Every year, Bay Area Lyme hosts and participates in dozens of community events throughout the greater Bay Area in our efforts to help create awareness and prevent and find a cure for Lyme disease. These events include our annual LymeAid benefit concert and gala, our new Distinguished Speaker Series, dozens of education events at schools and outdoor organizations, and much, much more! 

Check out our upcoming events (below) to find out how you can get involved or take a look at Recent Events to see what we’ve been up to. We hope to see you soon. 

To invite us to participate in an event or to find out more about any of these upcoming events, please contact info@bayarealyme.org.

Upcoming Events

Sunday, May 21
LymeAid Benefit Gala • Portola Valley, CA

LymeAid® is Bay Area Lyme Foundation’s exclusive annual benefit dinner and live concert: an intimate event held at a private residence. Visit the LymeAid page for details or see our press release describing Lyme Aid 2016.


Saturday, June 3
Wente Mountain Biking Race • Willits, CA

The Wente race, held by Bike Monkey, is an “8-hour mountain biking relay and family camping extravaganza” with 550 mountain bikers participating. It’s located at the beautiful, family-friendly Wente Scout Reservation in Willits, CA. Results of our tick testing in Mendocino County revealed 40% of ticks carried Lyme disease. Mountain bikers are especially high risk of exposure so Bay Area Lyme Foundation is working to spread awareness about Lyme and preventing this insipid disease.

Sunday, June 26
Tick Trailblaze Trail Running Race • Woodside, CA

On Sunday, June 26th, Bay Area Lyme Foundation and Sasquatch Racing will present the “Tick Trailblaze,” family-friendly 5K, 10K, and half-marathon trail runs at Huddart Park in Woodside. Participants enjoy epic views, fabulous runs, and a festive post race picnic experience. Register here for the race or just come with your family to visit the Bay Area Lyme tent and learn more about Lyme disease prevention.

Bay Area Lyme Speaker SeriesWednesday, September 13
Speaker Series • Los Gatos, CA

“No Give Up”: What We Have Learned From Our Multi-Year Struggle with Tick-borne Illness presented by writer and author Jordan Fisher Smith. Camille Ahern will also be sharing her story about her family’s struggle with Lyme and co-infections. Event details.

Sunday, September 17th
Polo for Lyme • Atherton

Bay Area Lyme’s Fall season benefit at the Menlo Circus Club features live polo competition, an auction, lunch, and a champagne divot stomp promises to be a fun Sunday afternoon. Click here for a snapshot of photos from last year’s event.