5+1 Things to Do in San Francisco this May

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Planning on a small trip in the Golden Gate City this May? Then you fell right on the spot! Below you will find 5+1 great ideas for activities this May in San Francisco!


  1. Go to a Festival

Most people associate May in San Francisco with the legendary Carnival celebrations, scheduled this year for the 25th and 26th. This year’s event is dedicated to the Latin and Caribbean culture and involves a weekend full of music, art, and food on Harrison Street, along with the traditional colourful Grand Parade on Sunday.

Still, San Francisco has much more interesting festivals in store for you this May. You have the Maker fair, for example, scheduled for May 17-19, dedicated to science, creativity, innovation, and art, or the San Francisco’s famed Wine festival (May 18), featuring 60 wineries, 20 local restaurants, live music, and waterside views.


  1. Visit a Park

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Did you know that San Francisco has more parks than any other city in the States? It boasts a staggering 220+ parks, providing visitors with a vast array of choices in outdoor activities and sightseeing.

From Presidio’s stunning views to Golden Gate Park’s Conservatory of Flowers and Botanical Garden, you will surely find countless possibilities to fun-packed ventures, no matter your age, stamina, interests or wishes!


  1. Take a Boat Cruise

Boat cruises are considered a ‘must’ for all first-timers in San Francisco. Just make sure to pick a day when the fog has cleared in the bay. You can pick any time of the day, from early morning to sunset hours, or even book a dinner cruise!


  1. Catch a Concert

San Francisco is one of the world’s most prolific music havens, and remains a popular destination for genuine music lovers. Whether you opt to head to the famed Brick & Mortar Music Hall, the Oracle Arena, and Davies Symphony Hall or check out some of the live events scheduled for this May all across the city, catching a concert during your stay will prove an unforgettable experience.


  1. The Theatre

To get an idea of the relationship San Franciscans have with art and culture, note that there are over 50 shows every month across the city!

Even if you have no idea what’s playing, and you just decide to head to one of the city’s theatres, you will find a wide range of operas, comedies, musicals, Shakespearean plays or modern-day dramas.  


  1. Join a Segway Tour!

Vast and rich in legends and tales, San Francisco is far too big and exciting to discover on foot! Why not join one of the most fun-packed tours around the city, and see most of its overwhelming sights and attractions in less than two hours, without shedding a drop of sweat?


Indeed, fun-packed, educational and unwearying, a San Francisco Segway Tour is the best way to discover the true magic of the Golden Gate City!

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