54. San Francisco Carnaval 2010

May 25, 2010

photo credit: sfmission.com

San Francisco Carnaval 2010 is California’s largest multi-cultural celebration, and one of San Francisco’s most popular and cherished traditions.

This year’s event will showcase the very best of Latin American and Caribbean cultures with a dynamic array of food, music, drumming, dancing, live music, and artistry.

The Grand Marshals of this year’s parade on Sunday are Actor Benjamin Bratt & Director Peter Bratt. — Representing for their new movie based in SF called, LA MISSION.

More about the history of this big event from their site, San Francisco Carnaval 2010:

San Francisco’s Carnaval blossomed from its inception in Precita Park in the Mission District 32 years ago.  Its growth and development is attributable to the passion of its founding members who longed for the traditional Carnaval celebrations of their native homelands.
Those founding members were composed of people from many cultures, and walks of life ranging from musicians, dancers, artists and a host of local residents that saw the joy and happiness that came when they gathered in this multicultural celebration.
San Francisco Cultural Arts Traditions is a cultural arts and education non profit composed of people from many cultures, who have been involved with Carnaval and Cinco de Mayo, as board members, volunteers, teachers, performers and event planners through the different organizations that have produced San Francisco’s Carnaval over the last 3 decades [...]

This Saturday and Sunday, May 29-30.

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