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Saturday, April 4

POSTPONED: Golden Gate Park’s 150th Anniversary Celebration + Free Ferris Wheel Rides | SF
Saturday, April 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Golden Gate Park
POSTPONED: Golden Gate Park's 150th Anniversary Celebration + Free Ferris Wheel Rides | SF
Due to coronavirus concerns, this event has been postponed from 4/4 to a later date TBD – Read more. San Francisco celebrates the 150th anniversary of Golden Gate Park with a park-wide Community Day with special activities, entertainment, food offerings, and much more. An illuminated 150-foot observation ...
“Virtual Golden Gate Park” Launch Party & 150th Birthday Bash
Saturday, April 4 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE
"Virtual Golden Gate Park" Launch Party & 150th Birthday Bash
Happy Birthday, Golden Gate Park! The city of San Francisco has been planning a huge 150th birthday bash for Golden Gate Park on April 4 to celebrate the occasion. Unfortunately, the big birthday bash in the park has been postponed (it’ll be rescheduled for a date ...

POSTPONED: 2020 Cambodian Khmer New Year Festival | Oakland
Saturday, April 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted and an RSVP is requested.
| Peralta Hacienda Historical Park
POSTPONED: 2020 Cambodian Khmer New Year Festival | Oakland
UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been postponed. Join the Oakland’s 9th Annual Khmer Cambodian New Year Celebration. The Khmer community, friends, and allies of Oakland gather to celebrate the national Khmer holiday in an all-day celebration filled with traditional live music, food, dance ...
CANCELED: Stanford’s 2020 Holi: The Bay’s Biggest Color Festival | Opening Day
CANCELED: Stanford's 2020 Holi: The Bay's Biggest Color Festival | Opening Day

UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been canceled. The famous Asha Stanford Holi Celebration returns in 2020 for a two-day celebration. Come have fun with colors. Dance to some great desi tunes. Sample some of the best food vendors in the Bay Area. ...

CANCELED: Renegade Spring Indie Craft Fair Market: 250+ Makers, DJs & Bay Views | Fort Mason
Saturday, April 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fort Mason (Festival Pavilion)
CANCELED: Renegade Spring Indie Craft Fair Market: 250+ Makers, DJs & Bay Views | Fort Mason
UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been canceled.
POSTPONED: SF’s Biggest AIDS Memorial Quilt Display Ever | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, April 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | National AIDS Memorial Grove
POSTPONED: SF's Biggest AIDS Memorial Quilt Display Ever | Golden Gate Park
UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been postponed.
2020 Irish-American Crossroads Festival | Final Day
Saturday, April 4 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | United Irish Cultural Center
2020 Irish-American Crossroads Festival | Final Day
Join the 10th annual beloved event honoring the life histories of participants in The Irish Oral History Archive of the San Francisco Bay Area, a project of Crossroads Irish-American Festival. Bring the whole family.
“Ox & Tiger” Filipino/Japanese Pop-Up Virtual Cooking Class
Saturday, April 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP for Zoom Link
"Ox & Tiger" Filipino/Japanese Pop-Up Virtual Cooking Class

Join us online April 2-4 for a three-night exclusive sneak peek at of the Bay Area’s kreative voices in conversation. Featuring live music, poetry readings, a community open mic, and more. Baysia was originally scheduled to take place March 19-28, but has been postponed with ...

Sunday, April 5

CANCELED: Renegade Spring Indie Craft Fair Market: 250+ Makers, DJs & Bay Views | Fort Mason
Sunday, April 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fort Mason (Festival Pavilion)
CANCELED: Renegade Spring Indie Craft Fair Market: 250+ Makers, DJs & Bay Views | Fort Mason
UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been canceled.
POSTPONED: SF’s Biggest AIDS Memorial Quilt Display Ever | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, April 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | National AIDS Memorial Grove
POSTPONED: SF's Biggest AIDS Memorial Quilt Display Ever | Golden Gate Park
UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been postponed.
Eggster’s 26th Annual Egg Hunt & Learning Festival | UC Berkeley
Sunday, April 5 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Campanile (UC Berkeley)
Eggster's 26th Annual Egg Hunt & Learning Festival | UC Berkeley
Eggster will be holding its Annual Egg Hunt & Learning Festival at the UC Berkeley Campus. Last year they had an egg hunt, performances and live music, and tons of raffle prizes, come and see what they have in store for you this year. 26th Annual Egg Hunt ...

Thursday, April 9

SF by the Bay Sci-Fi Festival Free Movie: Blade Runner | SF
Thursday, April 9 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
SF by the Bay Sci-Fi Festival Free Movie: Blade Runner | SF
SF by the Bay Sci-Fi Festival Free Movie: Blade Runner Thursday, Apr. 9, 12 – 2 p.m. Koret Auditorium, Lower Level R, 117 mins., 1982 A blade runner seeks to terminate four replicants who have stolen a space ship and returned to Earth to find their creator.

Saturday, April 11

Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, April 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE | SF County Fair Building
Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park

The Vintage Paper Fair features one of the West Coast’s largest selection of postcards, trade cards, stereoviews, photography, labels, brochures, Victorian transportation, sports memorabilia, and all manner of curious, beautiful and interesting old paper. San Francisco Vintage Paper Fair 2020 – January 4 & 5 – ...

CANCELED: 2020 Cherry Blossom Festival: April 11-12 & 18-19 | Japantown
Saturday, April 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Japantown Peace Plaza
CANCELED: 2020 Cherry Blossom Festival: April 11-12 & 18-19 | Japantown

Due to coronavirus concerns this event has been canceled for 2020. Welcome to the Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival®, one of California’s most prominent celebrations of Asian traditions and the biggest on the West coast. Since 1968, the Festival serves to cultivate the continued alliance ...

Smoakland Sesh: Oakland’s First Cannabis Marketplace | Oakland
Saturday, April 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Smoakland
Smoakland Sesh: Oakland's First Cannabis Marketplace | Oakland

Come join for this historical event on Oakland’s First ever Legal Cannabis Sesh. Come be part of Oakland history. Smoakland is hosting the first ever legal sesh in Oakland, which is a cannabis marketplace where you and your friends can check-out new products at discounted ...

Sunday, April 12

POSTPONED: 2020 Easter In the Park & Hunky Jesus Contest | Dolores Park
Sunday, April 12 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Mission Dolores Park
POSTPONED: 2020 Easter In the Park & Hunky Jesus Contest | Dolores Park
This event is postponed due to coronavirus concerns – Check Facebook for updates The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, the kabuki-inspired cross-dressing nuns-of-fun, host their 41st Easter Sunday in the Park at Dolores Park. POSTPONED – The Sisters 41st Anniversary Easter Party Sunday, April 12, 2020 | Noon Mission Dolores ...
CANCELED: 2020 Cherry Blossom Festival on Easter Sunday | Japantown
Sunday, April 12 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Japantown Peace Plaza
CANCELED: 2020 Cherry Blossom Festival on Easter Sunday | Japantown

Due to coronavirus concerns this event has been canceled for 2020. Welcome to the Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival®, one of California’s most prominent celebrations of Asian traditions and the biggest on the West coast. Since 1968, the Festival serves to cultivate the continued alliance ...

Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, April 12 – All Day | Cost: FREE | SF County Fair Building
Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park

The Vintage Paper Fair features one of the West Coast’s largest selection of postcards, trade cards, stereoviews, photography, labels, brochures, Victorian transportation, sports memorabilia, and all manner of curious, beautiful and interesting old paper. San Francisco Vintage Paper Fair 2020 – January 4 & 5 – ...

Sci-Fi Festival: Science Fiction & Fantasy Costume Contest | SF
Sunday, April 12 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
Sci-Fi Festival: Science Fiction & Fantasy Costume Contest | SF
SF by the Bay Sci-Fi Festival Science Fiction & Fantasy Costume Contest Sunday, Apr. 12 Registration: 12 – 1 p.m., Contest: 2 – 4 p.m. Koret Auditorium, Lower Level Get your most fantastical self ready for SFPL’s Science Fiction & Fantasy Costume Contest! Fans of science fiction, fantasy, ...
Smoakland Sesh: Oakland’s First Cannabis Marketplace | Oakland
Sunday, April 12 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Smoakland
Smoakland Sesh: Oakland's First Cannabis Marketplace | Oakland

Come join for this historical event on Oakland’s First ever Legal Cannabis Sesh. Come be part of Oakland history. Smoakland is hosting the first ever legal sesh in Oakland, which is a cannabis marketplace where you and your friends can check-out new products at discounted ...

Local Makers Market on Easter Sunday | Ghirardelli Square
Sunday, April 12 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Ghirardelli Square
Local Makers Market on Easter Sunday | Ghirardelli Square

Ghirardelli Square, home to several Bay Area brands such as San Francisco Brewing Co, The Cheese School and ElizabethW, is hosting a weekly makers market featuring a rotating selection of Bay Area artisans. Each Sunday, from February 16th through April 26th, visitors will discover a ...Every Sunday

Tuesday, April 14

CANCELED: “Splash 2020”: Holi Celebration of Colors | Dublin
Tuesday, April 14 – All Day | Cost: $10*
*Food is available for purchase.
| Emerald Glen Park
CANCELED: "Splash 2020": Holi Celebration of Colors | Dublin
UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been canceled. Join for a fun filled day of colors to welcome in spring at Splash 2020: Holi – A Celebration of Colors in Emerald Glen Park in Dublin on Sunday, April 12, 2020 at 11 am – ...

Thursday, April 16

SF by the Bay Sci-Fi Festival Free Movie: Time After Time | SF
Thursday, April 16 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
SF by the Bay Sci-Fi Festival Free Movie: Time After Time | SF
SF by the Bay Sci-Fi Festival Free Movie: Time After Time Thursday, Apr. 16, 12 – 2 p.m. Koret Auditorium, Lower Level PG, 112 mins., 1979 H.G. Wells pursues Jack the Ripper into San Francisco circa 1979, after the serial murderer uses the future writer’s time machine to escape ...
SF by the Bay Sci-Fi Festival Podcast: Our Opinions Are Correct | SF
Thursday, April 16 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
SF by the Bay Sci-Fi Festival Podcast: Our Opinions Are Correct | SF
SF by the Bay Sci-Fi Festival Podcast: Our Opinions Are Correct Thursday, Apr. 16, 6 – 7:30 p.m. Latino/Hispanic Rooms, Lower Level Annalee Newitz, a science journalist who writes science fiction, and Charlie Jane Anders, a science fiction writer who is obsessed with science, will host their ...

Friday, April 17

“Off the Grid” Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party | SF
Friday, April 17 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center
"Off the Grid" Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party | SF

San Francisco’s biggest Friday night street food party is back for its 10th season running every week from 5–10 pm. Lounge around communal firepits and discover 30+ mobile food creators, serving everything from Birria tacos and churros to fried chicken, Neapolitan pizza, and wood-fired bone ...Every Friday

Saturday, April 18

CANCELED: Cal Day 2020: Free Concerts, Museums, Hands-On Exhibits & Lectures | UC Berkeley
Saturday, April 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | UC Berkeley - Sproul Plaza
CANCELED: Cal Day 2020: Free Concerts, Museums, Hands-On Exhibits & Lectures | UC Berkeley
UPDATE: Due to coronavirus concerns, this event has been cancelled for 2020. On Cal Day, the entire UC Berkeley campus once again throws open its doors to the public and presents a full day of over 400 events – free lectures, performances, tours, concerts and more to showcase the ...
CANCELED: John Muir Birthday & Earth Day 2020 Celebration | East Bay
Saturday, April 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Admission and parking are free.
| John Muir National Historic Site
CANCELED: John Muir Birthday & Earth Day 2020 Celebration | East Bay
UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been canceled. John Muir inspired people all over the world to “keep close to nature’s heart.” In this spirit, celebrate John Muir’s birthday and Earth Day, from 10 am to 4 pm on Saturday, April 18, 2020. Bring the ...
POSTPONED: 2020 Sidewalk Arts & Crafts Show | April 18-19
Saturday, April 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | West Portal Avenue
POSTPONED: 2020 Sidewalk Arts & Crafts Show | April 18-19

UPDATE: Due to Corona Virus concerns, this event has been postponed for 2020. You may check their website to check the new dates for the event. West Portal’s 31st Annual Fine Arts and Crafts Show takes place in the heart of one of San Francisco’s ...

50th Anniversary Earth Day Celebration | Berkeley
Saturday, April 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*General Admission: FREE, Kids Zone: FREE
| Martin Luther King Jr, Civic Center Park
50th Anniversary Earth Day Celebration | Berkeley
Join on Saturday, April 18, 2020 at MLK Jr. Civic Plaza next to the Berkeley Farmers’ Market and celebrate this 50th Anniversary Earth Day Celebration. Keynote Speakers: Annie Leonard, Greenpeace Martin Bourque, Ecology Center Andres Soto, Communities for a Better Environment Hannah Estrada, Youth vs. the Apocalypse With Performances By: Jennifer Johns, ...
POSTPONED: 2020 Earth Day on the Bay: Live Music & Touch Live Sharks | Redwood City
Saturday, April 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is free, Discovery Voyage boat tour is $20.
| Marine Science Institute
POSTPONED: 2020 Earth Day on the Bay: Live Music & Touch Live Sharks | Redwood City
Update: Please note that the event is postponed until further notice. The Marine Science Institute is honoring planet Earth with the annual “Earth Day on the Bay” event from 10:30 am to 4 pm on Saturday, April 18, 2020. They’re open to the public just once a year ...