Weekend roundup

June 17-20


Hayes Valley Block Party and Reopening Celebration

June 18. In celebration of the reopening of San Francisco, join for an evening of community, live music and great food. Visit local shops, enjoy a cocktail with friends, and stroll Hayes Valley’s open streets. Souvla will provide complimentary frozen yogurt (while supplies last). 5-8 p.m. Free. Hayes St. and Laguna St. explorehayesvalley.com

Tenderloin Pride Festival

June 19. Join the Tenderloin in celebrating its first annual Pride Festival with special guest host Tita Aida. The festivities will feature drag shows, live performances, special guest DJs, over 15 food booths, 30 merchant vendor booths featuring art, clothing and more. The festival will benefit organizations providing services and mutual aid to LGBTQIA+ and unhoused folks in San Francisco. Noon-6 p.m. Free. 730 Larkin St. tlmpa.org

Golden Gate Park Sunday Roller Disco Party

June 20. Grab the family and get ready to skate the day away in the heart of Golden Gate Park. There is a place in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park that is heaven for Bay Area inline skaters and roller skaters who like to boogie to the funky beat on wheels. The Godfather of Skate brings his mobile DJ unit and plays groovy tunes for you to skate to. 1-5 p.m. Free. 6th Ave. and Kennedy Drive. goldengatepark.com

Father’s Day

San Francisco Giants Baseball

June 18-20. Take Dad out to the ball game for Father’s Day. This year, the San Francisco Giants will be taking on the Philadelphia Phillies at home at Oracle Park in downtown San Francisco. Get the family together to catch one of the three games happening this weekend from Friday through Sunday. 24 Willie Mays Plaza, 415.972-2000. Tickets

Burger Brunch at the Vault Garden

June 20. Show your Dad some love and treat him to a prix-fixe three-course brunch at the Vault Garden, an outdoor dining oasis in the heart of downtown San Francisco. It will be featuring a special menu for the day, bottomless mimosas, bloody mary and beer! The menu will include hot takes on burgers, steak and eggs, and biscuits and gravy. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. $49. 555 California St., 415.508.4675. thevault555.com | Tickets

Food + Drink

Chao Pescao

Now Open. The popular Latin Caribbean pop-up offering take-out and delivery has opened its newly renovated brick and mortar location with an expanded cocktail program and new menu items such as gluten-free arepas with steak, pork, chicken or vegetarian fillings. The new restaurant will be open for lunch and dinner Tuesday to Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. 272 McAllister St., 415.621.2200. chaopescaosf.com

New Belgium Brewing 

Open. Mission Bay neighborhood eatery, New Belgium Brewing, with both indoor and outdoor dining options, is launching weekend brunch Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Chef Laura and Sayat Ozyilmaz have crafted a brunch menu featuring breakfast favorites with a New Belgium Brewing twist, like their play on eggs Benedict (pictured), schnitzel, waffles and more. M-F 4-9 p.m., Sa-Su 11 a.m.-9 p.m. 1000a 3rd St., 415.874.9633. newbelgium.com


Upcoming | June 22. In celebration of National Onion Ring Day, iniBurger is offering free onion ring upgrades to top off any burger! For one day only, every burger purchase can be piled high with a hot and crispy halo to add the perfect crunch in every bite. iniBurger, the Bay Area burger concept boasts a 100% halal menu of tried and true American classics like sliders, loaded fries, chicken wings and tenders, shakes and of course, delicious onion rings. Locations in Fremont and Pleasanton. iniburger.com

Arts + Culture

Ballet22’s Tōtum at Great Star Theater

June 17-19. Ballet22 to perform classical and contemporary ballets en pointe, live at the Great Star Theater in San Francisco! The program will include excerpts from beloved classic ballets: Le Corsaire, Giselle, Carmen, and Paquita. You will also experience contemporary ballets by Nicholas Rose and Myles Thatch. 7-8:30 p.m. 636 Jackson St., 415.735.4159. greatstartheater.org

“The Just in Case Woman” Dance Installation

June 17-19. Join for the premier of “The Just in Case Woman,” a dance installation that explores the relationship between survival and the search for safety in the 21st century. The installation features an array of chambers that will explore the changing roles, responsibilities and expectations of women in our fast-paced, complex, and unsteady world. 8-9 p.m. $15. Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, 2868 Mission St., 415.643.2785. missionculturalcenter.org | Tickets

Oakland Museum of California

June 18-20. After more than a year of temporary closure due to the impacts of COVID-19, the OMCA will welcome back visitors with a free entry this weekend. Visitors will be able to see the special exhibition You Are Here: California Stories on the Map, the transformed gardens, the Dorothea Lange: Photography as Activism and Black Power exhibit and more. F-Su 11 a.m.-5 p.m. 1000 Oak St., Oakland, 510.318.8400. museumca.org

Stern Grove Festival

June 20. Stern Grove Festival returns later this week with headliner Ledisi (pictured) kicking off arguably the most diverse and star-powered lineup in the outdoor summer music festival’s eight-decade history. The concerts are still free, but for the first time the festival will implement an online ticket reservation system on a first-come, first-served basis. 2 p.m. Sigmund Stern Grove in Golden Gate Park. sterngrove.org

Photo credits: Hayes Valley, Scottless photo. Skaters, Elliott Dumonde via Facebook. Chao Pescao, Barbara Ve. Ballet22, website. OMCA, website. Ledisi, Facebook. All other images are courtesy of the venues.

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