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These 14 Unique Festivals in San Francisco Are Something Everyone Should Experience Once

For a city that finds every possible reason to celebrate, it’s really not hard to get caught in the middle of a fair, festival, or parade — especially in the summertime. Yes, we’ve got the big music festivals here, but there’s also plenty of iconic celebrations and quite a few weird and wild street fairs that make this city so unique. We truly know how to party here, as these 14 unique festivals in San Francisco attest to. I mean, this was the home of the original Burning Man, after all…

So, get out there and get wild, folks! And no complaints about the cost, because a lot of these celebrations are free! What are some of your favorite festivals in San Francisco? Let us know in the comments!

Stephanie Garr
Stephanie is a freelance writer and editor based in San Francisco, California. When she's not tapping at a keyboard, she can be found leading groups on gourmet chocolate walking tours (best job ever) or running the many lovely hills and stairs of the city (to burn off all that chocolate, of course). She also runs a travel blog with her husband at Big & Small Travel (