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Saturday, April 20

420 in the Park: Gigantic Gathering at Hippie Hill | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, April 20 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Hippie Hill
420 in the Park: Gigantic Gathering at Hippie Hill | Golden Gate Park
420 at Hippie Hill is a well known San Francisco tradition, bringing tens of thousands of people from all over to Sharon Meadow to celebrate the right to use cannabis. In previous years, this “festival” has been un-permitted and unofficial. It was awesome, but growing larger every ...
2019 Easter Parade, Egg Hunt & Live Music in the Park | Sausalito
Saturday, April 20 – 9:45 am | Cost: FREE | Robin Sweeney Park
2019 Easter Parade, Egg Hunt & Live Music in the Park | Sausalito
Once again The Easter Bunny will be hopping into Sausalito ready for an egg-citing time. He will be leading the Easter Parade which he hopes you will be a part of. The parade will begin at 10 am sharp along Caledonia Street. Line-up at 9:45 am at the Johnsons ...

2019 Lakeshore Easter Hat Parade & Egg Decorating | Oakland
2019 Lakeshore Easter Hat Parade & Egg Decorating | Oakland
Come to the 32nd Annual Easter Parade & Spring Festival on April 20th, Lakeshore Baptist Church and down the Avenue. Meet the Easter Bunny for egg and hat decorating (to wear in the parade), face painting, corn dogs, all free to Oakland kids. The event starts at ...
San Francisco Earth Day 2019 Festival & DJs + Live Bands | SF
Saturday, April 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Valencia Street
San Francisco Earth Day 2019 Festival & DJs + Live Bands | SF
On Saturday, April 20th celebrate the 49th year of Earth Day in San Francisco’s sunny Mission District. The theme for this year’s Earth Day is “Celebrate the Green New Deal”. Earth Day Festival | San Francisco Saturday, April 20, 2019 | 11 am to 7 pm 19th & ...
2019 Cherry Blossom Festival | Japantown
Saturday, April 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Japantown Peace Plaza
2019 Cherry Blossom Festival | Japantown

The Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival, said to be the second largest festival outside of Washington, D.C., celebrates the blooming of cherry blossoms at one of three remaining Japantowns in the United States. All are welcome to join in the festivities as San Francisco’s Japantown celebrates Japanese ...

2019 Stanford Thai Festival w/ Authentic Thai Food & Music | Peninsula
Saturday, April 20 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Bechtel International Center
2019 Stanford Thai Festival w/ Authentic Thai Food & Music | Peninsula
Please join the Thai Fest 2019 for free authentic Thai food, cultural performances, Thai language crash course, and many more. This year, they are bringing you delicious Thai dishes from several restaurants around the Bay and special traditional Thai music and dance performances from Wat Buddhanusorn. ...
2019 Taiwanese Cultural Society Night Market | Stanford
Saturday, April 20 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | White Memorial Plaza
Explore. Enjoy. Indulge. As the weather warms, the Taiwanese Cultural Society is excited to announce the seventeenth annual Stanford Night Market. Take a break to see performances from various student groups and savor the food from all around Asia, from milk tea to bánh mì. Each ...

Sunday, April 21

28th Annual Union Street Easter Parade & Spring Celebration | SF
Sunday, April 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Union Street (Gough to Fillmore)
28th Annual Union Street Easter Parade & Spring Celebration | SF
The 28th Annual Union Street Spring Celebration and Easter Parade celebrates and showcases the diverse community of San Francisco and features some of Union Street’s best restaurants serving attendees in an outdoor bistro setting. 28th Annual Union Street Spring Celebration & Easter Parade Sunday, April 21, 2019 | ...
2019 Cherry Blossom Festival & Grand Parade | Civic Center
Sunday, April 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Japantown Peace Plaza
2019 Cherry Blossom Festival & Grand Parade | Civic Center

The Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival, said to be the second largest festival outside of Washington, D.C., celebrates the blooming of cherry blossoms at one of three remaining Japantowns in the United States. All are welcome to join in the festivities as San Francisco’s Japantown celebrates Japanese ...

Friday, April 26

2019 Bay Area Dance Week Kick-Off | April 26 – May 5
Friday, April 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but some classes required RSVP.
| Yerba Buena Gardens
2019 Bay Area Dance Week Kick-Off | April 26 - May 5

Dancers’ Group is pleased to announce the 21st anniversary of Bay Area Dance Week, which will run April 26-May 5, 2019. The annual 10-day festival features over hundreds of free events throughout the Bay Area. Take dance classes and watch free performances in a wide range of styles including Argentine tango, ...

Saturday, April 27

2019 Butter & Egg Days: Parade & Festival | Petaluma
Saturday, April 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Historic Downtown Petaluma
2019 Butter & Egg Days: Parade & Festival | Petaluma
The Butter & Egg Days Parade & Festival celebrates Petaluma’s rich agricultural history as one of the premier dairy regions in the country. 2019 Butter & Egg Days Parade & Festival Saturday, April 27, 2019 | 10 am to 5 pm  – Parade at noon Downtown Petaluma FREE View 2019 Parade ...
2019 Weiner Dog Easter Egg Hunt | Danville
Saturday, April 27 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated if you're bringing your doxie.
| Hap Magee Ranch Park
2019 Weiner Dog Easter Egg Hunt | Danville
Come see dozens of doxies dressed up like bunnies or in their Sunday best sniffing out Easter eggs filled with treats. 2019 Weiner Dog Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, April 27, 2019 | 10 am Hap Magree Ranch Park, 1029 La Gonda Way, Danville, CA FREE, but an RSVP is appreciated ...
10th International Children’s Festival | San Jose
Saturday, April 27 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Discovery Meadow
10th International Children's Festival | San Jose
Discover the world from San Jose. International Children’s Festival unites world cultures in the Bay Area through food, fun, and dance. Join and explore a variety of cultures from your neighborhood. Pony Rides, petting zoo, cultural dances of more than 20 different countries, ethnic foods, and ...
Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, April 27 – 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 2019 – January 5 & 6 – ...

TreasureFest: Mother’s Day Market | SF
Saturday, April 27 – All Day | Cost: $4*
*$4 online / $7 at the gate - includes free parking
| Treasure Island Flea (East Location)
TreasureFest: Mother's Day Market | SF

TreasureFest is a modern urban market for 15,000+ each month that houses around 400 curated vendors selling originally-made and designed items, artists, and antique/vintage collectors. Plus there’s typically 35+ food trucks, live local music, workshops, kids games, and bars with seasonal cocktails and local wines and brews. The two-day ...Monthly

2019 Annual Arab Cultural Festival | Union Square
Saturday, April 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
2019 Annual Arab Cultural Festival | Union Square
Please note that this event was moved from 6th of October 2018 to 27th of April 2019 by the event organizers. The 23rd Annual Arab Cultural Festival moves to Union Square to bring the sights, smells, and sounds of the Arab world to San Francisco with a showcase ...
DogFest 2019: Pet Festival, Carnival & Parade | Duboce Park
DogFest 2019: Pet Festival, Carnival & Parade | Duboce Park
DogFest 2019 is a mutt-tastic festival at one of the most dog-friendly parks in the city and the biggest dog event in San Francisco. 12th Annual DogFest Saturday, April 27, 2019 | 11 am to 4 pm Duboce Park, Duboce and Steiner, SF FREE – View on Facebook All events are ...
Dutch “King’s Day” Windmill Festival 2019 | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, April 27 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is free and donations are appreciated. Food is for purchase.
| Murphy Windmill
Dutch "King's Day" Windmill Festival 2019 | Golden Gate Park
The Dutch community in San Francisco invites you to celebrate King’s Day 2019 near the Murphy Windmill on the south end of Golden Gate Park. King’s Day, the biggest national celebration in the Netherlands, is returning once again to San Francisco. Dutch King’s Day San Francisco will be ...
10th Annual Earth Day Festival | Santa Rosa
Saturday, April 27 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Santa Rosa City Hall
10th Annual Earth Day Festival | Santa Rosa
Santa Rosa’s 10th Annual Earth Day Festival is taking place on Saturday, April 27th, from 12 pm-4 pm in downtown Santa Rosa. This free, family-friendly festival brings the community together through fun activities, live performing arts, and inspiring exhibits that raise environmental awareness. Don’t miss this ...

Sunday, April 28

32nd Annual Petaluma Antique Faire | Historic Downtown
Sunday, April 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Historic Downtown Petaluma
32nd Annual Petaluma Antique Faire | Historic Downtown
Antique and collectible lovers throughout the Bay Area are welcome to come, browse and shop the 32nd Annual Petaluma Antique Faire on Sunday, April 28, 2019, 8 am to 4 pm set in one delightful and relaxing setting in downtown Petaluma. Admission is free. The historic ...
TreasureFest: Mother’s Day Market | SF
Sunday, April 28 – All Day | Cost: $4*
*$4 online / $7 at the gate - includes free parking
| Treasure Island Flea (East Location)
TreasureFest: Mother's Day Market | SF

TreasureFest is a modern urban market for 15,000+ each month that houses around 400 curated vendors selling originally-made and designed items, artists, and antique/vintage collectors. Plus there’s typically 35+ food trucks, live local music, workshops, kids games, and bars with seasonal cocktails and local wines and brews. The two-day ...Monthly

Historic 1920s-1950s Italian Race Car Show “The California Mille” | Nob Hill
Sunday, April 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | The Fairmont (San Francisco)
Historic 1920s-1950s Italian Race Car Show "The California Mille" | Nob Hill
The 29th annual California Mille will bring 70 historic cars from all over the world to San Francisco to salute Italy’s most famous open road race, the Mille Miglia. See the biggest free car show of its kind in America and meet the drivers. 29th California ...
Vintage Paper Fair | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, April 28 – 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 2019 – January 5 & 6 – ...

Friday, May 3

“Batch Made Market” Artisan Food | SF
Friday, May 3 – 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 4

2019 San Francisco Cinco De Mayo Festival | Mission Dist.
Saturday, May 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Valencia St. (21st to 24th)
2019 San Francisco Cinco De Mayo Festival | Mission Dist.
Enjoy Cinco de Mayo in the Mission with an annual all day family-friendly block party with live music, cultural performances, and more. 15th Annual Cinco de Mayo Festival Saturday, May 4, 2019 | 10 am to 6 pm Valencia between 21st and 24th, Mission Dist., SF FREE 2019 Highlights Include TBA Please note ...
2019 Children’s Day Festival | Japantown
Saturday, May 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Japantown Peace Plaza
2019 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). 2019 Children’s Day Festival | Japantown Saturday, May 4, 2019 | 11 am to 4 pm Japantown Peace Plaza FREE This year marks the 27th annual Children’s Day ...

Sunday, May 5

Bay Area Dance Week 2019: Free Events | Final Day
Sunday, May 5 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but some classes required RSVP.
| San Francisco Bay Area
Bay Area Dance Week 2019: Free Events | Final Day

Dancers’ Group is pleased to announce the 21st anniversary of Bay Area Dance Week, which will run April 26-May 5, 2019. The annual 10-day festival features over hundreds of free events throughout the Bay Area. Take dance classes and watch free performances in a wide range of styles including Argentine tango, ...

2019 How Weird Street Faire & Parade | SoMa
Sunday, May 5 – All Day | Cost: $15*
*$15 Pre passes tickets
| Howard & Main (SoMa)
2019 How Weird Street Faire & Parade | SoMa
On May 5, 2019, a unique gathering of the tribes will occur in downtown San Francisco for the 20th annual How Weird Street Faire. For one day only, in the emerging heart of downtown San Francisco, there will be a sensational spectacle. Join thousands of people ...

Saturday, May 11

Second Saturday: Family Festive Gathering | Jack London Square
Saturday, May 11 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Second Saturday: Family Festive Gathering | Jack London Square

Serving as Jack London Square’s flagship monthly event, Second Saturday is held every second Saturday. This full-scale family event is marketed and promoted by both Wiggins Consulting and Jack London Square. Second Saturday brings in immense audiences as it showcases up to 100 unique vendors, ...Monthly

Garden Party: Live Music, Food, Refreshments & Plant Sale | SF
Saturday, May 11 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bay Natives Nursery
Garden Party: Live Music, Food, Refreshments & Plant Sale | SF

Experience live music, free locally sourced food & drink, a free plant & general Take Back the City vibes, every 2nd Saturday of the month from noon to 5 pm. Counter the drought, learn about sustainable living, feed the goats, meet the roosters, bring your kids, ...Monthly