Cobb's Comedy Club
915 Columbus Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94133
Party Earth Review Prior to the 1990s, establishments along the Mission and Valencia Street Corridor were mostly limited to auto shops, dive bars, and taquerias serving a working-class Mexican population. Internet-fueled gentrification, however, brought an explosion of eclectic stores, chichi restaurants, and higher-end bars, creating what ... more
Mission and Valencia Streets stretching
approximately from 16th to 24th Streets
San Francisco, CA 94103
Party Earth Review Although Union Square’s name technically refers to its 1850s-era beginnings as a place where pro-Union rallies were held prior to the Civil War, today it is better known for its surrounding blocks full of shopping options, live theater, restaurants, boutiques, and hotels. Six department stores, including high ... more
Between Stockton and Powell Streets
and Post and Geary Streets
San Francisco, CA 94108
Punchline Comedy Club
444 Battery Street
San Francisco, CA 94111
Party Earth Review Mission Dolores Park, better known as just Dolores Park, packs a lot of action into its two-block stretch – and the diversity of its visitors is often a perfect snapshot of San Francisco’s eclectic citizenry. Warm afternoons find the grassy knolls and undulating hills covered in sunbathers, as clusters of athletes take ... more
In-between 18th and 20th Streets
and Dolores and Church Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
Cultural Festival / Concert
Throughout March, Irish-Americans and culture hounds celebrate all things Irish at the annual Crossroads Irish-American Festival. Each year, the Crossroads Irish-American Festival features a wide range of events hosted by venues throughout ... moreThroughout the city
Party Earth Review Stretching more than three miles from the historic Cliff House Inn to the rolling sand dunes of Fort Funston, Ocean Beach is the longest – and probably the foggiest – beach in San Francisco. The area was largely undeveloped until the late 1800s, when a small amusement park and the famous Sutro Baths swimming complex drew ... more
Point Lobos Avenue/Great Highway
San Francisco, CA 94121
Film Festival / Movies
Every March, film enthusiasts, water sports fans, educators, and environmental activists head to the San Francisco International Ocean Film Festival. The San Francisco International Ocean Film Festival has attracted thousands of audience members ... moreBay Theater
1663 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
Party Earth Review Tapas and beer are on the menu at ThirstyBear Brewing Company, a cavernous brewery and restaurant that gets chock-full of city denizens in need of Spanish cuisine and freshly brewed pints. The round wooden tables that surround the central bar and line the exposed brick walls are taken over by tech workers and tourists at ... more
661 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
Poker Tournament / Sports
The Bay 101 Shooting Star is an annual No Limit Hold ‘Em tournament held in March at Bay 101 in San Jose, California. Bay 101 is a casino offering poker cash games along with Baccarat, Blackjack, and Pai Gow. Created by Marko Trapani in 1997 ... moreBay 101 Casino
1801 Bering Drive
San Jose, CA 95112
Party Earth Review Born as a biker haven, Zeitgeist has evolved into an institutional dive that attracts everyone from Harley loyalists to skinny-jeaned bike messengers with its mix of surly bartenders, solid beer selection, and expansive graffiti-laden courtyard. Beneath the venue’s unmistakable logo – a Playboy bunny with a skull instead ... more
199 Valencia Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
People like straightforward lists, but there are way more than 101 things to do in San Francisco.
Open spaces like Golden Gate Park offer go-to spots for outdoor activities and relaxed contemplation and also host music festivals like Outside Lands, while the spires of the landmark Golden Gate Bridge demarcate the border of SF’s biggest backyard playground – the bay itself.
It’s a major event all over the Bay Area whenever the Giants are playing at AT&T Ballpark, and tourists lose themselves in Chinatown’s hustle as easily as in the bustling promenades and plazas of Fisherman’s Wharf, where cable cars amble past piers overlooking Alcatraz prison and the famous herds of lazy sea lions.
No day would be complete without a shopping excursion in Union Square, home to a massive assortment of department stores, upscale boutiques, tourist trinket shops, art galleries, and salons.
And if all that wasn’t compelling enough, San Francisco boasts miles of beaches, soaring redwood forests nearby in Marin, and some of the best skiing in the country a few hours away in Lake Tahoe.
If you have anything left once the sun goes down, Happy Hour beckons from all over town, providing a budget-minded jump into a gloriously vivid nightlife scene.
Amazing drink deals? Unpretentious crowds? Karaoke with friends? Dancing all night? Then check out these suggestions from Emma:
Bowling Alley / Lounge