Neighborhood festivals, kids' carnivals, monster movie marathons, Day of the Dead processions, and walking tours filled with legend and lore are just part of the Halloween fun brewing in and around San Francisco.
Food + Drink
This summer, writer Cindy Price embarked on a whirlwind trip up the California coast from Los Angeles to San Francisco, hitting 28 taquerias in five days, on a quest for the ultimate taco.
The Cal Expo fairgrounds come alive every summer as the California State Fair becomes a "city within a city" that hosts nearly one million visitors. Folks come from near and far for the memorable delights of this 153-year-old extravaganza that includes exciting exhibits, amazing attractions, live entertainment, and the Magnificent Midway.
From authentic Irish pubs and laid-back neighborhood bars to ultra-hip lounges and high-intensity dance clubs, the opportunities are endless for partying the night away in everyone's favorite City by the Bay. When the skyline begins to sparkle under the stars, San Francisco's nightlife comes alive--check out these popular spots for sipping cocktails, late-night dining, or dancing till dawn.