San Francisco Carnival
The San Francisco Carnival takes place in May over Memorial Day weekend in the Mission District . This year the San Francisco Carnival takes place from 10AM-6PM on May 25th and May 26th, 2013. The San Francisco Carnival was started by a group of artists and musicians in 1978.
The San Francisco Carnival which is located along Harrison Street covers several blocks. It brings together African, Caribbean and Latin American tastes in music, dance and cuisine. It is the largest multi-cultural celebration on the West Coast.
The 2013 theme is Harlem Shake. The Grand Parade is on Sunday, starting at 9:30am at the corner of 24th & Bryant Sts.