Best Things to Do in San Francisco This June

Best Things to Do in San Francisco This June

June is a big month in the city. With SF Pride, Juneteenth and more, it’s a time to celebrate San Francisco’s diversity. Looking for the best places to join in? We’ve done the research for you on the best things to do in San Francisco this month. These festivals, parades, cultural events, food choices and more will ensure that you have plenty of ways to spend your time. 

Hungry? 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. Take a peek below and join in on all the fun!

Speaker presents a film at San Francisco Documentary Festival
Photo courtesy of Film Freeway.

San Francisco Documentary Festival

Dates TBD

SF DocFest sees the screening of the best documentaries from around the world at the Roxie Cinema, the oldest art house theater west of the Mississippi. Since 2001, this event has brought the weirdest and most wonderful aspects of real life to the big screen. Watch dozens of new non-fiction films from around the world and around The Bay this year!

Trumpet player at SF Jazz
Photo by Amal Bisharat Photography @YBGFestival Facebook.

SF Jazz Festival

Dates TBD

The 41st annual San Francisco Jazz Festival returns to San Francisco’s Hayes Valley neighborhood this June. Stay tuned for the 2024 lineup, which is sure to be packed with talent.

Crowd of people sits in grass at Washington Square at San Francisco's North Beach Festival
Photo courtesy of @onlyinSF.

North Beach Festival

Dates TBD

Celebrating San Francisco’s Italian culture and one of its most historic neighborhoods, the North Beach Festival is held on Columbus and Grant Avenues, plus numerous adjacent streets. We’ll update you with the hottest attractions and events at the festival once we know the deets! 

Woman waves a flag in celebration of Juneteenth San Francisco
Photo courtesy of @AfrocentricOakland.


San Francisco’s Juneteenth celebrations have been growing in size every year, though Gilman Park in Bayview remains one of the main places to honor the holiday. Celebrate Black culture and liberation with amazing food vendors, live performances, amusement park rides for children plus many other community resources and activities. A Juneteenth parade is also planned for 2024, with more details to come. 

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Parade goers hold balloons that spell out "LOVE" at San Francisco Pride Parade
Photo courtesy of @SanFranciscoPride.

San Francisco Pride

June 29–30

San Francisco is known for its vibrant gay community and history of LGBTQ+ activism. You can join this history by participating in the San Francisco Pride Celebration and Parade, the largest gathering of the LGBTQ+ community and allies in the nation. Celebrations occur on the last full weekend of June every year, beginning that Saturday at downtown SF’s Civic Center Plaza. You can catch the parade on Sunday morning as it marches down Market St. from Beale to 8th St. 

Event Venues

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.

Looking for more things to do in the area?

Visit our What to Do in Northern California page!

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