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

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 /; 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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