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Information for Bay Area Artists

San Francisco International Arts Festival
April 30 - May 11, 2025

April 29 - May 10, 2026

San Francisco International Arts Festival (SFIAF) is seeking project ideas from individual artists and music and performing arts ensembles based in the five county Bay Area interested in participating in the Festival program from April 30 – May 11, 2025 and / or April 29 - May 10, 2026..

The Festival will take place in multiple venues in the Mission district as defined by the zip codes 94110 and some parts of 94103.

Artists can elect to present their work in a Festival venue, have their work presented by an independent venue, secure their own performance space, or create a site-specific / outdoor project.

Performing arts, music and other public venues in the 94110 or 94103 zip codes are also welcome to propose their own projects to be part of the Festival program in 2025 and / or 2026

For all artists presenting their work as part of the Festival program, SFIAF provides marketing/promotional/advertising, fundraising and logistical support.

For those artists presenting their work at Festival venues, in addition SFIAF also provides scheduling, production and staffing support.

In addition, on a case-by-case basis, SFIAF can offer fiscal sponsorship and management consulting if required.

The SFIAF program serves self-producing artists and ensembles operating in the manner of (or aspiring to be) 501(c)(3) organizations.

The ongoing theme of the Festival is IN DIASPORA: I.D. for the New Majority. There is more information on the theme AT THIS LINK.

Artists and venues interested in participating in the Festival should call the SFIAF office at 415-399-9554 or send an email to [email protected] to schedule an appointment to discuss their projects and inclusion in the program.Interested parties are encouraged to reach out as soon as possible.

San Francisco International Arts Festival
Phone Number: 415-399-9554 | Email: [email protected]
1222 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94109



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