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Top Tickets: June 1–7

Summer is heating up in the East Bay, with concerts in the park, art and wine festivals, and outdoor dancing.

Children’s Fairyland


Hidden Treasure Gala
6/1 Dress up in fairytale or storybook attire for the 22nd annual costume party at Children’s Fairyland. Enjoy food, drink, and silent and live auctions on the shore of Lake Merritt. fairyland.org. 


Courtesy of Jack London Square


Dancing Under the Stars
Ready to groove your way through summer? Whether you feel like learning how to salsa, cha-cha, or jitterbug, this weekly Jack London Square dance series has got you covered. jacklondonsquare.com.



Concert in the Park
6/2–8/25 This concert series takes place every Friday night at Lions Wayside Park in Pleasanton. Featuring a range of music that includes blues, soul, and oldies, the Concert in the Park series is the perfect way to rock out all summer long. pleasantondowntown.net.



Pints for Paws
Marking its fourth year, this festival hosted by Berkeley Humane boasts nearly 100 craft beers, food trucks, and live music. All proceeds benefit the shelter—and, of course, your pooch is welcome. berkeleyhumane.org.



Walnut Creek Art and Wine Festival
Soak up summer at Heather Farm Park during this 36th annual fest. With more than 250 arts and crafts booths, live music, food, a craft beer garden, and an interactive kids zone, this is a can’t-miss event for all ages. artwinefestivalwc.com.

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