guides

Free Outdoor Concerts in Fremont, Newark and Union City 2022

Enjoy some local summer concerts with family and friends!

By Jennifer Hill Macaroni KID Fremont Publisher May 13, 2022

Summer brings longer days and warmer evenings and fun, free concerts the whole family will enjoy! Grab a blanket or a low-back chair and bring your picnic basket to relax and enjoy some great music.

Sunday

In Fremont, the Niles Plaza Niles Concert in the Park is on September 18th at the Niles Plaza located at 37592 Niles Blvd. Live music begins at noon!


In Newark, enjoy the Annual Mariachi Festival from 1:00-4:00 pm at Shirley Sisk Grove on Cedar Blvd. at NewPark Mall. Bring a blanket or low-back chairs and a picnic dinner to enjoy. 

Thursday

In Fremont, the Central Park Summer Concert Series returns with the scenic backdrop of beautiful Lake Elizabeth. The 2022 concerts take place between July 7 and August 11 and will feature a variety of musical genres and performers.

All concerts are held at the Central Park Performance Pavilion (next to 40204 Paseo Padre Pkwy) on Thursdays from 6:00 to 8:00 pm and are free and open to the public. Parking lots near the concert venue fill up by 5:00 pm, so plan to arrive early if you want a good spot. 

Concerts are on Thursdays and free and open to the public. Arrive early if you want a good spot. All concerts are held at the Central Park Performance Pavilion.

BBQs are not allowed in the concert venue area. 

Friday

In Fremont, at The Block (near KoJa Kitchen) on Friday nights from 7:00-9:00 pm, you can enjoy live music. 43330 Pacific Commons Blvd. at The Block. 


In Newark, Groovin' at the Grove happens on Friday nights from 6:00 to 7:30 pm at Shirley Sisk Grove on Cedar Blvd. at NewPark Mall. Bring a blanket or low-back chairs and a picnic dinner to enjoy. Gates open at 4:00 pm with live music from 6:00 to 7:30 pm. Bands to be announced.

Saturday

Every Saturday in August and September from 5:30 to 8:00 pm enjoy Union Landing’s Summertime Sounds Music Series. Enjoy performances that pair perfectly with dinner on the outdoor patio at nearby restaurants. Located across from Century Theatres.

Events may be canceled due to poor weather. Please confirm details before going.


Follow us on Facebook / Twitter / Instagram / PinterestYouTube





Fremont-Newark-Union City Macaroni KID is a free weekly calendar and website focused on fun family events, activities, and more in Fremont, Newark, and Union City. We gather all kinds of local family events and activities each week and add useful information about schools, classes, family-focused businesses, book and product reviews, recipes, crafts, giveaways, and so much more. We proudly serve families in the tri-city area including Fremont, Newark, and Union City. Macaroni KID Fremont-Newark-Union City is full of useful local information like this Summer Concert Guide, plus tons of kid-friendly events on our event calendar HERE.


Like what you see here and want to get all of the local fun delivered right to your inbox weekly? Subscribe to our FREE weekly calendar HERE for the 411 on all of the local family fun in Fremont, Newark, and Union City!