Top Choice Music in Monterey

Monterey Jazz Festival

One of the world’s longest-running jazz festivals (since 1958) showcases big-name headliners over a long spring weekend.
Top Choice Music in Quincy

High Sierra Music Festival

On the first weekend in July, quiet Quincy is host to this blowout festival, renowned statewide. The four-day extravaganza brings a five-stage smorgasbord of art and music from a spectrum of cultural corners (indie …
Top Choice Cultural in Sacramento

Second Saturday

Look no further for evidence of Sacramento's cultural revival. Galleries and shops in Midtown draw crowds to the streets on the second Saturday of each month for open-air music, openings and cultural events.
Parade in San Francisco

Dyke March

For more than 25 years, 50,000 to 100,000 lesbian, bisexual and transgender women have rallied in Dolores Park the Saturday afternoon before Pride. The march starts with a roar from the Dykes on Bikes motorcycle con…
LGBT in San Francisco

SF Pride Celebration

A day isn't enough to do SF proud: June begins with the San Francisco LGBTQ Film Festival and goes out in style over the last weekend with Saturday's Dyke March to the Castro's Pink Party and the joyous, million-str…
Film in San Francisco

San Francisco LGBTQ Film Festival

Here, queer and ready for a premiere since 1976, the San Francisco LGBTQ Film Festival is the oldest, biggest lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender/queer film fest anywhere. Binge-watch up to 300 films from 30 countries …
Parade in San Francisco

Pride Parade

Come out wherever you are: SF goes wild for LGBT pride in June, with 1.2 million people, seven stages, tons of glitter and oodles of thongs at the Pride Parade. Join crowds cheering for civil rights pioneers, gays i…
Street Carnival in Downtown, Civic Center & SoMa

Folsom Street Fair

Bondage enthusiasts emerge from dungeons worldwide for San Francisco's wildest street party on Folsom St, between 8th and 13th Sts. Bond with 400,000 kinky strangers over leather, beer, and public spankings for loca…
Cultural in San Francisco

Lunar New Year

Chase the 200ft dragon, legions of lion dancers and frozen-smile runners-up for the Miss Chinatown title during Lunar New Year celebrations. Firecrackers and fierce troops of tiny-tot martial artists make this parad…
Music in San Francisco

Stern Grove Festival

Music for free among the redwood and eucalyptus trees every summer since 1938. Stern Grove's 2pm Sunday concerts include hip-hop, world music and jazz, but the biggest events are performances by the SF Ballet, SF Sy…