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Friday, July 30

2021 Gilroy Garlic Festival Final Weekend (July 30 – Aug 1)
Friday, July 30 – 4:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*Food starts at $10 and up to $25
2021 Gilroy Garlic Festival Final Weekend (July 30 – Aug 1)

After being canceled in 2020 due to COVID, this week, the Gilroy Garlic Festival Association announced that the festival is returning (with some major modifications, like a drive-thru gourmet alley) for 2021 on two weekends,  July 23rd–25th and July 30th–August 1st. See the latest updates ...

Saturday, July 31

SF’s “Aloha By the Bay” Pop-Up Hawaiian Street Festival (Japantown)
Saturday, July 31 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Japantown Peace Plaza
SF's "Aloha By the Bay" Pop-Up Hawaiian Street Festival (Japantown)

Japantown’s Nihonmachi Street Fair returns in 2021. Last year the Nihonmachi Street Fair was cancelled for the very first time in its history, but this year it’s back with multiple events on a few weekends. The biggest change from previous years is that in order ...

Martinez Shakespeare in the Park “The Tempest” (July 24-25)
Saturday, July 31 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Susana Park
Martinez Shakespeare in the Park "The Tempest" (July 24-25)
Vallejo Shakespeare in the Park, in partnership with the Greater Vallejo Recreation District, presents The Tempest, by William Shakespeare, directed by Cathryn Muzaffar. Performances will be held at 4 PM at the Hanns Park Amphitheater in Vallejo on July 24 and 25, Susana Street Park ...

Sunday, August 1

Stern Grove Festival w/ Rock Icon “Joan Jett & the Blackhearts”
Sunday, August 1 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated. Tickets required
| Stern Grove
Stern Grove Festival w/ Rock Icon "Joan Jett & the Blackhearts"

Stern Grove Festival announced a packed lineup for their 2021 season highlighted by a July 4th concert with the San Francisco Symphony, Thievery Corporation on July 11, Fitz & The Tantrums on August 15th and the finale “The Big Picnic” with Tower of Power and Too ...

Free Shakespeare in the Park “The Tempest” (Oakland)
Sunday, August 1 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Peralta Hacienda Historical Park
Free Shakespeare in the Park "The Tempest" (Oakland)
Vallejo Shakespeare in the Park, in partnership with the Greater Vallejo Recreation District, presents The Tempest, by William Shakespeare, directed by Cathryn Muzaffar. Performances will be held at 4 PM at the Hanns Park Amphitheater in Vallejo on July 24 and 25, Susana Street Park ...

Tuesday, August 3

Stern Grove RSVP Window Opens at 2p: Fitz & The Tantrums (8/15)
Tuesday, August 3 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated. Tickets required
| Stern Grove
Stern Grove RSVP Window Opens at 2p: Fitz & The Tantrums (8/15)

Stern Grove Festival announced a packed lineup for their 2021 season highlighted by a July 4th concert with the San Francisco Symphony, Thievery Corporation on July 11, Fitz & The Tantrums on August 15th and the finale “The Big Picnic” with Tower of Power and Too ...

Wednesday, August 4

Free National Parks Day: 1st Anniv. of Great American Outdoors Act
Free National Parks Day: 1st Anniv. of Great American Outdoors Act

Sometimes you’ve just got to get away from it all and clear your head with the peace and serenity of a national park. On certain “fee-free” days throughout the year, enjoy free entry to all national parks and monuments including Muir Woods and Yosemite National Park and free ...

Castro Farmers’ Market (Every Wednesday)
Wednesday, August 4 – 2:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Castro Farmers' Market
Castro Farmers' Market (Every Wednesday)

Welcome back your favorite farmers to the corner of Market and Noe Streets as they offer their amazing citrus, tasty root vegetables, honey, flowers, baked goods, and beautiful leafy greens.  Castro Farmers’ Market Every Wed., Mar. 17-Nov. 17, 2021 | 2:30p-7p Castro Farmer’s Market, Noe ...Every Wednesday

Thursday, August 5

“Mission Community Market” Night Farmers Market (SF)
Thursday, August 5 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Community Market
"Mission Community Market" Night Farmers Market (SF)

2021 updates Now in its 11th year, the popular neighborhood market will be reopening with a lineup of 20+ small local farms and food businesses, offering a diversity of fresh fruits and vegetables, food crafts, and hot prepared foods for Mission residents. More vendors will ...Every Thursday

Saturday, August 7

San Jose’s Vintage Computer Festival West (August 7-8)
Saturday, August 7 – 10:00 am | Cost: $15*
*25% discount for single day tickets or weekend tickets. Code: Funcheap
| Computer History Museum
San Jose's Vintage Computer Festival West (August 7-8)
The Vintage Computer Festival is an annual, family friendly gathering of vintage computer enthusiasts showing off their geeky toys. The festival features exhibitors displaying lovingly restored relics of our computing past, speakers presenting aspects of computer history, classroom activities on things such as computer restoration, ...
47th Annual Nihonmachi Street Fair (August 7-8)
Saturday, August 7 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Japantown Peace Plaza
47th Annual Nihonmachi Street Fair (August 7-8)

Japantown’s Nihonmachi Street Fair returns in 2021. Last year the Nihonmachi Street Fair was cancelled for the very first time in its history, but this year it’s back with multiple events on a few weekends. The biggest change from previous years is that in order ...

Sunday, August 8

47th Annual Nihonmachi Street Fair (Japantown)
Sunday, August 8 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Japantown Peace Plaza
47th Annual Nihonmachi Street Fair (Japantown)

Japantown’s Nihonmachi Street Fair returns in 2021. Last year the Nihonmachi Street Fair was cancelled for the very first time in its history, but this year it’s back with multiple events on a few weekends. The biggest change from previous years is that in order ...

Stern Grove Festival w/ “Thundercat”: Free Concert in the Park
Sunday, August 8 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated. Tickets required
| Stern Grove
Stern Grove Festival w/ "Thundercat": Free Concert in the Park

Stern Grove Festival announced a packed lineup for their 2021 season highlighted by a July 4th concert with the San Francisco Symphony, Thievery Corporation on July 11, Fitz & The Tantrums on August 15th and the finale “The Big Picnic” with Tower of Power and Too ...

Wednesday, August 11

Castro Farmers’ Market (Every Wednesday)
Wednesday, August 11 – 2:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Castro Farmers' Market
Castro Farmers' Market (Every Wednesday)

Welcome back your favorite farmers to the corner of Market and Noe Streets as they offer their amazing citrus, tasty root vegetables, honey, flowers, baked goods, and beautiful leafy greens.  Castro Farmers’ Market Every Wed., Mar. 17-Nov. 17, 2021 | 2:30p-7p Castro Farmer’s Market, Noe ...Every Wednesday

Thursday, August 12

“Mission Community Market” Night Farmers Market (SF)
Thursday, August 12 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Community Market
"Mission Community Market" Night Farmers Market (SF)

2021 updates Now in its 11th year, the popular neighborhood market will be reopening with a lineup of 20+ small local farms and food businesses, offering a diversity of fresh fruits and vegetables, food crafts, and hot prepared foods for Mission residents. More vendors will ...Every Thursday

Friday, August 13

Burlingame “Music in the Park” w/ Mustache Harbor ’70s Yacht Rock
Friday, August 13 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Open to the Public - Free!
| Washington Park (Burlingame)
Burlingame "Music in the Park" w/ Mustache Harbor '70s Yacht Rock

Burlingame Music in the Park is back! Join Burlingame Parks and Rec as we resume FREE shows in Washington Park. Shows are Fridays from 6pm – 8pm. 7/09 – The Houserockers 7/23 – New American Villians 8/13 – Mustache Harbor

Saturday, August 14

2021 San Francisco Congenital Heart Walk
Saturday, August 14 – 8:00 am | Cost: $15*
*This event has a $15 fundraising or donation minimum for each guest over age 2.
| This event is virtual + in-person. Location soon to be announced
2021 San Francisco Congenital Heart Walk
The 2021 San Francisco Heart Walk is a fundraising event benefiting The Children’s Heart Foundation, whose mission is to advance the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of congenital heart defects by funding the most promising research. This fundraising event allows both virtual and in-person participation, subject ...
“Benicia Art Walk 2021” Every Second Saturday (June-Oct)
Saturday, August 14 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | First Street (Benicia)
"Benicia Art Walk 2021" Every Second Saturday (June-Oct)

The 10th season of Benicia Art Walk kicks off on Saturday, June 12 and continues the second Saturdays of July, September and October 1 – 5 p.m. on First Street in downtown Benicia. After an abbreviated season last year due to the pandemic, we look ...Monthly

Sunday, August 15

“Fitz & The Tantrums” Free Concert in the Park (Stern Grove Festival)
Sunday, August 15 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated. Tickets required
| Stern Grove
"Fitz & The Tantrums" Free Concert in the Park (Stern Grove Festival)

Stern Grove Festival announced a packed lineup for their 2021 season highlighted by a July 4th concert with the San Francisco Symphony, Thievery Corporation on July 11, Fitz & The Tantrums on August 15th and the finale “The Big Picnic” with Tower of Power and Too ...

Tuesday, August 17

Stern Grove Finale RSVP Window Opens at 2p: The Big Picnic (8/29)
Tuesday, August 17 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated. Tickets required
| Stern Grove
Stern Grove Finale RSVP Window Opens at 2p: The Big Picnic (8/29)

Stern Grove Festival announced a packed lineup for their 2021 season highlighted by a July 4th concert with the San Francisco Symphony, Thievery Corporation on July 11, Fitz & The Tantrums on August 15th and the finale “The Big Picnic” with Tower of Power and Too ...

Wednesday, August 18

Castro Farmers’ Market (Every Wednesday)
Wednesday, August 18 – 2:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Castro Farmers' Market
Castro Farmers' Market (Every Wednesday)

Welcome back your favorite farmers to the corner of Market and Noe Streets as they offer their amazing citrus, tasty root vegetables, honey, flowers, baked goods, and beautiful leafy greens.  Castro Farmers’ Market Every Wed., Mar. 17-Nov. 17, 2021 | 2:30p-7p Castro Farmer’s Market, Noe ...Every Wednesday

Thursday, August 19

“Mission Community Market” Night Farmers Market (SF)
Thursday, August 19 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Community Market
"Mission Community Market" Night Farmers Market (SF)

2021 updates Now in its 11th year, the popular neighborhood market will be reopening with a lineup of 20+ small local farms and food businesses, offering a diversity of fresh fruits and vegetables, food crafts, and hot prepared foods for Mission residents. More vendors will ...Every Thursday

Wednesday, August 25

Free National Parks Day 2021 | National Park Service Birthday
Wednesday, August 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over California
Free National Parks Day 2021 | National Park Service Birthday

Sometimes you’ve just got to get away from it all and clear your head with the peace and serenity of a national park. On certain “fee-free” days throughout the year, enjoy free entry to all national parks and monuments including Muir Woods and Yosemite National Park and free ...

Castro Farmers’ Market (Every Wednesday)
Wednesday, August 25 – 2:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Castro Farmers' Market
Castro Farmers' Market (Every Wednesday)

Welcome back your favorite farmers to the corner of Market and Noe Streets as they offer their amazing citrus, tasty root vegetables, honey, flowers, baked goods, and beautiful leafy greens.  Castro Farmers’ Market Every Wed., Mar. 17-Nov. 17, 2021 | 2:30p-7p Castro Farmer’s Market, Noe ...Every Wednesday

Thursday, August 26

“Mission Community Market” Night Farmers Market (SF)
Thursday, August 26 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Community Market
"Mission Community Market" Night Farmers Market (SF)

2021 updates Now in its 11th year, the popular neighborhood market will be reopening with a lineup of 20+ small local farms and food businesses, offering a diversity of fresh fruits and vegetables, food crafts, and hot prepared foods for Mission residents. More vendors will ...Every Thursday

Sunday, August 29

Stern Grove Festival 2021 Finale: The Big Picnic w/ Tower of Power + Too $hort
Sunday, August 29 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated. Tickets required
| Stern Grove
Stern Grove Festival 2021 Finale: The Big Picnic w/ Tower of Power + Too $hort

Stern Grove Festival announced a packed lineup for their 2021 season highlighted by a July 4th concert with the San Francisco Symphony, Thievery Corporation on July 11, Fitz & The Tantrums on August 15th and the finale “The Big Picnic” with Tower of Power and Too ...

Wednesday, September 1

Castro Farmers’ Market (Every Wednesday)
Wednesday, September 1 – 2:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Castro Farmers' Market
Castro Farmers' Market (Every Wednesday)

Welcome back your favorite farmers to the corner of Market and Noe Streets as they offer their amazing citrus, tasty root vegetables, honey, flowers, baked goods, and beautiful leafy greens.  Castro Farmers’ Market Every Wed., Mar. 17-Nov. 17, 2021 | 2:30p-7p Castro Farmer’s Market, Noe ...Every Wednesday

Thursday, September 2

“Mission Community Market” Night Farmers Market (SF)
Thursday, September 2 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Community Market
"Mission Community Market" Night Farmers Market (SF)

2021 updates Now in its 11th year, the popular neighborhood market will be reopening with a lineup of 20+ small local farms and food businesses, offering a diversity of fresh fruits and vegetables, food crafts, and hot prepared foods for Mission residents. More vendors will ...Every Thursday

Wednesday, September 8

Castro Farmers’ Market (Every Wednesday)
Wednesday, September 8 – 2:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Castro Farmers' Market
Castro Farmers' Market (Every Wednesday)

Welcome back your favorite farmers to the corner of Market and Noe Streets as they offer their amazing citrus, tasty root vegetables, honey, flowers, baked goods, and beautiful leafy greens.  Castro Farmers’ Market Every Wed., Mar. 17-Nov. 17, 2021 | 2:30p-7p Castro Farmer’s Market, Noe ...Every Wednesday

Saturday, September 11

“Benicia Art Walk 2021” Every Second Saturday (June-Oct)
Saturday, September 11 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | First Street (Benicia)
"Benicia Art Walk 2021" Every Second Saturday (June-Oct)

The 10th season of Benicia Art Walk kicks off on Saturday, June 12 and continues the second Saturdays of July, September and October 1 – 5 p.m. on First Street in downtown Benicia. After an abbreviated season last year due to the pandemic, we look ...Monthly