Special Events

The City of San Gabriel hosts a variety of special events every year for residents and visitors alike. Whether you live, work, or play in San Gabriel, here's a list of notable events within our community:

'Egg'straodinary Spring Celebration - April 20, 2019

 ’Egg’straordinary Spring Celebration

Bring the family to the 75th Annual Pancake Breakfast and Egg Hunt sponsored by the San Gabriel Kiwanis Club and the Community Services Department.  

  • Date: April 20, 2019
  • Time: 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
  • Location: Smith Park at 232 West Broadway, San Gabriel, CA


Cinco de Mayo - May 3, 2019

Cinco de Mayo

Join us for a night of art, food and music at this year's Cinco de Mayo on May 3 at the San Gabriel Mission Playhouse! This family friendly event features live entertainment, art demonstrations, Latin American artists, food trucks and more.

  • Date: May 3, 2019
  • Time: 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
  • Location: San Gabriel Mission Playhouse at 320 South Mission Drive, San Gabriel, CA


626 Golden Streets (Mission to Mission) - May 19, 2019

626 Golden Streets (Mission to Mission)

Get ready for the largest Open Streets festival in the San Gabriel Valley at 626 Golden Streets. Presented by Metro, 626 Golden Streets will connect San Gabriel, South Pasadena and Alhambra.                                   

  • Date: May 19, 2019
  • Time: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Location: South Pasadena, Alhambra and San Gabriel
  • Facebook event listing


Surf's Up - June 13, 2019

Surf’s Up San Gabriel

Join us for the start of the summer season at Surf's Up San Gabriel! This street party in the Mission District features live music, dancing, food, a kids zone, games, beer and wine garden and more!

  • Date: June 13, 2019
  • Time: 6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
  • Location: San Gabriel Mission Playhouse at 320 South Mission Drive, San Gabriel, CA


Kids' Day & 4th of July Parade - July 4, 2019

Kids’ Day & 4th of July Parade

Come celebrate Independence Day with us with community groups, musicians, push floats, and families and more! Our fun activities will include a BBQ, picnic games, community booths, entertainment, and swimming at Smith Park Pool.  

  • Date: July 4, 2019
  • Time: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
  • Location: Smith Park at 232 West Broadway, San Gabriel, CA


FairviewCon - August 1, 2019

FairviewCon

Celebrate the fun of superheros and comics at FairviewCon, our summer block party! Live music, a costume contest, food vendors and more will be featured, along with exhibits for comic book writers, illustrators and artists.

  • Date: August 1, 2019
  • Time: 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Location: Nostalgic Books and Comics at 256 West Fairview Avenue, San Gabriel, CA


National Night Out - August 6, 2019

National Night Out

Come join the City of San Gabriel and the Police Department in celebrating National Night Out! Neighborhood Watch Groups are welcome to picnic at the event and hot dogs, hamburgers and drinks will be provided. Police, fire and military vehicles and equipment will be on display in addition to various public safety exhibits and demonstrations. 

  • Date: August 6, 2019
  • Time: 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Location: San Gabriel Mission Playhouse at 320 South Mission Drive, San Gabriel, CA