The weekend is fast approaching and it’s time to treat yourself to fun and exciting events going on all around the city. Make the most of the fleeting but beautiful Bay Area weather! ABCey’s weekend lineup has you covered with all the best events for all you weekend warriors out there!
1. Oktoberfest by the Bay 2015
Friday, September 25th, 2015 | 5pm to Midnight | Pier 48, SF | $15
Guten Tag it’s Friday! Nothing quite goes together like beer and the bay which is why Oktoberfest by the Bay makes the perfect intro into the weekend festivities. Celebrate the rich history of Munich by enjoying the authentic food, Bavarian dancing, cheerful music, and a variety of delicious German beer. Get your tickets here.
2. “Llama-Palooza” Party
Friday, September 25th, 2015 | 5pm to 7pm | Crissy Field, SF | FREE
Interested in a fun and furry Friday? Llama’s are coming to Crissy Field to party and kickoff the Questival Adventure Race. There will also be plenty of food trucks, an awesome DJ, and multiple chances to win cool Cotopaxi apparel and gear. Whether you’re getting ready to compete in the race or just want to take a photo with a llama it is sure to be an evening to remember.
3. Free National Park Day: Yosemite & Muir Woods
Saturday, September 26th, 2015 | All Day | California National Parks | FREE
The week was long the work was hard and the proverbs of Ralph Waldo Emerson are calling your name. Maybe you need to take a break from the constant screens of media and just enjoy nature. In honor of National Public Lands Day, admission (and parking) are free this Saturday. So turn off your phone, close your laptop, and enjoy some beautiful sights and sounds because the best things in life are free!
4. Bay Area Blues Festival
Saturday, September 26th, 2015 | 10am to 6pm | Historic Downtown Martinez | FREE
Get ready for some soul this Saturday with the Blues festival coming to the bay area! There is something for everyone at this festival featuring many art exhibits, a farmers market, craft beverages, kids activities, gourmet food and (of course) the blues to set the scene. Enjoy a warm local atmosphere of nostalgia and culture in the famous Historic Downtown Martinez where the blues never made you so happy.
5. End-to-End Golden Gate Park Hike
Saturday, September 26th, 2015 | 3pm to 6pm | Stanyan St. and Haight St., SF| FREE
Think you’ve seen all of golden gate park? It’s quite likely there are a few awesome things you might miss walking through by yourself which is why a guided hiking tour by an expert like Jill Katz is sure to lead you to new adventure. Along the hike you will experience all the beautiful lakes, foliage, and animals golden gate park has to offer. Buffalos, bonfires, and buddies- Oh My! Find where to meet and more details here.
6. 49ers vs. Cardinals: Tailgate and Game Watch party
Sunday, September 27th, 2015 | 1:05pm | SoMa StrEat Food Park | FREE
Kickoff football Sunday right! Watch the 49ers beat the Cardinals while surrounded by other faithfuls in SoMa. This weeks viewing party features an impressive food truck line up with an emphasis on uniquely flavored wings. Over 10 TV’s are tuned in to the game so enjoy the affordable beer specials and fun fan based atmosphere. RSVP here.