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Stern Grove Festival AssociationStern Grove Festival Association
The Stern Grove Festival Association is an independent, non-profit arts presenting and producing organization which was founded in 1938 by San Francisco civic activist and arts patron Rosalie M. Stern, in order to present the highest quality performa... Read more
The Stern Grove Festival Association is an independent, non-profit arts presenting and producing organization which was founded in 1938 by San Francisco civic activist and arts patron Rosalie M. Stern, in order to present the highest quality performances, free of admission charge, for all Bay Area residents and visitors, provide paid performance opportunities for professional artists and performing groups in the summer months. develop audiences for the performing arts. enhance San Francisco's renown as a world center of arts and culture.
The Stern Grove Festival is a unique performing arts series in a natural amphitheater surrounded by giant eucalyptus, redwood, and fir trees. The Festival is, as Mrs. Stern wished, designed for everybody -- San Francisco residents and visitors alike, Stern Grove regulars as well as first-timers, and people of every background and interest. Every Sunday, from mid-June through mid-August, the Festival features an array of performances, including traditional music from around the world, including Latin pop, symphony, ballet, rhythm & blues, hip hop and more.