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San Francisco Sunday Streets

Run, Walk, Bike or Dance on the Streets of SF

San Francisco Sunday Streets is a monthly event where designated streets close to car traffic. Each event is different, as the local neighborhood plans out the day's activities.

Each temporarily car-free zone becomes open to the public for a few hours of live music, free activities, and other outdoor fun. There are also areas for people to walk, bike, run, and dance.

In addition to fostering strong community spirit, these monthly events also raise awareness about living a healthy lifestyle. Throughout each event, you will find a number of free health screenings and guided workouts.

This event usually runs each year from March through October. In 2016, Sunday Streets will run from April to November.

Most districts finalize their activities a week or two before the event, so check back again if the activity you want to attend has not yet finalized their plans.

2016 Schedule

This is the schedule for San Francisco Sunday Streets in 2016. All event details are subject to change up until the date of the event. The idea for each event is to build a day where the community can mingle and have fun outdoors in each of SF's diverse districts.

4/10: Mission

  • Location: Valencia Street between McCoppin Hub Plaza (near Market Street) and 26th Street.

  • Transit Options: Muni lines K, L, M, T, and F; Buses #22, 33, and 48

5/1: Bay View/Dogpatch

  • Location: Southbound lanes of Third St. between 18th St. and Yosemite Ave., and 22nd St. between Indiana and 3rd St. (With more than 3.5 miles of carless streets, this is one of the longest Sunday Streets routes, and you are encouraged to use your bike or skates!)

  • Transit Options: Light rail train T; Buses #19, 22, 23, 24, 29, 44, 48, and 54

6/12: Sunset/Golden Gate Park/Great Highway

  • Location: Great Highway between Sloat Blvd. and Lincoln Way, and on JFK and MLK Drives, which run through Golden Gate Park

  • Transit Options: Light rail trains N Judah and L Taraval; Buses #5, 31, 44, 71, 28, and 29

7/10: Tenderloin

  • Location: Fulton St. between Hyde and Larkin, Larkin St. between Fulton and Ellis, Ellis St. between Larkin and Jones, Jones between Ellis and Golden Gate Ave., and Golden Gate Ave. between Jones and Polk

  • Transit Options: Muni trains J, K, L, M, N, and T; Streetcar F; Buses #5, 19, 27, 31, and 38

8/21: Mission

  • Location: Valencia Street between McCoppin Hub Plaza (near Market Street) and 26th Street.

  • Transit Options: Muni lines J, K, L, M, and T; Buses #22, 33, and 48

9/11: Western Addition

  • Location: Baker St. between Fell and McAllister, Fulton St. between Baker and Fillmore, and Fillmore St. between Fulton and Geary.

  • Transit Options: Buses #5, 21, 24, 31, and 38

10/16: Excelsior

  • Location: Mission Street between Theresa/Avalon and Geneva Avenue

  • Transit Options: Muni lines J, K, and M; Buses #8x, 43, 44, 54, and 88

11/13: Embarcadero

  • Location: Northbound lanes of Embarcadero from Sansome to King, and King to 3rd St.

  • Transit Options: Light rail trains J, K, L, M, N & T; Streetcar F; & Buses #10, 19, 30, 45, 47, and 49

Other Top Festivals this Summer

Yerba Buena Festival: Head over to the Yerba Buena Gardens for their annual summer music and entertainment festival. Most performances are free and they offer several shows each week. You will find performances from May until September. Click here for this year's schedule.

Union Square Live: Another fun, free festival each summer is Union Square Live. All shows are in the heart of SF in Union Square. Shows are most Wednesdays and Sundays from April to October. Click here for this year's schedule.

Stern Grove Festival: The Stern Grove Festival is every Sunday at 2pm from June to August. All shows are free and performers range from local favorites to international superstars. Click here for this year's line-up.

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