2017 Russian Festival
Say “Da” and take a trip to Russia without leaving the Bay Area at the annual Russian Festival, a celebration of Russian food, dance, music and art.
28th Annual Russian Festival
February 17, 18 and 19, 2017
– Friday: 6-9:45 pm; Dance Party: 9:45 pm to 12:30 am
– Saturday: 12 pm to 10 pm
– Sunday: 12 pm to 7 pm
Russian Center, 2460 Sutter St, San Francisco
$12 adults; $8 Seniors/Students; free for kids 12 and under
Come celebrate the 28th year of Russian festivities. Enjoy all the flavor and fun of the Russian-American experience in one wild weekend. Sample piroshki, borsch, pelmeni and the ever popular flavored vodkas.
The three-day performance spectacular will transport your to Russia of old with ballads, folk songs, ballet, folk dance, and much more; featuring such popular groups as the Konevets quartet from St. Petersburg, Russian; local favorities Nikolai Massenkoff, world renowned bass; Vladimir Riazantsev’s Russian dancers; and the Firebird Dance Ensemble.
Be sure not to miss the historic treasures in the Museum of Russian Culture, and delight in the fantastic Art Gallery to peruse or purchase originals by their own local Russian artists. Face painting and crafts for the kids. Pick up souvenirs like Russian scarves, Baltic amber, lacquer boxes and matryoshka dolls.
Submitted by Johnny Funcheap