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Free Mrs. Fields Cookie Day
By - posted 12/3/2017
Freebies

Mrs. Fields Cookies is celebrating its 40th anniversary on December 4th and giving out 400 free chocolate chip cookies at each participating location. The promotion is first come first served and is limited to one per person. Good luck eating just one cookie! Mrs. Fields Cookies 40th Anniversary Monday, December 4, 2017 San Francisco more...

Supermoon Over San Francisco
By - posted 12/2/2017
Geeks

Be sure to look up in the sky to spot the supermoon over San Francisco. The Moon will be located on the opposite side of the Earth as the Sun and its face will be fully illuminated. This phase occurs at 15:47 UTC on December 3, 2017. The best time to see more...

Free Candlelight Tours of SF’s Civil War Fort
By - posted 12/2/2017
Get Out: Events

Explore the historic Civil War-era Fort Point by candlelight and the stars on an evening tour with a park ranger as your guide. Candlelight tours are available most Saturday evenings typically around 6:30 pm from November to February. Along the way, you’ll be transported to the momentous era of the 1800s, experiencing first-hand the tales and more...

Where to Play in Snow in the Bay Area | Winter 2017
By - posted 12/2/2017
Holidays

It hasn’t snowed in downtown San Francisco since 1976 (see the awesome photos of classic SF snowstorms dating back to 1882) – and San Jose got a light dusting of snow  in 2015 – but that doesn’t mean we can’t have a little bit of winter fun, if only artificially. Here’s a list more...

Oakland Lighted Yacht Parade
By - posted 12/2/2017
Holidays

Head to Encinal Yacht Club (or the Wind River Park in Alameda) and nab a perfect viewing spot for the 41st Annual Oakland/Alameda Estuary Lighted Yacht Parade, starting about 5:30pm on Saturday, December 2, 2017. In 2017, the parade will follow a longer route passing by Fortman and Grand Marina to include more...

Union Street’s Fantasy of Lights
By - posted 11/30/2017
Celebrations

Union Street kicks off its annual Fantasy of Lights holiday celebration, where young and old alike can enjoy festivities to begin the holiday season. Thousands of holiday lights set off the Victorians, transforming Union Street into a magical backdrop for Santa and a team of elves to celebrate along with jugglers, live more...

SF’s Peak of Fall Colors is Here
By - posted 11/30/2017
City Insight

The fall color is at its peak right now at San Francisco Botanical Garden … we’re told this should last just only 2 weeks. Weather looks good for a while, but bets are off if it rains, so folks should get out there soon if they want to see it. While more...

Mondays: 24 Fun Things to Do in SF
By - posted 11/29/2017
City Insight

Mondays can be a drag, but they don’t have to be. Give yourself something to look forward at the start of the week from free comedy to free bagels, there’s something for everyone to kick start the week. Please note, events are subject to change, especially recurring events which may be more...

Jet Blue’s $40 Flights from SFO
By - posted 11/28/2017
Deals

JetBlue says they have great deals with $49 fares from SFO to Long Beach for a “two-day sale” – but when we checked their site the deals are actually better than that – with $49 in December and even better $40 fares for most days in January and February. JetBlue want more...

Asian Art Museum’s 1st “Holiday Artisan Market”
By - posted 11/27/2017
Holidays

The Asian Art Museum is launching their first-ever holiday market on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017 in an all-day festival (open until 8 pm) featuring one-of-a-kind handmade goods by local makers. It will be open to public – open late, with food, festivities, and fun. Holiday Artisan Market Wednesday, November 29, 2017 | 10 am to 8 more...

SF’s Spectacular Upside Down 50-Foot Crystal Tree
By - posted 11/26/2017
Holidays

Join in as Westfield San Francisco Centre kicks off the holiday season when they light San Francisco’s “most instagrammable” holiday tree on Level 4 Under the Dome. Thursday, November 30th is the official unveiling of their new, spectacular holiday décor including their stunning upside-down 50-foot crystal tree hanging from the dome. The tree more...

2017 Harvey Milk Candlelight Vigil
By - posted 11/26/2017
Only in San Francisco

Come along on a special Memorial Walk to honor the memories of supervisor Harvey Milk at the 39th Annual Vigil & Night of Remembrance. 2017 A Vigil for Harvey November 27, 2017 | 7-8:30 pm Harvey Milk Plaza, Castro & Market Streets, SF FREE There will be a short speaking program from legacy club members and community leaders. Then we more...

Alaska Airlines $49 Flight Sale
By - posted 11/26/2017
Deals

Take advantage of one of the best flight sales of the year — fly with Alaska Airlines and they will get you out into the world to discover something new. Tickets must be purchased by November 29, 2017. And some of these deals are good for travel into the summer more...

2017 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 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...