The country’s original outdoor arts & crafts festival celebrates its 55th anniversary with Juried Arts & Crafts Exhibitions and Sales, Celebrity Pizza Toss, Live Entertainment Stages with Alternative, Rhythm & Blues, Latin Rock, Pop Rock, Reggae, Salsa and Swing, Cooking Stage, Celebrity Chefs, Assisi Animal Blessings (2:00 pm, both days, Vallejo/ Columbus), Arte di Gesso (Italian street chalk art 600 block of Vallejo).
Location: Washington Square Park, 1200-1500 blocks of Grant Avenue and adjacent streets in North Beach. Click here for directions.
VALIDATED PARKING AVAILABLE.
Sponsor: North Beach Chamber of Commerce, 556 Columbus Avenue,
San Francisco, CA 94133 Phone: 415-989-2220; Fax: 415-989-6427
Validated Parking $3.00; 9 am - 10 pm: Golden Gateway Garage, 250 Clay, between Battery & Drumm. A “Park & Ride Shuttle” bus departs every few minutes. Ask for the Broadway/Columbus stop. The festival is one block north. Return stop at Grant & Broadway. Look for the red and white “Park & Ride” sign. The ONLY validation stamp is located at Calzone’s Restaurant, 430 Columbus. No purchase necessary.