America is full of mixed emotions after Tuesday’s presidential election results, but on the bright side it’s finally Friday! Macy’s has seemingly decided skip right past Thanksgiving and start the Christmas spirit early by putting up the tree in Union Square on November 4th, so head on downtown and check out all the festive decorations this weekend! This weekend is full of holiday joy and adventure so grab a hot cup of cocoa and enjoy this week’s #SFGuide!
Friday, November 11
Lace Up → Grab your jacket and lace up your skates because the Safeway Holiday Ice Rink at SF’s iconic Union Square has now been set up! Fun for all ages, join the thousands of visitors and skate around surrounded by festive lights and an ambiance of jolly holiday spirit. Tickets will be $7 for children under 8, and $12 for adults while rental for skates will be $6. The rink will be open daily until the end of the holiday season from 10AM-11:30PM.
Safeway Holiday Ice Rink // Union Square: 333 Post St, San Francisco, CA 94108 // Daily 10AM-11:30PM // Tickets: Eventbrite
The Great White → “Winter is coming.” It’s almost time to hit the slopes and the Snowbomb Ski & Snowboarding Festival at the Sports Basement in Campbell this weekend has all the deals and steals you need to make your trip up to the mountains worthwhile. Vendors like Burton, K2, Atomic, and many more will be present offering products for up to 75% off retail prices! Lagunitas, and other local breweries & wineries like Rock Bottom and Hopyard will be present as well. Admission into this event is free for all. Check out the Snowbomb Ski & Snowboarding Festival this Friday and get ready to hit the slopes this style season!
Snowbomb Ski & Snowboarding Festival // 1875 South Bascom Ave, Suite 240, Campbell, CA // Saturday-Sunday 10AM-6PM // Tickets: Eventbrite
Winos! → This Friday, visit the SF Vinters Market at the City View at Metreon! Take in the breathtaking views of the city while enjoying over 200 wines and champagnes from all around the world. Tickets are around the $45- $95 range and all wine tastings are included with ticket fees, but food and other expenses are not included. There will be no babies or dogs allowed into the venue.
SF Winter Wine Fest // City View at Metreon: 135 4th St #4000 San Francisco, CA 94103 // Saturday 1PM-9PM // Tickets: Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sf-vintners-market-metreon-fall-2016-tickets-27396102480?discount=funcheap
Saturday, November 12
Ladies! → This Saturday head on down to the Fort Mason Center for the BCBG Holiday Warehouse Sale Extravaganza! Shop over 2000 jackets, dresses, tops, and many more at up to 70% off retail with an extra 10% discount if you pay with cash. Taking place between 10AM and 3:30PM make sure you get there early to find all your wardrobe needs!
BCBG Holiday Warehouse Sale // Fort Mason Center: 2 Marina Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94123 // Saturday 10AM-3:30PM // Free Admission
Sunday, November 13
Track Day→ Tired of the bumper to bumper traffic you experience Monday to Friday? Unleash your inner road racer and head over to the Sonoma Raceway this Sunday for the Audi Autocross Challenge, an Audi sportscar experience. Get behind the wheel of an Audi TTS for a few hours and enter a high revving autocross competition. Spanning 2.52 miles, the Sonoma Raceway is the perfect place to put your driving skills to the test and leave a better and more confident driver. Tickets will run you $295, and drivers will not be liable for any vehicle damages.
Audi Autocross Challenge // Sonoma Raceway: 29355 Arnold Dr, Petaluma, CA 94954 // Sunday 9:30AM-12:00PM // Tickets: Eventbrite