Warmer weather and longer days are right around the corner! Observe nature’s colorful gift of early spring blossoms at gardens near you, enjoy world-class jazz on the waterfront, or take in a show at a local theater or performing arts center. There are so many marvelous things to do this month in and around the Bay Area. Hope to see you out there!
Our Planet: Live In Concert | San Jose | March 3
This mesmerizing concert is a spectacular celebration of the planet we call home. The show takes you on a discovery across our planet and combines breathtaking HD cinematography with live onstage orchestra. Narrated by legendary broadcaster David Attenborough and Emmy Award-winning actor William Shatner. Purchase tickets at BroadwaySanJose.org.
Jazz Bash By The Bay | Monterey | March 2-5
Head to the Monterey waterfront to enjoy 16 bands and 15 guest artists performing American Classic Jazz at this year’s 43rd Annual Dixieland Monterey. Dance, dine, and tap your feet for four days straight at the Portola Hotel & Spa and Conference Center. For more information, visit jazzbashmonterey.com
DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME | March 12
Set your clocks forward at 2:00am on March 12 for that extra hour of daylight!!
St. Paddy’s Beer Stroll | Downtown Los Altos | March 17
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day while strolling beautiful Downtown Los Altos and sampling some of the area’s best craft beers from 6:00-9:00pm. Purchase tickets here.
Candlelight: A Tribute To Adele | San Francisco | March 25
Experience a concert illuminated by candlelight and performed by live musicians in some of the most iconic venues in the Bay Area. Discover the music of Adele at the famed Grace Cathedral on Saturday, March 25, at 6:30pm and 9:00pm. For more info and tickets, click here.
Sonoma International Film Festival | Sonoma | March 22-26
Plan a getaway to idyllic Sonoma wine country and take in one of America’s Top Ten Destination Film Festivals by USA Today. Over 100 hand-selected films showcase culinary, food, and wine films across all categories, as well as comedies and dramas from around the world. There are food and wine tastings at all screening venues! Plan your trip here.
Spring At Filoli | Woodside | March (daily)
Shake off the winter blues and immerse yourself in gardens of daffodils, tulips, and magnolias at the magnificent Filoli estate and grounds this spring season. Stop by the Bluebird Bar for some seasonal drinks! For more information, visit Filoli.org.
Whale-Watching Tours | Santa Cruz | March—April
Over 20,000 gray whales pass through the waters off Monterey Bay each season while making their migratory journey. Take a walk along West Cliff (Pleasure Point is a good spot to also catch a lot of surfers), or book a whale-watching trip. Boat tours head to the heart of whale territory to bring you up close and personal to sightings of these magnificent creatures. Visit santacruzwhalewatching.com.
Weekly Farmers’ Market | Downtown Campbell | Every Sunday
Stock up on delicious produce and pastries at this incredible year-round Farmers’ Market in Downtown Campbell—rated the BEST in Silicon Valley by the Mercury News. This festive outdoor market on Campbell Avenue features a bounty of local produce and flowers, arts and crafts, live music, and food all year long (with just two exceptions). Visit between 9:00am and 1:00pm. Check out downtowncampbell.com.