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Crown Beach Free Concerts at the Cove: SambaDa | Alameda

Every Friday
Friday, September 13, 2019 - 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE
Robert Crown Memorial State Beach Park | Otis & Westline Drive, Alameda, CA

85th East Bay Regional Parks Anniversary: Free Parks & Concerts | 2019

Celebrate the East Bay Regional Park District’s 85th Anniversary. There are 73 regional parks planning special events and programs, including Free Park Fridays, Free Concerts In The Parks, and a Free Multicultural Festival.

85th East Bay Regional Parks Anniversary
Every Friday from April – December | All Day
East Bay Regional Parks

Free Fridays in Regional Parks

Park entry and other fees will be waived every Friday in 2019 from April to December to celebrate the Park District’s 85th Anniversary. Park entrance and fees for day use parking, swimming, dogs, horse trailers, boat launching, and local fishing permit fees* will all be waived

*Please note that fees still apply for state fishing licenses, which are required for anyone over 16 years of age.

  • Free parking, free swimming, dog fees, horse trailers, boat launching, and fishing permits. State fees/permits camping, watercraft inspections still apply.
  • Free entrance to Ardenwood Historic Farm in Fremont, on non-event days.

Fee waiver does not apply to special event permits/reservations, camping and associated fees, or state fees such as fishing licenses and watercraft inspections. Fee waiver also does not apply to District concessions. Park entrance is subject to available occupancy.

Free Concerts in the Parks
(Please note that some concert events happen on Saturdays)

  • Saturday, June 22, 12pm-2pm, Concert in the Park, Lake Chabot, Castro Valley. Parking fees still apply. – The Cheeseballs (High energy dance band)
  • Crown Beach Concerts at the Cove, Fri., Jul 12 (Alameda) – 5:30-7:30pm – Majestic: The Ultimate Tribute to Journey
  • Crown Beach Concerts at the Cove, Fri., Aug 9 (Alameda) – 5:30-7:30pm – Jazz Mafia (Jazz, funk, soul, hip-hop & electronica)
  • Contra Loma Concert in the Park, Fri., Aug 23 (Antioch) – 6-8pm – The David Perez Band (Latin Pop/Rock, Cumbia, Tex Mex, Salsa)
  • Crown Beach Concerts at the Cove, Fri., Sep 13 (Alameda) – 5:30-7:30pm – SambaDa (Traditional Afro-Brazilian heritage music blended with funk, rock & reggae)
  • John Sutter Gateway Bridgeyard Festival, Sat., Sep 28 (Oakland) – 1-5pm – Fall Arts and Music Festival

For 85 years, the East Bay Regional Park District has preserved and protected open space in Alameda and Contra Costa counties, and provided public access to regional parks, shorelines, and trails for hiking, biking, swimming, horseback riding, boating, fishing, picnicking, camping, and nature discovery. Today the East Bay Regional Park District is the largest of its kind in the nation with 73 regional parks over 122,000 plus acres, and over 25 million annual visits per year – more than the A’s, Giants, Warriors, 49ers, and Raiders combined.

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Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, East Bay, Fairs & Festivals, Kids & Families, Live Music, Nature, Outdoors, Walks & Tours
Address: Otis & Westline Drive, Alameda, CA

Friday, September 13, 2019

11:30 am   SF Heart Walk at Embarcadero Plaza | 2019  FREE
12:00 pm   Rooftop Garden Concert: Variety | Oakland  FREE
All Day   “Skate on Art”: SF’s Epic Pop-Up Roller Rink + Art Party | Sep. 13 – Oct. 6  FREE*
*FREE but timed RSVP is required. $5 skate rentals available or bring your own skates
3:00 pm   Free Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa  FREE*
*Free, but space is limited so an RSVP is requested.
5:00 pm   Vallejo Art Walk | Second Fridays  FREE
5:00 pm   Second Fridays Art Walk | San Rafael  FREE
5:00 pm   2019 Mariachi Festival | East Bay  FREE
5:00 pm   “Off the Grid” Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party | SF  FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
5:01 pm   Oracle Park’s Free Summer Concert: Rumbache | SF  FREE*
*Takes place at Seals Plaza located behind Center Field. No game ticket required.
5:30 pm   Concerts at the Cove: Traditional Afro-Brazilian Heritage | Alameda  FREE*
*Free, but bring money for food and drinks.
5:30 pm   Crown Beach Free Concerts at the Cove: SambaDa | Alameda  FREE
6:00 pm   “Millennials Ruin Everything”: Free Comedy & Oysters Night | El Rio  FREE*
*Free, suggested donation $5
6:00 pm   2nd Friday Art Walk | Oakland & Alameda  FREE
6:00 pm   Salesforce Park’s Rooftop Salsa Dance Party | Second Fridays  FREE
6:00 pm   Free Summer Concert: The Beatles Tribute Band | San Bruno  FREE*
*Bring the whole family and do not forget to bring your chairs & blankets.
6:00 pm   Candlelight Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Grace Cathedral  FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome
6:15 pm   Full Moon Tibetan Chanting Ceremony | Berkeley  FREE
6:30 pm   San José Neighbor Nights: Free Activities Every Second Friday | 2019  FREE
6:45 pm   Point Richmond Concert: Funky Fun | East Bay  FREE
7:00 pm   Free Comedy Night w/ Danny Dechi & Friends | Outer Richmond  FREE
7:00 pm   2nd Fridays Clockwork Comedy Show | Milk Bar  FREE
7:00 pm   Spontaneous Storytelling: True Stories & Free Drinks for Storytellers | SF  $5*
*Just tell them at the door you heard about it on SF Funcheap and get in for $5 instead of $10
7:15 pm   Movie In the Park: Spider-Man into the Spider-Verse | San Mateo  FREE
7:30 pm   Laughs on Tap Free Comedy Night | Ocean View Brew Works  FREE*
*Free but bring cash for food & drinks
7:30 pm   East Bay Bike Party  FREE
7:45 pm   2019 Movie Under the Stars: The Emoji Movie | Menlo Park  FREE
8:00 pm   Movies in the Park: Mary Poppins Returns | Burlingame  FREE*
*Snacks available for purchase.
9:00 pm   Free Movies in the Park: Wreck it Ralph 2 | Mill Valley  FREE*
*Please bring your blankets, low beach chairs, flashlights and picnics.
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