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Saturday, May 4

2019 Children’s Day Festival | Japantown
Saturday, May 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Japantown Peace Plaza
Come out and enjoy a day in San Francisco’s historic Japantown and celebrate the Japanese national holiday Children’s Day (Kodomo no Hi). 2019 Children’s Day Festival | Japantown Saturday, May 4, 2019 | 11 am to 4 pm Japantown Peace Plaza FREE This year marks the 27th annual Children’s Day ...
2019 Shipyard Artsts Spring Open Studios: Saturday | Hunters Point
Saturday, May 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Hunters Point Shipyard Artists

Explore over 100 working studios featuring San Francisco’s top artists on Saturday and Sunday, May 4 & 5, 2019. Spring Open Studios event for a weekend of art buying and browsing, great food from neighborhood providers and free family fun. This unique tradition, celebrating its ...

2019 Kentucky Derby Day Bash | Golden Gate Fields
Saturday, May 4 – All Day | Cost: $6*
*$6 general admission to Golden Gate Fields
| Golden Gate Fields
Dress up in bowties, seersucker suits, fedoras, big hats, and sundresses and head out to Golden Gate Fields on Kentucky Derby Day on Saturday, May 4, 2019. The Park will be filled with parties, festivals, and games as you celebrate the 145th Run for the Roses. ...
71st Annual Cameron Carnival | Chinatown
Saturday, May 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free to the public
| Donaldina Cameron House
The 2019 Cameron Carnival features fun for all ages and offers a wide variety of activities throughout the day. Admission is free and all are welcome. Chinese Cameron Carnival Saturday, May 4, 2019 | 11 am to 7 pm Donaldina Cameron House, 920 Sacramento St, San Francisco, CA FREE to the public This ...
Silicon Valley Artists’ Open Studios: Saturday | South Bay
Saturday, May 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All over South Bay & Peninsula

Silicon Valley Open Studios is an opportunity to experience a wide variety of art and talk with local artists in the comfort of their own studios from 11 am to 5 pm during the first three weekends in May. 2019 Silicon Valley Open Studios First Three Weekends ...

2019 Sports Basement’s CampFest | The Presidio
Saturday, May 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| Sports Basement (Presidio)
Join for a day of adventure with some of the greatest brands in the outdoor industry. SB CampFest is an interactive and engaging event focused on bringing the outdoors to you. This event will highlight the most cutting edge outdoor brands and the latest in their ...
Free Comic Book Day 2019 at Flying Comics | SF
Saturday, May 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Flying Colors Comics
Bring your friends & families to celebrate Free Comic Book Day where FCBD was founded. There are thousands of comics to give away, plus artist signings, prize giveaways, and the biggest party of the year. Special Guest artist Dan Brereton, cover artist for Valiant Comics’ Bloodshot ...
Palace of Fine Arts’ Free Kids Carnival | 2019
Saturday, May 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required
| Palace of Fine Arts
Get ready for a free carnival-themed day inside the Palace of Fine Arts’ atrium that will feature bicycle carousels from Cyclecide, carnival games, crafts, glitter art, face painting, DIY car paint station, balloon twisters, and live music from Sunny and the Black Pack. Guests will have ...
Free Outdoor Roller Skate Groove | SF
Saturday, May 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | NOW Hunters Point

They’re here to spread the joy of roller skating to all the communities in San Francisco and beyond. The Church of 8 Wheels will be bringing the special brand of roller skating to the people in Bayview/Hunters Point . It’s called the Bayview Skate Groove. ...

Pilates Day Celebration: Free Pilates Mat + Roller Class | Oakland
Saturday, May 4 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | The Working Body
Join and celebrate Pilates Day in this special free Pilates Mat class. Pilates Day is an annual, international, community event celebrated on the first Saturday of May every year. Free, but an RSVP is required. A combination of low-impact flexibility, muscular strength and endurance movements, Pilates emphasizes proper postural alignment, ...
2019 Bluegrass Pickin’ Picnic in the Park | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, May 4 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but please bring food to share.
| Dahlia Dell
The annual Bluegrass Pickin’ Picnic returns to Golden Gate Park on May 4, 2019. It’s a great chance for city dwellers to get outside, get some fresh air, and enjoy an afternoon of music, good food, and good company. It’s a treat, whether you’re a jammer or ...
2019 Kite Day: Giant Kites, Snow Cones & Hotdog Lunches | Menlo Park
Saturday, May 4 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bedwell Bayfront Park
Come out to Kite Day and enjoy kite flying, snow cones, and a hot dog lunch on Saturday, May 4, 2019. 2019 Kite Day Saturday, May 4, 2019 | Noon to 3 pm Bedwell Bayfront Park, 1600 Marsh Road, Menlo Park FREE Kite flying Snow cones Hot dog lunch Bounce house If the wind is ...
“Access to Adventure” Festival of Arts & Recreation | GG Park
Saturday, May 4 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| Music Concourse Garage (GG Park)
Join the annual Access to Adventure festival to experience & explore arts, music, sports, live entertainment and other fun activities. This is a festival of arts & recreation for kids of all activities. 2019 Access to Adventure Saturday, May 4, 2019 | noon to 3 pm Music Concourse, ...
2019 Cinco de Mayo Festival: Lowrider Cars & Dancing Horses | Jack London Square
Saturday, May 4 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Food and beverage available for purchase.
| Jack London Square
The Cinco de Mayo Festival returns to Jack London Square for its second year on Saturday, May 4, 2019. The festival will feature Latin performances and entertainment including traditional Folklorico dancing, traditional Aztec dancing from In Lak’ech Danza Azteca, lowrider cars, dancing horses, wrestling, performances from ...
Art Route Oakland 2019 | May 3-4
Saturday, May 4 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | All Over Oakland

Art Route Oakland is a free, fun activity for all ages held during Oakland Art Month. Visitors will explore art venues throughout the city collecting stamps on their maps to be eligible to win fabulous prizes including $250 to $1,500 good toward original artwork, a ...

4th Annual Kentucky Derby Three 70 inch TV Viewing Party | SF
Saturday, May 4 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Dorian SF
Grab your hats and make a run for the roses because we’re hosting our 4th Annual Kentucky Derby Viewing Party on May 4th. Beginning at noon, you’re invited to enjoy delicious derby sippers, like classic Mint Juleps, and other specialty cocktails. Whip out the pastels ...
2nd Mischief Anniversary Party: Free Ice Cream, Cocktails & Prizes | Oakland
Saturday, May 4 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mischief
Come celebrate Mischief’s two year anniversary on Saturday, May 4th from noon to 4 pm at Mischief (3908 MacArthur Blvd. The Laurel, Oakland CA 94619). Join for an afternoon of fun in the sun and (mischief) making, made possible with contribution from the Laurel District Association. There ...
Free Chinatown Wonton Workshop | SF
Saturday, May 4 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | China Live
On Saturday, May 4th, join for a free Dumpling Workshops – Wontons. Just swing by the demo table at 12:30 pm, 1 pm or 1:30 pm (before or after dining with us) for a quick hands-on wonton class. No need to schedule – just show up.
Amoeba Revolutions DJ Set: Anorak Pop | SF
Saturday, May 4 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
Amoeba SF’s DJ series Revolutions presents Anorak Pop on Saturday, May 4th from 1-3pm. As Anorak Pop, Amoebites Nick and Morgan (of SF-based indie pop band The Umbrellas) spin everything power pop, new wave, post-punk, C-86, and indie pop. Music to dance to, music to cry ...
“2 Blocks of Art” SoMa Art Walk & Mural Block Party | SF
Saturday, May 4 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Central Market
The revered San Francisco event 2 Blocks of Art returns for its 8th year on Saturday, May 4th. New in 2019, the art walk is happening on a weekend afternoon to allow for more daylight to view the feature of this year’s event: 6th Street ...
SF Botanical Garden 52nd Annual Spring Plant Sale | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, May 4 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Hall of Flowers

The Bay Area’s largest plant sale of the year celebrates the 52nd Annual Spring Plant Sale, featuring over 4,000 different kinds of plants–many exclusive to the Garden’s Nursery. Saturday, May 4 Garden Lover Level and Above Member Preview 10 am-11 am Member Preview Sale 11 ...

Redwood City’s Outdoor Painting Festival | Courthouse Square
Saturday, May 4 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required for priority check-in
| Redwood City Courthouse Square
Open Paint 2.0 by CATA is an admission-free, all-ages outdoor painting experience, following on the success of the longstanding Open Paint monthly community events. Be a part of the largest community painting event in the Bay Area. For an entire afternoon, they will fill the Redwood City ...

Every Saturday

Free Community Yoga Class | Berkeley
Every Saturday – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Sports Basement (Berkeley)
Free Community Yoga Class | Berkeley
Grab your yoga mat and come to Sports Basement Berkeley for some relaxing weekend yoga. Community classes take place every Saturday. Free Community Yoga Class Every Saturday | 10 am Sports Basement, 2727 Milvia St, Berkeley, CA FREE Please BYOM (Bring Your Own Mat) and water bottle. All levels are welcome. Updated 3/13/19 ...
Historic Ferry Building Tour | SF
Historic Ferry Building Tour | SF
Enjoy an hour-long walk on the rise, tragic fall, and modern rebirth of one of San Francisco’s most renowned historic landmarks. Visit a contemporary swirl of shops and learn the history of ferries, freeways, and quakes. Meet at the foot of the stairs at the front ...
Explore the San Francisco Tech Scene Free Walking Tour | Mozilla
Every Saturday – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Donations are encourage and appreciated.
| Mozilla SF
Explore the San Francisco Tech Scene Free Walking Tour | Mozilla
Join the tour every Saturday at 10 am, rain or shine, in front of the Mozzilla office, 2 Harrison St (Embarcadero and Harrison), next to the Bay Bridge and Pier 26. Walk around the Financial District in San Francisco telling stories about how everything connected with ...
Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park
Every Saturday – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Golden Gate Park
Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park
Take yourself outside and into the beauty of this city’s heart and soul. Practice yoga under the trees and let the ocean air sooth and invigorate you. This class expertly blends breathing and movement, strength and grace, imagination and form. You will gain a personal understanding ...
Free Distillery Tour & Organic Rum Tasting w/ Your Dog | Pacifica
Every Saturday – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free Rum tasting if you bring your dog
| Tripp Distillery
Free Distillery Tour & Organic Rum Tasting w/ Your Dog | Pacifica
Oceanfront Distillery where Rum & other Spirits are made right in front of the bar where spirit tastings and cocktails are on hand. If you bring your dog, you get free tasting of their Rums. There may also be food truck onsite on Saturdays of something ...
Free ‘UrbanKick’ Fitness Class on the Rooftop | Salesforce Park
Every Saturday – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free 'UrbanKick' Fitness Class on the Rooftop | Salesforce Park
Beginning July 6, 2019, an energetic, equipment-free class blends sports conditioning and kickboxing, every Saturday from 12:30 pm – 1:15 pm at the Salesforce Park (Main Plaza.) Best of all, there’s no pre-registration or membership required – just show up.
“The Setup” Underground Comedy Show | SF
Every Saturday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 online with discount code FUNCHEAP; otherwise, it's $10.
| The Basement
"The Setup" Underground Comedy Show | SF
The Setup is an underground stand-up comedy show in the heart of San Francisco. This venue used to be the green room for the legendary Blackhawk jazz venue where Miles Davis used to play. Now, it’s a comedy show that features established comedians from around the ...
“Critical Hit” Comedy Show | Oakland
Every Saturday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $10 | It's Your Move Game Store
"Critical Hit" Comedy Show | Oakland
Critical Hit is hosted by Erik Krasner, Hayden Greif-Neill and Jim McVeigh at It’s Your Move Games & Hobbies in Temescal for over 4 years and still going strong. Every week, some of our favorite comedians are invited to perform. Along with the producers, you can ...
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