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Saturday, June 25

SPARK Food Truck Park Grand Opening: Fire Pits, Champagne & S’mores | Mission Bay
Saturday, June 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | SPARK Social SF
SPARK Food Truck Park Grand Opening: Fire Pits, Champagne & S'mores | Mission Bay
Hungry residents of San Francisco’s Mission Bay neighborhood are about to get a slew of new dining options as the team behind SoMa StrEat Food Park opens their new location at Parklab, in the heart of Mission Bay. SPARK Social SF will kick off with the public ...
125th Birthday Party Blast: 1890’s Carnival, Live Music & Movies | Oakland
Saturday, June 25 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Fred Finch Youth Center
125th Birthday Party Blast: 1890's Carnival, Live Music & Movies | Oakland
Travel through time with Fred Finch Youth Center in celebration of their 125th year of providing services for children and families. As you stroll through the 8 acre park-like campus you can enjoy a fun-filled day carnival with clowns, stilt walkers, games and face painting. Snack on ...

Win Tix: “Pink Mammoth” 4th Annual Summer Block Party | SF
Saturday, June 25 – 12:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Mighty
In the movies, summer block parties are hot, and about ice cream, and water fights, and kissing boys at the sock hop. Okay so maybe all our summer block party information comes from old 50s movies, but we can’t help it, we’re from San Francisco ...

Sunday, June 26

Treasure Island Flea: Circus & Beard Competition | SF
Treasure Island Flea: Circus & Beard Competition | SF
June 25th and 26th is shaping up to be one exciting Flea with a circus and facial hair contest added to the mix. Vintage Deluxe Trailers host a beard and facial hair competition around 2pm each day. The audience will vote by way of cheer and the victors will ...
“Re:Play” New Games Festival and Documentary Screening | Sausalito
Sunday, June 26 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is free. RSVP for optional lunch required, $12 / $10 Members.
| Headlands Center for the Arts
Artist Robby Herbst’s (Air ’15) New Games Re:Play is a full-day dedicated to the New Games Foundation and festivals of the 1970’s, whose first iteration took place in the Marin Headlands’ Gerbode Valley in 1973. These festivals of physical games were meant to build human ...
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, June 26 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF

Off the Grid hosts a full season of Picnic at the Presidio from 11 am to 4 pm every Sunday through the fall at the Main Parade Ground Lawn. Get ready for yummy offerings available for purchase from San Francisco’s favorite eateries and food trucks, a lively atmosphere and ...

Opera in the Park 2016: Fine Music & Picnic | San Ramon
Sunday, June 26 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Ramon Central Park
Opera in the Park 2016: Fine Music & Picnic | San Ramon
Festival Opera and the City of San Ramon present a family-friendly summer afternoon of fine music, picnic lunches, and a Community Fair featuring children’s activities this Sunday, June 26 at 4pm – and it’s free. Be sure to mark your calendar now for a late-afternoon/early evening ...

Monday, June 27

More Fun at Blondie’s Comedy Show With Free Cake | SF
Monday, June 27 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Blondie's Bar & No Grill
More Fun at Blondie's Comedy Show With Free Cake | SF
More Fun at Blondie’s celebrates the best comedians in the Bay every month with a free comedy showand free cake. Please note this show takes place on the 4th Monday of every month, not on June 6th as was originally listed.

Tuesday, June 28

2016 Alameda County Fair $2 Tuesday | Pleasanton
Tuesday, June 28 – 11:00 am | Cost: $2*
*$2 admission until 5 pm. Food & carnival ride wristbands available for purchase.
| Alameda County Fair
2016 Alameda County Fair $2 Tuesday | Pleasanton

The 2016 Alameda County Fair takes over their annual Pleasanton stomping grounds with carnival rides, horseracing, exhibits, animals, food, rides, games, pig races, tons of kids activities, Monster trucks, demolition derbies, extreme rodeos and more. Also catch a nightly 8 pm concert (free with your paid admission) at their 3,000 ...

Bourbon & Movie Night: “Star Trek 4: The Voyage Home ” | Top of the Mark
Tuesday, June 28 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Top of the Mark Lounge
Bourbon & Movie Night:

Wind down every Tuesday night during the summer of 2016 with a free wine or spirit tasting and screening of a classic movie. Summer Movie Nights are back at Top of the Mark featuring a selection of classic comedy, action, and drama flicks from the 1930s ...

Drink Steam with Prisma Guitars and Live Music | SF
Tuesday, June 28 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Make-Out Room
Drink Steam with Prisma Guitars and Live Music | SF
Join Tuesday, June 28 to drink Anchor Steam beer with local guitar builder Nick Pourfard and hear how he got started, what inspires him, and more. Check out the beautiful guitars on display and see his process from skate deck to instrument. Local bands Loco Tranquilo and ...
Cookies & Comedy Night | SF
Tuesday, June 28 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Brainwash Cafe
Cookies & Comedy Night | SF
Headliner: Feel Woods Feel Woods is a stuttering comic from Oakland, Ca. He has worked with the legendary Paul Mooney, Hannibal Burres, and loves to see people smile. Rounding out this hot lineup are: Valerie Vernale (Spark It Up!, Mutiny Radio) Nina (Cobb’s, Punchline) Faco (San Jose Improv, Sac Punchline) Hosted ...

Wednesday, June 29

Free Admission & $1 Rides: Support Our Troops Drive | 2016 Alameda County Fair
Free Admission & $1 Rides: Support Our Troops Drive | 2016 Alameda County Fair

The 2016 Alameda County Fair takes over their annual Pleasanton stomping grounds with carnival rides, horseracing, exhibits, animals, food, rides, games, pig races, tons of kids activities, Monster trucks, demolition derbies, extreme rodeos and more. Also catch a nightly 8 pm concert (free with your paid admission) at their 3,000 ...

Thursday, June 30

Ghirardelli Square Summer Beer Garden & Free Snacks | SF
Thursday, June 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Ghirardelli Square
Ghirardelli Square Summer Beer Garden & Free Snacks | SF

For Summer 2016, Ghirardelli Square opened a 13 week-long community beer garden sponsored by Bay Area-based Lagunitas Brewing Company and Hint Water, located outdoors in Ghirardelli Square’s West Plaza. Ghirardelli Square Beer Garden Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend Thursday through Sunday | Noon to 7 pm Ghirardelli ...

“Off The Grid” Twilight Campfire Party | Presidio
Thursday, June 30 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
| Main Post Lawn

Cozy up with Off the Grid at “Twilight at the Presidio” – a free weekly evening event on the Main Post Lawn from 5-9 pm every Thursday from mid-May to October. Off the Grid street food vendors will serve up dishes tapas-style while you relax ...

Asteroid NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, June 30 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $15 | California Academy of Sciences
Asteroid NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Celebrate World Asteroid Day with an evening of space talks, space rocks, and out-of-this-world science. Hear from Asteroid Day founders from the B612 Foundation about how they’re working to promote asteroid awareness around the world. Then, catch the Academy’s latest original planetarium show “Incoming”, narrated by ...

Friday, July 1

2016 Hollister Freedom Rally: 4th of July Biker Fest & Live Music | South Bay
Friday, July 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Many events are free, but there are ticketed concerts and other.
| Downtown Hollister
2016 Hollister Freedom Rally: 4th of July Biker Fest & Live Music | South Bay

The roar of motorcycles will take over the streets of Hollister,known as the “Birthplace of the American Biker,” for the annual Hollister Freedom Rally. The Rally has always been and will continue to be a free rally welcoming all bikers and is the largest of its kind ...

“Oakland First Fridays” Block Party
Friday, July 1 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Telegraph & 27th

Oakland First Fridays is an immersive art and community experience on the first Friday of each month on Telegraph Avenue from West Grand to 27th Street. Every First Friday from 5–9:30 pm, Oakland’s KONO district (Koreatown Northgate) springs to life with for this event, with galleries, artist ...

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, July 1 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center

Nearly 30 food vendors in a huge circle with a full bar and bands in the middle? Now that’s a party; it’s also California’s largest weekly street food market.  Off the Grid is a weekly outdoor food truck bonanza staged every Friday from 5-10 pm at the historic waterfront campus of ...

Bites Off Broadway: Friday Night Food Truck Block Party & Picnic | Oakland
Friday, July 1 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Studio One Art Center
Bites Off Broadway: Friday Night Food Truck Block Party & Picnic | Oakland

Bites Off Broadway will again bring the vibe of a neighborhood block party and picnic to the front of Studio One Art Center (465 45th Street) on Friday nights from May to October. 2016 Bites off Broadway Fridays | May – October | 5:30-8:30 pm In front ...

$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills
Friday, July 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*From 6-10pm enjoy $5 admission to the Center. There is no pre-registration for First Fridays.
| Chabot Space & Science Center
$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills

Enjoy $5 admission to the Chabot Space & Science Center in the Oakland Hills every First Friday of the month from 6-10 pm. $5 admission includes unlimited access to everything from laser and planetarium shows to Night Hikes and Star Stories. Regularly admission is $18 ...

Saturday, July 2

“Cars and Coffee”: Exotic & Muscle Car Meetup | Treasure Island

Come and view some really special cars and interact with other car lovers at Cars and Coffee. Unlike other car shows, their fantastic turn out allows them to limit the cars to truly rare, unique, or exotic vehicles.  Cars and Coffee is held on the first Saturday ...

Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, July 2 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market

This waterfront market, run by the Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture (CUESA), has over 120 food, fruit, and vegetable vendors on Saturdays and the entire Bay as its beautiful backdrop. The Ferry Plaza Farmers Market operates year-round from 8 am to 2 pm. On ...

2016 Hollister Freedom Rally: 4th of July Biker Fest | South Bay
Saturday, July 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Many events are free, but there are ticketed concerts and other.
| Downtown Hollister
2016 Hollister Freedom Rally: 4th of July Biker Fest | South Bay

The roar of motorcycles will take over the streets of Hollister,known as the “Birthplace of the American Biker,” for the annual Hollister Freedom Rally. The Rally has always been and will continue to be a free rally welcoming all bikers and is the largest of its kind ...

“Critical Hit” Comedy Show, Free Pizza & Free Candy | Oakland
Saturday, July 2 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Admission is $5, and you'll enjoy some free pizza, free candy, and of course, comedy
| It's Your Move Game Store

The boys of Critical Hit bring stand-up comedy to Oakland’s It’s Your Move game store for monthly shows happening every first and third Saturday of the month. Admission is $5, and you’ll enjoy some free pizza, free candy, and of course, comedy from some of the ...

Sunday, July 3

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF

Off the Grid hosts a full season of Picnic at the Presidio from 11 am to 4 pm every Sunday through the fall at the Main Parade Ground Lawn. Get ready for yummy offerings available for purchase from San Francisco’s favorite eateries and food trucks, a lively atmosphere and ...

2016 Hollister Freedom Rally: 4th of July Biker Fest | South Bay
Sunday, July 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Many events are free, but there are ticketed concerts and other.
| Downtown Hollister
2016 Hollister Freedom Rally: 4th of July Biker Fest | South Bay

The roar of motorcycles will take over the streets of Hollister,known as the “Birthplace of the American Biker,” for the annual Hollister Freedom Rally. The Rally has always been and will continue to be a free rally welcoming all bikers and is the largest of its kind ...

Morgan Hill | “Freedom Fest” July 3rd Patriotic Sing & Music Festival | 2016
Sunday, July 3 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Morgan Hill
Morgan Hill |
Downtown Morgan Hill comes together to celebrate Independence Day 2016 with their Patriotic Sing and Family Music Festival starting at 6 pm on July 3, 2016. The evening starts off with the 28th Annual Patriotic Sing, which begins at 6 pm at the Morgan Hill Community Cultural Center Amphiteater with children singing songs ...

Monday, July 4

Emeryville | 4th of July Park Party & 4K Fun Run | 2016
Monday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Emeryville Marina Park
Emeryville | 4th of July Park Party & 4K Fun Run | 2016
Join your fellow Emeryvillians for a special Fourth of July celebration at Marina Park. In addition to the spectacular views with some of the greatest vantage points for many of the surrounding firework shows, you’ll be treated to live music, and local food carts, selling ...
Sleepy Hollow | Fourth of July Parade & Fishing Derby | 2016
Monday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Sleepy Hollow
Sleepy Hollow | Fourth of July Parade & Fishing Derby | 2016
The 2016 Sleepy Hollow 4th of July parade, which features floats, decorated bikes, and lots of red, white, and blue at 11:30 am on July 4, 2016. If you’d like to march in the parade, meet at the Sleepy Hollow Pool, parking lot at 11 am. 2016 Fourth of July Activities: Fun ...