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Thursday, August 1

2019 Quakes Free Summer Movie Nights “The Incredibles 2” | San Jose
Thursday, August 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks purchase.
| Avaya Stadium
2019 Quakes Free Summer Movie Nights "The Incredibles 2" | San Jose

Quakes Movie Nights, is returning on the big screen at Avaya Stadium for the second consecutive year in 2019. 2019 Quakes Free Summer Movie Nights July 11 – August 8, 2019 | 6 pm (Movies starts at 6:30 pm) Avaya Stadium (Quakes 7UP Epicenter | 1123 ...

Movies on the Square: “Incredibles 2” | Redwood City
Thursday, August 1 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Movies on the Square: "Incredibles 2" | Redwood City

Bring the family out to a free movie showing in downtown Redwood City in Courthouse Square on Thursday evenings from June 6-August 29, 2019 The Summer experience will be enhanced with a showing of 12 movies on Thursday evenings starting at sundown (approximately 8:45 pm). ...

Friday, August 2

Free First Friday Tour at the Museum of Art & History | Santa Cruz
Friday, August 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Normal price admission is $10.
| Museum of Art & History (Santa Cruz)
Free First Friday Tour at the Museum of Art & History | Santa Cruz

Come experience the 3rd Annual Sculpture on Wheels Car Show at the MAH as a stop on the First Friday Art Tour, beginning August 2, 2019. Event Highlights: Check out all the sickest cars and coolest low riders up in Abbott Square and down Cooper ...Monthly

2019 Summer Concert Kick Off at the Rotary Pavilion | Aug. 2- Sept. 27
Friday, August 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring the whole family and do not forget to bring your chairs & blankets.
| San Bruno City Park
2019 Summer Concert Kick Off at the Rotary Pavilion | Aug. 2- Sept. 27

Join this summer at San Bruno City Park, and enjoy the sights and sounds of the 2019 Concerts at the Rotary Pavilion every Friday from August 2, 2019 to September 27, 2019 at 6 pm. Bring the whole family and do not forget to bring ...

Summer Outdoor Movie Night: Wreck It Ralph 2 | Mountain View
Friday, August 2 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring a blanket or lawn chair to sit on.
| Eagle Park, Mountain View
Summer Outdoor Movie Night: Wreck It Ralph 2 | Mountain View

Celebrate how Parks Make Life Better. TM with a movie under the stars. All movies begin at 8:30 pm or when dark outside. Bring a blanket or lawn chair to sit on. Co-sponsored by the City of Mountain View Recreation Division and Youth Advisory Committee. ...

2019 Movie Under the Stars: Wreck It Ralph 2 | Menlo Park
Friday, August 2 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Burgess Park
2019 Movie Under the Stars: Wreck It Ralph 2 | Menlo Park

The 2019 Menlo Movie Series will feature free movies. Be sure to bring a chair, blanket, and some snacks to enjoy, but most of all, don’t forget to bring the family. Enjoy a night of watching the stars, under the stars. All movies are subject to ...

Saturday, August 3

2019 World Dog Surfing Championships | Pacifica
Saturday, August 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch. Entering your dog for $10
| Linda Mar State Beach
2019 World Dog Surfing Championships | Pacifica
The Dog Surfing World Championships takes place on the NorCal coast — where the concept for the sport originated with big thanks to the book that started it all – The Dog’s Guide to Surfing – bringing together dog surfing talent for charity. Dog surfers are invited ...
2019 Fremont Festival of the Arts | Saturday
Saturday, August 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fremont Festival of the Arts
2019 Fremont Festival of the Arts | Saturday

The 36th annual Fremont Festival of the Arts returns to Downtown Fremont on August 3 & 4 from 10 am – 6 pm. The largest free street festival west of the Mississippi with activities and entertainment for all ages. This year’s festival will have over ...

Late 18th Century Picnic & Country Dance In The Park | Alameda
Saturday, August 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated
| Lincoln Park
Late 18th Century Picnic & Country Dance In The Park | Alameda
Pack a picnic basket, don your most fetching hat, and join us for an elegant late 18th Century Picnic among the roses in Old Alameda, followed by a country dance with live music by the celebrated Bangers & Mash band to celebrate the signing of the ...
46th Annual Nihonmachi Street Fair | Japantown
Saturday, August 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Japantown Peace Plaza
46th Annual Nihonmachi Street Fair | Japantown

The Nihonmachi Street Fair considers itself the original “melting pot” of street fairs, with many aspects of Asian-Pacific American life—and San Francisco’s cultural life—expressed through performance, tradition, art, music, food, and community outreach and service. Over 30,000 festival attendees have made their way to the ...

Pedalfest 2019: Bike Stunts, Whymcycles & Unicycle Lessons | Oakland
Saturday, August 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Pedalfest 2019: Bike Stunts, Whymcycles & Unicycle Lessons | Oakland
Pedalfest is a free celebration of bikes, cycling, food and family. Join everyone at Jack London Square for a day of bicycle shenanigans, an amphibious bike race, dare-devil stunts, art bikes, and live music on a pedal-powered stage and the most amazing collection of bicycles to ...
46th Annual Roughwater Swim | Santa Cruz Wharf
Saturday, August 3 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch
| Santa Cruz Wharf
46th Annual Roughwater Swim | Santa Cruz Wharf
Recently named by the World Open Water Swimming Association as one of America’s Top Open Water Swims, this one-mile swim around the historic Santa Cruz Wharf attracts ocean swimmers from all over Northern California and it’s happening on Saturday, August 3, 2019. Contestants receive a siren ...
2019 Adobo Festival: Filipino Food, Music & Celebrities | Milpitas
Saturday, August 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Milpitas Library
2019 Adobo Festival: Filipino Food, Music & Celebrities | Milpitas

Once again, the most sought-after Filipino dish, the “Adobo”, is coming your way. The festival features performances from famous Filipino entertainers, competitions, cook-offs, games and a bazaar. 2019 Adobo Festival Sat-Sun, August 3-4, 2019 | 11 am to 7 pm 101 N Main St. between Windsor ...

Oakland Youth Art Explosion 2019 | Oakland
Saturday, August 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over Downtown Oakland
Oakland Youth Art Explosion 2019 | Oakland
The 3rd annual OYAE Festival returns to bring the community a free youth visual and performing arts festival featuring and organized by the Oakland youth and young adults. This youth extravaganza has garnered support from seasoned artists/mentors, community leaders and youth arts & cultural organizations. Bring ...
NorCal Summer Cosplay Gathering 2019 | San Mateo
Saturday, August 3 – 11:00 am | Cost: $8*
*$8 in advance, $10 on site. Parking is $6.
| Coyote Point Recreation Area
NorCal Summer Cosplay Gathering 2019 | San Mateo
The NorCal Cosplay Gathering returns this August. Join us at Coyote Point Park for another day of cosplay, photos, food, and friends. NorCal Cosplay Gatherings are dedicated to providing a fun day of hanging out, getting some great cosplay shoots, and having fun with friends and ...
AfroSolo in the Gardens: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
Saturday, August 3 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
AfroSolo in the Gardens: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
For a quarter century the AfroSolo Arts Festival has played an essential role in nurturing, promoting and presenting art and culture from the African Diaspora through presenting solo performances, the visual and literary arts and community engagement. A production of the AfroSolo Theatre Company, the 25th AfroSolo ...
2019 Free Movies in the Park: Wreck It Ralph 2 | Newark
Saturday, August 3 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Silliman Activity Center
2019 Free Movies in the Park: Wreck It Ralph 2 | Newark

Come out to the park with your chairs and blankets and join for a fun family film. The movie will start at sunset but show up early for pre-movie activities. Join before each movie at 6:30 pm for jumo houses, games and community fair. Movie dates ...

Free Outdoor Movie Night: Ralph Breaks the Internet | San Jose
Saturday, August 3 – 7:15 pm | Cost: FREE | St. James Park (San Jose)
Free Outdoor Movie Night: Ralph Breaks the Internet | San Jose

Starlight Cinemas in San Jose return to St. James Park in 2019, for a free outdoor and awesome movie night. All movies begin at dusk in the park. Typically about an hour before the film are movie-related fun & games. As part of the city’s ...

Sunday, August 4

Space Fest 2019: Legendary Astronauts & Space Exhibits | North Bay
Sunday, August 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Space Station Museum
Space Fest 2019: Legendary Astronauts & Space Exhibits | North Bay
The Space Station Museum in Novato holds its free annual Space Fest 2019 where you’ll get to meet legendary astronauts. This is a rare opportunity to talk with Astronauts who flew to the moon, piloted the Space Shuttle, walked in space and lived on the International Space ...
2019 Fremont Festival of the Art | Sunday
Sunday, August 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fremont Festival of the Arts
2019 Fremont Festival of the Art | Sunday

The 36th annual Fremont Festival of the Arts returns to Downtown Fremont on August 3 & 4 from 10 am – 6 pm. The largest free street festival west of the Mississippi with activities and entertainment for all ages. This year’s festival will have over ...

National Farmers Market Week 2019 | August 4-10
Sunday, August 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
National Farmers Market Week 2019 | August 4-10
Join CUESA in celebrating National Farmers Market Week, August 4-10. Support local farms and food producers this week and year-round at CUESA’s farmers markets. National Farmers Market Week 2019 August 4-10, 2019 FREE Ferry Plaza Farmers Market in San Francisco on Saturdays (8 am to 2 pm) and Tuesdays and Thursdays ...
Sonoma County’s Shortest Parade & Fire Dept. BBQ | Downtown Bodega
Sunday, August 4 – 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 39th Annual Bodega Volunteer Fire Department Big Event BBQ. Get ready for a full day of family fun. Day starts out with Sonoma County’s Shortest Parade at 10:30 am through downtown Bodega, CA. There will be a BBQ tri-tip or chicken plate with chili, salad ...
Jerry Day 2019: Jerry Garcia Tribute Music Fest | McLaren Park
Sunday, August 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre (McLaren Park)
Jerry Day 2019: Jerry Garcia Tribute Music Fest | McLaren Park
The 17th Annual Jerry Day is an annual civic and cultural event that celebrates one of the greatest rock guitarists of all time and San Francisco native son, Jerry Garcia and his Excelsior roots. The all day concert and festival takes place at the appropriately named “Jerry Garcia ...
46th Annual Nihonmachi Street Fair | Japantown
Sunday, August 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Japantown Peace Plaza
46th Annual Nihonmachi Street Fair | Japantown

The Nihonmachi Street Fair considers itself the original “melting pot” of street fairs, with many aspects of Asian-Pacific American life—and San Francisco’s cultural life—expressed through performance, tradition, art, music, food, and community outreach and service. Over 30,000 festival attendees have made their way to the ...

2019 Adobo Festival: Filipino Food, Music & Celebrities | Milpitas
Sunday, August 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Milpitas Library
2019 Adobo Festival: Filipino Food, Music & Celebrities | Milpitas

Once again, the most sought-after Filipino dish, the “Adobo”, is coming your way. The festival features performances from famous Filipino entertainers, competitions, cook-offs, games and a bazaar. 2019 Adobo Festival Sat-Sun, August 3-4, 2019 | 11 am to 7 pm 101 N Main St. between Windsor ...

“Doggie World” Parade & Pageant | 46th Annual Nihonmachi Street Fair
"Doggie World" Parade & Pageant  | 46th Annual Nihonmachi Street Fair
The 8th annual Doggie World is a gathering place for the four-legged members of the community during the Nihonmachi Street Fair from 11 am to 5 pm on Sunday, August 4, 2019. Highlights at this year’s Doggie World: Pet Vendors, Rescues and Adoptions, Ask the Dogtor, ...
2019 Civic Center Commons Block Party | SF
Sunday, August 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Civic Center Plaza
2019 Civic Center Commons Block Party | SF

The popular 1st Sundays Block Party returns for the 2019 season. Enjoy free family-friendly games, street food, music, a craft market, DIY activities, and interactive art installation. 2019 Civic Center Commons Block Party 1st Sundays, July 7 to October 6, 2019 | 11 am to ...

Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid’s Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, August 4 – 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

SoOakland DayFest 2019 | East Bay
Sunday, August 4 – 12:00 pm | Cost: $10 | SoOakland
SoOakland DayFest 2019 | East Bay
SoOakland brings you the 3rd annual #SoOaklandDayFest: A Celebration of Culture. Join us for a community fun filled day that will include live music, DJs, variety of flavorful food vendors, a vendor market of over 65 vendors, a kid zone and more. Oh and for the ...
Concert at the Lake: Oakland Municipal Band | Final Day
Sunday, August 4 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lake Merritt Pergola
Concert at the Lake: Oakland Municipal Band | Final Day

The 108th concert season of free performances by the Oakland Municipal Band kicks off on with a July 4th concert and continues on Sundays throughout the summer. The 35-piece band performs music from a variety of genres, including marches, classical, pop, big band, movies, international, show ...