February Events

Between Black History Month, Valentine’s Day, the Lunar New Year, Mardi Gras and the Superbowl, there’s a lot going on this February. On top of that there’s the usual wealth of art, comedy, music and film not to be missed.

Edwardian Ball

Edwardian Ball
Photo courtesy of Marco Sanchez

A fully immersive party devoted to the delights and attire of another era celebrates with a Revival theme, ballroom dancing, stage shows and absinthe cocktails for the adults in the crowd, through February 4.


SF Indiefest

The 25th annual festival will bring the freshest new independent films and digital programs from around the world to San Francisco audiences.


Chinese New Year Parade

Chinese New Year Parade
Photo courtesy of Knight Lights Photography

Named one of the top ten parades in the world by the International Festivals & Events Association; The SF Chinese New Year Parade is an event you don’t want to miss. Enjoy floats, lion dancers, stilt walkers, Chinese acrobats, and a Golden Dragon in historic Chinatown.

SF Giants Fan Fest

Calling all Giants fans! Kick off the new season and join in all the fun at Oracle Park. This free, family-friendly event allows Giants fans to meet their favorite players and team coaches. There will also be photo opportunities, stadium tours, and giveaways.

SF Beer Week

The frothiest event returns to the city with some of the best brews in the bay. Enjoy new or local craft beers on tap from the best breweries along the West Coast.

The Great San Francisco Pillow Fight

Every Valentine’s Day, hundreds of San Franciscans gather at the Embarcadero Plaza to participate in the annual Great SF Pillow Fight. Spend your Valentine’s Day smacking your loved ones with your fluffiest pillow and sharing memorable laughs.

Noise Pop Festival

Noise Pop Festival
Photo courtesy of Noise Pop Festival

From its humble beginnings in 1993 as a single night, Noise Pop Festival has remained a staple to the local SF music scene.  

Marin Arts & Crafts Show

Photo courtesy of Marin Arts & Crafts Show

The Marin Arts & Crafts Show returns to the Marin Center Exhibit Hall, once again featuring over 200 artisan exhibits, workshops, fine foods and live music. Inspired by the Arts & Crafts movement, the show is a grand celebration of today’s makers and artisans, bringing focus to handcraft in all forms.