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Friday, June 22

Free Admission Day for Seniors | Alameda County Fair
Friday, June 22 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Seniors must be 62 and better.
| Alameda County Fair
Free Admission Day for Seniors | Alameda County Fair
The county fair offers a free day for our beloved seniors on selected Fridays, until 5 pm.
Silicon Valley BBQ Championships: 60 Chefs, Live Music & Market | Santa Clara
Friday, June 22 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Central Park (Santa Clara)
Silicon Valley BBQ Championships: 60 Chefs, Live Music & Market | Santa Clara

Sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbeque Association as the second largest BBQ championship on the West Coast, the Silicon Valley BBQ Championship is back for another year. 7th Annual Silicon Valley BBQ Championships June 22-23, 2018 – Friday | 4-10 pm – Saturday | 10 am to 7 pm Central Park, ...

“Music in the Park” 2018 Kickoff: Tony! Toni! Toné! | San Jose
Friday, June 22 – 5:30 pm | Cost: $10 | Plaza de Cesar Chavez
"Music in the Park" 2018 Kickoff: Tony! Toni! Toné! | San Jose

Music in the Park is back in San Jose for Summer 2018 with another round of top notch headliners entertaining the neighbors and visitors of Plaza de Cesar Chavez Park from 5:30-9 pm. Individual general admission tickets are just $10 until the day of the show, ...

Music on the Square: Chicago & Steely Dan Tribute | Redwood City
Friday, June 22 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Music on the Square: Chicago & Steely Dan Tribute | Redwood City

Enjoy free Friday concerts all summer long on Courthouse Square in Redwood City from 6-8 pm from June 1-August 31, 2018. Redwood City is well known for its events, but Friday night’s Music on the Square is one of the most treasured nights of summer. Plus, being ...

Free Beach Boardwalk Concert: The Motels | Santa Cruz
Friday, June 22 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Free Beach Boardwalk Concert: The Motels | Santa Cruz

Every summer, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk casts its net and drags in a host of Top 40 bands from the ’70s, ’80s, and early ’90s to play free concerts right on the beach every Friday night. Friday Night Bands on the Beach  Every Friday, June 15 ...

2018 Alamo’s Summer Concert Series Kick Off: Tom Petty Tribute | June 22-July 27
Friday, June 22 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Livorna Park
2018 Alamo's Summer Concert Series Kick Off: Tom Petty Tribute | June 22-July 27

Put your dancing shoes on, pack a picnic and enjoy live music with the small community of Alamo at Livorna Park, located at the corner of Miranda Avenue and Livorna Road. Bring blankets, chairs, flashlights, snacks, family and friends. Friday concerts start at 6:30 pm ...

Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF
Friday, June 22 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*They ask for a $5-$10 donation.
| Alley Cat Books
Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance & Live Music | SF

Don’t spend yer Friday sittin’ at home, chewin’ tobacco all on yer lonesome. C’mon down to the ole book place; bring yer dancin’ legs. Alley Cat Bookstore and Gallery will be hosting the Feral Fourth Fridays Urban Square Dance from 7-9 pm every 4th Friday night. All dances are ...

2018 Summer Concert in the Park: The Groove Doctors | Pleasanton
Friday, June 22 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lions Wayside Park
2018 Summer Concert in the Park: The Groove Doctors | Pleasanton

Spend your summer evening listening to beautiful music in downtown Pleasanton every Friday from June 15th to August 31st. 2018 Pleasaton Free Summer Concert in the Park Fridays, June 15 to Aug. 31, 2018 | 7 to 8:30 pm Lions Wayside Park, First Street and Neal ...

Win Tix: 2018 SF Air Guitar Championships | Brick & Mortar Music Hall
Friday, June 22 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Tickets are $12 in advance, $15 at the door
| Brick & Mortar Music Hall
Join us at Brick & Mortar Music Hall in San Francisco to witness some of California’s best air guitarists battle it out to find which of them will represent San Francisco in the US Air Guitar Championship. Part rock show. Part comedy act. Part spectacle. ...
Win Tix: Latin Psychedelic-Funk: Brown Sabbath | Slim’s
Friday, June 22 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Slim's
Austin, Texas-based, nine-piece Latin funk and breakbeat purveyors Brownout released Brownout Presents Brown Sabbath, Vol. II on October 28, 2016, via Ubiquity Records. > Get Tickets – $21 The recording – the band’s second collection of material by godfathers of metal Black Sabbath – includes reimagined versions of ...

Saturday, June 23

Silicon Valley BBQ Championships: 60 Chefs, Live Music & Market | Santa Clara
Saturday, June 23 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Central Park (Santa Clara)
Silicon Valley BBQ Championships: 60 Chefs, Live Music & Market | Santa Clara

Sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbeque Association as the second largest BBQ championship on the West Coast, the Silicon Valley BBQ Championship is back for another year. 7th Annual Silicon Valley BBQ Championships June 22-23, 2018 – Friday | 4-10 pm – Saturday | 10 am to 7 pm Central Park, ...

2018 Blossom Festival: Vintage Cars, Old-Timey Music & Films | South Bay
Saturday, June 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Saratoga Civic Center
2018 Blossom Festival: Vintage Cars, Old-Timey Music & Films | South Bay
Music of the ’30s and ’40s, antique cars, vintage motors, children’s crafts, and craftspeople will bring back memories of yesteryear at the annual Blossom Festival in the Saratoga Civic Center. Produced the the Saratoga Historical Foundation, the free event is reminiscent of the original Blossom Festival ...
2018 Italian Street Painting Festival | San Rafael
Saturday, June 23 – 10:00 am | Cost: $10*
*$10 for 1 day; $15 for a two-day pass. Children 12 and under, free.
| Fifth & A (San Rafael)
2018 Italian Street Painting Festival | San Rafael

Held annually in downtown San Rafael, California, the Italian Street Painting Festival showcases approximately 100 master street painters who turn the streets into an amazing gallery. View the world through the eyes of the Madonnari and enjoy this captivating ephemeral experience. 2018 Italian Street Painting Festival June 23-24, ...

SF Dyke March & Rally 2018 | Dolores Park
Saturday, June 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Dolores Park
SF Dyke March & Rally 2018 | 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 ...
2018 Summer Sailstice: Free Sailboat Rides, Boat Building & Live Music | Alameda
Saturday, June 23 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Encinal Yacht Club
2018 Summer Sailstice: Free Sailboat Rides, Boat Building & Live Music | Alameda
Take to the waters to celebrate the annual Summer Sailstice featuring free sailboat rides, a Boat Building Contest, exhibits, seminars, live music and more. Summer Sailstice brings together everyone who loves wind, water and sailing. Sail in, motor in, or just come down for a full weekend of sailing, ...
Win Tix: Vans Warped Tour 2018 | Shoreline
Saturday, June 23 – 11:00 am | Cost: WIN | Shoreline Amphitheatre
The Vans Warped Tour is the largest traveling music festival in the United States. > Get Tickets – $45 It is the longest-running touring music festival in North America launching tons of up-and-coming artists. 2018 bands include 3OH3, All Time Low, The Amity Affliction, As it Is, ...
“Sunset Mercantile” Open Air Market & Ice Cream Eating Contest | SF
Saturday, June 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Bank of the West (Portola)
"Sunset Mercantile" Open Air Market & Ice Cream Eating Contest | SF
Join for some “Fun in the Sun-Portola Style” as Sunset Mercantile pops up in the heart of The Garden District. Sunset Mercantile Saturday, June 23, 2018 | 11 am to 4 pm Bank of the West at Burrows(Parking Lot), 2675 San Bruno Avenue, SF FREE Featuring 30+ local makers, merchants, artists, ...
1st Annual Lake Fest Oakland | Lake Merritt
Saturday, June 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Lake Merritt Boating Center
1st Annual Lake Fest Oakland | Lake Merritt
Join the 1st Annual Lake Fest Oakland, presented by a passionate and talented team of organizers who have a love for producing large, free, public events in the City of Oakland. Many of the Oakland natives who grew up in Oakland, attended Oakland schools, and want ...
2018 San Francisco Pride Festival: Saturday | Civic Center
Saturday, June 23 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but a $1 donation is requested.
| Civic Center Plaza
2018 San Francisco Pride Festival: Saturday | Civic Center

Celebrate “Generations of Strength” at the 2018 San Francisco Pride Celebration. Immerse yourself into two-days of community engagement and entertainment. See the main stage lineup. View the community stage lineup. 48th Annual San Francisco Pride Celebration – Saturday, June 23, 2018 | Noon to 6 pm – ...

Apple x SF Pride Weekend: Two-Day Fest of LGBTQ Musicians, Dancers & Artists | SF
Saturday, June 23 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Apple (Union Square)
Apple x SF Pride Weekend: Two-Day Fest of LGBTQ Musicians, Dancers & Artists | SF

Join Apple for a special 2-day event celebrating SF Pride Weekend at the Apple Union Square store. Spotlighting eight amazing LGBTQ+ musicians, filmmakers and dancers hailing from the Bay Area and beyond, they’ll feature live performances and inspiring conversations on what it means to be ...

2018 “Music in the Park” Opening Concert | Danville
Saturday, June 23 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Oak Hill Park
2018 "Music in the Park" Opening Concert | Danville

Now in its 33rd year, the town of Danville continues offering this summer music tradition to the public. Spend four Saturdays under the sun surrounded by friends, neighbors, and great music. Bring a blanket, a picnic, and the whole family for singing, dancing, and socializing. ...

Free Redwood Symphony Concert in the Park 2018 Kick Off | Redwood City
Saturday, June 23 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Free Redwood Symphony Concert  in the Park 2018 Kick Off | Redwood City

For the classical music lover, or anyone who appreciates great musical talent, Redwood City continues its free Classical Music Series performed outdoors on beautiful Courthouse Square from June through September 2018. The series features groups such as the Redwood Symphony, Opera San José, and Bay ...

Win Tix: SF Gay Men’s Chorus’ “Unbreakable” | Nourse Theater
Saturday, June 23 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | The Nourse Theatre
Unbreakable, a world premiere new musical reveals the untold stories of the LGBTQ community through events and voices whose courage and struggle continue to inspire hope today. You’ll get two (2) pairs of tickets to this groundbreaking new commission about the history of the LGBTQ movement. SF ...
La Peña 43rd Anniversary Party: “La Chamba Concert” | Berkeley
Saturday, June 23 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | La Peña Cultural Center
La Peña 43rd Anniversary Party: "La Chamba Concert" | Berkeley

La Peña Cultural Center celebrates 43 years of art and activism in the Bay and beyond throughout the month of June with a variety of programming representing the many communities that make La Peña the East Bay’s beacon of intersectional Latinx culture and beyond. “La ...

Win Tix: Surfer Rockstar: Donavon Frankenreiter | The Independent
Saturday, June 23 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | The Independent
Jack Johnson’s protégé, Frankenreiter is an American musician, songwriter, and surfer. > Get Tickets – $25 (21+) Music was always a hobby for Frankenreiter, who began playing guitar in a local rock band called Sunchild during his late teens, but it wasn’t until 2002 that he grew ...
Win Tix: Trapeze SF: Bassa Nova | Rickshaw Stop
Saturday, June 23 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Rickshaw Stop
A convergence of the Alpha-Nymphs of Neo-Burlesque and the Bombastic ‘Bassadors of Bass Music is about to come upon us all, touching down in San Francisco on June 23, 2018. > Get Tickets – $15 Adv / $20 Door (21+) Step right up and bounce your bulbous ...

Sunday, June 24

2018 Italian Street Painting Festival | San Rafael
Sunday, June 24 – 10:00 am | Cost: $10*
*$10 for 1 day; $15 for a two-day pass. Children 12 and under, free.
| Fifth & A (San Rafael)
2018 Italian Street Painting Festival | San Rafael

Held annually in downtown San Rafael, California, the Italian Street Painting Festival showcases approximately 100 master street painters who turn the streets into an amazing gallery. View the world through the eyes of the Madonnari and enjoy this captivating ephemeral experience. 2018 Italian Street Painting Festival June 23-24, ...

2018 San Francisco Pride Festival: Sunday | Civic Center
Sunday, June 24 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but a $5-10 donation is requested.
| Civic Center Plaza
2018 San Francisco Pride Festival: Sunday | Civic Center

Celebrate “Generations of Strength” at the 2018 San Francisco Pride Celebration. Immerse yourself into two-days of community engagement and entertainment. See the main stage lineup. View the community stage lineup. 48th Annual San Francisco Pride Celebration – Saturday, June 23, 2018 | Noon to 6 pm – ...

“Kidchella 2018” Kids Summer Music Festival: Alison Faith Levy | Redwood City
Sunday, June 24 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
"Kidchella 2018" Kids Summer Music Festival: Alison Faith Levy | Redwood City

Redwood City is proud to offer the kids music series for a sixth year. Now for four Sundays this summer, the ubiquitous Andy-Z will be the Master of Music and Play by bringing his high energy to Courthouse Square. This series will provide a safe ...

Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid’s Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, June 24 – 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 2018. 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 ...