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Sunday, June 18

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 ...

Sunday, June 25

Treasure Island Flea
Sunday, June 25 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Treasure Island Flea (East Location)
Treasure Island Flea

The Treasure Island Flea is a modern urban market for 15,000+ each month that houses around 400 curated vendors selling originally-made and designed items, artists, and antique/vintage collectors. Plus there’s typically 25+ food trucks, live local music, workshops, kids games, and bars with seasonal cocktails and local ...

2017 San Francisco Pride Parade
Sunday, June 25 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Market Street
2017 San Francisco Pride Parade
The parade is the culmination of a month of Pride-themed events in the city, leading up to an all-out celebration for Pride weekend with the Pride Festival in Civic Center Plaza. 2017 San Francisco Pride Parade Sunday, June 25, 2017 | 11 am to 6 pm Market Street, San Francisco FREE Forty-six ...
2017 San Francisco Pride Festival: Sunday | Civic Center
Sunday, June 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but a $5-10 donation is requested.
| Civic Center Plaza
2017 San Francisco Pride Festival: Sunday | 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 – ...

Blues Rock Concert: Crosscut | Union Square Live
Sunday, June 25 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Blues Rock Concert: Crosscut | Union Square Live
Crosscut, based in the San Francisco Bay Area, plays a unique mix of blues, rock, and original music to create a sound that is all its own. Their musical influences include early Delta Blues, Memphis and Chicago Electric Blues, Soul from STAX and Motown, R&B, ...

Saturday, July 1

Fillmore Jazz Festival 2017 | Saturday
Saturday, July 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fillmore District
Fillmore Jazz Festival 2017 | Saturday

Blending art and soul in one of the country’s most unique neighborhoods, the Fillmore Jazz Festival is the largest free Jazz festival on the West Coast, drawing over 100,000 visitors over the Independence Day weekend on Fillmore Street in San Francisco between Jackson and Eddy Streets. ...

Sunday, July 2

Fillmore Jazz Festival 2017 | Sunday
Sunday, July 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fillmore District
Fillmore Jazz Festival 2017 | Sunday

Blending art and soul in one of the country’s most unique neighborhoods, the Fillmore Jazz Festival is the largest free Jazz festival on the West Coast, drawing over 100,000 visitors over the Independence Day weekend on Fillmore Street in San Francisco between Jackson and Eddy Streets. ...

Monday, July 3

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

El Cerrito hosts the 19th Annual WorldOne Festival featuring live world music, Hawaiian Mele, Hula plus circus performers on July 3-4, 2017. July 3, 2017 – Kupaoa, Hawaiian Mele & Hula 4 pm: Circus Imagination 5-7 pm:  Kupaoa + Kumu Kau’i Isa-Kahaku + Halau NaWaiOla July 4, 2017 – ...

Richmond | Oakland East Bay Symphony & Independence Eve Fireworks | 2017
Monday, July 3 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Craneway Pavilion
Richmond | Oakland East Bay Symphony & Independence Eve Fireworks | 2017
Celebrate Independence Day a day early at the Craneway Pavilion, inside the historic Ford Point Building on the waterfront in Richmond with floor to ceiling windows and amazing views of the San Francisco skyline on July 3, 2017. This annual event is free and open to ...

Tuesday, July 4

El Cerrito | WorldOne Festival: World Music & Circus Festival | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Cerrito Vista Park
El Cerrito | WorldOne Festival: World Music & Circus Festival | 2017

El Cerrito hosts the 19th Annual WorldOne Festival featuring live world music, Hawaiian Mele, Hula plus circus performers on July 3-4, 2017. July 3, 2017 – Kupaoa, Hawaiian Mele & Hula 4 pm: Circus Imagination 5-7 pm:  Kupaoa + Kumu Kau’i Isa-Kahaku + Halau NaWaiOla July 4, 2017 – ...

Berkeley Marina | 4th of July Fireworks & All Day Festival | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Berkeley Marina
Berkeley Marina | 4th of July Fireworks & All Day Festival | 2017
The Berkeley Marina plays host to one of the best July Fourth 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 ...
San Francisco Fireworks: 4th of July | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
San Francisco Fireworks: 4th of July | 2017
Witness the skies sparkle red, white and blue with San Francisco Fireworks on July 4, 2017. At approximately 9:30 pm, visitors will be treated to SF’s spectacular fireworks display over the Bay launched from just north of Fisherman’s Wharf. 2017 Fourth of July Fireworks & Entertainment July 4, 2017 ...

Wednesday, July 5

First Wednesday Street Fest: Live Music, Food Trucks & Fun | Walnut Creek
Wednesday, July 5 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Walnut Creek Downtown
First Wednesday Street Fest: Live Music, Food Trucks & Fun | Walnut Creek

Walnut Creek “First Wednesday” monthly street festival brings together hundreds of people to Cypress Street in downtown Walnut Creek for a fun-filled evening of live music, food trucks, variety of vendors and roaming entertainment for all to enjoy. First Wednesday Street Fest: Live Music, Food ...

Saturday, July 8

Garden Party: Live Music, Food, Refreshments & Plant Sale | SF
Saturday, July 8 – 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, July 9

Inner Sunset Flea 2017 | Block Party & Street Fair
Sunday, July 9 – 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 ...

Picklewater Free Circus Festival | Union Square
Sunday, July 9 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Picklewater Free Circus Festival | Union Square
Presented by Union Square Live, the Picklewater Free Circus Festival returns for its tenth year at Union Square. The Picklewater Free Circus Festival is a free festival of circus arts featuring some of the best in Circus Arts from around the bay area, the festival ...

Wednesday, July 12

Rock Concert: Moonalice | Union Square Live
Wednesday, July 12 – 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, July 14

Dog Days of Summer | Pier 39
Friday, July 14 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
Dog Days of Summer | Pier 39

Pier 39 is turning 39 and they’re celebrating with a bang. Beginning in January 2017, join in every Friday for 39 weeks to celebrate 39 years of amazing views, fresh seafood, unique local shopping and their famous sea lions. Each week, they’ll be serving up ...

Sunday, July 16

Picklewater Free Circus Festival | Union Square
Sunday, July 16 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Picklewater Free Circus Festival | Union Square
Presented by Union Square Live, the Picklewater Free Circus Festival returns for its tenth year at Union Square. The Picklewater Free Circus Festival is a free festival of circus arts featuring some of the best in Circus Arts from around the bay area, the festival ...

Wednesday, July 19

Swing in the Square: The B-Stars | Union Square
Wednesday, July 19 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Swing in the Square: The B-Stars | 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. The B Stars are a San Francisco-based combo that serves up a hearty stew of ...

Friday, July 21

Christmas in July | Pier 39
Friday, July 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
Christmas in July | Pier 39
Pier 39 is celebrating Christmas in July. The first 100 people to present the special ornament coupon at Christmas in San Francisco on Level 1 will receive a free commemorative PIER 39 ornament.* Check back for more information and to download your coupon. *Must present coupon ...

Sunday, July 23

Picklewater Free Circus Festival | Union Square
Sunday, July 23 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Picklewater Free Circus Festival | Union Square
Presented by Union Square Live, the Picklewater Free Circus Festival returns for its tenth year at Union Square. The Picklewater Free Circus Festival is a free festival of circus arts featuring some of the best in Circus Arts from around the bay area, the festival ...

Wednesday, July 26

Salsa in the Square: Latin Jazz Youth Ensemble | Union Square
Wednesday, July 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Salsa in the Square: Latin Jazz Youth Ensemble | Union Square
Under the leadership of Dr. John Calloway, a multi-instrumentalist, composer and arranger who has worked at the creative edge of the Bay Area’s Latin music scene since the 1970s, the Latin Jazz Youth Ensemble of San Francisco is an invaluable proving ground for stellar young ...