San Francisco August 2022

San Francisco August 2022 Events

San Francisco August 2022 Events

August is the Best Time for a Visit to San Francisco's Beaches

Average temperature low and high: 55°- 68°
Near the end of summer, the city is feeling back to normal following the pandemic, and temperatures in the Bay begin to warm up. Expect an average low of 55°F and average high of 68°F. August in San Francisco is also known as the best month to swim in the sea, with the highest sea temperature out of the entire year.

August Event Calendar

Outside Lands

Outside Lands

Head to the iconic Golden Gate Park for Outside Lands, an unforgettable music and arts festival that will feature live music performances from popular artists, art installations and vendors, food vendors from top restaurants in the SoCal area, a wine and beer garden, and much more. This year's lineup, tickets, and additional information on the festival will be available online soon.  

Bay Area Latin Jazz Festival

Bay Area Latin Jazz Festival

The third annual Bay Area Latin Jazz Festival is back with spice, vibrance, and fun. Get ready to dance the day away as the fest will feature live Latin Jazz music performances from Afro-Caribbean and Latin American artists. This year's headliner is Peurto Rican artist Luis González Y Su Orquesta. You'll get to further experience authentic Latin culture through food, beverage, and art vendors. Tickets will be available online to purchase soon. 

Italian Festival

Italian Festival

As the name suggests, the Festa Coloniale Italiana comes with wine tasting, Italian cuisine, famous vendors, live music & performances, and family-friendly stage comedy, available to all ages. To be held at Stockton Street, participants will enjoy authentic Italian live music with the Ricca Italian Dancers.

Aloha Poly Fest

Aloha Poly Fest

Join in the Famous 10th annual Polynesian Aloha Festival for fun, live performances, craft booths, food vendors, cultural dances, and traditional yet cultural demonstrations. There is also a children’s area, and it’s free and available to all ages.

Brick Fest Live

Brick Fest Live

LEGO lovers will be in awe at Brick Fest Live. An event that travels across the country, this is an exhibition that features hundreds of incredibly vibrant and intricate life-sized LEGO statues, numerous hands-on activities kids will love, and plenty of educational experiences. Children can build their own LEGO sculptures and let their creativity flow while observing sculptures that will inspire and wow them. Tickets ranging from $25 to $50 can be purchase online, and additional parking fees may be charged upon arrival. 

Pistahan Parade and Festival

Pistahan Parade and Festival

The Pistahan Parade and Festival starts with a mesmerizing yet colorful parade at the Civic Centre. The Parade ends at the Yerba Buena Garden. In addition, the parade often features Filipino art, music, dance, food, and beverages. It’s free and available to all ages.

Hamilton

Learn all about Alexander Hamilton and U.S. history while enjoying some cool hip-hop tunes through Lin Manuel Miranda's musical genius. Hamilton, the popular Broadway musical, is one of the biggest shows happening this month, so get your tickets while you can. 

Stern Grove Festival

Stern Grove Festival

San Francisco's original free outdoor festival, Stern Grove Festival, will celebrate its 85th anniversary this year. To support the festival's mission of making live music experiences accessible to all, it will feature ten free concerts from rising and famous artists. There will also be over 30 admission-free art education programs. Additional details on this year's festival will be announced in the spring; this information will be available online. 

San Francisco Events in August

Concerts

Theater & Headliners

Sports

Nightclubs

Upcoming events

Wed, Aug 03 at The Great Northern The Surfrajettes | Frankie and the Pool Boys | The Young Barons
Thu, Aug 04 at Oasis Harry Poofter and the Chamber of Secretions
Fri, Aug 05 at The Great Northern DECREPIT BIRTH | PATHOLOGY | CONDEMNED | CARTILAGE
Fri, Aug 05 at The Great Northern DECREPIT BIRTH - “The Uncreation of Civilization” Tour
Fri, Aug 12 at The Great Northern A Club Called Rhonda SF | Tama Sumo x Lakuti
Sat, Aug 27 at The Great Northern Foreverland - The Electrifying Tribute to Michael Jackson
Things to do in San Francisco

Things to Do in San Francisco in August

Explore the Fisherman’s Wharf

Explore the Fisherman’s Wharf
Visit San Francisco’s most popular tourist destination, situated along the picturesque Northern waterfront of the peninsula—the Fisherman’s Wharf. Hang out with friendly sea lions, visit the Ripley’s Believe it Or Not Museum, and chow down on delicious clam chowder in a bread bowl at the famous Boudin’s bakery. While at the Wharf, make sure to stop by Pier 39, where the Pier’s carousel and a multitude of touristy shops are located. Fisherman’s Wharf has something for everyone, making it an all-day adventure!

Spend your summer Sundays at a food truck picnic with a view

Spend your summer Sundays at a food truck picnic with a view
This picnic is hosted every Summer Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Presidio’s Main Parade Ground. The ground itself has impressive views of the park, the city, and the entire San Francisco Bay. With over 25 food trucks, a full-service bar, fun lawn games, and even yoga, the Presidio Picnic has something for everyone. Just make sure to bring a blanket to camp out on!