From crafts to crab, there are all kinds of parties in the Bayview this June. Whether you want to enjoy public art or invoke the silly side and make your own crown or sunglasses, you can find your perfect gathering spot this summer. Mingle while supporting local youth at a crab feed fit for the Bay Area. Or bring the kids out to play in the beautiful weather. The neighborhood surrounding SF Shipyard is one of energy, engagement and community.


India Basin Block Party and Mural Unveiling

Friday, June 7 from 5 to 7 p.m.

Indian Basin Shoreline Park

900 Innes Ave.

Free

RSVP here

 

Welcome summer at India Basin Shoreline Park this weekend, as San Francisco Mayor London Breed and officials from the Rec & Parks Department officially unveil the park’s new Shipwright’s Cottage Mural and an accompanying 80-foot banner. The mural was painted by Ira Watkins, the STAR artist in residence, and commemorates the advent of the 10-acre park. Stay around to enjoy the park along with free food and drinks and music from DJ Heylove. The event starts at 5 p.m., and a speaker program featuring the mayor will begin at 6 p.m.

 

International Children’s Day Family Jamboree

Saturday, June 8 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Bayview Opera House

4705 3rd St.

Free with registration

 

Adults and kids can enjoy a day of celebration at the International Children’s Day Family Jamboree at the Bayview Opera House. This is the third annual event for children and families, and it will feature a family photo booth, pop-up playground and food and snacks. Kids of all ages will stay busy enjoying music, arts and crafts, story time and other activities. Community partners supporting the event include The Bayview Library, Tree Frog Treks, BMAGIC and Black to the Future/YCD.

 

Bayview Bright and YMCA Block Party

Saturday, June 8 from noon to 4 p.m.

Bayview Hunters Point YMCA

1601 Lane St.

Free

 

Bring some sparkle to the neighborhood with fun crafts and a block party that celebrates the Bayview. The Museum of Craft & Design and the YMCA will host this annual gathering, where you can make a crown or colorful sunglasses to let your community know how exactly how brightly they shine.

 

Annual Crab Boil

Sunday, June 23 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Bayview Hunters Point YMCA

1601 Lane St.

Tickets: $50 for individual, $375 for table of 8

 

Support youth sports and fill your stomach at the YMCA’s amazing annual crab boil. Diners will enjoy a full steamed crab pot experience, including crab, shrimp, corn, red potatoes and chicken sausage along with garlic bread, salad and garlic noodles. The YMCA’s Primed and Prepped culinary program will prepare the food. Beer, wine and other beverages will be available for purchase. Buy tickets early, because this event will sell out!

 

San Francisco Pride

Saturday, June 29 and Sunday, June 2019

 

San Francisco’s annual Pride Celebration and Parade is the largest gathering of the LGBT community and allies in the nation. Celebrations begin on a Saturday in Civic Center Plaza in downtown San Francisco the last full weekend of June each year. The Parade, which takes place the Sunday morning of the event, kicks off from Beale Street along Market and ends at Market and 8th St. in the heart of downtown San Francisco.