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Saturday, May 25

San Francisco Carnaval 2019 | Mission
Saturday, May 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations accepted
| Harrison Street
San Francisco Carnaval 2019 | Mission

The 41st San Francisco Carnaval Festival transforms Harrison Street into a wonderland. Come celebrate annual Carnaval San Francisco, a free 2–day family festival in San Francisco’s Mission District. 41st Annual San Francisco Carnaval & Parade – Festival: May 25-26, 2019 | 10 am to 6 pm – ...

Sunday, May 26

San Francisco Carnaval Grand Parade | 2019
Sunday, May 26 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE | 24th & Bryant
San Francisco Carnaval Grand Parade | 2019
On May 26th, 2019 at 9:30 am, the 2019 San Francisco Carnaval Grand Parade kicks off at the corner of 24th and Bryant Street, travels west onto Mission Street, then on Mission Street travels north to 15th Street. Watch a brilliant procession of contingents, most of ...

San Francisco Carnaval 2019 | Mission
Sunday, May 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
| Harrison Street
San Francisco Carnaval 2019 | Mission

The 41st San Francisco Carnaval Festival transforms Harrison Street into a wonderland. Come celebrate annual Carnaval San Francisco, a free 2–day family festival in San Francisco’s Mission District. 41st Annual San Francisco Carnaval & Parade – Festival: May 25-26, 2019 | 10 am to 6 pm – ...

Wednesday, May 29

Shaping SF Lecture: 1936-1939 Americans in the Spanish Civil War | Mission Dist.
Wednesday, May 29 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Eric Quezada Center
Shaping SF Lecture: 1936-1939 Americans in the Spanish Civil War | Mission Dist.
International volunteers rushed to Spain in 1936 after General Francisco Franco led a military coup against the Spanish Republic. Adam Hochschild, author of Spain In Our Hearts, brings to life remarkable characters in this bloody and bitter conflict that consumed Spain for 3 years. 80 years ago ...

Sunday, June 9

42nd Annual Haight Ashbury Street Fair | SF
Sunday, June 9 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Haight Ashbury
42nd Annual Haight Ashbury Street Fair | SF
The annual Haight Ashbury Street Fair brings thousands of people to Haight Street between Stanyan and Masonic to shop over 200 outdoor vendors including food, green businesses, local artists, clothing, crafts, non-profits and more. 2019 Haight Ashbury Street Fair Sunday, June 9, 2019 | 11 am to 5:30 ...

Tuesday, June 11

Poetic Tuesdays: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
Tuesday, June 11 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Poetic Tuesdays: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
Lines and lyrics from Litquake Nation! Enjoy line breaks during your lunch break, as some of the Bay Area’s best poets and musicians share their work in the great outdoors.

Saturday, June 15

2019 North Beach Festival | June 15-16
Saturday, June 15 – All Day | Cost: FREE | North Beach
2019 North Beach Festival | June 15-16

Considered one of the country’s original outdoor festivals, the North Beach Festival celebrates its 65th anniversary in historic North Beach. 2019 North Beach Festival Saturday & Sunday, June 15-16, 2019 | 10 am to 6 pm Grant Avenue and Columbus Avenue, San Francisco FREE The Festival site includes numerous ...

2019 Summer Corgi Con: Doggy Beach Party w/ 1,000+ Corgis | Ocean Beach
Saturday, June 15 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Ocean Beach (Below Cliff House)
2019 Summer Corgi Con: Doggy Beach Party w/ 1,000+ Corgis | Ocean Beach
The NorCal Corgi Con is a wonderfully bizarre beach day bash for dogs (and their pawrents) that brings together hundreds of enthusiastic Corgis, their owners and wannabes too on Ocean Beach in San FranCorgsco. 2019 Corgi Con Saturday, June 15, 2019 | 10 am to 2 pm Ocean Beach, below Cliff ...

Sunday, June 16

2019 North Beach Festival | Sunday
Sunday, June 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE | North Beach
2019 North Beach Festival | Sunday

Considered one of the country’s original outdoor festivals, the North Beach Festival celebrates its 65th anniversary in historic North Beach. 2019 North Beach Festival Saturday & Sunday, June 15-16, 2019 | 10 am to 6 pm Grant Avenue and Columbus Avenue, San Francisco FREE The Festival site includes numerous ...

Stern Grove Festival 2019 Kick-Off Concert | SF
Sunday, June 16 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated
| Stern Grove
Stern Grove Festival 2019 Kick-Off Concert | SF

The Stern Grove Festival returns for its 82nd season having presented free concerts in the park every summer since 1938. If you don’t mind arriving early to spread out your blanket to stake your spot, it’s an excellent way to spend a relaxing Sunday in a beautiful ...

Thursday, June 20

Marcus Shelby Quartet: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
Thursday, June 20 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Marcus Shelby Quartet: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF

Between May and October in 2019, the Yerba Buena Gardens Festival presents 100 free performances on three outdoor stages in Yerba Buena Gardens. Admission is free and entertainment includes music, theater, dance, cultural events, educational and children’s programs. 2019 Yerba Buena Gardens Festival May 4 – October 27, ...

Saturday, June 29

SF Dyke March & Rally 2019 | Dolores Park
Saturday, June 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Dolores Park
SF Dyke March & Rally 2019 | Dolores Park
Join  the rally at Dolores Park and then a march through Castro Street back to Dolores Park. Enjoy the speeches, camaraderie, and the music of our many talented artists who will perform on the day. The San Francisco Dyke March is an annual rally and march ...
2019 San Francisco Pride Festival: Saturday | Civic Center
Saturday, June 29 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but a $1-$5 donation is requested.
| Civic Center Plaza
2019 San Francisco Pride Festival: Saturday | Civic Center

Celebrate  “Generations of Resistance” at the 2019 San Francisco Pride Celebration. Immerse yourself into two-days of community engagement and entertainment. See the main stage lineup. View the community stage lineup. 49th Annual San Francisco Pride Celebration – Saturday, June 29, 2019 | Noon to 6 pm – Sunday, ...

Sunday, June 30

2019 San Francisco Pride Parade
Sunday, June 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Market Street
2019 San Francisco Pride Parade
The parade is the culmination of a month of Pride-themed events in the city, leading up to an all-out celebration for Pride weekend with the Pride Festival in Civic Center Plaza. 2019 San Francisco Pride Parade Sunday, June 30, 2019 | 10:30 am to 3 pm Market Street, San Francisco FREE Forty-nine ...
2019 San Francisco Pride Festival: Sunday | Civic Center
Sunday, June 30 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but a $1-5 donation is requested.
| Civic Center Plaza
2019 San Francisco Pride Festival: Sunday | Civic Center

Celebrate  “Generations of Resistance” at the 2019 San Francisco Pride Celebration. Immerse yourself into two-days of community engagement and entertainment. See the main stage lineup. View the community stage lineup. 49th Annual San Francisco Pride Celebration – Saturday, June 29, 2019 | Noon to 6 pm – Sunday, ...

Thursday, July 4

San Francisco Fireworks: 4th of July | 2019
Thursday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
San Francisco Fireworks: 4th of July | 2019
Witness the skies sparkle red, white and blue as PIER 39 celebrates Independence Day with a day of fun for the whole family. Start your day with live entertainment on Entrance Plaza Stage featuring Mustache Harbor – Yacht Rock Explosion from 3 pm to 6 pm.  At approximately 9:30pm, look to ...

Saturday, July 6

Fillmore Jazz Festival 2019 | July 6-7
Saturday, July 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fillmore District
Fillmore Jazz Festival 2019 | July 6-7

Blending art and soul in one of the country’s most unique neighborhoods, the Fillmore Jazz Festival is the largest free jazz festival on the West Coast, drawing over 100,000 visitors over the Independence Day weekend on Fillmore Street in San Francisco between Jackson and Eddy streets. ...

Sunday, July 7

Fillmore Jazz Festival 2019 | Sunday
Sunday, July 7 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fillmore District
Fillmore Jazz Festival 2019 | Sunday

Blending art and soul in one of the country’s most unique neighborhoods, the Fillmore Jazz Festival is the largest free jazz festival on the West Coast, drawing over 100,000 visitors over the Independence Day weekend on Fillmore Street in San Francisco between Jackson and Eddy streets. ...

Tuesday, July 9

Poetic Tuesdays: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
Tuesday, July 9 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Poetic Tuesdays: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
Lines and lyrics from Litquake Nation! Enjoy line breaks during your lunch break, as some of the Bay Area’s best poets and musicians share their work in the great outdoors.

Saturday, July 13

ChoreoFest: Bay Area Contemporary Dance Festival | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Saturday, July 13 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
ChoreoFest: Bay Area Contemporary Dance Festival | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
The Yerba Buena ChoreoFest highlights the spectacular strength, diversity, and vibrancy of the Bay Area contemporary dance scene through a two-day mini festival of site specific work. Curated by RAWdance’s Artistic Directors, the third annual ChoreoFest features nine local companies in a weekend of extraordinary performances ...

Saturday, July 20

Brooklyn Raga Massive w/ Classical Revolutional Music | Yerba Buena Gardens
Saturday, July 20 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Brooklyn Raga Massive w/ Classical Revolutional Music | Yerba Buena Gardens
After Brooklyn Raga Massive’s epic 2017 YBG Festival performance of Terry Riley’s groundbreaking minimalist masterwork “In C,” a genre-bending collaboration with Classical Revolution, the Brooklyn-based collective returns with a new groundbreaking project. Teaming up with Martha Redbone, the celebrated soul-steeped roots singer of Native American ...

Saturday, July 27

2019 Berkeley Kite Festival & Championships | July 27-28
2019 Berkeley Kite Festival & Championships | July 27-28

You are invited to become part of the Berkeley Kite Festival where the earth, wind, and sky combine to create an unequaled festival experience. Experience the artistry of modern kite flying at the 34th Annual Berkeley Kite Festival & West Coast Kite Championships. You’ll find ...

SF Uke Jam Summer Uke-Splosion: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
Saturday, July 27 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
SF Uke Jam Summer Uke-Splosion: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
The ukulele is truly the people’s instrument, and SF Uke Jam is the Bay Area’s leading force bringing fans of the diminutive instrument together. Whether you play or just enjoy hearing the ukulele being strummed by trained fingers, come join the SFUJ community for an ...

Sunday, July 28

2019 Berkeley Kite Festival & Championships | Berkeley
2019 Berkeley Kite Festival & Championships | Berkeley

You are invited to become part of the Berkeley Kite Festival where the earth, wind, and sky combine to create an unequaled festival experience. Experience the artistry of modern kite flying at the 34th Annual Berkeley Kite Festival & West Coast Kite Championships. You’ll find ...

2019 “Up Your Alley Fair” & Fetish Street Festival | SoMa
Sunday, July 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but a donations are requested.
| Dore Alley
2019 "Up Your Alley Fair" & Fetish Street Festival | SoMa
This is no indie hipster fair with hand-knit scarves and folk music. Up Your Alley is only for real players, where leather daddies rule the streets of SoMa. If rubber, biker gear, or any variety of built, hairy men turns you on, then they’ve got it. In ...

Saturday, August 3

2019 World Dog Surfing Championships | Pacifica
Saturday, August 3 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch. Entering your dog for $10
| Linda Mar State Beach
2019 World Dog Surfing Championships | Pacifica
The Dog Surfing World Championships takes place on the NorCal coast — where the concept for the sport originated with big thanks to the book that started it all – The Dog’s Guide to Surfing – bringing together dog surfing talent for charity. Dog surfers are invited ...

Tuesday, August 13

Poetic Tuesdays: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
Tuesday, August 13 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Poetic Tuesdays: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF
Lines and lyrics from Litquake Nation! Enjoy line breaks during your lunch break, as some of the Bay Area’s best poets and musicians share their work in the great outdoors.

Saturday, August 17

Noise Pop’s 20th Street Block Party 2019 | SF
Noise Pop's 20th Street Block Party 2019 | SF
Spice up your summer! Come hang out and celebrate longer days, warmer nights in the beloved Mission District in San Francisco. Bring your friends, families, and neighbors while we promise to deliver the perfect pairing of food, drinks, love, and music. 20th Street Block Party | ...

Thursday, September 19

Folk Music w/ The Anita Lofton Project | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Thursday, September 19 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Folk Music w/ The Anita Lofton Project | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
About a decade ago Anita Lofton was known as one of the hardest rockin’ guitarists around, a gonzo player whose punk power trio Sistas In the Pit opened for Iggy and the Stooges on their 2007 reunion tour, including a near-legendary show at the Warfield ...

Saturday, September 21

Smithsonian’s 15th Annual Free Museum Day | 2019
Saturday, September 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but you must signup and download your free ticket
| San Francisco Bay Area
Smithsonian's 15th Annual Free Museum Day | 2019

Museum Day brings together museums, zoos & cultural centers from all 50 states to offer free admission to all Museum Day ticket holders for the 15th Annual Free Museum Day. Museum Day represents a national commitment to access, equality and inclusion. 2019 Smithsonian Magazine Museum ...