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Sunday, January 16

Free Union Square Ice Skating Lessons (Final Sunday of 2022)
Free Union Square Ice Skating Lessons (Final Sunday of 2022)

Don’t know how to skate? Kaiser Permanente is inviting beginner skaters to the Safeway Holiday Ice Rink in Union Square to come learn from professional skate instructors every weekend. Lessons are free (including skate rental) to those who sign up in advance, thanks to Kaiser ...Every Saturday

Vietnamese Lunar New Year Festival – Tết 2022 (Berkeley)
Sunday, January 16 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*FREE with RSVP
| The Finnish Hall
Vietnamese Lunar New Year Festival - Tết 2022 (Berkeley)
– Beauty contest, Singing contest, Talent competitions, KungFu and Live Music. – Enjoy over 50 performances from your favorite singers and artists. – Special performance from famous Vietnamese comedian Le Tin. – Special performance from VSTAR KIDS winner, Jenny Dan Anh. – Take pictures with 2018, 2019, 2020 Beauty ...

Monday, January 17

SF Debuts 6 Life-sized Tiger Sculptures for Chinese New Year (Jan. 17 – Feb. 19)
Monday, January 17 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
SF Debuts 6 Life-sized Tiger Sculptures for Chinese New Year (Jan. 17 - Feb. 19)
The Chinese Chamber of Commerce of San Francisco is proud to bring back the public art project, Tiger on Parade, to its list of festivities this Lunar New Year. Six life-sized Tiger statues will be publicly displayed around San Francisco, from January 17 – February 19, 2022 ...
MLK 2022 Celebration Train: Free Caltrain Ride to SF’s CANCELLED MLK Day Festival
MLK 2022 Celebration Train: Free Caltrain Ride to SF's CANCELLED MLK Day Festival
UPDATE: Please note, it appears the free Caltrain tickets are still currently available (as of 1/12/22) but the annual march and parade in San Francisco honoring the late Martin Luther King Jr. has been cancelled for 2022 due to concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic. The Annual Celebration Train offers the ...
MLK Day Volunteer Project in the Park (North Oakland)
Monday, January 17 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Completely free, but RSVP required
| North Oakland / Bushrod Park steps.
MLK Day Volunteer Project in the Park (North Oakland)
We’re looking for volunteers to attend and participate in our upcoming Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Event and Volunteer Project! Monday, January 17th at 10 am pacific time You can participate in the virtual event from anywhere. The virtual program starts at 10 am and will ...
Free National Parks Day: MLK Jr. Day 2022
Free National Parks Day: MLK Jr. Day 2022

Sometimes you’ve just got to get away from it all and clear your head with the peace and serenity of a national park. On certain “fee-free” days throughout the year, enjoy free entry to all national parks and monuments including Muir Woods and Yosemite National Park and free ...

CANCELLED: 2022 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. March/Parade (SF)
Monday, January 17 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Participants in groups of ten or more (10+) are encouraged to register.
| San Francisco Caltrain Station
CANCELLED: 2022 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. March/Parade (SF)
UPDATE: The annual march and parade in San Francisco honoring the late Martin Luther King Jr. has been cancelled for 2022 due to concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic. Join thousands in honoring the Selma, Alabama, to Montgomery, Alabama marches at the MLK2022 commemorative march/parade from San ...
CANCELLED: 2022 MLK Jr. Outdoor Music Festival at Yerba Buena Gardens (SF)
Monday, January 17 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens
CANCELLED: 2022 MLK Jr. Outdoor Music Festival at Yerba Buena Gardens (SF)
UPDATE: The annual march and parade in San Francisco honoring the late Martin Luther King Jr. has been cancelled for 2022 due to concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic. Every year on the third Monday in January, over 15,000 attendees come to San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Center ...

Saturday, January 29

Concord Comfort Food Week 2022: Final Weekend (Jan. 14-31)
Saturday, January 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*FREE to get the Passport (mobile only)
| Various Concord Restaurants
Concord Comfort Food Week 2022: Final Weekend (Jan. 14-31)

Visit Concord invites all foodies to celebrate Concord’s 5th Annual Comfort Food Week, January 14-31. Discover new dining spots and support your all-time favorites at the dozens of participating restaurants. New for this year, 20+ participating restaurants have created special offers available for those who download ...

2022 West Coast Classic Beard & Mustache Championships (Mill Valley)
Saturday, January 29 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Spectators Free. Competitors $20
| The 2am Club
2022 West Coast Classic Beard & Mustache Championships (Mill Valley)
Honest Homish presents The 3rd Annual West Coast Classic happening January 29th and it is IN PERSON! Join us in Mill Valley, CA (10 minutes north of San Francisco) at the historic 2am Club as we all come together to raise money for Larkin Street Youth ...

Thursday, February 3

24th San Francisco Independent Film Festival (Feb. 3-13)
24th San Francisco Independent Film Festival (Feb. 3-13)
The 24th SF Independent Film Festival (SF IndieFest) presented in-person at the Roxie Theater in SF and virtually online from February 3 to February 13, 2022. SF IndieFest will once again bring the freshest new independent films and digital programs from around the world to San ...

Sunday, February 6

Oakland 2022 Asian Pacific Lunar New Year Celebration
Sunday, February 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Oakland Asian Cultural Center
Oakland 2022 Asian Pacific Lunar New Year Celebration

In recognition of the diversity of new year’s festivities across the Asian Pacific region, OACC presents a hybrid celebration of Asian Pacific New Year traditions featuring in-person and virtual content for audiences of all ages during February and April 2022. In February, OACC will celebrate ...

Saturday, February 19

2022 San Francisco Summer Resource Fair for Kids K-8 (Golden Gate Park)
Saturday, February 19 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco County Fair Building
2022 San Francisco Summer Resource Fair for Kids K-8 (Golden Gate Park)
San Francisco Summer Resource Fair We hope to see you in-person at the San Francisco Summer Resource Fair on Saturday, February 19, 2022! The 2022 San Francisco Citywide Summer Resource Fair will take place on Saturday, February 19 from 11am to 2pm at the County Fair Building ...

Saturday, April 16

Free National Parks Day for “National Park Week” Kickoff | 2022
Free National Parks Day for "National Park Week" Kickoff | 2022

Sometimes you’ve just got to get away from it all and clear your head with the peace and serenity of a national park. On certain “fee-free” days throughout the year, enjoy free entry to all national parks and monuments including Muir Woods and Yosemite National Park and free ...

Oakland 2022 South & Southeast Asian New Year Celebration
Saturday, April 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Oakland Asian Cultural Center
Oakland 2022 South & Southeast Asian New Year Celebration

In recognition of the diversity of new year’s festivities across the Asian Pacific region, OACC presents a hybrid celebration of Asian Pacific New Year traditions featuring in-person and virtual content for audiences of all ages during February and April 2022. In February, OACC will celebrate ...

Saturday, June 18

The 66th Annual North Beach Festival (June 18-19, 2022)
Saturday, June 18 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Columbus & Grant (Columbus Avenue and Grant Avenue, San Francisco)
The 66th Annual North Beach Festival (June 18-19, 2022)

UPDATE – Out of an abundance of caution, we are sad to announce that the 2021 North Beach Festival (originally scheduled for Sept. 18-19) has been canceled.  The festival will resume June 18-19, 2022 Now in its 66th year, The North Beach Festival is considered ...

Sunday, June 19

SF’s 2022 North Beach Festival (June 18-19)
Sunday, June 19 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Columbus & Grant (Columbus Avenue and Grant Avenue, San Francisco)
SF's 2022 North Beach Festival (June 18-19)

UPDATE – Out of an abundance of caution, we are sad to announce that the 2021 North Beach Festival (originally scheduled for Sept. 18-19) has been canceled.  The festival will resume June 18-19, 2022 Now in its 66th year, The North Beach Festival is considered ...

Thursday, August 4

Free National Parks Day: Anniv. of Great American Outdoors Act
Free National Parks Day: Anniv. of Great American Outdoors Act

Sometimes you’ve just got to get away from it all and clear your head with the peace and serenity of a national park. On certain “fee-free” days throughout the year, enjoy free entry to all national parks and monuments including Muir Woods and Yosemite National Park and free ...

Saturday, September 24

Free National Parks Day: “National Public Lands Day” | 2022
Free National Parks Day: "National Public Lands Day" | 2022

Sometimes you’ve just got to get away from it all and clear your head with the peace and serenity of a national park. On certain “fee-free” days throughout the year, enjoy free entry to all national parks and monuments including Muir Woods and Yosemite National Park and free ...

Friday, November 11

Free National Parks Day: Veterans Day | 2022
Free National Parks Day: Veterans Day | 2022

Sometimes you’ve just got to get away from it all and clear your head with the peace and serenity of a national park. On certain “fee-free” days throughout the year, enjoy free entry to all national parks and monuments including Muir Woods and Yosemite National Park and free ...