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Friday, August 17

2018 Greek Festival: Live Music, Performances & Dance Lessons | East Bay
Friday, August 17 – 5:00 pm | 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 ...

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party & Beer Garden | Fort Mason
Friday, August 17 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center
"Off the Grid" Friday Night Food Truck Party & Beer Garden | Fort Mason

More than 30 food vendors in a huge circle with a full bar and bands and DJs in the middle? Now that’s a party; it’s also California’s largest weekly street food market.  Off the Grid is a weekly outdoor food truck bonanza staged every Friday from 5-10 pm at the historic ...

Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market, DJs & Off the Grid | Oakland
Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market, DJs & Off the Grid | Oakland

Get your Oakland groove on at Friday Nights @ OMCA – a weekly free outdoor experience with food trucks and music along with half-price after-hours museum gallery admission. This is a great community gathering that is most vibrant during March-November when the garden and terraces are ...

Saturday, August 18

2018 Fremont’s Festival of India | August 18-19
Saturday, August 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Paseo Padre Parkway (Fremont)
2018 Fremont's Festival of India | August 18-19

Fremont’s annual Festival of India showcases India’s rich culture and heritage with a wide variety of dance and food, and is attended by over 150,000 people every year for the past 25 years. Don’t miss the glorious Grand Parade, celebrating India’s Independence Day with vibrant culture, dance and ...

2018 Burlingame Festival: Diverse Performances, Music & Arts | Peninsula
Saturday, August 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Burlingame Avenue
2018 Burlingame Festival: Diverse Performances, Music & Arts | Peninsula

Welcome to the 26th Annual Burlingame On the Avenue, in the upscale Community and City of Burlingame, located on the Peninsula. The event will be staged on Burlingame Avenue and surrounding streets. The Festival features music of popular genres from some of the best Bay ...

2018 SF’s Polk Street Blues Festival | August 18-19
Saturday, August 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Lower Polk Street
2018 SF's Polk Street Blues Festival | August 18-19

The Lower Polk Community Benefit District and Steven Restivo Event Services, Inc. are hosting the 8th Annual Polk Street Blues Festival. For many years, San Francisco has been known for its love of the blues. After years of producing the Blues Festival on Polk Street, ...

Pescadero Arts & Fun Festival: Live Music & Kids Craft Area
Saturday, August 18 – 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 ...

2018 Aloha Poly Fest: Polynesian Music, Dance & Food | SF
Saturday, August 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Marina Green West
2018 Aloha Poly Fest: Polynesian Music, Dance & Food | SF

Are you ready for a celebration in the city…island-style? Come join in for great entertainment and fun activities for the entire family at the 6th Annual summertime event on August 18, 2018, in San Francisco. Everyone is welcome to celebrate and learn about Polynesian Hawaii, ...

2018 Umoja African Festival | Oakland
Saturday, August 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Lowell Park
2018 Umoja African Festival | Oakland
“Umoja” means “Unity” in Swahilli. Oakland’s annual Umoja Festival is a full day of arts, culture and activities typically featuring daylong musical performances, a colorful array of vendors, the aromas and taste of African cuisine, and the soul satiating sounds and movements of African music and dance. 2018 ...
2018 Greek Festival: Live Music, Performances & Dance Lessons | East Bay
Saturday, August 18 – All Day | 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 ...

Town Fair Plaza Grand Opening | Fremont
Saturday, August 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Town Fair Plaza - Fremont
Town Fair Plaza Grand Opening | Fremont

The Town Fair Plaza in Downtown Fremont is finally opening. There will have an Augustfest Celebration for the Grand Opening in August. Grab local craft beers from the beer market, dine & enjoy live music inside the geodesic dome from the food trucks, bring the entire ...

Noise Pop’s 20th Street Block Party 2018 | SF
Noise Pop's 20th Street Block Party 2018 | SF
Get ready to party with 20,000+ summer lovin’ people at this delicious summer feast and street party over three blocks, typically with two stages of alt-indie bands and DJs curated by Noise Pop, and food and drinks from some of the neighborhood’s top restaurants, businesses, and artisans and ...
Second Saturday: Family Festive Gathering | Jack London Square
Saturday, August 18 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Second Saturday: Family Festive Gathering | Jack London Square
DJ Afrodjiak will be the DJ for the afternoon festival and will be spinning from Noon – 5 pm. Please note that the date has been moved to 8/18 and not 8/11 as previously posted.
Win Tix: VIP Experience: 20th Street Block Party | Mission Dist.
Saturday, August 18 – 12:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Noise Pop HQ
The free delicious summer fest and neighborhood celebration will bring an eclectic mix of music and entertainment, food and drink, and art to multiple stages along 19th and 20th Streets. > Free General Admission – or VIP Headliner Experience for $50 Experience live music from an epic ...
2018 National Pinot Noir Day | The Winery SF
Saturday, August 18 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with an RSVP
| The Winery SF
2018 National Pinot Noir Day | The Winery SF
Pinot Noir wine is produced from red grapes but it is much lighter in color than other red wines. Pinot Noir flavors and aromas include roses, fruits, black cherry, berry, and current. Other Pinot Noir characteristics include high acidity and low tannins. If this sounds like ...
2018 “AugustFest” Beer Festival | 21st Amendment
Saturday, August 18 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is free but food and drinks are for purchase.
| 21st Amendment (San Leandro)
2018 "AugustFest" Beer Festival | 21st Amendment
Join and celebrate the 21st Amendment anniversary with Augustfest, a free festival of beer, music, games, food, and good times emceed by Renee & Irish Greg’s Pop UP. There will have a $21 VIP hour from Noon to 1 pm that will include food/beer pairings, meeting ...
SF’s Filipino Night Market “Undiscovered” | August 2018
Saturday, August 18 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required for the indoor portion. Donations are appreciated.
| 401 Minna St. (SF)
SF's Filipino Night Market "Undiscovered" | August 2018
Inspired by the vibrant night markets of Asia, Undiscovered is a free monthly music and food festival and curated collection of emerging artists and merchants that celebrate the rich cultural heritage of SF’s new SOMA Pilipinas Cultural District. August 2018 highlights: Miles Medina & Mark Redito, plus RSVP for ...
Win Tix: VIP Package: “Undiscovered” Filipino Creative Night Market | SF
Saturday, August 18 – 4:00 pm | Cost: WIN | 401 Minna St. (SF)
Inspired by the vibrant night markets of Asia, Undiscovered is a curated collection of emerging artists and merchants that celebrates the Bay Area’s creative spirit and the rich cultural heritage of SF’s New SOMA Pilipinas Cultural District. Enjoy local artisans, food vendors, live music, dance performances, ...
19th Amendment: 98th Anniversary Celebration | SF
Saturday, August 18 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Asiento
19th Amendment: 98th Anniversary Celebration | SF
Celebrate the 98th Anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment with Sister District San Francisco. Join for a special suffragist trivia party and fundraiser* to support Sister District Project’s first three state legislative alumni – Stephanie Hansen (DE), Manka Dhingra (WA), and Margaret Good ...
Free Outdoor Movie Night: “Coco” | San Jose
Saturday, August 18 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. James Park (San Jose)
Free Outdoor Movie Night: "Coco" | San Jose

Starlight Cinemas in San Jose return to St. James Park in 2018. The films, picked from suggestions made by downtown’s Facebook fans, promise evenings of family-friendly fun. All movies are free and begin at dusk in the park. Typically about an hour before the film are movie-related ...

Sunday, August 19

2018 Polk Street Blues Festival | SF
Sunday, August 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Lower Polk Street
2018 Polk Street Blues Festival | SF

The Lower Polk Community Benefit District and Steven Restivo Event Services, Inc. are hosting the 8th Annual Polk Street Blues Festival. For many years, San Francisco has been known for its love of the blues. After years of producing the Blues Festival on Polk Street, ...

2018 Burlingame Festival: Diverse Performances, Music & Arts | Peninsula
Sunday, August 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Burlingame Avenue
2018 Burlingame Festival: Diverse Performances, Music & Arts | Peninsula

Welcome to the 26th Annual Burlingame On the Avenue, in the upscale Community and City of Burlingame, located on the Peninsula. The event will be staged on Burlingame Avenue and surrounding streets. The Festival features music of popular genres from some of the best Bay ...

2018 Festival of India & Grand Parade | Fremont
Sunday, August 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Paseo Padre Parkway (Fremont)
2018 Festival of India & Grand Parade | Fremont

Fremont’s annual Festival of India showcases India’s rich culture and heritage with a wide variety of dance and food, and is attended by over 150,000 people every year for the past 25 years. Don’t miss the glorious Grand Parade, celebrating India’s Independence Day with vibrant culture, dance and ...

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 ...
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 ...

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 ...
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 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 ...
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 ...

2018 Celebrate Drink Steam Week: Closing Party | SF
Sunday, August 19 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Most events are free and open to the public. Bring cash for beer
| Anchor Public Taps
2018 Celebrate Drink Steam Week: Closing Party | SF

Anchor Brewing Company will once again celebrate America’s first craft beer, Anchor Steam, with the return of Drink Steam Week from August 12-19, 2018 with events, drink specials, limited-release pours and happenings across the country (but mostly here in San Francisco) to celebrate Anchor’s rich history. Drink ...