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San Francisco Performing Arts

Stern Grove Festival

  • Music Festivals
  • Fodor's Choice

Updated 02/02/2015

Fodor's Review

The nation's oldest continual free summer music festival hosts Sunday-afternoon performances of symphony, opera, jazz, pop music, and dance. The amphitheater is in a beautiful eucalyptus grove, perfect for picnicking before the show. World-music favorites such as Ojos de Brujas, Seu Jorge, and Shuggie Otis get the massive crowds dancing. Shows generally start at 2 pm, but arrive hours earlier if you want to see the performances up close—and dress for cool weather, as the fog often rolls in.

Performing Art Information


Sloat Blvd. at 19th Ave., San Francisco, California, 94102, United States



Updated 02/02/2015


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