Up your alley is for real players and not for the faint of heart where leatherfolk rule the internet. Show up and show out in your gear leather, rubber, or whatever turns your crank! Well be bringing you the features of up your alley that you know and love, directly into your alley. for nearly half a century, san francisco has celebrated lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer pride with parades, celebrations and festivals. Its rich counterculture history stretches from north beach to the castro and dates as far back as the mid-1800s. At that point, this famed west coast city was a pioneering town that welcomed transient and adventurous new residents since then, it. Folsom street fair (fsf) is an annual bdsm and leather subculture street fair, held in september, that caps san franciscos leather pride week. The folsom street fair, sometimes simply referred to as folsom, takes place on folsom street between 8th and 13th streets, in san franciscos south of market district. The event started in 1984 and is californias third-largest single-day, outdoor. The bay area is absolutely teeming with gay bars, strip clubs, dance clubs, bathhouses, and sex clubs. Much of it is concentrated in the castro, a neighborhood whose crosswalks are painted with rainbow colors, but the lgbtq influence is also apparent in the soma (south of market) neighborhood, which has been a hub for san franciscos gay community since the 60s, when it led its leather scene. i played tourist in san francisco and attended the annual dore st up your alley fair in the city. Up your alley cancelled 2020 at dore ally san francisco gay street fair. The fair is located in san franciscos soma district on dore alley between folsom and howard streets, the adjoining block of folsom street between 9th and juniper streets and on to tenth st.