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Thursday, March 30

Outside Lands 2017: Eager Beaver Pre-Sale | Aug 11-13
Outside Lands 2017: Eager Beaver Pre-Sale | Aug 11-13

In case your summer plans were looking for an exclamation point, we have a few up our sleeve. Outside Lands is back taking over Golden Gate Park on August 11-13, 2017 to get the heart of San Francisco pumping.
There’s no official word on headliners yet, …

Best of the Academy NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, March 30 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members)
| California Academy of Sciences
Best of the Academy NightLife | California Academy of Sciences

NightLife celebrates the best of the Academy with an evening of after hours science inside the greenest museum on the planet.

Enjoy nighttime dive shows in their Philippine Coral Reef tank, learn about Claude the albino alligator during a special Swamp Talk, then prepare to be …

Win Tix: NightLife Dive Show | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, March 30 – 6:00 pm | Cost: WIN | California Academy of Sciences

Enjoy music, creatures, and cocktails as you set out with friends on a journey to the stars and the depths of the sea.
> Get Tickets – $15 21+
Enjoy nighttime dive shows in our Philippine Coral Reef tank, learn about Claude the albino alligator during a …

Friday, March 31

2017 Magnolia Bloom: Last Blossoms of the Season | SF Botanical Garden
2017 Magnolia Bloom: Last Blossoms of the Season | SF Botanical Garden

One of San Francisco’s most breathtaking natural marvels, the annual bloom of nearly 100 rare and historic magnolias with trees reaching 80 feet, is at its peak from mid-January through March at the SF Botanical Garden. Velvety silver buds on the often bare branches of these elegant trees, ...

Saturday, April 1

Dramatic Bloom of Spring Wild Flowers | SF Botanical Garden
Dramatic Bloom of Spring Wild Flowers | SF Botanical Garden

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 ...

Free Guided Trail & Nature Walk | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, April 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Stow Lake
Free Guided Trail & Nature Walk | Golden Gate Park

Explore SF’s natural areas with a free guided nature walk while socializing with new friends, feeling fit, and finding new inspiration in our city’s native plants and wildlife. All walks start at 10:00am are Free, and require no pre-registration. Free Saturday Nature Walks | Schedule Golden ...

“Spring Bloomers” Plant Sale | SF Botanical Garden
Saturday, April 1 – 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 ...

Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, April 1 – 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 ...

Sunday, April 2

Flickr Photowalk: Capturing The Beautiful Start Of Spring | SF
Sunday, April 2 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Entry is free for all SF residents with a valid ID. For non-SF residents admission is $8.
| San Francisco Botanical Garden
Flickr Photowalk: Capturing The Beautiful Start Of Spring | SF

Flickr is excited to host a Spring photowalk through San Francisco’s Botanical Garden. They’re going to tour the gardens, checking out the biodiversity and capturing the beautiful start to Spring. A Botanical Garden volunteer will educate you about the history of the gardens and about …

People’s Day In The Park: 50th Anniversary of the Car Free Sundays | GG Park
Sunday, April 2 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 6th & Kennedy (Golden Gate Park)
People's Day In The Park: 50th Anniversary of the Car Free Sundays | GG Park

The Sunday closure of Kennedy Drive to automobile traffic has proven to be the most successful program of the San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department. Thousands of San Franciscans and others from throughout the Bay Area and beyond flock to the park on Sundays when …

Tuesday, April 4

de Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, April 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: ...

Conservatory of Flowers: Free Admission Day | GG Park
Tuesday, April 4 – 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, April 6

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

Show them yours and they’ll show you theirs—collections that is. This week, NightLife salutes the time-tested art and science of collecting. From life forms discovered at the darkest depths of the ocean to space objects collected after crashing through the atmosphere—they’ve got it all.

Saturday, April 8

Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, April 8 – 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 ...

8th Annual Doggie Easter Egg Hunt | Golden Gate Park
8th Annual Doggie Easter Egg Hunt | Golden Gate Park

Bring your furry friend to the 8th Annual Easter Egg Hunt for Dogs from noon to 2 pm on Saturday, April 8, 2017.
Enjoy finger foods and local vendors while your dog sniffs out eggs filled with tasty treats and valuable prizes. Don’t forget your camera for …

Tuesday, April 11

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, April 13

Yuri’s NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, April 13 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members)
| California Academy of Sciences
Yuri's NightLife | California Academy of Sciences

Go straight up spacey this week as NightLife celebrates cosmo-pioneer Yuri Gagarin, the first human in space.

Win Tix: “Yuri’s Night” World Space Party NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, April 13 – 6:00 pm | Cost: WIN | California Academy of Sciences

Enjoy music, creatures, and cocktails as you set out with friends on a journey to the stars and the depths of the sea at California Academy of Science’s “Nightlife.”
> Get Tickets – $15 21+
Get straight up spacey this week as NightLife celebrates cosmo-pioneer Yuri Gagarin, …

Saturday, April 15

2017 Spring Eggstravaganza Carnival | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, April 15 – 11:00 am | Cost: $8 | Sharon Meadow
2017 Spring Eggstravaganza Carnival | Golden Gate Park

Celebrate spring at the annual Eggstravaganza event at Sharon Meadow in Golden Gate Park from 11 am to 3 pm on Saturday, April 15, 2017.
This year’s Spring Eggstravaganza at Sharon Meadow in Golden Gate Park on April 15 will feature egg hunts, carnival rides, games, live …

Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, April 15 – 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 ...

Sunday, April 16

2017 Easter In the Park: Hunky Jesus & Foxy Mary Contests | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, April 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Hellman Hollow
2017 Easter In the Park: Hunky Jesus & Foxy Mary Contests | Golden Gate Park

The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, the kabuki-inspired cross-dressing nuns-of-fun, host their 38th Easter Sunday in the Park at Hellman Hollow in Golden Gate Park.
There’s a family-friendly Children’s Easter celebration at 10:30 am, but the real fun follows after the kids head home with adult-friendly fare like …

Thursday, April 20

420 in the Park: Gigantic Gathering at Hippie Hill | Golden Gate Park
Thursday, April 20 – 4:20 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, at your own risk of arrest and contact high, of course
| Hippie Hill
420 in the Park: Gigantic Gathering at Hippie Hill | Golden Gate Park

Let’s file this one under “unofficial.”
There’s no permits issued; it’s not really legal, but usually the city tends to turn a blind eye when thousands turn up on Hippie Hill in Golden Gate Park on April 20th each year for a giant smoke out.  Let’s just …

Saturday, April 22

Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, April 22 – 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 ...

Sunday, April 23

Golden Gate Park Band: 2017 Season Opening Day | Free Sunday Concert in the Park
Sunday, April 23 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
Golden Gate Park Band: 2017 Season Opening Day | Free Sunday Concert in the Park

The Golden Gate Park Band, under the direction of Michael L. Wirgler, presents the 133rd 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 ...

Saturday, April 29

Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, April 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Hall of Flowers (GG Park)
Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park

The Vintage Paper Fair has one of the West Coast’s largest selection of postcards, trade cards, stereoviews, photography, labels, brochures, Victorian transportation, sports memorabilia, and all manner of curious, beautiful and interesting old paper. San Francisco Vintage Paper Fair 2017 – January 7 & 8 ...