NEMA San Francisco is positioned at the intersection of SOMA, Civic Center, Hayes Valley, and The Mission neighborhoods—each offering a unique appeal and distinct character. July in the neighborhood and beyond is packed with a variety of live entertainment. Here are a few of the many must attend events that are up next this month near NEMA:

July 4, Downtown First Thursdays. Grab your friends and head downtown for DFT on Market Street & 2nd Street with a special July 4 edition. Get ready for more live music, food, drag, DJs, free all-ages activities to fill up the night.

July 6, Chop Life Fest. Get ready for a day filled with delicious food, great music, and good vibes.

July 7, Grooves & Grapes (Wine & Food Festival). Celebrate the 4th of July weekend in style with a delightful day of indulgence, featuring an impressive array of wines and gourmet delights.

July 10, Sound Bath with Dana Murphy. Get your mid-week recalibration in the Hammett Room at The Line.

July 14, The Ube Festival. Get ready for a purple paradise at The Ube Festival - a celebration of all things ube with delicious treats, vibrant decorations, and fun.

July 14, Foodwise Summer Bash. Celebrate our Bay Area food community at the freshest party of the season featuring 45+ restaurants, bars, and wineries at the Ferry Building.

July 19, A Soft Place to Land. Opening reception of "A Soft Place to Land", the first show of the SOMArts’ 2024–2025 exhibition season. Featuring an opening ritual led by Bushmana Africa.

July 20, National Caviar Day Celebration. Celebrate 40 years of Caviar Excellence with Tsar Nicoulai Caviar in the Grand Hall of the Ferry Building for an evening filled with the finest caviar delights.

July 20, San Francisco Vintage Market. Discover vintage treasures at the San Francisco Vintage Market – Fulton Plaza! Starting July 20th, San Francisco Vintage Market -Fulton Plaza (SFVM) will be held every 3rd Saturday of the month from 10am to 3pm between the Asian Art Museum and the Main Branch of the San Francisco Public Library.

July 21, The Ice Cream Festival. Celebrate the coolest day of the year at the Ice Cream Festival, a family-friendly event that promises to be ice-screamingly fun.

July 28, Wingstock Festival: All Things Fried Chicken. Come hungry and prepare to flock to a variety of vendors serving up everything from spicy wings to crispy thighs.

Thru July 28, Orpheum Theater 2023-2024 Season from BroadwaySF. The season brings the return of award-winning productions like Wicked (August 2024) and Mrs. Doubtfire (July 2-28).

Every Friday & Saturday from 5:30-9:30pm Summer DJ Nights at Saluhall on Market Street. Enjoy awesome local DJs like @dreamsthedj and Lycan Catt spinning on level 2 of Saluhall, creating the perfect soundtrack to your weekend.

Thru August 4, Summer 2024 at the SF Symphony. The SF Symphony features a wide array of musical events for summer 2024.

Thru August 17, Infinite: A Solo Presentation. Jonathan Carver Moore is pleased to present Infinite, a solo exhibition by Victoria Mara Heilweil.

Thru August 17, SFAC Gallery Show “Praxis of Local Knowledge”. This exhibition features the work of four artists exploring diverse narratives of movement and memory.

Thru August 18, Summer 2024 at SFJAZZ. Featuring over 100 concerts, this summer at SFJAZZ features a robust lineup for the 41st Annual San Francisco Jazz Festival and SFJAZZ Summer Sessions 2024.

Late Night Specials at Rise Over Run. Enjoy drink specials and light snacks: 9 to 10pm Tuesday and Wednesday and 10 to 11pm Thursday to Saturday.

Thru September 27, Hip Hop on the Plaza. Join All the Way Live Foundation in UN Plaza on Friday afternoons for everything hip hop!

Last Sunday Of Each Month | 4:00pm-8:00pm | Charmaine’s social playground for Layover, a Rooftop Happy Hour featuring craft cocktails, light bites, and DJ jams by Motel Club.

Heart of the City Farmers Market. Sundays and Wednesdays. A well-loved Farmers Market happening in Civic Center since 1981.

Learn and Play Chess at UN Plaza. Sundays, 11am-1pm Learn and play chess at UN Plaza!

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