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Tuesday, February 19

10th Annual Lunar New Year Celebration | SF
Tuesday, February 19 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Space is limited and registration is required.
| Four Embarcadero Center
10th Annual Lunar New Year Celebration | SF
You are invited to the K&L Gates tenth annual Chinese New Year celebration on the evening of Tuesday, February 19. This evening honors the Lantern Festival, the climax of Chinese New Year celebrations and a time for reunions. Please note, space is limited and registration is ...
2019’s Biggest “Supermoon” | February 19
Tuesday, February 19 – 6:14 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
2019's Biggest "Supermoon" | February 19
From around the world, the moon will look plenty full to the eye tonight (February 18-19) and tomorrow night (February 19-20) as it parades across the nighttime sky. Read more on EarthSky. Best chance for photos of the Super Moon: Moonrise/Moonset As long as weather coorporates, the ...

The Next Level: Stand-Up Comedy Taping | SF
Tuesday, February 19 – 7:30 pm | Cost: $5*
*Two for $10 at door when you mention FUNCHEAP (otherwise it's $8 adv / $10 door)
| Maggie McGarry's Irish Pub
The Next Level: Stand-Up Comedy Taping | SF
Watch some of the bay areas best up-and-coming comedians audition for a spot at the prestigious Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal, Canada at this live taping. This showcase is the first step towards getting that big break. Tickets are $8 adv / $10 door, but ...

Wednesday, February 20

“Secret San Francisco” Lightning Talks | Immersive Design Week
Wednesday, February 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (SF)
"Secret San Francisco" Lightning Talks | Immersive Design Week
Join The Secret Alley, Epic Immersive, and The Bay Area Immersive Creators Happy Hour for a mixer and evening of lightning talks connecting guests of the Immersive Design Summit with the San Francisco underground art community. San Francisco’s most unique and mysterious spaces are opening themselves up for this one-of-a-kind ...

Friday, February 22

67th Annual Pacific Orchid Exposition Opening Day | SF
Friday, February 22 – All Day | Cost: $12*
*$12 for Single Day Admission.
| Hall of Flowers
67th Annual Pacific Orchid Exposition Opening Day | SF
The 2019 Pacific Orchid Exposition will be San Francisco Orchid Society’s 67th Annual orchid show and sale in Golden Gate Park. This year’s theme is “Orchids of the Enchanted Forest.” The show will have thousands of orchids on display, demonstrations, and local and international orchid vendors. ...
DoTheBay + Greenrush Present: Pre-Festival Cannabis Happy Hour | SF
Friday, February 22 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP. 21+ Event. Bring cash for purchase.
| Hotel Kabuki
DoTheBay + Greenrush Present: Pre-Festival Cannabis Happy Hour | SF
Join Noise Pop Festival, DoTheBay, and greenRush (the easiest way to buy weed) for the second Cannabis Happy Hour at Hotel Kabuki. Get ready for DJs spinning, on-site cannabis delivery, exclusive discounts and deals, complimentary gourmet munchies. Entry is free with RSVP. Must be 21+.
Dilla Day 2019 Hip Hop Celebration | Great Northern
Friday, February 22 – 9:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free before 11 pm, but an RSVP is required. 21+
| The Great Northern
Dilla Day 2019 Hip Hop Celebration | Great Northern
Stop by The Great Northern on February 22, 2019 for a celebration of all things J Dilla, “one of the music industry’s most influential hip-hop artists, working with big-name acts including A Tribe Called Quest, De La Soul, Busta Rhymes, Erykah Badu, MF Doom, The ...

Saturday, February 23

2019 “Dash and Splash”: Plunge w/ a Purpose | SF
Saturday, February 23 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch. Must raise a minimum of $125 to participate.
| Aquatic Park
2019 "Dash and Splash": Plunge w/ a Purpose | SF
Hop, skip, run or jump into the chilly waters of the Bay Area for the amazing Special Olympics athletes. You are invited to watch see the 2019 “Dash and Splash”  Plunge with a Purpose – to encourage inclusion and change the way that people think about ...
2019 Chinese New Year Street Fair | SF
Saturday, February 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Portsmouth Square
2019 Chinese New Year Street Fair | SF

Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of Chinatown. The Chinatown Community Street Fair takes place the weekend of the Chinese New Year Parade. At the fair, experience Chinese cultural arts such as Chinese folk dancing, opera, drumming and much more at the entertainment stage on Washington ...

“The Art of Living Black” Art Fair: Saturday | Oakland
Saturday, February 23 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Jingletown Art Studios
"The Art of Living Black" Art Fair: Saturday | Oakland

The 23rd annual “The Art of Living Black” Jingletown Art Studios feature Bay Area artists of African descent and are taking place from 10 am to 6 pm on February 23-24 & March 2-3 2019. This exciting group art exhibition provides a unique opportunity for attendees to meet ...

Tax Aid: Free Professional Tax Help | SF
Saturday, February 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Tax Aid: Free Professional Tax Help | SF

It’s still early in the tax season, but if you file early, not only will the IRS love you and send you flowers (not really), but you’ll get your refund early. The volunteers of Tax Aid will help you file your tax return, so long ...

38th Annual Clam Chowder Cook-Off: Amateur Teams | Santa Cruz Boardwalk
Saturday, February 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission; $10 Tasting Kits.
| Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
38th Annual Clam Chowder Cook-Off: Amateur Teams | Santa Cruz Boardwalk

Join the delicious festivities as amateur and professional chefs prepare their finest clam chowder recipes along the Boardwalk. Teams compete in the friendly competition, hoping to win prizes and bragging rights for Best Clam Chowder in the country’s largest and longest-running clam chowder competition. Awards ...

Year of the Pig: CHSA Chinese New Year’s Celebration | Chinatown
Saturday, February 23 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | CHSA Museum
Year of the Pig: CHSA Chinese New Year’s Celebration | Chinatown

Join the Chinese Historical Society of America before the Chinese New Year Parade for a full day of programs to welcome the Year of the Pig. 2019 Chinese Spring Festival Saturday, February 23, 2019 | 11 am to 4 pm CHSA Museum, 965 Clay Street, ...

2019 “Alleycute” A Cute Pairs Bike Race | Oakland
2019 "Alleycute" A Cute Pairs Bike Race | Oakland
Come get cute in the streets with the bike witches of FWOD Oakland who presents the 2019 Alleycute: A Cute Pairs Bike Race, happening on Saturday, February 23, 2019. All gender identities/ bikes/ ages/ skill levels are encouraged to race. Registration price is $5 per person so $10 per pair. You ...
Santana Row Lunar New Year Celebration | San Jose
Saturday, February 23 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Santana Row
Santana Row Lunar New Year Celebration | San Jose
Santana Row welcomes the Year of the Pig with an afternoon of Lunar New Year festivities presented by NTD Television and The Epoch Times on February 23, 2019. Enjoy the exciting drumbeats and crashing cymbals of the Dragon and Lion dances, other fascinating cultural performances and ...
80th Anniversary Celebration of the Golden Gate International Exposition | SF
Saturday, February 23 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
80th Anniversary Celebration of the Golden Gate International Exposition | SF
Join Christie Nelson, author of Beautiful Illusion, Treasure Island, 1939, and Patricia Araujo, luminous painter of the forgotten treasures of The Magic City. Together, their illustrated presentation will pay tribute to the art and history of the Golden Gate International Exposition.
Polkapalooza: Live Music & Beer Hall Games | Schroeder’s
Saturday, February 23 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP via Facebook / Bring cash for food and drinks
| Schroeder's Restaurant
Polkapalooza: Live Music & Beer Hall Games | Schroeder's
Dust off those lederhosen and put on your dancing shoes as Polkalicious returns for our annual Polkapalooza party. Bring your “A-Game” and partake in beer hall games to take home prizes. Enjoy our Prime Rib Dinner Special and Happy Hour All Night.
2019 Chinese New Year Parade | SF
Saturday, February 23 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*FREE standing room / bleacher seats are $35 - $50
| Chinatown
2019 Chinese New Year Parade | SF
Named one of the world’s top ten parades, the Chinese New Year Parade in San Francisco is the largest celebration of its kind outside of Asia. It was started in the 1860s and takes place the weekend of the Chinese New Year Community Street Fair ...
Dre Day 2019: Classic Jams & Party Rap | SF
Saturday, February 23 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free before 10 pm. $5 at the door after.
| Madrone Art Bar
Dre Day 2019: Classic Jams & Party Rap | SF
1, 2, 3 and to the 4, House Party DJ’s bringing the 9th Annual Dre Day to your door on Saturday, February 23, 2019. It’s that time of year again. In honor of Andre Romelle Young’s (aka Dr Dre) birthday, you are invited to the 9th annual ...

Sunday, February 24

2019 Chinese New Year Street Fair | SF
Sunday, February 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Portsmouth Square
2019 Chinese New Year Street Fair | SF

Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of Chinatown. The Chinatown Community Street Fair takes place the weekend of the Chinese New Year Parade. At the fair, experience Chinese cultural arts such as Chinese folk dancing, opera, drumming and much more at the entertainment stage on Washington ...

38th Annual Clam Chowder Cook-Off: Professional Teams | Santa Cruz Boardwalk
Sunday, February 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission; $10 Tasting Kits
| Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
38th Annual Clam Chowder Cook-Off: Professional Teams | Santa Cruz Boardwalk

Join the delicious festivities as amateur and professional chefs prepare their finest clam chowder recipes along the Boardwalk. Teams compete in the friendly competition, hoping to win prizes and bragging rights for Best Clam Chowder in the country’s largest and longest-running clam chowder competition. Awards ...

“The Art of Living Black” Art Fair: Sunday | Oakland
Sunday, February 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jingletown Art Studios
"The Art of Living Black" Art Fair: Sunday | Oakland

The 23rd annual “The Art of Living Black” Jingletown Art Studios feature Bay Area artists of African descent and are taking place from 10 am to 6 pm on February 23-24 & March 2-3 2019. This exciting group art exhibition provides a unique opportunity for attendees to meet ...

Send Me Across the Sea: A Post Card Sized Art Show | SF
Sunday, February 24 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Book and Job Gallery
Send Me Across the Sea: A Post Card Sized Art Show | SF

Come and check out the wonderful works from over 50 artists from across the sea. Send Me Across the Sea: Post Card Sized Art Show February 23-24, 2019 | 11 am-7 pm Book & Job Gallery, 838 Geary St, San Francisco FREE Each piece is ...

2nd Annual Black Joy Parade & Festival | Oakland
Sunday, February 24 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| 14th & Harrison St.
2nd Annual Black Joy Parade & Festival | Oakland
On Feb 24th the 2nd Annual Black Joy Parade will hit the streets of Oakland. The parade is a live experience that celebrates the black community and provides a space to champion black culture, past, present and future. This year’s theme is: Crown Your Joy, so ...
2019 Novela Oscars Party: Costumes & Popcorn | SF
2019 Novela Oscars Party: Costumes & Popcorn | SF
Come to Novela to celebrate Hollywood’s biggest night full of glitz, glamour and selfies on two large projection screens and five HD flat panels at 3:30 pm on Sunday, February 24, 2019. Free, but an RSVP is required. Come dressed as your favorite character or in your finest night ...
Up The Awards Benefit Bash 2019 | Roxie Theater
Sunday, February 24 – 3:30 pm | Cost: $16 | Roxie Theater
Up The Awards Benefit Bash 2019 | Roxie Theater
The crowd-pleasing, bargain basement broadcast of Hollywood’s annual attempt to bark you back into multiplexes by giving shiny statues to prestige pictures.Beer. Snacks. Ballots & attitude. The Roxie’s resident curator of film, video and digital recklessness, Stev Sechovec, has been digging deep in order to bathe ...
Funcheap’s 2019 Oscars Party: Oscar Bingo & Bottomless Champagne | SoMa
Sunday, February 24 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with Facebook RSVP. Bring cash for food & drinks
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
Funcheap's 2019 Oscars Party: Oscar Bingo & Bottomless Champagne | SoMa
Join us at SoMa StrEat Food Park for Funcheap’s 2019 Oscars Party. Enjoy free viewing of the show, bottomless mimosas & bottomless champagne, and several of SF’s tastiest food trucks. We’ll have the TVs tuned to the pre-show red carpet walk, so you can make catty comments at all ...
Academy Awards Viewing Party: Oscars Trivia & Ballot Game | The Knockout
Sunday, February 24 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout
Academy Awards Viewing Party: Oscars Trivia & Ballot Game  | The Knockout
Who will be hosting this year’s Oscars? Nobody knows. Will Kevin Hart return? Will there be no hosts at all? Maybe it’s YOU? This year the Oscars turns 91. Join in at the Knockout and watch the show in HD on their big screen. KJ Omar ...
2019 Oscar Party with All-You-Can-Drink Champagne | SoMa
2019 Oscar Party with All-You-Can-Drink Champagne | SoMa
Join at SoMa StrEat Food Park for Funcheap’s 2019 Oscars Party. Enjoy Oscars Bingo, Bottomless mimosas & bottomless champage, and several of SF’s tastiest food trucks. Get $28 Bottomless Champagne & Champagne Cocktails – Admission is free There will also have: A selfie-station photo booth for striking your best blue steel ...
Annual Academy Awards Party & All-You-Can-Eat Appetizers | The New Parkway
Annual Academy Awards Party & All-You-Can-Eat Appetizers | The New Parkway
The 91st Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, will honor the best films of 2018. Your ticket includes the red carpet show, the main event, and all-you-can-eat appetizers. You’re on your own for drinks, but got a great selection ...