Redwood City PortFest

Held on the first Saturday of October, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Stay tuned for information on our 2020 PortFest!

A free community celebration of the working and recreational waterfront.

Thank you to the community for joining us at PortFest 2019! For a look back at the fun-filled family-friendly day. We can’t wait to see everyone again in 2020.

PortFest is a day-long waterfront festival held at Port of Redwood City. It welcomes the community to learn about the maritime heritage of the Port, the industrial working waterfront, as well as recreational activities on San Francisco Bay. The day will also include live music, children’s activities, food trucks and booths, and more.

For Frequently Asked Questions about PortFest, go here.

Plan Your Day

plan your dayPlan your day at PortFest! Families, children, adults, and all will enjoy learning about the Port through a fun day full of activities!

Enjoy activities like:

  • Kids and teen sailing
  • Boat ride harbor tours with the Marine Science Institute
  • Free boat rides on the Sea Scout boat “Gryphon”
  • Working Waterfront Tour
  • Live music
  • Beer and wine booth
  • Food booths & food trucks
  • And more!

Go here for a full event schedule.



PortFest is a great venue for you to find customers for your food, beverage, arts or craft items. Our guests are interested in high-quality arts and crafts and will be hungry after a day in the fresh air!

If you are interested in being a vendor at PortFest, please find more information and complete the application forms here.

Booth sites are assigned on a first-come, first served basis. The sooner you sign on, the more publicity we can provide you!


sponsor.pngPortFest is welcoming sponsors! This is a unique and exciting opportunity to promote your business to the entire Peninsula community. Sponsorship opportunities for popular activities at PortFest can be found here.

To participate as a PortFest sponsor, please contact

Thank you for helping to bring the community together for this special event!