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Everything You Have to Do in San Francisco This Week, 6/19-6/25

Updated On 06/16/2017 at 02:22PM EST Updated On 06/16/2017 at 02:22PM EST
San Francisco Pride
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Jun 20 Tue

Spend the longest day of the year drinking outside Sunrise is at 5:47am and sunset’s at 8:24pm, which means it’s officially the longest day of the year and what better way to make the most of it than by drinking outside on a rooftop or patio? That’s rhetorical; there is no better way.

Any rooftop or patio will do

Spend the longest day of the year drinking outside Any rooftop or patio will do Sunrise is at 5:47am and sunset’s at 8:24pm, which means it’s officially the longest day of the year and what better way to make the most of it than by drinking outside on a rooftop or patio? That’s rhetorical; there is no better way.

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Jun 20 Tue

Participate in SF’s best pub quiz Edinburgh Castle Pub’s famous weekly quiz night starts at 8:30pm. Bring your smartest friends because it’s also known for being one of the city’s most difficult.

Lower Nob Hill

Participate in SF’s best pub quiz Lower Nob Hill Edinburgh Castle Pub’s famous weekly quiz night starts at 8:30pm. Bring your smartest friends because it’s also known for being one of the city’s most difficult.

Gott’s Roadside

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Jun 21 Wed

Experience a light show and Surrealistic Summer Solstice Concert The Conservatory of Flowers is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love with an art installation that will transform the building into a canvas of illuminated scenes through October. But if you go on the first evening of summer, you’ll be treated not just to the first public display, but to a free concert with over 40 legendary musicians, including members of ALO, The Jefferson Airplane, Mother Hips, and more.

Golden Gate Park

Experience a light show and Surrealistic Summer Solstice Concert Golden Gate Park The Conservatory of Flowers is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love with an art installation that will transform the building into a canvas of illuminated scenes through October. But if you go on the first evening of summer, you’ll be treated not just to the first public display, but to a free concert with over 40 legendary musicians, including members of ALO, The Jefferson Airplane, Mother Hips, and more.

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Jun 21 Wed

Eat and drink at the Bi-BBQ Bring a potluck dish to share at the 10th annual Bi-BBQ, which is going on in Dolores Park from 3:30 to 6:30pm, which, yes, is right during work hours, but it’s SF, so luckily those aren’t actually a thing.

Dolores Park

Eat and drink at the Bi-BBQ Dolores Park Bring a potluck dish to share at the 10th annual Bi-BBQ, which is going on in Dolores Park from 3:30 to 6:30pm, which, yes, is right during work hours, but it’s SF, so luckily those aren’t actually a thing.

ThirstyBear Organic Brewery | ThirstyBear Organic Brewery

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Jun 22 Thu

Watch “The Lost Boys” under the stars It’s the 30th anniversary of what had better be your favorite vampire movie, so head to Jack London Square for a free outdoor screening. Grab food from one of the nearby restaurants to enjoy... just maybe save the Chinese takeout for another night.

Jack London Square, Oakland

Watch “The Lost Boys” under the stars Jack London Square, Oakland It’s the 30th anniversary of what had better be your favorite vampire movie, so head to Jack London Square for a free outdoor screening. Grab food from one of the nearby restaurants to enjoy... just maybe save the Chinese takeout for another night.

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Jun 22 Thu

Celebrate Pride at the California Academy of Sciences Nightlife is going all out for its Pride celebration with a drag show, costume contest (prizes from Good Vibrations), a “Hella Gay Dance Party,” and multiple bars throughout the museum. Admission is only $15 for the 21+ party.

Golden Gate Park

Celebrate Pride at the California Academy of Sciences Golden Gate Park Nightlife is going all out for its Pride celebration with a drag show, costume contest (prizes from Good Vibrations), a “Hella Gay Dance Party,” and multiple bars throughout the museum. Admission is only $15 for the 21+ party.

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Jun 22 Thu

Dance in the aisles of Grace Cathedral Grace Cathedral is throwing a Summer of Love dance party from 7:30 to 9pm. Five dollars gets you in for a night of dancing in the cathedral aisles to classics from 1967. And yes, like every Summer of Love party, you’re supposed to wear flowers in your hair. Only this time God will be watching, so just do it.

Nob Hill

Dance in the aisles of Grace Cathedral Nob Hill Grace Cathedral is throwing a Summer of Love dance party from 7:30 to 9pm. Five dollars gets you in for a night of dancing in the cathedral aisles to classics from 1967. And yes, like every Summer of Love party, you’re supposed to wear flowers in your hair. Only this time God will be watching, so just do it.

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Jun 22-23

Indulge in chocolate and art Check out up-and-coming artists while eating all of the chocolate at the Chocolate and Art Show in the SOMArts Cultural Center. Tickets are $5 to $15 and the show starts both days at 8pm and ends at 2am.

SoMa

Indulge in chocolate and art SoMa Check out up-and-coming artists while eating all of the chocolate at the Chocolate and Art Show in the SOMArts Cultural Center. Tickets are $5 to $15 and the show starts both days at 8pm and ends at 2am.

Leo's Oyster Bar | Leo's Oyster Bar

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Jun 23 Fri

Go to the Exploratorium for free It’s a free community NIGHT at the Exploratorium, which means you can get in for zero dollars starting at 5pm. The hands-on museum is staying open late, so you won’t get kicked out until five hours later at 10pm.

Embarcadero

Go to the Exploratorium for free Embarcadero It’s a free community NIGHT at the Exploratorium, which means you can get in for zero dollars starting at 5pm. The hands-on museum is staying open late, so you won’t get kicked out until five hours later at 10pm.

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Jun 24 Sat

Experience the Grape Escape Head to Anderson Valley for the day and buy a Grape Escape passport to get tastings at some of the region’s best wineries. The party kicks off at Handley Cellars at 10am and your $20 ticket gets you “Wine Club for a Day” discounts at all of the participating wineries.

Anderson Valley

Experience the Grape Escape Anderson Valley Head to Anderson Valley for the day and buy a Grape Escape passport to get tastings at some of the region’s best wineries. The party kicks off at Handley Cellars at 10am and your $20 ticket gets you “Wine Club for a Day” discounts at all of the participating wineries.

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Jun 24 Sat

Party for Pride The party starts at noon with performances from Kat Robichaud’s Misfit Cabaret, DJ Holographic, The Stud, MVMNT, Cheer San Francisco, and more. The event is free, but bring cash for a donation at the gate.

Civic Center

Party for Pride Civic Center The party starts at noon with performances from Kat Robichaud’s Misfit Cabaret, DJ Holographic, The Stud, MVMNT, Cheer San Francisco, and more. The event is free, but bring cash for a donation at the gate.

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Jun 25 Sun

Watch the Pride parade Thousands of people will be lining the streets along Market (from Beale to 8th Street) starting at 10:30am to watch colorful floats and fleets of people celebrating diversity and inclusion.

Market and Civic Center

Watch the Pride parade Market and Civic Center Thousands of people will be lining the streets along Market (from Beale to 8th Street) starting at 10:30am to watch colorful floats and fleets of people celebrating diversity and inclusion.

Emily Stockton-Brown (CPCM)