July is already upon us and it’s almost the weekend! We hope you are just as excited as we are for Independence Day on Monday, and ABCey has you covered with all of your 4th of July events coming soon! Until then, make the most of your weekend and check out these fun Bay Area events!
Fri. July 1st – Mon. July 4th, 2016| 11am-11pm |prices vary| 4501 Pleasanton Ave. Pleasanton, CA
If you haven’t gone to the fair yet, GO! This fair is a must-see attraction for everyone! For kids, there is a children’s park, adventure park, petting zoo, ferris wheel, and carnival. Adults can be entertained with horse races, a beer garden, a wine bar, shopping areas, and live concerts. There are only 4 more days til’ the fair is over, so come check it out before it’s too late!
Sat July 2nd & Sun July 3rd, 2016 | 10am-6pm | FREE | Fillmore St.–Jackson to Eddy St, San Francisco
Enjoy two days of music, food, art, and fun at the Fillmore Jazz Festival! This festival takes over more than 12 blocks and has every kind of food and craft imaginable. With 32 years under its belt, this festival has become incredibly popular and the largest free jazz festival on the West Coast. Join the other 100,000 people who attend this event and jazz up your weekend!
Sat. July 2nd, 2016 | 10am-12pm | FREE | Stow Lake, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco
Experience nature this weekend and take a guided tour through Golden Gate Park. This guided tour is free and a perfect way to collect your thoughts while getting fit! With your own personal tour guide, you can learn all about the park, plants, and wildlife. So get out and enjoy the great outdoors with a nice stroll!
Sat. July 2nd, 2016 | 7:30pm | FREE, RSVP for Early Entry Tickets | AT&T Park; 24 Willie Mays Plaza, San Francisco
Mix things up this weekend by seeing a play…a free play! This Saturday, the San Francisco Opera is hosting a live simulcast and projecting their current play, Carmen, on AT&T Park’s huge video screen. You will definitely be entertained by Carmen, a femme fatale play with jealousy, danger, love and murder. Head out to the ball park to watch this captivating play and a special pre-show and intermission with the other 30,000 attendees!
Sun. July 3rd, 2016 | 11am-4pm | FREE | 103 Montgomery Street, Main Post, Presidio, San Francisco
This year, Off the Grid has revamped their picnic and food truck event held in Presidio Park. They now have over the 30 food and beverage trucks, free yoga classes, games, and music! You can also get clothes and accessories at their mobile shop, produce from their market, and help planning your next activity in San Francisco. There are also FREE shuttles, PresidiGo, that travel to Embarcadero BART, certain SF streets, MUNI, and around the park. Don’t miss the chance to relax on the grass field and enjoy great food and company!
Extra Event: Marin County Fair Fireworks and S’more Feast
Fri. July 1st, 2016 | 8:30pm – 10:00pm | FREE | McInnis Park: 310 Smith Ranch Road, San Rafael, CA
Because this weekend is so jam packed, we have one more event that will get you in the mood for July 4th! Friday at McInnis Park, park rangers will have yummy s’mores to eat right before you walk to the top of the Nike Site to watch the 9:30pm Marin County Fair fireworks show. Fireworks are always fun especially with s’mores and tomorrow you can get both for free!
Are you wondering how to spend your upcoming weekend? This week ABCey’s weekend lineup let’s you know about the events that will get you laughing, sweating, and learning!
SF DOWNTOWN COMEDY THEATER
February 27th | 10 PM | 287 Ellis St. San Francisco | $10
Begin your weekend with some laughter at the SF Downtown Comedy Theater. Their 30 seat comedy theater is a warm and friendly place to enjoy some stand up comedy. While enjoying a fabulous night of entertainment you are also supporting a great cause. The SF Downtown Comedy Theater uses their talents as a fundraiser for Global Women Intact. Their BYOB policy allows this theater to be an affordable girls night out, or date, or celebration.
February 28th | 12-1 PM | San Francisco, CA | $15
It’s time to get out of the house and go play outside! Let the little kid who is wishing we still had recess play outside this weekend at Color Wars SF. TiltFit is offering a different type of workout this Saturday. Once you get there you’ll be placed on a team to compete in a series of challenges. This event is open to all skill levels, so don’t be shy! Bring a friend or ride solo to win the Color War!
THE MASQUERADE BALL
February 28th | 9-2 PM | San Francisco | $50
Time to bring out your masquerade mask and dance throughout the night! This Saturday the Payne Mansion is hosting the 6th annual Masquerade Ball. Come hide your desires and release your inhibitions at the ball. Join in for a night of mystery and find out everything that this event has to offer.
CALIFORNIA ACADEMY OF SCIENCES
Feb 27-March 1 | 10-5 PM | San Francisco | Free
This weekend the California Academy of Sciences is having free admission day for a few neighborhoods. If you live in Bernal Heights, Castro, Cole Valley, Glen Park, Haight, Lake Merced, Mission, Noe Valley, or St. Francis Wood this weekend you get the opportunity to experience the California Academy of Sciences for free. During your trip to the California Academy of Sciences you can engage in exhibits and shows. As well as looking at majestical live animals from around the world. Celebrate your weekend by learning new things from the California Academy of Sciences.