This Weekend: Comedy and Union Street Music Festivals
This weekend's events have a little something for everyone. Check out the Colossal Clusterfest in Civic Center, head to the Union Street Music Festival, pig out at the Heritage BBQ tour in Dogpatch or enjoy the Statuto Race along the waterfront. More information on featured events below.
Union Street Festival attendees in 2016. Photo: Steven Restivo Event Services
Union Street Music Festival
Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
With live musical performances representing five different genres, the Union Street Music Festival aims to bring a new twist to the usual Union Street Festival that happens each year. Along with the new emphasis on music, the event will include the elements that have made it a popular destination for years, such as arts and craft exhibits, beer and wine gardens, and food vendors.
How to Get There on Muni: The 22 Fillmore and 45 Union/Stockton routes.
Muni Service Note: The 45 will be rerouted and the 22 may be delayed.
Friday through Sunday
U.N./Civic Center Plaza and Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
Comedy fans have a full weekend of laughs ahead at the Colossal Clusterfest, a festival that will feature comedians, comedy-related attractions, music and plenty of food and drinks from local chefs and eateries.
How to Get There on Muni: The F Market & Wharves Line, 5 Fulton, 5R Fulton Rapid, 6 Haight/Parnassus, 7 Haight/Noriega, 9 San Bruno, 19 Polk, 47 Van Ness, 49 Van Ness/Mission routes, and any Muni Metro line to Van Ness or Civic Center stations.
Muni Service Note: The 19 will be rerouted. The 5, 5R and 21 may be delayed.
Reminder: J Church Stop Changes at Balboa Park
Due to construction for the Balboa Park Station Area and Plaza Improvement Project, the J Church Line will continue to serve alternate stops on San Jose Avenue until the fall.
For details, please visit our Green Light Rail Center Track Replacement Project page.
Van Ness Construction Reminder
All left turn lanes on Van Ness Avenue have been removed with the exceptions of those at Broadway (southbound), Lombard Street (northbound) and temporarily at Hayes Street (northbound).
Van Ness traffic lanes have been reduced from three to two on these segments:
- Northbound from Post to Filbert Street
- Southbound from Filbert to Washington Street
For complete details on these changes, please visit our Van Ness Improvement Project page.
“On Tap” gives you a heads up about the big events in town and what Muni routes and lines will get you to the party. Look for this feature to be posted usually on Wednesdays for a look ahead to the weekend. Check out our Weekend Traffic & Transit Advisory for more details.