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Thursday, August 18

Hayward Summer Street Party (2022)
Thursday, August 18 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*All are welcome bring all your friends and family
| Downtown Hayward
Hayward Summer Street Party (2022)
A Summer Street Party for the whole family. Come out and join us for our 2022 Summer Street Party and dance to some amazing music performed by Third Sol, The Flow and Patron. As well as enjoy some fun activities going on like our classic ...
San Rafael Thursdays w/ ‘Dining Under the Lights’ and Live Music (Summer 2022)
Thursday, August 18 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Fourth Street from Lincoln to the West End Village, and on B Streets in Downtown San Rafael, CA
San Rafael Thursdays w/ ‘Dining Under the Lights’ and Live Music (Summer 2022)

Taking place on Fourth Street in downtown San Rafael from Lincoln to the West End Village (G Street), and on B Street. The sidewalks and streets will be bustling as visitors enjoy warm summer Thursday evenings while dining, shopping, listening to local music, and having ...Every Thursday

Friday, August 19

SF’s “Noodle Night Fight” Food Fest at Off the Grid (Fort Mason)
Friday, August 19 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free and open to the public. Food for purchase. Special tasting tickets start at $35
| Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture
SF's "Noodle Night Fight" Food Fest at Off the Grid (Fort Mason)
A dozen food trucks will compete for the title of best noodle dish this side of the border, with night-only specials that include a Sichuan-style spicy noodle, fried chicken noodle cup, pork belly Pad Kee Kao and more. Off the Grid’s “Noodle Night Fight” (2022) Friday, August ...
Castro Valley Greek Festival 2022 (Aug. 19-21)
Friday, August 19 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Resurrection Greek Orthodox Church
Castro Valley Greek Festival 2022 (Aug. 19-21)

Eat, Drink, Shop, Dance and Shout Opa! Enjoy the flavors, sounds, and traditions of Greece all weekend long. You’ll find many of your favorite Greek dishes, including vegan options along with the best Greek music for your listening and dancing pleasure! DJ Levendopedo (Friday evening) ...

“Fido Friday” + Yappy Hour at Off the Grid (Fort Mason)
Friday, August 19 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Fort Mason Center
"Fido Friday" + Yappy Hour at Off the Grid (Fort Mason)

Fun for the whole furry family every 3rd Friday at Off the Grid Fort Mason Center. Special treatment (and treats!) for dogs and dog owners, including: -10% off drinks at the bar and wine garden during Yappy Hour from 5-7 -Pet swag & dog treats ...Monthly

“Off the Grid” Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party (2022)
Friday, August 19 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but food/drink for purchase
| Fort Mason Center
"Off the Grid" Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party (2022)

California’s largest recurring street food festival is back for its 12th season. , 25+ food trucks will roll into Fort Mason’s parking lot and surround live bands, a full bar and a brand new wine garden. (Sadly, the communal fire pits are not returning ...Every Friday

“Music on the Square 2022” Free Outdoor Summer Fest (Redwood City)
Friday, August 19 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
"Music on the Square 2022" Free Outdoor Summer Fest (Redwood City)

Welcome to Music on the Square 2022… featuring an exceptional summer of free outdoor concerts lined up from June 3 through September 2. We’re celebrating our 16th year by bringing you FREE music for fourteen weeks throughout the summer on Friday evenings from 6 to ...Every Friday

Saturday, August 20

North Beach Farmers Market
Saturday, August 20 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | 725 Greenwich Street San Francisco, CA
North Beach Farmers Market

The North Beach Farmers Market is a community market that brings the Bay Area’s best farms and craft food purveyors to our neighborhood. Started by volunteers, the market is one of the only independent farmers markets in San Francisco. Each Saturday, join us to shop ...Every Saturday

Outer Sunset “Second Hand Saturdays” 2022 (May-November)
Saturday, August 20 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free Admission for All
| 1994 37th Avenue at Ortega, San Francisco
Outer Sunset "Second Hand Saturdays" 2022 (May-November)

Come search for vintage treasures every third Saturday, May through November, 10 am to 4 pm, at Second Hand Saturday, an open-air vintage market located in the Outer Sunset at 37th Ave and Ortega. Expect to find some unique additions to the 2022 season. Live ...Monthly

40th Annual “Italian Family Festa” in San Jose’s History Park (Aug. 20-21)
Saturday, August 20 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | History Park San Jose in Kelley Park
40th Annual "Italian Family Festa" in San Jose's History Park (Aug. 20-21)

Join us for the 40th Annual Italian Family Festa at History Park San Jose, August 20 and 21, 2022. We are putting the family back in the Italian Family Festa with the addition of our new children’s area, Ragazzi Zona, sponsored by Harker School. Set ...

Castro Valley Greek Festival 2022 (Aug. 19-21)
Saturday, August 20 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Resurrection Greek Orthodox Church
Castro Valley Greek Festival 2022 (Aug. 19-21)

Eat, Drink, Shop, Dance and Shout Opa! Enjoy the flavors, sounds, and traditions of Greece all weekend long. You’ll find many of your favorite Greek dishes, including vegan options along with the best Greek music for your listening and dancing pleasure! DJ Levendopedo (Friday evening) ...

SF’s Chinatown Dumpling Festival 2022
Saturday, August 20 – 11:00 am | Cost: $15*
*$15 (plus fees makes it $17.55) for 15 items plus a drink
| 827 Stockton Street, San Francisco (勝利堂)
SF's Chinatown Dumpling Festival 2022
Join us for a summer time dumpling festival in San Francisco Chinatown.  Our menu has something for everyone, from vegetarian and shrimp dumplings, won tun to mochi and French Toast, and your favorite boba milk tea, totaling 15 items, all for $15. We will also ...
28th Annual Assyrian Food Festival in San Jose (Aug. 20-21)
Saturday, August 20 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Assyrian Church of the East
28th Annual Assyrian Food Festival in San Jose (Aug. 20-21)

This two-day event will feature traditional Assyrian food, live music, dancing, and entertainment; a wine bar; the original Samovar Alley, featuring exotic teas, coffee, and pastries; arts, crafts, and exhibits; various vendors; and a Kidzone.  We also have a $10 Raffle for a chance to ...

Western Addition Jazz & Blues Music Festival + Block Party (SF)
Saturday, August 20 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Contest to win Gift Certificates from local retailers and restaurants.
| Fillmore & O'Farrell
Western Addition Jazz & Blues Music Festival + Block Party (SF)
Thousand will be attendance as The Fillmore Jazz & Blues Festival presents an extraordinary collective of inspiring artists & musicians. Spanning 4 city blocks, the festival features ten live performances on two stages, 60+ vendors, a massive kids fun zone, fashion show and much more! ...
SF’s “Hip Hop for Change” Outdoor Festival at The Presidio
Saturday, August 20 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Main Parade Ground
SF's "Hip Hop for Change" Outdoor Festival at The Presidio
6th Annual Environmental Justice Summit August 20, 2022 12-7p Presidio Main Parade Lawn San Francisco Free + All Ages + Family Friendly All Day Outdoor Festival Featuring A Panel Discussion, Kids Craft Zone, Vendors, Full Bar, Food Trucks And Ways To Get Involved In Adding Color To The Green Movement! Panel ...
21st Amendment Brewery “Augustfest 2022” (San Leandro)
Saturday, August 20 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*FREE - All Ages (21+ for alcohol)
| 21st Amendment (San Leandro)
21st Amendment Brewery "Augustfest 2022" (San Leandro)
Augustfest 2022 is approaching! Join us for a celebration of 22 years creating unique and original craft beers in the Bay Area. FREE TO ATTEND! Outdoors! August 20th, 2022 marks our 22nd anniversary as the 21st Amendment Brewery!! ***BEERS*** Along with our core beers (playing the classics) we will ...

Sunday, August 21

Huge Sunday Craft Market & Festival at Hangar 1’s Alameda Distillery (2022)
Sunday, August 21 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | The Hangar 1 Distillery
Huge Sunday Craft Market & Festival at Hangar 1’s Alameda Distillery (2022)

On the third Sunday of each month from 11a-5p, enjoy browsing through Head West Marketplace’s 50+ local craft and plant merchants at Hangar 1 Vodka’s Alameda distillery, which is a converted WWII-era airplane hangar. Food trucks will be provided by Eat Real, and Hangar 1 will have mini ...Monthly

40th Annual “Italian Family Festa” in San Jose’s History Park (Aug. 20-21)
Sunday, August 21 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | History Park San Jose in Kelley Park
40th Annual "Italian Family Festa" in San Jose's History Park (Aug. 20-21)

Join us for the 40th Annual Italian Family Festa at History Park San Jose, August 20 and 21, 2022. We are putting the family back in the Italian Family Festa with the addition of our new children’s area, Ragazzi Zona, sponsored by Harker School. Set ...

“Sunday Streets 2022” Street Festival & Block Party (SoMa)
Sunday, August 21 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE
"Sunday Streets 2022" Street Festival & Block Party (SoMa)

Sunday Streets SF will be returning in 2022 with the program’s big, beautiful mile plus long routes running from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm in six historic neighborhoods between April and September. And the second annual “Phoenix Day” will be celebrated citywide on October 16th, ...

Castro Valley Greek Festival 2022 (Aug. 19-21)
Sunday, August 21 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Resurrection Greek Orthodox Church
Castro Valley Greek Festival 2022 (Aug. 19-21)

Eat, Drink, Shop, Dance and Shout Opa! Enjoy the flavors, sounds, and traditions of Greece all weekend long. You’ll find many of your favorite Greek dishes, including vegan options along with the best Greek music for your listening and dancing pleasure! DJ Levendopedo (Friday evening) ...

28th Annual Assyrian Food Festival in San Jose (Aug. 20-21)
Sunday, August 21 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Assyrian Church of the East
28th Annual Assyrian Food Festival in San Jose (Aug. 20-21)

This two-day event will feature traditional Assyrian food, live music, dancing, and entertainment; a wine bar; the original Samovar Alley, featuring exotic teas, coffee, and pastries; arts, crafts, and exhibits; various vendors; and a Kidzone.  We also have a $10 Raffle for a chance to ...

Thursday, August 25

San Rafael Thursdays w/ ‘Dining Under the Lights’ and Live Music (Summer 2022)
Thursday, August 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Fourth Street from Lincoln to the West End Village, and on B Streets in Downtown San Rafael, CA
San Rafael Thursdays w/ ‘Dining Under the Lights’ and Live Music (Summer 2022)

Taking place on Fourth Street in downtown San Rafael from Lincoln to the West End Village (G Street), and on B Street. The sidewalks and streets will be bustling as visitors enjoy warm summer Thursday evenings while dining, shopping, listening to local music, and having ...Every Thursday

Friday, August 26

“Off the Grid” Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party (2022)
Friday, August 26 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but food/drink for purchase
| Fort Mason Center
"Off the Grid" Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party (2022)

California’s largest recurring street food festival is back for its 12th season. , 25+ food trucks will roll into Fort Mason’s parking lot and surround live bands, a full bar and a brand new wine garden. (Sadly, the communal fire pits are not returning ...Every Friday

“Music on the Square 2022” Free Outdoor Summer Fest (Redwood City)
Friday, August 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
"Music on the Square 2022" Free Outdoor Summer Fest (Redwood City)

Welcome to Music on the Square 2022… featuring an exceptional summer of free outdoor concerts lined up from June 3 through September 2. We’re celebrating our 16th year by bringing you FREE music for fourteen weeks throughout the summer on Friday evenings from 6 to ...Every Friday

Saturday, August 27

North Beach Farmers Market
Saturday, August 27 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | 725 Greenwich Street San Francisco, CA
North Beach Farmers Market

The North Beach Farmers Market is a community market that brings the Bay Area’s best farms and craft food purveyors to our neighborhood. Started by volunteers, the market is one of the only independent farmers markets in San Francisco. Each Saturday, join us to shop ...Every Saturday

2022 Palo Alto Festival of the Arts (Aug. 27-28)
Saturday, August 27 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | University Ave. (Downtown Palo Alto)
2022 Palo Alto Festival of the Arts (Aug. 27-28)

The Palo Alto Festival of the Arts is celebrating its 39th year on University Avenue in beautiful downtown Palo Alto, August 27-28, 2022 from 10am-6pm. Hosted by the Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce highlights include the work of more than 300 talented artisans, from paintings ...

826 Valencia Block Party (SF)
Saturday, August 27 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 826 Valencia
826 Valencia Block Party (SF)
Join us on Saturday, August 27 from 12-4pm for a Block Party to celebrate our 20th Anniversary! We will be closing our block on Valencia St. (between 19th and 20th) for this free event. Participate in a family and friend-filled day with carnival games, giant board ...

Sunday, August 28

2022 Palo Alto Festival of the Arts (Aug. 27-28)
Sunday, August 28 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | University Ave. (Downtown Palo Alto)
2022 Palo Alto Festival of the Arts (Aug. 27-28)

The Palo Alto Festival of the Arts is celebrating its 39th year on University Avenue in beautiful downtown Palo Alto, August 27-28, 2022 from 10am-6pm. Hosted by the Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce highlights include the work of more than 300 talented artisans, from paintings ...

Thursday, September 1

San Rafael Thursdays w/ ‘Dining Under the Lights’ and Live Music (Summer 2022)
Thursday, September 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Fourth Street from Lincoln to the West End Village, and on B Streets in Downtown San Rafael, CA
San Rafael Thursdays w/ ‘Dining Under the Lights’ and Live Music (Summer 2022)

Taking place on Fourth Street in downtown San Rafael from Lincoln to the West End Village (G Street), and on B Street. The sidewalks and streets will be bustling as visitors enjoy warm summer Thursday evenings while dining, shopping, listening to local music, and having ...Every Thursday

Friday, September 2

“Off the Grid” Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party (2022)
Friday, September 2 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but food/drink for purchase
| Fort Mason Center
"Off the Grid" Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party (2022)

California’s largest recurring street food festival is back for its 12th season. , 25+ food trucks will roll into Fort Mason’s parking lot and surround live bands, a full bar and a brand new wine garden. (Sadly, the communal fire pits are not returning ...Every Friday