Spring Festivals and Events in San Francisco

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Immerse yourself in the city's vibrant spring celebrations

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1. Cherry Blossom Festival

Celebrate the beauty of spring and Japanese culture at the annual Cherry Blossom Festival in San Francisco's Japantown. Enjoy live performances, traditional arts and crafts, delicious food, and a grand parade featuring stunning cherry blossom displays.


2. Golden Gate Park Flower & Garden Show

Immerse yourself in the vibrant floral displays and lush gardens at the Golden Gate Park Flower & Garden Show. Discover various horticultural exhibits, attend gardening workshops, and admire stunning flower arrangements created by talented designers.


3. San Francisco International Film Festival

Film enthusiasts shouldn't miss the San Francisco International Film Festival. Experience exciting screenings of independent films from around the world, attend panel discussions with renowned directors and actors, and immerse yourself in the art of cinema.


4. Carnaval San Francisco

Indulge in the vibrant and colorful Latin American and Caribbean culture at Carnaval San Francisco. Enjoy a lively parade with magnificent floats, samba dancers, and live music. Taste delectable Latin American cuisine and browse unique arts and crafts vendors.


5. Bay to Breakers Race

Participate in or cheer on the participants of the iconic Bay to Breakers race. This 12K race from the San Francisco Bay to the Pacific Ocean attracts both elite runners and fun-loving costumed participants. Join the energetic atmosphere and celebrate fitness and community spirit.


6. How Weird Street Faire

Experience the eccentric and eclectic spirit of San Francisco at the How Weird Street Faire. This unique event combines music, art, and creativity in the form of street performances, live music stages, art installations, and interesting vendors.


7. Union Street Spring Celebration

Celebrate the arrival of spring at the Union Street Spring Celebration. Peruse the many stalls of fine arts and crafts, sample gourmet food, and enjoy live entertainment. This family-friendly event also offers activities for children.


8. Cinco de Mayo Festival

Join the festive celebrations of Mexican culture and heritage at the Cinco de Mayo Festival in San Francisco. Enjoy live music, traditional Mexican dances, colorful parades, delicious food, and a lively atmosphere, all paying homage to Mexico's rich history.


9. Ferry Building Farmer's Market

Take advantage of the abundance of fresh produce and artisanal goods at the Ferry Building Farmer's Market. Explore a wide variety of locally grown fruits and vegetables, indulge in delicious street food, and discover unique handmade products from local vendors.


10. San Francisco Ballet's Program 08 - Stone and Steel

Experience the grace and artistry of ballet with San Francisco Ballet's Program 08 - Stone and Steel. Enjoy mesmerizing performances by world-class dancers as they showcase their talent through stunning choreography, captivating music, and elaborate costumes.