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SF Open Studios 2018 | Five Weekends of Art (Oct. 13 – Nov. 11)

Saturday, October 13, 2018 - All Day | Cost: FREE
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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: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, Art & Museums, San Francisco, Shopping & Fashion, Walks & Tours
Address: San Francisco, CA

Saturday, October 13, 2018

   Sacré Cheu & Simon Ko: Live Musical & Visual Performance | Union Square  FREE
All Day   2018 Half Moon Bay Pumpkin Festival & Great Pumpkin Parade | Saturday  FREE
All Day   Free Redwood State Park Days: October 2018 | Second Saturdays  FREE*
*Free with the promotional pass. Passes can be downloaded at FreeRedwoodsDays.org
9:00 am   Trail & Habitat Volunteer Work: Restoring Laguna Honda’s Lost Trails | SF  FREE
All Day   2018 NorCal Horseshoes Tournament | Golden Gate Park  FREE*
*Free to watch
All Day   Cal Academy of Sciences: Neighborhood Free Days | Glen Park + Noe Valley  FREE*
*Free for SF residents with proof of neighborhood residency
All Day   2018 Weekend Along the Farm Trails | Sonoma County  FREE*
*Admission to most farms is free. Bring some cash to buy farm fresh cheese, vegetables and other homemade delectables.
All Day   23rd Annual Watershed Environmental Poetry Festival | Berkeley  FREE
All Day   2018 Park Street Classic Show: 400+ Cars & Oldies DJ | Alameda  FREE
All Day   2018 “Life is Living” Fest: Live Music, Theater and Art | Oakland  FREE
10:00 am   Free Summer Walking Tours | Victorian-Era Oakland  FREE*
*Tours are offered Wednesdays and Saturdays at 10:00 a.m. Reservations are recommended but not required.
All Day   SPCA “Cuddle Me” Festival: Free Doggie & Cat Adoptions | SF  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
10:00 am   Alvarado Fall Fest featuring THE PĂC & Flock of Sea Girls | Union City  FREE*
*Admission is free but bring money for food and drinks
10:00 am   “Finding Christopher Park” Festival: Doggie Fashion Show, Puppets & Live Music | SF  FREE*
*Free and donations are very much welcome
10:00 am   Corgi Con Fall 2018: Massive Dogo Beach Paw-ty | Ocean Beach  FREE
10:00 am   2018 Christopher Park Festival | SF  FREE
10:00 am   2018 Santa Clara City Library Comic Con  FREE
10:00 am   Volunteer at SF Botanical Garden: Guided Info Walking Tour | Golden Gate Park  FREE*
*RSVP Required
10:00 am   SF Public Library’s $1 Book & Media Sale | Mission Dist.  FREE*
*Free to look around and you can buy a book or media for only $1.
11:00 am   2018 Horse Fair & Free Stage Coach Rides | Woodside  FREE*
*Admission to the Horse Fair is free while a small registration fee/donation is required for the Progressive Trail Ride.
All Day   Biketoberfest 2018: Beers & Bikes Festival | Marin  FREE*
*Admission is free. Brewfest tickets are $30/adv, $45/door.
All Day   2018 Ocean Beach Music & Art Festival | Sunset Dist.  FREE
All Day   SF Open Studios 2018 | Five Weekends of Art (Oct. 13 – Nov. 11)  FREE
All Day   2018 ArtWalk Livermore | East Bay  FREE
11:00 am   Oktoberfest: Limited Edition Stein, Live Music & Costume Contest | Golden Gate Park  FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks.
All Day   2018 Bay Area Diwali Festival: Food, Arts & Games | Cupertino  FREE
All Day   2018 SF Open Studios Hub Exhibition Opening Weekend | Saturday  FREE
11:00 am   Second Saturday: Family Festive Gathering | Jack London Square  FREE
11:00 am   Free Outdoor Roller Skate Groove: Party, Music & Fun | SF  FREE
All Day   Win Tix: Treasure Island Music Festival: 2-Day Passes | 2018  WIN*
*1-Day Passes for $105, 2-Day Passes for $185
12:00 pm   2018 I Love Yarn Day | SF Bay Area  FREE
12:00 pm   2018 Treasure Island Music Festival | Oakland  $165*
*Early bird tickets are $165 for a 2-day pass. Regular General Admission Price, $185
12:00 pm   Free Beginner Parkour “Urban Ninja” Class  FREE
12:00 pm   Garden Party: Live Music, Food, Refreshments & Plant Sale | SF  FREE
12:00 pm   Eco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF  FREE
1:00 pm   2018 Bikes to Books: Literary Adventure Bike Tour | SoMa to North Beach  FREE
1:00 pm   MetalFest 2018: Live Music & Canned Food Drive | East Bay  FREE*
*Free admission, but please bring some canned food to donate.
1:00 pm   2018 “Bikes to Books” Literary Adventure Ride | SoMa to North Beach  FREE*
*Bring bikes with gears, snacks, and enthusiasm.
1:00 pm   Jason Brock featuring Dee Spencer | Live in the Castro  FREE
1:00 pm   Facebook’s “Truck Yeah” Fair: Country Music, Line Dancing & Rides | Menlo Park  FREE
1:00 pm   Litquake in the Gardens: “War in the Woods” with David Harris | GG Park  FREE*
*Admission is free for San Francisco residents. Non-resident adults pay $9.
2:00 pm   Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” Rooftop Theater | Salesforce Park  FREE
2:00 pm   “Sketchboard”: Figure Drawing Art Class & Live Music | SF  $5*
*Donation-based admission: $5-15
2:00 pm   Balmy Alley Mural Unveiling & Block Party | SF  FREE
3:00 pm   Zeitgeist’s Insane “Goldsprints” Patio Bike Race | SF  FREE*
*Free to participate. 21 and older only.
5:00 pm   2018 “Yerba Buena Night” Outdoor Arts Festival | SoMa  FREE
5:00 pm   2018 “Journey to The End Of The Night” | SF  FREE*
*Free, but advanced registration is required.
5:00 pm   Pier 39 Fall Fireworks Show & 40th Birthday Party | SF  FREE
7:30 pm   2018 SF Open Studios: Exhibition Opening Reception | SF  $25*
*$25 General Admission. Donations are also accepted.
8:00 pm   “Nightlife on Mars” Comedy Night | SF  FREE*
*Free with code CHEAPBASTARD - otherwise it's $5
8:30 pm   Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF  FREE
9:00 pm   “FirstClass: Departure” DJ Saturday Nights | Oakland  FREE
9:00 pm   Corkscrewed Comedy: Stand-up & Wine Night | SF  FREE*
*Free show. One drink minimum.
9:30 pm   Sadderday: An Emo/Pop-Punk/Screamo Dance Party | SF  FREE
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