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Saturday, July 2

Push The Feeling DJ Night | Lower Haight
Saturday, July 2 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free before 10 pm, but an RSVP is required. Otherwise, it's $6.
| Underground SF
Push The Feeling DJ Night | Lower Haight

Push The Feeling is monthly dance party happening every first Saturday at Underground SF (424 Haight St.) in the Lower Haight. Resident DJs YR Skull and epicsauce invite local and out-of-town guest DJs to their decks every month. The party is typically free before 10 pm with an RSVP, ...

Sunday, July 3

Fillmore Jazz Festival 2016 | Sunday
Sunday, July 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fillmore District
Fillmore Jazz Festival 2016 | 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. ...

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 ...

Patriotic American 4th of July Concert | Golden Gate Park Band
Sunday, July 3 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
Patriotic American 4th of July Concert | Golden Gate Park Band
The Golden Gate Park Band plays free Sunday concerts all summer long, but the band always takes the time to commemorate our country’s birthday with a special show entitled The American Landscape featuring patriotic and American music.
The LGBT Freedom Band: A Marching Band For Social Change | Yerba Buena Gardens
Sunday, July 3 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
The LGBT Freedom Band: A Marching Band For Social Change | Yerba Buena Gardens
Founded by Jon Reed Sims in 1978 in response to Anita Bryant’s anti-gay campaign in the late 1970s, the San Francisco Gay Freedom Day Marching Band and Twirling Corps was the first openly-gay musical group in the world. Sims went on to create the San ...
Tango in the Square: Trio Garufa | Union Square Live
Sunday, July 3 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Live
Tango in the Square: Trio Garufa | Union Square Live
Trio Garufa is an international ensemble dedicated to performing authentic Argentine music. They have performed across Argentina, Colombia, Canada and the US at venues such as Yoshi’s Jazz Club, Chicago Symphony Hall, Teatro Leon de Greiff and La Viruta (the largest Tango club in Buenos ...
Hieroglyphics: Outdoor Concert | Stern Grove Festival
Sunday, July 3 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Stern Grove
Hieroglyphics: Outdoor Concert | Stern Grove Festival
Oakland’s own underground hip-hop collective, Hieroglyphics, takes the stage with their signature battle rhyming and freestyling over funky and jazzy beats. Opening the afternoon will be Oakland-based dance crew Mix’d Ingrdnts and the B-boys of the Golden State Breakers. Hieroglyphics will be participating in an informative pre-concert ...
Summer Outdoor Music Series | Corte Madera
Sunday, July 3 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*FREE
| Town Center Corte Madera
Summer Outdoor Music Series | Corte Madera

Celebrating the summer season and Marin’s love for the outdoors Town Center Corte Madera will host its annual Summer Music Series each Sunday June 5th through August 28th from 2-4 pm with a great lineup of music that will appeal to all ages. The series features ...

Cuban Rumba Jam: Play, Sing, Dance & Enjoy | Berkeley
Sunday, July 3 – 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are encouraged.
| La Peña Cultural Center
Cuban Rumba Jam: Play, Sing, Dance & Enjoy | Berkeley

This free, participatory event has been a staple at La Peña Cultural Center for 12 years due to it’s incredible fun, and recurs every 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month. Come enjoy the Afro-Cuban folkloric drums, dances, and songs of rumba. Rumba is the ...

WorldOne Festival Pre-Party & StoneSoul Picnic | El Cerrito
Sunday, July 3 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cerrito Vista Park
WorldOne Festival Pre-Party & StoneSoul Picnic | El Cerrito

El Cerrito hosts the 18th Annual WorldOne Festival featuring live reggae, dub and world music, plus circus performers on July 3-4, 2016. July 3, 2016 – WorldOne Stone Soul Picnic from 5-7 pm July 4, 2016 – the main festival day, there is a full lineup of music plus ...

Sebastopol | 3rd of July Fireworks Extravaganza Festival | 2016
Sunday, July 3 – 5:30 pm | Cost: $10*
*$10 general admission; $5 for 6-11; free for children under 5
| Analy High School Football Field
Sebastopol | 3rd of July Fireworks Extravaganza Festival | 2016
The Sebastopol Kiwanis club hosts the 43rd annual fireworks extravaganza on July 3, 2016 at the  football field at Analy High School; the gates open at 5:30 pm. This year the Analy Football Stadium has undergone a beautiful multimillion dollar reconstruction.  A new track has been ...
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 ...
Richmond | Oakland East Bay Symphony & Independence Eve Fireworks | 2016
Sunday, July 3 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring money for food & drinks.
| Craneway Pavilion
Richmond | Oakland East Bay Symphony & Independence Eve Fireworks | 2016
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, 2016. This free event is fun for the whole ...
“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room
Sunday, July 3 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Boom Boom Room

Return of the Cypher (ROTC) is free live Hip-Hop show every Sunday at the Boom Boom Room that features an ever-changing lineup of artists and improvised sessions (know as “cyphers”) where beatboxers, emcees, and musicians collaborate in a spontaneous combustion of soulful skill. Every week, The ...

Monday, July 4

Cupertino | 4th of July Children’s Parade & Concert in the Park | 2016
Monday, July 4 – 7:00 am | Cost: FREE | Memorial Park (Cupertino)
Cupertino | 4th of July Children's Parade & Concert in the Park | 2016
The city of Cupertino hosts a daytime 4th of July festival in Memorial Park, beginning with a flag raising ceremony at the Veteran’s Memorial at 9:30 am, followed by the annual Children’s Parade which winds through Memorial Park and finishes at the Memorial Park Amphitheater. Following ...
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 ...
Concord | 4th of July Parade, The Police Tribute Concert & Fireworks | 2016
Monday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Festivities are free but the 5k run participation fee is 30$
| Mt. Diablo High School
Concord | 4th of July Parade, The Police Tribute Concert & Fireworks | 2016
Come out and enjoy Concord’s Home Town Parade, Picnic and Fireworks, taking place at Mt. Diablo High School (only three blocks from Todos Santos Plaza), on July 4, 2016. The day starts at 8 am with a 5K Run & Walk/Kids Fun Run. Then, at 10 am the parade will start from Mt. Diablo ...
Corte Madera/Larkspur | Fourth of July Parade & Celebration | 2016
Monday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Corte Madera Town Park
Corte Madera/Larkspur | Fourth of July Parade & Celebration | 2016
The annual Corte Madera/Larkspur Fourth of July Parade and Celebration is one of the biggest events on the Fourth of July in Marin, drawing approximately 15,000 people annually, and features live music including the Corte Madera Town Band, McIntosh Pipe Band, and the SF Gay ...
Morgan Hill | Freedom Fest Fireworks & Parade | 2016
Monday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Morgan Hill Outdoor Sports Center
Morgan Hill | Freedom Fest Fireworks & Parade | 2016
Over 50,000 spectators are expected downtown for the Morgan Hill July 4th Parade, preceded by 10th Annual Liberty Car Cruise which includes a display of over 100 hot rods, stock, military and classic vehicles on July 4, 2016. Starting at 4 pm, the public typically gathers on the north fields ...
4th at the Wharf: Fireworks Display & Live Entertainment | 2016
Monday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fisherman's Wharf
4th at the Wharf: Fireworks Display & Live Entertainment | 2016
Come spend the day in the Fisherman’s Wharf District at Pier 39, Old Fisherman’s Wharf, Aquatic Park and Beach, and Ghirardelli Square. In addition to the street performers and local attractions there is also live music at both Aquatic Park and Pier 39. After a day of ...
El Cerrito | WorldOne Festival: World Music & Circus Festival | 2016
Monday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Cerrito Vista Park
El Cerrito | WorldOne Festival: World Music & Circus Festival | 2016

El Cerrito hosts the 18th Annual WorldOne Festival featuring live reggae, dub and world music, plus circus performers on July 3-4, 2016. July 3, 2016 – WorldOne Stone Soul Picnic from 5-7 pm July 4, 2016 – the main festival day, there is a full lineup of music plus ...

Orinda | 4th of July Parade & Celebration in the Park | 2016
Monday, July 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Orinda Community Park
Orinda | 4th of July Parade & Celebration in the Park | 2016
Orinda hosts a celebration with events for every age group starting with an annual pancake breakfast, a flag raising ceremony, and a parade, followed by live music, food, games and booths in Orinda Community Park on July 4, 2016. 2016 Orinda Fourth of July Parade & Celebration ...
Cupertino | July 4th Free Swimming Day | 2016
Monday, July 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Blackberry Farm
Cupertino | July 4th Free Swimming Day | 2016
Families and kids are invited to Blackberry Farm in Cupertino for a free day of swimming, live music, and a BBQ for their annual July 4th celebration on Monday, July 4, 2016. Blackberry Farm Independence Day Celebration | July 4, 2016 10 am-4 pm: Free Swimming (Admission to the swimming ...
Sonoma | Traditional 4th of July Parade & Celebration | 2016
Monday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Sonoma Plaza
Sonoma | Traditional 4th of July Parade & Celebration | 2016
Sonoma’s Fourth of July parade is a traditional, small-town celebration. The parade has been sponsored by the Community Center for more than 25 years and takes place on July 4, 2016. The parade begins at 10 am at the intersection of 1st Street East and Spain Street. This ...
San Jose | Rose, White & Blue Parade & Street Festival | 2016
Monday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Jose (The Alameda)
San Jose | Rose, White & Blue Parade & Street Festival | 2016
Enjoy some old-fashioned traditional fun as the annual Rose, White & Blue Parade winds through the Rose Garden neighborhood ending on San Jose’s The Alameda on July 4, 2016. This homespun parade features live bands, dance groups, home-made floats, kids on bikes, antique cars, and more. Following the parade ...
Fremont | Watermelon Seed Spitting & Tug Of War 4th of July | 2016
Monday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: $10*
*$10.00/adults, $8.00/seniors (62+), $5.00 children (4-17), under 4 years free.
| Ardenwood Historic Farm
Fremont | Watermelon Seed Spitting & Tug Of War 4th of July | 2016
Go back in time, all the way to the 1900s, at Ardenwood Farm’s fun-filled, family festival celebrating America’s 240th birthday from 10 am to 4 pm on July 4, 2016. Celebrate with rousing patriotic music on the lawn and enjoy fiddle music in the farmyard. There will be games, contests, ...
Sausalito | 4th of July Parade & Fireworks Celebration | 2016
Monday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Dunphy Park
Sausalito | 4th of July Parade & Fireworks Celebration | 2016
Come and enjoy a good old-fashioned Fourth of July celebration in Sausalito complete with a parade, festival, and fireworks from 10 am to 10 pm on July 4, 2016. The parade begins at 10 am with floats, bands, clowns, classic cars, acrobats, flowers, and balloons winding from the intersection of Second ...
Los Altos | Glorious 4th of July Park Festival | 2016
Monday, July 4 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring cash for food and activities
| Shoup Park
Los Altos | Glorious 4th of July Park Festival | 2016
Los Altos hosts their annual “Glorious 4th of July” festival on Saturday, July 4, 2016 at Shoup Park in Los Altos. Consider marching in or watching the Los Altos Hills Parade and then heading to the festival to continue the celebration. 2016 Glorious 4th of July: Live Music Games Sing-a-long Food & Desserts Bounce ...
Hayward | 4th of July Family Festival & Picnic | 2016
Monday, July 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Outdoor celebration is free.
| Meek Park
Hayward | 4th of July Family Festival & Picnic | 2016
Explore Meek Mansion and learn about this local historic house. Participate in a new history scavenger hunt along with games, crafts, live music and food. Feel free to bring your own picnic. Hot dogs and soda will be available for purchase. Introducing the “I, too, am America” ...