Bay Area Naadam Festival 2016

Bay Area Naadam Festival

July, 2016

Hellman Hollow at Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, California

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Breastfest Beer Festival in San Francisco 2016

Breastfest Beer Festival in San Francisco

July, 2016

Festival Pavilion - Fort Mason, San Francisco, California

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Your Guide to Festivals Live 2016

Your Guide to Festivals Live

July, 2016

Commonwealth Club, San Francisco, California

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Robot Film Festival 2016

Robot Film Festival

July, 2016

Bot & Dolly studios, San Francisco, California

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Love City Music Festival 2016

Love City Music Festival

July, 2016

City Nights, San Francisco, California

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Tiny Dance Film Festival 2016

Tiny Dance Film Festival

July, 2016

Ninth Street Media Arts Bldg, San Francisco, California

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The Breastfest Beer Festival 2016

The Breastfest Beer Festival

July, 2016

Festival Pavilion - Fort Mason, San Francisco, California

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The Salsa Festival on The Fillmore 2016

The Salsa Festival on The Fillmore

July, 2016

Fillmore Center Plaza, San Francisco, California

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Waterfront Festival 2016

Waterfront Festival

July, 2016

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

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The David Mayfield Parade 2016

The David Mayfield Parade

July, 2016

Hotel Utah Saloon, San Francisco, California

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Phono del Sol Music and Food Festival 2016

Phono del Sol Music and Food Festival

July, 2016

Potrero Del Sol Park, San Francisco, California

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Outside Lands 2016

Outside Lands

August 5, 2016

Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, California

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American Craft Council Show in San Francisco 2016

American Craft Council Show in San Francisco

August 5, 2016

Fort Mason Center , San Francisco, California

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Double Road Race 2016

Double Road Race

August 7, 2016

Crissy Field, San Francisco, California

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Pistahan Parade and Festival 2016

Pistahan Parade and Festival

August 13, 2016

Yerba Buena Gardens, San Francisco, California

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SoMa StrEat Food Park Very Vegan Sundays 2016

SoMa StrEat Food Park Very Vegan Sundays

August 14, 2016

SoMa StrEat Food Park, San Francisco, California

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Jerry Day 2016

Jerry Day

August 14, 2016

Jerry Garcia Amphitheater, San Francisco, California

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San Francisco Street Food Festival 2016

San Francisco Street Food Festival

August 15, 2016

Pier 70, San Francisco, California

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Japan Film Festival 2016

Japan Film Festival

August 23, 2016

NEW PEOPLE Cinema, San Francisco, California

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Eat Drink SF 2016

Eat Drink SF

August 25, 2016

Festival Pavilion at Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, California

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Festival of Angels Expo 2016

Festival of Angels Expo

August, 2016

Buena Vista Park, San Francisco, California

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Nihonmachi Street Fair 2016

Nihonmachi Street Fair

August, 2016

Japantown , San Francisco, California

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Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival 2016

Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival

August, 2016

Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, California

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San Jarocho Festival 2016

San Jarocho Festival

August, 2016

Yerba Buena Center For The Arts, San Francisco, California

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Excelsior Festival 2016

Excelsior Festival

August, 2016

Excelsior Neighborhood, San Francisco, California

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About Festivals in San Francisco

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.