Best Things to Do in San Francisco This March

Best Things to Do in San Francisco This March

Looking for the coolest things to do in the green month of March? We’ve got you covered. Even once the St. Paddy’s celebrations wane, there is still plenty to do. 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. 

Featured Photo: Courtesy of Saint Patrick's Day Parade & Block Party FB
Oracle Park SF Giants Game FanFest
Photo by chris6d via Wikimedia Commons.

SF Giants FanFest

March 9

The SF Giants and KNBR invite fans to Oracle Park for an open house featuring current and former players, broadcasters and everybody’s favorite pinniped mascot, Lou Seal. With new manager Bob Melvin and MLB legend Dusty Baker both returning to the Giants managerial team this year, this fan fest will be full of Bay Area pride. 

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Family rides in car at San Francisco St. Patrick's Day Parade
Photo courtesy of the United Irish Societies of San Francisco.

Saint Patrick's Day Parade & Music Festival

March 16

A San Francisco institution, the St. Patrick’s Day Parade has been painting the city’s streets green for 174 years. This year’s theme, “Unite SF,” aims to celebrate San Francisco’s diverse history of immigration and unite the city for a “day of zero negativity,” says parade director James Quinn. After a parade of city officials, marching bands and over 120 floats, a festival with live music will commence at Civic Center Plaza. Go and have the craic

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Pi Parade at Pi Day in Exploratorium
Photo courtesy of the Exploratorium.

PI (π) Day at the Exploratorium

March 14

Celebrate the Exploratorium’s annual celebration of Pi Day. Explore math-inspired activities and presentations, join the pi parade and eat a free piece of pie. While marching in the Pi Parade, you can groove to the music of the live brass band, Mission Delirium. 

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Chase Center Basketball Viewings at Thrive City
Photo courtesy of Chase Center.

March Madness Viewings at Thrive City

March 21–30

Get your brackets ready for another year of the high-stakes NCAA tournament. The Chase Center’s Thrive City plaza is hosting five outdoor viewing parties, where visitors can watch their favorite schools duke it out on the plaza’s big screen. Lawn chairs will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis, and free tickets can be reserved now. 

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Women's History Month at SF Jazz

March 7–24

SF Jazz is celebrating women’s impact in jazz music with a program of six musicians that innovate in sound and genre. Hear from visionary instrumentalists like saxophonist Caroline Davis, or tune in to stellar vocalists like Jacqui Naylor, whose six performances include one streamable concert on March 22. 

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Green beer being poured into pint glass
Photo courtesy of Unsplash.

St. Patrick's Day: Where to Get Green Beer

Ahh… green beer. The verdant drink proliferates at San Francisco St. Patrick’s Day block parties and pub crawls every year. Read more about its history, and learn where to get a pint of it at our article here.

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