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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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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

every sunday 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 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 ...
“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
| The Chapel
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 ...

Every Sunday

“Heart of the City” Sunday Farmers Market | UN Plaza
Every Sunday – All Day | Cost: FREE | UN Plaza
"Heart of the City" Sunday Farmers Market | UN Plaza

Heart of the City Farmers Market is a uniquely independent, farmer-operated, nonprofit farmers market located year round on Sundays and Wednesdays in San Francisco’s United Nations Plaza, rain or shine. Nearly 30 local farmers and artisan food vendors provide a wide selection of fresh local produce, …

Student Hall Sundays at Capital One Cafe | Walnut Creek
Every Sunday – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE | Capital One Cafe (Walnut Creek)
Student Hall Sundays at Capital One Cafe | Walnut Creek

Hitting the Books? Join the Study Hall Sunday at Capital One Cafe.
Show your student ID to an ambassador and receive a complimentary hand-crafted beverage every Sunday when you come to our space to study.
Limit one drink per student. Ask an Ambassador for more details.
Student Hall …

Lindy in the Park: Free Outdoor Swing Dance | Golden Gate Park
Every Sunday – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Weather permitting (rain cancels)
| JFK Drive Lindy Hop Spot
Lindy in the Park: Free Outdoor Swing Dance | Golden Gate Park

Get ready to swing in Golden Gate Park every sunny Sunday at “Lindy in the Park,” a weekly free event near the de Young Museum, when the streets of Golden Gate Park are closed to traffic and the dancers take over.
Lindy in the Park | Free Outdoor …

Point Bonita Lighthouse Tour | Marin Headlands
Every Sunday – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Point Bonita Lighthouse
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 …

Point Bonita Lighthouse Tour | Marin Headlands
Every Sunday – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Point Bonita Lighthouse
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 …

Golden Gate Park Sunday Roller Disco Party | SF
Every Sunday – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Skatin' Place
Golden Gate Park Sunday Roller Disco Party | SF

There is a place in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park that is heaven for Bay Area inline skaters and roller skaters who like to boogie to the funky beat on wheels.
The Godfather of Skate brings his mobile DJ unit and plays groovy tunes for you …

Victorian Walking Tour | Pacific Heights
Every Sunday – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted.
| 1801 Bush
Victorian Walking Tour | Pacific Heights

See and learn about the Victorian era architecture of the city’s first suburb on a guided walk from SF City Guides.
Victorian Walking Tour
Every Sunday | 2 pm
1801 Bush, 1801 Bush St., SF, CA
Free, but donations are accepted.
On a walk through the neighborhood of Lafayette Square, you’ll …

Sunday Afternoon Bluegrass Jam | Bernal Heights
Every Sunday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Lucky Horseshoe
Sunday Afternoon Bluegrass Jam | Bernal Heights

Grab that banjo, mandolin, guitar, fiddle, harmonica and autoharp, and head over to The Lucky Horseshoe in Bernal Heights to join in San Francisco’s only Bluegrass Jam on a Sunday afternoon.
Sunday Afternoon Bluegrass Jam
Every Sunday | 4-7 pm
The Lucky Horseshoe, 453 Cortland Ave., SF, CA
FREE
Jamming happens …

The Starry Plough Sunday Matinee Concerts | Berkeley
Every Sunday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.
| The Starry Plough
The Starry Plough Sunday Matinee Concerts | Berkeley

The Starry Plough in Berkeley hosts a weekly all-ages matinee concert series from 4-7 pm every Sunday.
The show is free, but donations are welcome. The pub opens at 2 pm. There is a large selection of beers and full kitchen with satisfying pub staples like …

Free Sunday Night Juggling Club at Circus Center | SF
Every Sunday – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Circus Center
Free Sunday Night Juggling Club at Circus Center | SF

Experienced juggler or a newbie looking to learn? Come hang out at Juggling Club and collaborate in a fun, low-pressure environment with an experienced Circus Center instructor. All levels are welcome in this free club taught by Jade Ford.
Juggling Club
Most Sundays | 5-8p
Circus Center, 755 Frederick St., SF
Free, …

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