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Monday, July 15

Japanese Tea Garden’s Free Admission Hour (Golden Gate Park)
Japanese Tea Garden's Free Admission Hour (Golden Gate Park)

The Japanese Tea Garden provides visitors from around the world with an opportunity to experience the natural beauty, tranquility, and harmony of a Japanese-style garden in the heart of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park. Originally created as a “Japanese Village” exhibit for the 1894 California ...Every Monday

Wednesday, July 17

Japanese Tea Garden’s Free Admission Hour (Golden Gate Park)
Japanese Tea Garden's Free Admission Hour (Golden Gate Park)

The Japanese Tea Garden provides visitors from around the world with an opportunity to experience the natural beauty, tranquility, and harmony of a Japanese-style garden in the heart of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park. Originally created as a “Japanese Village” exhibit for the 1894 California ...Every Wednesday

Thursday, July 18

Yerba Buena Gardens Festival 2024 Free Concert in the Park (Batey Tambó)
Thursday, July 18 – 12:30 pm - Ends at 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens
Yerba Buena Gardens Festival 2024 Free Concert in the Park (Batey Tambó)
Oakland percussionist Denise Solís founded one of the first ever all-female ensembles devoted to the Afro-Indigenous Puerto Rican tradition of bomba, Las Bomberas de la Bahia, and she’s been drumming down barriers for women in the art form ever since. Working with Julia Caridad Cepeda ...
Stern Grove RSVPs Opens at 2pm: Lucinda Williams (8/18)
Thursday, July 18 – 2:00 pm - Ends at 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated. Advanced Tickets required
| Stern Grove
Stern Grove RSVPs Opens at 2pm: Lucinda Williams (8/18)

The Stern Grove Festival returns for its 87th season having presented free concerts in the park every summer since 1938. 2024 Stern Grove Festival June 23 – August 25, 2024 | 2-5 pm Stern Grove, 19th Avenue and Sloat Blvd., SF FREE Stern Grove Festival’s 87th season of admission-free concerts ...

Redwood City’s Outdoor Film Night “Movies on the Square” 2024 (June 6 – Aug 29)
Thursday, July 18 – 6:00 pm - Ends at 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free! All Ages!
| Courthouse Square
Redwood City's Outdoor Film Night "Movies on the Square" 2024 (June 6 - Aug 29)

Gather your friends and family, grab a blanket or a lawn chair, and head on over to Redwood City’s free outdoor movie series… with double features! There’s nothing quite like watching great movies under the stars, surrounded by the company of others. From June 6 ...Every Thursday

Friday, July 19

“Unique Derique” Free Kids’ Show in the Park (2024 Yerba Buena Gardens Festival)
Friday, July 19 – 11:00 am - Ends at 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Children's Garden)
"Unique Derique" Free Kids' Show in the Park (2024 Yerba Buena Gardens Festival)
A beloved Bay Area institution, the Unique Derique is a prince among clowns, an internationally esteemed performer who has honed a singular blend of physical comedy and hambone body percussion. Derique (aka Lance McGee) started clowning in Berkeley at 15 with Circus A La Mode and later ...
Japanese Tea Garden’s Free Admission Hour (Golden Gate Park)
Japanese Tea Garden's Free Admission Hour (Golden Gate Park)

The Japanese Tea Garden provides visitors from around the world with an opportunity to experience the natural beauty, tranquility, and harmony of a Japanese-style garden in the heart of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park. Originally created as a “Japanese Village” exhibit for the 1894 California ...Every Friday

“City Kids” Creator Con 2024: Jones St. Block Party (SF)
Friday, July 19 – 10:30 am - Ends at 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Jones St Block
"City Kids" Creator Con 2024: Jones St. Block Party (SF)
Don’t miss CREATOR CON, where all things art, music, fashion, and culture collide! We take over the entire block to play games, have fun, enjoy snacks, see a LIVE show, and more! You can win prizes from SUPREME, The SF Giants, Golden State Warriors, fun toys, ...
“Friday Nights at OMCA with Off the Grid” Block Party + DJs (Oakland)
Friday, July 19 – 5:00 pm - Ends at 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Most outdoor activities and entertainment is free and open to the public from 5-9pm. Regular Museum applies to enter the galleries
| OMCA (Oakland Museum of California)
"Friday Nights at OMCA with Off the Grid" Block Party + DJs (Oakland)

Reconnect with family, friends, and community during Friday Nights at OMCA. These free events provide a gathering place each week, including live music, hands-on activities, Off the Grid (OTG) food trucks, and late-night access to our galleries and special exhibitions with a Museum ticket. Limited ...Every Friday

Saturday, July 20

SF’s “Secondhand Saturday” 2024 w/ Sunset Mercantile (Every Third Saturday)
Saturday, July 20 – 10:00 am - Ends at 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free Admission
| Sunset Community Mercantile
SF's "Secondhand Saturday" 2024 w/ Sunset Mercantile (Every Third Saturday)

Come search for vintage treasures every third Saturday, April through November, 10am to 4pm, at Second Hand Saturday, an open-air vintage market located in the Outer Sunset at 37th Ave between Ortega and Pacheco. Browse over 50 vintage goods and clothing vendors, artists and makers ...Monthly

“RADwood NorCal” Auto Show for the Raddest Cars of the ’80s + ’90s (SF)
"RADwood NorCal" Auto Show for the Raddest Cars of the ’80s + ’90s (SF)
Get Rad! RADwood is the premier lifestyle event celebrating automotive culture of the ’80s and ’90s. The car show that blends period correct attire with killer music of the most radical era. RADwood NorCal returns to the Pier for 2024! And this year, we’re bringing SHADE ...
“Suds Francisco” Rooftop Park Unlimited Beer Tasting Party (2024)
Saturday, July 20 – 12:00 pm - Ends at 5:00 pm | Cost: $75*
*General Admission tickets are $75 and include unlimited beer tastings from 1-5p
| Salesforce Park
"Suds Francisco" Rooftop Park Unlimited Beer Tasting Party (2024)
Barebottle Brewing Co. brings bands, brews, and bounce houses to downtown San Francisco at the Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) Salesforce Park this summer, with the inaugural Suds Francisco – the city’s first family-friendly beer festival. The beer & music festival is located at the top ...
SF’s “ChoreoFest” 2024 (Yerba Buena Gardens)
Saturday, July 20 – 1:00 pm - Ends at 2:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens
SF’s "ChoreoFest" 2024 (Yerba Buena Gardens)

A two-weekend festival of site-specific work, the Yerba Buena Gardens ChoreoFest showcases the extravagant creativity, diversity and vibrancy of the Bay Area dance scene. After a thrilling 2023 season, YBG ChoreoFest returns with PUSH Dance Company’s Artistic Director Raissa Simpson and Associate Artistic Director Ashley ...Every Saturday

Radium Runway: Summer Concert w/ “Sunny War” (Alameda Point)
Radium Runway: Summer Concert w/ "Sunny War" (Alameda Point)

Radium Runway Summer Concert Series features La Misa Negra, Sunny War, Jazz Mafia’s Grateful Brass, and True Loves. National and local touring acts will bring high-energy, family-friendly concerts to delight Bay Area audiences in Alameda on four Saturday afternoons June through September. Radium Presents announces a ...

“The Movie Music of John Williams” w/ the SF Symphony at Frost Amphitheatre (Stanford)
Saturday, July 20 – 7:30 pm | Cost: $29*
*Adult single ticket starts at $29
| Frost Amphitheater
"The Movie Music of John Williams" w/ the SF Symphony at Frost Amphitheatre (Stanford)
From Star Wars to Jurassic Park and Indiana Jones―some of the most epic film scores of all time have been written by John Williams, widely regarded as the greatest film composer in history. Relive the magic of blockbuster classics when the San Francisco Symphony fills Frost Amphitheater with the music ...
D2 Neighborhood Beautification Day (Russian Hill / Fillmore) w/ Free Lunch (SF)
Saturday, July 20 – 8:30 am - Ends at 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required
| Sherman Elementary School yard
D2 Neighborhood Beautification Day (Russian Hill / Fillmore) w/ Free Lunch (SF)
Join San Francisco Public Works for a day of greening and neighborhood pride in District 2 (NOPA, Pacific Heights, Russian Hill, the Fillmore, and more). There will be 7-10 worksites where volunteers will garden, mulch, pick up litter, or abate graffiti. The projects and tasks will ...
Free Compost Day (SF)
Saturday, July 20 – 9:00 am - Ends at 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free compost for everyone. No need to register or volunteer.
| Sherman Elementary School yard
Free Compost Day (SF)
SF Public Works is partnering with SF Environment and SFUSD to bring free compost to you. Compost funded by a Cal Recycle grant. WHEN: Saturday, July 20 from 9 AM – 11 AM WHERE: 1660 Green St, San Francisco WHAT TO EXPECT: – Bring your own 5-gallon buckets and ...
Victorian Days Walking Tours: Folger Stable in Woodside
Saturday, July 20 – 10:00 am - Ends at 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP not required
| Folger Stable
Victorian Days Walking Tours: Folger Stable in Woodside
Complementing its Victorian Days at the Old Courthouse, the San Mateo County History Museum is offering FREE walking tours throughout the Peninsula this summer. From Daly City to Pigeon Point, visit cemeteries, museums, stables, downtown sites, interesting residential areas, a historic railroad depot, a dueling ...
SF Chinatown “Joy On Joice” Summer Street Fair (2024)
Saturday, July 20 – 11:00 am - Ends at 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | CHSA Museum
SF Chinatown "Joy On Joice" Summer Street Fair (2024)
CHSA and Cameron House present a family-oriented street festival uplifting the Chinatown community, culture, and creativity with a special celebration honoring the 51st anniversary of the legacy of Bruce Lee. We are excited to spotlight comic book artist Mark Bode, who created a very special Bruce ...
Bluegrass Brunch at SF’s Rooftop Salesforce Park
Saturday, July 20 – 11:30 am - Ends at 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free for all
| TJPA's Salesforce Park: Central Lawn
Bluegrass Brunch at SF's Rooftop Salesforce Park

Enjoy a rotating selection of local bluegrass music talent curated by Give It Up for The Band, LLC. This activity is free and open to the public. Check out what’s coming up at the Transit Center, from special events to regularly scheduled fitness and wellness, family ...Every Saturday

Pedal Brewfest at Oakland’s Snow Park (Lake Merritt)
Saturday, July 20 – 12:00 pm - Ends at 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, drink tickets available for purchase
| Snow Park, Lake Merritt
Pedal Brewfest at Oakland's Snow Park (Lake Merritt)
Drake’s Brewing Company and Bike East Bay are excited to present Pedal Brewfest on Saturday, July 20, 2024 from 1-5pm in Oakland’s Snow Park, next to Lake Merritt! Join local craft breweries as they share a wide range of thoughtfully crafted, full-flavored and super refreshing session brews, perfect for ...
SF’s 113th Annual Hayes Valley Carnival (2024)
Saturday, July 20 – 12:00 pm - Ends at 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Proxy SF
SF's 113th Annual Hayes Valley Carnival (2024)
113th Anniversary Hayes Valley Carnival 12pm-5pmHayes at Octavia Come one! Come all! To the 113th anniversary of the Hayes Valley Carnival Circus Bella presents WOW! Presenting! Circus Bella and the Prescott Theater Circus 2 showings: 1pm and 3pm Free admission! Carnival games and prizes! Brought to you by the Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association, the Hayes Valley ...
“Lunaland Festival” Lake Merritt Street Fair w/ DJs + 50+ Vendors (Oakland)
Saturday, July 20 – 12:00 pm - Ends at 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lake Merritt
"Lunaland Festival" Lake Merritt Street Fair w/ DJs + 50+ Vendors (Oakland)
Lunaland is a street festival and marketplace filled with art and music, highlighting local brands, makers, artists and other small businesses to shine a light on all the magic that Oakland is. Lunaland will provide a day that transports us out of our everyday hustle and ...
SF’s Yerba Buena Gardens ChoreoFest
Saturday, July 20 – 1:00 pm - Ends at 2:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
SF's Yerba Buena Gardens ChoreoFest
Yerba Buena Gardens ChoreoFest 2024 occurs on two days: Saturday, July 13 and Saturday, July 20. A two-weekend festival of site-specific work, the Yerba Buena Gardens ChoreoFest showcases the extravagant creativity, diversity and vibrancy of the Bay Area dance scene. After a thrilling 2023 season, YBG ...
Free Outdoor Theater: Shakespeare’s “As You Like It” (Alameda)
Saturday, July 20 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free event. No reservation needed
| Al Fresco Dining Park & The Healing Garden
Free Outdoor Theater:  Shakespeare's "As You Like It" (Alameda)

The Foodbank Players proudly present William Shakespeare’s beloved romantic comedy As You Like It. A pair of young lovers flee the corrupt city and escape to the forest of Arden, where they are free to pursue their whimsical, gender-bending, passion-fueled lives. Comedy, romance, sword fighting, singing, ...

“A Midsummer Night’s Dream” Oudoor Shakespeare in the Park (Berkeley)
Saturday, July 20 – 4:00 pm - Ends at 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | John Hinkel Park Amphitheatre
"A Midsummer Night's Dream" Oudoor Shakespeare in the Park (Berkeley)

Inferno Theatre presents A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare in a modern translation by Jeff Whitty at Berkeley’s John Hinkel Park Amphitheatre.  Wear your best hippie threads, pack your picnic basket, bring the whole family, and immerse yourself in this enchanted world of music, ...

SF’s “Salsa in the Streets 2024” Summer Block Party
Saturday, July 20 – 5:00 pm - Ends at 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*https://www.eventbrite.com/e/salsa-in-the-streets-2024-tickets-887351792097?aff=oddtdtcreator
| 741 Valencia Street
SF's  "Salsa in the Streets 2024" Summer Block Party

Put on your dancing shoes (asphalt-friendly ones) and get ready for the second annual Salsa in the Streets—SF’s best ongoing summer block party. Join us one Saturday a month this summer, May–September, 5 to 8 pm (May 18, June 15, July 20, Aug 24, Sept ...

“Salsa in the Streets 2024” SF Summer Block Party
Saturday, July 20 – 5:00 pm - Ends at 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Salsa in the Streets 2024
"Salsa in the Streets 2024" SF Summer Block Party

Put on your dancing shoes (asphalt-friendly ones) and get ready for the second annual Salsa in the Streets—SF’s best ongoing summer block party. Join us one Saturday a month this summer, May–September, 5 to 8 pm (May 18, June 15, July 20, Aug 24, Sept 21) in front ...Monthly

Sunday, July 21

Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile
Sunday, July 21 – 9:00 am - Ends at 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Sunset Mercantile (Outer Sunset)
Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile

Sunset Mercantile’s weekly outdoor market featuring farmers, ranchers, food trucks, live music, children’s activities, vendors, makers, merchants, artists, and local organizations. Bring the whole family for free seasonal art activities at the Sunset Mercantile Artship. Enjoy shopping an array of farm fresh produce, artisan goods. ...Every Sunday

Lower Nob Hill Cleanup w/ Free Lunch for Volunteers (SF)
Sunday, July 21 – 9:45 am - Ends at 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Another Cafe (right outside)
Lower Nob Hill Cleanup w/ Free Lunch for Volunteers (SF)

Meet us every Sunday @ 9:45 AM to gear up outside of Another Cafe (1191 Pine Street, SF). We have one hour to clean up Lower Nob Hill from 10-11 AM. We have supplies for you. Free yummy lunch and beverage after. We have limited ...Every Sunday