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Saturday, May 27

Annual Epiphyllum Flower Show | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, May 27 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Golden Gate Park
Annual Epiphyllum Flower Show | Golden Gate Park

The San Francisco Epiphyllum Society is having their Annual Flower Show at Golden Gate Park.
There will be cuttings and plants for sale. Many experts will be on hand to answer questions so you can learn to grow your own beautiful flowers.
Epiphyllum is a genus of …

Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, May 27 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Golden Gate Park
Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park

Take yourself outside and into the beauty of this city’s heart and soul. Practice yoga under the trees and let the ocean air sooth and invigorate you. This class expertly blends breathing and movement, strength and grace, imagination and form. You will gain a personal ...

Spring Wild Flowers Guided Walking Tour | Golden Gate Park
Spring Wild Flowers Guided Walking Tour | Golden Gate Park

It’s been a wet winter and that means spring is going to be crazy good at the San Francisco Botanical Garden … the curators tell us that everything is budding up and looking very bountiful and beautiful. After four dry years, this winter has brought much needed rain ...

Sunday, May 28

Free Memorial Day Patriotic Music Concert | Golden Gate Park Band
Sunday, May 28 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
Free Memorial Day Patriotic Music Concert | Golden Gate Park Band

The Golden Gate Park Band, under the direction of Michael L. Wirgler, presents the 135th season in Golden Gate Park’s music concourse. That’s right, this symphony has been playing free concerts in Golden Gate Park for more than 100 years The weekly concerts take place most ...

Thursday, June 1

Summer of Love NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, June 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members)
| California Academy of Sciences
Summer of Love NightLife | California Academy of Sciences

What better way to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love than a party in the heart of Golden Gate Park?
Just blocks away from the Haight Street epicenter of this historic cultural celebration, NightLife will host a night of psychedelic science.

Hear from local …

Friday, June 2

Friday Nights at the de Young: 2017 Season Kick-Off | SF
Friday Nights at the de Young: 2017 Season Kick-Off | SF

Friday Nights at the de Young is a free weekly after-hours art “happening” in the museum’s public spaces. The event has a new theme every week, but typically includes an eclectic mix of live music, dance performances, film screenings, panel discussions, lectures, artist demos, hands-on art activities, ...

Sunday, June 4

California Academy of Sciences | Free Admission Day
Sunday, June 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences | Free Admission Day

The California Academy of Sciences is a world-class scientific and cultural institution in Golden Gate Park, a 400,000 square foot structure that houses an aquarium, a planetarium a natural history museum and a four-story rainforest all under a living roof. The Academy hosts four free ...

Free Symphony & Italian Opera in the Park | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, June 4 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
Free Symphony & Italian Opera in the Park | Golden Gate Park

The Golden Gate Park Band, under the direction of Michael L. Wirgler, presents the 135th season in Golden Gate Park’s music concourse. That’s right, this symphony has been playing free concerts in Golden Gate Park for more than 100 years The weekly concerts take place most ...

Tuesday, June 6

de Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, June 6 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
| de Young Museum
de Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays

Founded in 1895 in Golden Gate Park, the de Young Museum is a landmark art museum to showcase the museum’s priceless collections of American art from the 17th through the 20th centuries, and art of the native Americas, Africa, and the Pacific. Free Admission Day: ...

Conservatory of Flowers: Free Admission Day | GG Park
Tuesday, June 6 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Conservatory of Flowers
Conservatory of Flowers: Free Admission Day | GG Park

Whether you’re a native San Franciscan, a visitor from the other side of the world, or a budding botanist, the Conservatory of Flowers offers an intimate, up-close experience with over 1,700 species of rare, exotic and endangered plants from more than 50 different countries. Opened ...

Thursday, June 8

Coral Reef NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, June 8 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members)
| California Academy of Sciences
Coral Reef NightLife | California Academy of Sciences

Everything’s better under the sea: Join them in celebrating World Oceans Day and the beauty and wonder of coral reefs. Enjoy a nighttime dive show in their Philippine Coral Reef tank and marvel at the out-of-this-world scratching skills of local celeb DJ QBert.

Learn about the Academy’s …

Saturday, June 10

“Perennials & Pollinator Plants” Plant Sale | SF Botanical Garden
Saturday, June 10 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Botanical Garden

Come by for a unique opportunity to admire and acquire an outstanding selection of plants seldom found in commercial nurseries or garden centers. Enjoy a wide variety of plants at each monthly Saturday sale, in addition to featured selections, based on the season. All monthly ...

11th Annual Golden Gate Park Band Festival: 6 Band Extravaganza | SF
Saturday, June 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
11th Annual Golden Gate Park Band Festival: 6 Band Extravaganza | SF

This two-day festival and fundraiser is presented by the Friends of the Golden Gate Park Band annually in June and features regional community concert bands. The Friends arrange for professional photographs and CDs of these community bands.
11:00   – Corte Madera Town Band
12:00   – …

Sunday, June 11

11th Annual Golden Gate Park Band Festival: 6 Band Extravaganza | SF
Sunday, June 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
11th Annual Golden Gate Park Band Festival: 6 Band Extravaganza | SF

This two-day festival and fundraiser is presented by the Friends of the Golden Gate Park Band annually in June and features regional community concert bands. The Friends arrange for professional photographs and CDs of these community bands.
11:00   – Cupertino Symphonic Band
12:00   – Paradise …

“Sunday Streets” Huge Block Party | Sunset & Golden Gate Park
Sunday, June 11 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Golden Gate Park

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 ...

Tuesday, June 13

Free Admission Day | San Francisco Botanical Garden
Free Admission Day | San Francisco Botanical Garden

The San Francisco Botanical Garden is one of the most diverse gardens in the world. A unique urban oasis, the garden is a living museum within Golden Gate Park, offering 55 acres of both landscaped gardens and open spaces, and showcasing over 8,000 different kinds ...

Thursday, June 15

Micro NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, June 15 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members)
| California Academy of Sciences
Micro NightLife | California Academy of Sciences

Go big this week as NightLife gets really, really small to discover the wonderful world of microbiology. Learn about the latest cutting-edge advances in exploring and explaining the science of small.
Join some of the Bay Area’s cutting-edge labs in checking out teeny-tiny things, including Stanford …

Sunday, June 18

Summer of Love in the Grove | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, June 18 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is free. Donations are requested.
| National AIDS Memorial Grove
Summer of Love in the Grove | Golden Gate Park

Put on those lavender tinted glasses and celebrate 50 years of love. Commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love by paying tribute to the queer movers and shakers who influenced the movement.
From noon to 5 pm in the National AIDS Memorial Grove in Golden …

Free Great Concert Band Music | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, June 18 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
Free Great Concert Band Music | Golden Gate Park

The Golden Gate Park Band, under the direction of Michael L. Wirgler, presents the 135th season in Golden Gate Park’s music concourse. That’s right, this symphony has been playing free concerts in Golden Gate Park for more than 100 years The weekly concerts take place most ...

Thursday, June 22

Pride NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, June 22 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members)
| California Academy of Sciences
Pride NightLife | California Academy of Sciences

Get into the groove for this celebration of equality, self-expression, and San Francisco Pride.

Join drag queen extraordinaire Heklina, host of the weekly “Mother” party at SF nightclub The Oasis, for a drag show of fabulously unparalleled proportions celebrating “the future of love.”
In the Coral Reef, …

Sunday, June 25

Disney Symphony Concert in the Park | Golden Gate Park Band
Sunday, June 25 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
Disney Symphony Concert in the Park | Golden Gate Park Band

The Golden Gate Park Band, under the direction of Michael L. Wirgler, presents the 135th season in Golden Gate Park’s music concourse. That’s right, this symphony has been playing free concerts in Golden Gate Park for more than 100 years The weekly concerts take place most ...

Sunday, July 2

Symphony in the Park: Latin American Music | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, July 2 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
Symphony in the Park: Latin American Music | Golden Gate Park

The Golden Gate Park Band, under the direction of Michael L. Wirgler, presents the 135th season in Golden Gate Park’s music concourse. That’s right, this symphony has been playing free concerts in Golden Gate Park for more than 100 years The weekly concerts take place most ...

Tuesday, July 4

de Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, July 4 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
| de Young Museum
de Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays

Founded in 1895 in Golden Gate Park, the de Young Museum is a landmark art museum to showcase the museum’s priceless collections of American art from the 17th through the 20th centuries, and art of the native Americas, Africa, and the Pacific. Free Admission Day: ...

Patriotic American 4th of July Concert | Golden Gate Park Band
Tuesday, July 4 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
Patriotic American 4th of July Concert | Golden Gate Park Band

The Golden Gate Park Band plays free Sunday concerts all summer long, but the band always takes the time to commemorate our country’s birthday with a special show featuring patriotic and American music.

Saturday, July 8

“Salvias, Shrubs & Fuchsias” Plant Sale | SF Botanical Garden
Saturday, July 8 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Botanical Garden

Come by for a unique opportunity to admire and acquire an outstanding selection of plants seldom found in commercial nurseries or garden centers. Enjoy a wide variety of plants at each monthly Saturday sale, in addition to featured selections, based on the season. All monthly ...