Best Summer Date Ideas in SF: Art, Food & Music Festivals
The following article is a guest post, courtesy of Catherine Nguyen
We’re back with our series on best summer date ideas in your local area! We just covered Chicago in the Midwest, and now we’ll be talking about festivals in SF! Although Coachella is over, festival season is still raging on for the summer! Besides, nothing beats bonding with your Bagel on a hot summer day than with delicious food and local music.
1. Danville Fine Arts Faire – If you’re new to SF and need to decorate your blank apartment walls with some handcrafted goodies, head over to the Danville Faire! About a 40 minute drive from SF, the Danville Faire showcases high quality arts and crafts from local artisans.
What: Danville Fine Arts Faire – arts, crafts, food, music, free admission
Where: Hartz Avenue
When: This weekend! Saturday, June 22 – Sunday, June 23 @ 10am to 5pm
2. Treasure Island Flea Market – Located on Treasure Island for all the right reasons, the TI Flea Market hosts 100+ vendors selling hidden gems and treasures: from antiques, vintage, indie, retro to new & up-cycled goods. Food trucks galore, DIY workshops, scavenger hunts, and rockin’ music.
What: Treasure Island Flea Market, $3 admission
Where: Great Lawn and Pavement
When: Saturday, June 29 – Sunday, June 30 @ 10am to 4pm
3. BreastFest – Not in shape to run a marathon to support breast cancer research? No worries; show your support through BreastFeast, a beer festival with, yes, unlimited beer tastings, food samplings and live music. Though tickets are on the pricey side, proceeds will benefit Charlotte Maxwell Complementary Clinic. Drinking beer is always nice, but drinking beer for a cause is always better.
What: BreastFest Beer Festival – $50 advance tix, $60 @ door
Where: Festival Pavilion, Fort Mason Center
When: Saturday, July 13 @ 2-6pm