Sunday Streets: First New Route in 5 Years
Fairs & Festivals
Sunday Streets: First New Route in 5 Years
SF's neighborhood block party takes over Folsom St. on August 19th
The San Francisco Ice Cream Festival

The San Francisco Ice Cream Festival
Cups, cones, floats, and pops... 30+ vendors plus outdoor games and music
2018 Summer of Love "Naked Parade"
Only in San Francisco
2018 Summer of Love "Naked Parade"
SF gets nude on Sunday to celebrate the power of love and freedom

Saturday, August 18

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 ...

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 “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 …

“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 …

Free Outdoor Movie Night: “Coco” | San Jose
Saturday, August 18 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. James Park (San Jose)
Free Outdoor Movie Night: "Coco" | San Jose

Starlight Cinemas in San Jose return to St. James Park in 2018. The films, picked from suggestions made by downtown’s Facebook fans, promise evenings of family-friendly fun. All movies are free and begin at dusk in the park. Typically about an hour before the film are movie-related ...

Free Outdoor Family Movie Night “Sherlock Gnomes” | SF
Saturday, August 18 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | West Portal Playground
Free Outdoor Family Movie Night "Sherlock Gnomes" | SF

YMCA of San Francisco- Stonestown Family YMCA Branch, Supervisor Norman Yee’s Office, San Francisco Park and Red and Public Library of San Francisco presents Free Outdoor Family Movie Night for kids and kids-at-heart. Free Outdoor Family Movie Night Every Third Saturday, August 18 – October 20 ...

2018 Montclair Free Outdoor Movie Night: “Black Panther” | Oakland
Saturday, August 18 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Red Oak Realty
2018 Montclair Free Outdoor Movie Night: "Black Panther" | Oakland

Pack and picnic and catch a free outdoor screening of Black Panther.
Bring your lawn chairs, sweaters/blankets and beverages. Save your spot by 8 pm; the movie starts around 8:30 pm.
Hammerslag Sound will be spinning tunes starting around 7 pm.
Grab your movie snacks from these participating …

Sunday, August 19

August Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods | North Bay
August Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods | North Bay

Attend a sunrise guided tour through Muir Woods National Monument. While the early hour may seem uncivilized, if not down-right obscene, sunrise is a particularly beautiful time to visit an old-growth redwood forest. You’ll learn about the local plant and animal residents which are more ...

US Rowing National Championships at Lake Merritt: Final Day | Oakland
Sunday, August 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch
| Lake Merritt
US Rowing National Championships at Lake Merritt: Final Day | 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 ...

2018 Caltopia: Massive Free Campus Festival | August 19-20
Sunday, August 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | UC Berkeley Recreational Sports Facility
2018 Caltopia: Massive Free Campus Festival | August 19-20

The largest college lifestyle event in the nation will be held on the UC Berkeley campus, Sunday, August 19 and Monday, August 20. Celebrating it’s 16th Anniversary, the two-day interactive festival will introduce 30,000+ Cal students to brands of all sizes aligned with the Cal ...

2018 Polk Street Blues Festival | SF
Sunday, August 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Polk and California
2018 Polk Street Blues Festival | SF

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 ...

2018 Dahlia Show: Sunday | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, August 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Hall of Flowers (GG Park)
2018 Dahlia Show: Sunday | 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 Burlingame Festival: Diverse Performances, Music & Arts | Peninsula
Sunday, August 19 – 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 ...

2018 Festival of India & Grand Parade | Fremont
Sunday, August 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Paseo Padre Parkway (Fremont)
2018 Festival of India & Grand Parade | Fremont

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 ...

Japanese Tea Garden Summer Festival & Ninja Races | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, August 19 – 10:30 am | Cost: $6*
*Adult: $6.00 (SF Residents), $9.00 (Non-Residents)
| Japanese Tea Garden
Japanese Tea Garden Summer Festival & Ninja Races | Golden Gate Park

Swing by the Japanese Tea Garden this Sunday, August 19 from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. for their Summer Festival. The event will feature a tea ceremony, kimono fashion show, ninja race game and more.
Golden Gate Park’s Japanese Tea Garden is the oldest public …

52nd Annual Festival of the Chariots | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, August 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Robin Williams Meadow (Sharon Meadow)
52nd Annual Festival of the Chariots | Golden Gate Park

You are invited with family and friends to participate in this 52nd “Ratha Yatra” in San Francisco.
The “Festival of the Chariots,” known throughout India as the “Ratha Yatra” festival, has been performed for thousands of years in Puri, India, and today it is celebrated in …

2018 Aloha Outrigger Races & Polynesian Festival | Santa Cruz
Sunday, August 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Wharf
2018 Aloha Outrigger Races & Polynesian Festival | Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz’ Hawaiian connections continue to this day via the 26th annual Aloha Outrigger Races and Polynesian Festival.
2018 Aloha Outrigger Races & Polynesian Festival
Sunday, August 19, 2018 | Festival: 11 am to 5 pm; Races: 8 am to noon
Santa Cruz Wharf
FREE

Outrigger Races – 8 am to Noon
Polynesian …

9th Annual Pacific Bus Museum Open House | Free Admission Day
Sunday, August 19 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Food and beverage for purchase.
| Pacific Bus Museum
9th Annual Pacific Bus Museum Open House | Free Admission Day

Join  for a fantastic day of food, fun and friendship at the eight annual Pacific Bus Museum Open House on Sunday August 19, 2018 from 11 am to 3 pm.
Watch out for antique and modern buses on display. There will also be a bus memorabilia …

San Francisco’s Nude “Summer of Love” Parade | Castro
Sunday, August 19 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
San Francisco's Nude "Summer of Love" Parade | Castro

All body freedom lovers are invited to the Nude Summer of Love Parade from the Castro to the Haight.
Body freedom and psychedelic activists is about to launch a new social movement that is long since overdue. It’s the movement to legalize psychedelic medicine worldwide.
Nude “Summer of Love” Parade
Sunday, …

The San Francisco Ice Cream Festival | Spark Social
Sunday, August 19 – All Day | Cost: $5*
*$5 admission; free for kids 10 and under. Ice cream is available for purchase.
| SPARK Social SF
The San Francisco Ice Cream Festival | Spark Social

Cups, cones, floats, and pops. Scooped, dipped, swirled, and topped. Ice cream non-stop from your favorite shops.
Celebrate summer’s favorite dessert at the San Francisco Ice Cream Festival. It’s a party at SPARK and on the giant astroturf field with sweet treats and summer festivities for …

Off the Grid’s “Presidio Picnic” Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, August 19 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid's "Presidio Picnic" Sunday Food Truck Party | SF

San Francisco’s favorite family picnic is back for 2018. Presidio Picnic brings together the best of the Bay Area food scene with the beauty of this national park site and views of the bay and the Golden Gate Bridge. Held on the seven acre Main ...

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

On Sunday at 11 am, meet at Cento or grab yourself breakfast next door at the Lil Skillet and then it’s off for a mellow wind down ride through The City and ending at Mountain Lake Park where Tony Kitz from Black Sheep Scooter Club …

2018 Nomadic Nectar Burner PlayaWear Sale Final Day: Burner Costumes | SF
Sunday, August 19 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*FREE to Attend
| All Over San Francisco
2018 Nomadic Nectar Burner PlayaWear Sale Final Day: Burner Costumes | 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 ...

Pre-Playa Loft Super Sale: 25+ Designers & Deals | SF
Sunday, August 19 – 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 ...

“Sunday Streets” Block Party: First New Route in 5 Years | SoMa
Sunday, August 19 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Folsom Street
"Sunday Streets" Block Party: First New Route in 5 Years | SoMa

Sunday Streets is excited to announce the first new route in five years, spanning Folsom Street from Essex to 10th Street. Map
Home to the Leather & LGBTQ and SOMA Pilipinas Cultural Districts, as well as the East Cut, SoMa West (coming soon) and Yerba Buena …

2018 Greek Festival: Live Music, Performances & Dance Lessons | East Bay
Sunday, August 19 – 11:30 am | 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 ...

2018 Celebrate Drink Steam Week: Closing Party | SF
Sunday, August 19 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Most events are free and open to the public. Bring cash for beer
| Anchor Public Taps
2018 Celebrate Drink Steam Week: Closing Party | SF

Anchor Brewing Company will once again celebrate America’s first craft beer, Anchor Steam, with the return of Drink Steam Week from August 12-19, 2018 with events, drink specials, limited-release pours and happenings across the country (but mostly here in San Francisco) to celebrate Anchor’s rich history. Drink ...

Stern Grove Festival 2018 Finale: Prince’s “The Revolution” | SF
Sunday, August 19 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations appreciated
| Stern Grove
Stern Grove Festival 2018 Finale: Prince's "The Revolution" | SF

Head to the beautiful Stern Grove for the 2018 finale concert of the Stern Grove Festival featuring The Revolution, Prince’s iconic band from the mid-80s.
The Revolution—Wendy Melvoin, Lisa Coleman, Bobby Z, BrownMark and Dr. Fink—is most commonly known as the band behind the music icon, …

Improv/Jazz/Chamber Music Concert: Manring, Kassin, Burr | Union Square Live
Sunday, August 19 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Improv/Jazz/Chamber Music Concert: Manring, Kassin, Burr | Union Square Live

Sun Aug 19: 2-4pm — Manring, Kassin, Burr (Improv/Jazz/Chamber Music)
With amazing chops, quiet soul, diverse compositions, and a somewhat twisted sense of humor, this trio, hailed as “the world’s most sophisticated jam-band,” features three top virtuosos on their respective instruments.
As individual players, Michael Manring, Larry …