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SF Giants Require Vaccines or Negative Test to Go to GamesSF Giants Require Vaccines or Negative Test to Go to Games
By - posted 4/2/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

After a long year, the Giants will welcome fans back to Oracle Park on Opening Day, April 9. Under the public health order issued by the San Francisco Health Officer, the Giants can operate the ballpark at up to 22% capacity with special testing/vaccination requirements for entry to Oracle Park. Read 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...

El Rio Opens Its Patio on April 1st. Finally!El Rio Opens Its Patio on April 1st. Finally!
By - posted 3/30/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Only in San Francisco, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

Popular Mission bar El Rio just announced that it’s reopening its awesome back patio on Thursday, April 1, after more than a year of being closed. Thanks to Hoodline for sharing the news.  El Rio will be open on Thursdays and Fridays from 4-10 pm, and Saturdays and Sundays from 3-10 pm. more...

Monterey Bay Aquarium Reopens May 15Monterey Bay Aquarium Reopens May 15
By - posted 3/30/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Museums / Cultural Institutions, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

After being closed for more than a year now due to the ongoing pandemic, Monterey Bay Aquarium has just announced that it will be reopening to all guests on May 15. Tickets go on sale Wednesday, May 5 at 9 a.m. PT. Members can reserve tickets starting April 26; special member more...

SF's High Schools to Finally Reopen April 26SF’s High Schools to Finally Reopen April 26
By - posted 3/30/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Only in San Francisco, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

Thanks to KRON4 for sharing the details about the San Francisco Unified School District’s return to in-person learning, after the the schools have closed for a year now due to the ongoing pandemic. KTVU reports that initially the reopening of in-person learning will be restricted to San Francisco’s “focal populations”  i.e. more...

All of SF's Indoor Pools to Open by Mid-JuneAll of SF’s Indoor Pools to Open by Mid-June
By - posted 3/25/2021
Bay Area Updates, Reopening, Swimming / Waterparks, What's Closed / What's Open

Splish splash…San Francisco’s indoor swimming pools are opening soon. San Francisco’s arrival in the state’s Orange Tier means a return to limited indoor lap swimming with prior reservation, as well as some other programs. San Francisco Recreation & Parks Department are currently coordinating staffing and programming in an effort to get more...

SF Officially in "Orange" Reopening Tier (March 24 at 8am)SF Officially in “Orange” Reopening Tier (March 24 at 8am)
By - posted 3/23/2021
Bay Area Updates, Get Out: Events, Museums / Cultural Institutions, Outdoor Dining, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

San Francisco Reopens And Expands Businesses And Activities As It Moves Into The State’s Orange Tier Beginning Wednesday, March 24, San Francisco will reopen indoor offices, outdoor bars, and indoor recreation, as well as expand outdoor entertainment, and a number of activities in accordance with State restrictions and additional local limits  San more...

SF To Enter "Orange Tier" March 24. Here's What Can ReopenSF To Enter “Orange Tier” March 24. Here’s What Can Reopen
By - posted 3/19/2021
Bay Area Updates, Outdoor Dining, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

If San Francisco enters the orange tier on March 24th as expected, the city announced that they are reopening more and loosening more restrictions including a further expansion of indoor and outdoor dining and outdoor bars (even without serving food) will be allowed to open for the first time in more...

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom is Back April 3Six Flags Discovery Kingdom is Back April 3
By - posted 3/18/2021
Bay Area Updates, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom announced today that they are planning to reopen the Vallejo amusement park to the general public on April 3, 2021. The park opens for members and season pass holders on April 1. For now, only California residents will be allowed to visit the park. Any out-of-state residents more...

Outside Lands Moves To Halloween Weekend 2021Outside Lands Moves To Halloween Weekend 2021
By - posted 3/18/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Get Out: Events, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

Outside Lands Moves To Halloween Weekend: October 29-31, 2021 2021 Lineup Includes Lizzo, Tame Impala, The Strokes, Tyler, The Creator Also Featuring Vampire Weekend, J Balvin, RüFüS Du Sol, Kehlani, Glass Animals, Zhu, Young Thug, Kaytranada, Khruangbin, Brittany Howard And More 2021 3-Day Ga, VIP, Payment Plan & Golden Gate Club Passes On Sale Now After a more...

SF's 1886 Victorian House Tours Reopen April 3rdSF’s 1886 Victorian House Tours Reopen April 3rd
By - posted 3/18/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Bay Area Updates, Museums / Cultural Institutions, Only in San Francisco, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

New for 2021 – Learn about Victorian era architecture and the lives of the Haas-Lilienthal family via a self-guided audio tour. Self-guided audio tours available Saturdays and Sundays between 12:00 PM and 3:00 PM, beginning April 3rd. Walk-ins are welcome, but we prefer advance reservations as space is limited: RSVP to plarson@sfheritage.org.  Note: Docent-led tours more...

SF's Newly Remodeled Garfield Square Rec Center & PoolSF’s Newly Remodeled Garfield Square Rec Center & Pool
By - posted 3/15/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Community, Only in San Francisco, Reopening, Swimming / Waterparks

San Francisco’s newly renovated Garfield Center includes an indoor pool and modern clubhouse that will serve as a Community Hub for San Francisco students. San Francisco just completed their newly transformed Garfield Square Park in the Mission District. The facility has a renovated indoor pool, clubhouse, courtyard, and public art installation. more...

Entire Bay Area Now in Red TierEntire Bay Area Now in Red Tier
By - posted 3/13/2021
Bay Area Updates, COVID-19 Updates, Reopening, Vaccines, What's Closed / What's Open

Thanks to NBC Bay Area for sharing the uplifting news that California has reached a key vaccination milestone: the state has now administered 2 million doses to the residents in the most  disadvantaged zip codes. With the key target met, eligible counties are allowed to more into the less restrictive red tier. more...

Wineries & Breweries Without Food Can Reopen on March 13Wineries & Breweries Without Food Can Reopen on March 13
By - posted 3/13/2021
COVID-19 Updates, Eat & Drink, Outdoor Dining, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

California updated its Blueprint for a Safer Economy; now breweries, wineries, and distilleries that don’t serve food are allowed to reopen with modifications beginning March 13, 2021. Thanks ABC7 for sharing the details about California’s latest reopenings. FYI: As of March 12, 2021, all of the Bay Area is in the Red, more...

Tommy's Joynt Reopens for Indoor DiningTommy’s Joynt Reopens for Indoor Dining
By - posted 3/12/2021
Eat & Drink, Indoor Dining, Only in San Francisco, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

SF’s iconic hofbrau, Tommy’s Joynt, is back open for indoor dining (and take out). Thanks to SFGate for dishing the news that Tommy’s Joynt, located at Geary and Van Ness in San Francisco, made the surprise announcement on social media on Wednesday, that they’d be reopening on March 11th. They’re now open more...