Carnaval San Francisco 2014

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By A Sanchez

Event Details

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Daily at 10:00 AM until 6:00 PM from May 24, 2014 until May 25, 2014

Location: San Francisco Mission District ~ Harrison between 16th and 24th Street

Link: http://carnavalsanfrancisco.org/

Event Description

This year's theme of the 36th Annual Carnaval is La Rumba de la Copa Mundial – Celebration of the World Cup. San Francisco’s Mission District will be bursting with soccer, international music, dance, global cuisine and arts & crafts from the many countries that celebrate Carnaval. The 2–day Festival takes place on Harrison Street between 16th and 24th Streets and will include all of these and other fun activities and entertainment on every street corner for the entire family to enjoy.

36 YEARS AND COUNTING
Carnaval San Francisco is a beloved 3–day event featuring a Grand Parade and 2–day Festival, celebrating music and cultural elements from Latin American and Caribbean traditions.

Now in its third decade of celebration, Carnaval San Francisco has been an opportunity for many cultures to come together in one spirit to share their creative expression. Come join our 3-Day event starting with Carnaval San Francisco at the SF Giants Orange Friday. Then celebrate with us at our FREE 2–day family festival in San Francisco’s Mission District over Memorial Day weekend, May 24th and & May 25th, where we will showcase the very best Latin American and Caribbean cultural arts and traditions. Carnaval San Francisco is the largest multi–cultural celebration on the West Coast.

LA RUMBA DE LA COPA MUNDIAL — CELEBRATION OF THE WORLD CUP
This year's theme of the 36th Annual Carnaval is La Rumba de la Copa Mundial – Celebration of the World Cup. San Francisco’s Mission District will be bursting with soccer, international music, dance, global cuisine and arts & crafts from the many countries that celebrate Carnaval. The 2–day Festival takes place on Harrison Street between 16th and 24th Streets and will include all of these and other fun activities and entertainment on every street corner for the entire family to enjoy.

THE GRAND PARADE
On Sunday, May 25th, the Grand Parade starts at 9:30am 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.

The KOFY Crew will be onsite on Saturday, May 24th playing fun games and giving away cool prizes. KOFY TV is proud to be a part of San Francisco Carnaval and Celebration!
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