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Friday, August 16

“Off the Grid” Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party | SF
Friday, August 16 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center
"Off the Grid" Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party | SF

More than 30 food vendors, with a full bar and bands and DJs? Now that’s a party; it’s also California’s largest weekly street food market. Discover everything from Beijing-style crisp-fried crepes (Jianbing) and Filipino desserts, to handmade pasta, Neapolitan pizza, and Haitian pork griot – along with sheltered ...Every Friday

Free Outdoor Movie Night: Incredibles 2 | Castro Valley
Friday, August 16 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Event begins at 6 pm. Movie begins after dark between 8-8:15 pm.
| Adobe Park
Free Outdoor Movie Night: Incredibles 2 | Castro Valley

Come out early and join for an Outdoor Movie Night after 6 pm at the Hayward Area Recreation & Park District. Enjoy some music, visit local vendors, and play with the mobile recreation prior to the evening movie. Bring the entire family, picnic dinner, low-back ...

3rd Friday: Free Outdoor Movie, Playstreets & Classic Cars on Display | Millbrae
Friday, August 16 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free Popcorn
| Millbrae Central Park
3rd Friday: Free Outdoor Movie, Playstreets & Classic Cars on Display | Millbrae

The August movie is Grease: Sing-A-Long. There will have cool cars on display in preparation for the Millbrae Machines Car Show the next day too. The San Mateo County Sheriff’s Activities League will also be hosting Playstreets the same night at the park with carnival games ...Monthly

Tiny Garage Concert Night | Emeryville
Friday, August 16 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*$5 Suggested Donation
| Boonation Custom Cycles
Tiny Garage Concert Night | Emeryville

Boonation Custom Cycles hosts a monthly Tiny Garage Concert Series. This is a community event, catered towards lovers of neighborhood fun. Tiny Garage Concerts Every 3rd Friday | 7 pm to 10 pm Boonation Custom Cycles, 5656 Genoa St, Emeryville FREE with a $5 suggested ...

Saturday, August 17

Noise Pop’s 20th Street Block Party 2019 | SF
Noise Pop's 20th Street Block Party 2019 | SF
Spice up your summer! Come hang out and celebrate longer days, warmer nights in the beloved Mission District in San Francisco. Bring your friends, families, and neighbors while we promise to deliver the perfect pairing of food, drinks, love, and music. 20th Street Block Party | ...
Facebook’s “Island Vibes” Reggae Festival | Facebook HQ
Saturday, August 17 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP is requested.
| Facebook Headquarters
Facebook's "Island Vibes" Reggae Festival | Facebook HQ
Facebook hosts “Island Vibes,” a Reggae festival and summer celebration with 3 different stages that everyone can enjoy. Community Stage: -1:15 pm – 3:15 pm: MUSTACHE HARBOR -4:00 pm – 6:00 pm: Rafa Longhorn Stage:  -4:00 pm – 6:00 pm: THRIVE! Kid Stage: -Lori and RJ/Cotton Candy Express Music: 1 pm-2 pm, ...
“Starlight Cinemas” Free Outdoor Movie Night | San Jose
Saturday, August 17 – 7:15 pm | Cost: FREE | St. James Park (San Jose)
"Starlight Cinemas" Free Outdoor Movie Night | 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 18

The Village Artisan Market | Napa
Sunday, August 18 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | The Village (Napa)
The Village Artisan Market | Napa

Discover this version of a farmer’s market, but with world-class wine and live music. Focusing on Napa Valley artisans and purveyors of top culinary essentials, The Village’s Artisan Market is your opportunity to meet local artisans, sample specialties and take a piece of Napa Valley ...Monthly

Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid’s Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, August 18 – 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

Monday, August 19

Live at Lagunitas: The Nude Party | Petaluma
Monday, August 19 – 4:20 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
| Lagunitas Brewery
Live at Lagunitas: The Nude Party | Petaluma

Lagunitas Brewery in Petaluma presents a free live summer concert series featuring some amazing bands in their LaguMiniAmphitheaterette that would normally play big venues in San Francisco. Show are free, but tickets are required for each show. You’ll want to grab them quick as these shows will definitely ...

Tuesday, August 20

Wine & Movie Night: “Dunkirk” | Top of the Mark
Wine & Movie Night: "Dunkirk" | Top of the Mark

Summer Movie Nights return to Top of the Mark at the InterContinental Mark Hopkins for 2019 every Tuesday starting June 4 through August 20 as the sun set at their 19th-floor lounge. In commemoration of the 80th Anniversary, This year (2019) will showcase romantic & lighthearted military-themed films, honoring Top of ...

“Udder Hilarity” Free Comedy Show | Hollow Cow
Tuesday, August 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP to guarantee a seat
| Hollow Cow
"Udder Hilarity" Free Comedy Show | Hollow Cow

Come see a comedy show at the intimate back patio of Hollow Cow every Tuesday featuring some of San Francisco’s finest comics who have performed at Cobb’s, Punchline, Sketchfest, and even have been nominated for an Emmy. If you’re hungry, the bar serves food as well. Udder Hilarity at Hollow Cow ...Every Tuesday

Wednesday, August 21

“Biblio Bistro” Farmers’ Market Cooking School | UN Plaza
Wednesday, August 21 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | UN Plaza
"Biblio Bistro" Farmers' Market Cooking School | UN Plaza

Wondering how to prepare the beautiful produce that our local farmers are growing and selling at the Farmers Market? Come check out a live demonstration of how to sauté a featured vegetable at the Heart of the City Farmers Market with Biblio Bistro, the Library’s mobile ...Monthly

Free Summer Street Concert: R&B | Sunnyvale
Wednesday, August 21 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free Admission. No advance tickets required.
| Downtown Sunnyvale
Free Summer Street Concert: R&B | Sunnyvale

The Summer Series Music & Market is here. Every Wednesday, starting June 12, through August 28, 2019 (Except July 3rd) there will be dancing on Historic Murphy Avenue from 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm. Enjoy free street concert along with outdoor market. Stop by vendor ...

East Bay Green Drinks: Free Snacks & Networking | Oakland
Wednesday, August 21 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
| Lost & Found

East Bay Green Drinks, started in 2000, and is a monthly community and networking event for people involved in sustainable business, environmental and social causes, local and organic food, green architecture and design, media, communications, education, construction, clean energy and more. Free, but RSVP is ...Monthly

Thursday, August 22

“Presidio Twilight” Campfire Party with Off the Grid | SF
Thursday, August 22 – 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

Summer “Truth Thursdays”: Season Bookend | San Leandro
Thursday, August 22 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Leandro Tech Campus
Summer “Truth Thursdays”: Season Bookend | San Leandro

The San Leandro Improvement Association presents “Truth Thursdays,” returning for the summer on Thursday, May 23 from 5 to 8:30 pm, occurring every fourth Thursday of the month through August at the San Leandro Tech Campus in Downtown San Leandro. Surrounding the 55-foot tall Truth ...

Oakland’s Free Outdoor Movie Night: “Black Panther” | Jack London Square
Thursday, August 22 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Oakland's Free Outdoor Movie Night: "Black Panther" | Jack London Square

Cozy up on the waterfront this summer with free outdoor screenings of Hollywood blockbuster favorites every other Thursday evening on the Jack London Square Ferry Lawn. The movie will begin at sundown. Arrive early for pre-film festivities, good eats, and to save your spot. 2019 ...

Music & Market Summer Concert: All-Female Zeppelin Powerhouse | Concord
Thursday, August 22 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
Music & Market Summer Concert: All-Female Zeppelin Powerhouse | Concord

The 30th Annual Music & Market Series returns to Todos Santos Plaza featuring a cream of the crop schedule of Bay Area bands, and one of the best Farmers Markets anywhere in downtown Concord. The Farmers Market is from 4-8 pm with music from 6:30-8 ...

Friday, August 23

“Off the Grid” Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party | SF
Friday, August 23 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center
"Off the Grid" Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party | SF

More than 30 food vendors, with a full bar and bands and DJs? Now that’s a party; it’s also California’s largest weekly street food market. Discover everything from Beijing-style crisp-fried crepes (Jianbing) and Filipino desserts, to handmade pasta, Neapolitan pizza, and Haitian pork griot – along with sheltered ...Every Friday

“Comedy Soup”: Music, Comedy, Free Wine & Popcorn | Oakland
"Comedy Soup": Music, Comedy, Free Wine & Popcorn | Oakland

Comedy Soup is Oakland’s DIY comedy show that features a lineup of some of the Bay Area’s best comedians, a new musical act every month, and a hearty helping of free popcorn and wine will be served for every audience member. Show is free with RSVP, there is ...Monthly

Saturday, August 24

“Java & Jazz”: Coffee, Pastries & Live Jazz | Concord
"Java & Jazz": Coffee, Pastries & Live Jazz  | Concord

Visit Concord is proud to announce an amazing lineup of events in honor of 50 years of Jazz in Concord.  A monthly Java & Jazz series offered June through August benefits the Concord Historical Society and shares the history of Concord Records, the Concord Jazz ...

2019 Silicon Valley Pride Festival & Parade | South Bay
Saturday, August 24 – 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 ...

TreasureFest: Dog Days of Summer | SF
Saturday, August 24 – All Day | Cost: $3*
*$3-$5 early bird online / $7 last minute - includes free parking.
| TreasureFest (Treasure Island)
TreasureFest: Dog Days of Summer | SF

TreasureFest is a modern urban market for 15,000+ each month that houses around 400 curated vendors selling originally-made and designed items, artists, and antique/vintage collectors. Plus there’s typically 35+ food trucks, live local music, workshops, kids games, and bars with seasonal cocktails and local wines and brews. The two-day ...Monthly

2019 Concord Taco Fest | East Bay
Saturday, August 24 – 11:00 am | Cost: $15 | Todos Santos Plaza
2019 Concord Taco Fest | East Bay
Coming to Todos Santos Plaza on August 24, 2019, The Concord Taco Festival features two dozen taco vendors, luchador wrestling, chihuaua races, and more. It’s only $15 and every ticket includes (2) $3 tacos. Kids and seniors over 65 enter for free (but no free tacos ...
Dilli Haat Food Festival 2019 | Cupertino
Saturday, August 24 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Cupertino Memorial Park (Stevens Creek)
Dilli Haat Food Festival 2019 | Cupertino
Did you miss going to India this Summer? Dilli Haat transports you to the magical world of Indian art and heritage presented through a fascinating panorama of craft, cuisine and cultural activities. Ethnic clothing fresh from India. Mindblowing regional delicacies from India. Handicrafts (handwoven), cotton bedsheets, ...

Sunday, August 25

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 ...

SF’s Huge Summer “Dog Days” Festival | TreasureFest
Sunday, August 25 – All Day | Cost: $3*
*$3-$5 early bird online / $7 last minute - includes free parking.
| TreasureFest (Treasure Island)
SF's Huge Summer "Dog Days" Festival | TreasureFest

TreasureFest is a modern urban market for 15,000+ each month that houses around 400 curated vendors selling originally-made and designed items, artists, and antique/vintage collectors. Plus there’s typically 35+ food trucks, live local music, workshops, kids games, and bars with seasonal cocktails and local wines and brews. The two-day ...Monthly

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

Monday, August 26

Live at Lagunitas: Shannon and the Clams | Petaluma
Monday, August 26 – 4:20 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
| Lagunitas Brewery
Live at Lagunitas: Shannon and the Clams | Petaluma

Lagunitas Brewery in Petaluma presents a free live summer concert series featuring some amazing bands in their LaguMiniAmphitheaterette that would normally play big venues in San Francisco. Show are free, but tickets are required for each show. You’ll want to grab them quick as these shows will definitely ...