Who is Dolores Park's Freestyle Rapper? Meet TikTok Star "JoeDreamz"
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Who is Dolores Park's Freestyle Rapper? Meet TikTok Star "JoeDreamz"
With 250k+ followers on TikTok, JoeDreamz slayed Dolores Park picnic by picnic with freestyle rhymes on Saturday
Check Out This Amazing Satellite Photo of San Francisco
Only in San Francisco, Wow
Check Out This Amazing Satellite Photo of San Francisco
This is what SF looks like from a satellite 800 miles away over the Pacific Ocean.
SF's Free Arcade Game Night is Back August 3
Freebies, Fun & Games, Get Out: Events, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open
SF's Free Arcade Game Night is Back August 3
Buy a drink, get 6 hours of all-you-can-play arcade games every First Tuesday night at The Detour
SF + Bay Area's New Mask Rule: What Does it Mean Exactly?
Bay Area Updates, Masks
SF + Bay Area's New Mask Rule: What Does it Mean Exactly?
Who is exempt? Are manicures, facials and haircuts allowed? What about bars & restaurants?
Bay Area Indoor Mask Mandate is Officially Back August 3
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, COVID-19 Updates, Masks
Bay Area Indoor Mask Mandate is Officially Back August 3
Universal masking in indoor public settings is back in 7 Bay Area counties starting 12:01am on Tuesday.
SFs Cable Cars are Officially Back (and Free) for August
Bay Area Favorites, Bay Area Updates, Freebies, Reopening, Transportation, Travel, What's Closed / What's Open
SFs Cable Cars are Officially Back (and Free) for August
Cable Cars will run an irregular "mock" service on Powell-Hyde Line 7 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. with no fares charged until September
SF's New Outdoor Summer Festival at Chase Center
Fairs & Festivals, Free Movie Screenings, Get Out: Events, Sponsored
SF's New Outdoor Summer Festival at Chase Center
The Warriors host the free "Thrive City Summer Series" with DJ events, movie nights, draft watch parties, happy hours and more.
SF's "Museum of Ice Cream" Has Officially Closed
Goodbye, What's Closed / What's Open
SF's "Museum of Ice Cream" Has Officially Closed
The selfie-museum with their eye-popping $38 tickets melts away in San Francisco and moves on to Austin

Tuesday, August 3

Bay Area Indoor Mask Mandate Officially Back August 3 at 12:01am
Tuesday, August 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over the Bay Area
Bay Area Indoor Mask Mandate Officially Back August 3 at 12:01am
Bay Area Health Officials Urge Immediate Vaccination and Issue Orders Requiring Use of Face Coverings Indoors to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19  Counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Sonoma, and the City of Berkeley Indoor Masking Orders Take Effect Tuesday  San ...
de Young Museum Free Day (First Tuesdays)
de Young Museum Free Day (First Tuesdays)

Located in beautiful Golden Gate Park, the de Young Museum is a landmark art museum founded in 1895. Your visit includes a whirlwind trip around the world as the museum’s collections feature priceless treasures and works of arts from the 17th through the 20th centuries ...Monthly

“Legion of Honor” Museum Free Day (First Tuesdays)
"Legion of Honor" Museum Free Day (First Tuesdays)

The Legion of Honor displays a collection of 4,000 years of ancient and European art in an exquisite Beaux-Arts building in an unforgettable setting overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge. Normally general admission is $15 for adults, but on the first Tuesday of each month admission ...Monthly

SF’s “Conservatory of Flowers” Free First Tuesdays (Golden Gate Park)
SF's "Conservatory of Flowers" Free First Tuesdays (Golden Gate 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 located in Golden Gate Park, offers an intimate, up-close experience with nearly 2,000 species of rare, exotic and endangered plants from more ...Monthly

Stern Grove RSVP Window Opens at 2p: Fitz & The Tantrums (8/15)
Tuesday, August 3 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated. Tickets required
| Stern Grove
Stern Grove RSVP Window Opens at 2p: Fitz & The Tantrums (8/15)

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 ...

SF’s Free Arcade Game Night at The Detour is Back (First Tuesdays)
Tuesday, August 3 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free unlimited play wristband with any purchase from bar
| The Detour SF
SF's Free Arcade Game Night at The Detour is Back (First Tuesdays)

Paid rent in SF? Hella Broke? Then first Tuesdays are the night for you.  The Detour hosts “Free Play Tuesday” with all arcade games on free play with purchase from the bar. Come enjoy all the video game glory from today and yesteryear while enjoying ...Monthly

“National Night Out” 250+ Bay Area Block Parties (2021)
Tuesday, August 3 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
"National Night Out" 250+ Bay Area Block Parties (2021)

National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes community partnerships and neighborhood comradery with the goal of creating safer and stronger neighborhoods. Every first Tuesday night in August we invite neighborhoods to host block parties that feature music, cookouts, contests, youth events, and ...

Win Tix: “The Suicide Squad” Sneak Preview Movie Night (Regal Stonestown Galleria)
Tuesday, August 3 – 6:20 pm | Cost: WIN | Regal Stonestown Galleria
Get an exclusive spot at this special private sneak preview screening of the new film “The Suicide Squad“ – on the big screen a few days before the film opens to the public. Opens August 6, 2021. We’ll be giving away 15 pair of guaranteed tickets ...
$5.75 Drive-In Movie Night in Concord & San Jose
Tuesday, August 3 – 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, August 4

“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

Secret Guest List: Cobb’s Free Summer Comedy Nights (Aug 4-5)
Secret Guest List: Cobb's Free Summer Comedy Nights (Aug 4-5)

Funcheap and HellaFunny take over Cobb’s Comedy Club for an awesome night of comedy at SF’s biggest comedy club. And you can get on our secret guest list. Tindervention: Tinder Horror Stories and Stand-Up Comedy Tinder, Bumble, Hinge … oh my! Cobb’s Comedy Club brings together ...

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

Free National Parks Day: 1st Anniv. of Great American Outdoors Act
Free National Parks Day: 1st Anniv. of Great American Outdoors Act

Sometimes you’ve just got to get away from it all and clear your head with the peace and serenity of a national park. On certain “fee-free” days throughout the year, enjoy free entry to all national parks and monuments including Muir Woods and Yosemite National Park and free ...

Castro Farmers’ Market (Every Wednesday)
Wednesday, August 4 – 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, August 4 – 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

Virtual Talk “Healing Personal and Collective Grief”
Wednesday, August 4 – 5:30 pm | Cost: $10*
*Suggested Donation $10
| Online
Virtual Talk "Healing Personal and Collective Grief"
In unsettling and uncertain times, the individual and collective heartbreak that lives in both our bodies and our communities can feel insurmountable. Many of us have been conditioned by the dominant culture to not name, focus on, or wade through the difficulties in our lives. ...
Concord Jazz Festival 2021 (Aug. 4-8)
Wednesday, August 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Most events free except for final August 8 which is $15
| All Over Concord
Concord Jazz Festival 2021 (Aug. 4-8)

We are proud to announce the return of the Concord Jazz Festival. The 2021 edition runs August 4th-8th with 5 special events. These music-filled events are certain to engage and connect with the casual or passionate Jazz fan. Get the lineup and register here: https://bit.ly/3e5gFiG ...

Thursday, August 5

$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 ...

Craft Comedy Outdoors: “Best of the East Bay” (Oakland)
Craft Comedy Outdoors: "Best of the East Bay" (Oakland)

Don’t miss the show the East Bay Express called “The best comedy show in the East Bay.” See comics from Conan, Late Night, Sketchfest, Punchline and Comedy Central. Award winning beer from Federation Brewing and food from local vendors. Tickets and tables are limited. Craft ...

Secret Guest List: Cobb’s Free Comedy Night “Tindervention” + Hilarious Dating Horror Stories
Secret Guest List: Cobb's Free Comedy Night "Tindervention" + Hilarious Dating Horror Stories

Funcheap and HellaFunny take over Cobb’s Comedy Club for an awesome night of comedy at SF’s biggest comedy club. And you can get on our secret guest list. Tindervention: Tinder Horror Stories and Stand-Up Comedy Tinder, Bumble, Hinge … oh my! Cobb’s Comedy Club brings together ...

“Mission Community Market” Night Farmers Market (SF)
Thursday, August 5 – 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

SFMOMA Free First Thursday Nights for Bay Area Residents
SFMOMA Free First Thursday Nights for Bay Area Residents

SFMOMA has announced free access to the museum for Bay Area locals for three upcoming Thursday evenings in 2021. SFMOMA Announces First Thursdays: Free Admission For Bay Area Residents From 4–8 P.M. On July 1, August 5 And September 2, 2021  First Thursdays at SFMOMA: Free ...Monthly

“Loosey Goosey” Oakland Art Opening
Thursday, August 5 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jackknife Studios
"Loosey Goosey" Oakland Art Opening
Jackknife Gallery presents Marisa Rheem’s third solo show, “Loosey Goosey”, from August 5-31, 2021. Artist Reception Thursday, August 5th from 5-7pm. Food and drink will be served. Marisa Rheem is a Contemporary Figurative acrylic painter with a concentration on street fashion. Born in 1989 in Washington ...
Bernal Outdoor Chess Night
Thursday, August 5 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Prentiss Mini Park
Bernal Outdoor Chess Night
Bay Area chess players, let’s play and learn together! All levels and ages are welcome. Bring a chess set if you have one — especially if you have a heavy and/or magnetic set that can withstand the wind. For everyone’s comfort, let’s assume that we’ll ...
“Magic Theater Gala” Block Party at Fort Mason (SF)
Thursday, August 5 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $25 | Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture
"Magic Theater Gala" Block Party at Fort Mason (SF)
We’re kicking off our long-awaited return to the theatre with an absolute banger of a block party. Our upcoming Gala will be a wonderfully accessible outdoor event with food trucks, DJs, performances, drinks and dancing, all while basking in the glow of the Golden Gate Bridge. We ...

Friday, August 6

“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 ...

“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, August 6 – 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