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Friday, October 11

Rotunda Dance Series: Awakko Ren | SF City Hall
Friday, October 11 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall
Rotunda Dance Series: Awakko Ren | SF City Hall

The “Rotunda Dance Series” is a set of free monthly dance performances in San Francisco City Hall’s extraordinary rotunda, Dancers’ Group and World Arts West have once again partnered to bring audiences lunchtime glimpses into movement and musical traditions from around the world. Set amidst the ...

“Off the Grid” Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party | SF
Friday, October 11 – 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

More than 30 food vendors, with a full bar and bands and DJs? Now that’s a party; it’s also California’s largest weekly street food market. Discover everything from Beijing-style crisp-fried crepes (Jianbing) and Filipino desserts, to handmade pasta, Neapolitan pizza, and Haitian pork griot – along with sheltered ...Every Friday

Sunday, October 13

2019 Italian Heritage Parade | North Beach
Sunday, October 13 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Washington Square Park
2019 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 ...

Friday, October 18

“Off the Grid” Fort Mason: Night Market & Food Truck Party | SF
Friday, October 18 – 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

More than 30 food vendors, with a full bar and bands and DJs? Now that’s a party; it’s also California’s largest weekly street food market. Discover everything from Beijing-style crisp-fried crepes (Jianbing) and Filipino desserts, to handmade pasta, Neapolitan pizza, and Haitian pork griot – along with sheltered ...Every Friday

Sunday, October 20

Exploratorium Community 50th Anniversary Founder’s Day | SF
Exploratorium Community 50th Anniversary Founder's Day | SF

The Exploratorium is a twenty-first-century learning laboratory, an eye-opening, always-changing, playful place to explore and tinker featuring hundreds of science, art, and human perception exhibits. While they don’t have monthly community days, they do host several special events throughout the year offering “pay-what-you-can” admission for all. ...

The Final “Sunday Streets” Huge Block Party of 2019 | Excelsior
Sunday, October 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Excelsior Sunday Streets
The Final "Sunday Streets" Huge Block Party of 2019 | Excelsior

Sunday Streets (March – October 2019) is San Francisco’s official block party – a sorta-monthly roving neighborhood celebration and five-hour street party where the streets are closed to vehicles, so pedestrians, roller skaters, bicyclists, and yogis take over the streets for an afternoon. “Sunday Streets 2019” Street ...

The Final Presidio Picnic of 2019 | SF
Sunday, October 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Main Post Lawn
The Final Presidio Picnic of 2019 | SF

San Francisco’s favorite family picnic is back for 2019. Presidio Picnic brings together the best of the Bay Area food scene with the beauty of this national park site and views of the bay and the Golden Gate Bridge. Held on the seven acre Main ...Every Sunday

Friday, October 25

The Final “Off the Grid” Friday Night Market of 2019 | Fort Mason
Friday, October 25 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center
The Final "Off the Grid" Friday Night Market of 2019 | Fort Mason

More than 30 food vendors, with a full bar and bands and DJs? Now that’s a party; it’s also California’s largest weekly street food market. Discover everything from Beijing-style crisp-fried crepes (Jianbing) and Filipino desserts, to handmade pasta, Neapolitan pizza, and Haitian pork griot – along with sheltered ...Every Friday

Saturday, October 26

TreasureFest: Halloween Market: 1,000 Free Pumpkins & Trick-or-Treating | SF
Saturday, October 26 – All Day | Cost: $4*
*$4 online / $7 at the gate - includes free parking
| Treasure Island Flea (East Location)
TreasureFest: Halloween Market: 1,000 Free Pumpkins & Trick-or-Treating | 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

Sunday, October 27

TreasureFest: Halloween Market: 1,000 Free Pumpkins & Trick-or-Treating | SF
Sunday, October 27 – All Day | Cost: $4*
*$4 online / $7 at the gate - includes free parking
| Treasure Island Flea (East Location)
TreasureFest: Halloween Market: 1,000 Free Pumpkins & Trick-or-Treating | 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

Rockridge Ice Cream & Gelato Tour | Final Day
Sunday, October 27 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $20*
*$15 for children 12 and younger, $20 for adults
| Dreyer's Grand Ice Cream Parlor & Cafe (Oakland)
Rockridge Ice Cream & Gelato Tour | Final Day

Satisfy your sweet tooth with the Rockridge Ice Cream Tour. This one-hour guided walking tour takes kids of all ages through Oakland’s Rockridge area to explore a variety of ice cream desserts—along with a little history as to how we came to enjoy them. Rockridge ...

Monday, October 28

Final Week of Ocean Beach Bonfires for 2019 | Ends Oct. 31
Monday, October 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Rings are first come first served
| Ocean Beach Fire Pits
Final Week of Ocean Beach Bonfires for 2019 | Ends Oct. 31

For the first time in four months, it’s finally legal again to have a bonfire at Ocean Beach. During the “No Burn” Season (which runs from November 1 to the end of February), bonfires are not allowed, but starting March 1, 2019 bonfires are back ...

Thursday, October 31

Final Ocean Beach Bonfire Night of 2019 | Until March 1st
Thursday, October 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Rings are first come first served
| Ocean Beach Fire Pits
Final Ocean Beach Bonfire Night of 2019 | Until March 1st

For the first time in four months, it’s finally legal again to have a bonfire at Ocean Beach. During the “No Burn” Season (which runs from November 1 to the end of February), bonfires are not allowed, but starting March 1, 2019 bonfires are back ...

Thursday, November 7

City Star Party & Telescope Night | Lands End
Thursday, November 7 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Weather permitting. Please check the SFAA website for updated information.
| Point Lobos
City Star Party & Telescope Night | Lands End

The San Francisco Amateur Astronomers invite you to their next City Star Party, where you can take a gander at our universe through telescopes, socialize with more experienced amateur astronomers, and get some tips about the night sky. Take in the view from San Francisco’s picturesque Land’s End or other ...

Free Rooftop Stargazing Party “Astro Night” | UC Berkeley
Thursday, November 7 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Campbell Hall (UC Berkeley)
Free Rooftop Stargazing Party "Astro Night" | UC Berkeley

Astro Night is UC Berkeley’s free stargazing and lecture event open to the public. Held typically on the first Thursday of the month (during select months, as weather permits), members of the public are invited to take part in guided stargazings using our fleet of telescopes, including ...

Friday, November 8

Rotunda Dance Series: Nava Dance Theatre | SF City Hall
Friday, November 8 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall
Rotunda Dance Series: Nava Dance Theatre | SF City Hall

The “Rotunda Dance Series” is a set of free monthly dance performances in San Francisco City Hall’s extraordinary rotunda, Dancers’ Group and World Arts West have once again partnered to bring audiences lunchtime glimpses into movement and musical traditions from around the world. Set amidst the ...

Saturday, November 9

Pinterest & SFMade “38Makers” Holiday Gift Fair | SF
Pinterest & SFMade "38Makers" Holiday Gift Fair | SF
38Makers kicks off its sixth year with a holiday fair specially curated by Pinterest for shoppers looking for artisan, locally-made gifts in a unique and festive setting. Imagine you discover a Pinterest board of hand-picked goods from makers in your city, and now imagine it brought ...

Sunday, November 10

KUSF’s Rock ‘n’ Swap Record Fair | USF
KUSF's Rock 'n' Swap Record Fair | USF

KUSF’s Rock-n-Swap is a Giant Music Lover’s Fair where about dealers and vendors come from all over to sell music related items in various formats and genres along with hard-to-find rarities including a huge amount of vinyl as well as memorabilia in this 6,000+ square-foot venue. ...

2019 Veterans Day Parade | SF
Sunday, November 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fisherman's Wharf
2019 Veterans Day Parade | SF
Honor the service and sacrifice of our Armed Forces downtown with the 99th Annual Veterans’ Day Parade on Sunday, November 10, 2019. The parade will start on the Embarcadero at North Point Street, traveling north-west on The Embarcadero to Jefferson Street, then west on Jefferson Street past the ...

Monday, November 11

Free National Parks Day: Veterans Day | 2019
Free National Parks Day: Veterans Day | 2019

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 ...

Saturday, November 16

2019 Renegade Winter Craft Fair Market: 280+ Makers | Fort Mason
Saturday, November 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fort Mason (Festival Pavilion)
2019 Renegade Winter Craft Fair Market: 280+ Makers | Fort Mason

Renegade Craft Fair returns to San Francisco for a festive weekend of contemporary handmade featuring the country’s foremost voices in craft and design. 2019 Renegade Craft San Francisco Saturday & Sunday | 11 am – April 13-14, 2019 – July 13-14, 2019 – November 16-17, ...

Sunday, November 17

2019 Renegade Winter Craft Fair Market | Fort Mason
Sunday, November 17 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fort Mason Center
2019 Renegade Winter Craft Fair Market | Fort Mason

Renegade Craft Fair returns to San Francisco for a festive weekend of contemporary handmade featuring the country’s foremost voices in craft and design. 2019 Renegade Craft San Francisco Saturday & Sunday | 11 am – April 13-14, 2019 – July 13-14, 2019 – November 16-17, ...

Saturday, November 23

“Snovember” Treasure Island: Epic Holiday Market & 20 Tons of Snow | TreasureFest
Saturday, November 23 – All Day | Cost: $4*
*$4 online / $7 at the gate - includes free parking
| Treasure Island Flea (East Location)
"Snovember" Treasure Island: Epic Holiday Market & 20 Tons of Snow | TreasureFest

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

Sunday, November 24

Treasure Island Snow Day: “Snovember” TreasureFest Holiday Market | SF
Sunday, November 24 – All Day | Cost: $4*
*$4 online / $7 at the gate - includes free parking
| Treasure Island Flea (East Location)
Treasure Island Snow Day: "Snovember" TreasureFest Holiday 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

Friday, November 29

2019 Candlelit Labyrinth Night & Festival of Light | Baker Beach
Friday, November 29 – 5:01 pm | Cost: FREE | Baker Beach
2019 Candlelit Labyrinth Night & Festival of Light | Baker Beach
They have written that in 2019 they want to have it on Black Friday again. A local group of artists who call themselves the Museum of Joy will be celebrating the 6th Annual Festival of Light & Gratitude by building a temporary candlelit labyrinth on the northern half ...

Monday, December 2

2019 Castro Tree Lighting Celebration | SF
Monday, December 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Castro Merchants
2019 Castro Tree Lighting Celebration | SF
The 2019 Castro Tree Lighting will take place in front of Bank of America at Castro and 18th Streets with a 28-foot tree. 2019 Castro Tree Lighting Monday, December 2, 2019 | 6 pm Castro Merchants | 501 Castro St. corner 18th St., SF FREE There will be brief greetings from special ...

Thursday, December 5

Walt Disney Museum’s Annual Free Day | 2019
Walt Disney Museum's Annual Free Day | 2019
Celebrate Walt Disney’s birthday and get free admission to The Walt Disney Family Museum in the Presidio for their only free day of the year. In celebration of Walt Disney’s Birthday, they typically offer free admission to our main galleries and special exhibitions 2019 Walt Disney Family Museum Free Day Thursday, December 5, ...

Saturday, December 7

MAPP: Art & Performance Crawl | Mission Dist.
Saturday, December 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Mission District
MAPP: Art & Performance Crawl | Mission Dist.

The Mission Arts Performance Project (MAPP) sprawls across more than a dozen venues as well as public spaces, street corners, BART stations, cafes, bars, taquerias, and homes all over La Mission from around 6 pm until late. The event features taking common spaces, and for one ...

City Star Party & Telescope Night | The Presidio
Saturday, December 7 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Weather permitting. Please check the SFAA website for updated information.
| Presidio Parade Grounds
City Star Party & Telescope Night | The Presidio

The San Francisco Amateur Astronomers invite you to their next City Star Party, where you can take a gander at our universe through telescopes, socialize with more experienced amateur astronomers, and get some tips about the night sky. Take in the view from San Francisco’s picturesque Land’s End or other ...

Thursday, December 12

2019 Divisadero Winter Art Walk | SF
Thursday, December 12 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*This event happens every 2nd Thursday of March, June, September & December
| Divisadero Corridor
2019 Divisadero Winter Art Walk | SF

Divisadero Art Walk happens four times a year, in March, June, September and December for a fun evening featuring art shows, live music, plus there’s usually complimentary beverages and more. 2019 Divisadero Art Walk 2nd Thursday of March, June, September & December | 6 pm Divisadero, Golden Gate to ...