San Francisco Festivals and Events in January
All dates and locations are subject to change and should be confirmed with sponsors before making travel plans.
Nationally recognized comedy festival that mixes national headliners, local favorites and the best up-and-coming groups from throughout North America for a month of sketch, improv, stand-up and alternative comedy.
Festival Pavilion, Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture
Celebrating modern art, architecture, technology and design this fair offers dynamic exhibits, custom installations, pop-up galleries, presentations and discussions.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration
Restaurant Week San Francisco
This celebration of San Francisco's world-class dining community includes more than 130 local restaurants offering special prix-fixe menus.
Fog City Magic Fest
EXIT Theatre, 156 Eddy St.
Produced by EXIT Theatre, this week of shows from some of the Bay Area’s most acclaimed magicians offers performances by international entertainers, special family events and a Magic Slam! competition, a face-off between two teams of fierce and magical competitors.
Noir City: San Francisco Film Noir Festival
Dedicated to noir philosophy, attitude and style in films, books, art and music, the festival is the largest of its kind in the U.S. and promises “ultra rare films and very special guests.”
Golden Gate Kennel Club Dog Show
Cow Palace, Geneva Avenue and Santos Street, 415-404-4111
More than 2,000 dogs and 175-plus breeds vie for “Best in Show” and compete in dog agility demonstrations daily.