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Saturday, July 27

Free Summer Circus Day with Circus Bella | SF
Saturday, July 27 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mariposa Park
Free Summer Circus Day with Circus Bella | SF

Circus Bella is a full-force, non-stop 60-minute kaleidoscope of thrilling feats of balance and strength, elegance demonstrations of grace and poise, and outrageous humor of slapstick antics. In 2019, they celebrate their 11th anniversary season. The circus showcases static trapeze, rope walking, a 9-person juggling ...

Man Dance Company: LGBTQ Premier Ballet Group | Live in the Castro
Saturday, July 27 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
Man Dance Company: LGBTQ Premier Ballet Group | Live in the Castro
Man Dance Company is the first ballet company of its kind in America, and it prides itself on bringing audiences more than just the experience of great male dancing. Founded in San Francisco, Artistic Director Bryon Heinrich designed MDC for dancers who can express their athleticism, ...

24th Annual Wienerschnitzel Wiener National Dog Race | Sacramento
Saturday, July 27 – 2:00 pm | Cost: $14 | Miller Lite Raceway Grandstand
24th Annual Wienerschnitzel Wiener National Dog Race | Sacramento

Please note after years of being in the Bay Area, for 2019 sadly the wiener dog races have moved to Sacramento and Southern California. See the fastest wieners in the West. The Bay Area’s finest dachshunds will dash to the finish line at the Los ...

Inaugural Cupertino Night Market | Cupertino
Saturday, July 27 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free event & parking
| Cupertino Senior Center
Inaugural Cupertino Night Market | Cupertino
Inaugural Cupertino Night Market is an Asian-themed open-air market with street food, snacks, retail, kids zone and a live stage at the Cupertino Senior Center Parking Lot.
2019 Japanese Summer Bazaar | Berkeley
Saturday, July 27 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. Food, games etc. available for purchase.
| Berkeley Higashi Honganji Buddhist Temple
2019 Japanese Summer Bazaar | Berkeley

The Berkeley Higashi Honganji Buddhist Temple will be holding its annual weekend summer bazaar fundraiser on Saturday, July 27, 2019 from 4 pm to 8 pm, and Sunday, July 28, 2019 from 12 noon to 4 pm. Come enjoy the summer bazaar, eat home-style Japanese ...

Summer Beats Free Concert: Club 90 | Alameda
Saturday, July 27 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Alameda South Shore Center
Summer Beats Free Concert: Club 90 | Alameda

It’s that time of Summer we have all been waiting for…when Summer Beats Concert Series starts up at South Shore Center. Join for free live performances, face painting, and games. 2019 Schedule Lineup: July 13th – Lucky Devil Band July 20th – Pure Ecstasy July ...

Free Shakespeare in the Park: As You Like It | Cupertino
Saturday, July 27 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Memorial Park Amphitheater (Cupertino)
Free Shakespeare in the Park: As You Like It | Cupertino

For the 37th season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present a production of As You Like It. As You Like It follows its heroine Rosalind as she flees persecution in her uncle’s court, accompanied by her cousin Celia to find safety and, ...

Free Outdoor Movie Night: Spiderman: Into the Spider-verse | San Jose
Saturday, July 27 – 7:15 pm | Cost: FREE | St. James Park (San Jose)
Free Outdoor Movie Night: Spiderman: Into the Spider-verse | 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 ...

Free A’s Post-Game Pixar Themed Fireworks Show | Oakland
Saturday, July 27 – 9:07 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch the fireworks outside of the Coliseum.
| Oakland Coliseum
Free A’s Post-Game Pixar Themed Fireworks Show | Oakland

As soon as the A’s game is over, make sure you’re near the Coliseum to enjoy a spectacular fireworks display over the stadium following the game outside the ballpark approximately three hours after the game starts, whether the A’s win or lose. Sit in awe on the ...

Sunday, July 28

2019 East Bay SPCA Adopt-A-Thon: Meet 200+ Adoptable Pets | Oakland
Sunday, July 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
2019 East Bay SPCA Adopt-A-Thon: Meet 200+ Adoptable Pets | Oakland
The East Bay SPCA will host its 11th Annual Adopt-A-Thon at Jack London Square from 10 am to 2 pm on Sunday, July 28, 2019. More than 200 adoptable animals from the many East Bay pet adoption agencies will be present, including dogs, cats, rats, birds, ...
2019 Park Street Art & Wine Faire: Sunday | Alameda
Sunday, July 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Park Street (Alameda)
2019 Park Street Art & Wine Faire: Sunday | Alameda

The 2019 Park Street Art & Wine Faire is Alameda’s biggest event of the year featuring over 300 arts, crafts, and food, local wines and regional beers, live music, and a special kids’ area from 10 am to 6 pm on July 27-28, 2019. Each day offers continuous ...

2019 Berkeley Kite Festival & Championships | Berkeley
2019 Berkeley Kite Festival & Championships | Berkeley

You are invited to become part of the Berkeley Kite Festival where the earth, wind, and sky combine to create an unequaled festival experience. Experience the artistry of modern kite flying at the 34th Annual Berkeley Kite Festival & West Coast Kite Championships. You’ll find ...

2019 Saratoga Classic Car Show & Block Party | South Bay
Sunday, July 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Saratoga Village
2019 Saratoga Classic Car Show & Block Party | South Bay
Up to 300 colorful classic and cool cars will gather along Big Basin Way in historic Saratoga as part of the 10th Annual Saratoga Classic Car Show from 10 am to 4 pm on Sunday, July 28, 2019. Classy food, tasty beer & wine from local ...
2019 Gilroy Garlic Festival | Final Day
Sunday, July 28 – All Day | Cost: $17.99*
*$17.99 early bird tickets, otherwise it's $20 at the door.
| Christmas Hill Park
2019 Gilroy Garlic Festival | Final Day

Come to the 2019 Gilroy Garlic Festival and celebrate 41 years of family fun—along with great garlicky food, live entertainment, and more. 2019 Gilroy Garlic Festival – Friday, July 26, 2019 | 10 am-7 pm – Saturday, July 27, 2019 | 10 am-8 pm – ...

$3 Sunday Funday Bowling Specials | Concord
Sunday, July 28 – All Day | Cost: $3*
*$3 Games, $3 Soda and $3 Beer for members / $5 per game for non-members
| Diablo Valley Bowl
$3 Sunday Funday Bowling Specials | Concord

Have a good time and share memories with your friends and families. Come and join Diablo Valley Bowl every Sunday for their $3 Games, $3 Soda and $3 Beer for Members. Membership is required but it’s FREE to become a member. $3 Sunday Funday Bowling ...Every Sunday

2019 “Ginza Bazaar” & Bon Odori Japanese Dance | SF
Sunday, July 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Buddhist Church of San Francisco
2019 "Ginza Bazaar" & Bon Odori Japanese Dance | SF

The Ginza Bazaar is a 81 year Japantown tradition offering two days of games, entertainment, Japanese food, and more at the Buddhist Church of San Francisco. The highlight of the weekend will be the 88th Bon Odori – a traditional Japanese Bon Dancing at 1 pm ...

Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid’s Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, July 28 – 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

2019 “Art + Soul” Festival: Sunday | Oakland
Sunday, July 28 – All Day | Cost: $12*
*$12 Adults, $6 Seniors (65+), 18 & under free
| Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
2019 "Art + Soul" Festival: Sunday | Oakland

Celebrate Oakland’s vibrant art and music scene at the biggest street party of the year, 2019 Art & Soul Festival, in downtown Oakland. 2019 Art & Soul Festival July 27-28, 2019 | Noon to 6 pm Downtown Oakland Tickets: $12 Adults; $6 Seniors (65+) & 18 ...

2019 Japanese Summer Bazaar | Berkeley
Sunday, July 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. Food, games etc. available for purchase.
| Berkeley Higashi Honganji Buddhist Temple
2019 Japanese Summer Bazaar | Berkeley

The Berkeley Higashi Honganji Buddhist Temple will be holding its annual weekend summer bazaar fundraiser on Saturday, July 27, 2019 from 4 pm to 8 pm, and Sunday, July 28, 2019 from 12 noon to 4 pm. Come enjoy the summer bazaar, eat home-style Japanese ...

2019 Free Circus Festival, Games & 100 Foot Giant Slide | Hunters Point
2019 Free Circus Festival, Games & 100 Foot Giant Slide | Hunters Point
Bring the family to the 2019 Circus Festival where Circus Bella and Prescott Circus Theatre will delight with fun and acrobatic performances, plus the kids can enjoy a fun slide, arts activities, and games. 8th Annual Circus Festival Sunday, July 28, 2019 | Noon to 4 pm NOW Hunters Point, ...
2019 Porchfest: 50+ Historic Porches & Live Music | Napa
Sunday, July 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free but donations are encouraged.
| All Over Napa
2019 Porchfest: 50+ Historic Porches & Live Music | Napa
Come on out to enjoy live music, friends and beautiful Downtown Napa. The annual Porch Festival is a free one day event showcasing Napa Musicians playing on some of the finest historic porches in town. Napa Porchfest 2019 Sunday, July 28, 2019 | 12:30 pm to 5 pm All Over ...
Oakland Municipal Band Concerts at the Lake | Lake Merritt
Sunday, July 28 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lake Merritt Pergola
Oakland Municipal Band Concerts at the Lake | Lake Merritt

The 108th concert season of free performances by the Oakland Municipal Band kicks off on with a July 4th concert and continues on Sundays throughout the summer. The 35-piece band performs music from a variety of genres, including marches, classical, pop, big band, movies, international, show ...

Music in the Park: Top 40/Pop Party Concert | Burlingame
Sunday, July 28 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Washington Park (Burlingame)
Music in the Park: Top 40/Pop Party Concert | Burlingame

Burlingame Parks and Recreation Department in concert with Veolia Water proudly present this year’s Music in the Park Concert Series in Washington Park, all Sundays in July from 1 pm to 3 pm. In addition to the concert, they will have face painting and ice cream ...

The Silver Bell Jazz Band | Live in the Castro
Sunday, July 28 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
The Silver Bell Jazz Band | Live in the Castro
The Silver Bell Jazz Band represents authentic jazz with a beautiful blend of jazz roots that moves the soul. With international Lindy Hop instructor Ryan Calloway leading the band, they play with a special focus towards dancers. Ryan assembles musicians from all over the Bay Area ...
Free Summer Circus Day with Circus Bella | SF
Sunday, July 28 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | NOW Hunters Point
Free Summer Circus Day with Circus Bella | SF

Circus Bella is a full-force, non-stop 60-minute kaleidoscope of thrilling feats of balance and strength, elegance demonstrations of grace and poise, and outrageous humor of slapstick antics. In 2019, they celebrate their 11th anniversary season. The circus showcases static trapeze, rope walking, a 9-person juggling ...

Opera in the Park | Orinda
Sunday, July 28 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Orinda Community Park
Opera in the Park | Orinda

Bring your family and friends down to Orinda Community Park for Summer Concerts in the Park on most Tuesday nights. This event is free and open to the community. Families are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs to enjoy the evening. 2019 Concert Schedule (6:30 ...

Free Shakespeare in the Park: As You Like It | Cupertino
Sunday, July 28 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Memorial Park Amphitheater (Cupertino)
Free Shakespeare in the Park: As You Like It | Cupertino

For the 37th season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present a production of As You Like It. As You Like It follows its heroine Rosalind as she flees persecution in her uncle’s court, accompanied by her cousin Celia to find safety and, ...

Tuesday, July 30

$2 Tuesday Bowling Specials | Diablo Valley Bowl
Tuesday, July 30 – All Day | Cost: $2*
*$2 Per Game, $2 Soda and $2 Beer for members / $4 per game for non-members
| Diablo Valley Bowl
$2 Tuesday Bowling Specials | Diablo Valley Bowl

Have a good time and share memories with your friends and families. Come and join Diablo Valley Bowl every Tuesday for their $2 Games, $2 Soda and $2 Beer for Members. Membership is required but it’s FREE to become a member. $2 Tuesday Bowling Specials ...Every Tuesday

$1 Movie Festival: Sing & How To Train Your Dragon 2 | Dublin
Tuesday, July 30 – 10:00 am | Cost: $1*
*Family movie are $1 on Tues-Weds at 10 am.
| Hacienda Crossings Stadium 21 & IMAX
$1 Movie Festival: Sing & How To Train Your Dragon 2 | Dublin

Regal Theaters across the Bay Area have once again planned a fun-filled Summer Movie Express of select family movies for $1 for kids and parents from June to September. Watch select G or PG rated movies for only a dollar on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10 ...

$1 Movie Festival: Sing & How To Train Your Dragon 2 | Fairfield
Tuesday, July 30 – 10:00 am | Cost: $1*
*Family movie are $1 on Tues-Weds at 10 am.
| Fairfield Stadium 16 & IMAX
$1 Movie Festival: Sing & How To Train Your Dragon 2 | Fairfield

Regal Theaters across the Bay Area have once again planned a fun-filled Summer Movie Express of select family movies for $1 for kids and parents from June to September. Watch select G or PG rated movies for only a dollar on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10 ...