Carnaval San Francisco is a large, two-day celebration in the colorful Mission District. This year’s event is on Memorial Day Weekend, May 26 – 27, 2018. This SF festival celebrates Latin American and Caribbean arts and traditions. It runs from 10am to 6pm both days. The highlight of the weekend is the Grand Parade on Sunday, May 27. It starts at 9:30am and lasts until around 2pm.
Carnaval San Francisco stretches out along eight city blocks of the Mission. Most of the festival takes place on Harrison Street between 16th and 24th Streets.
The event is free, although they usually request a donation at the entrances.
This family-friendly event includes food, music, dance, and arts & crafts. You will also find other fun activities throughout the weekend.