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Sunday, September 16

2018 Oakland Dragon Boat Festival | Lake Merritt
Sunday, September 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Lake Merritt Boathouse
2018 Oakland Dragon Boat Festival | Lake Merritt

Cheer on the fleet of colorful 40-foot dragon boats as teams from all over Northern California race to the beat of Chinese drums on Saturday & Sunday, September 15 & 16, 2018. This two-day, admission-free festival brings a weekend of world-class dragon boat racing, spectacular cultural ...

2018 Bay Area Pet Fair & Adoptathon | Pleasanton
Sunday, September 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Alameda County Fair
2018 Bay Area Pet Fair & Adoptathon | Pleasanton

The Pet Food Express Bay Area Pet Fair features more than 70 California pet rescues and shelters in attendance, with over 2000+ adoptable dogs, cats & small animals. It is the largest pet adoption fair in the state. Enter your pooch in the Splash Dogs ...

2018 Children’s Creativity Festival | SoMa
2018 Children's Creativity Festival | SoMa
Join the Children’s Creativity Museum in celebrating the creative and innovative spirit of San Francisco with a variety of hands-on, family-friendly activities throughout the Yerba Buena Children’s Garden. Slime time! – Experiment with different ingredients to create your own slime. Parachutes and Flying Machines – Design and ...
2018 “Eat Real” Street Food Festival: Sunday | Oakland
Sunday, September 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but food and drink available for purchase (cash only)
| Jack London Square
2018 "Eat Real" Street Food Festival: Sunday | Oakland

Eat Real combines a state fair, a street-food festival, and a block party to create a celebration of good food. At the Eat Real Festival, participants learn where food comes from, who grows it, and how to make it. Eat Real Festival attendance is 100% ...

2018 Rolex Big Boat Yacht Racing: Final Day | SF
Sunday, September 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free for spectators.
| St. Francis Yacht Club
2018 Rolex Big Boat Yacht Racing: Final Day | SF

Come watch the St. Francis Yacht Club’s Rolex Big Boat Series, an annual September event celebrating its 514th year on the San Francisco Bay from September 13-16, 2018. 2018 Rolex Big Boat Series September 13-16, 2018 | 11 am St. Francis Yacht Club FREE This ...

2018 Autumn Moon Festival: Sunday | Chinatown
Sunday, September 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Chinatown
2018 Autumn Moon Festival: Sunday | Chinatown

Celebrated in Asia for more than 1,000 years, the 28th Annual Autumn Moon Festival will be held in Chinatown over two days filled with arts and crafts booths, cultural exhibits, children’s activities, food and multiple parades along historic Grant Avenue between California Street and Columbus Avenue.  2018 Autumn Moon ...

Urban Air Market: Fall 2018 | Hayes Valley
Sunday, September 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP gets you a free tote bag.
| Patricia's Green
Urban Air Market: Fall 2018 | Hayes Valley
Urban Air Market, the Bay Area’s sustainable shopping event, comes to Hayes Valley along Patricia’s Green Park on Octavia St. at Hayes St. with over 150 vendors, live music, and interactive art from 11 am to 6 pm on Sunday, September 16, 2018. Founded in 2005, Urban Air ...
2018 Calle 24 “Fiesta De Las Américas” Street Fair | The Mission
Sunday, September 16 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Calle 24 Latino Cultural District
2018 Calle 24 "Fiesta De Las Américas" Street Fair | The Mission
Sunday, Sept. 17 | Big free street fair on 24th Street with live music, dancing, samba, food, a mural unveiling and an epic outdoor Lucha Libre performance
2018 “Comedy Day in the Park” Free Festival | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, September 16 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Robin Williams Meadow (Sharon Meadow)
2018 "Comedy Day in the Park" Free Festival | Golden Gate Park
If you like lounging in the park, laughing your ass off with the distant smell of pot wafting through the air, then the 38th Annual Comedy Day might be the best way for you to spend a Sunday afternoon. The biggest single-day comedy event of the ...
Sumo Wrestling Festival & Expo 2018 | Japantown
Sunday, September 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Japantown Peace Plaza
Sumo Wrestling Festival & Expo 2018 | Japantown

Sumo is an ancient Japanese tradition and martial art and it’s coming to San Francisco at this one-of-a-kind annual event in Japantown. Watch demonstrations, meet real sumo wrestlers, learn about sumo wrestling and watch actual matches  from Sumo champions, weighing up to 600 lbs, outdoors in the Japantown Peace ...

2018 “The Do Over” Block Party | SF
2018 "The Do Over" Block Party | SF
Celebrating 6 years on the block, The Do-Over x adidas Originals are back for everyone’s favorite end-of-summer street steamer. This year, they are gonna drop another wave of tradition for The Bay in 2018. The Do Over Block Party Sunday September 16th, 2018 | Noon to 7 pm Utah Street ...
Art Explosion Fall Open Studios 2018: Sunday | Mission Dist.
Sunday, September 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Art Explosion Studios
Art Explosion Fall Open Studios 2018: Sunday | Mission Dist.

Art Explosion Studios, San Francisco’s largest artist’s collective, opens up its doors to the public during the annual Fall Open Studios. Painters, sculptors, photographers, fashion designers and jewelers will all be showing, so there will be something for every type of art connoisseur. Come see over ...

61st Annual Armenian Food Festival & Bazaar: Free Sunday | SF
Sunday, September 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free on Sunday; $5 admission on Friday and Saturday
| St. Gregory's Church (Brotherhood Way)
61st Annual Armenian Food Festival & Bazaar: Free Sunday | SF

Celebrate Armenian food and culture at the 61st annual Armenian Food Festival & Bazaar. 61 years of Authentic Armenian Cuisine, Dancing, Music, and Art. 2018 Armenian Bazaar & Food Festival St. Gregory Church, 825 Brotherhood Way, San Francisco Friday, September 14 | 6 pm to ...

2018 Blues, Brews & BBQ Festival | Alameda
Sunday, September 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Webster & Central (Alameda)
2018 Blues, Brews & BBQ Festival | Alameda
West End Arts and Entertainment District with West Alameda Business Association present the 4th annual Blues, Brews and BBQ. A community event produced by locals. Come out and support a day of delicious BBQ, frosty local brew and down home blues by some of the original ...
Free Acting Class Day: Fall Sampler | Berkeley Rep
Sunday, September 16 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Berkeley Repertory Theatre
Free Acting Class Day: Fall Sampler | Berkeley Rep

Bring your family, bring a friend, or treat yourself to an afternoon spent sampling the wide variety of programming offered at the Berkeley Rep School of Theatre. Taught by professional theatre artists, the classes offer people of all ages and abilities an opportunity to explore ...

Free Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night’s Dream | SF
Sunday, September 16 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre (McLaren Park)
Free Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night’s Dream | SF

For the 36th season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present a production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. A Midsummer Night’s Dream follows the misadventures of four young lovers, a group of aspiring actors, and a team of mischievous fairies as they all enter the ...

Traditional Hawaiian Concert: Haopinaka & Hula Dancers | Union Square Live
Sunday, September 16 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Traditional Hawaiian Concert: Haopinaka & Hula Dancers | Union Square Live
Sun Sept 16: 2-4pm — Haopinaka & Hula Dancers (Traditional Hawaiian) HAOPINAKA brings the spirit of aloha to the San Francisco Bay Area with Hawaiian guitars, ukuleles, and sweet vocal harmonies. Our beautiful and talented hula dancers are also available to make your special occasion memorable ...
Palou Phelps 3rd Annual Movie Night | Bayview
Sunday, September 16 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Palou and Phelps Mini Park
Palou Phelps 3rd Annual Movie Night | Bayview
Friends of Palou Phelps’ 3rd Annual Movie Night is happening on Sunday, September 16, 2018. This is in collaboration with BVHP Parks Collective, and a great way to raise awareness about Friends of Palou Phelps. Palou Phelps 3rd Annual Movie Night Sunday, September 16, 2018 | 6 pm Palou ...
Win Tix: Miniature Tigers 10th Anniversary Tour | Great American Music Hall
Sunday, September 16 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Great American Music Hall
For Phoenix-based Miniature Tigers, there is not a more appropriate band name. Their songs are small-scale epics, tiny but powerful, fragile but ferocious. They are miniature tigers. Miniature Tigers combine influences ranging from The Beatles to The Beach Boys, from Pinkerton to Indiana Jones, creating ...

Monday, September 17

Free Litquake Lunchbreak in the Rooftop Park | Salesforce Park
Monday, September 17 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free Litquake Lunchbreak in the Rooftop Park | Salesforce Park

Bring your brown bag and listen to some of the Bay Area’s best poets and musicians share their work, curated by the folks behind the acclaimed Litquake Literary Festival at Salesforce Park, SF’s new 5.4 acre rooftop park on top of the new Transit Center. ...

Live at Lagunitas: Son Little | Petaluma
Monday, September 17 – 4:20 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
| Lagunitas Brewery
Live at Lagunitas: Son Little | Petaluma

Lagunitas Brewery in Petaluma presents a free live summer concert series featuring some amazing bands in their LaguMiniAmphitheaterette that would normally play big venues in San Francisco. Show are free, but tickets are required for each show. You’ll want to grab them quick as these shows will definitely ...

Tuesday, September 18

“Udder Hilarity” Free Comedy Show | Hollow Cow
Tuesday, September 18 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP to guarantee a seat
| Hollow Cow
"Udder Hilarity" Free Comedy Show | Hollow Cow

Come see a comedy show at the intimate back patio of Hollow Cow every first and third Tuesday of the month featuring some of San Francisco’s finest comics who have performed at Cobb’s, Punchline, Sketchfest, and even have been nominated for an Emmy. If you’re ...

Wednesday, September 19

Free Cardio Dance on SF’s Newest Rooftop Park | SF
Wednesday, September 19 – 7:30 am | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free Cardio Dance on SF’s Newest Rooftop Park | SF

This lively series rotates between Zumba, hip-hop, salsa and more. Get fit for free Al Fresco with classes provided by FITNESS SF.. Free Rooftop Cardio Dance Class in the Park | SF Wednesday, Aug. 15 – Oct. 31, 2018 | 7:30 am to 8:30 am ...

Free Rooftop Puerto Rico Concert Tribute on SF’s Newest Park | Salesforce Park
Wednesday, September 19 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free Rooftop Puerto Rico Concert Tribute on SF’s Newest Park | Salesforce Park

Close your laptop and open your soul with after work jams from seasoned Bay Area musicians. Curated by People in Plazas. Free Rooftop Concert Series Every Wednesday, Aug. 15 – Oct. 24, 2018 | 5 pm Salesforce Park (Main Plaza), 425 Mission St., San Francisco FREE ...

SF’s Beer Bus: Free Monthly Brewery Bus Crawl | SF Brewers Guild
Wednesday, September 19 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free shuttle. Bring money for beer and food.
| Harmonic Brewing
SF's Beer Bus: Free Monthly Brewery Bus Crawl | SF Brewers Guild

The San Francisco Brewers Guild has created the city’s first free, hop-on-hop-off “Drink SF Beer Shuttle,” showcasing neighborhood breweries as a permanent companion to its monthly Meet the Brewers nights. The fun kicks off with a “Meet the Brewers” event at 66 pmtypically featuring special release ...

Latin Concert: The Fito Reinoso Cuban Quartet Union Square Live
Wednesday, September 19 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Latin Concert: The Fito Reinoso Cuban Quartet   Union Square Live
Wed Sept 19: 6-8pm — The Fito Reinoso Cuban Quartet (Latin) A SF Bay Area favorite, Fito Reinoso is the only Cuban born sonero in the area performing a variety of styles, from son to timba to rumba and cha-cha-cha.
Cobb’s Free Fall Comedy Nights | September 19-20
Cobb's Free Fall Comedy Nights | September 19-20

Funcheap and Stroy Moyd of #HellaFunny take over Cobb’s Comedy Club for an awesome night of comedy at SF’s biggest comedy club. And you can get on our secret guest list. Every month we handpick some of SF’s top local comedians to showcase for you – often ...

Thursday, September 20

Civic Center’s 2018 Third Thursday “Commons Block Party” | SF
Thursday, September 20 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Civic Center Plaza
Civic Center's 2018 Third Thursday "Commons Block Party" | SF

The Commons on Third Thursdays will activate UN Plaza, Fulton Street and Civic Center Plaza with three stages of music, food trucks, bars, bocce ball and other activities held on four nights, once a month through October, from 5 to 9 pm. “The Commons” is the ...

Free Outdoor Rooftop Yoga After Work | Salesforce Park
Thursday, September 20 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free Outdoor Rooftop Yoga After Work | Salesforce Park

Free outdoor yoga happens every Monday and Thursday. Get fit for free Al Fresco with classes provided by FITNESS SF. No pre-registration or membership required – just show up. Salesforce Park Rooftop Free Outdoor Yoga Thursdays through Oct. 25, 2018 | 5:30pm – 6:30pm Salesforce ...