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Free Symphony Concert in the Park | Golden Gate Park

Sunday, September 29, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 2:45 pm | Cost: FREE
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

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

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

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 2 – Sunday – Italian music, song and dance
*June 8 – Saturday – 13th annual GGPB Festival: 11 am – 5 pm – Festival Lineup
June 9 – Sunday – 13th annual GGPB Festival: 11 am – 5 pm – Festival Lineup
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 4 – Thursday – Music Celebrating American Independence 
July 7 – Sunday  –  Music Celebrating American Independence
July 14 – Sunday – Vive la France
July 21 – Sunday – Remembering 1939
July 28 – Sunday – The Magic of Disney & Pixar

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 – Ukrainian cultural celebration

September 1 – Sunday – Labor Day Celebration
*September 2 – Monday – 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 6 – Sunday – Season finale – Remembering 1969

Event Details

Cost: FREE
Categories: *Top Pick*, Live Music, San Francisco
Address: Music Concourse Dr, San Francisco, CA

Sunday, September 29, 2019

6:00 am   After Dawn: Premiere Sunday Morning Party | SF  FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
6:45 am   September Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods | North Bay  FREE*
*Free but RSVP is required (415)-388-2596. Admission to the park is free before 9am. We are told that parking reservations are required.
All Day   2019 Oakland Dragon Boat Festival | Lake Merritt  FREE
All Day   Final Day: 2019 San Francisco Map Fair | Yerba Buena Gardens  $10*
*Ticket is good for all weekend hours of the fair. It does not include admission to the Friday Evening Preview Night.
All Day   SFLBC Special Open House w/ Free Bowling Lessons | GG Park  FREE
All Day   TreasureFest’s Shoptoberfest 2019 | SF  $3*
*$3-$5 early bird online / $7 last minute - includes free parking.
10:30 am   Free Mimosa “Boozy Brunch” w/ Vegan Options | SF  $12*
*Get one complimentary drink with your brunch - and don't forget to tip like a rockstar. Upgrade to bottomless for $12.
All Day   2019 Folsom Street Fair | SoMa  FREE*
*The event is free, but Donate $10 or more at the gates and get a sticker that entitles you to $2 off each drink you buy ALL DAY LONG.
All Day   African Arts Festival: Traditional Dance & Music | McLaren Park  FREE
All Day   2019 Downtown Redwood City Oktoberfest | Final Day  $19*
*$19 Adv/$21 Door for Adults & $102Adv/$14 Door for Kids
11:00 am   Free Outdoor Family Fun: Rotating Shows & Exciting Stories | Salesforce Park  FREE
11:00 am   Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid’s Sunday Food Truck Party | SF  FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
All Day   2019 Sumo Champions Exhibition | Japantown  FREE
12:00 pm   2019 Black Tie Beach Party | Ocean Beach  FREE*
*Please bring a dish/snacks to share plus BYO Booze and Blanket.
All Day   Middle Eastern Food Festival | SF  FREE*
*Free with RSVP
1:00 pm   Acoustic Music in the Square | Noe Valley  FREE
1:00 pm   Free Symphony Concert in the Park | Golden Gate Park  FREE
1:00 pm   “Festival of the Impossible”: Virtual Reality Immersive Art Festival | SF  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required
2:00 pm   Coin-Op’s “Free Play” Sundays: 40+ Arcade Games & Pinball | SoMa  FREE
3:00 pm   2019 Piano on the Hill | Potrero Hill  FREE*
*Drinks and food available for purchase.
3:00 pm   San Francisco Green Film Festival: Free Interactive Artwork & New Words Creation | SF  FREE*
*No ticket required.
All Day   Oakland Cocktail Week 2019: $7 Craft Cocktails at 50+ Venues | Final Day  FREE*
*FREE entry; $7 cocktails; Must be 21+
6:40 pm   Win Tix: Unhinged: All-New Immersive Halloween Experience | San Jose  WIN
7:00 pm   “Crazy Funny Asians” Comedy Showcase | SF  FREE*
*RSVP Required. Donations ($5-$10) greatly appreciated.
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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