March Happenings in SF

March 5th, 2018

It’s March already and there’s no shortage of things to do in San Francisco. Here are some upcoming events to mark on your calendar, from Whiskies of the World to the 167th Annual SF St. Patty’s Day parade.

Whiskies of the World

The 19th annual whiskey event includes 250+ expressions of bourbon, scotch, Irish, Canadian and other whiskies, as well as seminars, food pairings, unlimited samples, buffet and a cigar on the open air deck. Event takes place on the docked Belle Yacht on Pier 3.

March 24, 5-9 p.m. More info here.

SF St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival

Pack your best green shirt because St. Patrick’s Day falls on a Saturday this year. The 167th annual SF event includes a parade of roughly 5,000 and crowds of 100,000. Parade begins at 11:30 at 2nd and Market Streets and ends in City Hall. Irish festival to be held at the Civic Center Plaza ‘til 5 p.m. Join in the biggest St. Patty’s event west of the Mississippi.

International Chocolate Salon

The International Chocolate Salon is about as tasty as it sounds, with chocolatiers, exhibitors, tastings, demonstrations and all things chocolate. The event will be held at Golden Gate Park in the Hall of Flowers from 10-5:30 p.m on March 11. Tickets are $20 in advance and $30 at the door. More information here.

Bay Area Brew Fest

In its sixth year, the Bay Area Brew Fest features 70 breweries and an assortment of food trucks. Admission runs $45-60 and includes unlimited beer samples. March 24 from 12-4 p.m. or 5-8 p.m. Pier 35. More info here.

SF History Day at the Old Mint

The Old Mint opens their doors just one weekend a year for SF history talks & more. Enjoy the “Granite Lady” in all her luster since surviving the 1906 earthquakes and continued supply of U.S. coinage. SF History Day runs March 3-4. Check out local author Amelia Sue Marshall discuss her latest book on March 3 from 1-3 p.m. Located at 5th and Mission Streets.


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