2019 San Francisco Spring Event Guide


The acacia and black cherry plums are blooming, and that means Spring is springing. As the days get longer and we head toward our best weather of the year, activities around the city are also gearing up. Here’s a few things to put on your calendar; personally, I’m most excited to see the debut of the new Tales of the City on opening night of the SF International Film Festival.

Noise Pop Festival
Feb 25-March 3 | Multiple locations

Mardi Gras SF Style
March 5, 5:00-7:00 pm | The Fillmore

St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival
March 16, 11:30 am | From 2nd St. & Market St to Civic Center

SF Flower and Garden Show
March 20-24 | Cow Palace

Bay Area Brew Fest
March 23, 12:00-4:00 pm & 5:30-8:30 pm | Pier 35

SF Chocolate Salon
March 30, 10:00 am-5:30 pm | SF County Fair Building

SF Giants Home Opener
April 5, 1:35 pm | Oracle Stadium

Rock N Roll Half Marathon
April 7, 6:15 am | Starting Line at Pier 39, Finish Line Maritime Museum

SF International Film Festival
April 10-23 | Opening night at the Castro Theater

Cherry Blossom Festival
April 13-14, 20-21 | Post St. between Laguna and Fillmore, Japantown

Polk Street Spring Wine Walk
April 12, 4:00-8:00 pm

International Beer Fest
April 20, 7:00-10:00 pm | Fort Mason Center, Festival Pavilion

Union Street Spring Celebration
April 21, 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Art Market San Francisco
April 25-28 | Fort Mason Center

SF Decorator Showcase
April 27-May 27 | 3800 Washington St.

Bay to Breakers
May 19, Time TBD | Starting line Main St. & Howard Street, finish line Ocean Beach.

Bouquets to Art
June 4-9 | De Young Museum

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