Festivals in February that you Shouldn’t Miss

There’s always something to do in San Francisco this month. Discover a calendar of festivals and find details on each one including what to expect when you attend.

San Francisco Independent Film Festival (SF IndieFest)
FEBRUARY 11-25
Roxie Theatre and various locations, 415-820-3907
http://www.sfindie.com

This film festival screens the best of independent films and videos from the Bay Area and beyond. SF Indiefest is a year-round, non-profit organization that has been operating since 1998. They present three annual festivals: the SF Independent Film Festival (SF Indie for short), the SF Documentary Festival (DocFest for short) and Another Hole in the Head, the genre film festival. In 2012 they also premiered the Northern California Action Sports Film Festival and the US edition of the touring shnit International Short Film Festival.

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Photo by http://sfindie.com

Tulipmania Festival
FEBRUARY 13-21
Pier 39, 415-705-5500
http://www.pier39.com

Thousands of brilliantly colored tulips from all over the world coupled with free, guided tours. PIER 39 comes alive with the vibrant colors of more than 39,000 blooming tulips and seasonal garden favorites during Tulipmania! Enjoy the flowers’ beauty and learn helpful gardening tips by taking free self-guided and guided tours anytime during Tulipmania. Free guided tours depart daily at 10am from the PIER 39 Entrance Plaza.

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Photo by http://www.pier39.com

Noise Pop
FEBRUARY 19-28
Various locations, 415-375-3370
http://www.noisepop.com

San Francisco’s premier independent music, film and art festival is a full-scale cultural happening, which also includes gallery art shows, a music-themed film festival, an indie-designer trunk sale and educational panels.

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Photo by http://www.noisepop.com

Black Choreographers Festival: Here & Now
FEBRUARY 20-28
Various locations San Francisco and Oakland
http://www.bcfhereandnow.com

Black Choreographers Festival: Here & Now celebrating the legacy of African & African American dance, art and culture with performances, master classes and special events; entertaining concerts that represent the Bay Area and beyond, honoring talented artists and faithful audiences.  Soulful, beautiful, inspiring – representing the African Diaspora with traditional and contemporary dance forms.

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Photo by http://www.brownpapertickets.com

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