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To close out the summer event season, please come celebrate Art + Music on the Avenue and the last evening of our free concert series – San Anselmo Live!  There will be interactive art activities such as rock painting and bracelet making, live demos by local artists, and even a photographic slideshow of historical San Anselmo.

Our very own Archie Williams Jazz Band will perform from 5:00-6:00pm and Stewart & Craver will follow-up with a traditional Celtic and Scandinavian strings performance.  

 Cedars is a featured organization at this free event and will be showcasing their crafts, selling art, textiles & jewelry, and offering activities for children and the young at heart.  Come meet us, shop the beautiful hand-crafted & hand-harvested items and learn about Cedars people and programs. 

 This is your chance to come support our musicians, artists, restaurants, community-driven organizations, and merchants all in one.  This event is brought to you by the Town of San Anselmo in partnership with Cedars and the San Anselmo Arts Commission.

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The Town of San Anselmo and Chamber of Commerce are pleased to announce that 16 free nights of live music are coming to downtown San Anselmo!  Concerts will be between 6:00-9:00pm on Fridays and Saturdays in August and September!  Please see the line-up and schedule below for more information.

This event series is has been made possible by our wonderful sponsors Eric Gelman of Compass Real Estate and Jack Kammer of Fairway Financial

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Click here for the San Anselmo LIVE 2021 Line-up!

To view upcoming event information using the the Town's Community Calendar,  CLICK HERE.
For more information, please contact the Recreation Department at (415) 258-4640

Spring Egg Hunt - Click here to see the fun! - CANCELLED

  • When: The Saturday before Easter
  • Time: Saturday Morning - 11:00 am - Children 7 and younger
  • Location: Memorial Park - San Anselmo

Flashlight Egg Hunt - CANCELLED

  • When: The Friday before Easter
  • Time: Friday Night - 8:15 pm - Children 8 and older
  • Location: Memorial Park - San Anselmo

Picnics on the Plaza - Click here to see the fun! - CANCELLED 

  • What: A community concert series featuring live music and children's activities
  • When: Fridays, August through September
  • Time: 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
  • Location: San Anselmo Town Hall Plaza & Lawn, 525 San Anselmo Avenue

Country Fair Day & Parade - Click here to see the fun! - CANCELLED

  • When: Sunday, September 27, 2020
  • Time: 8:00 am - 11:00 am - Pancake Breakfast: Downtown Fire Station
  • 10:00 am - 3:00 pm - Street Fair: San Anselmo Ave. from Tunstead to Tamalpais Ave.
  • 11:00 am - Community Parade: San Anselmo Ave. between Ross and Tamalpais Ave.
  • Noon to 3:00 pm - Music Festival at Creek Park - Live music, food and drink.

Goblins' Spooktacular - Click here to see the fun! 

  • When: Thursday, October 28th
  • Time: 5:00 pm until all the candy is gone!
  • Location: San Anselmo Town Hall Plaza & Lawn, 525 San Anselmo Avenue
  • Details: Kids - dress in your best Halloween costume, and come ready to trick-or-treat!  Merchants are encouraged to join in the fun by providing treats along the route. 

Annual Holiday Lighting Ceremony 

  • When: First Saturday in December
  • Time: 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  • Location: Imagination Park, 535 San Anselmo Ave
  • Details: refreshments, holiday entertainment and free pictures with Santa!

Breakfast with Santa - Click here for more information

  • When: Second Saturday in December
  • Time: Two Seatings: 8:00 am and 10:00 am
  • Location: 777 San Anselmo Ave, Ross Valley Fire Station #19