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11 Feb. 2017The oldest and biggest celebration of the lunar new year in North America. The festivities last for two weeks and include a parade, lion dances, concerts and performances both traditional and modern, craft workshops, exhibits and more.
05 Apr. 2017 - 19 Apr. 2017One of America's longest running film festivals. Aside from the screenings of new projects and achievement awards, the San Francisco Film Festival is known for its music and film presentations where contemporary musicians perform original scores to films from the silent era.
21 May 2017This annual footrace starts near San Francisco Bay and the Embarcadero then runs through the city to the Great Highway, next to the Pacific and the breakers crashing on the beach -- hence the name.
17 Jun. 2017 - 18 Jun. 2017This festival in the neighbourhood of North Beach, San Francisco, claims to be the oldest street fair in the country. Two days of live music and other performances, an art and craft fair, street painting and even an animal blessing ceremony.
24 Jun. 2017 - 25 Jun. 2017SF Pride presents the largest LGBT gathering in the U.S. The festivities last for two days and include concerts and performances on over 20 stages and venues in the city streets and a parade with more than 200 exhibitors and contingents.
02 Oct. 2017 - 09 Oct. 2017San Francisco is one of several cities where citizens can tour ships recently returned from overseas missions during Fleet Week. Participating military include the U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard and the Canadian Navy. In San Fran the event also includes a spectacular airshow.