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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 ...
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 ...

Sunday, May 27

TreasureFest
Sunday, May 27 – All Day | Cost: $5 | Treasure Island Flea (East Location)
TreasureFest

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 35+ food trucks, live local music, workshops, kids games, and bars with seasonal cocktails and ...

Friday, June 1

“Batch Made Market” Artisan Food | SF
Friday, June 1 – 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, June 9

Garden Party: Live Music, Food, Refreshments & Plant Sale | SF
Saturday, June 9 – 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, June 10

41st Annual Haight Ashbury Street Fair | SF
Sunday, June 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Haight Ashbury
41st Annual Haight Ashbury Street Fair | SF
The annual Haight Ashbury Street Fair brings thousands of people to Haight Street between Stanyan and Masonic to shop over 200 outdoor vendors including food, green businesses, local artists, clothing, crafts, non-profits and more. 2018 Haight Ashbury Street Fair Sunday, June 10, 2018 | 11 am to 5:30 ...

Saturday, June 16

2018 North Beach Festival | Saturday
Saturday, June 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE | North Beach
2018 North Beach Festival | Saturday

Considered one of the country’s original outdoor festivals, the North Beach Festival celebrates its 63rd anniversary in historic North Beach. 2018 North Beach Festival Saturday & Sunday, June 16-17, 2018 | 10 am to 6 pm Grant Avenue and Columbus Avenue, San Francisco FREE with RSVP The festival site ...

Sunday, June 17

2018 North Beach Festival | Sunday
Sunday, June 17 – All Day | Cost: FREE | North Beach
2018 North Beach Festival | Sunday

Considered one of the country’s original outdoor festivals, the North Beach Festival celebrates its 63rd anniversary in historic North Beach. 2018 North Beach Festival Saturday & Sunday, June 16-17, 2018 | 10 am to 6 pm Grant Avenue and Columbus Avenue, San Francisco FREE with RSVP The festival site ...

2018 Comic-Con Geeky Craft Show Expo | Fort Mason
Sunday, June 17 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Gallery 308 (Fort Mason)
2018 Comic-Con Geeky Craft Show Expo | Fort Mason
GeekCraft Expo, an Etsy-meets-Comic-Con Geeky Craft Show, is coming to San Francisco on Father’s Day, June 17. 2018 Comic-Con Geeky Craft Show Expo Saturday, June 17, 2018 | 11 am to 5 pm Gallery 308-Fort Mason Center, Landmark Building A, 2 Marina Blvd, SF FREE Bring your dad and come explore ...
2018 World Music Day: Block Party & 50+ Concerts | Palo Alto
Sunday, June 17 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | University Avenue (Palo Alto)
2018 World Music Day: Block Party & 50+ Concerts | Palo Alto
Palo Alto World Music Day is an annual music festival that takes place on Father’s Day in Palo Alto on University Avenue, between Webster and High, which will be closed to traffic. 2018 Palo Alto World Music Day  Sunday, June 17, 2018 | 3 pm-7:30 pm University Ave, between ...

Friday, June 22

Free SF Giants Post-Game Fireworks Show | AT&T Park
Free SF Giants Post-Game Fireworks Show | AT&T Park
There’s no need to pay to get into AT&T Park just to see the fireworks. As soon as the San Francisco Giants hopefully defeat the Padres in AT&T Park on Friday June 22, 2018 (game ends approx. at 10:15 pm), enjoy a spectacular fireworks display over the ...

Saturday, June 23

1st Annual Lake Fest Oakland | Lake Merritt
Saturday, June 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Lake Merritt Boating Center
1st Annual Lake Fest Oakland | Lake Merritt
Join the 1st Annual Lake Fest Oakland, presented by a passionate and talented team of organizers who have a love for producing large, Free, public events in the City of Oakland. 1st Annual Lake Fest Oakland Saturday, June 23, 2018 | 11 am to 7 pm Lake Merritt ...

Sunday, June 24

TreasureFest
Sunday, June 24 – All Day | Cost: $5 | Treasure Island Flea (East Location)
TreasureFest

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 35+ food trucks, live local music, workshops, kids games, and bars with seasonal cocktails and ...

Saturday, June 30

Fillmore Jazz Festival 2018 | Saturday
Saturday, June 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fillmore District
Fillmore Jazz Festival 2018 | Saturday

Blending art and soul in one of the country’s most unique neighborhoods, the Fillmore Jazz Festival is the largest free Jazz festival on the West Coast, drawing over 100,000 visitors over the Independence Day weekend on Fillmore Street in San Francisco between Jackson and Eddy Streets. ...

Sunday, July 1

Fillmore Jazz Festival 2018 | Sunday
Sunday, July 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fillmore District
Fillmore Jazz Festival 2018 | Sunday

Blending art and soul in one of the country’s most unique neighborhoods, the Fillmore Jazz Festival is the largest free Jazz festival on the West Coast, drawing over 100,000 visitors over the Independence Day weekend on Fillmore Street in San Francisco between Jackson and Eddy Streets. ...

Friday, July 6

“Batch Made Market” Artisan Food | SF
Friday, July 6 – 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 ...

Sunday, July 8

Peace Love & Happiness Reggae Festival: Live Music, Vegan Treats | San Jose
Sunday, July 8 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is free. Food and items from vendors will cost money.
| San Jose Masonic Center
Peace Love & Happiness Reggae Festival: Live Music, Vegan Treats | San Jose
Join the free all-day Music Festival with the Bay Area’s best reggae bands. Plenty of fun and groovy shops with an Afrocentric theme. Tasty Ethiopian food, smoothies and other vegan treats. Free parking, free admission. Come enjoy the good vibrations. Peace Love & Happiness Reggae Festival: ...

Saturday, July 14

Garden Party: Live Music, Food, Refreshments & Plant Sale | SF
Saturday, July 14 – 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, ...

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 ...

Sunday, September 16

2018 “Comedy Day in the Park” Free Festival | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, September 16 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Robin Williams Meadow (Sharon Meadow)
2018
If you like lounging in the park, laughing your ass off with the distant smell of pot wafting through the air, then the 38th Annual Comedy Day might be the best way for you to spend a Sunday afternoon. The biggest single-day comedy event of the ...

Wednesday, December 31

2018 SFUSD Students Exhibit Gallery Arts Festival: Final Day | SF
Wednesday, December 31 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Asian Art Museum
2018 SFUSD Students Exhibit Gallery Arts Festival: Final Day | SF

Come see student-created visual, literary, media, and performing arts at the Asian Art Museum from March 14-21, 2018 in the Annual San Francisco Unified School District Arts Festival. For the past 32 years this unique San Francisco event has been a point of destination for ...