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SF’s New Outdoor Summer Festival at Chase Center

The Warriors host the free “Thrive City Summer Series” with DJ events, movie nights, draft watch parties, happy hours and more.
By - posted 7/31/2021 No Comment

Thrive City, the 3.2 acre plaza surrounding the Chase Center hosts a free series of events throughout the summer including happy hours, DJ events, lectures, farmers markets, comedy shows, outdoor movies and Warriors-themed celebrations – all free and open to the public.

The plaza features tons of seating and picnic areas, along with a 3,108 square foot outdoor video board (74’x42′) with nearly 2 million pixels.

Thrive City Summer Series
Through August 28, 2021
Thrive City at Chase Center, 1 Warriors Way, San Francisco
All events are FREE and open to the public.

This Weekend (July 29-Aug 1)


Thursday, July 29 

  • 2021 Warriors NBA Draft Watch Party – 4:30pm – FREE – The 2021 NBA Draft will air on Thrive City’s 3,108 square foot outdoor video board. Fans in attendance will hear live insights from Warriors Radio play-by-play announcer Tim Roye and former Warriors general manager Garry St. Jean and enjoy performances from the Warriors Entertainment Teams

Friday, July 30

  • Thrive City $5 Happy Hour + Warriors “Chalk Talk” + DJ Body Music – 3:30pm – FREE – Golden State’s 2021 NBA Draft picks will take part in a chalk talk during the Thrive City Happy Hour, presented by Elysian Brewing, which is free and open to the public, beginning at 3:30 p.m. In addition to the chalk talk, attendees will enjoy live music from Body Music, lawn games, food trucks and $5 happy hour drink specials. 3:30p-8p

Saturday, July 31

  • Warriors Dance Team Final Auditions – Noon – FREE – Enjoy your Saturday at Thrive City while watching the Warriors Dance Team’s final auditions from 12:00-3:00 p.m
  • Thrive City Outdoor Movie Night “Grease” – 5p – FREE – Enjoy classic movies on SF’s only outdoor LED screen plus Warriors Dance Team activations and special perks for Chase cardholders including priority seating at 5pm, a VIP seating area and complimentary beverage voucher (while supplies last). Chase cardholder seating at 5p, Doors at 5:30p, Film at 6p

Sunday, August 1

  • Thrive City Farmers Market – 9am – FREE – The weekly Thrive City Farmers Market continues with 12-15 vendors selling local, farm-fresh offerings and free health and wellness sessions open to the public. 9am to 1pm
  • “Jerry Day 2021” Livestream Celebration – 3pm – FREE – Annual celebration of Jerry Garcia with SF’s largest livestream celebration on the huge 3,100 sq foot video screen at Thrive City plaza.

Upcoming Summer Series Events

Friday Nights – Thrive City Happy Hour Presented by Elysian Brewing
Taking Place Every Friday This Summer From 4 to 8 p.m.

Every Friday (through Aug. 27) you can sit back and relax at Happy Hour presented by Elysian Brewing, featuring an outdoor beer garden plus ongoing live entertainment including bands, DJs, comedy shows and chalk talks.

Saturday Nights – Outdoor Movie Nights
Experience family favorite movies under the sun and stars on San Francisco’s only and largest (3,108 square feet) outdoor LED board. Doors at 5:30p, Films at 6pm. Chase cardholders get special perks including VIP seating and free drink vouchers.

  • 7/10 – “Sing”
  • 7/17 – Crazy Rich Asians – PG13 Warner Bros.
  • 7/24 – Pixar Pick, Inside Out or Toy Story (Audience Social Vote)
  • 7/31 – Grease – PG Paramount
  • 8/7 – Black Panther – PG13 Marvel
  • 8/14 – Wedding Planner or Sister Act (Audience Social Vote)
  • 8/21 – Yesterday – PG13 Universal
  • 8/28 – Harry Potter – PG Warner Bros.

Sunday Days – Thrive City Farmers Market Presented by Kaiser Permanente
Shop Locally-Sourced Offerings Every Sunday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thrive City’s west plaza

See chasecenter.com/events for the latest event updates.