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SF Open Studios 2018 | Hunters Point Shipyard

Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 11:00 am to 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
San Francisco | San Francisco, CA

San Francisco Open Studios 2018

SF Open Studios is the oldest and largest open studios program in the country, featuring an annual, month-long, city-wide art event that showcases over 800 emerging and established San Francisco artists in their studios over four weekends in October and November.

Each weekend, art patrons, admirers, and collectors venture out on self-guided tours to see as many SF Open Studios artists and their artworks as possible, in the hopes of finding their next true art love.

2018 San Francisco Open Studios
October 13 to November 11, 2018 | 11 am to 6 pm
All Over San Francisco – view the map

2018 marks the 43rd Anniversary of SF Open Studios.

2018 SF Open Studios Schedule

Weekend 1: October 13 & 14 2018 11 am-6 pm
Marina, Russian Hill, North Beach, Pacific Heights, Western Addition, Downtown, Tenderloin, MIDMA, SOMA, Hayes Valley, NOPA, Upper & Lower Haight, Buena Vista, Cole Valley

Weekend 2: October 20 & 21 2018 11 am-6 pm 
Hunters Point Shipyard

Weekend 3: October 27 & 28 2018 11 am-6 pm
Dogpatch, Potrero Hill, Bayview, Bernal Heights, Portola, Excelsior, Balboa Park, Visitacion Valley, Outer Mission, Diamond Heights, Glen Park, Islais Creek

Weekend 4: November 3 & 4 2018 11 am-6 pm 
Fort Mason, Presidio, Richmond, Sunset, West Portal, Ocean View

Weekend 5: November 10 & 11 2018 11 am-6 pm
Mission, Castro, Noe Valle

SF Open Studios 2018 Map


Event Details

Cost: FREE
Categories: *Top Pick*, Art & Museums, San Francisco, Shopping & Fashion, Walks & Tours
Address: San Francisco, CA

Sunday, October 21, 2018

6:00 am   After Dawn: Premiere Sunday Morning Party | SF  FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
7:15 am   October Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods | North Bay  FREE*
*Free but RSVP is required (415)-388-2596. Admission to the park is free before 9am. We are told that parking reservations are required.
All Day   PaddleSplash Festival: Free Paddleboard Demos | Alameda  FREE*
*Free to join and demo a paddleboard. Other activities require paid tickets
All Day   Concord Antique & Collectibles Faire | East Bay  FREE
All Day   Cal Academy of Sciences: Neighborhood Free Days | Portola + Potrero Hill  FREE*
*Free for SF residents with proof of neighborhood residency
All Day   2018 East Bay Mini Maker Faire | Oakland  $19*
*Tickets are for advanced purchase and will increase on the day of the event.
10:00 am   Music Carnival: Instrument Petting Zoo & Live Music | Berkeley  FREE
All Day   2018 Oktoberfest: Stein-holding Contest, Costumes, & Bavarian Food | Campbell  FREE*
*Admission is free for all ages. Food, beer, and wine prices vary.
All Day   2018 Danville Fall Crafts Festival: Sunday | East Bay  FREE
10:00 am   Sports Basement’s 2018 Yoga Fest | Walnut Creek  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Donations are accepted.
10:00 am   Inner Richmond Walking Tour Part I | SF City Guide  FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
All Day   Exploratorium Community Free Day | SF  FREE*
*Pay what you can - you may choose to enter for free or can choose to pay any amount should you have the means or desire to do so.
All Day   3rd Annual Free Bay Area Kids’ Book Fair | East Bay  FREE
10:00 am   Play the World’s Largest PAC-MAN Arcade Game | Final Day  FREE
All Day   2018 San Francisco Trolley Dances | SF  FREE*
*Free to watch; if you take Muni, fare is required
11:00 am   21st Annual UN Film Festival: Kids Films & Live Jazz | Palo Alto  FREE
11:00 am   SF Open Studios 2018 | Hunters Point Shipyard  FREE
All Day   2018 SF Open Studios Weekend | Sunday  FREE
11:00 am   The Final Presidio Picnic of 2018 | SF  FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
11:00 am   Sunday Assembly: Communty Sing & Meetup | Berkeley  FREE
11:00 am   Head West Marketplace: Local Artisans & Live Music | Emeryville  FREE
11:00 am   Berkeley BART Plaza Opening Celebration: Free Yoga + Live Music | Final Day  FREE
11:00 am   Dancing Saved My Life: Free Outdoor Zumba | Bay Street Emeryville  FREE*
*$20 suggested donation
11:30 am   Outdoor Sculpture Walk | Stanford  FREE
12:00 pm   Win Tix: SF’s Art Passport Day 2018 | Hayes Valley  WIN
12:00 pm   Anchor Public Taps’ 1st Birthday Party | SF  FREE*
*Bring cash for purchase.
12:00 pm   24th Annual Days of the Dead Community Celebration | Oakland Museum of California  $19.95*
*Free for OMCA members. $19.95 adult admission / $10.95 students & seniors / $6.95 youth
1:00 pm   Uncovering The Parkside: Rare Walking Tour | SF  FREE*
*Free, but donations accepted. Some tours may be limited in size
1:00 pm   2018 Halloween Psychic Fair | Berkeley  FREE*
*Admission is free but psychic readings are $20 for 15 mins.
1:00 pm   “Old South Park” Rare Guided Walking Tour | SF  FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
1:00 pm   Jazz in the Square “Djangology” | Noe Valley  FREE
1:00 pm   2018 Sanchez Adobe Quilt Show | Pacifica  FREE
All Day   2018 Fairfax Irish Music & Dance Festival: Final Day | North Bay  FREE
2:00 pm   Free Circus Family Day 2018: Workshops, Acrobats & Storytime | Palo Alto  FREE
2:00 pm   Final Day: Teatro Visión’s “Departera” World Premiere | San Jose  $10
3:00 pm   SF Civic Symphony: Beethoven’s “Emperor” Concerto & Dvořák’s Symphony No.7 | Herbst Theatre  FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted ($10 suggested)
3:00 pm   SF’s “Antique Vibrator Museum” Free Guided Tour Day | Good Vibrations  FREE*
*Free, but you must RSVP at least 72 hours in advance by calling the Polk St. store location at (415) 345-0400.
3:30 pm   Rumba Party: Afro-Cuban Drums, Dances & Songs | Berkeley  FREE*
*Free, but donations are encouraged.
5:30 pm   Otsukimi 2018: Harvest Moon Telescope Viewing Party & Japanese Music | Oakland  FREE*
*Free party and moon viewing; pre-reserved dinner is $15 ($10 for members of OFSCA)
6:30 pm   $20 Off: “Terror Vault” Haunted House at the San Francisco Mint | SF  $10 Off*
*Normally $60, get exclusive $50 tix with secret code FUNCHEAP on select dates. Limited to 50 per date.
7:00 pm   Laugh Your Gays Off: Free Comedy in The Castro | SF  FREE*
*$5 suggested donation
7:00 pm   “Crazy Funny Asians” Comedy Showcase | SF  FREE*
*RSVP Required. Donations ($5-$10) greatly appreciated.
7:00 pm   Opera On Tap: A Fached-Up Halloween | SF  FREE*
*Free with $8 bar minimum
7:00 pm   Space Force ’77: Punk + New Wave Concert & DJ Night | Cafe Du Nord  $3*
*$3 before 8pm. $5 after
7:00 pm   Win Tix: VIP Package “Terror Vault” 1874 Haunted House | San Francisco Mint  WIN*
*Use promo code FUNCHEAP for $20 off Sunday 10/21 tickets - limited to 50 uses.
8:00 pm   Picture Bayview Hunters Point Theatrical Performance | Bayview Opera House  FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted.
8:00 pm   Win Tix: Hip-hop, Funk & Soul Mix: Peanut Butter Wolf | Slim’s  WIN
8:30 pm   Free HellaFunny Sundays Stand-Up Comedy | Neck of the Woods  FREE*
*Free with RSVP. Otherwise $15 online $20 at the door
9:00 pm   “Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room  FREE
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