Best Things to Do in the East Bay This June

June is a special time when Gay Pride Month, Fathers Day, Juneteenth, street festivals and country fairs fill the outdoor events calendar. We’ve done the deep research for you on the best things to do in the East Bay including museums, cultural events, food tours, athletic events, hikes and more. Speaking of food, we also have an extensive list of our best restaurants in the North Bay, and if you’re planning a weekend, the best places to stay

The East Bay is sunny and warm this month, with average temperatures from high 60s to high 70s.

Featured Photo: Fairmont Pride, courtesy of @ClaremontHotel
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Photo: Courtesy of Kelly Sikkema/Unsplash

Father's Day

June 18
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Photo: Courtesy of Berkeley Juneteenth

36th Annual Berkeley Juneteenth Festival

June 19

South Berkeleys five-block Alcatraz-Adeline corridor. Kids STEM Zone, two musical stages with African drumming, jazz, blues, neo-soul, gospel, rhythm and blues and reggae music, as well as exhibits, health screenings, two-on-two basketball tourney, art and crafts and food booths.

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Photo: Courtesy of Alameda County Fair

Alameda County Fair

June 17 - July 10

New events, new rides and new food experiences for 19 days. Alameda County Fair offers a full line-up of concerts, carnival, movies on the lawn, and live horse racing along with fair favorites, plus drone shows and fireworks.

Event Venues

Looking to see what’s happening right now in the East Bay? Our comprehensive list of venues below will help you find what you need to know what’s going on.

Looking for more things to do in the area?

Visit our What to Do in Northern California page!

More Activities in Northern California

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