Special Events Monthly

National Night Out

National Night Out is an annual nationwide event, being held on Aug 2nd, that encourages residents to get out in the community, holding block parties and getting to know their neighbors as a way to encourage crime prevention. It's a great way to promote community-police partnerships and enjoy a Menlo Park summer evening surrounded by friends and family. National Night Out events are being held throughout the City of Menlo Park and you can find a listing of some of the locations on the City calendar


Summer Concert Series -
Fremont Park

Join us downtown on Wednesdays from 6:30pm – 8:00pm for our last two Summer Concerts at Fremont Park!  

August 3rd:  Vintage Jukebox is a swing era big band comprised of some of the finest jazz musicians in the Bay Area and is one of only a handful of professional big bands in the U.S. focused solely on the music of the Swing era (early 20's-early 60's). 

August 10th:  Mister Wonderful is a cover band featuring professional musicians playing a diverse mix of dance music from the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, 90’s and today. This is your last chance to see a concert at Fremont Park this summer.

See the entire  2016 Summer Concert Schedule on the Menlo Park special events webpage.


Summer Concert Series - Kelly Park

Join us at Kelly Park on Tuesdays from 6:00pm – 8:00pm as our Summer Concert Series continues.

August 16th:  The Touch of Class Band is a versatile singing group performing old school R&B and Funk with the vision of combining vocal harmonies, a heavy horn section and choreography together.

August 23rd:  Somos El Son is a powerful salsa orchestra based out of San Francisco Bay Area. Braulio Barrera, Peruvian singer/sonero is the band leader & master percussionist who carefully has selected the right combination of music repertoire from classic tunes to original ones. 

August 30th:  Southbay Dub Allstars is 10-piece powerhouse with a 3-horn section, over 40 original and cover songs, and 15 years of performances across California & Oregon, continues breaking down barriers with an unstoppable roots reggae vibe and a mix of funk, soul, and pop. This is your last chance to see a concert this summer. 
 
See the entire  2016 Summer Concert Schedule on the Menlo Park special events webpage.


Menlo Movie Series

The 2016 Menlo Movie Series will feature free movies in Downtown Menlo Park on Curtis Street each Friday from August 5th thru September 8th. Be sure to bring a chair, blanket and some snacks to enjoy, but most of all, don't forget to bring the family. Enjoy a night of watching the stars, under the stars. Please note: All titles are subject to change and parental discretion is advised. Start times vary from week to week so be sure to double-check the start times. On July 17th at 8:00pm Jurassic World (2015) will be shown at the Onetta Harris Community Center. Be sure to mark your calendars for the following dates and times:

8/5 - 8:15pm - Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)
8/12 - 8:15pm - Zootopia (2016)
8/17 - 8:00pm - Jurassic World (2015) 
8/19 - 8:00pm - The Goonies (1985)
8/26 - 8:00pm - Minions (2015)
9/2 - 7:45pm - Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
9/9 - 7:30pm - Inside Out (2015)


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