Step Out To See San Francisco This Weekend!


A diverse city where you can get around on public transportation and see just about anything within the city bounds makes for a great place to get out and celebrate the weekend. That city is San Francisco, and the weekend is a special time to step out and enjoy the local happenings. On October 22, 2011, here’s a sampling of things to do in just a single day, compiled from a list of over 1,000 events! Here are more events around California....>


  • Dogtoberfest. Free Event for Dogs & People featuring Costume Contest, Agility Course, Obedience Contest, Dog & Human Snacks. Cost: Free, Location: Upper Douglass Dog Park, 27th & Douglass, San Francisco. Time: 11 a.m. Call: (415) 407-7281.
  • Zombie Madness – Don your favorite blood spattered suit, infested nurse outfit, and severed arm for the 1st annual San Francisco Zombie Crawl! Time: 7 p.m. Location: Civic Center courtyard at 7pm to set off on the all night pub crawl. Grove Street and McAllister San Francisco, CA 94102 Time: 7 p.m.
  • Shocktoberfest 12: Fear Over Frisco. The blood-thirsty spectacle of the Grand Guignol seeps into the shadowy cinematic world of film noir. Time: 8 p.m. Call: (415) 377-4202. Cost: $25-$35.
  • I Love Lucy Grape Stomp. Enjoy delicious food, taste and savor new wines at the Grape Stomping Bash. Cost: $45. Time: Noon to 5 p.m. Location: 200 California Avenue, San Francisco, CA
  • Brazilian Halloween Ball. Playing Live Tambores de Julio Remelexo ( Brazilian Drums Band ) Body Paint Fashion Show by Brazilian Image Bikinis Maiza Duke & Energia do Samba Dancers. Time: 10 p.m. Location: at The Cosmopolitan 121 Spear Street, SF.Call: (415) 425-7242.
  • Creative Arts Fall Fair 2011. Win a sweet prize at the cake walk, listen to music by the talented bands, explore the haunted house, and enjoy the Scarecrow contest. There will be games, prizes, food and drinks. And no family fair is complete without a bounce house. Free entry Time: 12 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Cost: Free admission. Location: 1601 Turk St. San Francisco, CA. Call: (415) 749-3510.
  • SF IndieFest Roller Disco Costume Party! Break your costume out early and come skate to fun tunes. Cost: $10, $5 in costume, Free with any festival ticket stub. 21up. Tunes and skate rentals courtesy of Black Rock Roller Disco. IndieFest not responsible for alcohol influenced roller skating wipe outs! Location: CellSpace, 2050 Bryant at 18th, San Francisco, CA. Call: (415) 820-3907 Time: 8 p.m. Cost: $10.
  • Na Lei Hulu I Ka Wekiu The Hula Show 2011 is a global tour of dance & song. Location: at Palace of Fine Arts Theatre, 3301 Lyon St. San Francisco, CA Call:: (415) 647-3040 Time: 5 p.m. Price: $10-$45
  • Halloween Party at the SF Wax Museum – features Chamber of Horrors Dancing with DJ John!John! of BootieSF. Time: 8 p.m. Cost: $45 – $50, 21 and over ID required. Location: 145 Jefferson St. San Francisco, CA
  • Bay Area Flamenco Festival. Location: Thirsty Bear Brewing Co, 661 Howard St. San Francisco, CA. Time:
  • Grand National Rodeo 2011 – horse and livestock show at the Cow Palace. This 70-year-old wild west San Francisco tradition teams country's best rodeo stock with the best professional riders on the circuit. The toughest bulls and horses will battle it out for 8 seconds with the best cowboys. Shop at the Grand National Marketplace for everything from boots to belts to cowboy hats. Location: 2600 Geneva Ave. Daly City, CA. Time: 7:30 p.m. Cost: $23 – $44.
  • Masquerotica. It is billed as a sinful soiree, replacing Exotic, Erotic Ball.

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