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SF's Thai Food, Art & Music Festival
"Chang Sensory Trails" makes the second stop on its global tour at Fort Mason
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Loads of fun things to do on your three-day weekend all over the Bay.
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8 Mile Hike & Park Slides capped off with Ice cream from Mitchell's

Friday, May 26

2017 Golden Gate Bonspiel: Curling Competition | Sharks Ice Fremont
Friday, May 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch.
| Sharks Ice
2017 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 26-28, 2017. The 2017 event marks the San Francisco Bay Area Curling Club’s 59th year. It has become an ...

North of the Panhandle: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides
North of the Panhandle: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides

This central part of the City started out with sand dunes and marsh to become a fashionable neighborhood. The Depression era gave way to a working class area. After the summer of love, came a population exodus until today where it is becoming a desirable …

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, May 26 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center

Nearly 30 food vendors in a huge circle with a full bar and bands in the middle? Now that’s a party; it’s also California’s largest weekly street food market.  Off the Grid is a weekly outdoor food truck bonanza staged every Friday from 5-10 pm at the historic waterfront campus of ...

Bike-In Movie Night: “Cool Runnings” & Free Popcorn | Albany
Friday, May 26 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Albany Community Center
Bike-In Movie Night:

Join the Albany Community Center for a “Bike in Movie.” They will be showing the cult favorite Cool Runnings, a film sure to spark your quest for the ultimate drive.
Ride your bike on down to the Center and join the fun. They’ll have plenty of space to park …

Free Port of Oakland Harbor Tours & Giant Cranes | Oakland
Friday, May 26 – 6:45 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| Jack London Square
Free Port of Oakland Harbor Tours & Giant Cranes | Oakland

Take a free 90-minute narrated harbor tour (May to October). Visitors will learn about the Port, its operations and economic impact on the region. Harbor tours provide a unique vantage point because marine terminals are closed to the public. The excursions are a great way to ...

Win Tix: Steel City Kitty Burlesque & Variety Show | SF
Friday, May 26 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Great Star Theater

All the way from Pittsburgh, PA, Witness the San Francisco debut of the Steel City Kitty Burlesque & Variety Show at the Great Star Theater in Chinatown. “The Nice Show” and “The Naughty Show” are two nights of the hottest international touring burlesque and boylesque …

Sex Worker Fest 2017: Stripping Down to Story | SF
Friday, May 26 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free for first 10 people with code funcheapswfest
| Center for Sex and Culture
Sex Worker Fest 2017: Stripping Down to Story | SF

Get ready for Sex Worker Fest 2017 – 10 days of sex worker art, parties, movies, and politics.   Join in for the whores-eye-view at the 10th Biennial San Francisco Bay Area Sex Worker Film and Arts Festival May 19th to 28th at the Center ...

Last Fridays Outdoor Movie Night: “The Princess Diaries” | Pier 39
Friday, May 26 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
Last Fridays Outdoor Movie Night:

Grab your blankets and head to Pier 39 for their Outdoor Movie Night, held the last Friday of every month through September. Before the show, get a bite to eat at one of Pier 39’s restaurants, or take advantage of special giveaways and movie night ...

Win Tix: “The Chillaquiles” Carnaval Kickoff Party | The Chapel
Friday, May 26 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | The Chapel

Antônio Guedes & The Chilaquiles is a funk-rock-disco-ska-jam-pop band from San Francisco, CA.
> Get Tickets – $15 Adv / $20 Door
The lead singer, Antônio Guedes, brings forward various Brazilian influences into his compositions, blending it with others from around the globe, like Afrobeat, American …

Win Tix: Psych & Rock Quartet “Sleepy Sun” | Great American Music Hall
Friday, May 26 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Great American Music Hall

The adorably named band Sleepy Sun makes you think of slow, easy mornings that turn into afternoons as slowly as that one barista who always seems stoned makes your coffee.
> Get Tickets – $15.00
This bold rock group wants to help you escape from your fast paced …

Win Tix: The Gods of Thunder “Destroyer” | Slim’s
Friday, May 26 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Slim's

If there was ever a band made for rocking you, Destroyer is it. These gods of thunder do the whole thing, the makeup, the tongue stuff, all to pay homage to arguably some of the greatest rockers to ever party every day, Kiss. Get ready …

Win Tix: Josh Wolf (HBO/NBC) | Cobb’s Comedy Club
Friday, May 26 – 10:15 pm | Cost: WIN | Cobb's Comedy Club

Josh Wolf’s a busy guy. Starting in comedy in little ol‘ Seattle, he has since become a favorite in places like The Improv, The Laugh Factory, and smelly clubs across the country. But that’s not enough. He’s garnered the adoration of television, doing a special …

Saturday, May 27

Santa Cruz Longboard Surf Contest | 2017
Saturday, May 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch from the shore.
| Steamer Lane (Santa Cruz)
Santa Cruz Longboard Surf Contest | 2017

Come watch the Santa Cruz Longboard Surf Contest, the longest-running longboard surf contest on the West Coast. Nearly 200 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 and ...

San Francisco Carnaval Festival 2017: Saturday | Mission
Saturday, May 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations accepted
| Harrison Street
San Francisco Carnaval Festival 2017: Saturday | Mission

The 2017 San Francisco Carnaval Festival transforms Harrison Street into a wonderland. Come celebrate at the 39th annual Carnaval San Francisco, a free 2–day family festival in San Francisco’s Mission District over Memorial Day weekend. On May 27th and 28th, the Mission District will transform into an ...

Bike Library Launch Party: Smoothies, Crafts & Live Music | Oakland
Saturday, May 27 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Oakland Public Library (Main Branch)
Bike Library Launch Party: Smoothies, Crafts & Live Music | Oakland

Join in for a fun bike ride and party to celebrate Oakland’s new fleet of bike libraries.
Meet at the Main library at 10 am. You’ll ride up to the Lakeview branch for a celebration of all things bike. There will be smoothies, music, crafts and more.

“Treasure Island Flea” 6th Birthday Party
Saturday, May 27 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Treasure Island Flea (East Location)

Happy Birthday, Flea.
It’s been 6 years that the Treasure Island Flea has taken over the island with 400+ local artists, makers and designers and 15,000 people each month. There’s three full bars, DIY community workshops, carnival games, 25+ food trucks and pop-ups, local bands, a …

Win: $100 Spree at “Treasure Island Flea” 6th Birthday Bash | SF
Saturday, May 27 – 10:00 am | Cost: WIN

It’s been 6 years that the Treasure Island Flea has taken over the island with 400+ local artists, makers and designers and 20,000 people each month.
And to celebrate this anniversary you can win a $100 shopping spree at this weekend’s Flea, good for either Saturday (5/27) or …

Humphry Slocombe Ice Cream Class & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, May 27 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Humphry Slocombe Ice Cream Class & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market

Stop by the CUESA Classroom for a cooking demo featuring the seasonal bounty of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.
Join Humphry Slocombe Ice Cream co-founder Jake Godby and his team, as they demo how they develop their unique flavors from the bounty of the market. They’ll …

2017 Taco Festival: Lucha Libre & Air Accordion Championship | San Jose
Saturday, May 27 – All Day | Cost: $10*
*$10 admission (after that all plates are $6 or less). $3 children's admission.
| History Park San Jose in Kelley Park
2017 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 25 food trucks from all over the Bay Area serving their best rendition of a taco all day. Taco ...

Point Reyes Open Studios: Memorial Day Weekend | North Bay
Saturday, May 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over Point Reyes
Point Reyes Open Studios: Memorial Day Weekend | North Bay

The epic and oh so very relaxed coastal beauty of Point Reyes—located 35 miles north of San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge—reveals yet another dimension to be appreciated when the ceramicists, photographers, sculptors, painters, printmakers, and other local artists who live and work there ...

2017 Burger & Brew Fest: Live Music, Art & Burger Throwdown | Fremont
2017 Burger & Brew Fest: Live Music, Art & Burger Throwdown | Fremont

The Third Annual Fremont Burger & Brew Fest was created to celebrate the variety of wonderful craft breweries in California, home to more breweries than any other in the state and will take place on Saturday, May 27, 2017, from 11 am to 6 pm.
The event …

Win Tix: Third Annual Fremont Burger & Brew Fest | Fremont
Saturday, May 27 – 11:00 am | Cost: WIN | Downtown Fremont

Do you have a hankering for some great food and tasty suds? Then hang up the diet for one day and swing by Third Annual Fremont Burger & Brew Fest. They will be featuring Bay Area brews, burgers, sliders, and gourmet snack, vendors. Plus local …

Bay Area’s Newest Water Park: Grand Opening | Dublin
Saturday, May 27 – All Day | Cost: $17*
*Full day admission for non-resident adults is $17
| The Dublin Wave
Bay Area's Newest Water Park: Grand Opening | Dublin

The City of Dublin is proud to bring you The Wave, it’s newest and most exciting community facility. Come spend the day at the awaited grand opening on Saturday, May 27, 2017.
The Wave is a 31,000-square foot state-of-the-art aquatics facility anchored by a natatorium (indoor pool), outdoor sports …

2017 Eastlake Music Festival: Free All-Day Live Music, DJ & Dance Party | Oakland
Saturday, May 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Lake Merritt Amphitheater
2017 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.
2017 Eastlake Music Festival
Saturday, May 27, 2017 | 1 pm to 9 pm
Lake Merritt Amphitheater, Oakland
FREE, but donations are appreciated
> …

Sausage Fest Block Party: Food, Music & Beer | Oakland
Saturday, May 27 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. Bring cash for food & drinks.
| Jack London Square
Sausage Fest Block Party: Food, Music & Beer | Oakland

On Saturday afternoon, May 27th come on down to the Sausage Fest Block Party at Jack London Square.
> Admission is free, but you can get advanced beer tokens – $10 for commemorative pint glass & first beer, $30 for “Baller” tickets (three beers, pint glass & …

Free “Tender Greens” Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, May 27 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Free

Stop by the CUESA Classroom for a cooking demo featuring the seasonal bounty of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.
Todd spent his summers during his college years at San Diego State University backpacking through Europe, eating and drinking for months at a time. His curiosity led …

“Chang Sensory Trails” Thai Food, Art & Music Festival | Fort Mason
Saturday, May 27 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission but drinks and food will need to be purchased
| Fort Mason (Festival Pavilion)

After a hugely successful turnout in London and Los Angeles last year, Chang Sensory Trails makes the second stop on its global tour, returning to America for a second year running.
This event is coming to San Francisco on the 27th of May, and aims to …

2017 Bikes to Books: Literary Adventure Bike Tour | SoMa to North Beach
Saturday, May 27 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | South Park
2017 Bikes to Books: Literary Adventure Bike Tour | SoMa to North Beach

Celebrate both the literary and the adventurous spirit of San Francisco at the 2017 Bikes to Books tour on Saturday, May 27, 2017.
The 7.1-mile tour, which takes between two and three hours to complete, is admittedly not for the faint of heart nor those lacking gears — these streets …

“Jazz Jedi Master” Richard Howell Concert | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Saturday, May 27 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)

Aptly described by KQED as a jazz “Jedi master,” tenor saxophonist Richard Howell is a Bay Area treasure who has come into his own as a bandleader after decades of producing and supporting other artists. His latest album, Burkina, was named one of the best …

Hike to The Slides: 8-Mile Hike & Park Slides | SF
Saturday, May 27 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required. Bring money if you'd like treats after the hike.
| Esmeralda Slide Park
Hike to The Slides: 8-Mile Hike & Park Slides | SF

Let your inner child run wild for the day as you ride the famous slides of the city. They will start the day at the Esmeralda Slide Park in Bernal Heights, then they’ll make their way up to the Golden Gate Park slides at the Koret Children’s …