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Habitat Restoration Days (April, June)

In conjunction with the Open Space and Ecology Committee, the Parks & Recreation department hosts Habitat Restoration Days.  We welcome volunteers of all ages and abilities to join us for a day full of cleaning debris, removing invasive plant species, planting, and restoring our habitats.  Please stay tuned for more information regarding 2020 restoration events.

Bike to Work Day (May)

The 26th annual Bike to Work Day will take place on Friday May 15th from 6:15-9:30am.  Two Brisbane energizer stations will be set up at Bayshore Blvd. @ Old County road and Tunnel Ave. @ Lagoon Way.  If you'd like to volunteer at one of the stations, please send an email to bike2work@commute.org or visit the commute.org website for more information.  Stay tuned for the event flyer. 

Fire Hydrant Painting & Restoration Weekend (May 2021)

Come join the Parks & Recreation department on May 11th & 12th as we continue the tradition of painting Brisbane’s historic hydrants. You too can make Brisbane history by participating in this great community event. All supplies will be provided to participating artists courtesy of the Brisbane Parks & Recreation department. Just show up, ready to paint , and wearing clothes you don’t mind getting messy...because it’s bound to happen! Participants are required to reserve a hydrant in advance. All new hydrant designs must be formally proposed and approved by the Fire Department no later than Friday, May 1st. Reservations will be accepted from March 1st-May 1st for both new designs and restoration requests. The application is accessible online by clicking here.  For a complete list of hydrants and additional information regarding the event itself, please email Sara Nahass at snahass@brisbaneca.org

Brisbane Community Night at AT&T Park (July 2020)

It's that time of the year again, when we come together as a community to root on our San Francisco Giants.  As we all know, the even years have been very good to us!  So come on out and enjoy a night of family fun at the park!  

Concerts in the Park (June-August)

The Brisbane Community Park is filled with music & cheer every summer when the Concert Series rolls around.  Concerts are held on Friday nights from 6:00-8:30pm.  One of the MOST important aspects of the planning process is sponsorship, as this summertime tradition is only made possible due to the generous tax-deductible donations made by Brisbane businesses and local families.  Do you also enjoy the bands and think the concerts add value to the community?  Then consider being a sponsor for this years series!  Sponsors are recognized by the City Council, acknowledged in City publications, and listed on the concert banner hung on the gazebo in the park.  Please click here for the sponsorship application.  If you have questions, please contact Jeff Franco (415) 657-4320 or jfranco@brisbaneca.org Thank you in advance for your support of these wonderful community events! 

Coastal Clean Up (September)

The Brisbane Coastal or Lagoon Clean up is on Saturday September 26, 2020, in conjunction with the California Coastal Clean Up Day. Stay tuned for the 2020 event flyer!

Day in the Park & Derby (October)

The 34th annual Day in the Park and 14th annual Derby is scheduled to take place on Saturday, October 3rd, 2020.  Festivities commence with the Derby car race starting at 8:00am on San Francisco Street.  Immediately following is our Day in the Park event held until 3:00pm.  The park is filled with community group tables and information, arts & crafts vendors, good music, yummy food, and plenty of fun for kids.  Entertainment includes carnival games, face painting, inflatables, and more!   For information regarding having a booth at the event, please contact Ricardo Monroy at (415) 508-2143.  Brisbane Resident Keith Moreau composed a video capturing the essence of Brisbane's annual derby.  Click here to see the derby in action!  Stay tuned for more information!

Festival of Lights (December)

The Festival of Lights is a holiday celebration on Sunday, December 6th focusing on the holidays as a season of giving and enjoying the company of each other as a community. The event begins at 5:45pm with caroling from the top of Visitacion Avenue to the Brisbane Community Park. Once at the park, members of the Brisbane Dance Workshop delight all with a variety of dance and song. Tradition includes a visit from Santa Claus and the lighting of the tree by our Volunteer of the Year and Mayor. Event-goers can also enjoy a tasty cup of hot cocoa and holiday cookies.  Stay tuned for more information!