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San Francisco Calendar of Events

The San Francisco calendar of events is packed with news making conferences, family festivals and citywide events. No matter what brings you, Holiday Inn Civic Center is the ideal choice in Market Street hotels. We're located in walking distance to the Moscone Center and Civic Center, and also just steps to the nearest MUNI and BART stations. Stay with us, and all of San Francisco is quickly at hand.

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View the current San Francisco events calendar below:

June, 2015

North Beach Festival
June 27-28 | Civic Center and Market St |
San Francisco's famous Little Italy in historic North Beach plays host to this fun family festival. Favorites include arts and crafts booths, gourmet food stands, live entertainment and traditional Italian street painting.

San Francisco Pride Celebration & Parade
June 13-14 | Civic Center and Market St |
San Francisco's LGBT community holds one of the largest pride celebrations in the country. Both the parade and the celebration offer free admission.

July, 2015

Fillmore Jazz Festival
July 4-5 |Fillmore Street |
Every Independence Day weekend you can hear hot toe-tapping jazz ringing out on Fillmore Street. The Fillmore Jazz Festival is the largest free jazz festival on the west coast.

Breastfest Beer Festival
July 18 | Fort Mason Center |
Help raise money and show support for those suffering from breast cancer. Enjoy a day at Breastfest with beer tasting, food, live music, a raffle, and more.

Avon Walk for Breast Cancer - San Francisco
July 11-12 |Begins at Fort Mason |
An invigorating walk for a great cause. Enjoy a scenic tour of the best of San Francisco - Fisherman's Wharf, Lombard Street and The Golden Gate Bridge - all while raising money and awareness for this important issue.

AIDS Walk San Francisco
July 19 | Golden Gate Park |
Get your team registered for the AIDS Walk San Francisco at Sharon Meadow in Golden Gate Park. This vigorous 10k goes to support the San Francisco AIDS Foundation and other Bay Area AIDS service organizations.

San Francisco Marathon
July 26 | Starts at the Embarcadero |
San Francisco's biggest running event. The full marathon is an official qualifying event for the Boston Marathon.

August, 2015

Outside Lands Music and Art Festival
August 7-9 | Golden Gate Park |
Enjoy a wide array of performers, indulge yourself with delicious foods, wines, beers, and more, and take in the unique and beautiful art pieces that will be displayed during this fun-filled 3-day event.

Family Winemakers of California – San Francisco Tasting
August 16 | The Palace Hotel |
An invigorating walk for a great cause. Enjoy a scenic tour of the best of San Francisco - Fisherman's Wharf, Lombard Street and The Golden Gate Bridge - all while raising money and awareness for this important issue.

September, 2015

Ghirardelli Square Chocolate Festival
September 12-13 | Ghirardelli Square |
One of the biggest names in chocolate hosts one of San Francisco's most indulgent festivals. Purchase a tasting pass to sample chocolate delicacies, sip fine dessert wines and enjoy fun activities. Proceeds will benefits local charity.

September 15-18 | Moscone Convention Center |

Susan G. Komen Bay Area Race for the Cure
September 27 | San Francisco, along the Embarcadero |
The Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure® Series, the largest series of 5K runs/fitness walks in the world, raises significant funds and awareness for the fight against breast cancer, celebrates breast cancer survivorship and honors those who have lost their battle with the disease.

October, 2015

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival
October 2-4 | Golden Gate Park |
A FREE festival in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco featuring over 100 musical artists on 7 stages.

Fleet Week San Francisco
October 6-12 | Marina Green |
Activities include an incredible air show starring the Navy Blue Angels, a parade of Navy ships and live concerts starring the Marine Corps band.

Treasure Island Music Festival
October 17-18 | Treasure Island |
This yearly festival in the heart of the San Francisco Bay is a small, two-day offering that brings in some of the best acts available today.

Oracle OpenWorld 2015
October 25-29 | Moscone Convention Center |

November, 2015

Great Dickens Christmas Fair
November 21 – December 20 (weekends) | Cow Palace |
Step into the past – Victorian London to be specific – and experience a Christmas celebration like no other. This Bay area tradition is hosted over five weekends in November and December.

December, 2015

December 25th – Christmas Day

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