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SF's Amazing Month-Long Light Festival "Illuminate"SF’s Amazing Month-Long Light Festival “Illuminate”
By - posted 11/28/2018
Artsy Fartsy

Illuminate SF Festival of Light happens Thanksgiving 2018 through New Year’s Day 2019 and shines a light on San Francisco’s ever-expanding light art scene. Get your glow on during this two-month celebration during the longest nights of the year, featuring free light art tours, nighttime neighborhood walks, artist talks and participatory experiences.

SFO Lights up for the HolidaysSFO Lights up for the Holidays
By - posted 11/26/2018
Holidays

Come witness the annual illumination of SFO on Tuesday, November 27, 2018, which has been a holiday tradition for over 10 years. Everyone is invited to celebrate to see one of the largest public displays in the entire Bay Area burst into light. A ceremony, open to media and the public, will more...

Holiday Artisan MarketHoliday Artisan Market
By - posted 11/26/2018
Holidays

Get all of your holiday shopping done early at the Asian Art Museum’s 2nd Annual Holiday Artisan Market –  a free event featuring one-of-a-kind handmade goods by 30+ local makers. > Visit the market for a chance to win a $100 museum store gift certificate. Holiday Artisan Market Wednesday, November 28, 2018 | more...

The Castro Tree LightingThe Castro Tree Lighting
By - posted 11/25/2018
Holidays

The 2018 Castro Tree Lighting will take place in front of Bank of America at Castro and 18th Streets with a 28-foot tree. 2018 Castro Tree Lighting Monday, November 26, 2018 | 6 pm Castro Merchants | 501 Castro St. corner 18th St., SF FREE The 28-foot lighted, decorated community Holiday Tree lighting will be emcee’d by more...

The Fairmont's 25-Foot Tall Gingerbread House PartyThe Fairmont’s 25-Foot Tall Gingerbread House Party
By - posted 11/23/2018
Holidays

For more than a century, The Fairmont San Francisco has enchanted guests with its joyful holiday festivities and exuberant ambiance. Once again, The Fairmont elves are working overtime this season to create the iconic hotel’s unparalleled interior and exterior holiday décor. The Fairmont San Francisco’s famous annual gigantic gingerbread house opens more...

48 Free Guided Walking Tours of SF48 Free Guided Walking Tours of SF
By - posted 11/23/2018
City Discoveries

Relatives in town? Show off our beautiful city by taking them on one of San Francisco City Guides free guided walking tours of San Francisco’s greatest neighborhoods. There is a full slate of free tours on Thanksgiving weekend, Thursday through Sunday. Tour starting times range from 9:30 am to 2 pm and more...

2018 Black Friday Deals in San Francisco2018 Black Friday Deals in San Francisco
By - posted 11/23/2018
Deals

Want to know what all the Black Friday deals are and when the stores open? We’ve got deals for Cirque du Soleil, San Francisco Opera, Goorin Bros. plus a list of all the major online retailers and big box stores like Macy’s and Costco. At the center of it all in more...

271 Bay Area Hiking Trails & Scenic Overlooks271 Bay Area Hiking Trails & Scenic Overlooks
By - posted 11/22/2018
Outdoorsy

Yea, it may be a marketing gimmick, but we can get behind the sentiment of REI closing its 149 stores on Black Friday on one of the most popular days of the year to encourage its 12,000 employees (and you) to enjoy a day outdoors). It’s called #OptOutside OptOutside Day / Black more...

Thanksgiving in San Francisco 2018Thanksgiving in San Francisco 2018
By - posted 11/21/2018
Get Out: Events

How to Volunteer for Thanksgiving in SFHow to Volunteer for Thanksgiving in SF
By - posted 11/21/2018
Get Out: Events

Take a moment and give back to the community this Thanksgiving. Read on below for organizations across San Francisco and the Bay Area in need of volunteers to help spread food and warmth to those less fortunate. Know of another volunteering opportunity for Thanksgiving 2018? Let us know! Thanksgiving Day Block Party San more...

Macy's Great Tree LightingMacy’s Great Tree Lighting
By - posted 11/20/2018
Holidays

Macy’s Great Tree in Union Square, San Francisco’s most recognized Christmas tree stands more than 83-feet tall, decorated with more than 33,000 twinkling energy-efficient LED lights and 1,100 shining ornaments, will be officially lit on Friday, November 23, 2018. 29th Annual Macy’s Great Tree Lighting Friday, November 23, 2018 | 6 pm Union Square Park | more...

$10 Giants Tix On Sale for 2019$10 Giants Tix On Sale for 2019
By - posted 11/19/2018
Deals

Super cheap Giants tickets for the 2019 season are going on sale on Tuesday, November 20, 2018. You can buy tickets for the entire season with many midweek tickets starting at just $10 Beginning at 10am on November 20, 2018 you can purchase $10 tickets online or in person at all Giants Dugout Store locations. Cheap Tip: Head more...

This is the Bay Bridge's New Bike RampThis is the Bay Bridge’s New Bike Ramp
By - posted 11/18/2018
City Insight

The Bay Area Toll Authority, Arup and other project team members will be hosting a public meeting to unveil designs for the Bay Bridge West Span bicycle and pedestrian path to connect Oakland to downtown San Francisco. Thanks to SF Bike Coalition for the tip off. This event will feature a more...

SF Vintners Market: 50% OffSF Vintners Market: 50% Off
By - posted 11/18/2018
Deals

San Francisco Vintners Market is back with a fall celebration of 100+ top-notch wines. Enjoy three hours of unlimited tastings from a unique collection of top local wineries and boutique producers from Napa, Sonoma, Mendocino, Paso Robles, plus wines from around the world. Vintners Market at City View features wine of all styles including more...

Free Museum Weekend: SFMOMA, de Young & Asian Art MuseumFree Museum Weekend: SFMOMA, de Young & Asian Art Museum
By - posted 11/17/2018
Freebies

Due to the bad air quality in the Bay Area due to the fires, several museums are offering free admission to help people cope with the smoke stay indoors. Remember, N95 masks are great, but it’s no substitute for staying indoors. Thanks to sf72.org for the tip off. Free San Francisco more...