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Saturday, October 5

2019 “Bay Day”: 9 County-Wide Celebrations | SF Bay
Saturday, October 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Most events are free.
| San Francisco Bay Area
Bay Day is like Earth Day – but just for the San Francisco Bay. It is one official day every year for the entire Bay Area to come together and celebrate The Bay. Beginning with 7 counties officially declaring Bay Day as an annual holiday, the festivity ...
45th Annual Black Cowboy Parade & Festival | Oakland
Saturday, October 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | deFremery Park
Dust off those cowboy boots and celebrate the 45th annual Oakland Black Cowboy Parade, the only parade and celebration of its kind in the United States. 45th Annual Oakland Black Cowboy Parade & Festival Saturday, October 5, 2019 | 9 am to 6 pm (Parade at 10 ...

2019 Thunderbirds on the Wharf: 1955-66 Classic Car Show | Santa Cruz
Saturday, October 5 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Wharf
Come down to Santa Cruz for the 22nd annual Thunderbirds on the Wharf from 9 am to 3 pm on Saturday, October 5, 2019. A collection of classic 1955-1957, the 1958-1965 vintage and the retro, 2002-2005 Thunderbirds will be displayed by owners from central and northern California.
Vallejo “Waterfront Weekend” Festival | October 5-6
Saturday, October 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Vallejo Waterfront

Enjoy a two-day festival celebrating the City of Vallejo, Historic Mare Island, and Solano County along Vallejo’s vibrant waterfront. Taking place on October 5 & 6, 2019, this free, fun-filled celebration of the Bay is a collaboration of activities and events for the entire family. ...

Free de Young Museum Day for SF Residents | Every Saturday

, the de Young offers free general admission to the permanent galleries to Bay Area residents. Please note that admission to any special exhibits is not included nor discounted and will require the full admission price. Saturdays feature engaging art experiences for the entire family, ...Every Saturday

Cal Academy of Sciences: Neighborhood Free Days | Hayes Valley & Mission Bay
Saturday, October 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free for SF residents with proof of neighborhood residency
| California Academy of Sciences

Each San Francisco neighborhood (defined by zipcode) can visit the California Academy of Sciences for free over a three-day weekend (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) in the spring and fall of each year. So that means as long as you have a driver’s license or other proof ...

Free Legion of Honor Museum Day for SF Residents | Every Saturday

, the Legion of Honor offers free general admission to the permanent galleries to Bay Area residents. Please note that admission to any special exhibits is not included nor discounted and will require the full admission price. Saturdays feature engaging art experiences for the entire ...Every Saturday

2019 PortFest: Free Boat Rides & Harbour Tours | Redwood City PortFest is a day-long waterfront festival held at Port of Redwood City. It welcomes the community to learn about the maritime heritage of the Port, the industrial working waterfront, as well as recreational activities on San Francisco Bay. The day will also include live music, children’s ...
24th Annual Watershed Environmental Poetry Festival | Berkeley
Saturday, October 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | MLK Jr. Civic Center Park (Berkeley)
“Stand up for the Earth” at the 23rd annual Watershed Environmental Poetry Festival at Berkeley’s Civic Center Park. 2019 Watershed Environmental Poetry Festival Saturday, October 5, 2019 | Noon to 4:30 pm (10 am: Strawberry Creek Walk) Civic Center Park (MLK Jr. Way at Center Street, Berkeley) FREE Join acclaimed poets ...
84th Annual “La Madonna del Lume” Fishing Boat Parade | SF
Saturday, October 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fishermen's Chapel on the Wharf

The festival of “La Madonna Del Lume” (also known as “The Blessing of the Fishing Fleet”) is a Sicilian tradition of protecting fishermen that have been practiced in San Francisco for 84 years. The 84th annual blessing and fishing boat parade is an annual procession from ...

Free Parks Admission Day: Every 1st Saturday | Marin County
Saturday, October 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over Marin County

Come to the “Measure A Days” which offers free access to all parks on the first Saturday of the month. The name is because of the loss in fee revenues will be offset by the Measure A funds approved by voters in 2012. Measure A ...Monthly

2019 Art, Jazz & Wine Festival | Pleasant Hill
Saturday, October 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks purchase.
| Downtown Pleasant Hill

The Pleasant Hill Chamber’s Annual Art, Jazz & Wine Fest is Pleasant Hill’s premier event and takes place the first weekend in October. 2019 Art, Jazz & Wine Festival October 5, 2019 | 10 am October 6, 2019 | 11 am Downtown Pleasant Hill, 40 ...

2019 Day in the Park/Derby Festival | Brisbane
Saturday, October 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Brisbane Community Park
The 2019 Day in the Park Festival will take place on Saturday, October 5th from 10 am-3 pm with the Derby starting beforehand at 8 am. This year marks the 33rd Annual Day in the Park and the 13th Annual Derby. This year’s festivities will include: ...
SF Bay “Restoration Fest” Nature & Wetlands Celebration | 2019
Saturday, October 5 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Most events free. Some require pre-registration
| Palo Alto Baylands
There’s an adventure for everyone at this vast and beautiful bayside destination. Dig in and restore the Bay, go kayaking, take a tour of our native plant nursery, ride your bike along the wetland trails, enjoy a guided nature walk, see a bald eagle and ...
Tiny Living Festival California 2019 | Richmond
Saturday, October 5 – All Day | Cost: $15*
*$15 online; $20 at the door
| 25th St & Barrett Ave (Richmond)

The 2019 Tiny Living Festival California will be a 2-day event from 10 am to 6 pm, and they are making it as big and as exciting as their 13 other tiny house festivals held since March 2016. As with all the events, the 2019 ...

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, or U. S. Trust cardholders (credit cards and debit cards) get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each month. This includes the de Young, Legion of Honor and Oakland ...Monthly

CorePower Yoga by the Pool | Santa Clara
Saturday, October 5 – 10:30 am | Cost: $15 | Santa Clara Marriott
There’s nothing like yoga and bottomless mimosas by the pool! CorePower Yoga teams up with Santa Clara Marriott to offer poolside yoga under the Silicon Valley sun. This signature class strengthens, balances and detoxifies your entire body and mind as you move through more challenging ...
2019 Oaktoberfest Beer Festival | Oakland
Saturday, October 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring money for beer and food, or purchase advance tickets.
| Dimond District (Oakland)

Oaktoberfest celebrates the history, the flavors, and the people of the Bay Area with craft beer and food, entertainment, arts, and ecology. Oakland’s Dimond District continues a tradition as an entertainment destination, begun in the early 1900s when Beer Gardens and German vacation resorts lined ...

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2019: Saturday | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, October 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Hellman Hollow

2019 brings San Francisco the 19th annual Hardly Strictly Bluegrass festival, one of the largest, free-est and beloved music festivals in the country. Be one of over 750,000 attendees over the three-day musical extravaganza in beautiful Golden Gate Park. Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2019 Three days, seven stages, ...

2019 Oktoberfest: German Beers, Beer Belly Contests & Live Music | Mountain View

Steins Beer Garden and the Mountain View Chamber of Commerce, is bringing an authentic German experience to Mountain View’s annual Oktoberfest celebration. The huge 7000 sq. ft. Oktoberfest beer tent will keep you shaded while you enjoy a variety of German Beers and socialize with ...

Every Saturday

Free Community Yoga Class | Berkeley
Every Saturday – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Sports Basement (Berkeley)
Free Community Yoga Class | Berkeley
Grab your yoga mat and come to Sports Basement Berkeley for some relaxing weekend yoga. Community classes take place every Saturday. Free Community Yoga Class Every Saturday | 10 am Sports Basement, 2727 Milvia St, Berkeley, CA FREE Please BYOM (Bring Your Own Mat) and water bottle. All levels are welcome. Updated 3/13/19 ...
Historic Ferry Building Tour | SF
Historic Ferry Building Tour | SF
Enjoy an hour-long walk on the rise, tragic fall, and modern rebirth of one of San Francisco’s most renowned historic landmarks. Visit a contemporary swirl of shops and learn the history of ferries, freeways, and quakes. Meet at the foot of the stairs at the front ...
Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park
Every Saturday – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Golden Gate Park
Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park
Take yourself outside and into the beauty of this city’s heart and soul. Practice yoga under the trees and let the ocean air sooth and invigorate you. This class expertly blends breathing and movement, strength and grace, imagination and form. You will gain a personal understanding ...
Free Distillery Tour & Organic Rum Tasting w/ Your Dog | Pacifica
Every Saturday – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free Rum tasting if you bring your dog
| Tripp Distillery
Free Distillery Tour & Organic Rum Tasting w/ Your Dog | Pacifica
Oceanfront Distillery where Rum & other Spirits are made right in front of the bar where spirit tastings and cocktails are on hand. If you bring your dog, you get free tasting of their Rums. There may also be food truck onsite on Saturdays of something ...
Free ‘UrbanKick’ Fitness Class on the Rooftop | Salesforce Park
Every Saturday – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free 'UrbanKick' Fitness Class on the Rooftop | Salesforce Park
Beginning July 6, 2019, an energetic, equipment-free class blends sports conditioning and kickboxing, every Saturday from 12:30 pm – 1:15 pm at the Salesforce Park (Main Plaza.) Best of all, there’s no pre-registration or membership required – just show up.
“The Setup” Underground Comedy Show | SF
Every Saturday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 online with discount code FUNCHEAP; otherwise, it's $10.
| The Basement
"The Setup" Underground Comedy Show | SF
The Setup is an underground stand-up comedy show in the heart of San Francisco. This venue used to be the green room for the legendary Blackhawk jazz venue where Miles Davis used to play. Now, it’s a comedy show that features established comedians from around the ...
“Critical Hit” Comedy Show | Oakland
Every Saturday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $10 | It's Your Move Game Store
"Critical Hit" Comedy Show | Oakland
Critical Hit is hosted by Erik Krasner, Hayden Greif-Neill and Jim McVeigh at It’s Your Move Games & Hobbies in Temescal for over 4 years and still going strong. Every week, some of our favorite comedians are invited to perform. Along with the producers, you can ...
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