Music, Dance and More at the YBG Festival 2021

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May 18 - May 29, 2021

Music, Dance and More at the YBG Festival 2021

Yerba Buena Gardens

The Yerba Buena Gardens Festival is bringing outdoor dance, music, and family fun to the Gardens this spring and summer. Whether you’re looking to spice up your lunch hour with live music, join a group dance experience, or bring the family for art and creativity projects, there is something for everyone to enjoy.


The Lunchtime Pop-Up series features musical performances spanning the genres of World music and Afro-Latin rhythm to a Ukulele + Trumpet duo and Americana. Performances are Thursdays from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Yerba Buena Gardens Esplanade. Grab lunch at any of the excellent eateries at the Metreon or in Yerba Buena and enjoy!


If you’re looking to keep it moving during your workday, Tuesdays from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. you’ll find San Francisco’s Rhythm & Motion leading free, small group (and socially distanced) dance classes. To maintain social distancing, registration is required for these addictive follow-along classes featuring music from around the world and welcoming dancers of all levels and abilities. Upcoming classes will be held on May 18th and 25th. Sign up here!


Looking for fun on the weekend? Bring the family to enjoy Spring Saturdays, a partnership with the Children’s Creativity Museum that blends art, crafts and Earth Day-themed activities with engaging content and live drumming performance. The next Spring Saturday event is taking place Saturday, May 29th at the LeRoy King Carousel and Gardens courtyard with drummer Aaron Kierbel, of RythymALLogy, performing from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Registration will open soon at the Children’s Creativity Museum website.