Taco Festival of Innovation
Fairs & Festivals
Taco Festival of Innovation
Two days of Mexican wrestling, air accordion and tons of tacos
Memorial Day Weekend Guide
Celebrations
Memorial Day Weekend Guide
Loads of fun things to do on your three-day weekend all over the Bay
San Francisco Carnaval
Celebrations
San Francisco Carnaval
The colorful 37th annual festival & parade takes over the Mission

Saturday, May 23

2015 Eastlake Music Festival: Free All-Day Live Music, DJ & Dance Party | Oakland
Saturday, May 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Lake Merritt Amphitheater
2015 Eastlake Music Festival: Free All-Day Live Music, DJ & Dance Party | Oakland

Boogie down at The Eastlake Music Festival at the Lake Merritt Amphitheater in Oakland which features local music, dance, indie arts and crafts, micro-brews and food trucks.
2015 Eastlake Music Festival
Saturday, May 23, 2015
– Day Festival: 2-8:30 pm (All Ages)
– Evening Venues: 6 pm to 2 am
Lake …

Win Tix: “This Charming Band” The Smiths Tribute | Slims
Saturday, May 23 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Slim's

For a night of bands paying tribute to your favorite bands look no further than this show. Headlining this night of sincere flattery is This Charming Band a The Smiths/Morrissey tribute band. Hear your favorite song by Morrissey and The Smiths as part of a …

Win Tix: Carnaval Meets Non-Stop Bhangra Dance Party | Public Works
Saturday, May 23 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Public Works

This year, see two cultures collide when you experience Non-Stop Bhangra on Carnaval weekend. Enjoy the same fun Indian Bhangra performances and dances now with an added Latin American flair thanks to Carnaval. Bienvenidos a Non-Stop Bhangra!

Sunday, May 24

May Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods | North Bay
Sunday, May 24 – 6:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but RSVP is required (415)-388-2596. Admission to the park is free before 9am.
| Muir Woods National Monument
May Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods | North Bay

Attend a sunrise guided tour through Muir Woods National Monument. While the early hour may seem uncivilized, if not down-right obscene, sunrise is a particularly beautiful time to visit an old-growth redwood forest. You’ll learn about the local plant and animal residents (more likely seen ...

Santa Cruz Longboard Surf Contest | 2015
Sunday, May 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch from the shore.
| Steamer Lane (Santa Cruz)
Santa Cruz Longboard Surf Contest | 2015

Come watch the Santa Cruz Longboard Surf Contest, the longest-running longboard surf contest on the West Coast. Over 100 contestants take part, so come cheer on local surfers as they compete against some of the best longboarders in the state on the famous Steamer Lane ...

Rare Tenderloin Guided Tour: Part I | SF City Gudes
Sunday, May 24 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
| Powell Street Station
Rare Tenderloin Guided Tour: Part I | SF City Gudes

Explore the Tenderloin’s isolated rural village beginnings and its years as a quiet residential and small business neighborhood.
Find out how it morphed into San Francisco’s hotel and silk stocking entertainment and vice district, how it became part of the mean streets in the last half …

San Francisco Carnaval Grand Parade 2015
Sunday, May 24 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE | 24th & Bryant
San Francisco Carnaval Grand Parade 2015

On Sunday, May 24, 2015, the 2015 San Francisco Carnaval Grand Parade kickoffs at 9:30 am at the corner of 24th and Bryant Streets, where it will proceed west to Mission Street. From there, the parade heads north on Mission Street down to 17th Street, …

San Francisco Carnaval Festival 2015: Sunday | Mission
Sunday, May 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
| Harrison Street
San Francisco Carnaval Festival 2015: Sunday | Mission

The 2015 San Francisco Carnaval Festival (May 23-24, 2015 from 10 am to 6 pm) transforms Harrison Street into a wonderland of food, music, dance, art, crafts. The 2015 theme is Agua Sagrada, which is Spanish for “sacred water.” It symbolizes the universal reverence for the most basic element ...

2015 Burmese New Year Water Festival | Union City
Sunday, May 24 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Kennedy Park (Union City)
2015 Burmese New Year Water Festival | Union City

Join the Bay Area Burmese Community for the annual Burmese New Year Water Festival at Kennedy Park in Union City from 10 am to 3 pm on Sunday, May 24, 2015.
Activities will include sprinkling of water, traditional culture thingyan dance, elderly homage ceremony, and water festival music …

San Ramon Art, Wind & Kite Festival: Sunday | 2015
Sunday, May 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Ramon Central Park
San Ramon Art, Wind & Kite Festival: Sunday | 2015

The San Ramon Art & Wind Festival blows into town on Sunday and Monday of Memorial Day weekend  in San Ramon Central Park. San Ramon Art & Wind Festival May 24-25, 2015 | 10 am to 5 pm San Ramon Central Park, 12501 Alcosta Blvd., San Ramon FREE ...

“Insidious: Chapter 3 – Into The Further” 4D Experience | SF

Experience the world of Insidious through the “Into The Further 4D Experience,” a free, fully-immersive experience that will take you physically and virtually into the world of Insidious: Chapter 3. Elise Ranier (Lin Shaye) will be your guide on an intense 4D oculus rift experience that will ...

2015 Golden Gate Bonspiel: Curling Competition | Sharks Ice Fremont
Sunday, May 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch.
| Sharks Ice
2015 Golden Gate Bonspiel: Curling Competition | Sharks Ice Fremont

Come watch curlers from around the country as they compete on Memorial Day weekend in the annual Golden Gate Bonspiel at Sharks Ice in Fremont from May 22-24, 2015. The 2015 event marks the San Francisco Bay Area Curling Club’s 57th year. It has become an ...

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF

Off the Grid hosts a full season of Picnic at the Presidio from 11 am to 4 pm every Sunday through the fall at the Main Parade Ground Lawn. Expect yummy offerings available for purchase from San Francisco’s favorite eateries and food trucks, Mimosa and Bloody Mary drink kits, ...

2015 Taco Festival: Lucha Libre & Air Accordion Championship | San Jose
Sunday, May 24 – All Day | Cost: $10*
*$10 admission (after that all plates are $6 or less)
| History Park San Jose in Kelley Park
2015 Taco Festival: Lucha Libre & Air Accordion Championship | San Jose

Celebrate tacos at the San Jose Taco Festival of Innovation – a feast day filled with tastings, art, music, Lucha Libre, and a curated selection of over 20 food trucks from all over the Bay Area serving their best rendition of a taco all day. Taco ...

Free Memorial Day Patriotic Music Concert | Golden Gate Park Band
Sunday, May 24 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
Free Memorial Day Patriotic Music Concert | Golden Gate Park Band

The Golden Gate Park Band, under the direction of Michael L. Wirgler, presents the 133rd season in Golden Gate Park’s music concourse. The weekly concerts take place most Sundays at 1 pm and are free and open to the public. All concerts feature music of specific ...

Free Ben & Jerry’s Scoop Day & Tesla Ice Cream “Truck” | Jack London Sq.
Sunday, May 24 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Jack London Square
Free Ben & Jerry's Scoop Day & Tesla Ice Cream

Get a free scoop of ice cream from Ben & Jerry’s to support their “Save Our Swirled” Tour at Jack London Square Marina in Oakland from 2-5 pm on Sunday, May 24, 2015.
Free, but an RSVP is required.
The event is sponsored by Passage Nautical to help spread the …

’90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.
Sunday, May 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout
'90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.

Love The Simpsons? Know The Simpsons like the back of your hand? Then join in ’90s Simpsons Trivia Night at The Knockout in the Mission District from 6-9 pm, every fourth Sunday of the month. Watch some ’90s Simpsons and answer some trivia if you ...

Win Tix: Broke-Ass Stuart’s Bar Mitzvah Party | Rickshaw Stop
Sunday, May 24 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Tickets are $15.
| Rickshaw Stop

Our lovable deadbeat Broke-Ass Stuart has been in SF 13 years now, so he’s throwing himself a fun bar mitzvah party with all sorts of shenanigans like live music from Conspiracy of Beards, Hard French DJs, circus performances from The Golden Gate Dolls, free Ike’s …

Monday, May 25

Memorial Day 2015 Parking Rules in SF | How Not to Get a Ticket
Monday, May 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
Memorial Day 2015 Parking Rules in SF | How Not to Get a Ticket

If you’ve got a car in San Francisco, in addition to crazy high gas prices, you also have to worry about the insanely complex, nearly impossible to decipher conflicting parking signs and rules.
Thankfully on Memorial Dau, the city of San Francisco is going to reward …

Memorial Day Weekend’s Best Sales: Macy’s, H&M, Nasty Gal & More | 2015
Memorial Day Weekend's Best Sales: Macy's, H&M, Nasty Gal & More | 2015

Ready to shop til you drop? Here is Funcheap’s guide to some incredibly long lists of crazy amazing Memorial Day sales happening all weekend in retail stores and online this for Memorial Day 2015.
2015 sale highlights include:

Bloomingdale’s: Save 20-70% during the Big Brown Bag Sale
Nordstrom: During the Half-Yearly Sale, …

SF City Guides Memorial Day 2015 | 8 Free Guided Walking Tours
Monday, May 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations accepted. Some tours may be limited in size
| All Over San Francisco
SF City Guides Memorial Day 2015 | 8 Free Guided Walking Tours

If you have the day off on Memorial Day, why not spend part of your day learning something new about the city you love. San Francisco City Guides will be offering eight free guided walking tours on Memorial Day Monday.
All tours are free and open to the public, …

San Ramon Art, Wind & Kite Festival | 2015
Monday, May 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Ramon Central Park
San Ramon Art, Wind & Kite Festival | 2015

The San Ramon Art & Wind Festival blows into town on Sunday and Monday of Memorial Day weekend  in San Ramon Central Park. San Ramon Art & Wind Festival May 24-25, 2015 | 10 am to 5 pm San Ramon Central Park, 12501 Alcosta Blvd., San Ramon FREE ...

2015 Memorial Day Parade | Mill Valley
Monday, May 25 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Lytton Square (Mill Valley)
2015 Memorial Day Parade | Mill Valley

Mill Valley turns Red White and Blue for the 2015 parade recognizing those who gave their lives for their country on Memorial Day starting at 10:30 pm Monday, May 25, 2015.
Before the parade begins, there will be music, speeches and a flag raising at Lytton Square. The …

Memorial Day 2015 Commemoration & Parade | Presidio
Monday, May 25 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Main Post Lawn
Memorial Day 2015 Commemoration & Parade | Presidio

Join veterans, families, and the community for the annual Memorial Day commemoration at the Presidio. The formal program includes music and remarks by military and civilian dignitaries.
2015 Memorial Day Commemoration & Parade
Monday, May 25, 2015 | 10:30 am to 1 pm
Presidio Main Post and National Cemetery, San Francisco
FREE
The 2015 …

2015 Memorial Day Parade, Carnival & Music Fest | Hillsborough
Monday, May 25 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Hillsborough North School
2015 Memorial Day Parade, Carnival & Music Fest | Hillsborough

Hillsborough’s 6th Annual Memorial Day Parade, Carnival and Music Festival is on Monday, May 25, 2015.
The Parade starts at Town Hall at 10:30 am. Carnival, food trucks and music festival follow at North School. They will have the Wells Fargo Stagecoach back for 2015, plus the 2014 Giants …