The biggest event in the Salesforce calendar is fast approaching, with Dreamforce kicking off on September 20th. As many seasoned Trailblazers will know, Dreamforce is the kind of event you really need to plan for, so we hope this post helps you plan your more recreational activities.
Salesforce Ben has been putting together this list since 2016, and after a two-year hiatus, we’re proud to bring you the best parties and events Dreamforce has to offer!
Marketers Welcome Bash
Start your week on a good note at an epic bash designed to bring marketers together in style. Joins Sercante at the Marketers Welcome Bash to meet marketers like you, make friends to enjoy the week with, and say ‘cheers’ to a fun-filled Dreamforce.
Details: 4pm – 8pm, The Pink Elephant Alibi
Ice, Ice Breaker Happy Hour
After a busy travel day, break the Dreamforce ice with the teams from Introhive and Uncommon Purpose. You won’t just make great connections at the Ice, Ice Breaker Happy Hour, you’ll do some good too – we’ll make a donation on behalf of every attendee.
Details: 5pm – 7pm, The Bottle Club Pub
E Komo Mai DF22
Join Crowe and E Komo Mai Salesforce MVP Hosts, Misty Jones & Monica Sandberg, for a kickoff happy hour with drinks, food, and live Hawaiian music by Haopinaka as we get Dreamforce 2022 off to a great start. All are welcome!
Details: 5pm – 8pm, Black Hammer Brewing Company
Professional Services Reception
Join Introhive for an evening of great food, libations, and networking as they raise a glass to Dreamforce. Exclusively for members of Professional Services Firms.
Details: 6pm onwards, Waterbar
Dreamforce 2022 Day 0: For All Dev-Kind
Meet us in the Developer Galaxy to celebrate 20 years of Dreamforce among your fellow dev kind! You’ll be in stellar company as developer superstars from across Salesforce, MuleSoft, Slack and Tableau unite. Share your vision as we continue to shape the future of development, together.
Details: 7pm – 10pm, Temple SF
Dreamforce 2022 Karaoke
We are excited to be back in person to celebrate Dreamforce 2022! Join us for our signature event, Karaoke for a Cause!
Details: 7.30pm onwards, Pandora Karaoke
DF22 Newbie Reunion “Bacon” Breakfast
Kick off Dreamforce the right way, by attending the annual Dreamforce Newbie Breakfast. Anyone is welcome, not just newbies, and you can meet some great connections before the chaos of Dreamforce gets into full swing. This is a paid event, but all proceeds are donated to Project Night Night.
Details: 7am – 9am, Sears Fine Food
Join the largest gathering of Pardot (MCAE) users at Dreamforce! This breakfast is the perfect opportunity to meet your fellow Pardashians and share tips and tricks for the Pardot platform. We’ll be serving food and drinks to power you through the day. Sign up now!
Details: 8am – 9am, Pink Elephant Alibi
Meet with Salesforce Marketing Cloud users at Dreamforce! This is a great networking opportunity to talk tips and tricks for the SFMC platform. Drinks and lunch will be served. Registration is limited, so make sure you secure your spot!
Details: 11:30am – 12:30pm, Pink Elephant Alibi
Clari’s Run Revenue Reception
Stop by with your customers, prospects or coworkers to enjoy an evening of networking and conversation and learn how to Run Revenue like a pro.
Details: 4pm – 7pm, Terra Gallery
Salesforce & FinancialForce: Transformation for the Long Run
Join Salesforce & FinancialForce at Fogo de Chão for drinks and light appetizers and hear FinancialForce leaders discuss what it takes to succeed in an era of digital transformation.
Details: 5:00pm – 7:00pm, Fogo de Chão
Gearset’s DevHops Afterparty
Once the sun’s gone down and you’ve soaked up all that Dreamforce has to offer, head over to the Golden Gate Tap Room to carry on the fun arcade style! On arrival, you can help yourselves to game tokens and unleash a bit of healthy competition, while enjoying free food and drinks.
Details: 5pm – late, Golden Gate Tap Room
DevOps, Drinks & Dreamforce
Copado is hosting their DevOps, Drinks & Dreamforce party at Hotel Zetta, just a few blocks from the Moscone Centre. This is a celebration of 20 years of Dreamforce, alongside hot and cold appetizers, and live music.
Details: 5:30pm – 8:30pm, Hotel Zetta
Cocktail Chillout – Meet & Mingle
Meet and mingle with the Proximity Team and your fellow trailblazers over a juicy cocktail or two and some delicious canapés and treats.
Details: 5:30pm – 7:30pm, American Bookbinders Museum
Dreamforce 2022 Developer Networking Party
This is a great networking opportunity to meet your fellow developers and learn more about integrations between Salesforce, Twilio, Postman and Azure. We will be serving food, will have an open bar, and live jazz music during our networking session.
Details: 5:30pm – 9:00pm, Microsoft Reactor
Fly up to the top of the Mark!
Join Opsera for an immaculate view of the San Francisco skyline from the 19th floor at one of the cityʼs most iconic hotels, The Mark Hopkins. Offering a full bar service, signature cocktails, and delicious meals, plus, the cherished tradition dating back to World War II of a “Squadron Shot” for the servicepeople.
Details: 6pm -7.30pm, Top of the Mark
Modern Sales Pros Free Happy Hour
Join sales managers, leaders, ops, and enablement pros from all over the world at this epic FREE party featuring Roman-style pizza and appetizers, specialty cocktails, wine, and the company of some of the coolest sales pros in the game.
Details: 6:00 – 9:00pm, Delarosa
CRM Science and Aidentified Cocktail Party
Join CRM Science & Aidentified for cocktails and conversation at the exclusive Wingtip Club, which offers spectacular views of San Francisco from the penthouse terrace. We look forward to seeing you there!
Details: 6pm onwards, Wingtip Club
Wine and Cheese Soirée
Join Revenue Grid for an exclusive evening of exquisite wine, delicious cheese, and great conversation at Wine and Cheese Soirée. Enjoy a unique culinary experience while networking with industry peers and opinion leaders in a great ambiance.
Details: 6pm onwards
A Night Of Enchantment
Everyone’s going to be talking about this enchanted Dreamforce party, so register and get it in your calendar now. The epic bash includes a live DJ, mouth-watering hors d’oeuvres, memorable activities and prizes, and exclusive VIP experiences.
Details: 7pm – 11pm, Temple Nightclub
CodeScan Homecoming After Party
Homecoming is always exciting for both the newbies and the alumni! All are welcome to enjoy free drinks, amazing apps, and live DJ all night. Looking for our first annual Homecoming King and Queen – must be present to win. Prizes to be awarded!
Details: 7pm – late, Bar Agricole
Third Republic & Salesforce Ben present: Dreamforce Paradise
Salesforce Ben is very proud to announce our first Dreamforce party in partnership with Third Republic! Come and join us at one of the most unique destinations in the city, the tiki-inspired “Zombie Village”, with a DJ, and special cocktails all night long. Please note, this event is now at capacity.
Details: 7pm – midnight, The Zombie Village
Coffee + Connect
Join FormAssembly team members for Coffee & Connect where you’ll have the exclusive opportunity to meet our data collection experts, mingle with other FormAssembly users, and enjoy a complimentary breakfast.
Details: 7.30am – 10am, Wine Down SF
Breakfast with CodeScan and Provar
Join CodeScan and Provar for a fresh and filling morning meal to start day two of Dreamforce ‘22 right. We’ll have warm breakfast dishes, house-made pastries, a bagel bar, some healthy options, seasonal fruit, and more—plus a bright space to enjoy it and plenty of coffee before heading to the show. Transportation provided.
Details: 8am – 9am, 1540 Misson St
Bloodys & Breakfast
Get a buffet-style breakfast that comes with a side of lead gen strategy and morning cocktails (with or without alcohol, we don’t judge).
Details: 8am – 10am, The Pink Elephant Alibi
Financial Services Meetup
Meet up with your fellow Financial Service Industry Marketers to network, connect and grab some fuel (coffee, refreshments & snacks) before walking on over to grab a front-row seat at Salesforce’s Financial Services Keynote at 11:30 a.m.
Details: 10am – 11am, The Pink Elephant Alibi
Empanadas on the Embarcadero
Join Lab5 for a casual happy hour consisting of hors d’oeuvres, drinks, and fun! Meet some of the strongest UX experts in the Salesforce ecosystem, then head off to Dreamfest with new friends!
Details: 3pm – 6pm, La Mar
Red Hot Happy Hour
TaskRay, Box, Prodly, and Kicksaw are teaming up to get you geared up for Dreamfest! Connect with new and old friends and enjoy delicious cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, a mac and cheese bar, and more. The Event is invite only so be sure to stop by one of the sponsors Dreamforce Booth to make sure you are on the list!
Details: 4pm – 7pm, Brixton on 2nd
CodeScan Opening Act Party
Looking for a start to a great night and a free ride to Dreamfest22? Have a drink with CodeScan at our pre-show party with a live DJ, food, and drinks before heading out to see the DF22 Headliner take the stage! Transportation provided.
Details: 5pm – 7pm, Bar Agricole
Dreamfest Happy Hour
Before making your way over to Dreamfest, join Odaseva, WithSecure, and AppOmni for drinks and food. Visit with new and old friends in the historic Hearst building which features the ambience of California’s famous printing and newspaper legacy.
Details: 5pm – 7pm, Local Edition
Cocktails & Conversations
Join Flosum and other DevOps, data management, and security community members and leaders for cocktails and conversations, with a beautiful view of the city to celebrate Dreamforce.
Details: 5pm – 7pm, The View Lounge at San Francisco Marriott Marquis
Strengthen Ties Happy Hour
Join us, the teams from Dun & Bradstreet, Studio Science, Traction Complete, and Uncommon Purpose, for laughter, drinks, and connections before setting you off to Dreamfest. Plus, we’re making a donation on behalf of every attendee.
Details: 5pm – 7.30pm, The Bottle Club Pub
Californication Cocktail Party
Pump up for the Peppers with Zennify! They are offering entertainment from skee-ball to basketball hoops, as well as cocktails, music, and food to get you ready for Dreamfest – unless you wish to stay…
Details: 5pm – 8pm, Thriller Social Club
Join Vonage at the InterContinental Hotel before Dreamfest where you can enjoy some good music, drinks, and network! Details can be found here.
Dreamfest is by far the biggest party of the week. Hosted by Salesforce, you can expect to see tens of thousands of Salesforce revellers to see what is always a massive artist performing live. Previous Dreamfest headliners include U2, Foo Fighters, The Killers & Green Day. This year’s artist will be the stadium-filling Red Hot Chili Peppers!
K2 at Dreamforce
Our regular Dreamforce networking event is back. This year it’s even more significant because it’s our 25th birthday! That means 25 years of recruitment, filled with passion, innovation and expertise. Our team is looking forward to celebrating with you with some drinks and hors d’oeuvres.
Details: 6pm – 8pm, Novela
The Engagement Party
Idealist Consulting’s Engagement Party is Back! For over 15 years, the Engagement Party has been the go to event at Dreamforce for the .org community. As always, the party is free for nonprofits. Use code WELOVENONPROFITS for your free entry pass.
Details: 7.30pm – 11pm, The Pawn Shop
Merivis Meetup at Dreamforce
Merivis supports veterans preparing for their next mission through training, mentorship and job placement for Salesforce cloud technology careers. Sign up to connect with military veterans and milspouses who are at all stages of their journeys into the Salesforce ecosystem. The group is sharing lunch and drinks, so bring your appetite.
Details: 12:30pm – 1:30pm, Pink Elephant Alibi
Diverse Founders Dreamforce Meetup
Close out the week of Dreamforce by networking with fellow diverse partners and founders in the ecosystem. Hosted by Sercante and open to founders and CEOs that identify as Black, Latinx, AAPI, LGBTQ+, or women-owned/led/ founded — along with the allies who support them! Join us for drinks, delicious food, and a chance to unwind from the week.
Details: 4pm – 6pm, Pink Elephant Alibi
Join Elements at the “Wine-Down” event where you can detox after Dreamforce, and network with your peers over a nice glass of chardonnay.
Details: 4pm – 7pm, Elements Spaces
Sales Enablement Soirée Happy Hour + Networking
We’re excited to bring together sales enablement professionals and revenue leaders from around the world! Don’t miss your chance to connect and collaborate with peers & industry luminaries at our Happy Hour and networking event.
Details: 4:00pm – 7:00pm, Four Seasons Foyer
10th Annual Cigar Shindig
Another annual event that Dreamforce wouldn’t be complete with, the Michalforce Cigar Shindig! Come relax and unwind after the week by hanging out at the Cigar Bar & Grill.
Details: 5pm – 8pm, Cigar Bar and Grill
We are excited to invite you to attend the first ever SoberForce Happy Hour at Dreamforce ‘22! Come enjoy a night of good music, tasty appetizers and delicious non-alcoholic refreshments.
Details: 5pm – 7pm, Salesforce Tower, 24th Floor Social Lounge
Fancy a relaxed environment to escape the chaos of Dreamforce? Some of your favourite AppExchange Partners will be taking over locations for the duration of Dreamforce. This is a great chance to grab a drink, some food, and chat about the latest and greatest developments in Salesforce.
OwnBackup @ B Restauraunt
OwnBackup will be taking over B Restauraunt from Tuesday 20th – Thursday 22nd at 720 Howard St. Check out the details using the following link, where you can also enter a raffle to win a Yeti cooler!
Gerent @ Buena Vida Cantina
Gerent, a Salesforce Summit implementation partner will be hosting a drop in event at Buena Vida Cantina (Taco’s included!). This will be open from 7am – 4pm from Tuesday 20th – Thursday 22nd, details can be found here.
EPAM’s Cabana: The Dreamforce Oasis
EPAM & Polsource will be taking over Natoma Cabana to provide you with the literal definition of an oasis, away from the madness of Dreamforce! Details can be found here.
Vonage Hub @ InterContinental Hotel
Vonage will be hosting “Vonage Hub” on the 3rd floor of the InterContnitental Hotel. Here you can network, relax, and pick up some swag! Details can be found here.
FinancialForce @ Fogo de Chão
FinancialForce, the large ISV providing ERP & Professional Services solutions will be taking over Fogo de Chão throughout Dreamforce, find out details right here.
Sercante @ The Pink Elephant Alibi
The Sercante “Marketers lounge” will be open all week to come hang out, relax, recharge, and refuel. Registration required for entry.
CodeScan @ Bar Agricole
CodeScan is taking up residence at Bar Agricole throughout the 3 days of Dreamforce. Stop by and grab a quick lunch to fuel you through the rest of your Dreamforce experience!
Zennify @ Parc 55 Hotel
Zennify are offering 3 days of luxury experience with the Dreamforce VIP Lounge. Meet experts, enjoy free food, and find many other benefits too! RSVP is required.
CRM Science @ 649 Mission Street
Tired of convention center coffee? Joing CRM Science from 9am to noon during Dreamforce for Coffeeforce, serving quality coffee and pastries to kickstart your day! Details can be found here.
Clari @ Terra Gallery
Stop by Clari’s Club Revenue to learn how to thrive, not just survive the downturn, and network with like minded revenue leaders. Complimentary food and beverages will be available each day! Get your pass here.
Copado @ Hotel Zetta
Head over to Hotel Zetta from 8am to 4pm for a relaxed vibe and tasty refreshments. Recharge your batteries and book a meeting room to see what native CI/CD and test automation could do for your team!
Crossbeam Ecosystem Lounge @ The Four Seasons
A private clubhouse created for ecosystem professionals, open Tues -Thurs, 8am – 5pm. Book a meeting for perks like chargers, snacks, cocktails, other pros, and mid-day therapy dog breaks to destress.
Vicasso VIP Experience @ InterContinental Hotel
Discover the Art of Simplicity at the Vicasso VIP Experience, and let us handle your biggest Salesforce challenges while you refuel, recharge, and kick back with food, drinks, and swag. First 50 sign ups get a Mophie Power Bank and will be entered for a chance to win a Meta Quest 2 VR Headset. More details here.