Community Events

We’re making an impact in the neighborhoods we serve. Come join us for an event below!

Getting involved is what we're all about

We sponsor and support all sorts of events for our community.

Our day job keeps us busy in the office. But the Excite Credit Union staff likes to step out at every opportunity and help make things happen in the communities we serve. The following is a list of upcoming events we're participating in or contributing to...or Partner events that we're sharing.  

California Events

1st Saturdays - Veggielution - First Saturday of each month

What is Veggielution? The mission of Veggielution is to connect people from diverse backgrounds outdoors through food and farming to build community in East San José. On 1st Saturdays at Veggielution the diversity of our community comes to life.  Excite will be on site to answer questions and provide resources around financial education.

San Jose's Christmas in the Park • Starts November 24, 2023 • 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Christmas in the Park is a community-focused non-profit organization dedicated to the celebration of the holiday season by producing a free Christmas event. Our displays, trees, and entertainment, along with special programs and festivities serve the interests of the community.

This annual holiday tradition takes place in the heart of Downtown San José at the Plaza de Cesar Chavez. For over 44 years, this whimsical walk-thru event has brought people from all over the Bay Area together during the holidays. It is a place of community.

Excite will be there providing information and fun surprises!  You will find us out there each Friday in December from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm,  Look for us next to the Jingle Bell Stage.

North Carolina Events

Riverfront Farmers Market - Our Mobile Branch will be there every Saturday, weather permitting, through November 18.

The Market is held in downtown Wilmington, on Dock Street between 2nd Street & Water Street
Saturdays 8:00 am - 1:00 pm (rain or shine)
Wrightsville Beach Turkey Trot • Thanksgiving Day - Thursday, November 23, 2023

Who doesn’t want to burn some calories in support of building homes before eating your Turkey dinner?!
Join the festivities this Thanksgiving at the Wrightsville Beach Turkey Trot. Come dressed in your finest Turkey costume and support a great cause while enjoying a 1 Mile or 5K around a beautiful beach town.

NEW FOR 2023
The 1 Mile starts at 8:00 am
The 5K starts at 8:30 am

The Wrightsville Beach Turkey Trot supports Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity.  Each year, runners raise enough money to build a home for a neighbor in our community.
Downtown Wilmington Holiday Tree Lighting • November 24 • 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Join the family-friendly fun during Downtown Wilmington’s Christmas Tree Lighting.  The holiday joy begins with entertainment at 5:30 pm followed by the festive countdown usually commencing at 6:25 pm to the actual tree lighting, and then everyone is treated to a special visit from Santa.  Get into the spirit and stroll among the shops and restaurants to kick off the holiday season coastal-style.

Excite will be there providing information and fun surprises!
Really Cool Stuff Marketplace • November 24 • 11:00 am to 4:00 pm

Kick off the holiday shopping season with A REALLY COOL CHRISTMAS! The event will have amazing vendors, live music, street decorations, and “day of” surprises.

REALLY COOL STUFF is celebrating SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY by hosting many of the area's finest artisans and vendors. The event will take place in the heart of historic downtown Wilmington.

We encourage you to explore and experience the many small neighborhood businesses at the festival and located downtown.

Stop by our table and say Hello!

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