Study in San Francisco: Summer Fun in 2013

Have you ever wanted to study in San Francisco? Kaplan has one English language school in the heart of the city and another in Berkeley, a small university town just outside of San Francisco. If you want to learn more about life as a student in San Francisco, read this blog post.

Take a look at our San Francisco poster! It features the famous Golden Gate Bridge as well as the city's iconic cable car system. To celebrate San Francisco being named as America’s best city, we have made a list of fun things to do in this summer. It’s below the poster!

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Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender Pride Celebration Parade

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Where: Embarcadero to Civic Center, Market St
When: Sun June 30
What: San Francisco's annual celebration of lesbian and gay pride culminates with a festive parade. Prepare for some camp and colorful fun!

Fillmore Street Jazz Festival

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Where: Fillmore St. between Jackson and Eddy Sts
When: Sat July 6 - Sun July 7
What: If you love jazz, this is the festival for you! There are three stages of continuous jazz performances from more than 300 artists. If you're feeling peckish, there are also international food courts with some of the best food and drink that the city has to offer!

Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival

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Where: Golden Gate Park
When: Fri Aug 9 - Sun Aug 11
What: This huge event in Golden Gate Park is one of the best music festivals in America. This year the line-up boasts legends such as Sir Paul McCartney, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Nine Inch Nails. If you're too young to know these bands, there's also music from the likes of Phoenix, Vampire Weekend and Yeah Yeah Yeahs!

San Francisco Fringe Festival

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Where: Exit Theatre and other downtown venues
When: Fri Sept 6 - Sat Sept 21
What: The 22nd annual festival has a wide variety of shows. There is everything from classical to comedy and cabaret. Tickets for these shows are cheap so make sure that you don't miss out!

Our Study in San Francisco poster was created by Juliana Cuervo. Juliana also created our Study in London poster. If you like these posters, we also have ones about Sydney and New York. What travel poster would you like to see us create next? Let us know by leaving a comment below!

We also found this interesting infographic about San Francisco's bridges by SF Travel. Find out more on life in San Francisco here.

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