Saturday, July 27, 2019

Free A’s Post-Game Pixar Themed Fireworks Show | Oakland
Saturday, July 27 – 9:07 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch the fireworks outside of the Coliseum.
| Oakland Coliseum

As soon as the A’s game is over, make sure you’re near the Coliseum to enjoy a spectacular fireworks display over the stadium following the game outside the ballpark approximately three hours after more...

3:00 pmNorCal Night Market: Food, Shopping & Entertainment Festival | Pleasanton  $5*
*Tickets are sold at the door. Children 3 and under are free. Parking is $10. Both admission and parking are cash only.
6:00 pmMusic in the Park | Danville  FREE

Sunday, July 28, 2019

2019 Berkeley Kite Festival & Championships | Berkeley

You are invited to become part of the Berkeley Kite Festival where the earth, wind, and sky combine to create an unequaled festival experience. Experience the artistry of modern kite flying at more...

3:00 pmNorCal Night Market: Food, Shopping & Entertainment Festival | Pleasanton   $5*
*Tickets are sold at the door. Children 3 and under are free. Parking is $10. Both admission and parking are cash only.
5:00 pmOpera in the Park | Orinda   FREE
11:59 pmDelta Aquariids Meteor Shower | 2019   FREE


Monday, July 29, 2019

7:00 pmNerd Nite East Bay: Geeky Lectures in a Bar | Oakland  $8*
*$8 in advance; $10 at the door. Doors at 7 pm; Show at 8 pm
8:00 pmFree Standup Comedy Night & Pop Up Food | Oakland  FREE*
*Free, but sliding scale donations are requested.

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

10:00 am$1 Movie Festival: Sing & How To Train Your Dragon 2 | Dublin  $1*
*Family movie are $1 on Tues-Weds at 10 am.
6:30 pmSummertime Outdoor Swing Era Jazz Concert | Orinda  FREE
8:00 pmLast Tuesdays Comedy at The Layover | Oakland  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

San Francisco Mime Troupe's "Treasure Island" | Oakland
Wednesday, July 31 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
| Lakeside Park

The Tony Award-winning San Francisco Mime Troupe continues its 60th season with more free and lively performances in park settings around the Bay Area with their 2019 production “Treasure Island.” San Francisco more...

10:00 amFree Oakland Guided Walking Tours | African-American History  FREE*
*Reservations are recommended by leaving a message on the Tours’ 24-hour hotline at (510) 238-3234 or via email to aallen@oaklandca.gov
7:07 pmOakland A’s $1 Game vs. Milwaukee Brewers | 2019   $1*
*Tickets are available online only and will be delivered digitally.

Thursday, August 1, 2019

Free First Thursdays at Berkeley Art Museum | East Bay
Thursday, August 1 – 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...

Music & Market Summer Concert: Chicago & Steely Dan Tribute | Concord  FREE
5:30 pmSummer Sounds: Tom Petty Tribute Band | Walnut Creek   FREE
6:30 pmMoraga Summer Concert: Bay Area 60’s Psychedelic Rock | East Bay   FREE
7:00 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Treasure Island” | Oakland   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
8:00 pmFree Rooftop Stargazing Party “Astro Night” | UC Berkeley   FREE
8:30 pmSummer Movie in the Park: “How to Train You Dragon: Hidden World” | Orinda   FREE
8:30 pmFree Movies in the Park: “Spider-Man Into The Spider-Verse” | Pleasanton   FREE

Friday, August 2, 2019

FoodieLand Summer Night Market | August 2-4
Friday, August 2 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 1-Day admission + Coupon Book or $10 3 Day admission + Coupon Book
| Golden Gate Fields

Immerse yourself in San Francisco Bay Area’s finest FoodieLand Night Market to eat, drink, shop and play. Featuring over 150 vendors, you’ll experience a variety of amazing foods and drinks, arts, more...

12:00 pmRooftop Garden Concert: Motown | Oakland  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 pmConcord Jazz Festival | 2019   FREE
7:00 pm2019 Summer Concert in the Park: Public Eye | Pleasanton   FREE
7:00 pmFree Dive-In Movie Night: Moana | San Ramon   FREE*
*Bring your pool floats and deck chairs.
7:30 pmLive On The Square: Salsa | Jack London Square   FREE
7:30 pmMoonlight Comedy: Free First Friday Comedy Showcase | Oakland   FREE
8:00 pmOakland Critical Mass | First Friday   FREE

Saturday, August 3, 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 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 aallen@oaklandca.gov
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
2:00 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Treasure Island” | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
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.
6:30 pmSpontaneous Storytelling & Free Drinks Night | Oakland   FREE*
*There is a one-drink minimum (doesn't have to be an alcoholic drink, but bring ID, 21+ only.)
6:30 pm2019 Free Movies in the Park: Wreck It Ralph 2 | Newark   FREE
8:00 pmCraft Beers & Free Comedy Night | Oakland   FREE

Sunday, August 4, 2019

$5 First Sundays | Oakland Museum of California
Sunday, August 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: $5*
* Suggested donation of $5 for GA/ additional $5 fee for access to special exhibitions
| 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...

12:00 pmSoOakland DayFest 2019 | East Bay   $10
1:00 pmConcord Jazz Festival: Dave Brubeck Tribute Concert | 2019   FREE
2:00 pmSan Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Treasure Island” | Berkeley   FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
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” Beatles Tribute Summer Concert | Pleasant Hill   FREE
6:00 pm“Sunset by the Lake” All-Things Tom Petty Summer Concert | Pleasant Hill   FREE

Monday, August 5, 2019

Concord Jazz Festival: Jazz Cocktail Mixologist Competition | 2019
Monday, August 5 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Veranda

Visit Concord is proud to announce an amazing lineup of events in honor of 50 years of Jazz in Concord. In honor of Concord’s long-term connection with jazz, fans can immerse themselves more...


Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Awesöme Orchestra: National Night Out | Oakland
Tuesday, August 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required; donations are welcome.
| Oakland Public Library (Main Branch)

Awesöme Orchestra brings people together for musical adventures. Their free sessions are part performance, part open rehearsal. They provide the sheet music, and anyone is welcome to play or to listen. The Awesöme Orchestra more...

10:00 am$1 Movie Festival: Penguins Of Madagascar & Boss Baby | Dublin  $1*
*Family movie are $1 on Tues-Weds at 10 am.
12:00 pmFree Admission Day at the Bedford Gallery | East Bay  FREE
6:30 pmSummertime Outdoor Rock n’ Roll Concert | Orinda   FREE
6:30 pmConcord Jazz Festival: Live Music & Trivia Night | 2019   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, August 7, 2019

Free First Wednesday | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden
Wednesday, August 7 – 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 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 e-mailaallen@oaklandca.gov.
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
8:00 pmBowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay   FREE

Thursday, August 8, 2019

Free Outdoor Movie Night: "Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse" | Jack London Sq.
Thursday, August 8 – 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...

6:30 pmMoraga Summer Concert: Country to American Rock | East Bay   FREE
6:30 pmMusic & Market Summer Concert: Late 60’s Rock Legend | Concord   FREE
7:00 pmOutdoor Movie Block Party: “Monterey Pop” | Berkeley Art Museum   FREE
8:30 pmFree Movies in the Park: “Incredibles 2” | Pleasanton   FREE

Friday, August 9, 2019

Crown Beach Free Concerts at the Cove | Alameda
Friday, August 9 – 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...

5:30 pmPoint Richmond Concert: Americana/Country/Folk | East Bay   FREE
5:30 pmConcerts at the Cove | Alameda   FREE*
*Free, but bring money for food and drinks.
6:00 pm2nd Friday Art Walk | Oakland & Alameda   FREE
6:30 pmFree Moonlight Movies “Incredibles 2” | Danville   FREE
6:45 pmFree Port of Oakland Harbor Tours & Giant Cranes | Oakland   FREE*
*RSVP Required
6:45 pmPoint Richmond Concert: World, Latin & Cuban | East Bay   FREE
7:00 pm2019 Summer Concert in the Park: Max Cruise | Pleasanton   FREE
7:30 pmLive On The Square: Afro Pop | Jack London Square   FREE
7:30 pmEast Bay Bike Party   FREE
8:45 pm2019 Movie Under the Stars | Alamo   FREE
9:00 pm“Comedy Soup”: Music, Comedy, Free Wine & Popcorn | Oakland   FREE*
*Free with an RSVP to soupcomedyrsvp@gmail.com, Suggested donation of $5-$10 per person at the end of the night.

Saturday, August 10, 2019

10:00 amFree Summer Walking Tours | Victorian-Era Oakland  FREE*
*Tours are offered Wednesdays and Saturdays at 10:00 a.m. Reservations are recommended but not required.
11:00 amSecond Saturday: Family Festive Gathering | Jack London Square  FREE
4:30 pmFinal Day: Music in the Park | Danville  FREE

Sunday, August 11, 2019

Perseids Meteor Shower: Up to 50 Meteors / Hour | 2019
Sunday, August 11 – 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area

In 2019, the peak night of this shower will be totally free of moonlight. The annual Perseids meteor shower is the glittery result of Earth’s passage through a stream of debris left more...

11:00 amDanville Sunday Market | Railroad Center  FREE*
*1 free gift if they mention Funcheap to the organizers when they are at the event.
8:00 pmShapeshifters Cinema: Experimental Film & Music | Oakland  FREE

Monday, August 12, 2019

7:00 pmIntro to Personal Safety & Self-Defense Class | Berkeley  FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Oakland's Free "AMP" Street Music Festival | Every Tue-Thu
Tuesday, August 13 – 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: Kung Fu Panda 3 & Lego Ninjago | Dublin  $1*
*Family movie are $1 on Tues-Weds at 10 am.
6:30 pmSummertime Outdoor Funk/Soul Concert | Orinda   FREE

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

10:00 amFree Oakland Guided Walking Tours | African-American History  FREE*
*Reservations are recommended by leaving a message on the Tours’ 24-hour hotline at (510) 238-3234 or via email to aallen@oaklandca.gov
10:00 amFinal $1 Family Movie Day of 2019 | Richmond  $1*
*10 movies for $5 in advance, or $1 per movie day of show

Thursday, August 15, 2019

First Day to RSVP: Smithsonian's 15th Annual Free Museum Day | 2019
Thursday, August 15 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Museum ticket required from http://www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/
| San Francisco Bay Area

Museum Day brings together museums, zoos & cultural centers from all 50 states to offer free admission to all Museum Day ticket holders for the 15th Annual Free Museum Day. Museum Day more...

9:00 amFinal $1 Family Movie Day of 2019 | Pleasant Hill  $1*
*10 movies for $5 in advance, or $1 per movie day of show
10:15 amFinal $1 Family Movie Day of 2019 | Walnut Creek   $1*
*10 movies for $5 in advance, or $1 per movie day of show
10:15 amFinal $1 Family Movie Day of 2019 | Union City   $1*
*10 movies for $5 in advance, or $1 per movie day of show