1. Put on your work gloves
2. Prettify at Piedmonts
The sign on the door reads: No food, no cell phones, no playing in the boas.
Piedmont Boutique is the place to go for your pride attire as the ultimate source for original, custom made fashions, lingerie, fetish wear, hosiery, and more.
3. Rally with the ladies
4. Dine fine
Let's be real, before you throw back too many pride libations you should probably eat something. SF is home to food for any mood, and Lonely Planet makes some fantastic suggestions in their San Francisco guide.
5. Get your pink on
6. Take a history lesson
The GLBT History Museum is the first of its kind in the United States. According to Lonely Planet San Francisco, America's first gay history museum cobbles ephemera from the community- Harvey Milk's campaign literature, matchbooks from long-gone bath houses, the dress Laura Linney wore as Mary Anne Singleton in the TV adaptation of Tales of the City.
7. Get musical
8. Get theatrical at the Castro Theatre
Lonely Planet lists the Castro Theatre among their Top Choices to visit, for the LGBT Film Festival (June 19th-29th) or audience-participatory cult classics.
9. March for Trans Equality
10. Throw down at Trannyshack
For a night of dancing and drop dead gorgeous entertainment, check out he Trannyshack. Lonely Planet describes it as SF's finest monthly drag throw-downs at DNA, hosted by legendary dragmother Heklina.
11. Attend sunday MASS
If you're a gal looking for some lady love, look no further than The Lexington.
13. Attend a Big Gay Birthday
14. Support the cause
Be sure to visit the Human Rights Campaign Action Center & Store. Where else can you sign a petition and buy designer t-shirts from the likes of Marc Jacobs and Kenneth Cole?
15. Stand where Harvey stood
16. End up at the EndUp
The EndUp is true to it's name as San Francisco's #1 after hours destination.
17. Line up for the parade
For even more on the best places to stay, drink, and dance in San Francisco check out Lonely Planet San Francisco, free to all Scribd subscribers!