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December 20, 2021

San Francisco Festivals and Events in March

All dates and locations are subject to change and should be confirmed with sponsors before making travel plans.

The Craft Chocolate Experience

The Palace of Fine Arts
Join craft chocolate artisans from around the world for the most decadent festival in town. Bring your friends and family to sample, shop a chocolate marketplace, and attend demos and lectures - all centered around craft chocolate. The finest chocolate makers, chocolatiers, and local pastry chefs will be on hand.

International Ocean Film Festival

Cowell Theater, Fort Mason Center, 415-561-6251
One of the largest and most diverse of its kind, the festival features documentaries, animations, narratives and other traditional screen fare on topics ranging from ocean adventures to island culture and more.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Second and Market streets to Civic Center

One of San Francisco's largest annual parades and one of the longest-running parades in the U.S. is celebrated with live music, dance, beverages and traditional Irish cuisine.

San Francisco International Chocolate Salon

San Francisco County Fair Building, Golden Gate Park
Those looking for even more chocolate can indulge in gourmet treats from more than 50 chocolatiers and confectioners, as well as non-chocolate exhibitors, in the San Francisco Invitational Wine Salon.

Sonoma International Film Festival (SIFF)

Sonoma, 707-933-2600
Named one of the "25 Coolest Film Festivals in the World" by Movie Maker Magazine, SIFF showcases over 100 hand-selected films screened in seven state-of-the-art venues within walking distance of the Sonoma Plaza.

Earth Hour
Major cities around the world, including San Francisco, show that the simple act of turning off lights for one hour can have a lasting impact on climate change starts at 8:30 p.m.

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