It’s a very, very special time to visit The City by the Bay. This year, the famous symbol of San Francisco, the Golden Gate Bridge, celebrates its 75th anniversary!
The well-loved bridge is one of the modern Wonders of the World and something you must see during your life! In celebration of this beautiful structure, San Francisco is going festival mad in 2012!
The 75th anniversary public celebration will be a spectacular event on 27 May 2012 all across the waterfront from Fort Point to Pier 39. Activities include live music in Fisherman’s Wharf, gallery of historic images and vintage automobiles, 1930s-era music and dance festival at Pier 39 and many others. Come and be a part of history! Take a course at our San Francisco English school.
Summer Events in San Francisco
Here are another 5 great events happening in San Francisco this summer:
1 – Union Street Festival
June 2, 3
One of the largest art fairs in the country with hundreds of great artists, gourmet food vendors, live entertainment on two stages and much more!
2 – Haight Ashbury Street Festival
Dance parties in the street, and a return to the 1960s “Summer of Love”. Three stages host live entertainment, six-block street fair with arts and crafts, food and merchandise.
3 – North Beach Street Festival
June 16, 17
The event will feature over 125 arts and crafts booths, 20 gourmet food booths, three stages
of live entertainment, Italian street painting, beverage gardens, children’s activities and more.
4 – Stern Grove Music Festival
June 26 – August 26
This music and performing arts festival starts in
June and has weekly performances throughout the summer and it is completely free!
5 – Fillmore Jazz Festival
July 7, 8
Thousands of music lovers delve into a weekend
of jazz, art, gourmet food, and dancing on the picturesque Fillmore Street.