Call it quirky or iconic, but this year, you can call it official. This year, there will be some big changes to the event. 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 20. 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, April 20. Liberation Park, 7101 Foothill Blvd., Oakland. Your weekly guide to Bay Area arts & entertainment. Alex Aquino, the organizer and founder of Sounds Bazaar events, says this year will feature a special comedy tribute to Robin Williams. blackculturalzone.square.site. 5:30-10 p.m. Wednesday, April 20. BART on Wednesday continued to require its passengers and employees to wear masks on trains despite the end of a federal mask mandate on public transit. An outdoor event set to feature food vendors, live music, puff and paint area, roller skating rink with skate rentals, games, movie screenings, plants, accessories, and more. Offers from FOX Television stations and our advertisers. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. "I think everyone's going to come out and have a good time," said Savannah Vines, a Concord resident who was enjoying the sunshine with friends sitting on Hippie Hill Tuesday as organizers set up for the event. Some details to remember include:*Large coolers, tents, and pets are banned. ", Breed cited the former Halloween in the Castro celebration, which the city largely shut down after nine people were wounded in a shooting at the event in 2006. Information about transportation to and from Golden Gate Park as well as planned street closures during the celebration can be found at https://www.sfmta.com/travel-updates/420-hippie-hill-golden-gate-park-april-20-2022. 21 and older. The Center SF, 548 Fillmore St., S.F. Additionally, the city of San Francisco has organized more than a weeks worth of events, demos, farm tours and more with the Evergreen San Francisco project. africaliculture.com. Hop on the artistically painted Airstream at one of its scheduled stops and check out the mobile units merch, good vibes and blissful cannabis mojo. $40, reservations encouraged. Mannys, 3092 16th St., S.F. Free, vaccination proof and masks required. $12.50-$15, reservations encouraged. SEE ALSO: Multi-day cannabis culture celebration tied to 4/20 coming to San Francisco. "Some years it's been a complete cattle call over here with people just not necessarily lawless,"I mean everybody just gets stoned and stupid quite frankly," said Joshua Jennings of San Francisco, "I think it's a great idea that they're going to be putting some structure to it.". 2-4 p.m. Saturday, April 23. Somo Village, 1100 Valley House Drive, Rohnert Park. Celebrate responsibly! 2-10 p.m. Saturday, April 23. San Francisco Recreation and Parks staff said that in the years before the event was officially recognized, the park staff and neighbors faced problems with parking, sanitation, and trash. 415-896-4052. welcometomannys.com. Others say making 420 a formal event changes the feel. Balboa Theatre, 3630 Balboa St., S.F. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday, April 20. permit discriminate observers 420hippiehill.com. festa major fiesta antonio san barcelona gracia grcia 2022 texas dates 2021 Noon-8 p.m. Wednesday, April 20. Copyright 2022 Hearst Communications, Inc. Photo: Jana Asenbrennerova / Special to The Chronicle, Photo: Mason Trinca / Special to The Chronicle, S.F.s Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2022 festival to return in person, Breakaway Music Festival announces first-ever Bay Area dates with EDM stars, How this S.F. Online event. San Francisco will allow on-site cannabis sales at Wednesday's 4/20 celebration in Golden Gate Park for the first time in the annual event's history, city officials said Monday. $5-$12, reservations required. The Goldman Tennis Center nearby will be closed all day. Free. 4:20 p.m. Wednesday, April 20. luckyboxclub.com. Potential attendees should expect a big crowd descending into the park for the free event, so plan to arrive early for a good spot.

415-557-4400. sfpl.org. Performances are scheduled from 12 noon to 5 p.m. with the event ending at 6 p.m.*Express shuttle bus service - SF Muni will run a special express shuttle bus pickup from 4p.m. "Our goal was to try to make it as safe as possible," said GInsburg. Hopmonk Tavern, 224 Vintage Way, Novato. Live stream available. The celebration, returning for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began, is scheduled from noon to 5 p.m. and is expected to draw up to 20,000 people, according to city officials. {{eventOwner.email_address || eventOwner.displayName}}, Designer Saturdays: DJ AMEN x FABES (OUTSIDE LANDS AFTER PARTY), Alexandra Levasseur: Embedded Optimism in SF, https://www.sfstation.com/2018/04/13/bay-area-420-event-guide/, https://twitter.com/RecParkSF/status/986687657005670400. $50-$150, reservations required. Free-$100, reservations encouraged. The San Francisco Public Library and Evergreen San Francisco present a program with local writer and culinary personality Marcia Gagliardi of mymilligram. Blue Ridge Kitchen, 6770 McKinley St., Sebastopol. 415-923-8180. thecentersf.com. to 7p.m. Celebrate the gift of cannabis with an outdoor event taking place during Sebastopols Apple Blossom Festival weekend with live music from Zion Collective, Aceyalone, Inyan Kin, Yng Solomon and Youssoupha Sidibe; farm and brand representatives and speakers; permaculture, regenerative farming and herbal medicine making informational stations; food vendors; an elixir bar; and more. 10 am.-5 p.m. Wednesday, April 20. In addition to cannabis and food sales, this year's 4/20 celebration will also feature a dedication to the late comedian and actor Robin Williams and performances by comedians Jeff Ross and Hannibal Buress. Tens of thousands of people have come to Golden Gate Park in years past. She plans to discuss her experience as a small-business owner and share information on microdosing with cannabis. Reach more people with our marketing services. aliavolz.com. Urbana Geary, 4811 Geary Blvd., S.F. All rights reserved, What to Know: Outside Lands in San Francisco. $32-$38, reservations encouraged. Copyright 2022 NBCUniversal Media, LLC. festival is doing its part to repair the world, Halloween-themed punk rock festival announces return to Oakland, Outside Lands announces night shows for 2022, including a Russian punk band and a Phoebe Bridgers acoustic set, Piedmont Chamber Music Festival: 'Human, Alone and Together', Oxbow RiverStage Presents: Widespread Panic. 2022 FOX Television Stations, from FRI 1:00 PM PDT until FRI 10:00 PM PDT, Fort Tejon, Uber hit with lawsuit by 500 women over allegations of sexual assault, South Bay girl facing tumor surgery gets chance to work with sheriff's investigators, Yorkie missing after carjacking at Emeryville hotel, Ivana Trump, mother of Ivanka, Donald, Jr. and Eric Trump, dies at 73, San Jose State will offer abortion pills by January 1st 2023. Also scheduled to perform are hip-hop artist Mike G. and smooth R&B from Racci. A 4:20 p.m. screening of theCoen brothers classic stoner film starring Jeff Bridges as the Dude, Julianne Moore, John Goodman, John Turturro and Steve Buscemi. Comix Experience, 305 Divisadero St., S.F. For some people, the grass is always greener at Hippie Hill on 420. $16-$20, reservations required. Check out evergreensanfrancisco.orgfor information about retail locations and other cannabis resources. The Koret Children's Playground which is right behind the main stage will also be closed. 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 20. "They renamed this meadow Robin Williams Meadow, so we're doing a dedication to him in honor," said Aquino, "We have comedians. The San Francisco police and fire departments are expected to fully staff the event and emergency medical services and a first aid tent will be available on site, according to the city. Noon-6:30 p.m. Saturday, April 23. Because of the city allowing cannabis sales and consumption at the park's Hippie Hill and Robin Williams Meadow, the 4/20 celebration will only be open to adults age 21 and older, Mayor London Breed said at a briefing Monday. The annual 4/20 celebration at San Francisco's Golden Gate Park is being embraced by city officials. An friendly, all-ages concert event with vegan tacos by Taco Sagrado; vendors; guess-the-strain tournament; and live music performances from Nef the Pharaoh, Shlump, Sol Horizon, Pure Powers, YngSolomon, Cannaba55 and Mobbo Rawbo.

The event includes free yoga classes at 1 and 3 p.m. with The Cannabis Yogi Eliza Maroney, swag bags and more. Comix Experience plans to host legendary and local underground comix artist Paul Mavrides, in support of a new edition of The Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers in Idiots Abroad. Originally published from 1984 to 1989, it is part of an comic series featuring a trio of stoner characters created by artist Gilbert Shelton, in collaboration with Mavrides and John Sheridan. The event includes an outdoor cannabis marketplace, ganja yoga class, guided meditation, 1:1 mini-sessions with tarot card and astrological readers, reiki practitioners, massage therapists, and a cannabis sound bath from Source Field Sound. He has performed and written for HBO, Food Network, truTV, Comedy Central, Outside Lands, SXSW and Second City Chicago and was named a 40 Under 40 Rising Cannabis Star. Free. $20, reservations encouraged. Community organizers spent all day setting up the main stage and tents for more than 40 sponsors, merchant booths, and food trucks. 415-221-3117. balboamovies.com. Jana Katsuyama is a reporter for KTVU. City officials also urged 4/20 attendees to take proper health and safety precautions by using public transit to get to and from the park and ensuring that cannabis consumed at the event is from a reputable vendor. Be kind to the neighborhood and be considerate to each other," said Ginsburg. Attendees will be required to show a valid ID and vaccination card to enter the event, which will be enclosed by a fence, according to city officials. Punchline, 2100 Arden Way, Sacramento. 4/20 at Hippie Hill is a San Francisco tradition said to date back to the1970's. Fishermans Wharf Plaza, 2820 Taylor St., S.F. Email Jana at jana.katsuyama@fox.com and follow her on Twitter @JanaKTVU or Facebook @NewsJana or ktvu.com. 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 20. "Be respectful of this very special park. The Chapel, 777 Valencia St., S.F. "The success of this event will set the tone for other events," Patel said, adding, "it's really important that we get this right.

We have Jeff Ross and Hanibal Buress.". 510-542-4653. continentalcluboakland.com. Upon its return from the pandemic, this year's festivities will include vendors and a concert stage. Share a laugh with the co-host of the popular comedy cannabis podcast, Weed + Grub, Emmy-nominated comedian Mike Glazer. Office of Cannabis Director Nikesh Patel said this year's event will also be key to determining the viability of similar future cannabis-related events. 9 p.m. Wednesday, April 20. "We know that this event at one point was occurring whether we wanted it to or not," Breed said. *Gates open at 10 a.m. 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 20. 916-925-8500. punchlinesac.com. 707-795-3550. somovillage.com. Vendors will be selling marijuana products, so the gathering will be fenced off and limited to adults only. A 4/20 celebration and official release party for Irie Magazines 4/20 issue, featuring reggae music sets from DJ Sep, food and drinks on the new rooftop terrace, and bar at the historic Oakland live music venue. 415-551-5157. thechapelsf.com. "And over the years, in working with the cannabis industry, we've been able to make adjustments in order to provide the appropriate safety and restroom facilities and the cleanup necessary in order to ensure that this was not as problematic for the people who live in and visit the area.". that will take people from Hippie Hill to the Civic Center where they can catch BART or a bus home. Harborside, 1840 Embarcadero, Oakland. By clicking Sign Up, I confirmthat I have read and agreeto the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. Meet up with ambassadors from featured brands from Alpaca Club and Lucky Box Clubs. Ginsburg says officials will be checking IDs and there will be park rangers, security guards, and police on hand. The end of April is almost here, bringing with it longer days, plenty of sunshine and a very California holiday celebrating the humble plant that boasts as many nicknames as it does misconceptions. Fishermans Wharf and cannabis education consultants SeaWeed SF invite you to explore the history of San Franciscos cannabis industry, with the daughter of the larger-than-life woman who ran an underground bakery, Sticky Fingers Brownies, which delivered more than 10,000 marijuana edibles per month to patients during the AIDS crisis in San Francisco. The San Francisco rapper keeps it local and laid-back with an intimate show. The Melvin Seals & JGB guitarist Nugent will perform a show featuring Jerry Garcias Wolf guitar, Phil Leshs Mission Control bass and Bob Weirs Modulus guitar for a night celebrating the Grateful Dead. The big, annual party celebrating 4/20 at Golden Gate Parks Hippie Hill is back after two years of forced cancellations. $4.20-$50, reservations required. This also marks the first year the event will be limited to people age 21 and older, as its the first year the event will include legal cannabis sales. Treat it like its yours. This years celebration is very special as it marks the first year that cannabis will be legalized for adult-use in California, and the second year that the event will be officially organized in partnership with various city departments. Noon-5 p.m. Wednesday, April 20. "Because this is the year where there are legal sales, state law requires that you will not be allowed in unless you are 21," said Phil Ginsburg, general manager of the San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department. The Center and Nouera, an entertainment company pairing cannabis with the healing arts, presents a day celebrating healing properties of the cannabis plant. Free, registration required. https://www.sfmta.com/travel-updates/420-hippie-hill-golden-gate-park-april-20-2022, Mega Millions Ticket Worth $629K Sold in Northern California, San Jose's Willow Glen Businesses Hit by Thieves, Elvis' Actress Shonka Dukureh Found Dead at 44, We Have Reached Our Breaking Point': South Bay Doctors, Nurses Demand Change, Coyotes Take Over Mountain View Golf Course. There will be food trucks, cannabis vendors, a VIP area and more. Free-$127, reservations required. This years event is set to include a tribute to comedians Robin Williams and Bob Saget. Each year, tens of thousands of people organically arrive from all over to celebrate the use of Cannabis. Looking for more visibility? Also new this year will be two VIP platforms for better viewing of the performances. $20-$30, reservations encouraged. 3-6 p.m. Thursday, April 21. "For years, people left this place a dump and it was really depressing," said Ginsburg, adding that his crews often spent days cleaning up afterwards. garciahandpicked.com. Free, $135-$165 VIP tickets available. The onstage part of the event will be hosted by comedian Chris Riggins and feature stand-up sets from Jeffrey Ross and Hannibal Buress, as well as DJ sets and live performances by Berner, Mike Tyson and others. There will be drag and roller-skate dance performances, and the Doggie Diner Heads will be onsite. Free, registration required. Officials with the city's Recreation and Parks Department, Office of Cannabis and police and fire departments urged 4/20 attendees to treat the event like any other large gathering by treating both the park and other attendees with respect. Continental Club, 1658 12th St., Oakland. The evening event is scheduled to include a partial film screening of Grass Is Greener, featuring Snoop Dogg, followed by a panel discussion about the current state of the cannabis industry with moderator Nikesh Patel and Malcolm Mirage. "This organized, fenced-in gathering is a little bit more commercial thanwhat cannabis meant for people in the community," said Malarie Parks, who says she's traveled from Mammoth Lakes to attend the 420 gathering twice before the pandemic. SAN FRANCISCO - After a two-year hiatus, San Francisco is preparing for thousands of people to return to Golden Gate Park's Hippie Hill, for the annual 4/20 marijuana gathering on Wednesday. Some long-time residents say they're glad to see the city step in with organizers to keep the peace. 21 and older.

The local jam fusion band Hot Mountain Dips are set to open. 4 p.m. Friday, April 22. Volz, author of Home Baked: My Mom, Marijuana, and the Stoning of San Francisco, will be part of a panel discussion with KPFA. The city's message to attendees this year is simple. "And if we have to make changes, if these events become harmful or unsafe in any way, we will do so.". 415-892-6200. hopmonk.com. 415-863-9258. comixexperience.com.

What is Green Infrastructure and How Is It Working in San Francisco? Antiquit Midtown, 2114 P St., Sacramento. Robin Williams Meadow (Hippie Hill), 300 Bowling Green Drive, S.F. "We support people being able to come together safely," Breed said. Heres The Chronicles guide to events around the Bay Area where you can mark the occasion.