Castro Street Fair

Founded by Harvey Milk in 1974, this community celebration features hundreds of local artists, craftspeople, organizations and food and drink vendors. Multiple stages host live entertainment and dancing.
9/15/17 to 12/8/17

Mexican Masters

This exhibition at the Mexican Museum comprises more than 42 works on paper by 15 Mexican artists, including Diego Rivera, Alfredo Ramos Martínez and Rosa Rolanda.

Yerba Buena Night

MashUp Contemporary Dance

Head to the Yerba Buena arts district for an evening of live music, dance, art and performance under the stars. Local performers include Visuals by Three, Midtown Social, San Francisco Neo Futurists and Grupo Samba Rio. Free.
10/6/17 to 10/8/17

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass

(©Jay Blakesberg)

As the festival’s name suggests, HSB presents plenty of bluegrass along with folk bands, singer songwriters, blues, soul, country and more. This year brings over 100 performers, including Sturgill Simpson, Dan Auerbach, First Aid Kit and Jon Langford’s Four Lost Souls. Pack a picnic and join the...
10/1/17 to 10/9/17

Fleet Week

(©Bernard Zee)

Amphibious carriers, destroyers and cruisers fill the bay, servicemen and women pack the city’s streets and of course, the Blue Angels return with stunning aerial acrobatics. Check out the Humanitarian Assistance Village on the Marina Green for a series of displays and demonstrations surrounding...
9/15/17 to 12/31/17

Cloud Forest Bloom

Hundreds of rare and endangered plants native to the cloud forests of Mesoamerica are in full bloom this month. Thanks to the city’s foggy weather, this is one of the only outdoor botanical gardens in the world where the beauties of these high-elevation forests survive.

A High Tea Fashion Show

Photo courtesy of Le Bristol Hotel

The Bristol Hotel is hosting Samedi de la Mode, serving champagne and pastries with a side of fashion show from 2.30 to 4pm. Showcasing its latest collection is the house of Heill with the pieces inspired by poetry and art.