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Thursday, June 13

“Presidio Twilight” Campfire Party with Off the Grid | SF
Thursday, June 13 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks.
| Main Post Lawn
"Presidio Twilight" Campfire Party with Off the Grid | SF

Presidio Twilight is back for its sixth season, and it’s better than ever. This year, San Francisco’s largest campfire features a delicious selection of international cuisine from a stellar lineup of local vendors from 5-9 pm every Thursday from mid-May to September. New for 2019 are ...Every Thursday

Free Veggie Dinner Night | SF
Thursday, June 13 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John Episcopal Church
Free Veggie Dinner Night | SF

VolxKuche or Free-Cafe SF is a free supper club held on the second Thursday and fourth Thursday of the month with dinner served starting at 6 pm. The food will be vegan when possible, and always vegetarian. They often host live entertainment, so keep an eye out ...Monthly

Moraga Summer Concert Kick Off: Retroactive Party | East Bay
Thursday, June 13 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Moraga Commons Park
Moraga Summer Concert Kick Off: Retroactive Party | East Bay

On Thursday evenings, head for the Moraga Commons Park for a relaxing free concert in the park. Bring your picnic blanket or lawn chairs to the grassy hillside in front of the band shell. Enjoy the music while your children enjoy the park. The volunteers ...

Music & Market Summer Concert: Big Funky Dance Band | Concord
Thursday, June 13 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Todos Santos Plaza
Music & Market Summer Concert: Big Funky Dance Band | Concord

The 30th Annual Music & Market Series returns to Todos Santos Plaza featuring a cream of the crop schedule of Bay Area bands, and one of the best Farmers Markets anywhere in downtown Concord. The Farmers Market is from 4-8 pm with music from 6:30-8 ...

Friday, June 14

2019 Rooftop Garden Concert Series Kick Off: Zydeco Flames | June 14-Sep. 13
Friday, June 14 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Kaiser Center
2019 Rooftop Garden Concert Series Kick Off: Zydeco Flames | June 14-Sep. 13

Pack your lunch and come listen to local jazz, rock, and hip hop musicians at the Lakeside Roof Garden (formally known as the Kaiser Roof Garden) free concert series from noon to 1 pm, every Friday from June 14 – September 13, 2019. The three acre roof garden at Oakland’s ...

2019 Point Richmond Concert Series Opening: Cajun/Zydeco, Jazz, R&B | East Bay
Friday, June 14 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Point Richmond
2019 Point Richmond Concert Series Opening: Cajun/Zydeco, Jazz, R&B | East Bay

Point Richmond Music is a free grassroots series bringing a wide range of top notch musicians to the small, quaint town of Point Richmond. Concerts are held on second Fridays of each month, June through September in 2019 from 5:30 pm – 7:45 pm. Local restaurants ...

Music on the Square: “Funk Rock” | Redwood City
Friday, June 14 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Music on the Square: "Funk Rock" | Redwood City

Enjoy free Friday concerts all summer long on Courthouse Square in Redwood City from 6-8 pm from May 31-August 30, 2019. 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.  ...

Candlelight Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Grace Cathedral
Friday, June 14 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome
| Grace Cathedral
Candlelight Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Grace Cathedral

One evening a month (usually the second Friday, but not always), Grace Cathedral invites you to walk the labyrinth by candlelight and music and pray for peace in our hearts and peace in the world. The walk is hosted by the Labyrinth Guild. Always check the Labyrinth website for ...Monthly

San José Neighbor Nights: Free Activities Every Second Friday | 2019
Friday, June 14 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | All over San Jose
San José Neighbor Nights: Free Activities Every Second Friday | 2019

The City of San José Department of Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services invites you to the first San José Neighbor Nights. The event will take place every second Friday of the month at community centers throughout the entire city of San José. SJ Neighbor Nights ...Monthly

2019 Beach Boardwalk Concert Kickoff: The English Beat | Santa Cruz
Friday, June 14 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
2019 Beach Boardwalk Concert Kickoff: The English Beat | 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 14 ...

2019 Summer Concert in the Park: The Dropsticks | Pleasanton
Friday, June 14 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lions Wayside Park
2019 Summer Concert in the Park: The Dropsticks | Pleasanton

Spend your summer evening listening to beautiful music in downtown Pleasanton every Friday from June 7th to August 30th. 2019 Pleasaton Free Summer Concert in the Park Every Friday, June 7 to Aug. 30, 2019 | 7 pm to 8:30 pm Lions Wayside Park, First Street ...

Saturday, June 15

2019 Juneteenth Parade & Festival | Fillmore Dist.
Saturday, June 15 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fillmore District
2019 Juneteenth Parade & Festival | Fillmore Dist.

The 69th Annual San Francisco Juneteenth Festival is the largest gathering of African-Americans in Northern California. It is a popular event among the more than 440,000 black households in the Bay Area because of its historical significance to the community. 2019 Juneteenth Parade & Festival Saturday, ...

2019 North Beach Festival | June 15-16
Saturday, June 15 – All Day | Cost: FREE | North Beach
2019 North Beach Festival | June 15-16

Considered one of the country’s original outdoor festivals, the North Beach Festival celebrates its 65th anniversary in historic North Beach. 2019 North Beach Festival Saturday & Sunday, June 15-16, 2019 | 10 am to 6 pm Grant Avenue and Columbus Avenue, San Francisco FREE The Festival site includes numerous ...

Pub In the Park 2019 Kick Off | Redwood City
Saturday, June 15 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Mezes Park
Pub In the Park 2019 Kick Off | Redwood City

Imagine a leisurely summer afternoon, lounging in a park, while listening to live Americana and Bluegrass music, sipping delicious local brews and enjoying lawn games. During four Saturdays from June to September, we’ll stock the British-style inflatable pub with quality beers and ciders on tap ...

2019 Phono del Sol Music Festival | SF
Saturday, June 15 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Potrero del Sol Park
2019 Phono del Sol Music Festival | SF
The Bay Area’s beloved Phono del Sol festival returns from a one-year hiatus on Saturday, June 15, 2019 from 12pm-7pm at Potrero del Sol Park with one major change – the festival is now free and open to the public. Named San Francisco’s “Best Music Festival” ...
Garba in the Gardens: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
Saturday, June 15 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Garba in the Gardens: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
When people in the northwestern Indian state of Gujarat want to celebrate, the ecstatic dance tradition known as garba often provides the fuel. An essential component of wedding celebrations and the nine-day fall Hindu festival Navratri, garba is an intoxicating, high-energy folk dance style marked ...
Art in the Park: Live Music, Arts & Spoken Word | Tenderloin
Saturday, June 15 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Boeddeker Park
Art in the Park: Live Music, Arts & Spoken Word | Tenderloin

An urban oasis in the Tenderloin, Boeddeker Park hosts “Art in the Park” every third Saturday for an afternoon of free live music, visual art and spoken word from 3pm to 5pm with free refreshments. Art in the Park Every Third Saturday | 3pm Boeddeker Park, 240 Eddy St. ...Monthly

Push The Feeling DJ Night | Lower Haight
Saturday, June 15 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free before 10 pm, but an RSVP is required. Otherwise, it's $6.
| Underground SF
Push The Feeling DJ Night | Lower Haight

Push The Feeling is monthly dance party happening every third Saturday at Underground SF (424 Haight St.) in the Lower Haight. Resident DJs YR Skull and epicsauce invite local and out-of-town guest DJs to their decks every month. The party is typically free before 10 pm with an RSVP, and ...Monthly

Sunday, June 16

2019 North Beach Festival | Sunday
Sunday, June 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE | North Beach
2019 North Beach Festival | Sunday

Considered one of the country’s original outdoor festivals, the North Beach Festival celebrates its 65th anniversary in historic North Beach. 2019 North Beach Festival Saturday & Sunday, June 15-16, 2019 | 10 am to 6 pm Grant Avenue and Columbus Avenue, San Francisco FREE The Festival site includes numerous ...

Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid’s Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, June 16 – 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

Sunday Assembly: Communty Sing & Meetup | Berkeley
Sunday, June 16 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | South Berkeley Senior Center
Sunday Assembly: Communty Sing & Meetup | Berkeley

Sunday Assembly is a non-religious congregation that celebrates life. They’ve got the best parts of a church – community, singing, and acts of service – without any of the religious dogma. They typically meet on the third Sunday of the month to sing, think, listen, laugh, and ...Monthly

Free Music & Dance of Scotland | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, June 16 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
Free Music & Dance of Scotland  | Golden Gate Park
Music and Dance of Scotland in the Park with the Dunsmuir Scottish Dancers
Clint Baker’s Golden Gate Swing | Live! in the Castro
Sunday, June 16 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
Clint Baker's Golden Gate Swing | Live! in the Castro
In the spirit of hard-driving Kansas City swing, Clint Baker’s Golden Gate Swing Band plays tight, powerful jazz around the San Francisco Bay Area.
Stern Grove Festival 2019 Kick-Off Concert | SF
Sunday, June 16 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated
| Stern Grove
Stern Grove Festival 2019 Kick-Off Concert | 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 ...

Cumbia Concert: Combo Tezeta | Union Square Live
Sunday, June 16 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Cumbia Concert: Combo Tezeta | 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 ...

2019 World Music Day: Block Party & 50+ Concerts | Palo Alto
Sunday, June 16 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | University Avenue (Palo Alto)
2019 World Music Day: Block Party & 50+ Concerts | Palo Alto
Palo Alto World Music Day is an annual music festival that takes place on Father’s Day in Palo Alto on University Avenue, between Webster and High, which will be closed to traffic. 2019 Palo Alto World Music Day  Sunday, June 16, 2019 | 3-7:30 pm University Ave, between Webster ...
Rumba Party: Afro-Cuban Drums, Dances & Songs | Berkeley
Sunday, June 16 – 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are encouraged.
| La Peña Cultural Center
Rumba Party: Afro-Cuban Drums, Dances & Songs | Berkeley

This free, participatory event has been a staple at La Peña Cultural Center for 12 years due to it’s incredible fun, and recurs every 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month. Come enjoy the Afro-Cuban folkloric drums, dances, and songs of rumba. Rumba is the ...Monthly

“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room
Sunday, June 16 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Boom Boom Room
"Return of the Cypher" Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room

Return of the Cypher (ROTC) is free live Hip-Hop show every Sunday at the Boom Boom Room that features an ever-changing lineup of artists and improvised sessions (know as “cyphers”) where beatboxers, emcees, and musicians collaborate in a spontaneous combustion of soulful skill. Every week, The ...Every Sunday

Monday, June 17

“Classical Revolution” Chamber Music Jam | Mission Dist.
Monday, June 17 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but a $5-20 donation is welcome to support the musicians.
| The Revolution Cafe
"Classical Revolution" Chamber Music Jam | Mission Dist.

“Classical Revolution” is a bi-monthly chamber music night at the Mission District’s Revolution Cafe. They feature different local and visiting musicians in a unique Chamber Jam format, where musicians get a chance to perform in a casual environment and audiences get to hear chamber music in a ...Monthly

Tuesday, June 18

RSVPs Open Today for “Live at Lagunitas” Free The Budos Band Concert | Petaluma
Tuesday, June 18 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
| Lagunitas Brewery
RSVPs Open Today for "Live at Lagunitas" Free The Budos Band Concert | Petaluma

Lagunitas Brewery in Petaluma presents a free live summer concert series featuring some amazing bands in their LaguMiniAmphitheaterette that would normally play big venues in San Francisco. Show are free, but tickets are required for each show. You’ll want to grab them quick as these shows will definitely ...