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2017 Cherry Blossom Festival: Sunday | Japantown
Sunday, April 9 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Japantown Peace Plaza
2017 Cherry Blossom Festival: Sunday | Japantown

The Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival, said to be the second largest festival outside of Washington, D.C., celebrates the blooming of cherry blossoms at one of three remaining Japantowns in the United States. All are welcome to join in the festivities as San Francisco’s Japantown celebrates Japanese ...

2017 Sidewalk Arts & Crafts Show: Sunday | West Portal
Sunday, April 9 – All Day | Cost: FREE | West Portal Avenue
2017 Sidewalk Arts & Crafts Show: Sunday | West Portal

West Portal’s 29th Annual Fine Arts and Crafts Show takes place in the heart of one of San Francisco’s West Portal neighborhood from 10 am to 5 pm April 7-9, 2017. Local residents and tourists alike flock to admire the works of more than 40 artists displaying ...

KUSF’s Rock ‘n’ Swap Record Fair | USF
KUSF's Rock 'n' Swap Record Fair | USF

KUSF’s Rock-n-Swap is a Giant Music Lover’s Fair where about dealers and vendors come from all over to sell music related items in various formats and genres along with hard-to-find rarities including a huge amount of vinyl as well as memorabilia in this 6,000+ square-foot venue. ...

Final Day: Free Starbucks Coffee | Macy’s Union Square
Final Day: Free Starbucks Coffee | Macy's Union Square

During the Macy’s Flower Show, stop by Starbucks on Level 4 in Macy’s Union Square and show your Macy’s Flower Show brochure to receive a free tall drip coffee (one per customer, while supplies last). This promotion is subject to change or cancellation and is scheduled ...

Hello Kitty Truck Comes to SF | Japantown
Sunday, April 9 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Bring money for Hello Kitty goodies of course.
| Japantown
Hello Kitty Truck Comes to SF | Japantown

You can now literally binge on Hello Kitty. The Hello Kitty Cafe Truck is coming to San Francisco during the annual Cherry Blossom Festival in Japantown. You can catch a sneak peak in San Jose and Pleasanton before the truck heads to San Francisco for ...

National Grilled Cheese Day 2017 | SoMa
National Grilled Cheese Day 2017 | SoMa
Celebrate National Grilled Cheese Day 2017 at this one-day-only event with a bevy of food trucks serving up their unique versions of Grilled Cheese sandwiches at SoMa StrEat Food Park on Sunday, April 9, 2017. Wash it all down with all-you-can-drink beer and sangria throughout the event. Live Music brought to you by The ...
Asha Stanford’s 2017 Holi Celebration | Final Day
Asha Stanford's 2017 Holi Celebration | Final Day

The famous Asha Stanford Holi is back this year. Get unlimited color and hip shaking music as you join the biggest celebration of the Indian Spring festival in the Bay Area. The festival brings together an unique cultural experience with more than 5000 lbs of ...

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, April 9 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF

San Francisco’s favorite family picnic is back for 2017. Presidio Picnic brings together the best of the Bay Area food scene with the beauty of this national park site and views of the bay and the Golden Gate Bridge. Held on the seven acre Main ...

“Sunday Streets” Huge Block Party | Bayview & Dogpatch
Sunday, April 9 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Bayview
Come out and explore the 3rd Street corridor. Enjoy car-free fun in the Bayview and Dogpatch neighborhoods from 22nd Street to Donner Avenue on 3rd Street, with fun, free activities for the whole family to enjoy all along the way. Activity hubs will be located on ...
Free Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch
Sunday, April 9 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Museum of Craft and Design
Free Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch
A special free admission day thanks for Sunday Streets. Get inspired by Wendy Maruyama’s magnificent elephant artworks, and scale it down to a wearable size. We’ll be making elephant-inspired shrink plastic pins, charms and pendants that you will be able to wear home, to spread ...
2017 Art Explosion: Spring Open Studios | SF
Sunday, April 9 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Mission Arts Gallery
2017 Art Explosion: Spring Open Studios | SF

Art Explosion Studios, the city’s largest artist collective, is holding its annual Spring Open Studios in the Mission District. Come see over 100 artists as they open their studios to exhibit their work. Painters, sculptures, photographers, fashion designers and jewelers will be showing so there will ...

Final Day: “Dubz Against the World” Warriors & NBA Art Show | SF
Sunday, April 9 – All Day | Cost: $8*
*$8 in advance and $10 at the door.
| SOMArts Cultural Center
Final Day:

Are you a member of Dub Nation? Well, this is the event for you. Come and see a Warriors-themed art show, #DubzAgainstTheWorld, on view April 7-9, 2017, uniting DubsNation and the Bay, featuring a massive, stellar art exhibit by more than 30 artists, music, sneakers, games, and food trucks. ...

1st Annual Princess Dress Drive: Free Ice Cream Scoops For Prom Dresses | SF
Sunday, April 9 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free ice cream scoop in exchange for a prom dress.
| Humphry Slocombe Mission Shop
1st Annual Princess Dress Drive: Free Ice Cream Scoops For Prom Dresses | SF
Give a dress, get a scoop. This Sunday, April 9th they’re giving away scoops when you donate a dress at their first annual dress drive benefiting The Princess Project. Their resident drag queen Nancy Boy will be onsite helping them to hand out complimentary scoops of Princess ...
“Caribbean Nights” Zumba Dance Party | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, April 9 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco County Fair Building
Come join them for a free family friendly fitness dance party. Expect 2 hours of Zumba featuring the instructors from San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department’s Zumba in the Park Program. Caribbean attire is highly encouraged. Don’t forget your reusable water bottle because you know you will be working ...
Free Entry To A Historic Adult Entertainment Theater | Crazy Horse
Sunday, April 9 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free from 6pm to 9pm when you mention Funcheap SF To The Cashier
| Crazy Horse Theater
Free Entry To A Historic Adult Entertainment Theater | Crazy Horse
This San Francisco Landmark Theater Opened in 1909 as the Lesser Nickelodeon. Since 1994 it’s the Crazy Horse Theater, a “Gentleman’s Club” featuring live Adult Entertainment in a true theater atmosphere. Come and visit one of the most historic adult entertainment theater that’s left in San Francisco. Mention Cheap ...

Every Sunday

“Heart of the City” Sunday Farmers Market | UN Plaza
Every Sunday – All Day | Cost: FREE | UN Plaza

Heart of the City Farmers Market is a uniquely independent, farmer-operated, nonprofit farmers market located year round on Sundays and Wednesdays in San Francisco’s United Nations Plaza, rain or shine. Nearly 30 local farmers and artisan food vendors provide a wide selection of fresh local produce, …

Lindy in the Park: Free Outdoor Swing Dance | Golden Gate Park
Every Sunday – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Weather permitting (rain cancels)
| JFK Drive Lindy Hop Spot
Lindy in the Park: Free Outdoor Swing Dance | Golden Gate Park

Get ready to swing in Golden Gate Park every sunny Sunday at “Lindy in the Park,” a weekly free event near the de Young Museum, when the streets of Golden Gate Park are closed to traffic and the dancers take over.
Lindy in the Park | Free Outdoor …

Golden Gate Park Sunday Roller Disco Party | SF
Every Sunday – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Skatin' Place
Golden Gate Park Sunday Roller Disco Party | SF

There is a place in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park that is heaven for Bay Area inline skaters and roller skaters who like to boogie to the funky beat on wheels.
The Godfather of Skate brings his mobile DJ unit and plays groovy tunes for you …

Victorian Walking Tour | Pacific Heights
Every Sunday – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted.
| 1801 Bush
Victorian Walking Tour | Pacific Heights

See and learn about the Victorian era architecture of the city’s first suburb on a guided walk from SF City Guides.
On a walk through the neighborhood of Lafayette Square, you’ll learn about Victorian lifestyles and San Francisco’s illustrious history. You’ll see some steep streets and …

Sunday Afternoon Bluegrass Jam | Bernal Heights
Every Sunday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Lucky Horseshoe
Sunday Afternoon Bluegrass Jam | Bernal Heights

Grab that banjo, mandolin, guitar, fiddle, harmonica and autoharp, and head over to The Lucky Horseshoe in Bernal Heights to join in San Francisco’s only Bluegrass Jam on a Sunday afternoon.
Jamming happens from 4-7 pm every Sunday at 453 Corland Avenue.
Yodelai-hee-hoooooo…
Photo credit: Bernalwood

The Starry Plough Sunday Matinee Concerts | Berkeley
Every Sunday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.
| The Starry Plough
The Starry Plough Sunday Matinee Concerts | Berkeley

The Starry Plough in Berkeley hosts a weekly all-ages matinee concert series from 4-7 pm every Sunday.
The show is free, but donations are welcome. The pub opens at 2 pm. There is a large selection of beers and full kitchen with satisfying pub staples like …

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