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Caltopia 2016Caltopia 2016
By - posted 8/21/2016
Fairs & Festivals

Cal Rec SportsCaltopia is an annual free two-day campus festival at the start of the UC Berkeley school year that’s free for the entire community – you don’t have to be a student to get in on the action and giveaways. 2016 Caltopia Sunday-Monday, August 21-22, 2016 | 10 am to 4 more...

Golden Gate Park's Annual Dahlia Flower ShowGolden Gate Park’s Annual Dahlia Flower Show
By - posted 8/20/2016
Only in San Francisco

CC0 Public Domain via PixabayThe Dahlia Society of San Francisco will hold the annual Dahlia Show at the Hall of Flowers in Golden Gate Park from 10 am to 5 pm on Saturday, August 20, 2016, and from 10 am to 4 pm on Sunday, August 21, 2016. The Dahlia is more...

Lindy in the Park's 20th AnniversaryLindy in the Park’s 20th Anniversary
By - posted 8/20/2016
Fairs & Festivals

Lindy in the ParkLindy in the Park is the longest-running Lindy Hop swing dance event in the San Francisco Bay Area. No longer a minor event, this full-grown institution, celebrates 20 years of free swing dancing in Golden Gate Park. Lindy in the Park 20th Anniversary Saturday, August 20, 2016 | 3-6 pm at Bandshell Sunday, August more...

The West Coast IPA Beer FestivalThe West Coast IPA Beer Festival
By - posted 8/20/2016
Celebrations

Funcheap It’s 18 of the West Coast’s best IPAs all in one place for just one day. Come celebrate SF’s inaugural West Coast IPA Festival. Enjoy four hours of the most coveted NorCal IPAs and the best from SoCal, Oregon, and beyond with two sessions to choose, live music, DJs, food trucks more...

20th Street Block Party20th Street Block Party
By - posted 8/20/2016
Fairs & Festivals

Photo | Paige K. Parsons via Noise PopGet ready to party with 15,000 summer lovin’ people at this delicious summer feast and street party over three blocks, with two stages of alt-indie bands and DJs curated by Noisepop, and food and drinks from some of the neighborhood’s top restaurants, businesses, and artisans and more...

San Francisco's San Francisco’s “Festival of the Sea”
By - posted 8/20/2016
Celebrations

Photo | nps.govCelebrate the National Park Service’s 100th birthday and honor the 1895 National Historic Landmark schooner C.A. Thayer with a full day of music, demonstrations, and fun along the San Francisco waterfront. Festival of the Sea 2016 happens at Hyde Street Pier on Saturday, August 20, from 9:30 am to more...

San Francisco's Naked Donald Trump StatueSan Francisco’s Naked Donald Trump Statue
By - posted 8/18/2016
Artsy Fartsy

Photo Credit | Johnny Funcheap Donald Trump has no balls, apparently. A bloated, naked statue of the presidential candidate created by INDECLINE popped up at the corner of 17th and Market in the Castro on Thursday along with statues in four other cities around the country. The statue entitled “The Emperor Has No more...

San Francisco's Vintage Scooter RallySan Francisco’s Vintage Scooter Rally
By - posted 8/18/2016
Celebrations

Creative Commons via PexelsYes, we see scooters all over the place these days, but we’re talking about vintage scooters like Vespas, Lambrettas and Piaggios… the type of things you saw the Mods riding around on in the late ’60s. In celebration of this two-wheeled heritage, San Francisco’s “Black Sheep Scooter Club” more...

Tony Bennett Celebrates his 90th in San FranciscoTony Bennett Celebrates his 90th in San Francisco
By - posted 8/18/2016
Celebrations

Photo | Tom Beetz via Wikipedia In recognition of internationally renowned singer, painter and civic leader Tony Bennett’s contributions to San Francisco, the city will honor him by dedicating a statue in celebration of his 90th birthday. Join in for a free public dedication and unveiling of the 8-foot-tall bronze sculpture of Tony more...

The Riptide is Coming Back this SummerThe Riptide is Coming Back this Summer
By - posted 8/14/2016
Only in San Francisco

Photo | The RiptideLovable beachside dive bar The Riptide was devastated by a fire in August of 2015 and they have slowly been getting things back together. Fortunately the re-opening seems to be imminent (likely taking place in late August or early September) and have already received their entertainment permit for more...

Free Chicken Wings from Chef Danny BowienFree Chicken Wings from Chef Danny Bowien
By - posted 8/14/2016
Eat & Drink

S. PellegrinoS.Pellegrino Sparkling Natural Mineral Water invites San Francisco locals and visitors to join James Beard Award-winning Chef Danny Bowien of the acclaimed Mission Chinese Food restaurants for the latest pop-up food truck stop on the S.Pellegrino Taste Guide nationwide tour. S. PellegrinoChef Danny Bowien & S.Pellegrino Host Food Truck Pop more...

It's Anchor's It’s Anchor’s “Drink Steam” Week
By - posted 8/14/2016
Celebrations

Anchor Brewing CompanyAnchor Brewing Company will once again celebrate America’s first craft beer, Anchor Steam, with the return of Drink Steam Week August 14-21, 2016 with events, drink specials, limited-release pours and happenings across the country (but mostly here in San Francisco) to celebrate Anchor’s rich history. Drink Steam Week August 14-21, 2016 All more...

50th 50th “Festival of the Chariots”
By - posted 8/13/2016
Celebrations

Stafford House San Francisco The “Festival of the Chariots,” known throughout India as the “Ratha Yatra” festival, has been performed for thousands of years in Puri, India, and today it is celebrated in all major cities through out the world. More than 3,000 people attend each year in San Francisco alone. Typically more...

Origami-PaloozaOrigami-Palooza
By - posted 8/13/2016
Celebrations

Andreas Bauer via WikipediaAt the annual Origami-Palooza, watch origami experts fold paper into seemingly impossible shapes, and enter your creations into a contest (if you’re an experienced origami artist, of course). Anyone and everyone, from young to old, to beginner to experienced, can learn to create amazing things with paper. Plus there’s more...

SF's Free Bike Ride WeekendSF’s Free Bike Ride Weekend
By - posted 8/12/2016
Freebies

Bay Area Bike SharePlans this weekend? Let’s ride! Grab a friend and hop on Bay Area Bike Share because 24-hour bike passes are free for one weekend thanks to Sanpellegrino Sparkling Fruit Beverages. You’ll get unlimited 30-minute rides for 24 hours. Right now there’s about 700 bikes for sharing, but within two years more...