It’s that time of the week again! Start planning your weekend with the help of ABCey Events to maximize fun to its’ fullest potential on your precious days off. From boat parties and and food festivals to baseball games and flavor tripping parties(??), read on to discover what this weekend has in store!
Featured Event: Sunset Sound System Summer Boat Party | Sunday, August 17th | 5pm-11pm | Pier 3 | $55-60 | The Sunset Summer series is coming back to the Bay, but this time it’s on a boat! While a San Francisco August can make a ‘summer boat party’ seem like a bit of a joke when you’re wearing your bathing suit under tens of jackets, the feelings of summertime freedom and dance are still kickin’ when you are aboard! Included in the lineup is an array of San Francisco’s most well-recognized musical residents, including Galen, Solar and J-Bird as well as Honey Soundsystem star Jason Kendig, a man who is sure to bring in a fun crowd. Dance, lounge and mingle on the beautiful Bay as the boat rides off into the sunset!
1. James Zabiela at Mighty | Friday, August 15th | 9pm | The Mighty (119 Utah St, San Francisco, CA) | English-bred James Zabiela has been a path-forger of deep emotional house music around the world for over a decade. He has recently taken a shift in his musical production, steering away from super-dance and moving towards more personal tracks! The blonde cutie will be sure to deliver all of the emotion and personality that he is known for when he comes onto the massive soundsystem at The Mighty on Friday. And, one of our pals, Birthday boy Darren Grayson of DISTRIKT will be opening. This is a night not to miss!!
2. Flavor Tripping Party | Friday, August 15th | 7:30pm-9:30pm | Drake SF (508 4th St, San Francisco, CA) | $20 | This is the ultimate food tasting party! Flavor Tripping is a natural fruit that contains an enzyme that makes all sour tasting foods sweet! So eat lemons, limes, vinegar and other sour foods! They’ll temporarily taste surprisingly sweet. Trays of sour tasting foods will be passed around and all you have to do is put the berry tablet on your tongue and make sour lemons taste like lemonade! Unique flavor tripping cocktails will be included, so make sure you go check out this unique party!
3. San Francisco Street Food Festival | Saturday, August 16th | 11am-7pm | Folsom and 24th Street, San Francisco, CA | It is FINALLY that time of year again! The SF Food Festival is back and ready to go! With over 80 local vendors, this day is a celebration of the diverse population we live in in this great city! Cancel all your plans and head over to Folsom Street for a day you won’t regret!
4. BAVBB Presents 2014 Cal Cup Championship | Saturday, August 16th – Game 1: 12:30pm & Game 2: 3:30pm| Sunday, August 17th – Game 3: 12:30pm, Game 4 (Championship game): 3:30pm | Big Rec Field (Golden Gate Park 7th and Lincoln Ave. San Francisco, CA) | Tired of paying the Giants exuberantly priced tickets but still want to go to a baseball game this side of the bridge? This game is really cool, the three oldest vintage baseball teams in California take each other on this weekend in the Bay Area Vintage Baseball (BAVBB). Admissions are free so grab your kids or friends and head over to the Big Rec field and watch some baseball!
5.Urban Air Market in Dogpatch | Sunday, August 17th | 11am-6pm | Esprit Park, Minnesota and 19th Streets | The Bay Area’s favorite sustainable shopping event is prepping for their summer pop-up show in San Francisco’s historic Dogpatch neighborhood. The market will feature 100+ emerging designers and established brands, in addition to talented artists and musicians from our local creative community. Urban Air Market provides the Bay Area with a unique shopping experience that allows consumers to meet the designers and artisans of their favorite products, while making sustainable, eco-friendly and locally produced goods accessible to the public.
What will you be doing this weekend? Eating fantastic food on Folsom, or going boating with the Sunset crew? Let us know what we missed in the comments below or on Facebook & Twitter!