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Play Dress Up in a Wonderland w/ Costumes from 1920s-1980s (Oakland) Have you been waiting for a party invitation to wear sequins, pink wigs, and vintage prom dresses? Well consider this your formal invitation to our dollhouse – an immersive fashion experience! We’ve created a magical space in Oakland, CA for you to try on fantastical dresses, ...
7th Annual Toy & Food Drive Car Show + “Dyno Day” (Santa Clara)
Saturday, December 18 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
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| TPS Motorsports,
TPS Motorsports proudly announces our 7th annual Toy & Food Drive PLUS DYNO DAY! -Saturday Dec 18th, 9am-2pm Families in the Bay Area have been hammered the last 2 years due to the effects of Covid. This year TPS Motorsports is proud to announce we will be ...

9:00 am“The Market” New Farmers Market at Parkmerced (SF)  FREE
Free de Young Museum Day for Bay Area Residents (Every Saturday)

, the de Young offers free general admission to the permanent galleries to Bay Area residents. Please note that admission to any special exhibits is not included nor discounted and will require the full admission price. Saturdays feature engaging art experiences for the entire family, ...Every Saturday

Free “Legion of Honor” Museum Day for Bay Area Residents (Every Saturday)

 the Legion of Honor offers free general admission to the permanent galleries to Bay Area residents. Advanced tickets are required, and capacity is limited due to COVID-19 precautions. Please note that admission to any special exhibits is not included nor discounted and will require ...Every Saturday

2021 “WinterFest” at Salesforce Rooftop Park (Dec. 17-19)

Holiday Festivities at Salesforce Rooftop Park The Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA), in coordination with the East Cut Community Benefit District, are offering free holiday activities at Salesforce Rooftop Park starting with a holiday lighting celebration on the evening of November 30th and a weekend ...

10:00 amJames Webb Telescope Launch Party at Chabot (Oakland)  $24
10:00 amNichibei Potters Holiday Sale (Sebastopol)  FREE
10:00 amMakers Market on First Street (Napa)  FREE
10:00 am2021 Model Railroad Train Show and Open House (San Leandro)  FREE*
*Free admission but donationsa re welcome
11:00 amMakers Market In the Plaza (Walnut Creek)  FREE
Polk Street’s 2021 Holiday Festival: Free Bouncy House + Santa (SF)
Saturday, December 18 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Helen Wills Park

Enjoy a free holiday festival for the neighborhood thanks to the “Discover Polk” nonprofit community benefit district Saturday, December 18th enjoy a free family festival at Helen Wills Park (11a-3p) w/ Santa coming at 11:30a, free bouncy house & party in the park. At night, enjoy carolers ...

2021 Telegraph Ave. Holiday Street Fair w/ 200 Artists (Dec. 11-24)
Saturday, December 18 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Telegraph Ave. (Berkeley)

39th Annual Telegraph Ave. Holiday Street Fair Located on the famed Telegraph Avenue Between Dwight and Bancroft Way Next to the U.C. Campus – In Berkeley, CA. 2022 Fair dates December 10, 11, 17, 28, 23, 24 – 11am-6pm Free Gift Wrapping Holiday shoppers will ...

“Miracle on Mission St.” Filipino + BIPOC Holiday Market (SF)
Saturday, December 18 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP for timed entry
| Kapwa Gardens (SOMA Pilipinas)
Join us for Miracle on Mission St, a Small Business Market spotlighting local BIPOC-owned retail and food vendors. Situated in the urban oasis of Kapwa Gardens, you’ll be immersed in a wonderland of living walls, colorful murals, swaying bamboo trees, and a mini grove of Filipino ...
Free Holiday Carriage Rides: Santa Rosa’s Historic Railroad Square (Nov. 27-Dec. 24)
Saturday, December 18 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*free
| 9 Fourth Steet, Santa Rosa, CA 95401

Holiday fun in Historic Railroad Square. Live Music plus Free Carriage Rides every Saturday & Sunday from 11a to 3pm plus a special additional day on December 23, 2022.

MCD Mobile MakeArt: Ferry Building Holiday Pop-Up With Creativity Explored
Saturday, December 18 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Celebrate the work of Creativity Explored (CE) by joining MCD and CE at the Ferry Building during the month of December! In support of CE’s Holiday Art Pop-Up Shop, MCD will be leading Mode Brut inspired craft projects including dance party wearables (12/04), embroidered snowflake pillow pins (12/11), and handwritten ...
“Street Soccer USA” Holiday Celebration at The Crossing (SF) Come to The Crossing to celebrate the Holidays with Street Soccer USA. There will be games for youth from 11-1pm along with an arts and crafts ornament making station. Courtesy of Dick’s Sporting Goods there will also be a gift giveaway for every youth that ...
SF Ballet’s Nutcracker Inspired Chair Dance & Oral History
Saturday, December 18 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE
Activity: SF Ballet’s Nutcracker Inspired Chair Dance & Oral History – Dec. 18, 11 a.m. A partnership with San Francisco Ballet Celebrate 77 Years of Nutcracker! Join us for a presentation on San Francisco Ballet’s long history of performing this timeless ballet, followed by a fun and ...
Holly Jolly “Play Streets” Festival + Tenderloin Block Party (SF)
Saturday, December 18 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Larkin St between Eddy / Ellis St
Have a holly jolly Play Streets! It’s the best time of the year for free bike lessons, holiday portraits, games, and raffles. See you there! ❄️☃️🎄🎁 🚲 🗓️ Saturday, December 18th 🕦 11:30 AM – 3:30 PM 📍 Larkin St between Eddy / Ellis St
“NaviDamos” Toy Giveaway w Free Pan Dulce + Hot Cocoa at Speakeasy Brewery (SF)
Saturday, December 18 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free Event! Free food and toys for the kids! Free pan dulce for all!
| Speakeasy Brewery
NaviDamos Toy Giveaway at Speakeasy Brewery/Hunter’s Point Brewery Hosted by The City’s Freshest @themissionsbarbershop & @los_bayuncos_ We’ll be giving away toys, hot dogs and burgers to the kids! A Free pan dulce and hot chocolate station for everyone. Come through and bring the family!!! Support local vendors while ...
“Playlandia” Community Music & Art Fest at 24th St. BART Plaza (SF)
Saturday, December 18 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 24th Street (Mission)
Playlandia & Buddy Buddy Day features live music, local bands, local artists Michael Rios, Kookie Gonzales & Nite Owl. Playlandia takes place around the southwest side of the 24th street BART station plaza with live bands, local DJs, Art vendors and street food for the public ...
12:00 pmHayes Valley Artists Garden  FREE*
*Free for the whole day
Unkle Morty’s Pop Up + Holidaze Art/Punk Market (Oakland)
Saturday, December 18 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mosswood Chapel
Last minute and still looking for that unusual gift for your special person? Get ready for Unkle Morty’s/Destroy Art/HOLIDAZE MARKET! Over 20 underground artists with a punk/macabre twist. December 18th 12-8pm. Jewelry, records, vintage clothes, punk memorabilia, macabre toys and unusual creations, art, publications, food ...
12:00 pm“Makers Faire” aka Santa’s Workshop (Sausalito)  FREE
Larkin Street “Holiday Flea Market” in the Tenderloin (SF)
Saturday, December 18 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Open to the public
| San Francisco, CA

This Saturday, December 4th from 12pm -6pm join the Tenderloin Merchants Association and our community partners as we launch the Larkin Street Flea Market. Shop vendors from around the bay area, featuring arts, crafts, vintage clothing and retail vendors. Enjoy some bites with outdoor and indoor dining from popular restaurants ...Every Saturday

Pop-Up 2021 Christmas Boutique at the United Irish Cultural Center (SF)
Saturday, December 18 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission all day
| United Irish Cultural Center
Join us at the United Irish Cultural Center next Saturday, December 18th for our annual Christmas Boutique. Up to 30 vendors selling handmade crafts, jewellery, clothes, candles and much more. A perfect day out for your last minute holiday purchases and to get you in the ...
Free Christmas Rum Tasting (Pacifica)
Saturday, December 18 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free locally made Rum tastings
| Tripp Distillery
Try our new Christmas Rum and take in local restaurants, hiking trails, and live music at our dog friendly oceanfront venue.
Check Out SF’s LGBT “Castro Art Capsule” Mini Art Gallery
Saturday, December 18 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Items available for purchase
| Market and Castro

A mini #LGBTQ+ art gallery in the kiosk at Castro & Market. Featuring local queer artists & their goods. Curated by @queerpowers + @siobhanaluvalot The @castroartcapsule is open this Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 4PM at Castro and Market! After all, you can’t spell ...

1:00 pmAndrea’s Dream Rescue Adoption Event (Castro)  FREE*
*Accepting Donations for local rescue shelters in the area.
Buddy Buddy Day & PlayLandia + Live Painting Art and Cannabis Party (SF)
Saturday, December 18 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 24th Street (Mission)
A joint community event of Art and Cannabis Come meet and greet the amazing budtenders in the industry Live painting by “NiteOwl” an internationally known mural artist Terpene demo with Cynthia Boedihardjo of Nouera Surprise prize drawing: 3pm for budtender 6pm for general public
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