Happy Friday Everyone! You've worked hard all week, and now it's time to have fun! Getting out and enjoying the beautiful Bay Area, as well as enjoying the company of friends old and new, is great for your mental health. So check out some of our favorite events from around the Bay that you can attend this weekend!
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Friday, August 13th
Golden Gate Fields, Berkeley
3 PM, All Ages
FoodieLand is a foodie-inspired three-day event where family and friends gather together for food and drink, shopping, and entertainment.
About this event
NOTE: Tickets will only be available online through Eventbrite. No tickets will be sold at the door. Please purchase your tickets in advance.
A SUMMER TO REMEMBER. There is something for everyone at FoodieLand.
FoodieLand is the perfect outdoor food event for everyone. A must-attend for foodies, this exclusive festival overlooking the San Francisco Bay is inspired by the Night Markets of Asia. Bring your friends together for late-night sounds, tastes, and scents where you can experience a street festival this summer in the Bay Area. Enjoy authentic multicultural street foods, and many enticing beverages and desserts to please your palette. Don’t miss our bar by Golden Gate Fields for your favorite alcoholic beverages. Stop by to participate in a variety of carnival games, and take in live musical performances by some of your favorite artists and DJs. Shop small and discover talented local artisans from dozens of local booths including jewelry, clothing, artistic paintings, candles, home decor, and more.
Immerse yourself in San Francisco Bay Area’s finest FoodieLand Night Market to eat, drink, shop, and play. Featuring over 150 vendors, you’ll experience a variety of amazing foods and drinks, arts, crafts, games, and live entertainment in one great location. FoodieLand is undoubtedly the city’s hottest summer playground. Make it a dream date, a summer night out with friends, or a class reunion to remember. Tell your friends, and save the dates for FoodieLand events for a summer to remember.
Friday - 3 PM to 11 PM
Saturday - 11 AM to 11 PM
Sunday - 11 AM to 10 PM
📌 Location: Golden Gate Fields
💰 Admission: Event tickets are available only through Eventbrite and must be purchased online prior to arriving at the event.
🧒 Children under 5 are admitted for free.
🚗 Parking is available for $10/vehicle from the venue. ADA parking is available.
🐾 Sorry, no pets are allowed. Service animals are allowed.
🖥 Visit our website for more info: Click Here
📸 Follow us on Instagram: Click Here
Event Safety Guidelines:
Masks are REQUIRED for NON-VACCINATED individuals. We highly recommend wearing a mask.
FoodieLand is implementing staggered entry time to reduce overcrowding and provide a better experience. Please choose your desired arrival time when purchasing your tickets online. There is no limit on how long you can stay at the event.
The following individuals are exempt from wearing masks at all times (CDPH):
Persons younger than two years old. Very young children must not wear a mask because of the risk of suffocation.
Persons with a medical condition, mental health condition, or disability that prevents wearing a mask. This includes persons with a medical condition for whom wearing a mask could obstruct breathing or who are unconscious, incapacitated, or otherwise unable to remove a mask without assistance.
Persons who are hearing impaired, or communicating with a person who is hearing impaired, where the ability to see the mouth is essential for communication.
Handwashing stations and hand sanitizers will be strategically placed around the event area.
High-touch surfaces will be disinfected throughout the event.
Is there parking available at the event?
Are there alcoholic beverages at the event?
Yes, alcoholic beverages will be available at the event.
Are there any vendors serving vegan items on their menu?
Vendors offering vegan-friendly foods will be noted on our vendor lineup.
District Six, San Francisco
5 PM, All Ages
SHOP WITH LOCAL VENDORS
LISTEN TO LIVE MUSIC
EAT FOOD FROM SOME OF THE BAY'S TOP FOOD TRUCKS
HANG OUT WITH FRIENDS & FAMILY
District Six is an outdoor continuously evolving experience that brings individuals safely together to enjoy a curated selection of local small good vendors and food trucks. We also feature weekly themes and live entertainment such as local DJs or bands.
Please note: Most importantly, we are also following social distancing and health protocols which includes tables being placed 6 feet apart, mandatory masks for each attendee, and disinfecting surfaces after each group.
QUESTIONS? Email: Info@DistrictSixSF.com
Apply Here: Vendor Application
Saturday, August 14th
Cow Palace, San Francisco
9 AM, All Ages
Get ready to check out the Bay’s most polished and decked out lowriders at this annual “King of the Streets” car show which includes an epic in a lowrider car hopping contest. Afterward, the lowriders will cruise the Mission starting around 4pm.
The San Francisco Lowriders Council is celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2021 was founded in 1981 to help preserve and promote the art and culture of lowriding in the Bay Area.
While we don’t know how big the contingency will be for 2021, there is space for 700 cars and typically there are over 300 lowriders and bikes participating in the show and the cruise – with the biggest boppers squaring off in the hopping competition, (check out the review and amazing drone footage on stanceworks).
2021 “King of the Streets” Lowrider Car Show Saturday, August 14, 2021 | 9am to 4pm (cruising ’til late) Cow Palace (Indoors and Outdoors), San Francisco, CA $20 for Cow Palace spectators (Parking is $15 in Cow Palace lot)
Car Show – 9am to 4pm
Hopping Competition – starting at 11am
Cruisin’ Mission Street: 4pm to 8pm (Free)
When is the Lowrider Cruise? The official event website says 4-8pm, but SFMTA says it will be ongoing from 2-10pm. Here’s what the SFMTA says: Saturday, Aug. 14: The San Francisco Low Rider Council will be conducting a 40th Anniversary cruise and celebration from 2 to 10 p.m. Event will take place on Mission Street between 23rd and 26th streets; and on 24th Street from Osage Street to South Van Ness Avenue. Travelers heading the event area should allow extra travel time, should expect heavy traffic and possible street closures around the event area during the event hours:
Mission Street between 22nd Street and Cesar Chavez
24th Street between Valencia Street and South Van Ness Avenue
10 AM, All Ages
Rockridge Rock-N-Stroll! Sales, Live Music, Art & More!
A celebration of the community! Rockridge Rock-N-Stroll offers big sales, live music, art, events and more along College Avenue on Second Saturdays starting in August. Bring the whole family, enjoy a relaxing day of fine goods, foods, and drinks. Rockridge merchants welcome you!
Aug 14, Sep 11, Oct 9 | Second Saturdays | 10am - 8pm
Stay updated at our website: rockridgedistrict.com/rocknstroll
Facebook event: fb.me/e/BhXCjBMJ
Sunday, August 15th
Stern Grove, San Francisco
2 PM, All Ages
At 2pm exactly 12 days prior to each event, an online portal will be opened through https://www.sterngrove.org to offer free passes on a first-come, first-served basis.
Full lineup for Stern Grove 2021!
June 20: Ledisi, The Seshen, La Doña, LadyRyan
June 27: Perfume Genius, Madame Gandhi, Honey Mahogany, LadyRyan
July 4: San Francisco Symphony
July 11: Thievery Corporation, Dessa, DJ Shortkut
July 18: St. Paul & The Broken Bones, The Dip, DJ Omar
July 25: X, The Avengers, DJ Omar
August 1: Joan Jett & the Blackhearts
August 8: Thundercat, Cassowary, DJ Shortkut
August 15: Fitz & The Tantrums, Devon Gilfillian, DJ Omar
August 29: The Big Picnic featuring Tower of Power, Too $hort, DJ Shortkut
* Advance Reservations Required for All Concerts
* General Admission reservations can be made for up to 4 people per reservation
* Senior benches can be reserved for up to 2 people per reservation
* ADA seating can be reserved for up to 2 people per reservation
* All members of your group must be present to enter
* Reservation holder must present a current photo ID to enter
* California residents only, unless you are a fully vaccinated visitor
* Eating/Drinking is allowed without a mask
* Mask requirements are subject to current SF Department of Public Health guidelines
Chase Center, San Francisco
9AM, All Ages
The Warriors and Kaiser Permanente are hosting weekly Thrive City Farmers Market every Sunday from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM.
Thrive City plaza, the community gathering space surrounding Chase Center, will provide shoppers with access to a wide variety of locally-sourced offerings including seasonal fruits, fresh produce, naturally-raised meats, farm fresh eggs and artisan pastries. The Farmers’ Market will also include health and wellness sessions, live music, scavenger hunts, a kids corner and more! Please note that the Thrive City Farmer’s Market will have various categories of special events every Sunday. For more information visit thrivecity.com.
KNOW BEFORE YOU GO
• Wear face coverings. You will be refused service if you are not wearing one.
• Minimize the size of your group when shopping and keep your group together – this is especially important when shopping with young children.
• Bring small bills and pay with exact change or tell your farmer to keep the change to minimize exposure and speed up your transaction.
• Farmers/Producers may not touch reusable bags belonging to customers.