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Thursday, July 4

Fremont | Watermelon Seed Spitting & Tug Of War 4th of July | 2019
Thursday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: $8*
* $8/adults (18+ years), $6/seniors (62+ year), $5/children (4-17 years)
| Ardenwood Historic Farm
Fremont | Watermelon Seed Spitting & Tug Of War 4th of July | 2019
Go back in time, all the way to the 1900s, at Ardenwood Farm’s fun-filled, family festival celebrating America’s birthday from 10 am to 4 pm on July 4, 2019. There will be music, games, contests and races for everyone all day long. Test your skill at nail-driving, ...
Orinda | 4th of July Parade & Celebration in the Park | 2019
Thursday, July 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Orinda Community Park
Orinda | 4th of July Parade & Celebration in the Park | 2019
Orinda hosts a celebration with events for every age group starting with an annual pancake breakfast, a flag raising ceremony, and a parade, followed by live music, food, games and booths in Orinda Community Park on July 4, 2019. 2019 Orinda Fourth of July Parade & Celebration Schedule 7:30 ...

Fremont | 4th of July Parade | 2019
Thursday, July 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Downtown Fremont
Fremont | 4th of July Parade | 2019
On July 4, 2019, Independence Day, line up on the streets of Fremont to watch the star spangled excitement of whimsical floats, fantastic giant balloons, and marching bands during the Fremont Fourth of July Parade. This patriotic parade will start at 10 am sharp and is expected to ...
Hayward | Meek Estate 4th of July Open House | 2019
Thursday, July 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Meek Mansion and Park
Hayward | Meek Estate 4th of July Open House | 2019
Join us for a day of community celebration at Meek Park. Get a peek inside this local landmark and learn more about Meek Family history. Enjoy historic games and crafts, patriotic activities, facepainting, and local community booths. Grab a hot-dog and stay for the music of ...
Clayton | Independence Day Parade | 2019
Thursday, July 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | El Portal Place
Clayton | Independence Day Parade | 2019
Clayton’s famous 4th of July Parade and celebration is coming quickly. Let’s celebrate our great community and country together as well as enjoy our local time honored tradition. We want the Parade to be the best ever and enjoyable for all. We are encouraging new groups ...
Oakland | 4th of July Block Party at Jack London Square | 2019
Thursday, July 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Oakland | 4th of July Block Party at Jack London Square | 2019
Celebrate Independence Day with a festive afternoon 4th of July Block Party at Jack London Square from 11 am to 6 pm. This year’s event features an “Interdependence Day” theme and is produced in partnership with Oakhella, Youth Aid Non Profit, and Field of Verge Alliance. The ...
Free Admission Day for First Responders | Alameda County Fair
Thursday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*1 FREE Admission with Valid ID; Until 3PM
| Alameda County Fair
Free Admission Day for First Responders | Alameda County Fair
The county fair offers a free day for the First Responder’s Day on the 4th of July. 1 free admission with valid ID, until 3 pm.
Free First Thursdays at Berkeley Art Museum | East Bay
Thursday, July 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to galleries. Film programs are excluded
| Berkeley Art Museum / Pacific Film Archive
Free First Thursdays at Berkeley Art Museum | East Bay

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 and globally relevant, engaging audiences from the campus, community, and beyond. Through art and ...Monthly

Piedmont | Small Town 4th of July Bagpipe & Classic Car Parade | 2019
Thursday, July 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Highland & Park (Piedmont)
Piedmont | Small Town 4th of July Bagpipe & Classic Car Parade | 2019
The City of Piedmont will celebrate its annual Independence Day Parade this year on Wednesday, July 4, starting at 11 am at the corner of Highland Avenue and Park Way. Each year the community is invited to participate at no cost with neighborhood floats and entries ...
Antioch | 4th of July Fireworks, Festival & Parade | 2019
Thursday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Contra Costa County Fairgrounds
Antioch | 4th of July Fireworks, Festival & Parade | 2019
The City of Antioch hosts an all day Fourth of July festival with a parade, car show, live music, and kids games. To cap the night off, there will be fireworks at the Contra Costa County Fairgrounds. 2019 Antioch Fourth of July Celebration Thursday, July 4, 2019 | Parade at 11 ...
Berkeley Marina | 4th of July Fireworks & All Day Festival | 2019
Thursday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Berkeley Marina
Berkeley Marina | 4th of July Fireworks & All Day Festival | 2019
The Berkeley Marina plays host to one of the best July 4th celebrations around featuring adventure playground open until 8 pm, where children can use hammers, nails, saws, and paint with parental supervision. Get your face painted, try the giant slide, or splash in the water at the ...
Oakland | 1900s Old-Timey Pardee Patriotic Picnic | 2019
Oakland | 1900s Old-Timey Pardee Patriotic Picnic | 2019
This historic Pardee Home Museum in downtown Oakland hosts a patriotic picnic to celebrate Independence Day. It’s not free, but the admission price includes food and entertainment at this unique location. 2019 Pardee Patriotic Picnic July 4, 2019 | Noon to 3:30 pm Pardee Home Museum, 672 11th St, Oakland $20 ...
Albany | Mustache Contest, Reptile Show & July 4th Fest | 2019
Albany | Mustache Contest, Reptile Show & July 4th Fest | 2019
The City of Albany Recreation & Community Services Department invites you to attend the 4th of July Green, Red, White & Blue Celebration in Memorial Park. By “Green”, they mean their goal is to have a zero-waste event , using compostable plates & utensils and by recycling cans ...
Pleasanton | 4th of July Patriotic Concert | 2019
Thursday, July 4 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lions Wayside Park
Pleasanton | 4th of July Patriotic Concert | 2019
Celebrate the birth of our nation at a free family-friendly concert of patriotic music by the Pleasanton Community Concert Band in Pleasanton’s Lions Wayside Park from noon to 2:30 pm. on Thursday, July 4, 2019. 4th of July Patriotic Concert Thursday, July 4, 2019 | 12 pm to 2:30 pm Lions ...
Alameda | 4th of July Aboard an Aircraft Carrier Flight Deck | 2019
Alameda | 4th of July Aboard an Aircraft Carrier Flight Deck | 2019
Celebrate our nation’s birthday on the USS Hornet aircraft carrier docked in Alameda, with a view of the San Francisco fireworks from the flight deck. Doors open at 2 pm. The fun starts around 3 pm and ends after the fireworks. Live Music & Entertainment. Multiple bands in multiple locations ...
Livermore | “Red, White & Boom” July 4th Fireworks & Block Party | 2019
Thursday, July 4 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Livermore
Livermore | "Red, White & Boom" July 4th Fireworks & Block Party | 2019
Join the City of Livermore and Livermore Downtown Inc. for the 6th Annual Downtown 4th of July Red, White and Boom Fireworks Celebration. The Fireworks will be launched off the Parking Garage on Railroad Avenue. Parking Garage and Streets close at 4 pm. Walk-in viewing is ...
San Pablo | 4th of July Multi-Cultural Celebration & Fireworks Show | 2019
Thursday, July 4 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | El Portal Soccer Field
San Pablo | 4th of July Multi-Cultural Celebration & Fireworks Show | 2019
Come out and celebrate the 4th of July with your family and the City of San Pablo. There will be live entertainment, games, activities, family fun and fireworks. 2019 San Pablo 4th of July Fireworks Thursday, July 4, 2019 | 5 pm to 10 pm El Portal Soccer Field, 2600 Moraga ...
Free Cab Rides Home on 4th of July at the Bay Area | 2019
Thursday, July 4 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Pre-registration online required. You'll need to mail in your reimbursement request.
| San Francisco Bay Area
Free Cab Rides Home on 4th of July at the Bay Area | 2019
GJEL Accident attorneys are hooking you up with a free cab ride home on 4th of July to help save you from a DUI and needing their services in the Bay Area, as well as the Tri-Valley area (Pleasanton, Livermore, Dublin, San Ramon, and Danville), and ...
Lafayette | Buddhist 4th of July Peace Ceremony | 2019
Thursday, July 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Buddha Gate Monastery
Lafayette | Buddhist 4th of July Peace Ceremony | 2019
Join Buddha Gate Monastery to celebrate the Fourth of July with relaxation, serenity, and enlightenment on July 4, 2019.
Moraga Summer Concert: Rock & Soul | East Bay
Thursday, July 4 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Moraga Commons Park
Moraga Summer Concert: Rock & Soul | East Bay

On Thursday evenings, head for the Moraga Commons Park for a relaxing free concert in the park. Bring your picnic blanket or lawn chairs to the grassy hillside in front of the band shell. Enjoy the music while your children enjoy the park. The volunteers ...

Pittsburg | 4th of July Fireworks at the Marina | 2019
Thursday, July 4 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pittsburg Marina
Pittsburg | 4th of July Fireworks at the Marina | 2019
The City of Pittsburg will once again host the Independence Day Fireworks Celebration on July 4, 2019 at the Pittsburg Marina. Fireworks will begin at Dusk (approximately 9:15pm). Riverview Park is closed to all public for this event. For a list of planned road closures near ...

Friday, July 5

4th of July Weekend: Free Swimming Friday | East Bay Regional Parks
4th of July Weekend: Free Swimming Friday | East Bay Regional Parks

Celebrate the East Bay Regional Park District’s 85th Anniversary. The Park District has planned a number of special events and programs including free swimming at all of the their regional parks. Park entry and other fees will be waived every Friday in 2019 from April to December to celebrate ...Every Friday

First Friday Free Coworking | Impact Hub Oakland
Friday, July 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but there is a $5 suggested donation for the optional potluck lunch.
| Impact Hub Oakland
First Friday Free Coworking | Impact Hub Oakland

Impact Hub Oakland opens its doors every first Friday for free coworking all day from 9 am to 6 pm. Be productive and get work done, meet and collaborate with friends, pet a bunny, and enjoy a #SexySalad potluck lunch ($5 suggested donation for Soon-To-Be Members; ...Monthly

Free Admission Day for Seniors | Alameda County Fair
Friday, July 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Seniors must be 62 and better.
| Alameda County Fair
Free Admission Day for Seniors | Alameda County Fair
The county fair offers a free day for your beloved seniors on selected Fridays, until 5 pm.
FoodieLand Summer Night Market | July 5-7
Friday, July 5 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 1-Day admission + Coupon Book or $10 3 Day admission + Coupon Book
| Golden Gate Fields
FoodieLand Summer Night Market | July 5-7

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, crafts, games, and entertainment in one great location. FoodieLand Night Market is undoubtedly the ...