SF prepares for the busiest weekend since before coronavirus pandemic

Fans watch as players warm up before Game 1 of a baseball National League Division Series between the San Francisco Giants and the Los Angeles Dodgers Friday, Oct. 8, 2021, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/John Hefti)

San Francisco certainly has an event for everyone this weekend!

Fleetweek is back for the first time since 2019, Giants host the Dodgers at Oracle Park for the National League Division Series, the Los Angeles Lakers are playing the Warriors at the Chase Center and the annual Italian Heritage Parade!

Needless to say, the city will be packed and parking will be a challenge. KGO is here to help with your weekend planning, here is a schedule of this weekend’s many activities:

Friday, October 8, 2021

  • Fleetweek – 10:00am – 4:00pm
  • Giants vs Dodgers at Oracle Park – 6:37pm
  • Warriors vs Lakers at Chase Center – 7:00pm
  • Washington Square Lighting and Italian Heritage Weekend Kickoff – 6:00pm -8:00pm

Saturday, October 9, 2021

  • Fleetweek – 11:00am – 4:00pm
  • Giants vs Dodgers at Oracle Park – 6:07pm

Sunday, October 10, 2021

  • Fleetweek – 11:00am – 4:00pm
  • Italian Heritage Parade beginning at Jefferson and Powell Streets in Fisherman’s Wharf – 12:30pm

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