- Sun, Oct 01The Academy SFOct 01, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM PDTThe Academy SF, 2166 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94114, USAOct 01, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM PDTThe Academy SF, 2166 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94114, USAWait, what!? We're unlocking our secret side entrance on Sundays all through October, and hanging in the Speakeasy and Garden Terrace. Go stroll through the Castro St. Fair then come check it out—and it's open to everyone, with the usual perks for our amazing club members. If you know, you know!
- Fri, Oct 06The Academy SFOct 06, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM PDTThe Academy SF, 2166 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94114, USAOct 06, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM PDTThe Academy SF, 2166 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94114, USAA monthly party where we celebrate our club and the special place it has become over the last 6+ years. All Members are invited to bring friends and toast to our community! We are also on the Castro Art Walk, with the premiere of "Kaleidoscope" our latest art exhibition curated by Baylee Van.
- Sun, Oct 15The Academy SFOct 15, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM PDTThe Academy SF, 2166 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94114, USAOct 15, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM PDTThe Academy SF, 2166 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94114, USAIt's time for The Great Race, Park Ranger Edition. 15 teams of 2 will follow clues, complete challenges, and race through the city in the hope of winning the 2023 Great Race! Grab your best friend, favorite coworker, or partner in crime, and join us on a wild adventure!
Join a community-focused membership club, emphasizing meaningful connections—the perfect alternative to traditional nightlife
Welcoming outstanding people from all backgrounds; celebrating diversity in all forms
A strikingly unique atmosphere that you will be proud to show off to your friends
Complimentary drinks, friendly & professional staff, & an array of refreshments to enjoy while you unwind
Plentiful options for games, activities, plus regularly-scheduled live entertainment
“San Francisco has very few places to gather socially that are not a bar. Where could we go to just sit and talk, or perhaps play a game together? The answer is The Academy, and it fills a void in a very special and much needed way.”
— Vincent C, Member
“[The Academy] is an inclusive social club with a variety of events that will appeal to everyone. I have made lifelong friends, and I feel that I am part of a strong community.”
— Jean G, Member
A casual daytime co-working space – the ideal way to find your work-life balance
Serene Outdoor Garden
Private meeting & video call rooms
Access via subscription or day pass
Comfortable lounge seating
Full beverage selection w/ complimentary coffee & tea
Engaging community events
On-site barbershop / salon
Expansive games & activities
You feel it the minute you walk into the dazzling 3-story club: it’s luxurious, design-forward, comfortable, welcoming, and artsy. In short, it’s what the Castro has needed for years.
— David Landis, San Francisco Bay Times
Learn and discover with interactive courses hosted at The Academy — all are welcome
Summon your inner muse with options ranging from painting and figure drawing to songwriting
Build your repertoire in the bar and kitchen with classes in mixology, pairings, and even mocktails
Learn about The City's LGBTQ+ pioneers, changing neighborhoods, and evolving society