Outdoor San Francisco Activities

bacon-beerSince there was a much welcome break from the rain the Bay area earlier this month, San Franciscans no doubt wanted to make the most of it and get outdoors.  Thankfully there are some great San Francisco activities outdoors that looked really fun last week.

The entire month of March is witness to plenty of San Francisco activities to mark the first Bay Lights Anniversary.  At 7 on Thursday evening, the lights dimmed, and then 10 minutes later KFOG and 97.7 broadcasted “Lights On!” countdown accompanied by a 20 minute soundtrack. Friday saw volunteers from SF Bike Party leading the ride through the city as well as a kickoff event from Ben Davis, of Illuminate the Arts.

For art lovers in the Bay area, “In Dreams,” features over 50 artists with their interpretation of David Lynch films.  Then there is the Sean McFarland/Jake Longstretch Show, the Daniel Grant/Rachelle Reichert Paring (which will take place at the SFMOMA Artists Gallery).

For foodies (and beer lovers) the Bacon and Beer Festival is a must.  What can be better than eating and drinking these two things together?  East Bay hosted the Oakland Grown, Bison Organic Beer and Eat Boston, where one can sample from Grand Lake Kitchen, Bacon Bacon and more.

So there really have been a lot of San Francisco activities for natives and tourists to enjoy, to benefit from the great outdoors.

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Free San Francisco Activities

beerIt can be challenging to keep everyone amused over the summer vacations.  And then, even when the kids do eventually go back to school they always seem to be looking for things to do.  The trick is, to find San Francisco activities that don’t break the bank; preferably ones that don’t cost anything.

Herewith is a roundup of some fun free San Francisco activities for the whole family.  First, on Friday nights there are a whole array of art events at the De Young.  Get some free beer at the Anchor Brewers & Distillers as they celebrate their sailing traditions.  This is because Anchor Steam® Beer was named the official beer and Junípero® Gin the official gin of Oracle Team USA, the city’s hometown team and 34th America’s Cup Defender.   Don’t forget to book ahead of time.

For parents who need to destress after the long summer vacation juggling work and kids, there are many free yoga classes being offered in the region.  Every Saturday morning San Francisco Recreation and Parks offer a free class at the Golden Gate Park.  And then there are the ‘laughter yoga’ classes offered by the UCSF.

For those looking for a bit more of a workout, there are the Filbert Steps – see if you can climb every San Francisco staircase. Or go skating in Golden Gate Park on Sunday mornings at the 6th Avenue skate park.

There are many free San Francisco activities – it’s just a case of figuring out which one (or ones) are most suited to your desires.

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