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 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 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 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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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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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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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 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 – 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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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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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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Hooray for Healthy Saturdays!

“Not a single automobile: The silence is deafening, you can actually hear the branches dripping moisture, squirrels scrambling through the underbrush — and the birds!” wrote Chronicle reporter Herb Caen about car-free...

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Outside Lands Music Festival Is Here

No more waiting – the Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival at Golden Gate Park is finally here…starting Friday, August 22nd until August 24th. With tickets in hand, head for the Polo Field, as well as Speedway and Lindley...

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Golden Gate Park Exploration with A Naturalist

If Earth Day has left a lasting impression of the environment on your mind, it’s time to get out there and enjoy the beauty and natural wonder of one of the best public parks in the United States. This Saturday (April...

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Bay To Breakers 2010 at Golden Gate Park

This weekend, there’s something for both adults and children alike to enjoy while visiting Golden Gate Park. Theater Performance at de Young Museum An outing for all ages, but specifically geared towards younger visitors...

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Holiday Artisan Fair at De Young Museum

If you’re looking for inspiration to get started on the right path towards holiday cheer and making a joyful noise, consider the second annual Holiday Artisan Fair at the De Young Museum, taking place on November 21st and...

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Golden Gate Park Lung Cancer Walk/Run

In the United States alone, the Lung Cancer Review reports that 450 people will die every day from lung cancer. This Sunday, you can do your part to place a dent in the destruction. On August 2nd, 2009, you can join hundreds of...

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Earth Day and Easter in Golden Gate Park

Spring is moving right along and with the month of April comes Earth Day and Easter. Just in case you’re wondering, Golden Gate Park has you covered with egg hunts and eco-friendly festivities. Below you will find...

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Golden Gate Park Events – August 2013

In addition to hosting one of the largest, highly anticipated festivals in San Francisco, August 2013 events in Golden Gate Park are jam-packed with events and activities for everyone and all ages. Whether you’re looking...

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March 2011 Events for Golden Gate Park

Bring out the shamrocks and running shoes – it’s March at Golden Gate Park. This month, you will find activities and events that entertain, educate, and allow you to save money. Early Bird Tickets for Outside Lands (March...

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Chihuly Comes to Golden Gate Park

Marking the arrival of a rather intriguing and exciting art show, come celebrate the Chihuly Opening Weekend – an event sponsored by Target – taking place at the de Young Museum this weekend (June 14th and 15th, 2008). This...

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Basquiat and Go-Go Dancing at de Young

This weekend, the de Young Museum will present an evening filled with cultural flashbacks centered on the 60’s. If you haven’t already stopped by the museum on a Friday night, then you’ve been missing out on the live...

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SkirtChaser 5K Event in Golden Gate Park

From Tempe, Arizona to Savannah, Georgia, the SkirtChaser Race Series has traveled the United States and will take over Golden Gate Park on November 15, 2009. From hot-to-trot walkers to pro-runners, locals will have a chance to...

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Golden Gate Park Events in November 2011

Before the hustle and bustle of preparing a Thanksgiving meal and getting ready for Black Friday sales, you may want to see what Golden Gate Park has in store for you in the month of November. From scientific wonders to...

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The Park that Keeps Giving

Holiday shopping may sound like fun until you find yourself packed in like sardines at Union Square with all the other frantic holiday shoppers this season. Ditch the crowds and come out to the Bazaar Bizarre December 15th to...

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Labor Day Music Events in Golden Gate Park

How does a free Labor Day weekend extravaganza sound? Head for Golden Gate Park this Sunday and you will not only find one, but two music-filled events to help you celebrate a work-free Monday. At Elk Glen Cove (Meadow), located...

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International Children’s Festival

On Saturday, May 9th, 2009, the Golden Gate Park will host the 4th annual International Children’s Festival at the Music Concourse Bandshell Area (50 Tea Garden Drive). From 12pm to 5pm, take the time to enjoy an array of...

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2010 Outside Lands Festival in Golden Gate Park

It’s that time of the year again, when San Francisco transforms one of its open spaces into a mecca for locals and tourists looking for the ultimate cultural experience. The Outside Lands Festival jam-packs a variety of...

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Outside Lands Festival Recap 2012

If you were unable to attend the 2012 Outside Lands Festival, you’re probably tired of hearing about the fabulous lineups, scrumptious food, and high-energy crowds, but this year’s event certainly deserves one more...

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What Are You Doing for Earth Day?

Are you ready for one of the largest Earth Day celebrations in the United States? Between April 18th and 20th, you will encounter the opportunity to take in the global energy of the Green Apple Music & Arts Festival –...

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Golden Gate Park Run Wild or Wild Creations

After the smoked turkey, apple pie, and candied yams have settled in your stomach – it’s time to step out of the comforts of your home and enjoy the Golden Gate Park events scheduled for Sunday, November 30th, 2008: Run...

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San Francisco Botanical Gardens Plant Sale

Take a look into the shady regions of your yard. Don’t you think it’s time to spice up the exterior of your home with a couple of new plants? The San Francisco Botanical Gardens is proud to announce their August...

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Golden Gate Park May 2011 Events

Golden Gate Park has seen its fair share of charity events that raises awareness and money for important health-related causes. As the weather becomes increasingly pleasant in the park, thousands of walkers, runners, and...

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Golden Gate Park Events – September 2013

Golden Gate Park events in September 2013 are full of opportunities to enjoy extra-curricular activities that free both the mind and body, including moonlit walks, competitive runs, and free outdoor yoga sessions. Music will...

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Alice’s Now and Zen Music Festival

While some will meditate for hours to achieve their Zen this Saturday, others can just go to Sharon Meadows and fill their ears with the zaftig sounds of the Now and Zen Festival put on by Alice @ 97.3 FM. Remember those hits...

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Google – Doing No Evil In Golden Gate Park?

A couple of days ago, residents living in the Golden Gate Park neighborhood got a surprise late at night when loud music and unexplainable “green balls shooting into the air” interrupted their sleep. If you were...

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Celebrating Charles Darwin at Golden Gate Park

Our lifestyle choices, environment, and everyday survival are constantly evolving to adapt with the changing conditions of the world. If you’re interested in exploring the evolution of such changes, then join in on the fun...

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Run Wild For A Child Event

After your stomach has recovered from juicy slabs of turkey (or Tofurky) and sweet cranberry sauce, why don’t you shed a few extra pounds at the Run Wild For A Child event (10K Run/Walk and 5K Run/Walk). For 25 years going...

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Golden Gate Park Events for December 2011

While thoughts of Santa and sugar plum fairies may dance in your head, you have nearly an entire month to enjoy the festivities about town before seeing what’s under the Christmas tree. Golden Gate Park will offer plenty...

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Sweet Scent of Flowers in Golden Gate Park

As you explore the beauty of Golden Gate Park, there is an undeniable appeal associated with the natural surroundings uncovered in every nook and cranny. As we enter the homestretch of the winter season, you can’t help but...

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Power to the Peaceful Festival

This weekend marks the 10th anniversary of the Power to the Peaceful Festival and Golden Gate Park is pleased to host this free event on September 6th, from 11am to 5pm. Bringing people together and creating awareness through...

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Life is Good Festival

Looking for a family-friendly event this weekend that doesn’t cost a thing to enjoy? Mark your calendars for the first major festival hosted by the ‘Life is Good’ crew that will be held on the West Coast – at...

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Wining, Dining & Running in the Park

Golden Gate Park is constantly hosting exciting tours – both indoor and outdoor. This weekend, you’ll have a chance to wine and dine in the midst of a popular city attraction, as well as explore one of the most exquisite...

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Where Tradition and Music Collide…

It’s that time of the year again – when the Golden Gate Park Band assembles for their weekly concerts held on Sundays between the months of April and October. Head for Golden Gate Park on April 20th, 2008 to take in the sounds...

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Golden Gate Express – All Aboard!

Whether you tinker with a model train set at home or have children fascinated with magical locomotives, Golden Gate Park is currently home to the Golden Gate Express – the first ever garden railway exhibition for the...

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Golden Gate Park November 2013 Events

The eleventh month of the calendar year is best known for pumpkin pie indulgences and carving into a juicy Thanksgiving bird, but in Golden Gate Park, there are plenty of activities and get-togethers centered on art, music,...

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Golden Gate Park May Events 2014

May is an ideal time of the year to enjoy the great outdoors, and Golden Gate Park certainly has a lot of activities and events planned for the month. Nature lovers have many activities centered on plants and flowers. Do-gooders...

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Take Your Pick

There’s something for everyone in the park this weekend. Weather you’re a foodie, in dire need of a good laugh, a fan of jazz, or just want to enjoy one of America’s favorite pastimes, the park has it all, so come on out and...

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The BIG ONE 2008

Take control of your future! With informative workshops and hands-on demonstrations, join your fellow San Francisco residents, nonprofits, businesses, and municipal agencies in exploring and sharing the benefits of...

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14th Annual Bay Area Anarchist Book Fair

This weekend, head for the San Francisco County Fair Building (located at Ninth Avenue and Lincoln Way) to enjoy an explosion of music, art, literature, and engaging speakers at the 14th annual Anarchist Book Fair, located at...

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Lollipop Fun Run & Student Art

There’s always something going on at Golden Gate Park. This weekend, you can show your support and enjoy the festivities at the Girls on the Run of the Bay Area family-friendly event on Saturday, and at the Sharon Arts...

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Golden Gate Park Events: January 2012

“How To” Nightlife – California Academy of Sciences: Jan 12 If you need a little push to set your New Year Resolutions into motion, perhaps the California Academy of Sciences can be of some assistance. With the help...

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Hit the Scene on a Pair of Your Own Wheels

Just imagine a time (not too long ago) when groups such as the Golden Gate Skate Patrol made headlines, as they enjoyed colorful journeys throughout the San Francisco region. During the days of classic Madonna, mullets, and...

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Polo in the Golden Gate Park

On September 14th, 2008, Golden Gate Park will host the rumble and thunder of majestic beasts – all for a good cause – at the 24th annual Polo in the Park charity event. With gates unlocking at 10:30am and opening ceremonies...

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The 2010 San Francisco Marathon

It’s that time again…when runners test their endurance and take to the streets for the annual San Francisco Marathon. On July 25, 2010, a variety of running events will take place, including a full marathon, 1st half...

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Golden Gate Park Events – October 2012

As the city starts rolling out the orange and black colors of Halloween, Golden Gate Park is not to be outdone with activities and events centered on the holiday. Not only can you find something for the whole family to enjoy for...

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Holiday Boot Camp – Golden Gate Park Workout

Getting ready for the New Year’s Eve parties is as easy as enrolling in the Holiday Boot Camp at Golden Gate Park, taking place on Sunday, December 21st and Monday, December 22nd, 2008. Interested parties should plan on...

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2009 San Francisco Zine Fest

The San Francisco County Fair Building will open its doors on Saturday and Sunday (from 11am to 6pm on both days) for the 8th annual Zine Fest. As a flood of independent and underground publishers, artists and enthusiasts...

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Butterfly Habitat on Strawberry Hill

The San Francisco Parks Trust is looking for volunteers to help build and maintain habitat for swallowtail butterflies that call Golden Gate Park their home. Volunteers will meet at Stow Lake Boathouse for this ongoing...

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Golden Gate Park March 2014 Events

In the month of March, we have the first day of Spring…and with it comes plenty of events, activities, and fun planned for the attractions and wide-open spaces of your most favorite San Francisco park. So, take a moment to...

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Music, Sweet Music

Kick up your heels and slap your knees for this year’s Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival. With 350 musicians on five stages, there’ll be a whole-lot-of banjo pikin’ and honky-tonk to satisfy even the most cynical mountain folk...

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Capture the Flag at Lindley Meadow

Remember the good ‘ol days when classic childhood games burst into full force during lazy summer afternoons? This weekend, test your agility and relive the adrenaline rush that comes with an energetic romp about Golden...

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Bouquets to Art at de Young

Held to benefit the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, the Bouquets to Art at de Young event is an annual affair entering its 25th year. With close to 150 floral exhibitions decorating the galleries of de Young, guests are...

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Bazaar Bizarre – Arts and Crafts in the Park

An annual two-day craft event is taking over the County Fair Building at Golden Gate Park on Saturday, December 12 and Sunday, December 13, 2009 from noon to 6 p.m. The Bazaar Bizarre is much more than a showcase of arts and...

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Golden Gate Attractions: 2012 Announcements

Free Admission Days Change at California Academy of Sciences If you’re looking to plan a visit to Golden Gate Park for the future, the California Academy of Sciences will start offering free admission on Sundays instead of...

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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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