Are you looking for fun things to do in San Francisco in April?
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April 13 – April 23
The middle of April is the best time of year for cinephiles to travel to San Fran. The San Francisco International Film Festival is the longest running film festival in the Americas. 2022 showcased 130 films from 56 different countries. Tickets will be available soon.
The 53rd Annual Earth Day SF has many interactive workshops planned for 2023, and you’ll enjoy experiencing hands on activities with a purpose. Taking place at the Golden State Park, County Fair building on 1199 9th Ave, the event starts at 11 am and ends at 6 pm.
You have to get out on the water when you come the San Francisco. Sit back and relax as your cruise under the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz Island, and other scenic landscapes of the city!
While some city’s visitor passes are an expensive tourist trap hardly worth the money it’s advertised to be, San Francisco’s Sightseeing, Explorer, Go City, and Flex Pass are great ways to see the Golden Gate city. Most passes include admission and access to Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tours, Aquarium of the Bay, the San Francisco Zoo and Gardens, The Walt Disney Family Museum, San Francisco Bay Cruise, San Francisco Bike Tours & Rentals, and California Academy of Sciences. Each pass caters to a different experience of the city so it’s super flexible for every traveller and their interests. Some passes even grant customers access to Alcatraz and all-you-can eat buffets.
Located in California’s infamous Sierra Nevada Mountains, Yosemite National Park is the perfect spot for an overnight adventure. The towering granite walls and waterfalls are astounding. Most visitors come to see the mature sequoia trees and the infamous Tunnel View, but the shops, restaurants, and stays in Yosemite Village are just as worthy of high praise.
FREE Museum Days
San Francisco is full of amazing museums and cultural experiences. You can find a different experience each and every day on your trip! We have highlighted which days are free for each of the most popular museums.
- SF Botanical Gardens: Second Tuesday of every month, as well as Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, & New Year’s Day
- Asian Art Museum: First Sunday of every month
- Exploratorium: Four to five times a year
- California Academy of Sciences: Select Sundays throughout the year thanks to Pacific Gas & Electric Company
- Conservatory of Flowers: First Tuesday of every month
- Contemporary Jewish Museum: First Tuesday of every month
- de Young: First Tuesday of every month
- GLBT: First Wednesday of the month
- Legion of Honor: First Tuesday of every month
With baseball season hopefully just around the corner, go root for the home team or watch your favorite team play against the San Francisco Giants at Oracle Park in Downtown San Francisco! The stadium is located on the waterfront so plan on visiting some great bars for a fun pregame and post-game entertainment. Insiders say that Garaje and Pete’s Tavern are local favorites.
If you’re staying at the Pacific Tradewinds hostel located in SF, present your same-day baseball ticket to a receptionist at ITH Hostels to save $5 on your reservation.
Wellness Activities To Do In San Francisco In April
San Francisco is a huge urban city, but it has many options for rock climbing and bouldering too! Turtle Rock is a great spot for some beginner level bouldering and located a mere thirty minutes from the city. Glen Canyon is another gem. It’s one of 117 national parks with an entry fee, but I can assure you that the $25 entry fee is worth it.
Lands End Trail – Golden Gate Recreation Area
Lands End Trail has some of the best views of the Golden Gate Bridge and is therefore a must-see for tourists. The hike is about 2 hours and accessible for people of all ages. If you want to travel slightly off the beaten path, Lands End has a few side trails where you can explore beaches and abandoned lighthouses.
Fort Funston is a great hike for dog owners. Catch views of the West side of the city and beachside cliffs. A former fort used in WWI, this hike is a historic loop just under 2 miles near Lake Merced and Skyline Boulevard.
Skateboard at a great Spot in San Francisco
With the number of hills in San Francisco, you can find endless great spots to skate! The Golden Gate City is a hub for West Coast skaters. Pier Seven, 3rd and Army, Under the Bridge Skatepark, and Township Commons are highly recommended skate sites.
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San Francisco is one of the most unique places in America. From the historic building to scenic attractions, you will never run out of things to do.
Check out Fun Cheap SF for a full list of things to do in San Francisco
For the live music scene, check out Song Kick for the best venue and upcoming shows.
Tuesdays: Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Tuesdays / Thursdays / Saturdays: Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Sundays: Fort Mason Farmers Markert
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