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SF's High Schools to Finally Reopen April 26SF’s High Schools to Finally Reopen April 26
By - posted 3/30/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Only in San Francisco, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

Thanks to KRON4 for sharing the details about the San Francisco Unified School District’s return to in-person learning, after the the schools have closed for a year now due to the ongoing pandemic. KTVU reports that initially the reopening of in-person learning will be restricted to San Francisco’s “focal populations”  i.e. more...

All of SF's Indoor Pools to Open by Mid-JuneAll of SF’s Indoor Pools to Open by Mid-June
By - posted 3/25/2021
Bay Area Updates, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

Splish splash…San Francisco’s indoor swimming pools are opening soon. San Francisco’s arrival in the state’s Orange Tier means a return to limited indoor lap swimming with prior reservation, as well as some other programs. San Francisco Recreation & Parks Department are currently coordinating staffing and programming in an effort to get more...

SF Officially in "Orange" Reopening Tier (March 24 at 8am)SF Officially in “Orange” Reopening Tier (March 24 at 8am)
By - posted 3/23/2021
Bay Area Updates, Get Out: Events, Museums / Cultural Institutions, Outdoor Dining, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

San Francisco Reopens And Expands Businesses And Activities As It Moves Into The State’s Orange Tier Beginning Wednesday, March 24, San Francisco will reopen indoor offices, outdoor bars, and indoor recreation, as well as expand outdoor entertainment, and a number of activities in accordance with State restrictions and additional local limits  San more...

SF To Enter "Orange Tier" March 24. Here's What Can ReopenSF To Enter “Orange Tier” March 24. Here’s What Can Reopen
By - posted 3/19/2021
Bay Area Updates, Outdoor Dining, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

If San Francisco enters the orange tier on March 24th as expected, the city announced that they are reopening more and loosening more restrictions including a further expansion of indoor and outdoor dining and outdoor bars (even without serving food) will be allowed to open for the first time in more...

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom is Back April 3Six Flags Discovery Kingdom is Back April 3
By - posted 3/18/2021
Bay Area Updates, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom announced today that they are planning to reopen the Vallejo amusement park to the general public on April 3, 2021. The park opens for members and season pass holders on April 1. For now, only California residents will be allowed to visit the park. Any out-of-state residents more...

Outside Lands Moves To Halloween Weekend 2021Outside Lands Moves To Halloween Weekend 2021
By - posted 3/18/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Get Out: Events, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

Outside Lands Moves To Halloween Weekend: October 29-31, 2021 2021 Lineup Includes Lizzo, Tame Impala, The Strokes, Tyler, The Creator Also Featuring Vampire Weekend, J Balvin, RüFüS Du Sol, Kehlani, Glass Animals, Zhu, Young Thug, Kaytranada, Khruangbin, Brittany Howard And More 2021 3-Day Ga, VIP, Payment Plan & Golden Gate Club Passes On Sale Now After a more...

SF's 1886 Victorian House Tours Reopen April 3rdSF’s 1886 Victorian House Tours Reopen April 3rd
By - posted 3/18/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Bay Area Updates, Museums / Cultural Institutions, Only in San Francisco, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

New for 2021 – Learn about Victorian era architecture and the lives of the Haas-Lilienthal family via a self-guided audio tour. Self-guided audio tours available Saturdays and Sundays between 12:00 PM and 3:00 PM, beginning April 3rd. Walk-ins are welcome, but we prefer advance reservations as space is limited: RSVP to plarson@sfheritage.org.  Note: Docent-led tours more...

SF's Newly Remodeled Garfield Square Rec Center & PoolSF’s Newly Remodeled Garfield Square Rec Center & Pool
By - posted 3/15/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Community, Only in San Francisco, Reopening

San Francisco’s newly renovated Garfield Center includes an indoor pool and modern clubhouse that will serve as a Community Hub for San Francisco students. San Francisco just completed their newly transformed Garfield Square Park in the Mission District. The facility has a renovated indoor pool, clubhouse, courtyard, and public art installation. more...

Entire Bay Area Now in Red TierEntire Bay Area Now in Red Tier
By - posted 3/13/2021
Bay Area Updates, COVID-19 Updates, Reopening, Vaccines, What's Closed / What's Open

Thanks to NBC Bay Area for sharing the uplifting news that California has reached a key vaccination milestone: the state has now administered 2 million doses to the residents in the most  disadvantaged zip codes. With the key target met, eligible counties are allowed to more into the less restrictive red tier. more...

Wineries & Breweries Without Food Can Reopen on March 13Wineries & Breweries Without Food Can Reopen on March 13
By - posted 3/13/2021
COVID-19 Updates, Eat & Drink, Outdoor Dining, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

California updated its Blueprint for a Safer Economy; now breweries, wineries, and distilleries that don’t serve food are allowed to reopen with modifications beginning March 13, 2021. Thanks ABC7 for sharing the details about California’s latest reopenings. FYI: As of March 12, 2021, all of the Bay Area is in the Red, more...

Tommy's Joynt Reopens for Indoor DiningTommy’s Joynt Reopens for Indoor Dining
By - posted 3/12/2021
Eat & Drink, Indoor Dining, Only in San Francisco, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

SF’s iconic hofbrau, Tommy’s Joynt, is back open for indoor dining (and take out). Thanks to SFGate for dishing the news that Tommy’s Joynt, located at Geary and Van Ness in San Francisco, made the surprise announcement on social media on Wednesday, that they’d be reopening on March 11th. They’re now open more...

Twin Peaks' New Configuration is Now OpenTwin Peaks’ New Configuration is Now Open
By - posted 3/11/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Only in San Francisco, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

This week, Twin Peaks opened its new configuration. Portola gate is now open for vehicle peak access and the Burnett gate is closed for pedestrian and bicycle use only. The pandemic saw many changes to Twin Peaks, which abruptly closed to car traffic at the start of the pandemic to reduce more...

Monterey Bay Aquarium Plans May 2021 ReopeningMonterey Bay Aquarium Plans May 2021 Reopening
By - posted 3/11/2021
Museums / Cultural Institutions, Reopening, Travel, What's Closed / What's Open

Having been closed for more than a year, the Monterey Bay Aquarium on March 11 finally announced an update on their reopening plans, with the goal of being open to the public by May 2021. “We’re very encouraged by the news from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), which has more...

SF's "Walt Disney Family Museum" Reopens (Sort of) on March 19SF’s “Walt Disney Family Museum” Reopens (Sort of) on March 19
By - posted 3/11/2021
Bay Area Updates, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

The Walt Disney Family Museum in The Presidio today announced the opening of the new special exhibition, The Walt Disney Studios and World War II, on Thursday, March 18 for museum members and to the general public the following day, on Friday, March 19, 2021. Please note this is part of a more...

San Francisco & Bay Area Museums: What's OpenSan Francisco & Bay Area Museums: What’s Open
By - posted 3/11/2021
Museums / Cultural Institutions, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

Here’s a list of all of the Bay Area museums, historical sites, zoos and gardens we could find and their current status and when they may open. Every county is moving at its own pace. Who did we miss? Know of any museums, zoos or gardens we missed? – email us more...