Summer is almost over, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to end! August in the Bay Area is filled with tons of festivals and other fun activities, so you will definitely have a good and fun-filled month. End your summer with a bang at these awesome Bay Area events:  

Thursday, August 2, 16, & 30: Are you a movie lover? Check out Movies at Jack London Square on the Ferry Lawn! Bring your lawn chairs and blankets for a cozy summer night on the Oakland waterfront. Get snacks from vendors and participate in some pre-movie trivia! Films this month: 8/2 Bridesmaids, 8/16 Coco, 8/30 Black Panther.

Saturday & Sunday, August 18-19: Zucchini lovers unite! I have found a festival for the food lover in you: The Hayward Zucchini Festival. There will be live music, activities, and all yummy things zucchini from savory to sweet!

Saturday, August 25: A free festival dedicated to chalk drawings and chocolate...doesn’t that sound like a great time?! Check out the Chocolate & Chalk Art Festival from 10am-5pm in Berkeley’s Gourmet Ghetto. It’s simple: draw with chalk and eat chocolate. There are prizes for best chalk art and you can enjoy live entertainment while you indulge in delicious chocolate!

Saturday & Sunday, August 25-26: Celebrate Chinese culture at the Oakland Chinatown Festival at the end of the month! There will be food, arts and crafts, live music, and traditional dance performances.

Saturday & Sunday, August 25-26: If you want to end your month by celebrating pride, head to the Silicon Valley Pride Parade! Saturday’s fun is from 6-11pm, and Sunday’s is from 12-6pm. There will be live entertainment, vendors, and lots of pride!

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