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Thursday, June 21

14 Hours of Sunshine: Summer Begins Today | SF
Thursday, June 21 – 5:00 am | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
14 Hours of Sunshine: Summer Begins Today | SF
June 21, 2018 is the longest day of the year and officially the first day of Summer.  With the sunrise at 5:48 am and sunset not until 8:34 pm in San Francisco that gives us a full 14 hours, 46 minutes and 53 seconds of daylight ...
Longest Day of the Year: 9 Free Guided Walking Tours | Summer Solstice
Thursday, June 21 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
Longest Day of the Year: 9 Free Guided Walking Tours | Summer Solstice
Enjoy the longest day of the year and learn something surprising about the city you love. Play tourist on your own turf and explore San Francisco the best way possible – on foot with City Guides. Summer Solstice Walking Tours June 21, 2018 All over San Francisco FREE, but donations ...

Free Admission Day for Kids & $2 Bites of the Fair | Alameda County Fair
Thursday, June 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Kids must be 12 and under.
| Alameda County Fair
Free Admission Day for Kids & $2 Bites of the Fair | Alameda County Fair
The county fair offers a Kids free day & $2 sample Bites of the Fair on selected Thursdays, until 5 pm.
Jenny Lind Concert: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
Thursday, June 21 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Jenny Lind Concert: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
The annual Jenny Lind Concert is a beloved and long-running Yerba Buena Gardens Festival tradition that showcases the most extraordinary young sopranos from Sweden. This year’s program introduces 26-year-old Kine Sandtrø and Julia Sjöstedt, 23. Hailing from Trøndelag, Norway, Sandtrø enrolled in her candidate program ...
Novela’s 5 Year Anniversary Block Party: Casino Games & Prizes | SF
Thursday, June 21 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP required.
| Novela
Novela's 5 Year Anniversary Block Party: Casino Games & Prizes | SF
Heres the Deal:  First 100 people to RSVP will automatically receive 4 raffle tickets for a chance to win one of their many prizes. Over $1000 in prizes to give away.  Play, win & get raffle tickets. Play any one of their 4 casino games: Black Jack Craps Roulette Wheel of Fortune Win ...
2018 Civic Center’s Commons Block Party Kickoff: Music & Food Festival | SF
Thursday, June 21 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Civic Center Plaza
2018 Civic Center's Commons Block Party Kickoff: Music & Food Festival | 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 ...
Free Museum & Gallery Crawl: Yerba Buena Third Thursdays | SoMa
Free Museum & Gallery Crawl: Yerba Buena Third Thursdays | SoMa

Yerba Buena Third Thursdays is a monthly outing of art, performance, music, and drinks in the Yerba Buena neighborhood in the heart of downtown San Francisco, between 2nd and 5th Street, and Market and Harrison Street. Free, but an RSVP is recommended to save time ...

“Presidio Twilight” Campfire Party with Off the Grid | SF
Thursday, June 21 – 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 fifth 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. Off the Grid ...

Underground Speakeasy & Pride Happy Hour at Goorin Bros. Hat Shop | North Beach
Underground Speakeasy & Pride Happy Hour at Goorin Bros. Hat Shop | North Beach

Join The Speakeasy SF for a pre-show celebration of Pride Month in partnership with Goorin Bros. The Goorins have graciously opened their doors to a hidden speakeasy (yes a real former speakeasy) that lives underneath their shop. RSVP on Facebook – free entry, but priority ...

2018 Summer Street Party Kickoff: Live Music & 100+ Hot Rods | Downtown Hayward
Thursday, June 21 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Hayward
2018 Summer Street Party Kickoff: Live Music & 100+ Hot Rods | Downtown Hayward
On June 21, the Bank of the West Stage will feature the West Coast Blues Society Caravan of All Stars, celebrating the upcoming Hayward/Russell City Blues Festival. Also performing that night will be Shark Punch on the Buffalo Bill’s Stage and The Royal Deuces on the ...
2018 “Summer Sounds” Kickoff: Mariachi Mestizo | Walnut Creek
Thursday, June 21 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Lesher Center for the Arts
2018 "Summer Sounds" Kickoff: Mariachi Mestizo | Walnut Creek

Summer Sounds Outside is a series of free concerts on the outside plaza which focuses on bringing high quality, eclectic new artists to the Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek. Concerts will take place from 5:30-7 pm on select Thursday evenings during the Summer ...

2018 Cortland Avenue Summer Solstice Stroll | Bernal Heights
Thursday, June 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free for BBA members
| Bernal Heights
2018 Cortland Avenue Summer Solstice Stroll | Bernal Heights
The Bernal Business Alliance invites you to the 8th annual Summer Solstice Stroll on Thursday, June 21, 2018. Taste some treats, sip some beverages, do some summer shopping and say hello to all your favorite neighbors and store peeps as you toss your worries aside for the ...
Divisadero Art Walk: Summer Solstice & Pride | SF
Thursday, June 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Divisadero Corridor
Divisadero Art Walk: Summer Solstice & Pride | SF
Come out for the Divisadero Art Walk on Thursday, June 21, 2018. Expect art shows, live music, complimentary beverages and more. Summer is here people… And with summer comes a fresh Divisadero Art Walk -The Solstice Edition celebrating Pride. It’s the longest day of the year, ...
Free Pride Movie Screening: “Moonlight” | Bayview Opera House
Thursday, June 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bayview Opera House
Free Pride Movie Screening: "Moonlight" | Bayview Opera House
D10 Pride Committee & Bayview Opera House present: Moonlight The coming-of-age drama “Moonlight” is nominated for eight Academy Awards. It tells the story of a gay African-American boy growing up in the impoverished Liberty City neighborhood of Miami. Join the Bayview community in the historic Opera House ...
Free Outdoor Salsa Dance Party with Bululú | SoMa
Thursday, June 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jessie Square
Free Outdoor Salsa Dance Party with Bululú | SoMa
Let’s Go Salsa@Jessie!, the free open-air salsa dance party in Jessie Square near the Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco, takes place on the third Thursday of each month from May to September from 6:00pm – 7:30pm. In Venezuela, a bululú is a gathering that generates ...
“Awesöme Orchestra” Free Outdoor Concert | San Jose
Thursday, June 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required; donations are welcome.
| Plaza de Cesar Chavez
"Awesöme Orchestra" Free Outdoor Concert | San Jose
Awesöme Orchestra Collective has been invited to partake in Make Music San Jose. Join in at the South Bay for a day of outdoor music merry-making.  Sounds like our kind of adventure. It will be another outdoor session, so once again bring your hats, sunscreen, stand ...
2018 San Mateo’s Summer Music Series Kick Off: Reggae in the Park | June 21-Aug.16
Thursday, June 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Central Park (San Mateo)
2018 San Mateo's Summer Music Series Kick Off: Reggae in the Park | June 21-Aug.16

Dance a summer evening away in San Mateo’s beautiful Central Park with free concerts held every Thursday night during the summer. Low-back chairs and blankets are welcome. Downtown parking is free after 6 pm. 2018 Central Park Music Series Every Thursday, June 21 to August 16, ...

“Binary Salon”: LED Art Show, Virtual Dance, Talks & Opening Reception | SF
Thursday, June 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| The Midway
"Binary Salon": LED Art Show, Virtual Dance, Talks & Opening Reception | SF
Join in for an evening of drinks, conversation, and collaboration for the third edition of the Binary Salon. The Binary Salons are a place where artists who are working at the intersection of art + technology can come together to share ideas and practices. The Binary Salon ...
SFJAZZ 2018: 32nd Annual Summer Jazz Concert Series Kickoff | Palo Alto
Thursday, June 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Stanford Shopping Center
SFJAZZ 2018: 32nd Annual Summer Jazz Concert Series Kickoff | Palo Alto

Enjoy 10 weeks of rhythm and blues as Summer Jazz, an annual tradition in Palo Alto, celebrates its 32nd Anniversary at Stanford Shopping Center. A free outdoor concert series, Summer Jazz is produced by SFJAZZ and showcases a variety of jazz musicians and all-stars performing ...

2018 Moraga Summer Concert Series Kick Off: Classic Rock Night | June 21-Aug. 16
Thursday, June 21 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Moraga Commons Park
2018 Moraga Summer Concert Series Kick Off: Classic Rock Night | June 21-Aug. 16

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 ...

“Strappy Hour”: Pride Pizza Party & Free Mini Workshop | Mission Dist.
Thursday, June 21 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP. For Adults only.
| Good Vibrations (Valencia St.)
"Strappy Hour": Pride Pizza Party & Free Mini Workshop | Mission Dist.
Strap-ons are sexy. At this free mini-workshop, hot slices will be served and they’ll be featuring their favorite strap-ons, harnesses, and sexy tips for pegging. Everyone gets 10% off shopping and one lucky winner will go home with a harness. Strappy Hour: Pride Pizza Party at Good ...
Pride Night at the Commons: Dance Class & Workshops | SF
Thursday, June 21 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free classes on a first come, first serve basis
| ODC Dance Commons
Pride Night at the Commons: Dance Class & Workshops | SF
On Thursday, June 21 prep for Pride with ODC as SirJoq and Coach get you ready for the weekend’s events. ODC is hosting two free classes as well as a reception to celebrate inclusion, diversity, and community. Things kick off at 7:30 pm for Vogue and ...
2018 Waterfront Flicks Kickoff & A’s Night: “The Sandlot” | Jack London Square
Thursday, June 21 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
2018 Waterfront Flicks Kickoff & A's Night: "The Sandlot" | Jack London Square
Waterfront Flicks begins on Thursday, June 21 with a special Oakland A’s night celebrating the 25th anniversary of the coming-of-age baseball film, “The Sandlot.” Guests will be treated to swag, fun activities, photo opportunities, and more, provided by the Oakland A’s. Oakland A’s Night 5–7 pm: Stomper visits with fans 5 ...
City Star Party & Telescope Night | The Presidio
Thursday, June 21 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Weather permitting. Please check the SFAA website for updated information.
| Presidio Parade Grounds
City Star Party & Telescope Night | The Presidio

The San Francisco Amateur Astronomers invite you to their next City Star Party, where you can take a gander at our universe through telescopes, socialize with more experienced amateur astronomers, and get some tips about the night sky. Take in the view from San Francisco’s picturesque Land’s End or other ...

SKYY Vodka’s American Pride Roller Disco Bash: Roller Skates, Dance & Music Entertainment | SF
Thursday, June 21 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*Only ages 21+
| Church of 8 Wheels
SKYY Vodka's American Pride Roller Disco Bash: Roller Skates, Dance & Music Entertainment  | SF
As part of June’s Pride festivities, SKYY Vodka is hosting the ultimate roller disco bash to honor those who dare to disrupt the status quo. To kick-off the celebratory weekend, attendees will roller skate, dance, eat, drink and, most importantly, show the world what it ...
“Movies on the Square”: 25th Anniversary of “Jurassic Park” | Redwood City
Thursday, June 21 – 8:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
"Movies on the Square": 25th Anniversary of “Jurassic Park” | Redwood City

Bring the family out to a free movie showing in downtown Redwood City in Courthouse Square on Thursday evenings from June 7 to August 30 in 2018. Movies start at sundown (approximately 8:45 pm). Come early for the best seats – a limited number of ...

Friday, June 22

NOW Panhandle Festival 2018: Opening Day | SF
Friday, June 22 – All Day | Cost: FREE | The Panhandle
NOW Panhandle Festival 2018: Opening Day | SF

Come on out June 22-24, 2018 to co-create the best possible version of the panhandle community for one extraordinary week as the NOW Summer Festival takes over the neighborhoods around San Francisco’s iconic Panhandle (plus a few others all over the city). Join in for free events like ...

2018 Trans March | Dolores Park
Friday, June 22 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Dolores Park
2018 Trans March | Dolores Park
The San Francisco Trans March has been inspiring all trans and gender non-conforming people to realize a world where they are safe, loved, and empowered for 14 years. Starting in Dolores Park, the march spotlights the rich and diverse transgender community of our city and lets their voices ...
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.
“Circus Bella” Your Favorite One Ring Circus | Yerba Buena Gardens
Friday, June 22 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
"Circus Bella" Your Favorite One Ring Circus | Yerba Buena Gardens
Circus Bella is back with a brand new original show which follows the journey of a wild and rambunctious musical troupe as it presents an unusual and whimsical concert filled to the brim with tricks and surprises. Set to original music by the ingenious composer/accordionist Rob ...