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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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