Winter Fireworks & Embarcadero Lighting Ceremony
Fairs & Festivals
Winter Fireworks & Embarcadero Lighting Ceremony
Friday it's the annual building lighting ceremony, free mini Disney on Ice show & fireworks
SF's Most Magical Tree Lightings & Holiday Events
Holidays
SF's Most Magical Tree Lightings & Holiday Events
All the biggest lighting ceremonies and the Bay's most special xmas & holiday events
Where to Catch the Hello Kitty Truck in SF
Eat & Drink
Where to Catch the Hello Kitty Truck in SF
The super cute food truck is back with stops in SF, Pleasanton & Walnut Creek

Wednesday, November 14

TOTO Toilet Challenge “Seize the Bidet” | Nov. 14-18
Wednesday, November 14 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*The event is free with optional RSVP on Eventbrite
| TOTO Concept 190
TOTO Toilet Challenge "Seize the Bidet" | Nov. 14-18

Americans are behind the curve in bathroom technology, which is why TOTO dares San Francisco to take the TOTO Challenge and try a bidet. The open house will have fun (and funny) stations, including: DIY essential oil recipes Poo Emoji Lounge Toilet Paper Jenga TOTO ...

SF Urban Film Fest: Rules in Reality | SF
Wednesday, November 14 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required. Door opens at noon.
| SPUR
SF Urban Film Fest: Rules in Reality | SF

The SF Urban Film Fest (SFUFF) is a unique film festival that focuses on cities and civic engagement inspired by great storytelling. The festival believes compelling stories can help shape urbanist ideas, practice, and project implementation. SFUFF is organized by urban planners and screens films ...

2018 “Top the Cops” Insane (But Legal) Drag Races vs. Cops Finale | Sonoma Raceway
Wednesday, November 14 – 3:30 pm | Cost: $10*
* $25 to race, $15 to race with High School ID , $10 for spectators.
| Highways 37 & 121
2018 "Top the Cops" Insane (But Legal) Drag Races vs. Cops Finale | Sonoma Raceway

The popular Wednesday Night Drags program will kick off its 30th consecutive year at Sonoma Raceway on March 14, 2018. Top The Cops: High school students will drag race against Bay Area law enforcement officers when the popular Top the Cops program returns as part of Sonoma ...

Dash Robot Racing Competition | South San Francisco
Wednesday, November 14 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | South San Francisco Main Library
Dash Robot Racing Competition | South San Francisco
Dash robot races are making another appearance. A robot racing competition will be held at South San Francisco Main Library on Wednesday, November 14th at 4 pm. If you’d like a chance to win a special 3D printed prize, come and participate.
SF’s Beer Bus: “Special 2-Route Night” Free Monthly Brewery Bus Crawl | SF Brewers Guild
Wednesday, November 14 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free shuttle. Bring money for beer and food.
| All Over San Francisco
SF's Beer Bus: "Special 2-Route Night" Free Monthly Brewery Bus Crawl | SF Brewers Guild

The San Francisco Brewers Guild has created the city’s first free, hop-on-hop-off “Drink SF Beer Shuttle,” showcasing neighborhood breweries as a permanent companion to its monthly Meet the Brewers nights. The fun kicks off with a “Meet the Brewers” event at 66 pmtypically featuring special release ...Monthly

“Season” Cooking Book Launch | Omnivore Books
Wednesday, November 14 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food
"Season" Cooking Book Launch | Omnivore Books
In the kitchens and gardens of Jackson Family Wines, cooking is way of life. It’s about crafting food that starts with what’s growing in the soil, grazing in the fields, and swimming in the sea—food prepared with a light hand, seasoned with confidence, and served ...
Free Sneak Preview Movie: “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” | AMC Van Ness 14
Wednesday, November 14 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
| AMC Van Ness 14
Free Sneak Preview Movie: "Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald" | AMC Van Ness 14
Attend an exclusive free sneak preview advanced screening of “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald,” an upcoming fantasy film directed by David Yates, with a screenplay by J. K. Rowling. It is the sequel to Fantastic Beasts And Where to Find Them (2016). Free Film Screening: Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes ...

Thursday, November 15

Burger King Demolition Day & New Presidio Park Kick-Off | SF
Thursday, November 15 – 8:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required
| 211 Lincoln Boulevard
Burger King Demolition Day & New Presidio Park Kick-Off | SF
Join The Presidio for a smashing day of demolition as they take down the former Army-era Burger King to make way for 14 acres of new national parkland – the Presidio Tunnel Tops. The building will come down in a single day – so join in ...
Win: All-Inclusive SF Getaway Weekend at the Wharf | Hotel, Dinners, Cruise & More Our friends at Fisherman’s Wharf are inviting SF Bay Area locals to come rediscover San Francisco’s historic waterfront neighborhood this fall. Now that the crowds of visitors have subsided (but the fabulous fall weather is still here) we’re giving one lucky Funcheap couple a jam-packed all-inclusive staycation ...
SF Urban Film Fest: Collective Memory in the Civic Commons | SF
Thursday, November 15 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Doors open at noon.
| SPUR
SF Urban Film Fest: Collective Memory in the Civic Commons | SF
This international shorts program will explore human stories about how places transform through different eras in response to our evolving societal expectations of these public spaces, their meanings, and their possibilities. Films: “Connection” (China) “Iceberg: Perestello 3.0” (Italy) “Redemption Square” (USA) Moderator: Robin Abad Ocubillo, Program Producer, SF Urban Film ...
Free Museum & Gallery Crawl: Yerba Buena Third Thursdays | SoMa
Free Museum & Gallery Crawl: Yerba Buena Third Thursdays | SoMa

Yerba Buena Third Thursdays is a monthly outing of art, performance, music, and drinks in the Yerba Buena neighborhood in the heart of downtown San Francisco, between 2nd and 5th Street, and Market and Harrison Street. Free, but an RSVP is recommended to save time ...Monthly

2018 Annual Free Community Thanksgiving Dinner Serving 500+ Guests | SF
2018 Annual Free Community Thanksgiving Dinner Serving 500+ Guests | SF
TEL HI’s Thanksgiving dinner has been a cherished tradition for over 40 years. This free special community event which brings together neighbors, local organizations and businesses, and special guests to celebrate the upcoming holiday season during a delicious sit-down dinner. Free Community Thanksgiving Dinner Thursday, November 15, 2018 ...
2018 SF Urban Film Festival: Street Art as Political Currency | SFMOMA
Thursday, November 15 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Doors Open at 5:30 pm.
| SFMOMA
2018 SF Urban Film Festival: Street Art as Political Currency | SFMOMA
Murals are a powerful form of art that expose us to beauty while oftentimes critiquing political and social conditions. The act of painting murals often brings people together through a sense of affinity and shared purpose, while at the same time offering challenges to regimes ...
Exploratorium After Dark: Poison | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Poison | Pier 15
“Only the dose makes the poison.” —Paracelsus Pick your poison at After Dark. Discover the deadly history of arsenic at Everything Matters and weigh the threats and medicinal benefits of different toxins from venomous creatures and poisonous plants.
Friendsgiving NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, November 15 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members)
| California Academy of Sciences
Friendsgiving NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Celebrate your chosen family and get cozy and crafty with us for our first-ever NightLife Friendsgiving. Make the night one to remember with a family photo in our living room photo booth, craft away with Green Arts Workshop, and learn how to make the perfect ...
Late ’60s All-Female Rock & Roll Band: Ace Of Cups | Amoeba SF
Thursday, November 15 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
Late '60s All-Female Rock & Roll Band: Ace Of Cups | Amoeba SF
San Francisco’s legendary late ’60’s all-female rock & roll band The Ace of Cups plays a special live set and signs their highly-anticipated self-titled studio album (out November 9th on High Moon Records) at Amoeba SF on Thursday, November 15th at 6pm.
Mayor Willie Brown Talks CA Politics & Midterm Elections | Berkeley
Thursday, November 15 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | International House Berkeley
Mayor Willie Brown Talks CA Politics & Midterm Elections | Berkeley
Join the Goldman School of Public Policy and the Berkeley Forum as they host the Honorable Willie Brown for the 2018 Michael Nacht Distinguished Lecture in Politics and Public Policy on Thursday, November 15. Two-term Mayor of San Francisco and Speaker of the California State Assembly ...
HireClub’s Resume Tips & Tricks Workshop Event | SF
Thursday, November 15 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required
| General Assembly (Bush Street)
HireClub's Resume Tips & Tricks Workshop Event | SF
Join for an evening of resume work led by HireClub. Tips and tricks will be gone over to make your resume stand out and land those interviews. Bring your printed resume ready for review. This event is totally free and there will have some treats for ...
BMW’s X5 Launch Party: Warriors’ Dancers, Drinks & Bites | SF
Thursday, November 15 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $5 | BMW of San Francisco
BMW's X5 Launch Party: Warriors' Dancers, Drinks & Bites | SF
BMW of San Francisco invites you to the showroom to celebrate the Launch of the BMW X5 with the Golden State Warriors Legend Dancers on Thursday, November 15, 2018 from 6 pm to 8 pm. Come see the newest rebel on the road and enjoy hors d’oeuvres, beverages, ...
Balboa Village Center Grand Opening & Merchants Wine Walk | SF
Thursday, November 15 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*$10 Suggested Donation
| Balboa Village Place
Balboa Village Center Grand Opening & Merchants Wine Walk | SF
The neighborhood is opening the visitor information center at the Village Place location this fall. Balboa Village Center Grand Opening & Merchants Wine Walk Thursday, November 15, 2018 | 6 pm – 8 pm Village Place, 3425 Balboa St., San Francisco FREE ($10 Suggested Donation) To celebrate the opening and ...
“Edibles” Modern Cannabis Kitchen Book Launch | Omnivore Books
Thursday, November 15 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food
"Edibles" Modern Cannabis Kitchen Book Launch | Omnivore Books
A tasty and unique collection of cannabis recipes: This collection of 30 bite-sized, low-dose recipes ventures boldly beyond pot brownies with tasty, unique, and innovative treats. Designed for bakers of all skill levels, Edibles: Small Bites for the Modern Cannabis Kitchen includes simple recipes like Spiced ...
Win Tix: Neil Simon’s “The Odd Couple” | Ross Valley Players
Thursday, November 15 – 7:30 pm | Cost: WIN | Ross Valley Players
The second play of Ross Valley Players 89th season, The Odd Couple is easily the late Neil Simon’s finest and funniest play. The original 1965 production received four Tony Awards, including Best Playwright for Mr. Simon. > Get Tickets – $27 ($15 for ages 24 and ...
The Chocolate & Art Show: Live Music, Body Painting & Chocolate Tasting | SoMa
Thursday, November 15 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*$15 in advance; otherwise it's $20.
| SOMArts Cultural Center
The Chocolate & Art Show: Live Music, Body Painting & Chocolate Tasting | SoMa

The Chocolate and Art Show takes over SOMArts Cultural Center for two days of live body painting, face-painting, live music, vendors, and most importantly, free chocolate. Indulge yourself in some of SF’s finest up-and-coming artists, photographers and creators. Chocolate and Art Show November 15-16, 2018 | 8 pm ...

Win Tix: Synth Pop Gem: G Flip | Rickshaw Stop
Thursday, November 15 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Rickshaw Stop
Melbourne singer, producer and multi-instrumentalist G Flip (Georgia Flipo), fell in love with the drums as a kid. She became the drummer and backing vocalist for the band EMPRA and eventually toured the States with them. In late 2016, EMPRA disbanded, and Flipo dedicated herself ...

Friday, November 16

2018 “Santa’s Village” Holiday Window Displays | Shreve & Co.
Friday, November 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Shreve & Co. (SF)
2018 “Santa’s Village” Holiday Window Displays | Shreve & Co.
Shreve & Co. has installed their annual magical holiday windows in the Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto. Palo Alto, Shreve & Co. will be doing 8 window displays with the theme “Santa’s Village” on November 16, 2018 until January 2, 2019. The windows will reflect various ...
2018 Gifts ‘n Tyme Holiday Faire: 85+ Artisans & Food Sampling | Napa
Friday, November 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Napa Valley Expo
2018 Gifts 'n Tyme Holiday Faire: 85+ Artisans & Food Sampling | Napa

Come be part of a longstanding Napa holiday tradition at the 46th ‘Gifts ‘n Tyme’ Holiday Faire featuring 85 local and regional artists of fine crafts, artwork, holiday pieces, and gourmet foods to sample. 2018 Gifts n Tyme Holiday Craft Fair November 16-18, 2018 – Friday & ...

“Wizarding World of Paris 1927”: Fantastic Beasts Experience | AT&T Store SF
Friday, November 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE | AT&T (Union Square)
"Wizarding World of Paris 1927": Fantastic Beasts Experience | AT&T Store SF

The Flagship AT&T Store in San Francisco is hosting an interactive experience based on the movie “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald.”  With a wave of your “wand,” you’ll be able to go through character photo experiences, discover which Fantastic Beasts you’re most suited for, ...

Working Girls: An American Brothel Circa 1892 Photography Exhibit | SF
Friday, November 16 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Serge Sorokko Gallery
Working Girls: An American Brothel Circa 1892 Photography Exhibit | SF
An exhibit showcasing 25 earliest known photographs in a 19th century American brothel, including 20 never-before-seen images and five images featured in Robert Flynn Johnson’s Working Girls. Working Girls will be available to the public at Serge Sorokko Gallery November 16 to December 9, 2018.
2018 Winter Fireworks, Free “Disney on Ice” Show & Lighting Ceremony | SF
Friday, November 16 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Justin Herman Plaza
2018 Winter Fireworks, Free "Disney on Ice" Show & Lighting Ceremony | SF
Kickstart the holiday season with awesome winter fireworks and enjoy the Embarcadero Center’s 32nd Annual Building Lighting Ceremony. Watch more than 17,000 lights illuminate the San Francisco skyline on four iconic buildings followed by magical fireworks that will light up the sky. Plus the whole family will enjoy the mini “Disney ...
SnowFest 2018: Gear Raffles, Vendors & Beer | San Ramon
Friday, November 16 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but RSVP is required.
| Sports Basement (San Ramon)
SnowFest 2018: Gear Raffles, Vendors & Beer | San Ramon

The snow may not be here (yet) but Snowfest is just around the corner. The 13th annual SnowFest kicks off November 2nd at their newest store in Novato and will be hosted at all Sports Basement locations this year. When you spend $100 or more ...