San Francisco Living - Events - San Francisco, California, USA

San Francisco is famous for its diverse events year-round
  • Listings: Connect to online calendars and databases; show what's going on and where
    • SF Station: Calendar of Events; shows list of upcoming events
    • OvaHere: Event portal; goal is to provide information about everything that's going on in Bay Area
    • Salsa & Latin: San Francisco/Bay Area Salsa & Latin Jazz
    • Theatre: Theatre Bay Area; information about productions, events, half-price tickets, advance tickets
    • Lectures: City Arts & Lectures
  • Performing: San Francisco is home to many performing arts and cultural groups
    • ACT: American Conservatory Theater
    • Ballet: San Francisco Ballet
    • Beach Blanket: Beach Blanket Bablylon; musical spoof, with big hats, of pop culture; long running (since 1974)
    • Chanticleer: Full-time classical vocal ensemble
    • Contemp Music: Contemporary Music Players
    • Lamplighters: Lamplighters Music Theatre; year-round musical theatre company in San Francisco
    • Lyric Chorus: San Francisco Lyric Chorus
    • Opera SF: San Francisco Opera
    • Opera Pocket: Pocket Opera; presents professional performances of operatic works
    • SF Playhouse: theatre company
    • Symphony: San Francisco Symphony
    • West Coast Live: Radio variety show; produced live-to-satellite in San Francisco; music, ideas and humor
  • Periodic: San Francisco has many annual or one-day special events, ongoing summer concert series, and recurring trade shows
    • Auto Show: San Francisco International Auto Show; presented by the San Francisco Chronicle / SFGate.com; supported by the California Motor Car Dealers Association
    • Bay to Breakers: Walking and running race; 12 km, from the Bay (Howard & Spear) to Breakers (Ocean Beach); supports a variety of charities
    • Bluegrass Fest: San Francisco Bluegrass & Old-Time Festival; week-long, multi-venue traditional music festival featuring national and local acts
    • Blues Fest: San Francisco Blues Festival; longest continuously running blues festival in the United States
    • Book Fair: California International Antiquarian Book Fair; hundreds of booksellers from the United States and overseas
    • Carnaval: Multi-ethnic music, dance, and artistry; two days of dancing Salsa, Samba, Reggae, Tango, Hip-Hop, Merengue, Calypso, Cha Cha Cha, Cumbia and Mambo
    • Castro St Fair: Castro Street Fair; generates funds for charitable causes important to the Castro Community
    • Chinese New Year: Southwest Airlines Chinese New Year Festival & Parade
    • Cinco de Mayo: San Francisco's Annual Cinco De Mayo Celebration; mariachi, salsa, Aztec dancers, baile folkloric, canto de ninos, cha cha, descarga, habañero hot hip-hop; food, music, dance, art, crafts
    • Columbus Parade: Italian Heritage Parade; established 1868 as Columbus Day celebration
    • Comedy Day: Free outdoor comedy; San Francisco's professional comedy community joins together for laughs
    • Dia Meurtos: Annual Dia de los Muertos; Day of the Dead Procession & Altars; art, music, and ritual; honors ancestors and celebrates the present community
    • Fashion: Fashion Market of San Francisco; fashion shows for buyers and exhibitors
    • Festa Coloniale Italiana: Francisco Italian Athletic Club; a celebration of Italian culture, tradition and community friendship in the heart of San Francisco’s historic North Beach district
    • Film Indie: San Francisco Independent Film Festival
    • Film Intl: San Francisco Film Society; presents the San Fancisco International Film Festival
    • Fleet Week: Celebrates the United States Navy;
    • Folsom St Fair: Folsom Street Events
    • Free Folk Fest: San Francisco Free Folk Festival
    • Garden Show: San Francisco Flower and Garden Show; 2 hectares of exhibits, seminars
    • Haight-Ash St Fair: Music, arts, crafts, food on Haight Street; Haight and Masonic to Stanyan Streets
    • Intl Art Expo: San Francisco International Art Exposition
    • Italian Parade: San Francisco Italian Heritage Columbus Day celebration
    • Jazz Fest SF: San Francisco Jazz Festival
    • Moon Festival: San Francisco Chinatown Annual ATA Autumn Moon Festival
    • North Beach Fest: Celebration of San Francisco's Little Italy and Home of the Beat Generation
    • Open Studios: Artspan; artists around San Francisco open their studios to the public
    • Playwrights Fest: Bay Area Playwrights Festival; juried
    • Pride Parade: San Francisco Pride; Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Pride Parade
    • Rodeo: Grand National Rodeo; rodeo, stock, and horse show
    • St Pat's Parade: Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade; United Irish Societies
    • Shakespeare Fest: San Francisco Shakespeare Festival
    • Stern Grove: Stern Grove Festival
    • Theater Festival: San Francisco Theater Festival; free festival that celebrates Bay Area theater; short performances, one-act plays, excerpts, scenes, and readings at five indoor and five outdoor stages at Yerba Buena Gardens, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Zeum, and the Metreon
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