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Golden Gate Park Band: Free Symphony in the Park (2021 Season Opening Day)

Every Sunday
Sunday, August 1, 2021 - 1:00 pm to 2:45 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.

Spreckels Temple of Music | Music Concourse Dr, San Francisco, CA

“Golden Gate Park Band” Free Symphony in the Park | 2021

The Golden Gate Park Band, presents its 139th season in Golden Gate Park’s music concourse. That’s right, this symphony has been playing free concerts in Golden Gate Park for more than 100 years.

The weekly concerts take place most Sundays at 1 pm, usually end between 2:30 and 2:45 pm. The concerts are free and open to the public.

All concerts take place in between the de Young and the California Academy of Sciences and feature music of specific nationalities or cultures, including costumed guest performances from dancers, singers and speakers, who will enlighten and entertain.

Golden Gate Park Band | 2021
Sundays, August 1 – October 3, 2021 | 1 pm (plus Labor Day, 9/6)
Music Concourse, Golden Gate Park, SF

2021 Concert Schedule
Subject to change – check website or Facebook for updates.

August 1—Welcome Back Concert
August 8—Video game music and more
August 15—Hungarian Cultural Celebration
August 22—Ukrainian Cultural Celebration
August 29—The Music of Disney/Pixar
September 5-6—Labor Day Celebration
September 12—Movies and more
September 19—Irish Cultural Celebration
September 26—Jazz, America’s Music
October 3—Season Finale

Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.

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Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.
Categories: *Top Pick*, In Person, Live Music, Outdoors, San Francisco
Address: Music Concourse Dr, San Francisco, CA

Sunday, August 1, 2021

All Day   Live Nation’s “$20 All-In” Concert Ticket Sale (July 28-Aug. 1)  $20*
*For a limited time, fans will have access to exclusive $20 tickets to participating Live Nation shows, including taxes and fees. The $20 tickets will be available to the general public starting next Wednesday, July 28th at 12pm ET/9am PT on LiveNation.com for a limited time only, while supplies last.
9:00 am   “Thrive City” Farmers’ Market (Chase Center)  FREE
10:00 am   Asian Art Museum: Free Admission Day (Every First Sunday)  FREE*
*Special exhibitions may require separate admission surcharge
10:00 am   “Fog City Flea” at The Ferry Building (Every Sunday)  FREE
11:00 am   “Lindy in the Park” Swing Dance Party (Golden Gate Park)  FREE*
*Weather permitting (rain cancels)
11:30 am   “Stuff the Bus” School Supply Drive (San Jose)  FREE
12:00 pm   NYC’s Milk Bar Dessert Pop-Up at SF’s Ferry Building (July 31-Aug. 1)  FREE*
*Timed RSVPs required
12:00 pm   Globe Spinners Record Swap at Harmonic Brewery (SF)  FREE
12:00 pm   SFMOMA’s Free “Mini Mural Festival” w/ Live Painting (July 31 – Aug. 29)  FREE*
*Event takes place in the Howard Street Entrance outdoor corridor (between Howard and Natoma Streets). Museum admission is not required to view this event.
1:00 pm   Strangeways Friends Market IV (Oakland)  $3*
*$3 suggested donation
1:00 pm   Golden Gate Park Sunday Roller Disco Party (SF)  FREE
1:00 pm   “Handmade Pacifica” Outdoor Local Artist Showcase  FREE
1:00 pm   Golden Gate Park Band: Free Symphony in the Park (2021 Season Opening Day)  FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.
2:00 pm   Stern Grove Festival w/ Rock Icon “Joan Jett & the Blackhearts”  FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated. Tickets required
2:00 pm   Mission Cleanup Party at Garfield Square w/ Refreshments (SF)  FREE*
*Sign up at https://forms.gle/fAT8qUr3XZZeA8sU7
2:00 pm   Zeitgeist’s Beer Garden Live Summer Sunday Concert Series (SF)  FREE
3:00 pm   Thrive City’s “Jerry Day” Celebration on 3,100+ sqft Video Screen (Chase Center)  FREE*
*Most events are free and open to the public.
3:00 pm   “Prism Trio” Modern Jazz Trio (San Jose)  $10*
*$10 General Seating $20 Cabaret Seating
3:00 pm   Adrian West Band at Winters Tavern  FREE
4:00 pm   Free Shakespeare in the Park “The Tempest” (Oakland)  FREE
6:00 pm   Grammy-Nominated “Alphabet Rockers” Kid Concert (Stanford)  $25
6:00 pm   Oakland Sunday Night “HellaSecret” Speakeasy Comedy & Cocktails  $15*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets $15 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $20). General Admission tickets $20 adv with code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $25) - limited to 40 tickets due to maintain social-distance. There is a two drink minimum
7:00 pm   “Crazy Funny Asians” Comedy Showcase (SF)  FREE*
*Free tickets, but RSVP Required. Donations ($5-$10) greatly appreciated. $10 adv / $15 door tickets also required
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