Home » City Guide Archive

SF City Guide

SF's 2018 Festivals & Can't-Miss EventsSF’s 2018 Festivals & Can’t-Miss Events
By - posted 1/22/2018
Fairs & Festivals

Here’s a list of our favorite San Francisco and Bay Area festivals, street fairs and can’t-miss events for the Winter of 2018. Pick a Month: January | February | March Most of the events are free, or we’ll let you know how to get the best deals.    January   SF Sketchfest: The San Francisco Comedy more...

Check Out SF's Awesome New ParkCheck Out SF’s Awesome New Park
By - posted 1/20/2018
City Discoveries

The Francisco Park Conservancy and the SF Recreation & Park Department are co-hosting a Design Update Open House to share the latest designs of the new Francisco Park on the 4.2 acre site of an unused reservoir which sits on a slope in the Marina between Larking and Hyde Street and ending at more...

What's Closed in SF Due to Government ShutdownWhat’s Closed in SF Due to Government Shutdown
By - posted 1/20/2018
City Insight

If you wanted to visit Muir Woods, Stinson Beach, China Beach, Aquatic Park Pier, or even any bathrooms in Fort Mason you better beware. During a Federal government shutdown, some Golden Gate National Recreation Area sites are accessible, however access may change without notice, and there are no National Park Service-­provided more...

SF's "Good Food Awards" Tasting CelebrationSF’s “Good Food Awards” Tasting Celebration
By - posted 1/20/2018
Eat & Drink

The annual “Good Food” Awards marketplace takes place in the Festival Pavilion at Fort Mason and gathers together vendors from around the country who are redefining ‘good food’ by crafting products that are both incredibly tasty and responsibly produced. 2018 Good Food Awards Marketplace Sunday, January 21, 2018 | 9 am to 2 pm Festival Pavilion, Fort more...

SF Civic Symphony's Free Winter ConcertSF Civic Symphony’s Free Winter Concert
By - posted 1/20/2018
Get Out: Events

The oldest community orchestra on the West Coast, the San Francisco Civic Symphony cordially invites you to attend its winter concert on Sunday, January 21, 2018. Admission is free, but an RSVP is requested and donations are gratefully accepted ($10 suggested). Free San Francisco Civic Symphony Winter Concert Sunday, January 21, 2018 – 3:00 more...

BART's Brand New Cars are HereBART’s Brand New Cars are Here
By - posted 1/19/2018
City Insight

The first of 775 new BART train cars entered into service January 19, 2018. The very first customers to ride the new train cars boarded the train at MacArthur Station this morning as it made its inaugural passenger run. The new cars feature a wide spectrum of improvements over BART’s more...

SF's Purple Ube Pop-UpSF’s Purple Ube Pop-Up
By - posted 1/18/2018
Fairs & Festivals

Get your free ticket and join in at the Mestiza Taqueria for a unique sampling of sweet and savory Ube-infused cuisine (ube chicken and waffles, ube ice cream, etc…) while DJs play Prince inspired jamz. UNDSCVRD’s mission is to help develop the SoMa Pilipinas Filipino Cultural Heritage District in San Francisco With more...

Shake Shack is Coming to the BayShake Shack is Coming to the Bay
By - posted 1/16/2018
City Discoveries

It was announced Tuesday that the first-ever Bay Area Shake Shack will open in Palo Alto at Stanford Shopping Center (180 El Camino Real) in the fall of 2018 – with future locations considered for Marin and SF’s Marina District hopefully in 2019. Shake Shack is a well-loved East Coast “roadside” more...

Monday is the Last Free Day Ever at Muir WoodsMonday is the Last Free Day Ever at Muir Woods
By - posted 1/13/2018
City Insight

The last free day ever at Muir Woods is Monday, January 15, 2018 – part of the National Park Service’s “Fee Free National Parks Day.” Starting January 16th there’s a brand new parking/shuttle reservation fee that will be required 365 days a year, even on “free days.” So that means that more...

Sea Lion's 28th Anniversary CelebrationSea Lion’s 28th Anniversary Celebration
By - posted 1/12/2018
Celebrations

Become sea lion savvy and learn more about California sea lions, marine life, and bay conservation during the annual “Sea Lion Encounter,” in celebration of the anniversary of their arrival to Pier 39. Although the “anniversary” runs a whole month from January 1-28, 2018 the most special days are January 13-15 and more...

Free de Young Museum SaturdayFree de Young Museum Saturday
By - posted 1/12/2018
Fairs & Festivals

NORCALMLK and the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco present a day celebrating the contributions and stories from the African American community with programming in connection with Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday and the special exhibition Revelations: Art from the African American South. Enjoy free programs and free gallery admission. MLK more...

$2 Burger Day with Ike's Place & Chef Ryan Scott$2 Burger Day with Ike’s Place & Chef Ryan Scott
By - posted 1/11/2018
Eat & Drink

Sweet’s is a brand new partnership between two SF legends: Ike Shehadeh of Ike’s Place and Ryan Scott (Top Chef, Gary Danko). On Friday, January 12, 2018, hand over just $2 and you’ll score a burger with fries.  Normally the burger is just $5.99 for cheese ($5.49 for regular) – a pretty good price more...

Check Out SF's Totally Weird "Department of Handshakes"Check Out SF’s Totally Weird “Department of Handshakes”
By - posted 1/10/2018
Artsy Fartsy

For the month of January, The Unofficial Department of Handshakes will occupy the information kiosk at the Van Ness entrance of San Francisco City Hall in an effort to observe, collect, and analyze the handshakes shared under the dome. The Unofficial Department of Handshakes is founded by artists Alison Pebworth and more...

Fighting Sexism in the Era of TrumpFighting Sexism in the Era of Trump
By - posted 1/10/2018
Have Your Voice Heard

Start 2018 off by joining the ISO for this discussion about the current war on women and how you can fight for a world free of sexism. Fighting Sexism in the Era of Trump Wednesday, January 10, 2018 | 7pm The Women’s Building, 3542 18th Street, SF FREE The election of Donald Trump sent shock waves more...

Oakland Restaurant Week 2018Oakland Restaurant Week 2018
By - posted 1/8/2018
Deals

Oakland Restaurant Week is your opportunity to experience the trendy culinary scene everyone is talking about from January 11-21, 2018. For 10 days, top Oakland restaurants will offer special prix-fixe lunch and/or dinner menus at $10, $20, $30, $40, and $50 price points. That’s two weekends of awesome deals to feed your inner foodie. Reservations are more...