Home » City Guide Archive

SF City Guide

Beethoven in the CityBeethoven in the City
By - posted 5/15/2016
City Discoveries

In celebration of Cypress String Quartet’s 20th and final season together, and of the great city of SF and its people who have supported them through the years, the Quartet presents the complete string quartets of Beethoven in 16 free concerts all over San Francisco, May 4 through 19, 2016. In nearly 20 more...

Oakland Veg Week 2016Oakland Veg Week 2016
By - posted 5/14/2016
Eat & Drink

Celebrate the third annual Oakland Veg Week and pledge to be vegetarian for the week of May 15-21, 2016. Oakland Veg Week’s mission is to introduce the Oakland community to the many benefits of a plant-based diet for your health, the animals, and the environment. Oakland Veg Week takes place in the spring, and this event more...

50¢ Dance Class Day50¢ Dance Class Day
By - posted 5/14/2016
Artsy Fartsy

Ready for a day full of dance for just 50 cents? Head to the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts’ Forum between 11 am and 3 pm, or anytime in between, with your two quarters for the Jazz Migrations Edition, a nod to This Was Made Here by Meklit Hadero, presented more...

SFJAZZ Free Big Band Concert NightSFJAZZ Free Big Band Concert Night
By - posted 5/13/2016
Get Out : Events

Join Adam Theis and the Monday Night Band for an exciting night of big band music featuring fresh arrangements developed throughout the 12-week education program from Bay Area musicians and the band members themselves. Bring your friends and family for an amazing evening of great jazz and original music. Don’t miss more...

Bay to Breakers 2016Bay to Breakers 2016
By - posted 5/13/2016
Fairs & Festivals

Bring your costumed, your semi-naked and your beer (try to be discreet) and participate in one of the largest races in America – one of the most strange and “San Francentric.” The third Sunday in May brings us “Bay to Breakers,” the crown jewel of San Francisco events since 1912 with more...

SFMOMA Grand Re-OpeningSFMOMA Grand Re-Opening
By - posted 5/13/2016
Celebrations

The newly expanded SFMOMA will finally reopen on Saturday, May 14, 2016 from 10 am to 8 pm. An opening ceremony will be held at 9 am and free admission will be offered for the entire day. Free Tickets to Opening Day (as well as general admission tickets for other days) will more...

2016 Taiwanese Cultural Festival2016 Taiwanese Cultural Festival
By - posted 5/13/2016
Celebrations

The annual Taiwanese American Cultural Festival will once again be held in Union Square. Over 10,000 people from all across the Bay Area attend this event yearly to experience the vibrancy of Taiwanese culture. through food, music, performances and fun workshops. 24th Annual Taiwanese American Cultural Festival Saturday, May 14, 2016 | 10 am to more...

Bike to Work DayBike to Work Day
By - posted 5/9/2016
Get Out : Events

It’s the 21st annual Bike to Work Day so grab your bike and join tens of thousands of people pedaling to the office on Thursday, May 12, 2016. Want a FREE bike rental? Bay Area Bike Share is offering free rides in celebration of #BTWD. Take the system out for a spin and more...

SFMade Week 2016SFMade Week 2016
By - posted 5/8/2016
Fairs & Festivals

SFMade Week 2016 is the annual weeklong celebration that champions locally made products, their makers and their people. The week features over 40 events at local factories and retailers, including factory tours, demos and shopping events. 2016 SFMade Week May 9 – 15, 2016 All over San Francisco Cost: Many events are free with an RSVP. Some more...

Free Häagen-Dazs Ice Cream DayFree Häagen-Dazs Ice Cream Day
By - posted 5/8/2016
Freebies

Ice cream lovers can enjoy a free kiddie size scoop of their favorite flavor in either a cup, sugar cone, or cake cone from 4-8 pm in any participating Häagen-Dazs shop across the country (including 6 in the Bay Area), as Häagen-Dazs celebrates their annual Free Cone Day. Häagen-Dazs Free Cone Day 2016 Tuesday, May more...

Mother's Day Fun in San FranciscoMother’s Day Fun in San Francisco
By - posted 5/7/2016
Get Out : Events

2016 Hip Hop in the Park2016 Hip Hop in the Park
By - posted 5/7/2016
Fairs & Festivals

The Bay Area hip-hop community comes together the first Saturday in May each year to enjoy live music, graffiti art, dancing, and DJing at the annual Hip Hop in the Park, a hip-hop festival run by the Students For Hip Hop at Cal, in People’s Park. 2016 Hip Hop in the more...

Funcheap's May Comedy Pop-UpFuncheap’s May Comedy Pop-Up
By - posted 5/7/2016
Get Out : Events

Funcheap takes over Folsom Street Foundry with #HellaFunny and converts it into a pop-up comedy club for one weekend a month. We’ve hand-picked some of the Bay Area’s best comedians from Comedy Central, Jimmy Kimmel Live (ABC), ViceLand, USO Tour and more. Plus a Saturday night #HellaPrince dance party after party! more...

Jack London Square's Jack London Square’s “Car-topia”
By - posted 5/7/2016
Fairs & Festivals

Photo | Alan Hirsch via Jack London Square Facebook Page Jack London Square rolls dozens of classics, retro models and modern muscle cars onto the Oakland waterfront, for a Car-topia auto extravaganza from 10 am to 3 pm on Saturday, May 7, 2016. Car-topia Classic Car Show Saturday, May 7, 2016 – 10:00 am more...

Taco-Chella 2016Taco-Chella 2016
By - posted 5/6/2016
Fairs & Festivals

Photo | Carlos Adampol GalindoIt’s Taco Time San Francisco! Your favorite festival is back courtesy of SoMa StrEat Food Park and FunCheapSF. Get ready for TacoChella & Lucha Libre! We’ve got a day celebrating Mexico’s best and most beloved street food plus delicious drink specials and TWO live Lucha Libre more...