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Thursday, June 21

Civic Center’s “Third Thursday” Music & Food Festival: 2018 Kick-off | SF
Thursday, June 21 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Civic Center Plaza
Civic Center's "Third Thursday" Music & Food Festival: 2018 Kick-off | SF
Enjoy Free performances by local bands curated by Another Planet Entertainment, a full bar serving wine, beer and craft cocktails, and a rotating selection of street food curated by Off the Grid, and “Beach” volleyball by SF Social. The June 21st Block Party will feature performances ...
Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Concord
Thursday, June 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Road Runner Sports (Concord)
Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Concord

Adventure Run is a free, 60-minute scavenger-like fun run filled with hundreds of friends, giveaways, raffle prizes, music and even a beer garden on the 3rd Thursday of the month at the Concord Road Runner store. Free, but an RSVP is required. Your Adventure starts when ...

Friday, June 22

Free SF Giants Post-Game Fireworks Show | AT&T Park
Free SF Giants Post-Game Fireworks Show | AT&T Park
There’s no need to pay to get into AT&T Park just to see the fireworks. As soon as the San Francisco Giants hopefully defeat the Padres in AT&T Park on Friday June 22, 2018 (game ends approx. at 10:15 pm), enjoy a spectacular fireworks display over the ...

Saturday, June 23

2018 Kiteboarding Competition: Big Air, Freestyle & Poker Run | East Bay
Saturday, June 23 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch. Food and beverage available for purchase.
| Riverview Park
2018 Kiteboarding Competition: Big Air, Freestyle & Poker Run | East Bay

Come witness the fourth annual Delta Board Meeting, June 23rd & 24th, 2018 in Pittsburg, California. Watch as Kiteboarders compete in the disciplines of big air, freestyle, and an all new poker run in the Delta Waters to fight for the top spot. Don’t miss out on the action ...

World Cup (Germany v. Sweden) on Cannery Courtyard’s Big Screen | SF
Saturday, June 23 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Cannery Courtyard
World Cup (Germany v. Sweden) on Cannery Courtyard's Big Screen | SF

The Cannery Courtyard, located in Fisherman’s Wharf, will be hosting sixteen free public viewing events for the FIFA World Cup and World Rugby Sevens championships from June 15-July 22. Viewers can watch the games on a large outdoor screen from the public courtyard, with limited ...

Sunday, June 24

2018 Kiteboarding Competition: Big Air, Freestyle & Poker Run | East Bay
Sunday, June 24 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch. Food and beverage available for purchase.
| Riverview Park
2018 Kiteboarding Competition: Big Air, Freestyle & Poker Run | East Bay

Come witness the fourth annual Delta Board Meeting, June 23rd & 24th, 2018 in Pittsburg, California. Watch as Kiteboarders compete in the disciplines of big air, freestyle, and an all new poker run in the Delta Waters to fight for the top spot. Don’t miss out on the action ...

Free Summer Yoga Sundays | Emeryville
Sunday, June 24 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Bay Street Emeryville
Free Summer Yoga Sundays | Emeryville

Prepare for the upcoming week with an exhilarating Free Yoga session sponsored by Athleta at Bay Street.  Yoga will take place every Sunday morning from June through the end of August. Free Summer Yoga Sundays Sunday, June 3 to August 26, 2018 | 10 am to ...

Thursday, June 28

World Cup (England v. Belgium) on Cannery Courtyard’s Big Screen | SF
Thursday, June 28 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Cannery Courtyard
World Cup (England v. Belgium) on Cannery Courtyard's Big Screen | SF

The Cannery Courtyard, located in Fisherman’s Wharf, will be hosting sixteen free public viewing events for the FIFA World Cup and World Rugby Sevens championships from June 15-July 22. Viewers can watch the games on a large outdoor screen from the public courtyard, with limited ...

Saturday, June 30

RSVPs Open for July: Free Redwood State Park Days | Second Saturdays
Saturday, June 30 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free with the promotional pass. Passes can be downloaded at FreeRedwoodsDays.org
| California Redwood State Parks
RSVPs Open for July: Free Redwood State Park Days | Second Saturdays

To celebrate 100 years of saving California’s iconic redwood forest, Save the Redwoods League and California State Parks are offering more than 16,000 free vehicle day-use passes to more than 40 redwood state parks on the second Saturday of each month in 2018. The passes cover ...

Sunday, July 1

Free Summer Yoga Sundays | Emeryville
Sunday, July 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Bay Street Emeryville
Free Summer Yoga Sundays | Emeryville

Prepare for the upcoming week with an exhilarating Free Yoga session sponsored by Athleta at Bay Street.  Yoga will take place every Sunday morning from June through the end of August. Free Summer Yoga Sundays Sunday, June 3 to August 26, 2018 | 10 am to ...

Tuesday, July 3

Stockton | Minor League Baseball & Fireworks Show | 2018
Tuesday, July 3 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Banner Island Ballpark
Stockton | Minor League Baseball & Fireworks Show | 2018
Watch an Independence Day celebration fireworks showcase over Banner Island Ballpark right after the Stockton Ports vs. Lancaster Jethawks game on Tuesday, July 3, 2018. You’ll probably be able to see the fireworks from outside the park, even if you don’t go to the game, but a ...

Wednesday, July 4

Milpitas | Red, White & Blue 4th of July Pool Party | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Space may be limited at times due to pool capacity.
| Milpitas Sports Center
Milpitas | Red, White & Blue 4th of July Pool Party | 2018
Milpitas celebrates Independence Day 2018 with a day full of water fun and an evening of fireworks on July 4, 2018. “Waving the Red, White & Blue” Pool Party Wednesday, July 4, 2018 | 1-4 pm | FREE Admission Get wet and wild on the 4th with music, games, fun, ...
San Jose Giants Baseball & 4th of July Fireworks | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – 6:30 pm | Cost: $12*
*Game tickets start at $12, but fireworks can be seen for free outside Municipal Stadium.
| San Jose Municipal Stadium
San Jose Giants Baseball & 4th of July Fireworks | 2018

The minor league San Jose Giants baseball club puts on a post-game 4th of July Fireworks show for 2018. The Giants, wearing special “Stars & Stripes” jerseys and caps, but more importantly, from anywhere near the stadium, you can watch the post-game fireworks show for ...

Intro to Personal Safety & Self-Defense Class | SF
Wednesday, July 4 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Secret Location (SF)
Intro to Personal Safety & Self-Defense Class | SF

This one hour class provides an introduction to IMPACT Bay Area’s style of empowerment self-defense. In this class students develop intuition, situational awareness, congruent body language and verbal skills to deescalate and deter assault and harassment, as well as learn two simple and effective physical ...

Stockton | Waterfront Fireworks Extravaganza | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mandeville Tip County Park
Stockton | Waterfront Fireworks Extravaganza | 2018
Barron Hilton (of Hilton Hotels) owns a place right by the tip and has put on a big free fireworks show for many years. It’s the biggest annual party in the entire Delta and Northern California and the largest gathering of private pleasure boats in ...

Friday, July 6

San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays
Friday, July 6 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (SF)
San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays

San Francisco Bike Party  (not to be confused with Critical Mass) is a monthly celebration of biking for riders of different ages, types, and skill levels to enjoy. Every month is a different theme and you’re encouraged to dress up. San Francisco Bike Party is held on ...

Oakland Critical Mass | First Friday
Friday, July 6 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
Oakland Critical Mass | First Friday

Oakland Critical Mass is a monthly group bike ride that takes place every first Friday of the month, which starts at 8 pm at the BikeLink bike lockers at 14th and Broadway, and ends at 23rd and Telegraph where Oakland Art Murmur is underway. Critical Mass is argued ...

Saturday, July 7

Free Fishing Day 2018 | SF
Saturday, July 7 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Pier Seven
Free Fishing Day 2018 | SF

Have you ever felt the excitement of watching your bobber suddenly jiggle, then dive out of sight? Or feel the tap-tap-tap of a bass as it tastes the worm on the end of your line? What’s that? You say you never learned to fish? Dept ...

Sunday, July 8

Free Summer Yoga Sundays | Emeryville
Sunday, July 8 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Bay Street Emeryville
Free Summer Yoga Sundays | Emeryville

Prepare for the upcoming week with an exhilarating Free Yoga session sponsored by Athleta at Bay Street.  Yoga will take place every Sunday morning from June through the end of August. Free Summer Yoga Sundays Sunday, June 3 to August 26, 2018 | 10 am to ...

Monday, July 9

Intro to Personal Safety & Self-Defense Class | Berkeley
Monday, July 9 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Sports Basement (Berkeley)
Intro to Personal Safety & Self-Defense Class | Berkeley

This one hour class provides an introduction to IMPACT Bay Area’s style of empowerment self-defense. In this class students develop intuition, situational awareness, congruent body language and verbal skills to deescalate and deter assault and harassment, as well as learn two simple and effective physical ...

Wednesday, July 11

Free AcroYoga Class | Sports Basement Berkeley
Wednesday, July 11 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Sports Basement (Berkeley)
Free AcroYoga Class | Sports Basement Berkeley

Come learn the skills, balance and art of acrobatic partner yoga every second Wednesday of the month from 7:30-8:30 pm Using basic yoga poses, we’ll learn how to combine them into partner balancing and dynamic movements. No previous experience and no partner needed.

Friday, July 13

East Bay Bike Party
Friday, July 13 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (East Bay)
East Bay Bike Party

The East Bay Bike Party is a monthly mobile party for riders of all ages, experience levels, and bike types, to meet, ride, and play together in the streets on the second Friday of the month with upwards of 400 riders usually meeting at an East ...

Saturday, July 14

Free Summer Redwood State Park Days | Second Saturdays
Saturday, July 14 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free with the promotional pass. Passes can be downloaded at FreeRedwoodsDays.org
| California Redwood State Parks
Free Summer Redwood State Park Days | Second Saturdays

To celebrate 100 years of saving California’s iconic redwood forest, Save the Redwoods League and California State Parks are offering more than 16,000 free vehicle day-use passes to more than 40 redwood state parks on the second Saturday of each month in 2018. The passes cover ...

Free Beginner Parkour “Urban Ninja” Class
Saturday, July 14 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location
Free Beginner Parkour "Urban Ninja" Class

SF Parkour hosts a free Beginner’s Parkour Class at noon on the second Saturday of each month. It is geared towards first timers and lasts 1.5 hours. Location: Each month the location rotates through Sunnyvale, UC Berkeley and the Embarcadero in SF. Please check the ...

Sunday, July 15

Free Sailboat Ride Day: Cal Sailing Club | Berkeley
Sunday, July 15 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cal Sailing Club
Free Sailboat Ride Day: Cal Sailing Club | Berkeley

The Cal Sailing Club offers Free Sailboat Rides for the public aboard their fleet of dinghies (which are fast and zippy) and keelboats (larger and more stable). You’ll have a spectacular voyage and might get great views of UC Berkeley, the Bay Bridge, San Francisco ...

Thursday, July 19

Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Concord
Thursday, July 19 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Road Runner Sports (Concord)
Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Concord

Adventure Run is a free, 60-minute scavenger-like fun run filled with hundreds of friends, giveaways, raffle prizes, music and even a beer garden on the 3rd Thursday of the month at the Concord Road Runner store. Free, but an RSVP is required. Your Adventure starts when ...

Friday, July 20

San Jose Bike Party
Friday, July 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret San Jose Location
San Jose Bike Party

  San Jose Bike Party is a place to ride bikes, make friends, and have a good time every third Friday of each month at 8 pm. San Jose is the largest city in Northern California, but they are hidden in the suburban sprawl. It’s ...

Saturday, July 21

“Splash Into Summer” Free Lake Merritt Boat Rental Day | Oakland
Saturday, July 21 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No experience necessary for most rentals except for sailboats. Rentals are for 1/2 hour.
| Lake Merritt Boating Center
"Splash Into Summer" Free Lake Merritt Boat Rental Day | Oakland
The Lake Merritt Boating Center invites you to Splash Into Summer 2018 with free boat rentals and an open house from 1-3 pm on Saturday, July 21, 2019. If past years are any indication, you can get ½ hour of free time floating around picturesque Lake Merritt. You can find free ...
San Francisco Midnight Mystery Ride | SF
Saturday, July 21 – 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (SF)
San Francisco Midnight Mystery Ride | SF

Every third Saturday, you are invited to bicycle with the San Francisco Midnight Mystery Ride as they set out to a new mystery location in SF. Where to meet? They’ll post ride start locations on their website and Facebook page, the day of the ride only; there’s ...

Saturday, July 28

RSVPs Open for August: Free Redwood State Park Days | Second Saturdays
Saturday, July 28 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free with the promotional pass. Passes can be downloaded at FreeRedwoodsDays.org
| California Redwood State Parks
RSVPs Open for August: Free Redwood State Park Days | Second Saturdays

To celebrate 100 years of saving California’s iconic redwood forest, Save the Redwoods League and California State Parks are offering more than 16,000 free vehicle day-use passes to more than 40 redwood state parks on the second Saturday of each month in 2018. The passes cover ...