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Wednesday, June 19

Free Movies on the Beach: 2019 Kick Off “The Lost Boys” | Santa Cruz
Wednesday, June 19 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Seating is first-come, first-served.
| Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Free Movies on the Beach: 2019 Kick Off "The Lost Boys" | Santa Cruz

There’s nothing like watching a classic movie on the beach with the Giant Dipper twinkling overhead and the sound of gentle summer surf in the background. Bring the family and your blanket or low-back beach chair and join the fun every Wednesday at 9 pm. Each ...

Friday, June 21

Silicon Valley BBQ Championships: 70 Chefs, Live Music & Market | Santa Clara
Friday, June 21 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Central Park (Santa Clara)
Silicon Valley BBQ Championships: 70 Chefs, Live Music & Market | Santa Clara

Sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbeque Association as the second largest BBQ championship on the West Coast, the Silicon Valley BBQ Championship is back for another year. 8th Annual Silicon Valley BBQ Championships – Friday, June 21, 2019 | 4-10 pm – Saturday, June 22, 2019 | ...

Music in the Park 2019 Kickoff “The Delfonics” Love songs & Oldies | San Jose
Friday, June 21 – 5:30 pm | Cost: $10 | Plaza de Cesar Chavez
Music in the Park 2019 Kickoff "The Delfonics" Love songs & Oldies | San Jose

Groove to tunes at Music in the Park, a summer tradition concert series at Plaza de Cesar Chavez Park in the heart of downtown San José. Produced by the San José Downtown Association, this favorite downtown music event jams from 5:30-9 pm. Early bird tickets ...

Free Beach Concert: Smash Mouth | Santa Cruz
Friday, June 21 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Free Beach Concert: Smash Mouth | 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 ...

San Jose Bike Party: The Cartoon/Anime Ride
Friday, June 21 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret San Jose Location
San Jose Bike Party: The Cartoon/Anime Ride

We have an optional theme for those that want to dress up in costume. Our theme for June is The Cartoon/Anime Ride. Dress as your favorite character. Bike decorations loudly encouraged. We’re anticipating a lot of theme participation since there are a gazillion choices. Monthly

Saturday, June 22

25th Annual Surf City Classic: Woodies on the Wharf | Santa Cruz
Saturday, June 22 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Wharf
25th Annual Surf City Classic: Woodies on the Wharf | Santa Cruz
Explore Northern California’s largest woodie show that features more than 200 stylish, pre-1952 wood-bodied cars. I bought a ’30 Ford wagon and we call it a woody (Surf City, here we come). You know it’s not very cherry, it’s an oldie but a goody (Surf City, ...
Silicon Valley BBQ Championships: 70 Chefs, Live Music & Market | Santa Clara
Saturday, June 22 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Central Park (Santa Clara)
Silicon Valley BBQ Championships: 70 Chefs, Live Music & Market | Santa Clara

Sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbeque Association as the second largest BBQ championship on the West Coast, the Silicon Valley BBQ Championship is back for another year. 8th Annual Silicon Valley BBQ Championships – Friday, June 21, 2019 | 4-10 pm – Saturday, June 22, 2019 | ...

BBQ-A-Newbie: Burning Man Family Reunion Picnic | Murdock Park
Saturday, June 22 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free. but an RSVP is requested.
| Murdock Park
BBQ-A-Newbie: Burning Man Family Reunion Picnic | Murdock Park
You’re invited to the Burner family reunion picnic and the last hoorah before they head for the desert at this South Bay and East Bay joint picnic on June 22, 2019. Free, but an RSVP is requested. This is a get-together is for the entire community, and ...

Wednesday, June 26

$1 Cinemark’s Summer Movie Clubhouse Season Opening | Hayward
Wednesday, June 26 – 10:00 am | Cost: $1*
*10 movies for $5 in advance, or $1 per movie day of show
| Hayward Century Theater
$1 Cinemark’s Summer Movie Clubhouse Season Opening | Hayward

From May through September, 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 ...

Free Movies on the Beach: “School Of Rock” | Santa Cruz
Wednesday, June 26 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Seating is first-come, first-served.
| Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Free Movies on the Beach: "School Of Rock" | Santa Cruz

There’s nothing like watching a classic movie on the beach with the Giant Dipper twinkling overhead and the sound of gentle summer surf in the background. Bring the family and your blanket or low-back beach chair and join the fun every Wednesday at 9 pm. Each ...

Friday, June 28

Free Beach Concert: Everclear | Santa Cruz
Friday, June 28 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Free Beach Concert: Everclear | 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 ...

Tuesday, July 2

Santana Row Summer Music in the Park Kick Off: Latin Reggae | 2019
Tuesday, July 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Santana Row
Santana Row Summer Music in the Park Kick Off: Latin Reggae | 2019

The Summer Music series is back and  ready to groove with you every Tuesday in July from 6 pm-8 pm with free live music. 2019 Summer Music Series Lineup: July 2nd- Jinx Jones & the KingTones, Latin Reggae July 9th – Andre Thierry, Accordion Soul ...

Wednesday, July 3

Morgan Hill | “Family Fest” July 3rd Patriotic Sing & Music Fest | 2019
Wednesday, July 3 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Morgan Hill Amphitheater
Morgan Hill | "Family Fest" July 3rd Patriotic Sing & Music Fest | 2019
Downtown Morgan Hill comes together to celebrate Independence Day 2019 with their Patriotic Sing and Family Music Festival starting at 6 pm on July 3, 2019. The evening starts off with the 31st Annual Patriotic Sing, which begins at 6 pm at the Morgan Hill Community ...
Free Movies on the Beach: “The Sandlot” | Santa Cruz
Wednesday, July 3 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Seating is first-come, first-served.
| Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Free Movies on the Beach: "The Sandlot" | Santa Cruz

There’s nothing like watching a classic movie on the beach with the Giant Dipper twinkling overhead and the sound of gentle summer surf in the background. Bring the family and your blanket or low-back beach chair and join the fun every Wednesday at 9 pm. Each ...

Thursday, July 4

World’s Shortest 4th of July Parade at Aptos | 2019
World's Shortest 4th of July Parade at Aptos | 2019
Billed as “The World’s Shortest Parade” at just two city blocks, this small town parade has enough pageantry to last two hours on July 4, 2019. Last year, the 0.6 mile parade meant the city of Aptos (a town just east of Santa Cruz along the Pacific) celebrated ...
Cupertino’s 4th of July Children’s Parade & Concert in the Park | 2019
Thursday, July 4 – 7:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring cash for food and drinks purchase.
| Cupertino Memorial Park (Stevens Creek)
Cupertino's 4th of July Children's Parade & Concert in the Park | 2019
The city of Cupertino hosts a daytime 4th of July festival in Memorial Park, beginning with a flag raising ceremony at the Veteran’s Memorial at 9:30 am, followed by the annual Children’s Parade which winds through Memorial Park and finishes at the Memorial Park Amphitheater. Following ...
Saratoga’s Costumed Old-Fashioned 4th of July & Free Popsicles | 2019
Thursday, July 4 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted for Operation: Care and Comfort
| Kevin Moran Park
Saratoga's Costumed Old-Fashioned 4th of July & Free Popsicles | 2019
If you’re looking for a reason to wear that Uncle Sam costume you’ve got in your closet, then Saratoga’s 2019 Independence Day Observance is the place for you on July 4, 2019. Held at Kevin Moran Park, the event will feature a Color Guard presentation of ...
San Jose’s Rose, White & Blue Parade | 2019
Thursday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Arrive early and get a front row seat.
| San Jose (The Alameda)
San Jose's Rose, White & Blue Parade | 2019
The Rose White and Blue Parade has been a much beloved annual event in the neighborhoods of the greater Rose Garden area of San Jose along The Alameda and this year celebrates the 12th Anniversary, making this the longest running parade in the history of ...
Cupertino’s July 4th Free Swimming Day | 2019
Thursday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is first come, first serve. Entry is not guaranteed.
| Blackberry Farm
Cupertino's July 4th Free Swimming Day | 2019
Families and kids are invited to Blackberry Farm in Cupertino for a free day of swimming and food trucks for their annual July 4th celebration on Thursday, July 4, 2019. Blackberry Farm Independence Day Celebration | July 4, 2019 Free Swimming: 10 am – 5 pm (Admission to the ...
Santa Clara’s Great America Fireworks & Free Military Admission | 2019
Thursday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: $24 | Great America
Santa Clara's Great America Fireworks & Free Military Admission | 2019

Head toward the Flight Deck roller coaster plaza at 9:45 pm for an Independence Day event that will knock your sparklers off. Set the sky ablaze in one of the area’s most impressive displays of 4th of July fireworks. Witness a fanfare of radiant bursts ...

Old Fashioned 1900s Independence Day Celebration at Santa Cruz | 2019
Old Fashioned 1900s Independence Day Celebration at Santa Cruz | 2019
Visit Wilder Ranch’s historic cultural preserve and take a step back in time 100 years ago as you participate in an early 1900s-style Independence Day celebration on Thursday, July 4, 2019 from 11 am to 4 pm. Featuring a noon family parade, games, children’s crafts area, ...
4th of July Symphony & Picnic in the Park at Los Gatos | 2019
Thursday, July 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring money for food and beverages.
| Oak Meadow Park
4th of July Symphony & Picnic in the Park at Los Gatos | 2019
The Town of Los Gatos will once again host the annual Symphony in the Park on Thursday, July 4th at Oak Meadow Park. Join for a day of free, family-friendly music, food and fun. 4th of July Schedule: 11 am – 4 pm: Children’s Activities & Food ...
Santa Clara’s All City Picnic & 4th of July Fireworks Extravaganza | 2019
Thursday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Central Park (Santa Clara)
Santa Clara's All City Picnic & 4th of July Fireworks Extravaganza | 2019
Celebrate Independence Day at the All City Picnic at Central Park beginning at 12:00 pm with carnival games, face painting, jump houses and more for the kids and free recreational swimming at the International Swim Center. There will be plenty of food available for sale ...
Spirit of Watsonville: July 4th Parade | 2019
Thursday, July 4 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Watsonville
Spirit of Watsonville: July 4th Parade | 2019
Celebrate Independence Day and Watsonville’s 167th Birthday with a 4th of July parade through downtown on it’s new start time at Noon. The Spirit of Watsonville 4th of July parade proceeds down Main St. from St. Patrick’s Church to First Street. Thousands of spectators line the route ...
Old-Timey 4th of July Celebration at Roaring Camp | 2019
Old-Timey 4th of July Celebration at Roaring Camp | 2019
Roaring Camp Railroads hosts old-timey Fourth of July activities in the Santa Cruz Mountains on July 4, 2019. Bring out the entire family and friends for a fun-filled day of games, live music and an all-American barbecue. See why the west was wild aboard the Redwood ...
Scotts Valley’s 4th of July Parade, Festival & Fireworks | 2019
Scotts Valley's 4th of July Parade, Festival & Fireworks | 2019
Come celebrate July 4th in Scotts Valley. Parade, flyover, fireworks, BBQ, live bands, games, petting zoo and much more. Advance tickets are $6. Tickets on July 4th will be $8 Kids 4 and under are free There will be a parade on Scotts Valley Drive at 3 pm. Please note ...
Morgan Hill’s Freedom Fest Fireworks & Live Music | 2019
Thursday, July 4 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Morgan Hill Outdoor Sports Center
Morgan Hill's Freedom Fest Fireworks & Live Music | 2019
End your 4th of July festivities with a bang as Freedom Fest is proud to return fireworks on the green to the outdoor sports center with family entertainment, games, bounce houses, face painting, great music, and a fantastic firework show powered by Fireworks America. Please note ...
San Jose | 4th of July Fireworks Celebration | 2019
Thursday, July 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Discovery Meadow
San Jose | 4th of July Fireworks Celebration | 2019
Celebrating their 105th year and a new century of service, the Rotary Club of San Jose invites you, your family, and your friends to enjoy another world-class fireworks display at Discovery Meadow in downtown San Jose on July 4, 2019. 4th of July Fireworks Celebration Thursday, July ...
San Jose Giants Baseball & 4th of July Fireworks | 2019
Thursday, July 4 – 6:45 pm | Cost: $10*
*Game tickets start at $10, but fireworks can be seen for free outside Municipal Stadium.
| San Jose Municipal Stadium
San Jose Giants Baseball & 4th of July Fireworks | 2019

The minor league San Jose Giants baseball club puts on a post-game 4th of July Fireworks show for 2019. 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 ...

Cupertino’s Fourth of July Fireworks Show | 2019
Thursday, July 4 – 9:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Cupertino Creekside Park
Cupertino's Fourth of July Fireworks Show | 2019
After a year off, for Independence Day 2019, Cupertino once again hosts their annual small town Fourth of July fireworks show with viewing locations at four different parks in the city. Gather for viewing the fireworks at Creekside Community Church, Creekside Park, Sedgwick Elementary and Miller ...