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“Pier Party” at SF’s Fisherman’s Wharf: Free Summer Concert Series (July 14 – Sept. 30)

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Friday, September 15, 2023 - 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Fisherman’s Wharf Crab Wheel Plaza | 2820 Taylor Street, San Francisco, CA 94133

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“Pier Party” at SF’s Fisherman’s Wharf: Free Summer Concert Series (July 14 – Sept. 30)

Are You Ready to Come Rock the Dock?

Fisherman’s Wharf Presents “Pier Party at the Wharf” Summer Concert Series
Get ready for the ultimate outdoor concert series! This summer, music enthusiasts can enjoy regular live music events at Pier Party at the Wharf. Experience an impressive lineup of Bay Area artists performing live on stage at the Fisherman’s Wharf Crab Wheel Plaza, 2820 Taylor Street.

Join us every Friday from 2-6 PM until September 30th and beginning August 19th, Pier Party at the Wharf will add performances on Saturdays as well from 2-6 PM until the end of September.

Along with the weekly rotation of guest performers, Pier Party is kicking things up a notch with a series of star-studded pop-ups. Get ready to indulge in seafood appetizers, perfectly paired with signature cocktails. It’s a culinary experience you won’t want to miss!

  • The event is free to attend. More information will be updated at: pierpartysf.com.


Free Concert Schedule
Taylor and Jefferson Streets

Every Friday – July 14 to September 29, 2023 | 2-6p
Every Saturday – August 16 – September 30, 2023 | 2-6p


  • 8/4 Tony Lindsay Quartet
  • 8/11 Bell & Co.
  • 8/18 MAKEROOM Collective
  • 8/25 Anna Kristina & Friends
  • 9/8 Makru
  • 9/15 La Clave del Blanco
  • 9/22 Edgardo & Candela Salsa Band
  • 9/29 Orquesta Liberación


  • 8/19 DJ QBert
  • 8/26 MAKEROOM Collective
  • 9/9 Lea Sweet
  • 9/16 Danilo y Orquesta
  • 9/23 Bayonics
  • 9/30 Orquesta Bembé

Taking the lead in this concert series is singer-songwriter Sam Johnson, whose music career began in Fisherman’s Wharf as a street performer, where he played his original music five days a week. Amidst the chaos of the bustling wharf, the seagulls and fellow street performers vying for the attention of tourists, Sam’s musical abilities flourished. Today, his soulful voice, lyrical wit, and laid-back blend of pop, rock, and reggae styles, embodying what Sam refers to as “The California Sound” have captivated audiences and earned him a record deal with Lucent Records, a division of Universal Music Group.

Along with the weekly rotation of guest performers, the FWCBD, in collaboration with the Port of San Francisco, is kicking off OysterSFest, a five-week series of star-studded pop-ups debuting on July 14. Taking the spotlight to create an authentic, only-in-Fisherman’s Wharf experience, is one of the Bay Area’s hottest pop-up sensations, Small Change Oyster Bar. Raw oysters brought in locally will be served with a champagne and shallot mignonette sauce, as well as Oysters Rockefeller, and a seafood gumbo. For cocktails, Small Change will serve micheladas with a crab claw and shrimp on the rim, perfectly paired to complement the oyster dishes on offer. The OysterSFest pop-up series will also feature local culinary creations by Friends with Benedicts and Rocky Island Oyster Co.

Historically, Fisherman’s Wharf has been one of the top tourist destinations in California with approximately 65 percent of all visitors to San Francisco and more than 16 million people visiting the Wharf annually. Yet, like every neighborhood with a diversity of retail outlets and restaurants, the Wharf experienced steep economic challenges caused by the pandemic. To aid in the revitalization of this cherished locale, the FWCBD envisions a positive transformation by invigorating public spaces and generating a renewed sense of vitality amidst the closures.

About Fisherman’s Wharf:

Fisherman’s Wharf is a world-renowned tourist destination located in San Francisco, California. Known for its history, culture, delicious cuisine, and picturesque views of the waterfront, Fisherman’s Wharf offers a unique and captivating experience for visitors and locals alike.

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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Cost: FREE
Categories: **Annual Event**, Block Party, Eating & Drinking, In Person, Live Music, Weekend Events Guide - September 15-17, 2023
Venue: Fisherman’s Wharf Crab Wheel Plaza
Address: 2820 Taylor Street, San Francisco, CA 94133