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Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade) | 773 Mission St., San Francisco, CA


SF’s Free “Yerba Buena Gardens Festival” 2021 (June 26 – Aug 28)

Yerba Buena Gardens Festival announces a special 2021 summer season that will kickoff on Saturday, June 26 at 1:00pm with a free concert from Bobi Céspedes, the Bay Area’s matriarch of Cuban Music and with 23 free outdoor events throughout the summer.

In 2020, the Festival was poised to celebrate its 20th Anniversary and, now, in 2021, the organization can properly acknowledge this landmark year by honoring the Festival’s historical legacy and cultural impact in the Bay Area and beyond.

2021 Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
June 26 – August 28, 2021
Every Thursday and Every Saturday
Yerba Buena Gardens, Mission between 3rd and 4th Streets, San Francisco
FREE – See the full schedule

Kick-off Concert – Sunday, June 26, 1:00pm w/ Bobi Céspedes, the Bay Area’s matriarch of Cuban Music

Plus there will be special programs announced for September and October 2021

2021 Festival Highlights

Kev Choice Ensemble, July 1
Rebirth Canal, July 8
YBG ChoreoFest, July 10, July 31, August 14
Sentimiento y Manana, July 15
La Doña, July 17
LoCura, July 29
Andre Thierry, July 22
Ensemble Mik Nawooj, July 24
Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers, August 5
AfroSolo Arts Festival in the Gardens, August 7
Valerie Troutt, August 12
Cabanijazz Project, August 19
Cláudia Villela, August 21
Native Contemporary Arts Festival Presents, August 26
Circus Bella’s Humorous!, August 28

Children’s Garden Series Returns
Ka-Hon on July 16, Pi Clowns on July 23 and Red Panda Acrobats on July 30

Full 2021 Festival Schedule

  • Bobi Céspedes; DJ José Ruiz (KPOO, KPFA), Saturday, June 26, 1:00pm-2:30pm
  • Outdoor Dance Classes, every Tuesday, June 26-August 25, 11:00am-12:00pm
  • Kev Choice Ensemble, Thursday, July 1, 2021, 12:30pm-1:30pm
  • Rebirth Canal, Thursday, July 8, 2021, 12:30pm-1:30pm
  • YBG ChoreoFest, Saturday, July 10, July 31, August 14, 1:00pm
    – July 10: Kiandanda Dance Theater/Byb Chanel Bibene, SAMMAY, and RAWdance
    – July 31: FACT/SF, Margaret Jenkins Dance Company, Shinichi Iova-Koga
    – August 14: CALI & CO Dance/Christine Cali, Concept o4, Fog Beast
  • Poetic Tuesday: Two Languages/One Community – Artists Against Anti-Asian Violence – Michael Warr, Chun Yu, Yeva Johnson, Tuesday, July 13, 12:30pm-1:30pm
  • Sentimiento y Manana, Thursday, July 15, 12:30pm-1:30pm
  • Children’s Garden Series with Ka-Hon, Friday, July 16, 11:00am & 12:15pm
  • La Doña, Saturday, July 17, 1:00pm-2:00pm
  • Andre Thierry, Thursday, July 22, 12:30pm-1:30pm
  • Children’s Garden Series with Pi Clowns, Friday, July 23, 11:00am & 12:15pm
  • Ensemble Mik Nawooj, Saturday, July 24, 1:00pm-2:30pm
  • LoCura, Thursday, July 29, 2021, 12:30pm-1:30pm
  • Children’s Garden Series with Red Panda Acrobats, Friday, July 30, 11:00am & 12:15pm
  • Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers, Thursday, August 5, 12:30pm-1:30pm
  • AfroSolo Arts Festival in the Gardens, Saturday, August 7, 1:00pm-2:30pm
  • The Valerie Troutt Trio Feat. See Through Soul, Thursday, August 12, 12:30pm-1:30pm
  • Cabanijazz Project, Thursday, August 19, 12:30pm-1:30pm
  • Cláudia Villela, Saturday, August 21, 1:00pm-2:15pm
  • Native Contemporary Arts Festival Presents, Thursday, August 26, 12:30-1:30pm
  • Circus Bella’s Humorous!, Saturday, August 28, Shows at 12:00pm and 2:15pm
  • Plus Special Events To Be Announced for September and October

Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.


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Address: 773 Mission St., San Francisco, CA