San Francisco Labor Day Weekend Highlights

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San Francisco Travel Association's Top Picks for Labor Day Weekend, Sept. 1-3, 2012 in San Francisco

Spend Labor Day weekend getting up close and personal with the largest mammals known to mankind. Sport your kilt at the 147th annual Scottish Highland Gathering and Games. Channel your “inner-force” at the 2nd Annual Star Wars Day at AT&T Park. Even experience an earthquake at the California Academy of Sciences. Whatever your interests, San Francisco awaits, offering a memorable holiday weekend for all.

A detailed listing of events is now available at

Highlights include:

  •     9th Annual Bernal Heights Outdoor Cinema
  •     Friday Nights at the de Young
  •     San Francisco Zoo: Wild Summer Overnight
  •     Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
  •     SFMOMA Family Sunday
  •     Drop-In Art Making: Something Old and Something New
  •     Earthquakes Demystified
  •     SF Bay Whale Watching Special
  •     Corazon Under the Dome
  •     San Francisco Mime Troupe
  •     Architecture and the City Festival
  •     Golden Gate Park Band
  •     Golden Gate Bridge 75th Anniversary Treasure Hunt
  •     Giro Di San Francisco
  •     The Greenhouse Effect Summer Reading Series
  •     San Francisco Giants vs. Arizona Diamondbacks
  •     Return to Mars: Roving with Curiosity
  •     Shakespeare in the Park
  •     Cal vs. Nevada
  •     Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk: Free Concert
  •     147th Annual Scottish Highland Gathering & Games
  •     60th Annual Sausalito Art Festival
  •     Sausalito Artists @ WorkK
  •     31st Annual Harvest Wine Celebration

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