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Free Day at East Bay Waterpark “The Wave” (Aug. 12)Free Day at East Bay Waterpark “The Wave” (Aug. 12)
By - posted 8/2/2022
Freebies, Fun & Games, Swimming / Waterparks

Dublin’s The Wave waterpark is hosting a free admission day on Friday, August 12, 2022. On Friday morning, August 12, KTVU’s “Mornings on 2” news team will be filming a Dublin edition of “Zip Trips” at The Wave. Admission will be free for participants who arrive by 8:30 a.m., and the waterpark more...

SFO Offers Free Caricatures While You Wait for Your FlightSFO Offers Free Caricatures While You Wait for Your Flight
By - posted 7/15/2022
Freebies, Fun & Games, San Francisco

All you hear these days is bad news about airports – flight cancellations, delays and bags getting lost. Fortunately, here’s some good news if you’re flying out of the SFO’s International Terminal A (or Harvey Milk Terminal 1 if you don’t mind a short walk). You can get a free more...

The Castro's Sing-A-Long Movies are Back!The Castro’s Sing-A-Long Movies are Back!
By - posted 5/4/2022
Bay Area Favorites, Fun & Games, Get Out: Events, San Francisco

The Castro Theatre is bringing back a beloved tradition, sing-alongs. The fun, interactive sing-alongs return with their illustrious hosts Laurie Bushman and Sara Toby Moore. The hills are alive as the original Sing-a-Long-a is back more than 20 years since it revolutionized how we interact with the world’s favorite musical. For those of more...

March Madness "Fan Fest" Comes to SF (March 24-26)March Madness “Fan Fest” Comes to SF (March 24-26)
By - posted 3/21/2022
Fairs & Festivals, Festival Updates, Freebies, Fun & Games, San Francisco

The NCAA Men’s College Basketball Tournament hasn’t taken place in San Francisco since 1939 when it was on Treasure Island (how cool!). So now, after 80 years, “March Madness” finally returns to the City as the Chase Center plays host to this year’s West Regional. Although tickets to the games more...

PBS' Antiques Roadshow is Coming to Bay Area's Filoli (June 22)PBS’ Antiques Roadshow is Coming to Bay Area’s Filoli (June 22)
By - posted 2/24/2022
Artsy Fartsy, Fun & Games

PBS’ Antiques Roadshow is hitting the road once again and making a stop in the Bay Area. On Wednesday, June 22, the hit TV show will be filming in Woodside at Filoli Historic House & Garden. How to Get Free Tickets Now through March 21, 2022, you can submit your entry online more...

SF's "Soapbox Derby" Returns for First Time Since 1978SF’s “Soapbox Derby” Returns for First Time Since 1978
By - posted 2/15/2022
Artsy Fartsy, Brand New, Fun & Games, Museums / Cultural Institutions, San Francisco

Witness Bay Area creativity in overdrive when SFMOMA’s Soapbox Derby returns to McLaren Park for the first time in more than 40 years. The original artists’ derbies from the 1970s are legendary events in our history. Between the two races in 1975 and 1978, the museum commissioned cars and trophies more...

Brand New Roller Rink Opens in EmeryvilleBrand New Roller Rink Opens in Emeryville
By - posted 2/8/2022
Brand New, East Bay, Fun & Games

Thanks to 510Families for sharing the news that a brand new roller rink has opened in Emeryville. Aloha Fun Center is located at 5625 Bay St. across from H&M in the former Old Navy spot. The new roller rink has an arcade and live DJs. Skate admission is $15, but the more...

Yes, Muir Woods Still Has a PayphoneYes, Muir Woods Still Has a Payphone
By - posted 12/13/2021
Fun & Games, Getting Help

Muir Woods is not known for having great cell reception, but thankfully, the park still has an old-school payphone that might just come in handy one day. National Parks preserve history, including this payphone! Muir Woods has no service. #PlanLikeaRanger! 💰 Bring quarters for a payphone. Snap a selfie! 🏎️ Don’t expect to more...

Take a Swing on SF's Only Flying TrapezeTake a Swing on SF’s Only Flying Trapeze
By - posted 11/11/2021
Fun & Games, Reopening, San Francisco, What's Closed / What's Open

One of the most fun Friday night experiences in San Francisco is back for the first time in almost 2 years! For just $5, you can run away and join the circus! $5 Friday is perfect for a unique date or night out with friends. Please note this event is for more...

"Dance-O-Ween" SF's Epic Roving Costumed Dance Party is Back for 2021“Dance-O-Ween” SF’s Epic Roving Costumed Dance Party is Back for 2021
By - posted 10/28/2021
Celebrations, Fun & Games, Halloween, Only in San Francisco, San Francisco

It’s almost Halloween, and if you listen close, you can hear the streets calling your name. There will be speakers. There will be Mariah Carey. There will be giant costumes. And as always, there will be bizarre tricks and treats along the way as we walk, dance, and wind our way more...

"Thriller" SF's New Arcade Bar Opens Oct. 29“Thriller” SF’s New Arcade Bar Opens Oct. 29
By - posted 10/28/2021
Brand New, Eat & Drink, Fun & Games, San Francisco

Opening Friday, October 29, 2021 Proof Positive Partners, the team behind Westwood and Wilder in San Francisco, will introduce Thriller Social Club, located at 508 4th Street, San Francisco, in a former SoMa foundry that features a custom wood-fire pizza oven. ADDRESS: 508 4th Street, San Francisco HOURS: Wednesday to Saturday, 4:00 more...

Bay Area Trying to be FIFA World Cup Host Site in 2026Bay Area Trying to be FIFA World Cup Host Site in 2026
By - posted 10/28/2021
Bay Area Updates, Celebrations, Fun & Games

Bay Area politicians and business leaders later this week are hosting international soccer officials on a tour of Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara as part of the region’s bid to be a host for the 2026 World Cup. The soccer governing body FIFA is coming to the Bay Area on Friday more...

SF's Bob's Donuts Stars in Fun New YouTube SeriesSF’s Bob’s Donuts Stars in Fun New YouTube Series
By - posted 10/22/2021
Brand New, City Insight, Fun & Games, Only in San Francisco, Transportation

Thanks to SF Gate for sharing the news that a new comedy web series has launched and it stars San Francisco’s Bob’s Donuts. Taking a riff from Jerry Seinfeld’s “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee” is San Francisco’s “Comedians on Bicycles Getting Bob’s” streaming on YouTube. Comedian Sarah Katz-Hyman meets guests for a more...

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...

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...