Events Calendar: June 2024

Through July 21
de Young | Irving Penn

One of the 20th century’s greatest photographers was Vogue’s longest-standing contributor, revolutionizing fashion photography in the postwar era. Approximately 175 Irving Penn photographs spanning nearly 70 years. Golden Gate Park, 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr. 

Through Aug. 11
de Young | Fashioning San Francisco: A Century of Style

One hundred collection highlights plus local loans of high fashion and haute couture in the first major presentation of the costume collection in over 35 years. Showcasing designs from French couturiers, Japanese avant-garde designers, and other pillars of the fashion industry. Golden Gate Park, 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr.

Through Aug. 18
Legion of Honor | Japanese Prints in Transition: From the Floating World to the Modern World

In 1868 Japan’s shogun was overthrown, marking the end of feudal military rule and ushering in the Meiji era of modernization. The exhibition highlights the stylistic transition and the work of one artist, Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, who successfully spanned two worlds. 100 34th Ave. at Lincoln Park.

June 1
Half Moon Bay Wine & Jazz Festival

The third annual event features California wines. Get a commemorative stemless wine glass, tasting tickets, and wristband to explore the many winemakers up and down historic Main Street.

12 – 5 p.m., performers to be announced.  

June 1 – 2 
46th Annual Union Street Festival
Summer in the City is the theme for the Union Street Association’s weekend street fair. Featuring food, crafts, entertainment and more, from Gough to Fillmore streets.

June 1 – 21
San Francisco Opera | Innocence

An international cast performs this towering work sung and spoken in nine languages, co-commissioned by San Francisco Opera, making its highly anticipated U.S. premiere. War Memorial Opera House, 301 Van Ness Ave.  

June 5 – 29
BroadwaySF | Company

Britney Coleman as Bobbie, North American tour of COMPANY, photo: Matthew Murphy for MurphyMade

Five-time Tony Award-winner, the production features Sondheim’s songs: You Could Drive a Person Crazy, The Ladies Who Lunch, Side by Side by Side, and more. Orpheum Theatre, 1192 Market St.

June 5 – 30
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley | Being Alive: A Sondheim Celebration

The 53rd season closes with a world premiere revue dedicated to the musical genius of Stephen Sondheim. Into the Woods, A Little Night Music, Sunday in the Park with George, Sweeney Todd, Merrily We Roll Along, and more. Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St., Mountain View.

June 7 – 9
San Francisco Symphony | Alonzo King Lines Ballet & Peter Sellars 

Ravel’s enchanting Mother Goose characters come to vivid life thanks to Alonzo King’s inventive choreography and the dancers of LINES Ballet. Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave.

June 12
Chase Center | Janet Jackson

On tour in Together Again, the five-time GRAMMY®️ Award-winning Rock and Roll Hall of Fame®️ Inductee marks her 50th anniversary in entertainment with global record sales of over 180 million. Joined in concert by Nelly, three-time GRAMMY®️ winner, a hip-hop sensation.

June 14 -16
Oracle Park | San Francisco Giants

This Father’s Day brings a three-game series to the ballpark in San Francisco when the Giants take on the Los Angeles Angels at home. 

June 15 – 16
70th Anniversary North Beach Festival

Over 150 local makers, art, food, activities and live music are at the center of the outdoor event over Father’s Day. On Columbus from Broadway to Green Street, on Grant Avenue from Columbus to Green, on Green from Columbus to Grant, on Vallejo from Powell to Grant. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. both days.

June 15 – 28
San Francisco Opera | Partenope

image: Cory Weaver

Love is a battlefield in this award-winning production of Partenope, a laugh-out-loud comedy of romance and rejection, set to some of George Frideric Handel’s most masterful music. War Memorial Opera House, 301 Van Ness Ave.

June 18
San Francisco Symphony | San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus

“All We Need Is Love” is the ultimate tribute to love songs. From timeless ballads to contemporary anthems, this joint concert during Pride Month is a harmonious journey through love’s many faces. Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave.

June 18 – 23
BroadwaySF | The Cher Show

A new Tony Award®-winning musical featuring 35 songs is packed with so much Cher that it takes three women to play her: the kid starting out, the glam pop star, and the icon. Curran Theater, 445 Geary St.

June 20 – 23
Transcendence Theatre Company | Summertime!

A mosaic of musical styles ranging from Broadway’s Oklahoma!, Pippin, Godspell, Big River, Porgy and Bess, and more to Top 40 and country artists. Fazio Field, 151 1st Street West, Sonoma.

June 21 – 23
Presidio Theatre | Fellow Travelers

The West Coast premiere of the Opera Parallèle adaptation of Thomas Mallon’s novel is a tender love story and political thriller set in the corridors of power during the McCarthy era. 99 Moraga Ave.

June 25 – 30 
Center for the Performing Arts | Peter Pan

courtesy: Center for the Performing Arts

This high-flying musical has been thrilling audiences of all ages for close to 70 years. Timeless songs include I’m Flying, I Gotta Crow, I Won’t Grow Up, and Neverland. 255 Almaden Blvd, San Jose.

June 27 – Sep. 7
San Francisco Playhouse | Evita

The season concludes with this powerhouse musical, a multiple Tony Award-winning Broadway sensation by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice. 450 Post St.

June 29 – 30
Pride Celebration and Parade

courtesy: SF Travel

One of the largest LGBTQ+ celebrations in the world, now marking its 54th year, brings together over one million people from around the world.