Spring is in the air and the SF entertainment calendar is heating up. Top San Francisco events in March 2014 include the popular Saint Patrick's Day parade & celebration, SF Ballet's interpretation of Cinderella and Liza Minnelli at Davies Symphony Hall.
This insider's activity guide will also provide you with a complete list of free museum days as well as the full theater and best of Broadway calendar for March 2014.
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The streets of San Francisco come to life on Saint Patrick's Day weekend. You will find several local Irish Bars offering food and drink specials as well as a large Saint Patty's Day Parade & Celebration in the Civic Center. Other highlights include watching the NCAA basketball tournament, catching a theater show and several live music performances
Learn More: Saint Patty's Day Activities
Venus in Fur is the story of an actress that is just starting out in the business and is selected for a role about sexual domination. The story follows this actress as the relationship with her director turns from playful into an erotic game of cat and mouse.
Dates: March 19 - April 13
Location: American Conservatory Theater at 415 Geary Street
Learn More: All March 2014 Theater Performances in SF
Head over to the War Memorial Opera House to catch the SF Ballet's interpretation of the classic, Cinderella. Performances start on March 11.
Find Tickets: Cinderella in March 2014
Throughout the month of March, the SF Symphony performs more than a dozen shows. Top performances include Mahler's Third Symphony and two shows with the Saint Petersburg Philharmonic.
Learn More: Full March Calendar & Tips to Attend a Show
One of the top San Francisco events in March 2014 is Liza Minnelli in concert at Davies Symphony Hall. This highly anticipated performance is on March 28 at 8pm. Tickets are on sale now.
Date: March 28, 2014 at 8pm
Are you not sure where to stay during your visit? Below are several of my hotel recommendations. Select the one that is right for you based on budget, amenities or neighborhood.
If this is your first visit to San Francisco, you MUST take this popular bay cruise. On this 60-minute cruise, you will get amazing views of SF's most popular attractions including the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz Island and the Palace of Fine Arts. This open ticket allows you to jump on a cruise any day during your visit.
Tickets: Book Your Tickets Online Today!
The ultimate event for chocolate lovers is on Saturday, March 15 at The Fort Mason Center starting at 10am. This original and permier artisan chocolate show features over 40 master chocolatiers, confectioners and other culinary artistans. Wineries will also be on hand so you can sample some amazing wines as you enjoy your yummy chocolates.
Admission is $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Tickets will be on sale soon!
Before their home opener in April, the SF Giants take on the Oakland A's in a three game exhibition series. The first two games on Thursday, March 27 and Friday, March 28 are in San Francisco at AT&T Park. The final game of the series is across the bay at the Oakland Coliseum.
Learn More: Full Giants Schedule for 2014
Buy Tickets: On Sale Now
A recent add to the SF theater calendar is Mama Mia! This fun, lively musical follows the story of a young woman about to get married on a beautiful island in Greece. What's the problem? She isn't sure which one of three men is her father!
This popular musical is sure to sell out, so get your tickets today!
Dates: March 28 - April 6
Location: Orpheum Theater
Tickets: On Sale Now
One of the largest film festivals in March is the CAAM Film Festival, formerly the International Asian Film Festival. For eleven days, you can see up to 120 pieces that celebrate the culture of the Asian American community.
Dates: March 13 - 23
Head over to the Concourse Exhibition Center on March 22 and 23 for this year's Vintage Fashion Expo. This premier vintage marketplace features clothing, jewelry and amazing accessories.
Learn More: Vintage Expo Website
The SF Public Library offers a number of amazing walking tours every day of the week. You can stroll across the Golden Gate Bridge, discover the history of the Palace of Fine Arts and uncover the meaning behind the Mission Murals.
Do you want to save money on your visit? If so, then make sure to stop by these SF museums during their admission free days.
|Date||Museums with Free Admission|
|Thursday, March 6|