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Wednesday, June 28

$1 Family Movie Day | Cinemark’s Summer Movie Clubhouse
Wednesday, June 28 – 10:00 am | Cost: $1*
*10 movies for $5 in advance, or $1 per movie day of show
| CineArts at The Empire
$1 Family Movie Day | Cinemark's Summer Movie Clubhouse

From June through August, Bay Area Cinemark/Century Theaters host 10 weeks of fun films for families and kids for just $5 (that’s 50 cents a movie) if purchased in advance – or $1 per film at the box office. All films are either rated G or PG. ...

Free Zydeco Concert in the Park | Redwood City
Wednesday, June 28 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Stafford Park
Free Zydeco Concert in the Park | Redwood City
Motordude Zydeco has been an important part of the Bay Area Cajun and Zydeco dance scene since 1989 playing the raucous, infectious music which emanates from the bayous of southwest Louisiana. They have taken their joy as far as England, Denmark, Scotland, Florida, Seattle, Los ...

Summer Party Dance Concert | Menlo Park
Wednesday, June 28 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Fremont Park (Menlo Park)
Summer Party Dance Concert | Menlo Park

Enjoy a free summer concert in Menlo Park featuring a variety of musical styles from jazz to country to hits of today and yesterday, from 6:30-8 pm on Wednesdays from June to August in Fremont Park (University and Santa Cruz Avenues). Bring your picnic blanket and dinner, ...

Thursday, June 29

SFJAZZ Summer Jazz 2017: Free Outdoor Music Festival | Palo Alto
Thursday, June 29 – 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 Classic Rock Concert in the Park | San Mateo
Thursday, June 29 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Central Park (San Mateo)
Free Classic Rock Concert in the Park | San Mateo
High-n-Tight is a four piece party band that plays classic rock-n-roll as well as selections of blues, jazz and country. Their high energy and eclectic variety of music gets the crowd dancin’ and keeps them rockin’ with tight vocal harmonies, powerful solos and inspired improvisations. Long ...
Movies on the Square: “Sully” | Redwood City
Thursday, June 29 – 8:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Movies on the Square: “Sully” | Redwood City

Bring the family out to a free movie showing in downtown Redwood City in Courthouse Square on Thursday evenings from June 1 to August 31 in 2017. Movies start at sundown (approximately 8:45 pm). Come early for the best seats – a limited number of ...

Friday, June 30

Beer Friday: Live Music, Food Trucks & Family Party | San Carlos
Friday, June 30 – 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 ...

Music on the Square: New Wave & Modern Rock Hits | Redwood City
Friday, June 30 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Music on the Square: New Wave & Modern Rock Hits | 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 ...

Saturday, July 1

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to six Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first weekend each month. Bank of America Free Museum Weekend First weekend of each month FREE but BofA ...

Sunday, July 2

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to six Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first weekend each month. Bank of America Free Museum Weekend First weekend of each month FREE but BofA ...

Kabuki on Film: Free Screening & Kabuki Expert Talk | San Mateo
Sunday, July 2 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | San Mateo Japanese American Center
Kabuki on Film: Free Screening & Kabuki Expert Talk | San Mateo

San Mateo Kabuki Club is a well-established group that holds classes on the first Sunday of every month, focusing on Kabuki performances on film. Classes are open to the public. The group is led by two very passionate and knowledgeable experts on Kabuki. Films are ...

Monday, July 3

San Mateo | Locals-Only 3rd of July Highlands Fireworks Show | 2017
Monday, July 3 – 9:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Highlands Elementary School
San Mateo | Locals-Only 3rd of July Highlands Fireworks Show | 2017
The annual Highlands fireworks show takes place July 3, 2017 overlooking Crystal Springs Reservoir. The event which takes place at Highlands Elementary School is free, but donations are appreciated. In past years, the fireworks have started at approximately 9:30 pm. In past years, the viewing area was in ...

Tuesday, July 4

Redwood City | 4th of July Parade, Festival & Fireworks | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Downtown Redwood City
Redwood City | 4th of July Parade, Festival & Fireworks | 2017
The Redwood City Independence Day 2017 celebration packs in a full day of fun including the 79th annual parade (10 am), a car show, the 31st annual festival, a carnival, and most importantly, a fireworks show at 9:30 pm. Schedule | July 4, 2017 Pancake Breakfast – 7:30-10:30 am with the Redwood City ...
Foster City | 4th of July Dog Parade, Festival & Fireworks | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Leo J. Ryan Park
Foster City | 4th of July Dog Parade, Festival & Fireworks | 2017
Celebrate Independence Day in Foster City for a spectacular Fourth of July Celebration at Leo Ryan Park. They have an exciting day planned with a family and dog parade, family games, live music, and a grand fireworks display. Be sure to take a walk through the park ...
Redwood City | Old-Fashioned 4th & Ice Cream Making Party | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: $3*
*$3 for adults; $2 for seniors and students; and free for kids five and under
| San Mateo County History Museum
Redwood City | Old-Fashioned 4th & Ice Cream Making Party | 2017
The San Mateo County History Museum hosts “An Old-Fashioned Fourth” within its museum, the 106 year old county courthouse in Redwood City from 10 am to 4 pm on Tuesday, July 4, 2017. Children will be invited to hand-craft homemade vanilla ice cream and then take a taste. They ...
Pacifica | 4th of July Celebration & Free Games | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Festivities are FREE.
| Frontierland Park
Pacifica | 4th of July Celebration & Free Games | 2017
Join the Pacifica’s Parks, Beaches and Recreation Department for their 43rd Annual 4th of July Celebration – a day full of crafts, games, music and more at Frontierland Park. There will be a face painting, food, crafts and more for the whole family. Join the festivities from ...
Menlo Park | 4th of July Parade, Festival & Food Trucks | 2017
Menlo Park | 4th of July Parade, Festival & Food Trucks | 2017
Join in on the 2017 Menlo Park July 4th Parade on Tuesday, July 4, 2017. This small town, fun-filled parade begins at 11:45 am from the parking lot on Chestnut Street at Santa Cruz Avenue (behind the Wells Fargo bank). Come dressed in red, white, & blue and decorate your bike or wagon to ...
Palo Alto | Summer Fest: Chili Cook-off | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission; Chili Tasting Kits will be sold for a nominal fee.
| Mitchell Park
Palo Alto | Summer Fest: Chili Cook-off  | 2017
Add some spice to your Independence Day at the 36th annual Palo Alto Summer Festival & Chili Cook-off on Tuesday, July 4, 2017. The event last year attracted thousands of sun and chili lovers, as the festival embraced everything wonderful about summer with good food and live ...
Half Moon Bay | Ol’ Fashioned 4th of July Parade | 2017
Tuesday, July 4 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Half Moon Bay
Half Moon Bay | Ol' Fashioned 4th of July Parade | 2017
Half Moon Bay celebrates Independence Day 2017 and its classic small town spirit with the popular Ol’ Fashioned 4th of July Parade down historic Main Street on Tuesday, July 4, 2017. Starting at noon, the delightful, home-spun parade features a charming array of whimsical floats, marching bands, community service ...
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.
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

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 ...

Thursday, July 6

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 ...

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, ...

Movies on the Square: “Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them” | Redwood City
Thursday, July 6 – 8:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Movies on the Square: “Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them” | Redwood City

Bring the family out to a free movie showing in downtown Redwood City in Courthouse Square on Thursday evenings from June 1 to August 31 in 2017. Movies start at sundown (approximately 8:45 pm). Come early for the best seats – a limited number of ...

Friday, July 7

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 ...

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 ...

Sunday, July 9

Free Opera San José Concert in the Park | Redwood City
Sunday, July 9 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Free Opera San José Concert in the Park | Redwood City

For the classical music lover, or anyone who appreciates great musical talent, Redwood City continues its free Classical Music Series performed outdoors on beautiful Courthouse Square from June through September 2017. The series features groups such as the Redwood Symphony, Opera San José, and Bay ...