Best Things to Do in San Francisco This August

Looking for the coolest things to do in one of the prettiest cities in the world at the height of summer? We’ve done the deep research for you on the best things to do in San Francisco including museums, cultural events and food tours and more.  Speaking of food, we also have an extensive list of our best restaurants in San Francisco, and if you’re planning a weekend, the best places to stay. 

Outside Lands

Outside Lands

Since 2008, the citys best music festival, Outside Lands, has grown to include outstanding food and drink, and more. Once the lineup is announced, festival passes and one-day tickets sell fast for the three-day event in Golden Gate Park. It’s also the month of Eat Drink SF, the Stern Grove Festival and Oysterfest.

Pistahan Parade and Festival

Come see the largest Filipino parade on the West Coast. The festival showcases world-class entertainment on the main stage at the Yerba Buena Gardens. There’s dance, hip-hop, jazz, martial artists and more.



Waterbar’s OysterFest sees the restaurant’s bayside views made best use of with a celebration of sustainable oysters. Proceeds from ticket sales will benefit The San Francisco Surfrider Foundation, which is dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of the world’s oceans and beaches. This outdoor festival will also host seafood and more from other nearby restaurants.

Looking for more things to do in the area?

Visit our What to Do in Northern California page!

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