Mission Neighborhood Centers’ 13th annual San Francisco Cinco de Mayo, a family friendly cultural celebration will be held on Saturday, May 6, 2017 on one of the Mission’s new trendy, main thoroughfares, occupying Valencia Street between 21st and 24th Streets. The celebration will showcase the very best of Mexican and Latin American cultures with a diverse array of Mexican and Latino foods, music, dance and artistry for the entire family to enjoy. Attendees will enjoy rich cultural experiences and activities focused on retaining cultural traditions in its community. This year will also feature a beer garden.
The Plaza de Los Niños/ Kids’ Zone will include a large variety of activities for children including balloon fun, gymnastics/motion activities, art activities, special guests, magic tricks, and an inflatable!
Talented artists will perform throughout the day on the main stage on the corner of Valencia & 24th Street. Additionally, on Valencia and 21s St. a “Community Entertainment Corner” will showcase local talented performers. Attendees can expect to hear Mariachi, Salsa, Latin Rock, and the melodic voices of Coro Solera, wafting through Valencia St.
Over 65 vendors are expected to participate providing their delicious, diverse foods, showcasing their arts and crafts and empowering the multi-cultural community through greater awareness of their products and services.
The festive, life enriching family event takes place from 10:00 a.m. to 6 p.m. and is within walking distance from the 24th Street BART station and easily accessible via MUNI.