
Sausalito Holiday by the Bay — December 1 – 22

Shopping, dining, live music and more: the inaugural Sausalito Holiday by the Bay is sure to be fun for everyone, bringing together our beautiful waterfront community and sparking joy in participants of all ages!

Beginning December 1st with City tree lighting and Sausalito Woman’s Club Ukulele group at Cascais Plaza (former BofA) and ending with a vibrant and warm-hearted Community Sing-Along on December 22nd at Cascais Plaza with a few Santa spotting’s along the way—you’re sure to find the Christmas spirit throughout our City.

Please join us for night-after-night of merriment celebrating the holiday season, invite your friends and neighbors to Celebrate, Shop and Dine Local. There will also be late night shopping until 7 pm most Friday nights at participating shops.

For a full list of activities visit DestinationSausalito.com

 

 15th Annual Gingerbread House Tour

December 1—31 throughout Sausalito

  • Download a map and visitor guide
  • 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 Kimber Communications & 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 Souper Bowl 2022

Saturday, January 29 — 1:00–5:00pm

Watch for details, more information and tickets

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
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