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Sunny festivals this weekend in San Jose and nearby

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The weather is looking up – yes temperatures will continue to go up into the 90’s this weekend – perfect for an outdoor festival.

Here are some festivals taking place to consider.

El Dia de San Juan Festival
Bringing together the Puerto Rican community while uniting different cultures and nationalities this annual event raises funds for educational scholarships for students wishing to pursue a higher education.

The family event offers entertainment consisting of live bands, authentic Puerto Rican food and two stages of all-day performances.

When: Saturday, June 7, 2014 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Where History Park, 1650 Senter Road, San Jose
Cost: Free for ages 12 and under, $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Click for tickets.

Sunnyvale Art and Wine Festival
In its 40th year, the Sunnyvale Art & Wine Festival will feature over 350 artists and eight lively bands from the Bay Area. There will be food booths as well as drink booths offering fine wines, beer, margaritas, sangria and champagne, in a “one-stop” location.

When: Saturday and Sunday, June 7 and 8, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Downtown Sunnyvale and Murphy Street in Sunnyvale
Cost: Free and food and drinks can be purchased at booths

San Mateo County Fair – Free Summer Concert Series
With attendance of over 130,000 guests, starting today, June 7th to the 15th, the San Mateo County Fair kicks off for nine days of exciting musical entertainment, live performances, fun festival food, local and traditional contests, and a “Ferris Wheeling” carnival, in addition the free Summer concert series lineup lasts for eight days.

When: June 7 to 15, 2014. Concert Start Times: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Where: 2495 S Delaware Street, San Mateo
Contact: 650-574-3247
Cost: From $8 to $25, Summer Concert is free with paid admission to fair

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