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Sunday, June 16

2019 Queer Women of Color Film Festival: Closing Night | SF
Sunday, June 16 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Brava Theater
2019 Queer Women of Color Film Festival: Closing Night | SF

The 15th anniversary will premiere 35 films in 3 screenings, June 14-16, 2019. The festival focus “Resilient Past is Vibrant Prologue,” honors the everlasting power of queer women of color, and gender nonbinary and transgender people of color. From a young biracial Chinese woman whose home ...

Saturday, June 22

Lake Chabot Free Concerts in the Park | East Bay
Saturday, June 22 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Lake Chabot (Castro Valley)
Lake Chabot Free Concerts in the Park | East Bay

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

Facebook’s “Red, White & Brew” Fest: Honky Tonk & Bull Riding | Facebook HQ
Saturday, June 22 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP is requested.
| Facebook Headquarters
Facebook's "Red, White & Brew" Fest: Honky Tonk & Bull Riding | Facebook HQ
Facebook hosts a fun Red, White & Brew Festival featuring Americana, Country & Craft Beer. There will also have 3 different stages and a Honky Tonk Performance Area where everyone can enjoy and have fun. Plus, there will be a Bull Riding Competition. Community Stage: -1:15 pm – ...

Sunday, June 23

Blues/Rock Concert: The Nitecaps Blues Band | Union Square Live
Sunday, June 23 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Blues/Rock Concert: The Nitecaps Blues Band | Union Square Live

The 2019 Union Square Live festival presents dozens of free events like live music, swing and tango dance lessons, film nights, circus arts, and more in Union Square Park from May through September. Union Square Live | 2019 May to September Union Square Park, SF ...

Wednesday, June 26

Bollywood Blues Concert: Aki Kumar Blues Band | Union Square Live
Wednesday, June 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Bollywood Blues Concert: Aki Kumar Blues Band | Union Square Live

The 2019 Union Square Live festival presents dozens of free events like live music, swing and tango dance lessons, film nights, circus arts, and more in Union Square Park from May through September. Union Square Live | 2019 May to September Union Square Park, SF ...

Thursday, June 27

Summer “Truth Thursdays”: Made in San Leandro | San Leandro
Thursday, June 27 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Leandro Tech Campus
Summer “Truth Thursdays”: Made in San Leandro | 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 ...

Saturday, June 29

TreasureFest: Summer of Love | SF
Saturday, June 29 – All Day | Cost: $4*
*$4 online / $7 at the gate - includes free parking
| Treasure Island Flea (East Location)
TreasureFest: Summer of Love | 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

SF Dyke March & Rally 2019 | Dolores Park
Saturday, June 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Dolores Park
SF Dyke March & Rally 2019 | Dolores Park
Join  the rally at Dolores Park and then a march through Castro Street back to Dolores Park. Enjoy the speeches, camaraderie, and the music of our many talented artists who will perform on the day. The San Francisco Dyke March is an annual rally and march ...
2019 San Francisco Pride Festival: Saturday | Civic Center
Saturday, June 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but a $1-$5 donation is requested.
| Civic Center Plaza
2019 San Francisco Pride Festival: Saturday | Civic Center

Celebrate  “Generations of Resistance” at the 2019 San Francisco Pride Celebration. Immerse yourself into two-days of community engagement and entertainment. See the main stage lineup. View the community stage lineup. 49th Annual San Francisco Pride Celebration – Saturday, June 29, 2019 | Noon to 6 pm – Sunday, ...

Sunday, June 30

TreasureFest: Summer of Love | SF
Sunday, June 30 – All Day | Cost: $4*
*$4 online / $7 at the gate - includes free parking
| Treasure Island Flea (East Location)
TreasureFest: Summer of Love | 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 San Francisco Pride Parade
Sunday, June 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Market Street
2019 San Francisco Pride Parade
The parade is the culmination of a month of Pride-themed events in the city, leading up to an all-out celebration for Pride weekend with the Pride Festival in Civic Center Plaza. 2019 San Francisco Pride Parade Sunday, June 30, 2019 | 10:30 am to 3 pm Market Street, San Francisco FREE Forty-nine ...
2019 San Francisco Pride Festival: Sunday | Civic Center
Sunday, June 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but a $1-5 donation is requested.
| Civic Center Plaza
2019 San Francisco Pride Festival: Sunday | Civic Center

Celebrate  “Generations of Resistance” at the 2019 San Francisco Pride Celebration. Immerse yourself into two-days of community engagement and entertainment. See the main stage lineup. View the community stage lineup. 49th Annual San Francisco Pride Celebration – Saturday, June 29, 2019 | Noon to 6 pm – Sunday, ...

Wednesday, July 3

Folk/Pop Concert: Michelle Lambert | Union Square Live
Wednesday, July 3 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Folk/Pop Concert: Michelle Lambert | Union Square Live

The 2019 Union Square Live festival presents dozens of free events like live music, swing and tango dance lessons, film nights, circus arts, and more in Union Square Park from May through September. Union Square Live | 2019 May to September Union Square Park, SF ...

First Wednesday Street Fest: Live Music, Food Trucks & Fun | Walnut Creek
Wednesday, July 3 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Walnut Creek Downtown
First Wednesday Street Fest: Live Music, Food Trucks & Fun | Walnut Creek

Walnut Creek “First Wednesday” monthly street festival brings together hundreds of people to Cypress Street in downtown Walnut Creek for a fun-filled evening of live music, dancing, food trucks, wine and beer, Kids Fun Zone, interactive games and free prizes. First Wednesday Street Fest: Live ...

American Roots/Folk Concert: Moonalice | Union Square Live
Wednesday, July 3 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
American Roots/Folk Concert: Moonalice | Union Square Live

The 2019 Union Square Live festival presents dozens of free events like live music, swing and tango dance lessons, film nights, circus arts, and more in Union Square Park from May through September. Union Square Live | 2019 May to September Union Square Park, SF ...

Thursday, July 4

Half Moon Bay 4th of July Parade & Pancake Breakfast | 2019
Thursday, July 4 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE | Downtown Half Moon Bay
Half Moon Bay 4th of July Parade & Pancake Breakfast | 2019
Half Moon Bay celebrates Independence Day 2019 and its classic small town spirit with the popular Ol’ Fashioned 4th of July Parade down historic Main Street on Thursday, July 4, 2019 at noon. Starting at 12 noon, the delightful, home-spun parade, fronted by the San Mateo County Sheriffs ...
Los Altos Hills 4th of July Red, White & Blue Parade | 2019
Thursday, July 4 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE | Los Altos Hills Town Hall
Los Altos Hills 4th of July Red, White & Blue Parade | 2019
Turn out in red, white, and blue for the annual Los Altos Hills Fourth of July Parade on Thursday, July 4, 2019. Come join  the eleventh annual Los Altos Hills 4th of July Parade. Gather at Town Hall beginning at 9:30 am. The red, white and ...
Marin County Fair: Fireworks, Free Rides & Concerts | San Rafael
Marin County Fair: Fireworks, Free Rides & Concerts | San Rafael
A celebration of the Modern Agricultural Fair, the Marin County Fair will celebrate the Fourth of July with traditional favorites like carnival rides free with admission, as well as a concert and spectacular fireworks on July 4, 2018. Marin County Fair: Fireworks, Free Rides & Concerts Thursday, July ...
Pacifica’s 4th of July Celebration in the Park | 2019
Thursday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Frontierland Park
Pacifica's 4th of July Celebration in the Park | 2019
Join the Pacifica’s Parks, Beaches and Recreation Department for their 45th Annual 4th of July Celebration – a day full of crafts, games, music and more at Frontierland Park. There will have a 2019 Rocket Run, food, entertainment and more for the whole family. Join the all day festivities ...
San Francisco Fireworks: 4th of July | 2019
Thursday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
San Francisco Fireworks: 4th of July | 2019
Witness the skies sparkle red, white and blue as PIER 39 celebrates Independence Day with a day of fun for the whole family. Start your day with live entertainment on Entrance Plaza Stage featuring Mustache Harbor – Yacht Rock Explosion from 3 pm to 6 pm.  At approximately 9:30pm, look to ...

Friday, July 5

Russian River Parade of Floats, Water Curtain & Fireworks Show | 2019
Friday, July 5 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*This is a dog free event.
| Monte Rio Public Beach
Russian River Parade of Floats, Water Curtain & Fireworks Show | 2019
Every year, the Monte Rio beach is crowded with people who come from all over to enjoy the spectacle of fireworks over the Russian River along with a Water Boat Parade & Carnival, “Water Curtain” and fireworks starting at dusk. Friday, July 5, 2019 Dusk: Water Carnival ...

Saturday, July 6

Fillmore Jazz Festival 2019 | July 6-7
Saturday, July 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fillmore District
Fillmore Jazz Festival 2019 | July 6-7

Blending art and soul in one of the country’s most unique neighborhoods, the Fillmore Jazz Festival is the largest free jazz festival on the West Coast, drawing over 100,000 visitors over the Independence Day weekend on Fillmore Street in San Francisco between Jackson and Eddy streets. ...

Russian River “Big Rocky Games & Firehouse BBQ” | Monte Rio | 2019
Saturday, July 6 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Monte Rio Public Beach
Russian River "Big Rocky Games & Firehouse BBQ" | Monte Rio | 2019

Monte Rio, along the Russian River, hosts its annual two day “Big Rocky Games” with fun kids games and contests. Russian River “Big Rocky Games” 2019 July 6-7 2019 | Noon Monte Rio Beach, Monte Rio FREE 2019 Schedule of Activities TBA The highlight of ...

Sunday, July 7

Fillmore Jazz Festival 2019 | Sunday
Sunday, July 7 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fillmore District
Fillmore Jazz Festival 2019 | Sunday

Blending art and soul in one of the country’s most unique neighborhoods, the Fillmore Jazz Festival is the largest free jazz festival on the West Coast, drawing over 100,000 visitors over the Independence Day weekend on Fillmore Street in San Francisco between Jackson and Eddy streets. ...

Russian River “Big Rocky Games” | Monte Rio | 2019
Sunday, July 7 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Monte Rio Public Beach
Russian River "Big Rocky Games" | Monte Rio | 2019

Monte Rio, along the Russian River, hosts its annual two day “Big Rocky Games” with fun kids games and contests. Russian River “Big Rocky Games” 2019 July 6-7 2019 | Noon Monte Rio Beach, Monte Rio FREE 2019 Schedule of Activities TBA The highlight of ...

Tango in the Square | Union Square Live
Sunday, July 7 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Tango in the Square | Union Square Live

The 2019 Union Square Live festival presents dozens of free events like live music, swing and tango dance lessons, film nights, circus arts, and more in Union Square Park from May through September. Union Square Live | 2019 May to September Union Square Park, SF ...

Friday, July 12

Crown Beach Free Concerts at the Cove | Alameda
Friday, July 12 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Robert Crown Memorial State Beach Park
Crown Beach Free Concerts at the Cove | 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

Saturday, July 13

2019 Renegade Summer Craft Fair Market | Fort Mason
Saturday, July 13 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fort Mason (Festival Pavilion)
2019 Renegade Summer Craft Fair Market | Fort Mason

Renegade Craft Fair returns to San Francisco for a festive weekend of contemporary handmade featuring the country’s foremost voices in craft and design. 2019 Renegade Craft San Francisco Saturday & Sunday | 11 am – April 13-14, 2019 – July 13-14, 2019 – November 16-17, ...

Second Saturday: Family Festive Gathering | Jack London Square
Saturday, July 13 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square

Serving as Jack London Square’s flagship monthly event, Second Saturday is held every second Saturday. This full-scale family event is marketed and promoted by both Wiggins Consulting and Jack London Square. Second Saturday brings in immense audiences as it showcases up to 100 unique vendors, ...Monthly

Garden Party: Live Music, Food, Refreshments & Plant Sale | SF
Saturday, July 13 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bay Natives Nursery
Garden Party: Live Music, Food, Refreshments & Plant Sale | SF

Experience live music, free locally sourced food & drink, a free plant & general Take Back the City vibes, every 2nd Saturday of the month from noon to 5 pm. Counter the drought, learn about sustainable living, feed the goats, meet the roosters, bring your kids, ...Monthly