San Francisco Events in March 2014

Saint Patrick's Day Parade & Celebration, Other Top Things to Do this Month in SF

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.

Top Half-Priced Tickets for March 2014

2-Hour Champagne Cruise Around the Bay

  • The perfect way to enjoy the SF attractions from the Bay
  • Two-hour cruise takes you past the Palace of Fine Arts, Alcatraz Island and Sausalito
  • You will be under the Golden Gate Bridge at 11am for a Champagne toast
  • Most Saturday and Sunday mornings at 10am
  • Full Price: $60.00 | Goldstar Price: $36.00*
  • Find tickets on Goldstar today

Foodies! The Musical

  • Zanny musical that makes fun of all things related to food
  • Watch funny skits about eating habits, expensive restaurants and the famous food truck craze
  • The winner of multiple awards for outstanding music and lyrics
  • Friday and Saturday nights at 8pm
  • Full Price: $34.00 | Goldstar Price: $17.00*
  • Find your tickets on Goldstar today

Aquarium of the Bay

  • Unique opportunity to get discounted tickets to this SF attraction
  • Fun aquarium that highlights the plants and animals that live in the SF Bay
  • See jellyfish, pet starfish and see a giant Pacific Octopus
  • In total, the Aquarium of the Bay is home to more than 20,000 marine animals
  • Full Price: $12.95 - $21.95 | Goldstar Price: $6.48 - $11.00*
  • Find your tickets on Goldstar today

*Additional fees may apply

Saint Patricks Day Entertainment 2014

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: SF Theater & Best of Broadway March 2014

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

Cinderella: SF Ballet

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

Learn More: 2014 SF Ballet Calendar & Tips to Attend a Performance

SF Symphony Performances

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

Liza Minnelli at Davies Symphony Hall

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

Tickets: Liza Minnelli at the Davies Symphony Hall

Top SF Hotels

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.

SF Bay Cruises

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!

SF International Chocolate Salon

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!

Learn More: Visit the SF Chocolate Salon Site for More Details

Learn More: Other Events at this Fort Mason Center this Month

SF GIants Exhibition Games

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

Mama Mia! at the Orpheum Theater

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

CAAM Film Festival

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

Learn More: Details for This & Other SF Film Festivals in March

Vintage Fashion Expo

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

Free Walking tours

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.

Learn More: Full Schedule of Free Tours Every Day of the Week

Free Museum Days in March 2014

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
Sunday, March 2
Tuesday, March 4
Wednesday, March 5
Thursday, March 6
Tuesday, March 11
Friday, March 14

*Some museums require an additional fee to visit their traveling exhibits

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