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San Francisco International Automobile Show 
WHEN: 9 days, mid to late November
WHERE: Moscone Center.  
Information: (415) 331-4406

KPFA Crafts & Music Fair
WHEN: Early December
WHERE: The Concourse, 8th & Brannan
225 thoughtfully juried craftsmakers & artists show their best work in a warm and spirited ambiance, with natural foods from many cultures, exceptional international musicians performing live, and other spirit-bringers reflecting the Bay Area’s great diversity


Napa Valley Mustard Festival
WHEN: January through March
"During the months of January, February, and March, wild mustard carpets Napa Valley vineyards with brilliant hues of green and gold. It is a beautiful time of year.  Napa Valley communities, businesses, and non-profit organizations welcome visitors and encourage them to explore the arts, culture, and agriculture of Napa Valley."

San Francisco Sports and Boat Show 
WHEN: Mid January

Where: Cow Palace, Daly City.
The latest in outdoor sporting and boating equipment.

Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Observance 
WHEN: Third Monday of January, 
Where: King Memorial at Yerba Buena Gardens, Glide Memorial United Methodist Church, 330 Ellis Street, San Francisco, 415.771.6300
Freedom Trains from the East Bay on BART and Caltrains from San Jose proceed to King Memorial at Yerba Buena Gardens to honor the life and work of the civil rights leade More Info: or 510-268-3777 
More Info: MLK day by sfgate || National Historic Site by


San Francisco's Annual Crabfest
WHERE: Various Venues in San Francisco
WHEN: Throughout February
From Fisherman's Wharf and North Beach, to Union Square and the Mission, San Francisco's neighhborhoods salute the legendary Dungeness crab with events throughout the month of February.


SF Indie Film Fest 
WHEN: Two weeks in February
WHERE: Catro Theatre and Roxie Cinema
More Info: 415-820-3907

Chinese New Year Celebration and Parade 
WHEN: Two-week celebration in February
Where: Parade begins at 2nd & Market to San Francisco Chinatown
The biggest and oldest nighttime illuminated parade in North America celebrates Spring in February like most Carnavals. Over 1M can attend. 15 days of music events, street fairs and Miss Chinatown USA pageant. Culminates with largest Asian parade outside of Asia.  Gung Hay Fat Choy! 
The Chinese New Year is based on a lunar calendar, beginning on the new moon and ending on the full moon. There are traditions associated with each of the 15 days of celebration. The 15th day is known as the Lantern Festival and it coincides with the San Francisco Chinese New Year Parade which began in the 1860s. The Lantern is symbolic of bringing in light and warmth to initiate Spring after the dark cold of Winter. 
Info: More Info: (415) 982-3000 Events by sfgate
 [F] Chinese New Year in February 

Tet, the Vietnamese New Year, is celebrated in late January. Enjoy dancing, food and music in the Tenderloin district. More info here


Noise Pop Music Festival
When: One week, late February
Where: Various venues throughout the city in Mission, SOMA, North Beach and Castro.
What started as a small event for fans of distortion now hosts some of the biggest names in music. Despite its growing size, Noisepop is dedicated to remaining to a fan-friendly event.

Pacific Orchid Exposition 
WHEN: 3 days late February
Where: Festival Pavilion, Fort Mason Directions
Features orchids for sale and on exhibit, lectures, artwork, and more
More info: 

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Last Update: March 2006