San Francisco’s Folsom Street Fair: World’s Largest Leather Event

The Folsom Street Fair is called the "grand daddy of all leather events" and takes place at the end of each summer in the South of Market District in San Francisco. 2016 marked the 33rd year of its existence. The fair covers 13 city blocks and typically draws 400,000 people, most of them dressed in leather.

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Two men, one dressed as a clown and the other in leather pants, flocked to San Francisco’s Folsom Street Fair, billed as the world’s largest leather event. (Sept. 25, 2016)
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A woman with a feathered mask talks to a man with a mohawk at San Francisco’s Folsom Street Fair, billed as the world’s largest leather event. (Sept. 25, 2016)
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Visitors walk on the sidewalk to attend the festivities at San Francisco’s Folsom Street Fair, billed as the world’s largest leather event. (Sept. 25, 2016)
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Guests visit tents and booths at San Francisco’s Folsom Street Fair, billed as the world’s largest leather event. (Sept. 25, 2016)
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A man dressed as a clown and another man dressed in leather pants talk on the sidewalk at San Francisco’s Folsom Street Fair, billed as the world’s largest leather event. (Sept. 25, 2016)
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Visitors descend on the Folsom Street Festival in San Francisco. (Sept. 25, 2016)
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