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Wednesday, April 22

CANCELED: SF by the Bay Sci-Fi Festival: A Talk with Steven Black & Don Herron | SF
Wednesday, April 22 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
CANCELED: SF by the Bay Sci-Fi Festival: A Talk with Steven Black & Don Herron | SF
UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been canceled. SF by the Bay Sci-Fi Festival: Remembering the 3 Ms and FL A Talk with Steven Black and Don Herron Wednesday, Apr. 22, 6 – 7:30 p.m. Latino/Hispanic Rooms, Lower Level  Pioneering Bay Area science fiction and fantasy authors Miriam ...

Thursday, April 23

CANCELED: SF by the Bay Sci-Fi Festival Free Movie: THX 1138 | SF
Thursday, April 23 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
CANCELED: SF by the Bay Sci-Fi Festival Free Movie: THX 1138 | SF
UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been canceled. SF by the Bay Sci-Fi Festival Free Movie: THX 1138 Thursday, Apr. 23, 12 – 1:30 p.m. Koret Auditorium, Lower Level R, 86 mins., 1971. In this futuristic film by George Lucas, shot around the Bay Area and in BART ...

Friday, April 24

CANCELED: 2020 Sidewalk Spring Art Stroll | Menlo Park
Friday, April 24 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Avenue
CANCELED: 2020 Sidewalk Spring Art Stroll | Menlo Park

UPDATE: Due to coronavirus concerns, this event has been cancelled for 2020. The 37th Annual Sidewalk Spring Art Stroll will celebrate spring in downtown Menlo Park on Friday to Sunday, April 24-26, 2020 from 10 am to 5 pm. This open-air marketplace celebrates the artists’ ...

CANCELED: 2020 Bay Area Dance Week Kick-Off | April 24 – May 3
Friday, April 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but some classes required RSVP.
| All Over the Bay Area
CANCELED: 2020 Bay Area Dance Week Kick-Off | April 24 - May 3

UPDATE: Due to Coronavirus concerns, this event has been cancelled for 2020. You may still check the website to see if  there are any artists and organizations will offer a virtual event.  Dancers’ Group is pleased to announce the 22nd anniversary of Bay Area Dance Week, ...

“Off the Grid” Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party | SF
Friday, April 24 – 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

Free SF Giants Post-Game Fireworks Show | AT&T Park
Friday, April 24 – 10:15 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch the fireworks from outside the stadium
| AT&T Park
Free SF Giants Post-Game Fireworks Show | AT&T Park
There’s no need to pay to get into AT&T Park just to see the fireworks. As soon as the San Francisco Giants hopefully defeat the Washington Nationals in AT&T Park on Friday, April 15, 2020 (game ends approx. 10:15 pm), enjoy a spectacular fireworks display over ...

Saturday, April 25

24th Annual Anarchist Book Fair | Oakland
Saturday, April 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | The Omni Commons
24th Annual Anarchist Book Fair | Oakland

Anarchists, socialists, card-carrying members of the ACLU, radicals and assorted ne’erdowells will descend on the Oakland Omni Commons for the 24th Annual Anarchist Book Fair. The Bay Area Anarchist Book Fair is one of the largest annual radical gatherings in the world with thousands of ...

CANCELED: 2020 Sidewalk Spring Art Stroll | Menlo Park
Saturday, April 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Avenue
CANCELED: 2020 Sidewalk Spring Art Stroll | Menlo Park

UPDATE: Due to coronavirus concerns, this event has been cancelled for 2020. The 37th Annual Sidewalk Spring Art Stroll will celebrate spring in downtown Menlo Park on Friday to Sunday, April 24-26, 2020 from 10 am to 5 pm. This open-air marketplace celebrates the artists’ ...

DogFest 2020: Pet Festival, Carnival & Parade | Duboce Park
DogFest 2020: Pet Festival, Carnival & Parade | Duboce Park
UPDATE: As of 3/22 at 8:15 pm  it “appears” this event is still taking place, but there have been no recent updates by the promoter, so we can’t 100% confirm it. Please check the website for event updates or contact the promoter directly. This event ...
2020 Opening Day On The Bay: Free Sail Boat Rides | Treasure Island
Saturday, April 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Treasure Island Sailing Center
2020 Opening Day On The Bay: Free Sail Boat Rides | Treasure Island
Celebrate Opening Day & National Safe Boating week at Treasure Island Sailing Center with free educational sailing, kayaking and stand-up paddle boarding on the Bay. 2020 Opening Day & National Safe Boating Day Saturday, April 25, 2020 | 11 am to 4 pm Treasure Island Sailing Center, 698 ...
CANCELED: Dutch “King’s Day” Windmill Festival 2020 | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, April 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Murphy Windmill
CANCELED: Dutch "King's Day" Windmill Festival 2020 | Golden Gate Park
UPDATE: Due to coronavirus concerns, this event has been cancelled for 2020. The Dutch community in San Francisco invites you to celebrate King’s Day 2020 near the Murphy Windmill on the south end of Golden Gate Park. 2020 King’s Day Saturday, April 25, 2020 | Noon – 5 pm Murphy ...

Sunday, April 26

POSTPONED: 22nd Annual Glen Park Festival & Street Fair | SF
Sunday, April 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Glen Park
POSTPONED: 22nd Annual Glen Park Festival & Street Fair | SF
UPDATE: Due to Corona Virus concerns, this event has been postponed for 2020. A new date will be announced so please check their website for updates. One of the earliest street fairs of the season takes place in Glen Park with live music, local artists, vendors, ...
CANCELED: Final Day: 2020 Sidewalk Spring Art Stroll | Menlo Park
Sunday, April 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Avenue
CANCELED: Final Day: 2020 Sidewalk Spring Art Stroll | Menlo Park

UPDATE: Due to coronavirus concerns, this event has been cancelled for 2020. The 37th Annual Sidewalk Spring Art Stroll will celebrate spring in downtown Menlo Park on Friday to Sunday, April 24-26, 2020 from 10 am to 5 pm. This open-air marketplace celebrates the artists’ ...

“The California Mille” 1920-’50s Italian Race Car Kick Off Show | Nob Hill
Sunday, April 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | The Fairmont (San Francisco)
"The California Mille" 1920-'50s Italian Race Car Kick Off Show | Nob Hill
UPDATE: As of 3/18 at 11 pm am it “appears” this event is still taking place, but there have been no recent updates by the promoter, so we can’t 100% confirm it. Please check the website for event updates or contact the promoter directly. This ...
Sunday Local Makers Market | Final Day
Sunday, April 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Ghirardelli Square
Sunday Local Makers Market | Final Day

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

Thursday, April 30

CANCELED: SF by the Bay Sci-Fi Festival Free Movie: Star Trek IV “The Voyage Home” | SF
Thursday, April 30 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
CANCELED: SF by the Bay Sci-Fi Festival Free Movie: Star Trek IV “The Voyage Home” | SF
UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been canceled. SF by the Bay Sci-Fi Festival Free Movie: Star Trek IV “The Voyage Home” Thursday, Apr. 30, 12 – 2 p.m. Koret Auditorium, Lower Level PG, 119 mins., 1986. To save Earth from an alien probe, Admiral James T. Kirk ...

Friday, May 1

“Off the Grid” Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party | SF
Friday, May 1 – 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

“Batch Made Market” Artisan Food | SF
Friday, May 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Forage Kitchen
"Batch Made Market" Artisan Food | SF

This is your monthly chance to come see and taste what’s cooking at Forage Kitchen. Your favorite chefs are in the kitchen, and you can walk through and taste their favorite new recipes. Plus there’s beer. What could be better? The monthly Batch Made Market ...Monthly

Saturday, May 2

CANCELED: 2020 San Francisco Cinco de Mayo Festival | Mission Dist.
Saturday, May 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Valencia St. (21st to 24th)
CANCELED: 2020 San Francisco Cinco de Mayo Festival | Mission Dist.
UPDATE: Due to Coronavirus concerns, this event has been cancelled for 2020. Enjoy Cinco de Mayo in the Mission with an amazing all day outdoor festival. Family friendly, fun for all ages celebration of Mexican and Latino culture. A full day of music, vendor booths, kids’ ...
CANCELED: Mountain View’s 2020 “A La Carte & Art Festival” | May 2-3
Saturday, May 2 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Castro Street (Mountain View)
CANCELED: Mountain View's 2020 "A La Carte & Art Festival" | May 2-3

UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been canceled for 2020. Spring into festival season and honor Cinco de Mayo in style at A La Carte & Art, May 2-3 in downtown Mountain View. The Bay Area’s popular outdoor festival season officially kicks-off at ...

2020 Children’s Day Festival | Japantown
Saturday, May 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Japantown Peace Plaza
2020 Children's Day Festival | Japantown
Come out and enjoy a day in San Francisco’s historic Japantown and celebrate the Japanese national holiday Children’s Day (Kodomo no Hi). 2020 Children’s Day Festival | Japantown Saturday, May 2, 2020 | 11 am to 4 pm Japantown Peace Plaza FREE This year marks the 28th annual Children’s Day ...
4th Annual Cinco de Mayo Fiesta Cantina Pub Crawl | SF
Saturday, May 2 – 1:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*Use Promo Code "METRO" at checkout for up to 15% Off Tickets.
| Comet Club
4th Annual Cinco de Mayo Fiesta Cantina Pub Crawl | SF
You know what they say, April showers brings May flowers, and those beautiful flowers lead us right into the Official San Francisco Cinco de Mayo Pub Crawl. There is no better place in California to roam the festive-filled streets on a day like Cinco De ...
2020 Love Your Park: Family Fun Day | Oakland
Saturday, May 2 – 2:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Redwood Heights Recreation Center
2020 Love Your Park: Family Fun Day | Oakland
Love Your Park is a not-to-miss, Big Deal community social event. It’s the second annual family fun day at Redwood Heights Park. Come on out and join us. It’s an amazing opportunity for community members to gather and play in a local Oakland park. There will ...

Sunday, May 3

CANCELED: A La Carte & Art Festival 2020 | Mountain View
Sunday, May 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Castro Street (Mountain View)
CANCELED: A La Carte & Art Festival 2020 | Mountain View

UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been canceled for 2020. Spring into festival season and honor Cinco de Mayo in style at A La Carte & Art, May 2-3 in downtown Mountain View. The Bay Area’s popular outdoor festival season officially kicks-off at ...

CANCELED: 2020 Bay Area Dance Week | Final Day
Sunday, May 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but some classes required RSVP.
| All Over the Bay Area
CANCELED: 2020 Bay Area Dance Week | Final Day

UPDATE: Due to Coronavirus concerns, this event has been cancelled for 2020. You may still check the website to see if  there are any artists and organizations will offer a virtual event.  Dancers’ Group is pleased to announce the 22nd anniversary of Bay Area Dance Week, ...

POSTPONED: 2020 How Weird Street Faire: 10 Stages of World-Class Electronic Music | SoMa
Sunday, May 3 – All Day | Cost: $11.11*
*$11.11 Early Bird Presale Magic Pass - $15 in advance, $20 at the door.
| Howard & Main (SoMa)
POSTPONED: 2020 How Weird Street Faire: 10 Stages of World-Class Electronic Music | SoMa
UPDATE: Due to Coronavirus concerns, this event has been postponed for 2020. A new date will be announced so please check their website for updates. Join as the tribes once again celebrate peace, be inspired by art, shop exotic stores, make new friends and greet old ...

Friday, May 8

“Off the Grid” Fort Mason: Creole Night Market & Food Truck Party | SF
Friday, May 8 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center
"Off the Grid" Fort Mason: Creole 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, May 9

2020 Taiwanese American Cultural Festival | Union Square
Saturday, May 9 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
| Union Square Park
2020 Taiwanese American Cultural Festival | Union Square
The annual Taiwanese American Cultural Festival is back and it’s going to be tastier than ever. Over 10,000 people from all across the Bay Area attend this event yearly to experience the vibrancy of Taiwanese culture through food, music, performances and fun workshops. You can see elected officials, ...
2020 Blossom Festival: Vintage Cars, Old-Timey Music & Food Trucks | South Bay
Saturday, May 9 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Saratoga Civic Center
2020 Blossom Festival: Vintage Cars, Old-Timey Music & Food Trucks | South Bay
Music of the ’30s and ’40s, antique cars, vintage motors, children’s crafts, and craftspeople will bring back memories of yesteryear at the annual Blossom Festival in the Saratoga Civic Center. Produced the Saratoga Historical Foundation, the free event is reminiscent of the original Blossom Festival ...

Sunday, May 10

2020 Inner Sunset Flea Mother’s Day Street Fair | Kick Off
Sunday, May 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE | 9th and Irving
2020 Inner Sunset Flea Mother's Day Street Fair | Kick Off

Join the Inner Sunset Flea on the second Sunday of the month from May to November 2020. Come hunt for a bargain, sit down for some food, let the children play, and catch up with friends and neighbors. The festive family-friendly monthly flea market features vintage ...Monthly