The San Francisco Marathon takes place every summer. Races includes: The SF Full Marathon, SF 1st Half Marathon, SF 2nd Half Marathon, 5K Race and the 52.4 Ultramarathon. The Race Expo is held during the weekend at Fort Mason Center Festival Pavilion. Visit SF Marathon website for more info on race details, registration and schedule of events.
Annual San Francisco LGBT Pride two-day Celebration & Parade takes place at the Civic Center in the heart of SF. Event features live entertainment, fun arts & crafts, food and wine. Pride Parade (Sunday) starts at Market & Beale and proceeds west on Market Street to Market & 8th.
Enjoy one of San Francisco’s oldest Italian street fairs. Arts & crafts, celebrity pizza toss, cooking shows, live entertainment – fun for all ages! Rain or shine. Note: This is a smoke-free event. 10am-6pm.
Summer fun begins! This Summer Season is packed with Street Fairs, Free Outdoor Concerts, Art, Wine & Music Festivals, County Fairs… the list goes on. Find Fun Things To Do in the San Francisco Bay Area… and beyond (including New York City and London) in our Love to Eat and Travel June Calendar of Events. Be sure to check our Blog, Twitter and Facebook pages each month for updates throughout the year. Enjoy!
Carnaval is San Francisco’s very own Mardi Gras – and California’s largest annual multi-cultural extravaganza. Fun Mission District festival features exotic Carnaval Dancers and draws hundreds of thousands of spectators for two days of dancing – Salsa, Samba, Reggae, Tango, Hip-Hop, Merengue, Calypso, Cha-Cha, Cumbia and Mambo into the evening – three giant stages with continuous entertainment. Fun Kids activities, arts & crafts, and festive carnaval food. 10am-6pm. Free admission (suggested donation)
Carnaval Grand Parade takes place on Sunday morning.
Bay to Breakers is billed as “the world’s largest and most fun footrace” – over 75,000 runners from around the world participate in this annual San Francisco event which is always held on the third Sunday in May. Spectators line the streets cheering on thousands of costumed participants as they run and walk through the heart of San Francisco to the Great Highway at Ocean Beach.
Enjoy a fun day of wine-tasting (50 wineries), live musical entertainment, cooking demos by top SF chefs and educational wine seminars at Ghirardelli Square in San Francisco. Tasting & VIP Tasting Tickets are available. Tickets include a souvenir wine glass and unlimited tastings. Rain or shine. Smoke-free event. 1pm-6pm.