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Wednesday, July 4

San Mateo | Locals-Only 4th of July Parade & Carnival Midway Games | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring along cash for games and food
| Highlands Recreation District
San Mateo | Locals-Only 4th of July Parade & Carnival Midway Games | 2018

Come celebrate Independence Day in 2018 in San Mateo with a 4th of July parade followed by a festival with midway carnival games. The 2018 theme is “You are only a kid Twice.”
Decorate a float or your bike and march in the parade that travels along Lexington Ave. from Powhatan …

Los Altos | Glorious 4th of July Park Festival | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring cash for food and activities
| Shoup Park
Los Altos | Glorious 4th of July Park Festival | 2018

Los Altos hosts their annual “Glorious 4th of July” festival on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 at Shoup Park in Los Altos.
Bring your family & enjoy an old-fashioned good time as we celebrate our nation’s independence & the 20th Anniversary of the Cradle of Liberty with …

Pacifica | 4th of July Celebration in the Park | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Frontierland Park
Pacifica | 4th of July Celebration in the Park | 2018

Join the Pacifica’s Parks, Beaches and Recreation Department for their 44th Annual 4th of July Celebration – a day full of crafts, games, music and more at Frontierland Park.
There will be a face painting, food, crafts and more for the whole family.
Join the all day …

San Mateo | July Fourth in the Park Fest & Free Swim | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Martin Luther King Park and Pool
San Mateo | July Fourth in the Park Fest & Free Swim | 2018

The city of San Mateo department of Parks & Rec presents July Fourth in the Park on July 4, 2018 from 11 am-2 pm at the Martin Luther King Park and Pool.
Schedule Of Free Events:

11 am-2 pm: Music, Trackless Train, Arts & Crafts, Patriotic Hair …

Menlo Park | 4th of July Parade & Festival | 2018
Menlo Park | 4th of July Parade & Festival | 2018

Join in on the 2018 Menlo Park July 4th Parade on Wednesday, July 4, 2018.
This small town, fun-filled parade begins at 11:45 am from the parking lot on Chestnut Street at Santa Cruz Avenue (behind the Wells Fargo bank).
Come dressed in red, white, & blue and decorate your bike or wagon to …

Half Moon Bay | Ol’ Fashioned 4th of July Parade | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Half Moon Bay
Half Moon Bay | Ol' Fashioned 4th of July Parade | 2018

Half Moon Bay celebrates Independence Day 2018 and its classic small town spirit with the popular Ol’ Fashioned 4th of July Parade down historic Main Street on Wednesday, July 4, 2018.
Starting at noon, the delightful, home-spun parade, fronted by the San Mateo County Sheriffs and CalFire, celebrates classic …

Palo Alto | Summer Fest: 37th Annual Chili Cook-Off | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – 12:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5
| Mitchell Park
Palo Alto | Summer Fest: 37th Annual Chili Cook-Off  | 2018

Add some spice to your Independence Day at the 37th annual Palo Alto Summer Festival & Chili Cook-off on Wednesday, July 4, 2018.
> Get Tickets – $5
The event last year attracted thousands of sun and chili lovers, as the festival embraced everything wonderful about summer with good food …

4th of July Fireworks & San Francisco Symphony | Shoreline Amphitheatre | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $25 | Shoreline Amphitheatre
4th of July Fireworks & San Francisco Symphony | Shoreline Amphitheatre | 2018

Celebrate Independence Day at the 32nd annual “Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular with a festive outdoor performance of hero-themed favorites perfect for summer. Starring the San Francisco Symphony at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View.
2018 July Fourth with the San Francisco Symphony
Wednesday, July 4, 2018 | 8 …

Thursday, July 5

Pez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame
Thursday, July 5 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Burlingame Museum of Pez
Pez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame

The first Thursday of every month is free admission to the Pez Museum in Burlingame, a mini-museum where you can find over 500 pez dispensers from the past 80 years. See the world’s largest pez dispenser and a rare Pez, worth about $5,000, a Mr. ...

SFJAZZ Summer Jazz 2018: Camilo y los Robot Ninjas | Palo Alto
Thursday, July 5 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Stanford Shopping Center
SFJAZZ Summer Jazz 2018: Camilo y los Robot Ninjas | Palo Alto

Enjoy 10 weeks of rhythm and blues as Summer Jazz, an annual tradition in Palo Alto, celebrates its 32nd Anniversary at Stanford Shopping Center. A free outdoor concert series, Summer Jazz is produced by SFJAZZ and showcases a variety of jazz musicians and all-stars performing ...

“Movies on the Square”: 25th Anniversary of “The Sandlot” | Redwood City
Thursday, July 5 – 8:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
"Movies on the Square": 25th Anniversary of “The Sandlot” | Redwood City

Bring the family out to a free movie showing in downtown Redwood City in Courthouse Square on Thursday evenings from June 7 to August 30 in 2018. Movies start at sundown (approximately 8:45 pm). Come early for the best seats – a limited number of ...

Friday, July 6

History Museum: Free First Fridays | Redwood City
Friday, July 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Mateo County History Museum
History Museum: Free First Fridays | Redwood City

Enjoy free admission from 10 am to 4 pm, every first Friday of the month, at the San Mateo History Museum. Explore the museum housed in the 1910 County Courthouse; listed on the National Register of Historic Places, it features a stained glass dome and mosaic tile floor. 2 pm General Tour: ...

Music on the Square: Swinging Soul Music | Redwood City
Friday, July 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Music on the Square: Swinging Soul Music | Redwood City

Enjoy free Friday concerts all summer long on Courthouse Square in Redwood City from 6-8 pm from June 1-August 31, 2018. Redwood City is well known for its events, but Friday night’s Music on the Square is one of the most treasured nights of summer. Plus, being ...

Saturday, July 7

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each month. This includes the de Young, Legion of Honor, Contemporary Jewish Museum and Oakland Museum ...

“Healthy Parks Healthy People”: Monthly Nature Walks | Bay Area
Saturday, July 7 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
"Healthy Parks Healthy People": Monthly Nature Walks | Bay Area

Enjoy a free, monthly outdoor walk on the first Saturday of every month as part of the “Healthy Parks, Healthy People” program. First Saturday Programs are introductory walking/physical activity programs that occur on the first Saturday of each month throughout the Bay Area. Please note that ...

Sunday, July 8

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each month. This includes the de Young, Legion of Honor, Contemporary Jewish Museum and Oakland Museum ...

Wednesday, July 11

Free Zydeco Concert in the Park | Redwood City
Wednesday, July 11 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Stafford Park
Free Zydeco Concert in the Park | Redwood City

Gator Nation, formerly Gator Beat, has been playing dances and festivals on the West Coast for 20 years. They specialize in their own brand of South Louisiana music-  it combines traditional Cajun, Zydeco, and New Orleans R&B. Most notable are the original creations, giving the …

Summer Jazz Concert | Menlo Park
Wednesday, July 11 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Fremont Park (Menlo Park)
Summer Jazz Concert | Menlo Park

Enjoy a free summer concert in Menlo Park featuring a variety of musical styles from jazz to country to hits of today and yesterday, from 6:30-8 pm on Wednesdays from June to August in Fremont Park (University and Santa Cruz Avenues). 2018 Lineup: June 13 – The Sun ...

Thursday, July 12

SFJAZZ Summer Jazz 2018: Tod Dickow with Charged Particles | Palo Alto
Thursday, July 12 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Stanford Shopping Center
SFJAZZ Summer Jazz 2018: Tod Dickow with Charged Particles | Palo Alto

Enjoy 10 weeks of rhythm and blues as Summer Jazz, an annual tradition in Palo Alto, celebrates its 32nd Anniversary at Stanford Shopping Center. A free outdoor concert series, Summer Jazz is produced by SFJAZZ and showcases a variety of jazz musicians and all-stars performing ...

Comedy Sharks Standup Night | Peninsula
Thursday, July 12 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Hop Dogma Brewing Company
Comedy Sharks Standup Night | Peninsula

Every second Thursday of the month, Comedy Sharks standup night features some of the Bay Area’s best comedians. Come on out and enjoy some laughs with your neighbors, hosted by Phil Griffiths & Hop Dogma Brewing Company. The show starts at 7:30 pm; seating is limited, ...

Movies on the Square: “Beauty and the Beast” *Sing Along* | Redwood City
Thursday, July 12 – 8:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Movies on the Square: “Beauty and the Beast" *Sing Along* | Redwood City

Bring the family out to a free movie showing in downtown Redwood City in Courthouse Square on Thursday evenings from June 7 to August 30 in 2018. Movies start at sundown (approximately 8:45 pm). Come early for the best seats – a limited number of ...

Friday, July 13

Jewelry on the Square | Redwood City
Friday, July 13 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Jewelry on the Square | Redwood City

Art on the Square features the best in fine arts and crafts each month between June and August at Courthouse Square in downtown Redwood City. Art on the Square showcases original painting, photography, jewelry, glass, ceramics, and more, with prices for every budget. Art on the ...

Music on the Square: Reggae | Redwood City
Friday, July 13 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Music on the Square: Reggae | Redwood City

Enjoy free Friday concerts all summer long on Courthouse Square in Redwood City from 6-8 pm from June 1-August 31, 2018. Redwood City is well known for its events, but Friday night’s Music on the Square is one of the most treasured nights of summer. Plus, being ...

Wednesday, July 18

Win Tix: Thirty Seconds to Mars | Shoreline Amphitheatre
Wednesday, July 18 – 6:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Shoreline Amphitheatre

Multi-platinum selling band Thirty Seconds to Mars headline their 2018 Summer North American “The Monolith Tour.” Fans can expect live performances of songs from the new album, and fan favorites including “City of Angels” and “Up in the Air.”
> Get Tickets – $15
The band most …

Free Latin Concert in the Park | Redwood City
Wednesday, July 18 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Stafford Park
Free Latin Concert in the Park | Redwood City

Tortilla Soup was founded in 2003 and features former members of the legendary groups Tower of Power & Malo. With over 30 years of experience, Tortilla Soup derives their music style from influences like Latin, Cumbia, Salsa, Tex-Mex, R&B, Blues, to Funk and Soul. Lead …