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Holiday in San Francisco

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Next time you are planning for a holiday, San Francisco is the destination. The city promises you nothing but loads of fun, amidst the vibrant bridge, glittering bay, great food, interesting shopping centers, candid and friendly locals and numerous magnificent locations. We have put together comprehensive seasonal holiday information and popular events happening in the city, to make your stay a memorable one. So, what are you waiting for! Pack your bag and set sail for a fiesta in SFO.

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Spring Holiday in San Francisco

Young or old, everyone enjoy a spring time getaway. San Francisco, in spring season is a great time to visit if you want to beat the tourist rush and enjoy the moderate hotel rate. The city offers many exciting to-do-list in spring time. This is a perfect time to enjoy beach activities, take advantage of the extended bar hours, lay around and picnic in the parks and feast in the wine festival.

San Francisco Average Spring Temperature:

Average high temperatures in the mid-60s during the day and mid-50s at night; a little breezy

Clothes to Pack:

-A couple short sleeve, long sleeve or 3/4 sleeve shirts
-One or two lightweight sweaters or jackets
-At least one thicker sweater or jacket for night time
-Long pants, jeans and skirts

San Francisco Spring Festivals:

  •     Bouquets to Art
  •     Contemporary Crafts Market
  •     International Asian Film Festival
  •     Tulipmania
  •     St. Patrick's Day Parade
  •     San Francisco Garden Show

  • Easter Parade and Hat Promenade
  • Cherry Blossom Festival
  • Macy's Flower Show
Late April-early May
  • San Francisco International Film Festival
  • Carnaval
  • Cinco de Mayo Celebrations
  • Traditional Music and Dance Festival
  • Spring Festival Arts & Crafts Fair
  • San Francisco Examiner Bay to Breakers Race
  • Norway Day Festival

Summer Holiday in San Francisco

Summer in San Francisco is flooded with tourists. Tourism is at peak during this time as the weather is nice and warm; and the city presents some great summer time festivals. What better time than the summer months to plan a beach getaway and enjoy skinny dipping, surfing and other beach activities. Get adventurous and get busy in the wide range of outdoor festivals and activities, street fair and free concerts. Plan your trip ahead as the hotel price hikes during the summer time.

San Francisco Average Summer Temperature:

Average summer temperatures range in the high 60s during the day andmid-50s at night; chilly sea winds and damp fog.

Clothes to Pack:

-A couple of short sleeves, long sleeves shirts
-One or two lightweight sweaters or jackets
-At least one pair of close toed shoes
-Long pants, jeans and skirts

San Francisco Summer Festivals:

  • Ethnic Dance Festival
  • Union Street Festival
  • Street Performers Festival
  • North Beach Festival
Mid-June to Mid-August
  • Stern Grove Midsummer Music Festival
Late June-July
  • San Francisco International Lesbian & Gay Film Festival
  • Fillmore Street Festival
  • Fourth of July Waterfront Festival
  • Jazz and All That Art
  • Jazz and Wine at Embarcadero Center
  • San Francisco Marathon
July-early October
  • San Francisco Shakespeare Festival
  • A la Carte A la Park
  • Nihonmachi Street Fair

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Fall Holiday in San Francisco

Explore San Francisco during fall, when the hotel rates drop. Tourism at this time of the year decreases and it is apt for those who wants to avoid the crowds and the rush. The weather is not so bad during this time, as it is ofter warm, sunny and rarely foggy. This is the perfect time in the city to enjoy the open studios events and the Halloween events. The city's several biggest events like the SF Giants, theater events etc. are scheduled at this time of the year.

San Francisco Average Fall Temperature:

Average daily highs are around 70 s during the day and mid-50s at night; consistently sunny and rarely foggy.

Clothes to Pack:

-Short sleeved shirt
-A light sweater or jacket
-Closed shoes
-Long pants, jeans and skirts

San Francisco Fall Festivals:

  • Festival of the Culinary Arts
  • Ghirardelli Square Chocolate Festival
  • San Francisco Fringe Theater Festival
  • San Francisco Blues Festival
  • Fleet Week
  • Viva Mexico
Late October-early November
  • San Francisco Jazz Festival

Winter Holiday in San Francisco

Winter is a great time to explore the city of San Francisco if you can brave the chilly winds. You may take advantage of the low hotel rates and great deals. This is the perfect time to celebrate your holiday season in the city enjoying several theatrical plays, operas, and celebrating Thanksgiving day, Christmas and New year's eve amidst the sparkling city lights.

San Francisco Average Winter Temperature:

Average temperatures rest in the high 50s; quite foggy; chilly winds and light rain

Clothes to Pack:

-Medium weight shirts
-Thick sweaters and jackets
-Long warm pants, jeans
-Scarfs, caps
-Closed shoes
-Medium weight raincoat or an umbrella

San Francisco Winter Festivals:

  • Polka Festival Weekend (Thanksgiving Weekend) and Polka Hall of Fame Induction
  • Dine About Town (January)
  • SF Sketchfest Comedy Festival (January-February)
  • SF Cruises on Thanksgiving Day
  • New Year's Eve Fireworks Over the Bay
  • 21 Parties & Events
  • New Year's Eve Cruises
  • New Year's Eve Masquerade Ball with the SF Symphony
  • NYE at the SF Jazz Center
  • Concerts & Live Music
  • Chinese New Year celebration
  • Sports & Boat Show
  • Arts of the Pacific Asian Show
  • Pacific Orchid Exposition

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Operational Hours in San Francisco

Banks: 8:30am–4:30pm Monday to Friday
Post offices: 9am–5pm Monday to Friday
Shopping malls: 9am–9pm
Stores: 9am–6pm Monday to Saturday, noon to 5pm Sunday
Supermarkets: 8am–8pm, some open 24 hours
Bars: 5pm to midnight Sunday to Thursday, to 2am Friday and Saturday
Nightclubs: 10pm–3am Thursday to Saturday
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