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June 20, 2018 Visit California, Visit USA No Comments Email Email

The latest edition of “What’s New in San Francisco” is now available at

In this monthly roundup from San Francisco Travel, you will find:


  • New Light Art Installation Is the Highest Altitude Public Art Installation in the United States
  • San Francisco Travel Launches “I Am San Francisco and You Are Always Welcome” at
  • Rugby World Cup Sevens Make U.S. Debut July 20-22, 2018


  • Concert Series at AT&T Park Sure to Make a Home Run Summer
  • “Giants of Land and Sea” Opens at the California Academy of Sciences
  • June 30-July 1, 2018 – 34th Annual Fillmore Jazz Festival
  • Storybook Characters Visit the Bay Area Discovery Museum This Summer
  • Road Trip: San Francisco Walking Tours Offers “Bohemian Chic” Experiences


  • Aug 23-26, 2018 – Eat Drink SF Returns, San Francisco’s Premier Food and Drink Festival


  • Through Aug. 19, 2018 – Stern Grove Festival 81st Season
  • “Photosynthesis” Light Art Installation Returns to Conservatory of Flowers for Summer
  • June 22-23, 2018 – San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus Presents World Premiere of “Unbreakable”
  • June 30-Sept. 30, 2018: “Truth and Beauty: The Pre-Raphaelites and the Old Masters” at the Legion of Honor
  • July 6-22, 2018 – 40th Anniversary San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival
  • July 26-Dec. 2, 2018 – “Lew the Jew and His Circle: Origins of American Tattoo” at the Contemporary Jewish Museum Aug. 30, 2018–Jan. 6, 2019: “Veiled Meanings: Fashioning Jewish Dress, from the Collection of the Israel Museum, Jerusalem” at the Contemporary Jewish Museum
  • Through Sept. 3, 2018 – “Inflatable” at the Exploratorium
  • Sept. 22, 2018–Jan. 6, 2019 – “Contemporary Muslim Fashions” at the De Young Museum
  • Oct. 20-21, 2018 – 15th Anniversary San Francisco Trolley Dances
  • Through Oct. 28, 2018 – “René Magritte: The Fifth Season” at SFMOMA
  • Nov. 15, 2018 – Jan. 6, 2019 – Cirque du Soleil Brings “Volta,” Its Newest Big Top Production, to AT&T Park
  • Through Jan. 7, 2019 – “Walt Disney’s Nine Old Men: Masters of Animation” at The Walt Disney Family Museum


  • New Lodge at the Presidio Opening June 28, 2018


  • SFO Celebrates “Topping Out” of Terminal 1, Airport’s Largest Construction Project                               
  • Alaska Airlines Goes Strawless in Partnership with Nonprofit Lonely Whale
  • Low-Cost Airline Brand LEVEL to Shift Nonstop Barcelona Flights from Oakland to SFO
  • Alaska Airlines Tops J.D. Powers Satisfaction Study for 11th Year

The San Francisco Travel Association is the official destination marketing organization for the City and County of San Francisco. For information on reservations, activities and more, visit, read the Visitors Planning Guide or call 415-391-2000.  San Francisco Travel operates Visitor Information Centers at Hallidie Plaza, 900 Market St. at the corner of Powell and Market streets, and on the lower level of Macy’s Union Square.  San Francisco Travel is also a partner at the California Welcome Center at PIER 39. 

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San Francisco International Airport (SFO) offers non-stop flights to more than 46 international cities on 39 international carriers. The Bay Area’s largest airport connects non-stop with 79 cities in the U.S. on 13 domestic airlines. SFO is proud to offer upgraded free Wi-Fi with no advertising. For up-to-the-minute departure and arrival information, airport maps and details on shopping, dining, cultural exhibitions, ground transportation and more, visit  Follow SFO on and   

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