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Mother’s Day Presidio Picnic | SF

Every Sunday
Sunday, May 12, 2019 - All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.

Main Post Lawn | 103 Montgomery Street, Main Post, Presidio, San Francisco, CA


Presidio Picnic: Off the Grid’s Sunday Food Truck Party | SF

San Francisco’s favorite family picnic is back for 2019. Presidio Picnic brings together the best of the Bay Area food scene with the beauty of this national park site and views of the bay and the Golden Gate Bridge.

Held on the seven acre Main Parade Ground lawn, this weekly community event features food and drink from more than 30+ international mobile food creators representing the best of San Francisco’s multicultural food scene curated by Off the Grid.

But it’s not just about the grub; visitors can enjoy an ever-changing array of free activities including yoga classes, lawn games, a Presidio photo booth, free kids bike-riding lessons from the Presidio YMCA, and nature-based arts and crafts for kids in the Presidio Adventure Zone tent.

Grab a blanket and head to your national park for Presidio Picnic. This great family event takes place on the Presidio’s beautiful Main Parade Ground, a seven-acre lawn with views of the park, the city, and the San Francisco Bay.

Presidio Picnic
Every Sunday | March 31-October 20, 2019 | 11 am to 4 pm
Main Parade Ground, The Presidio, SF
FREE

  • A rotating lineup of 30+ international mobile food creators representing the best of San Francisco’s multicultural food scene curated by Off the Grid
  • Free Yoga class from LubbDubb every Sunday from 11 am to 12 noon
  • Free Presidio Y Bike learn-to-ride lessons for kids every 1st Sunday of the month. Bicycles and helmets provided
  • Cultural Dance Performance every 3rd Sunday of the month at noon to 2 pm.

Food Trucks & Pop-Ups

The rotating lineup of 30 of the Bay Area’s best mobile food concepts at this year’s Presidio Picnic includes:
(New to Presidio Picnic this year are Off the Grid mobile food creators)

Beans N Barbells: mobile pop café serving specialty coffee beverages
Bowl’d Acai: made-to-order juices, smoothies and acai bowls
Estas Manos: just-launched artisan coffee roaster proudly based in San Francisco
Fruity Moto: organic, all-natural, fruit-centric craft beverages
Gio Gelati: traditional Italian gelato made with impeccable California ingredients
Horn Barbecue: much-lauded authentic Texas barbecue with a cult following
The Base Co: LA-based natural sweetener company serving guilty-free, plant-based beverages in refillable “happiness jars” that feature designs by local artists
La Santa Torta: Tacos, tortas, elotes and more that showcase the gastronomy of the Jalisco region of Mexico
Lobsterdamus: Southern-California shellfish favorite serving up Maine lobsters on a mesquite grill
Mi Morena: La Cocina entrepreneur offering fresh Tacos de Guisado on housemade tortillas
Milk & Waffles: authentic Liège waffles topped with imported pearl sugar
MOMO Noodle: high octane sauces and toppings on traditional Asian noodles
On a Roll – Calcutta Style: Indian kathi rolls fusing traditional and modern flavors
Pye: savory meat and veggie pies made in small batches with honest ingredients
Spunbyss: classic, made-from-scratch sliders, fries and sides with vegetarian options that include a plant-based burger patty from Impossible Foods
Turontastic: crunchy and irresistible Filipino desserts with inventive fillings like ube mochi, and strawberry-Nutella

Participating alums from Off the Grid’s 24-month mobile food incubator in partnership with Google, Instrucktional, include:

Bollocks: Globe-spanning spherical delights from meatball master Greg Spangler.
Manjé: Haitian Caribbean cuisine from entrepreneur Dimitri Lilavois.


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Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, Eating & Drinking, Fun & Games, Kids & Families, Live Music, Mother's Day, Outdoors, San Francisco
Address: 103 Montgomery Street, Main Post, Presidio, San Francisco, CA

Sunday, May 12, 2019

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