Weekends can never come too soon, and we have picked out the best things to do along the Capitol Corridor! Celebrate the life and work of Cesar Chavez in San Francisco, shop for artisan-made goods at an open-air market in Oakland, experience the Gold Rush days in Sacramento, and sample the best craft beers in Suisun! There are plenty of festivities to choose from this weekend!
updated March 14, 2019
Got a hankering for something to eat? Need a caffeine kick-start? The first question you ask, of course, is “What’s nearby?”— which prompted us to do a little research, and pull together food & drink guides for the areas surrounding some of our most popular stations. First up: Oakland Jack London Square! You’ll delight in the excess of edible options within a stone’s throw of the station. Here’s a sampling of our favorites… More Walkable Oakland – Where to Eat and Drink Around the Jack London Square Station
On the hunt for some fall revelry? Take a brew crawl with zombies through downtown Martinez, indulge in a waterfront chowder festival in San Francisco, watch some of the best turf style dancing in Oakland, and join a spooky ghost tour in Sacramento! There are so many things to do to experience fall along the Capitol Corridor! More Weekend Picks: Martinez Zombie Brew Crawl, San Francisco Wharf Fest, Oakland Turfin World Dance Battle and Sacramento Ghost Tours
Northern California is renowned for its diverse and inventive gastronomy, and connecting the region’s major culinary centers is the 170-mile Capitol Corridor train route. From farm-to-table trend-setters and high-end dining establishments, to local food truck favorites, you’ll find plenty of reasons to pick up a fork along the way. The world-class food-and-drink scene of the region – which spans both big cities and smaller towns – incorporates impressive diversity while showcasing the bounty of California with local, organic, and sustainably-produced fare leading the way. Whether you’re in the mood for tasty vegan cuisine or an exquisite cut of meat, here’s where to satisfy your appetite along the Capitol Corridor.
Get some creative gift ideas for the holidays at the Patchwork Show in Oakland; shop for American handmade goods at Holiday Makers Market in San Jose; see the best of indie films in Berkeley; or learn what science has to offer at Discovery Day in San Francisco. There is so much to do and learn this weekend all along the Capitol Corridor!