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Friday, May 27

Beer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos
Friday, May 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Devil's Canyon Brewing Company
Beer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos

Enjoy a family friendly, admission-free evening of live music, rotating food trucks and an award winning selection of sustainable handcrafted beer and root beer. There’s free admission, two live bands, and three food trucks. Kids and well behaved dogs are welcome. One dollar from each ...

Saturday, May 28

2016 Family Fun Festival: Skateboard Contest, Science Demos & Puppet DIY | Berkeley
Saturday, May 28 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | MLK Jr. Civic Center Park (Berkeley)
2016 Family Fun Festival: Skateboard Contest, Science Demos & Puppet DIY | Berkeley
The Ecology Center Farmers’ Markets’ annual Family Fun Festival is “a whole day of free fun for the whole family” featuring games, contests, performances, and hands-on activities for all ages. 2016 Family Fun Festival Saturday, May 28, 2016 | 10 am to 2 pm Berkeley Farmers Market, MLK Jr ...

Win Tix: 27th Annual Bay Area KidFest: Opening Day | Concord
Saturday, May 28 – 10:00 am | Cost: WIN | Mt. Diablo High School
This three day event, May 28-30, is everything an overwhelmed parent dreams of. Bring your kids to the very best live entertainment and games. There will be sports, educational activities, and exploration, not to mention arts and crafts. It’s a celebration of all things kids and ...
Bay Area KidFest | Concord
Bay Area KidFest | Concord
27th annual Bay Area KidFest on the 3-day Memorial Day Weekend is one of the Bay Area’s longest-running family events. Our spacious outdoor venue in Downtown Concord features free non-stop entertainment on the main stage. Kid’s Town America, Cirque Adventure Circus, Kid’s Celebration audience-participation game show, ...
2016 Taco Festival: Lucha Libre & Air Accordion Championship | San Jose
Saturday, May 28 – All Day | Cost: $10*
*$10 admission (after that all plates are $6 or less). $3 children's admission.
| History Park San Jose in Kelley Park
2016 Taco Festival: Lucha Libre & Air Accordion Championship | San Jose

Celebrate tacos at the San Jose Taco Festival of Innovation – a feast day filled with tastings, art, music, Lucha Libre, and a curated selection of over 30 food trucks from all over the Bay Area serving their best rendition of a taco all day. Taco ...

2016 Eastlake Music Festival: Free All-Day Live Music, DJ & Dance Party | Oakland
Saturday, May 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Lake Merritt Amphitheater
2016 Eastlake Music Festival: Free All-Day Live Music, DJ & Dance Party | Oakland
Boogie down at The Eastlake Music Festival at the Lake Merritt Amphitheater in Oakland which features local music, dance, indie arts and crafts, micro-brews and food trucks. 2016 Eastlake Music Festival Saturday, May 28, 2016 | 1-9 pm Lake Merritt Amphitheater, Oakland FREE, but an RSVP is required. Donations are appreciated. > ...
Fog City Movie Night: Finding Nemo | Richmond Dist.
Saturday, May 28 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Rossi Park
Fog City Movie Night: Finding Nemo | Richmond Dist.

The Richmond District proudly presents the next installment of their outdoor movie series in Rossi Playground with family films shown in high definition on a 26 foot screen under the stars, or under the fog, as it is the Richmond after all. Come early with your ...

Sunday, May 29

2016 Burmese New Year Water Festival | Union City
Sunday, May 29 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Kennedy Park (Union City)
2016 Burmese New Year Water Festival | Union City
Join the Bay Area Burmese Community for the annual Burmese New Year Water Festival at Kennedy Park in Union City from 10 am to 3 pm on Sunday, May 29, 2016. Activities will include a water play area, fashion show, traditional culture thingyan dance, elderly homage ceremony, and water ...
San Ramon Art, Wind & Kite Festival: Sunday | 2016
Sunday, May 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Ramon Central Park
San Ramon Art, Wind & Kite Festival: Sunday | 2016

The San Ramon Art & Wind Festival blows into town on Sunday and Monday of Memorial Day weekend  in San Ramon Central Park. San Ramon Art & Wind Festival Sunday-Monday, May 29-30, 2016 | 11 am to 6 pm San Ramon Central Park, 12501 Alcosta Blvd., San ...

“Bethel Remembers” Memorial Day | San Jose
Sunday, May 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Bethel Church
Recognize the men and women who have bravely lost their lives in war at Bethel Church in San Jose from 11 am to 3 pm on Sunday, May 29, 2016. The 2016 Memorial Day event includes: 11 am- 90 minute presentation (in the main auditorium) that includes: Honoring & Recognizing those who ...
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 ...

Monday, May 30

2016 Memorial Day Commemoration & Tour | Oakland
Monday, May 30 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Mountain View Cemetery
2016 Memorial Day Commemoration & Tour | Oakland
Join Mountain View Cemetery to honor all veterans at the 94th Annual Memorial Day Commemoration at 10 am on Monday, May 30, 2016. The 2016 Memorial Day ceremony will be held at the second fountain on the Main Avenue of the cemetery. Complimentary refreshments will follow the ...
San Ramon Art, Wind & Kite Festival | 2016
Monday, May 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Ramon Central Park
San Ramon Art, Wind & Kite Festival | 2016

The San Ramon Art & Wind Festival blows into town on Sunday and Monday of Memorial Day weekend  in San Ramon Central Park. San Ramon Art & Wind Festival Sunday-Monday, May 29-30, 2016 | 11 am to 6 pm San Ramon Central Park, 12501 Alcosta Blvd., San ...

2016 Memorial Day Parade | Mill Valley
Monday, May 30 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Lytton Square (Mill Valley)
2016 Memorial Day Parade | Mill Valley
Mill Valley turns Red White and Blue for the Memorial Day parade recognizing those who gave their lives for their country starting at 10:30 pm Monday, May 30, 2016. Before the parade begins, there will be music, speeches and a flag raising at 9:45 am at Lytton ...
2016 Memorial Day Parade, Carnival & Music Fest | Hillsborough
Monday, May 30 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Hillsborough North School
2016 Memorial Day Parade, Carnival & Music Fest | Hillsborough
Hillsborough’s annual Memorial Day Parade, Carnival and Music Festival is back. The Parade starts at Town Hall at 10:30 am. Carnival, food trucks and music festival follow at North School. They will have the Wells Fargo Stagecoach back for 2015, plus the 2014 Giants World Series trophy will be ...

Wednesday, June 1

Bay Area Discovery Museum | Free Admission Day
Wednesday, June 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Bay Area Discovery Museum (Fort Baker)
Bay Area Discovery Museum | Free Admission Day

The Bay Area Discovery Museum is a one-of-a-kind indoor and outdoor children’s museum at the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge. The Museum is the only children’s museum in the U.S. to be located in a national park and is known for its emphasis on creativity through ...

SF Zoo Free Admission Day
SF Zoo Free Admission Day

The San Francisco Zoo, Northern California’s largest zoological park and conservation center, periodically offers free admission for San Francisco residents. This urban oasis, nestled against the Pacific Ocean, provides a comfortable climate all year round.  You’ll enjoy seeing the 250 different animal species in naturalistic surroundings, ...

Thursday, June 2

Pez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame
Thursday, June 2 – 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 ...

First Thursday “Hub CAP” Community Art Party | Vallejo
Thursday, June 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are always welcome.
| The Hub Vallejo
First Thursday

Every first Thursday evening, The Hub Vallejo hosts Hub CAP Community Art Party, a creative community gathering where anything goes  – painting, singing, sewing, knitting, music, mosaics, sculpture…whatever. It’s informal and a chance to hang as a community and create. Bring a project, a song, a ...

Friday, June 3

History Museum: Free First Fridays | Redwood City
Friday, June 3 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Mateo County History Museum
History Museum: Free First Fridays | Redwood City

Enjoy free admission from 10 am to 4 pm, every first Friday of the month, at the San Mateo History Museum. Explore the museum housed in the 1910 County Courthouse; listed on the National Register of Historic Places, it features a stained glass dome and mosaic tile floor. 2 pm General Tour: ...

Be Amazed With The Red Panda Acrobats | Yerba Buena Gardens
Friday, June 3 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Children's Garden)
Be Amazed With The Red Panda Acrobats | Yerba Buena Gardens
Combining exceptional athletic skills, traditional Chinese music, dazzling costumes, and a fast-paced show sure to amaze viewers of all ages, the Red Panda Acrobats bring the ancient art of Chinese acrobatics into the 21st century with jaw-dropping displays of strength, balance, and dexterity. While founded in ...
Oakland Critical Mass | First Friday
Friday, June 3 – 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, June 4

Pride 2016: 4th Annual County Pride Celebration | San Mateo
Saturday, June 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Central Park (San Mateo)
Pride 2016: 4th Annual County Pride Celebration | San Mateo
Join the 4th annual San Mateo County Pride Festival on Saturday, June 4, 2016 from 11 am to 5 pm at San Mateo Central Park. Enjoy a fun-filled day of live music, family friendly activities, local art and merchandise, entertainment, and local resources. This is a ...

Sunday, June 5

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 ...

Friday, June 10

Hip-Hop Act For Children | Yerba Buena Gardens
Friday, June 10 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Children's Garden)
Hip-Hop Act For Children | Yerba Buena Gardens
Over the past decade the Alphabet Rockers have honed a supremely engaging hip-hop act designed for children and families. With singer/songwriter Kaitlin McGaw and beatboxer/b-boy/rapper Tommy Shepherd, this powerhouse group makes the world comes alive through beats, rhymes, songs, and dances.

Saturday, June 11

2016 North Beach Festival | Saturday
Saturday, June 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE | North Beach
2016 North Beach Festival | Saturday

Considered one of the country’s original outdoor festivals, the North Beach Festival celebrates its 62nd anniversary in historic North Beach. 2016 North Beach Festival Saturday & Sunday, June 11-12, 2016 | 10 am to 6 pm Grant Avenue and Columbus Avenue, San Francisco FREE The festival site includes numerous quaint ...

Downtown Campbell Second Saturdays: Music, Art & Food
Saturday, June 11 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Campbell
Downtown Campbell Second Saturdays: Music, Art & Food

Downtown Campbell Second Saturdays feature live entertainment, art and artists, shopping, and food from 2-6 pm on the second Saturday of every month. Come down to East Campbell Avenue and Central for an afternoon of live music and entertainment for the whole family.

Sunday, June 12

2016 North Beach Festival | Sunday
Sunday, June 12 – All Day | Cost: FREE | North Beach
2016 North Beach Festival | Sunday

Considered one of the country’s original outdoor festivals, the North Beach Festival celebrates its 62nd anniversary in historic North Beach. 2016 North Beach Festival Saturday & Sunday, June 11-12, 2016 | 10 am to 6 pm Grant Avenue and Columbus Avenue, San Francisco FREE The festival site includes numerous quaint ...

Marine Mammal Center Science Sunday | Sausalito
Sunday, June 12 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Marine Mammal Center
Marine Mammal Center Science Sunday | Sausalito

Join the Marine Mammal Center for Marine Science Sunday – a free engaging ocean-inspired classroom series for kids and adults from the center’s education experts taking place from 10 am to 5 pm on the second and fourth Sunday of the month. The center offers educational programs ...

“Sunday Streets” Huge Block Party | Great Highway
Sunday, June 12 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Lincoln & Great Highway

Sunday Streets (April – November 2016) 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 an ...