2016 Fat Tuesday Block Party | Fillmore Dist.
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Fillmore Center Plaza | 1475 Fillmore St. San Francisco, CA 94115
Fillmore Street comes alive with a neighborhood-wide Mardi Gras party during the annual Fat Tuesday in the Fillmore with a free blues concert and a spectacular New Orleans-style parade.
The 2016 celebration will include a free Super Community concert in the Fillmore Center Plaza on Saturday, February 6th.
The festive celebration will resume on Fat Tuesday, February 9th with a free blues party, a New Orleans style processional and culminate with a masquerade ball (tickets required).
The two day festival will again bring San Francisco’s historic Fillmore Music District to life with blues:
- Saturday, Feb. 6, 4-9 pm: Performed by Tia Carroll and Alabama Mike
- Tuesday, Feb. 9, 5 pm: Legendary blues artists Bobbie “Spider” Webb and Alvon Johnson will headline, along with a New Orleans style processional down the Fillmore Corridor.
The purchase of a $10 wristband will allow those not attending the ball to enjoy specials offered by numerous Fillmore restaurants and businesses.
The Mardi Gras Masquerade Ball will take place at 7 pm at the West Bay Conference Center, at 1290 Fillmore. The crown jewel of San Francisco’s Fat Tuesday celebration will feature Alvon Johnson & Band and DJ, Mr. “C”. Guests will enjoy an evening of New Orleans style food, dancing to Zydeco and rhythm and blues, and plenty of partying.