Best time to visit San Francisco

San Francisco is a very live and active city. A wide variety of special events run throughout the entire year. From Chinese New Year to the Union Street Festival, San Francisco has a lot to offer any time of the year. When is the best time to visit San Francisco? The answer depends on several factors. Do you want to attend a major event? Do you want a cheap flight? Do you want to go when the temperature is the mildest? Our guide shows all these factors (Events, price, and temperature) to help you decide when it’s best for you to visit San Francisco.

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January
Flight Prices: Low
Avg. Temp: 58
Events: Chinese New Year
February
Flight Prices: Low
Avg. Temp: 61
Events: Pacific Orchid Exposition
March
Flight Prices: Normal
Avg. Temp: 62
Events: St. Patrick’s Day Parade
April
Flight Prices: Normal
Avg. Temp: 65
Events: Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival
May
Flight Prices: Normal
Avg. Temp: 65
Events: Opening Day on the Bay
June
Flight Prices: High
Avg. Temp: 68
Events: Union Street Festival
July
Flight Prices: High
Avg. Temp: 68
Events: Red Bull Streets of San Francisco
August
Flight Prices: High
Avg. Temp: 69
Events: Burlingame ArtzFest
September
Flight Prices: Normal
Avg. Temp: 71
Events: Millbrae Art & Wine Festival
October
Flight Prices: Normal
Avg. Temp: 70
Events: Fleet Week
November
Flight Prices: Normal
Avg. Temp: 64
Events: Dia de los Muertos
December
Flight Prices: Low
Avg. Temp: 59
Events: Holiday Tree Lighting

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Article by Melisse Hinkle (374 posts)

A New England native but explorer at heart, Melisse has traveled throughout North America, biked through rice paddies in Bali, seen the Northern Lights in Iceland, walked alongside llamas in Machu Picchu and made her way around Europe while studying abroad in London. She is the Head of Content and Social Media for North America at Cheapflights.