2018 Summer of Love "Naked Parade"
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2018 Summer of Love "Naked Parade"
SF gets nude on Sunday to celebrate the power of love and freedom
2018 Aloha Poly Fest
Fairs & Festivals
2018 Aloha Poly Fest
The islands come to SF with big free culture & food fest in the Marina
20th Street Block Party
Fairs & Festivals
20th Street Block Party
Party with 20,000 and Noise Pop in the streets of The Mission.

Saturday, August 18

Lake Merritt’s US Rowing National Championships | Oakland
Saturday, August 18 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE | Lake Merritt
Lake Merritt's US Rowing National Championships | Oakland

The city of Oakland and USRowing are excited to host the 2018 USRowing Masters National Championships at Lake Merritt this week, from August 16-19, 2018 (Thursday to Sunday, racing each day from 8 am to 6 pm). USRowing has announced that this event has the ...

Family Access Day: Special Child’s Free Day | Children’s Creativity Museum
Saturday, August 18 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*FREE but an RSVP is requested
| Children's Creativity Museum
Family Access Day: Special Child's Free Day | Children's Creativity Museum

Come by the Children’s Creativity Museum and have it to yourselves for the first hour. Plus, guests are welcome to stay as long as they like to explore all of the exhibits at the museum on Saturday, March 3, 2018.
Family Access Day at the Museum
Saturday, …

Sports Basement Cycle Fest: Bike Sale & Trade | Mission Dist.
Saturday, August 18 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Sports Basement (Bryant St.)
Sports Basement Cycle Fest: Bike Sale & Trade | Mission Dist.

Join the first ever Sports Basement Cycle Fest at Bryant St. Bikes, bike parts, gear, equipment and everything else bike-related, available to buy, sell or trade. You name it, and it will probably be there.
Cycle Fest will open at 9 am (no early birds). This …

2018 Civil War Living History Day | SF
Saturday, August 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fort Point
2018 Civil War Living History Day | SF

Experience first-hand the momentous era of the American Civil War from live re-enactors through infantry and artillery demonstrations, medicine in the 1800s, music, Victorian dance and exhibits displaying the lives of men, women, and children of days past.
Civil War Living History Day
Saturday, August 18, 2018 …

Free Admission & Sweet Lollipop Crafts | Charles M. Schulz Museum
Saturday, August 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Charles M. Schulz Museum
Free Admission & Sweet Lollipop Crafts | Charles M. Schulz Museum

Celebrate Snoopy’s birthday at 11:00 am and 2:00 pm with Snoopy himself.
Also from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, enjoy photo ops throughout the Museum and create a sweet lollipop craft to take home.
Look for special Year of the Dog activities and collect a different Snoopy …

2018 Festival of the Sea: Music Fest & Maritime Activities | SF
Saturday, August 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Hyde Street Pier
2018 Festival of the Sea: Music Fest & Maritime Activities | SF

Experience San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park’s free Festival of the Sea.
Enjoying live, traditional music; exploring boats large and small; watching historic riggers splice and worm; and making fun, maritime crafts with your younger crew members – might be the perfect park prescription for 21st …

2018 SF’s Polk Street Blues Festival | August 18-19
Saturday, August 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Polk and California
2018 SF's Polk Street Blues Festival | August 18-19

The Lower Polk Community Benefit District and Steven Restivo Event Services, Inc. are hosting the 8th Annual Polk Street Blues Festival. Please note the festival location is on Polk St. from California to Sutter (and not at North Point) as was previously listed. For many ...

BCBG Warehouse Sale Extravaganza | SF
BCBG Warehouse Sale Extravaganza | SF

Join the BCBG Warehouse Sale Extravaganza with over 2,000 dresses, tops, denim, leather jackets and more or find the perfect cocktail dress – with sizes 0-12, all up to 70% off (additional 10% if you pay cash). 
BCBG Warehouse Sale Extravaganza
Saturday, August 18, 2018 | 10 am to 4 pm
Fort Mason Center, Building C, 2nd Floor, Room …

2018 Dahlia Show: Saturday | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, August 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Hall of Flowers (GG Park)
2018 Dahlia Show: Saturday | Golden Gate Park

The Dahlia Society of San Francisco will hold their annual Dahlia Show at the Hall of Flowers in Golden Gate Park from 10 am to 5 pm on Saturday, August 18, 2018, and from 10 am to 4 pm on Sunday, August 19, 2018. The ...

2018 “Bark & Meow” Free Adopt-A-Thon & Block Party | Berkeley
Saturday, August 18 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Berkeley Humane Society
2018 "Bark & Meow" Free Adopt-A-Thon & Block Party | Berkeley

Bark (& Meow) Around the Block is an Adopt-A-Thon and family-friendly Street Fair.
In addition to the many dogs, cats, puppies and kittens that Berkeley Humane will adopt out for free to loving homes, the event will feature a dozen other rescues from the Bay Area, …

2018 Burlingame Festival: Diverse Performances, Music & Arts | Peninsula
Saturday, August 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Burlingame Avenue
2018 Burlingame Festival: Diverse Performances, Music & Arts | Peninsula

Welcome to the 26th Annual Burlingame On the Avenue, in the upscale Community and City of Burlingame, located on the Peninsula. The event will be staged on Burlingame Avenue and surrounding streets. The Festival features music of popular genres from some of the best Bay ...

“The San Francisco Classic” Vintage Scooter Rally | SF
"The San Francisco Classic" Vintage Scooter Rally | SF

Meet at San Francisco Scooter Centre for the big ride. Coffee and donuts provided.
The Big Ride takes in all the sights, sounds and smells that SF has to offer. Finishing up at the Mariposa Yacht Club for $5 lunch and cheap waterfront drinks. Oysters and …

2018 Fremont’s Festival of India | August 18-19
Saturday, August 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Paseo Padre Parkway (Fremont)
2018 Fremont's Festival of India | August 18-19

Fremont’s annual Festival of India showcases India’s rich culture and heritage with a wide variety of dance and food, and is attended by over 150,000 people every year for the past 25 years. Don’t miss the glorious Grand Parade, celebrating India’s Independence Day with vibrant culture, dance and ...

“Red Bull Conquest” Video Game Battle | Oakland
Saturday, August 18 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Esports Arena Oakland
"Red Bull Conquest" Video Game Battle | Oakland

Fighting game contenders from across the nation will come together to battle for ultimate bragging rights at Red Bull Conquest, a brand new fighting game tournament circuit empowering competitors to represent the local San Francisco fighting game scene and embark on the journey to Rise. …

Free S.T.E.A.M. Saturdays on SF’s Newest Rooftop Park | SF
Saturday, August 18 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free S.T.E.A.M. Saturdays on SF's Newest Rooftop Park | SF

Free fun, creative, and challenging hands-on science and art activities, geared toward kids aged 4-9. Free S.T.E.A.M. Saturdays Every Saturday at 10:30 am | August 18 – October 27, 2018 Salesforce Park (Children’s Play Area), 425 Mission St., San Francisco FREE

2018 Aloha Poly Fest: Polynesian Music, Dance & Food | SF
Saturday, August 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Marina Green West
2018 Aloha Poly Fest: Polynesian Music, Dance & Food | SF

Are you ready for a celebration in the city…island-style? Come join in for great entertainment and fun activities for the entire family at the 6th Annual summertime event on August 18, 2018, in San Francisco. Everyone is welcome to celebrate and learn about Polynesian Hawaii, ...

2018 Umoja African Festival | Oakland
Saturday, August 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Lowell Park
2018 Umoja African Festival | Oakland

“Umoja” means “Unity” in Swahilli. Oakland’s annual Umoja Festival is a full day of arts, culture and activities typically featuring daylong musical performances, a colorful array of vendors, the aromas and taste of African cuisine, and the soul satiating sounds and movements of African music and dance.
2018 …

Pre-Playa Loft Super Sale: 25+ Designers & Deals | SF
Saturday, August 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Harrington Galleries
Pre-Playa Loft Super Sale: 25+ Designers & Deals | SF

The most favorite, biggest, bestest event of the year is here. Featuring 25+ independent designers from the Bay Area and other artists traveling from Nevada City, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Santa Cruz and New York City. 5 & Diamond Pre-Playa Loft Super Sale August 18 to ...

2018 Greek Festival: Live Music, Performances & Dance Lessons | East Bay
Saturday, August 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Resurrection Greek Orthodox Church
2018 Greek Festival: Live Music, Performances & Dance Lessons | East Bay

Even though you can’t afford the plane ticket, you can still enjoy the authenticity and flavors of Greece when the Resurrection Greek Orthodox Church transforms itself into Mini-Greece for the 47th annual Greek Festival. Opa! Serving the most authentic Greek meals outside of Athens. The recipes ...

Free ‘UrbanKick’ Fitness Class on SF’s Newest Rooftop Park | Salesforce Park
Saturday, August 18 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free 'UrbanKick' Fitness Class on SF’s Newest Rooftop Park | Salesforce Park

Get fit for free al fresco with classes provided by FitnessSF in Salesforce Park, SF’s brand new 5.4 acre rooftop park on top of the new Transit Center. This energetic, equipment-free class blends sports conditioning and kickboxing. Best of all, there’s no pre-registration or membership required ...

2018 Back-to-School Backpack Giveaway | Bayview
Saturday, August 18 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Limited to kids and teenagers
| NOW Hunters Point Site
2018 Back-to-School Backpack Giveaway | Bayview

Since 2004, BMAGIC has given away brand new free backpacks filled with essential school supplies to celebrate the beginning of the new school year. Children entering kindergarten to 12th grade are welcome.
The event also serves as a community building activity where children, youth and families come together …

Town Fair Plaza Grand Opening | Fremont
Saturday, August 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Town Fair Plaza - Fremont
Town Fair Plaza Grand Opening | Fremont

The Town Fair Plaza in Downtown Fremont is finally opening. There will have an Augustfest Celebration for the Grand Opening in August. Grab local craft beers from the beer market, dine & enjoy live music inside the geodesic dome from the food trucks, bring the entire ...

2018 Nomadic Nectar Burner PlayaWear Sale: Final 2 Day Sale | SF
Saturday, August 18 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*FREE to Attend
| All Over San Francisco
2018 Nomadic Nectar Burner PlayaWear Sale: Final 2 Day Sale | SF

Ready for the ultimate treasure trove of fun, affordable, and unique costumes for BM and beyond? The first Nomadic Nectar PlayaWear Sale of 2018 is here. You’ll get first pick on all the new styles for this season, gems for year around that express your ...

Oakland Yard Artisan Market | 420 Flea
Saturday, August 18 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Oakland Yard
Oakland Yard Artisan Market | 420 Flea

Come out to Oakland Yard for the 420 FLEA / Artisan Market, an energetic, radiant and joyful collection of amazing local designers, builders, makers, artists and other curators. This event will feature Mindseye Vintage, Gold and Rust Finds, Nokni, Mercy Village and much more.
There will …

Noise Pop’s 20th Street Block Party 2018 | SF
Noise Pop's 20th Street Block Party 2018 | SF

Get ready to party with 20,000+ summer lovin’ people at this delicious summer feast and street party over three blocks, typically with two stages of alt-indie bands and DJs curated by Noise Pop, and food and drinks from some of the neighborhood’s top restaurants, businesses, and artisans and …

2018 “AugustFest” Beer Festival | 21st Amendment
Saturday, August 18 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is free but food and drinks are for purchase.
| 21st Amendment (San Leandro)
2018 "AugustFest" Beer Festival | 21st Amendment

Join and celebrate the 21st Amendment anniversary with Augustfest, a free festival of beer, music, games, food, and good times emceed by Renee & Irish Greg’s Pop UP.
There will have a $21 VIP hour from Noon to 1 pm that will include food/beer pairings, meeting …

“Brazil in the Gardens”: Pragandaia w/ Marcos Costa | Yerba Buena Gardens
Saturday, August 18 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
"Brazil in the Gardens": Pragandaia w/ Marcos Costa | Yerba Buena Gardens

No city in the Americas boasts a richer and deeper African cultural presence than Salvador da Bahia in northeastern Brazil. And vocalist Dandara Odara’s ensemble Pragandaia serves as a conduit for sounds from this world-shaking musical hotbed.
Born and raised in Salvador, she gained early recognition in the …

The Sundance Saloon Cowboy Dance Party | Live! In The Castro
Saturday, August 18 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
The Sundance Saloon Cowboy Dance Party | Live! In The Castro

Sundance Saloon livens up the Castro with two-stepping and line dancing at Jane Warner Plaza
from 1 pm to 3 pm. Come and watch, or participate yourself with quick easy novice lessons at 1:30 pm, 2 pm, and 2:30 pm. Sundance Saloon is San Francisco’s world-famous …

“Un Viaje” Mini Music Festival & Drag Day Party | El Rio
Saturday, August 18 – 2:00 pm | Cost: $7*
*$7-10 sliding scale
| El Rio
"Un Viaje" Mini Music Festival & Drag Day Party | El Rio

Un Viaje – “A Journey” – is a mini-music festival on El Rio’s lovely patio to celebrate the release of Banda Sin Nombre’s live album, created on a tour spanning from Catalonia to the southern tip of Andalucia. Featuring live music from Banda Sin Nombre …

SF’s Filipino Night Market “Undiscovered” | August 2018
Saturday, August 18 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required for the indoor portion. Donations are appreciated.
| 401 Minna St. (SF)
SF's Filipino Night Market "Undiscovered" | August 2018

Inspired by the vibrant night markets of Asia, Undiscovered is a free monthly music and food festival and curated collection of emerging artists and merchants that celebrate the rich cultural heritage of SF’s new SOMA Pilipinas Cultural District.
August 2018 highlights: Miles Medina & Mark Redito, plus RSVP for …