June is a fun time in San Francisco. The temperature is cool and the days are sunny and beautiful.
The top San Francisco events in June 2014 include the Union Street Fair, North Beach Festival and the Haight Street Fair. Other highlights this month include SF Giants baseball games, the SF summer opera series and the Gay Pride Parade & Festival.
Red & White Golden Gate Bay Cruise
Electric Bike Tour Over the Golden Gate Bridge
Night Tour on a Segway
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Once is an original Broadway hit the features talented actors and musicians who play their own instruments on stage. It tells the story of a Dublin street musician who plans on giving up his musical dream when a beautiful woman starts to show interest in his love songs. As their bond grows, his music becomes more and more powerful and also turns their relationship into one of the most complex and deep relationships ever.
Dates: June 17 - July 13
Location: Curran Theater
Learn More: Full June 2014 Theater Calendar
Treat your dad this Father's Day with a visit to San Francisco. All weekend long, you will find fun, family friendly activities including baseball games, the North Beach Festival and several free walking tours.
Learn More: Your Insider's Guide to Father's Day in SF 2014
Almost every weekend in June, you will find an outdoor street fair or festival. Here are three of the most popular this month.
Union Street Fair: June 7-8, 2014
North Beach Festival: June 14 - 15, 2014
Haight Street Fair: June 15, 2014
Learn More: Calendar of All Street Fairs and Festivals
On Sunday, June 1, you get the chance to visit the most popular museum in SF. This is the day when the California Academy of Sciences opens their doors to the public. Get there early as this is a very, very busy day!
Head over to the War Memorial Opera House to catch one of these SF Summer Opera performances. In June 2014, you get the chance to see Show Boat, La Traviata or Madame Butterfly.Learn More: Full 2014 Summer Opera Schedule & Details to Attend a Performance
San Francisco's Gay Pride Celebration is the largest Gay Pride event in the world. During this two day long event, you can listen to live music from one of several stages, watch the colorful parade or just eat, drink and be merry with thousands of other participants.
Once a month in the spring, summer and fall, one neighborhood plays host the popular Sunday Streets event. On this day, a large path of streets close to car traffic and open to pedestrians, bikers and other outdoor enthusiasts. Local businesses also come out in full force to offer free health screenings, live music and more. June's event is on the Great Highway between Ocean Beach and the SF Zoo on Sunday, June 8.
Learn More: Sunday Streets in SF
Listen to the sounds of the SF Symphony in June 2014. This month, you can enjoy several pieces by Britten including The Price of the Pagodas, Peter Grimes and Tal Rosner's Four Sea Interludes.Learn More: SF Symphony's June Schedule & Ticket Information
SF is home to one of the largest Green Film Festivals in the world. All documentaries shown during this film festival focus on the most important environmental issues of our time. The 2014 event is from May 29 - June 4.
Learn More: Green Film Festival Website
Learn More: Other Film Festivals in SF this June
In June 2014, the SF Giants play at home seventeen times. They host the San Diego Padres, Colorado Rockies and New York Mets. Come on out to AT&T Park this month to watch the Giants in action!
Learn More: Full June 2014 Schedule
Mark your calendars for Sunday, June 22 and the opening day for this year's Stern Grove Festival. This free event is every Sunday through mid-August. Details and the full schedule are not yet available. Click the link below for the 2013 schedule and an idea on what to expect this year.
Learn More: Stern Grove Festival
Every Saturday at 10am and every Monday at 10am and 1:30pm, you can tour SF's famous Chinatown District for free with a guide from the SF Public Library. These two hour tours (sometimes longer) take you through the back alleys to help you uncover the mysteries of this interesting part of town.
No reservations required. Simply show up 10 minutes before the start time at the parking garage elevators in Portsmouth Square Park.
Fly high above the city on a Helicopter Tour. These tours fly over the SF Bay and give you an amazing view of Alcatraz Island, downtown SF and Sausalito. The highlight of these tours is when you fly right over the Golden Gate Bridge. Believe me, it is a breathtaking experience and one you don't want to miss!
Learn More: Tour Details and Booking Information
Heading into its 38th year, the Free Folk Festival offers two days of music, dance workshops, concerts, dance parties, crafts vendors and so much more. This year, the festival is on June 21 and 22. You will find it at the Presidio Middle School at 450 30th Avenue from Noon to 10pm both days.
Later in his life, Henri Matisse created original illustrations for books. Seven of these rare masterpieces will be on display at the Legion of Honor all month long. It's an amazing opportunity to see these unique pieces that are not often on display.
Learn More: What It's Like to Visit the Legion of Honor
Learn More: Full Museum Exhibit Calendar for June
This year's Cultivate Festival is on Saturday, June 7 in Golden Gate Park. This one-day event features demonstrations from celebrity chefs (Graham Elliot and Amanda Freitag), live music (Neon Trees, Charli XCX & Andrew MacMahon) and plenty of vendors offering up their best craft beers and gourmet food. It's free to enter the festival and it's a fun way to spend the afternoon in San Francisco.
Every month, you get the chance to visit the most popular SF museums at no charge. Here are the free admission days for June 2014.
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