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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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 – 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 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 – 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 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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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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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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