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SJ Sharks Welcome Back Fans on April 26SJ Sharks Welcome Back Fans on April 26
By - posted 4/16/2021
Bay Area Updates, Fun & Games, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

By Jana Kadah – Bay City News Foundation The San Jose Sharks will be welcoming a limited number of fans back to the SAP Center to see them face off against the Arizona Coyotes on April 26. “On behalf of the entire Sharks organization, I am elated to welcome fans back to more...

Children's Fairyland Rides are Back April 7Children’s Fairyland Rides are Back April 7
By - posted 4/5/2021
Bay Area Favorites, Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Fun & Games, Museums / Cultural Institutions, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

Children’s Fairyland in Oakland is reopening its rides and bringing back its puppet shows and performances. With Alameda county’s recent move to the Orange Tier, we are incredibly excited to announce that Children’s Fairyland will be reopening its rides this Wednesday, April 7. In addition to our rides being available at a limited capacity, the more...

San Mateo County Fair Is Back for 2021San Mateo County Fair Is Back for 2021
By - posted 4/1/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Fairs & Festivals, Fun & Games, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

San Mateo County Event Center just recently announced the return of the County Fair. San Mateo County Fair will be one of California’s first major in-person events since the outbreak of pandemic. San Mateo County Event Center recently announced that they will host an in-person county fair this summer after being more...

Artists Transform Ocean Beach into Massive MasterpieceArtists Transform Ocean Beach into Massive Masterpiece
By - posted 3/30/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Bay Area Updates, City Insight, Fun & Games, Murals, Outdoorsy, Wow

Thanks to ABC7 for sharing the story about the massive beach art and sand drawings that took place at Ocean Beach on Sunday, March 28. Earthscape Art Experience transforms the sand into temporary, large-scale intricate works of art. Using rakes, the artists used the beach as their massive canvas. Of course, more...

SF's Police Horses' 'Luck of the Irish' Horseshoe Scavenger HuntSF’s Police Horses’ ‘Luck of the Irish’ Horseshoe Scavenger Hunt
By - posted 3/17/2021
Celebrations, Fun & Games, Only in San Francisco

San Francisco’s police horses were feeling festive for St. Patrick’s Day. The mounted unit paraded in the Presidio donning an Irish flag, and there will be special green horseshoes popping up around San Francisco today that you can take home for your own lucky charm.

SF's St. Patrick's Day Virtual Parade & Flag RaisingSF’s St. Patrick’s Day Virtual Parade & Flag Raising
By - posted 3/17/2021
Celebrations, Community, Fun & Games, Only in San Francisco, Virtual Events

San Francisco celebrated St. Patrick’s Day online this year with a virtual parade showcasing San Franciscans celebrating the holiday including bagpipers, SF’s mounted horse police and more. Hopefully, the West Coast’s largest Irish event will be back in person next year.

SF Cable Car Dresses Up for St. Paddy's DaySF Cable Car Dresses Up for St. Paddy’s Day
By - posted 3/17/2021
Adorable, City Discoveries, Fun & Games, Only in San Francisco

San Francisco’s Cable Car 13 is dressing up with the luck of the Irish for St. Patrick’s Day. See the iconic cable car will be on display at the Powell/Market turntable on Thursday, March 18 & Saturday, March 20 from 10 am to 3 pm. Please note the route is not actually more...

“SkyStar” Officially Extended to 2025 (Again)“SkyStar” Officially Extended to 2025 (Again)
By - posted 3/16/2021
Bay Area Updates, Fun & Games, Only in San Francisco, Things to Do, What's Closed / What's Open

The ongoing battle if San Francisco’s Skystar, the Ferris wheel in Golden Gate Park, will stay additional past its original end date may have finally come to an end. Thanks to KTVU for sharing the news that on Tuesday, March 16, the full board of San Francisco Supervisors voted to keep more...

Pi Digits Floated Above SF for 'Pi Day'Pi Digits Floated Above SF for ‘Pi Day’
By - posted 3/15/2021
Celebrations, Fun & Games, Only in San Francisco

Thanks to KRON4 for sharing the story about a unique way Pi Day, 3/14, was celebrated in San Francisco this year. If you were near Twin Peaks on March 14, you might have seen the digits of Pi floating across the sky. James Nicovich and his friends wrote the digits of Pi more...

SF's Mayor Joined Golden Gate Park's Roller Disco PartySF’s Mayor Joined Golden Gate Park’s Roller Disco Party
By - posted 3/8/2021
City Insight, Community, Fun & Games, Only in San Francisco, Things to Do

San Francisco Mayor London Breed strapped on some roller skates and joined in for Golden Gate Park’s Roller Disco Party on Sunday, March 7, 2021. Every Sunday afternoon, skaters from all over head to Skatin’ Place in the park at 6th Ave and Kennedy Drive for an afternoon of skating delight. Even more...

Free "SkyStar" Ferris Wheel Rides for SF's Graduating SeniorsFree “SkyStar” Ferris Wheel Rides for SF’s Graduating Seniors
By - posted 3/4/2021
Bay Area Updates, Freebies, Fun & Games, Only in San Francisco, Things to Do

Thanks to SkyStar and SF Rec and Park’s generous offer for all San Francisco public school graduating seniors to take a free ride on the Wheel this summer beginning June 2 through Sept. 6; students will need to show their SFUSD identification card at the on-site ticket booth for the free ride. Tickets more...

"SkyStar" Officially Extended to 2025: Reopens March 4“SkyStar” Officially Extended to 2025: Reopens March 4
By - posted 3/3/2021
Bay Area Updates, Fun & Games, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

The SkyStar Wheel in Golden Gate Park will be permitted to spin until 2025, the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department announced today. UPDATE – On 3/15/21 the SF Board of Supervisors decided to revisit the matter and now may only extend SkyStar until 2022 instead of 2025 The Historic Preservation Commission more...

SF's Brand New State-of-the-Art Tennis Center Opens March 3SF’s Brand New State-of-the-Art Tennis Center Opens March 3
By - posted 2/27/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Fun & Games, Only in San Francisco, Outdoorsy, Things to Do, What's Closed / What's Open

San Francisco’s brand new Lisa & Douglas Goldman Tennis Center in Golden Gate Park will open on Wednesday, March 3, 2021. The $27 million renovation has transformed the legendary Golden Gate Park facility into a state-of-the-art public tennis center accessible to first-time players and seasoned athletes alike. Online court reservations can more...

Balboa Theater's "Rock Lotto" Music Video PartyBalboa Theater’s “Rock Lotto” Music Video Party
By - posted 2/11/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Fun & Games, Only in San Francisco, Things to Do

Join us in Balboa Theater’s outdoor parklet for the “Balanced Breakfast Music Video Party” showing music videos from 10 of 2020’s Rock Lotto bands on Friday, February 12th from 6-9 pm. The venue has a large screen, snacks, and lots of seating. This will be a social distanced event. Please wear more...

Oakland's Free "Earn-A-Bike" Program is RestartingOakland’s Free “Earn-A-Bike” Program is Restarting
By - posted 2/9/2021
Bay Area Updates, Fun & Games

The Crucible in Oakland is restarting their Earn-A-Bike Program this February 16, as a newly designed 4-week program, running Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 3-6pm. The Crucible’s Bike Shop has been operating with new health and safety policies in place, successfully running multiple Bike Fix-A-Thons and Bike Maintenance classes for our local community. During Earn-A-Bike, they will open up more...