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Where to Ice Skate in the Bay | Winter 2021-22Where to Ice Skate in the Bay | Winter 2021-22
By - posted 10/20/2021
Bay Area Favorites, Fun & Games

It’s time to strap on those skates and head outdoors. During the winter, there are tons of pop-up ice skating rinks in San Francisco and all throughout the Bay Area. Here’s our list of the biggest and best rinks. We’ve also included the permanent ice rinks where you can skate year-round. If more...

The Great Dickens Christmas Fair Returns as "Drive Thru Dickens’ London"The Great Dickens Christmas Fair Returns as “Drive Thru Dickens’ London”
By - posted 10/20/2021
Bay Area Favorites, Fairs & Festivals

Despite the necessity to cancel its customary incarnation of Victorian London within the Cow Palace Exhibition Halls, Red Barn Productions has found a way to bring The Great Dickens Christmas Fair into your car, into your home, and under your tree this holiday season. For three weekends, beginning Saturday, December 4 through Sunday, more...

Union Square's Ice Rink is Back November 3Union Square’s Ice Rink is Back November 3
By - posted 10/18/2021
Bay Area Favorites, Outdoorsy, Reopening, San Francisco

San Francisco’s favorite holiday tradition returns to the San Francisco Bay Area this holiday season. Since 2008, The Safeway Holiday Ice Rink in Union Square has delighted children and adults with its holiday-themed ice park located in San Francisco’s Union Square. From families to friends, and couples to colleagues, everyone can more...

Bay Area's Best Pumpkin Patches for 2021Bay Area’s Best Pumpkin Patches for 2021
By - posted 10/15/2021
Bay Area Favorites, Fun & Games, Halloween

Get into the fall spirit by picking out your favorite pumpkin at a local pumpkin patch. Best of all, the pumpkin patches listed below offer free admission for all. Some fun fall activities like their corn mazes or hayrides may require a fee though. Last Updated 10/11/21 Clancy’s Pumpkin Patch & Mini more...

SF's "Terror Vault" 1874 Haunted House is Back ($10 Off Tix)SF’s “Terror Vault” 1874 Haunted House is Back ($10 Off Tix)
By - posted 10/10/2021
Bay Area Favorites, Deals, Get Out: Events, Halloween, Only in San Francisco, San Francisco, Sponsored

Part theatre, part haunted maze, and part escape room, San Francisco’s premiere haunted attraction returns for 2021 with “Immortal Reckoning” an all-new, bigger, and more terrifying immersive experience from the insane mind of Peaches Christ. San Francisco’s ‘Immortal Reckoning’ makes it feel good to be scared again – San Francisco Chronicle Filled with top more...

Ghirardelli Has a Brand New Ice Cream + Chocolate Factory OutletGhirardelli Has a Brand New Ice Cream + Chocolate Factory Outlet
By - posted 10/8/2021
Bay Area Favorites, Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Sponsored

Calling all East Bay and Central Valley chocolate lovers – Ghirardelli has just opened a brand new Ice Cream and Chocolate Factory Outlet in Tracy in October 2021. So now you can get the chocolate experience you love from Ghirardelli Square right in Tracy. The Ghirardelli Chocolate Outlets offer up to more...

Russian River's "Johnson's Beach" Hits Market for $3.7 MillionRussian River’s “Johnson’s Beach” Hits Market for $3.7 Million
By - posted 10/4/2021
Bay Area Favorites, Bay Area Updates, Parks & Beaches

Thanks to ABC7 for sharing the news that the iconic Russian River resort, Johnson’s Beach, in Guerneville has been put up for sale. The current owners are retiring, and have listed the 10-acre site with ten cabins and 38 campsites for $3.7 million. The popular beachfront resort has been a part of more...

SF's Open Air Muni "Boat Tram" Is Back October 7-11SF’s Open Air Muni “Boat Tram” Is Back October 7-11
By - posted 10/1/2021
Bay Area Favorites, Bay Area Updates, Reopening, Transportation, What's Closed / What's Open

Thanks to Bold Italic for sharing the news that Muni’s adorable Boat Tram will be back in action from October 7-11 during Fleet Week 2021 SFMTA Youth Transportation Advisory Board Member Alexander announced on Twitter that the iconic boat tram is making its return. Maybe you were lucky enough to spot the more...

The Bay's Insane 160-Room Haunted House is BackThe Bay’s Insane 160-Room Haunted House is Back
By - posted 9/30/2021
Bay Area Favorites, Get Out: Events, Halloween, Sponsored

Winchester Mystery House is back for the 2021 Halloween season with All Hallows’ Eve. Explore this insane 160 room Victorian mansion with the all new Lost In The House Tour (an indoor theatrical paranormal investigative adventure) the family-friendly Jack O’ Lantern Trail through the Victorian gardens and a brand new projection more...

"Oakland First Fridays" is Finally Back on October 1“Oakland First Fridays” is Finally Back on October 1
By - posted 9/30/2021
Bay Area Favorites, Festival Updates, Reopening

Oakland First Fridays is finally back after an 18-month hiatus with over 50 vendors, three live bands, a fashion show, and a car show. Oakland First Fridays is an immersive art and community experience on the first Friday of each month from 5-9 pm, for five huge blocks on Telegraph Avenue more...

Alaska Airlines' Brand New SF Giants Airplane UnveiledAlaska Airlines’ Brand New SF Giants Airplane Unveiled
By - posted 9/28/2021
Bay Area Favorites, San Francisco, Travel

Alaska Airlines has unveiled a brand new San Francisco Giants airplane. Baseball legend Barry Bonds and Lou Seal, SF Giants’ mascot, were at SFO for the unveiling. You can find Barry Bonds’ autograph on the plane. Plus, look out for Lou Seal, along with the Giants’ signature logo. Alaska Airlines, the official more...

Rally to Save the Historic Grubstake Diner (Sept. 27)Rally to Save the Historic Grubstake Diner (Sept. 27)
By - posted 9/26/2021
Bay Area Favorites, Have Your Voice Heard, Housing

Supporters of Grubstake Diner are hosting a rally to help save the historic diner at noon on Monday, September 27, 2021. We appreciate the community’s overwhelming support of our efforts to preserve a critical chapter of LGBTQI+ history while also providing 21 units of much-needed middle-income housing on the Polk Street more...

First Look: "Dear San Francisco" Circus at SF's Historic Club FugaziFirst Look: “Dear San Francisco” Circus at SF’s Historic Club Fugazi
By - posted 9/24/2021
Bay Area Favorites, Brand New, Reopening, San Francisco, What's Closed / What's Open

Here’s your first look at the brand-new production from Dear San Francisco: A High-Flying Love Story, the ew theatrical experience debuting at San Francisco’s historic Club Fugazi. Specially-priced preview performance tickets (September 22–October 10) are available for $25–$39. Out of the fog of 2020, Dear San Francisco: A High-Flying Love Story emerges more...

SF's "Flower Piano" Festival is Back September 17-21SF’s “Flower Piano” Festival is Back September 17-21
By - posted 9/17/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Bay Area Favorites, Fairs & Festivals, Festival Updates, Museums / Cultural Institutions, Only in San Francisco, Outdoorsy, Reopening

San Francisco Botanical Garden and Sunset Piano are excited to present one of the most unique, creative, and innovative events in the Bay Area. After five successful years, and a pause in 2020 due to the pandemic, we are excited to bring back Flower Piano to transform San Francisco Botanical more...

SF's North Beach Festival Postponed (Again) to 2022SF’s North Beach Festival Postponed (Again) to 2022
By - posted 9/13/2021
Bay Area Favorites, Fairs & Festivals, Festival Updates, Reopening, San Francisco, What's Closed / What's Open

After being canceled in 2020 and rescheduled for September 18-19, 2021, San Francisco’s North Beach Festival has ben postponed again, now with the 66th edition of the street fair set to take place June 18-19, 2022. Out of an abundance of caution, we are sad to announce that the 2021 North more...