Best Things to Do in San Francisco This September

Looking to fill a couple hours of your day while in the San Francisco? With so many offerings in the area, we’ve curated five of the top events this month so you don’t have to. Less researching and more enjoying your time in the area. Enjoy!

Featured Photo: San Francisco Symphony
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Photo: Courtesy of Frances Santos

My Park Moment Photo Contest

September 1–30

A photo show at The Presidio invites users to experience the park by walking between four outdoor showcases where over 400 images feature people from all backgrounds loving their favorite parks, through August 2022. 

More info: presidiotunneltops.gov

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Celine Dion at Chase Center

September 3

The pop sensation and multiple Grammy award-winner lets it rip for an evening of modern standards at the Chase Center.

More info: chasecenter.com

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Photo: Courtesy of Marc Olivier Le Blanc

Live and in Concert: The Homecoming

September 10

San Francisco Opera reunites soprano Rachel Willis-Sørensen and mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton, with new Music Director Eun Sun Kim in a one-day performance to celebrate the first live performance at War Memorial Opera House since Covid closed their doors. Also available via livestream on a 153-foot screen at Oracle Park.

More info: sfopera.com

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Photo: Courtesy of Local Brewing Co.

Comedy Night at Local Brewing Co.

September 14

The socially-distanced outdoor tables at Local Brewing Co. are the place to be to laugh and, dare we say snort, at the work of comedians from Sketchfest, Late Night and more.

More info: localbrewingco.com

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Photo: Courtesy SF Indie

Short Film Festival

September 16–19

San Francisco Indie Fest returns with 85 independent films from around the world, presented in-person at New People Cinema, and virtually.

More info: sfindie.com

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Apollo 13 — Film with Live Orchestra

September 24–25

Ok, we already know how it turns out, but in the hands of conductor Constantine Kitsopoulos and a live orchestra accompanying the on-screen action, a movie about the uncertainties of space travel becomes downright terrifying. 

More info: sfsymphony.org

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