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Tuesday, June 18

Free Taco Bell Day | Thanks to the Warriors
Tuesday, June 18 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Free Taco Bell Day | Thanks to the Warriors
Thanks to the Warriors, everyone in America gets a free taco from Taco Bell on June 18, 2019. For the fourth consecutive year, Taco Bell is teaming up with the NBA for the “Steal a Game, Steal a Taco” promotion. That means the first team to steal ...

Wednesday, June 19

Free Summer Street Concert: Top 40/Dance | Sunnyvale
Wednesday, June 19 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free Admission. No advance tickets required.
| Downtown Sunnyvale
Free Summer Street Concert: Top 40/Dance | Sunnyvale

The Summer Series Music & Market is here. Every Wednesday, starting June 12, through August 28, 2019 (Except July 3rd) there will be dancing on Historic Murphy Avenue from 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm. Enjoy free street concert along with outdoor market. Stop by vendor ...

Free Movies on the Beach: 2019 Kick Off “The Lost Boys” | Santa Cruz
Wednesday, June 19 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Seating is first-come, first-served.
| Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Free Movies on the Beach: 2019 Kick Off "The Lost Boys" | Santa Cruz

There’s nothing like watching a classic movie on the beach with the Giant Dipper twinkling overhead and the sound of gentle summer surf in the background. Bring the family and your blanket or low-back beach chair and join the fun every Wednesday at 9 pm. Each ...

Friday, June 21

Make Music Day: Arts of Music & Performances | San Jose
Friday, June 21 – 6:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Jose Office of Cultural Affairs
Make Music Day: Arts of Music & Performances | San Jose
Celebrated internationally, Make Music Day is a free, outdoor day of music held on the summer solstice, June 21.  San Jose joined the celebration in 2017 with performances taking place citywide from sunrise to sunset. Make Music Day Thursday, June 21, 2019 | 6 am to 9 pm Citywide, ...
Bay Area’s 2019 International Parkour Jam | June 21-23
Friday, June 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Bay Area's 2019 International Parkour Jam | June 21-23

Get ready for the one of the biggest parkour jams on the west coast. Traceurs and traceuses come from all over the world (alright, mainly a few from Canada and Mexico) to see the best of what the Bay Area has to offer in terms ...

Silicon Valley BBQ Championships: 70 Chefs, Live Music & Market | Santa Clara
Friday, June 21 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Central Park (Santa Clara)
Silicon Valley BBQ Championships: 70 Chefs, Live Music & Market | Santa Clara

Sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbeque Association as the second largest BBQ championship on the West Coast, the Silicon Valley BBQ Championship is back for another year. 8th Annual Silicon Valley BBQ Championships – Friday, June 21, 2019 | 4-10 pm – Saturday, June 22, 2019 | ...

Music in the Park 2019 Kickoff “The Delfonics” Love songs & Oldies | San Jose
Friday, June 21 – 5:30 pm | Cost: $10 | Plaza de Cesar Chavez
Music in the Park 2019 Kickoff "The Delfonics" Love songs & Oldies | San Jose

Groove to tunes at Music in the Park, a summer tradition concert series at Plaza de Cesar Chavez Park in the heart of downtown San José. Produced by the San José Downtown Association, this favorite downtown music event jams from 5:30-9 pm. Early bird tickets ...

Free Beach Concert: Smash Mouth | Santa Cruz
Friday, June 21 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Free Beach Concert: Smash Mouth | Santa Cruz

Every summer, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk casts its net and drags in a host of Top 40 bands from the ’70s, ’80s, and early ’90s to play free concerts right on the beach every Friday night. Friday Night Bands on the Beach  Every Friday, June 14 ...

San Jose Bike Party: The Cartoon/Anime Ride
Friday, June 21 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret San Jose Location
San Jose Bike Party: The Cartoon/Anime Ride

We have an optional theme for those that want to dress up in costume. Our theme for June is The Cartoon/Anime Ride. Dress as your favorite character. Bike decorations loudly encouraged. We’re anticipating a lot of theme participation since there are a gazillion choices. Monthly

Saturday, June 22

Silicon Valley BBQ Championships: 70 Chefs, Live Music & Market | Santa Clara
Saturday, June 22 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Central Park (Santa Clara)
Silicon Valley BBQ Championships: 70 Chefs, Live Music & Market | Santa Clara

Sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbeque Association as the second largest BBQ championship on the West Coast, the Silicon Valley BBQ Championship is back for another year. 8th Annual Silicon Valley BBQ Championships – Friday, June 21, 2019 | 4-10 pm – Saturday, June 22, 2019 | ...

25th Annual Surf City Classic: Woodies on the Wharf | Santa Cruz
Saturday, June 22 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Wharf
25th Annual Surf City Classic: Woodies on the Wharf | Santa Cruz
I bought a ’30 Ford wagon and we call it a woody (Surf City, here we come). You know it’s not very cherry, it’s an oldie but a goody (Surf City, here we come). – Jan & Dean Come to Santa Cruz and meet the Woodie, the ...
BBQ-A-Newbie: Burning Man Family Reunion Picnic | Murdock Park
Saturday, June 22 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free. but an RSVP is requested.
| Murdock Park
BBQ-A-Newbie: Burning Man Family Reunion Picnic | Murdock Park
You’re invited to the Burner family reunion picnic and the last hoorah before they head for the desert at this South Bay and East Bay joint picnic on June 22, 2019. Free, but an RSVP is requested. This is a get-together is for the entire community, and ...

Sunday, June 23

“Doga” Dog & Yoga Free Summer Class at St. James Park | San Jose
Sunday, June 23 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | St. James Park (San Jose)
"Doga" Dog & Yoga Free Summer Class at St. James Park | San Jose
Thanks to a generous grant from the San Jose Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services, Silicon Valley Pet Project is proud to offer a one hour complimentary Doga (Dog + Yoga) class. Doga in the Park is a free event however space is limited. Don’t miss out, ...
2019 International Parkour Jam | Bay Area
Sunday, June 23 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
2019 International Parkour Jam | Bay Area

Get ready for the one of the biggest parkour jams on the west coast. Traceurs and traceuses come from all over the world (alright, mainly a few from Canada and Mexico) to see the best of what the Bay Area has to offer in terms ...

Monday, June 24

Silicon Valley International Invention Festival Expo | June 24-26
Monday, June 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Santa Clara Convention Center
Silicon Valley International Invention Festival Expo | June 24-26

Join the free Silicon Valley International Invention Festival Expo at the Santa Clara Convention Center from June 24 to Wednesday 26, 2019 from 10 am to 5 pm. Nearly 600 new inventions will be presented by 400 exhibitors from 25 countries. More than 2,000 visitors ...

Silent Book Club: Book Lovers’ Monthly Reading | San Jose
Monday, June 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Hedley Club
Silent Book Club: Book Lovers' Monthly Reading | San Jose

Silent Book Club is a monthly meetup of reading afficionados. Bring yourself and what you’re currently reading to The Hedley Club. Free, but an RSVP is requested. The link can sometimes be hard to find. You can sometimes find it in these two sites: Silent Book ...Monthly

Tuesday, June 25

Silicon Valley International Invention Festival Expo | Santa Clara
Tuesday, June 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Santa Clara Convention Center
Silicon Valley International Invention Festival Expo | Santa Clara

Join the free Silicon Valley International Invention Festival Expo at the Santa Clara Convention Center from June 24 to Wednesday 26, 2019 from 10 am to 5 pm. Nearly 600 new inventions will be presented by 400 exhibitors from 25 countries. More than 2,000 visitors ...

Nerd Nite: Smart & Boozy Lectures | San Jose
Tuesday, June 25 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Tabard Theatre Company
Nerd Nite: Smart & Boozy Lectures | San Jose

Calling all Silicon Valley nerds – Nerd Nite is back with some fresh faces and some seriously nerd-tastic speakers in San Jose every last Tuesday of the month. Nerd Nite is a celebration of nerdom at its finest with all the essential components: brains, booze, and banter; curiosity, cocktails, and ...Monthly

Wednesday, June 26

Silicon Valley International Invention Festival Expo | Santa Clara
Wednesday, June 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Santa Clara Convention Center
Silicon Valley International Invention Festival Expo | Santa Clara

Join the free Silicon Valley International Invention Festival Expo at the Santa Clara Convention Center from June 24 to Wednesday 26, 2019 from 10 am to 5 pm. Nearly 600 new inventions will be presented by 400 exhibitors from 25 countries. More than 2,000 visitors ...

Free Summer Street Concert: Dance Band | Sunnyvale
Wednesday, June 26 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free Admission. No advance tickets required.
| Downtown Sunnyvale
Free Summer Street Concert: Dance Band | Sunnyvale

The Summer Series Music & Market is here. Every Wednesday, starting June 12, through August 28, 2019 (Except July 3rd) there will be dancing on Historic Murphy Avenue from 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm. Enjoy free street concert along with outdoor market. Stop by vendor ...

Free Movies on the Beach: “School Of Rock” | Santa Cruz
Wednesday, June 26 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Seating is first-come, first-served.
| Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Free Movies on the Beach: "School Of Rock" | Santa Cruz

There’s nothing like watching a classic movie on the beach with the Giant Dipper twinkling overhead and the sound of gentle summer surf in the background. Bring the family and your blanket or low-back beach chair and join the fun every Wednesday at 9 pm. Each ...

Friday, June 28

“Roads to Woodstock 50th Anniversary Tour” | Santa Cruz
Friday, June 28 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Poet and The Patriot
“Roads to Woodstock 50th Anniversary Tour” | Santa Cruz
Normal Bean and the Universal Love Family will bring you a fabulous National Tour in the Summer of 2019, with many venues leading up to the 50th Anniversary of the original Woodstock, N.Y. and well beyond. Join the 50th Woodstock Anniversary Tour on Sunday, June 28th ...
Free Beach Concert: Everclear | Santa Cruz
Friday, June 28 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Free Beach Concert: Everclear | Santa Cruz

Every summer, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk casts its net and drags in a host of Top 40 bands from the ’70s, ’80s, and early ’90s to play free concerts right on the beach every Friday night. Friday Night Bands on the Beach  Every Friday, June 14 ...

Sunday, June 30

Applebee’s $1 Vodka Raspberry Lemonade | Final Day
Sunday, June 30 – All Day | Cost: $1 | Applebee's (Participating Locations)
Applebee's $1 Vodka Raspberry Lemonade | Final Day

It’s time to talk summer–the sun is finally shining and the temperatures are rising, which means it’s time to find your go-to summer cocktail. Look no further, because for the whole month of June you can go to your local participating Applebee’s® Neighborhood Grill + ...

Monday, July 1

All of SF’s Free Monthly Museum Days | July 2019
Monday, July 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Details vary for each museum and cultural institution
| All Over the Bay Area
All of SF's Free Monthly Museum Days | July 2019
Whether the economy is strong or sour, most of the museums in San Francisco and the Bay Area throw their doors open once a month to allow free admission to all comers. Generally on the first Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday of each month, these free days ...