What's Reopened in the Bay Area? Your Updated Guide to Movies, Art, Music and More

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Reopened museums, theaters, music venues, sports events and other events are possible through less-restrictive tiers, vaccinations and state and county COVID protocols.  (Eugene Chernetcov)

With vaccinations rolling along and Bay Area counties moving out of restrictive tiers, we're seeing more and more reopenings of movie theaters, museums, attractions and even live music.

Below is a regularly updated list of what we know is open. Check back for updates to guide your weekend planning, and as always, adhere to your county's mandates and guidance for masks and social distancing.

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Note: Hours and policies may be different than what you were used to pre-pandemic. Some venues may require proof of vaccine. It's advised to follow the links to each venue's website for more details.

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Museums and Art Centers

Open Now
Asian Art Museum
Bay Area Discovery Museum
Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek
Berkeley Art Center
Charles M. Schulz Museum
de Young Museum
California Academy of Sciences
Conservatory of Flowers, San Francisco
ICA San Jose
McEvoy Foundation for the Arts (reservation required)
Museum of Craft and Design
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
San Jose Museum of Art
Sonoma Valley Museum of Art

Opening Soon
BAMPFA (May 2)
California Historical Society (April 15)
di Rosa (Outdoor areas open now; indoor opening April 17)
Contemporary Jewish Museum (April 17)
Cantor Arts Center and the Anderson Collection, Stanford University (April 21)
Legion of Honor (May 7)
The Tech Interactive (May 29)

Live Music

Open Now
The Back Room in Berkeley - Outdoor live music
Blue Note Napa - Concerts being held outdoors starting in May at Charles Krug Winery
The Chapel - Outdoor shows with dinner
Hopmonk Tavern - Outdoor music in Sebastopol, Sonoma and Novato
Twin Oaks Roadhouse - Outdoor music in Penngrove
UC Theatre - Outdoor music every Friday and Saturday night

Coming Soon
Outside Lands - Returning Halloween weekend; 3-day passes currently sold out
Frost Amphitheater - will reopen in the spring with outdoor movies, and during the summer months will transition to live performances

Movie Theaters

Open Now
San Francisco
AMC Kabuki 8 in Japantown, San Francisco
AMC Metreon 16, San Francisco
Century San Francisco Centre 9
Century 20 Daly City
Embarcadero Center Cinema in San Francisco
Fort Mason Flix in San Francisco

East Bay
AMC Bay Street 16, Emeryville
Century at Hayward
Century 16 Bayfair Mall
Century Southland Mall in Hayward
Century 25 Union Landing in Union City
West Wind Solano Drive-In in Concord
Veranda Luxe Cinema in Concord

South Bay/Penninsula
AMC NewPark 12, Newark
AMC Mercado 20, San Jose
AMC Dine-In Sunnyvale 12, Sunnyvale
AMC Saratoga 14, San Jose
AMC Eastridge 15, San Jose
Century 12 San Mateo
Redwood Downtown 20 in Redwood City
Century at Tanforan in San Bruno
West Wind Capitol Drive-In in San Jose

North Bay
Boulevard 14 Cinemas in Petaluma
Roxy Stadium 14 in Santa Rosa
Sebastiani Theatre in Sonoma
Summerfield Cinemas in Santa Rosa
Century Rowland Plaza in Novato
Century Northgate in San Rafael
Century 14 Vallejo
Century Napa Valley
Reading Cinemas Rohnert Park

Live Theatre

San Francisco Opera - The Barber of Seville opens April 23 in a drive-in production at the Marin Center
Oakland Theater Project - The Waste Land opens April 9 in a drive-in production


Available Now
Oakland A's - Regular single-game tickets on sale now
San Francisco Giants - Regular single-game tickets on sale now; proof of vaccine or negative test result required for entry

Coming Soon
Oakland Roots - Home games start in June, ticket options available
Golden State Warriors - Single-game ticket info coming soon
Santa Cruz Warriors - Single-game ticket info coming soon


Open Now
Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose
Children's Fairyland in Oakland
Happy Hollow Park and Zoo in San Jose
Oakland Zoo
Queer First Fridays
San Francisco Zoo
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in Vallejo
SkyStar Wheel in Golden Gate Park
Stagecoach Greens - Outdoor mini golf
Subpar - Indoor mini golf
Urban Putt - Indoor mini golf and dining

Coming Soon
Great America in Santa Clara - Opening May 22
Gilroy Gardens - Opening May 22
Comedy Day in Golden Gate Park - Scheduled for Sept. 12
San Mateo County Fair - Returning June 5-13