Grand Lighting and Surrealistic Summer Solstice Concert to Celebrate Summer of Love 50th

June 8, 2017  •  California Historical Society

A special City-sponsored Summer of Love tribute kicks off on June 21, the summer solstice, in Golden Gate Park. The free concert features members of Jefferson Airplane, The Chambers Brothers, Moonalice, and others who will perform hits of the late 60s. The City will illuminate San Francisco’s landmark Conservatory of Flowers with a special Summer of Love light installation. Learn More →

Flowers in Your Hair Day in San Francisco

May 16, 2017  •  California Historical Society

On Saturday May 13th the California Historical Society and San Francisco Travel celebrated Flowers in Your Hair Day in San Francisco marking the 50th anniversary of the release of the song San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair). Learn More →

Journey to the Summer of Love with the California Historical Society

May 12, 2017  •  California Historical Society

  On the Road to the Summer of Love Exhibition at the California Historical Society, 2017. Inset: Fantasy Fair, Mill Valley, 1967.   “The past is never dead. It’s not even past.” —William Faulkner “The Summer of Love era has never really left us,” writes author, historian, and music publicist Dennis McNally, guest curator of the California Historical Society’s... Learn More →