Hayes Valley Holiday Block Party! 12/6 5-9pm



It’s the 29th annual Holiday Block party.  Take a stroll around Hayes Valley and discover shops, enjoy music and activities and promotions in stores, and activities at Proxy.  You’ll find  fun and tasty nibbles at businesses along Hayes Valley Merchant Corridor.  Look for special store offerings, holiday entertainment and activities for kids. There will be a pet parade for kids, a clown, and other fun activities.

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We’ve added more live entertainment this year from 5-9pm.  Planned to be  at Proxy, and at two street locations on Hayes near Laguna and Hayes near Gough, we’ve implemente a Rain Plan as follows:

Entertainment Rain Schedule (Entertainers provided by HVNA) SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Note: Hayes Valley Artists displaying work in several shops and at Hayes Valley Art Works gallery at 295 Oak @ Octavia, 5-8pm!

Time Entertainment / Activity Location
5:00 – 5:30 12 Student Harpists Allbirds, 425 Hayes Street
5:00 – 6:30 Rolando the Clown! PROXY, 432 Octavia Street or inside nearby stores
5:30 – 7:30 Das Bus Photo Bus! PROXY, 432 Octavia Street
5:30 – 6:00 Blue Bear School “Musical Petting Zoo” Allbirds, 425 Hayes Street
6:00 – 6:15 Pet Parade with prizes provided by Pet Food Express PROXY, 432 Octavia Street
6:00 – 9:00 6:15 – 7:00 Live holiday music with Joshua Raoul Brody and guests La Boulangerie, 500 Hayes Street
6:00 – 8:00 TokEva Jazz Duo (Mr Sushi) PROXY or if raining, or inside at B8ta 590 Hayes
5:30 – 7:30 Lee’Roy S. Wainwright, jazz horn Parklet outside Arlequin, 372 Hayes
and/or Fig and Thistle, 313 Ivy Street if raining
6:00 – 8:00 Drag performers Roxy Cotton Candy and Lady Satan Strolling the neighborhood
6:15 – 6:45 Drag performer Emma Peel song stylings La Boulangerie, 500 Hayes Street
6:45 – 7:00 Drag performances by Roxy Cotton Candy and Lady Satan La Boulangerie, 500 Hayes Street
6:30 – 8:30 Arete Singers – Caroling through the neighborhood All along the streets, with a 7:30 mini concert at La Boulangerie
7:00 – 9:00 SF Jazz School All Stars Jazz trio Peak Design, 529 Hayes Street
7:00 – 7:30 A Karen Carpenter Christmas, with Katie Guthorn, Joshua Brody, Steve Small and Terry Haggerty, and Kitty Ultra Sound La Boulangerie, 500 Hayes Street
7:00 – 9:00 Jason Winter Jazz Trio Noir Lounge, 581 Hayes Street
7:30 – 7:45 Arete Singers La Boulangerie, 500 Hayes Street
7:45 – 8:00 Supervisor Vallie Brown announces winners of Window Decorating Contest La Boulangerie, 500 Hayes Street
8:00 – 8:30 Drag star Maria Konner and guest perform live music La Boulangerie, 500 Hayes Street
8:30 – 9:00 Joshua Brody and guest performers La Boulangerie, 500 Hayes Street


Check here for updates on what’s going on in your favorite stores! Here’s what we have listed now:

Dark Garden 321 Linden St Tarot card reading and calligrapher
Doppio Zero 395 Hayes St Menu item for quick takeaway
Fiddlesticks 540 Hayes St Face painting & cider
Gazette Store 334 Gough St French singer Gaelle Boudier performing jazz
Mercury Cafe 201 Octavia St Jazz band
Minimal 364 Hayes St Free tasting of 2 cold beverages & 1 warm chocolate Chaga Mushroom elixirs
Nancy Boy 347 Hayes St Champagne
Orange Bird 564 Hayes St DJ & spiked orange punch
Warby Parker 357 Hayes St Hot chocolate (closing at 7)
B8ta 590 Hayes St Tokeva Jazz duo, sponsored by HVNA
Fig and Thistle 313 Ivy St Lee Roy Wainright, Jazz horn, sponsored by HVNA & donors
La Boulangerie 500 Hayes St Variety of entertainment sponsored by HVNA & donors
Noir Lounge 581 Hayes St Jazz band Jason Winters Trio sponsored by First Baptist Church
Peak Design 529 Hayes St SFJazz AllStars, sponsored by HVNA & donors



Click here for a full list of our Donors and Sponsors. Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association extends heartfelt thanks to all our donors and sponsors!  We could not do it without you!




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