August Events in San Francisco

If you are visiting in August, you are in luck! There’s no shortage of exciting events going on all around San Francisco. Here, we give you the inside scoop to some of SF’s biggest events this August, including games, festivals and fairs, and concerts and shows!


Giants Games in San Francisco:

  • Dates: 8/5, 8/6, 8/7, 8/8, 8/9, 8/10, 8/11, 8/13, 8/14, 8/26, 8/27, 8/29, 8/30 & 8/31
  • Location: Oracle Park (formerly AT&T Park) in the SoMa District

Whether you’re a Giants fan or not, experiencing a home game while in San Francisco is a must. With 13 home games going on in the month of August, you are bound to catch one while you’re here!

Visit this site to buy tickets now!

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Man standing at AT&T Park during a baseall game

49ers Preseason Games in San Francisco

  • Dates: 8/10 & 8/29
  • Location: Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara

Can’t wait for football to start back up? You don’t have to! In August, the 49ers will have 2 preseason games in the San Francisco Bay Area. You need some football, and they need your support!

Visit this site to buy tickets now!

Festivals and Fairs

Outside Lands

  • Dates: 8/9-8/11
  • Location: Golden Gate park

Outside Lands is one of the largest San Francisco events in August. This three-day music festival features more than 70 well-known artists on multiple stages, as well as local food, wine, and beer vendors. 

Visit this site for information on the lineup and to purchase tickets!

The Nihonmachi Street Fair

  • Date: 8/3 & 8/4
  • Location: Japantown District

Nihonmachi Street Fair is an annual event that celebrates Asian Pacific American cultures. During this event, you can sample traditional food, listen to live entertainment, and enjoy activities with your kids. Admission is free, so make sure you take advantage of this cultural event!

Visit this site for more information!

Noise Pop’s 20th Street Block Party

  • Date: 8/17
  • Location: 20th & 19th Street between Bryant and Harrison

Join the diverse community of SF’s colorful Mission District for the fifth annual 20th Street Block Party–a free celebration of summer, music, and great food.

Visit this site for more information!

Concerts and Shows


*Click the links for more information on the each concert!



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