San Francisco events calendar for June 2017. Best festivals, fun things to do, weekend shows, discount tickets, theater, music, free events in San Francisco, California.

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Enjoy the best San Francisco Bay Area events, festivals, and things to do with this calendar of events.

Distance is from San Francisco City Hall at the Civic Center Plaza.

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Silent Film Festival

June 1 - 4, 2017

1.6 miles SW

The San Francisco Silent Film Festival screens important titles from the silent era, often fully restored and with live music, at the Castro Theatre.

Film festival

June 1 - 15, 2017

S.F. movie theaters

DocFest is a documentary film festival focusing on politics, music, social issues, and youth-oriented subcultures, and holds after-parties.

San Jose arts festival

June 2 - 3, 2017 (6 p.m. to midnight)

48.9 miles south

Discover Silicon Valley’s underground arts scene at SubZero, which has an art walk and outdoor stages of live music and performances on S. First Street (from E. San Carlos Street to E. Reed Street). Free.

Race-car festival

June 2 - 4, 2017

34 miles north

See cars racing and on display at Sonoma Historic Motorsports Festival at Sonoma Raceway.

Greek festival

June 2 - 4, 2017

48.3 miles south

Enjoy authentic Greek food, drink, music, and dancing at the San Jose Greek Festival at St. Nicholas Church in San Jose.

Jazz festival up north

June 2 - 11, 2017

69 miles north

Healdsburg Jazz Festival showcases jazz legends, new talent, and local favorites in the wine country.

Classical music for families

June 3, 2017 (2 p.m.)

0.3 miles SW

Music to your Feet features music that makes you want to get out of your seat and dance, performed by the San Francisco Symphony plus professional dancers at Davies Symphony Hall.

Beer festival

June 3, 2017 (7 p.m., VIP 6)

0.8 miles SE

A ticket to San Francisco Beer & Music Festival lets you sample 50 craft beers, with DJs, bands, and food trucks at SOMA StrEat Food Park.

Fillmore summer festival

June 3, 2017 (noon to 5 p.m.)

1.2 miles NW

Fillmore Summer Fest Kick-Off includes a free blues concert, a BBQ, and a kids’ zone at Hamilton Recreation Center. Free.

Beer festival

June 3, 2017 (1 p.m., VIP noon)

2.1 miles NE

Beer Camp on Tour promises “hundreds of craft beers, the city’s best food trucks, live music, and good times” at Pier 48.

Yo-yo contest

June 3, 2017

48.6 miles south

Watch some amazing yo-yo moves at the Bay Area Classic at Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose. Free.

Union Street Festival

June 3 - 4, 2017

1.6 miles north

Union Street Music Festival features live music (jazz, blues, country, bluegrass), arts and crafts booths, festival food, and beverage gardens. Free.

Berkeley book festival

June 3 - 4, 2017

13.4 miles NE

Attend a wide variety of author talks and panel discussions at the world-class Bay Area Book Festival, which includes hundreds of exhibitors, a children’s area, and film screenings in downtown Berkeley. Free.

Art & wine festival

June 3 - 4, 2017

26 miles NE

The Art and Wine Festival in Walnut Creek features art and crafts vendors, music, a kids’ zone, food, beer, and wine at Heather Farm Park. Free.

Festival in Sunnyvale

June 3 - 4, 2017

40.3 miles south

Shop from 350 artists, hear live music, eat, and drink margaritas, wine, and beer at Sunnyvale Art & Wine Festival at Sunnyvale Town Center. No pets. Free.

Artichoke festival

June 3 - 4, 2017

117 miles south

Most of America’s artichokes are grown in Monterey County. Castroville Artichoke, Food & Wine Festival celebrates the green vegetable with food, music, art, chef demos, and a wine & beer garden at the Monterey County Fairgrounds.

Arts festival

June 4, 2017

2.3 miles north

San Francisco International Arts Festival features innovative cross-cultural performances by international artists at Fort Mason Center.

Pig feast

June 4, 2017 (4 to 8 p.m.)

4.2 miles SE

Cochon 555 is a culinary competition that features a stand-up tasting of dozens of chef-prepared dishes paired with wine, beer, and spirits at Magnolia Brewing.

Tasting in Mill Valley

June 4, 2017 (1 to 4 p.m.)

14.1 miles north

Mill Valley Wine, Beer and Gourmet Food Tasting Festival features wine from 65 wineries, food from 30 food purveyors and 12 local restaurants, and craft beer for age 21+. No dogs.

Jazz festival

June 6 - 18, 2017

0.4 miles SW

Attend more than 40 big-name shows during the San Francisco Jazz Festival at five venues in the Hayes Valley neighborhood of San Francisco.

Free folk music

June 10, 2017 (12 to 10 p.m.)

1.4 miles SW

San Francisco Free Folk Festival is a full day of music and dance workshops, concerts, crafts, and vendors at Everett Middle School. Free.

Wine tasting

June 10, 2017 (1 to 5 p.m.)

2.4 miles north

More than 30 Mendocino wineries and food producers are headed to San Francisco to give you a Taste of Mendocino in the Gallery 308 building at Fort Mason.

Rhone wine tasting

June 10, 2017

4.1 miles NW

The Rhone Rangers Celebration of American Rhone Wines includes a luncheon & auction, a grand tasting, and seminars at the Golden Gate Club in the Presidio.

Festival of Portugal

June 10, 2017

58.3 miles south

Enjoy Portuguese food, music, dancing, children’s activities, a museum, and a parade at Dia de Portugal Festival at Kelley Park in San Jose. No pets. Free.

Beer festival in Sonoma County

June 10, 2017 (1 to 5 p.m.)

59.2 miles north

Beerfest – The Good One promises unlimited samples from 60 craft breweries and cideries, with food for sale on the lawn at the Luther Burbank Center for the Arts in Santa Rosa for age 21+.

Stylish craft fair

June 10 - 11, 2017

2.3 miles north

Shop from artists and designer craftsmen “inspired by the mood and aesthetics of the West Coast lifestyle” at West Coast Craft in the Festival Pavilion at Fort Mason Center. Free.

International festival

June 10 - 11, 2017

13.4 miles north

Berkeley World Music Festival is a community festival with a world crafts bazaar, food vendors, and music from Africa, China, Cuba, France, the Middle East, New Orleans, and Tibet in two parks.

Festival in Fairfax

June 10 - 11, 2017

20.7 miles north

Fairfax Festival has a parade at 10 a.m. Saturday, three music stages, craft and flea-market vendors, food, beer, wine, and a children’s area. No dogs.

East Bay rodeo

June 10 - 11, 2017

45.5 miles SE

Livermore Rodeo has a rodeo parade and a rodeo dance Saturday, and rodeo events both days (steer wrestling, bareback & bull riding, roping, wild cow milking, barrel racing) at Robertson Park in Livermore.

Hot-air balloon festival

June 10 - 11, 2017 (4 to 10:30 a.m.)

64.3 miles north

Wake up early to see balloons up close, watch them launch, and take tethered rides at the Sonoma County Hot Air Balloon Classic, which also has food and craft booths, and a kids’ area at Keiser Park in Windsor. Schedule.

San Mateo County Fair

June 10 - 18, 2017

21.4 miles south

You’ll find carnival rides, a petting zoo, pig races, fried food, and music acts (with lines) at the San Mateo County Fair at San Mateo County Fairgrounds.

People in the street

June 11, 2017 (Sunset & Golden Gate Park)

San Francisco neighborhoods

Walk, bike, or roller skate on a city street when most cars are banned for Sunday Streets, which are held about once a month from March to October.

Haight-Ashbury fair

June 11, 2017

2 miles west

Find 200 vendors of food and hippie crafts, a kids’ area, and local bands at the Haight-Ashbury Street Fair on Haight between Ashbury and the park. Free.


June 11, 2017

2.6 miles NW

Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon features a 1.5-mile swim from Alcatraz Island to the St. Francis Yacht Club, an 18-mile bike ride, and an 8-mile trail run through Golden Gate Recreational Area. The Fitness Festival at Marina Green is free to all.

Car show

June 11, 2017 (cocktail party June 10)

14.7 miles NE

See beautiful cars at the Alameda Point Concours d’Elegance, including Alfa Romeos, Pierce Arrows, Duesenbergs, Packards, Jaguars, Woodies, and Bugattis, plus classic trucks and motorcycles on the lawn at Alameda Naval Air Station.

Black film festival

June 14 - 18, 2017

San Francisco locations

The San Francisco Black Film Festival celebrates African American cinema and African culture.

Design Week

June 14 - 22, 2017

San Francisco Bay Area

Attend 60 studio tours and 200 events during SF Design Week, with subjects that range from fashion and human-centered design to international architecture and tech inventions.

Immigrant festival

June 16, 2017 (noon to 3 p.m.)

0.8 miles south

Celebrate San Francisco World Refugee Day with cultural performances, international food, music, speakers, and a talent show at 1850 Mission Street. Free.

Tofu festival

June 17, 2017

0.7 miles NW

Soy & Tofu Festival offers product samples from vendors, food trucks, live performances, games, and a soy and tofu dessert competition at the event center at Saint Mary’s Cathedral.

Japanese festival

June 17, 2017 (1 to 5 p.m.)

0.9 miles NW

Japan Day Festival features Japanese music, dance, and taiko on two stages at Japantown Peace Plaza, plus the Art of Tea Ceremony in nearby Union Bank. Free.


June 17, 2017

1.1 miles NW

Celebrate the emancipation of slaves with a 10 a.m. parade and entertainment at San Francisco Juneteenth on Fillmore Street (from Turk to Sutter). Free.

Music & food festival

June 17, 2017

2.2 miles north

Phono del Sol Music and Food Festival is an all-day, all-ages festival with independent music artists and local food trucks at Potrero del Sol Park.

Car show in Tiburon

June 17, 2017 (11 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

8.2 miles north via ferry

See classic automobiles built before 1975 at the Tiburon Classic Car Show in Tiburon near the ferry boat landing. Free

Visit modern homes

June 17, 2017

22 to 44 miles south

Modern Home Tours is a drive-yourself visit to five peninsula houses, from Hillsborough to Cupertino.

Godzilla festival

June 17, 2017 (3 p.m.)

23.2 miles SE

Arrive early to celebrate the famous atomic monster of Japanese films at Godzilla Fest, and then see Godzilla on film at Bal Theatre in San Leandro.

North Beach Festival

June 17 - 18, 2017

1.8 miles NE

North Beach Festival features arts & crafts booths, food vendors, beer & wine gardens, entertainment, street painting, and a kids’ chalk area (cost) at Columbus & Grant Avenues. Free entry.

Prayers for pets

June 17 - 18, 2017 (2 to 3 p.m.)

1.9 miles NE

Blessing of the Animals is held at the National Shrine of Saint Francis of Assisi, 610 Vallejo Street, as part of the North Beach Festival. Free.

Spirits tasting

June 17 - 18, 2017

2.3 miles north

Taste handcrafted ultra-premium spirits from around the world at the Craft Spirits Carnival at Fort Mason Festival Pavilion for age 21+.

Pirate festival

June 17 - 18, 2017

29.4 miles via ferry

Take a ferry to the Vallejo waterfront for the Northern California Pirate Festival, with entertainment, food & craft vendors, and family fun. Children age 11 and younger are free. No pets.

BBQ festival in Martinez

June 17 - 18, 2017

36 miles NE

King of the County BBQ Fest promises live music, professional BBQ, an amateur BBQ challenge, vendors, and kids’ games at Waterfront Park in Martinez. Free.

Father’s Day restaurants

June 18, 2017

San Francisco Bay Area

OpenTable lists Bay Area restaurants that offer special brunch, lunch, and dinner menus on Father’s Day.

Philippine festival

June 18, 2017 (12 to 8 p.m.)

1 mile NE

KalayaanSF Outdoor Festival and Concert includes street performers (music, dancing, martial arts), food booths, and craft vendors, plus a full-length concert at 5:30 p.m. on the main stage in Union Square. Free.

Father’s Day music

June 18, 2017

31.5 miles south

Hear 50 musical groups perform a variety of genres (jazz, blues, classical, pop, rock, klezmer, Greek, Balkan, Indian, choral, and dance) in closed streets and plazas on Palo Alto World Music Day. Free.

“Best” party

June 22, 2017 (7 p.m., VIP 6)

2.6 miles NE

The magazine Best of San Francisco is throwing a big party with unlimited food, cocktails, wine, and dancing at James R. Herman Cruise Terminal, Pier 27 for age 21+.

Chocolate and Art Show

June 23, 2017 (8 p.m.)

1 mile SE

The Chocolate and Art Show features artists, live body painting, live music, face-painting, and free chocolate at SOMArts Cultural Center for age 21+.

Mind-reading magician

June 23 - 24, 2017 (6:30 & 9 p.m.)

0.8 miles NE

Master magician and mentalist Jay Alexander performs comedy, sleight-of-hand, and human lie detection at Marrakech Magic Theater.

Discount tickets $23 at Goldstar.

Film festival

June 23 - 25, 2017

multiple venues

Billed as the nation’s oldest LGBTQ film festival, Frameline screens diverse films at theaters in San Francisco, Oakland, and Berkeley.

Janis Joplin revisited

June 23 - July 2, 2017

1 mile NE

The Broadway musical A Night with Janis Joplin is filled with powerful songs she sang, interesting reflections on her life, and talented friends like Aretha Franklin who influenced her at A.C.T.

Discount tickets $19 to $54 at Goldstar.

County fair in Pleasanton

June 23 - July 9, 2017

39 miles SE

Brave the crowds and heat to enjoy carnival rides, fair food, farm animals, music concerts, and horse races at the Alameda County Fair in Pleasanton.

Discount tickets $10 at Groupon.


June 23 - Aug. 31 2017

multiple locations

These discount ticket prices include all taxes and fees.

Free entertainment

June 23 - Oct. 29, 2017

1.2 miles NE

Hear music concerts and watch dance performances outdoors at the Yerba Buena Gardens Festival. Free. Popular programs include:

Public day at the yacht club

June 24, 2017 (11 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

13.7 miles east

Summer Sailstice offers boat rides, speakers, food vendors, demos, seminars, contests, exhibits, and pool activities at Encinal Yacht Club in Alameda. Free. Schedule.

Jazz in a San Jose park

June 24, 2017 (1 p.m.)

48.2 miles south

Hear non-stop blues, soul, gospel, and zydeco from around the world at the Fountain Blues Festival at Plaza de Cesar Chavez Park in downtown San Jose.

Pride celebration & parade

June 24 - 25, 2017

0 miles

Celebrate LGBT San Francisco Pride with performances at Civic Center Plaza both days, a giant Pride Parade Sunday at 10:30 a.m. on Market Street (from Beale to 8th), and a VIP Party Sunday 2 to 5 p.m. at City Hall.

Music festival

June 25 - Aug. 27, 2017 (Sundays)

5.2 miles SW

Arrive early to hear concerts Sundays at Stern Grove Festival at Sigmund Stern Recreation Grove. Free.

Union Square entertainment

June 25 - Aug. 30, 2017

1.1 miles NE

Union Square Live is a series of summer concerts and dances, and even a circus act in Union Square. Free.

Concerts in the park

June 25 - Oct. 8, 2017

3 miles west

Golden Gate Park Band plays a variety of music (classical, marches, opera, swing, and show tunes) at Spreckels Temple of Music in Golden Gate Park. Free.

Sunset cruise

June 27 - Aug. 31, 2017

2.6 miles north

California Sunset Cruise includes two hours of romantic views, live guitar music, a drink, and a light appetizer buffet with sandwiches, fruit, and cheese on a motor boat departing from Fisherman’s Wharf.

Discount tickets $40 at Goldstar (not Saturdays).

Symphony: Romeo & Juliet

June 28 - July 1, 2017 (8 p.m.)

0.3 miles SW

The San Francisco Symphony performs Berlioz’s interpretation of the world’s greatest romance, Romeo and Juliet, with a chorus and opera singers at Davies Symphony Hall.

Discount tickets $20 at Goldstar.

Rock musical in San Jose

June 28 - July 16, 2017

55 miles south

Based on a cult-classic film, The Toxic Avenger mashes up B-movies, comic books, and campy musicals and features Toxie the waste-tainted mutant superhero at San Jose Stage Co.

Discount tickets $20 to $24 at Goldstar.


June 29, 2017 (8 p.m.)

1.6 miles south

Master Illusionist Kevin Blake is a popular performer at private galas for companies like Google and Square. See his immersive and interactive magic live at Amado’s in the Mission District.

Discount tickets $15 at Goldstar.

County fair in Marin

June 30 - July 4, 2017

20 miles north

Top music acts and carnival rides are free with your ticket to Marin County Fair, plus a short-film festival, art show, farm displays, petting zoo, and a nightly fireworks show in San Rafael. Expect lines.
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