10 Fun Things to Do This Labor Day Weekend in Silicon Valley

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The weather forecast for this Labor Day weekend says 70 and sunny! Sunshine like that calls for all things outdoors and Silicon Valley has got plenty to do! For those of you staying local, here are 10 fun things to do in Silicon Valley this Labor Day weekend!

1Shoreline Lake Labor Day Festivities, Mountain View

If you're looking for a mini vacation (close to home), Shoreline Lake will be the South Bay's antidote for the hectic pace of life in Silicon Valley, with three laid-back days of fun, and tasty, outdoor activities during Labor Day weekend.

2. Millbrae Art & Wine Festival, Millbrae

For some sun-splashed, Mardi Gras-style fun this Labor Day weekend, head to downtown Millbrae for the city’s annual big bash!

3. 2018 Kings Mountain Art Fair, Woodside

Known for its stunning location among the redwoods and for its unique and varied artists (selected by jury), the Kings Mountain Art Fair celebrates over 50 years of art and ambiance!

4. Makers Market at Santana Row- A Craft Fair, San Jose

Bring your friends & family to this curated marketplace in Santana Row Park and shop local artists selling US Handcrafted goods such as jewelry, handbags, ceramics, glassware, soaps, succulents, candles and more!

5. Giants Game

I know this isn’t technically located in Silicon Valley but what is more fun than a warm weekend baseball game?! Head into the city this weekend to watch the Giants face off against the New York Mets!
• VS Mets Sat, 1:05 pm
• VS Mets Sun, 1:05 pm 

6. Brunch or Lunch at Cafe Wisteria - Allied Arts Guild, Menlo Park

If you have yet to dine at Cafe Wisteria, now would be the time! It’s beautifully tucked away in the Allied Arts Guild. Don’t forget to make a reservation!

7. Pick up your picnic essentials at a farmers market

A farmer’s market will have everything you need to make your Labor Day picnic delicious! Wherever you live on the peninsula there’s one close by:
• Santa Clara, Sat
• Sunnyvale, Sat
• San Jose, Sat
• Palo Alto, Sun

8. Stroll through the Redwood Grove Nature Preserve, Los Altos

Looking for a spot to host your Labor Day picnic? Redwood Grove Nature Preserve is a 6.12 acre facility, which includes: picnic tables, boardwalk (along Adobe Creek), observation decks, Hillside Trail (following Adobe Creek), and a rose garden

9. Stop and smell the roses at Fioli

Labor Day weekend is the perfect time to visit Fioli before temperatures start to drop. Check out the beautiful flowers or join in on one of their guided hikes!
• Nature Hike 9/1
• Orchard Hike 9/2

10. Sip & swirl at a local winery

The whole point of Labor Day is to relax, what better way to do that than sipping on a chilled chardonnay?
• Testarossa Winery, Los Gatos
• Picchetti Winery, Cupertino
• Portola Vineyards, Portola Valley
• Thomas Fogarty Winery, Woodside