San Francisco in March
March is a great time to visit San Francisco as the weather is mild and the days begin to warm up. Be prepared for some rainy days, but expect an average low of 49°F and an average high of 62°F throughout the month.
March Event Calendar
Super Hero Run
The annual SF Super Hero Run is a family-friendly race to support fundraising for blood cancer. Join in to have fun, exercise, get past your limits, and to contribute to a noble cause. There will be 1 mile, 5k and 10k run starting from the Coyote Park. Both walkers and runners are welcome. People who are going to walk or use jogging strollers are recommended to stay at the back. Smoking and pets are not allowed. The cost of the run starts at $24.99.
Whiskey Expo is certainly the best event for whiskey enthusiasts to enjoy tastings from various distillers. Whiskey Expo features over 100+ whiskey samples, a dinner buffet, cigars, whiskey mixing, famous distillers and brand ambassadors to share more knowledge. 21+ only. Buy tickets.
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.
Noise Pop Fest
Enjoy the famous, week-long arts and music festival in San Francisco, the Noise Pop Fest. The festival is held along the San Francisco Bay and features famous and emerging artists, live music, pop shows, and beverages. Festival badges start at $129 and are available through the festival’s Eventbrite.
Things to Do in San Francisco in March
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
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.
Visit the Japanese Tea Gardens
Take advantage of the short window in San Francisco where traditional cherry blossoms bloom and stroll through the oldest Japanese garden in the country, which dates back to 1894. You’ll feel transported to another land with the intricate Japanese architecture and landscaping. The beautiful gardens include a koi fish pond, a 5-story pagoda, a tranquil rock garden, and a teahouse. Entrance fee is $8 per person.