Say goodbye to the lazy, wonderful days of summer in San Francisco - from Shakespeare in the Park to America’s Cup races and concerts. Whether you crave the White Party, live music on the waterfront, or the largest architecture festival in the country, San Francisco sends off summer with exciting events this Labor Day weekend, August 30 - September 2. The biggest Labor Day event in San Francisco will celebrate the new Bay Bridge. This enormous Labor Day bash celebrates the completion of the monumental bridge with food, a huge parade, a fun bike ride, a 5k run, and a spectacular firework display to light up the night. Located just off Union Square, The King George Hotel is walking distance and a cable car ride away from the city’s Labor Day happenings. To get around San Francisco on the Labor Day weekend, public transit is the way to go.
Fun Things To Do in San Francisco Over Labor Day
If you’re looking for fun things to do in San Francisco to celebrate the Labor Day holiday, the city explodes with special events and cultural activities - from festivals to concerts. Here a few Labor Day festivities that happen all weekend in SF.
Bay Bridge Celebration -
Sept. 1 - 2 - Celebrate the opening of the new Bay Bridge with Labor Day events, including a parade, a fun bike ride, 5k run, a concert on Treasure Island and spectacular fireworks over the bay and bridge. White Party Glitterati - Saturday, Aug. 31 - Party the night away at the Glitterati White Party under the Moon & Stars Dance, an awesome dance and music festival in Almade Estates.
Shakespeare in the Park -
Celebrating its 31st season, Shakespeare in the Park presents Macbeth, one of the Bard’s most famous tragedies. See the play over Labor Day at The Presidio’s Main Post Parade Ground Lawn.
America’s Cup Pavilion Concert -
Sept. 1 - Jason Mraz performs at the America’s Cup Pavilion on San Francisco Bay. This outdoor Sunday concert is the perfect summer send-off.
Architecture and the City Festival -
Sept 1. Get into the spirit of San Francisco at the opening weekend for the largest architectural and design festival in the country. Join tours, films, exhibitions, design lectures and workshops.