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Sunday, October 11

Inner Sunset Flea 2020 | Block Party & Street Fair
Sunday, October 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE | 9th and Irving
Inner Sunset Flea 2020 | Block Party & Street Fair

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

Fleet Week 2020: Blue Angels Airshow | Sunday
Sunday, October 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Marina Green
Fleet Week 2020: Blue Angels Airshow | Sunday

Look up in the sky when you hear the roaring of jet engines and head down to SF’s northern waterfront and Dogpatch for San Francisco’s annual Fleet Week airshow and festival. 40th Annual San Francisco Fleet Week  October 4 – 13, 2020 | 8 am ...

2020 Italian Heritage Parade | North Beach
Sunday, October 11 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Washington Square Park
2020 Italian Heritage Parade | North Beach
Come to one of the city’s oldest celebrations of heritage and the longest-running Italian-American parade in the nation – a bright and colorful San Francisco institution since it was established in 1868. Featuring Italian and Italian-American dignitaries, music, performances, floats, and representatives of Italian and Italian-American organizations ...

Tuesday, October 13

Final Day of Free Fleet Week Ship Tours | 2020
Tuesday, October 13 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier 30-32
Final Day of Free Fleet Week Ship Tours | 2020
Throughout Fleet Week, thousands of visitors climb aboard amphibious carriers, destroyers and cruisers docked at the Embarcadero to get a glimpse into the day-to-day lives of the sailors serving in the U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard and the Royal Australian Navy. All ship tours are free ...

Friday, October 16

“Off the Grid” Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party | SF
Friday, October 16 – 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, October 17

2020 Bay Area Diwali Festival: Indian Food, Bollywood Dance & Music | Cupertino
Saturday, October 17 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Admission and parking are free.
| Memorial Park (Cupertino)
2020 Bay Area Diwali Festival: Indian Food, Bollywood Dance & Music | Cupertino
On October 17, 2020, come to enjoy the festive atmosphere of sari festooned trees, spectacular lanterns, and a cultural kaleidoscope of activities and performances. Please note that we’ve confirmed the 2020 date, but event details are still not available as of 3/19/20. For an idea of ...
Final Day Litquake2020: San Francisco’s 10-Day Literature Festival
Saturday, October 17 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco
Final Day Litquake2020: San Francisco's 10-Day Literature Festival

San Francisco’s legendary annual Litquake festival features hundreds of authors, poets and journalists in a myriad of separate events throughout the Bay Area. It’s all meant to foster interest in literature for people of all ages, perpetuate a sense of literary community, and provide a vibrant forum for Bay Area ...

Sunday, October 18

The Final “Sunday Streets” Huge Block Party of 2020 | Excelsior
Sunday, October 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Excelsior Sunday Streets
The Final "Sunday Streets" Huge Block Party of 2020 | Excelsior
Sunday Streets closes out the season on October 18 in the E with over a mile of open streets, creating a temporary park for the community to walk, roll, bike, gather and meet. Come check out Activity Hubs on Avalon, Seneca and Ocean Ave for free ...

Friday, October 23

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

Friday, October 30

The Final “Off the Grid” Fort Mason Night Market of 2020 | SF
Friday, October 30 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center
The Final "Off the Grid" Fort Mason Night Market of 2020 | 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, October 31

Bay Area Oddities & Curiosities Expo 2020 | San Mateo
Saturday, October 31 – All Day | Cost: $10*
*GA $10 / VIP $20 / Kids 12 & Under Free
| San Mateo County Event Center
Bay Area Oddities & Curiosities Expo 2020 | San Mateo
Update: Due to coronavirus concerns this event previously listed on March 21st has been rescheduled to October 31, 2020. For Lovers of the Strange & Unusual, come and join the Oddities & Curiosities Expo on March 21st at San Mateo County Event Center from 11 am ...

Saturday, November 7

2020 Renegade Winter Craft Fair Market: 275+ Makers | Fort Mason
Saturday, November 7 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fort Mason (Festival Pavilion)
2020 Renegade Winter Craft Fair Market: 275+ Makers | Fort Mason

Renegade Craft Fair returns to San Francisco for a festive weekend featuring the country’s 250+ foremost Makers and Designers. 2020 Renegade Craft San Francisco Saturday & Sunday | 11 am – April 4-5, 2020 – July 11-12, 2020 – November 7-8, 2020 Fort Mason Festival ...

Sunday, November 8

Inner Sunset Flea 2020 | Block Party & Street Fair
Sunday, November 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE | 9th and Irving
Inner Sunset Flea 2020 | Block Party & Street Fair

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

2020 Renegade Winter Craft Fair Market | Fort Mason
Sunday, November 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fort Mason Center
2020 Renegade Winter Craft Fair Market | Fort Mason

Renegade Craft Fair returns to San Francisco for a festive weekend featuring the country’s 250+ foremost Makers and Designers. 2020 Renegade Craft San Francisco Saturday & Sunday | 11 am – April 4-5, 2020 – July 11-12, 2020 – November 7-8, 2020 Fort Mason Festival ...

Friday, November 27

Ghirardelli Square 56th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony | 2020
Friday, November 27 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ghirardelli Square
Ghirardelli Square 56th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony | 2020
San Francisco’s Ghirardelli Square lights up for the holidays. Ghirardelli Square’s 56th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony will take place on Friday, November 27th, from 4 pm-9 pm. 56th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony Friday, November 27, 2020 | 4 pm–9 pm Ghirardelli Square, San Francisco FREE

Saturday, December 12

SantaCon 2020: City-Wide Santa Pub Crawl | SF
Saturday, December 12 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
SantaCon 2020: City-Wide Santa Pub Crawl | SF
“SantaCon” is San Francisco’s annual city-wide Santas-only pub crawl happening on Saturday, December 12, 2020. This flash mob-type event brings together hundreds of slightly sober people dressed in Santa costumes parading around the city, visiting landmarks drinking at bars, and causing general mayhem. And just so you know, ...

Wednesday, December 31

2018 SFUSD Students Exhibit Gallery Arts Festival: Final Day | SF
Wednesday, December 31 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Asian Art Museum
2018 SFUSD Students Exhibit Gallery Arts Festival: Final Day | SF

Come see student-created visual, literary, media, and performing arts at the Asian Art Museum from March 14-21, 2018 in the Annual San Francisco Unified School District Arts Festival. For the past 32 years this unique San Francisco event has been a point of destination for ...