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Saturday, September 19

2015 “Tour de Fat” Bike & Beer Festival | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, September 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Lindley Meadow
2015
Get ready for another wild, wonky day of bike philanthropy, beer, bikes and bemusement as New Belgium’s Tour de Fat 2015 stops in San Franicsco with live music, strange bicycle mayhem, lots of beer, and lots of recycling and composting. 2015 Tour de Fat Saturday, September 19, 2015 ...
2015 “Peace In The Park” Festival | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, September 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
2015
Peace in the Park festival brings together the diverse San Francisco and surrounding communities for a rejuvenating day of peaceful activities for all ages and backgrounds. Peace in the Park Festival Saturday, September 19, 2015 | 11 am to 6 pm Golden Gate Park Bandshell, near de Young Museum FREE, ...

Sunday, September 20

2015 “Comedy Day in the Park” Free Festival | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, September 20 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Sharon Meadow
2015
If you like lounging in the park, laughing your ass off with the distant smell of pot wafting through the air, then the 35th Annual Comedy Day might be the best way for you to spend a Sunday afternoon. The biggest single-day comedy event of the ...

Saturday, September 26

2015 Bay Area Blues Festival: Saturday | East Bay
Saturday, September 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Downtown Martinez
2015 Bay Area Blues Festival: Saturday | East Bay

Continuing the merger of two great festivals, the Downtown Martinez Italian Street Painting Festival and San Francisco’s Polk Street Blues Festival, get ready for a big two-day street party in Martinez – the 2015 Bay Area Blues Festival. 2015 Bay Area Blues Festival Sat-Sun, September 26-27, 2015 ...

Moraga Summer Concert: Pear Festival | East Bay
Saturday, September 26 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Moraga Commons Park
Moraga Summer Concert: Pear Festival | East Bay

On Thursday evenings at the Moraga Commons Park for a relaxing free concert in the park. Bring your picnic blanket or lawn chairs to the grassy hillside in front of the band shell. Enjoy the music while your children enjoy the park. The volunteers of ...

Sunday, September 27

2015 Bay Area Blues Festival: Sunday | East Bay
Sunday, September 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Downtown Martinez
2015 Bay Area Blues Festival: Sunday | East Bay

Continuing the merger of two great festivals, the Downtown Martinez Italian Street Painting Festival and San Francisco’s Polk Street Blues Festival, get ready for a big two-day street party in Martinez – the 2015 Bay Area Blues Festival. 2015 Bay Area Blues Festival Sat-Sun, September 26-27, 2015 ...

2015 Folsom Street Fair | SoMa
2015 Folsom Street Fair | SoMa
The 32nd Annual Folsom Street Fair, a true only in San Francisco original, covers over 13 city blocks filled with 400,000 people in their most outrageous leather, rubber, and fetish attire enjoying the world’s largest leather fair. 2015 Folsom Street Fair Sunday, September 27, 2015 | 11 am to ...

Friday, October 2

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2015: Friday | Golden Gate Park
Friday, October 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Hellman Hollow
Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2015: Friday | Golden Gate Park

October 2-4 marks the 2015 rendition of one of the largest (and free-est) music festivals in the country. Be one of 750,000+ at San Francisco original own Hardly Strictly Bluegrass. Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2015 Three days, seven stages, over 100 artists Friday-Sunday, October 2-4, 2015 Hellman ...

Saturday, October 3

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2015: Saturday | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, October 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Hellman Hollow
Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2015: Saturday | Golden Gate Park

October 2-4 marks the 2015 rendition of one of the largest (and free-est) music festivals in the country. Be one of 750,000+ at San Francisco original own Hardly Strictly Bluegrass. Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2015 Three days, seven stages, over 100 artists Friday-Sunday, October 2-4, 2015 Hellman ...

Sunday, October 4

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2015: Sunday | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, October 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Hellman Hollow
Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2015: Sunday | Golden Gate Park

October 2-4 marks the 2015 rendition of one of the largest (and free-est) music festivals in the country. Be one of 750,000+ at San Francisco original own Hardly Strictly Bluegrass. Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2015 Three days, seven stages, over 100 artists Friday-Sunday, October 2-4, 2015 Hellman ...

Thursday, October 8

Fleet Week 2015 | Blue Angels Arrival & Practice
Thursday, October 8 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Marina Green
Fleet Week 2015 | Blue Angels Arrival & Practice
Although it’s not the full airshow later in the week, you should be able to look up into the sky on Thursday and see the Blue Angels buzzing the city and over the waterfront doing their annual “walk through” of San Francisco.

Saturday, October 10

Fleet Week 2015: Blue Angels Airshow | Saturday
Saturday, October 10 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Marina Green
Fleet Week 2015: Blue Angels Airshow | Saturday

Look up in the sky when you hear the roaring of jet engines and head down to SF’s northern waterfront for San Francisco’s annual Fleet Week airshow and festival. Fleet Week 2015 October 6 – 12, 2015 Northern Waterfront, SF FREE Much more than just the Blue ...

Sunday, October 11

Fleet Week 2015: Blue Angels Airshow | Sunday
Sunday, October 11 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Marina Green
Fleet Week 2015: Blue Angels Airshow | Sunday

Look up in the sky when you hear the roaring of jet engines and head down to SF’s northern waterfront for San Francisco’s annual Fleet Week airshow and festival. Fleet Week 2015 October 6 – 12, 2015 Northern Waterfront, SF FREE Much more than just the Blue ...

Friday, October 16

“3rd On Third” Arts & Music | Bayview
Friday, October 16 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bayview Opera House

San Francisco’s Bayview Neighborhood comes alive for 3rd on Third, a community-wide arts celebration for the whole family happening from 5-8 pm every third Friday of the month, at Bayview Town Center (3rd Street from McKinnon to Palou & Mendell Plaza). The monthly event will feature ...

Saturday, October 31

15th Annual “Halloween Hoopla” Festival & Costume Parade | Yerba Buena
Saturday, October 31 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Children's Garden)
15th Annual
Our 15th annual Halloween Hoopla features interactive performances and games for kids under 10 and their adults. Led by the ever-popular Unique Derique, the Hoopla features live music, clowns, a mysterious palm reader, and fun games and prizes. Bring your camera for the Ghoulish Photo ...

Friday, November 20

“3rd On Third” Arts & Music | Bayview
Friday, November 20 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bayview Opera House

San Francisco’s Bayview Neighborhood comes alive for 3rd on Third, a community-wide arts celebration for the whole family happening from 5-8 pm every third Friday of the month, at Bayview Town Center (3rd Street from McKinnon to Palou & Mendell Plaza). The monthly event will feature ...