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More Muni Routes Are Coming Back July 9More Muni Routes Are Coming Back July 9
By - posted 7/7/2022
Reopening, San Francisco, Transportation

SF Muni is adding more service. Starting July 9, Muni is bringing back additional routes that have been temporarily suspended since March 2020. On July 9, the next phase of the 2022 Muni Service Network plan will go into effect, focused on expanding bus service including the return of the 2 Sutter, 6 Haight-Parnassus more...

San Francisco Bay Area 4th of July & Fireworks Guide 2022San Francisco Bay Area 4th of July & Fireworks Guide 2022
By - posted 6/30/2022
4th of July, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

Typically we’ll list over 100 different Fourth of July events (including 50+ different fireworks shows within a few hours drive) with listings for the major fireworks shows plus tons of smaller hometown festivals, fairs and fireworks shows throughout the Bay Area and a few fun road trips. 2022 Update – Big more...

SF's Biggest AIDS Quilt Display Ever is Coming (June 11-12)SF’s Biggest AIDS Quilt Display Ever is Coming (June 11-12)
By - posted 6/12/2022
Brand New, Causes, Fairs & Festivals, Festival Updates, LGBTQ+, Only in San Francisco, Reopening, San Francisco, Uplifting

The National AIDS Memorial will mark the 35th anniversary of the AIDS Memorial Quilt with an historic outdoor display in Golden Gate Park that will feature nearly 3,000 hand-stitched panels of the Quilt. The display will be the largest display of the Quilt in the U.S. in over a decade and more...

Golden Gate Park’s Skatin’ Place Reopens w/ New ‘Psychedelic’ MuralGolden Gate Park’s Skatin’ Place Reopens w/ New ‘Psychedelic’ Mural
By - posted 6/9/2022
Artsy Fartsy, Brand New, Murals, Outdoorsy, Parks & Beaches, Reopening, San Francisco

A vibrant new ground mural at the legendary Skatin’ Place in Golden Gate Park made its debut on June 10, 2022 when the iconic outdoor roller skating spot reopened following repaving of the area and installation of the artwork, San Francisco Recreation and Park officials announced. The 28-foot by 93-foot oval more...

Marine Mammal Center Reopens for the First Time Since Pandemic ClosureMarine Mammal Center Reopens for the First Time Since Pandemic Closure
By - posted 5/30/2022
Museums / Cultural Institutions, Reopening

The Marine Mammal Center in the Marin Headlands of Sausalito will reopen its doors this week for the first time in two years, after being closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. When the center reopens Friday, visitors can expect to see a completely renovated interior, a sea otter mural, an more...

SF's Ghirardelli "Chocolate Experience" Reopens w/ Free Hot Fudge Sundaes (May 20)SF’s Ghirardelli “Chocolate Experience” Reopens w/ Free Hot Fudge Sundaes (May 20)
By - posted 5/20/2022
Eat & Drink, Freebies, Reopening, San Francisco

Ghirardelli Chocolate Company announced it will finally reopen its flagship Chocolate Experience Store, located in San Francisco’s Ghirardelli Square. The space is designed to elevate the customer experience and provides new and exciting ways to celebrate the true craftmanship of chocolate making. Visitors can expect to be delighted by the delicate more...

Hearst Castle to Finally Reopen for First Time in 2 YearsHearst Castle to Finally Reopen for First Time in 2 Years
By - posted 4/4/2022
Reopening, Travel, What's Closed / What's Open

California State Parks today announced plans to reopen Hearst San Simeon State Historical Monument (Hearst Castle). The world-renowned house museum will reopen to the public on May 11, after being closed for two years following the COVID-19 pandemic and severe rainstorms that damaged the access road to the castle in more...

Sierra-at-Tahoe Opens for 1 Weekend Only for 75th Anniversary (April 9-10)Sierra-at-Tahoe Opens for 1 Weekend Only for 75th Anniversary (April 9-10)
By - posted 3/16/2022
Reopening, Tahoe

Sierra-at-Tahoe is opening for just one weekend this season to celebrate its 75th anniversary. To pay homage to our history while setting our sights on the future, we are opening the resort for one weekend only on April 9-10 2022, to reflect and reconnect — together with your fellow Sierra family more...

YBCA is Finally Reopening & Celebrating w/ a Big Bash (March 25)YBCA is Finally Reopening & Celebrating w/ a Big Bash (March 25)
By - posted 3/7/2022
Celebrations, Museums / Cultural Institutions, Reopening, San Francisco

San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) is finally reopening its doors. To celebrate the occasion, they’re a “Reawakening Celebration” on March 25. RSVP to attend the party with food, drinks, dancing and music. The time has come for YBCA to reawaken our physical space, with a celebration on Friday, more...

Ocean Beach Bonfires are Back for 2022Ocean Beach Bonfires are Back for 2022
By - posted 3/4/2022
Bay Area Updates, Outdoorsy, Parks & Beaches, Reopening, San Francisco

Fires are allowed on Ocean Beach for eight months, March through October, under the Beach Fire Regulations for Ocean Beach. Fires will not be allowed on Ocean Beach from the first day in November to the last day in February. The Burn Season aligns with when demand from the public for fires is the highest. The No-Burn more...

Bathrooms at 19th St. Oakland BART Station Have ReopenedBathrooms at 19th St. Oakland BART Station Have Reopened
By - posted 2/28/2022
Brand New, Oakland, Reopening, Transportation

BART just recently reopened the restrooms at Oakland’s 19th Street Station. On Friday, February 25, 2022, U.S. Representative Barbara Lee helped mark the reopening of the newly remodeled 19th Street/Oakland Station restrooms, a project for which she played a major role in securing funding. Restrooms at 10 of BART’s underground stations have more...

SF's Outdoor Roller Rink Has ReopenedSF’s Outdoor Roller Rink Has Reopened
By - posted 2/28/2022
Bay Area Favorites, Only in San Francisco, Outdoorsy, Parks & Beaches, Reopening, San Francisco

Golden Gate Park’s Skatin’ Place has been recently been repaved and has now reopened. More upgrades are coming soon though. Phase two of the renovations will begin in May when the outdoor skating rink gets repainted with a brand new mural. We’re excited to announce that the Skatin’ Place repaving is more...

Off the Grid Returns to Fort Mason April 1stOff the Grid Returns to Fort Mason April 1st
By - posted 2/11/2022
Eat & Drink, Reopening, San Francisco

Off the Grid is proud to announce the return of California’s largest weekly food truck event, OTG:Fort Mason Center. Entering its 12th season, OTGFMC is a beloved launching point for some of the Bay Area’s best-known food businesses, as well as the first food truck market in California featuring a more...

SF's Rossi Pool Reopens After $15M RenovationSF’s Rossi Pool Reopens After $15M Renovation
By - posted 2/9/2022
Bay Area Updates, Reopening, San Francisco

The newly remodeled Angelo J. Rossi Pool will welcome back community members Saturday with a celebratory free swim in its modern facility, the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department announced today. The Feb. 12 free swim will be held from noon to 3:30 p.m. with intermittent breaks at Rossi Pool, located more...

Dolores Park Playground Finally Reopens After RenovationsDolores Park Playground Finally Reopens After Renovations
By - posted 2/8/2022
Bay Area Updates, Outdoorsy, Parks & Beaches, Reopening, San Francisco

Dolores Park’s Helen Diller Playground has finally reopened. The playground was closed in June 2021 which was supposed to be a 3-month closure for repairs, but the renovations took longer than expected, Mission Local notes. San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department took to Twitter to announce the reopening and thanked everyone for more...