Indulge in a chocolate scone, create a floral or succulent garden, dance to the sounds of the city or watch local youth showcase their talent. Bayview is the perfect spot to satisfy all your senses this May. See, touch, smell and revel in the culture and vibrancy of the community. It’s one of the best places to embrace the real SF.
Sunday Streets 2019 – Street Festival and Block Party
Sunday, May 5 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Carroll Street, Oakdale, Galvez, Cargo Way and 22nd Street
San Francisco’s roving block party is coming to Bayview this month, reserving an afternoon for pedestrians, bicyclists, roller skaters and yogis to take over car-free streets. The Bayview edition of Sunday Streets 2019 will feature three miles of community space on Carroll Street, Oakdale, Galvez, Cargo Way and 22nd Street filled with fun, family friendly activities provided by local community groups and businesses. You’ll find everything from live music to food demos along this hopping street festival!
Friday, May 10 from 5-9pm
1439A Egbert Ave
Food and drinks for purchase
Play an arcade game. Sip a California craft brew. Joke with friends about their irreverent wit. Laughing Monk Brewing is always a good time. But May 10, it gets even better. Batter Up Food Truck will be there serving “face-sized” corndogs and Deep Fried Gourmet Marshmallows. The venue is kid and dog friendly.
May 11 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Bayview Makers Mashup Market
1750 Armstrong Ave.
Free, items for purchase
Bayview collaborates! More than 30 local vendors will converge at the interactive Bayview Makers Mashup Market, which will bring SF Small Business Week to a close. Bayview makers, chefs, restaurateurs, artists, producers and craftspeople will combine their talents to make unique collaborations available only at this mashup. They will sell their creations, as well as offer unique demonstrations. Local café pop-ups will offer samples of wine, beer and spirits at this free gathering open to the public.
Saturday, May 11 from 12 to 5 pm.
Bay Natives Nursery
10 Cargo Way
Free, items for purchase
Every second Saturday of the month during planting season, Bay Natives offers a little something extra for shoppers. Experience a tranquil time in SF native gardens, while enjoying live music. Pick out your favorite to create an outdoor space full of SF charm. Bay Natives Nursery features plants, fruit trees, veggies, herbs, berries and all the botanicals to make your home a perfect bohemian paradise.
Wednesday, May 15 from 6- 8pm
Bayview Hunters Point Center for Arts and Technology
888 Brannan Street
Free, tickets required
BAYCAT’s Studio Internship is a training/mentorship program for local young adults interested in pursuing a career in a creative industry. This mixer is an opportunity for the current group of interns to showcase their work in an effort to network and find potential, future employers. Support young people of color, as they share their video reels, media production talents and professional content. It’s a great opportunity to see the amazing, creative talents of Bayview youth.
National Chocolate Chip Day
Wednesday, May 15
Local favorites like: Three Babes Bakeshop at 2501 Phelps Street; Crepe and Brioche at 1022 Revere Avenue; and Yvonne’s Southern Sweets at 5128 3rd Street.
Items for purchase
It’s National Chocolate Chip Day. Go ahead and treat yourself. You have an excuse to indulge in a locally-made variation of chocolate today. From crepes to cookies, find some form of melty goodness at these Bayview spots. Yvonne’s Southern Sweets offers amazing red velvet and German chocolate cake. Three Babes Bakeshop serves up chocolate chip cookies and even offers shippable pies (and pie subscription services) to send to family and friends for their special occasions. At Crepe and Brioche, you can find the best in wholesale baked goods, pastries and confectioneries. If you miss them on National Chocolate Chip Day, catch them at farmers’ markets throughout San Francisco.