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SF’s New “KQED Fest” Block Party + Open House (2023)

Saturday, April 29, 2023 - 11:00 am | Cost: FREE
KQED | 2601 Mariposa St, San Francisco, CA

Event Details

Mark Your Calendars for KQED Fest!

Spend a spring Saturday with KQED, the Bay Area’s beloved public media station, for a block party and open house at our headquarters in San Francisco’s Mission District.

  • Learn about your community with KQED shows live on stage.
  • Get to know our trusted journalists, who bring you local news and arts and culture reporting.
  • Go behind the scenes; take newsroom and studio tours.
  • Try being on mic or on camera with our producers and with media-making workshops.
  • Enjoy all-ages art and science activities.
  • Savor tasty local bites featured in KQED Food programs and series.
  • Groove to performances and live local music presented by Noise Pop’s Homegrown Stage.

Experience all these ways and more that KQED informs, involves and inspires you every day, and gather with your community to discover together.

RSVP for updates about the full program and music lineup.

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*, Block Party, In Person
Venue: KQED
Address: 2601 Mariposa St, San Francisco, CA

Saturday, April 29, 2023

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