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Sunday, August 6

2017 Street Soccer USA Cup | The Yard at Mission Rock
Sunday, August 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE | The Yard at Mission Rock
2017 Street Soccer USA Cup | The Yard at Mission Rock

Street Soccer USA will host the third and final leg of its 2017 Cup Series with an exciting weekend of competition in San Francisco throughout the weekend of August 5-6, 2017. The event is a free and open to the public to watch. Fans and players ...

2017 Fremont Festival of the Art | Sunday
Sunday, August 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Downtown Fremont
2017 Fremont Festival of the Art | Sunday

With nearly 400,000 guests, the annual Fremont Festival of the Arts is “the largest free outdoor festival west of the Mississippi,” covering more than four walking miles. The festival features over 500 top-quality art and craft booths, a Gourmet Marketplace, live music on two stages, street ...

Space Fest 2017: Moon Walk Astronaut Guests & Space Exhibits | North Bay
Sunday, August 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Space Station Museum
Space Fest 2017: Moon Walk Astronaut Guests & Space Exhibits | North Bay
The Space Station Museum in Novato holds its free annual Space Fest 2017 where you’ll get to meet legendary astronauts who have actually walked on the Moon. The event is free to the general public. In addition to the astronaut guests, come see their museum’s exhibits, plus numerous ...
22nd Annual Aloha Festival: Sunday | San Mateo
Sunday, August 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free festival, but parking is $15 (cash only).
| San Mateo Event Center
22nd Annual Aloha Festival: Sunday | San Mateo

Get a feel for the islands at the 2017 Aloha Festival with music, dance, food, and culture from Hawaii, Tahiti, Samoa, and all over the Pacific. The Pacific Islanders of the San Francisco Bay Area offer their talents in music and dance during this free ...

National Farmers Market Week 2017 | August 6-12
Sunday, August 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
National Farmers Market Week 2017 | August 6-12
Join CUESA in celebrating National Farmers Market Week, August 6-12. Support local farms and food producers at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market in San Francisco on Saturdays, 8 am to 2 pm and Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 am to 2 pm and the Jack London ...
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each month. This includes the de Young, Legion of Honor, CJM and Oakland Museum of ...

Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF
Sunday, August 6 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Special exhibitions may require separate admission surcharge
| Asian Art Museum
Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF

The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco is one of the largest museums in the Western world devoted exclusively to Asian Art, with a collection of over 18,000 artworks spanning 6,000 years of history. Free First Sunday Admission for main galleries: Normally $15 for general ...

$5 First Sundays | Oakland Museum of California
Sunday, August 6 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Oakland Museum of California
$5 First Sundays | Oakland Museum of California

The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) brings together collections of art, history and natural science under one roof to tell the extraordinary stories of California and its people. As the only museum to focus entirely on the art and history of California, the diverse collections ...

15th Annual Jerry Garcia Plaque Celebration | SF
Sunday, August 6 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre (McLaren Park)
15th Annual Jerry Garcia Plaque Celebration | SF
Conceived and established in the Excelsior District of San Francisco (Jerry Garcia’s childhood neighborhood), Jerry Day is a civic and cultural event that celebrates one of the greatest rock guitarists of all time and San Francisco native son – Jerry Garcia. This event captures the true ...
Urban Snow Meetup: Mobile Synthetic Skiing | Sunnyvale
Sunday, August 6 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Sports Basement (Sunnyvale)
Urban Snow Meetup: Mobile Synthetic Skiing | Sunnyvale
Urban Snow is a startup on a mission to make skiing and snowboarding more convenient and affordable for everyone, and they’re planning an indoor ski and snowboard center here in the San Francisco Bay Area. Get a first look at the Proslope advanced synthetic surface ...
Jerry Day 2017: Jerry Garcia Tribute Music Fest | McLaren Park
Sunday, August 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre (McLaren Park)
Jerry Day 2017: Jerry Garcia Tribute Music Fest | McLaren Park
The 15th Annual Jerry Day is an annual civic and cultural event that celebrates one of the greatest rock guitarists of all time and San Francisco native son, Jerry Garcia and his Excelsior roots. The all day concert and festival takes place at the appropriately named “Jerry Garcia ...
44th Annual Nihonmachi Street Fair: Sunday | Japantown
Sunday, August 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Japantown Peace Plaza
44th Annual Nihonmachi Street Fair: Sunday | Japantown

The Nihonmachi Street Fair considers itself the original “melting pot” of street fairs, with many aspects of Asian-Pacific American life—and San Francisco’s cultural life—expressed through performance, tradition, art, music, food, and community outreach and service. Over 30,000 festival attendees have made their way to the ...

“Doggie World” Festival & Parade | 44th Annual Nihonmachi Street Fair
Sunday, August 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Japantown
The 6th annual Doggie World will be a gathering place for the four-legged members of the community during the  Nihonmachi Street Fair in San Francisco, California from 11 am to 5 pm on Sunday, August 6, 2017. Local animal experts and adoption agencies will also be on ...
Off the Grid’s “Presidio Picnic” Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, August 6 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid's

San Francisco’s favorite family picnic is back for 2017. Presidio Picnic brings together the best of the Bay Area food scene with the beauty of this national park site and views of the bay and the Golden Gate Bridge. Held on the seven acre Main ...

22nd Annual National Wiener Dog Race: “Bay Area’s Top Dog” | Santa Clara
Sunday, August 6 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is free; parking is $5.
| Santa Clara County Fairgrounds
22nd Annual National Wiener Dog Race:
See the fastest wieners in the West. The Bay Area’s finest dachshunds will dash to the finish line at the Santa Clara County Fair North Lawn for the annual Wienerschnitzel Wiener Nationals qualifying race. These hopeful hounds are competing to be crowned the Bay Area’s Top ...
2017 Summer in the City | Mission Dist.
Sunday, August 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Precita Park
2017 Summer in the City | Mission Dist.
You’re invited to the 10th Annual Summer in the City on Sunday, August 6, 2017 from noon to 4 pm. Come enjoy free food, raffles, face painting, games, jumpers, youth performances, and youth DJs. This is a youth led event that is for everyone in the community. ...
20th Annual Progressive Festival | Petaluma
Sunday, August 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Walnut Park
20th Annual Progressive Festival | Petaluma
Activists from all over Northern California join forces to help fight for social change at the annual Progressive Festival in Petaluma. Expect speeches on a variety of social causes, live music and informational booths/tables by many social justice, environmental, labor, and community organizations. 20th Annual Petaluma Progressive Festival Sunday, August 6, ...
Volunteer at Stern Grove 2017: Free Seating, Parking, Snacks & Drinks | SF
Sunday, August 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but registration is required.
| Stern Grove
Volunteer at Stern Grove 2017: Free Seating, Parking, Snacks & Drinks | SF

Want free reserved seating, reserved parking, and free beverages and snacks during a Stern Grove event this summer? All you have to do is volunteer. Volunteer positions include ushers, information booth staffers, bike valet, donation collectors, greeters, set up/take down experts and much more. >> Sign ...

Do Touch the Heart: Huggable Interactive Heart Experience | SF
Do Touch the Heart: Huggable Interactive Heart Experience | SF
Do Touch the HeART is a multi-sensory experience featuring interactive huggable pillows and companion art experiences led by Rebecca Saylor. Members of the Bay Area crafting community will be on-site each month to share their skills and help with the projects. Learn how to make pom-poms ...
Baia Pasta’s Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Jack London Square
Sunday, August 6 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Baia Pasta's Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Jack London Square
Join them at CUESA’s Jack London Square Farmers Market in Oakland for a Market to Table Cooking Demonstration with Renato Sardo and Dario Barbone of Baia Pasta featuring the seasonal bounty of the Jack London Square Farmers Market. Baia Pasta was born when Renato learned that most of the wheat used ...
Concert at the Lake: Oakland Municipal Band | Oakland
Sunday, August 6 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lake Merritt Pergola
Concert at the Lake: Oakland Municipal Band | Oakland

The 106th concert season of free performances by the Oakland Municipal Band kicks off on with a July 4th concert and continues on Sundays throughout the summer. The 35-piece band performs music from a variety of genres, including marches, classical, pop, big band, movies, international, show ...

Free Symphony Tribute Concert to SF’s Firefighters | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, August 6 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
Free Symphony Tribute Concert to SF's Firefighters | Golden Gate Park

The Golden Gate Park Band, under the direction of Michael L. Wirgler, presents the 135th season in Golden Gate Park’s music concourse. That’s right, this symphony has been playing free concerts in Golden Gate Park for more than 100 years The weekly concerts take place most ...

Every Sunday

“Heart of the City” Sunday Farmers Market | UN Plaza
Every Sunday – All Day | Cost: FREE | UN Plaza

Heart of the City Farmers Market is a uniquely independent, farmer-operated, nonprofit farmers market located year round on Sundays and Wednesdays in San Francisco’s United Nations Plaza, rain or shine. Nearly 30 local farmers and artisan food vendors provide a wide selection of fresh local produce, …

Lindy in the Park: Free Outdoor Swing Dance | Golden Gate Park
Every Sunday – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Weather permitting (rain cancels)
| JFK Drive Lindy Hop Spot
Lindy in the Park: Free Outdoor Swing Dance | Golden Gate Park

Get ready to swing in Golden Gate Park every sunny Sunday at “Lindy in the Park,” a weekly free event near the de Young Museum, when the streets of Golden Gate Park are closed to traffic and the dancers take over.
Lindy in the Park | Free Outdoor …

Golden Gate Park Sunday Roller Disco Party | SF
Every Sunday – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Skatin' Place
Golden Gate Park Sunday Roller Disco Party | SF

There is a place in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park that is heaven for Bay Area inline skaters and roller skaters who like to boogie to the funky beat on wheels.
The Godfather of Skate brings his mobile DJ unit and plays groovy tunes for you …

Victorian Walking Tour | Pacific Heights
Every Sunday – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted.
| 1801 Bush
Victorian Walking Tour | Pacific Heights

See and learn about the Victorian era architecture of the city’s first suburb on a guided walk from SF City Guides.
On a walk through the neighborhood of Lafayette Square, you’ll learn about Victorian lifestyles and San Francisco’s illustrious history. You’ll see some steep streets and …

Summer Outdoor Music Series | Corte Madera
Every Sunday – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*FREE
| Town Center Corte Madera
Summer Outdoor Music Series | Corte Madera

Celebrating the summer season and Marin’s love for the outdoors Town Center Corte Madera will host its annual Summer Music Series each Sunday June 4th through August 27th from 2-4 pm with a great lineup of music that will appeal to all ages.
The series features a …

Salsa Sundays: Free Festive Salsa Lessons & Music | Emeryville
Every Sunday – 2:20 pm | Cost: FREE | Bay Street Emeryville
Salsa Sundays: Free Festive Salsa Lessons & Music | Emeryville

Bay Street is set to spice things up with the return of Salsa Sundays, a music series featuring a live salsa band and plenty of room to dance every Sunday in May.
Everyone is invited to turn up the heat and enjoy free festive salsa lessons …

Sunday Afternoon Bluegrass Jam | Bernal Heights
Every Sunday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Lucky Horseshoe
Sunday Afternoon Bluegrass Jam | Bernal Heights

Grab that banjo, mandolin, guitar, fiddle, harmonica and autoharp, and head over to The Lucky Horseshoe in Bernal Heights to join in San Francisco’s only Bluegrass Jam on a Sunday afternoon.
Jamming happens from 4-7 pm every Sunday at 453 Corland Avenue.
Yodelai-hee-hoooooo…
Photo credit: Bernalwood

The Starry Plough Sunday Matinee Concerts | Berkeley
Every Sunday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.
| The Starry Plough
The Starry Plough Sunday Matinee Concerts | Berkeley

The Starry Plough in Berkeley hosts a weekly all-ages matinee concert series from 4-7 pm every Sunday.
The show is free, but donations are welcome. The pub opens at 2 pm. There is a large selection of beers and full kitchen with satisfying pub staples like …

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