Rebecca’s Weekender: Easter in SF





Saturday (March 26)


Easter Bonnets & Bunny Tails Competition Workout | SF Mission
9:00 am to 10:30 am | Cost: FREE
Ascend Body | 2973 16th Street, 4th Floor, San Francisco, CA


“Easter Bonnets & Bunny Tails” is a special “free and competitive” workout hosted by Ascend Body. There will be a lot of sweat but in the end, only one team will take home the “Ascend Bunny” Choose your Team Captain wisely. Free but RSVP required. You have to register in advance by sending a message to


Kids Easter Egg Hunt: Bring Home The Gift-filled Egg | SF North Beach

9:00 am to 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Orchard Supply Hardware North Beach | 2598 Taylor St, San Francisco, CA


Come celebrate a little early this weekend and bring the kids by your local Orchard Supply Hardware for our kids Easter Egg Hunt. Happening in the nursery department of their North Beach location, kids can search for a special gift-filled egg to take home. No purchase necessary – grab a neighbor and come join for some Easter fun.


Public Bikes Easter Egg Hunt & Peeps Party | SF Hayes Valley
9:30 am to 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Patricia’s Green | 499 Octavia St., San Francisco, CA


They will be hiding some special eggs in Patricia’s Green and surrounding streets. Each egg with have an egg-cellent surprise (like yummy candy or certificates for special in store discounts and free gear) and if you’re lucky, you may find the special “Golden Egg” with a grand prize of a free Public bike (Sprout or PUBLIC Mini – up to $179 value).


Easter Egg Hunt & Bounce Houses | Menlo Park
10:00 am to 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Burgess Park | 701 Laurel St, Menlo Park, CA


Hop on over to join the City of Menlo Park, the Menlo Park Firefighter’s Association, and the Menlo Park Fire Protection District for our Annual Egg Hunt. The big egg hunt will start at 10:20 a.m. Also, come and enjoy bounce houses, crafts and a jelly bean guess.


Sunday (March 27)


2016 Sunrise Easter Service & Live Music on Top of a Mountain | SF
7:00 am | Cost: FREE
Mount Davidson Summit Cross | 125 Dalewood Way San Francisco, CA 94127


San Francisco’s grandest Easter morning tradition gets under way at Mount Davidson Cross. The 2016 citywide celebration atop the city’s highest peak marks the 94th anniversary of the event. Community leaders taking part in Easter Sunrise 2016 include SF Fire Chief Joanne Hayes-White and SF Supervisor Malia Cohen. The program also features musical performances by Voice of Victory and Lynne Miller of The House of Bagpipes. 2016 Sunrise Easter Service & Live Music on Top of a Mountain | SFLocal clergy will preside at the non-denominational service to deliver the Easter message.

America’s largest cross will be illuminated by spotlights totaling 48,000 watts on the evening of March 26, 2016, shining as a beacon for Easter morning pilgrims. Special bus service on Muni’s 36 line begins at 5:30 am and runs every 15 minutes from Forest Hill Station to the park gate located at the intersection of Lansdale Avenue, Myra Drive and Dalewood Way – two blocks south of Portola Drive. Call 673-MUNI for further transit information.


Easter Sunday Bonfire: Meditation, Music & Stories | Ocean Beach
9:00 am to 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Ocean Beach (Fulton) | Fulton and Great Highway, San Francisco, CA


Let go, open, embrace, enjoy nature and each other at this contemplative gathering of kindred souls with open mic music, potluck, wellness focus and special guest speakers on Ocean Beach from 9 am to 2 pm on Easter Sunday, March 27, 2016. For those early Sunday risers, join in at 9:15 am for their meditation kick off.


25th Annual Union Street Easter Parade, Festival & Bonnet Awards | SF Union Street
All Day | Cost: FREE
Union Street (Gough to Fillmore) | Union Street and Fillmore, San Francisco, CA


The Annual Union Street Spring Celebration and Easter Parade is not your average street fair or formal parade. It can best be described as wonderful, wacky, elegant and fabulous, with everything from roller-blading cows and creative self-propelled mini-floats to garden areas, sophisticated fashions and beautiful classic and art cars.


2016 Easter In the Park: Hunky Jesus & Foxy Mary Contests | Golden Gate Park
All Day | Cost: FREE
Hellman Hollow | John F. Kennedy Drive and Transverse Drive, San Francisco, CA


The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, the kabuki-inspired cross-dressing nuns-of-fun, host their 37th Easter Sunday in the Park at Hellman Hollow in Golden Gate Park. There’s a family-friendly Children’s Easter celebration at 11 am, but the real fun follows after the kids head home with adult-friendly fare like the Easter Bonnet Contest, burlesque, a trashcan marching band, everyone’s favorite blasphemous hoot, and of course the Foxy Mary and the Hunky Jesus contests.


2016 Easter Food Truck Brunch & Bottomless Mimosas | SoMa
11:00 am to 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE
SoMa StrEat Food Park | 428 11th Street, San Francisco, CA


SoMa StrEat Food Park and FuncheapSF are having a special Easter Sunday Brunch starting at 11 am with fun picnic-style seating. Several vendors will be serving egg-cellent brunch specials like Bacon Bacon doing breakfast burritos and breakfast sandwiches. Grownups can unwind with $16 bottomless mimosas from 11am to 4pm).

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