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Sunday, August 4

SoOakland DayFest 2019 | East Bay
Sunday, August 4 – 12:00 pm | Cost: $10 | SoOakland
SoOakland DayFest 2019 | East Bay
SoOakland brings you the 3rd annual #SoOaklandDayFest: A Celebration of Culture. Join us for a community fun filled day that will include live music, DJs, variety of flavorful food vendors, a vendor market of over 65 vendors, a kid zone and more. Oh and for the ...
Tango in the Square | Union Square Live
Sunday, August 4 – 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 ...

Tuesday, August 6

“National Night Out” 2019: Neighborhood Block Parties | SF
Tuesday, August 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
"National Night Out" 2019: Neighborhood Block Parties | SF

Combat crime while meeting some new neighbors at the 36th Annual National Night Out, a crime prevention event sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch in various cities around the Bay Area on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 with more than 300 neighborhood block parties. Neighborhoods host big ...

National Night Out 2019: Neighborhood Block Parties | San Jose
Tuesday, August 6 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Seven Trees Community Center
National Night Out 2019: Neighborhood Block Parties | San Jose

Combat crime while meeting some new neighbors at the 36th Annual National Night Out, a crime prevention event sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch in various cities around the Bay Area on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 with more than 300 neighborhood block parties. Neighborhoods host big ...

National Night Out 2019: Neighborhood Block Parties | Oakland
Tuesday, August 6 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | All Over Oakland
National Night Out 2019: Neighborhood Block Parties | Oakland

Combat crime while meeting some new neighbors at the 36th Annual National Night Out, a crime prevention event sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch in various cities around the Bay Area on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 with more than 300 neighborhood block parties. Neighborhoods host big ...

Wednesday, August 7

Free Rooftop Concert Series at Salesforce Park | SF
Wednesday, August 7 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free Rooftop Concert Series at Salesforce Park | SF

Salesforce Park, SF’s newly-reopened 5.4 acre park on top of the Transit Center hosts a ton of free events every week highlighted by free weekly after-work outdoor rooftop concerts curated by People in Plazas. So close your laptop and open your soul with after work ...Every Wednesday

First Wednesday Street Fest: Live Music, Food Trucks & Fun | Walnut Creek
Wednesday, August 7 – 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, August 7 – 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 ...

Friday, August 9

Crown Beach Free Concerts at the Cove: Jazz Mafia | Alameda
Friday, August 9 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Robert Crown Memorial State Beach Park
Crown Beach Free Concerts at the Cove: Jazz Mafia | 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, August 10

2019 San Jose Veggie Fest w/ Free Fitness Classes | Martial Cottle Park
Saturday, August 10 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Martial Cottle County Park
2019 San Jose Veggie Fest w/ Free Fitness Classes | Martial Cottle Park
The San Jose Veggie Fest is coming back. Save the date and join Assembly member Ash Kalra and Veggielution at Martial Cottle Park to celebrate the Valley of Hearts Delight. The 2019 San Jose Veggie Fest is family-friendly (and pet friendly) and open to the public. ...
Pistahan 2019: Filipino Cultural Festival & Parade | SF
Saturday, August 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Civic Center (SF)
Pistahan 2019: Filipino Cultural Festival & Parade | SF

Celebrate the Pistahan Parade & Festival in San Francisco on August 10 and 11. Billed as the largest celebration of Filipino Americans in the U.S., experience the best of Filipino art, dance, music and food at the Pistahan Parade and Festival. The the two-day event ...

Second Saturday: Family Festive Gathering | Jack London Square
Saturday, August 10 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Second Saturday: Family Festive Gathering | 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, August 10 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bay Natives Nursery
Garden Party: Live Music, Food, Refreshments & Plant Sale | SF

Please note, that rainy season is planting season. We request that you call Bay Natives Nursery (415) 287-6755 first before visiting. Experience live music, free locally sourced food & drink, a free plant & general Take Back the City vibes, every 2nd Saturday of the ...Monthly

Sunday, August 11

Inner Sunset Flea 2019 | Block Party & Street Fair
Sunday, August 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE | 9th and Irving
Inner Sunset Flea 2019 | Block Party & Street Fair

Join the Inner Sunset Flea on the second Sunday of the month from April to November 2019. Come hunt for a bargain, sit down for some food, let the children play, and catch up with friends and neighbors, featuring 30 resident, artisan, nonprofit, and local ...Monthly

Newgrass Concert: Dusty Green Bones Band | Union Square Live
Sunday, August 11 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Newgrass Concert: Dusty Green Bones 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, August 14

Free Rooftop Concert Series at Salesforce Park | SF
Wednesday, August 14 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free Rooftop Concert Series at Salesforce Park | SF

Salesforce Park, SF’s newly-reopened 5.4 acre park on top of the Transit Center hosts a ton of free events every week highlighted by free weekly after-work outdoor rooftop concerts curated by People in Plazas. So close your laptop and open your soul with after work ...Every Wednesday

Americana/Country Concert: Whateverglades | Union Square Live
Wednesday, August 14 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Americana/Country Concert: Whateverglades | 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, August 15

Summer Street Party: Live Music, 100+ Hot Rods & Family Fun | Downtown Hayward
Thursday, August 15 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Hayward
Summer Street Party: Live Music, 100+ Hot Rods & Family Fun | Downtown Hayward

The 2019 downtown Hayward 3rd Thursday Street Party goes into its 20th season from 5:30-8:30 pm on June 20, July 18, and August 15 with live bands, a classic car show, street entertainers, and kids’ rides for the whole family. A free family fun with ...

Saturday, August 17

SF’s Polk Street Blues Festival | 2019
Saturday, August 17 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Polk and California
SF's Polk Street Blues Festival | 2019

The Lower Polk Community Benefit District and Steven Restivo Event Services, Inc. are hosting the 9th 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, ...

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, ...

Sunday, August 18

2019 Polk Street Blues Festival | SF
Sunday, August 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Polk and California
2019 Polk Street Blues Festival | SF

The Lower Polk Community Benefit District and Steven Restivo Event Services, Inc. are hosting the 9th 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, ...

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

Improv/Jazz/Chamber Music Concert: Manring, Kassin, Burr | Union Square Live
Sunday, August 18 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Improv/Jazz/Chamber Music Concert: Manring, Kassin, Burr | 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 ...

Stern Grove Festival 2019 Finale “The Isley Brothers” | SF
Sunday, August 18 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations appreciated
| Stern Grove
Stern Grove Festival 2019 Finale "The Isley Brothers" | SF

The Stern Grove Festival returns for its 82nd season having presented free concerts in the park every summer since 1938. If you don’t mind arriving early to spread out your blanket to stake your spot, it’s an excellent way to spend a relaxing Sunday in a beautiful ...

Wednesday, August 21

Free Rooftop Concert Series at Salesforce Park | SF
Wednesday, August 21 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free Rooftop Concert Series at Salesforce Park | SF

Salesforce Park, SF’s newly-reopened 5.4 acre park on top of the Transit Center hosts a ton of free events every week highlighted by free weekly after-work outdoor rooftop concerts curated by People in Plazas. So close your laptop and open your soul with after work ...Every Wednesday

Eclectic Surf/Rock Concert: Par Avion | Union Square Live
Wednesday, August 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Eclectic Surf/Rock Concert: Par Avion | 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, August 22

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 ...

Friday, August 23

“Art on the Square” Final Day | Redwood City
Friday, August 23 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
"Art on the Square" Final Day | Redwood City

2019 marks the 13th year of bringing Art to Redwood City. Showcasing original jewelry, photography, glass, fiber art, ceramics and more at prices for every budget. Most of the artists and shoppers live in the area, making Art on the Square an integral part of ...

Contra Loma Free Concert in the Park: The David Perez Band | Antioch
Friday, August 23 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Contra Loma Park
Contra Loma Free Concert in the Park: The David Perez Band | Antioch

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