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2015 San Francisco Cinco De Mayo Festival | Mission Dist.

Saturday, May 2, 2015 - All Day | Cost: FREE
Valencia St. (21st to 24th) | Valencia St. and 24th St., San Francisco, CA

Enjoy Cinco de Mayo in the Mission with an annual all day family-friendly celebration that is normally held in Dolores Park, but due to construction is being held as a block party on Valencia Street with live music, cultural performances and more.

11th Annual Cinco de Mayo Festival
Saturday, May 2, 2015 | 10 am to 6 pm
Valencia between 21st and 24th, Mission Dist., SF

The 2015 festival focuses on improving the health and quality of life of our community through the participation of several event sponsors such as, San Francisco First 5/Preschool For All, Monterrey Bay Aquarium, American Red Cross and the SF Health Plan.

2015 Entertainment
Main stage on the corner of Valencia & 24th Street

  • Ensambles Ballet Folklórico de San Francisco,
  • Berta Olivia and the Mariachi Mexicanisimo,
  • Conjunto Picante,
  • Salsa Old School and German Contreas
  • 8 year old Mariachi direct from Puebla, Mexico

Additionally, on the corner of Valencia and 21st Street a “Community Entertainment Corner” will showcase local talented performers, such as, 80 members of four Mission older adult choirs, the Banda Regional Corazón Del Valle, presented by the Comité Mexicano and Adelante, a Mission-based band featuring salsa, Latin Jazz, and other Latin rhythms.

Castrol Auto Parts, will provide our attendees an opportunity to personally meet and get an autograph from a world renowned soccer player, have their pictures taken and participate in the Castrol protection game.

The Kid’s Zone sponsored by Mission Neighborhood Centers will include a musical petting zoo provided by the Community Music School faculty and students which will allow the attendees to try out instruments like Latin Percussion, Guitar, Violin, Cello, Accordion, and trumpet. In addition the Kid’s Zone will also include a full day of arts and crafts including painting, beading, weaving with balloon art, magic tricks and lots of laughs with Spunky the Clown.

Food vendors will offer delicious, diverse foods. Additionally, approximately 50 vendors will showcase their arts and crafts and empower our multi-cultural community through greater awareness of their products and services.

Links: Event details

Cost: FREE


Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, Cinco de Mayo, Fairs & Festivals, Kids & Families, Live Music, San Francisco, Theater & Performance
Address: Valencia St. and 24th St., San Francisco, CA

Saturday, May 2, 2015

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