The Carnaval parade. Mint-condition lowriders. Live bands with dancing. The streets and venues of the Mission offer the most fun events in San Francisco — any time of year.

Experience what the Mission has to offer. And remember to #shopsmall at over 400+ businesses on #MissionStreetSF for that hard-to-find item or even a unique birthday present.

Volunteer for SF Carnaval!
May 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

It is with great pleasure that we welcome you to the 41st Annual Carnaval San Francisco!

The Festival will be held May 25th to the 26th, 2019 on Harrison between 16th & 24th streets from 10am to 6pm in the heart of the Mission.

Come to one of the two MANDATORY volunteer meetings (April 6 or May 11) to find out how YOU can partake in the 2-Day Festival of the largest multicultural celebration in California!


Community Music Center: CMC Mission Milonga: An Intimate Tango Salon @ CMC Concert Hall
May 11 @ 8:00 pm – May 12 @ 12:00 am

Every 2nd Saturday of the month, CMC and Tango dance faculty member Sonja Riket host a monthly Milonga (Argentine Tango social dance gathering) with a drop-in class and dancing to Tango music from the Golden Era and beyond. This Milonga series will include live music and dance performances by local and international Tango guests.

Enjoy dancing in the beautiful Victorian concert hall with smooth wooden floor and outdoor patio! Come to listen and watch or join in the dance. All ages are welcome!

More info: Sonja Riket 415.661.1852;;