Carnaval San Francisco 2006 Street Closures
Courtesy of Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc.
CARNAVAL SAN FRANCISCO
ANNOUNCES STREET CLOSURES, PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION RECOMMENDATIONS
FOR 2006 FESTIVAL AND GRAND PARADE
28th Anniversary Festival to Take Place Saturday and Sunday, May 27 and 28;
Carnaval Grand Parade Scheduled for Sunday, May 28
SAN FRANCISCO – Carnaval San Francisco announces street closures and recommended public transportation for the 2006 Carnaval San Francisco 28th anniversary festival and parade, scheduled for Memorial Day weekend, Saturday and Sunday, May 27 and 28.
California's largest annual multicultural celebration, Carnaval San Francisco attracts approximately 250,000 participants each year. This year's celebration is presented by Comcast in association with Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc. Additional sponsors include 511 info, Southwest Airlines and Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART).
The following streets will be closed for the FESTIVAL from 10 p.m. Friday, May 27 - midnight on Sunday, May 28:
- Harrison Street between 16th and 24th Streets
- 17th Street between Treat and Alabama
- Treat Street between 16th and 18th
- 18th Street between Treat and Alabama
- 19th Street between Alabama and Folsom
- 20th Street between Treat and Alabama
- 21st Street between Treat and Alabama
- 22nd Street between Treat and Alabama
- 23rd Street between Treat and Alabama
- Mariposa Street between Alabama and Harrison
- Mistral Street between Harrison and Treat
The following streets will be closed Sunday, May 28 for the PARADE:
- Bryant Street from Cesar Chavez to 19th Street - 5 a.m. - 1 p.m.
- 24th Street from Bryant to Mission - 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
- 24th Street/Mission to 17th/Mission Street - 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
- 17th/Mission to 17th/Harrison- 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
- Treat Street between 24th and 25th
- Harrison Street between 24th and 25th
Conceived 28 years ago by a group of local musicians, artists and residents eager to bring the spirit of Latin American and Caribbean culture to San Francisco, Carnaval San Francisco is produced by the Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc. and is supported by San Francisco’s Grants for the Arts. Since 1959, the Mission Neighborhood Centers has provided quality programs that promote self-sufficiency and community growth for the Mission District’s children, youth, families and seniors.
For more information and current updates about Carnaval San Francisco, please visit www.carnavalsf.com or call the Carnaval San Francisco hotline at (415) 920-0125.
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