Join us at Foster City Summer Days

Due to COVID-19, we are looking to bringing back Summer Days in 2022!


About Foster City Summer Days

The City of Foster City is excited to host the new community event, Summer Days, for the 2nd time this August.  Summer Days will be another opportunity for families, neighbors, and friends to connect and to celebrate the City's birthday. We have partnered up with Moveable Feast, SF Etsy, and many local Foster City businesses and organizations to host a jam packed weekend full of fun activities for folks of all ages. Proceeds from Summer Days goes back to the  be used towards future programs and events.  Admission to the event is free.  Tickets are required for the carnival rides.



Summer Days will have lots of fun and exciting activities happening all throughout the day, with something for everyone to enjoy. Check the space below to see what we have in store, and if you have any questions, please feel free to reach out and we would be more than happy to help.

Carnival Swing Ride
Chicken Skewers

Carnival Rides

This family friendly event will also feature carnival rides and games. Discounted carnival ticket rides are available from July 1 through August 20 at 4pm.   After August 20, tickets will only be available at the event. Admission to the event is free, tickets are only needed for the rides.


Local performers will be featured on the Community Meadow stage throughout the weekend. The event will kick off Friday night with Mike Amaral's California Beach Boys (Beach Boys Tribute Band). Be sure to also check out the popular 80's tribute band, Neon Velvet,  on Saturday night from 6-8pm.


Plenty of food options for every tastebud! Sample a variety of cuisines from the hottest mobile food trucks from the surrounding areas.

Beer on tap
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Craft Beer Tasting

Summer Days will feature your favorite domestics and various craft beers from Northern California breweries. Be sure to visit the different beer stations to see the entire selection.

Craft Vendors

We are excited to have partnered with SF Etsy to provide a variety of quality handmade items from talented artists from all over the San Francisco Bay Area.  SF Etsy hosts popular craft fairs in San Francisco and we can't wait to bring them to Foster City for their first Peninsula event. Craft Vendor applications will be available April 2020.

Sports Zone

Take a break and relax in our Sports Zone. Enjoy watching a game on the large outdoor screen or participate in the lawn games.

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Community Booths

Learn more about the non-profit organizations and businesses that make up the Foster City community! If interested in setting up a vendor booth or volunteering at the event, register by May 31.

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.


5pm - 11pm (Fri)
10am-11pm (Sat)
10am-7pm (Sun)

Carnival Rides

10am-7pm (Sat)
10am-5pm (Sun)

Craft Vendors & Community Booths

11am-8pm (Sat)
11am-5pm (Sun)

Food and Beverage

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 8am-8pm on Saturday and 8am-5pm on Sunday.  Shell Blvd closes Thursday, August 22 at 9am throught 5am on Monday, August 26.

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

Bike Valet

We encourage the public to bike to Foster City Summer Days.  Sports Basement is providing free bike parking from 9:30am-8:30pm on Saturday and 9:30am-5:30pm on Sunday.  Any donations received will be donated to the Foster City Community Benefits Fund. The Bike Valet will be located on Shell Blvd at Civic Center Drive.


We’re thrilled about welcoming you to Foster City Summer Days! Enjoy your visit by staying at one of our local hotels and event sponsors:

TownePlace Suites

Courtyard by Marriott

Crowne Plaza Foster City-San Mateo


Our Generous Sponsors
and Program Partners

Working Together

Sharing our vision of building a community-inspired, creative festival, our sponsors play a crucial part in making this event a reality. If you want to join our growing list of sponsors or program partners, contact Tiffany Oren at

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Moveable Feast

Program Partner

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SF Etsy

Program Partner

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Foster City Rotary Club

Program Partner

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Foster City Lions Club

Program Partner

Contact Us

650 Shell Blvd
Foster City, CA 94404


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