So you’re going to spend the day in the Castro District? Good! Welcome to one of my favorites neighborhoods! If I had the money to move closer, oh, how happy I would be!
Here are some suggestions about things to do and see if you are visiting and you have one day or less to spend in the Castro District.
You probably know about it, the Castro District is one of the most gay-friendly neighborhoods in the world. It’s part of what makes San Francisco so unique. You walk down Castro Street and see a mix of families, naked dudes, homeless, and random people enjoying a 2 for 1 cocktails happy hour.
I hope you don’t have too much planned already, because there are plenty of free stuff to do in San Francisco in August! So let’s start right away.
Since Pokemon Go is super hype right now, I couldn’t do without talking about it (I actually love it myself!). So for all the Pokemon Go fans out there, you don’t want to miss this one: PokeNight Bar Crawl, August 20th, 8pm, 2125 Lombard Street. Teams of 6 players. Scavenger hunt organized by Saturday Night Action Club, it’s free but an RSVP is required here.
Alexis, 23 year old, spent one year as an Erasmus student in Austria (Linz). From preparing his application to settling there, he shares his experience for those who want to follow his lead and study abroad for one year :-).
“Hello everyone! My name is Alexis, I am 23 year old, and I come from Montpellier, in France. After getting my Bachelor degree in Law, I decided to leave for a year and study abroad. I chose to spend one year as an international student in Linz, Austria, with Erasmus.
When I talk about it, I always hear the same 2 questions. First “why did you want to do an Erasmus?”. To be honnest, I needed to take a break from the (too) intense rhythm of Law studies in France. Read more →
If you are asking yourself what free stuff to do in San Francisco in July, and where to celebrate the 4th of July in the bay area for free, you are in the right place !
Let’s start with the 4th of July celebrations around the bay area:
Pier 39and Fisherman’s warf area: There will be free celebrations all afternoon and music from at the Aquatic park (6pm = The Purple Ones and 7:45pm= Cheeseballs, a bay area dance party band), then the firework at 9:30pm. Make sure to arrive early!