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Pistahan 2015: Filipino Cultural Festival & Parade | SF
Experience the largest celebration of Filipino art, dance, music and food at the annual Pistahan Parade & Festival in San Francisco.
Billed as the largest celebration of Filipino Americans in the U.S., the the two-day event organized by the Filipino American Arts Exposition is expected to draw over 75,000 people each day. Admission is free and fun for the entire family. The 2015 theme is “Home Away from Home.”
2015 Pistahan Parade
Saturday, August 8, 2015 | 11 am
Civic Center, San Francisco
Witness a dazzling display of Filipino culture and traditions at the Pistahan Parade down Market Street, from Civic Center to 4th Street. Plus, it sounds like the Manny Pacqiaou look-a-like contest contingent returns to the parade.
- 10 am–Opening ceremonies kick-off the Pistahan weekend
- 10:30 am—Contingents line up for the parade
- 11 am–The Pistahan Parade begins at the San Francisco Civic Center at Grove Street and Larkin Street, marches down Market Street, makes a right on 4th Street and ends at Yerba Buena Gardens on Howard Street.
2015 Pistahan Festival
Saturday-Sunday, August 8-9, 2015 | 11 am to 5 pm
Yerba Buena Gardens, Mission St. and Yerba Buena Lane, SF
On the Terrace level of Yerba Buena Gardens, attendees will find the Dance Pavilion, the Ramar Foods Culinary Pavilion, home to Pistahan’s popular Adobo Cookoff and Balut-eating Contest, and the Wine Tasting Pavilion where they can sample the limited edition Pistahan wine.
Yerba Buena Gardens also extends across Mission Street into Jessie Square where attendees will find the Martial Arts Pavilion and its boxing and martial arts tournaments, RC drifting and related exhibitor booths and activities.
Enjoy world-class performances at the main Pistahan Stage and at the more intimate Bayanihan Stage—showcasing Filipino and Filipino American performers, including folk dance, modern dance, hip-hop, R&B, rap, jazz, Broadway, balagtasan (spoken word), and more.
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