Food vendor showing three girls food
April 8, 2019
| By
Maria Mancuso

4 Top Summer Events in San Francisco | San Francisco Events

San Francisco hosts several fun and entertaining events during the Summer. See this short list of the ‘4 Top Summer Events in San Francisco’ you are sure to enjoy!

San Francisco hosts several great festivals, events and concerts each year in June and 2019 is no exception!

Below is a list of just, ‘4 Top Summer Events in San Francisco’ - of course there are many more Summer Events for you to enjoy during your summer visit to San Francisco. 

San Francisco International Arts Festival
The San Francisco International Arts Festival also features related exhibits, music, food and other outreach activities.

San Francisco International Arts Festival
When: May 23 – June 2, 2019
Where: Fort Mason Center - 2 Marina Blvd., San Francisco, CA 94123
Distance from Hotel Union Square: 2.8 Miles

This popular and long running event will present over 60 performances in the categories of dance, theater, and music groups representing 11 countries, the U.S. and of course the Bay Area.  The San Francisco International Arts Festival also features related exhibits, music, food and other outreach activities.

Union Street Festival
When: June 1- 2, 2019
Where: Marina District San Francisco, CA
Distance from Hotel Union Square: 2.8 Miles

The festival features 2 stages for live music, and over 100 boutique vendors showcasing art, crafts, photography, jewelry, and more.  Attendees can enjoy a variety of food items from local restaurants and enjoy Wine and Beer.

There will also be 2 fashion shows each day of the festival at 1p.m. and 3 p.m.
The Union Street Festival will also feature special areas including Fashion, Technology, Crafts, and Health and Fitness.

Food Vendor Showing Three Girls Food
Many festivals will feature great food from local vendors and restaurants!

65th Annual North Beach Festival
When: June 15 – 16, 2019
Where: North Beach District San Francisco, CA
Distance from Hotel Union Square: 

The North Beach Festival is long running, Italian-themed street fair featuring great food, music, entertainment and crafts.

The North Beach Festival will be hosted in San Francisco’s historic North Beach District, also known as ‘Little Italy.’
 
The North Beach Festival attracts over vendors presenting 125 Booths offering Gourmet Food, Arts & Crafts, 2 stages of live Entertainment and music, street painting, Beer gardens, and activities for kids and adults.

Two Women Wearing Rainbow Capes
A center point of the 2-day event is a massive parade that attracts more than 100,000 spectators.

San Francisco Pride
When: June 29-30, 2019
Where: Multiple locations and venues

San Francisco Gay Pride is a celebration of the heritage and culture of the lesbian gay, bisexual and transgender community. A center point of the 2-day event is a massive parade that attracts more than 100,000 spectators.

The San Francisco Gay Pride will be celebrated at many bars, restaurants and venues throughout the city.

The Pride Parade itself is held on Sunday, June 30th, 2019.  It begins at Market Street at Embarcadero to Civic Center.

Concert with a Big Screen
The Stern Grove Festival is a great outdoor concert series that lasts about 8 weeks, and the concerts are free!

82nd Annual Stern Grove Festival
When: June 16 to August 18, 2019
Where: Sigmund Stern Grove, San Francisco, CA
Distance from Hotel Union Square: 8.5 Miles

The Stern Grove Festival is a great outdoor concert series that lasts about 8 weeks.  All concerts are free and the lineup of performers are very good.

The concerts are held at Sigmund Stern Grove, an outdoor amphitheater located at 19th Avenue and Sloat Blvd., in San Francisco.

This article, ‘4 Top Summer Events in San Francisco’ introduces only a few of the great festivals and events held in San Francisco – there are many more fantastic festivals, concerts and events for you to enjoy throughout the summer.  

When you plan your next visit to San Francisco, please consider staying at Hotel Union Square. Our Union Square Hotel is ideally located in the heart of San Francisco’s Union Square and close to many venues that host some of the best San Francisco’s Events throughout the year.

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