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Join us at Foster City Summer Days!

August 18-20, 2023
Leo Ryan Park

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About Foster City Summer Days

The City of Foster City is excited to host the community event, Summer Days, for the 3rd time this August.  It made its original debut in 2019. Summer Days will be another opportunity for families, neighbors, and friends to connect and to celebrate the City's birthday. We will be partnering up once again with local Foster City businesses and organizations to host a jam packed weekend full of fun activities for folks of all ages.   Admission to the event is free.  Tickets are required for the carnival rides.

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Summer Days will have lots of fun and exciting activities happening all throughout the day, with something for everyone to enjoy. Stay tuned for more details!

Carnival Swing Ride

Carnival Rides

This family friendly event will also feature carnival rides and games. Admission to the event is free, tickets are required for the rides. 

Tickets will be available to purchase online or in person beginning in June 2023.

Ticket Sales- Coming June 2023
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Rubber Ducky Races

The popular race from the 1980s is back and will be held on Sunday, August 2o, 2023. Community members who bring their own inflatable vessel, such as a raft or inner tube, are eligible to compete in a race the lagoon along the boardwalk.

Pre-event registration opens Summer 2023.


Entertainment (including Car Show)

Event attendees will enjoy local entertainment that will range from a classic car show to musical performances!  Be sure to catch our evening headliner bands on Friday and Saturday night (6pm) in the amphitheater!

We are currently seeking interested performers for the Community Stage (i.e. local organizations and small ensemble musical acts).

Beer on tap

Food and Beverage

Summer Days will feature your favorite food trucks and select craft beers from Northern California breweries.  Wine will also be available for purchase from our local service clubs. Saturday Hours: 11am-8pm and Sunday Hours: 11am-5pm.

Interested food trucks should contact Moveable Feast at


Craft Vendors

We are excited to have partnered with San Jose Made to provide a variety of quality handmade items from artists from all over the San Francisco Bay Area. A Ceramics sale will also be held in the courtyard of the Recreation Center.  Saturday Hours: 11am-6pm  Sunday Hours: 11am-5pm

Interested craft vendors should visit San José Made | Online Shop, Craft Fairs and Pop-Up Retail ( 

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Community Booths

Learn more about the non-profit organizations and businesses that make up the Foster City community by heading to the Community Booth section of the event.  Saturday Hours: 11am-6pm  Sunday Hours: 11am-5pm

To participate or learn more, email

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Event Schedule

Don’t Miss Out

Take a look below to learn about the program for Foster City Summer Days. If you have any questions about specific activities or event timing, please don’t hesitate to get in touch - we’ll be happy to help. Stay tuned for more details as the event gets closer.

Carnival Rides 5pm-10:30pm
Classic Car Show (Meadow) 4pm-7pm
Concert (Amphitheater) 6pm-8pm

Friday, August 18, 2023

Carnival Rides 11am-11pm
Craft and Community Booths 11am-6pm
Food and Beverage 11am-8pm
Entertainment 10am-8pm

Saturday, August 19, 2023

Carnival Rides 11am-7pm
Craft and Community Booths 11am-5pm
Food and Beverage 11am-5pm
Rubber Ducky Races 9am-11am (TBC)

Sunday, August 20, 2023

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Planning Your Visit

Useful Information & Tips

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Event Parking is available for $10 at Parkside Towers (1031 E. Hillsdale Blvd) and at City Hall (610 Foster City Blvd) from 9am-7pm on Saturday and 9am-5pm on Sunday.  Shell Blvd closes Thursday, August 17 at 9am through 5am on Monday, August 21.

Accessible parking is located at the Community Center/Foster City Library lot.

Our Generous Sponsors
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Working Together

Sharing our vision of building a community-inspired, creative festival, our sponsors play a crucial part in making this event a reality. To become a program partner or sponsor, please email

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Moveable Feast

Program Partner

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Contact Us

650 Shell Blvd
Foster City, CA 94404


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