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Events for May 14, 2023

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Sunday, May 14

Bay Area Rose Gardens for Mother’s Day (2023)
Sunday, May 14 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over the Bay Area
It’s Mother’s Day! Treat your favorite mom to a wonderful day amongst the roses and perhaps bring a picnic. With all the rain we’ve experienced, roses are about 2 weeks behind this year. But there should still be many that look and smell amazing. Rose Gardens of ...
Mother’s Day 2023 Pancake Brunch Aboard a WWII Ship (Richmond)
Sunday, May 14 – 9:00 am | Cost: $15*
*$15 for adults and $5 for children 8 and under
| SS Red Oak Victory
What would Mom like more than starting her special day with a fresh, hot Pancake Breakfast? What could be better for Mothers Day than to treat Mom to a breakfast cooked in and served from a real World War II ship’s galley? Freshly made pancakes, sausage, bacon, and scrambled ...

Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile 2023
Sunday, May 14 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free Admission
| Sunset Mercantile (Outer Sunset)

A weekly market featuring farmers, ranchers, food artisans, live music, children’s activities, vendors, makers, merchants, artists, and local organizations. Explore all the amazing local businesses surrounding the farmers market at sunsetstrong.com. You can find us every Sunday 9am-2pm year round on 37th avenue/Ortega and every Wednesday ...Every Sunday

10:00 amGardeneur Plant and Eco-Market at Ferry Building (SF)  FREE*
*No Tickets Required
Free Museum Day 2023 at The Exploratorium for Mother’s Day (SF)
Sunday, May 14 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Pay what you can
| Pier 15
The Exploratorium typically only has one “pay what you wish” day a year. The Exploratorium’s “Community Day” tradition returns for 2023 in honor of Mother’s Day/Día de las Madres. Lots of free bilingual activities will tempt you to spend your full day at the museum ...
2023 Inner Sunset Sunday’s Flea Market (SF)
Sunday, May 14 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free Admission: All Welcome
| Inner Sunset

The Inner Sunset Flea is a grassroots-organized flea market, occurring monthly in the heart of San Francisco’s Inner Sunset neighborhood. The Flea features over 30 resident, artisan, nonprofit, and local business vendors as well as food, activities, and more. Inner Sunset Sunday’s Flea Market April ...Monthly

“Manny’s Neighborhood Trash Cleanup” w/ $1 Margaritas & Free Burritos (SF)

Tired? Sunday Funday. Wired? Sunday done-day. Make our neighborhood better, brunch with cool people (sorry not sorry, we’re biased), get deals to some fave local spots, and wrap it up before the Sunday Scaries hit with an easy hour of picking up trash around our ...Every Sunday

Mother’s Day Activities at SF’s Ferry Building (2023)
Sunday, May 14 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building Marketplace
Join us in the Marketplace for a ‘Ferry Family Day’ of gift making for Mothers and Mother Figures! Create beautiful pop-up cards, jewelry, and flower crafts. Find the activity table by Cholita Linda and Delica in the central Marketplace. This event is free and open to the ...
“Lindy in the Park” Swing Dance Party (Golden Gate Park)
Sunday, May 14 – 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

SF’s “Box Shop” Open House: Mother’s Day Edition w/ 130+ murals
Sunday, May 14 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free! Though donations are always appreciated
| The Box Shop
Come visit The Box Shop for our monthly Open House! Held on the second Sunday of every month from 11 am to 4 pm. The Box Shop is a collaborative maker space and studios focused on metal and industrial arts. During our Open House, we open ...
Free Champagne, Chocolate and Photo Print on Mother’s Day (SF)
Sunday, May 14 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Click Studio
Celebrate Mother’s Day with The Click Studio. San Francisco’s first and only self portrait studio, where you can be your own photographer! Come in on May 14th for some free champagne, chocolates, and a FREE photo print with you and your mom (aunts, sisters, grandmothers ...
Free Whisky Tasting and Distillery Tour for Mom (Pacifica)
Sunday, May 14 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Up to two Free Spirits Tastings for your Mom
| Tripp Distillery
Bring Mom in for a free Spirits tasting at the Tripp Distillery on the beach in Pacifica. The ocean, hiking trails, and loads of great restaurants and shops nearby. Our production facility and tasting room is located on the beach in Pacifica CA and about 3 ...
626 “Mini” Milpitas Night Market (Spring 2023)
Sunday, May 14 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend. Limited VIP tickets available for $20.
| Great Mall of the Bay Area

626 Night Market Mini @ Great Mall Milpitas 2023. Featuring 3 dozen curated, unique food + merchandise vendors and full bar. 626 Night Market is back this Spring at a new, larger location–bringing the epic flavors of our giant flagship food festivals in a MINI ...

Dance Dialogues Pop-Up Series: I Madé Moja (Asian Art Museum)

Dance Dialogues Pop-Up Series: I Madé Moja is a 30–45 minute dance performance and demonstrations in the gallery, followed by a Q&A on May 14 & May 25th at Asian Art Museum as part of Beyond Bollywood’s events and performances. Dance Dialogues Pop-Up Series: I ...

Golden Gate Park Sunday Roller Disco Party (SF)
Sunday, May 14 – 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

SF’s 82nd Annual Mother’s Day Rose Show (Golden Gate Park)
Sunday, May 14 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Many Roses available after the show available after the show by donation.
| Hall of Flowers (GG Park)
The San Francisco Rose Society continues its tradition with the annual Mother’s Day Rose Show at Golden Gate Park’s Hall of Flowers, typically with a rose showcase in the exhibition hall. Exhibitors show their judged and award-winning garden roses starting at 1 pm until 3:30 pm. It’s ...
SF’s “Union Square in Bloom” Free Mother’s Day Festival (2023)
Sunday, May 14 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free and open to the public: no RSVP required
| Union Square San Francisco
Like fresh spring bulbs bursting forth following a long, damp winter, Union Square in Bloom returns for its second year with spectacular oversized floral displays cascading from area hotels, restaurants, bars, and shops, along with special offerings highlighting Union Square’s rich floral history and blooming ...
Free Mother’s Day Concert: “Golden Gate Park Band” Symphony in the Park (2023)
Sunday, May 14 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.
| Spreckels Temple of Music (Golden Gate Park Bandshell)

The Golden Gate Park Band, presents its 141st season in Golden Gate Park’s music concourse. That’s right, this 30-piece symphony has been playing free concerts in Golden Gate Park since 1882. For 2023 there are 25 free weekly concerts take place most Sundays at 1 pm, ...Every Sunday

40% off Tix: Acclaimed Camp Comedy “The Confession of Lily Dare” in SF

Infamous madame Lily Dare is on her road to ruin – paved with good intentions – in this campy and captivating comedy by Charles Busch. Playing at New Conservatory Theatre Center May 12-June 11. “The Confession of Lily Dare” Regional Premiere by Charles Busch May ...

“Fogo Na Roupa” Carnaval Parade Rehearsal (The Presidio)
Sunday, May 14 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Presidio
​In preparation for San Francisco’s 45th Annual Carnaval, Fogo Na Roupa – the same group who performed at the Presidio Tunnel Tops Opening – will be practicing to afro-Brasilian Carnaval rhythms on Sunday, May 14 and Sunday, May 21 in the Presidio. The “Bateria” – the drum ...
Free Reggae in the Park “Crucial Sundays” (Golden Gate Park)
Sunday, May 14 – 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 ...

FREE: Oakland “HellaSecret” Comedy Show (Sunday)

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 ...

7:00 pm$5 Off Tix: San Francisco Playhouse’s New Play “Chinglish” (May 4 – June 10)  $30*
*Tickets start at $35 ($5 off with code FUNCHEAP)
Win Tix: Future Islands w/ Joon Live at Fox Theater (Oakland)
Sunday, May 14 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Enter to Win
| Fox Theater
The American synth-pop band, Future Islands is coming to Oakland this May. After performing in New Zealand’s massive music festivals – Electric Avenue Music Festival and Splore Festival, Future Islands consisting of Gerrit Welmers, William Cashion, Samuel T. Herring, and Michael Lowry is now ready ...
8:30 pmFree Sunday Hot Rasa Salsa/Bachata/y Mas Latin Nights Dance Class (SF)  FREE
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