Events

Everything Fun to Do in San Francisco This Weekend

Updated On 08/17/2017 at 04:34PM EST Updated On 08/17/2017 at 04:34PM EST
tour de fat
tour de fat | Michael Oppenheim
filipino night market
Melissa DeMata
Friday
Aug 18
“Undiscovered” is a new, monthly Filipino night market with 13 Filipino food vendors. Kinda like Off the Grid, but even better ‘cause there are DJs, shopping, and dancing.
Cost: Petty cash for food/drink
Friday
Aug 18
It’s the last after-hours party of the summer at the de Young, so stop by for live music, dance, panels, drop-in workshops, and of course, cocktails.
Cost: Totally free
Friday
Aug 18
This Bay Area band is bringing its soulful blend of Americana and garage music for a free performance. All you need to do to get in is be over 21 and RSVP.
Cost: Being the legal age to drink
noise pop block party
John Hartsfield
Saturday
Aug 19
Noise Pop’s 20th Street Block Party is going down from noon to 6pm this Saturday. There will be performances from Neon Indian, Kilo Kish, Hoops, Sugar Candy Mountain, The Tambo Rays, High Sunn, and Big Thursday, as well as really good food and cool activations. Admission is free... unless you want the VIP experience that is (21 and up!).
Cost: Zilch for GA, $99-$119 for VIP
Saturday
Aug 19
Wavy Baby is a new open-air marketplace where you can hang by the pool while shopping vintage apparel and cool crafts. While listening to DJs and sipping on rosé/frosé slushies, of course.
Cost: $1-$1000 depending on how many things you wanna buy
Saturday
Aug 19
Did you know that flamingos are born gray, but turn pink because of the shrimp and algae they eat? Luckily, you just need to put on pink clothing and stand on one leg to join this party in the park where everyone’s dressing up like flamingos because... birds of a feather or something like that.
Cost: Depends on how much you wanna spend on a costume.
Saturday
Aug 19
OK, you can actually just ask for it politely at this ice cream festival where your favorite ice cream makers will be serving up cups, cones, floats, and pops. Brain freeze heaven.
Cost: $6 for adults, free for the kiddos
Saturday
Aug 19
This movie about interracial marriage is just as important now as it was 50 years ago. You can watch it in Duboce Park.
Cost: Free
Saturday
Aug 19
This Haight Street bar is throwing a prom party 1960s-style complete with a five-piece combo playing all of the Motown hits. Wear your best ‘60s outfit for a chance to win Prom King or Queen.
Cost: $5 pre-sale, $10 at the door
Saturday
Aug 19
Tour de Fat's bike and beer festival is coming to SF with circus performers, vaudeville acts, magicians, provocateurs, and tons of live music. The show starts at 4pm, and, yes, costumes are encouraged. It’s SF, what else did you expect?
Cost: $25
Saturday - Sunday
Aug 19-20
The Golden Gateway to Gems Show and Sale is your chance to learn about rare gems and minerals from Asia and beyond; have any mystery rocks you’ve been holding onto identified; and maybe do a little shopping for jewelry you’d never find in the mall.
Cost: $10 for adults, $8 for students and seniors, kids free
oysterfest
Waterbar
Sunday
Aug 20
Waterbar’s Annual OysterFest is your chance to indulge in oysters, wine, craft beer, small bites, and live music. It all benefits the SF chapter of the Surfrider Foundation, so you can feel good about where your ticket money is goin’.
Cost: $85 (all inclusive!)
Sunday
Aug 20
Wear your dancing shoes to Stern Grove to see this NYC group perform its eclectic blend of EDM for free. And if you haven’t been to Stern Grove yet this year, this is the second-to-last free concert of the summer. BYO blankets, beer, booze, baguettes, etc.
Cost: A big ol’ goose egg.