What’s On in San Francisco This Summer
Cherry Blossom Festival
San Francisco’s Japantown
April 8 - 16
A joyous event awakens the usually sleepy Japantown for two weekends in April. The Cherry Blossom Festival is a splendid celebration of the arrival of spring accompanied by sushi and teriyaki, rice paper crafts, and drum performances to ward off evil spirits. The Grand Parade on the second Sunday of the festival starts at Civic Center and goes up Polk to Post, ending in Japantown's Peace Plaza.
Carnival San Francisco
Harrison Street between 16th and 24th Streets
Celebrate the 39th annual Carnival San Francisco. The Grand Parade will be held on May 28th at 9