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Bernie Sanders Comes to SFBernie Sanders Comes to SF
By - posted 9/19/2017
Have Your Voice Heard

Fresh off his introduction of the “Medicare for All” act, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders comes to San Francisco for two events that are free and open to the public. Bernie Sanders Comes to San Francisco Friday, September 22, 2017 1p – Yerba Buena Gardens –  The first event is a public speech and more...

2017 Folsom Street Fair2017 Folsom Street Fair
By - posted 9/19/2017
Only in San Francisco

Folsom Street Fair The 34th 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. 2017 Folsom Street Fair Sunday, September 24, 2017 | 11 am to 6 more...

53rd Annual 53rd Annual “Big Book Sale”
By - posted 9/17/2017
Fairs & Festivals

Kevin Y. via Yelp The Big Book Sale celebrates its 53rd year of the Friends of the SF Library featuring over 500,000 books, DVDs, CDs, books on tape, vinyl, and other forms of media in 70 different categories, all for $1-3, at the Fort Mason Center’s Festival Pavilion. The Big Book Sale is free and open to more...

Bagpipes at Ocean BeachBagpipes at Ocean Beach
By - posted 9/17/2017
Celebrations

Rebooters Reset your system with a modern spin on a 600-year-old Rosh Hashanah ritual called tashlich to get rid of last year’s bad karma and start the new year off fresh. JCCSF and Reboot invite you to Ocean Beach for a brief, engaging ritual and joyful noise accompaniment from shofar blowers, bag pipers (Irish more...

2017 Bay Area Pet Fair2017 Bay Area Pet Fair
By - posted 9/16/2017
Fairs & Festivals

Bay Area Pet Fair The Pet Food Express Bay Area Pet Fair features more than 70 California pet rescues and shelters in attendance, with over 1,500 adoptable dogs, cats & small animals. It is the largest pet adoption fair in the state. The Milo Foundation Hurricane Harvey Dogs Need Homes And very special for more...

Sumo Wrestling Comes to SFSumo Wrestling Comes to SF
By - posted 9/16/2017
Fairs & Festivals

Photo | via japancentersf.comSumo is an ancient Japanese tradition and martial art and it’s coming to San Francisco at this one-of-a-kind annual event in Japantown. Watch demonstrations, meet real sumo wrestlers, learn about sumo wrestling and watch actual matches  from Sumo champions, weighing up to 600 lbs, outdoors in the Japantown Peace Plaza. 2017 Sumo Wrestling more...

Comedy Day in the ParkComedy Day in the Park
By - posted 9/14/2017
Fairs & Festivals

Dan Dion via Comedy DayIf you like lounging in the park, laughing your ass off with the distant smell of pot wafting through the air, then the 37th Annual Comedy Day might be the best way for you to spend a Sunday afternoon. The biggest single-day comedy event of the year more...

Secret Art Galleries of The MissionSecret Art Galleries of The Mission
By - posted 9/13/2017
Artsy Fartsy

Alex Cy Ember via The SUB Are you ready for a cool Sunday afternoon day party in a private art gallery with boozie ice cream floats & Thistle juice cocktails? Summer’s finally here so The SUB invites you to beat this heat than with some sweet, boozie vegan ice cream floats, Thistle juice more...

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2017 Full LineupHardly Strictly Bluegrass 2017 Full Lineup
By - posted 9/12/2017
Fairs & Festivals

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass via Facebook2017 brings San Francisco the 17th annual Hardly Strictly Bluegrass festival, one of the largest, free-est and beloved music festivals in the country. Be one of over 750,000 attendees over the three-day musical extravaganza in beautiful Golden Gate Park. The full 2017 lineup has been released, and it’s awesome. Highlights more...

Welcome to SF's Brand New Welcome to SF’s Brand New “Robin Williams Meadow”
By - posted 9/12/2017
Celebrations

SF Rec and Park The SF Recreation and Parks Department has given the OK to rename Sharon Meadow in Golden Gate Park after Robin Williams. The grassy lawn near Hippie Hill has been home to “Comedy Day” a free annual comedy festival for the past 25 years – and Robin Williams made more...

2017 California Coastal Cleanup Day: How to Sign Up2017 California Coastal Cleanup Day: How to Sign Up
By - posted 9/12/2017
Outdoorsy

California Coastal Cleanup Help keep San Francisco’s stretch of the coastline clean at the 2017 California Coastal Cleanup Day on the third Saturday of September. 2017 California Coastal Cleanup Day Saturday, September 16, 2017 | 9 am to noon All Over California FREE Cleanup and restoration activities will be happening in San Francisco, Marin, and Pacifica, including more...

DOUGHP Grand OpeningDOUGHP Grand Opening
By - posted 9/11/2017
Eat & Drink

Courtney Cain and Lizzie Johnson This is gonna be hella doughp. Come check out SF’s very first cookie dough dessert bar, located in The Myriad at 2175 Market St. near Sanchez. Doughp scoops up edible, bakeable, and ridiculously tasty cookie dough. They’ve been selling from a cart at Spark Social since spring, more...

SF's New Filipino Night Market is BackSF’s New Filipino Night Market is Back
By - posted 9/10/2017
City Discoveries

Undiscovered Inspired by the vibrant night markets of Asia, Undiscovered SF is a free monthly Music+Art+Food Festival and curated collection of emerging artists and merchants that celebrate the rich cultural heritage of the SOMA Pilipinas district located in the heart of San Francisco’s innovative South Of Market neighborhood. Updates & Improvements for more...

California Academy of Sciences' Free Fall DaysCalifornia Academy of Sciences’ Free Fall Days
By - posted 9/10/2017
City Discoveries

California Academy of Sciences Each San Francisco neighborhood (defined by zipcode) can visit the California Academy of Sciences for free over a three-day weekend (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) in the spring and fall of each year. So that means as long as you have a driver’s license or other proof of residency, you more...

Divsadero Fall Art WalkDivsadero Fall Art Walk
By - posted 9/10/2017
Artsy Fartsy

Topo Designs Along Divisadero Street from Golden Gate to Page get ready for a big night of art, music, food, drinks and fun, all part of the 2017 Fall Divisadero Art Walk. Fall 2017 Divisadero Art Walk Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017 | 6-10p Divisadero, Golden Gate to Page, SF FREE Divisadero Art Walk Participating Art Walk Shops: Bar 821 – more...