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SF's New Self-Guided Walking Tour of Pacific Heights' Historic HomesSF’s New Self-Guided Walking Tour of Pacific Heights’ Historic Homes
By - posted 3/1/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Brand New, City Discoveries, Only in San Francisco, Things to Do

Go on a self-guided walking tour to explore Pac Heights and see the beautiful Victorian architecture and how the neighborhood has changed over time. San Francisco Heritage just released their second self-guided walking tour, which covers approximately 15 blocks of the neighborhood of Pacific Heights centered on Broadway. The walk, created by 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...

GG Park's Gorgeous "Lighted Forest" Extended Until April 4thGG Park’s Gorgeous “Lighted Forest” Extended Until April 4th
By - posted 2/26/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Bay Area Updates, Only in San Francisco, Outdoorsy, Things to Do, What's Closed / What's Open, Wow

Golden Gate Park’s beautiful “lighted forest” that’s transformed Peacock Meadow into an enchanted forest of otherworldly shapes and ever-changing light, has been extended. You can now view the whimsical wonderland through April 4th – UPDATE – this might be April 6th according to the artist “Entwined,” by San Francisco artist Charles more...

"Smooches for Pooches” Free Valentine’s Drive-Thru“Smooches for Pooches” Free Valentine’s Drive-Thru
By - posted 2/11/2021
Adorable, Celebrations, Things to Do, Valentine's Day

Want some adorableness for Valentine’s Day?  The East Bay SPCA is hosting a very cute “Smooches for Pooches” Valentine’s Day Drive-Thru event. Send some socially-distanced love to their animals. Plus, they’ll have candy and non-food treats for children, including a fun East Bay SPCA activity book for you to take home. “Smooches for 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...

SF's "Ride 'N Roll" Slow Streets Art HuntSF’s “Ride ‘N Roll” Slow Streets Art Hunt
By - posted 2/11/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Only in San Francisco, Outdoorsy, Things to Do

Join in for an afternoon of walking, biking, scooting, roller skating and more safely along the Richmond District’s slow streets. Participate in a beautiful, people-first street-inspired art hunt that celebrates local writers, artists, & merchants. The Ride N’ Roll Slow Street Art Hunt kicks off on Saturday, February 13th in front more...

Chinatown's Lunar New Year Mural Scavenger HuntChinatown’s Lunar New Year Mural Scavenger Hunt
By - posted 2/10/2021
Brand New, Celebrations, Lunar New Year, Murals, Only in San Francisco, Things to Do

Celebrate Lunar New Year by hunting for murals throughout Chinatown. There’s 12 murals hidden throughout Chinatown, each one depicting one of the Chinese Zodiac animals. Find and snap of photo of each one, and share to Instagram to be entered to win their raffle. Chinatown Mural Hunt SF Chinatown Up through the end of more...

SF's Chinese New Year Float On DisplaySF’s Chinese New Year Float On Display
By - posted 2/8/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Brand New, Only in San Francisco, Things to Do

For the first time in the Chinese New Year Parade history, you can see one of the shimmering floats up close. The big Southwest Airlines float will be on display at Pier 27, Cruise Terminal Plaza, from noon to 8 pm for two weekends. Southwest Airlines Float Display Pier 27, Cruise Terminal Plaza – more...

SF's Chinese New Year Ox Sculpture HuntSF’s Chinese New Year Ox Sculpture Hunt
By - posted 2/3/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Brand New, Celebrations, Lunar New Year, Only in San Francisco, Things to Do

Gung Hay Fat Choy. Chinese New Year will look a little different this year, but San Francisco is doing something new to spark joy. This year, San Francisco is debuting the Year of the Ox on Parade. A tradition in the making, 11 life-sized Oxen will be publicly displayed across San more...

San Francisco Zoo Reopens (Again)San Francisco Zoo Reopens (Again)
By - posted 2/1/2021
Bay Area Updates, Only in San Francisco, Things to Do, What's Closed / What's Open

Good news, the San Francisco Zoo is open once again after nearly two months of closure. Unfortunately, the zoo had to shut down once again on December 7, 2020 for the latest Stay-At-Home order. SF Zoo has once again re-opened and similar to how you visited in 2020, you will be more...

SF's Pop-up Waterfront Drive-in Movie Theater is BackSF’s Pop-up Waterfront Drive-in Movie Theater is Back
By - posted 1/21/2021
Bay Area Updates, Drive-In Movies, Only in San Francisco, Things to Do, What's Closed / What's Open

San Francisco’s first drive-in movie theater, Fort Mason Flix, returns in February. Fort Mason Flix is a pop-up drive-in theater on the waterfront showing hit movies six days a week, from family favorites and cult classics to blockbusters and art house cinema. The theater features an oversized 40’ x 20’ high definition more...

Free National Parks Day for MLK DayFree National Parks Day for MLK Day
By - posted 1/14/2021
Freebies, Outdoorsy, Things to Do

Sometimes you’ve just got to get away from it all and clear your head with the peace and serenity of a national park. In honor of the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., National Park Service sites will have free admission for everyone on Monday, January 18, 2021, as the first fee more...

SF Reverses Decision: Allows Sundance Film Festival Drive-In Despite City BanSF Reverses Decision: Allows Sundance Film Festival Drive-In Despite City Ban
By - posted 1/8/2021
Drive-In Movies, Things to Do, What's Closed / What's Open

Thanks to KQED for letting us know that the Sundance Film Festival’s Drive-in screening will be allowed to take place in San Francisco once again. San Francisco city officials previously had stated that drive-in theaters would not be allowed under the current stay-at-home orders in the city, despite the fact that more...

2020 Winter Lights Around The Bay2020 Winter Lights Around The Bay
By - posted 12/28/2020
Holiday Lights, Outdoorsy, Things to Do, Uplifting

Winter is coming. The holidays are just around the corner and we all could use a little extra holiday cheer to lift our spirits and start looking forward to the new year (and the end of 2020). While big tree lighting events and holiday festivals are mostly cancelled for this year more...

Christmas in SF: 9 Fun Things You Can Still Do (Dec. 24-25)Christmas in SF: 9 Fun Things You Can Still Do (Dec. 24-25)
By - posted 12/23/2020
Only in San Francisco, Things to Do, What's Closed / What's Open

Yes, COVID sucks and most everything is shut down or gone virtual. But there are still a few socially-distant things you can do on Christmas Eve and Christmas. If you choose to go out, just make sure to mask up, stay socially distant and don’t mix with other groups outside your more...