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Union Street Easter Parade & Festival

The wonderful and wacky “Biggest Little Parade in San Francisco”
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The Annual Union Street Spring Celebration and Easter Parade is not your average street fair or formal parade. It can best be described as wonderful, wacky, elegant and fabulous, with everything from roller-blading cows and creative self-propelled mini-floats to garden areas, sophisticated fashions and beautiful classic and art cars. It’s a special event for the entire family.

27th Annual Union Street Spring Celebration & Easter Parade
Sunday, April 1, 2018 | 10 am to 5 pm (Parade at 2 pm)
Union Street, Gough to Fillmore, SF

The event celebrates and showcases the diverse community of San Francisco and features some of Union Street’s best restaurants serving attendees in an outdoor bistro setting. For the past 20 years, the event has been known as the Biggest Little Parade in San Francisco and reflects the unique community of the Bay Area.

A variety of children’s and family activities are the focus of the event and includes large inflatable bounces, kids’ rides and games, a climbing wall, a bubble jump, the Easter Bunny, fun costumed characters, face painting, a petting zoo, a pony ride and musical entertainment.

Easter Bonnet Contest Details
Judging for the Easter Bonnet Contest occurs at the judging booth on Union Street at Buchanan from 11:15 am – 1:30 pm. Categories include Best in Show, Best Couple, Best Family, Best Pet, Best Children, Best Merchant, Most Elegant, Largest Hat, Most Comical, and Most Creative. The bonnet awards are given at 3:15 pm on the Main Stage at Buchanan.

2018 Entertainment Lineup

Main Stage @ Buchanan

  • 11:30-12:00 pm: The Egg Roll
  • 12:00-12:30 pm: The Egg Toss
  • 12:30-2:00 pm: Tim Cain
  • 2:00 pm to 2:45 pm: Parade
  • 2:45- 3:00 pm: Cheer SF
  • 3:00-3:15 pm: The Bunny Hop
  • 3:15-4:00 pm: Hat Awards