Annual Festivals in SF

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SF Festivals Overview

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No one, no matter who they are or where they come from, will ever be able to say there aren’t a whole mess of festivals in San Francisco. The city by the bay seems to have a big celebration or parade popping up every week all over town, and chances are good that no matter where your particular tastes lie, you’ll be able to find an SF festival of interest.

The city’s gay pride festival alone attracts more than half-a-million people, and features live entertainment, guest speakers and hundreds of booths selling everything from rainbow flags to…you put that WHERE???

The annual 12K Bay to Breakers may be an intense race for some, but it’s more of a crazy parade for most participants who show up in full costume – or wearing nothing at all – to run from the Bay Bridge to the edge of Golden Gate Park, where the Footstock music festival then takes over.

Apart from having a name pretty much perfect for this eccentric city, The How Weird Street Faire in May is a creative showcase of music, performance art, and excellent exotic food that will entice hungry attendees of even the sanest demeanor, while the Fillmore Street Jazz Festival and North Beach Jazz Festival blanket San Francisco in bebop in July.

From waterfront fireworks and the Ghirardelli Square Chocolate Festival along Fisherman’s Wharf to the bondage-laden Folsom Street Fair to Oktoberfest by the Bay, San Francisco festivals cater to the extreme, the moderate, and everyone in-between.

Videos of San Francisco Festivals

Mermen - Honeybomb - Burning Man Decompression 2008, San Francisco
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Mermen - Honeybomb - Burning Man Decompression 2008, San Francisco 1,811 views
Dave Chappelle kicks a beach ball at Outside Lands Music Fest San Francisco 2011 771 views
34TH HAIGHT-ASHBURY STREET FAIR 214 views
Bay To Breakers 2011 San Francisco 5/15/2011 HD FUNNY COSTUMES, DANCING AND SHAKE WEIGHT ACTION 3,393 views
Steve Aoki - BEAT DOWN + ending @ I Love This City SF 1,315 views
OFFICIAL BAY TO BREAKERS VIDEO 2012 1,150 views
Tiesto - MAXIMAL CRAZY + ending @ I LOVE THIS CITY SF 571 views
SANTA CLARA TO BAY TO BREAKERS 2012 558 views
Burning Man Decompression 2011 San Francisco 572 views
"Pumped Up Kicks" (Live) - Foster The People - San Francisco, Outside Lands - August 12, 2011 48,505 views
Tiësto live (Part 5) @ I Love This City @ Shoreline Amphitheater on Saturday May 26,2012 1,563 views
34th Haight Ashbury Street Fair 2011 75 views
Phish - Life On Mars? 08/12/11: Outside Lands - San Francisco, CA 2,302 views
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