San Francisco March 2025

San Francisco March 2025 Events

San Francisco March 2025 Events

Enjoy Mild Weather in San Fran before the Fog Sets in!

Average temperature low and high: 49° - 62°
This March, experience the unique blend of culture, history, and natural beauty that San Francisco has to offer. Visit iconic landmarks like the Golden Gate Bridge or Alcatraz Island, or take a stroll through the beautiful Japanese Tea Garden in Golden Gate Park. For St. Patrick's Day, be sure to participate in a 5K race or one of several bar and pub crawls. Foodies will also find plenty to love in "The Golden City" as San Fran's cuisine scene is as eclectic as the city itself. Visit Chinatown for some iconic dim sum, sample the city's best seafood dishes, or grab a burrito from the Mission District: the choices are endless. Check back here for all of the best things to do in San Francisco this March.
Bring Your Own Big Wheel Race

Bring Your Own Big Wheel Race

Get ready to act like a kid again and ride your Big Wheel down one of the curviest streets in San Francisco. Held on Easter Sunday (March 31), the annual hilarity-filled event has adults riding, tumbling, and crashing their way down the hill on undersized tricycles, just for the fun of it.  Whether you choose to ride or watch, you're guaranteed a good time. Learn more and register to ride on the official website.

March Event Calendar

Noise Pop Festival

Noise Pop Festival

What started as a humble indie-rock evening has turned into a 10-day multi-genre extravaganza - the Noise Pop Festival. If you are a music lover, come to the festival, now in its 31st year and enjoy diverse musical worlds spanning indie rock, electronic, jazz, and hip-hop. Phase 1 of the lineup will have Snail Mail, The Mountain Goats, Cherry Glazerr and many more. Music enthusiasts of all ages can attend, and tickets start at $180.

Oakland Running Festival

Oakland Running Festival

Lace up those tennis shoes for the Oakland Running Festival on March 15-17, 2024. The weekend event is headlined by the Oakland Marathon but also includes several other race options including a 5K, 10K, half marathon, a kids' fun run, and virtual options for every race. Participants can register online, and registration fees vary by race. Other details like packet pickup, parking, and course info are currently available on the Oakland Marathon website.

Lucky's St. Patrick's Day Bar Crawl

Lucky\'s St. Patrick\'s Day Bar Crawl

Put on your best green and head down to Amsterdam Cafe to celebrate St Patty's Day the Irish way: with lots of drinks. This bar crawl will feature free admission and exclusive food and drink specials at 5 bars, 2 drinks or shots per person, a $1,000 costume competition, a huge after-party, souvenirs, and more. Group tickets for 4+ attendees are $10, individual tickets are $15. More info on the event and how to purchase tickets can be found online. 

St. Patrick's Day Parade

St. Patrick\'s Day Parade

If you are in San Francisco to celebrate St. Patty's Day, a must-attend event is an annual parade and celebration sponsored by the United Irish Societies San Francisco. On March 16th, the observation will begin with a 9 am mass at St Patrick's Church, followed by an 11:30 am parade and festival. The following day, there will be a block party held at 45th Avenue & Sloat. These celebrations are free and open to the public to attend. 

Sonoma International Film Festival

Sonoma International Film Festival

For the past 26 years, the Sonoma International Film Festival has been dedicated to providing a stage for independent filmmakers from all over the world. Located in one of the country's top wine counties, the festival does so by also intertwining film screenings with wine, food, and fun. Additional festival and ticket-purchasing info can be found online. 

San Francisco Salsa Festival

San Francisco Salsa Festival

Put on your dancing shoes to spice things up, learn new skills, or put old ones to the test at the annual San Francisco Salsa Festival. The annual event will feature workshops from top instructors, live performances accompanied by live bands, competitions, and San Francisco's top DJs spinning for late-night parties. Additional scheduling information and tickets can be found online. 

Hot Air Music Festival

Hot Air Music Festival

The Hot Air Music Festival is returning to San Francisco! This student-organized new music marathon focuses on world premieres and collaborations by young composers and performers.

 

San Francisco Events in March

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Things to do in San Francisco

Things to Do in San Francisco in March

Take a midnight mystery ride every month!

Take a midnight mystery ride every month!
The San Francisco Midnight Mystery Ride is held on the third Saturday of every month at different locations throughout the city. The monthly location is announced on their Facebook page. Enjoy your favorite bar specials before the ride that stretches five miles long and eat the potluck snacks at the end.

Take a Tour at The Golden Gate Fortune Cookie Factory

Take a Tour at The Golden Gate Fortune Cookie Factory
Situated in the middle of bustling Chinatown, this unique landmark features one of the only places you can find handmade fortune cookies in the country. The tiny factory is an open kitchen, where skilled men and women work with hot presses to quickly form the thin cookies. You can purchase fortune cookies and may even be offered a fresh one hot off the line! Although the tour is free, photos cost you 50 cents.