According to the official Super Bowl 50 website, 66 San Francisco Bay Area communities have signed up to be “Super Communities,” which is basically a pledge to celebrate Super Bowl 50 as hard as they can leading up to the big game in Santa Clara. These communities are providing many family-friendly “Super Celebrations” throughout the Bay Area region, including the following FREE events below. It’s almost time to start celebrating!

Chinese New Year Flower Fair – San Francisco

What: Kick off Super Bowl celebration week with the Chinese New Year Flower Fair in the nation’s second biggest Chinatown (New York #1). Watch the mini procession along Grant Ave, the ribbon-cutting ceremony and then treat yourself to Flower Market Fair where you can purchase flowers,  fruit and other food. 
When: Jan. 30 – Feb. 28, 2016
Where: Chinatown, San Francisco, CA 94108
Other Info: 415-680-6297

STEM Innovation Bowl – Santa Clara

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What: Through a partnership with local tech companies, the Santa Clara Library and Information Technology Departments have created STEM Innovation Bowl to give people a simulation of an astronaut’s experience. Attendees will be able to see the world through astronauts’ eyes by wearing a virtual reality headset outfitted with a motion controller.
When: Jan. 30, 2016 @ 10 a.m.
Where: 2635 Homestead, Santa Clara, California 95051
Other Info: Find out more HERE

Super Community Concert & Fireworks – Santa Clara

What: Get your grub, drink and dance on at this big FREE concert featuring the band Heart followed by fireworks!
When: Jan. 31, 2016 @ 3 p.m.
Where: 3000 Mission College Boulevard, Santa Clara, California 95054
Other Info: Find out more HERE

Wednesday Night Lights – Walnut Creek

What: Walnut Creek will be celebrating in the heart of downtown with live music, games, food, giveaways, art and real-life superheroes you can meet!
When: Feb. 3, 2016 @ 5-8 p.m.
Where: Cypress Street and at the Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, California
Other Info: Find out more HERE

Super First Friday Winter Market – San Jose

What: Stimluate your senses with scrumptious food, drinks, artists, craft retailers, live music, DIY activities and art galleries at San Jose’s very special Super First Friday market.
When: Feb. 5, 2016 @ 7 p.m.
Where: South 1st Street, San Jose, CA 95113
Other Info: Find out more HERE

Super Scavenger Hunt – Pleasanton

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What: More than a dozen local businesses are coming together to give children (10 and under) the scavenger hunt experience of a lifetime! Children will be scavenging downtown businesses to find clues and earn football-themed prizes along the way.
When: Feb. 6, 2016 @ 6 p.m.
Where: 4725 First Street, Pleasanton, California 94566
Other Info:  For questions email

Hunt For The Golden Football – Pleasanton

What: The children had their scavenger hunt (above), but now it’s the adults’ turn! Follow Pleasanton Downtown Association on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram for hints on where seven footballs are hidden in downtown Pleasanton for a chance to win a gift card, gift basket or a huge cash prize.

According to the official Super Bowl site, this is how it works: 

1) Follow the Pleasanton Downtown Association on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
2) We will share on our social media channels hints to where seven footballs are hidden downtown.
3) Each football is color coded and matches a prize; either a gift card, gift basket or if you find the golden football you will receive a huge cash prize.  The cash prize amount will be announced the week before the hunt.
4) Once you find a football, report to the golden arch outside of the Museum on Main at 603 Main Street.  Redeem the football to receive your prize.
5) Go celebrate!  Enjoy the day before the big game dining, drinking and shopping in Downtown Pleasanton.

Questions?  Contact Events Manager Julie Vlahon at

When: Feb 7, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Where: 4725 First Street, Pleasanton, California 94566
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