Former U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer Robbed in Oakland
Bay Area Updates, Crime, Jerk Alert
Former U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer Robbed in Oakland
Daylight assault and robbery of 80-year-old took place near Jack London Square on Monday
COVID Testing: All 19 Free Testing Sites in San Francisco
COVID Testing, COVID-19 Updates
COVID Testing: All 19 Free Testing Sites in San Francisco
Updated July 26, 2021: Where to get a free coronavirus test including walk-up, drop-in and drive-thru locations
300 SF Bars Might Require Vaccines Starting July 29
Bars, COVID Testing, COVID-19 Updates, Indoor Dining, Outdoor Dining, Vaccines
300 SF Bars Might Require Vaccines Starting July 29
SF Bar Owners Alliance policy allows each bar to set their own rules and policies.
Bay Area Has 20% Chance of Thunderstroms Monday & Tuesday
Bay Area Updates, Fire Updates
Bay Area Has 20% Chance of Thunderstroms Monday & Tuesday
Strong winds from the south may blow in some thunderstorms, sparking higher risk of wildfires in the greater Bay Area
SF Getting 26 More Police Officers for Tourist Season
Bay Area Updates, Travel
SF Getting 26 More Police Officers for Tourist Season
Police patrols are increasing at San Francisco's tourist spots
GG Bridge Commute Traffic Down 40% From Pre-Pandemic Levels
What's Closed / What's Open
GG Bridge Commute Traffic Down 40% From Pre-Pandemic Levels
Travel over and under the Golden Gate Bridge by bus and ferry is still lagging far behind its pre-pandemic levels
SF to Get 400 New Drug & Mental Health Treatment Beds
Causes, Community, Uplifting
SF to Get 400 New Drug & Mental Health Treatment Beds
The 20-bed SOMA RISE Center will open in the fall of 2021 as part of the City's response to the drug overdose crisis
500 SF Bars Might Require Vaccine Proof
Bars, COVID-19 Updates, Only in San Francisco, Vaccines
500 SF Bars Might Require Vaccine Proof
You might be required to be vaccinated to drink at many SF bars soon

Tuesday, July 27

Free Outdoor Dance Classes w/ Rhythm & Motion (SF)
Tuesday, July 27 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Free Outdoor Dance Classes w/ Rhythm & Motion (SF)

Yerba Buena Gardens Festival announces a special 2021 summer season that will kickoff on Saturday, June 26 at 1:00pm with a free concert from Bobi Céspedes, the Bay Area’s matriarch of Cuban Music and with 23 free outdoor events throughout the summer. In 2020, the ...

Stern Grove Festival RSVP Window Opens at 2p: Thundercat (8/8)
Tuesday, July 27 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated. Tickets required
| Stern Grove
Stern Grove Festival RSVP Window Opens at 2p: Thundercat (8/8)

Stern Grove Festival announced a packed lineup for their 2021 season highlighted by a July 4th concert with the San Francisco Symphony, Thievery Corporation on July 11, Fitz & The Tantrums on August 15th and the finale “The Big Picnic” with Tower of Power and Too ...

Oakland’s “Local Love Summer Art Festival” at BLOC15 (July 27-Aug 1)
Oakland's "Local Love Summer Art Festival" at BLOC15 (July 27-Aug 1)
The Local Love Summer Art Festival is a six day celebration of Bay Area art and culture that is designed to support the participating local artists. The festival takes place at BLOC15 in Oakland and features a curated 10,000 square foot exhibition of Bay Area ...
SF Library Author Talk “Meddling in the Ballot Box”
Tuesday, July 27 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Public Library (All Branches)
SF Library Author Talk "Meddling in the Ballot Box"
Dov Levin, author of, Meddling in the Ballot Box, will discuss foreign powers who try to determine election results of another country and the effects of this meddling on election results. Prof. Dov H. Levin is an Assistant Professor of International Relations at the Department of ...
$5.75 Drive-In Movie Night in Concord & San Jose
Tuesday, July 27 – 8:30 pm | Cost: $5.75*
*$5.75 for adults on Tuesday nights. Kids are $2
| Solano 2 Drive In
$5.75 Drive-In Movie Night in Concord & San Jose

One of the most socially-distant ways to have fun, The West Wind Drive-In theaters in both San Jose and Concord are open for good old fashioned drive-in move fun. West Wind Drive In Locations Solano Drive-In – 1611 Solano Way, Concord Capitol Drive-In – 3630 ...Every Tuesday

Wednesday, July 28

“HellaSecret” SF Outdoor Comedy Night & Secret Beer Garden (Marina)
"HellaSecret" SF Outdoor Comedy Night & Secret Beer Garden (Marina)

We’ve got a new covered secret beer garden to introduce you to for HellaSecret – a new series of pop-up live outdoor comedy shows at unique spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a venue and you’ll get an email with the secret location. This ...Every Wednesday

Free Admission Hour “Japanese Tea Garden” at GG Park
Free Admission Hour "Japanese Tea Garden" at GG Park

Still Open / SHELTER IN PLACE UPDATE: 12/7/20 –  Outdoor gardens are specifically allowed and exempt from closures in the Shelter-in-Place order from December 6 to January 4. “Outdoor botanical gardens and historic sites may remain open” – We confirmed with the SF’s parks department ...Every Wednesday

2021 National Buffalo Soldier’s Day (Union Square)
Wednesday, July 28 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free family fun
| Union Square
2021 National Buffalo Soldier's Day (Union Square)
2021 National Buffalo Soldier’s Day brings global attention to Union Square and contributions by Buffalo Soldiers throughout the Great State of California. May 1903, U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt was escorted by Buffalo Soldiers from the San Francisco Presidio to Union Square for the dedication of ...
Castro Farmers’ Market (Every Wednesday)
Wednesday, July 28 – 2:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Castro Farmers' Market
Castro Farmers' Market (Every Wednesday)

Welcome back your favorite farmers to the corner of Market and Noe Streets as they offer their amazing citrus, tasty root vegetables, honey, flowers, baked goods, and beautiful leafy greens.  Castro Farmers’ Market Every Wed., Mar. 17-Nov. 17, 2021 | 2:30p-7p Castro Farmer’s Market, Noe ...Every Wednesday

“SF Wednesdays” Free Outdoor Summer Concerts in Downtown
Wednesday, July 28 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
"SF Wednesdays" Free Outdoor Summer Concerts in Downtown

With SFWednesdays, San Francisco is taking it to the streets with 30 performances, free and open-to-the-public, spread across 10 Wednesdays this summer in some of the City’s most iconic outdoor public spaces. The series kicks off  Wednesday, July 14 (12pm – 2pm) — in three simultaneous offerings ...Every Wednesday

Win Tix: Disney’s “Jungle Cruise” Sneak Preview Movie Night (AMC Metreon)
Wednesday, July 28 – 6:20 pm | Cost: WIN | AMC Metreon 16
Free sneak preview movie screenings at The Metreon are back! Join us at a special private sneak preview screening of the new Disney film “Jungle Cruise“ – inspired by the Disneyland ride and starring Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt – a few days before the ...
SF’s Historic Matchbook + Neon Sign Design Talk
Wednesday, July 28 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Public Library (All Branches)
SF's Historic Matchbook + Neon Sign Design Talk
A partnership with SF Neon, Tenderloin Museum and the Letterform Archive An exploration of matchbooks and neon sign design and typography that is a time-travel journey to the mid-century nightlife of San Francisco. Vintage matchbook covers and historic neon signs are a fascinating synecdoche of the ...

Thursday, July 29

$15 Tix: SF’s New Immersive Art Show “teamLab Continuity” (Asian Art Museum)
$15 Tix: SF's New Immersive Art Show "teamLab Continuity" (Asian Art Museum)

Step into an experience like no other: at teamLab: Continuity, you become part of an interactive landscape of blooming flowers, darting fish, and soaring crows. At teamLab: Continuity, you will find yourself immersed in a wondrous ecosystem of lush imagery drawn from nature and East ...

Thursday “HellaSecret” Outdoor Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (SF)
Thursday "HellaSecret" Outdoor Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (SF)

Get ready for SF’s very first fully-dedicated outdoor comedy club – part of our new pop-up (and socially-distant) comedy shows at unique outdoor spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a new venue and you’ll get an email with the secret location. Get $5 ...

SF’s New Comedy Club “HellaSecret” Show + Cocktail Night
SF's New Comedy Club "HellaSecret" Show + Cocktail Night

Discover SF’s brand new secret comedy club with a newly-designed stage, lighting system and EAW Pro Audio sound system – part of our new pop-up (and socially-distant) comedy shows at unique outdoor spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a new venue and you’ll ...

Oakland “HellaSecret” Speakeasy Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (7p + 9p Shows)
Oakland "HellaSecret" Speakeasy Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (7p + 9p Shows)

Get ready for our “HellaSecret” speakeasy comedy show in Oakland. A series of pop-up (and socially distant) live comedy shows at unique spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a venue and you’ll get an email with the secret location. This HellaSecret comedy show ...

300 SF Bars Might Require Vaccines Indoors Starting July 29
Thursday, July 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
300 SF Bars Might Require Vaccines Indoors Starting July 29
If you go out to drink indoors this weekend, you might want to bring a copy of your vaccine card. Thanks to ABC7 for letting us know that on Monday the SF Bar Owners Alliance, which represents over 300 bars in San Francisco, has officially stated ...
“Mission Community Market” Night Farmers Market (SF)
Thursday, July 29 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Community Market
"Mission Community Market" Night Farmers Market (SF)

2021 updates Now in its 11th year, the popular neighborhood market will be reopening with a lineup of 20+ small local farms and food businesses, offering a diversity of fresh fruits and vegetables, food crafts, and hot prepared foods for Mission residents. More vendors will ...Every Thursday

Harris v. Sutro: An Early Civil Rights Battle at Sutro Baths
Thursday, July 29 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP to receive Zoom info
| Sutro Library
Harris v. Sutro: An Early Civil Rights Battle at Sutro Baths
In this virtual talk, Elaine Elinson will present on the little known case of Harris v. Sutro, where John Harris challenged segregation. Join us on Thursday, July 29th at 4PM (PST). For more details and to RSVP, visit Eventbrite page.
Poolside Comedy at Chambers eat + drink (SF)
Poolside Comedy at Chambers eat + drink (SF)
Bring a date, bring your mom, bring the squad and bring a big thirst to enjoy Poolside Comedy at Chambers eat + drink . This hit comedy series has been selling out and bringing amazing comedians from across the country who’ve appeared on Netflix, Late ...

Friday, July 30

“HellaSecret” Speakeasy Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (SF) 7p + 9p Shows
"HellaSecret" Speakeasy Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (SF) 7p + 9p Shows

Discover SF’s secret speakeasy comedy night! Now that indoor performances are finally allowed again, we are setting up “speakeasy” style comedy shows.  This is part of Funcheap’s pop-up comedy shows at unique spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a new venue and you’ll ...

Friday “HellaSecret” Outdoor Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (SF)
Friday "HellaSecret" Outdoor Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (SF)

Get ready for SF’s very first fully-dedicated outdoor comedy club – part of our new pop-up (and socially-distant) comedy shows at unique outdoor spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a new venue and you’ll get an email with the secret location. Get $5 ...

SF’s New Comedy Club “HellaSecret” Show (7p + 8:30p Shows)
SF's New Comedy Club "HellaSecret" Show (7p + 8:30p Shows)

Discover SF’s brand new secret comedy club with a newly-designed stage, lighting system and EAW Pro Audio sound system – part of our new pop-up (and socially-distant) comedy shows at unique outdoor spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a new venue and you’ll ...

Oakland “HellaSecret” Speakeasy Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (7p + 9p Shows)
Oakland "HellaSecret" Speakeasy Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (7p + 9p Shows)

Get ready for our “HellaSecret” speakeasy comedy show in Oakland. A series of pop-up (and socially distant) live comedy shows at unique spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a venue and you’ll get an email with the secret location. This HellaSecret comedy show ...

HellaRnB Night (Beyoncé, Rihanna, TLC, Prince & More)
HellaRnB Night (Beyoncé, Rihanna, TLC, Prince & More)

HellaRnB is back! We’re taking over Neck of the Woods, which is reopening for the first time since early 2020 and has just been extensively renovated with a brand new kick-ass sound system, plus upgraded lighting and seating, brand new hardwood floors, new DJ booth ...Every Friday

“Pay-What-You-Can” Taco Day at SF’s Tato (Every Friday)
"Pay-What-You-Can" Taco Day at SF's Tato (Every Friday)

While many restaurants are struggling, San Francisco Mexican restaurant TATO wants to give back. They’re bringing back their “Taco Love” special which features a two taco plate with sides, and pay-what-you-can pricing. Pay-What-You-Can Taco Day Tato 4608 3rd St. (@ McKinnon) San Francisco (Bayview) Every ...Every Friday

“Ferry Fridays” Music on the Plaza at SF’s Ferry Building
Friday, July 30 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
"Ferry Fridays" Music on the Plaza at SF's Ferry Building

Join us for weekly live music from 3:00 – 6:00 PM on the Ferry Building’s Back Plaza featuring Bay Area bands and DJs all summer long. Grab your favorite Ferry Building refreshments and enjoy our outdoor dining area with picture perfect bay views. Ferry Fridays ...Every Friday

2021 Gilroy Garlic Festival Final Weekend (July 30 – Aug 1)
Friday, July 30 – 4:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*Food starts at $10 and up to $25
2021 Gilroy Garlic Festival Final Weekend (July 30 – Aug 1)

After being canceled in 2020 due to COVID, this week, the Gilroy Garlic Festival Association announced that the festival is returning (with some major modifications, like a drive-thru gourmet alley) for 2021 on two weekends,  July 23rd–25th and July 30th–August 1st. See the latest updates ...

SF’s Friday & Saturday “Jessie Street Block Party” (June 18 – Sept. 24)
Friday, July 30 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free music
| 868 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA
SF's Friday & Saturday "Jessie Street Block Party" (June 18 - Sept. 24)

Westfield San Francisco Centre Announces the Jessie Street Block Party, a New Music, Dining and Arts Venue Debuting June 18 Outdoors at Jessie Street West Fridays & Saturdays 4 p.m.-10 p.m. through September the Jessie Street Block Party features free live music debuting June 18 ...Every Friday

Saturday, July 31

Win: Berkeley JULYbations: Free Stay at Doubletree, Berkeley Marina + Cocktails
Saturday, July 31 – All Day | Cost: WIN
Visit Berkeley celebrates “JULYbations” (July 1-31) with a month of new libation offerings and pairings at bars and restaurants throughout Berkeley to celebrate reopening including happy hours, drink specials, wine flight discounts and 50% off drink deals. #julybations  See the full list of July 2021 drink ...