Special Events

Special Events
The City of Richmond is committed to building community through enriching experiences.  These events are designed with the entire family in mind and offered throughout the year.  For more information about up coming events, please contact (510) 620-6793.
Spring Egg Hunt


Black History Celebration
A cultural celebration of the African American community in Richmond on February 23, 2019.  Enjoy a meal, song, dance and music from local artists; and an honoring of community members who have contributed positively to the City. 

Chinese New Year Celebration
This event is a celebration of the Chinese community in Richmond.  Join us and enjoy a variety of entertainment while you are served a delicious meal on February 9, 2019.                           

Spring Egg Hunt and Recreation Information Day
Event will be held at Civic Center Plaza on April 13, 2019.  Egg hunts will begin at 10:00am.  Bring the kids to hunt eggs on the Plaza of City Hall and while you are there, learn about all of the new and exciting programs that the Community Services Department is offering.  This event is rain or shine.  If it rains, the event will be moved inside the Richmond Memorial Auditorium (403 Civic Center Plaza). For more information, please call 510-620-6793.

Senior Health and Information Day
Join us on May 8, 2019 at The Richmond Memorial Auditorium.

Annual Senior Nite Out
The City of Richmond,Community Services Department and Commission on Aging invite you to attend a night of fun and dancing on May 11, 2019 at The Richmond Memorial Auditorium.
Annual Third of July Celebration
Fireworks, food, and fun are what this event is all about.  Celebrate with your fellow community members at Marina Bay Park from 5:00pm-10:00pm to enjoy music and the youth play area (for a fee) until the night sky explodes with color in our 20 minute fireworks display at approximately 9:15pm. 

Annual Zydeco Dance
Join us on August 24, 2019 at the Richmond Recreation Complex located at 3230 Macdonald Avenue.
22nd Annual Senior Winter Ball
Join us for an evening of dinner and dancing.  This event will be held at the Richmond Memorial Auditorium on December 21, 2019. 
Call 510-620-6793 for more information.

66th Annual Snowball
This formal event is for all high school students grades 9-12th.  An evening you won't want to miss.  The event will be held at the Richmond Memorial Auditorium on December 14, 2019.    

Candy Cane Classic Basketball Tournament
Basketball tournaments held at various gymnasiums on December 13, 14 and 15, 2019.  Divisions include 10U, 12U, & 14U for both boys and girls.  For more information please call 510-620-6793.