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November 19, 2019

San Francisco Festivals and Events in March

Presidio Picnic
Join San Francisco's largest community picnic, combining the best of the international food scene with the best of the Presidio.

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.

San Francisco International Chocolate Salon

San Francisco County Fair Building, Golden Gate Park
Those with a yen for chocolate can indulge in artisan, gourmet and premium chocolate from more than 50 chocolatiers and confectioners. Non-chocolate exhibitors and artisans will be on hand as well including wineries participating in the San Francisco Invitational Wine Salon.

Mardi Gras San Francisco Style

Fillmore Center Plaza, 415-424-2980
"Fat Tuesdays in the Fillmore" returns with free blues concerts, face paintings, street artists, and performances.

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.

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.

Bay Area Brew Festival

Pier 35
The event features dozens of international and domestic beers, and San Francisco’s best food trucks.

Bay Area Theatre Week

Various Locations, Bay Area
Celebrate the art of live theatre with more than 40 participating theater companies in and around the Bay Area during Bay Area Theatre Week.

Macy’s Flower Show

Macy’s, Union Square, 415-393-3333
This annual floral tribute is a spring tradition; the two-week celebration includes guest speakers and special in-store events.

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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