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Union Square’s Free Summer 2022 Dance Music Series (July 16 – Sept. 24)

Every Saturday Through September 24th.
Saturday, August 13, 2022 - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Union Square Park | Geary and Powell, San Francisco, CA

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Union Square’s Free Summer 2022 Dance Music Series (July 16 – Sept. 24)

The Union Square Dance Music Series at Union Square Park is here! – Summer Edition

Every Saturday, live dance music performances will be held at Union Square Park.

Bring your friends, family, and neighbors, grab some lunch in The Square and enjoy live local acts from San Francisco and the Bay Area.

Line Up:

  • July 16 – GG Amos
  • July 23 – Brazilian Grooves
  • July 30 – Los Kimberos
  • Aug 6 – Anthony Arya
  • Aug 13 – Swing around Union Square, The Cottontails. More details TBA
  • Aug 20 – Mitch Polzak & Royal Deuces
  • Aug 27 – Los Kimberos
  • Sept 3 – Native Elements (SF Reggae Fusion)
  • Sept 10 – Jinx Jones
  • Sept 17 – Alvon Johnson
  • Sept 24 – Tango & Wine Event, more details TBA

*Subject to weather conditions

Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.


Cost: FREE
Categories: *Top Pick*, In Person, Live Music
Address: Geary and Powell, San Francisco, CA

Saturday, August 13, 2022

8:30 am   2022 San Francisco Congenital Heart Walk w/ Free SF Zoo Entry  $15*
*This event has a $15 minimum fundraising requirement for each guest over age 2, which provides zoo admission.
9:00 am   North Beach Farmers Market  FREE
9:00 am   Bernal Heights “Hillwide Garage Sale” 2022 (SF)  FREE
9:30 am   Free de Young Museum Day for Bay Area Residents (Every Saturday)  FREE*
*Free general admission to Bay Area residents. Valid ID or proof of residency required. This offer applies only to the permanent collection galleries. Advanced timed tickets required.
9:30 am   Free “Legion of Honor” Museum Day for Bay Area Residents (Every Saturday)  FREE*
*Free general admission to Bay Area residents. Valid ID or proof of residency required. This offer applies only to the permanent collection galleries. Timed advanced tickets required
10:00 am   Summer Contra Costa Crystal Fair (Aug. 13-14)  $12*
*Tickets for the August 13-14 Crystal Fair are $15. When you mention Johnny Funcheap at the door, you get a $3 discount.
10:00 am   Potrero Hill “Neighborhood Appreciation Day” w/ Free Food + Art Party (SF)  FREE
10:00 am   2022 Chocolate & Chalk Art Festival (Berkeley)  FREE*
*First 10 to pre-register at Eventbrite get a free box of chalk where you may also purchase tickets for chocolate. Otherwise, register in person on Saturday, August 13 at the event booths at Shattuck & Vine or Shattuck & Cedar where a box of colorful artist's chalk is available for $10 cash for a box of 24 or $20 for a box of 48.  Otherwise festival is free to watch
10:00 am   Civil War “Living History Day” at Fort Point (SF)  FREE*
*Admission free; donations accepted
10:00 am   Keep Ocean Beach Clean  FREE*
*Sign up on this TogetherSF Mobilize page: https://www.mobilize.us/togethersf/event/399341/
10:00 am   Fillmore Street Cleanup  FREE*
*Sign up on this TogetherSF Mobilize page: https://www.mobilize.us/togethersf/event/450054/
10:00 am   23rd Chocolate & Chalk Art Festival (Berkeley)  FREE*
*Free Entry, Box of Chalk is $10/$20; Chocolate tasting 20 tickets/$20.
10:00 am   “Metcon at the Park” Total Body Workout at Salesforce Park (SF)  FREE*
*Free for all
10:00 am   Jerry Garcia Cleanup  FREE*
*Sign up on this TogetherSF Mobilize page: https://www.mobilize.us/togethersf/event/486176/
10:00 am   Western Addition Cleanup  
10:00 am   Oakland’s Kinetic Arts “Summer Circus Celebration” (Aug 13-14)  FREE*
*Pay What You Can - Performance Tickets: 0-$25, Unlimited Workshop Pass: 0-$50, No one turned away for lack of funds
10:00 am   Lower Polk Cleanup  FREE*
*Sign up on this TogetherSF Mobilize page: https://www.mobilize.us/togethersf/event/484266/
11:00 am   MoAD: Museum of the African Diaspora Free Museum Day (SF)  FREE
11:00 am   African American Quilt Guild of Oakland Quilting Workshop (de Young Museum)  FREE*
*This public program is free and open to the public. A paid ticket for museum admission is not required to attend this event.
11:00 am   “Dusted and Blue” Pottery Sidewalk Sale w/ 15 Bay Area Artists (SF)  FREE*
*FREE
11:00 am   Pistahan 2022: SF’s Filipino Cultural Festival & Parade (Aug. 13-14)  FREE
11:00 am   Science at Cal “Detecting Disinformation and Deep Fakes”  FREE
11:00 am   Panel: Miyoko’s Creamery & Vegan Farming + Free Bites (SF Main Library)  FREE
11:00 am   2022 “ArtScape” Street Festival: Every 2nd Saturday (May to October)  FREE*
*Free Admission
11:00 am   Pokémon GO Community Day in Oakland  FREE
11:00 am   Free Community Day: Every Second Saturday at MoAD (SF)  FREE*
*MoAD is free to the public every second Saturday of the month.
11:00 am   Godzilla Film Festival at SF’s Balboa Theater (Aug. 12-14)  $15*
*Weekend passes available for $60 which include 20 films
11:00 am   Walking Tour: Cypress Lawn  FREE*
*RSVP Required: 650-299-0104, ext. 220 or education@historysmc.org
11:00 am   21st Annual Laurel StreetFair World Music Festival (Oakland)  FREE*
*Admission free.
11:00 am   “Rockridge Rock-N-Stroll” Festival on Second Saturdays (2022)  FREE*
*Free
11:30 am   SF’s 2022 “Jerry Day” Free Music Festival + Excelsior Art Walk  FREE
11:30 am   Saturday Sounds at the Park (Salesforce Park)  FREE
12:00 pm   Free Community Day: Celebrate Chinese American History and Culture (SF)  FREE*
*This event is for all ages and admission to this event is free for everyone. Registration is recommended.
12:00 pm   “Goodness + Summer Jamz Day Party” at Kapwa Gardens (SoMa)  FREE*
*FREE with RSVP. Tickets are free but we are accepting sliding scale donations
12:00 pm   Outdoor “Mini Mart” at SF’s Mission Bowling Club (Summer 2022)  FREE
12:30 pm   “Blackhawk Block Party” Mini Jazz Music Fest in the Tenderloin (SF)  FREE
2:00 pm   Free Movie Day “Disney’s Sleeping Beauty” (SF’s Presidio Theatre)  FREE*
*Registration recommended to guarantee attendance
2:30 pm   SF’s Free “Japan Week” Ozashiki Chamber Music Demo (Japantown)  FREE*
*RSVP Required
4:00 pm   Crawltiki: San Francisco’s Tiki Party Pub Crawl  $12*
*Tickets start at $12 and go up as we get closer to the event
7:00 pm   FREE: Oakland Comedy Saturday Night @ Secret Speakeasy  FREE*
*Limited free tickets with code FUNCHEAP (donations appreciated). Otherwise use code FUNCHEAP5 for $5 off early bird and general admission tickets
7:00 pm   “HellaSecret” Outdoor Comedy Saturday Night (SF)  $15*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets $15 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $20). General Admission tickets $20 adv with code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $25) - limited to 40 tickets due to maintain social-distance. There is a two drink minimum
7:00 pm   SF’s Secret Speakeasy Comedy Night  $10*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets start at $10 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP. There is a two drink minimum
7:00 pm   “Jerry Day” After-Event Music & Art Walk  FREE*
*Free Admission for music; Food & Drinks pay-as-you-go
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*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets $15 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $20). General Admission tickets $20 adv with code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $25) - There is a two drink minimum
7:00 pm   “HellaSecret” Outdoor Comedy Saturday Night (SF)  $15*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets $15 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $20). General Admission tickets $20 adv with code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $25) - limited to 40 tickets due to maintain social-distance. There is a two drink minimum
7:00 pm   SF’s First “Saturday Night Skate” Pop-up Roller Disco at Ferry Building  FREE*
*RSVP Requested for timed tickets. Ticket holders will get priority access. Non-ticket holders can still attend and will be let in on a space available basis
7:30 pm   The Comedy Edge: Stand-Up on the Waterfront (Oakland)  $10*
*$10 General Admission and $20 VIP, no drink minimum
8:00 pm   Nuthouse at the Golden Squirrel: Stand-Up Comedy Cabaret (Oakland)  FREE*
*Sliding scale donation requested during the show
9:00 pm   “Weekend Love” Hip Hop/Reggaeton/House/Hyphy DJ Night (Delirium)  FREE
10:30 pm   No Scrubs: ’90s Hip Hop and R&B Night (SF)  $10*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets $10 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $15-20). Two drink minimum
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