20+ San Francisco March 2015 Events: Festivals, Parties, Concerts, Free Fun, & More

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San Francisco 2015 EventsMarch is here and there are many great San Francisco events, festivals, parties, and more all month! Below are over 20 events to enjoy. You can always keep up with our full March events calendar here.

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2015 San Francisco March Events:

March 1-8 (begins Feb 28): SFUSD Arts Festival @ The Asian Art Museum
The Asian Art Museum teams up with the San Francisco Unified School District to present a celebration of student creativity and arts education showcasing visual and performing arts by 11,500 students from 250 schools. More info.

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March 1-21 (begins Feb 12): Annual Youth Speaks Teen Poetry Slam @ Various Locations
Youth Speaks, one of the leaders in Spoken Word performances, works with 45,000 teens annually and is a presenter of local and national youth poetry slams, festivals, reading series and more. Preliminaries take place in March followed by the semi-finals and finals, climaxing with the Grand Slam Finals at the Nourse Theatre on March 21. More info.

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March 3: First Tuesday Free Admission To Conservatory of Flowers
Whether you’re a native San Franciscan, a visitor from another side of the world, or a classroom of budding botanists, the Conservatory of Flowers offers an intimate up-close experience with rare and endangered plants unlike any other. Come see what treasures await you! The Conservatory is free to all visitors on the first Tuesday of every month. Groups are not permitted on free days. More info.

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March 3: First Tuesday Free Admission To San Francisco Contemporary Jewish Museum 
Ever changing, the CJM is a non-collecting institution that partners with national and international cultural institutions to present exhibitions that are both timely and relevant and represent the highest level of artistic achievement and scholarship. More info.

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March 3: First Tuesday Free Admission @ de Young Museum
Designed by the renowned Swiss architecture firm Herzog & de Meuron and Fong & Chan Architects in San Francisco, the new de Young provided San Francisco with a landmark art museum to showcase the museum’s priceless collections of American art from the 17th through the 20th centuries, Textile arts, and art of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas. More info.

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March 3: First Tuesday Free Admission To Legion Of Honor Museum
The Legion of Honor displays an impressive collection of 4,000 years of ancient and European art in an unforgettable setting overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge. Its collections include Rodin’s Thinker, which sits in the museum’s Court of Honor, European decorative arts and paintings, Ancient art, and one of the largest collections of prints and drawings in the country. More info.

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March 3: Free First Tuesday Admission To Museum of Craft and Design
Since opening to the public in 2004, the Museum of Craft and Design has delivered innovative exhibitions and programs to thousands of visitors from San Francisco, the Bay Area and beyond. More info.

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March 4: Free First Wednesday Admission @ GLBT History Museum in Castro District
Located in San Francisco’s Castro District, The GLBT History Museum is the first full-scale, stand-alone museum of its kind in the United States. The museum celebrates 100 years of the city’s vast queer past through dynamic and surprising exhibitions and programming.More info.

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March 7: Black Cuisine Festival | Music, Dance, Food
Kiddieland, dancing, a soul food contest, marketplace and live music are among the draws and this annual tribute to black cuisine. More info.

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March 7: Free First Saturdays @ The Asian Art Museum 
Free general admission on the first Sunday of every month and the family programs offered on that day—are made possible by Target. Admission is granted on a first-come, first-served basis. More info.

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March 7: Chinese New Year’s Treasure Hunt @ Justin Herman Plaza
Largest and most popular treasure hunt of its kind in the United States; inventive clues and unique, little-known treasure spots draw thousands of spirited participants who return year after year for this fun-filled event. More info.

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March 7 & 8: Chinatown Community Street Fair | Free, Parade, Dancing, Food, Vendors
Now in its 26th year, the Chinese Community Street Fair will be held on the weekend of the Southwest Airlines® Chinese New Year Parade. Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of San Francisco’s exhilarating Chinatown during one of the community’s most exciting times of the year. You will find over 80 booths and concessions making this a shopper’s paradise. The SF Chinese Chamber of Commerce has planned activities and entertainment for all ages. Enjoy Chinese folk dancing, opera, drumming and much more at the entertainment stage on Washington St. below Grant Ave. Make sure to get a family photo with the giant puppets, dragon and other memorable artifacts from the Parade! More info.

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March 7-15: Jewish Music Festival @ Various Locations
Oldest festival of Jewish world music in the U.S. The 30th Jewish Music Festival takes place in Berkeley, Oakland and San Francisco. Festival highlights include the World Premiere of newly-commissioned music by jazz bassoonist Paul Hanson; West Coast debuts by a Jewish-Christian-Muslim Israeli combo Diwan Saz, The Grammy-winning Klezmatics. More info.

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March 10: Free Second Tuesday Admission To SF Botanical Gardens in Golden Gate Park
Escape to a unique, 55-acre urban oasis of extraordinary beauty. The Botanical Garden is a living museum within Golden Gate Park, offering 55 acres of both landscaped gardens and open spaces, showcasing over 8,000 different kinds of plants from around the world. More info.

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March 12-12: CAAMFest @ New People Cinema & Various Theaters
CAAMFest is the nation’s largest showcase for new Asian American and Asian films; annually presenting approximately 130 works in San Francisco, Berkeley and Oakland. Since 1982, the festival has been an important launching point for Asian American independent filmmakers as well as a vital source for new Asian cinema. More info.

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March 12-15: 5th International SF Got Kizomba Festival |Kizomba & Semba Dance
This Festival is dedicated to Kizomba & Semba. Learn from instructors representing different countries, styles, backgrounds, and cultures More info.

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March 12-22: ODC/Dance Downtown @ Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theater
ODC/Dance, San Francisco’s internationally acclaimed contemporary dance company, presents its 44th annual home season. Among the season highlights are Dead Reckoning, a world premiere by KT Nelson set to a commissioned score by Joan Jeanrenaud; the premiere of Brenda Way’s “The Invention of Wings,” and a work by New York-based choreographer and guest artist Kate Weare, titled “Still Life with Avalanche”. More info.

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March 14: St. Patrick’s Day Parade | Second and Market to Civic Center
One of San Francisco’s largest annual parades and one of the longest-running parades in the U.S. is celebrated with live music, dance, beverages and traditional Irish cuisine. More info.

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March 14: Free Admission To The Exploratorium Museum @ Pier 15
The Exploratorium has six main galleries, each focused on a different area of exploration. Common to all are interactive exhibits that reward your attention and give you much to think about. Indulge your curiosity and ask your own questions as you play with the exhibits, and discover new ways to understand how our world works. More info.

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March 14-April 12: San Francisco City Golf Championship @ Presidio and Lincoln Golf Courses
The oldest consecutively played amateur, match play, golf tournament offers men’s, women’s and men’s senior championship flights as well as men’s and women’s open division flights; semi-final and final matches at TPC Harding Golf Course. More info.

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March 15: San Francisco International Chocolate Salon@ Fort Mason Center
Features chocolate tasting, demonstrations, new product launches and flavor combinations, fair trade & organic offerings, celebrity chef & author talks, wine pairings, Chocolate Art Gallery, games, ongoing interviews by TasteTV’s Chocolate Television program, and book signings. More info.

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March 22-April 5: Macy’s Flower Show @ Macy’s, Union Square | Free
Macy’s Flower Show has delighted generations of floral aficionados with spectacular gardens filled with millions of live flowers, plants and trees from around the world, all blooming in unison. The show offers a one-of-a-kind opportunity to enjoy these magnificent blossoms in an unexpected setting. Macy’s invites visitors to take part in flower demonstrations, marvel at amazing Bouquets of the Day and take advantage of free tours.More info.

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March 27: Dance Anywhere | Free, Bay Area
Dance Anywhere ® is a simultaneous worldwide public art performance in which people from around the world, of all ages and artistic capacities will stop at noon (PST) and dance.More info.

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March 27 & 28: Rhone Rangers San Francisco Weekend Celebration of American Rhones
Come taste from over 300 wines from more than 80 wineries. The Winemaker Dinner on Friday night, March 27 will kick off the weekend, on the San Francisco side of the Bay, at The Golden Gate Club in the Presidio. Then, across the bay on Saturday March 28, at the Craneway Pavilion & Conference Center for seminar series and Grand Tasting. More info.

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March 29: Transamerica Rock n’ Roll Half Marathon San Francisco
Course starts along the Great Highway at the northwest corner of Golden Gate Park and traverses some of San Francisco’s most beautiful neighborhoods. More info.

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