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Wednesday, July 28

2021 National Buffalo Soldier’s Day (Union Square)
Wednesday, July 28 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free family fun
| Union Square
2021 National Buffalo Soldier's Day (Union Square)
2021 National Buffalo Soldier’s Day brings global attention to Union Square and contributions by Buffalo Soldiers throughout the Great State of California. May 1903, U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt was escorted by Buffalo Soldiers from the San Francisco Presidio to Union Square for the dedication of ...

Friday, July 30

2021 Gilroy Garlic Festival Final Weekend (July 30 – Aug 1)
Friday, July 30 – 4:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*Food starts at $10 and up to $25
2021 Gilroy Garlic Festival Final Weekend (July 30 – Aug 1)

After being canceled in 2020 due to COVID, this week, the Gilroy Garlic Festival Association announced that the festival is returning (with some major modifications, like a drive-thru gourmet alley) for 2021 on two weekends,  July 23rd–25th and July 30th–August 1st. See the latest updates ...

Saturday, July 31

SF’s “Aloha By the Bay” Pop-Up Hawaiian Street Festival (Japantown)
Saturday, July 31 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Japantown Peace Plaza
SF's "Aloha By the Bay" Pop-Up Hawaiian Street Festival (Japantown)

Japantown’s Nihonmachi Street Fair returns in 2021. Last year the Nihonmachi Street Fair was cancelled for the very first time in its history, but this year it’s back with multiple events on a few weekends. The biggest change from previous years is that in order ...

San Mateo’s “Coyote Point” 2021 Outdoor Movie Night (July to October)
Saturday, July 31 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Coyote Point Recreation Area
San Mateo's "Coyote Point" 2021 Outdoor Movie Night (July to October)

Gather friends and family, pack a picnic and join CuriOdyssey for a fun-filled summer evening during Coyote Point Movie Nights in July, August, September and October at Coyote Point Park in San Mateo. Watch your favorite movies, experiment with fun CuriOdyssey science experiments, play creatively ...Monthly

Wednesday, August 4

Free National Parks Day: 1st Anniv. of Great American Outdoors Act
Free National Parks Day: 1st Anniv. of Great American Outdoors Act

Sometimes you’ve just got to get away from it all and clear your head with the peace and serenity of a national park. On certain “fee-free” days throughout the year, enjoy free entry to all national parks and monuments including Muir Woods and Yosemite National Park and free ...

Saturday, August 7

47th Annual Nihonmachi Street Fair (August 7-8)
Saturday, August 7 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Japantown Peace Plaza
47th Annual Nihonmachi Street Fair (August 7-8)

Japantown’s Nihonmachi Street Fair returns in 2021. Last year the Nihonmachi Street Fair was cancelled for the very first time in its history, but this year it’s back with multiple events on a few weekends. The biggest change from previous years is that in order ...

Sunday, August 8

47th Annual Nihonmachi Street Fair (Japantown)
Sunday, August 8 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Japantown Peace Plaza
47th Annual Nihonmachi Street Fair (Japantown)

Japantown’s Nihonmachi Street Fair returns in 2021. Last year the Nihonmachi Street Fair was cancelled for the very first time in its history, but this year it’s back with multiple events on a few weekends. The biggest change from previous years is that in order ...

Saturday, August 14

2021 San Francisco Congenital Heart Walk
Saturday, August 14 – 8:00 am | Cost: $15*
*This event has a $15 fundraising or donation minimum for each guest over age 2.
| This event is virtual + in-person. Location soon to be announced
2021 San Francisco Congenital Heart Walk
The 2021 San Francisco Heart Walk is a fundraising event benefiting The Children’s Heart Foundation, whose mission is to advance the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of congenital heart defects by funding the most promising research. This fundraising event allows both virtual and in-person participation, subject ...

Wednesday, August 25

Free National Parks Day 2021 | National Park Service Birthday
Wednesday, August 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over California
Free National Parks Day 2021 | National Park Service Birthday

Sometimes you’ve just got to get away from it all and clear your head with the peace and serenity of a national park. On certain “fee-free” days throughout the year, enjoy free entry to all national parks and monuments including Muir Woods and Yosemite National Park and free ...

Saturday, August 28

“Coyote Point” 2021 Outdoor Movie Nights (San Mateo)
Saturday, August 28 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Coyote Point Recreation Area
"Coyote Point" 2021 Outdoor Movie Nights (San Mateo)

Gather friends and family, pack a picnic and join CuriOdyssey for a fun-filled summer evening during Coyote Point Movie Nights in July, August, September and October at Coyote Point Park in San Mateo. Watch your favorite movies, experiment with fun CuriOdyssey science experiments, play creatively ...Monthly

Monday, September 6

Free “SkyStar” Ferris Wheel Rides for SF’s Graduating Seniors | Final Day
Monday, September 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free for graduating seniors with SFUSD identification
| Skystar (Golden Gate Park)
Free "SkyStar" Ferris Wheel Rides for SF's Graduating Seniors | Final Day
Thanks to SkyStar and SF Rec and Park’s generous offer for all San Francisco public school graduating seniors to take a free ride on the Wheel this summer beginning June 2 through Sept. 6; students will need to show their SFUSD identification card at the on-site ticket ...

Sunday, September 19

40th Anniversary “Comedy Day in the Park” | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, September 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Robin Williams Meadow (Sharon Meadow)
40th Anniversary "Comedy Day in the Park" | Golden Gate Park
San Francisco’s original, longest-running, free, outdoor comedy concert in the world, Comedy Day in the Park is back to celebrate its 40th anniversary. If you like lounging in the park, laughing your ass off, then the 40th Anniversary Comedy Day might be the best way for you to ...

Saturday, September 25

Free National Parks Day: “National Public Lands Day” | 2021
Free National Parks Day: "National Public Lands Day" | 2021

Sometimes you’ve just got to get away from it all and clear your head with the peace and serenity of a national park. On certain “fee-free” days throughout the year, enjoy free entry to all national parks and monuments including Muir Woods and Yosemite National Park and free ...

“Coyote Point” 2021 Outdoor Movie Nights (San Mateo)
Saturday, September 25 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Coyote Point Recreation Area
"Coyote Point" 2021 Outdoor Movie Nights (San Mateo)

Gather friends and family, pack a picnic and join CuriOdyssey for a fun-filled summer evening during Coyote Point Movie Nights in July, August, September and October at Coyote Point Park in San Mateo. Watch your favorite movies, experiment with fun CuriOdyssey science experiments, play creatively ...Monthly

Saturday, October 16

Corgi Con Fall 2021: Massive Dogo Beach Paw-ty (Ocean Beach)
Saturday, October 16 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Ocean Beach (Below Cliff House)
Corgi Con Fall 2021: Massive Dogo Beach Paw-ty (Ocean Beach)
The NorCal Corgi Con is a wonderfully bizarre beach day bash for dogs (and their pawrents) that brings together hundreds of enthusiastic Corgis, their owners and wannabes too on Ocean Beach in San FranCorgsco, between Stairwell 2 and 5 near the Cliff House, from 10 am to 2 ...

Saturday, October 30

Coyote Point Outdoor Halloween Movie Night “Cruella” (San Mateo)
Saturday, October 30 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Coyote Point Recreation Area
Coyote Point Outdoor Halloween Movie Night "Cruella" (San Mateo)

Gather friends and family, pack a picnic and join CuriOdyssey for a fun-filled summer evening during Coyote Point Movie Nights in July, August, September and October at Coyote Point Park in San Mateo. Watch your favorite movies, experiment with fun CuriOdyssey science experiments, play creatively ...Monthly

Thursday, November 11

Free National Parks Day: Veterans Day | 2021
Free National Parks Day: Veterans Day | 2021

Sometimes you’ve just got to get away from it all and clear your head with the peace and serenity of a national park. On certain “fee-free” days throughout the year, enjoy free entry to all national parks and monuments including Muir Woods and Yosemite National Park and free ...