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The Haight-Ashbury Street Fair is returning (of course) this year for a day full of art, music, dance, costumes, laughter, and food. Taking place on Sunday, June 11th, the HASF begins at 11 in the morning and runs until 5:30 in the evening; plenty of time for you and your family/friends to fill yourselves with the magic of the neighborhood.
The Union Street Festival is back, bigger and better than ever before, ready to thrill you and fill you with great food, marvelous handmade crafts, delicious beer, and so, so much more. In order to show just how much more than just a street fair this year’s Union Street Festival will be, the organizers have even rebranded the entire event as the Union Street Music Festival. This means that in addition to all the usual offerings that one can find at the festival, this year’s production will also include some of the Bay Area’s best musicians performing at numerous small stages all around the event’s location.
2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the Summer Of Love. 1967 was a high point for the counterculture movement of the Boomer generation. San Francisco became an outpost for the youth of the day, a place where they could come together and let their feelings on the world be known. Most of this exploration came in the form of music. So it’s only natural that San Francisco is looking to celebrate its historical and cultural importance with a large variety of events around the city this year. Here’s some information on the places you need to be out and about this summer.
Looking for a spring festival for the whole family? Then consider the 26th Annual Union Street Spring Celebration and Easter Parade! For almost three decades, this colorful and life-affirming event has drawn families from across the city and beyond to join in one of the most exciting and vibrant of celebrations. Representatives from the many diverse cultures that call San Francisco home will be on hand to add their own unique flavor to this grand event which will include things like: