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San Francisco Carnaval Festival 2016: Saturday | Mission

Saturday, May 28, 2016 - All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations accepted

Harrison Street | Harrison Street and 24th Street, San Francisco, CA



San Francisco Carnaval | 2016

San Francisco Carnaval Festival 2016: Saturday | MissionPhoto | Oliver Klink
The 2016 San Francisco Carnaval Festival transforms Harrison Street into a wonderland. The 2016 theme is ¡Viva La Madre Tierra!, which is Spanish for “Mother Earth,” celebrates Mother Earth’s prevalence in many cultures worldwide as the manifestation of the natural world.

San Francisco Carnaval Festival 2016: Saturday | MissionPhoto | David Toshiyuki

38th Annual San Francisco Carnaval Festival
May 28-29, 2016 | 10 am to 6 pm
– Grand Parade: May 29, 2016 | 9:30 am
Harrison Street between 16th and 24th Streets
FREE, but donations accepted

Spanning eight blocks, this two-day annual street festival takes place on Harrison Street between 16th and 24th Streets.

On Sunday, May 29th, the Grand Parade starts at 9:30am 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.

> 2016 Festival & Parade Lineup

Come and experience global cuisine, international music, dance, arts & crafts, and other fun activities and entertainment on every street corner for the entire family to enjoy. Carnaval San Francisco is the largest multi–cultural celebration on the West Coast.

San Francisco Carnaval Festival 2016: Saturday | MissionPhoto | David Yu

Links: Event details

Cost: FREE*

*Free, but donations accepted

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Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, Fairs & Festivals, KFOG, Live Music, Memorial Weekend, Monthly Top 10 Preview - May, San Francisco
Address: Harrison Street and 24th Street, San Francisco, CA

Saturday, May 28, 2016

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