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Timbuk2 Holiday Warehouse SaleTimbuk2 Holiday Warehouse Sale
By - posted 12/15/2018
Deals

Timbuk2’s Warehouse Sale is back. Expect big discounts (up to 70% off), samples and prototypes. The deals change each year, but you’ll typically find deals on backpacks, messenger bags, luggage, and more. It all takes place at the Timbuk2 Factory Store location in the heart of the Mission at 587 Shotwell St. 2018 more...

"Krampus du Nord" Holiday Pop-Up Bar“Krampus du Nord” Holiday Pop-Up Bar
By - posted 12/15/2018
Holidays

Everyone’s favorite half-goat, half-demon Krampus is taking over Cafe du Nord for a holiday pop-up bar for 5 nights only (December 15-16, 20-22) Expect Norwegian black metal, torture decor, a Naughty List of Libations by Deep Eddy Vodka (drinks like The Horny Goat, Evil Nog, Witch’s Spiked Cider), and more evil more...

SantaCon Comes to OaklandSantaCon Comes to Oakland
By - posted 12/14/2018
Get Out: Events

Celebrate the holiday season in the historic Jack London District on Saturday, December 15 from noon – 5 pm with the first official SantaCon Oakland. Dress up in a full-on santa costume and have fun. The official rally will take place at Jack London Square around the Christmas tree (Broadway & Water Street) more...

Shake Shack Comes to the Bay Area (Finally!)Shake Shack Comes to the Bay Area (Finally!)
By - posted 12/13/2018
Eat & Drink

Bringing burgers to the Bay! Shake Shack opens its first Bay Area location on Saturday, December 15, 2018.  Keeping it local, they’re sourcing sweet potato buns from Tartine Bakery and chocolate for their frozen custard from Dandelion Chocolate. Plus the first 100 people in line when doors open at 11 a.m. will more...

SF's $60 Luxury Tahoe Ski & Snowboard BusSF’s $60 Luxury Tahoe Ski & Snowboard Bus
By - posted 12/12/2018
Deals

Spend a breathtaking day skiing and snowboarding at the world famous Squaw Valley Resort or Alpine Meadows, without the hassle of planning, driving or purchasing all that gear and gas. As part of their 2018-19 adventure calendar, Sports Basement are offering customers a luxury bus ride (on Bauer’s… seriously, they are more...

The San Francisco Winter Cocktail PartyThe San Francisco Winter Cocktail Party
By - posted 12/11/2018
Eat & Drink

You’re invited to San Francisco’s Winter Cocktail Party… a special two-night celebration of mulled cider, hot toddies, and winter beers from – with live painting, DJs and a dance floor. And it all takes place at Bar Fluxus, SF’s newest art bar that’s tucked away in a secret alley you’d never find more...

$25 Ticket Lottery for Dear Evan Hansen$25 Ticket Lottery for Dear Evan Hansen
By - posted 12/11/2018
Deals

The winner of six 2017 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Dear Evan Hansen is enjoying a sold-out run at San Francisco’s Curran theater during its first North American tour. But just like with when Hamilton came to town, the show’s producers don’t want to leave out the little guy, and more...

San Francisco Holiday Lights Boat ParadeSan Francisco Holiday Lights Boat Parade
By - posted 12/10/2018
Holidays

Come out and see the oldest and largest lighted holiday boat parade on San Francisco Bay. Boats festooned with lights and holiday decorations will parade along the waterfront on December 14, 2018. A holiday tradition since 1994, the parade typically includes members of the St. Francis Yacht Club, Fisherman’s Wharf Fishing Fleet, more...

Where to Ice Skate in the Bay | Winter 2018-19Where to Ice Skate in the Bay | Winter 2018-19
By - posted 12/10/2018
City Discoveries

It’s time to strap on those skates and head outdoors. During the winter, there are tons of pop-up ice skating rinks in San Francisco and all throughout the Bay Area. Here’s our list of the biggest and best rinks. If we missed any, please leave a comment below to let us know! San more...

SFJAZZ Free Concert NightSFJAZZ Free Concert Night
By - posted 12/10/2018
Get Out: Events

Led by Bay Area band leader Adam Theis, the Monday Night Band will impress with traditional big band repertoire, funk, original band member arrangements and compositions, and plenty of energy at a free concert at the SF Jazz Center’s Miner Auditorium SF JAZZ Free Concert Night Monday, December 10, 2018 | 7:30 more...

SF's Festive Holiday Markets & FairsSF’s Festive Holiday Markets & Fairs
By - posted 12/9/2018
Fairs & Festivals

Get your holiday shopping started at all the Bay Area’s best holiday markets and fairs. Find something for everyone on your list at fairs featuring eco-friendly zero-waste gifts at Fort Mason, locally made products at Etsy’s Holiday Emporium, indie finds for your hipster friends at Vagabond Indie Bazaar, artisanal Italian goods at a traditional more...

"Winter Walk" Union Square's Pop-Up Holiday Plaza“Winter Walk” Union Square’s Pop-Up Holiday Plaza
By - posted 12/9/2018
City Discoveries

Union Square’s Winter Walk will once again make the holidays brighter by transforming Stockton Street between Geary and Ellis, which is adjacent to Union Square Park into 17,000 sqft of open green space and a pedestrian-only holiday pop-up plaza. 2018 Winter Walk SF November 26 – December 31, 2018 | 9am to 9pm Stockton St. more...

Lower Haight Art Walk & Holiday Block PartyLower Haight Art Walk & Holiday Block Party
By - posted 12/9/2018
Get Out: Events

The Lower Haight Art Walk is returning this December 8, 2018 to help bring some cheer and chaos to one of the last weekends of the year. The festival is Happening along Haight street between Scott & Laguna, including Fillmore street between Haight & Herman street.  There’ll be local businesses participating more...

"Mayor's Holiday Fair" at City Hall“Mayor’s Holiday Fair” at City Hall
By - posted 12/9/2018
Holidays

City Hall invites you this Sunday, December 9, 2018 starting at 10:00am for what will be the event of the season. The Mayor’s Holiday Fair is the perfect event for families, children, and adults. Enjoy photos with Santa Claus, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa festivities, children’s games, face-painting, hot chocolate, snacks, and much more...

SF's Santa Underwear RunSF’s Santa Underwear Run
By - posted 12/8/2018
Only in San Francisco

The Santa Skivvies Run is a festive romp through the Castro benefiting San Francisco AIDS Foundation when you can watch hundreds of bods drop trou, don Santa hats and reindeer antlers and help raise funds to support the free and local services of the San Francisco AIDS Foundation. Although it costs upwards of $35 more...