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!
Click on any of the event titles for a link to the event.
Friday, September 17th
Schroeder's, San Francisco
3 PM, Ages: 21+
Oktoberfest presented by Schroeder's!
Schroeder's is kicking off Oktoberfest in True Bavarian Style with our annual Block Party.
Front Street Block Party!
With live music by Department of Rock. There will be lots of beer, jager shots, sausages, pretzels, prizes, beer games!
Make sure you dress up for the occasion! First beer is FREE if you come in Oktoberfest attire/costume! We will also be holding a costume contest for the Grand Prize!
Questions? Call 415.421.4778 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This is a free event. Must be 21 & over to attend and proof of vaccination is required.
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, September 18th
al Fresco Dining Park & Webster Parklets, Alameda
11 AM, All Ages
Greetings Ghosts & Goblins~we invite you to Alameda's official Halloween Market to celebrate this most delightful Hallowday. Our spooky artists from near and far will fright and delight you with handmade wares and ghoulish collectibles. Find one of a kind tricks & treats including home decor, fashion, fine art & photography, dolls, taxidermy, ephemera, jewelry, tarot readings, assemblage art, the occult and more! This is an OUTDOOR event! Vendors will fill the al Fresco Dining park and line the sidewalk of Webster between Taylor & Haight from 11-7pm as you creep your way down the road.
Enjoy adult beverages with bars by the Fireside Lounge, famous food truck Satay by the Bay, music from DJ’s Miz Margo, Sid Presley, Fledermaus and Zlaya presented by A-town Events & Booking Agency and additional food ootions from the multi-cultural restaurants lining Webster street.
TICKETS: FREE to $10 VIP Early Entry (shop your favorite vendors before the crowds!) This is a ticketed event-We have 3 vending locations, 2 are open to the public and 1 (the al Fresco Dining Park) is our enclosed, main venue and has a max capacity, which requires a ticket for entry. GET YOUR TICKET TODAY!! All ticket holders get a wrist band for re-entry. NO TICKET NEEDED AFTER 6PM!
FAMILY AND PET FRIENDLY
PET COSTUME CONTEST!! 1:00PM - 3:00PM and 5:00PM with fabulous prizes for you & your batty pooch! Hooman costumes are encouraged but not required. Must be present to win.
Treat bags for tiny bats!
MASKS ARE MANDATORY indoors for every business in our community. STAY HOME IF YOU DON'T FEEL WELL. Our vendors have sanitizer and offer touchless payment options.
We highly recommend parasols & sun screen.
The Menagerie Oddities and Curiosities Market is proudly sponsored by: The West Alameda Business Association, The West End Arts District, Feathered Outlaw and Fireside Lounge.
Can I bring my dog? ...YES!! Well behaved dogs are welcome! SERVICE ANIMALS ALLOWED.
What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event? ...Webster Street is accessible via the tube with nearby access to I-880 and public transportation. Street parking is available, both metered and unmetered. There is a parking garage on Park Street with a direct bus line to Webster via Santa Clara as well (Bus 51A). People with ADA Placards can park free at meters.
How can I help make this a great event? ...Spread the word, bring lots friends, your patience, smile, an open mind...money is good!
How can I contact the organizer with any questions? Email us at email@example.com
Marin Center, San Rafael
10 AM, All Ages
We're THRILLED to announce that TreasureFest arrives at the Marin Center on September 18th-19th, 2021.
This family friendly festival features:
Live music from popular local acts
Far-out art installations from Burning Man
Interactive art and activities fun for all ages (bring the kids!)
A curated lineup of delicious eateries with cuisines from around the world
And shopping from 300+ local exhibitors with unique goods you can't get on anywhere else!
As always, TreasureFest is an all ages event and well behaved pooches on leashes are welcome! Parking is Free on a first come, first serve basis!
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I use the ticket for either day? Yes, whichever day you prefer.
Can you bring coolers? No
Can you bring food and beverage? No with the exception of water bottles.
Can you smoke inside the event? No
Do you have to pay for parking? No, Parking is Free, but is First Come First Serve
Can I bring my Pet? Yes, TreasureFest is pet friendly, please keep on leashes.
Can I smoke? No Smoking or Vaping Allowed.
Can I bring a Lawn Chair or Blanket? Yes, you can bring either to enjoy the entertainment and activities all-day.
Sunday, September 19th
Milk Bar, San Francisco
7:30 PM, Ages: 21+
* Additional tickets will be available at the Door!
Laugh Riot is a new comedy drag show that brings together your favorite Bay Area drag performers for a night full of hilarious drag numbers, games, and lip sync battles. This show is sure to be a night that tickles your funny bone! Every 1st and 3rd Sunday at The Milk Bar in the heart of Haight Street!
Show starts at 7:30pm and reservations can be made here on Eventbrite!
Hosted by Nitrix Oxide with DJ Monty Quilla and Starring : Polly Amber Ross, Bo Vain, Abstraxxxt, and the Dragon King!
1 $25 TICKET INCLUDES A RESERVATION WITH TABLE SEATING and 2 DRINKS (DRAFT BEER OR COCKTAIL). EACH GUEST MUST PURCHASE A TICKET TO BE SEATED
* Tickets are Non-Refundable but can be scheduled for another date
THERE WILL BE LIMITED TICKETS AVAILABLE PER SHOW TO ENSURE A SAFE & SOCIAlLY DISTANCED ENVIRONMENT
Guests are required to wear a mask at all times unless actively eating and or drinking
Guests must remain at their table unless using the restroom
Each table reservation includes seats for 2-6 guests (must be from same household). No more than 6 guests can occupy a table or the space around a table at a time
Guests are not permitted to CONGREGATE on the sidewalk or in the street
Absolutely NO outside drink allowed
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
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.