is California’s largest multi-cultural celebration, and one of San
Francisco’s most popular and cherished traditions. San Francisco
Carnaval 2010 will showcase the very best of Latin American and
Caribbean cultures with a dynamic array of food, music, drumming,
dancing, live music, and artistry.
The Festival will feature the following:
- Dance Pavilion – musicians & dancers teach
salsa, samba & much more
- Health Pavilion – providing extensive information,
referrals & health screening
- Drum Grove – learn to play from professional
- Niñolandia – games, break dancing, scholarships
to face painting
- Food Pavilion
- Stages of Live Entertainment – non stop
- Soccer Pavilion
- Zona Verde (Green Zone) – eco friendly products
WHEN & WHERE:
San Francisco Carnaval Festival:
Saturday, May 29 through Sunday, May 30 ?(Memorial Day Weekend),
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Harrison Street between 16th and 22nd Street
On Sunday, May 30, the San Francisco Carnaval Grand Parade kickoffs at
9:30 a.m. at the corner of 24th and Bryant streets, where it will
proceed west to Mission Street. From there, the parade heads north on
Mission down to 17th Street, where it will turn east and flow into the
festival area. A total of 70 contingents in vivid Carnaval costumes
will dazzle the crowd of 400,000 spectators lining the streets.
Carnaval Grand Parade:
Sunday, May 30, 9:30 a.m.
Begins at Bryant & 24th Streets, proceeds down Mission to 17th