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Cinco de Mayo Fairs & FestivalsCinco de Mayo Fairs & Festivals
By - posted 5/3/2017
Celebrations

The Mexican army’s 1862 victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War. That will be your answer when your friends start to ponder the question, “What exactly are we supposed to be celebrating here?” in between sips of Michelada (or shots of tequila) this weekend. Eat as many tacos more...

Stern Grove 2017 Lineup AnnouncedStern Grove 2017 Lineup Announced
By - posted 5/3/2017
Fairs & Festivals

Scott Wall via Stern Grove The Stern Grove Festival has been throwing free concerts in the park every summer since 1938. If you don’t mind arriving early to spread out your blanket to stake your spot, it’s an excellent way to spend a relaxing Sunday in a beautiful park setting watching free performances from more...

Free San Francisco Zoo DayFree San Francisco Zoo Day
By - posted 5/2/2017
Get Out : Events

Photo | Trip into FunThe San Francisco Zoo, Northern California’s largest zoological park and conservation center, periodically offers free admission for San Francisco residents. This urban oasis, nestled against the Pacific Ocean, provides a comfortable climate all year round.  You’ll enjoy seeing the 250 different animal species in naturalistic surroundings, along with more...

SF's Rare Guided Walking Tour MonthSF’s Rare Guided Walking Tour Month
By - posted 5/2/2017
City Discoveries

Photo | Chris Carlsson via FoundSFSan 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 more...

SF's Cinco de Mayo Festival & Block PartySF’s Cinco de Mayo Festival & Block Party
By - posted 4/30/2017
Fairs & Festivals

Photo | Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc. Enjoy Cinco de Mayo in the Mission with an annual all day family-friendly celebration held as a block party with live music, cultural performances, and more. This year they will also be hosting a Beer Garden for all attendees 21 and over. The festival is attended by an average more...

One of SF's Boutique Hotels Turns Into an Art GalleryOne of SF’s Boutique Hotels Turns Into an Art Gallery
By - posted 4/29/2017
Artsy Fartsy

Mido Lee San Francisco’s stARTup Art Fair is one of the most unique art shows you’re likely to ever encounter. The entire hotel is shut down for three days, and instead of the hotel’s 47 rooms occupied by tourists, all the rooms are taken over by 50+ hand-picked artists and turned into a pop-up art more...

Art Market San FranciscoArt Market San Francisco
By - posted 4/29/2017
Artsy Fartsy

Photo | Art Market SF Art Market San Francisco will return to the Fort Mason Festival Pavilion this spring to celebrate its sixth edition. Following record breaking sales, city-wide partnerships, and attendance of over 25,000 visitors last year, the 2017 edition of Art Market San Francisco is pleased to present a significant selection of more...

Sunday Streets: The TenderloinSunday Streets: The Tenderloin
By - posted 4/29/2017
Fairs & Festivals

Sunday Streets Sunday Streets (March – October 2017) is San Francisco’s official block party – a sorta-monthly roving neighborhood celebration and five hour street party where the streets are closed to vehicles, so pedestrians, roller skaters, bicyclists, yogis, and everyone except for cars can take over the streets for an afternoon. Funcheap is proud more...

Cesar Chavez Parade & FestivalCesar Chavez Parade & Festival
By - posted 4/28/2017
Fairs & Festivals

cesarchavezday.org The Annual Cesar E. Chavez Holiday Parade & Festival in San Francisco has become a significant event in the Mission drawing a diverse crowd of participants and attendees from different demographics and cultures. This the largest event honoring the life and work of the labor and civil rights leader in Northern California. Parade 2017 more...

SF's 1st Ever SF’s 1st Ever “Southside Festival”
By - posted 4/28/2017
Fairs & Festivals

Crashing Hotels On Saturday, April 29, 2017, Imprint.City and The Bay Bridged (the people behind Phono del Sol) will launch the 2017 Southside Festival in San Francisco’s Bayview neighborhood. The Southside Festival is a day-long, free, music & arts festival, showcasing local visual artists and musicians, however unlike most festivals, Southside will enliven indoor more...

Dancing in the Park 2017Dancing in the Park 2017
By - posted 4/28/2017
Fairs & Festivals

Dancing in the Park SF See some of the best dance companies and dance schools in the Bay Area perform under the sun at the tenth annual Dancing in the Park festival at Golden Gate Park’s music concourse on April 29, 2017. This annual outdoor dance event featuring dance companies from around more...

Jeremy Fish Jeremy Fish “Bronze Bunny” Sculpture Unveiling
By - posted 4/28/2017
Artsy Fartsy

Upper Playground After wading through tons of bureaucrazy, get ready for the unveiling of Jeremy Fish’s, “Bronze Bunny”, on Saturday April 29th from 5-10pm which finally gets a permanent perch in the Lower Haight. The Bronze Bunny unveiling will take place at 215 Haight (between Buchanan & Laguna) at 5pm. Afterwards head to more...

“May Day” Marches & Protests in SF & Oakland
By - posted 4/27/2017
Have Your Voice Heard

Comedians with Criminal RecordsComedians with Criminal Records
By - posted 4/27/2017
Get Out : Events

HellaFunny Comedians with Criminal Records is a unique comedy showcase of established comedians who’ve had trouble with the law in the past. This may be the only show in America where if you don’t laugh, you might get stabbed. And it’s all hosted by two criminals who both open for Dave Chappelle pretty more...

SF's Dutch SF’s Dutch “King’s Day” Party at the Windmill
By - posted 4/27/2017
Fairs & Festivals

Golden Gate Park The Dutch community in San Francisco invites you to celebrate King’s Day 2017 near the Murphy Windmill on the south end of Golden Gate Park. King’s Day, the biggest national celebration in the Netherlands, is returning once again to San Francisco. Dutch King’s Day San Francisco will be a fun-filled more...