If you like big outdoor music bashes, check out Harldy Strictly Bluegrass in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, which takes place every October. The free festival features concerts with several bands on four stages throughout the park. You’ll find the event crowed but congenial, with that fun music festival vibe, dancing in the park and noshing opportunities from local food vendors.
WHAT: Hardly Strictly Bluegrass at Gold Gate Park is FREE.
WHEN: Each year in October. Follow the link above to the official event website.
WHERE: Hellman Hollow (formerly Speedway Meadows), Lindley & Marx meadows in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA.
- Where to park: Limited neighborhood parking available. Paid parking available at: George Washington High School (600 32nd Ave), Argonne (680 18th Ave at Cabrillo), Lafayette (Sat & Sun, 4545 Anza Street @ 36th Ave), Presidio Middle School (Sat & Sun, 450 30th Ave), Jefferson Elementary School (Sat & Sun, 1725 Irving St at 18th Ave. between Irving and Judah).
- Shuttle service to the park: Golden Gate Park Shuttle.
- Live Webcast starting Friday at noon.
- Mobile app available for the event (find it on the event website using the link above).