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San Francisco events June 2019

Greek festival

June 1 - 2, 2019
(begins May 31)
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.

Music festival in the forest

June 1 - 2, 2019
75 miles south
Redwood Mountain Faire presents 22 bands on two stages, a kids’ area, arts & crafts vendors, and local food, beer, wine, and cider at Roaring Camp in Felton. Children age 12 and younger are free. Bring a blanket or low chair and hat. No pets.

Artichoke festival

June 1 - 2, 2019
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.

Film festival

June 1 - 15, 2019
S.F. movie theaters
DocFest is a documentary film festival focusing on politics, music, social issues, and youth-oriented subcultures, and holds after-parties.

Festival of Portugal

June 8, 2019
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.

Triathlon

June 8 - 9, 2019
2.6 miles NW
The Sunday Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon includes 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 Saturday & Sunday Fitness Festival at Marina Green is free to all.

East Bay rodeo

June 8 - 9, 2019
45.5 miles SE
Livermore Rodeo has steer wrestling, bareback & bull riding, roping, wild cow milking, and barrel racing at Robertson Park in Livermore.

North Beach Festival

June 15 - 16, 2019
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 15 - 16, 2019
(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, during the North Beach Festival. Free.

Pirate festival

June 15 - 16, 2019
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 12 and younger are free. No pets.

Father’s Day restaurants

June 16, 2019
San Francisco Bay Area
OpenTable lists Bay Area restaurants that offer special brunch, lunch, and dinner menus on Father’s Day.

Father’s Day music

June 16, 2019
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.

Free concerts

June 16 - Aug. 18, 2019
5.2 miles SW
Arrive early to hear concerts at Stern Grove Festival at Sigmund Stern Recreation Grove. Free.

San Jose music day

June 21, 2019
55 miles south
Make Music San Jose “is a free, outdoor day of music held on the summer solstice with performances and music-making events happening citywide from sunrise to sunset.” Click a location on their map. Free.

Pride celebration & parade

June 29 -30, 2019
0 miles
Celebrate LGBT San Francisco Pride with performances and exhibitors 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.

Fillmore Jazz Festival

June 29 - 30, 2019
1 mile west
Billed as the largest free jazz festival on the West Coast, Fillmore Jazz Festival offers live music on multiple stages, arts and crafts, and gourmet food vendors on Fillmore Street from Jackson to Eddy. Free.

Street painting in San Rafael

June 29 - 30, 2019
17.9 miles north
Watch 100 artists cover the street with amazing artwork at Wonders of Space & Time, with live music, food trucks, beer, wine, inventions, and a children’s area at Fifth Avenue & A Street in San Rafael. Free for children age 12 and younger.

Design Week

June 2019
(undated)
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.

Film festival

June 2019
(undated)
multiple venues
Billed as the nation’s oldest LGBTQ film festival, Frameline screens diverse high-quality films at theaters in San Francisco, Oakland, and Berkeley.

People in the street

June 2019
(undated)
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.

Jazz festival

June 2019
(undated)
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, beginning with the free annual block party.

India Day

June 2019
(undated)
0.6 miles east
Spring India Day promises food booths, fashion, ethnic shopping, cultural performances, health activities, and a kids’ play area in Union Square. Free.

Tofu festival

June 2019
(undated)
0.7 miles NW
Northern California Soy and 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.

Philippine festival

June 2019
(undated)
1 mile NE
KalayaanSF Festival & Free Concert includes street performers (music, dancing, martial arts), food booths, and craft vendors, plus a full-length concert at 4:45 p.m. on the main stage in Union Square. Free.

Juneteenth

June 2019
(undated)
1.1 miles NW
Celebrate the emancipation of slaves with a 10 a.m. parade that begins at 762 Fulton Street, and visit the Juneteenth Festival for food vendors, arts & crafts, a car & motorcycle show, and kids’ activities on Fillmore Street (from Turk to Sutter). Free.

Spirits tasting

June 2019
(undated)
1.1 miles NE
Taste “handcrafted ultra-premium spirits from around the world” at the San Francisco Craft Spirits Carnival at City View at Metreon for age 21+.

Union Square entertainment

June 2019
(undated)
1.1 miles NE
Union Square Live is a series of summer concerts and dances that include jazz, blues, folk, Latin, tango, rock, swing, and even Hawaiian. Free.

Wine tasting

June 2019
(undated)
1.1 miles NE
Taste 100 wines at Uncorked: SF Wine Festival, which also features artisanal food vendors and live music at City View at Metreon for age 21+.

Fillmore summer festival

June 2019
(undated)
1.2 miles NW
Fillmore Summer Fest Kick-Off includes a free blues concert, a family BBQ with food for sale, and a kids’ zone at Hamilton Recreation Center. Free admission.

Free folk music

June 2019
(undated)
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.

Union Street Festival

June 2019
(undated)
1.6 miles north
Union Street Music Festival features live music (jazz, blues, country, indie), arts and crafts booths, food vendors, and beverage gardens. Free.

Beer festival

June 2019
(undated)
1.8 miles NE
A ticket to San Francisco Beer & Music Festival gets you unlimited samples of 100 craft beers, with bands, DJs, and food for sale at Terra Gallery for age 21+.

Haight-Ashbury fair

June 2019
(undated)
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.

Scavenger hunt

June 2019
(undated)
2 miles SE
Travel by bike, bus, or feet around the city solving riddles during The SF Hunt, which begins at 1225 Owens Street and ends at 7 p.m. with an after party. Install the app on your cellphone. Photos.

Stylish craft fair

June 2019
(undated)
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. Held in June and November. Free.

Young dancers in the park

June 2019
(undated)
2.6 miles south
You’re welcome to bring a picnic and a blanket to Mission Youth Arts Festival for DJ music at 1 p.m. and dancers at 2 p.m. in Potrero del Sol Park. Free.

Art and flowers

June 2019
(undated)
3 miles west
Bouquets to Art pairs flower arrangements and floral art, and it offers optional lectures, luncheons, and a flower demonstration at the de Young Museum.

Concerts in the park

June 2019
(undated)
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.

Art + technology nights

June 2019
(undated)
3.6 miles SE
See a dozen immersive, interactive installations and performances on Wednesday and Thursday nights during Art+Tech Festival at The Midway. The full conference including workshops begins on Monday.

Mystical music in the park

June 2019
(undated)
4.3 miles west
A ticket to All Day I Dream includes guided yoga at 12:30 p.m. and then dancing the afternoon away to “mystical melodies” performed by three artists at Hellman Hollow in Golden Gate Park for age 21+. Food trucks, vendors, and after-party. No pets, beverages, or smoking.

Shakespeare in the park

June 2019
(undated)
5.6 miles south
Watch A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare outdoors at Jerry Garcia Amphitheater. Free.

Car show in Tiburon

June 2019
(undated)
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.

Punk rock in the park

June 2019
(undated)
10.7 miles east
Hear dozens of indie garage-rock bands at Burger Boogaloo at Mosswood Park in Oakland. Shop from 10 food vendors and visit the beer garden.

Comic book convention

June 2019
(undated)
12.1 miles east
San Francisco Comic Con is an annual convention for fans of comic books, magazines, toys, games, Star Wars, Star Trek, anime, manga, cosplay, and popular culture at Oakland Convention Center.

International festival

June 2019
(undated)
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 the Telegraph Avenue area.

Public day at the yacht club

June 2019
(undated)
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.

County fair in Marin

June 2019
(undated)
20 miles north
Music concerts and most carnival rides are free with a ticket to Marin County Fair, plus a short-film festival, art show, farm displays, petting zoo, and a nightly 9:30 p.m. fireworks show in San Rafael. Expect lines, and arrive early if you want the best concert seats, or pay extra for premium seats.

Festival in Fairfax

June 2019
(undated)
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.

San Mateo County Fair

June 2019
(undated)
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.

Visit modern homes

June 2019
(undated)
22 to 44 miles south
Silicon Valley Modern Home Tour is a drive-yourself visit to five peninsula houses, from Palo Alto to Cupertino.

Godzilla festival

June 2019
(undated)
23.2 miles SE
Arrive early to celebrate the famous atomic monster of Japanese films at Godzilla Night, and then see Godzilla on film at Bal Theatre in San Leandro.

Art & wine festival

June 2019
(undated)
26 miles NE
The Art and Wine Festival features art and crafts vendors, music, a kids’ zone, food, beer, and wine at Heather Farm Park in Walnut Creek. Free.

County fair in Pleasanton

June 2019
(undated)
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.

Festival in Sunnyvale

June 2019
(undated)
40.1 miles south
Shop from 350 artists, hear live music, eat, and drink margaritas, wine, and beer at Sunnyvale Art Wine & Music Festival on Historic Murphy Avenue in Sunnyvale. No pets. Free.

Islamic food festival

June 2019
(undated)
43 miles SE
Enjoy healthy food from India, Pakistan, Africa, and the Middle East, take carnival rides, and shop at a bazaar at the giant Halal Food & Eid Festival in Fremont.

Jazz in a San Jose park

June 2019
(undated)
48.2 miles south
Hear non-stop blues, soul, gospel, and zydeco from around the world at the Fountain Blues & Brews Festival at Plaza de Cesar Chavez Park in downtown San Jose.

San Jose arts festival

June 2019
(undated)
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.

Tiny house festival

June 2019
(undated)
52 miles south
Explore tiny houses on wheels, van and school bus conversions, and shipping container homes at TinyFest California, with vendor booths at Santa Clara County Fairgrounds in San Jose. Friday has fewer houses and is free (5 to 8 p.m.). Kids age 12 and younger free.

Vegan festival in San Jose

June 2019
(undated)
52 miles south
Shop for food at 15 booths, visit 100 vegan & lifestyle vendors, attend workshops, and hear speakers and musicians at South Bay VegFair at Santa Clara County Fairgrounds.

Jewish music festival

June 2019
(undated)
52.5 miles south
Bring a blanket or lawn chair to hear live music, shop from food vendors, visit the wine & beer garden, and participate in family activities at the Silicon Valley Jewish Music Festival on a field in Los Gatos.

Beer festival in Sonoma County

June 2019
(undated)
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 Luther Burbank Center for the Arts in Santa Rosa for age 21+.

Hot-air balloon festival

June 2019
(undated)
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.

Jazz festival in Sonoma County

June 2019
(undated)
69 miles north
Healdsburg Jazz Festival showcases jazz legends, new talent, and local favorites in the wine country.

Monterey Wine Festival

June 2019
(undated)
118 miles south
Take a road trip south for fine wine, food, music, and views at Monterey Wine Festival. Saturday adds chowder, and Sunday adds calamari, mussels, cheese, and charcuterie.

Civil War reenactment

June 2019
(undated)
8.2 miles north via ferry
Take a ferry boat to Angel Island during Civil War Days to visit the park’s historic buildings, tour a Union Army camp, watch cannon firings, and see mock battles (12:30 p.m. both days and 2 p.m. Saturday). Free.

BBQ festival in Martinez

June 2019
(undated)
36 miles NE
King of the County BBQ Fest promises live music, professional BBQ, an amateur BBQ challenge, beer, wine, vendors, and kids’ games at Radke Martinez Regional Shoreline in Martinez. Free.