In this series on Shift, we round up all the must-see places and events happening every weekend in San Francisco. Scroll down, so you don’t miss out!
With the 90th Academy Awards (a.k.a. the Oscars!) airing this Sunday, you might want to sit this weekend out and stay glued to your TV. But not so fast! We’re looking at an awesome agenda for you in the weekend ahead. To get you pumped up for the first weekend of March, read on for a few exciting events to entice you to get out, hop in your car, and have a blast.
Pick your own tulips for American Tulip Day
In honor of American Tulip Day, more than 100,000 tulips will cover all of Union Square in San Francisco. The best part? You’re allowed to stop by and pick your own tulips to take back home. We can’t think of a better way to kick off the Spring season than to surround yourself with these beautiful blooms.
When: Saturday, March 3, 1-4 P.M.
Where: Union Square,333 Post St, San Francisco, CA 94108; (415) 781-7880.
Do it for the gram at the Museum of Ice Cream
It’s not too late for those who still haven’t experienced the candy-colored Instagram playground that is the Museum of Ice Cream. They recently just announced that they are extending their pop-up exhibit for another three months until May 29th. Go book tickets for you and your friends now, and make sure not to miss out on dipping your toes into the sprinkle pool!
When: Saturday, March 3 thru Tuesday, May 29.
Where: Museum of Ice Cream, 1 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94108; (855) 258-0719.
Catch Booker T. Jones in concert
It was Grammy Award-winning, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Booker T. Jones who set the tone for modern soul music, pushing the genre’s boundaries over the year. Don’t miss out on an epic performance from a legend.
When: Saturday, March 3, 9 P.M. (Doors open)
Where: The Independent, 1 Muir Woods Rd, Mill Valley, CA 94941; (415) 388-2595.
Go Hiking in Muir Woods at Sunrise
Muir Woods will always be stunning at all times of the day, but there’s nothing like experiencing this sun-dappled Redwood forest first thing in the morning. Take this 5-km guided sunrise hike to brighten up your weekend.
When: Sunday, March 4, 6:30-11 A.M.
Where: Muir Woods, 1 Muir Woods Rd, Mill Valley, CA 94941; (415) 388-2595.
Movie night at the 90th Academy Awards Viewing Party
Why watch the Oscars at home in your pajamas when you can get dressed up and join fellow film buffs for Hollywood’s biggest night? There’ll be food and drinks as you root for your favorite nominated films and celebs. Best of all—the entire show will be screened on Novela’s large projection screens and HD flat panels on full audio with captions, so you don’t miss a word from any of the acceptance speeches.
When: Sunday, March 4, 3-9 P.M.
Where: Novela Bar, 662 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94105; (415)896-6500.
Test-drive some sweet cars
Whether you’re ready to upgrade to a better set of wheels or just browsing to see what the best car for your lifestyle is, we got you over here at Shift.
Check out some of our newest cars, available to you in San Francisco:
When: Saturday, March 3 – Sunday, March 4.
Where: Your home or anywhere you are. We bring test drives to you. Pick a car and schedule your test drive now!