Your guide to what could possibly be the best weekend ever.
What: Starting this Friday and lasting through August, MIDWAYVILLE, a mixed reality pop-up theme park, will be making its debut at SoMa StrEat Park. Wind down your busy week with a chill evening of fun-filled, carnival-fueled merriment, DJ's, entertainment and immersive theater. You can even bring the kids. Tickets range from $10-$25.
When: Every Friday starting June 24th, 7-11:30 p.m.
Where: SoMa StrEat Food Park: 428 11th St. (SoMa), somastreatfoodpark.com
What: 12-time world pizza champion Tony Gemignani is joining forces with San Francisco Giants Joe Panik and Brandon Belt at his 2nd Street Slice House to create two signature pies inspired by the players, with partial sales benefitting the George Mark Children's House. Choose from either The Panik Parm (breaded chicken cutlets, sliced mozzarella, tomato sauce, garlic, grated parmigiano, oregano and olive oil) or the Belt's Monster Meat (pepperoni, sausage, bacon, red and green onions, bell pepper, shaved parmigiano, and romano cheese and a side of chili oil). $1 from each player's custom slice and $6 from each full pie sold will be donated to George Mark Children's House. The goal is to raise $5,000.
When: Monday, June 27th - Wednesday, September 28th, during normal business hours
Where: 2nd Street Slice House: 680 2nd St. (SoMa), slicehouse2ndst.com
What: Local cook, baker, and photographer Eric Wolfinger returns to the kitchen this weekend to prepare a special menu inspired by his world travels—think ceviche, chorizo and clams, beef ribeye and riblets all cooked over an open flame. The multi-course feast will be paired generously with rare spirts and wines as well as live music. All proceeds go to local art project, Analog Pegasus, a multi-use interactive art-car to be built at Burning Man. Plates are going for $150 per person.
When: Saturday, June 25th, 6–10:30 p.m.
Where: Potrero Hill (Exact address will be shared upon purchase).
What: Can't choose between tea or booze to go with your Japanese fare? Ozumo is partnering with Numi Tea to offer a six-course tasting menu where each item will be paired with a tea infused or garnished cocktails. That's six different cocktails! Access their exclusive full menu here. Tickets are priced at $90 per person and seating is limited!
When: Thursday, June 23rd, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Where: Ozumo: 2251 Broadway. (Oakland), ozumo.com
What: Leafly is bringing back its cannabis comedy show with comedian Eric André, and special guests Adam Ray, Brandon Wardell and host Chris Nester. Eric André is the creator and host of The Eric Andre Show on Adult Swim and plays Mike on the FXX series Man Seeking Woman. Best of all, this event is free of charge and will be giving away fun door prizes! So RSVP because tickets are on a first come first serve basis.
When: Thursday, June 23rd, 7 p.m.
Where: The Mezzanine: 444 Jessie St. (SoMa), mezzaninesf.com
LUCKYRICE New York Feast 2016(LUCKYRICE)
What: LUCKYRICE strives to celebrate Asian food culture through large-scale feasts, festive dinners, and gastronomic gathers from coast to coast. Chef Kathy Fang of Fang Restaurant will be hosting this year's San Francisco's feast celebrating the Bay Area's evolving Asian culinary scene. The chef line-up spotlights include Asian Box, Azalina's, E&O Kitchen and Bar, Dosa, Hawker Fare, Hakkasan, Burmese Kitchen Delivery, Restaurant Anzu, Buffalo Theory, PABU, and The Ramen Bar. General admission tickets are $88 and VIP tickets are $150. Buy your ticket to attend this feast now!
When: Friday, June 24th, 7-10 p.m.
Where: Bently Reserve: 301 Battery St. (FiDi), bentlyreserve.com