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Sunday, May 24

2015 Taco Festival: Lucha Libre & Air Accordion Championship | San Jose
Sunday, May 24 – All Day | Cost: $10*
*$10 admission (after that all plates are $6 or less)
| History Park San Jose in Kelley Park
2015 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 20 food trucks from all over the Bay Area serving their best rendition of a taco all day. Taco ...

Monday, May 25

Memorial Day Weekend’s Best Sales: Macy’s, H&M, Nasty Gal & More | 2015
Memorial Day Weekend's Best Sales: Macy's, H&M, Nasty Gal & More | 2015
Ready to shop til you drop? Here is Funcheap’s guide to some incredibly long lists of crazy amazing Memorial Day sales happening all weekend in retail stores and online this for Memorial Day 2015. 2015 sale highlights include: Bloomingdale’s: Save 20-70% during the Big Brown Bag Sale Nordstrom: During the Half-Yearly Sale, ...

Sunday, May 31

Treasure Island Flea 4th Birthday Party | May 30-31
Sunday, May 31 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Great Lawn
Treasure Island Flea 4th Birthday Party | May 30-31
The Treasure Island Flea, a modern urban market that houses ~400 vendors selling originally made and designed items, artists, and antique/vintage collectors. Plus 25+ food trucks, live local music, workshops, kids games, and bars with seasonal cocktails and local wines and brews.When: May 30-31, 2015 ...

Friday, June 5

South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose
Friday, June 5 – 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 ...

Saturday, June 13

$1 Book Sale | Mission Dist.
Saturday, June 13 – 10:00 am | Cost: $1*
*$1 for books & media. Free entrance.
| SF Library Treat Ave. Donation Center
$1 Book Sale | Mission Dist.

The San Francisco Public Library hosts $1 book sales at the Treat Avenue Donation Center every second Saturday of the month. All books are just $1 or less each and all proceeds benefit the San Francisco Public Library.

2015 Fairfax Festival & Parade | North Bay
Saturday, June 13 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Downtown Fairfax
2015 Fairfax Festival & Parade | North Bay

The 38th annual Fairfax Festival, Marin’s premier community celebration, embodies the values that are dear to all Marinites: community, family, social responsibility, sustainability and, of course, a great party from 11 am to 6 pm on June 13-14, 2015. The celebration starts with a traditional Family ...

“Jack of All Trades” Indie Craft & Antique Market | Jack London Square
Saturday, June 13 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square

Brought to you by the same people who produce the Treasure Island Flea, the Jack of All Trades Market features a curated mix of nearly 100 local makers, indie designers, antiquers, collectors, artists, start-ups and more. In addition to shopping for one-of-a-kind items, there are food and craft beers ...

Sunday, June 14

$2 Off: The Great Summer San Francisco Crystal Fair | Fort Mason
$2 Off: The Great Summer San Francisco Crystal Fair | Fort Mason
The Great San Francisco Crystal Fair is a magical mix of crystals, minerals, beads, jewelry, and the healing arts. It takes place six times a year in two different locations. With around 40 vendors at each show, there are thousands of items available at affordable prices.Vendors ...
2015 Fairfax Festival & Parade: Sunday | North Bay
Sunday, June 14 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Downtown Fairfax
2015 Fairfax Festival & Parade: Sunday | North Bay

The 38th annual Fairfax Festival, Marin’s premier community celebration, embodies the values that are dear to all Marinites: community, family, social responsibility, sustainability and, of course, a great party from 11 am to 6 pm on June 13-14, 2015. The celebration starts with a traditional Family ...

Thursday, June 18

Third Thursday Piedmont Avenue Stroll | Oakland
Thursday, June 18 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Piedmont Avenue
Third Thursday Piedmont Avenue Stroll | Oakland

At the Piedmont Avenue Stroll you can expect to see a variety of art mediums, enjoy entertainment, and sample refreshments with many businesses showcasing hand-picked local artists and designers. The monthly event was voted Best Art Walk That’s Not Art Murmur in 2012 by the East ...

Saturday, June 20

“Swap-O-Rama-Rama” DIY Workshop & Clothing Swap | Oakland
Saturday, June 20 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | American Steel Studios

Swap-O-Rama-Rama is a nonprofit community clothing swap with a do-it-yourself workshop in which attendees explore the process of reuse and collective creativity together. Every third Saturday of the month (except for May when they’re at the Maker Faire), they host a meetup where they encourage beginners to experts alike to ...

Sunday, June 28

Treasure Island Flea
Sunday, June 28 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Great Lawn
Treasure Island Flea

The Treasure Island Flea is a monthly open-air flea market showcasing hundreds of local vendors ranging from indie designers, up-cyclers, collectors, handmakers, makers, bakers, and more plus outdoor exhibits, scavenger hunts, and gourmet food trucks. The two-day flea market, which takes place the last weekend of every ...

Friday, July 3

South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose
Friday, July 3 – 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 ...

Saturday, July 11

“Jack of All Trades” Indie Craft & Antique Market | Jack London Square
Saturday, July 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square

Brought to you by the same people who produce the Treasure Island Flea, the Jack of All Trades Market features a curated mix of nearly 100 local makers, indie designers, antiquers, collectors, artists, start-ups and more. In addition to shopping for one-of-a-kind items, there are food and craft beers ...

Saturday, July 18

“Swap-O-Rama-Rama” DIY Workshop & Clothing Swap | Oakland
Saturday, July 18 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | American Steel Studios

Swap-O-Rama-Rama is a nonprofit community clothing swap with a do-it-yourself workshop in which attendees explore the process of reuse and collective creativity together. Every third Saturday of the month (except for May when they’re at the Maker Faire), they host a meetup where they encourage beginners to experts alike to ...

Sunday, July 26

Treasure Island Flea
Sunday, July 26 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Great Lawn
Treasure Island Flea

The Treasure Island Flea is a monthly open-air flea market showcasing hundreds of local vendors ranging from indie designers, up-cyclers, collectors, handmakers, makers, bakers, and more plus outdoor exhibits, scavenger hunts, and gourmet food trucks. The two-day flea market, which takes place the last weekend of every ...

Saturday, August 1

Annual Peddlers Faire: Vintage, Antiques & Collectibles | Martinez
Saturday, August 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Downtown Martinez
Annual Peddlers Faire: Vintage, Antiques & Collectibles | Martinez
One of the largest outdoor antique and collectible shows in northern California is held on the streets of downtown Martinez on Sat., May 16 and Sat., Aug. 1, 2015 from 8 am to 4 pm. You will find plenty to choose from as dealers will be showing ...
Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, August 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | County Fair Building
Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park

The Vintage Paper Fair has one of the West Coast’s largest selection of postcards, trade cards, stereoviews, photography, labels, brochures, Victorian transportation, sports memorabilia, and all manner of curious, beautiful and interesting old paper. There are over a million items for sale. Enjoy free admission.

Sunday, August 2

Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, August 2 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | County Fair Building
Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park

The Vintage Paper Fair has one of the West Coast’s largest selection of postcards, trade cards, stereoviews, photography, labels, brochures, Victorian transportation, sports memorabilia, and all manner of curious, beautiful and interesting old paper. There are over a million items for sale. Enjoy free admission.