San Francisco Summer Festival Guide

June 11, 2019 — Source: Compass Blog

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Pride Festival

June 29th and 30th

San Francisco Pride is one of the oldest and largest LGBTQIA parades in the world. Contingents march through the heart of the city, along Market Street, with more than 100,000 spectators.


Parade starts at 10:30 am on June 30th and runs along Market Street, from the Embarcadero to the Civic Center


North Beach Festival

June 15th and 16th

In its 65th year, The North Beach Festival is considered one of the country’s original outdoor street Festivals.


Grant Avenue, between Columbus 

and Filbert Streets 

Columbus Avenue, between Broadway and 

Green Streets 

Vallejo and 

Green Street, between Columbus 

and Grant Streets

10am - 6pm 



Fillmore Jazz Festival

July 6th and 7th

Blending art and soul, the Fillmore Jazz Festival is the largest free Jazz festival on the West Coast, drawing over 100,000 visitors over the weekend. Visitors can groove to live music from multiple stages, browse fine art and crafts and enjoy gourmet food and beverages.


Fillmore Street, between Jackson and Eddy Streets

10am – 6pm


Nihonmachi Street Fair

August 4th and 5th

Self described as the original “melting pot” of street fairs, with many aspects of Asian-Pacific American life expressed through performance, art, music, food, and community outreach. 


On Post Street 


Laguna and Fillmore Streets

11am – 6pm

Polk Street Blues Festival

August 17th and 18th

San Francisco is known for its love of the blues.  The festival features a stage and an entertainment area, arts and crafts, food booths, cafe seating areas, and much more.


On Polk between California and

Sutter Streets

10am – 6pm