Summer in San Francisco

Summer in San Francisco - marathonMark Twain famously said, “The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco.” It is a common tourist faux pas to think June, July and August are going to be warm in the city. It is usually the season of mists, unexpected chills and tourists shivering in shorts and T-shirts, our expert Lucie Young says in her introduction to our San Francisco travel guide.

What it lacks in warm weather, however, is more than compensated by a full schedule of festivals, parades and street fairs. Here’s a selection of what’s going on.

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