|Summer marks the arrival of the winery concert series! Check out these wineries for further details:
mountainwinery.com || wentevineyards.com || robertmondavi.com || peirano.com
Also running all summer long is the
Stern Grove Festival. In addition to presenting free summer Sunday concerts, the Festival has a mission to improve community life.
Buena Gardens Festival Running all summer, the festival is a series
of concerts and cultural events that are free and open to the public.
WHEN: First Wekend of June
WHERE: Union Street, betwen Gough & Steiner
One of San
Francisco's largest free art festivals. More than 100,000 attendees come
from all over the United States to enjoy the event.
San Francisco Accordion
When: First weekend of June
Where: The Cannery ar Fisherman's Wharf
a free event celebrating National Accordion Awareness Month as well as
highlighting The City’s official musical instrument. This unique event
features a wide variety of accordion-based bands and will include the
San Francisco’s Main Squeeze Pageant.
More info: 415-440-0800
Black and White Ball:
Don't miss out on San Francisco's most extravagant premiere party-one glorious night of continuous music and dancing and a lavish array of delectables from the Bay Area's finest restaurants. Falls every other year.
Ethnic Dance Festival
WHEN: 2nd, 3rd & 4th weekends in June
WHERE: Palace of Fine Arts Theater.
The premier event for the incredible diversity of dance troupes in the Bay Area. March tryouts are a hot ticket as well. Founded in the Mission now plays at the Palace of Fine Arts.
San Jose Pride Parade
When: 2nd weekend in June parade on Sunday 11:00 AM
WHERE: Discovery Meadow @ Guadalupe River Park San Jose,CA.
North Beach Festival
WHEN: Third weekend in June. Free.
WHERE: Washington Square, Upper Grant St., Church of SS Peter and Paul, Shrine of St. Francis di Assisi.
A festival celebrating the Italian heritage and Beat history of North Beach, with live music, poetry readings, dancing, arte di gesso (street chalk art) arts and crafts booths, and food al fresco.
Live Oak Park Fair
WHERE: Live Oak Park, Berkeley
120 distinctive booths of original juried art and crafts, with continuous live jazz presented by Berkeley's jazz school .
Haight-Ashbury Street Fair
WHERE: Upper Haight.
Come celebrate one of SF's most colorful neighborhoods with music, arts, crafts and food.
WHEN: Third weekend in June.
WHERE: Fillmore Street, Western Addition and other locations
Commemorating the reading of the Emancipation Proclamation by Abraham Lincoln on June 19, 1863 , A celebration of freedom for all people. Live music, food, a parade and more. There is also a celebration in Oakland between Adeleine & Martin Luther King Blvd, south of Ashby BART.
WHEN: Late June.
Five days of affordable family fun, with music, agricultural shows and kids events.
Master Mariners Wooden Boat Show
WHEN: Late June.
WHERE: Corinthian Yacht Club, Tiburon
Shipbuilders show off their creations to the public and teach a little boating history while they're at it. Model building activities for children as well.
Marin Art Festival
WHERE: Frank Lloyd Wright Marin Civic Center, San Rafael
More than 200 artists convene for "America's most beautiful art festival.
San Francisco Black Film Festival
WHERE: Brava Theater, Bayview Opera House, African American Art & Culture Complex
A five day film festival with submissions from around the world highlighting the African American experience.
San Francisco Free Folk Festival
WHEN: Late June.
WHERE: Roosevelt Middle School
Free celebration of folk music, with performances, dance & music workshops and plenty of family activities.
San Francisco International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival: The world's oldest festival of LGBT cinema runs the third weekend of June at the Castro and Herbst Theaters.
S.F. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Pride Celebration: Gay Pride parade from the Embarcadero to the Civic Center on the last weekend of June, with many participants in costume.
Pride Parade 2003
Alameda County Fair
WHEN: Late June through Mid-July.
WHERE: Alameda County Fairgrounds
Action Zone, Cooking Academy, Exhibit Catalog, Firworks, Parade and Talent Competition.