What’s Good this April in SF

Updated: May 03, 2017 18:11
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Here are the dope Events going down in SF this May


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It’s May in San Francisco and you know what that means, put on a weird costume and join the party!


Thursday 5/4
Star Wars May the 4th Be With You

This May the fourth (Be With You) features a Dance Party, Star Wars Themed Film Fest, Costume Contest, Virtual Reality and Funky break beats
The Great Northern
119 Utah Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
$4 – $10


Saturday 5/6
National Comic Book Day

Free Comic Book Day is a single day when participating comic book specialty shops across North America and around the world give away comic books absolutely free to anyone who comes into their shops.
Mission Comics
2250 Mission St
San Francisco, CA 94110

Sunday 5/7
Urban Air Market: Hayes Valley

Twice a year Urban Air Market comes to Hayes Valley with over 130 vendors, live music, and interactive art.  This is maybe the best place in the bay to find a handmade mothers day gift, as well as check out what your local makers are up to.  This year there’s a DIY re-fashion workshop where you can take your old unwanted clothes and make them into something new.

Sunday, May 7th
11:00 AM – 6:00 PM PDT
Patricia’s Green
Octavia St, SF


Sunday 5/8
How Weird Street Fair! 

This is a funky, loud, costume filled, very San Franciscan street party.  The unofficial themes are always ‘peace’, ‘acceptance’, and ‘let your freak flag fly’, this year the official theme is “Summer of Weird”, paying tribute to the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love.  There will be  lots of burners, delightful weirdos, dancers, artists and electronic music.   There are some always wild after parties in the neighboring clubs afterwards.

Sunday, May 7th
Howeird Street San Francisco


May 5th, 12th, 19th, & 26th
Friday Nights @ OMCA

Off the grid and live music an Oakland Museum of California every Friday night!  Local music, food, art, and culture! Friday Nights @ OMCA is open an extra hour later this spring and expands onto Oak Street, adding five more food trucks to help quench your thirst for delicious local cuisine.
Every Friday night, 5–10 pm
1000 Oak St, Oakland
California 94607


Saturday May 20th
2017 Oakland VegFest   

Vegetarian Foodie Paradise!  Featuring fabulous local vendors, speakers, a kids area, cute dog contest, and tons of food.

Saturday, May 20 at 11 AM – 5 PM
Lake Merritt Amphitheater
Oakland, California 94612

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Saturday May 20th
2017 Oakland VegFest



5/7: How Weird Street Faire 

5/7: Urban Air Market Hayes Valley Spring

5/20: Oakland VegFest

5/21: Bay to Breakers

5/27: Sausage Fest Block Party (Oakland) 

Asian Art Museum Show Info

April 8th – 9th
Cherry Blossom Festival

200,000 people should attend the 2017 Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival!  A dazzling display showcasing the color and grace of the Japanese culture and the diversity of the Japanese American Community.

April 15–16 and 22–23
FREE National Park Week

National Park Week is America’s largest celebration of national heritage. It’s about making great connections, exploring amazing places, discovering open spaces, enjoying affordable vacations, and enhancing America’s best idea—the national parks! It’s all happening in your national parks.





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