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Sunday, April 26

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

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
SF by the Bay Sci-Fi Festival Free Movie: Star Trek IV “The Voyage Home” | SF
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 and his fugitive crew go back in time to ...

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

Friday, May 15

“Off the Grid” Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party | SF
Friday, May 15 – 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

Sunday, May 17

Win Tix: 2020 San Francisco Chocolate Salon | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, May 17 – 10:00 am | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Normally $20 advanced tickets / $30 at door
| SF County Fair Building
The original and premier artisan chocolate show on the West Coast takes place on March 21, 2020, at the 14th Annual SF International Chocolate Salon in Golden Gate Park. Tickets are $30 at the door but here is your last chance for early bird $17.95 tickets ...

Tuesday, May 19

SF by the Bay Sci-Fi Festival: Free Book Reading w/ Alec Nevala-Lee | SF
Tuesday, May 19 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
SF by the Bay Sci-Fi Festival: Free Book Reading w/ Alec Nevala-Lee | SF
Free Book Reading: Alec Nevala-Lee Tuesday, May 19, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Koret Auditorium, Lower Level Acclaimed author Alec Nevala-Lee reads from his work. Nevala-Lee is a Hugo and Locus Award finalist for the group biography Astounding: John W. Campbell, Isaac Asimov, Robert A. Heinlein, L. Ron Hubbard, ...

Friday, May 22

“Off the Grid” Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party | SF
Friday, May 22 – 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, May 23

San Francisco Carnaval 2020 | Mission
Saturday, May 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
| Harrison Street
San Francisco Carnaval 2020 | Mission

The 42nd San Francisco Carnaval Festival transforms Harrison Street into a wonderland. Come celebrate annual Carnaval San Francisco, a free 2–day family festival in San Francisco’s Mission District. 42nd Annual San Francisco Carnaval & Parade – Festival: May 23, 2020 | 10 am to 6 pm – ...

The Bay’s Huge “626 Night Market” is Back for 2020 | May 23-25
The Bay's Huge "626 Night Market" is Back for 2020 | May 23-25

Everything tastes better at night. Bring family and friends to eat all your favorite snacks at the 9th season of 626 Night Market (Previously called NorCal Night Market). Inspired by the famous open-air nighttime bazaars of Asia, this iconic Californian festival named after the 626 ...

Sunday, May 24

San Francisco Carnaval Grand Parade | 2020
Sunday, May 24 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE | 24th & Bryant
San Francisco Carnaval Grand Parade | 2020
On May 24th, 2020 at 9:30 am, the 2020 San Francisco Carnaval Grand Parade kicks off at the corner of 24th and Bryant Street, travels west onto Mission Street, then on Mission Street travels north to 15th Street. Watch a brilliant procession of contingents, most of ...
48th Annual Muir Beach Firemen’s BBQ | Mt. Tam
Sunday, May 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*$25 parking per vehicle. Donations are appreciated
| Santos Meadow (Mt. Tam)
48th Annual Muir Beach Firemen's BBQ | Mt. Tam
The 48th Annual Muir Beach Volunteer Firemen’s Barbecue Fundraiser is a fun event for the whole family. Enjoy delicious food, groovin’ live music, tasty craft beers, premium wine and a whole lot of fun for the family. Join the celebration on Sunday, May 24 from noon ...
NorCal Night Market: 200+ Food & Shopping Stalls | Memorial Weekend
NorCal Night Market: 200+ Food & Shopping Stalls | Memorial Weekend

Everything tastes better at night. Bring family and friends to eat all your favorite snacks at the 9th season of 626 Night Market (Previously called NorCal Night Market). Inspired by the famous open-air nighttime bazaars of Asia, this iconic Californian festival named after the 626 ...

Monday, May 25

2020 Memorial Day Commemoration | Oakland
Monday, May 25 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Mountain View Cemetery
2020 Memorial Day Commemoration | Oakland
Join Mountain View Cemetery to honor all veterans at the 2020 Memorial Day Commemoration at 10 am on Monday, May 25, 2020. There will be a Presentation of colors, salute to the fallen, and guest speakers.
NorCal Night Market: 200+ Food & Shopping Stalls | Memorial Day
NorCal Night Market: 200+ Food & Shopping Stalls | Memorial Day

Everything tastes better at night. Bring family and friends to eat all your favorite snacks at the 9th season of 626 Night Market (Previously called NorCal Night Market). Inspired by the famous open-air nighttime bazaars of Asia, this iconic Californian festival named after the 626 ...

Friday, May 29

“TreasureFest” The Bay’s Epic Festival is Back for 2020 | May 29-31
Friday, May 29 – 4:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*Early bird tickets start at $10 and will rise closer to the event
| Marin Center Fairgrounds
"TreasureFest" The Bay's Epic Festival is Back for 2020 | May 29-31

Turn your weekend into an adventure of Northern California’s largest gathering of everything local at the Marin Center in San Rafael on May 29-31, 2020. TreaureFest (previously a monthly festival on Treasure Island) is back, now a 3-day festival bigger with more art, more music, ...