Top 20 Summer Fun Ideas

Here comes the sun.

Gear up for jazz, street theater, dancing in the streets and unique activities like hanging out under the Boardwalk

or any of these Top 20 fun Bay Area events and venues.

1. The Sausalito Art Festival is happening Labor Day weekend. Check website for Volunteering/ Free Admission opps.

2. SEE: Free Admission Museum Day –   The de Young Museum and Palace of Legion of Honor: First Tuesdays

3. Feed the ducks, walk the trails, look for alligators  at Mountain Lake Park off of lovely Lake Street.

4. Take me out to a ballgame: SF Giants  do not miss the games!

5. Ride a Cable Car half way to the stars or to Fisherman’s Wharf and play tourist for the day.

6. Take a summer time hike in and around the stunning hills and dales of Muir Woods.

7. Rent Mikes Bikes and travel over the one and only lane open on  Golden Gate Bridge together.

8. Take the ferry and go wine tasting at the Rosenblum Cellars  in Alameda

9. Get in the Swing of things: check out a ballroom dancing competition. Try the Cha-cha-cha, Samba or Swing.

10. Party on at Beach, Lake, River, pool, sprinkler – eke out as much summer fun as possible in the next 4 days

11. Skate, run, walk, bike around or even swing on the swings at a Golden Gate Park Have a cup of tea and Explore the Japanese Tea Garden.

12. Hang out at Green Apple Books– have best brunch at Restaurant Q on Clement Street.

13. Roar through the San Francisco Zoo; then cross the street, play at the beach and walk to the Cliff House.

14. Toss a frisbee in Golden Gate Park- before one of the many fabulous free concerts happening all summer.

15. Beach blanket bingo time: head over to Santa Cruz and the famous Boardwalk for fun in the sun- beware the infamous “Weight Guesser.”

16. Okay -so you missed Burning Man– find those leftover 4th of July Sparklers…

17. Play around and visit the hands on – science fair:  the Exploratorium

18. Try a 7-Day Free Trial on Hulu or HBO

19. Visit Colma cemetery – home of 17 cemeteries and look for the “six-foot-under celebrities.”

20. Check out the new hot spot:Redwood City’s Courthouse Square for jazz,dancing, and movies. Quaff Belgian Beer and dive into a Pastrami Sandwich like none other at Refuge in San Carlos

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