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 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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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 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 – 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 – 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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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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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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Thursdays at California Academy of Sciences

Thursdays at Golden Gate Park’s California Academy of Sciences might just become the new hot spot in town. From 6pm to 10pm, adults are invited to kick back and enjoy weekly music, cocktails, food, and we can’t...

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3rd Annual Family Biking Day

Gather this Sunday, October 11, 2009, at Golden Gate Park, to enjoy SFBC 3rd Annual Family Biking Day – a free event geared towards bikers of all ages. Thanks to the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, a full schedule of activities...

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Frisbee + Golf = Disc Golf

Have you ever played golf or thrown a frisbee? Well, the two sports couldn’t be more diametrically opposed – at least when you compare the types of people who play them. Disc golf, on the other hand, mixes the best of both...

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Dahlia Show in Golden Gate Park

Breathe life into this weekend with a trip to the Dahlia Society of California Flower Show – a treasured event that presents a bloom known to take on many different shapes and colors. Don’t worry – you don’t have to...

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Healthy Saturdays Kick-Off – Potluck Picnic

This Saturday, there are no more excuses for you to ignore the beauty and endless activities waiting for you at Golden Gate Park. Why don’t you come out of hiding and celebrate the start of another six months of car-free Healthy...

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Kids Events at Golden Gate Park

Don’t you think it’s time to explore the family-friendly activities that take place at Golden Gate Park? This weekend, you’ll find arts and adventure at the park. Young at Art 2010 Young at Art 2010 celebrates...

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Outside Lands Music Festival 2008

Drum roll please… as I present details on the 2008 Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival lineup and ticket information. Early preparation is key to make sure you don’t miss out on one of the biggest summer concert events in San...

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Golden Gate Park Gems – the Great Outdoors

At the Golden Gate Park, the weekend weather is still suitable enough to take in fresh air and get a bit closer to the earth and environment. This Saturday, explore two opportunities that allow you to absorb the beauty of...

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Junkstock – An Event for the Entire Family

On July 25th 2009, some of the best performers in the Bay Area are set to gather on an acoustic stage at Marx Meadow in Golden Gate Park. But, this is no ordinary musical extravaganza. The instruments showcased at this event...

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April 2011 Events

As the weather becomes increasingly pleasant, you will find an increase of events and activities throughout your beloved Golden Gate Park. Whether you’re listening to music, watching a movie, or checking out the California...

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Golden Gate Park Events – June 2013

With ideal weather conditions and vacations for many, the month of June is an ideal time of the year to make the most out of the attractions in Golden Gate Park. Have a feel-good moment by supporting this month’s...

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Weekend Art at de Young Museum

Experience the beauty of this month’s art exhibitions and variety of docent tours fit for the entire family by paying a visit to the de Young Museum this weekend (with festivities starting at 10:30am on Saturday, June 7th,...

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Andy Warhol Pop Party at de Young Museum

The de Young Museum at Golden Gate Park provides the perfect chance for you to capture your 15 minutes of Andy Warhol-like fame when you attend the Pop Party on Saturday night. On February 21st, 2009, an assortment of specialty...

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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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