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Winter Lights in Golden Gate ParkWinter Lights in Golden Gate Park
By - posted 12/6/2017
Holidays

SF Rec and Park The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department is hosting a free special event, “Winter Lights in Golden Gate Park” that will take place on Thursday, December 7, 2017. It’s a brand new winter light show at the Conservatory of Flowers. Winter Lights in Golden Gate Park Thursday, December 7, 2017 – more...

Drag Queens on IceDrag Queens on Ice
By - posted 12/5/2017
Celebrations

Union Square Ice Rink The Bay Area’s most colorful drag personalities will be returning to the ice for an evening of laughs, lip syncing and lipstick during the 8th annual Bay Area favorite, Drag Queens On Ice. Drag Queens on Ice Thursday, December 7, 2017 | 8-9:30 pm Union Square Park, SF FREE to watch The event is more...

San Francisco Zoo Free DaySan Francisco Zoo Free Day
By - posted 12/5/2017
Freebies

Photo | Trip into FunThe San Francisco Zoo, Northern California’s largest zoological park and conservation center, periodically offers free admission for San Francisco residents. This urban oasis, nestled against the Pacific Ocean, provides a comfortable climate all year round.  You’ll enjoy seeing the 250 different animal species in naturalistic surroundings, along with more...

San Francisco's Civic Center Tree LightingSan Francisco’s Civic Center Tree Lighting
By - posted 12/4/2017
Holidays

Civic Center Community Benefit District Bundle up, and bring your family and friends listen to music, and kick-off the holiday season with the San Francisco Civic Center Plaza Tree Lighting. San Francisco Civic Center Tree Lighting Tuesday, December 5, 2017 | 5-7pm Civic Center Plaza, across from City Hall, SF FREE Hosted by Honey Mahogany Live music more...

SFO Lights up for the HolidaysSFO Lights up for the Holidays
By - posted 12/4/2017
Holidays

FlySFO via Twitter Come witness the annual illumination of SFO on Tuesday, December 5, 2017, which has been a holiday tradition for over 10 years. Everyone is invited to celebrate with airport employees, their families, and SFO’s own team of holiday carolers who turn out to see one of the largest public more...

Free Admission Day at de YoungFree Admission Day at de Young
By - posted 12/4/2017
Artsy Fartsy

Photo | Fine Arts Museums of San FranciscoFounded in 1895 in Golden Gate Park, the de Young Museum is a landmark art museum that showcases the museum’s priceless collections of American art from the 17th through the 20th centuries, and art of the native Americas, Africa, and the Pacific. Free Admission more...

SF's Neighborhood Holiday StrollsSF’s Neighborhood Holiday Strolls
By - posted 12/4/2017
Holidays

SF City Hall's SF City Hall’s “World Tree of Hope” Celebration
By - posted 12/3/2017
Holidays

Rainbow World Fund via Facebook Come celebrate Christmas in San Francisco City Hall with Mayor Ed Lee and the Annual World Tree of Hope Celebration. The Rainbow World Fund’s World Tree of Hope is a holiday tree in the Rotunda of San Francisco City Hall decorated with thousands of origami cranes, each inscribed more...

Free Walt Disney Museum DayFree Walt Disney Museum Day
By - posted 12/3/2017
Get Out: Events

Ric Miller via The Walt Disney Family MuseumCelebrate Walt Disney’s birthday and get free admission to The Walt Disney Family Museum in the Presidio for their only free day of the year. Typically the free day is on December 5th (Walt’s actual birthday), unless his birthday falls on a Tuesday (in which case more...

Free Mrs. Fields Cookie DayFree Mrs. Fields Cookie Day
By - posted 12/3/2017
Freebies

Mrs. Fields Mrs. Fields Cookies is celebrating its 40th anniversary on December 4th and giving out 400 free chocolate chip cookies at each participating location. The promotion is first come first served and is limited to one per person. Good luck eating just one cookie! Mrs. Fields Cookies 40th Anniversary Monday, December 4, 2017 San more...

Supermoon Over San FranciscoSupermoon Over San Francisco
By - posted 12/2/2017
Geeks

Jay Huang Be sure to look up in the sky to spot the supermoon over San Francisco. The Moon will be located on the opposite side of the Earth as the Sun and its face will be fully illuminated. This phase occurs at 15:47 UTC on December 3, 2017. The best time to more...

Free Candlelight Tours of SF's Civil War FortFree Candlelight Tours of SF’s Civil War Fort
By - posted 12/2/2017
Get Out: Events

Alison Taggart-Barone via Fort Point Facebook Explore the historic Civil War-era Fort Point by candlelight and the stars on an evening tour with a park ranger as your guide. Candlelight tours are available most Saturday evenings typically around 6:30 pm from November to February. Along the way, you’ll be transported to the momentous era of the 1800s, more...

Where to Play in Snow in the Bay Area | Winter 2017Where to Play in Snow in the Bay Area | Winter 2017
By - posted 12/2/2017
Holidays

It hasn’t snowed in downtown San Francisco since 1976 (see the awesome photos of classic SF snowstorms dating back to 1882) – and San Jose got a light dusting of snow  in 2015 – but that doesn’t mean we can’t have a little bit of winter fun, if only artificially. Here’s a list more...

Oakland Lighted Yacht ParadeOakland Lighted Yacht Parade
By - posted 12/2/2017
Holidays

Fred Fago Head to Encinal Yacht Club (or the Wind River Park in Alameda) and nab a perfect viewing spot for the 41st Annual Oakland/Alameda Estuary Lighted Yacht Parade, starting about 5:30pm on Saturday, December 2, 2017. In 2017, the parade will follow a longer route passing by Fortman and Grand Marina to more...

Union Street's Fantasy of LightsUnion Street’s Fantasy of Lights
By - posted 11/30/2017
Celebrations

Dlpr S. via Yelp Union Street kicks off its annual Fantasy of Lights holiday celebration, where young and old alike can enjoy festivities to begin the holiday season. Thousands of holiday lights set off the Victorians, transforming Union Street into a magical backdrop for Santa and a team of elves to celebrate along more...