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SF's Only Indoor Waterslide Pool is Free Wednesday, July 3SF’s Only Indoor Waterslide Pool is Free Wednesday, July 3
By - posted 7/3/2024
Freebies, Fun & Games, San Francisco, Swimming / Waterparks

If you’re looking to beat the heat as summer temperatures soar, all 9 public pools in San Francisco will be free and open to all on Wednesday, July 3, 2024. Highs in San Francisco are expected to be in the mid-80s on Wednesday and a heat advisory will be in effect, more...

SF's "Free Summer Swim Day" at 9 City Pools (July 3)SF’s “Free Summer Swim Day” at 9 City Pools (July 3)
By - posted 7/3/2024
Freebies, Fun & Games, San Francisco, Swimming / Waterparks

SF Rec and Park to Offer Free Pool Access on Wednesday SF Residents can cool off at a nearby pool amid the hot summer weather If you’re looking to beat the heat as summer temperatures soar, all 9 public pools in San Francisco will be free and open to all on Wednesday, more...

Nintendo to Open Official Store in SF in 2025Nintendo to Open Official Store in SF in 2025
By - posted 5/30/2024
Brand New, Fun & Games, San Francisco

Nintendo of America today announced plans to open an official store in San Francisco’s iconic Union Square, providing a way for a wide range of visitors from near and far to experience the world of Nintendo, its products, and characters. The store, called Nintendo SAN FRANCISCO, will open in 2025 as more...

GG Park's Beer & Wine Garden is Back (Memorial Day Weekend 2024)GG Park’s Beer & Wine Garden is Back (Memorial Day Weekend 2024)
By - posted 5/23/2024
Bars, Fun & Games, Only in San Francisco, Outdoor Dining, Outdoorsy, Parks & Beaches, San Francisco

Golden Gate Park’s seasonal watering hole is back with a cocktail twist – For the first time, brunch cocktails will be available in addition to beer and wine. Starting Memorial Day Weekend 2024, park-goers can enjoy their favorite brunch cocktails as The Whale’s Tail makes a splash on the JFK Promenade, more...

Historic Downtown SF Bank Tranforms Into Roller Disco for 1 Night Only (Dec. 29)Historic Downtown SF Bank Tranforms Into Roller Disco for 1 Night Only (Dec. 29)
By - posted 12/22/2023
Fun & Games, Get Out: Events, Only in San Francisco, San Francisco, Things to Do

For one night only, the historic 130-year-old Hibernia Bank Building at 1 Jones Street in San Francisco will be will not be transformed into the Bank of 8 Wheels Roller Disco. UPDATE – According to posts on The Church of 8 Wheels social media feeds, due to issues with getting liability more...

Golden Gate Park’s Giant Ferris Wheel Moving to Fisherman's WharfGolden Gate Park’s Giant Ferris Wheel Moving to Fisherman’s Wharf
By - posted 10/25/2023
Bay Area Updates, Fun & Games, San Francisco

Thanks to the San Francisco Standard for sharing the news that after nearly 3 years in operation, San Francisco’s giant Ferris wheel, the SkyStar Observation Wheel, is saying goodbye to Golden Gate Park. The Ferris Wheel is moving across town to a triangular-shaped lot near Pier 39 and Fisherman’s Wharf known as more...

Bay Area's Best Pumpkin Patches for 2023Bay Area’s Best Pumpkin Patches for 2023
By - posted 10/3/2023
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, nearly all of 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 10/3/23 San Francisco Clancy’s more...

Fun New Japanese Bowling Alley Coming to SF in 2024Fun New Japanese Bowling Alley Coming to SF in 2024
By - posted 9/11/2023
Brand New, Fun & Games

In these times when all we seem to hear is about businesses closing, thanks to The San Francisco Standard for letting us know that a fun new bowling center and arcade that will be opening in SF soon. A new “Round1 Bowling & Arcade” which originally opened in Japan back in more...

9-Hole Golf Course Returns to SF's Oracle Park ⛳9-Hole Golf Course Returns to SF’s Oracle Park ⛳
By - posted 9/7/2023
Fun & Games, San Francisco

Even though the Giants bats have been dead pretty much all season, there’s still going to be a lot of swinging in Oracle Park in November. The San Francisco Giants’ are bringing back “Ballpark Back 9” turning Oracle Park’s outfield grass into a unique and interactive 9-hole golf course from November more...

SF Hosts Four Day "Civic Center Carnival" in August 2023SF Hosts Four Day “Civic Center Carnival” in August 2023
By - posted 7/31/2023
Fairs & Festivals, Fun & Games, Only in San Francisco, San Francisco

Mayor London N. Breed announced today the upcoming arrival of Civic Center Carnival, a vibrant four-day carnival that promises to infuse the heart of the Civic Center with summer delights and thrilling family entertainment. Civic Center Carnival will kick off Thursday, Aug. 24 and run through Sunday, Aug. 27, on Fulton Street more...

Bay Area's Epic $10 Inflatable Water Park Opens (Summer 2023)Bay Area’s Epic $10 Inflatable Water Park Opens (Summer 2023)
By - posted 5/25/2023
Fun & Games, Outdoorsy, Parks & Beaches, Summer, Swimming / Waterparks

The inflatable, floating Water Park at Spring Lake Regional Park’s swimming lagoon in Santa Rosa is part playground and part obstacle course. The Water Park opens seasonally on Memorial Day weekend, and is open daily through Labor Day. Lifejackets are provided and kids must be at least 6 years old and more...

'70s "Barbie Malibu Truck" Comes to Bay Area (May-June 2023)’70s “Barbie Malibu Truck” Comes to Bay Area (May-June 2023)
By - posted 5/3/2023
Adorable, Fun & Games

Hold onto your Kens as the ultimate Malibu party on wheels is cruisin’ into the Bay Area. In anticipation of the new Barbie movie hitting theaters on July 21, 2023, the Barbie Malibu Truck Tour is making three fabulous stops to treat fans to a blast from the past. Mark your more...

SF's 2023 "Bring Your Own Big Wheel" Race on Easter SundaySF’s 2023 “Bring Your Own Big Wheel” Race on Easter Sunday
By - posted 4/8/2023
Easter, Fun & Games, Get Out: Events

What’s that sound kids? It’s the sound of Big Wheels rolling.  Watch dozens of contestants at Bring Your Own Big Wheel (BYOBW) risk humiliation and serious injury racing their big wheels (those giant plastic tricycles from when we were kids – no rubber wheels allowed) down the crazy curvy Vermont & 20th more...

SF's New Dreamy "Fantasy Forest" BarSF’s New Dreamy “Fantasy Forest” Bar
By - posted 2/22/2023
Bars, Brand New, Fun & Games, San Francisco

Check out San Francisco’s new “Fantasy Forest” that just opened on the second floor of Thriller Social Club located at 508 4th Street in SoMa. Immerse yourself in this magical forest, filled with mushrooms, butterflies, and lights. According to Andrew at andrewtourssf, it took the staff 5 days to transform the space more...

SF Chinatown's Firecrackers & Lion Dancing Every SaturdaySF Chinatown’s Firecrackers & Lion Dancing Every Saturday
By - posted 12/21/2022
Celebrations, Fun & Games, San Francisco

San Francisco Chinatown is celebrating every Saturday with firecrackers and lion dancing. Hundreds of firecrackers will be set off at 3 pm in front of The Wok Shop, at 718 Grant Ave, San Francisco, along with a lively lion dance. And yes, they’ll be hosting this event even on the Christmas more...