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City Hall Lights Up Purple for PrinceCity Hall Lights Up Purple for Prince
By - posted 4/19/2016
Celebrations

Following a huge outpouring of support on Twitter, the lights of San Francisco’s City Hall will turn Purple in tribute to the cultural and musical legacy of Prince tonight at approximately 8 pm on April 21, 2016. Read the official word form City Hall on Twitter. Thank you to everyone to contacted city hall more...

When Prince Rocked the Bay AreaWhen Prince Rocked the Bay Area
By - posted 4/19/2016
Celebrations

Photo | Scott PennerWe’re so sad to say goodbye to Prince way too early. He was JUST here rocking out four epic shows less than two months ago. So many song lyrics and song titles come to mind. But we’ll leave it with #NothingCompares2U. The Purple One had a history of great more...

SF's Midnight Silent DiscoSF’s Midnight Silent Disco
By - posted 4/19/2016
Get Out : Events

Come in and close out the week-long NOW Festival with a kick ass secret dance party. Glow sticks? Bring em. Costumes? You bet. Glow Poi? Yes, please. Where is this happening? It’s a secret… Keep an eye on their Facebook and Instagram pages for the location. Kick Ass Secret Midnight Dance Party Friday, April more...

Gladiator-Style 1,000-Man Pie FightGladiator-Style 1,000-Man Pie Fight
By - posted 4/18/2016
Only in San Francisco

Photo: Embrace the Munch Are you ready to experience San Francisco’s first Gladiator-Style Guinness World Record 1,000 Man Pie Fight? Join and enter an all-out pie war battlefield while help raising awareness and funds for a new, local non-profit. Will this event actually take place? Who knows! Funcheap has no idea if more...

5,000 Free BART Ticket Giveaway5,000 Free BART Ticket Giveaway
By - posted 4/17/2016
Freebies

Join BART for the annual free BART Blue Sky Festival at Justin Herman Plaza, thanking those who ride BART and recognizing eco-friendly Bay Area leaders, just in time for Earth Day. 6th Annual BART Blue Sky Festival Wednesday, April 20, 2016 | 11 am to 1:30 pm Justin Herman Plaza, SF FREE You’ll find environmental info and giveaways from more...

The San Francisco Main Library's 20th AnnviersaryThe San Francisco Main Library’s 20th Annviersary
By - posted 4/17/2016
Celebrations

Twenty years have passed since the San Francisco Main Library first opened its doors to great acclaim on April 18, 1996, and that anniversary is being celebrated with more than 20 lively programs, events and exhibits. Today, the Main is busier than ever, greeting more than 1.8 million visitors each year, more...

San Francisco's Annual 1906 Earthquake CeremonySan Francisco’s Annual 1906 Earthquake Ceremony
By - posted 4/17/2016
Fairs & Festivals

When the earthquake hit on April 18, 1906, it did so in the wee hours at 5:12 am. The cast iron Lotta’s Fountain on Market Street became a crucial meeting point and is now known as SF’s oldest surviving monument. Every year since, city officials and some survivors (and there are a dwindling more...

Golden Gate Park's Free Symphony SundaysGolden Gate Park’s Free Symphony Sundays
By - posted 4/16/2016
Get Out : Events

The Golden Gate Park Band, under the direction of Michael L. Wirgler, presents the 134th season in Golden Gate Park’s music concourse. The weekly concerts take place most Sundays at 1 pm and are free and open to the public. All concerts feature music of specific nationalities or cultures, including costumed guest more...

2016 Cherry Blossom Festival Parade2016 Cherry Blossom Festival Parade
By - posted 4/16/2016
Fairs & Festivals

The 2016 Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival, celebrating its 49th year, is said to be the second largest festival outside of Washington, D.C.. Each year, over 200,000 people attend this dazzling display celebrating the blooming of cherry blossoms at one of three remaining Japantowns in the United States. The Grand Parade will more...

Silent Disco Dance Party on BARTSilent Disco Dance Party on BART
By - posted 4/16/2016
Get Out : Events

“ZeroDB” is back for another BART party on April 17, 2016. For this round, they have Wormhole residents DJs Duffrey and Krakinov holding it down. Silent Disco Party on BART “ZeroDB” Sunday, April 17, 2016 – 2:30 pm to 6:00 pm Meet at Ashby BART | 3100 Adeline St, Berkeley, CA 94703 Photo credit: Kenny Hoff via ravewithfifer.com How it more...

2016 DogFest2016 DogFest
By - posted 4/16/2016
Fairs & Festivals

DogFest 2016 is a mutt-tastic festival at one of the most dog-friendly parks in the city and the biggest dog event in San Francisco. 9th Annual DogFest Saturday, April 16, 2016 | 11 am to 4 pm Duboce Park, Duboce and Steiner, SF FREE, but pre-registration ($20) is typically required for your dog to compete Watch doggies compete for more...

News Flash: San Francisco is Bike CrazyNews Flash: San Francisco is Bike Crazy
By - posted 4/15/2016
City Insight

Photo Credit: Daniel Watson-Weller @ Streets of San Francisco Bike Tours On April 15, 2016 San Francisco’s Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) published its annual San Francisco Bicycle Count Report for the year 2015 which unsurprisingly showed that more people are bicycling as the city’s bike network continues to expand and more safety projects break more...

Record Store Day 2016Record Store Day 2016
By - posted 4/14/2016
Celebrations

Major and independent label artists alike have special, vinyl-only limited edition releases available on the third Saturday in April, a.k.a. Record Store Day. Amoeba, Aquarius, Rasputin, and dozens of record stores in the Bay Area will take part in the celebration. There will some local stores with special events with DJ sets and giveaways. 2016 Record Store more...

Funcheap's 1st Ever East Bay Comedy ShowFuncheap’s 1st Ever East Bay Comedy Show
By - posted 4/14/2016
Get Out : Events

Funcheap and #HellaFunny head to Berkeley for its first ever East Bay Pop-Up Comedy Takeover. If you’re obsessed with awesome coffee, you’ll love that we’re taking over the brand new Algorithm Coffee Co. and converting it into a pop-up comedy club for one weekend. We’ve hand-picked some of the Bay Area’s best comedians more...

The San Francisco The San Francisco “Now Festival” 2016
By - posted 4/13/2016
Fairs & Festivals

Come on out April 16-22, 2016 to co-create the best possible version of the panhandle community for one extraordinary week during the NOW Spring Festival taking over the neighborhoods around San Francisco’s iconic Panhandle (plus a few all over the city). Experience some of their 50+ events featuring silent discos, music, games, yoga, discussions, more...