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Drink Steam Week 2017
By - posted 8/13/2017
Eat & Drink

Anchor Brewing Company will once again celebrate America’s first craft beer, Anchor Steam, with the return of Drink Steam Week from August 13-20, 2017 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 13-20, 2017 All Over San more...

Happy 100th Birthday to Muni’s J Church
By - posted 8/13/2017
City Discoveries

Saturday, August 11, 2017 marked the 100-year anniversary of Muni’s J Church rail line. Still looking spry for a centenarian, the J has operated since 1917, and it still essentially runs along the same route down Market and Church streets, through Dolores Park and Noe Valley. While it’s not the oldest transit line more...

“Game of Thrones” Viewing Party
By - posted 8/12/2017
Get Out: Events

Don’t have HBO or want to face the winter with allies? Join The Dorian for a Game Of Thrones Viewing Party Send a raven and tell your friends that Winter is here. They’ll be hosting a weekly Game of Thrones viewing party, every Sunday Night during the current season. They call more...

2017 Annual Dahlia Flower Show
By - posted 8/11/2017
Fairs & Festivals

The Dahlia Society of San Francisco will hold the annual Dahlia Show at the Hall of Flowers in Golden Gate Park from 10 am to 5 pm on Saturday, August 12, 2017, and from 10 am to 4 pm on Sunday, August 13, 2017. The Dahlia is the official flower of more...

Pistahan: SF’s Massive Filipino Festival & Parade
By - posted 8/11/2017
Fairs & Festivals

Experience a massive celebration of Filipino art, dance, music and food at the annual Pistahan Parade & Festival in San Francisco. Billed as the largest celebration of Filipino Americans in the U.S., the the two-day event organized by the Filipino American Arts Exposition is expected to draw over 75,000 people each day. Admission is more...

How to “Hack” Outside Lands
By - posted 8/10/2017
Cheap Tips

If you missed out on buying tickets, or simply didn’t want to drop mega money for tickets to the 2017 Outside Lands Music Festival, you can head to the park and usually listen to the festival for free. Please note, as of 8/9/17, the 3-day passes and Saturday have sold out, but you more...

“Pint Sized Plays” SF’s Beer Theater Festival
By - posted 8/5/2017
Get Out: Events

Pint Sized Plays is made up of short plays set in a bar, written by Bay Area playwrights. The only rule is that each play can’t run longer than it takes its characters to finish a beer. Pint Size Plays Every Monday in August | 7:30pm PianoFight, 144 Taylor St. SF FREE but please do more...

Jerry Day 2017
By - posted 8/5/2017
Fairs & Festivals

The 15th Annual Jerry Day is an annual civic and cultural event that celebrates one of the greatest rock guitarists of all time and San Francisco native son, Jerry Garcia and his Excelsior roots. The all day concert and festival takes place at the appropriately named “Jerry Garcia Amphitheater” in McLaren Park. Jam more...

22nd Annual Aloha Festival
By - posted 8/5/2017
Fairs & Festivals

Get a feel for the islands at the 2017 Aloha Festival with music, dance, food, and culture from Hawaii, Tahiti, Samoa, and all over the Pacific. The Pacific Islanders of the San Francisco Bay Area offer their talents in music and dance during this free two-day festival of arts held during the more...

2017 Peace Lantern Ceremony
By - posted 8/4/2017
Celebrations

Decorate free candlelight peace lanterns to commemorate the 72nd anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima (Aug. 6, 1945) and Nagasaki (Aug. 9, 1945) at this Japanese-style peace event. Free materials will be provided to create lanterns, which will then be sent out into the water at sunset during a formal ceremony. There more...

The First Ever Castro Art Walk
By - posted 8/3/2017
Artsy Fartsy

The first ever Castro Art Walk launches August 2017. Galleries and art spaces will be open late every 1st Thursday of the month from 6-9 pm. Expect to see amazing artwork from artists near and far, participate in events, workshops, and more. Castro Art Walk 1st Thursdays starting August 3, 2017 | 6-9 pm The Castro, San more...

SF’s Amazing New Pop-Up Color Factory
By - posted 8/2/2017
Only in San Francisco

Welcome to Color Factory: A Pop-Up Experience in San Francisco. It’s the ultimate Instagram playgound. Lose yourself in 10,000 colored ribbons, sink into a giant yellow ball pit, stare at a 30-foot plaid mural, catch some rainbows, smell colorful memories, and taste a spectrum of treats from their favorite stops in more...

“National Night Out” Block Parties
By - posted 7/30/2017
Get Out: Events

Combat crime while meeting some new neighbors at the 34th Annual National Night Out, a crime prevention event sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch in various cities around the Bay Area on Tuesday, August 1, 2017. Neighborhoods host big block parties featuring cookouts, visits from local police and the sheriff, flashlight walks, contests and more, all with more...

SF’s Giant 100-Foot “Fun Slide”
By - posted 7/28/2017
Fairs & Festivals

Bring the family to the 2017 Circus Festival where Circus Bella and Prescott Circus Theatre will delight with fun and acrobatic performances, plus the kids can enjoy a fun slide, arts activities, and games. 6th Annual Circus Festival Sunday, July 30, 2017 | Noon to 4 pm NOW Hunters Point, Jennings St and Cargo Way, SF Free, more...

Golden Gate Park’s “Festival of the Chariots”
By - posted 7/27/2017
Fairs & Festivals

The “Festival of the Chariots,” known throughout India as the “Ratha Yatra” festival, has been performed for thousands of years in Puri, India, and today it is celebrated in all major cities through out the world. More than 3,000 people attend each year in San Francisco alone. Typically at this annual more...