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A Month of Rare Guided Walking Tours of SFA Month of Rare Guided Walking Tours of SF
By - posted 9/26/2017
City Discoveries

CC0 / Public Domain San Francisco City Guides offers dozens of free guided walking tours, all over the city, throughout the year. But things get special during the months of May and October each year, when the San Francisco weather is particularly pleasant, City Guides add a slate of rare neighborhood explorations more...

2017 Autumn Moon Festival2017 Autumn Moon Festival
By - posted 9/26/2017
Fairs & Festivals

SFCMA Celebrated in Asia for more than 1,000 years, the 27th Annual Autumn Moon Festival will be held in Chinatown over two days filled with arts and crafts booths, cultural exhibits, children’s activities, food and multiple parades along historic Grant Avenue between California Street and Columbus Avenue.  2017 Autumn Moon Festival September 30-October 1, 2017 | 11 more...

SF's Bánh Mì Eating ContestSF’s Bánh Mì Eating Contest
By - posted 9/25/2017
Fairs & Festivals

Lucas Richarz Come join the 2nd Annual Larkin Street: Autumn Moon Festival on Saturday, September 30, 2017. The festival will take over Larkin between Ellis and Eddy and feature activities for the whole family. 2nd Annual Larkin Street Autumn Moon Festival Saturday, September 30, 2017 | noon to 4 pm Larkin between Ellis and Eddy, San more...

The 1st Ever San Francisco Shipyard Street FairThe 1st Ever San Francisco Shipyard Street Fair
By - posted 9/24/2017
Celebrations

The San Francisco Shipyard On September 30th, get ready for The Shipyard’s first annual street fair – The Launch. A nod to a traditional San Francisco street fairs, The Launch will feature live music, art installations, market vendors, food, drinks, prizes, family-friendly activities, and maker demonstrations. At The Launch, they are looking to more...

2017 Proxy Fall Free Film Festival2017 Proxy Fall Free Film Festival
By - posted 9/24/2017
Fairs & Festivals

Photo | Proxy SF Facebook PageThe Proxy Fall Film Festival is a five-week series of free Friday night screenings at the Proxy Walk-in Movie Theater in Hayes Valley. The festival will feature recently released, best-of-show selections from festivals focusing on independent and emerging voices in film—a line up more likely to more...

Transit Week 2017Transit Week 2017
By - posted 9/24/2017
City Discoveries

Lynn Friedman via Flickr Join the voice of the transit rider during our second annual Transit Week This year we’re sharing our stories of #WhyIRide, and planning daily events and giveaways to celebrate public transit and all those who ride it. The week has a fun Muni trivia night, a Muni pub crawl, more...

Dragon Boat FestivalDragon Boat Festival
By - posted 9/24/2017
Fairs & Festivals

David Yu Photography Cheer on the fleet of colorful 40-foot dragon boats as teams from all over Northern California race to the beat of Chinese drums on Saturday & Sunday, September 23 & 24, 2017. This two-day, admission-free festival brings a weekend of world-class dragon boat racing, spectacular cultural performances, delicious food, a more...

$1 Book Day$1 Book Day
By - posted 9/23/2017
Deals

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...

Sunset Piano's Hilltop Block PartySunset Piano’s Hilltop Block Party
By - posted 9/22/2017
Fairs & Festivals

Starr King Open Space Sunset Piano Block Party is back this year and bigger than ever. Enjoy tasty food and craft beers from one of San Francisco’s most scenic viewpoints in Potrero Hill, while listening to live piano performances by amazing local musicians. In addition to Sunset Piano, they’ll have local craft beer more...

2017 Folsom Street Fair2017 Folsom Street Fair
By - posted 9/22/2017
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...

The Exploratorium's Free SaturdayThe Exploratorium’s Free Saturday
By - posted 9/21/2017
Freebies

Exploratorium via Facebook The Exploratorium is a twenty-first-century learning laboratory, an eye-opening, always-changing, playful place to explore and tinker featuring hundreds of science, art, and human perception exhibits. While they don’t have monthly free days, they do host several special events throughout the year offering free admission for all.

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...

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...