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Three days of fun like beach bonfires, boat races and giant bubbles | June 22-24
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The Bay Area's Complete Outdoor Movie Night Guide
Kick back under the stars for over 100 outdoor film nights in SF and the Bay for summer 2018

Saturday, June 23

2018 Italian Street Painting Festival | San Rafael
Saturday, June 23 – 10:00 am | Cost: $10*
*$10 for 1 day; $15 for a two-day pass. Children 12 and under, free.
| Fifth & A (San Rafael)
2018 Italian Street Painting Festival | San Rafael

Held annually in downtown San Rafael, California, the Italian Street Painting Festival showcases approximately 100 master street painters who turn the streets into an amazing gallery. View the world through the eyes of the Madonnari and enjoy this captivating ephemeral experience. 2018 Italian Street Painting Festival June 23-24, ...

1st Annual Lake Fest Oakland | Lake Merritt
Saturday, June 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Lake Merritt Boating Center
1st Annual Lake Fest Oakland | Lake Merritt

Join the 1st Annual Lake Fest Oakland, presented by a passionate and talented team of organizers who have a love for producing large, free, public events in the City of Oakland.
Many of the Oakland natives who grew up in Oakland, attended Oakland schools, and want …

6th Annual “Pink Mammoth” Summer Block Party | SF
6th Annual "Pink Mammoth" Summer Block Party | SF

On Saturday, June 23rd Pink Mammoth and The Great Northern present the 6th annual Pink Mammoth block party, one of the West Coast city’s largest outdoor deep house music events.
Proceeds from the event enable Pink Mammoth to fund its yearly production at Burning Man and …

Apple x SF Pride Weekend: Two-Day Fest of LGBTQ Musicians, Dancers & Artists | SF
Saturday, June 23 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Apple (Union Square)
Apple x SF Pride Weekend: Two-Day Fest of LGBTQ Musicians, Dancers & Artists | SF

Join Apple for a special 2-day event celebrating SF Pride Weekend at the Apple Union Square store. Spotlighting eight amazing LGBTQ+ musicians, filmmakers and dancers hailing from the Bay Area and beyond, they’ll feature live performances and inspiring conversations on what it means to be ...

Win Tix: Godzilla X Fest 2018 | Historic BAL Theatre
Saturday, June 23 – 3:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*$10 adult, $5 kids
| Historic BAL Theatre

Godzilla X Fest 2018. Godzilla battles winged creatures called “MUTOs” that are threatening humanity. In the ensuing chaos, cities are leveled and a bomb-disposal expert and his family struggle to survive.
Get Tickets – $10
We will have select Vendors Kimono My House and Artist Anthony Martinez creating Personalized …

16mm Movie Night: Vintage Monster & Horror Movies | Nob Hill
Saturday, June 23 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks.
| Gallery Cafe
16mm Movie Night: Vintage Monster & Horror Movies | Nob Hill

June marks the beginning of the Gallery Cafe’s Abominable Snowman Summer Fest.
Don’t miss the Citizen Kane of Yeti movies. Forrest Tucker, Peter Cushing, Hammer Films at its best on their 16mm monster movie on our big screen the fourth Saturday of every month.

Vegan Summer Solstice Potluck & Springroll Making Party | Berkeley
Saturday, June 23 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
* Free, but please being a vegan dish to share for the potluck
| Berkeley Animal Rights Center
Vegan Summer Solstice Potluck & Springroll Making Party | Berkeley

Join Vegans of the Bay in celebrating the sunshine and awesomeness of summer by having a vegan potluck and making vegan spring rolls together. Everyone is welcome to come to this event, vegan or not; just please ensure that the food you bring is vegan.
The …

Free Redwood Symphony Concert in the Park 2018 Kick Off | Redwood City
Saturday, June 23 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Free Redwood Symphony Concert  in the Park 2018 Kick Off | 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 2018. The series features groups such as the Redwood Symphony, Opera San José, and Bay ...

Balboa Park Movie Night: “Raiders of the Lost Ark” | SF
Saturday, June 23 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Balboa Park
Balboa Park Movie Night: "Raiders of the Lost Ark" | SF

Come and join a free community showing of “Raiders of the Lost Ark”. Bring the family for an outdoor movie night at Balboa Park.
Balboa Park Movie Night: “Raiders of the Lost Ark”
Saturday, June 23, 2018 | 7:30 to 11 pm
Balboa Park, 2000 San Jose Ave, San Francisco
FREE – …

San Francisco City Hall Lights up for Pride: Rainbow Lights & Flags | 2018
Saturday, June 23 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall
San Francisco City Hall Lights up for Pride: Rainbow Lights & Flags | 2018

Every year, city hall turns its lights rainbow colors in honor of Pride. It’s a great photo opportunity for you to capture San Francisco at its most festive. 2018 Pride Lighting Schedule: 6/20- 6/21 Rainbow – SF PRIDE Week 6/22 Blue/White/Pink – Annual Transgender March ...

SF’s Conservatory of Flowers Lights up for Pride | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, June 23 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to see from the outside.
| Conservatory of Flowers
SF's Conservatory of Flowers Lights up for Pride | Golden Gate Park

In honor of Pride, the Conservatory of Flowers in Golden Gate Park will be lit up in rainbow colors beginning June 23, 2018 through June 24, 2018. So come by and take a photo as another iconic building in SF shows its pride.

“Black Panther” Outdoor Movie Night & Free Popcorn | Hunters Point
Saturday, June 23 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | NOW Hunters Point Site
"Black Panther" Outdoor Movie Night & Free Popcorn | Hunters Point

You’re invited to the start of the NOW Hunters point 2018 programming season. Bring your blankets and chairs and watch one of the best superhero movies of all-time, Black Panther.
There will be free popcorn and treats available for purchase.
The doors open at 8 pm and the movie …

La Peña 43rd Anniversary Party: “La Chamba Concert” | Berkeley
Saturday, June 23 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | La Peña Cultural Center
La Peña 43rd Anniversary Party: "La Chamba Concert" | Berkeley

La Peña Cultural Center celebrates 43 years of art and activism in the Bay and beyond throughout the month of June with a variety of programming representing the many communities that make La Peña the East Bay’s beacon of intersectional Latinx culture and beyond. “La ...

Sunday, June 24

Free Pride Weekend Yoga Class & Kombucha on Tap | SF
Sunday, June 24 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free yoga class and shopping event after. RSVP is required.
| Sweaty Betty
Free Pride Weekend Yoga Class & Kombucha on Tap | SF

Join for a 60 minute class at Sweaty Betty for a special complimentary all levels Pride weekend inspired yoga class, followed by Kombucha on tap and 20% off all Sweaty Betty purchases.
Free Pride Weekend Yoga Class & Kombucha on Tap
Sunday, June 24, 2018 | 9 …

2018 Italian Street Painting Festival | San Rafael
Sunday, June 24 – 10:00 am | Cost: $10*
*$10 for 1 day; $15 for a two-day pass. Children 12 and under, free.
| Fifth & A (San Rafael)
2018 Italian Street Painting Festival | San Rafael

Held annually in downtown San Rafael, California, the Italian Street Painting Festival showcases approximately 100 master street painters who turn the streets into an amazing gallery. View the world through the eyes of the Madonnari and enjoy this captivating ephemeral experience. 2018 Italian Street Painting Festival June 23-24, ...

2018 Kiteboarding Competition: Big Air, Freestyle & Poker Run | East Bay
Sunday, June 24 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Riverview Park
2018 Kiteboarding Competition: Big Air, Freestyle & Poker Run | East Bay

Come witness the fourth annual Delta Board Meeting, June 23rd & 24th, 2018 in Pittsburg, California. Watch as kiteboarders compete in the disciplines of big air, freestyle, and an all new poker run in the Delta Waters to fight for the top spot. Don’t miss out on the action ...

TreasureFest’s “Summerfest”: 400+ Vendors | Treasure Island
Sunday, June 24 – All Day | Cost: $5 | Treasure Island Flea (East Location)
TreasureFest's "Summerfest": 400+ Vendors | Treasure Island

Join in to celebrate the start of the Summer at TreasureFest.
Brighten up your closets and living spaces with the latest trends in vintage apparel and home decor. This weekend they’ll feature a special roster of 400+ curated summertime vendors. Plus happy hour 2-for-1 summer cocktails from …

Free Summer Yoga Sundays | Emeryville
Sunday, June 24 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Bay Street Emeryville
Free Summer Yoga Sundays | Emeryville

Prepare for the upcoming week with an exhilarating Free Yoga session sponsored by Athleta at Bay Street.  Yoga will take place every Sunday morning from June through the end of August. Free Summer Yoga Sundays Sunday, June 3 to August 26, 2018 | 10 am to ...

2018 San Francisco Pride Parade
Sunday, June 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Market Street
2018 San Francisco Pride Parade

The parade is the culmination of a month of Pride-themed events in the city, leading up to an all-out celebration for Pride weekend with the Pride Festival in Civic Center Plaza.
2018 San Francisco Pride Parade
Sunday, June 24, 2018 | 10:30 am to 6 pm
Market Street, San Francisco
FREE
Forty-eight …

2018 San Francisco Pride Festival: Sunday | Civic Center
Sunday, June 24 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but a $5-10 donation is requested.
| Civic Center Plaza
2018 San Francisco Pride Festival: Sunday | Civic Center

Celebrate “Generations of Strength” at the 2018 San Francisco Pride Celebration. Immerse yourself into two-days of community engagement and entertainment. See the main stage lineup. View the community stage lineup. 48th Annual San Francisco Pride Celebration – Saturday, June 23, 2018 | Noon to 6 pm – ...

“Kidchella 2018” Kids Summer Music Festival: Alison Faith Levy | Redwood City
Sunday, June 24 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
"Kidchella 2018" Kids Summer Music Festival: Alison Faith Levy | Redwood City

Redwood City is proud to offer the kids music series for a sixth year. Now for four Sundays this summer, the ubiquitous Andy-Z will be the Master of Music and Play by bringing his high energy to Courthouse Square. This series will provide a safe ...

Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid’s Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, June 24 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Main Post Lawn
Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid's Sunday Food Truck Party | SF

San Francisco’s favorite family picnic is back for 2018. Presidio Picnic brings together the best of the Bay Area food scene with the beauty of this national park site and views of the bay and the Golden Gate Bridge. Held on the seven acre Main ...

2018 Battle of the Bay Lacrosse Tournament | Final Day
Sunday, June 24 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch.
| The Beach Chalet Soccer Fields
2018 Battle of the Bay Lacrosse Tournament | Final Day

Come and witness the 2018 Battle of the Bay Lacrosse Tournament at the world class venue in the heart of San Francisco – walking distance to Ocean Beach in world famous Golden Gate Park. Perfect summer weather, there will be a vendor village for 2018, with ...

Summer “Now Festival” 2018 Final Day: Giant Bubbles, Free Flowers & Crafts | SF
Summer "Now Festival" 2018 Final Day: Giant Bubbles, Free Flowers & Crafts | SF

A NOW tradition including some old favorites like giant bubbles, free flowers, and crafts for Pride, plus some new surprises (who will win the ESCAPE game?)
At 6pm, Dine Im(migrant) it is especially important at these times to support the immigrant business owners, so join at …

Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Jack London Square
Sunday, June 24 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Jack London Square

Frances Wilson, The Field Kitchen

Frances Wilson can’t remember a time when her life did not revolve around food, first learning to cook as a child with her mother, and then professionally as both a chef and a teacher. Her career began when she trained as …

Apple x SF Pride Weekend: Two-Day Fest of LGBTQ Musicians, Dancers & Artists | SF
Sunday, June 24 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Apple (Union Square)
Apple x SF Pride Weekend: Two-Day Fest of LGBTQ Musicians, Dancers & Artists | SF

Join Apple for a special 2-day event celebrating SF Pride Weekend at the Apple Union Square store. Spotlighting eight amazing LGBTQ+ musicians, filmmakers and dancers hailing from the Bay Area and beyond, they’ll feature live performances and inspiring conversations on what it means to be ...

“Ziggy Marley” Free Stern Grove Concert | SF
Sunday, June 24 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated
| Stern Grove
"Ziggy Marley" Free Stern Grove Concert | SF

After eight records with The Melody Makers and three Grammy Awards, Ziggy Marley (yes, the son of Bob Marley) kicked off a legendary solo career impressively garnered the Grammy Award for “Best Reggae Album” in 2006 (Love Is My Religion), 2013 (In Concert), 2014 (Fly …

Kathy Aoki’s “#WishYouWereHere” Hello Kitty Monument Exhibit | San Jose
Sunday, June 24 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art
Kathy Aoki's "#WishYouWereHere" Hello Kitty Monument Exhibit | San Jose

With her iconic pink bow, anthropomorphic cat figure, and set of exactly six whiskers, it is hard to not recognize Hello Kitty when you see her. The ever cute and wildly popular Sanrio character can be found on almost any consumer product, including notebooks, lunch boxes, …

Blues/Rock Concert: The Nitecaps Blues Band | Union Square Live 2018
Sunday, June 24 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Blues/Rock Concert: The Nitecaps Blues Band | Union Square Live 2018

The Nitecaps Blues Band was originally formed in 2001, guided by a passion for the masters of the old school blues era. We generally work as a five piece ensemble, 2 guitars, drums, bass and harmonica, all contributing to the vocals. The goal has always …

Coin-Op’s “Free Play” Sundays: 40+ Arcade Games & Pinball | SoMa
Sunday, June 24 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Coin-Op Game Room
Coin-Op's "Free Play" Sundays: 40+ Arcade Games & Pinball | SoMa

Coin-Op is an awesome 10,000 square foot space in SoMa that was transformed from a steel foundry into a two-story bar and game room with 40+ pinball and video games, a secret speakeasy (hidden behind a “busted” video game). On the last Sunday of every ...