Happy Monday! Looking for fun things to do in San Francisco and the rest of the Bay Area? In case you missed it, you can still check out these activities and news stories we wrote about last week.
1. Cherry blossoms are in bloom at the Japanese Tea Garden
Every year we eagerly await the return of the beautiful cherry blossoms, and they are indeed starting to bloom now at Golden Gate Park’s famous Japanese Tea Garden, which is the oldest public Japanese garden in the US. Be sure to visit soon and catch these beautiful flowers through the beginning of April.
2. CA’s largest weekly food truck event is back in SF
Off The Grid: Fort Mason Center (OTG:FMC) is back on the calendar for 2023! Enjoy the summer season from March 24-June 23, followed by the fall season later in the year. This is California’s largest weekly food truck event, the only such market featuring a full bar and live music all season long. The free events bring dozens of gourmet food trucks to the Fort Mason Center parking lot on Friday evenings from 5pm-10pm.
3. 6 charming boat trips to take from San Francisco
One of the perks of living in SF is the abundant waterfront and the opportunity to hop on a boat wherever you want. From SF’s historic Ferry Building, you can explore exciting ports from Treasure Island to Tiburon, all for under $20 round-trip.
4. 10 delightful spots to find the best cookies in San Francisco
Warm and tasty comfort food is a must in the Bay Area’s characteristic foggy weather, and freshly-baked cookies truly hit the spot. From fortune cookies to gooey chocolate chip, these specialty cookie shops and tried-and-true bakeries are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth cravings. Read on to discover our picks for the best cookies in San Francisco.
5. 19 terrific things to do in the Lower Haight
The Lower Haight is less famous than the nearby Haight-Ashbury district, but what it lacks in ’60s nostalgia it makes up for in substance. It’s home to legendary bars, tattoo shops, salons, boutiques, record stores cafes, and plenty of other places to explore. Nearby Duboce Park is the perfect place to walk the dog or relax in the sun, and the N-Judah train makes it delightfully accessible. Read on to see what you’ve been missing.