Saturday, 28 May 2016

Memorial Day 2016 in San Francisco

Memorial Day 2016 will be taken place on May 30 this year and yeah, for sure, San Francisco will have some fantastic events throughout Memorial Day Weekend which will include Memorial Day Parades, Festivals, parties, traveling, concerts and many more things. Guess what makes Memorial Day so special in San Francisco? Summer in San Francisco is really cool compared to soaring temperatures in other places.

So here is the complete list of all the top events and things that you can do during this Memorial Day 2016 weekend in San Francisco.

Memorial Day Ceremony at the National Cemetery

Head over to the Presidio for Memorial Day 2016 Ceremony at the National Cemetery on May 30.
It is one of the biggest events which is celebrated on Memorial Day in San Francisco. It will Start at 10:30 to honor veterans of the country and will last till 1:30. 30 Minutes Parade will be held there and then some formal programs and then 21-Gun Salute. Apart from them, there will also be some other activities like Presidio Chapel and Tours, etc.

Carnaval Festival

Carnaval San Francisco is a huge celebration which is held in the colorful Mission District for two days and this year it will be on May 28 and May 29. Timings for the event are from 10 am to 6 pm for both the days. You will see more than 30 Music and Dance groups there and each of them will be having a different theme. You will get to see lots of good events out there. It is there 36th Annual Carnaval Celebration.

SF Bay Cruises

You will find a variety cruise choices throughout this weekend. Some of the top options are the 60-minute bay cruise which runs several times a day, every day.  It is one of the best ways to relax on Memorial day weekend on 2-hour sunset cruise around the bay. Tickets there also buffets and cocktails. It will be there from 27th May to 30th May at 7 pm.
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2-Hour Champagne and Mimosa Morning Cruise Full Price $60, Goldstar Price $36
60 Minute Bay Cruise Full Price $30, Goldstar Price $15

Other Discounts 
Magic & Comedy at Marrakech Magic Theater, Full Price $45, Goldstar Price $16.50 to $22.50
Rocketboat  Full Price $27, Goldstar Price $13.50

Midnight Party Cruise Around the SF Bay

Get on to the fantastic midnight party cruise which offers your beautiful view of the San Fransico Skyline, Alcatraz, Bay Bridge, Treasure Island and of course Golden Gate Bridge. You will enjoy music with 2 DJs, and the party will be on May 28 at Pier 40. Timings for this will be from 9:30 pm.
Tickets: Buy now and get up to 50% off on Goldstar

38th Annual Carnaval 

The 38th yearly Carnaval San Francisco offers a variety of nourishment, music, move and masterfulness from Bolivia, Brazil, Cuba, El Salvador, Jamaica, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Trinidad and somewhat nearer to home — New Orleans. It will be on Harrison Street somewhere around 16th and 24th Streets on May 28 and May 29th.

The current year's subject, "Viva La Madre Tierra! — Long Live Mother Earth!" praises the consecrated parts of Mother Earth and her life-supporting part.

A free two-day family celebration in the Mission District is a piece of merriments on May 28-29 on Harrison Street somewhere around 16th and 24th Streets.

The Grand Parade on Sunday, May 29, begins at 9:30 a.m. on the side of 24th and Bryant avenues, where it will continue west to Mission Street. From that point, the parade travels north on Mission down to seventeenth Street, where it will swing east to South Van Ness. BART offers simple access to all occasions. Confirmation: Festival and parade are free; show off parade seating ($30) is accessible.

SF Opera

The SF Opera is the 2nd largest company in North America. Their first performance was in the year 1923 in Tosca. Carmen unfolds at the San Francisco Opera on Memorial Day Weekend. Timings will be from 27th May, 7:30 pm. For 28th May, 7:30 pm and for 29th May at 2 pm. 
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Bay Area Memorial Day 2016 Weekend Events

  • May 26-30: Vacaville – Fiesta Days (Click Here to know more) 
  • May 27-29: Monterey – California Roots Festival (Click Here to find out more) 
  • May 27-30: San Mateo – BayCon (Click Here to find out more) 
  • May 28: Sunol – Memorial Day Steam Train Weekend |(Click Here to find out more) 
  • May 28: Bay Area Classic (Click Here to find out more) 
  • May 28-29: Carnaval (Click Here to find out more) 
  • May 28-29: San Jose – Taco Festival Of Innovation (Click Here to find out more) 
  • May 28-29: San Jose – Morgan Hill Mushroom Mardi Gras (Click Here to find out more) 
  • May 29: Alcatraz Challenge Aquathlon & Swim (Click Here to find out more) 
  • May 30: Memorial Day Celebration (Click Here to find out more) 
  • May 30: Sunol – Memorial Day Steam Train Weekend (Click Here to find out more)

Ferry Plaza Farmers Market

Everyone loves to pick up fresh and yummy stuffs for BBQ on Memorial Day. Go here and find the best ones there at 11 am and guess what? It is free for the public with recipes and samples too. Who would miss this on May 28th? Go there to get ready for the memorial day BBQ. Also do check out article on Memorial Day Recipes

Yerba Buena Gardens Festival

This Bay Area group drove by writer/musician JooWan Kim, is a dynamic 10-piece hip-jump ensemble complete with reeds, strings, crazy drums and MCs/lyricists Do D.A.T. what's more, Sandman on May 28th, 2016. The gathering has increased national consideration with its powerful amalgamation of hip-bounce and European established compositional strategies, bringing about music intended for both move lobbies and show corridors. For data call 415-543-1718. Affirmation: Free execution, 1-2:15 p.m. Pack a cookout and recollect the sunscreen, caps, and shades.

Walkway Sales 

Explore seven distinct neighborhoods and get some deals from nearby inhabitants. Celebrate, shop and rediscover a portion of the San Francisco's extraordinary neighborhoods utilizing the new "into the hoods" application: Polk Street, Mission Creek, Noriega Street, Taraval, Noe Valley, Mission/Bernal and the Castro on May 28th, 2016.

Brilliant Gate Park Band Concert 

An exceptional musical salute to Memorial Day starts at one p.m. Proficient artists perform throughout the entire summer in this show arrangement which began in 1882. It is Free of cost on May 29th, 2016 at Golden Gate Park.

Treasure Island Flea Marketplace

Treasure Island Flea appeared five years back on Treasure Island, prestigious as the site of the 1939 World's Fair. On the last few days of consistently fellow benefactors Angie and Charles Ansanelli offer a showcase for more than 400 exhibitors offering one-of-kind things and 25 or more top sustenance trucks and stands. 

TI Flea bars offer spirits, mixed drinks, neighborhood create brews, champagne and wine and aficionados line up for the 10 a.m. to 12 "Buy one get one" party time specials. 

This puppy inviting, outdoors showcase open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. additionally offers workshops in "Creator's Square," a mix of nearby amusement and exceptional occasions. Admission fee will be: $3 and for under 12 it will be free.

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USS San Francisco Memorial 

A yearly occasion since 1950, the USS San Francisco Memorial Foundation's function is at 12 on May 29th. It is Built  at the Mare Island Naval Shipyard, the USS San Francisco (CA-38) partook in verging on each Pacific fight from Pearl Harbor to the end of WWII, gaining 17 fight stars. 

Submarine "Lost Boat" Ceremony

At 10 a.m on May 30. join submarine veterans in the "Lost Boat" function on board the USS Pampanito, regarding friends and submarines lost adrift. This moving service highlights 52 chime tolls for every vessel and group on "endless watch." Admission: The function is free and open to people in general.

USS Hornet Memorial Day Ceremony 

Veterans, over a significant time span, will be respected in an exceptional Memorial Day tribute locally available the Bay Area's renowned "drifting gallery," the USS Hornet starting at 1 p.m. The USS Hornet will be open from 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. on Memorial Day.

 The yearly custom will incorporate a Girl Scout shading protect, a blessing by Chaplain John Baldwin, CAPT, CHC, USN (Ret), and parade to the wreath hurling. Musical exhibitions by The Hornet Band and the Watsonville Band start at 11 a.m. Voyages through the boat will be accessible from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

The transporter's various shows incorporate 13 Navy and Marine air ship, extending from WWII vintage to cutting edge period. The Hornet is likewise home toward the West Coast's biggest gathering of Apollo Moon Mission relics. Confirmation: $20 for grown-ups, $15 for grown-ups with Military I.D., and $10 for youth age 7-17 (age 6 and under are free with paying grown-up).

White Water Rafting and Wine Tour 

Is it accurate to say that you are searching for some fun on Memorial Day 2016 weekend? What about taking off on a combined white water rafting and wine sampling day visit from San Francisco? This throughout the day visit incorporates a morning of white water rafting in the Sierra Nevada mountains, It is also followed by a BBQ by the stream. That's Awesome!!
Your day will end with a glass of wine at an adjacent winery. The visit will lift you up and drop you off at your lodging in San Francisco. This visit keeps running on Friday and Sunday. 

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Oscar de la Renta: The Retrospective 

The world premiere retrospective of Oscar de la Renta's work commends the life and vocation of one of style's most compelling designers. The show, situated at the de Young and curated by AndrĂ© Leon Talley, will incorporate more than 100 outfits created more than five decades, and is exhibited in a joint effort with the place of de la Renta and the designer's family.

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