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Polk Street Blues Festival – September 21 – 22, 2013

For many years, San Francisco has been known for its love of the blues. This year’s Polk Street Blues Festival, produced by Steven Restivo Event Services, LLC for the Polk District’s Merchants Association, blends the beloved San Francisco festival atmosphere with great blues music, variety vendors, tasty treats and family friendly fun. People looking to escape the crowded downtown San…read more →

International Dragon Boat Festival – September 14-15, 2013

Come join spectators and competitors for a weekend of world-class dragon boat racing, spectacular cultural performances, and fun-filled activities for the whole family at the largest competitive dragon boat festival in the United States. This year, the Kaiser Permanente San Francisco International Dragon Boat Festival has over 130 dragon boat teams and 3,500 dragon boat paddlers racing in the 300…read more →

Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival – September 14-15, 2013

Ghirardelli Chocolate Company is excited to invite you to the 18th annual, two-day chocolate celebration that has transformed into a true San Francisco staple. Over 30 vendors generously donate sample-sized portions of their products to help raise money for Project Open Hand, a fundraising organization that provides “meals with love” to people living with serious illnesses and to seniors in…read more →

America’s Cup Finals

4/08/2012, San Francisco (USA,CA), 34th America’s Cup, America’s Cup World Series San Francisco 2012 August, Race Day 3 Photographer : Gilles Martin-Raget September 7th through 21st, 2013, San Francisco The 34th America’s Cup brings the competition for the oldest trophy in international sport back to the United States for the first time in 18 years. And it does so in…read more →

Noe Valley Wine Walk – August 22, 2013

The 3rd Annual Noe Valley Wine Walk on Thursday, August 22nd, 2013 is a unique and affordable event staged along the stretch of artsy shops, intimate restaurants, friendly bars and cafes. Victorian houses have been converted into a neighborhood full of organic produce, smoothies, new age music and paint-it-yourself pottery stores that will, during the Wine Walk, offer wine samples,…read more →

Outside Lands Festival TBA

The Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival takes place on August 9th through 11th with dozens of bands and attractions. From singer-songwriters to DJs, jazz acts and cutting edge rock bands, all major music movements are celebrated alongside a host of local musicians, food vendors and visual artists representing San Francisco’s vibrant cultural community. This green-conscious event directly benefits the…read more →

Nihonmachi Street Fair – August 3-4, 2013

Founded in 1973, the Nihonmachi Street Fair was hatched as an idea to provide leadership and mentorship opportunities for the youth of J-Town and to honor the cultural heritage that was, at the time, at risk of being displaced. Since then the annual event has grown from a four-booth affair to a two-day event expected to draw over 30,000 guests….read more →

SF Jewish Film Festival – July 25 – August 12, 2013

The San Francisco Jewish Film Festival, the world’s first and largest Jewish film festival, takes place in San Francisco and three other Bay Area cities in late July and early August, drawing an audience of approximately 30,000 people. Founded in 1980, SFJFF uses film and media arts to foster cultural understanding. The festival presents a variety of film as well…read more →

SF AIDS Walk TBA

The 27th annual, 10K AIDS Walk in San Francisco will take place on July 14th, 2013. Benefitting San Francisco AIDS Foundation and HIV/AIDS programs and services throughout the Bay Area, this event has raised over $77 million during its history. Last year alone, participants and sponsors raised $2.7 million to support education, advocacy and direct services for prevention and care…read more →

Fillmore Jazz Festival – July 6 – July 7, 2013

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. From sunup to sundown, visitors can groove to the sounds of live music from multiple stages, browse offerings of over 12 blocks of fine art…read more →