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Sunday, April 23

2017 sjDANCEco Festival: Non-Stop Performances in 7 Hours | San Jose
Sunday, April 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Santana Row
2017 sjDANCEco Festival: Non-Stop Performances in 7 Hours | San Jose
Join the 15th sjDANCEco Festival for a whole day on Sunday, April 23, 2017. The festival will be held in the beautiful urban, Santana Row Park, you will see performances representing the diversity of dance styles in the Bay Area and beyond, danced by young children, ...

Thursday, April 27

Free Drive-In Movie Night | San Jose
Thursday, April 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Arrive early; the drive-in fills up quickly on free nights
| Capitol 6 Drive-In (San Jose)
Free Drive-In Movie Night | San Jose

The West Wind Drive-in movie theaters in Concord and San Jose host a Free Drive-in Movie Night twice a year including a festival with night of events, live music and best of all – free movies. All movies are double features. Admission is free. Gates open at 6 ...

Free Drive-In Movie Night | East Bay
Thursday, April 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Arrive early; the drive-in fills up quickly on free nights
| Solano 2 Drive In
Free Drive-In Movie Night | East Bay

The West Wind Drive-in movie theaters in Concord and San Jose host a Free Drive-in Movie Night twice a year including a festival with night of events, live music and best of all – free movies. All movies are double features. Admission is free. Gates open at 6 ...

Friday, May 5

Free Admission Day | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History
Friday, May 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History
Free Admission Day | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History

Connect with nature at the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History, a place for learning, exploration and building community located in a beautiful building right on the beach in Santa Cruz. Permanent exhibits include wildlife and habitat displays, artifacts and cultural exhibits of the Ohlone, a ...

Cinco de Mayo Tequila Party: Live Mariachi & Salsa | San Jose
Friday, May 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but you'll have to buy your own booze and food.
| El Jardin Tequila Bar & Restaurant
Cinco de Mayo Tequila Party: Live Mariachi & Salsa | San Jose

Get in the Cinco de Mayo spirit with Jardin Tequila Bar’s celebration featuring live mariachi and salsa music, and a huge selection of tequila (for purchase) from Friday, May 5, 2017 to Sunday, May 7, 2017. Relax under a giant old oak tree while commemorating the Mexican ...

South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose
Friday, May 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 ...

Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower | 2017
Friday, May 5 – 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower | 2017
Set your alarm and get up before dawn to witness the Eta Aquarids meteor shower. In 2016, the forecast calls for the greatest number of Eta Aquarid meteors to light up the predawn darkness on May 5 and 6. It should be a good year for this ...

Saturday, May 6

A La Carte & Art Festival 2017 | Mountain View
Saturday, May 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Castro Street (Mountain View)
A La Carte & Art Festival 2017 | Mountain View

Enjoy a sun-splashed weekend strolling through artist booths, listening to live music and gawking at a classic car show at Mountain View’s 2017 A La Carte & Art spring art fair and officially kicks-off at this big 21st anniversary celebration of the arts in Silicon Valley’s epicenter. 2017 ...

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 ...

Cinco de Mayo Tequila Party: Live Mariachi & Salsa | San Jose
Saturday, May 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but you'll have to buy your own booze and food.
| El Jardin Tequila Bar & Restaurant
Cinco de Mayo Tequila Party: Live Mariachi & Salsa | San Jose

Get in the Cinco de Mayo spirit with Jardin Tequila Bar’s celebration featuring live mariachi and salsa music, and a huge selection of tequila (for purchase) from Friday, May 5, 2017 to Sunday, May 7, 2017. Relax under a giant old oak tree while commemorating the Mexican ...

Sunday, May 7

A La Carte & Art Festival 2017 | Mountain View
Sunday, May 7 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Castro Street (Mountain View)
A La Carte & Art Festival 2017 | Mountain View

Enjoy a sun-splashed weekend strolling through artist booths, listening to live music and gawking at a classic car show at Mountain View’s 2017 A La Carte & Art spring art fair and officially kicks-off at this big 21st anniversary celebration of the arts in Silicon Valley’s epicenter. 2017 ...

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 ...

Cinco de Mayo Tequila Party: Live Mariachi & Salsa | San Jose
Sunday, May 7 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but you'll have to buy your own booze and food.
| El Jardin Tequila Bar & Restaurant
Cinco de Mayo Tequila Party: Live Mariachi & Salsa | San Jose

Get in the Cinco de Mayo spirit with Jardin Tequila Bar’s celebration featuring live mariachi and salsa music, and a huge selection of tequila (for purchase) from Friday, May 5, 2017 to Sunday, May 7, 2017. Relax under a giant old oak tree while commemorating the Mexican ...

Tuesday, May 9

Free Häagen-Dazs Ice Cream Cone Day | 2017
Tuesday, May 9 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free while supplies last. Buying customers get priority in line.
| Haagen Dazs - San Francisco Centre
Free Häagen-Dazs Ice Cream Cone Day | 2017
Ice cream lovers can enjoy a free kiddie size scoop of their favorite flavor in either a cup, sugar cone, or cake cone from 4-8 pm in any participating Häagen-Dazs shop across the country (including 6 in the Bay Area), as Häagen-Dazs celebrates their annual Free Cone Day. Häagen-Dazs ...

Sunday, May 14

“Sunday Assembly” Silicon Valley Community Gathering | Mountain View
Sunday, May 14 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Masonic Lodge

“Live Better, Help Often, Wonder More” is the motto for Sunday Assembly Silicon Valley (SASV), an international community movement that celebrates life. The radically inclusive SASV is a secular and service nonprofit that celebrates life, welcomes all people and supports everyone fulfilling their potential. It aims ...

Friday, May 19

San Jose Bike Party
Friday, May 19 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret San Jose Location
San Jose Bike Party

San Jose Bike Party is a place to ride bikes, make friends, and have a good time every third Friday of each month at 8 pm. San Jose is the largest city in Northern California, but they are hidden in the suburban sprawl. It’s time ...

Friday, June 2

South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose
Friday, June 2 – 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 3

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, June 4

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, June 11

“Sunday Assembly” Silicon Valley Community Gathering | Mountain View
Sunday, June 11 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Masonic Lodge

“Live Better, Help Often, Wonder More” is the motto for Sunday Assembly Silicon Valley (SASV), an international community movement that celebrates life. The radically inclusive SASV is a secular and service nonprofit that celebrates life, welcomes all people and supports everyone fulfilling their potential. It aims ...

Friday, June 16

Free Beach Concert: Eddie Money | Santa Cruz
Friday, June 16 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Free Beach Concert: Eddie Money | 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 ...

San Jose Bike Party
Friday, June 16 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret San Jose Location
San Jose Bike Party

San Jose Bike Party is a place to ride bikes, make friends, and have a good time every third Friday of each month at 8 pm. San Jose is the largest city in Northern California, but they are hidden in the suburban sprawl. It’s time ...

Wednesday, June 21

Free Movies on the Beach: “The Lost Boys” | Santa Cruz
Wednesday, June 21 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Free Movies on the Beach:

There’s nothing like watching a classic movie on the beach with the Giant Dipper twinkling overhead and the sound of gentle summer surf in the background. Bring the family and your blanket or low-back beach chair and join the fun every Wednesday at 9 pm. ...

Friday, June 23

Free Beach Concert: Brian Howe | Santa Cruz
Friday, June 23 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Free Beach Concert: Brian Howe | 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 ...

Wednesday, June 28

Free Movies on the Beach: “Back to the Future” | Santa Cruz
Wednesday, June 28 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Free Movies on the Beach:

There’s nothing like watching a classic movie on the beach with the Giant Dipper twinkling overhead and the sound of gentle summer surf in the background. Bring the family and your blanket or low-back beach chair and join the fun every Wednesday at 9 pm. ...

Friday, June 30

Free Beach Concert: Great White | Santa Cruz
Friday, June 30 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Free Beach Concert: Great White | 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 ...

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 ...

Wednesday, July 5

Free Movies on the Beach: “Grease” | Santa Cruz
Wednesday, July 5 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Free Movies on the Beach:

There’s nothing like watching a classic movie on the beach with the Giant Dipper twinkling overhead and the sound of gentle summer surf in the background. Bring the family and your blanket or low-back beach chair and join the fun every Wednesday at 9 pm. ...

Friday, July 7

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 ...