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2017 Etsy Holiday Emporium2017 Etsy Holiday Emporium
By - posted 11/26/2017
Artsy Fartsy

Come out to shop and support over 200 local artisans and small batch food vendors as the local San Francisco Etsy team showcases their work at Pier 35. Expect tons of shopping space and a wide variety of makers, artisans and local Etsy sellers. Browse handcrafted items from 200+ local makers more...

SF's Biggest Holiday MarketSF’s Biggest Holiday Market
By - posted 11/25/2017
Holidays

It’s the Treasure Island Flea’s big Holiday show. Shop 400+ local artists, makers, collectors, and designers. Plus, take a selfie with Santa, holiday DIY workshops, live music, bars serving winter cockatils & much more… Treasure Island Flea’s Holiday Market Saturday & Sunday, November 25-26, 2017 | 10am to 4pm Avenue N & California Ave, more...

Free Winter Carousel Ride NightFree Winter Carousel Ride Night
By - posted 11/24/2017
Celebrations

Put a “spin” on a classic holiday tradition this winter as the Children’s Creativity Museum lights up the Bay Area’s oldest and most beloved carousel in Yerba Buena Gardens. This historic carousel was constructed in 1906 and lived at Playland-at-the-Beach from 1913 to 1972 and moved to Yerba Buena Gardens in more...

Union Square's Macy's Tree LightingUnion Square’s Macy’s Tree Lighting
By - posted 11/24/2017
Celebrations

Macy’s Great Tree in Union Square, San Francisco’s most recognized Christmas tree standing 83-feet tall, decorated with more than 43,000 twinkling energy-efficient LED lights and 700 shining ornaments, will be officially lit on Friday, November 24, 2017. 28th Annual Macy’s Great Tree Lighting Friday, November 24, 2017 | 5:30 pm Union Square Park | Geary and more...

Thanksgiving Weekend: 50 Free Guided Walking ToursThanksgiving Weekend: 50 Free Guided Walking Tours
By - posted 11/24/2017
Get Out: Events

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...

Thanksgiving Parking Guide: How Not to Get a TicketThanksgiving Parking Guide: How Not to Get a Ticket
By - posted 11/22/2017
Cheap Tips

If you’ve got better things to do than be with your family on Thanksgiving Day and need a car to run those errands, you’ll pretty much have free reign while parking anywhere in the city. Although parking hazardously is always ticketable and towable – as is parking in a red or blue zone more...

SF's Holiday Craft Markets & Gift FairsSF’s Holiday Craft Markets & Gift Fairs
By - posted 11/21/2017
Holidays

Need to take care of your xmas and holiday shopping early? Here’s some of the Bay’s best craft markets, indie shopping fairs, and pop-ups. Highlights for 2017 include the Treasure Island Holiday Market (Nov 25-26), the 2017 Etsy Emporium (Nov 25-26), the Asian Art Museum’s first ever Holiday Artisan Market (Nov 29), more...

Green Friday: Free Day Passes to State ParksGreen Friday: Free Day Passes to State Parks
By - posted 11/21/2017
Freebies

Let’s turn Black Friday into Green Friday. Since Thanksgiving is about spending time with friends and family, why not explore a beautiful state park instead of shopping indoors or online. So there are thousands of free vehicle day-use passes to more than 40 participating redwood state parks in California. Those who more...

SF's Biggest Sugar CastleSF’s Biggest Sugar Castle
By - posted 11/21/2017
Holidays

The Westin St. Francis will be transformed into a festive oasis. Join Executive Pastry Chef Jean-Francois Houdré and his team as they unveil two spectacular one-of-a-kind handcrafted castles in the lobby of The Westin St. Francis. This annual holiday tradition began in 2005 with the stunning Medieval Sugar Castle, a life-like more...

Alcatraz's Thanksgiving Sunrise CeremonyAlcatraz’s Thanksgiving Sunrise Ceremony
By - posted 11/20/2017
Celebrations

The International Indian Treaty Council presents Indigenous Peoples’ Annual Thanksgiving Sunrise Gathering on Alcatraz Island, part of the San Francisco Ohlone Territory, on Thursday, November 23, 2017. Thanksgiving Sunrise Celebration Thursday, November 23, 2017 | 4 to 6 am Alcatraz Island, San Francisco FREE but you’ll need a boat ticket to get to Alcatraz Tickets to Alcatraz are $14 more...

$8 Giants Tickets for 2018 On Sale$8 Giants Tickets for 2018 On Sale
By - posted 11/20/2017
Deals

Super cheap Giants tickets for the 2018 season are going on sale on Monday, November 20, 2018. You can buy tickets for April-June 2018 with many midweek tickets starting at just $8. (July-October tickets won’t go on sale until February 2018). Normally this sale is on “Black Friday” but for 2018 they’re stating more...

The "Snowflakes are Market" Are BackThe “Snowflakes are Market” Are Back
By - posted 11/19/2017
Celebrations

The 10th Annual Market Street Snowflake Lighting ceremony will feature live performances as city officials will count down to the illumination of over 290 5×5 LED illuminated snowflakes on Market Street’s signature “Path of Gold” light poles in front of the cable car turn-around at Powell and Market streets. 2017 Snowflakes on Market Lighting Ceremony Monday, November 20, 2017 more...

How to Volunteer for Thanksgiving in SFHow to Volunteer for Thanksgiving in SF
By - posted 11/17/2017
Holidays

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 2017? Let us know! Thanksgiving Day Block Party San more...

Amoeba's 20th Anniversary CelebrationAmoeba’s 20th Anniversary Celebration
By - posted 11/17/2017
Celebrations

Amoeba SF turns 20 this November. To celebrate this Platinum Anniversary, they’re throwing a two-day party complete with live musical performances, DJs, flash sales, prizes, arts and crafts, a photo booth, Amoeba’s Platinum Drag Show, and more on Friday, November 17 and Saturday, November 18. Amoeba SF’s 20th Anniversary Celebration November 17-18, more...