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Saturday, September 7

Oakland Pride’s 1st Pre-Pride Block Party | Oakland
Saturday, September 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 21st St (Oakland)
Oakland Pride's 1st Pre-Pride Block Party | Oakland
Join us the night before Oakland Pride for our first ever Pre-Pride Block Party. This is the official kickoff party for Oakland Pride’s 10th Anniversary festival. We’ve got live music, drinks, and lots of dancing with Pride in the streets. Kick-off Oakland Pride weekend loud ...

Sunday, September 8

Hills of Solace: Annual Hike to Eugene O’Neill’s Tao House | Danville
Sunday, September 8 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Registration is Recommended.
| Downtown Danville
Hills of Solace: Annual Hike to Eugene O'Neill's Tao House | Danville
On September 8, 2019 at 9 am, a free 3.1-mile hike guided hike from downtown Danville to the Eugene O’Neill National Historic Site, led by National Park Service and East Bay Regional Park District rangers. Across the street from the Danville Public Library is Front ...

Oakland Pride Parade & Festival | 2019
Oakland Pride Parade & Festival | 2019
Northern California’s second largest pride parade and festival is on Sunday, September 8th, 2019. Oakland kicks off their annual Pride celebration with a Pride Parade at 11 am. The celebration continues in Uptown Oakland for the Pride Festival from 11 am to 7 pm with more than six city blocks of ...
2019 Autumn Moon Festival | Chinatown
Sunday, September 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Chinatown
2019 Autumn Moon Festival | Chinatown

Celebrated in Asia for more than 1,000 years, the 29th Annual Autumn Moon Festival will be held in Chinatown over two days of nonstop entertainment, food, shopping, dragon parades, cultural events, children’s activities & more, along historic Grant Avenue. 2019 Autumn Moon Festival September 7-8, ...

“Kidchella 2019” Kids Music Festival: Andy Z & the Andyland Band | Final Day
Sunday, September 8 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
"Kidchella 2019" Kids Music Festival: Andy Z & the Andyland Band | Final Day

Redwood City is pleased to offer its kids music series for the seventh year. Four live music concerts on Sundays throughout the summer will be MCd by Andy-Z, the Master of Music and Play, bringing his high energy to Courthouse Square for the joy of ...

2019 San Jose Mini Maker Faire
Sunday, September 8 – All Day | Cost: $12*
*Tickets are $12 in advance for adults and $8 for children. Kids under 3 are free.
| History Park San Jose in Kelley Park
2019 San Jose Mini Maker Faire
Check out some of the coolest inventors, innovators, exhibitors, creators, tinkerers, hobbyists, crafters, artists and young Makers in Santa Clara Valley at the 2019 San José Mini Maker Faire. What is a Maker Faire? Part of the global Maker Faire network created by Make magazine, Maker ...
Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid’s Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, September 8 – 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 Muni Heritage Days: Rare Historic Bus Rides | SF
2019 Muni Heritage Days: Rare Historic Bus Rides | SF

Enjoy a weekend of free rides along the waterfront on rare streetcars and buses as old as 1896. San Francisco transit history comes back to life at this annual, weekend-long blast from the past dating back to the 19th century. During Muni Heritage Weekend, visitors ...

8th Annual San Francisco “Indian Summer Guac Off” | 2019
8th Annual San Francisco "Indian Summer Guac Off" | 2019
The 8th Annual Indian Summer Guac-Off showcases the best guacamole that The City has to offer. Event starts at 1 pm and ends when the last chip is gone. Judging at 3:30 pm. You and your neighbors are the judges when it comes to this competition, and ...
2019 Opera in the Park | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, September 8 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Robin Williams Meadow (Sharon Meadow)
2019 Opera in the Park | Golden Gate Park
Join at the arias al fresco and celebrate the opening of San Francisco Opera’s Season and other operatic favorites. 2019 Opera in the Park Sunday, September 8, 2019 | 1:30 pm Robin Williams Meadow (Sharon Meadow), Golden Gate Park, SF FREE Featuring the San Francisco Opera Orchestra and stars from ...
Food Bay Carnival “Spicyholick” Night Market | Fremont
Sunday, September 8 – 3:00 pm | Cost: 4 *
*$4 for single admission, $12 for 4 adult tickets (group package). Children 10 & under is free.
| Town Fair Plaza - Fremont
Food Bay Carnival "Spicyholick" Night Market | Fremont

On September 7th-8th at Town Fair Plaza, Fremont, from 3 pm-9 pm, the First Spicy themed food event is coming in Bay Area. Different local food trucks, food booths with their authentic spicy items and boba drink, ice cream and game for entertainment. Of course ...

Wednesday, September 11

2019 Music in the Park: “Pop Fiction” | Albany
Wednesday, September 11 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Memorial Park (Albany)
2019 Music in the Park: "Pop Fiction" | Albany

Bring a picnic & a blanket with the whole family and friends. It’s Music in the Park time again. The 2019 concert series will be the 16th season of providing free concerts every Wednesday night in September. The concerts have been funded by the local ...

Free Michael Jackson Thriller Dance Classes | San Jose
Wednesday, September 11 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Adira Dance & Costume
Free Michael Jackson Thriller Dance Classes | San Jose

In preparation for their attempt to set the Guinness World Record with their version of Thrill the World, Adira Dance & Costume will be offering free Thriller dance classes at their dance studio in San Jose’s Willow Glen neighborhood from 7-8 pm every Wednesday from September 4 to ...Every Wednesday

Thursday, September 12

SF Zoo Free Day: San Francisco Residents | 2019
Thursday, September 12 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Visitors must bring a valid I.D.; each adult must provide proof of residency.
| San Francisco Zoo
SF Zoo Free Day: San Francisco Residents | 2019

In celebration of its 90th anniversary this year, San Francisco Zoo & Gardens is opening its doors Thursdays in September to Bay Area communities with extended hours, special activities and free admission. The event is SF Zoo’s way of being a “good neighbor” and thanking ...

“Presidio Twilight” Campfire Party with Off the Grid | SF
Thursday, September 12 – 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 sixth 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. New for 2019 are ...Every Thursday

2019 Divisadero Fall Art Walk | SF
Thursday, September 12 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*This event happens every 2nd Thursday of March, June, September & December
| Divisadero Corridor
2019 Divisadero Fall Art Walk | SF

Divisadero Art Walk happens four times a year, in March, June, September and December for a fun evening featuring art shows, live music, plus there’s usually complimentary beverages and more. 2019 Divisadero Art Walk 2nd Thursday of March, June, September & December | 6 pm Divisadero, Golden Gate to ...

Friday, September 13

SF Heart Walk at Embarcadero Plaza | 2019
Friday, September 13 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Embarcadero Plaza (Formerly Justin Herman Plaza)
SF Heart Walk at Embarcadero Plaza | 2019
On Friday, September 13, 2019 at 11:30 am, join walkers from across the community as they step out to have fun, get inspired and support a meaningful cause. Event Schedule: 11:30 am Heart Healthy Expo and Games Zone Open 11:30 am Assigned Company Photos Begin Noon Opening Ceremonies 12:15 pm ...
Rooftop Garden Concert: Variety | Oakland
Friday, September 13 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Kaiser Center

Pack your lunch and come listen to local jazz, rock, and hip hop musicians at the Lakeside Roof Garden (formally known as the Kaiser Roof Garden) free concert series from noon to 1 pm, every Friday from June 14 – September 13, 2019. The three acre roof garden at Oakland’s ...

2019 Mariachi Festival | East Bay
Friday, September 13 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Hayward City Hall
2019 Mariachi Festival | East Bay
Join us for a fun night of Mariachi music. Live music will be brought to you by a variety of amazing Mariachi Groups. 2019 Mariachi Festival Friday, September 13, 2019 | 5 pm to 9:30 pm Hayward City Hall Plaza, 777 “B” St, Hayward FREE There will also be food ...
Crown Beach Free Concerts at the Cove: SambaDa | Alameda
Friday, September 13 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Robert Crown Memorial State Beach Park
Crown Beach Free Concerts at the Cove: SambaDa | Alameda

Celebrate the East Bay Regional Park District’s 85th Anniversary. There are 73 regional parks planning special events and programs, including Free Park Fridays, Free Concerts In The Parks, and a Free Multicultural Festival. 85th East Bay Regional Parks Anniversary from April – December ...Every Friday

2019 Movie Under the Stars: The Emoji Movie | Menlo Park
Friday, September 13 – 7:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Burgess Park
2019 Movie Under the Stars: The Emoji Movie | 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, September 14

2019 Bay Area Pet Fair & Adoptathon | Pleasanton
Saturday, September 14 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Alameda County Fair
2019 Bay Area Pet Fair & Adoptathon | Pleasanton

The Pet Food Express Bay Area Pet Fair features more than 70 California pet rescues and shelters in attendance, with over 2,000+ adoptable dogs, cats and small animals. It is the largest pet adoption fair in the nation. Enter your pooch in the Splash Dogs ...

2019 Korean “Chuseok” Thanksgiving Festival | Presidio
Saturday, September 14 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free with an RSVP
| Presidio Civil War Parade Grounds
2019 Korean "Chuseok" Thanksgiving Festival | Presidio
Celebrate, showcase and promote Korean “Thanksgiving” culture, cuisine, arts, and the Bay Area’s Korean American businesses and people. There will be family-friendly activities including traditional Korean games, kimchi and rice cake making, etc. Food trucks and booths offering traditional and fusion Korean cuisine will also be on site. Partners include the ...
2019 Native American Trade Feast | Novato
Saturday, September 14 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Miwok Park
2019 Native American Trade Feast | Novato
You are invited to the 2019 Native American Trade Feast on Saturday, September 14th, from 11 am-5 pm and will be located at Miwok Park. Parking will be available off site at the Lutheran Church. Featured at the event will be Native American arts and crafts ...
2019 Bernal Heights Outdoor Cinema: Sweet 16 Party & Retrospective | SF
Saturday, September 14 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts
2019 Bernal Heights Outdoor Cinema: Sweet 16 Party & Retrospective | SF

The annual Bernal Heights Outdoor Cinema is a showcase of short films, a film crawl, live music and awards. It’s your chance to check out the work of local filmmakers and musicians in parks, playgrounds and smaller venues around Bernal Heights, San Francisco. 16th Annual Bernal Heights Outdoor ...

Sunday, September 15

Oakland Grand Prix Bike Race | 2019
Sunday, September 15 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE | 21st St (Oakland)
Oakland Grand Prix Bike Race | 2019
On September 15th, 2019, The Oakland Grand Prix (OGP) will be racing its 15th year in downtown Oakland, CA. The goal of the race is to provide a fun, healthy, competitive environment where locals and out of towners alike can showcase the exciting sport of ...
2019 Bay Area Pet Fair & Adoptathon | Pleasanton
Sunday, September 15 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Alameda County Fair
2019 Bay Area Pet Fair & Adoptathon | Pleasanton

The Pet Food Express Bay Area Pet Fair features more than 70 California pet rescues and shelters in attendance, with over 2,000+ adoptable dogs, cats and small animals. It is the largest pet adoption fair in the nation. Enter your pooch in the Splash Dogs ...

Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid’s Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, September 15 – 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

Poetry in Parks 2019 | Angel Island
Sunday, September 15 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Angel Island
Poetry in Parks 2019 | Angel Island
The 5th Annual Poetry in Parks at Ayala Cove on Angel Island is a free, family-friendly arts festival presented by Quiet Lightning, California State Parks, and Kearny Street Workshop on September 15, 2019 from 11:30 am to 4 pm. Free books for the first 100 people, ...
2019 “Comedy Day in the Park” Free Festival | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, September 15 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Robin Williams Meadow (Sharon Meadow)
2019 "Comedy Day in the Park" Free Festival | Golden Gate Park
If you like lounging in the park, laughing your ass off with the distant smell of pot wafting through the air, then the 39th Annual Comedy Day might be the best way for you to spend a Sunday afternoon. The biggest single-day comedy event of the ...