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Friday, August 9

Live On The Square: Afro Pop | Jack London Square
Friday, August 9 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Live On The Square: Afro Pop | Jack London Square

Jack London Square announced that after a successful 10 years, its popular Dancing Under the Stars summer dance series will expand to Live on the Square, a free festival featuring offering additional entertainment, food, and fun in addition to the weekly dance lessons. Live on the Square will ...

Saturday, August 10

Pub In the Park: Live Music, Local Brews & Lawn Games | Redwood City
Saturday, August 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Mezes Park
Pub In the Park: Live Music, Local Brews & Lawn Games | 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 ...

Pistahan 2019: Filipino Cultural Festival & Parade | SF
Saturday, August 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Civic Center (SF)
Pistahan 2019: Filipino Cultural Festival & Parade | SF

Celebrate the Pistahan Parade & Festival in San Francisco on August 10 and 11. Billed as the largest celebration of Filipino Americans in the U.S., experience the best of Filipino art, dance, music and food at the Pistahan Parade and Festival. The the two-day event ...

2019 Presidio Kite Festival | SF
2019 Presidio Kite Festival | SF
Let your imagination soar at this colorful, family-friendly festival featuring all things kite happening at the Presidio Main Parade Ground. Presidio Kite Expo Saturday, August 10, 2019 | 11 am to 4 pm Main Parade Ground, The Presidio, SF FREE – an RSVP is appreciated, but not required. (Free kites are available ...
Free Outdoor Roller Skate Groove | SF
Saturday, August 10 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | NOW Hunters Point
Free Outdoor Roller Skate Groove | SF

They’re here to spread the joy of roller skating to all the communities in San Francisco and beyond. The Church of 8 Wheels will be bringing the special brand of roller skating to the people in Bayview/Hunters Point . It’s called the Bayview Skate Groove. ...

Community Day at the Park | SF
Saturday, August 10 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Fillmore Mini Park
Community Day at the Park | SF

Join the monthly community event with resource tables, games, art activities, music, and food. Bring your family and friends for fun day event every second Saturday. Community Day at the Park Every 2nd Saturday | Noon to 4 pm Fillmore & Turk Mini Park, Fillmore ...Monthly

San Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Treasure Island” | San Jose
Saturday, August 10 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
| St. James Park (San Jose)
San Francisco Mime Troupe's "Treasure Island" | San Jose

The Tony Award-winning San Francisco Mime Troupe continues its 60th season with more free and lively performances in park settings around the Bay Area with their 2019 production “Treasure Island.” San Francisco Mime Troupe | 2019 Free political theater & music in parks all over ...

Free Shakespeare in the Park: As You Like It | Redwood City
Saturday, August 10 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Sequoia High School
Free Shakespeare in the Park: As You Like It | Redwood City

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, ...

Sunday, August 11

Inner Sunset Flea 2019 | Block Party & Street Fair
Sunday, August 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE | 9th and Irving
Inner Sunset Flea 2019 | Block Party & Street Fair

Join the Inner Sunset Flea on the second Sunday of the month from April to November 2019. Come hunt for a bargain, sit down for some food, let the children play, and catch up with friends and neighbors, featuring 30 resident, artisan, nonprofit, and local ...Monthly

Pistahan 2019: Filipino Cultural Festival | Yerba Buena Gardens
Sunday, August 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Pistahan 2019: Filipino Cultural Festival | Yerba Buena Gardens

Celebrate the Pistahan Parade & Festival in San Francisco on August 10 and 11. Billed as the largest celebration of Filipino Americans in the U.S., experience the best of Filipino art, dance, music and food at the Pistahan Parade and Festival. The the two-day event ...

Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid’s Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, August 11 – 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

Free Symphony in the Park | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, August 11 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
Free Symphony in the Park | Golden Gate Park

The Golden Gate Park Band, presents its 137th season in Golden Gate Park’s music concourse. That’s right, this symphony has been playing free concerts in Golden Gate Park for more than 100 years. The weekly concerts take place most Sundays at 1 pm, run about 90 ...

San Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Treasure Island” | Glen Park
Sunday, August 11 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
| Glen Park
San Francisco Mime Troupe's "Treasure Island" | Glen Park

The Tony Award-winning San Francisco Mime Troupe continues its 60th season with more free and lively performances in park settings around the Bay Area with their 2019 production “Treasure Island.” San Francisco Mime Troupe | 2019 Free political theater & music in parks all over ...

Pink Martini: Outdoor Concert | Stern Grove Festival
Sunday, August 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated
| Stern Grove
Pink Martini: Outdoor Concert | Stern Grove Festival
An eclectic international cocktail of jazz, swing, world music, cabaret, chanson, and more, Pink Martini and vocalist China Forbes bring their genre-defying sound back to Stern Grove Festival. Opening the show is local ensemble Barrio Manouche with a swinging blend of global influences.
Perseids Meteor Shower: Up to 50 Meteors / Hour | 2019
Sunday, August 11 – 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Perseids Meteor Shower: Up to 50 Meteors / Hour | 2019
In 2019, the peak night of this shower will be totally free of moonlight. The annual Perseids meteor shower is the glittery result of Earth’s passage through a stream of debris left behind by a comet, so you should expect to see 50 meteors per hour  – as ...

Tuesday, August 13

Free Admission Day | San Francisco Botanical Garden
Free Admission Day | San Francisco Botanical Garden

The San Francisco Botanical Garden is one of the most diverse gardens in the world. A unique urban oasis, the garden is a living museum within Golden Gate Park, offering 55 acres of both landscaped gardens and open spaces, and showcasing over 8,500 different kinds ...Monthly

Oakland’s Free “AMP” Street Music Festival | Every Tue-Thu
Tuesday, August 13 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Oakland's Public Plazas
Oakland's Free "AMP" Street Music Festival | Every Tue-Thu

Oakland Central debuts a brand new free outdoor music festival for 2019, AMP (Arts, Music, Performance) Oakland, a curated street performance series, throughout Downtown Oakland from May until October. Over 300 local performers will take to the streets to perform over the next six months, ...

RSVPs Open Today for “Live at Lagunitas” Free Man Man Concert | Petaluma
Tuesday, August 13 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
| Lagunitas Brewery
RSVPs Open Today for "Live at Lagunitas" Free Man Man 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 ...

Poetic Tuesdays: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
Tuesday, August 13 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Poetic Tuesdays: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
Lines and lyrics from Litquake Nation! Enjoy line breaks during your lunch break, as some of the Bay Area’s best poets and musicians share their work in the great outdoors.
Wine & Movie Night: “Mrs. Miniver” | Top of the Mark
Wine & Movie Night: "Mrs. Miniver" | Top of the Mark

Summer Movie Nights return to Top of the Mark at the InterContinental Mark Hopkins for 2019 every Tuesday starting June 4 through August 20 as the sun set at their 19th-floor lounge. In commemoration of the 80th Anniversary, This year (2019) will showcase romantic & lighthearted military-themed films, honoring Top of ...

Thursday, August 15

First Day to RSVP: Smithsonian’s 15th Annual Free Museum Day | 2019
Thursday, August 15 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Museum ticket required from http://www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/
| San Francisco Bay Area
First Day to RSVP: Smithsonian's 15th Annual Free Museum Day | 2019

Museum Day brings together museums, zoos & cultural centers from all 50 states to offer free admission to all Museum Day ticket holders for the 15th Annual Free Museum Day. Museum Day represents a national commitment to access, equality and inclusion. 2019 Smithsonian Magazine Museum ...

Traditional Korean Music w/ Kim Sora: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
Thursday, August 15 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Traditional Korean Music w/ Kim Sora: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
Korea’s ancient percussion tradition encompasses rituals, songs and incantations that align with elemental powers. Kim So Ra’s A Sign of Rain offers a rare Bay Area opportunity to experience some of Korea’s most celebrated traditional musicians, artists dedicated to combining old and new, East and ...
“Presidio Twilight” Campfire Party with Off the Grid | SF
Thursday, August 15 – 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

Let’s Go Salsa: Free Open Air Salsa Dance Party w/ Cabanijazz Project | SF
Thursday, August 15 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jessie Square
Let's Go Salsa: Free Open Air Salsa Dance Party w/ Cabanijazz Project | SF
The dynamic Mexican-born conga player Javier Cabanillas has come a long way since he started performing in pop-up flea markets in the streets of Tijuana. A few years ago, the Bay Area resident walked the red carpet in Los Angeles and took home a Grammy ...
Exploratorium After Dark: By the Sea | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: By the Sea | Pier 15
Oh buoy! San Francisco has an undeniable connection to the ocean. Our local ocean makes for fascinating ecosystems and special maritime economies. Come down to our historic pier and learn what it means to be in, on, and around the beautiful Pacific.
The Underground: Stand-Up Comedy at Oakstop | Oakland
Thursday, August 15 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Free Pizza & Beer provided, Admission free to Oakstop members.
| Oakstop
The Underground: Stand-Up Comedy at Oakstop | Oakland

From the Basement of Oakstop, in the heart of downtown, comes The Underground every 3rd Thursday from June to August. See some of the best comics from the Bay Area and beyond in an intimate setting. Show is From 7:30 till 9, with doors opening ...Monthly

Friday, August 16

“Off the Grid” Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party | SF
Friday, August 16 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center
"Off the Grid" Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party | SF

More than 30 food vendors, with a full bar and bands and DJs? Now that’s a party; it’s also California’s largest weekly street food market. Discover everything from Beijing-style crisp-fried crepes (Jianbing) and Filipino desserts, to handmade pasta, Neapolitan pizza, and Haitian pork griot – along with sheltered ...Every Friday

Free Outdoor Movie Night: Incredibles 2 | Castro Valley
Friday, August 16 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Event begins at 6 pm. Movie begins after dark between 8-8:15 pm.
| Adobe Park
Free Outdoor Movie Night: Incredibles 2 | Castro Valley

Come out early and join for an Outdoor Movie Night after 6 pm at the Hayward Area Recreation & Park District. Enjoy some music, visit local vendors, and play with the mobile recreation prior to the evening movie. Bring the entire family, picnic dinner, low-back ...

3rd Friday: Free Outdoor Movie, Playstreets & Classic Cars on Display | Millbrae
Friday, August 16 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free Popcorn
| Millbrae Central Park
3rd Friday: Free Outdoor Movie, Playstreets & Classic Cars on Display | Millbrae

The August movie is Grease: Sing-A-Long. There will have cool cars on display in preparation for the Millbrae Machines Car Show the next day too. The San Mateo County Sheriff’s Activities League will also be hosting Playstreets the same night at the park with carnival games ...Monthly

$10 Unlimited Pinball Party & DJs at Pacific Pinball Museum | Alameda
Friday, August 16 – All Day | Cost: $10 | Pacific Pinball Museum
$10 Unlimited Pinball Party & DJs at Pacific Pinball Museum | Alameda

For just $10 enjoy all-you-can-play pinball with 90+ games set on free play (no coins needed) with 5,500+ square feet and five rooms of pinball from every decade (1940s to present) on this special Third Friday event for Summer 2019. Admission includes in-and-out privileges all ...