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SF Lowrider 40th Anniversary Exhibit & Cruise (Sept. 18)SF Lowrider 40th Anniversary Exhibit & Cruise (Sept. 18)
By - posted 9/6/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Celebrations, Fairs & Festivals, Only in San Francisco

A free art exhibit opening on Tuesday in San Francisco’s Mission District aims to highlight the history of lowrider vehicles — a celebrated form of expression for Latinos in the U.S. The exhibit is being put on by the San Francisco Lowrider Council as part of the organization’s 40th anniversary celebration more...

SF's "Joey The Cat" is Now #1 Skee Ball Player in the World (Again)SF’s “Joey The Cat” is Now #1 Skee Ball Player in the World (Again)
By - posted 8/27/2021
Bay Area Favorites, Celebrations, Fun & Games

Congrats to San Francisco’s Joey The Cat on earning his spot at the #1 Skeeball player in the world. On August 12th, 2021 after a 17 month hiatus from competitive gameplay, The Kid put his title of #1 roller in the world on the line with a rematch of Joey the more...

SF's Transgender District’s "Riot Block Party" (Aug. 29)SF’s Transgender District’s “Riot Block Party” (Aug. 29)
By - posted 8/25/2021
Celebrations, LGBTQ+, Only in San Francisco

On Sunday, August 29 from noon to 4 pm, the Transgender District will be hosting a neighborhood block party, “The Riot Party,” featuring food, live music, performances, and more. The event will also honor community members who have advanced trans rights in San Francisco and beyond. In observance of one of more...

Oakland Honors Rapper Shock G w/ Huge Celebration on August 21Oakland Honors Rapper Shock G w/ Huge Celebration on August 21
By - posted 8/13/2021
Bay Area Updates, Celebrations, Oakland

The Oakland City Council has declared August 25 Digital Underground Day in the City of Oakland in honor of the late Gregory ‘Shock G’ Jacobs who passed away suddenly on April 22, 2021. August 25th is also Shock G’s birthday. Digital Underground Celebration is August 21 A few days before “Digital Underground Day,” the digital underground family and friends, more...

SF's Epic 100+ Lowrider Cruise of the Mission (Aug 14)SF’s Epic 100+ Lowrider Cruise of the Mission (Aug 14)
By - posted 8/12/2021
Celebrations, Only in San Francisco

No matter where you are in the Mission, you’ll probably be able to catch a glimpse of over San Francisco’s most decked out lowriders cruising after the King of the Streets car show at the Cow Palace. The numbers can vary, but typically there are over 100 cars participating in more...

SF's Newest Playground Reopening: Golden Gate HeightsSF’s Newest Playground Reopening: Golden Gate Heights
By - posted 7/10/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Celebrations, New Parks, Outdoorsy, Parks & Beaches

Join in for the reopening celebration for Golden Gate Heights Playground at 12th Avenue and Rockridge on July 20 from 11:30am-1:30pm. Golden Gate Heights Playground is one of 13 playgrounds being transformed into dynamic hubs for creativity and family life by Recreation and Park Department and the Parks Alliance’s LetsPlaySF! initiative. The more...

Green Day Members Play Surprise Gig to Celebrate Reopened Oakland Dive BarGreen Day Members Play Surprise Gig to Celebrate Reopened Oakland Dive Bar
By - posted 6/22/2021
Bay Area Updates, Celebrations, Reopening

The Golden Bull in Oakland held an invite-only party celebrate their reopening with a surprise set from The Coverups, a side project from Green Day members. Don’t feel bad you missed out because the party was guest list only to ensure everyone was vaccinated. Thanks to SFGate for sharing the backstory. more...

14 Hours of Sunshine: The First Full Day of Summer 202114 Hours of Sunshine: The First Full Day of Summer 2021
By - posted 6/21/2021
Celebrations

June 21, 2021 is within 1 second of being the longest day of the year and officially the first full day of Summer. (Technically summer began last night) With the sunrise at 5:48 am and sunset not until 8:35 pm in San Francisco that gives us a full 14 hours, 46 more...

Juneteenth Events Happening in SF + Bay AreaJuneteenth Events Happening in SF + Bay Area
By - posted 6/18/2021
Causes, Celebrations, Get Out: Events

San Francisco and the Bay Area celebrate Juneteenth with a series of festivals, art events, celebrations, lawn parties and more throughout the Bay Area.

RSVP Now for Free Uber Rides on 4th of JulyRSVP Now for Free Uber Rides on 4th of July
By - posted 6/15/2021
Celebrations, Deals, Freebies

GJEL Accident attorneys are hooking you up with a free cab ride home on 4th of July to help save you from a DUI and needing their services in the Bay Area, as well as the Tri-Valley area (Pleasanton, Livermore, Dublin, San Ramon, and Danville), and Sacramento. The program is simple. All you have to do more...

SF's "Corona-Gras" 8-Hour Free Dance Party (June 15)SF’s “Corona-Gras” 8-Hour Free Dance Party (June 15)
By - posted 6/15/2021
Bay Area Favorites, Celebrations, Get Out: Events, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

San Francisco’s Madrone Bar is celebrating California’s Reopening and the lifting of restrictions on June 15th with Corona-Gras – The Return of Fun. The first annual Corona-Gras (/ˈka Ron a ˌɡrɑː/), or Mask-Free-Tuesday, refers to events beginning on or after the lifting of the lock down, also known as Show Your more...

SF's 4th of July Fireworks Show Back for 2021SF’s 4th of July Fireworks Show Back for 2021
By - posted 6/11/2021
4th of July, Celebrations, Reopening

After a year off during COVID, Mayor London Breed announced on Friday afternoon that San Francisco’s annual 4th of July fireworks show is back on for 2021. We’ll have more information to come, but for those of you who are making plans, yes, the fireworks will be back this year in more...

SF City Hall Lights Up Rainbow for Pride (June 7-27)SF City Hall Lights Up Rainbow for Pride (June 7-27)
By - posted 6/7/2021
Celebrations, City Insight, Pride

Every evening at sunset, over 220 state-of-the-art LED lighting fixtures illuminate City Hall’s exterior. Normally, a soft white glow shows off the play of light and shadow on the full façade and dome. Frequently, special plaza façade lighting schemes honor or celebrate events, seasons, and holidays. City Hall will be lit more...

20 Pilots Flew Vintage Planes over The Bay for Memorial Day20 Pilots Flew Vintage Planes over The Bay for Memorial Day
By - posted 5/31/2021
Celebrations, Wow

By Tony Hicks,  Bay City News Foundation Northern California aviation fans were treated Sunday to Memorial Day weekend flyovers by the Memorial Squadron USA, a nonprofit group of about 20 pilots flying vintage aircraft used for events commemorating members of the U.S. military, living and deceased. Taking off from the Livermore Municipal more...

Memorial Day 2021: Your 3-Day Weekend Guide (50+ Events)Memorial Day 2021: Your 3-Day Weekend Guide (50+ Events)
By - posted 5/27/2021
Bay Area Updates, Celebrations, Fairs & Festivals, Get Out: Events, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

With California’s full reopening just a few weeks away, things are coming back in a big way this weekend. If you’re ready to venture out, here’s 50+ live events in SF and the Bay Area including art shows, street fairs, cultural festivals, outdoor roller discos, free museum days, secret comedy more...