Golden Gate Park September 2011 Events

While it’s the season for rulers, pencils and notebooks, Golden Gate Park is here to make sure you find the time to unwind and enjoy one of the best parks in the nation. Get your calendars out and plan for a month full of music,...

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Golden Gate Park September 2012 Events

You have no excuses to stay in the house when you have the impressive lineup of Golden Gate Park events for September 2012 waiting for you. For starters, there are celebrations ready to burst at the seams. Perhaps you’d...

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Golden Gate Park November Events 2012

November brings juicy turkeys, candied yams and pumpkin pie to dinner tables across San Francisco, and Golden Gate Park will be doing its part, such as hosting an annual gathering on Thanksgiving. Aside from holiday celebrations...

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Golden Gate Park Events – April 2012

Spring is in the air and what better way to celebrate the season than by taking a bit of time beautifying and enjoying the beauty of Golden Gate Park. The month of April is packed with plenty of opportunities to give back to the...

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Golden Gate Park Events for June 2011

Golden Gate Park is known for offering an abundance of opportunities to dance, listen to music, and take time to smell the flowers. Celebrate the month of June and the start of the summer season in the park, which offers...

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Golden Gate Park 2013 April Events

April is a month known for its spring renewal, and across Golden Gate Park, you’ll see plenty of plants and flowers continue to take shape and fill with color. A trip to the Conservatory of Flowers around this time is...

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October Events in Golden Gate Park

There’s nothing spooky about the events going on at Golden Gate Park in the month of October – except for zombies roaming around the California Academy of Sciences and a free Halloween movie showing at the Park Chalet. In...

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Golden Gate Park Events for August 2012

In the month of August, San Francisco plays host to one of the most exciting events in the city – the Outside Lands Festival – with an explosion of food, music, art and many other fun-filled distractions. As the much-anticipated...

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Outside Lands Festival Recap

I’m still recovering from the mixture of last weekend’s sensory overload experienced at the Outside Lands Festival, which took place at the always-impressive Golden Gate Park. The occasional cool breeze added to the...

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Golden Gate Park Events – December 2012

While the month of December is a time for holiday celebrations and the anticipation of a New Year, Golden Gate Park events aim to keep you busy with festive fun, art, fashion, recreation, and lots of lights. And while snowflakes...

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Golden Gate Park Events – March 2012

Whether you’re looking to appreciate the beauty of local products and businesses, are a fan of Jean Paul Gaultier or wish to get your hands on a couple zines, Golden Gate Park events for March 2012 provide an assortment of...

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Golden Gate Park Events for August 2011

Looking for something to do this month? August in Golden Gate Park brings you one of San Francisco’s premier music and art events – the Outside Lands Festival. There’s also something for the local gardener or plant...

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Golden Gate Park Events – July 2013

While fireworks are set to light up the skies throughout San Francisco in celebration of the Fourth of July, the monthly events at Golden Gate Park will provide their own colorful displays of fun. While the California Academy of...

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All-Skate Jam at Metson Lake

Calling all skaters! This weekend, pay a visit to Golden Gate Park’s Metson Lake (located close to Polo Field on Middle Drive West), to enjoy high-flying tricks and non-stop shredding action. On October 12th, 2008, from...

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Golden Gate Park March Events 2013

March is the month that the spring season brings a wave of new growth to Golden Gate Park. Flowers are king this time of the year. Your scenery will include blooming cherry trees, flowering shrubs, and liveliness rousing in the...

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Golden Gate Park Events – October 2013

Golden Gate Park events for October 2013 not only provide plenty of opportunities for you to get use out of a Halloween costume, but you’ll also have a chance to celebrate the great white shark, get drunk with botanical...

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Golden Gate Park June 2012 Events

As we draw closer to the summer season, the start of June 2012 in Golden Gate Park is booming with an array of free events and cultural celebrations. Throughout the month, you will also have the chance to give back to nature...

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Golden Gate Park Events for July 2012

Let the fireworks begin in the month of July at Golden Gate Park with 2012 events that bring the flair of band music, Bastille Day and Bollywood to San Francisco’s green oasis. With family-friendly opportunities and nights...

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Rainy Days in Golden Gate Park

This weekend – the forecast predicts more rain with troublesome winds – meaning I’d suggest you hold off on that run through the park and instead…try to enjoy some of the features of Golden Gate Park offered within the...

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de Young Museum – Jazz at Intersection

On Sunday, September 21st, 2008, jazz enthusiasts and locals looking for a good time will gather just outside of the de Young Cafe Terrace in Golden Gate Park to enjoy an afternoon filled with music. Intersection for the Arts...

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County Fair for a Good Cause

Are you ready to kick up your boots, let down your hair, and prepare for the excitement-filled 2nd annual AEF County Fair on May 31st, 2009 – courtesy of the AIDS Emergency Fund? From 3pm to 7pm, the San Francisco County Fair...

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Outside Lands Festival 2010

Throughout the year, Golden Gate Park sees a great deal of events centered on music, art and food. The Outside Lands Festival is just one of the many examples of how the park allows you to continue an endless exploration of...

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Lindy in the Park Starts Again!

For all of you looking forward to the free beginner swing dance lessons offered at the Golden Gate Park – I should alert you to a time change that will start this weekend. May 4th, 2008 will mark the first lesson showcasing an...

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Family Appreciation Day (@ CAS)

All over San Francisco, 30 local attractions will open their doors to city resident families on January 11th for free entry during the fourth annual Family Appreciation Day. Participating in this citywide event is the California...

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Outside Lands Music and Art Festival 2009

With an impressive lineup of musicians, artists, and vendors – the Golden Gate Park plays host to the 2009 Outside Lands Music and Art Festival between Friday, August 28 and Sunday, August 30. This extravaganza promises much...

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Golden Gate Park Events in July 2011

In the month of July, Golden Gate Park offers a little something for everyone with events to entertain and educate music lovers, photographers, and gardeners. Expect events that mix comedy with instruction, bring together...

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Golden Gate Park Events – April 2014

You’ve heard the saying, ‘April showers bring May flowers,’ and in Golden Gate Park, this month brings a wealth of creatively fun endeavors to explore at one of San Francisco’s most favorite places to...

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Gone Fishin’

With the success of this weekend’s Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival, the summer’s big events have come to a close. Fall’s squarely upon us, and with the passing of the seasons now comes a time of transition – which for most of...

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Freedom Road 5K and Jefferson Mile

What are you doing this 4th of July? Why not start off the morning with a little running in the park? To enjoy some of the best views of Golden Gate Park, come stretch your legs at the Freedom Road 5K and Jefferson Mile – two...

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Bike Golden Gate Park and the Bridge in a Day

Biking in Golden Gate Park is not only a satisfying way to exercise, sightsee, and travel, but is also a fun activity that entertains the entire family. But, what happens when you’re a bikeless traveler or have left your...

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Winter Break at Golden Gate Park Golf Course

The Golden Gate Park Golf Course not only offers a Winter Break getaway for kids, but the Junior Golf Holiday Camps also enriches with ‘life skills’ masked in a friendly game of golf. Don’t let your child sit...

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February 2012 Golden Gate Park Events

During the month of February, Golden Gate Park brings Cupid out of hiding, pays homage to a local legend, offers free admission to popular San Francisco attractions, and celebrates Black History Month. When you’re looking...

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Slow Beer Festival – March 1st (Saturday)

The County Fair Building at Golden Gate Park (Lincoln Way and 9th Ave) will open its doors from 12pm to 4pm for the highly anticipated Slow Beer Festival. Here – premier craft beers of San Francisco meet with some of the...

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Re-Opening of California Academy of Sciences

This weekend, come to Golden Gate Park for the long awaited, highly anticipated reopening of the new and improved California Academy of Sciences. Here you will find an event that showcases knowledgeable conservationists, the...

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Lymphoma 5-K Walk & Celebration

On June 14th, 2009, hundreds of survivors and caregivers will gather at the Golden Gate Park to walk, raise funds, and increase awareness for the Lymphoma Research Foundation. From 8am to 12pm, the Music Concourse (Bandshell)...

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San Francisco Botanical Garden Volunteer

Whether it looks good on a resume, fulfills volunteer hours, or simply gets you out of the house – the San Francisco Botanical Garden is on the prowl for helpers to take on an array of interesting positions. Perhaps you’d...

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Children’s Story Time at SF Botanical Garden

When you’re looking for an outing this weekend that enlightens the mind of your child or young relative, open their eyes to the wonderful world of literary garden scenes and the beauty of the San Francisco Botanical...

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San Francisco Sunday Streets

If you’re looking for a relaxing atmosphere to go for a run, bike on a pleasant day, rollerblade last night’s burritos off, or simply take a walk surrounded by the beauty of nature – Golden Gate Park provides the...

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Running for Hope

There’s good reason to run this weekend. Over 20,000 people from 50 states and more than 18 countries will be running through the park in a race to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. The race, put on by Nike, has...

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A Sweet Exhibit at de Young Museum

Enter the mind of Timothy Horn – an Australian artist taking Golden Gate Park by storm with his large-scale works that combine interesting materials to craft beauty and awe-inspiring creations. With a knack for using silicone...

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Golden Gate Park Bike & Skate

Providing park visitors with the opportunity to feel the wind in their hair with a set of wheels under their feet is Golden Gate Park Bike & Skate, a family-owned business serving the San Francisco region since 1978....

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Farewell King Tut & Books and Flower Sale

Golden Gate Park is constantly providing the city with many free opportunities to explore worldwide cultures, music, and nature. This weekend, we celebrate Egyptian royalty, as well as offer you a chance to stock your...

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Give Back to the Golden Gate Park

How can we let our Golden Gate Park suffer the disgrace of empty candy wrappers, the random soda can, and other blemishes? Trash can put a damper on all the activities that take place at the park. So, why not do your part and...

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Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival 2008

Golden Gate Park is certainly the place to be this weekend, as an assortment of musical acts come to town for the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival, held Friday, October 3rd to Sunday, October 5th. Rain or shine – various...

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Alice’s SummerThing Free Concert

Did someone say a free concert is going on at Golden Gate Park on June 21, 2009? From 12pm to 5pm, head for Speedway Meadow located on Transverse Drive at John F Kennedy Drive to enjoy music and other exciting,...

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Spirit Rising Event at Golden Gate Park

Just by walking through the many nooks and crannies of Golden Gate Park, you may encounter a personal spiritual awakening, but this Saturday, you may take advantage of a structured event centered on sacred energy, prayer, music...

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Golden Gate Park Events – January 2013

It’s a New Year and Golden Gate Park has no plans to slow down in offering you endless opportunities to create the memories that last a lifetime. There will always be something new and exciting to enjoy throughout the year...

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Free Sundaes in the Park…Hummus That Is…

A touch of Mediterranean culture will pay a visit to the Golden Gate Park on Sunday, May 18th, 2008 – bringing the taste of mashed chickpeas blended with garlic, lemon juice, and tahini. Often used as a dip or spread, hummus...

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Lunar New Year Flower Market

Are you looking for a little prosperity and good luck to kick off the new year? Consider the Lunar New Year Flower Market, which will make its’ tenth appearance at Golden Gate Park. Celebrating the Year of the Ox at the...

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Power to the Peaceful Festival 2009

Speedway Meadow will transform into a harmonious event on Saturday, September 12, 2009 (9am to 5pm) – welcoming all with open arms to a gathering of international musicians, visual artists, keynote speakers, and more than 200...

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Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk

More than just the name of an event, Making Strides Against Breast Cancer refers to the vital progress the American Cancer Society has made through research, education, advocacy, and patient services. Because of people like you,...

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San Francisco Zine Fest 2008

Independent and underground publishing will explode into a wave of more than 60 small press exhibitors and an assortment of stimulating workshops and panels at the San Francisco Zine Fest 2008. The San Francisco County Fair...

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Year round golf programs for boys & girls 6-14

Do you have the next Tiger Woods in the making? Perhaps, you’re just interested in cultivating your child’s interest in scoring a hole-in-one. What better way to expose your child to the game of golf than to surround...

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Easter Weekend at Golden Gate Park

If you don’t feel like popping a ham into the oven to prepare an Easter feast at home, Golden Gate Park has you covered. On April 4, 2010, enjoy an Easter Brunch and BBQ at the Park and Beach Chalet. This kid-friendly event...

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Welcome Spring in Artistic Style…

Golden Gate Park is filled with breathtaking flowers both inside and out, as the de Young Museum (50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive) presents ‘Bouquets to Art’ – the 24th annual presentation of this event – from March...

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Maori Art and Culture at the de Young

This Saturday and Sunday at de Young’s Wilsey Court and Koret Auditorium (between 10am and 3pm), the beauty and intrigue of the Maori people will come to life with a celebration of their culture and exquisite arts. An...

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Sarcoma Alliance 5K & 10K Walk/Run

On Sunday, June 28th, 2009, San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park will serve as the location for the Sarcoma Alliance 5k and 10K Walk with picnic to follow. Beginning at 9am, walkers, runners, and spectators will gather at Lindley...

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Culture and Collection in the Park

Golden Gate Park has seen many cultural celebrations unfold on its endless stretches of green. The park also allows people to indulge in their hobbies, including collecting objects of affection. This weekend, you can see...

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Golden Gate Park February Events – 2013

Excitement and love is in the air throughout Golden Gate Park regarding February events in 2013, as the park joins in the celebration of football, art, running, and romance. This month, there is an extreme amount of love for the...

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Bay To Breakers 2008 – Golden Gate Park

Always held on the third Sunday of every May, the ING Bay to Breakers 12K festivities takes over San Francisco… and I’d like to inform you that the Golden Gate Park is right in the middle of the action. Mark your calendars...

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Google Earth 5.0 Revealed at Golden Gate Park

An important announcement regarding Google Earth took place at Golden Gate Park – right at the California Academy of Sciences. At a February 2nd, 2009 event, former Vice President Al Gore among other speakers, such as the CEO of...

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Comedy Day in Golden Gate Park

Can you stand five hours straight of laughter? If you come to Golden Gate Park on September 20, 2009 (12pm to 5pm), you’ll get a chance to enjoy a free outdoor comedy concert that strictly caters to your funny bone....

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Recap of Outside Lands Festival 2011

The annual Outside Lands Festival has come and gone, leaving behind memories of high-energy performances and the scent of gourmet treats. The aftermath of the music extravaganza still lingers as participants reminisce on their...

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Nike Women’s Marathon

Bring your sister, mother, or best friends – this is no ordinary weekend. The race and its accompanying perks make it the perfect occasion to connect with important women in your life. Participate in the race together and...

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Yogapalooza in Golden Gate Park

Slip into your jogging pants and a long-sleeved pullover to fight the possible San Francisco chill and wind that may greet you as you spend the day at Peacock Meadow in Golden Gate Park on Sunday, July 27th, 2008. Between 11am...

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Beach & Park Chalet Happy Hour

Whether you’re looking for a cozy, intimate outing or need a little culinary unwinding on the weekend, Golden Gate Park offers two satisfying dining opportunities. With views of the ocean, full bar, and free parking, the...

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Running in Golden Gate Park

Golden Gate Park provides the perfect outlet for walkers, joggers and runners, so it’s only natural that many events centered on the activity take place throughout the year. A wide range of opportunities to participate in...

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Golden Gate Park Events for May 2012

Golden Gate Park in May is filled with flowers, birds, Mother’s Day celebrations, and plenty of opportunities to explore main attractions for free. This month, you’ll have to do a bit of careful planning so you don’t...

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It’s Time to Take a Tour of Golden Gate Park!

Take the time to absorb the splendor of Golden Gate Park by enjoying one of the many walking tours that directs you through relaxing pockets of water, scent-filled gardens, and mesmerizing landscapes. Friendly tour guides...

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4th of July Events in Golden Gate Park

Fireworks are one of the most iconic events associated with the 4th of July. However, you must wait until the sun sets in order to truly take pleasure in the colorful explosion. This Saturday, why don’t you bide your time...

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14th Annual California Blues Festival

With all of the BBQ’s stirring at local parks, colorful firework displays on the agenda, and endless family get-togethers – there are still some people searching for something to do for the Memorial Day weekend. Why not...

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SF Botanical Garden Volunteer Opportunity

If you’re looking for a way to give back to the community and put a smile on a local child’s face, why don’t you participate in the docent-training program offered at the San Francisco Botanical Garden? Throughout...

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Tour de Fat – Speedway Meadow

If you like bikes or beer…or beer and bikes, then Speedway Meadow has just the event for you this weekend. On Saturday, September 26, 2009 (11am to 5pm), one of the wackiest festivals in Golden Gate Park is taking place – the...

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Mafia Made Winter 2007 Trunk Show

Mark your calendars and get your Holiday shopping started EARLY! Mafia Made – over 40 artists and designers of amazing goods along with mini workshops and demos by Craft Gym, The Institute of Mosaic Arts and Arte Alterado!...

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Orchid Mania – It’s for a Good Cause

Head for the Hall of Flowers at Golden Gate Park (9th Ave and Lincoln St) to participate in the 19th year of Orchid Mania – an event dubbed the “World’s Largest Orchid Garage Sale.” Keep in mind that you have...

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San Francisco Botanical Garden Tours in Russian

Whether you’re studying the Russian language or would love to enjoy the beauty of the San Francisco Botanical Garden in your native tongue, you will certainly appreciate the recent addition of Russian-language tours at the...

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Free Culture at Golden Gate Park

San Francisco is known for offering free admission and special discounts about town so that everyone has a chance to visit the cultural gems of the city. Golden Gate Park is no exception, as you’ll find a handful of free...

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Learn How to Beautify Your Outdoor Space

In conjunction with the San Francisco Botanical Gardens at Strybing Arboretum, learn how to take back your outdoor space with “Sidewalk Landscaping” – a hands-on workshop centered on showing you how to create your...

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Pet Pride Day at Golden Gate Park

Hook the leash up your favorite furried friend, slip the sparkly collar on, and if you’re looking for a special someone to call your own, make your way to Golden Gate Park for Pet Pride Day on Sunday, October 26th, 2008....

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The Living Roof Project

Foster your child’s interest in science and geology by encouraging a ‘citizen scientist’ within your family. The California Academy of Sciences (located at Golden Gate Park) is offering spaces to partake in a...

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Chocolate and Hiking at Golden Gate Park

You probably didn’t think you’d be able to satisfy your sweet tooth at a place like Golden Gate Park, but the range of events that occur at the park is vast. One minute you’re dining on artisan candies and the next –...

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February 2011 Events in Golden Gate Park

This February, pre-celebrate Valentine’s Day or find a new love in Golden Gate Park, and then after the haze of romance has dissipated – take advantage of a variety of opportunities to explore the park by running, walking,...

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S.F. Gesneriad Society Rare Plant Sale

This weekend, the San Francisco County Fair Building (located at 9th Ave at Lincoln Way) will open its doors to host the S.F. Gesneriad Society Rare Plant Sale on Saturday (May 31st 2008). Between 10am and 3:30pm, you can browse...

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