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Pistahan 2018: Filipino Cultural Festival & Parade | SF

Saturday, August 11, 2018 - All Day | Cost: FREE
Civic Center (SF) | Fulton St and Larkin St, San Francisco, CA


Pistahan 2018: Filipino Cultural Festival & Parade | SF

Experience a massive celebration of Filipino art, dance, music and food at the annual 25th Pistahan Parade & Festival in San Francisco.

Billed as the largest celebration of Filipino Americans in the U.S., the the two-day event organized by the Filipino American Arts Exposition is expected to draw over 80,000 people each day. Admission is free and fun for the entire family.

The parade is on Saturday, and the festival is a two-day event on Saturday & Sunday.

2018 Pistahan Parade
Saturday, August 11, 2018 | 11 am
Starts at Civic Center, down Market St to 4th St.
FREE

Witness a dazzling display of Filipino culture and traditions at the Pistahan Parade heads down Market Street, from  Civic Center to 4th Street. With a mix of marching bands, cultural dance groups and even Stormtroopers, the Parade helps personify the diversity that is San Francisco.

Highlights:

  • Colorful Themed Floats
  • Marching High School Bands
  • A Giant Human Philippines Flag, made up of the next generation of FilAm leaders
  • A Jeepney driving down Market Street
  • A Mega-Dance Cultural Contingent
  • SF Giants Super Fans
  • Various local celebrities
  • The Bayanihan of San Francisco

2018 Pistahan Festival
Saturday-Sunday, August 11-12, 2018 | 11 am to 5 pm
Yerba Buena Gardens, Mission St. and Yerba Buena Lane, SF
FREE

The festival features 7 pavilions for exploration, discovery and learning plus 4 food contests for family fun, fame and prizes.


Event Details


Cost: FREE
Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, Eating & Drinking, Fairs & Festivals, Fun & Games, KFOG, Kids & Families, Lectures & Workshops, Live Music, San Francisco
Address: Fulton St and Larkin St, San Francisco, CA

Saturday, August 11, 2018

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