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Golden Gate Park Band: 2019 Season Opening Day | Free Sunday Concert in the Park

Sunday, April 28, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 2:45 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free. Donations are appreciated.

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


Golden Gate Park Band | Free Sunday Concert in the Park

The Golden Gate Park Band, presents its 137th 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, run about 90 minutes, and 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 | 2019
Sundays, April 28 – October 6, 2019 | 1 pm (except where noted)
Music Concourse, Golden Gate Park, SF
FREE

2019 Concert Schedule
Subject to change – check website or Facebook for updates.

APRIL
April 28 – Sunday – Premiere Concert – Around the World in Ninety Minutes

MAY
May 5 – Sunday – A celebration of Polish music and culture
May 12 – Sunday – Armenian Cultural Celebration
May 19 – Sunday – Music of Britain
May 26 – Sunday – Memorial Weekend Concert: Patriotic and American music

JUNE
June 2 – Sunday – Italian music, song and dance
June 8 – Saturday – 12th annual GGPB FESTIVAL 11:00 am till 5:00 pm
June 9 – Sunday – 12th annual GGPB FESTIVAL 11:00 am till 5:00 pm
June 16 – Sunday – Music and Dance of Scotland  with the Dunsmuir Scottish Dancers
June 23 – Sunday – Music of John Williams

June 30 – Sunday – Music for Families

JULY
July 4 – Thursday – Music Celebrating American Independence 
July 7 – Sunday  –  Music Celebrating American Independence  continued..
July 14 – Sunday – Vive la France

July 21 – Sunday – Remembering 1939

July 28 – Sunday – The Magic of Disney & Pixar

AUGUST
August 4 Sunday – A special program honoring NERT and CERT emergency response volunteers.

August 11 Sunday – Music from the Movies

August 18 Sunday – St Steven’s Day celebration of Hungarian culture

August 25 Sunday – Ukranian cultural celebration

SEPTEMBER
September 1 Sunday and Monday September 2 – Labor Day Celebration

September 8 – [no concert]
September 15 Sunday – Irish Cultural Celebration – song, dance and more… 

September 22 Sunday – A Celebration of the Dance and Music of Spain

September 29 Sunday – People, Places and Things …

OCTOBER
October 6 Sunday – Season finale – Remembering 1969


Event Details


Cost: FREE*
*Free. Donations are appreciated.
Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, Live Music, San Francisco, Top Annual Events
Address: Music Concourse Dr, San Francisco, CA

Sunday, April 28, 2019

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*Free but an RSVP is required.
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*Admission is free. Meals will be available for a nominal fee.
All Day   32nd Annual Petaluma Antique Faire | Historic Downtown  FREE
All Day   Bay Area Dance Week: Ballet & Showgirl Classes | 2019  FREE*
*Free, but some classes required RSVP.
9:15 am   2019 “Opening Day On The Bay” Boat Parade | SF  FREE*
*Free to watch.
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All Day   21st Annual Glen Park Festival & Street Fair | SF  FREE
All Day   2019 Cherry Blossom Festival | Cupertino  FREE
All Day   Sonoma Spring Farm Tour Weekend: Blossoms, Bees & Barnyard Babies | North Bay  FREE*
*FREE (most locations), but an RSVP is requested.
10:00 am   Drive Electric Earth Day | SF  FREE
All Day   SFUSD Student Arts Festival: Literary Arts Day | Asian Art Museum  FREE*
*Upon arrival at the Asian Art Museum simply inform you are attending the SFUSD Arts Festival and you will be provided with free admission.
10:00 am   Oakland’s Green Elephant Fundraiser Estate Sale | Final Day  FREE
All Day   TreasureFest: Mother’s Day Market | SF  $4*
*$4 online / $7 at the gate - includes free parking
10:00 am   SF’s Climate Action Month: Family Bike Fair in the Sunset | SF  FREE
10:00 am   Wonder Women of SF: Chinatown Walking Tour  FREE*
*Donations are appreciated
10:10 am   Win Tix: YoGoats: Seriously, Yoga With Adorable Little Goats | SF  WIN
10:30 am   Free Mimosa “Boozy Brunch” w/ Vegan Options | SF  FREE*
*Get one complimentary drink with your brunch - and don't forget to tip like a rockstar.
All Day   Historic 1920-’50s Italian Race Car Show: “The California Mille” | Nob Hill  FREE
All Day   2019 sjDANCEco Festival: 7 Hour Non-Stop Performances | San Jose  FREE
All Day   Sunset Sound System’s Massive Music Picnic & Dance Party | North Bay  $5*
*$5 per motorcycle/drop-off/walk up; $30 per car/truck at gate (cash only; please bring exact change or purchase ahead of time); Free for large vans and buses (9 passenger minimum), but registration is required
11:00 am   Beltane Spring Ritual: Maypole & Chanting | Berkeley  FREE
11:00 am   14th Annual Sustainable Lafayette Earth Day | East Bay  FREE
All Day   Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park  FREE
All Day   2019 Veterans Alley Block Party: Flea Market, Art & Live Music | SF  FREE
11:00 am   Family Adventure Day: Nature Walk & Exploration | Glen Ellen  FREE*
*Event is free, $10 park entry fee required. RSVP to klanusse@jacklondonpark.com
11:00 am   Family Wellness Festival | Mills Valley  FREE
All Day   2019 Queer Comics Expo: Dress Up, Artists Meet Up & Talk | SF  $8.50*
*Online Advance Tickets: Adult = $8.50/day, $16/weekend. Doors at Adult = $10/day SF Resident = $7/day
All Day   2019 Earth Day & Wildlife Festival | Orinda  FREE*
*Free, but bring money for food and beverage purchase.
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All Day   2019 Art Market San Francisco | Fort Mason  FREE*
*RSVP Required for free tickets
12:00 pm   2019 stARTup Art Fair: Boutique Hotel-Turned-Epic Art Gallery | Hotel Del Sol  $15
12:00 pm   The Very Very Rare Affordable Art Fair | Final Day  FREE
All Day   1930s 1,000 Sqft San Francisco Scale Model: Final Day | SF  FREE
12:00 pm   7th Annual Bayview Mercantile Pop-up Market | SF  FREE
12:00 pm   Presidio Chapel Open House & Docent Tour | SF  FREE
12:00 pm   People’s Park 50th Anniversary Music Festival | Berkeley  FREE
12:00 pm   A “Picnic at the Palace” with the Emperor | Palace of Fine Arts  FREE*
*Bring your own a blanket, food & drinks
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*Free. Donations are appreciated.
1:00 pm   30th Annual Discovery Day: Marine Science Open House | Tiburon  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
1:00 pm   “Oakhella” Festival Day Party: 7 Hours of DJs, Art & Food Trucks | Oakland  FREE*
*Free all-day, but an RSVP is required.
1:00 pm   Acoustic Music in the Square | Noe Valley  FREE
1:00 pm   “Free to Fly” Bandaloop’s Wall Dancing Test Flights | Oakland  FREE
1:00 pm   Greenhouse Transformative Play Readings: Pushing Against the Water by Kristen | SF  $5*
*Suggested donation of $5-$15.
2:00 pm   2019 Oakland Dance Festival | Jack London Square  FREE
2:00 pm   Coin-Op’s “Free Play” Sundays: 40+ Arcade Games & Pinball | SoMa  FREE
2:00 pm   High Spirits: Cannabis Meditation w/ Padre Mu | Oakland  FREE
3:00 pm   SF Chamber Orchestra Main Stage Concert “Crossover” | Berkeley  FREE*
*Free, but seating is first come, first served
3:00 pm   Earth Day Family Concert with Charity & the JAMband | SF  FREE*
*RSVP via Eventbrite
4:00 pm   Greenhouse Transformative Play Readings: Exit PlaneXIT PLAN by Lynn Mari | SF  $5*
*Suggested donation of $5-$15.
6:00 pm   ’90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.  FREE
7:00 pm   “Crazy Funny Asians” Comedy Showcase | SF  FREE*
*RSVP Required. Donations ($5-$10) greatly appreciated.
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*Suggested donation of $5-$15.
8:00 pm   The $2 Bill Comedy Show | Milk Bar  $2*
*$2 with RSVP on Eventbrite. Otherwise, $10 at the door.
8:30 pm   Free HellaFunny Sundays Stand-Up Comedy | Neck of the Woods  FREE*
*Free with RSVP. Otherwise $15 online $20 at the door
9:00 pm   “Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room  FREE
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