Happy almost Friday! ABCey brings you this week’s San Francisco Weekend Lineup with our FAVE events happening in San Francisco. Are you getting excited for these events this weekend?
Oracle Park’s Free Summer Concert
San Francisco’s Giants are proud to present the first ever Levi’s Concert Series from now until September 27th. Enjoy a free pre-game concert before each Friday night home game. This week’s lineup is local artist, Barry Zito. No game ticket required!
When: July 19th | 5:01-7pm | Seal Plaza at Oracle Park – Located behind center field | Cost: FREE |
Uncorked: SF Wine Fest
Uncorked Wine Festival is back for a special Friday night at the Fort Mason Festival Pavilion. Join them from 6-10pm and enjoy over 150 wines and champagnes, gourmet local food trucks and food vendors, live music by DJ Aaron Francisco, a custom photo booth and more! This event is 21 and over only.
When: July 19th | 6-10pm | Festival Pavilion (Fort Mason Center) | Cost: $65-$100 | Buy Tickets Here |
SF Anime Festival 2019
Get your wigs and costume on, find your Senpai and notice your Kohai while exploring great shops and restaurants in East and West Japantown Malls. Not sure what to do? Stop by Senpai booth to get Cosplay 101 from local cosplayers. This is a FREE event, no ticket needed!
When: July 20th | 11am-4pm | Japan Center | Cost: Free |
Bay Area Brew Festival
The Bay Area Brew Festival returns for its eight year, bringing back dozens of breweries, hundreds of beers, food trucks, dj, photo booth, and much more!. Admission includes unlimited beer samplings, with VIP attendees getting an extra hour of admission and some specialty beers poured during the first hour. This event is 21 and over only!
When: July 20th | 12-8:30 pm | Fort Mason Center | Cost: $45-$60 | Buy Tickets Here |
Dusty Rhino Pre-Burn
It’s that time of the year again! Dusty Rhino is back at Public Works for our annual Pre-Burn extravaganza. As we prepare to get dusty for our eleventh year on playa, it’s time to hit the dance floor with you again! This is the perfect opportunity to rekindle those playa vibes and prepare for the upcoming burn. Come dance the night away with good music and even better vibes!
When: july 20th-21st | 9pm-4am | Public Works | Cost: $10-$100 | Buy Ticets Here |
Ice Cream Sunday
Calling all ice cream lovers! Celebrate National Ice Cream Day with over 50 melt-worthy flavors — coned, cupped, rolled, scooped, swirled, and topped with everything under the sun! Put the cherry on top your Sunday with giant games, fun photo opportunities, live music, and savory snacks from a variety of Bay Area food trucks to enjoy in between the delicious desserts!
When: July 21st | 11am-5pm | SoMa StrEat Food Park | Cost: $5 | Buy Tickets Here |
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Whether it’s a small event, a huge conference, or a gala, purchasing or renting event decor can be very wasteful and pricey! ABCey has compiled a list of our favorite ideas for upcycled event decor!
1. Actual Trash (and yes, we mean it!)
Actual trash! You can use thrown-out trash and transform it into a banner of trash bags or a beautiful backdrop for your guests. This one was even from one of our events, Creating Equilibrium – an environmental conference and festival that focused on sustainability! Based on the theme, we designed a depiction of our oceans by upcycling thrown-out trash.
2. Wooden Pallets
Wooden pallets are one of the best things to upcycle! It effortlessly adds a natural element to your event and can be transformed into a multitude of things! You can stack them for a makeshift table, hang photos and lights from them, paint them to make signs, and so much more. All it takes is a little imagination..
3. Old Rope and Leftover Boards
With old and sturdy rope and a board, you can create a suspended tabletop for any outdoor event! Dress it up for an elegant party or add some party favors for your guests! If you want add a playful feel for any younger guests or those with young hearts, you can create a swing! It’ll also become a great photo-op for people to remember your event.
4. Hula Hoop
Hula hoops don’t just have to stay around your waist (and sometimes the floor)! With some flowers and greenery, you can completely change your old hula hoop into a chandelier! You can also use it to highlight a statement word you want your guests to remember even after they leave! Cheers!
Jars and bottles are an easy element to upcycle! If you add a little water, you can use them as a vase for florals. Also, you can make it into an activity for your guests with a little paint or twine to let them customize their own! If you are looking to illuminate your event, placing candles or lights inside a jar is a great way add a soft glow!
What is your favorite upcycled event decor?
All these projects can also become a great interactive activity for you and your guests. They’re just as elegant and beautiful as store-bought event decorations. Which ones will you use? Let us know in the comments below or on Facebook or Twitter!