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All the Food & Drinks Coming to SF's New Tunnel Tops Park This FallAll the Food & Drinks Coming to SF’s New Tunnel Tops Park This Fall
By - posted 10/6/2022
Bay Area Updates, Eat & Drink, Outdoor Dining, Outdoorsy, Parks & Beaches

San Francisco’s new favorite park, Presidio Tunnel Tops, which opened July 17, 2022, recently announced its full lineup of Presidio Pop-Up food vendors coming to the park through the end of the year. Most notably, San Francisco’s Fort Point is bringing their beers to the park. The local craft brewery will more...

SF's Newest Rooftop Garden is On a 97-Year Old Ferry BoatSF’s Newest Rooftop Garden is On a 97-Year Old Ferry Boat
By - posted 10/6/2022
Brand New, Outdoorsy, Parks & Beaches, San Francisco

Thanks to SFist for sharing the news that a historic 97-year old ferry boat is returning to the Bay Area. The Klamath, built in 1925. has found its way back to the Bay as Bay Area Council’s new floating office. And best of all, the renovated ferry features a rooftop with stunning more...

Oakland's Free Friday Night Fall Block Parties w/ Off the GridOakland’s Free Friday Night Fall Block Parties w/ Off the Grid
By - posted 10/3/2022
Museums / Cultural Institutions, Oakland, Outdoorsy, Sponsored

Reconnect with family, friends, and community at OMCA every Friday night – a weekly free outdoor experience with food trucks and music. These free events provide a gathering place to come together each week, including live music, hands-on activities, Off the Grid food trucks, and the newly-launched Town Fare Sundeck, featuring more...

All the Features Coming to SF's Brand New Waterfront ParkAll the Features Coming to SF’s Brand New Waterfront Park
By - posted 10/1/2022
Brand New, New Parks, Outdoorsy, Parks & Beaches, San Francisco

On September 14, together with community members who shaped the historic project from its conception, San Francisco officials broke ground at the future India Basin Waterfront Park. The groundbreaking ceremony marks the beginning of construction of the future park’s structures, including a food pavilion and shop building; two new piers; a more...

100 Things to Do in Nature in SF100 Things to Do in Nature in SF
By - posted 9/29/2022
Outdoorsy, Parks & Beaches, San Francisco

Whether you want to spend a tranquil day communing with turtles at McNab Lake or let your inner child run free with an exhilarating five minutes rolling down a hill at Alamo Square Park, San Francisco Children & Nature is offering over 100 ideas for outdoor fun in the city. The more...

SF Unveils Newly Restored 107-Year-Old Pagoda in Japanese Tea GardenSF Unveils Newly Restored 107-Year-Old Pagoda in Japanese Tea Garden
By - posted 9/29/2022
Bay Area Updates, Only in San Francisco, Outdoorsy

The Japanese Tea Garden’s towering pagoda, one of the few surviving structures from the 1915 World’s Fair, has been revived to its former glory following a meticulous restoration. Public officials, history buffs, and members of the Japanese American community celebrated the completion of the two-year project Wednesday evening with a ceremony more...

9 Best Corn Mazes in the Bay Area for 20229 Best Corn Mazes in the Bay Area for 2022
By - posted 9/21/2022
Halloween, Outdoorsy, Things to Do

Let’s get lost in a corn maze!  These insane twists and turns of nature used to be done manually, but now they’re mostly done by GPS and computer-controlled machines. We’ve rounded up the best corn mazes open for 2021 around the greater Bay Area, plus we’ve also thrown in a few smaller more...

Sonoma Winery's Brand New Kaleidoscopic Wine-Tasting PavilionSonoma Winery’s Brand New Kaleidoscopic Wine-Tasting Pavilion
By - posted 9/21/2022
Artsy Fartsy, Eat & Drink, Outdoorsy

One of the top California Pinot Noir growers, The Donum Estate, opens its brand-new, breathtaking Vertical Panorama Pavilion, a wine tasting room that allows for a unique and contextual interaction between the senses and the environment. The pavilion is designed by the Berlin-based office Studio Other Spaces, founded by artist Olafur more...

Golden Gate Park is Getting a "Golden Mile" in Fall 2022Golden Gate Park is Getting a “Golden Mile” in Fall 2022
By - posted 9/20/2022
Artsy Fartsy, Brand New, Outdoorsy, Parks & Beaches, San Francisco

After much controversy and debate (there were nine hours of non-stop public comment during the Board of Supervisors meeting), JFK Drive in Golden Gate Park was recently officially declared permanently “car-free.” The next task is to try to turn the roadway into a vibrant “Golden Mile.” Starting this week, and building up more...

San Francisco's Opera at the Ballpark Returns (Nov. 11)San Francisco’s Opera at the Ballpark Returns (Nov. 11)
By - posted 9/16/2022
Artsy Fartsy, Get Out: Events, Museums / Cultural Institutions, Outdoorsy, San Francisco

Opening night for Verdi’s “La Traviata” will be bigger than ever with the return of Opera at the Ballpark, a free community event held at Oracle Park, home of the San Francisco Giants. Enjoy your opera with a side of garlic fries, in one of the most scenic venues in town more...

Oakland Plans to Return Land to Indigenous GroupOakland Plans to Return Land to Indigenous Group
By - posted 9/16/2022
Bay Area Updates, Healing, Oakland, Outdoorsy

Oakland has announced plans to return about 5 acres of land owned by the city to Indigenous stewardship. The Oakland City Council will hold hearings to consider conveying the site, known as Sequoia Point, to the Indigenous women-led non-profit, Sogorea Te’ Land Trust, and the East Bay Ohlone tribe, Confederated Villages of more...

6 Bay Area Cities Experienced Highest Temperatures Ever Recorded (Sept. 6)6 Bay Area Cities Experienced Highest Temperatures Ever Recorded (Sept. 6)
By - posted 9/7/2022
Bay Area Updates, Outdoorsy

Six cities in the greater Bay Area on Tuesday saw their highest temperatures ever recorded, according to the National Weather Service. The same cities were among seven that had record highs for September and among eight that set records for Sept. 6. In all, 21 record temperatures were set or tied more...

San Francisco Critical Mass 30th Anniversary Bike Ride (Sept. 30)San Francisco Critical Mass 30th Anniversary Bike Ride (Sept. 30)
By - posted 8/31/2022
Causes, Celebrations, Have Your Voice Heard, Outdoorsy

Critical Mass was founded in 1992 in San Francisco. September 2022 marks 30 years of Critical Mass in San Francisco, and to celebrate they’re hosting a big anniversary ride. Meet up at 5:30 pm in Embarcadero Plaza, and roll out at 6:30 pm. Critical Mass is a bike ride, a celebration, and protest more...

Bay Area Heat Wave Expected for Labor Day WeekendBay Area Heat Wave Expected for Labor Day Weekend
By - posted 8/31/2022
Outdoorsy

Another heat wave is heading to the Bay Area this weekend and the National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat watch for most of the region. While conditions could change in the coming days, a “robust warming trend” is expected to start Thursday and will likely last through the Labor more...

Spooky Halloween Witch Paddle on the Bay (Oct. 30)Spooky Halloween Witch Paddle on the Bay (Oct. 30)
By - posted 8/30/2022
Halloween, Outdoorsy

Time to get spooky. Come join SUP Bay Area for a Halloween Witch Paddle in Half Moon Bay’s Princeton Harbor on Sunday, October 30, 2022. SUP and kayaks welcome. Wear your best witch or warlock costume (or if that’s not your thing, a Halloween costume, but be sure you can more...