San Francisco Festivals 2015, 2016

There are numerous festivals in San Francisco each year. The festivals express the differing cultures and interests of this great city.

A number of festivals are based on traditional holidays. The Chinese New Year Parade and Celebration celebrates the Chinese New Year with a street fair, beauty contest, flower show and a fantastic parade with dragons. The Cherry Blossom Festival brings spring alive in Japantown with performers, craft booths, unique foods, martial art demonstrations and a parade featuring cherry blossoms and lanterns. Other festivals include the Italian street fair, Juneteenth and Oktoberfest.

The arts and music are the focus of other festivals. The San Francisco International Arts Festivals features over 150 ticketed performers, a street fair, art sales and exhibitions, educational classes and outreach events spread over three weeks. The Fillmore Jazz Festival is the largest free jazz festival on the West Coast and one of the most famous San Francisco music festivals. The San Francisco World Music Festival features performers from all over the world and includes native music from the United States.

Other festivals cover experiences related to the San Francisco area. The San Francisco Food Festival features over a mile of food vendors on Folsom Street and includes many foods native to the Pacific Coast including crab and lots of sourdough bread. The Ghiradelli Chocolate Celebration turns into a chocolate arts festival for chocolate lovers of all kinds. The Great Dickens Christmas Fair recreates Christmas in the time of Charles Dickens with singers, dancers, craft items, gifts and snow. A visitor to the city with enjoy San Francisco events and can find something special to do just about every weekend.

Zedd 2015

September 16, 2015

Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, California

Sunset Mercantile 2015

September 19, 2015

West Sunset Playground , San Francisco, California

Cole Valley Fair 2015

September 27, 2015

Cole Street , San Francisco, California

Ghirardelli Square Chocolate Festival 2015

September, 2015

Ghirardelli Square and on Beach Street , San Francisco, California

Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival 2015

September, 2015

Ghirardelli Square, San Francisco, California

Summersalt 2015

September, 2015

Pier 70, San Francisco, California

Polk Street Blues Festival 2015

September, 2015

Upper Polk Street, San Francisco, California

Folsom Street Fair 2015

September, 2015

Folsom St. (from 8th to 13th Streets), San Francisco, California

Festa Coloniale Italiana 2015

September, 2015

1630 Stockton Street , San Francisco, California

My Heart in Yambo - SF Latino Film Festival 2015

September, 2015

Mission Cultural Center For Latino Arts, San Francisco, California

Castro Valley Fall Festival 2015

September, 2015

Castro Valley, California, United States, San Francisco, California

Luna Park Chalk Art Festival 2015

September, 2015

Backesto Park, San Francisco, California

Super Hero Street Fair S.F. 2015

September, 2015

Islias Creek San Fransico , San Francisco, California

Taste Around Town Launch Festival 2015

September, 2015

San Francisco, California, United States, San Francisco, California

Castro Street Fair 2015

October 4, 2015

Castro Street , San Francisco, California

UNAFF Traveling Film Festival 2015

October 15, 2015

San Francisco, San Francisco, California

Treasure Island Music Festival 2015

October 17, 2015

Treasure Island, San Francisco, California

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2015

October, 2015

Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, California

Potrero Hill Festival 2015

October, 2015

Potrero Hill Neighborhood , San Francisco, California

JAMband Family Hallowen Festival at Park Chalet 2015

October, 2015

Park Chalet Garden Restaurant, San Francisco, California

Reel California: Yosemite Short Film Festival 2015

October, 2015

California Historical Society, San Francisco, California

The Harvest Festival Ventura 2015

October, 2015

Ventura County Fairgrounds, San Francisco, California

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