The 60th Annual North Beach Festival

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By A Sanchez

Event Details

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Daily at 10:00 AM until 6:00 PM from June 14, 2014 until June 15, 2014

Location: North Beach District ~ San Francisco

Link: http://www.sresproductions.com/north_beach_festival.html

Event Description

In its 60th year, The North Beach Festival is considered one of the country's original outdoor Festivals.

The event is situated in the historic North Beach District, known to locals and visitors alike as San Francisco's Little Italy and the home of the famed beat generation. The Festival site includes numerous quaint streets in the heart of the district including Grant Avenue and Columbus Avenue.

The 2014 event will feature over 125 arts and crafts booths, 20 gourmet food booths, two stages of live entertainment, Italian street painting, beverage gardens, kid’s chalk art area and the blessing of the animals.

Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to participate in this San Francisco tradition which is known nationally and internationally.

Blessing of the Animals:
The animal blessing at The National Shrine of Saint Francis of Assisi (610 Vallejo Street) will take place from 2:00 - 3:00 both days during the festival.

Kids' Chalk Art Area:
Let your kids creativity shine in North Beach and buy a square and street chalk at our kids chalk art area on Vallejo St between Grant Ave & Columbus from 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM both days.

Parking is available at:
735 Vallejo (south side of street) between Stockton and Powell, 766 Vallejo (north side of street above Central Station) between Stockton and Powell and on Filbert between Columbus and Mason.

The KOFY Crew will be onsite on Saturday, June 14th playing fun games and giving away cool prizes to attendees. The event is free so bring your family and friends and enjoy one of the oldest and most iconic festivals in the Bay Area!
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