July is National Park and Recreation Month

National Park and Recreation Month flyer showing people picnicing at Washington Square

July is National Park and Recreation Month and it’s time get out and visit one or all of our 220 parks in San Francisco! The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and SF Rec and park are challenging you to take one indoor activity outdoors everyday in July. #JulyOUTisIN

Here’s a list of some of the great events going on in our parks this month:

July 1- World Cup Soccer Viewing Party at Civic Center
July 1- SF Pro-Am Summer Basketball League Continues M-Th, and Saturdays throughout July and August
July 4- Golden Gate Park Band July 4 Concert at the Bandshell in Golden Gate Park
July 5- 90th Anniversary of Camp Mather continues
July 6- Stern Grove Festival: SF Symphony
July 7- Street Soccer USA court dedication event at Margaret Hayward Playground
July 7- Summer Day Camps continue (Week 6)
July 8- Reopening of the Lake Merced Boathouse
July 9- Rec Idol Auditions; Semi-Finals on July 25
July 9- Late Night Basketball season kicks off at Joe Lee and Hamilton rec centers
July 9- World Cup Semi-Finals Viewing Party at Civic Center
July 12- Legends of Candlestick flag football game at Candlestick Park
July 12- Greenagers Volunteer Day at Heron’s Head Park
July 12- Phono Del Sol Music Festival at Potrero del Sol Park
July 12- Community Day at St. Mary’s Rec Center
July 13World Cup Finals Viewing Party at Civic Center
July 13- Sunday Streets in the Richmond (including Rossi Park)
July 13Stern Grove Festival: Funky Meters and Sugar Pie DeSanto
July 13Saturday in the Park McLaren Fun-Fun-Fundraiser at Gleneagles Golf Course
July 17- Recreation and Park Commission/Department Special Recognition: SFPD
July 20- Rec and Park Employee Appreciation Day
July 20- Stern Grove Festival: Pupy Y Los Que Son Son and Vieux Farka Toure
July 20- AIDS Walk through Golden Gate Park
July 20,21- J-Pop Summit Festival at Japantown Peace Plaza
July 27- San Jose Earthquakes vs. Atletico Madrid Soccer at Candlestick Park
July 27- Stern Grove Festival: Rufus Wainwright and Quartet San Francisco
July 27San Francisco Marathon through Golden Gate Park