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148th Italian Heritage Parade148th Italian Heritage Parade
By - posted 10/8/2016
Fairs & Festivals

briarrosepoet via Youtube Come to one of the city’s oldest celebrations of heritage and the longest-running Italian-American parade in the nation – a bright and colorful San Francisco institution since it was established in 1868. The parade is part of the Columbus Day celebration in North Beach which also includes the long-running Columbus Day more...

SF's Biggest Debate Watch PartySF’s Biggest Debate Watch Party
By - posted 10/8/2016
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Funcheap Before the 2nd Presidential debate, Funcheap hosts a special election-based team trivia live game show. It’s the ultimate opportunity to test your democratic right to game-show fun. Join the Big Quiz Thing at SoMa StrEat Food Park for an evening of political-themed multimedia team-quiz excitement. The 2016 Election Game Show Spectacular with Funcheap and The Big Quiz more...

Fleet Week 2016Fleet Week 2016
By - posted 10/8/2016
Fairs & Festivals

Photo | FSX Blue Angels Look up in the sky when you hear the roaring of jet engines and head down to SF’s northern waterfront and Dogpatch for San Francisco’s annual Fleet Week airshow and festival. 35th Annual San Francisco Fleet Week  October 3 – 10, 2016 San Francisco FREE Much more than just the Blue Angels, more...

Journey to the End of the NightJourney to the End of the Night
By - posted 10/8/2016
Fun & Games

Journey to the End of the NightFor one night, drop your relations, your work, your leisure, and all your usual motives for movement and action, and let yourself be drawn by the chase. Journey to the End of the Night is an annual free street game / scavenger hunt of epic more...

Ocean Beach Music FestivalOcean Beach Music Festival
By - posted 10/8/2016
Fairs & Festivals

Vincent L. via Yelp Noriega Street will be home to the 3rd Annual Ocean Beach Music and Art Festival (formerly Outer Noriega Street Fair) featuring a slew of live music on six stages, live art, and a pumpkin patch too. 2016 Ocean Beach Music & Art Festival Saturday, October 8, 2016 | 11 am to more...

SF's Zombie WeddingsSF’s Zombie Weddings
By - posted 10/7/2016
Only in San Francisco

Caitlyn Worland via starnow Dearly beloved… come and dance to dark electro, industrial, new wave and goth music with zombie brides and grooms all night long. Come in your bride and groom costumes and receive reduced admission, plus there will be personal wedding ceremonies performed throughout the night, and you can marry more...

It's An Orange OctoberIt’s An Orange October
By - posted 10/4/2016
Only in San Francisco

David Yu via Flickr It’s an even year, so of course the Giants are in the playoffs.  In a show of civic pride, City Hall, Coit Tower and SFO, along with a number of civic and landmark buildings in San Francisco, will be lit in orange throughout the playoff run. GPS via FlickrThe more...

Market Street Prototyping FestivalMarket Street Prototyping Festival
By - posted 10/3/2016
Artsy Fartsy

visityerbabuena.orgMarket Street comes alive with over 40 prototype projects. The wide sidewalks will be filled with temporary installations ranging from performance spaces, relaxation zones, dynamic art pieces, and more. Market Street runs through the heart of our beautiful city, yet it can feel uninviting and disconnected. The Market Street Prototyping Festival more...

Giants vs. Mets: Wildcard Playoff Game WatchGiants vs. Mets: Wildcard Playoff Game Watch
By - posted 10/2/2016
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SFGiants via Twitter With their backs against the wall, the Giants swept the Dodgers to edge out the Cardinals. October (and even years) brings out the best in the Giants. They square off against the NY Mets for a win-or-go-home challenge. With Bumgarner on the mound, the Giants’ playoff hopes are always more...

SF's Month of Rare Guided Walking ToursSF’s Month of Rare Guided Walking Tours
By - posted 10/2/2016
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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...

Ocean Beach Bonfire & Jazz MafiaOcean Beach Bonfire & Jazz Mafia
By - posted 10/2/2016
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 by the shore invite you to Ocean Beach for a brief, engaging ritual and joyful noise accompaniment from shofar more...

Candlelight Tours of SF's Civil War Era FortCandlelight Tours of SF’s Civil War Era Fort
By - posted 10/2/2016
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Alison Taggart-Barone via Fort Point Facebook Explore the historic Civil War-era Fort Point by candlelight and stars on this evening tour with a park ranger as your guide. Candlelight tours are available Saturday evenings (6:30 pm) during the months of November to February. Along the way, you’ll be transported to the momentous era of the more...

Hardly Strictly BluegrassHardly Strictly Bluegrass
By - posted 10/2/2016
Fairs & Festivals

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass via Facebook2016 brings San Francisco the 16th annual Hardly Strictly Bluegrass festival, one of the largest, free-est and beloved music festivals in the country. Be one of over 750,000 attendees over the three-day musical extravaganza in beautiful Golden Gate Park. Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2016 Three days, seven stages, over 100 artists Friday-Sunday, Sept. 30, more...

Asian Art Museum's Free Sunday CelebrationAsian Art Museum’s Free Sunday Celebration
By - posted 10/1/2016
Artsy Fartsy

Asian Art Museum via FacebookIt’s that time of year again, when the museum gears up for its annual Filipino American History Month Celebration. This year’s theme of “Movement” focuses on the traditions of dance, martial arts, word and art of the Philippines. Celebrate Filipino American history and culture at the Asian more...

2016 SoundWaves Music Festival2016 SoundWaves Music Festival
By - posted 10/1/2016
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The Soundwaves music series returns to Jack London Square with free live music on the Oakland waterfront. Locals and visitors are invited to bring a blanket or lawn chair for this festive afternoon of fabulous music including high-energy blues and bluegrass from Dirty Cello, Afro-Latin funk from Sang Matiz, and more...