Steve Silver’s Beach Blanket Babylon is the longest running musical revue in theatre history. Hailed as “a constant cascade of showstoppers” by the San Francisco Chronicle, Beach Blanket Babylon follows Snow White as she takes a fast-paced journey around the world in search of her “Prince Charming.” Along the way she encounters a star-studded, ever-changing line-up of hilarious pop-culture characters, including President Barack & Michelle Obama, Gangnam Style, Prince William, Kate Middleton and the Queen of England, Honey Boo Boo, Governor Jerry Brown, Justin Bieber, Nicki Minaj, Hilary & Bill Clinton, Oprah Winfrey, Nancy Pelosi, Michael Jackson, Adele, General David Patraeus, “50 Shades of Grey,” and The San Francisco Giants.
Explore North Beach foods and history. Enjoy the best coffee; see how coffee is roasted. Savor award winning chocolates and see how the chocolates are made. Enjoy fresh baked breads and watch them bake in 130 year old ovens. Taste local olive oils and pizzas. Savor exquisite pastries. Explore the beat era hangouts from the cafes and restaurants, to the smell of fresh baked breads. Discover quaint shops with incredible crafts and ceramics. Uncover authentic Italian cathedrals. The tour meets and begins in front of Cinecitta daily at 10 am.
Experience San Francisco in a whole new way on this scavenger hunt walking tour. Use your smart phone to solve clues and complete challenges as you make your way to famous and hidden gems of the city. Play on your own schedule. You’ll be on your own Amazing Urban Race through the streets of San Francisco. (805) 603-5620.
The San Francisco Lawn Party on Marina Green is San Francisco’s largest one day waterfront party and concert featuring lawn games including cornhole tournament, bocce ball and croquet as well as live musical performances. Gourmet food rucks will be on site. All proceeds benefit The Guardsmen – supporting educational and outdoor initiatives for at-risk youth in the Bay Area. 12pm.
The Presidio Trust has partnered with Off the Grid, San Francisco’s largest organizer of street food markets, to host Picnic at the Presidio. San Francisco’s best picnic offers favorites from the local food scene, farm produce and baked goods, lawn games and music. Grab your blanket and join the party. 11 am. (415) 561-5300
This is the only international psychedelic film and arts festival and is currently on a world tour and for the first time in San Francisco. The festival features over 45 short films, animations and music videos from 17 countries, an exhibition of digital art from around the globe, video installations, live music and visuals from another dimension, beyond time and space. All revolves around metaphysical matters, the expansion of consciousness and abstract aesthetics. 10pm.
San Francisco’s world famous burlesque and variety show celebrates eight years of award winning entertainment. With special guests, Queen of The Quake, Kitten DeVille, aerialists Stormy Gayle and Steele Starling, acrobat Horchata Dentata, Bethany Summersizzle and Di’Lovely. Fishnet Follies Classic Burlesque Revue, Sin Siters Burlesque, Ooh La La Bellydance, The Sizzling Sirens and many more. 9:30 pm.
Watch two of baseballs best teams battle it out for the league lead in one of the best rivalries in baseball. 6:05 pm.
Traditional Italian street festival with mouth-watering food, lively music and more in the heart of North Beach. 11 am. (415) 781-0166
The co-creators of How Weird Street Fair, Sea of Dreams NYE, and Burning Man Decompression present: 5th Annual Superhero Street Fair. 17 stages with 13 sound camps. House to Dubstep, Downtempo to Reggae, Drum and Bass to Progressive Symbiosis. Cartoon Art Museum, Comic book and graphic novel exhibit. Check out exhibits by the creator of Captain America, The Fantastic Four, Silver Surfer, X-Men, Hulk, and the Avengers, among others. 1 pm – 11 pm.
Ghirardelli Chocolate Company’s two day celebration is perfect for chocolate lovers. Unique samples will be featured by some of the finest local dessert companies, chef demonstrations from chocolatiers, cupcake bakers and mixologists. There are ice cream sundae eating contests and of course, Ghirardelli Chocolate! Profits benefit Project Open Hand and their efforts to serve “meals with love” to people with HIV?AIDS, the homebound and seniors. 12pm.