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San Francisco Festivals in July: 10 Fun Options this Month

Attend one of these 10 fun San Francisco festivals in July. Highlights include the Fillmore Jazz, the Fourth of July, and Stern Grove festivals.

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San Francisco Events in July 2018

Discover a calendar of the best San Francisco events in July 2018 including Fourth of July celebrations, sporting events, festivals, street fairs, and concerts.

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Fathers Day in San Francisco 2018: Top Events & Things to Do

Discover the top events and things to do on Fathers Day in San Francisco 2018. Highlights include free walking tours, baseball and wine tasting activities.

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San Francisco Events in June 2018

Top San Francisco events in June 2018 include theater, sporting events, a variety of summer festivals, and the Gay Pride Parade & Celebration. Find a full calendar here.

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San Francisco Events in May 2018

San Francisco events in May 2018 include festivals, sports, shows & theater. Highlights this month are Bay to Breakers, Carnaval & Memorial Day activities.

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Angel Island San Francisco: Visiting, Ferry + History

Angel Island San Francisco is the largest island in the San Francisco Bay. Discover more including its history, fun outdoor activities and tips for the ferry ride over.

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San Francisco Botanical Gardens: Tips to Visit

Find out what to expect during your visit to the San Francisco Botanical Gardens. Discover what's in bloom each season at this Golden Gate Park attraction in SF.

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Japanese Tea Garden San Francisco | Golden Gate Park

Discover the Japanese Tea Garden San Francisco. Uncover the top things to see, pictures from my last visits and a few insider's tips for a visit to this gem in SF's Golden Gate Park.

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San Francisco Zoo: See the Gorillas, Big Cats & Other Animals

Discover the San Francisco Zoo. Highlights include top exhibits, animal feeding schedule, and other fun things to do here including the stream train, carousel, and guided tours.

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Ghirardelli Square San Francisco | SF Shopping

Discover tips to visit Ghirardelli Square in San Francisco, including a list of things to do on the square, where to park, top annual events and where to buy their sweet treats.

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USS Pampanito: A Floating Submarine Museum in SF's Fisherman's Wharf

Discover insider tips to visit the USS Pampanito in San Francisco. Find pictures of the tour and a map of its location in Fisherman's Wharf.

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The Cannery San Francisco | Fisherman's Wharf

Discover the best things to do at the Cannery San Francisco. Find tips for getting here and other attractions in the Fisherman's Wharf neighborhood.

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Lombard Street San Francisco | SF Crooked Street

Discover Lombard Street San Francisco, one of the most crooked streets in the world. Find tips for visiting including driving or walking down the hill. You will also find some great tours of this top attraction.

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Cable Cars in San Francisco: History, Routes & Riding Tips

Discover the historic cable cars in San Francisco. Get info on their history, schedule & my tip to ensure you do not have to wait too long in line to ride one.

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Pier 39 San Francisco | Fishermans Wharf

Discover the top things to do on Pier 39 San Francisco. Highlights include the Aquarium of the Bay, shopping, and seeing the famous sea lions at play. You will also find recommendations for nearby hotels, parking, and other Fisherman's Wharf attractions.

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San Francisco Musicals: 2018 Calendar

San Francisco musicals in 2018 include The Book of Mormon, the Color Purple, and Waitress. Find a full calendar of shows here.

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Bay Area Theater Calendar: 2018 & 2019 Shows

The Bay Area theater calendar includes performances in San Francisco, San Jose, Oakland, and more. Find a schedule of top shows and tips to find discounted tickets.

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San Jose Theater: 2018 & 2019 Calendar

The San Jose theater 2018 schedule includes top Broadway shows such as Get On Your Feet, Aladdin, and Cats. Other highlights include Opera San Jose, kids shows, and other top artists on stage. Find a full calendar here.

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San Francisco Dance Clubs: Top Options in SF

Dance the night away at one of these San Francisco dance clubs. Many of our night clubs are in the SOMA district. Find top picks there as well as in other districts around town.

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San Francisco Wine Bar: My Ten Favorites

Get recommendations for the top San Francisco Wine Bar locations including the Wine Merchant, the Pour House, Amelie and more.

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