Join us on the 1st Sunday of the month from 11am – 3pm for a block party on Fulton Street at Larkin. The next event is coming up August 5th!
This FREE family-friendly event will feature recreational activities for all ages, a selection of bar and street food offerings curated by Off the Grid, music and promotional appearances by Bonneville San Francisco KMVQ 99.7 FM, an open-air bazaar with one-of-a-kind goods created by local SF Etsy artisans, DIY arts and crafts activities, and more.
For the next Block Party on August 5th we’re excited to offer:
- Street soccer, where everyone can play and compete for prizes
- DIY slime and other fun activities for kids and kids at heart from Messy Playkits
- A playful interactive exhibit by the designers from NONAPS at the Village Artist Corner
- A book sale booth by the Friends of the SF Public Library (pick up some summer reading!)
- Get moving with Alonzo King LINES Dance Center at at 2:00pm
- And, a chance to play your friends in family in a game of giant scrabble, brought to you by 826 Valencia
The open-air bazaar will feature a selection of local artisan Etsy vendors:
- Handcrafted and Handmade Jewelry and Ceramics from Shiny Notions
- Intricate beaded flowers and other seed bead jewelry, hair pieces, decor items – mostly made from beadwork wire wrap technique from the Victorian Era from Morning Glorias.
- Jewelry & Body Chains influenced by African visual culture and cosmic geometry using metal and natural stones from CanDid Art.
- Classy and Sassy Cards for all occasions from Life Adventure Cards.
- Home Decor for the California Lover in all of us from LicensePL8art.
- Women’s fashion that is designed, patterned, cut, and sewn in the SF Bay Area from Lacson Ravello.
- Original designs showcased on a variety of products such as t-shirts, ties, enamel pins, scratchboard art prints, robot light switch covers and other hand-painted housewares from Somnia City.
- Custom pet portraits, glass paintings, wood paintings, watercolor bookmarks, handmade greeting and post cards from Weird Vanity.
- Original, innovative and delicious jams that change minds and win hearts from Woo Garden.
- Hand-printed, nature-inspired, graphical apparel from Slow Moon Rise.
- Caramels that are “dangerously delicious” in classic and unique flavors from Kindred Caramels.
- Original acrylic canvas paintings as well as art prints. Inspired by the nature, love, books, Indian culture and all the beautiful things from SoujanyaARao.
- Zero Waste Bath & Body (soaps, whipped body butters, facial oils, toners) from Starblast Co.
- Handmade dainty jewelry inspired by the world from S for Sparkle.
- Hand screen printed maze map art in which has transformed street grids into solvable puzzle mazes from Dirt Alley Designs.
- Flavor-forward, attractively packaged gluten-free treats that appeal to a wide variety of humans from Woop Woop Fine Foods.
We hope you’ll join us and spend your Sunday enjoying the Block Party and other attractions in the Commons: grab local produce at the nearby Heart of the City Farmers’ Market, play on the new playgrounds, check out the Asian Art Museum‘s FREE 1st Sundays, and visit the Commons’ newest attraction: a major public art installation by Zak Ové, brought to you by the San Francisco Arts Commission.
We hope to see you on August 5th, and at other events this season: Civic Center Commons is hosting weekend block parties on the 1st Sunday of every month now through November 4th from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Fulton Street between the Asian Art Museum and the San Francisco Main Public Library.
We also invite you to join us for evening block parties on the 3rd Thursday of every month now through October 18, 2018; 5-9:00 p.m. at Civic Center Plaza. Learn more about the 3rd Thursday block parties here.
If you’re interested in sponsoring a Block Party, click here.
Thank you to our key 2018 Sponsors!