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Friday, June 9

Queer Women of Color Film Festival 2017: Opening Night | Brava Theater
Friday, June 9 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Brava Theater
Queer Women of Color Film Festival 2017: Opening Night | Brava Theater
QWOCMAP’s 13th annual Queer Women of Color Film Festival will premiere 28 films in 4 screenings. The “Beloved Community” Festival Focus includes an “Unleash The Power” conversation on collective self-care for challenging political times. From the resilient wisdom of LBTQ people of color to the power ...

Saturday, June 10

Spring Into Summer Parade & Fair | San Mateo
Saturday, June 10 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Mateo County Event Center
Spring Into Summer Parade & Fair | San Mateo
Everybody loves a parade. Celebrate the opening of the San Mateo County Fair and the best of San Mateo. The City of San Mateo and the San Mateo County Fair invite you to attend the Spring Into Summer Parade. A mile-long extravaganza of floats, bands, and ...

2017 “Civil War Days” Festival & Battle Reenactments | Angel Island
Saturday, June 10 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but you'll need a boat or to pay for a ferry to get you there
| Angel Island
2017

Commemorate the 153rd anniversary of the Civil War at Camp Reynolds on Angel Island State Park during their annual “Civil War Days.” Angel Island Civil War Days June 10-11, 2017 | 10 am to 3 pm Angel Island FREE Explore the 1863 Union Army post at Camp ...

Spring India Day Festival 2017 | Union Square
Saturday, June 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Spring India Day Festival 2017 | Union Square
Spring India Day 2017 will showcase Indian history, its rich culture, cuisine, fashion, entertainment and tourism in Union Square in San Francisco from 11 am to 6 pm on Saturday, June 10, 2017. The event will feature Indian traditional dance and bhangra performances, live music and more. 2017 ...
2017 San Francisco Free Folk Festival | SF
Saturday, June 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted.
| Everett Middle School
2017 San Francisco Free Folk Festival | SF

Now in its 41st year, the San Francisco Free Folk Festival celebrates folk music and dance through free concerts and workshops from all over the world. Think of it as “Hardly Strictly,” but without the sunburn the claustrophobia. 2017 San Francisco Free Folk Festival Saturday, June 10, 2017 | ...

Garden Party: Live Music, Food, Refreshments & Plant Sale | SF
Saturday, June 10 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bay Natives Nursery
Garden Party: Live Music, Food, Refreshments & Plant Sale | SF

Experience live music, free locally sourced food & drink, a free plant & general Take Back the City vibes, every 2nd Saturday of the month from noon to 5 pm. Counter the drought, learn about sustainable living, feed the goats, meet the roosters, bring your kids, ...

Sunday, June 11

2017 Haight Ashbury Street Fair | SF
Sunday, June 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Haight Ashbury
2017 Haight Ashbury Street Fair | SF
The annual Haight Ashbury Street Fair brings thousands of people to Haight Street between Stanyan and Masonic to shop over 200 outdoor vendors including food, green businesses, local artists, clothing, crafts, non-profits and more. 2017 Haight Ashbury Street Fair Sunday, June 11, 2017 | 11 am to 5:30 ...
2017 “Civil War Days” Festival & Battle Reenactments | Angel Island
Sunday, June 11 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but you'll need a boat or to pay for a ferry to get you there
| Angel Island
2017

Commemorate the 153rd anniversary of the Civil War at Camp Reynolds on Angel Island State Park during their annual “Civil War Days.” Angel Island Civil War Days June 10-11, 2017 | 10 am to 3 pm Angel Island FREE Explore the 1863 Union Army post at Camp ...

11th Annual Golden Gate Park Band Festival: 6 Band Extravaganza | SF
Sunday, June 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
11th Annual Golden Gate Park Band Festival: 6 Band Extravaganza | SF
This two-day festival and fundraiser is presented by the Friends of the Golden Gate Park Band annually in June and features regional community concert bands. The Friends arrange for professional photographs and CDs of these community bands. 11:00   – Cupertino Symphonic Band 12:00   – Paradise ...
Inner Sunset Flea 2017 | Block Party & Street Fair
Sunday, June 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE | 9th and Irving
Inner Sunset Flea 2017 | Block Party & Street Fair

The Inner Sunset Flea is a cross between a block party, a festival, and a street fair. The whole neighborhood is invited to create a public space where everyone can all enjoy their community, food, family fun and more. 2017 Inner Sunset Flea Second Sundays May to Sept ...

2017 Temescal Street Fair: Bands, Salsa & Circus Stage | Oakland
Sunday, June 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Temescal District
2017 Temescal Street Fair: Bands, Salsa & Circus Stage | Oakland
What started as a little street fest, has blossomed into one of Oakland’s premier cultural events. Explore the 14th annual Temescal Street Fair, a free celebration of neighborhood culture. Join a diverse gathering of more than 15,000 people from all over Oakland and the East Bay ...

Wednesday, June 14

Rock Concert: Moonalice | Union Square Live
Wednesday, June 14 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Rock Concert: Moonalice | Union Square Live
Moonalice is a band of seasoned musicians who feel that live music should be a communal experience where the listener and musicians feed and derive inspiration from each other. Their songs try to speak to everyone, mixing a variety of genres with extended musical improvisations ...

Friday, June 16

Father’s Day Special Shopping Treat | Pier 39
Friday, June 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
Father's Day Special Shopping Treat | Pier 39
In honor of Father’s Day, dads can eat, play and shop for free* at participating Pier 39 businesses on Friday, June 16. *Restrictions apply. See discount list for more details.
Win Tix: 50th Monterey International Pop Festival | 3-Day Passes
Friday, June 16 – 12:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Monterey County Fairgrounds
The Monterey International Pop Festival celebrates 50 Years, a three-day music celebration event at the Monterey County Fairgrounds from June 16 to 18, 2017 – marking exactly 50 years to the day and spot of the legendary festival in 1967. > Get Tickets – $295 – 3 ...
San Francisco’s World Refugee Day
Friday, June 16 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Mission District
San Francisco's World Refugee Day
The public is invited to an afternoon of cultural performances, international food, music, speakers, a talent show, a costume show and more to celebrate the courage and contributions of refugees, and reaffirm San Francisco’s commitment to integrating immigrants and remaining a Sanctuary City and a ...

Saturday, June 17

2017 North Beach Festival | Saturday
Saturday, June 17 – All Day | Cost: FREE | North Beach
2017 North Beach Festival | Saturday

Considered one of the country’s original outdoor festivals, the North Beach Festival celebrates its 63rd anniversary in historic North Beach. 2017 North Beach Festival Saturday & Sunday, June 17-18, 2017 | 10 am to 6 pm Grant Avenue and Columbus Avenue, San Francisco FREE The festival site includes numerous ...

“Katie Train” Railroad Adventure Day | Ardenwood Historic Farm
The Railroad Museum at Ardenwood is holding their once-a-year celebration of “Katie”, the little green locomotive. This event is designed for children ages 6 and under. Ardenwood Historic Farm will also have activities too including: Walk With A Goat, Rope Making & Hay Hoisting, We All ...
2017 Soy & Tofu Festival | Japantown
Saturday, June 17 – All Day | Cost: $10*
*$10 in advance. $15 at the door.
| St. Mary's Cathedral
2017 Soy & Tofu Festival | Japantown
Come discover the “joy of soy” at the 7th annual Northern California Soy and Tofu Festival with live entertainment, a tofu eating contest. 7th Annual Soy & Tofu Festival Saturday, June 17, 2017 | 11 am to 5 pm Saint Mary’s Cathedral Event Center 1111 Gough St. (at Geary Boulevard), ...
2017 Japan Day Festival: Taiko, Bon Odori Dance & Market | Japantown
Saturday, June 17 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Japantown Peace Plaza
2017 Japan Day Festival: Taiko, Bon Odori Dance & Market | Japantown
Celebrate the cultural heritage of Japantown with a special 110th Year Performance from Japanese artists from Tokyo, Chicago, and Bay Area with Taiko, Japanese classical and folk dance, Japanese dolls, Okiya style shamisen music, and more. 2017 Japan Day Bon-Odori Festival Saturday, June 17, 2017 | 1-5 pm Japantown ...
Summer Havdalah & Epic Dance Party | Berkeley
Summer Havdalah & Epic Dance Party | Berkeley
They’re coming back for one magical night here on the farm, along with their friends from the best musical decade ever. Start with Havdalah, and then get down late into the night with beats spun by DJ Schvitz (or until you have to go home to ...

Sunday, June 18

2017 North Beach Festival | Sunday
Sunday, June 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | North Beach
2017 North Beach Festival | Sunday

Considered one of the country’s original outdoor festivals, the North Beach Festival celebrates its 63rd anniversary in historic North Beach. 2017 North Beach Festival Saturday & Sunday, June 17-18, 2017 | 10 am to 6 pm Grant Avenue and Columbus Avenue, San Francisco FREE The festival site includes numerous ...

2017 Kalayaan: Philippine Independence Day Festival | Union Square
Sunday, June 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
2017 Kalayaan: Philippine Independence Day Festival | Union Square
Drawing thousands of revelers each year, KalayaanSF 2017 will once again hold its main event in the heart of downtown San Francisco, in historic Union Square, against the backdrop of San Francisco’s iconic cable cars and well-known landmarks. Kalayaan commemorates the 118th anniversary of the Declaration of Philippine ...
Summer of Love in the Grove | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, June 18 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is free. Donations are requested.
| National AIDS Memorial Grove
Summer of Love in the Grove | Golden Gate Park
Put on those lavender tinted glasses and celebrate 50 years of love. Commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love by paying tribute to the queer movers and shakers who influenced the movement. From noon to 5 pm in the National AIDS Memorial Grove in Golden ...
2017 World Music Day Car-Free Block Party | Palo Alto
Sunday, June 18 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | University Avenue (Palo Alto)
2017 World Music Day Car-Free Block Party | Palo Alto
Palo Alto World Music Day is an annual music festival that takes places on Father’s Day in Palo Alto on University Avenue, between Webster and High, which will be closed to traffic. 2017 Palo Alto World Music Day  Sunday, June 18, 2017 | 3-7:30 pm University Ave, between Webster ...

Wednesday, June 21

Swing in the Square: Mitch Woods & His Rocket 88’s | Union Square
Wednesday, June 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Swing in the Square: Mitch Woods & His Rocket 88's | Union Square
Come and listen to live music from some of the Bay Area’s best roots bands, swingin’ jumpin’ rockin’ 1930s thru 1950s tunes to get you out on the floor and boogie. Mitch Woods & His Rocket 88’s have been the torchbearers of a great American blues ...

Friday, June 23

Summer of Love Dance Party | Pier 39
Friday, June 23 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
Summer of Love Dance Party | Pier 39
Make sure you wear a flower in your hair in the spirit of the Summer of 1967 at Pier 39’s free Summer of Love Dance Party, in collaboration with the official Summer of Love 50th Anniversary Celebration. Dance the night away with music from Mania! The ...

Saturday, June 24

2017 Summer Sailstice: Free Sailboat Rides, Boat Building & Live Music | Alameda
Saturday, June 24 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Encinal Yacht Club
2017 Summer Sailstice: Free Sailboat Rides, Boat Building & Live Music | Alameda
Take to the waters to celebrate the annual Summer Sailstice featuring free sailboat rides, a Boat Building Contest, exhibits, seminars, live music and more. Summer Sailstice brings together everyone who loves wind, water and sailing. Sail in, motor in, or just come down for a full weekend of ...
2017 San Francisco Pride Festival: Saturday | Civic Center
Saturday, June 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but a $5-10 donation is requested.
| Civic Center Plaza
2017 San Francisco Pride Festival: Saturday | Civic Center

The whole city comes alive in a rainbow burst of excitement at the 2017 San Francisco Pride Celebration. 47th Annual San Francisco Pride Celebration – Saturday, June 24, 2017 | Noon to 6 pm – Sunday, June 25, 2017 | 11 am to 6 pm – ...

SF Dyke March & Rally 2017 | Dolores Park
Saturday, June 24 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Dolores Park
SF Dyke March & Rally 2017 | Dolores Park
The San Francisco Dyke March is an annual rally and march of close to 50,000 members of the LGBTQ community that happens on Pride weekend to bring SF’s dyke communities together with a strength of voice and remain politically conscious and visible. Dyke March programming will begin ...
Kite Festival at the Marina: Demos, Food & Fun | Brisbane
Saturday, June 24 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Brisbane Marina
Kite Festival at the Marina: Demos, Food & Fun | Brisbane
Join them for the inaugural Kite Festival at the Brisbane Marina on Saturday, June 24th starting at 1:00pm. They invite everyone to bring your own kite and join in on the fun. The event is free and will feature kite demonstrations, food, and plenty of fun for people of ...