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Tuesday, July 4

SF Mime Troupe: Opening Weekend 2017 | Dolores Park
Tuesday, July 4 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations accepted.
| Dolores Park
SF Mime Troupe: Opening Weekend 2017 | Dolores Park

The Tony Award-winning San Francisco Mime Troupe continues its 58th season with more free and lively performances in park settings around the Bay Area with their 2017 production “Walls.” San Francisco Mime Troupe | 2017 Free political theater & music in parks all over the Bay Area ...

Alameda | 4th of July Aboard an Aircraft Carrier Flight Deck | 2017
Alameda | 4th of July Aboard an Aircraft Carrier Flight Deck | 2017
Celebrate our nation’s birthday on the USS Hornet aircraft carrier docked in Alameda, with a view of the San Francisco fireworks from the flight deck. Doors open at 2 pm. The fun starts around 3 pm and ends after the fireworks. Family activities from 3-8:30 pm include exploring ...

Santa Rosa | “Red, White & Boom” Fireworks Celebration | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – 3:30 pm | Cost: $10*
*$10 general admission
| Sonoma County Fairgrounds
Santa Rosa |
Voted “Best Fireworks Display” by The Press Democrat, Santa Rosa’s Red, White, & Boom returns for 2017. It’s more than just a fireworks show – it’s a full-on community block party with an afternoon and evening of food, live music, and kids activities. Checkout the fantastic lineup ...
Los Gatos | 4th of July Symphony in the Park | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring money for food and beverages.
| Oak Meadow Park
Los Gatos | 4th of July Symphony in the Park | 2017
The 2017 Los Gatos hometown Independence Day celebration offers fun for the whole family. Stay awhile and soak in the sun while listening to the patriotic sounds of the San Jose Wind Symphony. The day promises to be full of patriotic summertime fun for all.
Rohnert Park | 4th of July Concert & Fireworks | 2017
Rohnert Park | 4th of July Concert & Fireworks | 2017
The Donald & Maureen Green Music Center on the Sonoma St. University campus in Rohnert Park is hosting a July 4th concert and festival capped with fireworks into the Sonoma County skies on July 4, 2017. If you want to attend the event which features the ...
San Pablo | 4th of July Family Celebration & Fireworks Show | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | El Portal Soccer Field
San Pablo | 4th of July Family Celebration & Fireworks Show | 2017
Come out and celebrate the 4th of July with your family and the City of San Pablo. There will be activities, food, games, entertainment and fireworks. The event concludes with a fireworks show. Admission is free but there is a cost associated with games and activities. 2017 San Pablo 4th of ...
San Jose | 4th of July Fireworks Celebration | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Discovery Meadow
San Jose | 4th of July Fireworks Celebration | 2017
Celebrating their 102nd year and a new century of service, the Rotary Club of San Jose invites you, your family, and your friends to enjoy another world-class fireworks display at Discovery Meadow in downtown San Jose on July 4, 2017. The fireworks will light up the sky at approximately ...
Angel Island | 4th of July Fireworks Viewing Party | 2017
Angel Island | 4th of July Fireworks Viewing Party | 2017
Leave the crowds on the mainland behind and enjoy the fireworks from the Bay’s best seats, Ayala Cove on Angel Island, on July 4, 2017. You can ride on one of the open air trams to the fireworks viewing spot at Battery Ledyard or take a leisurely walk ...
Vacaville | 4th of July Fireworks & Creekside Concert | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Andrews Park
Vacaville | 4th of July Fireworks & Creekside Concert | 2017
Experience the hometown feel of an old-fashioned Fourth of July with Vacaville’s fun filled evening of music and fireworks under the stars at the Creekwalk in Andrews Park from 6:30 pm with fireworks at dusk on July 4, 2017. Come out and enjoy good food, beer & wine,  ...
Moraga Summer Concert: Dance Party & Show | East Bay
Tuesday, July 4 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Moraga Commons Park
Moraga Summer Concert: Dance Party & Show | East Bay

On Thursday evenings at the Moraga Commons Park for a relaxing free concert in the park. Bring your picnic blanket or lawn chairs to the grassy hillside in front of the band shell. Enjoy the music while your children enjoy the park. The volunteers of ...

Milpitas | 4th of July Fireworks | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $3*
*$3 admission; children 2 and under are free
| Milpitas Sports Center
Milpitas | 4th of July Fireworks | 2017
Milpitas celebrates Independence Day 2017 with a day full of water fun and an evening of fireworks on July 4, 2017. Get wet and wild in the afternoon with the “Waving the Red, White & Blue” Pool Party from 1-4 pm, then celebrate with an evening concert and ...
4th of July Fireworks & San Francisco Symphony | Shoreline Amphitheatre | 2017
4th of July Fireworks & San Francisco Symphony | Shoreline Amphitheatre | 2017
Celebrate Independence Day at the 31st annual “Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular starring the San Francisco Symphony at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View. 2017 July Fourth with the San Francisco Symphony Tuesday, July 4, 2017 | 8 pm Shoreline Amphitheater, Mountain View Tickets: 4-packs of tickets start at $25 per person ($16.75 ...

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.
Free Bluegrass Concert in the Park | Redwood City
Wednesday, July 5 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Stafford Park
Free Bluegrass Concert in the Park | Redwood City
Blue Summit started out as a group of bluegrass festival going hooligans who loved to hang out and jam. After being friends for a while, they decided it was time to be more than friends and they became bandmates. Thus, Blue Summit was born. Fueled ...
“Milk Was A Bad Choice” Free Night of Live Music | SF
Wednesday, July 5 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Milk Bar
Join them at Milk Was A Bad Choice July 5th as they explore some smoother sounds. This month’s lineup is especially exciting, with emerging artists from the Bay and beyond, ranging from off-kilter pop songs to hip hop and R&B. Lineup: Jay Stone Zack Villere Mulherin Try The Pie Free but an RSVP ...

Thursday, July 6

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.
Summer Sounds Outside: The HillBenders Country Music | Walnut Creek
Thursday, July 6 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Lesher Center for the Arts
Summer Sounds Outside: The HillBenders Country Music | Walnut Creek

Summer Sounds Outside is a series of free concerts on the outside plaza which focuses on bringing high quality, eclectic new artists to the Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek. Concerts will take place from 5:30-7 pm on select Thursday evenings during the Summer ...

SFJAZZ Summer Jazz 2017: Free Outdoor Music Festival | Palo Alto
Thursday, July 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Stanford Shopping Center
SFJAZZ Summer Jazz 2017: Free Outdoor Music Festival | Palo Alto

Enjoy 10 weeks of rhythm and blues as Summer Jazz, an annual tradition in Palo Alto, celebrates its 31st Anniversary at Stanford Shopping Center. A free outdoor concert series, Summer Jazz is produced by SFJAZZ and showcases a variety of jazz musicians and all-stars performing ...

Free Party Concert in the Park | San Mateo
Thursday, July 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Central Park (San Mateo)
Free Party Concert in the Park | San Mateo

Dance a summer evening away in San Mateo’s beautiful Central Park with free concerts held every Thursday night in the Summer 2017. Low-back chairs and blankets are welcome. Downtown parking is free after 6 pm. 2017 Central Park Music Series Thursday, June 22 to August 17, ...

Friday, July 7

The Sound 2017: Nationwide Jesus Festival | McLaren Park
Friday, July 7 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre (McLaren Park)
The Sound 2017: Nationwide Jesus Festival | McLaren Park
In the summer of 2017 get ready for a nation-wide Jesus Festival. 50 years from the very place of the counter-cultural revolution in 1967, there will be a releasing the sound of worship and declare a new day for America. Jubilee, every 50 years, means ...
Rooftop Garden Concert: New Orleans Blues | Oakland
Friday, July 7 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Kaiser Center
Rooftop Garden Concert: New Orleans Blues | Oakland

Pack your lunch and come listen to local jazz, rock, and hip hop musicians at the Kaiser Center’s Roof Garden free concert series from noon to 1 pm, every Friday from June 16 – September 8, 2017. The three acre roof garden at Oakland’s Kaiser Center was conceived as a semi-public park by ...

Jewelry on the Square | Redwood City
Friday, July 7 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Jewelry on the Square | Redwood City

Art on the Square features the best in fine arts and crafts each month between June and August at Courthouse Square in downtown Redwood City. Art on the Square showcases original painting, photography, jewelry, glass, ceramics, and more, with prices for every budget. Art on the ...

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, July 7 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center

Nearly 30 food vendors in a huge circle with a full bar and bands in the middle? Now that’s a party; it’s also California’s largest weekly street food market.  Off the Grid is a weekly outdoor food truck bonanza staged every Friday from 5-10 pm at the historic waterfront campus of ...

Concerts on the Plaza: Lyratones | Mountain View
Friday, July 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Civic Center Plaza (Mountain View)
Concerts on the Plaza: Lyratones | Mountain View

Grab your friends and neighbors and bring your blanket or lawn chair down to the Civic Center Plaza for Concerts on the Plaza, a monthly live music series will take place on the first Friday of the month April through September from 6-7:30 pm. In addition to the music, ...

Music on the Square: Beatles Tribute | Redwood City
Friday, July 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Music on the Square: Beatles Tribute | Redwood City

Enjoy free Friday concerts all summer long on Courthouse Square in Redwood City from 6-8 pm from June 2-September 1, 2017. Redwood City is well known for its events, but Friday night’s Music on the Square is one of the most treasured nights of summer. Plus, being ...

Free Beach Concert: Quiet Riot | Santa Cruz
Friday, July 7 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Free Beach Concert: Quiet Riot | Santa Cruz

Every summer, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk casts its net and drags in a host of Top 40 bands from the ’70s, ’80s, and early ’90s to play free concerts right on the beach every Friday night. Friday Night Bands on the Beach  Every Friday, June 16 ...

Eclectic Rock & Soul Concert in the Park | Alamo
Friday, July 7 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Livorna Park
Eclectic Rock & Soul Concert in the Park | Alamo

Put your dancing shoes on, pack a picnic and enjoy live music with the small community of Alamo at Livorna Park located at the corner of Miranda Avenue and Livorna Road. Friday concerts start at 6:30 pm and end at 8:30 pm. 2017 Featured Bands ...

South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose
Friday, July 7 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SoFA District (San Jose)
South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose

Join an eclectic evening of arts and culture in downtown San Jose’s SoFA district (and beyond) every first Friday of the month. Come check out nearly 20 galleries, shops, bars and even a yoga studio  — all venues participating in South First Fridays, a free ...

“Wrapped in Plastic” Jazz Quartet | The Royale
Friday, July 7 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Royale

Wrapped in Plastic provides fresh sounds of old and new jazz to the Bay Area. In addition to an ever-expanding repertoire of jazz originals, the group reinterprets old favorites and lesser-known gems in new and modern ways – passing from Miles Davis to the music ...

Saturday, July 8

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 ...