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Saturday, June 25

Win Tix: “Pink Mammoth” 4th Annual Summer Block Party | SF
Saturday, June 25 – 12:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Mighty
In the movies, summer block parties are hot, and about ice cream, and water fights, and kissing boys at the sock hop. Okay so maybe all our summer block party information comes from old 50s movies, but we can’t help it, we’re from San Francisco ...
Cancelled for Pride 2016: Pink Saturday “Pink Party” | Castro
Saturday, June 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Unfortunately in 2016 The Pink Party is cancelled.
| Castro & Market
Cancelled for Pride 2016: Pink Saturday
The night before the Pride Parade, The Pink Party typically takes over the streets of the Castro by closing them to cars and then pumping multiple sound stages to celebrate a long-time tradition of fabulous, queer parties, but… unfortunately in 2016 the party is cancelled. From SFist: “Coordinated ...

Monday, June 27

Salsa Night at Swig | SF
Monday, June 27 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Swig
Salsa Night at Swig | SF
Salsa Night at Swig features great Latino music to dance to from 9pm to close. What separates this Monday from others is a Tequila Don Julio takeover with a complimentary tasting of their entire line. Cocktail & Beer specials will be available for this night only. ...

Friday, July 1

Bites Off Broadway: Friday Night Food Truck Block Party & Picnic | Oakland
Friday, July 1 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Studio One Art Center
Bites Off Broadway: Friday Night Food Truck Block Party & Picnic | Oakland

Bites Off Broadway will again bring the vibe of a neighborhood block party and picnic to the front of Studio One Art Center (465 45th Street) on Friday nights from May to October. 2016 Bites off Broadway Fridays | May – October | 5:30-8:30 pm In front ...

Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk
Friday, July 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Broadway/Telegraph
Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk

Oakland Art Murmur is a group of nearly 30 galleries in Oakland that have coordinated openings on the first Friday of every month. Every first Friday of the month, member galleries are open to the public from 6-9 pm. Additionally Telegraph above Grand and below 27th is closed ...

North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF
Friday, July 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | North Beach
North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF

On the first Friday of every month, over a dozen North Beach galleries, museums, bars, and restaurants stay open late for a self-guided First Fridays Art Crawl with special events to showcase the ever-growing collections of art and entertainment that diversify North Beach. First Fridays Art Crawl ...

Friday, July 8

Last Nite: A 2000’s Indie Dance Party | SF
Friday, July 8 – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*FREE before 10pm. $10 after.
| Make-Out Room
Last Nite: A 2000's Indie Dance Party | SF

Well, folks, the snake has officially reached its tail. The crew behind the ’90s-themed Debaser party has gotten together to create “Last Nite,” a brand new event that, much like its parent, is dedicated to reviving a specific moment in time. In this case, it’s ...

Friday, August 5

Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk
Friday, August 5 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Broadway/Telegraph
Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk

Oakland Art Murmur is a group of nearly 30 galleries in Oakland that have coordinated openings on the first Friday of every month. Every first Friday of the month, member galleries are open to the public from 6-9 pm. Additionally Telegraph above Grand and below 27th is closed ...

North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF
Friday, August 5 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | North Beach
North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF

On the first Friday of every month, over a dozen North Beach galleries, museums, bars, and restaurants stay open late for a self-guided First Fridays Art Crawl with special events to showcase the ever-growing collections of art and entertainment that diversify North Beach. First Fridays Art Crawl ...

Saturday, August 20

Noise Pop’s 20th Street Block Party: Food + Music Festival | SF
Saturday, August 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*General admission is free and open to the public.
| 20th Street Corridor
Noise Pop's 20th Street Block Party: Food + Music Festival | SF
Get ready to party with 15,000 summer lovin’ people at this delicious summer feast and street party over three blocks, with two stages of alt-indie bands and DJs curated by Noisepop, and food and drinks from some of the neighborhood’s top restaurants, businesses, and artisans and a cooking ...

Sunday, August 21

“Sunday Streets” Huge Block Party | Mission
Sunday, August 21 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Mission District

Sunday Streets (April – November 2016) is San Francisco’s official block party – a sorta-monthly roving neighborhood celebration and five hour street party where the streets are closed to vehicles, so pedestrians, roller skaters, bicyclists, yogis, and everyone except for cars can take over the streets for an ...

Friday, August 26

“Chelle! & Friends” Party & Mardi Gras Parade | Yerba Buena Gardens
Friday, August 26 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Children's Garden)
Led by New Orleans-native Michelle Jacques, a soul-steeped vocalist with a big, bold voice, Chelle! & Friends bring to the Gardens a family-friendly taste of the Crescent City, the cradle of so much essential American music. Featuring some of the region’s most exciting musicians, including blues-steeped ...

Sunday, September 11

“Sunday Streets” Huge Block Party | Western Addition
Sunday, September 11 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Western Addition

Sunday Streets (April – November 2016) is San Francisco’s official block party – a sorta-monthly roving neighborhood celebration and five hour street party where the streets are closed to vehicles, so pedestrians, roller skaters, bicyclists, yogis, and everyone except for cars can take over the streets for an ...

Sunday, October 16

“Sunday Streets” Huge Block Party | Excelsior
Sunday, October 16 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Excelsior Sunday Streets

Sunday Streets (April – November 2016) is San Francisco’s official block party – a sorta-monthly roving neighborhood celebration and five hour street party where the streets are closed to vehicles, so pedestrians, roller skaters, bicyclists, yogis, and everyone except for cars can take over the streets for an ...

Sunday, November 13

“Sunday Streets” Huge Block Party| Embarcadero
Sunday, November 13 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Embarcadero

Sunday Streets (April – November 2016) is San Francisco’s official block party – a sorta-monthly roving neighborhood celebration and five hour street party where the streets are closed to vehicles, so pedestrians, roller skaters, bicyclists, yogis, and everyone except for cars can take over the streets for an ...