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Saturday, August 24

The San Francisco Peace Festival | 2019
Saturday, August 24 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Buchanan Street Mall
The San Francisco Peace Festival | 2019
The Peace Festival is a celebration of the beauty and diversity of the Buchanan Mall neighborhood, and a call to choose peace over violence. This year’s festival will be the best and biggest yet. Performers and Attractions Include: Emcee Lady Blue, Western Addition resident and luminary Appearance by rapper, ...
Flagging in the Park w/ DJ Steve Fabus | AIDS Memorial Grove
Saturday, August 24 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | National AIDS Memorial Grove
Flagging in the Park w/ DJ Steve Fabus | AIDS Memorial Grove
Please note that this event is taking place on Saturday, August 24, 2019 and not Friday, August 23, 2019 as originally listed. Come enjoy the soulful roots of disco and house that underlie the contemporary music on August 24, 2019 from 1 pm to 4 pm, DJ ...

“A Lord Of A Ring In A Suitcase” Theatrical Adventure | Alameda
Saturday, August 24 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Franklin Park (Alameda)
"A Lord Of A Ring In A Suitcase" Theatrical Adventure | Alameda

One does not simply walk into Mordor… without a change of costume. Join Samuel Peaches and his adventuresome band of travelling thespians as they courageously attempt to enact J.R.R. Tolkien’s Fellowship Of The Ring in under an hour. Help the Peripatetic Players run from ringwraiths, ...

Bay Area Derby’s #20ShineTeen Roller Championship | Palace of Fine Arts
Saturday, August 24 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $20*
*General admission $20 (Kids 7 and under free)
| Palace of Fine Arts
Bay Area Derby’s #20ShineTeen Roller Championship | Palace of Fine Arts
As the #20shineteen season comes to an end, Bay Area Derby plans to go out with a bang. Two amazing games scheduled for August 24th at the Palace of Fine Arts, so bring your friends and families for one no-holds-barred night of hard-hitting roller derby. Bay ...
“Me & My Friends” Pop-up Orchestra | SF
Saturday, August 24 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with an RSVP.
| Dance Mission Theater
"Me & My Friends" Pop-up Orchestra | SF
Join Me & My Friends for an intimate evening of music. Come hang out and nourish your soul on August 24, 2019 at 7 pm. Bruch, String Octet in Bb Major Mendelssohn, String Octet in Eb Major Free admission. Any donations collected will benefit the musicians of Me ...
Indian Flash Mob Street Parade “Non Stop Bhangra” | Mission Dist.
Indian Flash Mob Street Parade "Non Stop Bhangra" | Mission Dist.
Join the Non Stop Bhangra crew and take on a colorful journey to experience an Indian Wedding Party filled with rich colors, dancers, drummers, djs, sweets, snacks, henna, visuals and more. Kicking off the night with a “Baraat Mob” street procession with live instruments dancing their ...

Sunday, August 25

55th Annual Niles Antique Faire & Flea Market | East Bay
Sunday, August 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Niles Town Plaza
55th Annual Niles Antique Faire & Flea Market | East Bay
Niles will be brimming with bargains that spill out onto the streets during this once-a-year multi-block event from 6 am to 4 pm on Sunday, August 2, 2019. Pancake Breakfast starts at 5 am. The entire downtown will be blocked off by over 225 vendors to display antiques, ...
Free National Parks Day 2019 | National Park Service Birthday
Sunday, August 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Muir Woods National Monument
Free National Parks Day 2019 | National Park Service Birthday

Sometimes you’ve just got to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city to enjoy the 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 admission ...

38th Annual Sand Sculpture Contest | Point Reyes
Sunday, August 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Drakes Beach
38th Annual Sand Sculpture Contest | Point Reyes
Build your sandy masterpiece at the Point Reyes National Seashore’s annual Sand Sculpture Contest. The event is free for both participants and spectators and prizes will be awarded for all age categories. 38th Annual Sand Sculpture Contest Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019 | 9 am to 3:30 pm Drakes Beach, ...
Free Day at Hyde Street Pier | SF
Sunday, August 25 – All Day | | Hyde Street Pier
Free Day at Hyde Street Pier | SF
Help us celebrate the National Park Service’s 103rd birthday with an entrance fee-free day on Hyde Street Pier from 9:30 pm – 5 pm this Sunday, August 25, 2019. The annual $80 America the Beautiful National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass allows unlimited entrance to ...
2019 Palo Alto Festival of the Arts | Sunday
Sunday, August 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | University Avenue (Palo Alto)
2019 Palo Alto Festival of the Arts | Sunday

The festival-celebrating its thirty-eighth year, the Palo Alto Festival of the Arts takes place annually on tree-lined University Avenue in beautiful downtown Palo Alto, featuring 300 talented artisans and crafters from all over the country, as well as throughout the Bay Area, bringing hundreds of one-of-a-kind art ...

32nd Annual Chinatown Streetfest | Oakland
Sunday, August 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Oakland Chinatown
32nd Annual Chinatown Streetfest | Oakland

On August 24 & 25, the Oakland Chinatown Chamber of Commerce (OCCC) will be presenting its 32nd Annual Chinatown StreetFest. The two-day event runs from 10 am to 5:30 pm and is free to the public. Consisting of more than 150 booths, the festival will ...

Caltopia: Massive Free Campus Festival | 2019
Sunday, August 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | UC Berkeley Recreational Sports Facility
Caltopia: Massive Free Campus Festival | 2019

The largest college lifestyle event in the nation will be held on the UC Berkeley campus, Sunday, August 25 and Monday, August 26. Celebrating its 17th anniversary, the two-day interactive festival will introduce 30,000+ Cal students to brands of all sizes aligned with the Cal ...

2019 Silicon Valley Pride Festival & Parade | South Bay
Sunday, August 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Parade is free.
| Plaza de Cesar Chavez
2019 Silicon Valley Pride Festival & Parade | South Bay

The 44th 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. 2019 Silicon Valley Pride ...

2019 Origami-Palooza Festival & Paper Airplane Challenge | Japantown
Sunday, August 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | East Japan Center Mall
2019 Origami-Palooza Festival & Paper Airplane Challenge | Japantown
At the annual Origami-Palooza, watch origami experts fold paper into seemingly impossible shapes, and enter your creations into the Origami Challenge contest. Anyone and everyone, from young to old, to beginner to experienced, can learn to create amazing things with paper. 2019 Origami-Palooza Sunday, August 25, 2019 | 11 ...
Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, August 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | SF County Fair Building
Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park

The Vintage Paper Fair features 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 2019 – January 5 & 6 – ...

39th Annual Italian Family Festa: Sunday | San Jose
Sunday, August 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | History Park San Jose in Kelley Park
39th Annual Italian Family Festa: Sunday | San Jose

The 39th Annual Italian Family Festa will take place in History Park San Jose. Share the day with friends and family while enjoying authentic Italian food, live entertainment, grape stomps, cultural exhibits, arts & crafts vendors, wine tasting and much more. 2019 Italian Family Festa ...

2019 Egyptian King Tut Festival | East Bay
Sunday, August 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | St. Antonius Coptic Church
2019 Egyptian King Tut Festival | East Bay

Come visit the 30th 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 handmade items and displaying a bazaar with one of a kind imported items. 2019 King ...

Free Outdoor Yoga at Ocean Beach | SF
Sunday, August 25 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Java Beach
Free Outdoor Yoga at Ocean Beach | SF
With the rising rent in San Francisco, it has become even more crucial that yoga be made accessible to yoga students regardless of financial status. Therefore, Yoga teacher Tony Eason invites you step out of the comfort zone of a yoga studio and join a fun free outdoor yoga class ...
2019 McLaren Park’s Free Kids Fest | SF
Sunday, August 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP on Facebook.
| Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre (McLaren Park)
2019 McLaren Park's Free Kids Fest | SF

Returning this year on August 25, 2019 at 11am, the (sometimes) annual music & activity festival for children in John McLaren Park. A fun filled day of music, performers, crafts, games, ecology and community resiliency for and by kids.

SF’s Bluxome Street Fair & Block Party | 2019
Sunday, August 25 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP for a chance to win prizes from local businesses.
| Bluxome Street
SF's Bluxome Street Fair & Block Party | 2019
It’s a block party. Bluxome Street Fair is a celebration of Bluxome Street Business and the SOMA Community. Enjoy food, family-friendly activities, live music, and local vendors. Come one, come all. Bluxome Street Fair Sunday, August 25, 2019 | 11 am to 4 pm Bluxome St, Between 4th ...
Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid’s Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, August 25 – 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 2019. 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 ...Every Sunday

2019 Greek Festival: Music, Dance & Authentic Food | Castro Valley
Sunday, August 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Resurrection Greek Orthodox Church
2019 Greek Festival: Music, Dance & Authentic Food | Castro Valley

Enjoy the authenticity and flavors of Greece when the Resurrection Greek Orthodox Church transforms itself into Mini-Greece for the 48th annual Greek Festival. Opa. Serving the most authentic Greek meals outside of Athens. The featured a-la-carte entrees include roasted lamb or Greek roasted chicken seasoned to ...

International “Go Topless” Day Celebration | 2019
Sunday, August 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
International "Go Topless" Day Celebration | 2019

This year, GoTopless Day is on Sunday August 25, 2019 one day before Women’s Equality Day, because Aug 26th happens to fall on a Monday. It is indeed on Aug 26, 1920 that women earned their right to vote on the basis of Gender Equality. ...

22nd Annual Progressive Festival | Petaluma
Sunday, August 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Walnut Park
22nd Annual Progressive Festival | Petaluma
Indivisible Petaluma Presents the 22nd Annual Progressive Festival! Petaluma Progressives have passed down the torch to the next generation of community builders. Activists from all over Northern California join forces to help fight for social change at the annual Progressive Festival in Petaluma. Petaluma Progressive Festival is creating a ...
“A Lord Of A Ring In A Suitcase” Theatrical Adventure | Port Costa
Sunday, August 25 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Port Costa School
"A Lord Of A Ring In A Suitcase" Theatrical Adventure | Port Costa

One does not simply walk into Mordor… without a change of costume. Join Samuel Peaches and his adventuresome band of travelling thespians as they courageously attempt to enact J.R.R. Tolkien’s Fellowship Of The Ring in under an hour. Help the Peripatetic Players run from ringwraiths, ...

2019 Summer Family Day | Palo Alto
Sunday, August 25 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Palo Alto Art Center
2019 Summer Family Day | Palo Alto
Join the Palo Alto Art Center for a free Summer Family Day on August 25, 2 pm-4:30 pm. This printmaking-themed event will feature the opportunity to create your own print using real tires, a collaborative large-scale print, prints using pieces of Lego, the creation of a ...

Monday, August 26

2019 Caltopia: Massive Free Campus Festival | UC Berkeley
Monday, August 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | UC Berkeley Recreational Sports Facility
2019 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 25 and Monday, August 26. Celebrating its 17th anniversary, the two-day interactive festival will introduce 30,000+ Cal students to brands of all sizes aligned with the Cal ...

Wednesday, August 28

2019 VM World Fest Block Party | Civic Center
Wednesday, August 28 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Civic Center Plaza
2019 VM World Fest Block Party | Civic Center

VMworld Fest is back with another helping of fabulous food and incredible music. In 2019, they are back on home turf in San Francisco, bringing a block party extravaganza fitting of such a homecoming. An energized and dynamic Civic Center Plaza serves as our backdrop ...

Thursday, August 29

2019 Tacolicious Guest Chef: Michael Mina & Ayesha Curry | Ferry Plaza
Thursday, August 29 – 10:00 am | Cost: $4.95*
*Free event, but bring cash for taco purchases.
| Ferry Building
2019 Tacolicious Guest Chef: Michael Mina & Ayesha Curry | Ferry Plaza

Taco lovers, rejoice! Tacolicious’s annual Guest Chef Series takes place July 11 through August 29, 2019, every Thursday (10 am-2 pm) at CUESA’s Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. The Bay Area’s best chefs—including Michael Mina and Ayesha Curry (International Smoke, SF) and Nite Yun (Nyum Bai, ...