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Sunday, August 19

Pescadero Arts & Fun Festival: Live Music & Kids Craft Area
Sunday, August 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pescadero Arts and Fun Festival
Pescadero Arts & Fun Festival: Live Music & Kids Craft Area

The Pescadero Arts and Fun Festival, August 18th and 19th, showcases over 50 vendors, from crafts to food, while volunteer musicians provide all day live entertainment, including Rock’n’Roll, bluegrass, and folk, and features the “Only in Pescadero” fan favorite, the South Coast Children’s Services comedy ...

Sonoma County’s Shortest Parade & Fire Dept. BBQ | Downtown Bodega
Sunday, August 19 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free to enter and listen to live music, but bring money for food.
| Downtown Bodega
Sonoma County's Shortest Parade & Fire Dept. BBQ | Downtown Bodega
Its the 38th Annual Bodega Volunteer Fire Department Big Event BBQ. Get ready for a full day of family fun. Day starts out with e Sonoma County’s Shortest Parade at 10:30am through downtown Bodega, CA. You can look forward to next month’s activities with excitement and hunger. There will be ...

Japanese Tea Garden Summer Festival & Ninja Races | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, August 19 – 10:30 am | Cost: $6*
*Adult: $6.00 (SF Residents), $9.00 (Non-Residents)
| Japanese Tea Garden
Japanese Tea Garden Summer Festival & Ninja Races | Golden Gate Park
Swing by the Japanese Tea Garden this Sunday, August 19 from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. for their Summer Festival. The event will feature a tea ceremony, kimono fashion show, ninja race game and more. Golden Gate Park’s Japanese Tea Garden is the oldest public ...
52nd Annual Festival of the Chariots | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, August 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Robin Williams Meadow (Sharon Meadow)
52nd Annual Festival of the Chariots | Golden Gate Park
You are invited with family and friends to participate in this 52nd “Ratha Yatra” in San Francisco. The “Festival of the Chariots,” known throughout India as the “Ratha Yatra” festival, has been performed for thousands of years in Puri, India, and today it is celebrated in ...
2018 Aloha Outrigger Races & Polynesian Festival | Santa Cruz
Sunday, August 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Wharf
2018 Aloha Outrigger Races & Polynesian Festival | Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz’ Hawaiian connections continue to this day via the 26th annual Aloha Outrigger Races and Polynesian Festival. 2018 Aloha Outrigger Races & Polynesian Festival Sunday, August 19, 2018 | Festival: 11 am to 5 pm; Races: 8 am to noon Santa Cruz Wharf FREE Outrigger Races – 8 am to Noon Polynesian ...
“Kidchella 2018” Kids Music Festival: The Hipwaders | Redwood City
Sunday, August 19 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
"Kidchella 2018" Kids Music Festival: The Hipwaders | 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 ...

9th Annual Pacific Bus Museum Open House | Free Admission Day
Sunday, August 19 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Food and beverage for purchase.
| Pacific Bus Museum
9th Annual Pacific Bus Museum Open House | Free Admission Day
Join  for a fantastic day of food, fun and friendship at the eight annual Pacific Bus Museum Open House on Sunday August 19, 2018 from 11 am to 3 pm. Watch out for antique and modern buses on display. There will also be a bus memorabilia ...
San Francisco’s Nude “Summer of Love” Parade | Castro
Sunday, August 19 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
San Francisco's Nude "Summer of Love" Parade | Castro
All body freedom lovers are invited to the Nude Summer of Love Parade from the Castro to the Haight. Body freedom and psychedelic activists is about to launch a new social movement that is long since overdue. It’s the movement to legalize psychedelic medicine worldwide. Nude “Summer of Love” Parade Sunday, ...
The San Francisco Ice Cream Festival | Spark Social
Sunday, August 19 – All Day | Cost: $5*
*$5 admission; free for kids 10 and under. Ice cream is available for purchase.
| SPARK Social SF
The San Francisco Ice Cream Festival | Spark Social
Cups, cones, floats, and pops. Scooped, dipped, swirled, and topped. Ice cream non-stop from your favorite shops. Celebrate summer’s favorite dessert at the San Francisco Ice Cream Festival. It’s a party at SPARK and on the giant astroturf field with sweet treats and summer festivities for ...
Off the Grid’s “Presidio Picnic” Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, August 19 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid's "Presidio Picnic" 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 ...

“The San Francisco Classic” Vintage Scooter Rally | SF
"The San Francisco Classic" Vintage Scooter Rally | SF
On Sunday at 11 am, meet at Cento or grab yourself breakfast next door at the Lil Skillet and then it’s off for a mellow wind down ride through The City and ending at Mountain Lake Park where Tony Kitz from Black Sheep Scooter Club ...
Pre-Playa Loft Super Sale: 25+ Designers & Deals | SF
Sunday, August 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Harrington Galleries
Pre-Playa Loft Super Sale: 25+ Designers & Deals | SF

The most favorite, biggest, bestest event of the year is here. Featuring 25+ independent designers from the Bay Area and other artists traveling from Nevada City, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Santa Cruz and New York City. 5 & Diamond Pre-Playa Loft Super Sale August 18 to ...

2018 Greek Festival: Live Music, Performances & Dance Lessons | East Bay
Sunday, August 19 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Resurrection Greek Orthodox Church
2018 Greek Festival: Live Music, Performances & Dance Lessons | East Bay

Even though you can’t afford the plane ticket, you can still enjoy the authenticity and flavors of Greece when the Resurrection Greek Orthodox Church transforms itself into Mini-Greece for the 47th annual Greek Festival. Opa! Serving the most authentic Greek meals outside of Athens. The recipes ...

“Sunset by the Lake” Country Summer Concert | Pleasant Hill
Sunday, August 19 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pleasant Hill City Hall
"Sunset by the Lake" Country Summer Concert | Pleasant Hill

Family friendly and popular concert series by the Lake at City Hall. Features some of the top bands from around the East Bay Area including many local favorites. There will be Food, beer & wine sales at every concert. The event will be held every other Sunday ...

Monday, August 20

2018 Caltopia: Massive Free Campus Festival | UC Berkeley
Monday, August 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | UC Berkeley Recreational Sports Facility
2018 Caltopia: Massive Free Campus Festival | UC Berkeley

The largest college lifestyle event in the nation will be held on the UC Berkeley campus, Sunday, August 19 and Monday, August 20. Celebrating it’s 16th Anniversary, the two-day interactive festival will introduce 30,000+ Cal students to brands of all sizes aligned with the Cal ...

Wednesday, August 22

Free Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Uptown, Lake Merritt & Secret Rooftop Gardens
Free Oakland Summer Walking Tours | Uptown, Lake Merritt & Secret Rooftop Gardens

Uptown to the Lake: A walking tour of the Uptown District with an emphasis on Art Deco. Tour includes the Paramount Theatre, Historic Sweet’s Ballroom, the Fox Theater and the Kaiser Center roof garden with views of Lake Merritt. Tour begins at 10 am in ...

“Present” Party: Cocktails & Hor d’oeurves | SF
Wednesday, August 22 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP. The bar will be a cash bar.
| Foreign Cinema
"Present" Party: Cocktails & Hor d’oeurves | SF
Join for an evening of cocktails and Hor d’oeurves. Bring your friends or come solo to meet some new awesome friends. Let’s be Present. “Present” Party: Cocktails & Hor d’oeurves Wednesday, August 22, 2018 | 7 pm to 10 pm Foreign Cinema, 2534 Mission St, San Francisco FREE with RSVP Hor ...

Thursday, August 23

“Presidio Twilight” Campfire Party with Off the Grid | SF
Thursday, August 23 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
| Main Post Lawn
"Presidio Twilight" Campfire Party with Off the Grid | SF

Presidio Twilight is back for its fifth season, and it’s better than ever. This year, San Francisco’s largest campfire features a delicious selection of international cuisine from a stellar lineup of local vendors from 5-9 pm every Thursday from mid-May to September. Off the Grid ...

Holbrook-Palmer Park Summer Concert Series | Atherton
Thursday, August 23 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Holbrook-Palmer Park
Holbrook-Palmer Park Summer Concert Series | Atherton

Join for an exciting Summer Concert Series at Holbrook-Palmer Park. Bring your chairs and blankets as the event will be in a grassy area. You are welcome to bring refreshments and snacks but there will be a featured food truck for the night where you ...

Movies on the Square: “Lost Boys” | Redwood City
Thursday, August 23 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Movies on the Square: “Lost Boys” | Redwood City

Bring the family out to a free movie showing in downtown Redwood City in Courthouse Square on Thursday evenings from June 7 to August 30 in 2018. Movies start at sundown (approximately 8:45 pm). Come early for the best seats – a limited number of ...

Friday, August 24

“Art on the Square” Final Day | Redwood City
Friday, August 24 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
"Art on the Square" Final Day | Redwood City

Art on the Square features the best in fine arts and crafts each month between June and August at Courthouse Square in downtown Redwood City. Art on the Square showcases original painting, photography, jewelry, glass, ceramics, and more, with prices for every budget. Art on the ...

Music in the Park 2018 Finale: Malo | San Jose
Music in the Park 2018 Finale: Malo | San Jose

Music in the Park is back in San Jose for Summer 2018 with another round of top notch headliners entertaining the neighbors and visitors of Plaza de Cesar Chavez Park from 5:30-9 pm. Individual general admission tickets are just $10 until the day of the show, ...

2018 Egyptian King Tut Festival: Friday | East Bay
Friday, August 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. Antonius Coptic Church
2018 Egyptian King Tut Festival: Friday | East Bay

Come visit the 29th annual King Tut Festival, where you will be instantly transported back in time to see a village of Egyptians making handmade food, playing live music, creating hand-made items and displaying a bazaar with one of a kind imported items. 2018 King ...

City-wide Scavenger Hunt For The Family | Albany
Friday, August 24 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Albany Community Center
City-wide Scavenger Hunt For The Family | Albany
Ahoy matey. This event brings more than a hundred Albanians together for a vigorous hunt around Albany. This year’s list will be more challenging and as always you’ll get bonus points for creativity. Can you find all the items before Davvy Jones catches up with ye’? ...

Saturday, August 25

2018 Palo Alto Festival of the Arts | Saturday
Saturday, August 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | University Avenue (Palo Alto)
2018 Palo Alto Festival of the Arts | Saturday

he festival-celebrating its thirty-seventh year, the Palo Alto Festival of the Arts takes place annually on tree-lined University Avenue in beautiful downtown Palo Alto, featuring 300 fine artists and crafters whose display booths are placed back-to-back along University Avenue. In the past, it has attracted over 150,000 ...

31st Annual Chinatown Streetfest: Saturday | Oakland
Saturday, August 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Oakland Chinatown
31st Annual Chinatown Streetfest: Saturday | Oakland

Come to the 31st annual Chinatown StreetFest, spanning eight blocks of Chinatown, with more than 200 booths showcasing a myriad of delicious foods and unique Asian products, to experience the traditions that Oakland’s Chinatown has so diligently preserved. There will be arts & crafts, live music, cultural entertainment, and ...

San Francisco Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, August 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Hall of Flowers
San Francisco Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park

The Vintage Paper Fair has one of the West Coast’s largest selection of postcards, trade cards, stereoviews, photography, labels, brochures, Victorian transportation, sports memorabilia, and all manner of curious, beautiful and interesting old paper. San Francisco Vintage Paper Fair 2018 – January 6 & 7 ...

2018 Chocolate & Chalk Art Festival | Berkeley
2018 Chocolate & Chalk Art Festival | Berkeley
The sidewalks along Shattuck Ave. in the Gourmet Ghetto in North Berkeley are the target of artists young and old, professional and greenhorn during the 20th Chocolate & Chalk Art Festival on Saturday, August 25, 2018. 2018 Chocolate & Chalk Art Festival Saturday, August 25, 2018 | ...
2018 Silicon Valley Pride Festival & Parade | South Bay
Saturday, August 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Parade is free. Festival admission is $5 per day.
| Plaza de Cesar Chavez
2018 Silicon Valley Pride Festival & Parade | South Bay

The 43rd annual Silicon Valley Pride (formerly San Jose Pride) is the largest LGBT event held in the South Bay. This annual parade and festival celebrates the diversity of the community and promoting outreach and awareness while having a lot of fun as well. 2018 Silicon Valley Pride ...

8th Annual Polish Street Festival | Martinez
Saturday, August 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | East Bay Polish American Association
8th Annual Polish Street Festival | Martinez
East Bay Polish American Association invites you to the 8th Annual Polish Street Festival that will take place on Saturday, August 25th, 2018 from 10 am to 6 pm. The festival will feature authentic, delicious Polish cuisine, Polish beer and booths with Polish jewelry, books, arts and ...