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.
Since 2008, the city’s 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 to see what’s happening right now in SF? Our comprehensive list of venues across the city below will help you find what you need to know what’s going on.
New Conservatory Theatre Center
San Francisco War Memorial and Performing Arts Center
Diego Rivera Theatre, City College of San Francisco