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Tuesday, July 4

Roaring Camp | Old-Timey 4th of July Celebration | 2017
Roaring Camp | Old-Timey 4th of July Celebration | 2017
Roaring Camp Railroads hosts old-timey Fourth of July activities in the Santa Cruz Mountains on July 4, 2017. In 2014, the event was from noon to 3 pm.; we expect it to be similar for 2017. Last year, the historic railroad camp, which features two narrow-gauge railroads, ...
Albany | Mustache Contest, Reptile Show & July 4th Fest | 2017
Albany | Mustache Contest, Reptile Show & July 4th Fest | 2017
The City of Albany Recreation & Community Services Department invites you to attend the 4th of July Green, Red, White & Blue Celebration in Memorial Park. By “Green”, they mean their goal is to have a zero-waste event , using compostable plates & utensils and by recycling ...

Milpitas | Red, White & Blue 4th of July Pool Party | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Space may be limited at times due to pool capacity.
| Milpitas Sports Center
Milpitas | Red, White & Blue 4th of July Pool Party | 2017
Milpitas celebrates Independence Day 2017 with a day full of water fun and an evening of fireworks on July 4, 2017. “Waving the Red, White & Blue” Pool Party July 4, 2017 | 1-4 pm | FREE Admission Get wet and wild on the 4th with music, games, fun, and ...
Monthly Game Night at the Library | Napa
Tuesday, July 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Napa County Library
Monthly Game Night at the Library | Napa

Local millennials no longer have to swipe right to meet new people. The Napa County Library’s new Un/shelved program connects 20 to 30 year olds through nontraditional library events. It’s your move with Un/Shelved Gaming if you want to discover new games or socialize with other gamers. ...

Farley’s Potrero Hill | Mini DIY-Fireworks Street Show | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Farley's Coffee (SF)
Farley's Potrero Hill | Mini DIY-Fireworks Street Show | 2017
Want to see a good old fashioned mini fireworks show in the street, the kind you used to have as a kid? Farley’s Coffee hosts their annual “Safe and Sane” July Fourth Fireworks show in the street on July 4, 2017. Each year, it’s typically accompanied by ...

Wednesday, July 5

$1 Admission & $1 Rides All Day | Alameda County Fair
Wednesday, July 5 – All Day | Cost: $1*
*$1 admission and $1 rides
| Alameda County Fair
$1 Admission & $1 Rides All Day | Alameda County Fair
On July 5, the Alameda County Fair will be offering a one day only $1 admission and $1 rides all day long, until 5 pm.
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 ...

Bowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay
Wednesday, July 5 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Clayton Valley Bowl
Bowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay

The first Wednesday of every month brings you a hilarious comedy show to the Lounge at Clayton Valley Bowl in Concord. Mires like Fires presents has become one of best East Bay stand up comedy showcases around. The show features a different lineup of talented ...

Thursday, July 6

Pro Beach Volleyball Tournament: AVP San Francisco Open | Piers 30-32
Pro Beach Volleyball Tournament: AVP San Francisco Open | Piers 30-32

The Mens & Womens AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour will make its return to San Francisco. One of four tournaments held in the state of California, the San Francisco event is unlike the other three. As opposed to the deep sands on the natural beaches in ...

Free Admission Day for Seniors | Alameda County Fair
Thursday, July 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Seniors must be 62 and better.
| Alameda County Fair
Free Admission Day for Seniors | Alameda County Fair
The Alameda County Fair offers a free day for your beloved seniors on selected Thursdays.
Pez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame
Thursday, July 6 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Burlingame Museum of Pez
Pez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame

The first Thursday of every month is free admission to the Pez Museum in Burlingame, a mini-museum where you can find over 500 pez dispensers from the past 80 years. See the world’s largest pez dispenser and a rare Pez, worth about $5,000, a Mr ...

Outdoor Waterfront Movie Night: “Raiders of the Lost Ark” | Jack London Square
Thursday, July 6 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Outdoor Waterfront Movie Night:

Cozy up on the waterfront this summer with free outdoor screenings of hit movies, as part of Jack London Square’s hit Waterfront Flicks series. From date night to family flick night, moviegoers can start their evenings early with dinner at one of Jack London Square’s ...

Friday, July 7

Pro Beach Volleyball Tournament: AVP San Francisco Open | Piers 30-32
Pro Beach Volleyball Tournament: AVP San Francisco Open | Piers 30-32

The Mens & Womens AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour will make its return to San Francisco. One of four tournaments held in the state of California, the San Francisco event is unlike the other three. As opposed to the deep sands on the natural beaches in ...

“Bad Axe Throwing” Open House | Daly City
Friday, July 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Silver Dragon Kung Fu
Bad Axe Throwing San Francisco is finally here. Experience the thrill of urban axe throwing, for free. They’re opening up their doors for the amazing people of San Francisco and surrounding areas to come and see what all this axe throwing awesomeness is all about. Walk in ...
San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays
Friday, July 7 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (SF)
San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays

San Francisco Bike Party (not to be confused with Critical Mass) is a monthly celebration of biking for riders of different ages, types, and skill levels to enjoy. Every month is a different theme and you’re encouraged to dress up. San Francisco Bike Party is held ...

Oakland Critical Mass | First Friday
Friday, July 7 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
Oakland Critical Mass | First Friday

Oakland Critical Mass is a monthly group bike ride that takes place every first Friday of the month, which starts at 8 pm at the BikeLink bike lockers at 14th and Broadway, and ends at 23rd and Telegraph where Oakland Art Murmur is underway. Critical Mass is argued ...

Saturday, July 8

Pro Beach Volleyball Tournament: AVP San Francisco Open | Piers 30-32
Pro Beach Volleyball Tournament: AVP San Francisco Open | Piers 30-32

The Mens & Womens AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour will make its return to San Francisco. One of four tournaments held in the state of California, the San Francisco event is unlike the other three. As opposed to the deep sands on the natural beaches in ...

Airport Day: BBQ, Hot Rods & Air Craft Display | San Jose
Saturday, July 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Please bring canned goods to donate to the Second Harvest Food Bank.
| Reid Hillview Airport
Airport Day: BBQ, Hot Rods & Air Craft Display | San Jose
Hot San Jose Nights Airport Day and STEAM Festival combines airplanes, military equipment, cars and robotics along with an emphasis on STEAM related education (Science, Technology, Engineering, Aviation, Arts and Mathematics.) There will be vendors and several community agencies, educational and governmental offices along with BBQ and ...
Spontaneous Storytelling & Free Drinks Night | Oakland
Saturday, July 8 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Layover
Spontaneous Storytelling & Free Drinks Night | Oakland

It’s a storytelling event where the point is to meet each other. At this one-of-a-kind, participatory event, you’ll have a chance to meet cool people as well as listen to real-life stories without notes or scripts. Tell your friends, bring a girlfriend or a wingman, ...

Sunday, July 9

Pro Beach Volleyball Tournament: Finals | Piers 30-32
Pro Beach Volleyball Tournament: Finals | Piers 30-32

The Mens & Womens AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour will make its return to San Francisco. One of four tournaments held in the state of California, the San Francisco event is unlike the other three. As opposed to the deep sands on the natural beaches in ...

Off the Grid’s “Presidio Picnic” Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
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 ...

Tuesday, July 11

Rock Band Night: Big Amps & 2,000+ Songs | Oakland
Tuesday, July 11 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Independent Brewing Company
Rock Band Night: Big Amps & 2,000+ Songs | Oakland

Form a band (guitar, bass, drums, vocals) and rock the world. Rockband 4 will be projected on the wall and connected to a large amp so you can rock out loud. With over 2000 songs to choose from you will surely find an anthem. This ...

Wednesday, July 12

Guided Hikes: Birds & Bird Art Treasure Hunt | The Presidio
Wednesday, July 12 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Main Post (Presidio)
Guided Hikes: Birds & Bird Art Treasure Hunt | The Presidio
Join them for a two-mile, family-friendly guided hike led by volunteer Presidio art docents, Presidio trail ambassadors, and Audubon birders to view birds in the Presidio and enjoy chalk art created by local nature artists. Free but an RSVP is required.

Friday, July 14

East Bay Bike Party
Friday, July 14 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (East Bay)
East Bay Bike Party

The East Bay Bike Party is a monthly mobile party for riders of all ages, experience levels, and bike types, to meet, ride, and play together in the streets on the second Friday of the month with upwards of 400 riders usually meeting at an East ...

Sunday, July 16

“Sunday Streets” Huge Block Party | Mission
Sunday, July 16 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Mission District

Sunday Streets (March – October 2017) is San Francisco’s official block party – a sorta-monthly roving neighborhood celebration and five hour street party where the streets are closed to vehicles, so pedestrians, roller skaters, bicyclists, yogis, and everyone except for cars can take over the streets for ...

Wednesday, July 19

Lego Lunchtime Build-a-thon | Mountain View
Wednesday, July 19 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Mountain View Public Library
Lego Lunchtime Build-a-thon | Mountain View

Build awesome things with Legos. It’s drop-in event with no registration required. The library provides the Legos, you provide the imagination. 12:30-1:30 pm: It’s a Lego fest for all ages. Everyone is welcome to have fun building. They also have Duplos for toddlers. This event takes ...

Thursday, July 20

Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Concord
Thursday, July 20 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Road Runner Sports (Concord)
Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Concord

Adventure Run is a free, 60-minute scavenger-like fun run filled with hundreds of friends, giveaways, raffle prizes, music and even a beer garden on the 3rd Thursday of the month at the Concord Road Runner store. Free, but an RSVP is required. Your Adventure starts when ...

Outdoor Waterfront Movie Night: “Dirty Dancing” | Jack London Square
Thursday, July 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Outdoor Waterfront Movie Night:

Cozy up on the waterfront this summer with free outdoor screenings of hit movies, as part of Jack London Square’s hit Waterfront Flicks series. From date night to family flick night, moviegoers can start their evenings early with dinner at one of Jack London Square’s ...

Friday, July 21

San Jose Bike Party
Friday, July 21 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret San Jose Location
San Jose Bike Party

San Jose Bike Party is a place to ride bikes, make friends, and have a good time every third Friday of each month at 8 pm. San Jose is the largest city in Northern California, but they are hidden in the suburban sprawl. It’s time ...

Saturday, July 22

“Dinos in the Park” Onesie & DJ Dance Party | Dolores Park
Saturday, July 22 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Mission Dolores Park
One summer afternoon in SF, dinosaurs will rule once again. Come to a spectacle of Jurassic proportions, featuring DJ performances, the dolo playground, and the guy who sells edibles at the park. Wear your Dino Onesie. If you don’t have one yet, you can purchase one ...