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Sunday, May 28

Santa Cruz Longboard Surf Contest | 2017
Sunday, May 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch from the shore.
| Steamer Lane (Santa Cruz)
Santa Cruz Longboard Surf Contest | 2017

Come watch the Santa Cruz Longboard Surf Contest, the longest-running longboard surf contest on the West Coast. Nearly 200 contestants take part, so come cheer on local surfers as they compete against some of the best longboarders in the state on the famous Steamer Lane and ...

“Bethel Remembers” Memorial Day | San Jose
Sunday, May 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Bethel Church

Recognize the men and women who have bravely lost their lives in war at Bethel Church in San Jose from 11 am to 3 pm on Sunday, May 28, 2017.
The 2017 Memorial Day event includes:
11 am- 90 minute presentation (in the main auditorium) that includes:

Honoring & Recognizing those who …

Monday, May 29

Memorial Day Weekend’s Best Sales: Amazon, Birch Lane & More | 2017
Monday, May 29 – All Day | Cost: SALE*
*Sales up to 30% at various stores.
| San Francisco Bay Area
Memorial Day Weekend's Best Sales: Amazon, Birch Lane & More | 2017

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 for Memorial Day 2017.
2017 sale highlights:

3×1 – Looking for some new jeans? Between May 26 and May 29, you can …

Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony | Milpitas
Monday, May 29 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Civic Center Veterans Plaza
Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony | Milpitas

Join the city of Milpitas as they honor and commemorate the lives of men and women whose lives were lost in active military service.
Their remembrance ceremony will be held at the Veterans Memorial Flag Plaza in Milpitas, located next to Milpitas City Hall, on Monday May …

Tuesday, May 30

Free Sneak Preview Movie: “Wonder Woman” | AMC Saratoga
Tuesday, May 30 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
| AMC Saratoga
Free Sneak Preview Movie:

Attend an exclusive free sneak preview advanced screening of “Wonder Woman,” a fantasy adventure movie starring Gal Gadot.
>Unfortunately, they have reached the RSVP limit and the guestlist is now closed.
Free Film Screening: Wonder Woman
May 30, 2017 | 7:30 pm
AMC Saratoga
RSVP code: WWFCSJ

Tickets available through https://www.wbtickets.com/main/code_redeem
Tickets …

Friday, June 2

Free Admission Day | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History
Friday, June 2 – 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 ...

SPACES First Friday Festival: Art, Music & Drinks | San Jose
Friday, June 2 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, and RSVP is encouraged but not required.
| Spaces (San Jose)
SPACES First Friday Festival: Art, Music & Drinks | San Jose

SPACES San Jose invites you to experience great art, great company and great design – all in one place. Enjoy an inspiring evening of art, local handmade goods, beers, and conversation with a community of like-minded people. Bring the family for a great night.
Free, and …

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 ...

South First Fridays Art Walk & Special Performances | San Jose
Friday, June 2 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | MACLA/Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana
South First Fridays Art Walk & Special Performances | San Jose

The South First Fridays art walk in downtown San Jose is a self-guided evening tour through galleries, museums, and independent creative businesses featuring eclectic art exhibitions and special performances. All art venues are free & open to the public. This event occurs every first Friday of ...

Saturday, June 3

National Trails Day 2017: Volunteer Outdoors | Bay Area
Saturday, June 3 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but registration is required for each event.
| San Francisco Bay Area
National Trails Day 2017: Volunteer Outdoors | Bay Area

Celebrate National Trails Day, the nation’s largest celebration of trails and the outdoors, in the Golden Gate National Parks on June 3, 2017.
The National Park Service is realigning the trail at this historic Marin Headlands site to elevate safety and accessibility for visitors, improve drainage to …

2017 Bay Area Classic Yo-Yo Contest | San Jose
Saturday, June 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Children's Discovery Museum
2017 Bay Area Classic Yo-Yo Contest | San Jose

Join the annual Bay Area Classic Yo-Yo Contest in San Jose to enjoy the sun, learn to yo-yo, and be witness to some of the world’s best players as they compete in the yo-yo championship. Over 100 of the top yo-yo competitors will gather to test their skill, ...

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 ...

“Healthy Parks Healthy People”: Monthly Nature Walks | Bay Area
Saturday, June 3 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area

Enjoy a free, monthly outdoor walk on the first Saturday of every month as part of the “Healthy Parks, Healthy People” program. First Saturday Programs are introductory walking/physical activity programs that occur on the first Saturday of each month throughout the Bay Area. Please note that ...

Community Maker Day: Silent Comedy & Art-Making | San Jose
Saturday, June 3 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| San Jose Museum of Art
Community Maker Day: Silent Comedy & Art-Making | San Jose

The innovative neighbors and community partners make Silicon Valley thrive. SJMA celebrates San Jose’s vibrant maker community with a day of live performance, demonstrations, and art-making activities.
Highlights include an original piece by comedian and storyteller Dhaya Lakshminarayanan. Inspired by the exhibition Your Mind, This Moment, Lakshminarayanan’s …

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 ...

Friday, June 16

Win Tix: 50th Monterey International Pop Festival | 3-Day Passes
Friday, June 16 – 12:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Monterey County Fairgrounds

The Monterey International Pop Festival celebrates 50 Years, a three-day music celebration event at the Monterey County Fairgrounds from June 16 to 18, 2017 – marking exactly 50 years to the day and spot of the legendary festival in 1967.
> Get Tickets – $295 – 3 …

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 ...

Monday, June 26

Silent Book Club: Book Lovers’ Monthly Reading | San Jose
Monday, June 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Hedley Club
Silent Book Club: Book Lovers' Monthly Reading | San Jose

Silent Book Club is a monthly meetup of reading afficionados. Bring yourself and what you’re currently reading to The Hedley Club. Free, but an RSVP is requested. The link can sometimes be hard to find. You can sometimes find it in these two sites: Silent Book ...

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 ...

“Healthy Parks Healthy People”: Monthly Nature Walks | Bay Area
Saturday, July 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area

Enjoy a free, monthly outdoor walk on the first Saturday of every month as part of the “Healthy Parks, Healthy People” program. First Saturday Programs are introductory walking/physical activity programs that occur on the first Saturday of each month throughout the Bay Area. Please note that ...