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Carnaval 2014

Party in the streets during two-day Carnaval celebration | May 24-25
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The 2014 San Francisco Carnaval Festival (May 24-25, 2014 from 10 am to 6 pm) transforms Harrison Street into a wonderland of food, music, dance, art, crafts. The 2014 theme is La Rumba de la Copa Mundial – a Celebration of the World Cup – which begins June 12th in Brazil. Photo credits: Oliver Klink & David Tashiyuki

Spanning eight blocks, this two-day annual street festival takes place on Harrison Street between 16th and 24th Streets with a big Grand Parade on Sunday.

  • Main Stage music & performances
  • Entertainment on every street corner of the festival
  • Arte Expo featuring works from the Mexican Museum, Mission Cultural Center, Galleria de la Raza, Acion Latina, BRAVA, and Precita Eyes
  • Low Rider Art Car Show
  • Niñolandia, a pint-sized party for the little ones offering children’s activities
  • Zona Verde, presenting green services for our plane

36th Annual San Francisco Carnaval Festival
Saturday, May 24 and Sunday, May 25, 2014 | 10 am-6 pm
Harrison Street between 16th and 24th Streets
FREE, but donations accepted

Carnaval Grand Parade:
Sunday, May 25, 2014 | 9:30 am
The Grand Parade starts 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

Photo credit: David Yu