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It’s A New Day: Massive New Year’s Day 2018 Block Party | SF
It’s A New Day Block Party is back with a massive line-up. Four stages of the best music, art installations, mutant vehicles, aerial performances, food trucks, interactive games, special surprises and lots of nice people. Yes, Ins and Outs are allowed from 4am-6pm.
Featuring an all-star ...
New Year’s Day Buddhist Altar & Rooftop Ceremony | SF Zen Center
Enjoy a New Year’s Procession of Buddhist altars on January 1, 2018.
Starting in the Buddha Hall, the procession will visit the various altars of the City Center temple.
The procession ends on the roof, weather permitting, or in the dining room with toasts to the New ...
“Fweedom” Opening of the Weed Gate: Mystery Prizes & Tours | Caliva
Cannabis goes recreational on January 1st. To celebrate this epic day, Caliva is throwing an event in honor of their newfound Fweedom.
First 100 customers in line will receive a mystery prize box worth up to $500. Line begins at 8am. Doors open at 9am.
They’re giving ...
New Year’s Day Shrine Visit | Japantown
Come ring in the New Year with prayers for Peace, Prosperity, and Health. Traditionally a Japanese New Year’s custom, however, everyone is welcome. New year’s morning includes a service at 8am along with traditional Ozoni soup
January 1 -3, 2018. 9:00a – 5:00p – Personal prayers and wishes ...
Free Oakland Hiking Tour on New Year’s Day | 2018
Join them on a hike from Oakland’s Dimond District up to Joaquin Miller Park, where they’ll catch AC Transit 339 for a ten-minute bus ride back down to Dimond. This beautiful hike will go through Oakland’s Dimond Canyon and Joaquin Miller Park, and will finish with ...
Brisk First Hike of 2018 | Mt. Diablo Twin Peaks
Begin the New Year with an outing on the rugged north side of Mt. Diablo featuring spectacular views of the main peak and adjacent canyons.
The day will include three parts: hike, trailhead lunch, hike. First, you will hike up to Black Point (4.5 mi., 1200 ...
New Year’s Day 2018: Free Guided Walking Tour Day | 6 Free Tours
Start 2018 off by learning all about the city we love. San Francisco City Guides offers several free walking tours on New Year’s Day.
New Year’s Day 2018 SF City Guides Walking Tours
January 1, 2018
All over San Francisco
9:30 am – Japanese Tea Garden
10:00 am – Chinatown
New Year’s Day Pacific Ocean Plunge & After Party | Ocean Beach
Take the plunge and dive fearlessly into 2018 for a quick dip into the water at Ocean Beach on January 1, 2018.
Start off the new year freezing and right with The Riptide. Meet down at the end of Taraval at the beach at around 11-11:30 am. At noon, take a run down ...
$140-$170 Flights to Europe: Norwegian’s New Year’s Sale | OAK
Looking for a European vacation in the New Year? Norwegian has a brand new sale with one-way flights from Oakland to Europe for between $140 and $170.
There are loads of restrictions on these cheap “lowfare” fares including no seat reservations, no checked baggage, and no ...
“Golden Gate Bridge to 2018” Hike | Marina
Kick start 2018 with a New Year’s Day hike to the Golden Gate Bridge on January 1, 2018.
Free, but an RSVP is required. Please note, you must join the San Francisco Bay Area Outings on meetup.com first, and then click RSVP on the specific event to attend.
The hike will ...
New Year’s Day Massive Sand Art Party | Ocean Beach
Andres Amador is an earthscape artist from San Francisco who is well known for creating massive sand drawings on the beach using only a rake and some volunteers. See some of his most stunning works.
Free New Year’s Day Collaborative Sand Art Creation
Monday, January 1, 2018 | 12:30p ...
New Year’s Day Polar Bear Ice Skate | Union Square
The Holiday Ice Rink in Union Square brings back the San Francisco take on the popular Canadian tradition. In this version, however, ice skaters of all ages are encouraged to put on your bathing suit, grab your shades and come to the ice rink during this New Year’s Day ...
SF Chamber Orchestra Main Stage Concert “Young Beethoven” | Palo Alto
Drawn to Vienna, the musical capital of Europe, as an ambitious 21-year-old, Ludwig van Beethoven was determined to make his mark in the world.
Standing on the shoulders of Haydn and Mozart, Beethoven, even in his earliest works, goes a step beyond them with revolutionary innovations that will ...
New Year’s Day Sierra Singles Hike | Wildcat Canyon Peak
Happy New Year 2018. Come Celebrate the New Year, under the spell of the Full Moon, with an “easy” and very pleasant hike up to Wildcat Canyon Peak. They have decided to change the “traditional” route a little, as well as the starting point in order ...
Winter Walk SF Final Day & Festive Open Plaza | Union Square
Union Square SF’s Winter Walk will once again make the holidays brighter by transforming two blocks on Stockton Street into a pedestrian-only holiday pop-up plaza. 2017 Winter Walk SF November 25, 2017 – December 31, 2017 Stockton St. between Geary and Ellis, San Francisco FREE Back ...
Closing Night: 2017 “Illuminate SF” Festival of Light | SF
Illuminate SF Festival of Light happens Thanksgiving 2017 through New Year’s Day 2018 and shines a light on San Francisco’s ever-expanding light art scene. Get your glow on during this two-month celebration during the longest nights of the year, featuring free light art tours, nighttime neighborhood walks, ...
Final Day: 11th Annual Holiday Circle of Lights | Oakland
Enjoy a month-long holiday light exhibition featuring scenes from Santa’s workshop and other holiday-inspired themes starting December 1st until New Year’s Day, January 1, 2018. A giant Nutcracker soldier awaits your arrival, then a magical story land of lights will continue to delight you. A ...
SF City Hall Lit up White & Gold for New Year’s Day
San Francisco’s City Hall and its 220+ state-of-the-art LED lighting fixtures get into the New Year’s spirit by illuminating in white and gold for New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. 2017/18 Update – After the passing of Mayor Edwin Lee, City Hall was lit in ...
New Year’s Day “Supermoon” Over San Francisco
The largest “Supermoon” of 2018 takes place the night of New year’s Day, January 1-2, 2018. Moonrise takes place at 5:04pm – which means this will be the best time to see the moon since it will be low in the horizon and looks the ...
Free Monday Morning Workout: Cardio & Strength | Dolores Park
Every Monday, November Project San Francisco meets in Dolores Park for a combination of cardio and strength exercises that are sure to leave you stronger than the day before. Come at 6:30 am; meet at Dolores Park for hugs, sweat and cheers.
The workouts are weatherproof, meaning they’re always …
Free Guided Meditation on SF’s Newest Rooftop Park | SF
Get fit for free Al Fresco with classes provided by FITNESS SF. No pre-registration or membership required – just show up.
Free Guided Meditation on SF’s Newest Rooftop Park
Every Monday, Aug. 13 – Oct. 22, 2018 | 8:30 am to 9 am
Salesforce Park (Amphitheater Lawn), 425 Mission …
Point Bonita Lighthouse Tour | Marin Headlands
Meet Point Bonita docents along the lighthouse trail. This hidden, historic setting offers breathtaking views and many stories of what life was like living at the head of such perilous waters.
A secret jewel of the Bay Area, the Point Bonita Lighthouse, built in 1855, was …
“Motown On Mondays” DJ Night | Madrone Art Bar
Every Monday at Madrone, dance the night away with hosts DJ Gordo Cabeza and Timoteo Gigante and resident DJs spinning originals, exclusive remixes, and close relatives of your favorite Motown songs during M.O.M. Motown on Mondays.
Arrive early for Happy Hour featuring $1 off drafts and …
Circuit Hacking Night: Make Cool Things with Electronics | Mission Dist.
Learn to solder and learn to make cool things with electronics. Hang out with cool hardware geeks at Noisebridge’s weekly Circuit Hacking Monday.
All ages, all skill levels, and all are welcome at this weekly Monday night event to give you inspiration to hack that project you’ve always wanted …
“Musical Mondays” Sing-Along At The Edge | Castro
Start your week singing with Musical Mondays or get over the hump with Musical Wednesdays at The Edge in the Castro, where they play all of your favorite musicals to sing and drink along with a different theme each week from 7 pm to 2 am every …
No Sports Trivia: “Oopsies” Pubquiz | Mission Dist.
Join No Sports Trivia at Virgil’s Sea Room to celebrate Famous Oopsies in History. From cars that explode to soda pop that tastes bad, you’ll be quizzed on all flavors of nerdery, including current events, music, history, spelling, math, and science.
No Sports Trivia: “Oopsies” Pubquiz
“The Secret Show”: Comedy Show at a Pub | San Mateo
Kevin Wong hosts a free weekly comedy night at The Swinging’ Door in San Mateo featuring comedians who have appeared at the Punch Line, Cobb’s, San Jose Improv, and Tommy T’s.
If you’re in the Peninsula, come on down to The Swingin’ Door for some free laughs every …