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Bay Area’s Free “Circus in the Park” 2023 w/ Circus Bella (June 8 – July 16)

Thursday, June 8, 2023 - 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations accepted.

Various locations in June & July 2023 | San Francisco Bay Area, California

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Bay Area’s Free “Circus in the Park” 2023 w/ Circus Bella (June 8 – July 16)

Bananas! – Circus Bella’s New One Ring Outdoor Circus Show for Summer 2023

Circus Bella is excited to announce their jubilant return to the Bay Area Parks from June 8 – July 16, 2023 with its 14thAnnual all new, open air, outdoor show: BANANAS!A Bombastic, Ballyhoo, and Celebration of Silliness. Circus Bella offers a Modern Twist on One-Ring Circus…Overflowing with Heart and Soul.

This series of FREE performances will delight and amaze Children of All Ages in a treasured family event. The 60 minute shows features the effervescent Circus Bella Company – a stellar array and diverse talented troupe of acrobats, aerialists, jugglers, and clowns from the Bay Area and beyond – performing to live music of Rob Reich and the 6 piece Circus Bella All-Star Band. BANANAS! directed by Abigail Munn (Circus Bella co-founder and director).

2023 Circus in the Park Schedule – Bay Area

  • Check circusbella.org/bananas for the latest schedule updates
  • Admission is free, but donations ($20) are greatly appreciated to show your support

De Fremery Park – PREVIEW
Thurs. June 8, 5:30 pm
1651 Adeline St, West Oakland, map
Ticket Info: FREE

Point San Pablo Harbor
Sunday, June 18, NOON and 3:00 pm
1900 Stenmark Drive, Richmond, map
Ticket Info: FREE, Parking Fee: $5

Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Friday, June 23, NOON
Saturday, June 24, NOON and 2:15 pm,
Mission between 3rd and 4th Sts, San Francisco, map
Ticket Info: FREE

Lincoln Square Park
Thursday, July 13, 6:00 pm
261 11th Street, Oakland, map
Ticket Info: FREE

Elmhurst Park
Friday, July 14, 6:00 pm
9700 C Street, Oakland, map
Ticket Info: FREE

PROXY Hayes Valley
Saturday, July 15, 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm
Octavia and Hayes Sts, San Francisco, map
Ticket Info: FREE

TJPA Salesforce Park
Sunday, July 16, NOON and 2:00 pm
65 Minna St, Floor 1, San Francisco, map
Ticket Info: FREE

*Preshow performance by the Stars of Prescott Circus Theatre at select locations.

The “60-minute explosion of joy and circus,” featured jaw-dropping feats by acrobats, aerialists, jugglers, clowns, a hula-hooper, a Chinese pole climber, and more, accompanied by the uber-talented, adaptive Rob Reich and the six-piece Circus Bella All-Star band.

Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.

Cost: FREE*
*Donations accepted.
Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, In Person, Kids & Families, Live Music, Outdoors, Theater & Performance
Venue: Various locations in June & July 2023
Address: San Francisco Bay Area, California

Thursday, June 8, 2023

10:00 am   SF Zoo Free Admission Day (June 2023)  FREE*
*Free admission offer only valid to San Francisco residents with valid ID, subject to capacity. Admission into the zoo ends one hour before closing time for non-members. (For members admission ends 30 minutes before closing time.)
10:00 am   VENOMventure Immersive Game + Earn $75 Gift Card (Berkeley)  FREE*
*RSVP required: www.tinyurl.com/venomventure
5:00 pm   Asian Art Museum’s $10 Thursday Nights (SF)  $10*
*General admission tickets are $10 for adults, $8.50 for seniors, students and youths (age 13-17).   
5:00 pm   SF’s Brand New “Drag Me Downtown” Summer Pop Ups (June 2023)  FREE
6:00 pm   FREE: Oakland Comedy Night at “Golden State Lounge” (6pm Show)  FREE*
*Limited free tickets with code FUNCHEAP (donations appreciated). Otherwise use code FUNCHEAP5 for $5 off early bird and general admission tickets
6:00 pm   Redwood City “Movies on the Square” 2023 (June 8 – Aug. 31)  FREE*
*All Ages!
6:30 pm   Beyond Bollywood Dance Series: Queering Dance Traditions (Asian Art Museum)  $10*
*Adults: $10, Seniors: $8, College/Youth: $7
7:00 pm   “Puff Puff Laugh” SF’s Cannabis Lounge Comedy Show  FREE*
*Free with RSVP (21+ with Valid ID) - One item minimum purchase per person required, but pre-rolls start at just $7
7:00 pm   “Throwback Thursday” at Del Mar: ’90s to ’00s Party (SF)  FREE*
*No cover all night
7:00 pm   East Bay Outdoor Summer Comedy Festival 2023 (Live at Bay Street)  FREE*
*RSVP for free raffle entry
7:00 pm   “Clutch the Pearls” Drag Show at KQED (SF)  FREE*
*In Person: $15 / Livestream: Free.
7:00 pm   Three Local Poets Read Recent Work + Ovid’s Metamorphoses  FREE
8:00 pm   Viva Thursdays Latin Music Night at Faith & Spirits (San Carlos)  FREE*
*Free all night!
8:30 pm   “Sundown Cinema” 2023: SF’s Free Film Night in the Park (June 8 – Oct. 20)  FREE
9:00 pm   16th & Mission Open Mic (w/out a mic)  FREE*
*Absolutely free for all!
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