Festivals

Alameda Flea Market

02/28/2015-11/28/2015
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
College of Alameda
Alameda 

Alameda Flea Market has all kinds of goodies waiting for you to discover - Trendy items, Collectibles, Fashion, Custom Jewelry, Beauty Accessories, Home Decor, Furniture, Everything Vintage & Antique, some special unique items, Tools, Electronics, Household goods, Games, and more! For more information:  (510) 999-1431, www.alamedaoutdoormarket.com

Storytelling Workshop for Children

03/01/2015-05/31/2015
All Day
Asian Art Museum (亞洲藝術博物館) Chong-Moon Lee Center
San Francisco 

The Asian Art Museum will be hosting a storytelling workshop every first and third Sunday of each month. The event is particularly designed for children ranged from ages 3 to 6, which assists promoting visual and verbal literacy for families with children. The museum tour also uses plays and stories to access the museum collection and introduce Asian culture to early learners.

For more information, please dial (415)581-3500, or visit www.asianart.org/family .

THE 37TH ANNUAL CARNAVAL SAN FRANCISCO

05/23/2015-05/24/2015
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Harrison Street @ 16th & 24th St
San Francisco 

This year’s theme is Agua sagrada, which is Spanish for “sacred water.” It symbolizes the universal reverence for the most basic element of life.

www.carnavalsanfrancisco.org

Eastlake Music Festival 2015

05/23/2015
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Lake Merritt Blvd Amphitheater
Oakland 

Announcing the 2nd Annual Eastlake Music Festival in the Lake Merritt Blvd Amphitheater in Oakland, California. EMF is a FREE, nonprofit festival featuring the best sampling of local music, dance, indie arts & crafts, micro-brews and food trucks.

www.eastlakemusicfestival.org

Sounds of China

05/23/2015
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
San Francisco Public Library
San Francisco 

Free program conducted in English and Chinese

Programs include Orchestra , musical instruments , singing , poetry readings , and related Asian quiz

San Ramon Art and Wind Festival

05/24/2015-05/25/2015
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Community Center & Central Park
San Ramon 

Annual Family Fun Festival

05/30/2015
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Downtown Berkeley Farmers Market
Berkeley 

The annual FREE Family Fun Festival is back this year on Saturday, May 30th at the Downtown Berkeley Farmers’ Market from 10am-2pm! Once again the event is co-sponsored by the Ecology Center, YMCA, the City of Berkeley, and BART and will feature games, contests, performances, and hands-on activities for all ages! Highlights include a farm animal petting zoo, bounce houses, obstacle courses, face-painting, puppet-making, and collaborations with the Berkeley Public Library, Science@Cal, artist Zach Pine, and East Bay Depot for Creative Reuse. For the older kids in your family, the City of Berkeley will host a skateboard contest beginning at 11am.

For more information about this event:
http://ecologycenter.org/events/annual-family-fun-festival/

San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival

06/06/2015-06/07/2015
All Day
Palace of Fine Arts Theatre
San Francisco 

Saturday, June 6, at 2 pm and 8 pm, and Sunday, June 7, at 4 pm

Performances by: Academy of Danse Libre (Ragtime Era Social Dance), Academy of Hawaiian Arts (Hawaiian Hula), Chinese Performing Arts of America (Chinese Folkloric and Martial Arts), Dunsmuir Scottish Dancers (Scottish Victorian Ballroom), Ensambles Ballet Folklorico de San Francisco (Mexican Folkloric – Oaxaca), Harsanari (Indonesian Sundanese Silat and Jaipongan), Hiyas Philippine Folk Dance Company (Filipino Folkloric), Jikelele Dance Theater (South African Zulu and Xhosa Traditional), Shabnam Shirvani (Middle Eastern and US Belly Dance), Starchild Dance (Harlem Jazz, Lindy, and Hip-Hop)

For more information about this event:
http://www.worldartswest.org
415-474-3914

San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival week 2

06/13/2015-06/14/2015
All Day
Palace of Fine Arts Theatre
San Francisco 

Saturday, June 13, at 2 pm and 8 pm, Sunday, June 14, at 4 pm

Performances by: Academy of Danse Libre (Ragtime Era Social Dance), Ballet Folklorico Mexicano Fuego Nuevo (Mexican Folkloric – Campeche), Diamano Coura West African Dance Company (West African Traditional), El Tunante (Peruvian Marinera), Gurus of Dance (Indian Bollywood), LIKHA – Pilipino Folk Ensemble (Filipino Folkloric), Hilit Maniv (Spanish Flamenco and Jewish Ladino), OngDance Company (Korean Traditional), Tara Catherine Pandeya and Abbos Kosimov Ensemble (Uzbek Traditional)

For more information about this event:
http://www.worldartswest.org
415-474-3914

2015 Oakland Pride

09/13/2015
10:30 am - 7:00 pm
Broadway & 20th st.
Oakland 

Are you ready for Oakland Pride 2015?

We’re looking forward to bringing you another great fun, welcoming, and entertaining celebration with the return of our Parade down Broadway!

http://www.oaklandpride.org/

Inner Sunset Sundays: The Big Lunch

09/13/2015
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Irving Street (between 9th & 10th Avenues)
San Francisco 

Inner Sunset Sundays is a wonderful event in the street for the whole community. Organized by neighbors and merchants since 2010, come enjoy games, activities, food, and more, right in the middle of the Inner Sunset neighborhood.

This event is “The Big Lunch”. The aim is to get the whole community to sit down for lunch at the same time! This event last year drew hundreds of people and we’re expecting an even bigger turnout this time. RSVP below to reserve a space.

SCHEDULE
1-3pm: The Big Lunch
11am-5pm: Games and activities

There are two more Inner Sunset Sundays events in 2015: October 18th (“Flea Market”) and December 6th (“Santastic”). Find out more at www.issundays.org.

Inner Sunset Sundays: Community flea market

10/18/2015
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Irving Street (between 9th & 10th Avenues)
San Francisco 

Inner Sunset Sundays is a fun street event for the whole family. Organized since 2010, our events feature games, music, food, and more! Come enjoy a great day out in the street in the middle of the Inner Sunset neighborhood.

This event is a Community Flea Market. Come sell your old things or look for bargains. RSVP to reserve a space to sell ($20 per space). You MUST sign up at least a week before the event.

For more information about this event:
www.issundays.org

Inner Sunset Sundays: Santastic

12/06/2015
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Irving Street (between 9th & 10th Avenues)
San Francisco 

Inner Sunset Sundays is a fun street event for the whole family. Organized since 2010, our events feature games, music, food, and more! Come enjoy a great day out in the street in the middle of the Inner Sunset neighborhood.

This event is our popular holiday event: Santastic! Come enjoy holiday-themed surprises such as Santa, live music, carol singing, and more. This will be our last event of the year so come join us!

For more information about this event:
www.issundays.org