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Events & Festivals

A listing of events and festivals currently taking place in San Francisco

Christmas in San Francisco
Christmas in San Francisco

Major San Francisco Festivals
From the largest Chinese New Year outside of Asia to the biggest Gay Pride Parade in the world, visiting San Francisco during one of its major festivals is like putting your vacation in overdrive.

SF Pride 2011
Guide to SF Pride 2011 celebration

San Francisco Fourth of July 2011
Fourth of July celebrations in San Francisco

The Holiday Season in San Francisco
San Francisco is a festive place to visit during the holiday season. Whether you come to pary on Halloween or to celebrate Christmas with the family, there are tons of activities aimed at both young and old to partake in.

San Francisco in the Summer
Things to do in San Francisco in the Summer

Visiting San Francisco in the Fall
Things to do in San Francisco in the Fall

Annual Events Calendar
A month-by-month guide to annual events in San Francisco

January Events and Festivals

February Events and Festivals

Chinese New Year In San Francisco 2011
Chinese New Year in San Francisco

Valentine's Day in San Francisco

March Events and Festivals

Holiday and Tree Lighting Ceremonies in San Francisco 2010
Tree Lighting in San Francisco

Holiday Ice Skating in San Francisco
Holiday Ice Skating in San Francisco

San Francisco Holiday Performances 2010
San Francisco Christmas Performances

San Francisco Christmas Festivals and Parades 2010
San Francisco Christmas Festivals and Parades

April Events and Festivals

Jewels in the Square
Schedule for Jewels in the Square

Jewels in the Square September 2011 Calendar
Jewels in the Square September 2011 Calendar

Yerba Buena Gardens Festival 2012

Yerba Buena Gardens Festival 2011
Schedule for Yerba Buena Gardens Festival

Union Square Live 2102

May Events and Festivals

June Events and Festivals

July Events and Festivals

August Events and Festivals

September Events and Festivals

October Events and Festivals

November Events and Festivals

December Events and Festivals

San Francisco Crab Season
Crab season is San Francisco's biggest seafood season and the city's restaurants come alive with Dungeness crab based dishes and specialties. Learn about this famous Dungeness crab, where to get your hands on some fresh specimens and all about the various festivities and special events that surround this iconic San Francisco seafood delicacy.

Chinese New Year in San Francisco 2013
The famous Chinese New Year parade in San Francisco is considered one of the most fantastic and spectacular parades in the world, but its just the tip of the iceberg. Chinese New Year in San Francisco is a several month long full on carnival that packs the city with a wide variety of events.

St. Patrick's Day in San Francisco 2013
Ready for a real party? San Francisco's St. Patrick's Day celebration is one of the biggest celebrations of the year. Live music, a parade down market street and dancing in the street await those that visit SF on St. Paddy's Day.

San Francisco Carnaval
Booty shaking samba dancers, loads of Latin America eats and streets packed with dancing onlookers makes San Francisco's annual Carnaval an event not to be missed. Come see what all the fuss is about and you will be back year after year.

The San Francisco Pride Festival and Parade
The biggest gay and lesbian bash in the world, San Francisco's Pride festival and parade is a non-stop party that takes the city by storm every June. Put on your hottest club wear and come join the fun.

The Bay to Breakers
Run it or walk it, costumed or butt naked, the Bay to Breakers is the wildest, wackiest and some say the weirdest of all of San Francisco's anuual festivals. Technically a race, the event is really day long parade of fashion, fetish and pure foolishness. Its a lot of fun.

Columbus Day in San Francisco
Giant street parties, floats and parades, parks filled with people and revelry late into the night. Welcome to San Francisco's Columbus Day bash, its one of the best parties on earth.

The Cherry Blossom Festival
Japantown's biggest festival, the Cherry Blossom Festival is a 10 day long feast for the senses. Parades, traditional Japanese music and dancing and tons of craft and food booths take over the streets. Its a fun time for visitors of all ages.

The Fillmore Jazz Festval
The biggest free jazz festival on the west coast has the historic architecture of the Fillmore Jazz Preservation District as its backdrop. Need I say more?

Outside Lands - Rocking in the Great Outdoors
The Outside Lands Festival rocks Golden Gate Park for three days straight every summer in San Francisco. Rock fans will not want to miss out on the action!

When Cheap Eats Take Over the Streets
Get ready to sample the best of San Francisco' booming ethnic and street food scene at this Mission District block party that offers endless delights to the taste-buds.

A Festival for the Forgotten
Hangin out in the hood has never been as fun as it is at the annual Great Day in the Tenderloin Festival, where loca non-profits gather to showcase their services for the city's transient population.

Thanksgiving in San Francisco
Spending Thanksgiving weekend in San Francisco is an incredible chance to truly immerse yourself in the local dining, shopping and non-profit scene. A season of indulgence as well as caring for one's neighbors, thanksgiving brings out the heart in San Franciscans and visitors alike.

Christmas in San Francisco
Shoppers shopping, carolers caroling and tons of lighted up buildings await those who visit San Francisco during the bustling Christmas season.

Halloween in San Francisco
Halloween in the city by the bay is a party that fills the streets with costumed lunatics of all ages. Come let out your wild side and hit the clubs, discos and street with the rest of us.

Celebrating the New Year in San Francisco
Ringing in the new year in San Francisco is an experience that must be had once in a lifetime. Massive firework displays, all night parties and the most festive crowds on the west coast all give you a night that will always be remembered.

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