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MAX Social Events

Upcoming events

    • 25 Aug 2019
    • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Finn Town, 2251 Market St., San Francisco
    • 50
    Register


    Join us at Finn Town for our August Fourth at Finn!  Enjoy a fun afternoon of conversation, cocktails and delicious appetizers thanks to the wonderful team at one of our favorite Castro hotspots.

    MAX Board member Nick Wade will be hosting the event, and we’ll have our own private space at the back of the restaurant.  Held on the fourth Sunday of each month, MAX SF's Fourth at Finn events provide an opportunity to get to know other men in the MAX community in a friendly space.

    RSVP on Meetup here for a fun Sunday afternoon!  Or if you prefer, click register on the left to RSVP.  There is no cover charge.

    • 6 Sep 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Eclipse Lounge, Hyatt Regency Hotel, 5 Embarcadero Center
    Register

    Catch up with friends at our monthly signature event: MAX First Friday.

    Join us on Friday, September 6, from 6:00 to 8:30 pm for our monthly signature event, First Friday at the Hyatt Embarcadero Eclipse Bar (Atrium Lobby Level). The Eclipse Bar is one of our favorite places to meet and celebrate the first Friday of the month.

    This event promises to be a great way to visit with old friends, make new friends, and talk about your adventures this summer.

    There is no admission fee and a no-host bar. 

    MAX First Friday events attract anywhere from 60 to 160 people.  With attendees running the gamut in age and interests, it's definitely a diverse group of men.  We always go out of our way to make everyone, especially newcomers, feel welcome, so if you've never joined us before, this is the perfect opportunity to be introduced to some new people.

    RSVP on Meetup here, or if you prefer, click Register on the left to RSVP.




    • 8 Sep 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • The Garden Court at the Palace Hotel, 2 New Montgomery St., San Francisco, CA 94105
    • 8
    Register


    Join MAX for an Elegant Brunch at The Garden Court in the landmark historic Palace Hotel. 

    The Garden Court features innovative intercontinental cuisine including a litany of locally-sourced recipes in a glorious setting.  The majestic restaurant boasts gorgeous ornate chandeliers, a glass dome, and marble Ionic columns.  The Garden Court has been one of San Francisco's most prestigious dining rooms since the day it opened.

    We will be enjoying The Garden Court's delightful City Brunch which highlights the unique, indigenous elements of San Francisco with a locally-sourced menu, live entertainment, chic cocktails, and sparkling wine.  For our Elegant Brunch, The Garden Court will be offering their City Brunch menu (buffets are reserved for major holidays).  Check out selections from previous City Brunch menus here.

    This event continues our summer monthly event series Elegant Brunch” in which MAX explores the many opportunities to enjoy an elegant weekend brunch in San Francisco.  The champion for September's Elegant Brunch is Paul Munro, MAX SF Communications Chair.

    Advance $35 deposit will be required to secure your reservation to join us.  Your deposit will be applied to the cost of your meal and beverages.  Each MAX member will be responsible for paying for their food and drinks in excess of the deposit.  No refunds for cancellations after Thursday September 5th.

    Click REGISTER on the left to pay and reserve your spot.
    • 11 Sep 2019
    • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Spirits in the Sky, 40th floor of the Loews Regency San Francisco, 222 Sansome St, San Francisco
    Register


    Join Nick Wade, MAX SF Programs and Events Chair, once again at Sky Bar located atop the Loews Regency San Francisco for the September Wooftop Wednesday.

    The 40th floor Sky Deck is San Francisco’s highest outdoor venue offering stunning panoramic views of our beautiful city.  Enjoy the Sky Deck "Spirits in the Sky" cocktail experience.  Savor one of their delectable cocktails while watching the sun set over the Golden Gate Bridge.

    Held on the second Wednesday of each month, Nick explores the rooftop bars of San Francisco in an event series we’re calling Wooftop Wednesdays.

    There is no cover charge and a no-host bar.

    Please RSVP on Meetup here to let Nick know you’ll be joining him, or if you prefer, click Register on the left to RSVP here.


    • 19 Sep 2019
    • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Beaux, 2344 Market St., San Francisco
    Register


    Join MAX SF at Beaux Bar from 5:30 pm to 8 pm for MAX's "Third Thursday". Join a superb crowd of gay men and their friends for food, conversation, and spectacular performances at the nearby piano.  Superb cocktails at happy hour prices! Appetizers provided!

    Admission is $5; complimentary for dues-paying members.

    RSVP on Meetup here for a fun time!  Or if you prefer, click register on the left to RSVP.

    • 21 Sep 2019
    • 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Elk Glen Picnic Area, Golden Gate Park, 1017 Martin Luther King Jr Dr, San Francisco, CA 94122
    • 78
    Register


    Join MAX for our Summer Picnic in Golden Gate Park on Saturday, September 21st

    Enjoy a beautiful afternoon in the park with fellow MAX members.  This potluck picnic will be held in the Elk Glen Picnic Area, a grassy meadow across from Mallard Lake tucked away in a quiet pocket of Golden Gate Park.  The Elk Glen Picnic Area includes four 8 foot picnic tables and two grills.

    For more information on the Elk Glen Picnic Area, please click here.  Plenty of street parking available.

    MAX SF will provide cups and plates, utensils, napkins, picnic table coverings, trash bags, and name tags.

    COST:

    • No charge for dues-paying members
    • $10 non-refundable charge for everyone else

    RSVP: Click Register on the left to reserve your spot (and for non-members to pay).

    FOOD TO BRING:  Please bring enough to feed yourself and 7-8 others according to the first letter of your last name:
    • A thru H:  Please bring a protein dish (meat or vegetarian is fine)
    • I thru N:   Please bring a vegetable dish 
    • O thru T:  Please bring a starchy side dish  
    • U thru Z:  Please bring a dessert
    Please plan to arrive with your potluck dish in time for lunch to start by 12:30.

    BEVERAGES:  Please bring your own beverages.  Alcoholic beverages are permitted so please feel free to bring wine and beer if you like. If you want to share your beverages, please set them on the picnic table. Otherwise, please keep track of your own drinks. There are no glass, kegs, or liquor permitted in the park. For wine, keep bottles in coolers and use plastic cups out in the open (rangers do come to the site to check).  No beer bottles.

    SUNDRIES:  Items you may want to consider bringing:

    • Picnic blanket or towels to sit on
    • Lawn chairs
    • Suntan lotion
    • Hat
    • Sunglasses

    DOGS:  If you would like to bring your dog, please read the park policies.

    ACTIVITIES:  Expect some fun games!

    September is the best time of the year for warm weather in San Francisco.

    We're looking forward to a great time and looking forward to seeing you there!

    Click REGISTER on the left today!





    • 22 Sep 2019
    • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Finn Town, 2251 Market St., San Francisco
    • 50
    Register


    Join us at Finn Town for our September Fourth at Finn!  Enjoy a fun afternoon of conversation, cocktails and delicious appetizers thanks to the wonderful team at one of our favorite Castro hotspots.

    MAX Board member Nick Wade will be hosting the event, and we’ll have our own private space at the back of the restaurant.  Held on the fourth Sunday of each month, MAX SF's Fourth at Finn events provide an opportunity to get to know other men in the MAX community in a friendly space.

    RSVP on Meetup here for a fun Sunday afternoon!  Or if you prefer, click register on the left to RSVP.  There is no cover charge.

    • 4 Oct 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Eclipse Lounge, Hyatt Regency Hotel, 5 Embarcadero Center
    Register


    Catch up with friends at our monthly signature event: MAX First Friday.

    Join us on Friday, October 4, from 6:00 to 8:30 pm for our monthly signature event, First Friday at the Hyatt Embarcadero Eclipse Bar (Atrium Lobby Level). The Eclipse Bar is one of our favorite places to meet and celebrate the first Friday of the month.

    This event promises to be a great way to visit with old friends, make new friends, and unwind at the end of the week.

    There is no admission fee and a no-host bar. 

    MAX First Friday events attract anywhere from 100 to 200 people.  With attendees running the gamut in age and interests, it's definitely a diverse group of men.  We always go out of our way to make everyone, especially newcomers, feel welcome, so if you've never joined us before, this is the perfect opportunity to be introduced to some new people.

    RSVP on Meetup here, or if you prefer, click Register on the left to RSVP.




    • 17 Oct 2019
    • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Beaux, 2344 Market St., San Francisco
    Register


    Join MAX SF at Beaux Bar from 5:30 pm to 8 pm for MAX's "Third Thursday". Join a superb crowd of gay men and their friends for food, conversation, and spectacular performances at the nearby piano.  Superb cocktails at happy hour prices! Appetizers provided!

    Admission is $5; complimentary for dues-paying members.

    RSVP on Meetup here for a fun time!  Or if you prefer, click register on the left to RSVP.

    • 27 Oct 2019
    • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Finn Town, 2251 Market St., San Francisco
    • 50
    Register


    Join us at Finn Town for our October Fourth at Finn!  Enjoy a fun afternoon of conversation, cocktails and delicious appetizers thanks to the wonderful team at one of our favorite Castro hotspots.

    MAX Board member Nick Wade will be hosting the event, and we’ll have our own private space at the back of the restaurant.  Held on the fourth Sunday of each month, MAX SF's Fourth at Finn events provide an opportunity to get to know other men in the MAX community in a friendly space.

    RSVP on Meetup here for a fun Sunday afternoon!  Or if you prefer, click register on the left to RSVP.  There is no cover charge.

    • 1 Nov 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Eclipse Lounge, Hyatt Regency Hotel, 5 Embarcadero Center
    Register


    Catch up with friends at our monthly signature event: MAX First Friday.

    Join us on Friday, November 1, from 6:00 to 8:30 pm for our monthly signature event, First Friday at the Hyatt Embarcadero Eclipse Bar (Atrium Lobby Level). The Eclipse Bar is one of our favorite places to meet and celebrate the first Friday of the month.

    This event promises to be a great way to visit with old friends, make new friends, and unwind at the end of the week.

    There is no admission fee and a no-host bar. 

    MAX First Friday events attract anywhere from 100 to 200 people.  With attendees running the gamut in age and interests, it's definitely a diverse group of men.  We always go out of our way to make everyone, especially newcomers, feel welcome, so if you've never joined us before, this is the perfect opportunity to be introduced to some new people.

    RSVP on Meetup here, or if you prefer, click Register on the left to RSVP.




    • 21 Nov 2019
    • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Beaux, 2344 Market St., San Francisco
    Register


    Join MAX SF at Beaux Bar from 5:30 pm to 8 pm for MAX's "Third Thursday". Join a superb crowd of gay men and their friends for food, conversation, and spectacular performances at the nearby piano.  Superb cocktails at happy hour prices! Appetizers provided!

    Admission is $5; complimentary for dues-paying members.

    RSVP on Meetup here for a fun time!  Or if you prefer, click register on the left to RSVP.

    • 24 Nov 2019
    • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Finn Town, 2251 Market St., San Francisco
    • 50
    Register


    Join us at Finn Town for our November Fourth at Finn!  Enjoy a fun afternoon of conversation, cocktails and delicious appetizers thanks to the wonderful team at one of our favorite Castro hotspots.

    MAX Board member Nick Wade will be hosting the event, and we’ll have our own private space at the back of the restaurant.  Held on the fourth Sunday of each month, MAX SF's Fourth at Finn events provide an opportunity to get to know other men in the MAX community in a friendly space.

    RSVP on Meetup here for a fun Sunday afternoon!  Or if you prefer, click register on the left to RSVP.  There is no cover charge.

    • 6 Dec 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Eclipse Lounge, Hyatt Regency Hotel, 5 Embarcadero Center
    Register


    Catch up with friends at our monthly signature event: MAX First Friday.

    Join us on Friday, December 6, from 6:00 to 8:30 pm for our monthly signature event, First Friday at the Hyatt Embarcadero Eclipse Bar (Atrium Lobby Level). The Eclipse Bar is one of our favorite places to meet and celebrate the first Friday of the month.

    This event promises to be a great way to visit with old friends, make new friends, and unwind at the end of the week.

    There is no admission fee and a no-host bar. 

    MAX First Friday events attract anywhere from 100 to 200 people.  With attendees running the gamut in age and interests, it's definitely a diverse group of men.  We always go out of our way to make everyone, especially newcomers, feel welcome, so if you've never joined us before, this is the perfect opportunity to be introduced to some new people.

    RSVP on Meetup here, or if you prefer, click Register on the left to RSVP.




    • 19 Dec 2019
    • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Beaux, 2344 Market St., San Francisco
    Register


    Join MAX SF at Beaux Bar from 5:30 pm to 8 pm for MAX's "Third Thursday". Join a superb crowd of gay men and their friends for food, conversation, and spectacular performances at the nearby piano.  Superb cocktails at happy hour prices! Appetizers provided!

    Admission is $5; complimentary for dues-paying members.

    RSVP on Meetup here for a fun time!  Or if you prefer, click register on the left to RSVP.

    • 22 Dec 2019
    • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Finn Town, 2251 Market St., San Francisco
    • 50
    Register


    Join us at Finn Town for our December Fourth at Finn!  Enjoy a fun afternoon of conversation, cocktails and delicious appetizers thanks to the wonderful team at one of our favorite Castro hotspots.

    MAX Board member Nick Wade will be hosting the event, and we’ll have our own private space at the back of the restaurant.  Held on the fourth Sunday of each month, MAX SF's Fourth at Finn events provide an opportunity to get to know other men in the MAX community in a friendly space.

    RSVP on Meetup here for a fun Sunday afternoon!  Or if you prefer, click register on the left to RSVP.  There is no cover charge.

Past events

15 Aug 2019 August Third Thursday
14 Aug 2019 August Wooftop Wednesday with Nick Wade: El Techo
3 Aug 2019 August Elegant Brunch: Sutro's at the Cliff House
2 Aug 2019 August First Friday
28 Jul 2019 July Fourth at Finn
18 Jul 2019 July Third Thursday
10 Jul 2019 July Wooftop Wednesday with Nick Wade: Spirits in the Sky at the Loews Regency
6 Jul 2019 SOLD OUT! July Elegant Brunch: The Rotunda at Neiman Marcus
5 Jul 2019 July First Friday
30 Jun 2019 Rooftop Pride Parade & Brunch at Bluestem Brasserie
23 Jun 2019 June Fourth at Finn
22 Jun 2019 MAX Pool Party in the East Bay
20 Jun 2019 June Third Thursday
12 Jun 2019 June Wooftop Wednesday with Nick Wade: Cityscape Lounge at the Hilton Union Square
7 Jun 2019 June First Friday
26 May 2019 May Fourth at Finn
22 May 2019 MAX SF Games Night
16 May 2019 May Third Thursday
12 May 2019 May Second Sunday
8 May 2019 May Wooftop Wednesday with Nick Wade: Everdene at the Virgin Hotel
3 May 2019 May First Friday
28 Apr 2019 April Fourth at Finn
24 Apr 2019 MAX SF Games Night
18 Apr 2019 April Third Thursday
14 Apr 2019 April Second Sunday
10 Apr 2019 April Wooftop Wednesday with Nick Wade: Rooftop 25
5 Apr 2019 April TGIF
24 Mar 2019 March Fourth at Finn
21 Mar 2019 March Third Thursday
17 Mar 2019 MAX 2019 St. Patrick's Day Celebration
13 Mar 2019 Wooftop Wednesdays with Nick Wade: Charmaine’s
10 Mar 2019 March Second Sunday
1 Mar 2019 March TGIF
24 Feb 2019 February Fourth at Finn
21 Feb 2019 February Third Thursday
10 Feb 2019 February Second Sunday
9 Feb 2019 Chinese New Year Potluck
4 Feb 2019 Martuni Mondays
1 Feb 2019 February TGIF
28 Jan 2019 Martuni Mondays
27 Jan 2019 Founders Day Celebration Party
17 Jan 2019 January Third Thursday
13 Jan 2019 January Second Sunday
6 Jan 2019 Oakland Lake Merritt Lunch and Victorian Tour
5 Jan 2019 New Year Kickoff and Re-Gifting Party
4 Jan 2019 January TGIF
23 Dec 2018 December Fourth at Finn
20 Dec 2018 December Third Thursday
9 Dec 2018 December Second Sunday
7 Dec 2018 December Holiday TGIF
6 Dec 2018 Drag Queens on Ice
2 Dec 2018 Discovery Community Annual Holiday Party
1 Dec 2018 House of Maximus Second Gathering
25 Nov 2018 November Fourth Sunday
23 Nov 2018 Ice Skating and Lighting of the Union Square Christmas Tree
23 Nov 2018 California Men's Fall Gathering
17 Nov 2018 Pre-Thanksgiving Potluck Dinner
15 Nov 2018 November Third Thursday
11 Nov 2018 November Second Sunday
2 Nov 2018 November TGIF
28 Oct 2018 October Fourth Sunday
18 Oct 2018 October Third Thursday
14 Oct 2018 October Second Sunday
5 Oct 2018 October TGIF
30 Sep 2018 House Maximus Lunch
23 Sep 2018 September Fourth Sunday
23 Sep 2018 Nibble and Drinks (Dubonnet Red)
23 Sep 2018 Nibble and Drinks (Palatial)
20 Sep 2018 September Third Thursday
17 Sep 2018 Sold Out: Soiree on the Bay: Celebrity Cruises Benefit Party for REAF
16 Sep 2018 Sunday Brunch at the Berkeley Thai Temple
9 Sep 2018 September Second Sunday
7 Sep 2018 September TGIF
24 Aug 2018 California Men's Summer Gathering
19 Aug 2018 CMG Pool Party and Potluck
16 Aug 2018 August Third Thursday
12 Aug 2018 August Second Sunday
27 Jul 2018 "A Midsummer's Dream" Discovery Community 2018 Summer Retreat
25 Jul 2018 Sing your Heart out at the Café
19 Jul 2018 July Third Thursday
14 Jul 2018 SOLD OUT: Bastille Day Pool Party
8 Jul 2018 July Second Sunday
27 Jun 2018 Sing your Heart out at the Café
23 Jun 2018 Pre-Show Reception for UNBREAKABLE, SFGMC 40th Anniversary Show
23 Jun 2018 20th Annual Pride Brunch for Positive Resource Center in San Francisco
21 Jun 2018 June Third Thursday
10 Jun 2018 June Second Sunday
1 Jun 2018 June TGIF at the Hyatt Embarcadero Eclipse Bar
25 May 2018 California Men's Gathering
17 May 2018 May Third Thursday
13 May 2018 May Second Sunday
4 May 2018 May TGIF at the Hyatt Embarcadero Eclipse Bar
19 Apr 2018 April Third Thursday
8 Apr 2018 April Second Sunday
6 Apr 2018 April TGIF at E&O Kitchen and Bar
1 Apr 2018 MAX Easter Gospel Brunch with Jason Brock
17 Mar 2018 St. Patrick's Day Dinner with CMG
15 Mar 2018 March Third Thursday
11 Mar 2018 March Second Sunday
2 Mar 2018 March TGIF
15 Feb 2018 February Third Thursday
11 Feb 2018 February Second Sunday
2 Feb 2018 February TGIF

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351 Diamond Street
San Francisco, CA 94114
(415) 562-5582
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