How to Get to Carnaval San Francisco 2006
Courtesy of Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc.
Carnaval San Francisco and its sponsors recommend a variety of ways to get to Carnaval San Francisco via public transportation.
The BART stations in closest proximity to Carnaval San Francisco are the 24th Street Mission station and the 16th Street Mission station. Once exiting either station, revelers should walk east down 24th or 16th Streets, five blocks to the festival area on Harrison Street. Accessing the Carnaval San Francisco Grand Parade on Sunday, May 28, via BART is just as easy, as the parade starts at 24th and Bryant Streets, heads up 24th Street, down Mission Street, and back down
16th Street to Harrison Street. To view a map of Carnaval San Francisco that includes its attendant BART stations, please visit the Carnaval San Fransisco website for more information.
Several Muni lines also run to the Mission District and information can be found at www.sfmuni.com.
For those coming to Carnaval San Francisco via air transportation, Carnaval San Francisco recommends traveling with Southwest Airlines. Southwest flies from all over the United States to San Francisco, Oakland, San Jose and Sacramento. For flight schedules, reservations and information, please visit www.Southwest.com.
To help plan your public transportation to and from Carnaval San Francisco, 511 Info has created the TakeTransit Trip Planner(SM), a useful tool for planning public transit trips. To access, please visit www.511.org.
All weekend long at Carnaval San Francisco, a special taxi lane will be designated at 16th and Harrison Streets. Carnaval San Francisco attendees should have no trouble catching a cab at this location from one of the many cab companies in San Francisco.
For attendees using their own transportation to get to Carnaval San Francisco, additional public parking will available in a spacious lot at 24th and Utah Streets.
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 Franciscoís Grants for the Arts. Since 1959, the Mission Neighborhood Centers has provided quality programs that promote self-sufficiency and community growth for the Mission Districtís 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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