Bay Area Events | March 2024


Bright yellow daffodils emerging from the earth signal that spring is on its way. This month, see what’s blooming as the weather warms up at the magnificent Filoli estate and gardens, or take a trip to the waterfront and enjoy world-class jazz and explore an outdoor local market. Throughout March, join the rest of the Bay Area in celebrating our many diverse cultural traditions at St. Patrick’s Day and Easter celebrations in and around the Bay.

There are so many things for us to celebrate as spring begins! Check out top upcoming events below:


Spring At Filoli | Woodside | Daily In March

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. Secure tickets on select dates this spring for a special Golden Hour tour and be sure to stop by the Quail Cafe for delicious, fresh, local food and drinks! For more information, visit

Jazz Bash By The Bay | Monterey | March 1-3

Dixieland Monterey presents the 44th Annual Jazz Bash by the Bay featuring 20+ bands and 100+ musicians performing American Classic Jazz, from ragtime and swing to gypsy and blues. Dance, dine, and tap your feet for four days straight at the Portola Hotel & Spa in beautiful Monterey. For more information, visit

Stanford Symphony Orchestra Winter Concert | Stanford | March 8-9

The Stanford Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of Paul Phillips, proudly presents its 2024 Winter Concert program in collaboration with Stanford Symphonic Chorus at Bing Concert Hall featuring special guests Maya Kherani, soprano, and Kenneth Goodson, baritone. Purchase tickets here.

West Cliff Outdoor Market | Santa Cruz | March 9

Head to the Light House on West Cliff Drive to enjoy a unique, outdoor market featuring hand-crafted gifts from 40+ local artisans, music, and specialty food trucks while taking in the spectacular ocean views. This popular spot overlooks the famous Steamers Lane surf spot. More info here.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Celebration | San Francisco | March 16

The 173rd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Celebration hosted by the United Irish Societies is one of the city’s most popular parades and events. Follow the colorful parade down Market Street to Civic Center Plaza for a multicultural celebration of dance, music, arts, and specialty food. Learn more here.

61st Annual Easter Egg Hunt | Los Altos | March 23

This annual egg hunt in Downtown Los Altos features thousands of candy-filled eggs on Main and State Streets, fun crafts, a balloon artist, and more for the whole family. Head to Veterans Community Plaza to meet the Easter Bunny and take pictures! For more info, go here.

Easter Egg Hunt At Gamble Garden | Palo Alto | March 24

Mark your calendars for Gamble’s popular Easter Egg Hunt! Fabergé eggs, a petting zoo, treats, toddler area, and arts and crafts all make for a very special and beautiful egg hunt. Sign up for 1-hour egg hunts at 9:30am, 11:00am, or 12:30pm. Register here.

41st Annual Wildflower Run | Morgan Hill | March 24

The annual Wildflower Run is a Morgan Hill tradition for the whole family including a certified10K, 5K, 5K Stroller/Baby Jogger, Kids Run, and an All-Age 2K Run/Walk. This volunteer-run event by the American Association of University Women provides grants, scholarships, and leadership programs for women and girls. Learn more and register here.

23rd Annual Bunnies & Bonnets Easter Parade | Campbell | March 30

**Due to rain, sadly this event has been cancelled for March 2024. **This annual Easter tradition in delightful Downtown Campbell features local marching bands, floats, cars decorated like bunnies, kids groups, dog clubs, and of course, the Easter Bunny! Visit

Hippity Hop ‘Til You Drop Egg Hunt| Los Gatos | March 30

Welcome the Easter holiday by taking your little ones to Oak Meadow Park by Vasona Lake in beautiful Los Gatos for this year’s Hippity Hop ‘Til You Drop Egg Hunt. Arrive before 10am and bring your own basket for gathering sweets, toys and more. The Easter Bunny will be awaiting! Happening rain or shine! For more info, go here.