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Sunday, October 11

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 ...
The History & Creation of Mexican Sugar Skulls Free Art Lecture | Sonoma
Tuesday, October 13 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Sonoma Community Center
The History & Creation of Mexican Sugar Skulls Free Art Lecture | Sonoma

Free and for the General Public 1 hour art lecture on the History and creation of Mexican Sugar Skulls in North America. Lecture and hands on demonstration will be taught by acclaimed artist: Diego Marcial Rios.

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 ...

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 ...

Saturday, October 24

2020 Leap Sandcastle Classic: NorCal’s Biggest Sandcastle Comp. | Ocean Beach
Saturday, October 24 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*FREE with RSVP on Eventbrite or Facebook
| Ocean Beach (Balboa)
2020 Leap Sandcastle Classic: NorCal's Biggest Sandcastle Comp. | Ocean Beach
Take part in Northern California’s largest sandcastle building event which features a spirited competition between teams of architects, engineers, contractors, designers and local elementary school students at Ocean Beach on Saturday, October 24, 2020 There’s also a community castle for everyone to join in to build. Leap’s 38th Annual ...

Sunday, October 25

The Final Presidio Picnic of 2020 | SF
Sunday, October 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Main Post Lawn
The Final Presidio Picnic of 2020 | SF

EVENT UPDATE – The start date of Presidio Picnic is postponed until further notice. Please check facebook for updates. San Francisco’s largest community picnic, the Presidio Picnic, will return for its much-anticipated ninth season beginning Sunday, March 29 and running through October 25, from 11 ...Every Sunday

Saturday, October 31

Halloween Costume & Trick-or-Treating Festival | Ghirardelli Sq.
Saturday, October 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Ghirardelli Square
Halloween Costume & Trick-or-Treating Festival | Ghirardelli Sq.
Ghirardelli Square is having its annual Trick or Treat festival, Saturday, October 31st from noon – 4 pm. Put on your best Halloween costume and join for some trick-or-treating in the square. Four legged pals are more than welcome to join.

Wednesday, November 4

South Taurids Meteor Shower | 2020
Wednesday, November 4 – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
South Taurids Meteor Shower | 2020
In 2020, the expected peak night of the South Taurid shower happens when a waning gibbous moon lights up the sky almost all night long. Peak viewing is just after midnight, though under the glaring light of a bright waning gibbous moon.

Wednesday, November 11

Free National Parks Day: Veterans Day | 2020
Free National Parks Day: Veterans Day | 2020

Sometimes you’ve just got to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city to enjoy the 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 admission ...

North Taurids Meteor Shower | 2020
Wednesday, November 11 – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
North Taurids Meteor Shower | 2020
In 2020, the slender waning crescent moon – rising in the wee hours before dawn – won’t seriously intrude on the peak night of November 11 (morning of November 12).

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 13

15th Annual Holiday Hootenanny Bash: Live Music, Open Jam & Food Trucks | San Carlos
Saturday, December 13 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Devil's Canyon Brewery
15th Annual Holiday Hootenanny Bash: Live Music, Open Jam & Food Trucks | San Carlos
You are invited to Devil’s Canyon’s 15th Annual Holiday Hootenanny, a family friendly extravaganza featuring live bands, food trucks and no cover charge on Friday, December 13, 2019. Hootenanny was an old country word for “party.” Now, most commonly, it refers to a folk-music party and this ...

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 ...