Saturday, June 29, 2019

Free Shakespeare in the Park Kickoff: "As You Like It" | Pleasanton
Saturday, June 29 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amador Valley Community Park

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 more...

7:00 pmFree Outdoor Movie Night 2019 Kick Off: “Lego Movie 2: The 2nd Part” | Newark   FREE

Sunday, June 30, 2019

2019 Kiteboarding Competition: Big Air, & Freestyle | East Bay
Sunday, June 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Riverview Park

Join for the 5th Annual Delta Board Meeting at Riverview Park on June 29 and 30th, from 9 am to 5 pm. This event is free for the public. The daily schedule of more...

All DayApplebee’s $1 Vodka Raspberry Lemonade | Final Day   $1
7:00 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park: As You Like It | Pleasanton   FREE

Monday, July 1, 2019

All of SF's Free Monthly Museum Days | July 2019
Monday, July 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Details vary for each museum and cultural institution
| All Over the Bay Area

Whether the economy is strong or sour, most of the museums in San Francisco and the Bay Area throw their doors open once a month to allow free admission to all more...

8:00 pmFree Standup Comedy Night & Pop Up Food | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but sliding scale donations are requested.

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

10:00 am$1 Movie Festival: Despicable Me 3 & The Grinch (2018) | Dublin  $1*
*Family movie are $1 on Tues-Weds at 10 am.
12:00 pmFree Admission Day at the Bedford Gallery | East Bay  FREE
7:30 pmHometown Free Comedy Night & Happy Hour | Emeryville  FREE*
*Free with an RSVP.
8:00 pmFirst Tuesdays Free Comedy Showcase & Happy Hour | The Layover  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Free First Wednesday | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden
Wednesday, July 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden

Enjoy free admission to the UC Botanical Garden on the first Wednesday of every month month from 9 am to 5 pm year round. Established in 1890, the Garden, which is open more...

10:00 amOakland Free Guided Walking Tours | Chinatown   FREE*
*Reservations are recommended by leaving a message on the Tours’ 24-hour hotline at (510) 238-3234 or via email to
11:00 amFree Admission & $1 Rides: Foster Kids Clothing Drive Day | 2019 Alameda County Fair   FREE*
*Free admission when you donate one clothing item
5:00 pmRichmond | Waterfront Family Festival, Concert & Fireworks | 2019   FREE*
*There are fees for the interactive children's games and food.
5:30 pm“Rainbow Family Night”: LGBTQ Parents Support Group | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required. There is also a suggested donation of $10 per adult however no one is turned away for lack of funds.
5:30 pmFirst Wednesday Street Fest: Live Music, Food Trucks & Fun | Walnut Creek   FREE
6:07 pmOakland A’s $1 Game vs. Minnesota Twins | 2019   $1*
*Tickets are available online only and will be delivered digitally.
6:30 pmRichmond | Oakland East Bay Symphony & Independence Eve Fireworks | 2019   FREE
7:30 pm“Moonlight Comedy”: Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland   FREE
8:00 pmBowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay   FREE
9:05 pmFree A’s Post-Game Patriotic Themed Fireworks Show | Oakland   FREE*
*Free to watch the fireworks outside of the Coliseum.

Thursday, July 4, 2019

Free First Thursdays at Berkeley Art Museum | East Bay
Thursday, July 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to galleries. Film programs are excluded
| Berkeley Art Museum / Pacific Film Archive

The UC Berkeley Art Museum is the visual arts center of the University of California, Berkeley. Through art and film programs, collections, and research resources, the University aspires to be locally connected more...

7:00 am4th of July Festival, Parade & Dynamite Run | Hercules  FREE*
*Free expo and parade. $35 to register in advance for the 5K Run/Walk.
7:30 amMoraga | Dog Parade, Inflatables & July 4th Fireworks | 2019  FREE
8:00 amAlameda | Mayor’s 4th of July Parade | 2019  FREE
All DayConcord | 4th of July Parade, Festival & Fireworks | 2019  FREE*
*Parade is free but if you're going to join the Fun Run, there is an entry fee. Please see the website for more details.
9:00 amDanville | 4th of July Parade | 2019  FREE
9:00 amBrentwood | Classic 4th of July Parade & Celebration | 2019  FREE
All DayFremont | Watermelon Seed Spitting & Tug Of War 4th of July | 2019  $8*
* $8/adults (18+ years), $6/seniors (62+ year), $5/children (4-17 years)
10:00 amOrinda | 4th of July Parade & Celebration in the Park | 2019  FREE
10:00 amFremont | 4th of July Parade | 2019  FREE
10:00 amHayward | Meek Estate 4th of July Open House | 2019  FREE
All DayFree Admission Day for First Responders | Alameda County Fair  FREE*
*1 FREE Admission with Valid ID; Until 3PM
All DayAntioch | 4th of July Fireworks, Festival & Parade | 2019   FREE
All DayBerkeley Marina | 4th of July Fireworks & All Day Festival | 2019   FREE
12:00 pmOakland | 1900s Old-Timey Pardee Patriotic Picnic | 2019   $20*
*$20 for adults includes BBQ other treats; $5 for children 5-11 years; free for those under 5
12:00 pmAlbany | Mustache Contest, Reptile Show & July 4th Fest | 2019   FREE*
*Most activities are free, but a kid's Fun Band is $5 and gets you unlimited activities. Registration cost may apply to enter contests, but they are free to watch.
All DayAlameda | 4th of July Aboard an Aircraft Carrier Flight Deck | 2019   $25*
*Adults: $25 - Youth ages 7-17: $15  - - Children under 6 are Free with Paying Adult - Active Military & First Responders with I.D. are free - Members of the Hornet are always Free, so buy your membership in advance for quicker onboarding.
4:00 pmLivermore | “Red, White & Boom” July 4th Fireworks & Block Party | 2019   FREE
5:00 pmFree Cab Rides Home on 4th of July at the Bay Area | 2019   FREE*
*Pre-registration online required. You'll need to mail in your reimbursement request.
6:00 pmLafayette | Buddhist 4th of July Peace Ceremony | 2019   FREE
7:00 pmMoraga Summer Concert: Rock & Soul | East Bay   FREE

Friday, July 5, 2019

4th of July Weekend: Free Swimming Friday | East Bay Regional Parks

Celebrate the East Bay Regional Park District’s 85th Anniversary. The Park District has planned a number of special events and programs including free swimming at all of the their regional parks. Park more...

All DayFirst Friday Free Coworking | Impact Hub Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but there is a $5 suggested donation for the optional potluck lunch.
All DayFree Admission Day for Seniors | Alameda County Fair   FREE*
*Seniors must be 62 and better.
3:00 pmFoodieLand Summer Night Market | July 5-7   $5*
*$5 1-Day admission + Coupon Book or $10 3 Day admission + Coupon Book
5:00 pm“Oakland First Fridays” Street Festival   FREE
6:00 pmOakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk   FREE
6:00 pmFirst Friday Follies Burlesque | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but donations for the artists are awesome.
6:00 pm$5 First Friday at Chabot Space & Science Center | Oakland Hills   $5*
*From 6-10pm enjoy $5 admission to the Center. There is no pre-registration for First Fridays.
6:30 pm2019 Free Summer Concert: Mixed Nuts | Alamo   FREE
7:00 pm2019 Summer Concert in the Park: The 925 Band | Pleasanton   FREE
7:30 pmLive On The Square: Salsa | Jack London Square   FREE
7:30 pmMoonlight Comedy: Free First Friday Comedy Showcase | Oakland   FREE
8:00 pmFree First Fridays Live Music Showcase | The Uptown   FREE
8:00 pmOakland Critical Mass | First Friday   FREE

Saturday, July 6, 2019

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, or U. S. Trust cardholders (credit cards and debit cards) get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the more...

9:00 amSick Plant Clinic | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden  FREE*
*Garden admission is free only if you're attending the Sick Plant Clinic.
9:00 amFirst Saturdays Free Outdoor Boot Camp | Oakland  FREE
10:00 amFree Oakland Summer Walking Tours | City Center  FREE*
*Reservations are recommended but not required. To make a reservation for Tour 2, please call (510) 238-3234 or
10:00 am“Healthy Parks Healthy People”: Monthly Nature Walks | Bay Area  FREE
1:30 pmFirst Caturday at Lake Merritt: Outdoor Cat-napping & Socializing | Oakland   FREE
3:00 pmFoodieLand Summer Night Market | Berkeley   $5*
*$5 1-Day admission + Coupon Book or $10 3 Day admission + Coupon Book
5:00 pmBlockchain ‘n Grill: Cryptocurrency Talk, Music & Comedy Showcase | Oakland   $5*
*$5 tickets in advance otherwise it's $15 general admission.
6:00 pmOakley | Cityhood Celebration | 2019   FREE
6:00 pmMusic in the Park | Danville   FREE
6:30 pmSpontaneous Storytelling & Free Drinks Night | Oakland   FREE
7:00 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park: As You Like It | Pleasanton   FREE
8:00 pmCraft Beers & Free Comedy Night | Oakland   FREE

Sunday, July 7, 2019

$5 First Sundays | Oakland Museum of California
Sunday, July 7 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Oakland Museum of California

The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) brings together collections of art, history and natural science under one roof to tell the extraordinary stories of California and its people. As the only museum more...

3:00 pmCuban Rumba Jam: Play, Sing, Dance & Enjoy | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free, but donations are encouraged.
3:00 pmFoodieLand Summer Night Market | Berkeley   $5*
*$5 1-Day admission + Coupon Book or $10 3 Day admission + Coupon Book
6:00 pm“Sunset by the Lake” American Country/Rock Summer Concert | Pleasant Hill   FREE
7:00 pmFree Shakespeare in the Park: As You Like It | Pleasanton   FREE

Monday, July 8, 2019

7:00 pmIntro to Personal Safety & Self-Defense Class | Berkeley  FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
8:00 pmFree Standup Comedy Night & Pop Up Food | Oakland  FREE*
*Free, but sliding scale donations are requested.

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Oakland's Free "AMP" Street Music Festival | Every Tue-Thu
Tuesday, July 9 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Oakland's Public Plazas

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 more...

10:00 am$1 Movie Festival: Lego Movie 2 & How To Train Your Dragon 3 | Dublin  $1*
*Family movie are $1 on Tues-Weds at 10 am.
6:30 pmSummertime Outdoor 70s & 80s Concert | Orinda   FREE
8:00 pmFree Women’s Comedy Night | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but there is a two drink minimum and donations are welcome.

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

10:00 amJack London Square Waterfront | Free Oakland Guided Walking Tours  FREE*
*Reservations are recommended by leaving a message on the Tours’ 24-hour hotline at (510) 238-3234 or via email to
6:30 pmQueer Movie Night & Free Popcorn | Oakland  $5*
*$5 tickets available at the door, includes free popcorn. Candy and drinks available behind bar.
7:30 pm“Moonlight Comedy”: Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland  FREE
7:30 pmFree AcroYoga Class | Sports Basement Berkeley  FREE

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Oakland's Free Outdoor Movie Night: "A Star Is Born" | Jack London Square
Thursday, July 11 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square

Cozy up on the waterfront this summer with free outdoor screenings of Hollywood blockbuster favorites every other Thursday evening on the Jack London Square Ferry Lawn. The movie will begin at sundown. more...

5:30 pmSummer Sounds Outside: Vintage Sounds | Walnut Creek  FREE
6:30 pmMoraga Summer Concert: Smoking Hot Rock & Roll | East Bay   FREE
6:30 pmMusic & Market Summer Concert: California Country Favorites | Concord   FREE
7:00 pmOutdoor Movie Block Party: “A Hard Day’s Night” | Berkeley Art Museum   FREE
7:00 pmFree Movie Night | Orinda Theatre   FREE
8:00 pmFree Rooftop Stargazing Party “Astro Night” | UC Berkeley   FREE
8:30 pmSummer Movie in the Park: “Lego Movie 2” | Orinda   FREE
8:30 pmMovies in the Park Season Opening: “Shrek” | Pleasanton   FREE

Friday, July 12, 2019

Crown Beach Free Concerts at the Cove | Alameda
Friday, July 12 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Robert Crown Memorial State Beach Park

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 more...

12:00 pmRooftop Garden Concert: Soul | Oakland   FREE
5:30 pmPoint Richmond Concert: Blues & Bluegrass | East Bay   FREE
5:30 pmConcerts at the Cove 2019 Kick Off | Alameda   FREE*
*Free, but bring money for food and drinks.
6:00 pm2nd Friday Art Walk | Oakland & Alameda   FREE
6:30 pmFree Moonlight Movies “Black Panther” | Danville   FREE