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Sunday, October 17

10:00 am“Fog City Flea” at The Ferry Building (Every Sunday)  FREE
2021 San Francisco Trolley Dances
Sunday, October 17 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*RSVPs Required Free to watch; if you take Muni, fare is required
| All Over San Francisco

Epiphany Dance Theater has announced the program for the 19th annual San Francisco Trolley Dances (SFTD) October 22 – 23. Under the direction of Epiphany Artistic Director Kim Epifano and Managing Director Zoë Klein, this year’s route connects San Francisco’s South of Market to Chinatown along the city’s new Central Subway, ...

10+ Blocks “Picnic on Telegraph” Block Party (Oakland)
Sunday, October 17 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*No tickets required
| Telegraph Avenue from 40th to 51st Street
Picnic on Telegraph returns to Oakland’s Temescal District on October 17 for a special Sunday edition on 10+ blocks of Telegraph Avenue, closed to cars and open to people! Kick off your Sunday with brunch, live music, shopping, fitness classes, and more– all outdoors, socially-distanced, ...

“Lindy in the Park” Swing Dance Party (Golden Gate Park)
Sunday, October 17 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Weather permitting (rain cancels)
| JFK Drive Lindy Hop Spot

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. This in person event resumed ...Every Sunday

11:00 amNoe Street Outdoor “Art Mart” in the Castro (Every Sunday)  FREE
11:00 amCANCELED: 6th Annual(ish) Drink Historically (Oakland)  FREE
Picnic at Lake Temescal “Community Comeback”
Sunday, October 17 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Lake Temescal (North)
North Hills Community Association (NHCA) is proud to host a community picnic on October 17th, an event open to everyone, celebrating community and holding tribute on the 30th anniversary of the Oakland/Berkeley Firestorm. This community day at the lake will include: Live music, food trucks, dog ...
Sunday Streets’ “Phoenix Day” 30+ Block Parties Take Over SF
Sunday, October 17 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
San Francisco’s Sunday Streets is back on October 17, and bigger than ever. They’re dubbing it “Phoenix Day” featuring 5 open streets destinations, 30+ neighborhood block parties, a 20+ mile community bike ride, and dozens of neighbor-hosted block parties. Get ready to celebrate community, health, resilience, and ...
“Do-Over” SF Block Party (The Midway)
Sunday, October 17 – 12:00 pm | Cost: $25*
*Before 2pm: Ticket Holders must arrive by 2pm
| The Midway
The Do-Over celebrates a ‘do-over’ of our 15th anniversary season and return to San Francisco with a very special daytime block party at The Midway presented by Flavor Group. Whatever the weather, The Do-Over always brings out a bit of California sunshine in everyone. Established in 2005 ...
“Litquake” Outdoors at SF’s Yerba Buena Gardens Festival (Oct. 16-17)
Sunday, October 17 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)

The 2023 Yerba Buena Gardens Festival hosts a full lineup of free outdoor music, theater, circus, dance, poetry, and children’s programs. The Festival opens on Saturday, May 6 at 1:00pm with John Santos Sextet + The Afro-Peruvian Coalition. Now in its 23rd year, the Festival will ...

SF’s Sunday Brunch Comedy Show (Mimosas + Bloody Marys)

The Brunchline has ended. Sorry about that! Like to laugh? Like to brunch? (of course you do). Welcome to The Brunchline (like Punchline, genius we know) for San Francisco’s best new brunch-time comedy show. The Brunchline: SF’s Sunday Brunch Comedy Show Get $5 off Tickets ...Every Sunday

Golden Gate Park Sunday Roller Disco Party (SF)
Sunday, October 17 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Skatin' Place

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 ...Every Sunday

“LoveFest” Outdoor Music Festival on Haight (SF)
Sunday, October 17 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Love on Haight
Love on Haight Presents LOVEFEST Sunday, October 17th 1400 Haight Street San Francisco, CA 94117 1pm-6pm + a little after party! Featuring: MJ Brass Boppers (3:30pm-5:30pm) Scott Guberman (2pm-3pm) Casa Del Sol (1pm-1:45pm) We will be ending the night off with a DJ set inside from Shahid Buttar (5:30pm-8pm) Love on Haight will be offering Red ...
SF’s “Cutest Rescue Dog Contest” at Chinatown Walkway Weekend
Sunday, October 17 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*We will be accepting donation for SPCA that day
Chinatown will be joining the Sunday Streets program for an epic relaunch of this beloved San Francisco institution on October 17th, 2021 for Phoenix Day. Featuring uniquely Chinatown food demonstrations, cultural activities, performances, and games, Walkway Weekends will be a destination site during this single- ...
Golden Gate Park’s Free “Reggae Sunday” Bandshell Concert
Sunday, October 17 – 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music (Golden Gate Park Bandshell)

Live music will return for its third season at the Golden Gate Bandshell’s iconic stage with another series of free outdoor concerts in Golden Gate Park, the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department and the arts nonprofit Illuminate announced today. The series, Illuminate Live, which ...

Oakland’s 2021 “Autumn Lights” Festival at Lake Merritt (Oct. 14-16)

Fill your Instagram feed with photos of this gorgeous annual light festival Immerse yourself in the 11th Anniversary Autumn Lights Festival. Prepare to be dazzled and amazed at this magical outdoor fundraiser where you’ll experience 60+ spectacular lighted art displays sparkling and beaming throughout Oakland’s ...

$5 Off Tix: Oakland Secret Comedy Night @ Hidden Speakeasy

Get ready for our “HellaSecret” speakeasy comedy show in Oakland. A series of pop-up (and socially distant) live 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 HellaSecret comedy show ...

$10 Off: “Terror Vault” SF’s 1874 Haunted House at The Mint (2021)
Sunday, October 17 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $10 off*
*$10 off with coupon code FUNCHEAP
| San Francisco Mint

Unfortunately our exclusive FUNCHEAP code for Terror Vault 2021 is completely sold out! Part theatre, part haunted maze, and part escape room, San Francisco’s premiere haunted attraction returns for 2021 with “Immortal Reckoning” an all-new, bigger, and more terrifying immersive experience from the insane mind of Peaches ...

Silent Cinema Outdoor Movie Night: “Sister Act on Comfy Couches (SF)
Sunday, October 17 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $17 | Dirty Habit

**Due to San Francisco regulations, all guests must show proof of vaccination and valid ID for admission.** Dirty Habit, San Francisco’s sultry bar and restaurant located on the fifth floor of Hotel Zelos, is pleased to announce the return of its ‘Second Summer Outdoor Movie’ ...

SF’s HellaDesi Comedy Night (Every Sunday)

It’s San Francisco’s only weekly HellaDesi Comedy Night at a great new comedy club at Neck of the Woods with HellaFunny and Funcheap. See a showcase of some of the Bay Area’s top comedians of Indian, Pakistani, Sri Lankan, Bangladeshi, Afghani, and South Asian descent. Let’s celebrate ...Every Saturday

Free Downtown SF “HellaSecret” Outdoor Comedy Night

Get ready for downtown San Francisco’s newest outdoor comedy club – part of our new pop-up comedy shows at unique spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a new venue and you’ll get notified of the secret location. This HellaSecret Comedy Show takes place at a new ...

FREE Tix: Downtown SF’s Brand New Speakeasy Comedy Night
Sunday, October 17 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free tickets for first 100
| Secret Location (SF)

Get ready for downtown San Francisco’s newest comedy club – part of our new pop-up comedy shows at unique spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a new venue and you’ll get notified of the secret location. This HellaSecret Comedy Show takes place at a recently reopened ...

“Crazy Funny Asians” Comedy Showcase (SF)

Inspired by the blockbuster movie, see some of the Bay Area’s top comedians at San Francisco’s Crazy Funny Asians comedy showcase, presented by Funcheap and HellaFunny. Let’s celebrate the Bay’s Asian-American culture and heritage with laughs. Memorial Day Weekend – Sunday, May 28, 2023 – 7p ...Every Saturday

Prison-Themed Outdoor Aerial Public Art Performance (SF)
Sunday, October 17 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
| CounterPulse,

Oct 14 – 17: Thurs at 7pm and 8:30pm; Fri at 7pm and 8:30pm; Sat at 5pm, 7pm and 8:30pm; Sun at 7pm Second in a trilogy of outdoor aerial public art performances addressing the devastating effects of mass incarceration, Meet Us Quickly With Your ...

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