Don't miss Joan Jett and the Blackhearts at this year's Marin County Fair. (Courtesy of Marin Convention and Visitors Bureau)

9 Festivals, Concerts, Goat Yoga + More in Marin This Summer

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Marin County is home to hundreds of events each year, from theatrical productions and under-the radar festivals to farmers markets, concerts, and historical re-enactments.

Here's a look at what's coming up in Marin this summer.


May 14: Terrapin Trivia Night

Host Howard Rachelson will do his best to stump you at trivia night on May 14th, where you'll hang out in Terrapin Crossroads' living room for an evening of what is and whodunnit. Bring your smartest friends and family if you hope to win some prizes. // 6:30pm at Terrapin Crossroads,100 Yacht Club Dr. (San Rafael), visitmarin.org


May 17 + June 21: Goat Yoga at Marin Country Mart

Goat yoga is back! Slip on your favorite leggings and head to Marin Country Mart for fun Friday classes where, for half an hour, you can practice your best downward dog goat with instructor Deb Burkman. // Classes are offered at 11am, 11:35am, and 12:10pm at Marin Country Mart (Larkspur), visitmarin.org


May 25: Memorial Day Family Picnic

Head over to Point Bonita on Memorial Day Weekend for a day full of family fun, games, great food, and beautiful views in the Marin Headlands. // For more info and tickets ($30/adults, $15/kids 15 and under)—including all activities, dinner, and s'mores—go to visitmarin.org.


June 2: The 38th Annual Mill Valley Wine, Beer + Food Tasting

Don't miss one of Mill Valley's most iconic events, returning to Downtown Plaza with a wide selection of rare wines from more than 65 premium wineries, fine craft beers from local breweries, and food from local restaurants and chefs. // Get $5 off the ticket price when you buy your tix before June 1; visitmarin.org


June 15: Mountain Lion Day at Marin Griffin Preserve

Through July 27th, the Martin Griffin Preserve is open to the public every Saturday. Bring your family and friends and learn about the wonders of nature and hike through the redwoods, mixed evergreen forests, coastal scrub, and enjoy sweeping vistas of the Bolinas Lagoon and Pacific Coast. During the Saturday hikes you will hike 8+ miles of trails, learn from nature guides, view abundant plants and wildlife, visit newt ponds, discover natural wonders in the Curiosity Room, and picnic under redwoods. // 4900 Shoreline Highway 1 (Stinson Beach), visitmarin.org

June 23: Bee Experienced at Heidrun Meadery

After a brief introduction to Heidrun Meadery's apicultural program, you'll don beekeeping suits and head out to the apiary for a hands-on inspection of working hives. From those hives, you'll pull frames laden with honey to hand-extract and you'll even jar up our estate honey to take home with you! You'll learn how honey is made into mead, and to cap things off you'll wind down with your own on the patio. Children 12+ years are welcome when accompanied by an adults. // 1pm to 3pm at Heidrn Meadery; info and tickets ($95/adults, $75/children under 21) are available at visitmarin.org.


July 6: Catch a Concert at Marin County Fair

Visionary singer Joan Jett and her hard- rocking Blackhearts have eight platinum and gold albums and nine Top 40 singles, including the classic "I Love Rock 'N' Roll." See them jam at Marin County Fair. // 7:30pm at 10 Avenue of the Flags (San Rafael); for more info and the full lineup, go to visitmarin.org.


July 20: Mill Valley Community Campout

Mill Valley Recreation, in conjunction with Mill Valley Fire Department, invite you to The Community Campout. Reserve your camping site on Friends Field and participate in fun activities, games, arts and crafts, a campfire program, s'mores, educational activities, and more. // 180 Camino Alto (Mill Valley); Tickets ($30/person; free for kinds under 3) are available at visitmarin.org; deadline for registration and payment is July 6th.


July 27: Hop on, Hop Off Muir Woods Tour

Experience the wonder of one of California's oldest redwood groves on Big Bus' Muir Woods Tour, where you'll take a scenic drive across the Golden Gate Bridge and adventure into Muir Woods National Forest. Once there, you'll receive an admission ticket and free range to explore the gentle walking trails for 90 minutes. The return journey includes a tour through the seaside town of Sausalito—hop off to experience the charming hillside town, or stay on board to return across the bridge. // 99 Jefferson St. (SF); tickets ($65/adults, $42/children) are available online at visitmarin.org; save 10 percent when you pre-book online.


For more events and happenings around Marin County this season, head over to visitmarin.org.

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