Welcome to Weekend Planner. Every Friday we put together a list of the weekend events we think look most interesting and provide them here. Keep in mind there is always a lot more going on, and all it takes is a little digging to find something that will be the perfect activity for you.
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Saturday, July 4th
Fume Blanc Commodore, San Francisco
SFNightLife.com Presents… For the 4th Year in a row #1 Firework watching Cruise on the Bay. This Cruise sells out every year! Space is limited.
Speakeasy 4th of July Cruise aboard the Fume Blanc.
Spend your 4th of July Cruise among the mover and shakers on this SpeakEasy 2015 cruise aboard the Fume Blanc. You will be picked up in San Francisco (Pier 40, South Beach Hrbour). Where you’ll board and hit the city lit bay where you’ll go on a 3 1/2 – 4 hour cruise with some of the most vivid views of Treasure Island, Alcatraz, The Bay Bridge, Nob hill, the Golden Gate Bridge, the magnificent San Francisco Skyline, and an Admiral’s view of the biggest Independence Day Firework show on the West Coast.
– 4 hour hosted Bar –
– Complimentary Gourmet Pizza
– 2 DJs spinning like Top 40, House, Mashups
– Large Indoor Panoramic Windows and open Sky Deck
– Amazing views of Fireworks Show
– And much more! ____
Check-in: 5:30PM, Pier 40 | Boarding: 6:30 PM Cruise Begins 7:00 PM | Disembark: 11PM
***Pier 40, Foot of Townsend St. Near AT&T park NOT by Pier 39!!! Unfortunately there are absolutely NO refunds if you miss the boat.***
THIS CRUISE SELLS OUT EVERY YEAR SO MAKE SURE TO SECURE YOUR SPOT EARLY!!
For more information, please call us at 415-573-0740
Visitor Parking Parking for visitors is quite limited to South Beach Harbor. There are public parking facilities in the immediate area with one of the largest lots located at Brannan and the Embarcadero. Subject to availability. Limited metered public parking lots are available as well; however these on-street parking spaces will be more difficult to park in during the baseball or Holiday season. Please make sure to give yourself plenty of time to find parking if you have not arranged your transportation. Commodore Cruises & SF Nightlife is not responsible for the metered parking lots. There absolutely no refunds if you miss the boat.
😐 Photography/Multimedia Disclaimer |: By attending our event, you agree to the following:
Allowed: Non-Professional Recording Equipment (Point & Shoot Cameras, Flip Video Cameras, etc.) Cameras for personal use only.
NotAllowed: Professional Recording (Photo, Video, Audio) Equipment (NO Detachable Zoom Lenses, Tripods or Other Commercial Equipment without the written consent of SFNightlife.com. The SFNightlife.com reserves the right to use any photograph/videography or other, similar reproductions or recordings taken at any event hosted, or any affiliate of SFNightlife.com. SFNightlife.com also reserves the right to use any photograph/videography without the written permission of those included within the photograph. Photographs may be used in publications or other forms of media produced, used, or contracted by SFNightlife.com. This includes, but is not limited to: magazines, Web sites, social media, blog, presentations and other SFNightlife.com marketing materials or other, similar reproductions or recordings. A person attending a SFNightlife.com event who does not wish to have their image recorded for distribution should make their wishes known to the photographer and/or the event organizers. Any person or organization not affiliated with the SFNightlife.com may not use, copy, alter or modify SFNightlife.com photographs, graphics, videography or other, similar reproductions or recordings without the advance written permission of SFNightlife.com.
::|| All Sales are final. No refunds or exchanges. Prices are subject to change while supplies last. You must be 21+ to attend. ||::
The Plough and Stars, San Francisco
Celebrate Independence Day bluegrass style at the Plough and Stars. A smaller spot, this Inner Richmond gem is known for their live music and they’re keeping up the tradition up for the fourth. Boot stomping is highly encouraged.
The Meritage Resort and Spa, Napa
Celebrate the Fourth of July with Red, White, Bourbon, and BBQ at The Meritage Resort and Spa. Guests are invited to celebrate the fourth with a party by the pool complete with music, BBQ, Bourbon, Napa Valley wines, locally crafted beers, and festival games.
A mixologist will be at the event to create bourbon and vodka infused cocktails featuring Jim Beam bourbon and American Revolution Vodka, plus the chefs from The Meritage Resort will have excellent food pairings, including a pig roast, for all of them, some using Jim Beam’s BBQ sauce. Looking for traditional? We’ll also have a traditional lemonade stand or you may prefer a slightly more adult version of the traditional drink. Wine and beer by the glass will also be available.
$49 includes 2 adult beverages, plus food; a la carte pricing and a cash bar will also be available. Tickets available for purchase at event or through Eventbrite. Must be 21 and over.
Sunday, July 5th
Cease and Desist, San Francisco
10:30AM, All Ages
CHICA Mexican-American Food Brunch Pop-Up at Buffalo Club in the Mission. Come party and enjoy a great brunch from a local chef! Cheap drinks+ bottomless mimosas+ exclusive pop-up brunch menu+ DJ party music.
CHICA makes Mexican-American dishes with a modern twist and only using fresh, local, and seasonal ingredients. The rotating menu is both innovative and comforting. Our vendor list includes GreenLeaf, Golden Gate Meat Company, Monterey Fish Company, and local farmers markets. Come eat great food from a local chef and drink mimosas while our DJ keeps it up through to the afternoon. Sunday Funday, treat yo’ self!
RSVP for the exclusive pop-up menu + discounts + drink specials
Main Post, San Francisco
11AM, All Ages
Every Sunday until November 1, picnickers are invited to enjoy the Presidio’s lush Main Post lawn, spectacular views of the bay, and the historic scene of the old post. Specialty items from San Francisco’s favorite eateries and food trucks, Mimosa and Bloody Mary drink kits, and live music from an onsite DJ make this a stand-alone picnic experience.
Food vendors joining Off the Grid: Picnic at the Presidio include: Fins on the Hoof The Creme Brulee Cart Little Green Cyclo The Whole Beast Chotto Cholita Linda El Porteno Wing Wings Del Popolo Nopalito Rosamunde SAJJ Fine and Rare Cochon Volant Sugarfoot Grits Three Twins Grilled Cheez Guy Kama Food Lab Benedict Arnolds Clearly Kombucha DUM Truck Girl Friday La Marcha Pluck Skylite Snowballs Slightly Skewed
In addition to complimentary classic picnic amenities including bocce ball, Off the Grid: Picnic @ the Presidio offers yoga classes from “The Pad” and kids yoga from “It’s Yoga Kids”, as well as game rentals and activities from Sports Basement. Blankets and Adirondack chairs are available to rent for a complete Picnic experience.
Off the Grid is proud to partner with the Presidio Trust. In addition to Off the Grid: Picnic at the Presidio, patrons are invited to enjoy the many activities within the Presidio, including 24 miles of hiking trails, eight scenic overlooks, sculptures by Andy Goldsworthy, the Walt Disney Family Museum, the Officer’s Club and Heritage Center, and neighboring restaurants The Commissary and Arguello.
The Presidio Trust’s Design Lab in 103 Montgomery will also be open on Sundays. Drop in to share your thoughts about the New Presidio Parklands Project, a magnificent 13-acre landscape that will integrate the waterfront with the Presidio’s historic Main Post.
Off the Grid: Picnic at the Presidio Dates: Every Sunday from March 1, 2015 through November 1, 2015 Time: 11:00am – 4:00pm
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