Monday July 1, 2019
It’s no secret we 💖 summer and everything it brings, from warm weather and cold treats to afternoons poolside and lots of things to do for the whole family! July is bursting with summer fun and we’re here to tell you all about it, including July 4th celebrations, music in the park, movies under the stars, and tons more!
Mountain House Events
Thursday, July 4 - Mountain House Annual Independence Day Parade and CelebrationDon’t miss our 4th of July celebration! The parade starts at 10:00 a.m. along Central Parkway and ends at all the festivities at Central Park, including water play, live music, and vendors. More info HERE.
Fridays - Food Truck Fridays
Meet the neighbors at Central Park each Friday at 5:00 p.m. for gourmet food truck grub. Stay to watch the children play and the beautiful summer sunset, a perfect kickoff to the weekend! Check out the food truck lineup HERE.
Sundays - Mountain House Farmers Market
Our region is bursting with fresh produce bounty this time of year. Create your own farm-to-fork menus at home with local fruits, veggies, and more each Sunday at our neighborhood farmers market from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Wicklund Park. Details HERE.
Saturday, July 20 - Music in the Park
Grab a picnic, blankets, and lawn chairs for our next Music in the Park event! Next up is Santana tribute band Caravanserai, so you’ll have plenty of opportunities to show off your favorite dance moves! Details HERE.
Wednesday, July 31 - MHHS Freshman Orientation
Calling the class of 2023! Don’t miss your opportunity to get the lay of the land before school starts. More info HERE.
Livermore and Tracy Events
Wednesday, July 3 to Sunday, August 4 - Livermore Shakespeare Festival
To be or not to be at the Livermore Shakespeare Festival. . . it’s no question at all with this year’s superb lineup of Othello and The Complete Works of William Shakespeare parody. And it’s happening at Wente Vineyards so there will be wine involved. 🍷👏 Tickets HERE.
Thursday, July 4 - 4th of July Family Fun Fireworks Celebration
Pregame at Mountain House and move to downtown Livermore in the evening for a night of family fun and fireworks. 💥🎆🎉 Info and road closure details HERE.
Friday, July 12 - Downtown Tracy Block Party
Downtown Tracy’s still delivering a rockin’ good time at their summer block parties! Rockology is bringing their classic and contemporary rock covers to Front Street Plaza from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Details HERE.
Saturday, July 13 - Sklar Brothers
Comedy duo (and identical twins) the Sklar Brothers are bringing their irreverent, post-modern standup to the Bankhead Theater. Tickets HERE.
Sunday, July 14 - Jessica Fichot
French chanteuse Jessica Fichot combines her Chinese heritage and American upbringing for an enchanting event of music. At the Bothwell. Purchase tickets HERE.
Thursday, July 18 - Thirsty Thursdays at the Farmers Market
Don’t miss Thirsty Thursdays this summer, where you can sample and purchase local wine and craft brews and enjoy live music. Details HERE.
Saturday, July 20 - Sunday, July 21 - Art Under the Oaks
Bring the family to experience great local art under the majestic oak trees at Alden Lane Nursery! There will also be local wine, food, and live music. More HERE.
Saturday, July 20 - Man on the Moon: 50th Anniversary of the Lunar Landing Exhibit
Can you believe it’s been 50 years since the first Apollo moon landing?! 🌙 Check out the fun interactive exhibit at the Bothwell to explore scientific discovery and technological advancement, as well as the other special events held throughout the month. Deets HERE.
Thursday, July 25 - Taste our Terroir
Don’t miss THE premier event of the Livermore wine region! Four delectable days will celebrate the area’s fantastic vintages with the popular food and pairing competition (cast your vote!), sparkling wine and rosé events (here for it!), sustainable garden tours, and more. Get all the details and purchase tickets HERE.
Friday, July 26 - Movies on the Plaza
July’s a fab time for an outdoor movie with the fam! Come on down to Civic Center Plaza in Tracy for a free showing of Incredibles 2, and don’t forget your blankets and lawn chairs! Info HERE.
Friday, July 26 - The New Christy Minstrels
Enjoy the rich harmonies and toe-tapping tunes of Grammy Award-winning folk group The New Christy Minstrels at the Bankhead Theater. Tickets HERE.
Sunday, July 28 - Craft Your Own Kombucha
Learn the health benefits of and how to make your own kombucha at Fortune Emporium! Reserve your spot HERE.
Other Fun Area Events
Thursday, July 4 - 4th of July Parade in Danville
The San Ramon Valley Kiwanis are hosting their annual 4th of July Parade through charming downtown Danville! This is a popular one, so plan to be there early to scope out your spot. Parade route and info HERE.
Fridays - Concert in the Park in Pleasanton
Downtown Pleasanton hosts weekly free concerts each Friday from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. at Lions Wayside Park! Get the full lineup HERE.
Saturday, July 6 - Music in the Park
It’s all 90s nostalgia with Matchbox Twenty tribute band Matchbox Twenty Too at Oak Hill Park in Danville. Details HERE.
Saturday, July 12 - Moonlight Movies
Catch a showing of Black Panther under the starry skies in Danville’s Town Green. Kids’ crafts start at 6:30 p.m., and the movie starts around 8:30 p.m. Details HERE.
Saturday, July 20 - Danville City-Wide Garage Sale
Find treasures and new-to-you items at Danville’s city-wide garage and rummage sale day! Info HERE.
Saturday, July 20 - Music in the Park
More free music in the park in Danville this month! This time you and friends can sing along to your favorite Journey tunes with tribute band Majestic! 🎸🥁 Info HERE.
Sunday, July 21 - Hot Summer Sundays
Get your hot rod, muscle car, and vintage car fix in downtown Danville this month. Bring the kids for some live 50s and 60s music, food, and vendors. Details HERE.
Friday, July 26 - Sunday, July 28 - NorCal Night Market
The popular NorCal Night Market is back at the Alameda County Fairgrounds! Get your fill of delicious Asian street food, snacks, and fusion foods. Tickets HERE.
Sunday, July 28 - ‘How Lucky Can You Get?’, Songs and Stories of the Kander and Ebb Musicals
Enjoy an afternoon of tunes from your favorite musical productions, including Chicago, Cabaret, and Funny Lady. Tickets HERE.
Wednesday, July 31 - Harry Potter’s Birthday Celebration
Happy Birthday, Harry Potter! Come celebrate everyone’s favorite wizard at a showing of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone at the Village Theatre! Deets and tickets HERE.
Have a happy and safe Fourth, and enjoy your July!