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On Tap

This Weekend: Mother's Day and the Taiwanese American Cultural Festival

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Cable Car Bus Shuttle Reminder: In support of the Cable Car Gearbox Rehabilitation Project, the Powell/Mason Cable Car will be temporarily substituted by a shuttle bus and the Powell/Hyde Cable Car will switchback--changing direction from inbound to outbound--at Washington & Powell streets.

Events: This weekend - Mother's Day weekend - will host a slew of events around the city. Saturday will see the Taiwanese American Cultural Festival in Union Square and a Mother's Day celebration at the Ferry Building. On Sunday, the SF Rose Society will hold its 78th annual Mother's Day Rose Show in Golden Gate Park. Read more about our featured events below.

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If you love your mom and she loves roses, then there's good news for everyone this Sunday in Golden Gate Park at the annual Mother's Day Rose Show. Photo:Maza/Flickr

Taiwanese American Cultural Festival

Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Union Square

Join an expected crowd of over 10,000 people in celebrating Taiwanese culture and history in Union Square this Saturday at the Taiwanese American Cultural Festival. The event will feature Taiwanese cuisine, live performances, knowledgeable tour guides to detail the rich history of Taiwanese and Taiwanese American culture in the Bay Area and much more. 

How to Get There on Muni: Riders may take any Muni Metro line to Powell Station, any Market Street bus route as well as the Powell/Hyde, Powell/Mason Cable Car lines, F Market and Wharves Line, 8 Bayshore, 27 Bryant, 30 Stockton, 38 Geary/38R Geary Rapid, 45 Union/Stockton or 76X Marin Headlands Express routes close to the event at Union Square.

Muni Service Notes: There are no planned service changes for this event. Muni routes in the area may see increased ridership and possible slight delays.

Mother's Day Rose Show

Sunday, 12:30 to 4 p.m.
Golden Gate Park

Get your adoring mother the gift of roses during the San Francisco Rose Society's 78th annual Mother's Day Rose Show in Golden Gate Park this Sunday. Taking place in the Hall of Flowers/County Fair building near 9th Street and Lincoln Way, the event will showcase award-winning garden roses of all types, a rose photography exhibit and competition and rose boquets available for a donation to the San Francisco Rose Society.

How to Get There on Muni: Riders can take the N Judah Line as well as the 5 Fulton, 7 Haight/Noriega, 21 Hayes, 28 19th Avenue, 29 Sunset, 31 Balboa, 33 Ashbury/18th Street, 43 Masonic, or the 44 O'Shaughnessy routes to the park.

Muni Service Notes: There are no planned service changes for this event. Muni routes to and from Golden Gate Park may see some increased ridership and possible minor delays.

Upcoming Events: Next weekend sees the return of the Bay to Breakers race!

Remember that you can take Muni for the entire day for a single $5 fare. The new $5 Day Pass, available on MuniMobile®, is part of Muni’s recent fare changes. The pass is intended to encourage a safe, convenient way to pay your fare and quickly board Muni vehicles, which reduces overall travel time for everyone. The $5 Day Pass is Muni bus, rail and historic streetcars only.

“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 Thursdays for a look ahead to the weekend. Check out our Weekend Traffic & Transit Advisory for more details.