Art, Music and Movies Take to the Outdoors in Downtown Redwood City

South San Francisco, CA  August 21, 2023 Submitted by Eleanor Lazar, Olive Public Relations


Get ready for an unforgettable end to summer in Downtown Redwood City as they close out their sensational lineup of summer events! From movies under the stars to live music extravaganzas, art exhibitions, and family-friendly activities, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Best of all, these events are completely FREE! Mark your calendars and join us for a summer filled with fun and entertainment. Here’s a closer look at what’s in store:


MOVIES ON THE SQUARE | Bring your blankets and snacks because Movies on the Square is making its grand return to Courthouse Square! Head downtown every Thursday through August 31st for a captivating double feature of cinematic delights. The evening kicks off at 6:00 p.m. with family-friendly movies, followed by a showcase of independent short films from the Bravemaker Film Festival at 8:00 p.m., and finally, an exhilarating feature film at 8:30 p.m. It’s a movie experience you won’t want to miss! Remember, tables and chairs are limited, so be sure to arrive early to secure the best seats. Take a peek at the exciting lineup of films for this month:

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  • August 24: Bravemaker Independent Film (8:00 p.m.) & Groundhog Day (8:30 p.m.)
  • August 31: DC League of Super-Pets (6:00 p.m.) & A Man Called Otto (8:30 p.m.)




MUSIC ON THE SQUARE | Immerse yourself in live music every Friday evening at the Courthouse Square. Through September 1, experience an incredible lineup of free concerts featuring top-quality local and national musical performers. This year, Music on the Square is celebrating its 17th season, and it promises to be better than ever. Join us from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and let the music transport you to a world of pure enjoyment. Check out the upcoming performances:

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ART ON THE SQUARE | Indulge your artistic side at ART on the Square from 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on August 25. Explore the vibrant local art scene as you stroll through a mesmerizing array of unique and captivating artwork on Hamilton Ave at Courthouse Square in downtown Redwood City. Discover distinctive jewelry, photography, glasswork, fiber art, ceramics, paintings, and more, all while enjoying live music from the nearby Music on the Square stage.


As visitors and locals celebrate at any of these events, they can also fuel up at one of the many locally-owned restaurantscafes and bistros. A full list of businesses can be found here.


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