Summer is over, the kids are back in school but there are still plenty of fun events in San Francisco this September. There’s something for everyone to enjoy in San Francisco this month. From Bacon Festivals to the Big Book Sale, everyone can find something to enjoy.

Golden Gate Park Band

When: September 4th, 2017
Where: Sprekles Temple of Music
Golden Gate Park
San Francisco, CA

Concerts are free of charge and take place at the Spreckles Temple of Music in the Music Concourse in Golden Gate Park. Regular Sunday concerts start at 1:00 p.m. and usually end between 2:30 and 2:45. There is no intermission. All concerts that feature music of specific nationalities or cultures include costumed guest performers, dancers, singers, and speakers who will enlighten and entertain.

San Francisco Feast

When: September 8th, 2017
Where: Bently Reserve
301 Battery Street
San Francisco, CA

This year’s annual LUCKYRICE San Francisco Feast takes us back to basics, honoring the organic connection between our ancestor’s palate and plant. As we unearth the “choy of cooking”, we invite you to explore the green-potential in Asian cooking as it evolves to stand in the spotlight of healthy and eco-friendly alternatives. Sink your tastebuds into the riches of the farm to chopsticks movement through this curated experience of leafy greens and plant-based endeavors.

San Francisco Fringe Festival

When: September 8th – 23rd, 2017
Where: Exit Theater
156 Eddy Street
San Francisco, CA

The 26th annual San Francisco Fringe Festival will present 120 performances by 35+ theater companies between September 8th and September 23, 2017 in downtown San Francisco. The SF Fringe is open to all performers and is un-censored and non-curated with performers chosen by lottery.

The San Francisco Fringe Festival is produced by EXIT Theatre and is the largest grassroots theater festival in the Bay Area. During the last 25 years we have presented 4,964 performances by 1,050 theater companies and hosted thousands of Indie Theater workers on our stages.

Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival

When: September 9th and 10th, 2017

Where: Ghirardelli Square and on Beach Street
Between Larkin & Polk Streets
San Francisco, CA

Ghirardelli Chocolate Company will host the 22nd Annual Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival attracting about 40,000 visitors from the Bay Area and around the world. This family-friendly event features prominent local chefs creating chocolate inventions during cooking demonstrations, live musical entertainment, and the popular “Earthquake” Ice Cream Sundae Eating Contest. Over 30 different booths from local restaurants, bakeries and chocolate companies will provide dessert samples during the two-day event.


When: September 9th and 10th, 2017

Where: Dell’Osso Family Farm

501 Manthey road

Lathrop, CA

Baconfest is a celebration of America’s Mightiest Meat and features Guy Fieri, chef, restaurateur and host of Diners Drive-ins & Dives who will be on stageboth days emceeing rounds of “Mystery Basket Style” amateur and professional bacon cooking contests. The Baconfest weekend features non-stop live music with 21 bands on two stages and top breweries serving sample and full size beers.

The Big Book Sal

When: Sept 20th 0 24th, 2017
Where: Fort Mason Center
Landmark Building C
2 Marina Blvd
San Francisco, CA

The 53rd Annual Big Book Sale will be held at the Fort Mason Festival Pavilion from September 20th – 24th, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., with our Preview Sale for members on the September 19th from 4-8 p.m. This year’s Big Book Sale will have twice the number of books in Ancient History, Architecture, Art, California & the West, Graphic Novels, Mathematics, Mythology, Nature, Philosophy, Photography, Science, Science Fiction and World History—more than 70 categories in all. There will also be twice as many Audio Books, CDs, DVDs and Vinyl. You never know what you’ll find!

San Mateo Bacon and Brew Fest 2017

When: September 23rd, 2017
Where: San Mateo Events Center
1346 Saratoga Drive
San Mateo, CA

Come join us for our annual Bacon and Brew Fest! Live Music, 20 Varieties of Beer, Delicious Bacon-themed Food, Unique Vendors, and More! Fun for all ages, you don’t want to miss this.