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Wednesday, June 20

Free Dance Band Concert in the Park | Redwood City
Wednesday, June 20 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Stafford Park
Free Dance Band Concert in the Park | Redwood City
Based in Redwood City and playing the best dance, rock, pop and soul from across the decades, Janel and the Heist is an uplifting, high-energy experience guaranteed to get you out of your seat. Frontwoman, Janel Tan is also a season 13 American Idol top 75 finalist and power-singer ...
Summer Blues Concert | Menlo Park
Wednesday, June 20 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Fremont Park (Menlo Park)
Summer Blues Concert | Menlo Park

Enjoy a free summer concert in Menlo Park featuring a variety of musical styles from jazz to country to hits of today and yesterday, from 6:30-8 pm on Wednesdays from June to August in Fremont Park (University and Santa Cruz Avenues). 2018 Lineup: June 13 – The Sun ...

Thursday, June 21

SFJAZZ 2018: 32nd Annual Summer Jazz Concert Series Kick Off | Palo Alto
Thursday, June 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Stanford Shopping Center
SFJAZZ 2018: 32nd Annual Summer Jazz Concert Series Kick Off | 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 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, ...

“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

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 ...

Saturday, June 23

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 ...

Wednesday, June 27

Free Swing / Jazz Concert in the Park | Redwood City
Wednesday, June 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Stafford Park
Free Swing / Jazz Concert in the Park | Redwood City
The Klipptones are one of the Bay Area’s top party and event bands! They regularly headline top spots in the Bay Area, including the Starlight Room, Top of the Mark and the Terrace Room, numerous outdoor festivals and more. The Klipptones are loved by their ...
Summer Rock Covers Concert | Menlo Park
Wednesday, June 27 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Fremont Park (Menlo Park)
Summer Rock Covers Concert | Menlo Park

Enjoy a free summer concert in Menlo Park featuring a variety of musical styles from jazz to country to hits of today and yesterday, from 6:30-8 pm on Wednesdays from June to August in Fremont Park (University and Santa Cruz Avenues). 2018 Lineup: June 13 – The Sun ...

Thursday, June 28

SFJAZZ Summer Jazz 2018: Stanford Jazz Workshop | Palo Alto
Thursday, June 28 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Stanford Shopping Center
SFJAZZ Summer Jazz 2018: Stanford Jazz Workshop | 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 ...

Movies on the Square: “Jumanji” | Redwood City
Thursday, June 28 – 8:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Movies on the Square: “Jumanji" | 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 29

Music on the Square: WAR Tribute Band | Redwood City
Friday, June 29 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Music on the Square: WAR Tribute Band | 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 ...

Sunday, July 1

Kabuki on Film: Free Screening & Kabuki Expert Talk | San Mateo
Sunday, July 1 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | San Mateo Japanese American Center
Kabuki on Film: Free Screening & Kabuki Expert Talk | San Mateo

San Mateo Kabuki Club is a well-established group that holds classes on the first Sunday of every month, focusing on Kabuki performances on film. Classes are open to the public. The group is led by two very passionate and knowledgeable experts on Kabuki. Films are ...

Tuesday, July 3

San Mateo | Locals-Only 3rd of July Highlands Fireworks Show | 2018
Tuesday, July 3 – 9:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free. This event is strictly for locals and former residents. Donations are appreciated.
| Highlands Elementary School
San Mateo | Locals-Only 3rd of July Highlands Fireworks Show | 2018
The annual Highlands fireworks show takes place July 3, 2018 overlooking Crystal Springs Reservoir. The event which takes place at Highlands Elementary School is free, but donations are appreciated. In past years, the fireworks have started at approximately 9:30 pm. In past years, the viewing area was in ...

Wednesday, July 4

Redwood City | 4th of July Parade, Festival & Fireworks | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Downtown Redwood City
Redwood City | 4th of July Parade, Festival & Fireworks | 2018
The Redwood City Independence Day 2018 celebration packs in a full day of fun including the 80th annual parade (10 am), a car show, the 32nd annual festival, a carnival, and most importantly, a fireworks show at 9:30 pm. Schedule | July 4, 2018 Pancake Breakfast – 7:30-10:30 am with the Redwood City ...
Foster City | 4th of July Dog Parade, Festival & Fireworks | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Leo J. Ryan Park
Foster City | 4th of July Dog Parade, Festival & Fireworks | 2018
Celebrate Independence Day in Foster City for a spectacular Fourth of July Celebration at Leo Ryan Park. They have an exciting day planned with a family and dog parade, family games, live music, and a grand fireworks display. Be sure to take a walk through the park ...
Redwood City | Old-Fashioned 4th & Ice Cream Making Party | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: $3*
*$3 for adults; $2 for seniors and students; and free for kids five and under
| San Mateo County History Museum
Redwood City | Old-Fashioned 4th & Ice Cream Making Party | 2018
The San Mateo County History Museum hosts “An Old-Fashioned Fourth” within its museum, the 107 year old county courthouse in Redwood City from 10 am to 4 pm on Wednesday, July 4, 2018. Children will be invited to hand-craft homemade vanilla ice cream and then take a taste. They ...
$1 Family Move Day: “The Nut Job 2” | CineMark Summer Movie Clubhouse
Wednesday, July 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: $1*
*10 movies for $5 in advance, or $1 per movie day of show
| Hayward Century Theater
$1 Family Move Day: “The Nut Job 2” | CineMark Summer Movie Clubhouse

From May through August, Bay Area Cinemark/Century Theaters host 10 weeks of fun films for families and kids for just $5 (that’s 50 cents a movie) if purchased in advance – or $1 per film at the box office. All films are either rated G or PG. ...

Pacifica | 4th of July Celebration in the Park | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Frontierland Park
Pacifica | 4th of July Celebration in the Park | 2018
Join the Pacifica’s Parks, Beaches and Recreation Department for their 44th Annual 4th of July Celebration – a day full of crafts, games, music and more at Frontierland Park. There will be a face painting, food, crafts and more for the whole family. Join the all day ...
Los Gatos | 4th of July Symphony & Picnic in the Park | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring money for food and beverages.
| Oak Meadow Park
Los Gatos | 4th of July Symphony & Picnic in the Park | 2018
The 2018 Los Gatos hometown Independence Day celebration offers fun for the whole family. Stay awhile and soak in the sun while listening to the patriotic sounds of the San Jose Wind Symphony. The day promises to be full of patriotic summertime fun for all. 11:00 am ...
Menlo Park | 4th of July Parade & Festival | 2018
Menlo Park | 4th of July Parade & Festival | 2018
Join in on the 2018 Menlo Park July 4th Parade on Wednesday, July 4, 2018. This small town, fun-filled parade begins at 11:45 am from the parking lot on Chestnut Street at Santa Cruz Avenue (behind the Wells Fargo bank). Come dressed in red, white, & blue and decorate your bike or wagon to ...
Palo Alto | Summer Fest: 37th Annual Chili Cook-Off | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – 12:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5
| Mitchell Park
Palo Alto | Summer Fest: 37th Annual Chili Cook-Off  | 2018
Add some spice to your Independence Day at the 37th annual Palo Alto Summer Festival & Chili Cook-off on Wednesday, July 4, 2018. > Get Tickets – $5 The event last year attracted thousands of sun and chili lovers, as the festival embraced everything wonderful about summer with good food ...
Half Moon Bay | Ol’ Fashioned 4th of July Parade | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Half Moon Bay
Half Moon Bay | Ol' Fashioned 4th of July Parade | 2018
Half Moon Bay celebrates Independence Day 2018 and its classic small town spirit with the popular Ol’ Fashioned 4th of July Parade down historic Main Street on Wednesday, July 4, 2018. Starting at noon, the delightful, home-spun parade, fronted by the San Mateo County Sheriffs and CalFire, celebrates classic ...
4th of July Fireworks & San Francisco Symphony | Shoreline Amphitheatre | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $25 | Shoreline Amphitheatre
4th of July Fireworks & San Francisco Symphony | Shoreline Amphitheatre | 2018
Celebrate Independence Day at the 32nd annual “Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular with a festive outdoor performance of hero-themed favorites perfect for summer. Starring the San Francisco Symphony at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View. 2018 July Fourth with the San Francisco Symphony Wednesday, July 4, 2018 | 8 ...

Thursday, July 5

Pez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame
Thursday, July 5 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Burlingame Museum of Pez
Pez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame

The first Thursday of every month is free admission to the Pez Museum in Burlingame, a mini-museum where you can find over 500 pez dispensers from the past 80 years. See the world’s largest pez dispenser and a rare Pez, worth about $5,000, a Mr. ...

SFJAZZ Summer Jazz 2018: Camilo y los Robot Ninjas | Palo Alto
Thursday, July 5 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Stanford Shopping Center
SFJAZZ Summer Jazz 2018: Camilo y los Robot Ninjas | 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 ...

“Movies on the Square”: 25th Anniversary of “The Sandlot” | Redwood City
Thursday, July 5 – 8:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
"Movies on the Square": 25th Anniversary of “The Sandlot” | 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, July 6

Music on the Square: Swinging Soul Music | Redwood City
Friday, July 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Music on the Square: Swinging Soul Music | 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 ...

Saturday, July 7

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each month. This includes the de Young, Legion of Honor, Contemporary Jewish Museum and Oakland Museum ...

Sunday, July 8

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each month. This includes the de Young, Legion of Honor, Contemporary Jewish Museum and Oakland Museum ...