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2013 San Francisco Parol Lantern Festival & Parade | SoMa

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Saturday, December 14, 2013 - 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Jessie Square | 736 Mission St., San Francisco, CA 94199



2013 San Francisco Parol Lantern Festival & Parade | SoMaCelebrate in festive Filipino style at the annual Parol Lantern Festival & Parade, held in Yerba Buena Gardens and Jessie Square, where you can watch traditional, star-shaped Filipino Christmas lanterns called parols march along Yerba Buena Lane, along with live music, art, games and performances.

‎11th Annual Parol Lantern Festival and Parade
Saturday, December 14, 2013 | 5 pm
Jessie Square, Mission St. & Yerba Buena Ln., San Francisco
FREE

The theme for 2013 is “Liwanag para sa tanan: Enlightenment for All,” celebrating movement towards a better, more inclusive society for everyone, including immigration reform and equal rights for LGBTQ.

2013 Schedule:

  • 5 pm: Entertainment & Parol Gallery in Jessie Square
    • Kulintronica – kulintang and electronica
    • Cry Wolffs – electroviolin
    • Ukulenny and Dane Hipolito – ukulele and vocals
    • Chalk art by Paolo Salazar
  • 6:15 pm: Parade Starts at Yerba Buena Gardens
  • 6:30 pm: Music, Gimme Games, and Tala Awards in Jessie Square

Please note, in case of rain, outdoor activities will be cancelled and the festival will take place in St. Patrick’s Cathedral at 6:30 pm.


Links: Event details

Cost: FREE

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Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, Fairs & Festivals, Kids & Families, Live Music, San Francisco, Tree Lightings & Holiday Festivities
Address: 736 Mission St., San Francisco, CA 94199

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