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SF’s 25th Annual “How Weird” Street Faire 2024

Saturday, May 4, 2024 - 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Cost: $25*
*$25 - Early bird / $35 - Tier 1 / $45 - Tier 3

Howard & Main (SoMa) | Howard St. and Main St., San Francisco, CA

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The longest-running dance festival on the West Coast returns with 9+ stages of music, dancing, costumes, and weirdness in downtown San Francisco.

25th Annual How Weird Street Faire
May 4, 2024 | Noon to 8pm
Centered at Howard and 2nd Streets, San Francisco, Earth

Tickets – $25 – Early bird / $35 – Tier 1 / $45 – Tier 3

The longest-running dance festival / street parade on the West Coast returns on Saturday, May 4, 2024. This year’s theme “May The 4th Be With You” will feature an unforgettable day of music, art, costumes, and dancing, centered at Howard and 2nd Streets in downtown San Francisco, CA. Noon-8 p.m. All Ages. Wheelchair Accessible. Children 5 and under do not need tickets but must be accompanied by a paying adult.

  •  9 stages of world-class electronic music, with special headliners representing diverse styles.
  • Art Alley, showcasing extreme creativity
  • How Weird Marketplace, featuring unique goods
  • An eclectic menu of food and drink offerings from food trucks and local restaurants
  • Weirdness!

On May 4th, the streets of downtown San Francisco will once again be filled with colorful costumes and dancing. How Weird Street Faire’s nine stages will feature world-class electronic music, played on some of the world’s best sound systems. Cutting-edge headliners from across the Bay Area and the world will provide an unforgettable dance experience. This year’s theme is “May The 4th Be With You”

  • Art Alley will showcase the visual arts, with live and exhibited artwork, interactive pieces, and artists selling their works. Patrons can stroll the legendary open air gallery, and be inspired by the abundance of creativity in an expanded space. Apply to sell your art at the Faire, at www.howweird.org. Spots are limited.
  • How Weird Marketplace will be filled with vendors from around the world selling unique goods. From clothing to art, jewelry, and accessories, Marketplace offers a unique shopping experience. Apply to vend at the Faire, at www.howweird.org. Spots are limited.
  • Food trucks and local restaurants will provide a wide variety of food and drinks for sale.

A world-renowned experience, How Weird Street Faire has been named one of the 10 Best Cultural Festivals in America by USA Today in 2019, and awarded SF Weekly’s Best of SF Award for “street fair that continues to improve and blow our minds” in 2018. S.F. Chronicle has declared: “How Weird festival celebrates everything that makes SF special.”

Located in downtown San Francisco, How Weird draws lovers of music, art, culture, and weirdness. Our event welcomes all ages, and is wheelchair accessible. Only service dogs can enter the Faire. Glass bottles and weapons are not allowed, and bags may be searched when entering. For more information, please visit: https://howweird.org/f-a-q/

How to Get to How Weird Street Faire: The Faire is easily accessible by BART, and a short walk from the Caltrain Station and many MUNI lines. We strongly encourage everyone to take public transportation.

How Weird Street Faire’s primary beneficiary is the education project, the Immersive Learning Center (ILCnet.org), which provides STEAM educational opportunities for K-6 children in the under-served community of Vallejo, California for free, six days a week. How Weird also supports other nonprofits and local charities. In the past year, donations have gone to the Haight Ashbury Food Project, Art of Peace Project, United Playaz, ARC San Francisco, ARC Solano, Sunset Youth Services, and others.

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.


Cost: $25*
*$25 - Early bird / $35 - Tier 1 / $45 - Tier 3
Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, Block Party, Club / DJ, Fairs & Festivals, In Person, Live Music, San Francisco, Shopping & Fashion, Top Annual Events, Weekend Events Guide - October 13-15, 2023
Address: Howard St. and Main St., San Francisco, CA

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