What Are Some Festivals in the Bay Area?


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Some festivals and fairs in the Bay Area are Capitola Begonia Festival, Santa Cruz County Fair and Horse Show, Kings Mountain Art Fair, and Belmont Greek Festival. Other events in the Bay Area are Millbrae Art and Wine Festival, Solana Avenue Stroll, and Sausalito Art Festival.

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The Capitola Begonia Festival is an annual festival held over Labor Day weekend. It features activities suitable for the whole family, including a sand sculpture contest, fishing derby, row boat races and a parade of floats that travels down Soquel Creek. There is also live music and movies shown at sundown. The festival began in 1952 and is run solely by volunteers. Since 1954, the festival has had a unique theme every year.

The Kings Mountain Art Fair is another annual Bay-area festival held on Labor Day weekend. The fair is held in a redwood forest and features work from a variety of artists as well as food and beverage options. There is also a firefighter's booth where visitors can learn more about the history of the fire brigade or receive first aid if needed. More than 300 community volunteers help to make the fair a success every year. Admission to the fair is free.

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