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2018 Aloha Poly Fest2018 Aloha Poly Fest
By - posted 8/17/2018
Fairs & Festivals

Are you ready for a celebration in the city…island-style? Come join in for great entertainment and fun activities for the entire family at the 6th Annual summertime event on August 18, 2018, in San Francisco. Everyone is welcome to celebrate and learn about Polynesian Hawaii, Samoa, Tonga, Tahiti, Cook Islands, New more...

20th Street Block Party
By - posted 8/16/2018
Fairs & Festivals

Get ready to party with 20,000+ summer lovin’ people at this delicious summer feast and street party over three blocks, typically with two stages of alt-indie bands and DJs curated by Noisepop, and food and drinks from some of the neighborhood’s top restaurants, businesses, and artisans and a cooking demo stage. 2018 will be more...

Polk Street Blues Festival Returns to SFPolk Street Blues Festival Returns to SF
By - posted 8/16/2018
Fairs & Festivals

The Lower Polk Community Benefit District and Steven Restivo Event Services, Inc. are hosting the 8th Annual Polk Street Blues Festival. Please note the festival location is on Polk St. from California to Sutter (and not at North Point) as was previously listed. For many years, San Francisco has been known for more...

Muni's Awesome New 2-Hour TransfersMuni’s Awesome New 2-Hour Transfers
By - posted 8/15/2018
City Insight

Muni is making one really great change starting on September 1, 2018 – instead of getting a 90 minute transfer window on your tickets, you’ll now get a 2-hour transfer window on every ride. It’s like the good ol’ days with paper transfers where the muni driver would rip off more...

Sadly, SF's Hemlock Tavern is Closing in OctoberSadly, SF’s Hemlock Tavern is Closing in October
By - posted 8/14/2018
City Discoveries

Unfortunately another concert venue and neighborhood dive will be biting the dust. Hemlock Tavern (1131 Polk St.) is closing having been recently sold and current plans are to demolish the building and build 54-unit mixed-use condominium building in its place. But there’s one final bash left… They will be operating as more...

Anchor's "Drink Steam" Week 2018Anchor’s “Drink Steam” Week 2018
By - posted 8/12/2018

Anchor Brewing Company will once again celebrate America’s first craft beer, Anchor Steam, with the return of Drink Steam Week from August 12-19, 2018 with events, drink specials, limited-release pours and happenings across the country (but mostly here in San Francisco) to celebrate Anchor’s rich history. Drink Steam Week August 12-19, 2018 All Over San more...

SF's New Transbay Transit Center Opening DaySF’s New Transbay Transit Center Opening Day
By - posted 8/11/2018
City Discoveries

After starting off slow with a soft launch of just the 5 Fulton back in December and then four more muni lines in June, the New Transbay Terminal (aka “Salesforce Transit Center”) opens officially on August 12, 2018 – including the Grand Hall, rooftop park and a few shops/retail to more...

The Ultimate Guide to Bay Area Farmers' MarketsThe Ultimate Guide to Bay Area Farmers’ Markets
By - posted 8/9/2018
City Insight

Sample stone fruit, samosas or strawberry jam while supporting sustainable agriculture and locally-grown food with Funcheap’s list of nearby farmers’ markets selling everything from fresh produce to live ferns in plazas, parking lots and piers across the Bay Area. Here’s our rundown of the best places to buy fresh fruit and more...

SF's New Epic Rooftop Park Opening Block PartySF’s New Epic Rooftop Park Opening Block Party
By - posted 8/7/2018
City Discoveries

UPDATE – Salesforce Park is re-opening on July 1, 2019 – Get Full Details Get ready for SF’s newest rooftop park as well as the grand opening of the new Transbay Terminal (aka “Salesforce Transit Center”). This 5.4-acre urban oasis will be programmed with year-round free activities, a public art program and more...

National Farmers Market Week 2018 | August 5-11National Farmers Market Week 2018 | August 5-11
By - posted 8/4/2018

Join CUESA in celebrating National Farmers Market Week, August 5-11. Support local farms and food producers this week and year-round at CUESA’s farmers markets. National Farmers Market Week 2018 August 5-11, 2018 FREE Ferry Plaza Farmers Market in San Francisco on Saturdays (8 am to 2 pm) and Tuesdays and Thursdays (10 am to more...

"Film Night in the Park" is Back for 2018“Film Night in the Park” is Back for 2018
By - posted 8/3/2018
Get Out: Events

The San Francisco Neighborhood Theater Foundation (SFNTF) produces the popular Film Night in the Park Outdoor Film Series. The 2018 season includes two films in Dolores Park, one in Union Square and one in Washington Square Park. Films are free of charge in beautiful park settings and projected on a giant outdoor screen. more...

TreasureFest: Hawaii in JulyTreasureFest: Hawaii in July
By - posted 7/28/2018
Fairs & Festivals

Get ready for a full on “Hawaii in July” festival as part of TreasureFest with 400+ vendors, 35+ food trucks and stalls and tons more – with 15,000+ joining the celebration every month. TreasureFest: Hawaii in July July 28-29 | 10am – 4pm California Ave. & Ave. N, Treasure Island, SF – Map $5 Entry more...

"Guaclandia" Wholly Guacamole Tour 2018“Guaclandia” Wholly Guacamole Tour 2018
By - posted 7/27/2018
Get Out: Events

The makers of Wholly Guacamole bring one-of-a-kind avocado exhibit to San Francisco. “Guaclandia” offers Bay Area residents an Instagram-able avocado experience. You’re invited to a one-of-a-kind mobile exhibit dedicated to all things avocado. This photo-ready and Instagram-able bus brings the nation’s love for avocado to life through interactive activities, engaging photo ops and more...

Pedalfest 2018Pedalfest 2018
By - posted 7/26/2018
Fairs & Festivals

Pedalfest is a free celebration of bikes, cycling, food and family. Join everyone at Jack London Square for a day of bicycle shenanigans, an amphibious bike race, dare-devil stunts, art bikes, and live music on a pedal-powered stage and the most amazing collection of bicycles to be seen from vintage and more...

The "NorCal Night Market" is HereThe “NorCal Night Market” is Here
By - posted 7/25/2018
Fairs & Festivals

NorCal Night Market aims to bring the electric spirit of night markets and taste of international cuisines to Northern California. Suitable for all ages, the festival will feature 150+ food and merchandise vendors, games, art and live music for two weekends. Attendees can munch on food from a diverse offering of more...