BARTable This Weekend: March 6-8
First Fridays, tulips, White Elephant Sales, oh my! This weekend is going to be jammed packed with some amazing events on both sides of the Bay so don't let a little wet weather keep you away. Here's what's BARTable this weekend.
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Oakland First Fridays Street Festival begins at 5pm near 19th St/Oakland. Photo courtesy of Visit Oakland.
St. Patrick's Day Kick-Off & Irish Flag Raising by Civic Center/UN Plaza
The St. Patrick's Day season is upon us! Be there for the official kick-off of Irish festivities in San Francisco at the annual raising of the Irish flag over City Hall at 11:30am. Take BART to Civic Center/UN Plaza and walk two minutes to City Hall.
Oakland First Fridays Street Festival by 19th St/Oakland
Every First Friday from 5–9pm, Oakland’s KONO district (Koreatown/Northgate) takes over five blocks of Telegraph avenue with artisanal food and craft vendors, and performance and activities for the entire family (including a Kid Zone on 23rd and the KONO Lounge, Oakland's favorite pop-up art bar, on Sycamore). Thousands of people come from across the Bay Area and beyond to see and experience art, be inspired, eat great food, enjoy live music, and stroll through the amazing, eclectic city of Oakland. Take BART to 19th St/Oakland, stroll a few blocks up to West Grand and turn left, the main entrance is two blocks down at Telegraph Avenue.
Check out these events that occur every Friday
The Midnight Rollers is a group of skaters, both inline and rollers, that gather every Friday night to skate the city streets from the Ferry Building to Pier 39 and beyond. Skaters come from all over the Bay, other parts of the country and around the world to be a part of this positive energy mass. Meet at the Ferry Building, just five minutes from Embarcadero, at 8:45pm and the skate starts at 9pm. Be sure to check out the website before you go to make sure you have all the appropriate gear needed for the skate. Please note this event is weather permitting.
Friday Farmers Market & Bazaar at UN Plaza by Civic Center/UN Plaza
A new market has launched in UN Plaza every Friday, from 7am-4pm and features the best of San Francisco! Grab fresh fruits and veggies, buy gifts from local vendors, and grab lunch at delicious food stalls representing cuisine from diverse communities throughout the City. Take BART to Civic Center/UN Plaza and walk two minutes to the Plaza.
Friday Nights at OMCA by Lake Merritt
Get your groove on at Friday Nights at OMCA. Enjoy after-hours gallery access, DJ sets from the Bay's finest, family friendly drop-in activities, and more. Bring your family and friends for a taste of local music, food, and culture at the Oakland Museum of California. The fun begins at 5pm and runs till 9pm. Take BART to Lake Merritt and walk two minutes to the museum.
See the RBG documentary at The New Parkway Theater. Photo courtesy of IMDB.