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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 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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