In its 62nd year, The North Beach Festival is considered San Francisco’s oldest street fair. The festival promises to delight with arts and crafts, live entertainment, Italian street painting, a kids’ chalk art area, animal blessings, gourmet food booths, beverage gardens, and other surprises. The event is situated in the historic North Beach District, known to locals and visitors alike as San Francisco’s Little Italy and the home of the famed Beat Generation. The festival will be hosted on numerous quaint streets in the heart of the district including Grant Avenue and Columbus Avenue. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to participate in a San Francisco tradition known nationally and internationally. The festival will take place, rain or shine, from 10AM-6PM both weekend days. Admission is free.