Some popular annual events in California's Bay Area include the Bay to Breakers marathon, Pride Week, the Outside Lands music festival, the Folsom Street Fair and Fleet Week. Most major events take place in San Francisco.
Bay to Breakers is an irreverent marathon that takes place each May. Most of the participants are in costumes, and many are intoxicated.
Pride Week is one of the world's largest celebrations of LGBT culture. The highlight of the week is a parade followed by a street party. It usually takes place in June.
Outside Lands is a large music festival that takes place in Golden Gate Park each August and usually features a variety of major artists.