San Francisco is one of the greatest and most exciting places to live, bar none. This fantastic area is bustling with countless activities that promise unique experiences, unforgettable people, and an extraordinarily good time.
Each year, the city throws its biggest and most diverse celebrations which draw in thousands of visitors from across the globe. Here are 6 events you shouldn’t miss in July 2018.
- Fourth of July Celebration
Pier 39, Fisherman’s Wharf
Celebrate Independence Day in San Francisco. The city’s Fourth of July Celebration happens at Pier 39 in Fisherman’s Wharf and promises a night to remember. This event features live entertainment from the Eighties tribute band Tainted Love and a magnificent fireworks display.
- Salsa Festival on The Fillmore
July 13 to 14
Dance the night away at the Salsa Festival on Fillmore Street. This huge salsa dance party takes over three city blocks for two whole nights of fun and dancing. Don’t worry if you don’t know how to salsa! The event also offers salsa lessons for beginners at the Fillmore Center Plaza.
- Ethnic Dance Festival
July 14 and 15, July 21 and22
War Memorial Opera House
This year, the Ethnic Dance Festival organized by the Worlds Arts West, a non-profit performing arts organization in San Francisco, will showcase the talents of 21 music and dance ensembles. Immerse yourself in the fascinating,
diverse, and joyful world of Eskimo singers and dancers, flamenco performances, as well as a tribute lion dance, and acts from the Caribbean and Africa, among many others
- AIDS Walk
Sharon Meadow in Golden Gate Park
Take a walk for a cause on July 15. The AIDS Walk is an annual 10k fundraising event that benefits nonprofits such as Project Open Hand, ACRIA, Positive Resource Center, among others. Since 1987, the AIDS Walk has raised over $90 million for HIV-related programs and services which benefits the whole San Francisco Bay Area.
- San Francisco Frozen Film Festival
July 19 to 22
Roxie Theater and PianoFight
Named after the chilly summer weather in San Francisco, the San Francisco Frozen Festival presents the city’s best and newest independent films. Check out the latest documentaries, animation, short films, music videos, experimental films, and more.
- Up Your Alley Fair
South of Market neighborhood
Known to locals as Dore Alley or the Dore Alley Fair, this raunchy leather and fetish event is not for the faint of heart. The Up Your Alley Fair is attended by over 15,000 people annually and features scantily clad men in leather outfits, 50 adult vendors, and many BDSM-themed elements.
The quantity and diversity of events in San Francisco mean there’s something for every interest and persuasion. The city not only has amazing events, but beautiful weather, amazing establishments, and must-have real estate properties. If you’re thinking about becoming a part of this wonderful community, get in touch with Bernie and Mike Homes at 415.906.6000 or 415.308.4281.