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Pillow Fight 2014

A Valentine’s night tradition in SF – grab your pillow & start bashing!
By - posted 2/14/2014 No Comment

Feathers will fly at this fun, flash-mob type event which takes place on Valentine’s Day, just as the Ferry Building clock tower strikes 6 pm. It’s Pillow Fight.

Nearly 1,000 San Franciscans descend on Justin Herman Plaza with feather-stuffed pillows to run Braveheart-like at full speed at one another to lovingly beat the crap out of each other until the whistle blows.

Pillow Fight
Friday, February 14, 2014 | 5:45 pm (whistle typically blows at 6 pm)
Justin Herman Plaza, San Francisco

Top Tips:

  • Bring a mask or bandanna to cover your mouth – it’s easy to choke on flying feathers.
  • Bring a synthetic pillow (not one with feathers). Trust us.. it’s much more enjoyable this way.
  • Bring a garbage bag – have fun and then help clean up afterward – the price of having fun is keeping your city clean and makes it much less likely for the fuzz to shut this thing down.
  • Build up your arm strength – your arms will be sore after this… trust us.

See some great photos of past Pillow Fights by Bill Taylor.


Photo Credit: Marco Sanchez

Movie Pass Giveaway: In 2014, promoters for the new movie About Last Night will be giving away free movie passes for the film. To win a pass, look for a big movie poster, and be one of the first 14 people to find them and name at least two stars in the film. There’s loads of restrictions as to when & where you can use the passes, so just make sure you read the fine print.