Carnaval 2010

California’s Largest Annual Multi-Cultural Celebration

Event has passed (Sat May 29, 2010 - Sun May 30, 2010)
Cultural Festival, Family, Music, World Music


Carnaval is a spring ritual that celebrates life. With something for everyone who loves Latin American and Caribbean cultures, Carnaval San Francisco 2010 is California's largest multi-cultural celebration, and one of San Francisco's most popular and cherished traditions. Carnaval San Francisco 2010 showcases the very best of Latin American and Caribbean cultures with a dynamic array of food, music, drumming, dancing, live music, and artistry, including works created by the talented community of Mission District residents and Bay Area artists.

Festival Location: Harrison Street between 23rd Street & 16th Street in the Mission District, accessible by BART and Muni.

The Festival draws hundreds of thousands of people for two days of dancing Salsa, Samba, Reggae, Tango, Hip- Hop, Merengue, Calypso, Cha Cha Cha, Cumbia, and Mambo into the evening. Food vendors offer traditional delicacies, while others sell crafts native to the Carnaval countries of their heritage. Giant stages sparkle with continuous entertainment. The 2010 Festival will take place on Saturday, May 29, and Sunday, May 30, 2010.

The Festival will feature the following:
Dance Pavilion - musicians & dancers teach salsa, samba & much more
Health Pavilion - providing extensive information, referrals & health screening
Drum Grove – learn to play from professional drummers
Niñolandia - games, break dancing, scholarships to face painting
Food Pavilion
Stages of Live Entertainment – non stop entertainment
Soccer Pavilion
Zona Verde (Green Zone) - eco friendly products and exhibits


Harrison Street between 16th and 22nd Street
Harrison Street between 16th and 22nd Street
San Francisco, CA
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  1. Harrison Street between 16th and 22nd Street
    Harrison Street between 16th and 22nd Street, San Francisco, CA