Photo Credit: Shari Wargo Stamps
Saturday’s KidsBash at Ghirardelli Square was everything this annual event promised it would be. Though a popular North Beach festival was also going on the same day, parking wasn’t too difficult to find and many families made it out to celebrate at the event.
KidsBash’s main sponsor, Plum [...]
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San Francisco is well-known for the myriad of free street festivals held throughout the year in different districts, but most of them are for adults. Which is why Ghirardelli Square partnered with local family-friendly businesses and organizations to create the first street festival just for kids and families — KidsBash. [...]
The San Francisco Giants are partnering with Autism Speaks and other local organizations on Monday, June 17, 2013 for Autism Awareness Night. This sold out event is to raise light in the need to foster change for the future for all those who struggle with autism, including individuals and their families. Giant’s legend Will [...]
Fort Mason Center – Crowd Line
Just 10 minutes past 6pm on Saturday, April 27th the line to enter the San Francisco International Beer Festival had quickly extended from the main festival pavilion entrance along the waterfront, all the way back to the street entrance at the corner of Marina Boulevard and Buchanan [...]
The San Francisco International Beer Festival slogan reads, “Good beer and good times for a great cause since 1984.” This year marks the thirty-year anniversary of the festival at the legendary Fort Mason Center. The venue was originally a fortified military base built by the Spanish in 1776. It was only claimed by the [...]
The highly anticipated annual Southwest Chinese New Year Parade captivated the crowd once again. Hours before the start, adults and children began to set up lawn chairs and blankets to claim their space. The streets were filled with children holding pinwheels, throwing poppers, and blowing bubbles. As the sun began to set, one million [...]
Autism, a developmental disorder, affects one in 88 children. In 2005, Bob and Suzanne Wright founded Autism Speaks to advocate for individuals with autism and their families. The organization has grown to become the world’s leading autism science and advocacy group, funding research and increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders.
For the first [...]
“Gung Hay Fat Choy” greetings fill the air as families and friends gather to celebrate the start of a new lunar year – the year of the snake. With that brings a San Francisco tradition – the Southwest Airlines Chinese New Year Parade. Beginning in the 1860s, the festivities have greatly grown over the [...]
(Photo Credit: Eat Real)
From September 21-23, the fourth annual Eat Real Festival transformed Oakland’s Jack London Square into a massive dining celebration. Thousands of Bay Area residents gathered to indulge in real, local food, enjoying beautiful 70 degree weather and endless dining options. In addition to the food, the massive event featured [...]
One of the most commonly cited benefits of living in the Bay Area is the food. Few other parts of the country have so devoutly embraced the concept and benefits of eating fresh, local, organic, sustainable and healthy foods. Not only is the Bay Area home to a bevy of farmer’s markets, the region [...]