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San Francisco Bay Area Events: Experience the Golden City
San Francisco Bay Area Events: Experience the Golden City
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There’s something magical about San Francisco, whether you’re cruising by the Golden Gate Bridge on a boat tour or dancing at a party in the Mission. Discover fantastic things to do in the Bay Area today by exploring this calendar of concerts, comedy shows, pop-up markets, and more — all selected by Eventbrite’s expert event curators.
San Francisco Bay Area Events: Experience the Golden City

Church of 8 Wheels / San Francisco, CA

San Francisco Bay Area Events: Experience the Golden City

Church of 8 Wheels / San Francisco, CA

San Francisco Bay Area Events: Experience the Golden City
San Francisco Bay Area Events: Experience the Golden City
Collection by Eventbrite
There’s something magical about San Francisco, whether you’re cruising by the Golden Gate Bridge on a boat tour or dancing at a party in the Mission. Discover fantastic things to do in the Bay Area today by exploring this calendar of concerts, comedy shows, pop-up markets, and more — all selected by Eventbrite’s expert event curators.
There’s something magical about San Francisco, whether you’re cruising by the Golden Gate Bridge on a boat tour or dancing at a party in the Mission. Discover fantastic things to do in the Bay Area today by exploring this calendar of concerts, comedy shows, pop-up markets, and more — all selected by Eventbrite’s expert event curators.

Reignite your love of San Francisco's live music scene with this strut down memory lane. Heavy-hitters like rock writer Ben Fong-Torres and Rolling Stone photographer Robert Altman contribute to this self-guided, masked exhibit in the Music City Hotel.

While the Condor Club typically hosts topless dancers on its stage, this weekly comedy night welcomes five of San Francisco's funniest stand-ups, who provide some uproarious naughty fun while telling some of their dirtiest jokes.

A Monday night tradition that stretches back more than a decade, this themed party at Madrone Art Bar features a soundtrack that revolves around the fabulous Motor City tunes of the '60s and '70s, spun by DJ Gordo Cabeza and guests.

Embark on this two-mile walking tour that takes you up (and down) some of the city's most iconic stairways. You'll scale the steps, soak in views of the Golden Gate Bridge, and explore San Francisco's steep terrain.

Find a spot for your mat on the Grace Cathedral's famous indoor labyrinth, and enjoy the amazing architecture from different angles during this weekly yoga class, set to live music that rings throughout the church.

Join the casual-swank crowd at the Marina as ESSI Restaurant and Wine bar for this weekly comedy show by the water, featuring sets from folks who have performed at events like SF Sketchfest and Comedy Central's Clusterfest.

The Gamelatron is a robotic orchestra of chimes based on the traditional Javanese instrument, which has thrilled Burning Man attendees for years. This experience combines the machine with several displays from local light artists, flooding the senses with music and visuals.

Sharpen up on your kitchen basics with the experts at terrific local knife shop Bernal Cutlery, offering a safe, hands-on, and informative overview of proper chopping technique.

Violinist Dan Flanagan joines forces with five local artists for this fundraiser benefitting the legendary Hunters Point Shipyard artist community. Flanagan will debut new compositions inspired by the work of each artist featured at the reception.

One of SF's longest-running weekly parties, 1984 throws it back to the neon heyday of high hair and hot moves with two dance floors soundtracked by Prince, Madonna, Depeche Mode, and more totally awesome tunes.

He's back! DJ Purple offers one of the most thrilling karaoke experiences in the city. Not only does he stock everything from the classics to up-to-the-minute indie releases, he accompanies you live on the saxophone.

Book lovers rejoice, you'll soon be gazing at a treasure trove of precious tomes, as antique book dealers from around the world converge to display their remarkable finds at this festival in the gorgeous Hibernia Building.

Mr. Bing's is one of the low-key best cocktail bars in SF. The joint's been around for decades — even Anthony Bourdain loved it — but the laughs will be anything nut dated as it hosts a roster of stand-ups from Comedy Central and beyond.

For 10 years, underground "magic speakeasy" the Magic Patio has wowed crowds with inexplicable sights and feats. Creators Andrew Evans and Naomi Aeva revisit some of their favorite tricks and premiere new illusions in their latest show.

Britain's incredible master of spacey techno Ben UFO beams the audience up for wild cosmic journey at the super-fun Squish party, with support from his equally far-out labelmates Pangaea and Pearson Sound.

Rediscover the magic, and magical flavors, of the oldest Chinatown in the country, from picturesque Dragon's Gate to mystical Zodiac Wall.

The only thing better than learning to skate from D. Miles, Jr. — San Francisco's Skate Godfather himself — is learning in an old church that's been converted into a (socially distanced, masked) roller rink!

Dig into dishes like "breakfast totchos" and "dirty balls" alongside generous Bloody Marys and mimosas as hostess Carne Asada brings out the glamorous wigs and heels on stage at this weekly variety show.

Enjoy one of the longest-running Chinese New Year parades in all its fire-cracking, dragon-dancing glory. From the comfort of a front row seat in the bleachers, you won't need to crane your neck to see the Year of the Rabbit float.

Prepare to learn knife skills, rice cooking methods, rolling techniques, and more sushi secrets during this hands-on class, followed by a delicious meal.

"Part bar-hop, part ghost tour," this haunted pub crawl balances booze with boos. A guide will take participants to Gold Rush-era haunts, tell tales of Barbary Coast specters, and accompany guests to modern-day watering holes that have no shortage of spirits.

Beloved plant store The Mellow Haight transforms into an intimate music venue twice every month, hosting live performances among its lush array of greenery. Guests can BYOB, listen to some tunes, and enjoy 15% off of purchases made during the event.

Ancestral Punjabi dance combined with modern electronic and hip-hop flourishes makes the bhangra form irresistible. Non Stop Bhangra — the Bay's foremost bhangra company — gets everyone on the dance floor busting moves at this late-night party.

Bump and grind while seated at your reserved table at the Neck of the Woods club, as DJs throw you back to a time when the Fresh Prince, Kid ‘N Play, and Usher ruled the airwaves.

Grab your mat and catch some rays among the gorgeous foliage of Sunbather's Meadow in Golden Gate Park, as teachers from Divine Yoga take you through Vinyasa-style yoga flow poses.

Dive deep into the history of this radical Black community group that has defined Bay Area resistance for more than five decades, in this educational walking tour led by Panther members themselves.

Impress your friends and family with your newfound bartending skills after taking this hands-on class at Bourbon & Branch where you'll learn the foundations to making a proper cocktail and what to stock at home, all while sipping delicious drinks.

Cybelle's Front Room restaurant is renowned for its delectable-yet-decadent vegan pizzas and pastas. This mixer provides opportunity to mingle (and munch) with other meatless singles, totally cruelty free.

Spend the weekend before Valentine's Day at Origin Nightclub, where you can embrace the energy of high-spirited romance while listening to plenty of bhangra music that's perfect for whirling dance moves.

On the weekend before Valentine's Day, local legend DJ Chuy Gomez provides the old school boogie, hip-hop, and Motown tunes to keep you dancing all night long as you enjoy breathtaking views aboard a beautiful boat.

You don't have to be tipsy to be charming. Learn how to combine non-alcoholic nectars and craft artisanal mocktails from the experts at the Plant Queen during this workshop, where you'll cover a slew of tasty recipes.

One of San Francisco's original hacker spaces — a refuge for glorious geeks of all stripes — just moved into a new facility and has been amping up its public programming, including this monthly alternative comedy night with free hard kombucha on tap.

Some hot and smooth live Latin jazz will bring out the lover in you, whirling across the floor to Miami vocalist Jessy Díaz, the Latin Rhythm Boys, and the Montuno Productions All-Stars Salsa Project.

Downward dogs and a light IPA? You'll find both at this one-hour, beginner-friendly yoga class in Almanac's outdoor beer garden, which concludes with a complimentary beer.

Providing an overload of campy ecstasy for fans of classic movies, drag phenomenon Matthew Martin impersonates Hollywood whirlwind Joan Crawford in a farce that pays tribute to her most delicious roles.

A former mortuary reborn as art gallery, taken over by a limber burlesque troupe, and transformed into an interactive palace of sensual delights: What more could you want to celebrate Valentine's Day?

Level up your sourdough skills in this hands-on class, where you'll discuss how to feed and maintain a starter before using one to bake a sourdough flatbread. You'll go home with a starter and the knowledge needed to bake sourdough bread or pizza.

A cast of 40 professional ballet dancers and internationally renowned designers, costumers, and musicians bring this enchanting fairy tale to life in a stunning production for all ages at the Palace of Fine Arts.

British electronic musician Tourist won a Grammy for co-writing Sam Smith's indelible hit "Stay With Me," and his solo work echoes that track's dreamy, uplifting sound — with an undeniably danceable twist.

Hyper-energetic Oakland rapper, DJ, singer, and producer Chippy Nonstop is a fixture at underground parties around the globe. Now she's bringing her special brand of musical mayhem back home for a special appearance at the Noise Pop festival.

Don't bottle it all up! Instead, smash several bottles at this monthly lash-out session, providing each attendee with 40 pieces of glass to break in 20 minutes. You can let out your rage solo, or with up to eight of your friends.

San Jose's Underground Wrestling Association is one of the fastest-growing all-inclusive leagues, and this showdown with Las Vegas's Pridestyle Wrestling at the Emporium will offer plenty of body-slammin' LGBTQIA+ pandemonium.

Immerse yourself in the ambient sounds of musicians Egemen Sanli, Phoenix Song, Sam Jackson, and special guest musician Destani Wolf as they take over the cathedral's sacred space for a soul-cleansing experience.

For the past decade, Daybreaker has hosted a traveling series of early morning parties, getting attendees pumped for the day ahead. This 10-year anniversary celebration takes over the gorgeous Grace Cathedral — expect great music, dazzling spectacle, and a strong community.

You don't have to schlep all the way up to Napa to sample brilliant California wines. Prima Materia winery right in Oakland will take you on a flavorful flight, safely outdoors.

Trance godfather Paul van Dyk ruled the '90s and aughts with a string of electronic hits. The DJ comes to Public Works with his new live music concept Venture X, which finds him exploring decades of EDM, from house to techno.

Big wheel keep on turning, honey. The rock and roll queens behind Proud Mary serve up fierce renditions of Creedence Clearwater Revival classics like "Fortunate Son" and "Bad Moon Rising" — performed with glitter and rainbows.

A quintet of folk balladeers from County Wexford, Ireland, Green Road brings the St. Patrick's Day spirit (with a touch of bluegrass) to the United Irish Cultural Center, joined by soprano Clodagh Kinsella.

All hands up and on deck for this epic cruise around the Bay, set to the thumping EDM sounds of Chicago DJ and producer Whethan, who's riding "High" in the wake of his latest collaboration with The Chainsmokers.

Putting rock muscle behind '70s funk and pop influences, this quartet from Detroit churns out driving tunes on its recent release, "Until the Money Runs Out." Join the crowd at all-ages club Popscene to experience Mac Saturn in their element.

After a year under wraps, you may feel like a tourist in your own city. This guided tour delves deep into the Mission neighborhood's history and art — and tries out some delicious new food spots in the area.

Three decades in, this indie music festival is now a sprawling behemoth, incorporating comedy, food, drink, and oodles of concerts featuring up-and-coming local and international must-see acts — plus established faves like Yo La Tengo and Boy Harsher.

Everybody has an employment horror story, where it's a terrible boss, intrusive coworkers, an inappropriate coffee spill, or a mortifying "reply all" moment. Now you can share it in public — and a team of comedians will reenact it in front of an audience.

Contemporary jazz and funk meets the sophisticated classical Carnac style of Indian music when the Alaya Project trio performs, mixing percussion, saxophone, and vocals to create music that bridges cultures and centuries of history.