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Tuesday, July 3

WorldOne Festival Pre-Party | El Cerrito
Tuesday, July 3 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cerrito Vista Park
WorldOne Festival Pre-Party | El Cerrito

El Cerrito hosts the 20th Annual WorldOne Festival featuring live world music, Hawaiian Mele, Hula plus circus performers on July 3-4, 2018. July 3, 2018 – (Mainstage) Hula Halau O’ Nalau Te Orama + Otea Api- Tahiti Fete 4 pm: Magical Nathaniel, Little Big Top Circus Imagination 5-7 pm: Hula ...

Richmond | Waterfront Family Festival, Concert & Fireworks | 2018
Tuesday, July 3 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*There are fees for the interactive children's games and food.
| Marina Bay Park
Richmond | Waterfront Family Festival, Concert & Fireworks | 2018
Enjoy an evening of food, children’s games, live blues music, and a great view of the Richmond Waterfront fireworks on July 3, 2018. There will be food vendors, live blues, and a Kids Fun Zone (for a fee) starting at 5:30 pm leading up to the ...

Free A’s Post-Game Patriotic Themed Fireworks Show | Oakland
Tuesday, July 3 – 9:05 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch the fireworks outside of the Coliseum.
| Oakland Coliseum
Free A’s Post-Game Patriotic Themed Fireworks Show | Oakland

As soon as the A’s game is over, make sure you’re near the Coliseum to enjoy a spectacular fireworks display over the stadium following the game outside the ballpark approximately three hours after the game starts, whether the A’s win or lose. Sit in awe on the ...

Wednesday, July 4

Ghirardelli Square: Live Music & Local Attractions | SF
Wednesday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Ghirardelli Square
Ghirardelli Square: Live Music & Local Attractions | SF
Come spend the day in the Fisherman’s Wharf District at PIER 39, Fisherman’s Wharf, Aquatic Park and Beach, and Ghirardelli Square.  In addition to the street performers and local attractions there is also live music at both Aquatic Park and PIER 39.  After a day ...
4th at the Wharf: Fireworks & Live Music Performances | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fisherman's Wharf
4th at the Wharf: Fireworks & Live Music Performances | 2018
Come spend the day in the Fisherman’s Wharf District at Pier 39, Old Fisherman’s Wharf, Aquatic Park and Beach, and Ghirardelli Square. In addition to the street performers and local attractions there is also live music at both Aquatic Park and Pier 39. After a day of ...
El Cerrito | WorldOne Festival: World Music & Circus Festival | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Cerrito Vista Park
El Cerrito | WorldOne Festival: World Music & Circus Festival | 2018

El Cerrito hosts the 20th Annual WorldOne Festival featuring live world music, Hawaiian Mele, Hula plus circus performers on July 3-4, 2018. July 3, 2018 – (Mainstage) Hula Halau O’ Nalau Te Orama + Otea Api- Tahiti Fete 4 pm: Magical Nathaniel, Little Big Top Circus Imagination 5-7 pm: Hula ...

Berkeley Marina | 4th of July Fireworks & All Day Festival | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Berkeley Marina
Berkeley Marina | 4th of July Fireworks & All Day Festival | 2018
The Berkeley Marina plays host to one of the best July 4th celebrations around featuring adventure playground open until 8 pm, where children can use hammers, nails, saws, and paint with parental supervision. Get your face painted, try the giant slide, or splash in the water at ...
SF Mime Troupe: Opening 2018 | Dolores Park
Wednesday, July 4 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
| Dolores Park
SF Mime Troupe: Opening 2018 | Dolores Park

The Tony Award-winning San Francisco Mime Troupe continues its 59th season with more free and lively performances in park settings around the Bay Area with their 2018 production “Seeing Red: A Time-Traveling Musical.” San Francisco Mime Troupe | 2018 Free political theater & music in parks all ...

Hemlock Tavern: 4th of July with Live Music Performances | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – 5:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Hemlock Tavern
Hemlock Tavern: 4th of July with Live Music Performances | 2018
Celebrate Independence Day 2018 at Hemlock Tavern for a July 4th with some country rock on July 4, 2018. 4th of July with Crucial BBQ, High by Night ( Rush tribute ) and more TBD. Free BBQ (while supplies last) and bands from 5 pm – 9 ...
San Jose | 4th of July Fireworks Celebration | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Discovery Meadow
San Jose | 4th of July Fireworks Celebration | 2018
Celebrating their 104th year and a new century of service, the Rotary Club of San Jose invites you, your family, and your friends to enjoy another world-class fireworks display at Discovery Meadow in downtown San Jose on July 4, 2018. 4th of July Fireworks Celebration Wednesday, July 4, 2018 ...
San Jose Giants Baseball & 4th of July Fireworks | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – 6:30 pm | Cost: $12*
*Game tickets start at $12, but fireworks can be seen for free outside Municipal Stadium.
| San Jose Municipal Stadium
San Jose Giants Baseball & 4th of July Fireworks | 2018

The minor league San Jose Giants baseball club puts on a post-game 4th of July Fireworks show for 2018. The Giants, wearing special “Stars & Stripes” jerseys and caps, but more importantly, from anywhere near the stadium, you can watch the post-game fireworks show for ...

4th of July Fireworks & San Francisco Symphony | Shoreline Amphitheatre | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $25 | Shoreline Amphitheatre
4th of July Fireworks & San Francisco Symphony | Shoreline Amphitheatre | 2018
Celebrate Independence Day at the 32nd annual “Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular with a festive outdoor performance of hero-themed favorites perfect for summer. Starring the San Francisco Symphony at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View. 2018 July Fourth with the San Francisco Symphony Wednesday, July 4, 2018 | 8 ...
San Francisco Fireworks: 4th of July | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
San Francisco Fireworks: 4th of July | 2018
Witness the skies sparkle red, white and blue as PIER 39 celebrates Independence Day with a day of fun for the whole family. Start your day with live entertainment on Entrance Plaza Stage featuring Tainted Love — the best of the 80s LIVE.  At approximately 9:30pm, look to the sky for ...

Thursday, July 5

Flower Piano Opening Day: 12 Hidden Pianos in Golden Gate Park | SF Botanical Garden
Thursday, July 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free for San Francisco Residents with proof of ID. $8 for regular entry.
| San Francisco Botanical Garden
Flower Piano Opening Day: 12 Hidden Pianos in Golden Gate Park | SF Botanical Garden

Sunset Piano, in partnership with San Francisco Botanical Garden, will once again bring over a dozen grand pianos to the spectacular 55 acre Botanical Garden in Golden Gate Park for the fourth incarnation of our interactive music festival, Flower Piano. Flower Piano is free to ...

Free Admission Day for Kids & $2 Bites of the Fair | Alameda County Fair
Thursday, July 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Kids must be 12 and under.
| Alameda County Fair
Free Admission Day for Kids & $2 Bites of the Fair | Alameda County Fair
The county fair offers a Kids free day & $2 sample Bites of the Fair on selected Thursdays, until 5 pm.
Movies on the Square: “The Sandlot” | Redwood City
Thursday, July 5 – 8:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Movies on the Square: “The Sandlot” | Redwood City

Bring the family out to a free movie showing in downtown Redwood City in Courthouse Square on Thursday evenings from June 7 to August 30 in 2018. Movies start at sundown (approximately 8:45 pm). Come early for the best seats – a limited number of ...

Friday, July 6

Free Admission Day for Seniors | Alameda County Fair
Friday, July 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Seniors must be 62 and better.
| Alameda County Fair
Free Admission Day for Seniors | Alameda County Fair
The county fair offers a free day for your beloved seniors on selected Fridays, until 5 pm.

Sunday, July 8

“Napa Live: Inside Out” Music Festival & Crawl | North Bay
Sunday, July 8 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | All Over Napa
"Napa Live: Inside Out" Music Festival & Crawl | North Bay

This one is big –  a music crawl featuring live music in 35 venues, some inside and some outside, and all within walking distance of each other. “Napa Live: Inside Out” Music Festival & Crawl July 8 to Oct 15 | Noon to 6 pm All ...

Peace Love & Happiness Reggae Festival: Live Music, Vegan Treats | San Jose
Sunday, July 8 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is free. Food and items from vendors will cost money.
| San Jose Masonic Center
Peace Love & Happiness Reggae Festival: Live Music, Vegan Treats | San Jose
Join the free all-day Music Festival with the Bay Area’s best reggae bands. Plenty of fun and groovy shops with an Afrocentric theme. Tasty Ethiopian food, smoothies and other vegan treats. Free parking, free admission. Come enjoy the good vibrations. Peace Love & Happiness Reggae Festival: ...

Thursday, July 12

Movies on the Square: “Beauty and the Beast” *Sing Along* | Redwood City
Thursday, July 12 – 8:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Movies on the Square: “Beauty and the Beast" *Sing Along* | Redwood City

Bring the family out to a free movie showing in downtown Redwood City in Courthouse Square on Thursday evenings from June 7 to August 30 in 2018. Movies start at sundown (approximately 8:45 pm). Come early for the best seats – a limited number of ...

Saturday, July 14

Free Oakland Guided Walking Tours | African-American History
Free Oakland Guided Walking Tours | African-American History

Stroll through downtown and discover the places where Oakland African American leaders have made their marks. Learn how Lionel Wilson, Delilah Beasley, Robert Maynard, the Dellums family, Josephine Baker, and others changed the Bay Area and California. Tour begins at 10 am in front of ...

Monday, July 16

Final Day: 2018 “Flower Piano” | Golden Gate Park
Monday, July 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free for San Francisco Residents with proof of ID. $8 for regular entry.
| San Francisco Botanical Garden
Final Day: 2018 "Flower Piano" | Golden Gate Park

Sunset Piano, in partnership with San Francisco Botanical Garden, will once again bring over a dozen grand pianos to the spectacular 55 acre Botanical Garden in Golden Gate Park for the fourth incarnation of our interactive music festival, Flower Piano. Flower Piano is free to ...

Wednesday, July 18

Free Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Uptown, Lake Merritt & Secret Rooftop Gardens
Free Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Uptown, Lake Merritt & Secret Rooftop Gardens

Uptown to the Lake: A walking tour of the Uptown District with an emphasis on Art Deco. Tour includes the Paramount Theatre, Historic Sweet’s Ballroom, the Fox Theater and the Kaiser Center roof garden with views of Lake Merritt. Tour begins at 10 am in ...

Thursday, July 19

Movies on the Square: “Wonder” | Redwood City
Thursday, July 19 – 8:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Movies on the Square: "Wonder" | Redwood City

Bring the family out to a free movie showing in downtown Redwood City in Courthouse Square on Thursday evenings from June 7 to August 30 in 2018. Movies start at sundown (approximately 8:45 pm). Come early for the best seats – a limited number of ...

Saturday, July 21

“Splash Into Summer” Free Lake Merritt Boat Rental Day | Oakland
Saturday, July 21 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No experience necessary for most rentals except for sailboats. Rentals are for 1/2 hour.
| Lake Merritt Boating Center
"Splash Into Summer" Free Lake Merritt Boat Rental Day | Oakland
The Lake Merritt Boating Center invites you to Splash Into Summer 2018 with free boat rentals and an open house from 1-3 pm on Saturday, July 21, 2019. If past years are any indication, you can get ½ hour of free time floating around picturesque Lake Merritt. You can find free ...

Thursday, July 26

Movies on the Square: “Wonder Woman” | Redwood City
Thursday, July 26 – 8:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Movies on the Square: “Wonder Woman" | Redwood City

Bring the family out to a free movie showing in downtown Redwood City in Courthouse Square on Thursday evenings from June 7 to August 30 in 2018. Movies start at sundown (approximately 8:45 pm). Come early for the best seats – a limited number of ...

Friday, July 27

Delta Aquarids Meteor Shower & Dark Skies | 2018
Friday, July 27 – 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Delta Aquarids Meteor Shower & Dark Skies | 2018
The Delta Aquarids is an average shower that can produce up to 20 meteors per hour at its peak. It is produced by debris left behind by comets Marsden and Kracht. The shower runs annually from late July to early August. Delta Aquarids Meteor Shower July 27-28, 2018 ...

Saturday, July 28

2018 Berkeley Kite Festival & Championships
2018 Berkeley Kite Festival & Championships

Kites aren’t just for kids any more. Experience the artistry of modern kite flying at the 33rd Annual Berkeley Kite Festival & West Coast Kite Championships. You’ll find something for everyone, from giant creature kites as big as houses, to free kite making and free candy drops ...

Sunday, July 29

2018 Berkeley Kite Festival & Championships
2018 Berkeley Kite Festival & Championships

Kites aren’t just for kids any more. Experience the artistry of modern kite flying at the 33rd Annual Berkeley Kite Festival & West Coast Kite Championships. You’ll find something for everyone, from giant creature kites as big as houses, to free kite making and free candy drops ...

2018 “Up Your Alley Fair” & Fetish Street Festival | SoMa
Sunday, July 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but a donations are requested.
| Dore Alley
2018 "Up Your Alley Fair" & Fetish Street Festival | SoMa
This is no indie hipster fair with hand-knit scarves and folk music… Up Your Alley is only for real players, where leather daddies rule the streets of SoMa. If rubber, biker gear, or any variety of built, hairy men turns you on, then they’ve got it. In ...