Things to do in San Francisco this Labor Day Weekend

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Who doesn’t love a holiday weekend that celebrates our right to a few days off and decent pay? We pulled together a list of the best things to do in San Francisco* this weekend to celebrate the end of summer and welcome in the fall in style. If you don’t have plans yet check out this list, pick something you want to do and Post in GirlCrew San Francisco to get a crew together and have the best holiday weekend you possibly can.

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BBQ In The Park

If you feel like keeping it low key this weekend why not go to the park and share some food with new or old friends? Here’s a handy Yelp list of the parks in SF that let you BBQ. Probably one of the best things to do in San Francisco any weekend. 

San Francisco Comic Con

Comic Con is coming!! It’s one of out top things to do in San Francisco weekend! This popular event will be held at the Mascone Center West and offers you the chance to get autographs and photos with your favorite comic book stars. Celebrities attending this year include Sean Astin, Nichelle Nichols, Cary Elwes, Ray Park, and so much more. There will also be, hundreds of exhibits will be on hand for you to pick up comic books, art, toys, and so much more!

Dates: September 1 – 3

Giants Baseball

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While the  San Francisco Giants haven’t had the best season, they are in town this Labor Day Weekend,  and it looks like they could use some extra support. Taking on the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday (night game at 7:15 p.m.), Saturday and Sunday (day games at 1:05 p.m.).

Free Shakespeare in the Park

Looking for things to do in San Francisco that are a bit more cultural? This holiday weekend you will find three performances of Hamlet. All three shows are free thanks to the San Francisco Shakespeare Festival. The shows start at 2 pm each day (with a short intro at 1:30 pm) and are on the Presidio’s Main Post Parade Ground Lawn. Make sure to arrive early to grab a great seat on the grass.

Dates: 2-3 September

Whale Watching on the Pacific

September is a great time for whale watching near the Farallon Islands… Both the blue and humpback whales migrate through the area at this time of year. You might also get the chance to see dolphins, seals and great white sharks. This 2.5-hour journey is an excellent choice for those that love to be out on the open water. Grab the last tickets for the Golden gate whale watch here

Napa Valley Wine Tour

The title explains it all. From $78 dollars. Napa and Sonoma are world famous for their fine wine and beautiful scenery. Learn about wine from expert guides as you travel north to California’s Premiere wine country.

Union Square Live

Sundays at 2 p.m., from April through October, there’s something new under the sun and stars downtown at San Francisco’s historic Union Square Park. Rock & Roll, classical and jazz music. Swing and salsa dancing. Circus performer. Outdoor cinema. And much more.

September 4, 2016@ 2:00-4:00pm


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The Japan Film Festival kicks off during the long weekend and ends with the last day of J-POP Summit. The full schedule includes nearly 20 showings inside New People Cinema. Nine of these films are being shown over Labor Day weekend so get your tickets online.

Dates Friday, September 1 – Sunday, September 10

These are just some of our top picks for things to do in San Francisco this Labor Day Weekend. There’s so much to do we haven’t included so if you’ve an even better idea why not pop a suggestion in GirlCrew San Francisco and start a new adventure, meet new people and get out to make some memories.

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