Fun Things to Do This August in Silicon Valley

Enjoy the dog days of summer while there’s still time with these many events happening around town. The Stanford Jazz Workshop is wrapping up its outstanding season in Palo Alto. Music and movies are still under the stars in Redwood City, Menlo Park and Portola Valley and Steve Miller and his Band and Peter Frampton are headlining at the Shoreline Amphitheater. 

Tuesday, August 1

Guitar Night with Camila Mesa and Charles Altura - Stanford Jazz Workshop
PALO ALTO

VENUE    Dinkelspiel Auditorium
TIME        8 PM

Wednesday, August 2

Ravi Coltrane - Stanford Jazz Workshop
PALO ALTO

VENUE    Dinkelspiel Auditorium
TIME        8 PM
    

E-Ticket Band - Summer Concert Series
MENLO PARK

VENUE    Fremont Park
TIME        6:30 PM

La La Land - Movies on the Square
REDWOOD CITY

VENUE    Courthouse Square
TIME        8:30 PM    

Friday, August 4

Jazz Institute Showcase- Stanford Jazz Workshop
PALO ALTO

VENUE    Dinkelspiel Auditorium and other venues
TIME        7 PM  

Friday, August 4

All Star Jam - Stanford Jazz Workshop
PALO ALTO

VENUE    Dinkelspiel Auditorium
TIME        8 PM    

Vans Warped Tour
MOUNTAIN VIEW

VENUE    Shoreline Amphitheater
TIME        11 AM

Mustache Harbor - Music on the Square
REDWOOD CITY

VENUE    Courthouse Square
TIME        6 PM

The Secret Lives of Pets - Menlo Movie Series
MENLO PARK

VENUE    Downtown Menlo Park
TIME        8:30 PM

Saturday, August 5

Lisa Fischer and Grand Baton - Stanford Jazz Workshop
PALO ALTO

VENUE    Bing Concert Hall    
TIME        8 PM

Sunday, August 6

Mariah Parker
PORTOLA VALLEY

VENUE    Portola Valley Vineyards
TIME        6 PM

Wednesday, August 9

Sinister Dexter - Music in the Park
REDWOOD CITY

VENUE    Stafford Park
TIME         6 PM

Aja Vu (Tribute to Steely Dan)
MENLO PARK

VENUE    Fremont Park
TIME        6:30 PM

Thursday, August 10

Finding Dory - Movies on the Square
REDWOOD CITY

VENUE    Courthouse Square
TIME        8:30 PM

Friday, August 11

Sam Hunt, Maren Morris and Chris Janson
MOUNTAIN VIEW

VENUE    Shoreline Amphitheater
TIME        7 PM

Steel ‘n’ Chicago - Music on the Square
REDWOOD CITY

VENUE    Courthouse Square
TIME        6 PM

The Lego Batman Movie - Menlo Movie Series
MENLO PARK

VENUE    Downtown Menlo Park
TIME         8:30 PM

Saturday, August 12

Steve Miller Band and Peter Frampton
MOUNTAIN VIEW

VENUE    Shoreline Amphitheater
TIME        6:30

Tuesday, August 15

Reyna y su Trio
MENLO PARK

VENUE    Kelly Park
TIME        6:00 PM

Wednesday, August 16

Incubus and Jimmy Eat World
MOUNTAIN VIEW

VENUE    Shoreline Amphitheater
TIME        6:45 PM

Top Shelf - Music in the Park
REDWOOD CITY

VENUE    Courthouse Square
TIME        6:00 PM

Thursday, August 17

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story - Movies on the Square
REDWOOD CITY

VENUE    Courthouse Square
TIME        8:15 PM

Friday, August 18

Whiskey Dawn - Music on the Square
REDWOOD CITY

VENUE    Courthouse Square
TIME        6 PM

Finding Dory - Menlo Movie Series
MENLO PARK

VENUE    Downtown Menlo Park
TIME        8:30 PM

Saturday, August 19

The Comedy Get Down Tour
MOUNTAIN VIEW

VENUE    Shoreline Amphitheater
TIME        8:00 PM

Sunday, August 20

Dierks Bentley, Cole Swindell and John Pardi
MOUNTAIN VIEW

VENUE    Shoreline Amphitheater
TIME        7 PM

Tuesday, August 22

The South Bay Dub Allstars
MENLO PARK

VENUE    Kelly Park
TIME        8:00 PM

Thursday, August 24

Kings of Leon and Nathaniel Ratcliff and the Night Sweat
MOUNTAIN VIEW

VENUE    Shoreline Amphitheater
TIME        7 PM

Dirty Dancing - Movies on the Square
REDWOOD CITY

VENUE    Courthouse Square
TIME        8:30 PM

Friday, August 25

Foreverland - Music on the Square
REDWOOD CITY

VENUE    Courthouse Square
TIME        6 PM

Casablanca - Menlo Movie Series
MENLO PARK

VENUE    Downtown Menlo Park
TIME        8:15 PM

Saturday, August 26

OneRepublic, Fitz and the Tantrums and James Arthur
MOUNTAIN VIEW

VENUE    Shoreline Amphitheater
TIME        7 PM

Tuesday, August 29

Somos el Son
MENLO PARK

VENUE    Kelly Park
TIME        6 PM

Thursday, August 31

Ladder 49 - Movies on the Square
REDWOOD CITY

VENUE    Courthouse on the Square
TIME        7:45 PM