El Rio's 23rd Annual Memorial Day Patio Party & BBQ
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El Rio's 23rd Annual Memorial Day Patio Party & BBQ
It's a "Sh*t-Kickin'" time with country, twang, drink specials and cheap BBQ
Memorial Day Guided Walking Tours
City Discoveries
Memorial Day Guided Walking Tours
Here's 13 free guided walking tours thanks to San Francisco City Guides
SF's 150th Anniversary Memorial Day Ceremony
Celebrations
SF's 150th Anniversary Memorial Day Ceremony
Monday flag raising, grand march, anniversary and community picnic

Sunday, May 27

Windows for Harvey 2018: The Castro’s Harvey Milk Art Tribute | Final Day
Sunday, May 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE | The Castro
Windows for Harvey 2018: The Castro's Harvey Milk Art Tribute | Final Day

Windows for Harvey, present by Castro Merchants, the neighborhood merchant organization founded by Harvey Milk in 1973, puts on the annual “Windows for Harvey” with artists and business owners throughout the Castro who wanted to honor Harvey Milk (whose birthday is May 22)and his legacy by ...

Coin-Op’s “Free Play” Sundays: 40+ Arcade Games & Pinball | SoMa
Sunday, May 27 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Coin-Op Game Room
Coin-Op's "Free Play" Sundays: 40+ Arcade Games & Pinball | SoMa

Coin-Op is an awesome 10,000 square foot space in SoMa that was transformed from a steel foundry into a two-story bar and game room with 40+ pinball and video games, a secret speakeasy (hidden behind a “busted” video game). On the last Sunday of every ...

“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room
Sunday, May 27 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Boom Boom Room
"Return of the Cypher" Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room

Return of the Cypher (ROTC) is free live Hip-Hop show every Sunday at the Boom Boom Room that features an ever-changing lineup of artists and improvised sessions (know as “cyphers”) where beatboxers, emcees, and musicians collaborate in a spontaneous combustion of soulful skill. Every week, The ...

Monday, May 28

Memorial Day 2018 Parking Rules in SF | How Not to Get a Ticket
Monday, May 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
Memorial Day 2018 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 Dauy, the city of San Francisco is going to reward …

2018 Memorial Day Parade | Mill Valley
Monday, May 28 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Lytton Square (Mill Valley)
2018 Memorial Day Parade | Mill Valley

Join MVCAN and march in the Mill Valley Memorial Day Parade for our second year. Last year was a blast. No need to sign up. Come one and all to Old Mill School, Monday at 10 am.
MVCAN looks forward to an exciting presence in our …

150th Anniversary Memorial Day Commemoration & Parade | Presidio
Monday, May 28 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE | Main Post Lawn
150th Anniversary Memorial Day Commemoration & Parade | Presidio

The Presidio Trust, the City of San Francisco and the Department of Veterans Affairs​ invite you to be part of the official City and County of San Francisco Memorial Day Observance.
2018 marks the 150th anniversary of the Presidio’s participation in the city’s annual ceremony, dating …

SF City Guides Memorial Day 2018 | 13 Free Guided Walking Tours
Monday, May 28 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
| All Over San Francisco
SF City Guides Memorial Day 2018 | 13 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 thirteen free guided walking tours on Memorial Day Monday.
All tours are free and open to the public, …

USS Pampanito Lost Boat Ceremony | Pier 45
Monday, May 28 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Pier 45
USS Pampanito Lost Boat Ceremony | Pier 45

The San Francisco Maritime National Park Association, the crew of the USS Pampanito and the Submarine Veterans of World War II , cordially invite you to attend the Lost Boat Ceremony to honor those who have served and those on Eternal Patrol in the Submarine Service.
USS …

2018 Memorial Day Parade, Carnival & Music Fest | Hillsborough
Monday, May 28 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Hillsborough North School
2018 Memorial Day Parade, Carnival & Music Fest | Hillsborough

Bring the family to celebrate Hillsborough’s 9th Annual Memorial Day Parade, Carnival and Music Festival.
Wells Fargo Stagecoach, the San Mateo Marching Band, the Burlingame High School Band, the Los Trancos Marching Band, our schools, our dignitaries, community services organizations and so much more. See below …

Alfred Hitchcock’s San Francisco | A Walking Tour
Monday, May 28 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but donations accepted
| Huntington Park
Alfred Hitchcock's San Francisco | A Walking Tour

The Master of Suspense loved San Francisco and used its beauty, elegance and mystery to great effect in several films. From Nob Hill to Union Square, you’ll see some of the hotels, clubs, retail stores and other locations featured in Vertigo and other Hitchcock classics.
During this …

San Ramon Art, Wind & Kite Festival: Monday | 2018
Monday, May 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Ramon Central Park
San Ramon Art, Wind & Kite Festival: Monday | 2018

> View 2018 Schedule
Chevron Stage– (Field adjacent to tennis courts. Bring your lawn chairs & blankets.)

11:00 – 12:00 Eden Aoba Taiko- Taiko Drumming
12:30 – 2:30 Snap Jackson & the Knock on Wood Players-Americana & Bluegrass
3:00 – 3:30 Memorial Day Program
4:00 – 6:00 Tortilla Soup- Latin …

23rd Annual Sh*t-Kickin’ Memorial Day Party: Outdoor Twang Fest & BBQ | El Rio
Monday, May 28 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $10 | El Rio
23rd Annual Sh*t-Kickin' Memorial Day Party: Outdoor Twang Fest & BBQ | El Rio

Always one to go for the foul mouth, El Rio marks this holiday with their 23rd Annual Sh*t Kickin’ Memorial Day bash. They plan on getting it good and toasty with a classic mix of good old fashioned, old school San Francisco vibes. They’ll have your …

Live at Lagunitas: 2018 Kick-Off Concert “St. Paul and The Broken Bones” | Petaluma
Monday, May 28 – 4:20 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but RSVP is required.
| Lagunitas Brewery
Live at Lagunitas: 2018 Kick-Off Concert "St. Paul and The Broken Bones" | Petaluma

Lagunitas Brewery in Petaluma presents a free live summer concert series featuring some amazing bands in their LaguMiniAmphitheaterette that would normally play big venues in San Francisco. Show are free, but tickets are required for each show. You’ll want to grab them quick as these shows will definitely ...

Warriors vs. Rockets Game 7 on 50-Foot Screen | Emporium SF
Monday, May 28 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free entry. Bring Your Own Food. Drinks for purchase
| Emporium SF
Warriors vs. Rockets Game 7 on 50-Foot Screen | Emporium SF

Catch every game on Emporium’s 50-foot movie screen with sound. Bring your own food (Little Star, anyone?) and buy a drink at the bar for one of the best (and biggest) views in SF for the playoffs. Warriors vs. Rockets at Emporium SF Game 1 ...

Warriors’ Massive Watch Party at Oracle: Game 7 vs. Rockets | Oakland
Monday, May 28 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $20 | Oracle Arena
Warriors' Massive Watch Party at Oracle: Game 7 vs. Rockets | Oakland

Come together with Dub Nation and watch the Western Conference Finals on Warriors Ground, even when the team is on the road. The official Warriors Watch Party will take place at Oracle Arena for Game 7 of the NBA Western Conference Finals. Game Night Concessions ...

Win Tix: Rainer Maria: Sweet Indie Rock | Cafe Du Nord
Monday, May 28 – 7:30 pm | Cost: WIN | Cafe Du Nord

Madison, Wisconsin emo trio Rainer Maria emerged in 1995 from the ashes of another poetically inclined local combo, Ezra Pound, reuniting singer/guitarist Kaia Fischer and drummer William Kuehn. Enlisting singer/bassist Caithlin De Marrais.
Get Tickets – $15 Adv / $18 Door (21+)
In its earlier days, the …

Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Tournament | Emporium SF
Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Tournament | Emporium SF

Emporium SF is Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of Street Fighter with a four-week long tournament starting on Memorial Day. FREE Sign-ups with prizes. Special cocktails available for the tournament only.  Console Encounters: Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Series May 28th: Street Fighter II Hyper Fighting June 4th: ...

Memorial Day Comedy Show: Marines/Navy Seals Comedians | SF
Monday, May 28 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| Neck Of The Woods
Memorial Day Comedy Show: Marines/Navy Seals Comedians | SF

Come to the Neck of the Woods to celebrate Memorial Day with some Bay Area comedians who were formerly in the service. Featured comedians on this showcase are Ex-Marines and former Navy Seals
Line Up Includes…

Michael Cella (Marine)
Jason Mack (Navy Seal)
Featuring opening comedians
Ahmed Abdelramen (Punchline)
Feel Woods …

Tuesday, May 29

Social Justice Conversation w/ #MeToo Founder | Stanford
Tuesday, May 29 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| Stanford University (Cubberley Auditorium)
Social Justice Conversation w/ #MeToo Founder | Stanford

Institute for Diversity in the Arts invites you to a special evening exploring the arts and social justice on Tuesday May 29, 2018 at Cubberley Auditorium.
#METOO: Exploring the Arts & Social Justice Conversation
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 | 6 pm to 7:30 pm
Cubberley Auditorium, 485 Lasuen Mall, …

Win Tix: Rising R&B Star: Amber Mark | Great American Music Hall
Tuesday, May 29 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Great American Music Hall

Amber Mark’s multifaceted and sophisticated pop sound is rooted in a wide range of inspirations soaked up from time spent in the U.S., India, Germany, Brazil, and Nepal. She began writing music as a way to work through the 2013 death of her mother and …

Win Tix: Godspeed You Black Emperor: Experimental Post Rock | Fox Theater
Tuesday, May 29 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Fox Theater

Formed in 1994 in Montreal, Canada, the band has been highly influential within the post-rock genre. Working with orchestrated arrangements, the nine-piece group has created tracks with wide dynamic ranges, a highly evocative use of instrumentation and sounds and uncompromising long form compositions.
> Get Tickets …

Win Tix: Comedy Night: Ngaio Bealum (Comedy Central / MTV) | The Punch Line
Tuesday, May 29 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | The Punch Line

Ngaio Bealum has recently been seen on ‘The Sarah Silverman Program’ and was a runner-up in the San Francisco International Comedy Competition. He has also appeared on MTV’s ‘Half-Hour Comedy Hour,’ BET’s ‘Comic View,’ A&E’s ‘Evening at The Improv,’ Comedy Central’s ‘Comic Justice,’ and ‘Make …

Wednesday, May 30

Hawaiian Jazz Concert: The Alcatraz Islanders | Union Square Live
Wednesday, May 30 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Hawaiian Jazz Concert: The Alcatraz Islanders  | Union Square Live

The Alcatraz Islanders perform swing era Hawaiian music that blends traditional island melodies with mainland jazz.

Ben & Jerry’s Free Non-Dairy Ice Cream Tasting Party | SF
Wednesday, May 30 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE

Calling all frozen dessert fans. You’re invited to dig into our entire lineup of euphoric Non-Dairy flavors.
Ben & Jerry’s Free Ice Cream Tasting Party
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 | 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Ben & Jerry’s, 475 Jefferson Street, SF
FREE with RSVP on Facebook
There will be …

Win Tix: Rafiq Bhatia: Sonic Electronic & Hiphop | Cafe Du Nord
Wednesday, May 30 – 7:30 pm | Cost: WIN | Cafe Du Nord

New York composer and guitarist, Bhatia’s audacious first album as a producer sets out to challenge existing musical vocabulary with a language of its own.
> Get Tickets – $12 Adv / $14 Door (21+)
His music has been described by the New York Times as “transcending …

Win Tix: Eric Schwartz Comedy Night (Showtime/Hulu) | Cobb’s Comedy Club
Wednesday, May 30 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Cobb's Comedy Club

Eric Schwartz is a comedian, actor, voiceover artist, musician and content creator. In addition to television appearances on Showtime, the Tonight Show, Comics Unleashed, BET and his one-hour special, “Surrender to the Blender,” on Hulu, Eric is known for his popular digital stand-up clips, sketches …

Win Tix: Stomp, Clap, Dance Punk Bluegrass: Larry And His Flask | Bottom of the Hill
Wednesday, May 30 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Bottom of the Hill

An American five piece, high energy Rock and Roll band that incorporate elements of Punk, Gypsy Jazz, Folk and Americana music. Some people refer to them as “Folk Punk” or “Punk-Grass”, but regardless of genre classification they strive to bring the party to every crowd.
> …

Thursday, May 31

2018 SF Silent Film Festival: Free Movie Day | Castro Theatre
Thursday, May 31 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free screening but donations are requested
| Castro Theatre
2018 SF Silent Film Festival: Free Movie Day | Castro Theatre

Join the San Francisco Silent Film Festival for another edition of the popular free program – a behind-the-curtain look at the international preservation scene.
2018 San Francisco Silent Film Festival: Free Movie Day
Thursday, May 31, 2018 | 10 am to 11:40 am (screening time)
Castro Theatre, SF
FREE …

Kitty Pak: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
Thursday, May 31 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Kitty Pak: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF

Originally conceived as a platform for women’s artistry, Kitty Pak has evolved into an ongoing creative communion bringing together some of the most dynamic and inventive sonic explorers on the Bay Area scene. Led by Dakini Star, vocalist for Goddess Alchemy, Kitty Pak usually features …

“Presidio Twilight” Campfire Party with Off the Grid | SF
Thursday, May 31 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
| Main Post Lawn
"Presidio Twilight" Campfire Party with Off the Grid | SF

Presidio Twilight is back for its fifth season, and it’s better than ever. This year, San Francisco’s largest campfire features a delicious selection of international cuisine from a stellar lineup of local vendors from 5-9 pm every Thursday from mid-May to September. Off the Grid ...