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Saturday, August 24

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 ...

2019 Palo Alto Festival of the Arts | Saturday
Saturday, August 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE | University Avenue (Palo Alto)
2019 Palo Alto Festival of the Arts | Saturday

The festival-celebrating its thirty-eighth year, the Palo Alto Festival of the Arts takes place annually on tree-lined University Avenue in beautiful downtown Palo Alto, featuring 300 talented artisans and crafters from all over the country, as well as throughout the Bay Area, bringing hundreds of one-of-a-kind art ...

San Francisco Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, August 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE | SF County Fair Building
San Francisco Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park

The Vintage Paper Fair features one of the West Coast’s largest selection of postcards, trade cards, stereoviews, photography, labels, brochures, Victorian transportation, sports memorabilia, and all manner of curious, beautiful and interesting old paper. San Francisco Vintage Paper Fair 2019 – January 5 & 6 – ...

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 Palo Alto Festival of the Arts | Sunday
Sunday, August 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | University Avenue (Palo Alto)
2019 Palo Alto Festival of the Arts | Sunday

The festival-celebrating its thirty-eighth year, the Palo Alto Festival of the Arts takes place annually on tree-lined University Avenue in beautiful downtown Palo Alto, featuring 300 talented artisans and crafters from all over the country, as well as throughout the Bay Area, bringing hundreds of one-of-a-kind art ...

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

Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, August 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | SF County Fair Building
Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park

The Vintage Paper Fair features one of the West Coast’s largest selection of postcards, trade cards, stereoviews, photography, labels, brochures, Victorian transportation, sports memorabilia, and all manner of curious, beautiful and interesting old paper. San Francisco Vintage Paper Fair 2019 – January 5 & 6 – ...

2019 McLaren Park’s Free Kids Fest | SF
Sunday, August 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP on Facebook.
| Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre (McLaren Park)
2019 McLaren Park's Free Kids Fest | SF

Returning this year on August 25, 2019 at 11am, the (sometimes) annual music & activity festival for children in John McLaren Park. A fun filled day of music, performers, crafts, games, ecology and community resiliency for and by kids.

Wednesday, August 28

Free Rooftop Concert Series at Salesforce Park | SF
Wednesday, August 28 – 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

Latin/Jazz/Salsa Concert: Brian Andres & the Afro-Cuban Jazz Cartel | SF
Wednesday, August 28 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Latin/Jazz/Salsa Concert: Brian Andres & the Afro-Cuban Jazz Cartel | SF

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, September 4

Country Blues/Roots Americana Concert: Eric Long | SF
Wednesday, September 4 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Country Blues/Roots Americana Concert: Eric Long | SF

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 ...

Free Rooftop Concert Series at Salesforce Park | SF
Wednesday, September 4 – 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, September 4 – 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 ...

Friday, September 6

“Batch Made Market” Artisan Food | SF
Friday, September 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Forage Kitchen
"Batch Made Market" Artisan Food | SF

This is your monthly chance to come see and taste what’s cooking at Forage Kitchen. Your favorite chefs are in the kitchen, and you can walk through and taste their favorite new recipes. Plus there’s beer. What could be better? The monthly Batch Made Market ...Monthly

Sunday, September 8

Inner Sunset Flea 2019 | Block Party & Street Fair
Sunday, September 8 – 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

Oakland Pride Parade & Festival | 2019
Oakland Pride Parade & Festival | 2019
Northern California’s second largest pride parade and festival is on Sunday, September 8th, 2019. Oakland kicks off their annual Pride celebration with a Pride Parade at 11 am. The celebration continues in Uptown Oakland for the Pride Festival from 11 am to 7 pm with more than six city blocks of ...

Wednesday, September 11

Cuban/Brazilian/Salsa Concert: The Sonando Project | SF
Wednesday, September 11 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Cuban/Brazilian/Salsa Concert: The Sonando Project | SF

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, September 13

2019 Mariachi Festival | East Bay
Friday, September 13 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Hayward City Hall
2019 Mariachi Festival | East Bay
Join us for a fun night of Mariachi music. Live music will be brought to you by a variety of amazing Mariachi Groups. 2019 Mariachi Festival Friday, September 13, 2019 | 5 pm to 9:30 pm Hayward City Hall Plaza, 777 “B” St, Hayward FREE There will also be food ...
Crown Beach Free Concerts at the Cove: SambaDa | Alameda
Friday, September 13 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Robert Crown Memorial State Beach Park
Crown Beach Free Concerts at the Cove: SambaDa | 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, September 14

Second Saturday: Family Festive Gathering | Jack London Square
Saturday, September 14 – 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, September 14 – 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, September 15

The Village Artisan Market | Napa
Sunday, September 15 – 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

2019 “Comedy Day in the Park” Free Festival | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, September 15 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Robin Williams Meadow (Sharon Meadow)
2019 "Comedy Day in the Park" Free Festival | Golden Gate Park
If you like lounging in the park, laughing your ass off with the distant smell of pot wafting through the air, then the 39th Annual Comedy Day might be the best way for you to spend a Sunday afternoon. The biggest single-day comedy event of the ...

Wednesday, September 18

Dark Prince of Swing Concert: Lee Presson & the Nails | Union Square Live
Wednesday, September 18 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Dark Prince of Swing Concert: Lee Presson & the Nails | 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, September 20

NorCal Night Market: 200+ Food & Shopping Stalls | Sept. 20-22
Friday, September 20 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Tickets are sold at the door. Children 3 and under are free. Parking is $10. Both admission and parking are cash only.
| Alameda County Fairgrounds (Pleasanton Ave.)
NorCal Night Market: 200+ Food & Shopping Stalls | Sept. 20-22

NorCal Night Market, back for its second year, aims to bring the electric spirit of night markets and taste of international cuisines to Northern California. Suitable for all ages, the festival features 200+ food and merchandise vendors, games, art and live music for three weekends. ...

Saturday, September 21

2019 Oakland’s “Eat Real” Street Food Festival | September 21-22
Saturday, September 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but food and drink available for purchase.
| Jack London Square
2019 Oakland's "Eat Real" Street Food Festival | September 21-22

Eat Real combines a state fair, a street-food festival, and a block party to create a celebration of good food. At the Eat Real Festival, participants learn where food comes from, who grows it, and how to make it. Eat Real Festival admission is free; ...

Facebook’s “Bands on the Bayfront” Music Festival | Facebook HQ
Saturday, September 21 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP is requested.
| Facebook Headquarters
Facebook's "Bands on the Bayfront" Music Festival | Facebook HQ
Facebook hosts “Bands on the Bayfront” featuring an all genre music festival and community stage. 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm: The Killer Queens 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm: Super Diamond Proceeds benefit school music & art programs.