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Saturday, December 2

First Saturdays Free Outdoor Boot Camp | Oakland
Saturday, December 2 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE
First Saturdays Free Outdoor Boot Camp | Oakland
Christmas in the Park: Dog Day at the Park | San Jose
Saturday, December 2 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE
Christmas in the Park: Dog Day at the Park | San Jose

Join them on Saturday December 2nd from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm for a day of dogs at the park.

2017 Union Street Fantasy of Lights | SF
Saturday, December 2 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Street (between Van Ness Avenue & Steiner Street)
2017 Union Street Fantasy of Lights | SF

Union Street kicks off its annual Fantasy of Lights holiday celebration, where young and old alike can enjoy festivities to begin the holiday season.
Thousands of holiday lights set off the Victorians, transforming Union Street into a magical backdrop for Santa and a team of elves to …

2017 Oakland Lighted Yacht Parade | Jack London Sq.
Saturday, December 2 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square Waterfront
2017 Oakland Lighted Yacht Parade | Jack London Sq.

Head to Encinal Yacht Club (or the Wind River Park in Alameda) and nab a perfect viewing spot for the 41st Annual Oakland/Alameda Estuary Lighted Yacht Parade, starting about 5:30pm on Saturday, December 2, 2017.
In 2017, the parade will follow a longer route passing by Fortman …

Sunday, December 3

2017 Snow Day: Holiday Market, Snow Queen, Free Cookies & Cider | Berkeley
Sunday, December 3 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Andronico's Parking Lot
2017 Snow Day: Holiday Market, Snow Queen, Free Cookies & Cider | Berkeley

Bring your boots and mittens to play in the snow that is predicted to gently fall on the frontage road between Rose and Vine on Shattuck Ave at the annual Snow Day in the Gourmet Ghetto.
2017 Snow Day in the Gourmet Ghetto
Sunday, December 3, 2017 | 10 …

“Supermoon” Night Over San Francisco | December 3
Sunday, December 3 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE

The Moon will be located on the opposite side of the Earth as the Sun and its face will be fully illuminated. This phase occurs at 15:47 UTC on December 3, 2017.
This full moon was known by early Native American tribes as the Full Cold …

Monday, December 4

Walt Disney Museum Annual Free Day | 2017 Walt Disney Museum Annual Free Day | 2017

Celebrate Walt Disney’s birthday and get free admission to The Walt Disney Family Museum in the Presidio for their only free day of the year.
Typically the free day is on December 5th (Walt’s actual birthday), unless his birthday falls on a Tuesday (in which case the museum …

San Francisco City Hall “World Tree of Hope” Lighting Ceremony | 2017
Monday, December 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall, Rotunda
San Francisco City Hall

Come celebrate Christmas in San Francisco City Hall with Mayor Ed Lee and the Annual World Tree of Hope Celebration.
The Rainbow World Fund’s World Tree of Hope is a holiday tree in the Rotunda of San Francisco City Hall decorated with thousands of origami cranes, each …

Super Smash Bros Tourney: Booze, Comedy & Video Games | SF
Monday, December 4 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Super Smash Bros Tourney: Booze, Comedy & Video Games | SF

Tuesday, December 5

Sweet ‘n Low: International Show of Cute | Free Admission Day
Tuesday, December 5 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Free Admission Day at the Bedford Gallery
Tuesday, December 5 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Free Admission Day at the Bedford Gallery

Wednesday, December 6

Thursday, December 7

24 Holidays on 24th Street: 6th Annual Holiday Wine Walk | Noe Valley
Thursday, December 7 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Tasting tickets are $20 online, $25 at the door.
24 Holidays on 24th Street: 6th Annual Holiday Wine Walk | Noe Valley

The Noe Valley Merchants and Professionals Association and IDK Events, LLC are hosting the 6th Annual Holiday Noe Valley Wine Walk on Thursday, December 7th, from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM.
The tasting event will include merchants offering wine samples and special treats inside their stores …

“Castro District Art Walk” for the Holidays | First Thursdays
Thursday, December 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend

During the monthly Castro Art Walk on December 7 many of the 15+ locations will have special Holiday-theme activities and works on display.

Drag Queens on Ice 2017 | Union Square Drag Queens on Ice 2017 | Union Square

The Bay Area’s most colorful drag personalities will be returning to the ice for an evening of laughs, lip syncing and lipstick during Drag Queens On Ice.
Drag Queens on Ice
Thursday, December 7, 2017 | 8-9:30 pm
Union Square Park, SF
FREE to watch
The event is rain or shine
If you’d …

Friday, December 8

Winter Walk SF: Holiday Pop Up Plaza | Union Square
Friday, December 8 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE
Winter Walk SF: Holiday Pop Up Plaza | Union Square
2017 Holiday Lights: Tree Lighting & Lantern-Lit Forest Walk | Presidio
Friday, December 8 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE
2017 Holiday Lights: Tree Lighting & Lantern-Lit Forest Walk | Presidio

The Presidio invites you to partake in the annual, magical tree-lighting ceremony, a decades-old tradition for the neighborhood – plus a lantern-lit evening forest walk.
2017 Holiday Lights Tree Lighting
Friday, December 8, 2017 | 5pm
Presidio Main Post, San Francisco
FREE, but reservations are appreciated
Gather at the tree …

“Cat People” Stand Up Comedy | SF
Friday, December 8 – 6:30 pm | Cost: $5

Saturday, December 9

Mission District “Calle 24” Latino Art Stroll & Mural Tour | SF
Saturday, December 9 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE
Mission District