Quirky and Compelling Bay Area Events
Although we have already written about some of the festivals coming up in March, there are so many that we wanted to give you some more info and options. The following list of quirky and compelling events will enable you to travel across the city, learn some more about yourself, and explore other cultures. Along the way, you will be able to gorge yourself on chocolate, dance your cares away, and welcome the promise of spring by smelling as many fabulous bouquets of flowers that you possible can.
If you love golf, then you need to be in the Bay Area between the 14th of March and April 12th. This is when the San Francisco Golf Championship takes place at the Presidio and Lincoln Golf Courses. This championship is considered to be the longest-running amateur tournament in the country, and it attracts some of the best golfers from all over the world. Come to see match play, open division flights, and championship flights for men, women, and senior divisions.
Looking for something a little more sweet? Try the San Francisco International Chocolate Salon, happening at the Festival Pavilion at the Fort Mason Center on March 15th. Swing by for the chance to sample gourmet chocolates from around the world, interact with some of the most renowned chocolatiers in the business, and generally learn more than you ever thought possible about the most decadent substance on earth. Additionally, visitors will have the chance to interact with exhibitors with specialties that go beyond chocolate: wineries, cheese makers, and more will all be present to continue delighting your senses after the nibs have dissolved.
Macy’s Flower Show will remind us all that spring is coming fast than it may seem. Taking place at the famous Macy’s in Union Square, this is an annual show that has now become an irreplaceable tradition. For the two weeks between March 22nd and April 5th flower enthusiasts will be able to attend a bevy of lectures, presentations, and other events related to and celebrating the culture and beauty of flowers.
One of the most anticipated events in the world, Dance Anywhere will be happening at 3:00 p.m. on March 27th in cities across the globe. In San Francisco, you can be sure to see some of the funkiest and creative dances and dancers as they celebrate life, music, and the ability to shake it until they cannot shake it anymore. Unless you want to be left out, check out their website (danceanywhere.org) to find out what groups will be participating in the Bay Area, where they will be dancing, and how you can join them.