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Golden Gate Park’s “Holiday Hootenanny” 2022

Saturday, December 10, 2022 - 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Spreckels Temple of Music (Golden Gate Park Bandshell) | Music Concourse Dr, San Francisco, CA

Event Details

Golden Gate Park’s Free 2022 Outdoor Concert Series

Golden Gate Bandshell welcomes back live performances with a diverse lineup of musicians to play free concerts at historic landmark.

Live music has returned to the Golden Gate Bandshell’s iconic stage with a series of free outdoor concerts in Golden Gate Park, the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department, San Francisco Parks Alliance and the arts nonprofit Illuminate announced

The lineup of performers returning to the stage is diverse and local—rock and reggae bands, Latin jazz players and R&B singers, big band musicians  and string ensembles, West African and South Asian drummers and dancers, as well as homegrown stars like Lavay Smith and her Red Hot Skillet Lickers.

Golden Gate Park’s Free Outdoor Concert Series 2022

The free, all-ages concerts will run through the end of 2022, with Singer-Songwriter Wednesdays, Jazz and Soul Fridays, Cultural and Community groups on Saturdays, and Reggae Sundays, as well as many special events, including the RPD Tree Lighting with Holiday Music Dec. 1.

See the upcoming schedule | See all concerts

November 2022

  • Wed 11/2 (4-7pm) – Singer/Songwriter Wednesday – Market to Bandshell featuring 4:00 pm The Last 4, 5:00 pm Normcore, 6:00 pm Columba Livia (produced in association with Sunset Mercantile)
  • Fri 11/4 (4:30-7:30pm) – Soul/Jazz/R&B Happy Hour – Lavay Smith and Her Red-Hot Skillet Lickers (2 Sets)
  • Sat 11/05 (12:00-4:00pm) – GGP Bandshell Kid’s Fest #4 featuring Silly Circus Show with Bri Crabtree at 11:45 am and Charity and the JAMBand at 12:30 to 2:30 pm
  • Sun 11/06 (4:30-7:30pm)Crucial Reggae Sunday – featuring DJ Irie Dole and Selekta Lou plus special guest Deuce Eclipse
  • Wed 11/09 (4-7pm) – Singer/Songwriter Wednesday – Pickleweed Paul 4:00 pm John Elliott 5:00 pm Fifty Miles North 6:00 pm
  • Fri 11/11 (4:30-7:30pm) – Special Show – MoonAlice (2 Sets)
  • Sat 11/12 (12:00-4:00pm) – GGP Bandshell Filipino Heritage Day featuring Alex Spoto at 12:00 pm and Free Press Music (2 Sets)
  • Sun 11/13 (4:30 – 7:30pm)Crucial Reggae Sunday – featuring DJ Guid8nce and special guests Yungg Trip and Blackkamore
  • Wed 11/16 (4-7pm) – Singer/Songwriter Wednesday – Austin Dean Ashford/Bomani X 4:00 pm Matt Jaffe 5:00 pm The Alive 6:00 pm
  • Fri 11/18 (4:30-7:30pm) – Soul/Jazz/R&B Happy Hour – “Giving Thanks with Julio Bravo y su Orquesta Salsabor (Canned Food Drive presented in association with Value Culture)
  • Sat 11/19 (12:00-4:00pm) – Rhythmic Remedies featuring DJs Forest Green, Gypsy Kid, DJ Sep and Infusion
  • Sun 11/20 (4:30-7:30pm) – Crucial Reggae Sunday – featuring DJ Irie Dole and DJ Guid8nce plus many Special Guests (Final Sunday Reggae for 2022)
  • Thanksgiving Week – No Concerts
  • Wed 11/30 (4-7pm) – Singer/Songwriter Wednesday – Jason Crawford 4:00 pm Jonathan Burnside 5:00 pm The Great American Robber Barons 6:00 pm

December 2022

  • Thursday 12/01 (5:30-7:30pm) – RPD Tree Lighting with Holiday music from the Washington High School Choir
  • Fri 12/02 (4:30-7:30pm) – Soul/Jazz/R&B Happy Hour – Jazz with Suenos (2 Sets)
  • Wed 12/7 (4-7pm) – Special Event – Illuminate presents the second annual GGP Bandshell Howl (More Details TBA)
  • Fri 12/09 (4:30-7:30pm) – Soul/Jazz/R&B Happy Hour – Jazz with Charged Particles (2 Sets)
  • Sat 12/10 (12:00 to 4:00 pm) – GGP Bandshell Holiday Hootenanny with 10 Singer/Songwriters doing 3 holiday songs each.

December 10th is the last show of 2022! See you in February 2023!

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Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.


Cost: FREE
Categories: *Top Pick*, In Person, Live Music, Outdoors
Address: Music Concourse Dr, San Francisco, CA

Saturday, December 10, 2022

8:30 am   Oakland “Community Climate Action Day” in the Park  FREE*
*Free: USD 0.00
9:00 am   Ghirardelli’s Annual Chocolate Warehouse Sale 2022  FREE
9:30 am   Free de Young Museum Day for Bay Area Residents (Every Saturday)  FREE*
*Free general admission to Bay Area residents. Valid ID or proof of residency required. This offer applies only to the permanent collection galleries. Advanced timed tickets required.
9:30 am   Free “Legion of Honor” Museum Day for Bay Area Residents (Every Saturday)  FREE*
*Free general admission to Bay Area residents. Valid ID or proof of residency required. This offer applies only to the permanent collection galleries. Timed advanced tickets required
10:00 am   Redwood City’s “Hometown Holidays” Festival & Winter Carnival 2022  FREE*
*Free admision, but there is a fee for the Petting Zoo, T-Shirts, food and rides.
10:00 am   Castro Cleanup (SF)  FREE*
*Sign up on this TogetherSF Mobilize page: https://www.mobilize.us/togethersf/event/442297/
10:00 am   Richmond Neighborhood Center Cleanup (SF)  FREE*
*Sign up on this TogetherSF Mobilize page: https://www.mobilize.us/togethersf/event/544172/
10:00 am   Glen Park Cleanup (SF)  FREE*
*Sign up on this TogetherSF Mobilize page: https://www.mobilize.us/togethersf/event/459232/
10:00 am   SF’s Sunset Co-Op Holiday Market w/ Beer & Wine Garden (2022)  FREE
10:00 am   Benicia’s Holiday Parade and Market (2022)  FREE
11:00 am   Oakland’s New “Nature Playspace” for Kids at OMCA  $19*
*Adult admission is $19, but kids 12 and under are free with any paid adult. On every first Sunday of the month, enjoy admission to OMCA with a suggested donation of $5 for general admission. Kids under 12 are always free. Regular adult admission is $19
11:00 am   MoAD: Museum of the African Diaspora Free Museum Day (SF)  FREE
11:00 am   SF’s Filipino “Halo-Halo” Holidays Market + Xmas Crawl (2022)  FREE*
*Sliding Scale Donation
11:00 am   Japantown’s “Mini Art Mart” w/ Anime Artists (SF)  FREE
11:00 am   “Rockridge Rock-N-Stroll” Festival on Second Saturdays (2022)  FREE*
*Free
11:00 am   2022 German Open-Air Christmas Market (Mountain View)  FREE*
*Free event,
11:00 am   Pacifica’s “Winter Art Faire” 2022 (Dec 10-11)  FREE
11:00 am   “Sing You a Merry Christmas” at Grace Cathedral (Dec. 10-22)  $15
11:00 am   SF’s 2022 Filipino X-Mas Crawl “Halo-Halo Holidays” (SoMa)  *
*TBA
11:00 am   2022 World Cup Quarter Finals Watch Party at Civic Center Plaza (Dec 9-10)  FREE
11:00 am   Free Community Day: Every Second Saturday at MoAD (SF)  FREE*
*MoAD is free to the public every second Saturday of the month.
11:00 am   Berkeley’s 39th Annual Telegraph Avenue Holiday Street Fair (Dec 10-24)  FREE
12:00 pm   SF’s Treat Plaza Market & Music Day w/ Free Kites  FREE
12:00 pm   Bernal Heights’ Library Open House (SF)  FREE*
*Free
12:00 pm   SF’s 2nd Annual “Sleigh This Holiday” at Unity Plaza (2022)  FREE
12:00 pm   San Francisco SantaCon: City-Wide Santa Pub Crawl (2022)  FREE
1:00 pm   SantaCon Dance Party at Club OMG (SF)  FREE*
*No cover. Free entry.
2:00 pm   Santacon 2022 Party at Del Mar (SF)  FREE*
*Free before capacity is reached
2:00 pm   The Fillmore’s “Second Line Saturdays” Brass Band Street Procession (SF)  FREE
3:00 pm   San Francisco’s 20th Annual Parol Lantern Festival (2022)  FREE*
*Please consider making a donation to help keep Parol Festival free for everyone.
3:00 pm   Grace Cathedral’s “A Cathedral Christmas” (Dec. 10-23)  $17
4:00 pm   SF’s “Light Up the Night” Bike Ride 2022 (Golden Gate Park)  FREE
4:00 pm   10th Annual Misfit Maker Holiday Pop-Up (SF)  FREE*
*Free
5:00 pm   Holiday Drag Show (SF)  FREE
6:00 pm   FREE: Oakland Comedy Saturday Night @ Secret Speakeasy  FREE*
*Limited free tickets with code FUNCHEAP (donations appreciated). Otherwise use code FUNCHEAP5 for $5 off early bird and general admission tickets
6:00 pm   Floating Outdoor Movie Night: Holiday Edition (SF)  $50*
*Includes a movie, twilight cruise, free popcorn and hot chocolate or coffee/tea
6:00 pm   Sausalito’s 35th Lighted Boat Parade & Fireworks 2022  FREE
6:30 pm   2022 Sea Lion Cinema: Free Outdoor Xmas Movie Night “Home Alone” (SF)  FREE
7:00 pm   SF’s HellaDesi Comedy Night (Every Saturday)  FREE*
*Free with RSVP for first 100 people. $10 advanced tickets or $15 at door without RSVP
7:00 pm   SF’s Tiki Bar “HellaSecret” Comedy Show (7p + 9p Shows)  $15*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets $15 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $20). General Admission tickets $20 adv with code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $25) - There is a two drink minimum
7:00 pm   “Crazy Funny Asians” Comedy Showcase (SF)  FREE*
*Free tickets, but RSVP Required. Donations ($5-$10) greatly appreciated. $10 adv / $15 door tickets also required
7:00 pm   “Comedians with Criminal Records” Live in SF (2022)  FREE*
*Free with RSVP (normally $15-20)
7:30 pm   $20 Tix: SF Symphony’s “Handel’s Messiah” Holiday Concert (Dec. 9-10)  $20
7:30 pm   17 Yr Anniversary “Mortified Live” Teen Angst Diaries + Storytelling (Oakland)  $15*
*Early bird tickets normally $20, use code FUNCHEAP for $5 off. After early bird tickets are sold out, prices go up.
8:00 pm   Nuthouse at the Golden Squirrel: Stand-Up Comedy Cabaret (Oakland)  FREE*
*Sliding scale donation requested during the show
9:00 pm   “Weekend Love” Hip Hop/Reggaeton/House/Hyphy DJ Night (Delirium)  FREE
10:30 pm   No Scrubs: ’90s Hip Hop and R&B Night (SF)  $10*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets $10 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $15-20). Two drink minimum
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