Friday, August 2, 2019

San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays
Friday, August 2 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (SF)

San Francisco Bike Party  (not to be confused with Critical Mass) is a monthly celebration of biking for riders of different ages, types, and skill levels to enjoy. Every month is a more...

7:00 pm2019 Summer Concert in the Park: Public Eye | Pleasanton  FREE
7:00 pmBayview First Fridays: Entertainment, Karaoke & Food Truck | Seven Stills  FREE*
*Free, but bring cash for food and drinks
8:00 pmOakland Critical Mass | First Friday   FREE
8:00 pmSouth First Fridays Art Walk & Special Performances | San Jose   FREE

Saturday, August 3, 2019

2019 World Dog Surfing Championships | Pacifica
Saturday, August 3 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch. Entering your dog for $10
| Linda Mar State Beach

The Dog Surfing World Championships takes place on the NorCal coast — where the concept for the sport originated with big thanks to the book that started it all – The Dog’s Guide more...

All DayMeasure A Days: Free Access to all Parks | All Over Marin County   FREE
All DayBank of America Free Museum Weekend   FREE*
*Free for Bank of America or Merrill Lynch Card Holders. Some venues may be closed on certain days; please confirm directly with participating museums.
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
1:00 pmAfroSolo in the Gardens: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF   FREE
1:30 pmFirst Caturdays at Dolores Park: Unofficial Social Gathering for Cats | SF   FREE
6:00 pmMAPP: Art & Performance Crawl | Mission Dist.   FREE
8:00 pmCraft Beers & Free Comedy Night | Oakland   FREE


Sunday, August 4, 2019

Jerry Day 2019: Jerry Garcia Tribute Music Fest | McLaren Park
Sunday, August 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre (McLaren Park)

The 17th Annual Jerry Day is an annual civic and cultural event that celebrates one of the greatest rock guitarists of all time and San Francisco native son, Jerry Garcia and his Excelsior more...

11:00 amPresidio Picnic: Off the Grid’s Sunday Food Truck Party | SF   FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
12:30 pmFree Monthly Yoga Class for Beginners | SF   FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
1:00 pmFree Symphony Tribute Concert to SF’s Firefighters | Golden Gate Park   FREE
2:00 pmTango in the Square | Union Square Live   FREE
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
7:00 pmClutch The Pearls: Drag Cabaret Night | Make Out Room   $5*
*Sliding scale donation of $5 to $10.

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Legion of Honor Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, August 6 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
| Legion of Honor

The Legion of Honor displays a collection of 4,000 years of ancient and European art in an exquisite Beaux-Arts building in an unforgettable setting overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge. Normally admission is more...

9:30 amde Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays   FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
11:00 amFree Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch   FREE
11:00 amYerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) | Free First Tuesdays   FREE
12:00 pmFree Admission Day at the Bedford Gallery | East Bay   FREE
6:00 pmBrewcade’s Free Arcade Game Night | Every First Tuesday   FREE*
*Free play arcade games with purchase from bar
7:00 pmComedy Blast: Free Stand-up Comedy w/ Danny Dechi & Friends | SF   FREE
8:00 pm“Udder Hilarity” Free Comedy Show | Hollow Cow   FREE*
*RSVP to guarantee a seat

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

"Lululemon Flow & Jo": Free Yoga Class & Coffee in an Art Gallery | SoMa
Wednesday, August 7 – 7:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| 111 Minna Gallery

Join Lululemon for their monthly complimentary yoga class and coffee at 111 Minna Gallery. Start the day with a gentle vinyasa flow, and leave centered and present. Top it off with a 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 pmFirst Wednesday Street Fest: Live Music, Food Trucks & Fun | Walnut Creek   FREE
6:00 pm“Safe Words” Comedy & Hot Dogs | SF   FREE*
*Donation-based admission
6:00 pmAmerican Roots/Folk Concert: Moonalice | Union Square Live   FREE
6:30 pmFirst Wednesdays Free Beer Shuttle | SF   FREE*
*Shuttle is Free.
8:00 pmThe Setup’s “A Funny Thing Happened” Storytelling Night | Beer Basement   $5*
*$5 with discount code "funcheap" (First 20 people to RSVP with their emails to info@setupcomedy.com can get in for free.)

Thursday, August 8, 2019

Lines Dance Center: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
Thursday, August 8 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)

In a city brimming with inventive dance troupes, Alonzo King LINES Ballet has long stood out as one of the jewels of the scene. Undergirding the company’s long-running status as a more...

5:00 pm“Presidio Twilight” Campfire Party with Off the Grid | SF   FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks.
6:00 pmFree Outdoor Movie Night: “Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse” | Jack London Sq.   FREE
6:30 pmMusic & Market Summer Concert: Late 60’s Rock Legend | Concord   FREE
6:30 pmMoraga Summer Concert: Country to American Rock | East Bay   FREE
8:00 pm“Verdi Wild Things Are” Standup Comedy | SF   $5*
*$5 tickets with code "funcheapers" otherwise it's $10
8:00 pmShame Cave Comedy Show: A Shameful Yet Shameless Night | SF   FREE
8:00 pmCity Star Party & Telescope Night | Lands End   FREE*
*Weather permitting. Please check the SFAA website for updated information.
8:30 pmMovies on the Square: “Bohemian Rhapsody” | Redwood City   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...

5:00 pm“Off the Grid” Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party | SF   FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
5:30 pmPoint Richmond Concert: Americana/Country/Folk | East Bay   FREE
6:00 pm2nd Friday Art Walk | Oakland & Alameda   FREE
6:00 pmCandlelight Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Grace Cathedral   FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome
6:00 pmMusic on the Square: “Yacht Rock” | Redwood City   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 pm2nd Fridays Clockwork Comedy Show | Milk Bar   FREE
7:00 pm2019 Summer Concert in the Park: Max Cruise | Pleasanton   FREE
7:00 pmSpontaneous Storytelling: True Stories & Free Drinks for Storytellers | SF   $5*
*$5 with discount code 'FunCheapers'
7:30 pmEast Bay Bike Party   FREE
8:45 pm2019 Movie Under the Stars | Alamo   FREE

Saturday, August 10, 2019

Pistahan 2019: Filipino Cultural Festival & Parade | SF
Saturday, August 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Civic Center (SF)

Celebrate the Pistahan Parade & Festival in San Francisco on August 10 and 11. Billed as the largest celebration of Filipino Americans in the U.S., experience the best of Filipino art, dance, more...

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 am2019 Presidio Kite Festival | SF   FREE*
*Registration is appreciated but not required. Free kites are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration does not guarantee a seat in the kite-making tent.
All DayPub In the Park: Live Music, Local Brews & Lawn Games | Redwood City   FREE
11:00 amFree Outdoor Roller Skate Groove | SF   FREE
12:00 pmCommunity Day at the Park | SF   FREE
8:00 pmCorkscrewed Stand-up Comedy & Wine Night | SF   $10*
*$10 advance / $20 door (2 drink minimum)

Sunday, August 11, 2019

Inner Sunset Flea 2019 | Block Party & Street Fair
Sunday, August 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE | 9th and Irving

Join the Inner Sunset Flea on the second Sunday of the month from April to November 2019. Come hunt for a bargain, sit down for some food, let the children play, more...

All DayPistahan 2019: Filipino Cultural Festival | Yerba Buena Gardens   FREE
11:00 amPresidio Picnic: Off the Grid’s Sunday Food Truck Party | SF   FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
1:00 pmFree Symphony in the Park | Golden Gate Park   FREE
2:00 pmNewgrass Concert: Dusty Green Bones Band | Union Square Live   FREE
11:59 pmPerseids Meteor Shower: Up to 50 Meteors / Hour | 2019   FREE

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...

12:30 pmPoetic Tuesdays: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF   FREE
6:00 pmMonthly Game Night at the Library | Napa   FREE
8:00 pm“Udder Hilarity” Free Comedy Show | Hollow Cow   FREE*
*RSVP to guarantee a seat

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
6:00 pmAmericana/Country Concert: Whateverglades | Union Square Live  FREE

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...

12:30 pmTraditional Korean Music w/ Kim Sora: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF   FREE
5:00 pm“Presidio Twilight” Campfire Party with Off the Grid | SF   FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks.
6:00 pmLet’s Go Salsa: Free Open Air Salsa Dance Party w/ Cabanijazz Project | SF   FREE
6:30 pmMusic & Market Summer Concert: Legendary Music of Santana | Concord   FREE
7:00 pmSummer Concert at Mission Bowling Club | SF   FREE
8:15 pmMovies on the Square: “Ralph Breaks the Internet” | Redwood City   FREE

Friday, August 16, 2019

"Off the Grid" Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party | SF
Friday, August 16 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center

More than 30 food vendors, with a full bar and bands and DJs? Now that’s a party; it’s also California’s largest weekly street food market. Discover everything from Beijing-style crisp-fried crepes (Jianbing) and Filipino desserts, more...

6:00 pm3rd Friday: Free Outdoor Movie & Free Popcorn | Millbrae   FREE*
*Free Popcorn
6:00 pmMusic on the Square: “Prince Tribute” | Redwood City   FREE
6:45 pmFree Port of Oakland Harbor Tours & Giant Cranes | Oakland   FREE*
*RSVP Required
7:00 pm2019 Summer Concert in the Park: Tommy And The 4 Speeds | Pleasanton   FREE
7:00 pmTiny Garage Concert Night | Emeryville   FREE*
*$5 Suggested Donation
7:00 pmMovies Under the Stars “Captain Marvel” | Walnut Creek   FREE*
*Admission is free.
10:07 pmFree A’s Post-Game K-Pop Themed Fireworks Show | Oakland   FREE*
*Free to watch the fireworks outside of the Coliseum.

Saturday, August 17, 2019

Noise Pop's 20th Street Block Party 2019 | SF

Spice up your summer! Come hang out and celebrate longer days, warmer nights in the beloved Mission District in San Francisco. Bring your friends, families, and neighbors while we promise to more...

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 aallen@oaklandca.gov
1:00 pmFacebook’s “Island Vibes” Reggae Festival | Facebook HQ   FREE*
*RSVP is requested.
1:00 pmWorld-renowned Pianist & Composer: Samora Abayomi Pinderhughes | SF   FREE

Sunday, August 18, 2019

"Sunday Streets" Huge Block Party | SoMa
Sunday, August 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Folsom Street

Livable City is thrilled to return to its newest route in SoMa on August 18, creating car-free open streets on Folsom Street from Essex to 10th! Come check out Activity Hubs for more...

11:00 amThe Village Artisan Market | Napa   FREE