Summertime and the livin' is easy--and free, thanks to more than 300 al fresco performances and film screenings in parks around the city. Join the locals and head outdoors for live music under the San Francisco sun, and screenings under the stars.
World Nomads is seeking applicants for a Video Documentary Scholarship, which offers one college student a one-week trip to Kenya where s/he will work with a professional filmmaker to create a video documentary on the theme of community project travel. The winner will also receive a travel video pack from Lonely Planet, which includes a Sony HDR-HC5 video camera.
Low-cost carrier Southwest Airlines will start service to San Francisco International Airport (SFO) on Aug. 26, 2007, with 18 daily nonstop departures.
San Francisco loves a street party any time of the year, but June is especially rich with free, weekend festivals where visitors can revel in the distinct cultural and culinary traditions of the city's diverse neighborhoods. From the Haight-Ashbury Street Fair to the Fillmore Jazz Festival, North Beach to Union Street, be there when San Franciscans come out to celebrate the city's most beloved 'hoods.
Every year at the beginning of June, 500 rainbow flags are hoisted the length of Market Street and San Francisco explodes with queerness. For a city known as the gay mecca for the other 11 months of the year, June is Queer Heaven. The energy reaches a crescendo the last weekend in June with the official San Francisco LGBT Pride Celebration and Parade.