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San Francisco's Carnaval Parade & FestivalSan Francisco’s Carnaval Parade & Festival
By - posted 5/22/2016
Fairs & Festivals

Photo | JialiangGao via WikipediaThe 2016 San Francisco Carnaval Festival (May 28-29, 2016 from 10 am to 6 pm) transforms Harrison Street into a wonderland. The 2016 theme is ¡Viva La Madre Tierra!, which is Spanish for “Mother Earth,” celebrates Mother Earth’s prevalence in many cultures worldwide as the manifestation of the natural more...

The Bay Area's Best Yo-Yo TrickstersThe Bay Area’s Best Yo-Yo Tricksters
By - posted 5/22/2016
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Join the annual Bay Area Classic Yo-Yo Contest in Golden Gate Park to enjoy the sun, learn to yo-yo, and be witness to some of the world’s best players as they compete in the yo-yo championship in Spreckels Temple of Music Bandshell. Over 100 of the top yo-yo competitors on the west coast will more...

Treasure Island Flea 5th Birthday CelebrationTreasure Island Flea 5th Birthday Celebration
By - posted 5/22/2016
Fairs & Festivals

Funcheap is partnering with Treasure Island Flea to make their 5th birthday weekend one to remember with you and 15,000+ of your closest friends. Treasure Island Flea 5th Birthday May 28-29, 2016 | 10am to 4pm The Great Lawn, Treasure Island, SF $3 admission | Kids Free | Free Parking > Get a $5 FunCheapSF more...

2016 Oakland Greek Festival2016 Oakland Greek Festival
By - posted 5/21/2016
Fairs & Festivals

Enjoy a mini-vacation spent in the midst of authentic Greek culture at the Oakland Greek Festival taking place at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral in the Oakland Hills. Find a plethora of Greek foods like Glyko pastries and warm lamb sandwiches, stroll through the marketplace (Agora), and take a few sprints around the more...

Berkeley Bluegrass FestivalBerkeley Bluegrass Festival
By - posted 5/21/2016
Fairs & Festivals

The Freight & Salvage celebrates the incredible talent in your own backyard with the Berkeley Bluegrass Festival. Northern California has been a bluegrass stronghold since the 1960s and the Freight is proud to continue their support of legendary local artists and up-and-coming musicians. In collaboration with Grammy-award winner Laurie Lewis and the California more...

2016 Etsy Indie Emporium2016 Etsy Indie Emporium
By - posted 5/21/2016
Artsy Fartsy

Photo | SF EtsyEtsy comes to life with over 60 local artisans at All Good Pizza in the Bayview and they will have the adjacent side street open with many more vendors and lots of room for shopping and socializing. Come out and shop local, eat delicious pizza (for purchase) and just more...

Asian Heritage Street CelebrationAsian Heritage Street Celebration
By - posted 5/21/2016
Fairs & Festivals

The annual Asian Heritage Street Celebration is a massive block party and street fair held in Civic Center, stretching from the Asian Art Museum up to Little Saigon with a cultural performances, food trucks and a cinema showcase. 2016 Asian Heritage Street Celebration Saturday, May 21, 2016 | 11 am to 6 pm UN more...

2016 Oakland Book Festival2016 Oakland Book Festival
By - posted 5/19/2016
Fairs & Festivals

The Oakland Book Festival is a one-day, annual literary event. Dedicated to books, ideas, and the pleasures of literacy, it aims to serve the reading public, to encourage debate, and to celebrate the city of Oakland. It will host more than 60 writers in 2016 and is free and open to the more...

Adoptathon Cocktail PartyAdoptathon Cocktail Party
By - posted 5/18/2016
Fun & Games

Photo | Margaret6467 via Reddit Don’t miss the San Francisco SPCA’s Out of this World cocktail party and Mane of Thrones Adoptathon weekend featuring cocktails, puppies, kitties Adoptathon & Beyond SFSPCA Cocktail Party Friday, May 20, 2016 | 6-9 pm San Francisco SPCA, 201 Alabama St, SF FREE, but an RSVP is required Meet all of the adoptable animals more...

Music Festival WeekendMusic Festival Weekend
By - posted 5/18/2016
Fairs & Festivals

Everywhere you turn – San Francisco, East Bay or South Bay – you can hear great music all weekend long, and maybe even join in a jam or two. Check out what the Bay has to offer with bluegrass, indie, blues, hip hop, Latin and so many more genres presented at these more...

Waterfront Flicks at Jack London SquareWaterfront Flicks at Jack London Square
By - posted 5/18/2016
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Cozy up on the waterfront this summer with free outdoor screenings of hit movies, as part of Jack London Square’s hit Waterfront Flicks series. From date night to family flick night, moviegoers can start their evenings early with dinner at one of Jack London Square’s waterfront restaurants, or pick-up a quick more...

Salute to Salute to “American Graffiti”
By - posted 5/17/2016
Celebrations

An annual Salute to American Graffiti honors George Lucas’ timeless, coming-of-age film, American Graffiti, most of which was filmed in Petaluma in the early summer of 1972. Grab your favorite squeeze, jump into your hot rod, candy-colored screamin’ machine or the family car for that matter, and cruise on back to more...

“Bites Off Broadway” Season Opening“Bites Off Broadway” Season Opening
By - posted 5/17/2016
Eat & Drink

Bites Off Broadway will again bring the vibe of a neighborhood block party and picnic to the front of Studio One Art Center (465 45th Street) on Friday nights from May to October. 2016 Bites off Broadway Fridays | May – October | 5:30-8:30 pm In front of Studio One Art Center, 465 45th Street FREE, but bring more...

Oakland Greek Food FestOakland Greek Food Fest
By - posted 5/17/2016
Fairs & Festivals

Enjoy a mini-vacation spent in the midst of authentic Greek culture at the Oakland Greek Festival taking place at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral in the Oakland Hills. Find a plethora of Greek foods like Glyko pastries and warm lamb sandwiches, stroll through the marketplace (Agora), and take a few sprints around the more...

Salsa in the SquareSalsa in the Square
By - posted 5/16/2016
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Salsa in the Square, part of Union Square Live, takes place from 6-7:30 pm on the third Wednesday of the month from May to September. Arrive early for free introductory dance lessons by professional dance instructors and stay for the open dance floor during the band’s live set. 2016 Salsa in the Square Third more...