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Monday, January 22

2018 San Francisco Restaurant Week | January 22-31
2018 San Francisco Restaurant Week | January 22-31

SF Restaurant Week is a 10-day celebration of our world-class dining community when frugal foodies get to eat their way through nearly 130 restaurants around San Francisco. Participating restaurants will offer special prix-fixe menus to showcase their passion for sharing great food with diners. 2018 ...

Saturday, January 27

Win Tix: 2018 Golden Gate Kennel Club Dog Show | Cow Palace
Saturday, January 27 – 10:00 am | Cost: WIN | Cow Palace
Showcasing over 175 breeds, with 1500 entries a day, the Golden Gate Kennel Club Show ranks as one of the most prestigious benched dog shows in the nation with a history dating back over 100 years. > Get Tickets – $18 If you’re a Dalmatian lover, a ...

TreasureFest: Pre-Valentine’s Day Market | SF
Saturday, January 27 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Treasure Island Flea (East Location)
TreasureFest: Pre-Valentine's Day Market | SF
Join us for a special Valentines Day themed Flea. Shop for your special someone or make something at one of DIY stations. Live music, love potion cocktails and much more. RSVP on Facebook (Click “Going”) to enter to win a $100 spree. Winner announced Friday.
San Francisco City Job Fair 2018 | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, January 27 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco County Fair Building
San Francisco City Job Fair 2018 | Golden Gate Park
San Francisco Recreation and Parks, along with the US Post Office, San Francisco International Airport, SF Police and SF Fire, will host the final in a series of three Saturday job fairs this month, Saturday, January 27 at the County Fair Building in Golden Gate ...

Sunday, January 28

TreasureFest: Pre-Valentine’s Day Market | SF
Sunday, January 28 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Treasure Island Flea (East Location)
TreasureFest: Pre-Valentine's Day Market | SF
Join us for a special Valentines Day themed Flea. Shop for your special someone or make something at one of DIY stations. Live music, love potion cocktails and much more. RSVP on Facebook (Click “Going”) to enter to win a $100 spree. Winner announced Friday.

Wednesday, January 31

2018 San Francisco Restaurant Week | Final Day
2018 San Francisco Restaurant Week | Final Day

SF Restaurant Week is a 10-day celebration of our world-class dining community when frugal foodies get to eat their way through nearly 130 restaurants around San Francisco. Participating restaurants will offer special prix-fixe menus to showcase their passion for sharing great food with diners. 2018 ...

Friday, February 2

“Batch Made Market” Artisan Food | SF
Friday, February 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Forage Kitchen

This is your monthly chance  to come see and taste what’s cooking at Forage Kitchen. Your favorite chefs in the kitchen, and you can walk through and taste their favorite new recipes. Plus there’s beer. What could be better? The monthly Batch Made Market highlights ...

Saturday, February 3

2018 American Indian Two-Spirit Powwow: Dance & Drum Festival | SF
Saturday, February 3 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Fort Mason Center
2018 American Indian Two-Spirit Powwow: Dance & Drum Festival | SF
Dancers and drummers (and spectators) are invited to join the 7th Annual Bay Area American Indian Two Spirits Powwow. Two-spirit people is a modern umbrella term used by some indigenous North Americans for gender variant individuals in their communities. The organizers of the powwow say they are, “the first ...
Lunar New Year Celebration & Lantern Making | Oakland
Saturday, February 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Oakland Asian Cultural Center
Lunar New Year Celebration & Lantern Making | Oakland

Join and celebrate the Year of the Dog at the Annual Chinese New Year, a day filled with excited and fun.  Lunar New Year Celebration February 3, 2018 | 11 am to 4 pm Oakland Asian Cultural Center, 388 9th Street, Oakland FREE Come and celebrate Lunar New ...

Friday, February 9

2018 SF Bay Flyway Festival: Wildlife & Birding Celebration | North Bay
Friday, February 9 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Mare Island
2018 SF Bay Flyway Festival: Wildlife & Birding Celebration | North Bay

Wildlife enthusiasts will gather together from all parts of the Bay Area for the 22nd Annual Flyway Festival.  2018 San Francisco Bay Flyway Festival February 9-11, 2018 | All day Mare Island, Expo Building 253, 575 Connolly St, Vallejo FREE Please note  for 2018 the festial begins ...

2018 Russian Festival: Friday | Pacific Heights
Friday, February 9 – 5:00 pm | Cost: $12*
*$12 adults; $8 Seniors/Students(25 & under); free for kids 12 and under
| Russian Center
2018 Russian Festival: Friday | Pacific Heights

Say “Da” and take a trip to Russia without leaving the Bay Area at the annual Russian Festival, a celebration of Russian food, dance, music and art. 30th Annual Russian Festival February 9, 10 and 11, 2018 – Friday: 5 pm-9:30 pm; Dance Party: 9:45 ...

Saturday, February 10

2018 SF Bay Flyway Festival: Wildlife & Birding Celebration | North Bay
Saturday, February 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Mare Island
2018 SF Bay Flyway Festival: Wildlife & Birding Celebration | North Bay

Wildlife enthusiasts will gather together from all parts of the Bay Area for the 22nd Annual Flyway Festival.  2018 San Francisco Bay Flyway Festival February 9-11, 2018 | All day Mare Island, Expo Building 253, 575 Connolly St, Vallejo FREE Please note  for 2018 the festial begins ...

2018 Chinese New Year Flower Fair | Chinatown
Saturday, February 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Chinatown
2018 Chinese New Year Flower Fair | Chinatown

Each year, the Chinese New Year Flower Fair takes place the weekend before the Lunar New Year holiday, so that families can enjoy the festive atmosphere and purchase their traditional holiday plants, flowers and fruits, while enjoying traditional Chinese dance, music, art and cultural displays. 2018 Chinese ...

Tulipmania 2018: Opening Day | Pier 39
Saturday, February 10 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
Tulipmania 2018: Opening Day | Pier 39

Experience botanical bliss as Pier 39 comes alive with the vibrant colors of more than 39,000 blooming tulips and seasonal garden favorites during the annual Tulipmania flower festival. Tulipmania 2018 February 10-18, 2018 – Daily guided tours at 10 am Pier 39, San Francisco FREE Enjoy ...

Chinese New Year Mini-Parade 2018 | Chinatown
Saturday, February 10 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | St. Mary’s Square
Chinese New Year Mini-Parade 2018 | Chinatown
Experience what the original Chinese New Year Parade was like 150 years ago while you sneak a peek at what the larger Lunar New Year parade will bring. Chinese New Year Mini-Parade Preview Saturday, January 21, 2017 | 10:30 am Grant Ave. from California to Pacific, Chinatown FREE The procession begins ...
2018 Russian Festival: Saturday | Pacific Heights
Saturday, February 10 – All Day | Cost: $12*
*$12 adults; $8 Seniors/Students(25 & under); free for kids 12 and under
| Russian Center
2018 Russian Festival: Saturday | Pacific Heights

Say “Da” and take a trip to Russia without leaving the Bay Area at the annual Russian Festival, a celebration of Russian food, dance, music and art. 30th Annual Russian Festival February 9, 10 and 11, 2018 – Friday: 5 pm-9:30 pm; Dance Party: 9:45 ...

Garden Party: Live Music, Food, Refreshments & Plant Sale | SF
Saturday, February 10 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bay Natives Nursery
Garden Party: Live Music, Food, Refreshments & Plant Sale | SF

Experience live music, free locally sourced food & drink, a free plant & general Take Back the City vibes, every 2nd Saturday of the month from noon to 5 pm. Counter the drought, learn about sustainable living, feed the goats, meet the roosters, bring your kids, ...

Sunday, February 11

2018 SF Bay Flyway Festival: Wildlife & Birding Celebration | Vallejo
Sunday, February 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Mare Island
2018 SF Bay Flyway Festival: Wildlife & Birding Celebration | Vallejo

Wildlife enthusiasts will gather together from all parts of the Bay Area for the 22nd Annual Flyway Festival.  2018 San Francisco Bay Flyway Festival February 9-11, 2018 | All day Mare Island, Expo Building 253, 575 Connolly St, Vallejo FREE Please note  for 2018 the festial begins ...

2018 Chinese New Year Flower Fair | Chinatown
Sunday, February 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Chinatown
2018 Chinese New Year Flower Fair | Chinatown

Each year, the Chinese New Year Flower Fair takes place the weekend before the Lunar New Year holiday, so that families can enjoy the festive atmosphere and purchase their traditional holiday plants, flowers and fruits, while enjoying traditional Chinese dance, music, art and cultural displays. 2018 Chinese ...

2018 Russian Festival: Sunday | Pacific Heights
Sunday, February 11 – All Day | Cost: $12*
*$12 adults; $8 Seniors/Students(25 & under); free for kids 12 and under
| Russian Center
2018 Russian Festival: Sunday | Pacific Heights

Say “Da” and take a trip to Russia without leaving the Bay Area at the annual Russian Festival, a celebration of Russian food, dance, music and art. 30th Annual Russian Festival February 9, 10 and 11, 2018 – Friday: 5 pm-9:30 pm; Dance Party: 9:45 ...

Tuesday, February 13

2018 Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Block Party & Free Blues Concert | Fillmore Dist.
Tuesday, February 13 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Fillmore Street
2018 Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Block Party & Free Blues Concert | Fillmore Dist.
Fillmore Street comes alive with a neighborhood-wide Mardi Gras party during the annual Fat Tuesday in the Fillmore with a free blues concert. Fat Tuesday in the Fillmore – Tuesday, February 13, 2018 | 5 pm Fillmore & O’Farrell Street, San Francisco FREE, but an RSVP is required. Join the celebration of “Fat ...
Mardi Gras 2018 Parade: Brass, Funk & Jazz | SF
Tuesday, February 13 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free parade. The Mardi Gras Ball at Brick & Mortar requires tickets.
| Patricia's Green
Mardi Gras 2018 Parade: Brass, Funk & Jazz | SF
Celebrate Mardi Gras with a festive parade that will kick off with a Second Line featuring several fantastic local brass bands and other musicians.  2018 Mardi Gras Parade Tuesday, February 13, 2018 | 5 pm Starts at Patricia’s Green in Hayes Valley near Biergarten, SF FREE The 2018 parade starts at ...
Carnaval SF’s Mardi Gras & Fat Tuesday Party | The Mission
Tuesday, February 13 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Mission District
Carnaval SF's Mardi Gras & Fat Tuesday Party | The Mission
Come meet your neighbors and make new friends at the Annual Carnaval San Francisco Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Celebration at 18 venues (and counting) in the Mission District. There will be live samba drummers and dancers winding their way through the party, salsa, soca, cumbia, rumba ...

Wednesday, February 14

Valentine’s Tulipmania 2018: Free Guided Tours | Pier 39
Wednesday, February 14 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
Valentine's Tulipmania 2018: Free Guided Tours | Pier 39

Experience botanical bliss as Pier 39 comes alive with the vibrant colors of more than 39,000 blooming tulips and seasonal garden favorites during the annual Tulipmania flower festival. Tulipmania 2018 February 10-18, 2018 – Daily guided tours at 10 am Pier 39, San Francisco FREE Enjoy ...

Saturday, February 17

2018 Chinese Spring Festival | Chinatown
Saturday, February 17 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Chinese Culture Center
2018 Chinese Spring Festival | Chinatown

The Chinese Cultural Center hosts their annual Spring Festival to help celebrate Lunar New Year from 11 am to 3 pm on Saturday, February 17, 2018. 2018 Chinese Spring Festival Saturday, February 17, 2018 | 11 am to 3 pm Chinese Culture Center, 750 Kearny St, 3 ...

SF Beer Week – Hops on Fire: Spicy Food & IPA Festival | SoMa
SF Beer Week - Hops on Fire: Spicy Food & IPA Festival | SoMa
It’s a rare chance to spend your Saturday with 20+ of the West Coast’s top IPAs at Hops on Fire, part of SF Beer Week. Plus 10+ food trucks serving spicy food and a Hop-Xibit where you can learn all about IPAs from industry pros. Feel ...

Sunday, February 18

Tulipmania 2018: Final Day | Pier 39
Sunday, February 18 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
Tulipmania 2018: Final Day | Pier 39

Experience botanical bliss as Pier 39 comes alive with the vibrant colors of more than 39,000 blooming tulips and seasonal garden favorites during the annual Tulipmania flower festival. Tulipmania 2018 February 10-18, 2018 – Daily guided tours at 10 am Pier 39, San Francisco FREE Enjoy ...

38th Annual Day of Remembrance & Taiko Show | San Jose
Sunday, February 18 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | San Jose Buddhist Church Betsuin
38th Annual Day of Remembrance & Taiko Show | San Jose
The annual San Jose Day of Remembrance brings different communities together in order to build trust, respect, and understanding among all people and to renew the pledge to fight for equality, justice, and peace. The event commemorates the signing of the  Executive Order 9066, which led to what is ...

Saturday, February 24

2018 Chinese New Year Street Fair | SF
Saturday, February 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Portsmouth Square
2018 Chinese New Year Street Fair | SF

Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of Chinatown. The Chinatown Community Street Fair takes place the weekend of the Chinese New Year Parade and is an opportunity to experience Chinese cultural arts such as Chinese folk dancing, opera, drumming and much more at the entertainment ...

Free Lunar New Year Celebration | San Mateo County History Museum
Saturday, February 24 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Mateo County History Museum
Free Lunar New Year Celebration | San Mateo County History Museum
The San Mateo County History Museum will join Redwood City in celebrating its 8th Annual Lunar New Year with free admission and special activities on Saturday, February 24, 2018. This free event will include performances on Courthouse Square just outside the Museum and craft activities for children within ...