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AT&T Park AT&T Park “Tech Carnival”
By - posted 6/28/2015
Fairs & Festivals

Get to know a few thousand of Silicon Valley’s best and brightest and enjoy access to AT&T Park at the Third Annual “Tech Carnival.” Play carnival games (yes, even for adults) like Giant Basketball, Bouncy Boxing, Bull Ride, Bungee Run, Cash Blowing Machines, Dart Balloons, Roller Ball, Dunk Tank, Extreme Football Challenge, Velcro more...

Opera at the BallparkOpera at the Ballpark
By - posted 6/28/2015
Get Out : Events

Going to see Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro at the War Memorial Opera House costs, oh, upwards of $200 for good seats. But, thanks to the Opera at the Ballpark program, you can watch a live simulcast of the very same opera on the giant HD screens in the ballpark from more...

Women's World Cup: Civic Center Watch PartiesWomen’s World Cup: Civic Center Watch Parties
By - posted 6/28/2015
Fairs & Festivals

Watch the best women soccer players from around the globe battle it out to see who’s the best during the Women’s World Cup. Cheer along with a big crowd in San Francisco’s Civic Center Plaza as the games are simulcast live from Canada. Along with watching the games on the big screen, fans will be more...

“The Grateful Dead” 50th Anniv. Concert Simulcast
By - posted 6/28/2015
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Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of The Grateful Dead with the four remaining original members – Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann, Phil Lesh, and Bob Weir as they reunite for their final five concerts ever. The Independent will treat you to a free live simulcasts of the concerts on June 28, July 4 more...

Japan Day FestivalJapan Day Festival
By - posted 6/28/2015
Fairs & Festivals

The Japan Day Festival is a day of performances, demonstrations, and workshops by Japanese artists from Tokyo, Chicago, and the Bay Area including taiko, shamisen, classical Japanese dance and folk dance, and more. 2015 Japan Day Bon-Odori Festival Sunday, June 28, 2015 | Noon to 5 pm Japantown Peace Plaza, Post and Buchanan Streets, SF FREE 2015 Free more...

Alice 97.3's SummerthingAlice 97.3’s Summerthing
By - posted 6/26/2015
Fairs & Festivals

As if you needed a reason to head to sunny and scenic Golden Gate Park, Top 40 radio station Alice @ 97.3 offers up a free concert featuring Kelly Clarkson, Mat Kearney, Rachel Platten and Elle King. Besides the music, Alice offers good vibes, food trucks, fun activities and more. Alice’s Summerthing 2015 Sunday, June 28, 2015 more...

2015 Pride Guide2015 Pride Guide
By - posted 6/26/2015
Fairs & Festivals

The whole city comes alive in a rainbow burst of excitement at the 2015 San Francisco Pride Celebration. 45th Annual San Francisco Pride Celebration – Saturday, June 27, 2015 | Noon to 6 pm – Sunday, June 28, 2015 | 11 am to 6:30 pm – Parade – Sunday at 10:30am Civic Center, San Francisco FREE (The more...

San Francisco Pride ParadeSan Francisco Pride Parade
By - posted 6/26/2015
Celebrations

Art meets politics in a fleet of floats, vehicles, and marchers along Market Street during the San Francisco Pride Parade, one the nation’s largest LGBT events, starting at 10:30 am on Pride Sunday. Bring a rainbow flag and come cheer on dykes on bikes, bears in straps, trannies in gowns, and others from SF’s colorful LGBT more...

SF Celebrates Gay Marriage RulingSF Celebrates Gay Marriage Ruling
By - posted 6/26/2015
Celebrations

In a landmark ruling by the Supreme Court issued Friday, same-sex marriage is now legal in all 50 states. Read the actual Supreme court ruling. While this doesn’t change things much in California (it was already legal here and in 36 other states), we should get ready for a big celebration more...

“Pink Saturday” Block Party in the Castro
By - posted 6/25/2015
Celebrations

The night before the Pride Parade, The Pink Party takes over the streets of the Castro by closing them to cars and then pumping multiple sound stages to celebrate a long-time tradition of bringing a fabulous, queer and community-focused street party to raise money for local, LGBT non-profit organizations. Photo Credit: Erin more...

Hayes Valley's New Giant Burning Man TempleHayes Valley’s New Giant Burning Man Temple
By - posted 6/25/2015
Artsy Fartsy

The San Francisco Arts Commission in partnership with Burning Man has commissioned artist David Best to reprise his popular Hayes Valley Temple, which in 2005 was the first public art installation in SF Recreation and Park Department’s Patricia’s Green. There will be a free dedication event at 11 am on Friday, more...

City Hall Lights Up for PrideCity Hall Lights Up for Pride
By - posted 6/23/2015
City Insight

Every year, city hall turns its lights rainbow colors in honor of Pride. It’s a great photo opportunity for you to capture San Francisco at its most festive. 2015 lighting dates: June 22 through June 30 | Dusk Please note that occasionally City Hall may swap out the light colors due to a more...

Free Smitten Ice Cream DayFree Smitten Ice Cream Day
By - posted 6/21/2015
Eat & Drink

Welcome Smitten Ice Cream to Pacific Heights! They’ve just opened their 5th Bay Area location of flash-frozen treats just in time for summer. To celebrate, Father’s Day and the first day of summer, Smitten has two free ice cream deals to lure you to their new Fillmore location. Free Ice Cream for more...

SF's City Hall 100th Birthday Celebration in 30 SecondsSF’s City Hall 100th Birthday Celebration in 30 Seconds
By - posted 6/20/2015
Celebrations

San Francisco City Hall celebrated its 100th birthday with a big 5-hour celebration on Friday, June 19th highlighted by a fantastic LED light show on the facade of City Hall. Couldn’t make it to Civic Center for the event? Here’s the entire light show in just 30 seconds. The biggest cheers for more...

Union Square LiveUnion Square Live
By - posted 6/20/2015
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The 2015 Union Square Live festival presents dozens of free events like live music, swing and tango dance lessons, film nights, circus arts, and more in Union Square Park starting from April to September in 2015. Union Square Live | 2015 April – September 2015 Union Square Park, SF All events are free and more...