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The 15 Best Things to Do in SF This July

Published On 07/01/2015 Published On 07/01/2015
Silicon Valley Sports League

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Jul 1 Wed

Tech Carnival at AT&T Park For just 10 bucks, you get unlimited rides and activities, like Velcro walls, human bowling, bouncy boxing, and so much more, all set up on the Giants’ home field. And, in a move that surprises no one, your favorite food trucks will also be there.

AT&T Park

Tech Carnival at AT&T Park AT&T Park For just 10 bucks, you get unlimited rides and activities, like Velcro walls, human bowling, bouncy boxing, and so much more, all set up on the Giants’ home field. And, in a move that surprises no one, your favorite food trucks will also be there.

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Jul 2 Thu

Beer Garden NightLife This NightLife is all about the brewing process, NightLife’s first-ever signature craft beer, AND a pop-up beer garden with dozens of local breweries. If that’s not enough (how is that not enough?), you can also play a game of Berlin-style Ping-Pong.

California Academy of Sciences

Beer Garden NightLife California Academy of Sciences This NightLife is all about the brewing process, NightLife’s first-ever signature craft beer, AND a pop-up beer garden with dozens of local breweries. If that’s not enough (how is that not enough?), you can also play a game of Berlin-style Ping-Pong.

Starbelly

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Jul 7 Tue

A Whole Pig Picnic on the Patio at Starbelly Spend the evening on Starbelly’s patio feasting on whole roasted pig and craft brews. It’s hog heaven, both figuratively and literally!

Starbelly

A Whole Pig Picnic on the Patio at Starbelly Starbelly Spend the evening on Starbelly’s patio feasting on whole roasted pig and craft brews. It’s hog heaven, both figuratively and literally!

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Jul 11 Sat

Beer Pairing with French Brasserie Bites Taste and learn about beers from France, Germany, the Czech Republic, and more. And enjoy French brasserie small bites created to complement the selection. Ooh la la!

The Hall

Beer Pairing with French Brasserie Bites The Hall Taste and learn about beers from France, Germany, the Czech Republic, and more. And enjoy French brasserie small bites created to complement the selection. Ooh la la!

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Jul 12 Sun

Free SF Symphony Concert The National’s guitarist, Bryce Dessner, joins the SF Symphony for a FREE daytime performance of his original orchestral work, plus a little Beethoven and Stravinsky for the symphony purists.

Pier 27

Free SF Symphony Concert Pier 27 The National’s guitarist, Bryce Dessner, joins the SF Symphony for a FREE daytime performance of his original orchestral work, plus a little Beethoven and Stravinsky for the symphony purists.

RN74

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Jul 14 Tue

Bastille Day Charity Party Play pétanque (that’s French for “bocce”), sip specialty cocktails, and nibble on canapés. And do it while knowing the party proceeds go towards supporting No Kid Hungry. Viva la France!

RN74

Bastille Day Charity Party RN74 Play pétanque (that’s French for “bocce”), sip specialty cocktails, and nibble on canapés. And do it while knowing the party proceeds go towards supporting No Kid Hungry. Viva la France!

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Jul 18 Sat

Space Prom IV Dance to live covers from the ‘80s, ‘90s, and ‘00s and take prom pics in between sets. Corsages recommended, but not required.

PianoFight

Space Prom IV PianoFight Dance to live covers from the ‘80s, ‘90s, and ‘00s and take prom pics in between sets. Corsages recommended, but not required.

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Jul 18 Sat

Watch Back to the Future with a live orchestra The SF Symphony will perform the Grammy Award-nominated score live while you watch Marty McFly travel back in time. Go. It’s your destiny.

Davies Symphony Hall

Watch Back to the Future with a live orchestra Davies Symphony Hall The SF Symphony will perform the Grammy Award-nominated score live while you watch Marty McFly travel back in time. Go. It’s your destiny.

Table Tennis Turf Wars

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Jul 21 Tue

Table Tennis Turf Wars Whether you register to play or just want to be a spectator who enjoys the open bar, you’ll be doing so to generate charitable donations for youth development program Juma Ventures.

Dogpatch Studios

Table Tennis Turf Wars Dogpatch Studios Whether you register to play or just want to be a spectator who enjoys the open bar, you’ll be doing so to generate charitable donations for youth development program Juma Ventures.

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Jul 24 Fri

Space Cowboys present shOOnanigans Space Cowboys DJs and friends AND Silent Disco (outside) perform in their biggest shindig in 2015... before they take it to the playa, of course.

The Public Works SF

Space Cowboys present shOOnanigans The Public Works SF Space Cowboys DJs and friends AND Silent Disco (outside) perform in their biggest shindig in 2015... before they take it to the playa, of course.

Far West Fest

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Jul 25 Sat

Far West Fest Voted the best music festival in Marin, this year’s performers include Ozomatli and Monophonics. Plus, wine tasting, oysters, and you can even camp there all weekend.

Love Field, Point Reyes

Far West Fest Love Field, Point Reyes Voted the best music festival in Marin, this year’s performers include Ozomatli and Monophonics. Plus, wine tasting, oysters, and you can even camp there all weekend.

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Jul 25 Sat

International Champions Cup: Manchester United vs. FC Barcelona Yes, you have to go to Santa Clara, but considering this is one of the premier matches of the tournament, it’s well worth the trip.

Levi’s Stadium

International Champions Cup: Manchester United vs. FC Barcelona Levi’s Stadium Yes, you have to go to Santa Clara, but considering this is one of the premier matches of the tournament, it’s well worth the trip.

Stern Grove Festival

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Jul 25 Sat

SF ‘80s Prom Relive your ‘80s prom (or experience it for the very first time). All proceeds to go the Guardsmen programs supporting at-risk Bay Area youth. And yes, there will be slow dancing.

The Julia Morgan Ballroom

SF ‘80s Prom The Julia Morgan Ballroom Relive your ‘80s prom (or experience it for the very first time). All proceeds to go the Guardsmen programs supporting at-risk Bay Area youth. And yes, there will be slow dancing.

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Jul 26 Sun

SF Ballet at Stern Grove Nothing says culture like the magnificent San Francisco Ballet. And nothing says savvy like seeing them perform for free.

Stern Grove

SF Ballet at Stern Grove Stern Grove Nothing says culture like the magnificent San Francisco Ballet. And nothing says savvy like seeing them perform for free.

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Jul 30 Thu

Chocolate and Art Show Indulge in free chocolate while enjoying up-and-coming SF artists, photographers, creators, and five bands each night.

SOMArts Cultural Center

Chocolate and Art Show SOMArts Cultural Center Indulge in free chocolate while enjoying up-and-coming SF artists, photographers, creators, and five bands each night.