Hamilton at the Orpheum Theater
Now - September 8, Orpheum Theater. Click the link below for details.
HAMILTON is the story of America's Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington's right-hand man during the Revolutionary War and was the new nation’s first Treasury Secretary. Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, blues, rap, R&B, and Broadway, HAMILTON is the story of America then, as told by America now.
Salsa Rueda Festival
February 15 - February 17, Hotel Whitcomb. Click the link below for details.
Enjoy four days of social dancing, world-class performances and shows, music from acclaimed bands and DJs, workshops and classes for all dance levels with top instructors, a beginner bootcamp, educational lectures and late night parties in the heart of one of the greatest cities in the world.
San Francisco Chronicle Wine Tasting Competition
February 16, Fort Mason Center Festival Pavilion. Click the below link for details
With more than 7,200 entries, the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition is the largest competition of American wines in the world.
Chinese New Year Grand Parade
February 23, 2nd and Market Streets. Click the link below for details.
Named one of the top ten Parades in the world by International Festivals & Events Association, the Southwest Airlines Chinese New Year Parade in San Francisco is one of the few remaining night illuminated Parades in North America and the biggest parade celebrating the lunar new year outside of Asia. Started in the 1860’s by the Chinese in San Francisco as a means to educate the community about their culture, the Parade and Festival have grown to be the largest celebration of Asian culture outside of Asia.
February 23 & February 24, Treasure Island. Click the below link for details.
Head over to Treasure Island for this month's Treasurefest. This arts and crafts festival features more than 400 local craft & vintage vendors. You will also find more than 35 top eateries. You can also grab a drink and list to live music before, after or while you shop. You will also find some other fun games and entertainment.
Pacific Orchid Exposition
February 22-24, Golden Gate Park. Click the below link for details.
The Pacific Orchid Exposition (POE) is rated by the American Orchid Society as the largest orchid show in the United States and offers over 150,000 unique orchids from across the globe. The event is hosted by the San Francisco Orchid Society, a 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to foster the culture and cultivation of orchids and to promote orchid education to its members and to the public.
Noise Pop Music & Art Festival
February 25 - March 3, Various Venues in San Francisco. Click the below link for details.
This year marks the 27th anniversary of Noise Pop in San Francisco, a huge celebration of independent music, film, and art. Over 150 bands will play at different venues around the city, such as The Bottom of the Hill, Bimbo's, and the Great American Music Hall. This festival is well known for featuring emerging independent groups that have gone on to become big names, such as The White Stripes, Death Cab for Cutie, Modest Mouse, Jimmy Eat World, The Flaming Lips, and many more.