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Saturday, February 24

Treasure Island Flea: Mardi Gras Special | SF
Saturday, February 24 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Treasure Island Flea (East Location)
Treasure Island Flea: Mardi Gras Special | SF

The TreasureFest (formerly Treasure Island Flea) is a modern urban market for 15,000+ each month that houses around 400 curated vendors selling originally-made and designed items, artists, and antique/vintage collectors. Plus there’s typically 25+ food trucks, live local music, workshops, kids games, and bars with seasonal cocktails and ...

2018 Lunar New Year Celebration | Redwood City
Saturday, February 24 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
2018 Lunar New Year Celebration | Redwood City
Come to the 8th annual Lunar New Year Celebration in Redwood City featuring lion dancers, red panda acrobats, martial artists, taiko drummers, and other live performances for this celebration. Plus, there will be a free Kids Arts and Crafts Area on Saturday, February 24, 2018. The Lunar ...

2018 Chinese New Year Parade | SF
Saturday, February 24 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Chinatown
2018 Chinese New Year Parade | SF
Named one of the world’s top ten parades, the Chinese New Year Parade in San Francisco is the largest celebration of its kind outside of Asia. Typically, over 100 groups will participate in the parade and many of the floats and specialty groups will be featuring ...

Sunday, February 25

2018 Chinese New Year Street Fair | SF
Sunday, February 25 – 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 ...

Treasure Island Flea: Mardi Gras Special | SF
Sunday, February 25 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Treasure Island Flea (East Location)
Treasure Island Flea: Mardi Gras Special | SF

The TreasureFest (formerly Treasure Island Flea) is a modern urban market for 15,000+ each month that houses around 400 curated vendors selling originally-made and designed items, artists, and antique/vintage collectors. Plus there’s typically 25+ food trucks, live local music, workshops, kids games, and bars with seasonal cocktails and ...

Friday, March 2

“Batch Made Market” Artisan Food | SF
Friday, March 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, March 10

World Naked Bike Ride: Spring 2018 | SF
Saturday, March 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
World Naked Bike Ride: Spring 2018 | SF
It’s time to tune up those bikes and toss those riding duds in the wash; you won’t need them for the 9th Annual World Naked Bike Ride – San Francisco 2018. Each year, their turnout is getting larger and larger, riding bare through the streets of ...
Garden Party: Live Music, Food, Refreshments & Plant Sale | SF
Saturday, March 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, ...

Wednesday, March 14

Pi Day: Exploratorium Free Day | 2018
Wednesday, March 14 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Exploratorium
Pi Day: Exploratorium Free Day | 2018
Welcome to the 31st annual Pi Day, the mathematical holiday founded at the Exploratorium and celebrated by number lovers around the world. To honor the never-ending number 3.14159… (and Einstein’s birthday), they’ll serve up π-themed activities, rituals, antics, and plenty of pie. Find out what’s so ...

Saturday, March 17

2018 St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival | San Francisco
Saturday, March 17 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Civic Center Plaza
2018 St. Patrick's Day Parade & Festival | San Francisco
The West Coast’s largest Irish event celebrating Irish history and culture, the 166th Annual San Francisco St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival, attracts some 100,000 revelers every year and is one of the city’s most popular events. 167th San Francisco St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival Saturday, March 17, 2018 – Festival ...

Saturday, March 24

Treasure Island Easter Celebration | 2018
Saturday, March 24 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Treasure Island Flea (East Location)
Treasure Island Easter Celebration | 2018

The TreasureFest (formerly Treasure Island Flea) is a modern urban market for 15,000+ each month that houses around 400 curated vendors selling originally-made and designed items, artists, and antique/vintage collectors. Plus there’s typically 25+ food trucks, live local music, workshops, kids games, and bars with seasonal cocktails and ...

Sunday, March 25

Treasure Island Flea Easter Celebration | 2018
Sunday, March 25 – All Day | Cost: $3 | Treasure Island Flea (East Location)
Treasure Island Flea Easter Celebration | 2018

The TreasureFest (formerly Treasure Island Flea) is a modern urban market for 15,000+ each month that houses around 400 curated vendors selling originally-made and designed items, artists, and antique/vintage collectors. Plus there’s typically 25+ food trucks, live local music, workshops, kids games, and bars with seasonal cocktails and ...

Sunday, April 1

27th Annual Union Street Easter Parade & Spring Celebration | SF
Sunday, April 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Union Street (Gough to Fillmore)
27th Annual Union Street Easter Parade & Spring Celebration | SF
The Annual Union Street Spring Celebration and Easter Parade is not your average street fair or formal parade. It can best be described as wonderful, wacky, elegant and fabulous, with everything from roller-blading cows and creative self-propelled mini-floats to garden areas, sophisticated fashions and beautiful classic ...

Sunday, April 15

Historic 1920s-1950s Italian Race Car Show “The California Mille” | Nob Hill
Sunday, April 15 – All Day | Cost: FREE | The Fairmont (San Francisco)
Historic 1920s-1950s Italian Race Car Show
The 28th annual California Mille will bring 70 historic cars from all over the world to San Francisco to salute Italy’s most famous open road race, the Mille Miglia. See the biggest free car show of its kind in America and meet the drivers. 28th California ...

Saturday, April 21

9th International Children’s Festival | San Jose
Saturday, April 21 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Discovery Meadow
9th International Children's Festival | San Jose
International Children’s Festival is organized as a flagship event by Pacifica Institute with the goal of bringing together children from different world cultures and communities in the Bay Area. More than 3000 people attend the festival that includes traditional dances, performances, arts and crafts, children’s ...

Saturday, April 28

Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, April 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Hall of Flowers (GG Park)
Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park

The Vintage Paper Fair has one of the West Coast’s largest selection of postcards, trade cards, stereoviews, photography, labels, brochures, Victorian transportation, sports memorabilia, and all manner of curious, beautiful and interesting old paper. San Francisco Vintage Paper Fair 2018 – January 6 & 7 ...

Sunday, April 29

Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, April 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Hall of Flowers (GG Park)
Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park

The Vintage Paper Fair has one of the West Coast’s largest selection of postcards, trade cards, stereoviews, photography, labels, brochures, Victorian transportation, sports memorabilia, and all manner of curious, beautiful and interesting old paper. San Francisco Vintage Paper Fair 2018 – January 6 & 7 ...

Sunday, May 20

Win Tix: Alaska Airlines “Bay to Breakers” 2018 Registration | May 20th
Sunday, May 20 – All Day | Cost: WIN | Howard & Main
Bay to Breakers is one of the oldest consecutively run annual footraces in the world, a staple to the City by the Bay since May 1912. Here’s your chance to win a pair of race registrations (or get tickets for the cheapest price possible before prices ...

Friday, May 25

Win Tix: BottleRock 2018: Sold Out Passes | Napa Valley
Friday, May 25 – All Day | Cost: WIN | Napa Valley Expo
BottleRock Napa Valley is an epic 3-day music festival with wine, food & craft brew on Memorial Day Weekend. This year’s lineup includes Muse, The Killers, Bruno Mars, The Chainsmokers, Snoop Dogg, Halsey, Thievery Corporation, Billy Idol and countless more. That’s 80+ bands on four stages, celebrity ...

Saturday, August 25

San Francisco Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, August 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Hall of Flowers
San Francisco Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park

The Vintage Paper Fair has one of the West Coast’s largest selection of postcards, trade cards, stereoviews, photography, labels, brochures, Victorian transportation, sports memorabilia, and all manner of curious, beautiful and interesting old paper. San Francisco Vintage Paper Fair 2018 – January 6 & 7 ...

Sunday, August 26

Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, August 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Hall of Flowers
Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park

The Vintage Paper Fair has one of the West Coast’s largest selection of postcards, trade cards, stereoviews, photography, labels, brochures, Victorian transportation, sports memorabilia, and all manner of curious, beautiful and interesting old paper. San Francisco Vintage Paper Fair 2018 – January 6 & 7 ...