Outside Lands Returns to San Francisco

San Francisco festival hosts diverse offerings for lovers of music, art, food and drink By: Kelly Rosenfeld
Musician M. Ward during his set at Outside Lands, which features many of the year’s top performers. // © 2012 Mindy Poder
Musician M. Ward during his set at Outside Lands, which features many of the year’s top performers. // © 2012 Mindy Poder

The Details

Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival
www.sfoutsidelands.com

Outside Lands, the popular San Francisco festival showcasing music, food, wine, beer and art, will be held Aug. 10-12 this year in Golden Gate Park.

Music headliners at this year’s festival include Metallica, Stevie Wonder, Foo Fighters, Beck, Skrillex, Norah Jones, Regina Spektor, Jack White, Neil Young & Crazy Horse, Passion Pit and many more.

In addition to Outside Lands’ music offerings, guests of the festival can enjoy a variety of other events as well. A Taste of the Bay Area showcases some of San Francisco’s best restaurants, including 4505 Meats, American Grilled Cheese, Bun Mee, Nojo, Woodhouse and many others, while Wine Lands offers festival-goers the chance to enjoy over 25 wineries from the local wine region. Other activities and offerings will also take place over the course of the festival.

Select tickets are still available for Outside Lands, including regular three-day tickets for $225 and VIP three-day tickets for $495. VIP tickets include exclusive seating and activities, access to special VIP food concessions, beer, wine and spirits service, a commemorative poster and more. Shuttle passes are also available for purchase.

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