St. Patrick's Day Parade
February 12, 2020
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Maria Mancuso

San Francisco Things to Do: San Francisco Events - March

It’s March in San Francisco and this latest Travel Blog article, ‘San Francisco Things to do: Top San Francisco Events - March’ highlights the very best events taking place during the month to March.

March is here and what a wonderful time of the year to be in San Francisco to enjoy all the events, parades, concerts, activities and more! 

This latest San Francisco Travel Blog article; 'San Francisco Things to Do: San Francisco Events - March' – highlights just a few of the most entertaining, fun and exciting things to do this coming month!

Let’s get to the list!

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Dates: March 1 to July 12, 2020 (Recently extended dates!)
Where: Curran Theater - 445 Geary St, San Francisco, CA 94102
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If you’re a Harry Potter fan, you will LOVE this show! If you’re not a Harry Potter fan now, you will be after seeing this amazing production. This new Harry Potter story by J.K. Rowling and Jack Thorne has been running in New York, London, Melbourne and now in San Francisco at the Curran Theater! Based on the success of the show so far, that dates have been extended to July 12, 2020!  Don’t miss out on this great show when you visit San Francisco. Plus, Hotel Union Square is just 2 blocks from the theater! See the Website link above for tickets, prices and show details.

Cobbs Comedy Club – Multiple Events
Dates: All March 2020
Where: Cobbs Theater - 915 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94133 
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Come get your laugh on with some of the nation’s top comics at shows throughout the month of March at Cobb’s Comedy Club – San Francisco’s premier comedy club located in North Beach neighborhood. 

Aries Spears – March 5 - 7, 2020
Ali Saddiq – March 13 - 14, 2020
Alyssa Limperis – March 15, 2020
Doug Stanhope – March 17 - 19, 2020
Heather McDonald – March 20 - 21, 2020
Joe ‘Mr. D’ Dombrowski March 27 – 28, 2020

Hip-Hop Hamilton
Dates: March 1 to May 3, 2020
Where: Orpheum Theater, 1192 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
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This is the award winning, very popular performance of the internationally famous play, Hamilton. This performance includes amazing combination of Jazz, Rap, Hip-Hop, R&B music, and famous  Broadway tunes performed by an amazing cast. Hamilton tells the story of America’s Founding Father Alexander Hamilton. See the Website link above for show details, tickets and more information.

Gloria - Dark Comedy
Dates: March 1 – April 12, 2020
Where: Strand Theater - 1127 Market Street, San Francisco, CA
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Set in a toxic New York office, Gloria is a “whip-smart satire” [New York Times] about young writers competing for a book deal in the cutthroat world of publishing. explores how we cope with trauma and the tales we tell each other to escape. In the dog-eat-dog office of a New York magazine, twentysomethings Ani, Dean, and Kendra compete for a book deal to kick-start their careers. But after tragedy strikes, which one of them will write the story? 

March is here and what a wonderful time of the year to be in San Francisco to enjoy all the events, Parade's, concerts, activities and more! 

St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Dates: March 13, 2020
Where: The Parade begins at 2nd Street and Market Street and ends at the Civic Center
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As they say, ‘Everyone is a little Irish on St. Patrick’s Day!' The Parade includes entertainers, bands, dancers, floats and more. Along the Parade route there will be vendors selling food and drinks in various locations and of course the restaurants and bars throughout San Francisco will be offering select specials, cocktails and the always popular ‘Green Beer’ in celebration of this fun holiday! The Parade will begin at 2nd Street and Market Street and ends at the Civic Center. See the Website link above for more details of this free event.

Free Walking Tour
Dates: March 19, 2020
Where: Yerba Buena Neighborhood
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Hidden stories, surprises, and live performances abound in a FREE 90-minute walking tour in downtown San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Neighborhood. Local history, activism, music, and pirating are brought to life as actors portray the larger than life historical figures that gave this city its quirky and unique reputation. Brought to you by the Yerba Buena Community Benefit District and Wild SF Walking Tours. Free Tours take place from 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. (weather permitting).

Macy’s Flower Show
Dates: March 22 to April 5, 2020
Where: Macy’s Union Square
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If you love flowers, or if you just enjoy looking at beautiful things – you will enjoy this amazing showcase of flowers from around the world at Macy’s Flower Show at Macy’s located in Union Square.  This year the Macy’s Flower Show theme will be, “Voyage to Oceanum.” This display of colorful flowers will take place at Macy’s marquee stores in New York, Chicago and of course San Francisco. See the Website link above for more details.

Book of Mormon - Play
Dates: March 31 to April 26, 2020
Where: Golden Gate Theater - 1 Taylor St, San Francisco, CA 94102
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Get ready to enjoy a historic performance of one of the most acclaimed plays in recent history. This hilarious play has been recognized by New York Times; “…the best musical of this century." The Washington Post said, "It is the kind of evening that restores your faith in musicals." The Book of Mormon is the 9-time Tony Award®-winning Best Musical and is playing in San Francisco from March 31 to April 26, 2020 at San Francisco’s Golden Gate Theater. See the Website link above for tickets and showtimes.

This latest San Francisco Travel Blog article, ‘San Francisco Things to Do: San Francisco Events - March’ presents some of the most popular San Francisco Events taking place in San Francisco in March. If you have any questions about these or other Events in San Francisco just ask our Concierge, they will be happy to assist.  

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